Story Sprites is one of the bookish challenges I joined this Summer. I can’t believe how fast time flew by and it’s already time for my wrap-up post.
To tell you the truth, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to do this challenge but life is full of surprises and I think I didn’t do that bad.
Here are my results:
I finished 4 paths! Let me break it down for you:
PINK : Complete
- Primary colored cover: The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Ester by Scott Willbanks Rating: 4/5 Time Annie Ester travels back in time and discovers hidden secrets from her past.
- Female Fronted Fantasy: The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J Mass Rating. 4/5 Great collection of short stories about Celaena Sardothien’s past.
- Book with angels or demons: Embers by Karen Ann Hopkins Rating 2/5 The story of Ember and how she discovers she’s a powerful angel and demon, all-in-one.
- First book in a series: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Rating 5/5 The perfect blend of witches, alchemy, demons, vampires, science and romance I’ve ever read. This is the first book in the trilogy.
ORANGE : Incomplete
- Historical YA
- Cover with a blonde girl: A perfect bargain by Julia London Rating 4/5 If you’re an Outlander fan, you’ll think this is a dream come true. Hot romance between an American girl and a hot Scottish man.
- Features more than 1 female protagonist: Among the fair Magnolias by Various Authors Rating 3/5 A collection of short stories about different women in the South.
- Book set in California
GREEN : Complete
- Fairies as a theme: Darkness of Light by Stacey Marie Brown Rating 2/5 Not my cup of Fae, Ember the weird girl from school get discovers she’s a fairy as she gets in trouble because of her weird-to-her powers. That’s the plot.
- Love triangle: Fearsome by S A Wolfe Rating 4/5 Predictable but hot love triangle between a city girl and 2 country brothers.
- A novel over 400 pages: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon Rating 4/5 Part 2 in the Outlander series. We find out what happened to Claire and Jamie when they left for France.
- NA that is not contemporary: Dream Student by J J DiBenedetto Rating 3/5 The story of Sara, a junior in college who can see other people’s dreams and helps solve a series of murders in town.
BLUE : Complete
- Forbidden romance: The Sisters of Versailles by Sally Christie Rating 3.5/5 The story of the Nesle Sisters who became lovers to King Louis XV.
- Cover with silver lettering: Cinder by Marissa Meyer Rating 3/5 The retelling of Cinderella with cyborgs and androids.
- Fairytale retelling: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer Rating 4/5 Cinderella meets Little Red Riding Hood in a world of cyborgs and androids and Lunar people.
- Book with a virus outbreak: Until the End of the World by Sarah Lyons Fleming Rating 3/5 The US can’t control an outbreak of Bornavirus LX. Cassie and her friends try to survive and fight the zombies and get to a safe zone.
PURPLE : Complete
- Setting an alien planet: Legacy Code by Autumn Kalquist Rating 2/5 300 years after the Earth died, the surviving colonies install themselves in a new planet: Soren, where they are trying to find the resources needed to settle and survive. Era and Dritan Corinth, newlyweds are in that group of people, and this book is their story.
- Novel by indie author: Fifteen Minutes of Summer by Heather Wardell Rating 3.5/5 The story of a woman named Summer who betrays her friends in order to get a “succesful” career in show business and the fashion industry.
- Adult sci fi book: Americosis by Haydn Wilks Rating 2/5 A novella with a man from the future who comes to save the Earth from God knows what, a presidential candidate that talks to angels, a dinosaur with feathers invasion all meshed in a story that doesn’t make sense but makes sense at the same time.
- A book into a curent movie: Paper Towns by John Green. Rating 2/5 Misfit girl runs away, the high school sweetheart goes to find her. That’s it. #eyeroll
I’m so excited with my results. I’m glad I joined this challenge because I finally managed to read some books that had been on my TBR forever.
I’d like to thank the ladies at Great Imaginations for this colorful challenge. If you want to join the challenge be sure to check their site, the Fall/Winter (Round2) Story Sprites Challenge is already running. I’m signing up for that one too! Hope you come and join the bookish fun! 🙂