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Monstrous Discoveries

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.   Spinning Starlight by R.C. Lewis Releases: October 6th 2015 Sixteen-year-old heiress and paparazzi darling Liddi Jantzen hates the spotlight. But as the only daughter in the most powerful tech family in the galaxy, it’s hard to escape it. So when a group of men show up at her house uninvited, she assumes it’s just the usual media-grubs. That […]

Posted March 18, 2015
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Book Review: A Wicked Thing

Book Review: A Wicked Thing

Retellings can be such a wonderful thing. Breathing new life into a favorite tale. Answering long held questions. Answering questions you never realized you had. A Wicked Thing held so much potential. Discovering what happened to Aurora after she awoke from true love’s kiss. Did she live happily ever after? We will let you be the judge of that.   The stories don’t always get it right The first thing that hit me with A Wicked Thing was how close, yet how far away it was from the Sleeping Beauty tale we all know. Aurora is awoken by the kiss […]

Posted March 6, 2015
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Monstrous Discoveries

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.   Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani Releases: May 15th 2015 Claire Takata has never known much about her father, who passed away when she was a little girl. But on the anniversary of his death, not long before her seventeenth birthday, she finds a mysterious letter from her deceased father, addressed to her stepfather. Claire never even […]

Posted March 4, 2015
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Top Ten: Top Ten Favorite H..

Top Ten: Top Ten Favorite Heroines From Books

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten Favorite Heroines From Books Listed in no particular order. Alanna… enough said. Kel. While Kristen is Alanna all the way, I still have a sweet spot for Kel. Yelena. Opal. Here is another one where Kristen and I disagree. Sure, Opal isn’t as bad ass as Yelena, but there is something about her that I am just drawn to. Plus, glass magic is kinda cool. Katsa. Cinder. Deuce. Elisa. Gaia. Mac.

Posted February 24, 2015
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Book Review: The Sin Eater&..

Book Review: The Sin Eater’s Daughter

The Sin Eater’s Daughter, hands down, is probably my number one had to read for 2015 thus far. The cover, the summary, all of it just beckoned to me. Begging me to read it. The moment I saw this book it was like “GIMME ME! I have to have you. Like right now.” But, as often happens, with hype or expectation, some disappointment is bound to follow. This isn’t about Sin Eating?!? The Sin Eater’s Daughter is a bit of a confusing title for me. At first glance, it seems obvious that The Sin Eater’s Daughter would be about exactly […]

Posted February 22, 2015
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Book Review: The Conspiracy..

Book Review: The Conspiracy of Us

It has been a while since I have found a book that makes me want to ignore everything that is going on around me. Oh, I have work to do? Oh, I need to sleep? Nah. I want to read this instead. The Conspiracy of Us is such a fun read. It starts off with Avery West. Avery is use to not putting down roots due to her mom’s constant reassignments as a contractor for the military. A new school every few years. Promises of old friends that they will keep in touch, but never do. Avery has learned to […]

Posted February 20, 2015
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Top Ten Things I Like/Disli..

Top Ten Things I Like/Dislike When It Comes To Romances In Books

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten Things I Like/Dislike When It Comes To Romances In Books Dislike Insta-Love!! Enough said. Douchebag dudes. Everyone can see it. The chick even sees, but it is okay… because LUV. I know we just met, but wow, look at those eyes / smile / killer body / insert other body part! I am SOOO in love! I am a helpless female. I do stupid things. Oh, look this guy just saved me from my own stupidity. We are in love. I am […]

Posted February 10, 2015
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Monstrous Discoveries

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.   A Curious Tale of the In Between by Lauren DeStefano Releases: September 1st 2015 Pram Bellamy is special—she can talk to ghosts. She doesn’t have too many friends amongst the living, but that’s all right. She has her books, she has her aunts, and she has her best friend, the ghostly Felix. Then Pram meets Clarence, a boy […]

Posted February 4, 2015
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