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Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Release: January 5th 2016
Series: Passenger
Publisher: Hyperion
Source: Won in a giveaway from It Starts At Midnight book blog
Genre: YA fantasy (time-travel)
Rating: 6 Stars

passage, n. i. A brief section of music composed of a series of notes and flourishes. ii. A journey by water; a voyage. iii. The transition from one place to another, across space and time.

In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home. And she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.

Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods—a powerful family in the colonies—and the servitude he’s known at their hands. But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of the past that he can’t …

Waiting On Wednesday - Forever Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine , that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Check them out for links to more blogs! :)

This week's pre-publication "can't wait to read" selection is...

About the book...
With the witch of Doon on the throne, Jamie believed dead, and Duncan and Mackenna trapped in Alloway, Veronica has no choice but to put her grief aside and prepare her remaining followers for the impending battle against the false queen and her forces. But while on a covert mission to steal a powerful elixir from the castle, Veronica discovers her true love may actually be alive, and fighting a battle of his own.

With the Brig o’ Doon destroyed and the portal fragmented, Doon’s forces are not only divided, but also isolated in different dimensions. With the help of a storyteller as ancient as the witch herself, Kenna and Duncan learn they must rebuild the bridge to have any chance of crossing…

Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

TopTen Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016!

Hi everyone! For all those who celebrate I hope you had an amazing Christmas! I'm really excited about this post because there are so many great books coming our way in 2016! I could probably list 100 books! I'm going to list them below, feel free to click on the book covers for direct links to their Goodreads pages!

I think I'm on a fantasy kick! I did find one YA/NA Regency though! 
What books are you highly anticipating to read  in the first half of 2016? I love talking books so feel free leave them in the comments!

All About That Cover {Nightstudy + Truthwitch + Cruel Crown}

"All About That Cover" is a weekly event hosted here that focuses on the differences between various book covers of the same book, such as cover changes, covers from different countries as well as special editions. 
U.S vs UK vs Australian Editions
So what do you think? I think the Australian version of Nightstudy is gorgeous!

Merry Christmas 2015!!

I would like to wish you all a wonderful, safe, warm and fun Christmas!

Review: My Soul Immortal by Jen Printy

My Soul Immortal
Author: Jen Printy
Release: February 15th 2015
Series: Fated Eternals
Publisher: Red Adept Publishing, LLC
Source: Sent by the author in exchange for an honest review.
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Rating: 2.5 Stars

An endless love, for an endless price.

Jack’s immortality is exposed when he prevents a liquor store heist, forcing him to flee to protect his secret—a secret not even he understands. But when he meets Leah Winters—a mirror image of his decades-lost love, Lydia—his very soul is laid bare. He begins to question his sanity. Is she real, and if so, what does that mean for Jack and his secret?

Jack’s not the only mystery man in town. A stranger named Artagan hints at knowledge Jack is desperate to possess. But can he trust Artagan, or does the dark newcomer harbor deadly secrets of his own?

As Jack’s bond with Leah grows, so does the danger to her life. Jack must discover just how much he is willing to risk in order to save the w…

This Raging Light {Release Day Blitz}

I am so excited that THIS RAGING LIGHT by Estelle Laure releases today and that I get to share the news!
If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Estelle Laure, be sure to check out all the details below.
This blitz also includes a giveaway for a finished copy of the book and a bottle of nail polish that matches the cover courtesy of Estelle, HMH, and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

About The Book:
Title: THIS RAGING LIGHT Author: Estelle Laure Release Date: December 22nd, 2015 Pages: 288 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find It: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks "A funny, poetic, big-hearted reminder that life can—and will—take us all by surprise.” —Jennifer E. Smith, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Can the best thing happen at the worst time?
Her dad went crazy. Her mom left town. She has bills to pay and a little si…

Top Ten Books I Wouldn't Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree This Year

TopTen Tuesday

Top Ten Books I Wouldn't Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree This Year!

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

I just LOVE getting new books! Sure I have tons on my shelf that I haven't read yet. But let's face it, every book lover loves collecting new books! I have a few I'd like to complete my series on my shelf, others I'm just DYING to read! 

Feel free to click on the covers for a direct link to Goodreads. 

So what do you think of my Top Ten? 
I actually used Goodreads recommendation feature to find The Faerie Guardian & Wide Awake. I'm a HUGE Twilight fan and the reviews on Wide Awake are actually pretty good! 
Now I feel slightly ashamed admitting this, but... I've never read Pride & Prejudice! Feel free to yell @ me in the comments below! :) 
Happy Holidays & hope y'all receive lots of books this year!!

Love and Decay: Revolution: Episode Two by Rachel Higginson {Release Day Launch}

I am so excited to be hosting Rachel's release day launch of Love and Decay Revolution! Today is the release day of Rachel Higginson's Love and Decay: Revolution, Episode 2. This is a serial novella, and completely standalone in the Love & Decay universe. I am so excited to share this with you!! Be sure to enter Rachel's giveaway as well and grab your copy today! 
About Love and Decay Revolution: Episode Two

It’s not easy being a badass Zombie killer. But somebody’s got to do it. Page Parker is unsatisfied with her post-apocalyptic life in the relative safety of the research station. She knows there’s something bigger out there for her. There’s something… more. When “more” just happens to show up on her doorstep one night, she finally has the opportunity to find the purpose she’s been looking for. And the revenge. But first she must convince her overprotective family that leaving their home and fighting an evil bigger than Zombies is the right thing to do. Except the…

Review: Bound By Duty by Stormy Smith

Bound By Duty
Author: +Stormy Smith
Release: July 24th 2014
Series: Bound
Publisher: Perfect Storm Publishing LLC
Source: sent to me by the author in a giveaway that I won.
Genre: New Adult Urban Fantasy romance

Amelia grew up in a world of half-truths. She knows she's an Elder but has no idea what that means. Her father reminds her daily that she must maintain control but he refuses to explain why. Even worse, she's betrothed to the prince of the Immortals and she doesn't even know his name.

Finally breaking free to live a few normal years at a community college, the last thing Amelia expects is to find her best friend in a cheeky Southern girl and to fall for a self-assured human who sees her for who she is and not what she'll be.

As she learns more about herself, Amelia realizes the line between love and duty is a thin one. As her power continues to increase exponentially and her questions are slowly answer…

Recommending books based in Scotland!

I don't know what it is but Scotland has always intrigued me.If you're in the mood to travel to Scotland, maybe hang out with a highlander or two you're in luck! Here's my top recommended books based in Scotland! (with a highlander of course!)
So my first pick is a series:

Highlander series by Karen Marie Moning

My next pick, has a great mix of Scotland / time-travel & Maine. (For some reason I love books based in Maine too!)  I've only read the first two books but they were great!Pine Creek Highlander Series by Janet Chapman

My next pick shouldn't come as a surprise. I've only read the first three books in this lengthy series though. Although the second and third book in the series is good, Outlander (in my opinion) far surpasses them.Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
I've read the first two books in  this next series, but a great story by Julie Garwood!

Highlands' Lairds by Julie Garwood

Do you have any specific settings that your fond of in books? L…