Month: February 2015

The Best of Me

The Best of Me

The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks Genres: Fiction, Literary, Psychological Buy on Amazon Goodreads “Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She’d believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen.”In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. Though they were from opposite sides of the tracks, their love for one another seemed to defy the realities of life in the small town of Oriental, North… Read more »

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Frostfire

Frostfire

Frostfire by Amanda Hocking Series: Kanin Chronicles #1 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads Hidden deep in the heart of a snow-covered wilderness lies the secret kingdom of the Kanin—a magical realm as beautiful as it is treacherous…Bryn Aven has never fit into Kanin society. Her blond hair and blue eyes set her apart as an outsider—a half-blood unable to hold a respectable rank. But she’s determined to prove herself as a loyal… Read more »

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The Moth in the Mirror

The Moth in the Mirror

The Moth in the Mirror Series: Splintered #1.5 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, General, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads An original ebook-only novella in the Splintered series, told from the points of view of both Jeb and Morpheus. Morpheus wants to know more about his rival for Alyssa’s affections, so he digs into Jeb’s memories of his time in Wonderland. But he may be surprised by what he finds. This brand-new story and perspective from… Read more »

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Splintered

Splintered

Splintered Series: Splintered #1 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, General, Young Adult Goodreads This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland…. Read more »

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Anticipated Reads – February 2015

Welcome to Anticipated Reads, hosted by Books Are My Thing!  The idea is that we showcase 1-3 books releasing each month, letting you know what new books are coming out that we’re really excited about.  It’s a monthly meme that will be occurring the first Wednesday of every month!  Better yet, if you want to share books you’re anticipating coming out, you can link up at the bottom of each month’s post! So, let’s check out what I’m excited about in February… Read more »

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Guest Review:  A Discovery of Witches

Guest Review: A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Series: , #1 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Mysteries & Detective Stories A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Books I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. I’m putting a warning out there now, there are… Read more »

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