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Waiting On Wednesday: The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser - A book lover's dream!

"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... Amy Lennox doesn't know quite what to expect when she and her mother pick up and leave Germany for Scotland, heading to her mother's childhood home of Lennox House on the island of Stormsay.

Amy's grandmother, Lady Mairead, insists that Amy must read while she resides at Lennox House—but not in the usual way. It turns out that Amy is a book jumper, able to leap into a story and interact with the world inside. As thrilling as Amy's new power is, it also brings danger—someone is stealing from the books she visits, and that person may be after her life. Teaming up with fellow book jumper Will, Amy vows to get to the bottom of the thefts—at whatever the cost.
The premise of this book is every book …

Review: Bloodmark by Aurora Whittet - I unexpectedly adored this book!

Series: Bloodmark Saga #1
Source: Netgalley
Format: ebook
Pages: 300
Genre: YA Fantasy
Rating: 3.5 Stars 
Publisher: Wise Ink
Release Date: October 27th 2013


Sixteen-year-old werewolf princess Ashling Boru is different from other wolves—she was able to shift to wolf form at birth. Rather than bringing pride to her family, it brings fear, and as a result, she is forced to live in seclusion in Ireland’s countryside. Ashling’s reputation is further blackened when she refuses her betrothed and defies the ancient laws. When her pack’s oldest rivals begin hunting her, she finds herself in the small town of York Harbor, Maine—far from everything she’s ever known.

In Maine, she crosses paths with the dark and rebellious Grey Donavan, and something ignites within her soul. There’s just one problem: Grey is human. Their instant connection turns into a passionate romance, and Ashling begins to believe she can create her own life outside of wolf laws. When she begins to uncover long-buried pack secrets—…

Blog Tour: Disengaged by Jamie Magee {Review + Giveaway}

Series: Standalone
Source: Netgalley & InkSlinger PR
Format: ebook
Pages: 154
Genre: New Adult
Rating: 4 Stars
Publisher: Independently Published
Release Date: August 22nd 2016

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Finding herself stranded in a new city, eighteen-year-old Ember Bloom thought she’d reached her all time low. She was wrong. A mindless walk to a dead-end job landed her in the path of her gambling fathers’ enemies. Her only defense was a stranger, Slayton Winslow, a known enforcer and fighter—rumored to be Odin’s prince, underground royalty. On sight, Slayton stole her breath and rushed her heart. Slayton’s enigmatic attraction to her, how stoically he shielded her only churned Ember’s attraction to the bad boy who had given her safe haven in a real life hell. The draw to him, how he could reach her without saying a word, gave her a reason to fight, to awaken. She knew every second could be their last in the city seeded with treacherous deceit and life threatening power plays.M…

Review: The Portal to Kerberos (Elementals #4) by Michelle Madow- My favorite of the series so far!

Series: Elementals #4
Source: sent by the author
Format: ebook
Pages: 161
Genre: YA Fantasy + Greek Mythology
Rating: 5 Stars
Publisher: Dreamscape Publishing
Release Date: September 10th 2016

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She will venture into hell to save the one she loves.

After being betrayed by one of their own, Nicole watches helplessly as Blake is snatched into the prison world of Kerberos—along with Medusa’s head, which is the one item they need to stop the Titans from rising again. Now Nicole and the other Elementals must enter the portal, find Blake, and bring him and Medusa’s head back to Earth before the deadly monster Typhon returns and wreaks havoc on the world. But there’s one catch—their elemental powers don’t work in Kerberos. In a dimension designed to make those within it lose touch with reality, and that’s filled with dangerous creatures who want to stop them from completing their task, will they make it out alive?

In this penultimate book of Nicole’s story, join the Elementals as the…

All About That Cover: The New Guy and Other Senior Year Distractions by Amy Spalding - Such a fun cover!

"All About That Cover" is a weekly feature 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. 
Old vs. New Cover



I actually own the "old" copy. I'm pretty sure that that cover new got published as a hardcover. Which one do you like? I like the "old" cover!

Waiting On Wednesday: 100 Hours by Rachel Vincent

"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... In this pulse-pounding new trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent, a decadent spring break getaway on an exotic beach becomes a terrifying survival story when six Miami teens are kidnapped and ransomed.

Maddie is beyond done with her cousin Genesis’s entitled and shallow entourage. Genesis is so over Miami’s predictable social scene with its velvet ropes, petty power plays, and backstabbing boyfriends.

While Maddie craves family time for spring break, Genesis seeks novelty—like a last-minute getaway to an untouched beach in Colombia. And when Genesis wants something, it happens.

But paradise has its price. Dragged from their tents under the cover of dark, Genesis, Maddie, and their friends…

ARC August Week 3 Update

I cannot believe week 3 is already over! My schedule was pretty crazy, so I'm pretty happy that I was able to finish 1 more book! 
Check out below what I've finished and what I still need to read. I'd love to check out your ARC August post so don't forget to leave me a link in the comments!



Still to read:

Pride & Prejudice Sequel- No it's not written by Jane Austen, if only we have a time-machine!

According to TheBookSeller.com Orion has bought a sequel to Pride & Prejudice. I am sure there will be those that love this idea and those that despise this new book that will titled Perception. 

The book will be about Kitty and Mary, but hopefully will have glimpses of the Darcy's!

Incase you are wondering, Perception will be published next July just in time for the 200-year anniversary of Jane Austen's death. 
You can read the whole article HERE.

Waiting On Wednesday: While the Duke Was Sleeping by Sophie Jordan - Queue the swoons!

"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... Sometimes the man of your dreams . . .
Shop girl Poppy Fairchurch knows it’s pointless fantasizing about the Duke of Autenberry. Still, dreams can’t hurt anyone . . . unlike the carriage Poppy spies bearing down upon the unsuspecting duke. After she pulls him to safety, the duke lapses into a coma and Poppy is mistaken for his fiancée. But one person isn’t fooled: his arrogant and much too handsome half-brother, Struan Mackenzie. Soon Poppy isn’t sure what she wants more . . . the fantasy of her duke or the reality of one smoldering Scot who challenges her at every turn.
. . . is not who you think.
An illegitimate second son, Struan may have built an empire and established himself as one of the wealthiest men …

ARC August Week 2 Update

ARC August is hosted by the ladies over at Read.Sleep.Repeat. During week 2 I was able to finish one more ARC. I'm pretty happy with reading 3 books so far. Don't forget to let me know what you've read for this month so far in the comments below!

Finished books:


Still to read:

Review:Stormswept by Sabrina Jeffries {Regency Romance} Loved the chemistry!

Series: Wales #1
Source: Netgalley
Format: ebook
Pages: 350
Genre: Regency Romance
Rating: 3 Stars
Publisher: Pocket Books
Release Date: June 28th 2016

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The first wedding night that Lady Juliana St. Albans spent with the dark and daring Rhys Vaughan was intoxicating, the heady culmination of her new husband’s driving hunger and her own awakened sensuality. When he mysteriously disappeared the next morning, she waited for him in hope and desperation. And when he was finally proclaimed dead in a shipwreck, she bitterly mourned the loss of her love.
The second wedding night that Juliana spent with Rhys Vaughan was six years later, after he returned to claim her just as she was about to wed another. This Rhys was different—bolder, harder, and convinced that she’d betrayed him. Only their blazing passion remains from their years apart. But is it enough to light their way through the maze of mystery, menace, and mistrust—to the love they once shared and would hav…

Meet the Cast of Bound by Duty + Giveaway

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 answered, Amelia must make the ultimate choice. The question is, will her head or her heart win the battle?

When I read Bound by Duty I absolutely fell in love with Amelia and her magical world! You can see my review HERE.  I am a very visual person and just love this post, we…

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Walters can weave a story. Wow. The pages practically sizzled whenever Torin made an appearance... --Kristy Sartain- (Whispering Pretty Stories Reviews)





An addictive young-adult fantasy based in a realm of Greek mythology, sure to please fans of Percy Jackson and The Sweet Evil Trilogy.

In a modern world still ruled by the Greek gods, being a monster isn't just a curse. It's a death sentence.




*USA TODAY called Elementals a "must read!"*

Witches are real. They're descendants of the Greek gods.



"White offers an agile, endearing fantasy that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will adore. Her description of the call is perfectly realized: "an irresistible melodic pull, as though it was a choral magnet and she a metal filing." The narrative's strongest suit is its playfully steamy romance between destroyer and demon: "She held his wrists above his head...[and] nipped the tip of his nose with her teeth." A romping debut that's perfect for…