Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Get

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Get Listed in no particular order. Soulbroken (Legacy of Tril #2) by Heather Brewer Until the Beginning (After the End #2) by Amy Plum Jubilee Manor (Landry Park, #2) by Bethany Hagen The Replaced (The Taking, #2) by Kimberly Derting Empire of Night (Age of Legends, #2) by Kelley Armstrong P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, #2) by Jenny Han   Twist (Loop #2) by Karen Akins Etherworld (Elusion, #2) by […]

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The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Sheila‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: Read this Week: […]

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Book Review: Hook’s Revenge

Book Review: Hook’s Revenge

  Hook’s Revenge is the story of Hook’s daughter Jocelyn, who dreams of nothing but adventure and becoming as infamous as her father, the fearsome Captain Hook. Unfortunately, her grandfather feels she ought to learn to become a lady and sends her off to finishing school. While the school brings new challenges and a new friend, Jocelyn is constantly in trouble. She receives a letter from her father, who claims his untimely demise. Jocelyn cannot resist the pull of adventure and after her friend is forced to leave the school, she sees nothing tying her to the school. Setting off […]

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Book Review: Empire of Shadows

Book Review: Empire of Shadows

I knew going into Empire of Shadows that this would be a companion to City of a Thousand Dolls instead of the sequel I had really been hoping it would be. So, instead of getting more if Nisha and Jerrit, there would be a whole new set of characters with new problems. One aspect that is super exciting about Empire of Shadows is the world. In City of a Thousand Dolls, we were a little stuck inside the compound with Nisha. Learning only tidbits about the outside world. This all changes with Empire of Shadows. This time around, we get […]

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Monstrous Discoveries

Monstrous Discoveries is a feature that mentions books that we have discovered through our sidetracking excursions around the web. While our bookshelves really are not never ending, it is always exciting to share the books we would add if it was.     Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro Releases: January 6th 2015 This cinematic, action-packed middle grade fantasy adventure set in Victorian London brims with fresh magic and has the cozy feeling of a classic. Grubb, age twelve (or thereabouts), has never known anything beyond his miserable existence as a chimney sweep, paid only in insults and abuse by […]

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Top Ten Characters You Wish Would Get Their OWN Book

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten *cough FIVE cough*  Characters You Wish Would Get Their OWN Book Listed in no particular order. Ron Weasley – I think it would be a great humorous read from his POV. Holly Short from the Artemis Fowl series, I’d love to see a backstory set of books. I <3 Holly. Some of the guys in this series need their own book. Especially the Captain and Wolf… Mattes or Clary – I would love to see them growing up and just beginning to […]

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The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Sheila‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review:       […]

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