Month: May 2015

Losing the Ice (Ice #2)

Losing the Ice (Ice #2)

Losing the Ice by Jennifer Comeaux Series: Ice #2 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Courtney and Josh are in love and excited to finally compete as skating partners. When they take the ice for their first competition, they want to show everyone, especially Josh’s family, they are the perfect pair. But ice is slippery, and one misstep puts all their dreams in jeopardy. Now they must show each other both their love and their partnership are strong enough to survive. My… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Lost Empire (A Fargo Adventure #2)

Guest Review: Lost Empire (A Fargo Adventure #2)

Lost Empire by Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood Series: A Fargo Adventure #2 on 2010 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Thrillers Pages: 497 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Sam and Remi Fargo, heroes of Spartan Gold, return in this extraordinary new adventure from the number-one New York Times- bestselling author. With Spartan Gold, a daring thriller that Publishers Weekly proclaimed “solidly in the Cussler tradition, [and] sure to please new fans and old,” Clive Cussler introduced husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi… Read more »

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Snow Like Ashes

Snow Like Ashes

Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch Series: Snow Like Ashes #1 Genres: Action & Adventure, Family, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Orphans & Foster Homes, Survival Stories, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads A heartbroken girl. A fierce warrior. A hero in the making. Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now, the Winterians’ only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape,… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Plan to Have in My Beach Bag This Summer

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. My introduction on this one will be short, sweet… Read more »

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Jupiter Ascending (Rated PG-13)

Jupiter Ascending (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Douglas Booth, and Tuppence Middleton Directed by:  Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Synopsis:  Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to… Read more »

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The Wizard Returns

The Wizard Returns

The Wizard Returns by Danielle Paige Series: Dorothy Must Die #0.3 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Fiction, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads The Wizard left Oz in a hot air balloon—or did he? This digital original novella is the third installment in the prequel arc to the edgy and exciting New York Times bestseller Dorothy Must Die. Dorothy Gale is back . . . and she’s not the sweet little heroine of Oz anymore. She’s… Read more »

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The Witch Hunter

The Witch Hunter

The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker Series: The Witch Hunter #1 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, General, Love & Romance, Young Adult Goodreads Your greatest enemy isn’t what you fight, but what you fear. Elizabeth Grey is one of the king’s best witch hunters, devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice. But when she’s accused of being a witch herself, Elizabeth is arrested and sentenced to burn at the stake. Salvation comes from a man she… Read more »

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Bout of Books 13 Read-A-Thon Wrap Up – Kelsey

Bout of Books 13 (organized by organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal) is officially over, as of Monday! I had a successful read-a-thon but not as successful as I had hoped.  My big goal was to read 3 books during the read-a-thon, if not more. I did manage to read 3 books within the week even though I was hoping I was going to read a few more than that. Here’s what I… Read more »

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Red Queen

Red Queen

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen #1 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Royalty, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king’s palace. Will her power save her or condemn her? Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver- blooded elite, who are… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Bookish Things I Want to Do in New York (at BEA/Book Con)

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Bookish Things I Want to Do in New York (at BEA/Book Con)

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. This week’s top ten list is a freebie week,… Read more »

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