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What People Really Want

Humans do everything to get the things they want in life. They do crazy stuff to attain the kind of status they dream. It’s human nature to strive up to get out of that struggling state. People try to get the things that they think they deserve. It’s an animal world out there, they say, eat or be eaten, they say. It’s no wonder some rise to the top while others get dumped even lower to the ground.

But have you asked yourself what you really, truly wanted? Have you thought about what your heart truly desire? I don’t know what other people think, but in my opinion, what people really want is happiness, love and satisfaction.

I remember my college professor’s words in our class. He said that life is unfortunately unfair because we are only allowed and have the rights to the pursuit of happiness, not happiness itself. It got me thinking, yes it’s unfair, but don’t you think that being on the journey to happiness is fulfilling than attaining happiness itself? I mean when we get what we want, we always strive to get more, hence the dissatisfaction.

This again reminds me of Jeanine Matthews’ words in the book Divergent, she said that human nature is the problem why peace can’t be found.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have anything against people struggling to get their dreams because I’m one of those people. All I’m saying is that sometimes, we should choose satisfaction over greed. It makes life easier, to just be contented with what you have is to be happy. Drop those greedy ambitions. For once, just be happy with what you’ve got. :)

+Bubblews

If you have not read 172 Hours on the Moon, read it NOW. I just finished it and I honestly don't know what to do with my life anymore. - Anonymous

Really? It’s that good??? :)) I will read it soon after I finish The Maze Runner ^_^ (whooh, so many books to read, so little ____?) HAHA

Thanks anon!

Graceling

Author: Kristin Cashore

Overview: Deadly Grace

Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight—she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she should be able to live a life of privilege, but Graces as she is with killing, she is forced to work as the king’s thug.

When she first meets Prince Po, Graced with combat skills, Katsa has no hint of how her life is about to change.

She never expects to become Po’s friend.

She never expects to learn a new truth about her own Grace—or about a terrible secret that lies hidden far away…

Thoughts: First of all, I majorly love this book. I would like to commend the author for a really job well done! The characters, the story and plot, the scenery, the settings, everything was beautiful. Everything has its place. It was such a wonder reading this one :)

I admire Katsa’s abilities, though it was kinda scary at first. I love her tandem with Po. I guess I can’t say much, just that I really love them both, oh, and Bitterblue too! King Lek was a likeable antagonist, although I hate him altogether.

All in all, the story was exciting to read. There are three parts and I love the 2nd part most :)

The ending was your typical happily-ever-after but it wasn’t cliché. I love how it ended, no cliffhanger and such, just straight to the point good.

I recommend this to all readers who are craving action, adventure and a little bit of romance.

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  1. The Feline Love. My cat died earlier this year, this photo was taken on my birthday last year. Chips, you are missed :)
  2. #OOTD. Just a little something to spice up an ordinary day. HAHA, feeling fashion blogger :P
  3. I told you I love cats. Had the opportunity to be buddy-buddy with a tiger at the Crown Regency Hotel in Cebu.
  4. Crepe all you want. Us girls had these yummy treats when we got together sometime before, I can’t remember when :3
  5. Wacky Faces at Magellan’s Cross. This photo was taken on our field trip. I love these guys <3
  6. Pizza feat VIP Cappuccino Shake. I love good food :9
  7. Nail Polish Frenzy. I love this color combo, teal and purple.
  8. A Selfie kind of Day. My face says hello.
  9. Bed Buddies. Bean (my bear cub) says hi!!! ^_^

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My first love ❤💗💜 Thank you for everything Pa ☺ You’re that sole reason I strive to make myself better (well, along side with mama, of course) 😉

Happy Father’s Day!!! (In advance) 😁

I love you. ❤ I always have and always will for the rest of my lifetime. 😍😚😘

Here’s something spontaneous ;)

I’ve loved this song since I’ve heard it on the Oscars Award Show and I can’t stop singing along to it whenever it’s playing in my playlist so I finally decided to put it on record. I don’t have a really great voice so please forgive the imperfections that goes along when you decide to listen to this humble recording :DD

Among all these John Green masterpieces, The Fault in Our Stars is my super favorite :) (had read it twice already!)

(Source: weheartit.com)

Sisters Red

Author: Jackson Pearce

Overview: Scarlett March lives to hunt the Fenris—the werewolves that took her eye when she was defending her sister Rosie from a brutal attack. Armed with a razor-sharp hatchet and blood-red cloak, Scarlett is an expert at luring and slaying the wolves. She’s determined to protect other young girls from a grisly death, and her raging heart will not rest until every single wolf is dead.

Rosie March once felt her bond with her sister was unbreakable. Owing Scarlett her life, Rosie hunts ferociously alongside her. But even as more girls’ bodies pile up in the city and the Fenris seem to be gaining power, Rosie dreams of a life beyond the wolves. She finds herself drawn to Silas, a young woodsman who is deadly with an ax and Scarlett’s only friend—but does loving him mean betraying her sister and all that they’ve worked for?

Thoughts: I have wanted to read this book since last year, but then I was preoccupied with my want to finish other books so I just read it last month. You know what my first impression when I read its prologue? I went ballistic and exclaimed awesome in languages I don’t even understand. The first few pages got me and I was instantly hooked. I finished this novel in just a day and I was trapped inside Scarlett and Rosie’s world that I needed an extra day to get over it a little and start another novel. It was an amazing read. The plot was twisted but it was invigorating. I haven’t read anything fresh like this one. This retelling of Little Red Riding Hood is just so different, but it was great, really, really great.

I am now onto its second book which is Sweetly (guess what fairytale-retelling this is) and I’m loving it.

If you love fairy tales like I do (actually I’m obsessed with fairytales despite my age), you’ll also love this book. READ IT! (yep, I can’t stressed it enough) *wink*

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Just got home from watching Angelina Jolie being Maleficent and I was just mesmerized by her. I CANNOT possibly think of another human being fit to play this role. It was like she (Angelina J) was born to play the villain we all adore.

The movie was ASDFGHJKL!!! Just amazing. I love it to bits! I love it! There were no dragging moments, everything happened so fast, too fast that I haven’t even realized that it was ending. Though I figured out the twists ahead of time, I still am amazed on how everything went together. I seriously want to watch it all over again! SOMEONE TAKE ME TOMORROW TO THE CINEMAS! HAHAHA

Seriously guys, I cannot emphasize more on how much I LOVE THIS MOVIE!

What my summer was about: BOOKS

It was my Uncle’s wedding today and I was one of the bride’s maids. :) Though I look sooooo so big in the pictures, I still had fun. haha, I don’t give a damn what people say when they see my figure. :P

The last photos are my attempts for a new profile picture, and yes, I was a victim of photo bombing -_- so no new DP for now :3

When two people are meant to be together, they will be together. It’s fate.

The One

Author: Kiera Cass

Overview: The Selection changed the lives of thirty-five girls forever. And now, the time has come for one winner to be chosen.

America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown—or to Prince Maxon’s heart. But as the competition approaches its end and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose—and how hard she’ll have to fight for the future she wants.

From the very first page of The Selection, this #1 New York Times bestselling series has captured readers’ hearts and swept them away on a captivating journey… Now, in The One, Kiera Cass delivers a satisfying and unforgettable conclusion that will keep readers sighing over this electrifying fairy-tale long after the final page is turned.

Thoughts: There is only one word to describe this novel, and it would be AWESOME!!! From the very moment I had this book in the palm of my hand, I was filled with ecstatic emotions. I was happy and excited and sad and anxious all at the same time. I expected a lot from Ms. Cass, I have been anticipating for the release of this book and now that it has finally come out to public, I was beyond joyful to start reading it. And then, my weird habit began again.

When I really love a book series, I tend to slow down when I’m already in the last book. I try to lengthen my reading; savoring every page, devouring every word, feeling every emotion the author is trying to give in every chapter. I read and reread paragraphs I find interesting and I just can’t help but feel sad because I know after finishing this one, it would already be the end. No more America and Maxon and Aspen tandems to anticipate later on. When I’d get to the end of this book, I know that there will be no more anything to look forward to.

And then when I finally read to the end, I felt so much happiness. I knew it from the very beginning that Maxon will pick America, and I’m so glad I came across this book. It filled my head with vivid visions and imagination. Kiera Cass is an amazing writer, creating this imperfect world, getting readers to be lost in that world she created. It’s amazing.

Up until now, I still am lost in Ilea. I cannot proceed to reading another book because my head is still filled with America and Maxon. So much impact, this book is really something.

READ IT :)

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