Monthly Archives: September 2015

Music Monday : Melanie Martinez – Mad Hatter

#WW Bucharest Days = Colorful Bucharest

 
              Photo Credit : Dan Mihai Balanescu

Live Music. Laser Projections. Fun. Celebration. Awards And A Very Bright and Awesome Bucharest. One I wish to see more often, not only on special occasions like the Bucharest Days. Not complaining, but we could really use some atmosphere in a rather grey city.

Last weekend, Bucharest has been extremely colorful due to The Bucharest Days, which has taken place in several locations around the city  – Constitution Square, Old Town, Cișmigiu and Herastrau Parks, Băneasa Railway Station and George Enescu Square. What can I say ? It was SIMPLY AWESOME. Too bad I couldn’t go because that was my weekend to work, but at least I got the chance to see a small part of it while waiting for my ride home. Maybe next year I’ll attend the event for real. In the following minutes you’ll get a closer look at what the Bucharest Days really mean, so buckle up.

Bucharest Days 2015

Between 18 and 20 September, The City Hall honors those who change things in good : 36 of the personalities and the most important projects in music, theater, ecology, tourism, sport and journalism were nominated by BucureştiTu Gala – Awards Bucharest. The winners were chosen by public vote and Bucharest residents could vote on the project site www.bucurestitu.ro the one they loved.

iMapp Bucharest. 

Bucharest City Hall, through Creart, organized Saturday, September 19, 2015, in Constitution Square, the 2015 iMapp Bucharest. The creative concept of the contest is given primordial elements – earth, air, water, fire. The facade of the building will be customized and reinterpreted by a 3D shape and color complex image, that animates building area of 20,000 square meters.  Read the rest of this entry

Charlie – A Cat’s Chance To A New Life

Part 1

Running for my life

My name is Charlie. My mommy has left me. The family that owned us, disposed of me. No idea why. I did nothing wrong. Guess they got bored, which I don’t find fair. But nothing about life is…

She always told me that we’ve nine lives. That all of us get a happy ending to our story. She’d never lie, that much I know.

About to find out if it is true.

For days and days, I’ve been wandering the streets. Never knowing where I’d end up, what will come of me. Hide under cars or God knows what other places. Fear I’ll get squashed under the wheels of one of them. No one ever stopped to pet me or feed me. They’d only walk right past, a disgusted air on their faces. With a deep sigh, I start walking again, ignoring the stares I get. I am a cat not a thief. Humans can be cruel sometimes. I’ve seen it happen to my friends.

Nothing surprises me anymore.

Out of nowhere, something big and furry – a dog – appeared, making me take a few steps back.

“This is my territory, you little fur ball. Ought get out of here fast or else  I’ll have you for dinner”, he said to me, a wicked sparkle in his big eyes. His red tongue hanging out of his mouth in an attempt to scare me. Read the rest of this entry

Wanting To…..But….

Unbroken (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen #4) by Lisa Renee Jones

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Synopsis : From New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones comes the fourth and final part in the sexy, suspenseful The Secret Life of Amy Bensen series—finally revealing the long-awaited wedding between Amy and Liam. But with the explosive secret they’re hiding, will their enemies ever let them live happily ever after?

For six long years I lived on the run, in fear and devastated by loss. That began to change the day I met Liam Stone, who is so much more than his money and power, and even the protection he has offered me. He is passion. He is friendship. He is love and happiness, and the man who made my enemies his own. And now with his help, the secret that drove me into hiding is buried, our enemies contained. Liam and I can finally start our life and put this behind us. The nightmare is over. Unless…it’s not.

Book Review : Unbroken ( The Secret Life Of Amy Bensen #4 ) by Lisa Renee Jones

Unbroken (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #4)Unbroken by Lisa Renee Jones
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Review to follow up soon. So freakin’ beautiful..I still have tears in my eyes.

UPDATE !!

The Epic Conclusion to the suspenseful and sexy hot mess that is The Secret Life Of Amy Bensen.

I swear,I’ve had my heart in my throat when I started reading it. I mean, is he really dead this time or what ?! I even started crying a little. That’s just how bad, Lisa got me with this. Read the rest of this entry

Book Review : Forsaken ( The Secret Life Of Amy Bensen #3 ) by Lisa Renee Jones

Forsaken (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #3)Forsaken by Lisa Renee Jones

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Suspense.Action.Twists.Passion

This is Chad’s POV and only Chad’s.

What can I say ? Lisa has done it again. She’s clearly the head master of twists and turns in the NA genre.

This book is seriously bound to keep you on edge from the beginning untill the end. As we all know by now, Amy has tried up until now to make some sense of her past. Watching her every move from the shadows, was her “presumed to be dead” brother Chad. Now Chad is back and set on revenge mode.

While he’s been held captive by Sheridan, he meets Gia, a completely fearless but so very broken inside – just like him – women. She helps him escape, and from that point on they stick together. Though, Chad has no idea of who she really is,he still promises to do anything to protect her. Read the rest of this entry

RELEASE DAY BLITZ : QUEEN OF ALWAYS ( STOLEN EMPIRE #3) by Sherry D. Ficklin + GIVEAWAY

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The Epic Conclusion To The Stolen Empire Trilogy

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LONG LIVE THE QUEEN

If her time at court has taught Catherine anything, it’s that there is no room for weakness in Imperial Russia. With the Empress’ health failing and rumors of a change in the line of succession, her place in the royal line is once more in jeopardy. Tormented by her sadistic husband and his venomous mistress, Catherine must once more walk the fine line between pleasure and politics—between scandal and survival.

When her young son becomes the target of those rebelling against Peter’s reign, Catherine will have to rise up to protect herself, her child, and her nation from his unstable and potentially catastrophic rule. This means putting herself at odds with the most dangerous man she’s ever known, trusting those who once proved to be her enemies, and turning a nation against its sovereign. In the ultimate battle for the crown, new alliances will be forged, loyalties will be tested, and blood will be shed.

Don’t miss this breathtaking conclusion to the Stolen Empire series!

Queen of Tomorrow is a YA historical fiction based on the life of young Catherine the Great. Fans of the hit TV show REIGN will devour this scandalous glimpse into the life of one of the most dynamic women in history. Read the rest of this entry

Upcoming Releases This Month

1. Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)

Expected publication : September 29th 2015 by Henry Holt and Company

BLURB : Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. Read the rest of this entry

RELEASE DAY BLITZ : DEATH BEFORE DAYLIGHT ( The Timely Death Triogy #3) by Shannon A. Thompson & GIVEAWAY

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Now Available

The Gripping Conclusion To The Timely Death Trilogy

Death Before Daylight

Two eternities. One ending.

“Harmony would only come with destruction.”

The moment Eric and Jessica are reunited, they are torn apart. After the appearance of a new breed of shades and lights, the powers shift for the worse, and all three descendants find themselves face-to-face in the Light realm. When Darthon is in control, the last thing everyone expects is to finally hear the truth.

While Jessica learns the reason of her creation, Darthon’s identity is exposed to Eric—and only Eric—and Eric can no longer defend himself. With the eternities of the Light and the Dark resting on Jessica’s shoulders, she must choose who she will be—a light or a shade.

In the end, someone must die, and the end is near. Read the rest of this entry

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