Monday, December 17, 2012

Reading for Winter Break



Partials by Dan Wells
The human race is all but extinct after a war with Partials--engineered organic beings identical to humans--has decimated the population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by RM, a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island while the Partials have mysteriously retreated. The threat of the Partials is still imminent, but, worse, no baby has been born immune to RM in more than a decade. Our time is running out.

Kira, a sixteen-year-old medic-in-training, is on the front lines of this battle, seeing RM ravage the community while mandatory pregnancy laws have pushed what's left of humanity to the brink of civil war, and she's not content to stand by and watch. But as she makes a desperate decision to save the last of her race, she will find that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in her attempts to uncover the connections between them--connections that humanity has forgotten, or perhaps never even knew were there.

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Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
Taylor Edwards’ family might not be the closest-knit—everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled—but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor’s dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains.

Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to, they begin to get to know each other again. And Taylor discovers that the people she thought she had left behind haven’t actually gone anywhere. Her former best friend is still around, as is her first boyfriend…and he’s much cuter at seventeen than he was at twelve.


As the summer progresses and the Edwards become more of a family, they’re more aware than ever that they’re battling a ticking clock. Sometimes, though, there is just enough time to get a second chance—with family, with friends, and with love.


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I know I've been gone for a while and I'm just now popping up and it might happen again IM SORRY :(. But these books will be read this winter break! Haven't had the chance to read for fun recently. Been way too busy. :(

Partials seems like quite a dystopian novel which I just started reading today actually. It's going alright so far and one thing I'm really excited about is that she's a medic in training! She gets to work in the hospital with the doctors but mostly with the nurses and it's so interesting because I'm into that sort of stuff too. As for Second Chance Summer, I absolutely CANNOT WAIT to start this book. I have been contemplating whether or not I should read it in the winter or the summer but I realized I'm way too excited to read it so perhaps I'll start it once I finish Partials.

So winter break just started for me which explains this blog post and my sudden availability. I'm honestly not sure if I can keep it up with the posts. *tear* I miss blogging so much! I'll try and pop up more often in the future though.

Have a fantastic week! And if I don't get the chance to say it.... I wish you all a very pleasant winter break. Happy Holidays! and Merry Christmas!!!


9 comments:

  1. Hehehe it's awesome how the protag of Partials is in a vocation similar to you. ;) Ooh, I hadn't heard too much about Second Chance Summer, but I like the family focus!

    Can't wait to see you more around, girl. I missed your reviews. <3

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  4. من المعروف ان نظافة المنازل من بين اهم الخدمات الضرورية في التنظيف والترقية بمنازلنا الى مصاف المنازل العصرية والتي عرفت تنظيفا عصريا من شانه ان يوفر لساكنته ظروفا حياتية راقية ولابد من توفر هيئة تختص في المجال مع تقديم ضمانات متكاملة من شانه ان تجعل الافراد يضمنون نجاح خدمة التنظيف ولا حاجة للمزيد من ضياع الاموال عبر طلبات خدمة نظافة المنازل التي لا تلبي حاجياتهم ولا تتماشى مع رغباتهم لأن العديد من شركات تنظيف المنازل تسعى فقط الى عرض خدماتها عبر طرق ترويجية فحسب من اجل كسب المال فقط دون مراعاة الوازع الاخلاقي والضمير المهني الذي يحتم على مدراء مثل هاته الشركات ان يسعوا خلف ارضاء العملاء ليس اكثر من هذا عبر اتقان تنظيف المنازل. شركة تنظيف خزانات بالقصيم
    شركة عزل خزانات بالقصيم
    شركة مكافحة حشرات بالقصيم
    شركة تنظيف بالقصيم
    شركة تنظيف منازل بالقصيم
    شركة رش مبيد بالقصيم
    شركة تنظيف بالرياض
    شركة كشف تسربات بالرياض
    شركة تسليك مجارى بالرياض
    شركة عزل خزانات بالرياض

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  5. السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاتة أهلا ومرحبا بكم عملائنا الإعزاء سوف نوضح لكم اليوم أهمية الخدمات المنزلية التي توفرها لكم شركة راحتك أفضل شركة متخصصة في كافة الخدمات المنزلية في المنطقة الجنوبية في المملكة العربية السعودية شركتنا تقدم لكم كافة الخدمات المنزلية واليكم بعض ما نقدمة في مدينة خميس مشيط
    شركة تنظيف منازل بخميس مشيط
    المنازل من الطبيعة العامة لا بد من تنظيفها دائما ودائما ما تواجه ربة المنزل مشاكل كاملة ومسببة للإرهاق والتعب دائما فدائما ما تحرص شركة الشرق الأوسط في توفير أفضل خدمات يحتاجها عملائها الكرامشركة تنظيف بخميس مشيط
    شركة تنظيف موكيت بخميس مشيط
    يتوفر لدينا كافة خدمات التنظيف على أعلى مستوى شركة تنظيف خزانات بخميس مشيط
    شركة نقل اثاث بخميس مشيط

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  6. في البدايه نود ان نوضح ما هي اهمية النظافه في حياتنا كمجتمع مسلم مأمور بالنظافه في كل اوقاته وفي جميع الاماكن التي يتردد عليها وعليه فان النظافه هي مرضاة لله عز وجل وايضا حماية لجميع افراد المجتمع من الامراض والاوبئه فمجتمع نظيف يعني مجتمع صحي له مستقبل واعد ،ولهذا فقد اخذت شركة شام المثاليه للخدمات المنزليه على عاتقها مسألة تقديم خدمة تنظيف المنازل بالمنطقة الشرقيه بالمملكة العربيه السعوديه وذلك من خلال توفير عدة فروع لتقديم الخدمه باهم مدن المنطقة الشرقيه ومن هذه الفروع فرعنا بمدينة الخبر والذي سوف تجدونه علي المتصفح تحت اسم
    شركة تنظيف بالخبر
    وايضا يتوفر لدينا فرع اخر في مدينة الدمام يغطي طلبات عملائنا في جميع المناطق وهذا سوف تجدونه علي المتصفح تحت اسم
    شركة تنظيف بالدمام
    وايضا لنا فرع للشركة بمدينة القطيف وهذا حرصا منا على تلبية طلبات عملائنا الكرام وهذا الفرع سوف تجدونه علي المتصفح تحت اسم
    شركة تنظيف بالقطيف
    وبهذا نكون عملائنا الكرام قد اسهمنا بشكل كبير علي المساعده في تقديم مجتمع نظيف صحي وامن علي صحة كل افراده ، مع شركة شام انتم دائما بأمان .


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