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09 April 2012

may the odds be ever in your favor

we're saving up for the wedding so i can't buy as many books as i wanted (or as many shoes). i guess i should say i can't buy things as frequently as i wanted. it's been months since Harry and i have been to the movies as waiting for the DVD is the more practical option. books nowadays are not as cheap as paper and even cost more than a movie ticket.

but after reading a couple of free chapters of The Hunger Games on Kobo, on a sleepless afternoon, i knew i had to get the book. no, not just the book but the series and it was a purchase i don't have any regrets of. 

not only is the series well-written, the plot is very riveting, unexpected and at the same time, relational despite it being the set in the post-apocalyptic future. the characters are not sob stories, they're actually people you want to root for. and Peeta Mellarck -- oh don't even get me started on how much i love how he is. then we have the the movie. it's one of the best depictions from books other than Harry Potter (of course). i can't wait for Catching Fire. 

printed dress - thrifted | white tank top - thrifted | white blazer - thrifted | lemon yellow flats - greenhills find | bangles & bracelets - downtown finds | bird ring - downtown find | necklaces: elephant tusk - bangkok find, black stone with chain fringe - downtown find 

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Karina Dinda R. said...

Hello pretty! Great outfit :) Mind to follow each other? ^^

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roanjean said...

Hullo Gizelle! Did you buy the set sold in NBS? Did you notice nga 'Collin' ang spelling sa Collins on the book's spine? Haha!

Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

Yes!!!! Hahahha my favorite book pa jud -- Mockingjay.

Lidiya said...

I adore all of your jewelery, especially your bird ring, so elegant <3

lyka raagas said...

I don't read books. i cant relate. Pero mka relate ko sa imong outfit. lol Love the white blazerrrrr!!!

Chyrel Gomez said...

My mom got hooked with this one too! She read the first book in less than 24hrs. Ahaka! Hahaha!

And yeah, books, paper ones are too expensive nowadays but thank you book sale and the rest.

Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

Haha I read the book in 3 days, the 2nd book in 2 days but the 3rd one? In 6 hours!!! LOL. As in I couldn't stop reading it that I ended up with only 4 hours of sleep that night. I love Mockingjay...❤

Meream said...

Yay you're team Peeta, too! :)

Cherie said...

omg, i almost didn't put the book down when i was reading it about 2 years ago. I love all the books in the trilogy!

titaz said...

cool style!
looves it :)

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kdawnsy said...

i can relate to the obsession. i wana be katnis but shes too awesome i dont wanna replace her unlike I wanted to replace Bella coz I loved edward. =))

dinda belle said...

hi such interesting
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Carla said...

gooshh i cant agree more. The next best thing after the Harry Potter series. I would have suggested u to download the ebooks though. I read all three of them on my PC/phone. Cost me nothing =) May the odds be ever in your favor!


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