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My hot 100! 49-1

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Its me again! Is time with either a kitten or a filter on my face because let’s face it… I don’t have a great face haha! Okay so let’s kick off the rest of the countdown with number…

49. DOUGIE POYNTER

More McFly boys on the way! Dougie!
48. DANNY JONES

This is me… My boys had to be in here
47. TOM FLETCHER

Will forever and always be my favourite McFly boy!
46. Steven Yeun

GLENN! Hes just so adorable!
45. JASON RALPH

I think because his character of Quintin in the magicians is just so nerdy and awkward… Hes hard not to love!
44. ALBERTO ROSENDE

Even though I don’t like the TV show… I can appreciate the hotness of the male cast!
43. HARRY SHUM JR

Again… The cast is hot
42. DOMINIC SHERWOOD 

Yum!
41. MATTHEW DADDARIO

HOT HOT HOT! I want him to play Rhysand so bad!!!
40. AUSTIN BUTLER

Will from The Shannara Chronicles. Literally adorable!
39. MANU BENNETT

Having met him at Birmingham Comic Con (UK) I can honestly say he is just as hot in real life as well as on TV. And his accent… GOD!!!
38. JASON MOMOA

Does he need any explanation?!


37. IWAN RHEON

Yeah he was the evil Ramsey Bolton but damn hes so cute! And those blue eyes…
36. MARK RUFFALO

Bruce Banner aka The Hulk aka Hot!
35. ROBERT DOWNEY JR

Tony Stark aka Ironman aka also hot!
34. CHRIS HEMSWORTH

THOR! PHWOAR!
33. LIAM HEMSWORTH

Gale Hawthorne… Le sigh!
32. CHRIS EVANS

Steve Rogers aka Captain America aka My babe!
31. RICHARD MADDEN

Robb Stark! God just look at him!
30. DUNCAN JAMES

I was in love with the boyband Blue and although Lee Ryan was my favourite, Duncan James was always a close second and since his been in Hollyoaks… PHWOAR!
29. DAVID TENNANT

I have loved David Tennant for a long time and he’s still so beautiful.
28. DYLAN O’BRIEN

Thomas from the Maze Runner and Styles from Teen Wolf (I’ve got it queued on Netflix!) GAH hes just… PERFECT!
27. ALEXANDER LUDWIG

Bjorn in Vikings and Cato from the Hunger Games. He just keeps getting hotter and hotter in Vikings!
26. CLIVE STANDEN

Rollo in Vikings. Gah so hot!
25. TRAVIS FIMMEL

The last from the Viking crew. Ragnar Lothbrook himself… YUM!
24. TOM HOPPER

Jeff in Doctor Who, Sir Percival in Merlin and Billy Bones in Black Sails… I’ve loved him for a long time!
23. ALEXANDER VLAHOS 

Mordred in Merlin and Philippe d’Orleans in Versailles. He’s such a cutie pie.
22. EZRA MILLER

Even though he had a weird haircut in Fantastic Beasts I thought he was hot, then I did some photo searching amd TA-DA! IN LOVE!
21. TOM BURKE

Athos in the Musketeers… I think it was all the leather that got me attracted to him haha
20. HOWARD CHARLES

Porthos in the musketeers. Again the the leather and the swagger… Lush!
19. SANTIAGO CABRERA

Mr Isaac in Heroes, Sir Lancelot in Merlin amd Aramis in The Musketeers… This guy has been on my hot list for ages! Loved him long time!
18. BRADLEY JAMES

King Arthur in Merlin… I loved him from the first episode and he’s only just got hotter the more mature he got… YUMMY!
17. COLIN MORGAN

Merlin himself! His eyes and his lips and the Irish accent… Perfection!
16. EOIN MACKEN

Sir Gwaine in merlin… Just like the other merlin boys I loved him from the moment he came on the screen! And of course… The Irish accent! LUSH!!!
15. BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

Not everyone is a fan of Cumberbatch and not everyone thinks he’s attractive but I do! Especially in Sherlock!
14. EDDIE REDMAYNE

He’s just so beautiful! LOOK AT HIM!
13. SAM HEUGHAN

Jamie Fraser himself! GAH JUST LOOK!
12. ANDREW LINCOLN

Well hot damn Rick Grimes himself! Since the first time we saw him in Love Actually till the latest season of The Walking Dead he has got hotter and hotter!
11. JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN

I haven’t seen him in Supernatural yet but in The Walking Dead he is HOT AS!

10. JOE GATTO 

Okay so before you all go WHAAAAAAT?! Just hear me out! I’ve become a massive fan of Impractical Jokers and well these boys.. Sorry men! Are just so handsome! With Joe its the way he improvises all his tasks, the fact he makes you laugh and well blue eyes… He isn’t afraid of anything and that’s attractive to me!
9. JAMES MURRAY 

Again from Impractical Jokers! Hes adorable and geeky and just such sweetheart! He has a cute nervous laugh and yeah his eyebrows are probably more groomed than mine are but who cares! Plus he wears bow ties!
8. LUKE ARNOLD

John Silver in Black Sails… Seriously from the moment he came onto e screen I was just sat there with my mouth hanging open… I mean just look at him!
7. LUKE PASQUALINO

Freddie from Skins and D’Artagnan in the Musketeers, his face, his eyes, his lips, his just whole being is just so YUMMY!
6. KIT HARINGTON

Does anything have to be said in this case?!
5. SAL VULCANO

Again from Impractical Jokers, Sal is hilarious. His punishments are funny, especially the ones with haunted houses and stuff. Sal seems like the perfect boyfriend. And oh so attractive (“Especially when he wears his glasses!”< quoted from my best friend Jenii!)
4. NORMAN REEDUS

Daryl Dixon himself! God do I need to explain anything?! You can jus see it for yourselves! Oh and he loves cats too!

3. BRIAN ‘Q’ QUINN

The last of The Impractical Jokers guys. I might be biased because I’m Team Q but just look at him! He’s gorgeous and out of my league! He looks hot with and without the beard and he’s an animal lover… Especially when it comes to cats! (Which just makes you go awwwww!) And he looks even hotter in hats! Plus COMIC BOOK GEEK! He could probably talk me under the table about DC (I’m more Marvel!) but it would be a fun experience haha

2. AIDAN TURNER

I’ve been in love with this guy for so long! Just look at him! Perfection and his Irish accent… DAMN!!! Just swoon!
1. MATT SMITH

Okay so this is me… Did you really expect anyone else to be at the number 1 spot!? He’s my main man! If you don’t know my love this man, then you clearly haven’t heard me ramble on about him! Hes everything!

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My Hot 100… 100-50!

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My Hot 100… 100-50!

Ahhh! So I did is 2 years ago I think and I was meant to do it every year but didn’t but I’m going to do it again! YAY!

I’m not hot myself… But I can appreciate a hot male celeb when I see one (even if I would have zero chance with them and they are all out of my league!)

That’s me in the picture by the way! HIIIIIIIIIIIIII!

 
So your not going to agree with all of my choices and where they are placed but I promise I will try and explain why they are in the list! 

When I last did this I did it all in stages but I think I’m just going put it all in two posts!

So here we go!

100-50!

100. CARY ELWES

Yes Westley himself is at 100. I mean he was hot in The Princess Bride (even though it was filmed before I was born I still love the film! I’m a 1990 baby BTW :P) but yeah… He’s aged well!

99. RUPERT GRINT

Mr Ronald Weasley! I had a crush on him in HP and there’s still a little part of me that finds him attractive.

98. JOSEPH MORGAN

Klaus! Nom! Just one of many hot vampires on this list. I loved Klaus in TVD!

97. TOM FELTON

Draco Malfoy! Everyone’s favourite HP bad boy and let’s face it… We all had a crush on him!

96. HARRISON FORD

He’s hot as Han Solo, he’s hot as Indiana Jones, he’s hot in every role he’s ever done and DAMN he’s still got it!

95. COLIN FARRELL

Just look at them eyes! And that Irish accent *swoon*

94. JONNY BERNTHAL

Just one of many TWD cast members. Even though he was Psycho Shane on TWD we all still would 😉 looking forward to seeing him as The Punisher too

93. TOM HIDDLESTON

He’s just so dapper!
92. JOHNNY DEPP 

I’ve always had a crush on Mr Depp! Can’t wait to see more of him as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts
91. GEORGE BLAGDEN

Athelstan in Vikings, Louis XIV in Versaille… He’s just adorable.,, and those blue eyes…
90. MICHAEL MALARKEY

Enzo in The Vampire Diaries. Even though I’ve missed 2 seasons (whoops!) he’s still one of of TVD crushes
89. PAUL WESLEY

Stefan Salvatore *sigh* even though I was always Team Damon, Stefan always had a small part of my heart.
88. MICHAEL CLIFFORD

Here come the 5SOS boys! And considering they are younger than me (I’m 26!) I still find them sexy… God I feel old haha
87. CALUM HOOD 

As I said above… Its time for the 5SOS boys!
86. ASHTON IRWIN

5SOS!
85. LUKE HEMMINGS

Again… 5SOS!
84. AIDAN GILLEN

Petyr Baelish himself… There is just something about him… That and the Irish accent 😛
83. DAVID GUINTOLI

Nick Burkhardt from Grimm… Adnd he plays a cop… And he’s hot.
82. JAMIE DORNAN

So yeah he’s Mr Grey (read the books, loved them then hated them not long after haha and I haven’t seen the movies and I don’t want to) Jamie is attractive and I loved him in Once Upon a Time and I’ve got The Fall to watch too. And again… The Irish accent.
81. HENRY CAVILL

Superman himself! I loved him in the Tudors too! And that suit… *drool*
80. RICHARD ARMITAGE

Sir Guy of Gisbourne, Thorin Oakshield, both saw him in leather and dayum he can rock that leather look! 
79. ROBBIE AMELL

Does he need explaining?
78. STEPHEN AMELL

Oliver Queen! Again does he need explaining?
77. ARTHUR DARVILL

Rory Williams.., he’s just so adorable and geeky!
76. TOBY SCHMITZ

Jack Rackham in Black Sails. His character is great and in the interviews I’ve seen he’s just so funny! And hes cute… And Australian!
74. ZACH MCGOWAN

Roan in The 100, Charles Vane in Black Sails… YUM!!!
73. TOBY STEPHENS

Captain Flint in Black Sails… He’s just so yummy!
72. THEO JAMES

Four in Divergent (books were good apart from Allegiant. 1st movie was good, the others sucked… Sorry!) He’s just mouthwatering!
71. JOSH HUTCHERSON

Hes a cutie… Nothing else needs saying.
70. SAM CLAFLIN

Look at him. Does it need saying?
69. NIKOLAJ-COSTER WALDAU

Jamie Lannister himself. The fact that he has a few grey hairs just makes him look hotter!
68. TOM BATEMAN

He played Jekyll and Hyde in an ITV show and I just fell in love with him. Looks great in a suit too!
67. BOB MORLEY

Bellamy in the 100. Just love him!
66. TOM HARDY

A hot guy who loves animals? Yes please!
65. IAN SOMERHALDER

The eyes, the smirk, the lips… Do I need to go on?!
64. MATT LANTER

Hot right?! I loved him in the 90210 remake and I’m loving him in Timeless right now.
63. MATTHEW LEWIS

 

Neville Long bottom grew up!!!

62. DANIEL RADCLIFFE

He was my HP crush for a long time!
61. TAYLOR LAUTNER

He still has a place in my heart.
60. JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER

The first Jace we ever had! I wish they’d carried on with the movies! And he was briefly king Arthur too 🙂
59. ROBERT PATTINSON

My original vampire!
58. MAX IRONS

No need to explain
57. JEREMY IRVINE

I can’t wait for the Fallen movie to come out!
56. GEORGE EZRA

HIS SINGING VOICE! *DROOL*
55. JAMES BAY

He’s just so beautiful.
54. HOZIER

HIS SINGING VOICE AND ACCENT! *DROOL*
53. CHARLIE SIMPSON

The Busted boys are coming up and seeing as he brought my band back together, he’s allowed on the list!
52. JAMES BOURNE

My Busted Boys!
51. MATT WILLIS

My favourite Busted boy from when I was 13! 
50. HARRY JUDD

The McFly boys are up next! That drummers body… NOM!

Okay so that was 100 to 50. Next post is 49-1!

Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas

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I’ve still got book reviews to do!

I got a signed copy of this one and OMGEEEEEEE it’s so pretty!

Blurb:

The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don’t.

With her heart sworn to the warrior-prince by her side, and her fealty pledged to the people she is determined to save, Aelin will delve into the depths of her power to protect those she loves. But as monsters emerge from the horrors of the past, and dark forces become poised to claim her world, the only chance for salvation will lie in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear. 

In this breathtaking fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, Aelin will have to choose what — and who — to sacrifice if she’s to keep the world of Erilea from breaking apart.

OMG WHY DOES SARAH PLAY WITH MY FEELS SO MUCH?!?!

Aelin is on her way to get her throne back but Aelin has a lot to prove herself. She can’t get her throne, not yet so she goes off to find an army and to get her old enemies back into her good books. By her side is Rowan, Aedion and Lysandra. But things are happening back at Ardalan too. An attack on the palace and its town by the witches looks like its the end for Dorian Havillard but, for a life debt, Manon Blackbeak let’s him escape, basically putting the death sentence above her head. 

Dorian ends up with Aelin and the others in Skulls Bay where he meets Captain Rolfe, (who we’ve met in Assassins Blade.) At first he’s reluctant to help Aelin, considering the past when he knew her as Celeana, but with the persuasion of the others, including Aedion’s father,  Gavriel,  and Fenrys, Captain Rolfe agrees.

With Manon in front of the witches, trying to lie her way out of what happened, Its Asterin the witches ask to pay the price of Manon’s betrayal. But Manon knows the truth about her heritage and things are about to happen. Going against her Grandmother and the other witches, Manon buys her Thirteen time to run while she attacks her Grandmother. But it does go wrong for Manon. Her thirteen escape but she gets injured. Jumping on Abraxos’ back, she manages to flew, telling him to get her safety.

Which just so happens to be the boat that Aelin is on. 

Everyone manages to put their differences aside, after a few heated moments between them, and agree to put aside their differences and help one another.

Meanwhile, Elide Lochlan is trying to find Celeana to give her the thing that Kaltain Rompier gave to her. During her journey she comes across Lorcan, the demi fae whose Maeve’s right hand man. He still has his grudge against Aelin, still determined to kill her. The pair he of on the wrong foot but after a while they start to appreciate each other and Lorcan actually finds a softer side to him. Their journey is also leading them towards Aelin and the others but there’s a price over Lorcan’s head… One the Gavriel and Fenrys must obey.

When they all get together, there’s fighting and snarling but they do manage to put that behind them too, especially with Maeve’s fleet on the way. 

The fight is big, like epic big! Manon and Aelin learn the truth about Elena and the price she paid for what she did all those years ago. With a heavy heart, Manon and Aelin return. Right into the path of Maeve who has Elide. Aelin knows she has to fight but her powers are depleted after the fight that already happened. Truths are revealed and sacrifices must be done… But who will be the sacrifice and who will have their heart broken?

Okay I know the summary isn’t that great but I can’t give stuff away.

Aelin is just as great as ever and her relationship with Rowan is stronger than ever. Especially that scene on the beach! Together they are a force to be reckoned with and Rowan will put his life on the line for her. Knowing the truth about them broke my heart. I’m not ruining it but god! Maeve is a bitch! What she did was horrible! And a broken hearted Rowan is like a sucker punch in the feels

Lysandra and Aedion are getting closer too, not sure if its going down that way but I kinda hope so, although what happened at the end and what Lysandra was going to do, kinda makes it hard in them getting together. I love Lysandra’s shape shifting abilities and how she help Aelin in anyway she can. I did want to slap Aedion a few times, especially when he kept doubting everything Aelin did. 

Manon and Dorian! OMG Manorian! God damn I’ve wanted them to get together since they first met! Dorian has grown a bit more in this book, embracing his powers and showing that he can be a leader. They tried to keep him out of harms away a lot but he showed he was strong by using his powers. Manon has always been a favourite character for me. Unlike the other witches, she kinda has a conscience, thinks about things before she follows and questions things. I like how Manon and Aelin sort of got a friendship going between them and I love how Manon and Dorian snipe and tease each other. Can’t wait to see what happens to those two in the last book.

Elide and Lorcan… God the cranky fae finally unthawed! The dynamic between those two! At first I thought I was imaging it between them but they’ve got chemistry. I liked watching Lorcan unthaw and realising that there is a life outside of Maeve. He grew on me a lot. Except for the end when I thought BASTARD! But I got a feeling something is going to happen in the last book and he did feel genuinely upset about what he’d done after he learnt the truth. I hope we get to see more Elide and Lorcan in book 6.

Fenrys and Gavriel are great. They may have been sworn to Maeve but I loved how they went onto the side of Aelin. Gavriel is trying to make amends with Aedion and I kinda wish he would just listen to him. Fenrys was great, kinda think he had a little thing for Aelin, but I’m sure Rowan would have shut it down haha. Fenrys can winnow, something that happens in the ACOTAR books so I’m thinking something is going on there.. We’ll have to wait and see I suppose!

Overall this book tore me apart, put me back together and then tore me apart all over again. Damn it Maas why do you do this?!?! Why do you do this?!?!

The ending to the book was tore me apart! I just… I can’t.

This is the reason why Sarah J Maas is my favourite all time author because she can make you feel so many things and she transports you into her world from the first page and the men…THE MEN!! GOD! haha 

If you’ve read the TOG books then definetly make sure you have tissues when you read this book, if you haven’t read the books then please do. You won’t be disappointed!

Can’t believe the next book is the last one! I better have a happy Aelin and Rowan ending!

5 out of 5 stars

Top 10 books of 2016

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I forgot to do my top 10 of 2015 books so I thought I’d do one for last year! Now it was really hard but, if I’m honest I knew what my top 3 would be haha so here we go (all book reviews for these books are available on my blog too!):
NUMBER 10

Emmy and Oliver by Robin Benway


This book was so sweet. I loved everything from start to finish, it was a real feel good book, great for a summer read!

Number 9

The Rose Society by Marie Lu


The second book to the Young Elites trilogy. Just as amazing as the first and full of epic scenes. Cannot wait to read the final book!
Number 8

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare


I am still in love with the world of Shadowhunters (despite the TV show… That I am not so keen on!) Cassandra Clare made a great start to another generation of shadowhunters. Can’t wait for book 2
Book 7

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon


God this book broke me and remade me! Its one of the best books I’ve read and I cannot wait for it to become a movie! 
Book 6

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child


Yes it was a book of the script, yes it wasn’t actually a book and yes it was kind of fanfiction-y but WHO CARES?! It was Harry Potter and I loved it!
Book 5

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard


The second book did not disappoint one bit! God it was so good but the cliffhanger!!! GAH the third book is needed NOW!
Book 4

The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson 

GOD! This book was brilliant. I laughed and cried and became so invested in the characters… Its a book you definetly must read!
Book 3

Shatter Me trilogy by Tahereh Mafi


Yep its three books but I’m classing the trilogy as one haha! God where to begin… The way it was beautifully written, the way I love Warner, the book covers!! Brilliant trilogy!
Book 2

Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas

SARAH J MAAS IS QUEEN! The feels, the pain, the love, THE FEELS! And that ending… ARE YOU TRYING TO KILL ME?!?! Oh and Rowan… ROWAN!
Book 1

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas

Again… SARAH J MAAS IS QUEEN! God this book gave me the biggest book hangover ever! The feels, the pain, the feels, the pain. And Rhysand. RHYSAND! And Chapter 55… CHAPTER 55 *DIES*
So those were my best books.. Some for the sequel to another book and other were standalones but they were the best. If you have chance to read any of them please do! 

Wonder what 2017 will bring!

Asmeron by CTJ Reeves book review

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It has been so so long and for that I am sorry! I started a new career path and its been taking up a lot of my time right now and I haven’t been able to read much either and everything just got on top of me. But PHEW I’m going to make a new years resolution to get back into blogging again!

So here is the first one I read back in 2016… (I think it was October time…?)

Anyway here it is

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Blurb:

Allie witnesses the global nuclear devastation of Earth. Everything crumbles around her and she finds herself in the cellar beneath her home; struggling to breathe and near to death she sees three shapes appear wearing what look like luminous silver hazmat suits.

When she next wakes she is in a brilliantly lit room with the unconscious bodies of seventy-nine young women. When the women eventually wake, they need to know where they are, who has taken them and why! Have they been captured or rescued? A voice from nowhere reverberates around their room letting them know the people who are now in charge are neither humans nor aliens and all will be explained when they meet.

They are eventually told they are now in a completely different solar system where only two planets exist. They have been rescued and repaired unlike the other nine billion humans who were burnt beyond recognition, damaged beyond repair or dead.

How do these women survive? Whey have they been chosen? What strange things do they encounter? Do they have a future, if so, what does that future hold and what price will they have to pay?

To be honest I’ve never actually tried reading space themed books… I read the 100 but that’s a little different because it’s more Dystopian then space themed… anyway.

I really enjoyed this book. It got me hooked from the beginning. I liked not knowing what was going to happen.

It started with the end of the world and from there a kidnap of such? That’s how I put it because suddenly they were on another planet and everything was happening. The book didn’t waste time explaining everything… You know how some books go into detail about the colour of someone’s eyes or tried to get more pages into the book so did a 3 page description on a tree? It wasn’t like that. It hit you from the moment you delved into the pages. It was very hard to put down!

I loved how it encapsulated the future and gave us a glimpse of how things could be. Allie was a believable character and I loved how she formed her friendship with the other girls, even caring about those who caused trouble! Everyone of the women was strong, its definitely a book for women as they are the central characters in it and I liked how they were all of different nationalities and, even though they were all different, they made their friendships work.

I liked not knowing who was good and bad in the races they had (I’m so sorry I can’t remember the names but once I get the book in my hands I will add the characters!) At first I thought it was one of those; The good guys are actually bad and the bad guys were actually good kind of thing (you all know how books like to throw us) but… well your have to read it to find out!

I also enjoyed how the book split between the characters so you got the duel narrative of the two groups that were there.

And the ending… I liked how it left it open for a second book, but also ended so you could leave it there and make up your own thoughts about what happened.

For someone who said in the description: “I never considered myself creative…” really needs to think again. Because anyone who has a story inside of them (I’ve had PLENTY!) can write… whether you’ve never written before or have 10 stories behind you, it doesn’t matter. It was a great book for a first time writer and I REALLY hope it does well.

4 out of 5 stars!

Buying Links:

(EBOOK): https://www.amazon.co.uk/ASMERON-CTJ-Reeves-ebook/dp/B01DFRF07W/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

(PAPERBACK): https://www.amazon.co.uk/Asmeron-C-TJ-Reeves/dp/153074685X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=