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Blog Tour {Mini Book Review + Giveaway!} The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley

Welcome to a world where magic spills from the tip of a pen. THE PRINCESS AND THE PAGE is Christina Farley's first middle grade, releasing from Scholastic Press. Make sure you enter the $25 gift card giveaway at the end of this post!

A dark secret lurks in Keira's family. She comes from a long line of Word Weavers who bring their stories to life when they use a magical pen. But Keira's mom is unable to face the truth of the family's history because the Word Weavers have been hunted for generations for their power. And so, she forbids Keira to write. Oblivious to the family's secret ability, and angry at her mom's rule of no fictional writing, Keira discovers her grandma's Word Weaver pen and uses it to write a story for the Girls' World fairy tale contest, believing it will bring her good luck. But when Keira decides to have her fairy tale reflect her family's imperfect life, and has the princess in her story vanquished to a dark tower for eternity…

Waiting On Wednesday:
Who She Was
by Stormy Smith

'Waiting on Wednesday' is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine, it spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Check them out for links to more awesome blogs! This week's pre-publication "can't wait to read" selection is... Trevor Adler loathes the music he used to love, but it’s the key to his full-ride scholarship and the ticket away from his dysfunctional parents. To kick off their freshman year, Trevor’s roommate drags him to a frat party, where he ends up face-to-face with his childhood best friend and finds himself entrenched in memories he’d rather forget. Unable to let Charlie go again without understanding the truth of why she disappeared from his life and chose to become the type of person they always hated, Trevor is relentless in his pursuit of the girl he once knew. Charlotte (Charlie) Logan is broken. Under her perfectly-crafted exterior are the shards of a shattered heart. A handful of angry words changed her life c…

Top Ten Authors I'm Dying to Meet

I'm excited to get back into this fun meme, Top Ten Tuesday! As y'all have probably noticed I haven't been around as much. Well, I'm happy to say that I'm back!
I love meeting new authors but am ashamed to say that I've only met a handful to date. First I'll list the authors I have met then let's get on to the authors I'm dying to meet!  Author's I've met...

Authors I'm dying to Meet...

Bear with me...

Hi, everyone! I know I haven't been posting as regularly as I used to. Back in the beginning of March in my TBR post, I told y'all I was going to be pretty busy at work. I'm starting to get into the groove of things and hopefully I'll be posting more frequently in the near future.

The main reason for this post is to talk about my new theme. I logged onto Blogger tonight and noticed new, beautiful, modern themes! Of course, me being me I was impulsive and changed to a new theme without a second thought. (Don't worry, I backed up my blog!) I absolutely love my new theme but all of my old posts have my old font, colors and all that jazz. Oh, and I can't seem to sync my Disqus to my new theme. ๐Ÿ˜”Please bear with me while I sort everything out! Hopefully, I'll get it all sorted out in April and be ready to rock soon afterward.

I'm super excited about my new theme and to be posting again! How's your Spring going so far?

Mini Review: Traveler by L.E. DeLano

Jessa has spent her life dreaming of other worlds and writing down stories more interesting than her own, until the day her favorite character, Finn, suddenly shows up and invites her out for coffee. After the requisite nervous breakdown, Jessa learns that she and Finn are Travelers, born with the ability to slide through reflections and dreams into alternate realities. But it’s not all steampunk pirates and fantasy lifestyles—Jessa is dying over and over again, in every reality, and Finn is determined that this time, he’s going to stop it…This Jessa is going to live.

Series: Traveler #1 Source: Netgalley  Format: ebook Pages: 352 Genre: YA Fantasy + Romance Rating: 2 Stars Publisher: Swoon Reads Release Date: 7th February 2017
My Thoughts... I thought I was in a reading slump...but come to find out nope, no reading slump here. I just COULD NOT connect with the story, characters, worldbuilding...nope, no connections to anything in this one. I wanted oh so much to love this book, I me…

Waiting on Wednesday:
by Cora Carmack

'Waiting on Wednesday' is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine, it spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Check them out for links to more awesome blogs! This week's pre-publication 'can't wait to read' selection is... In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them.
Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom was carved out from the wildlands and sustained by magic capable of repelling the world’s deadliest foes. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her people.
To keep her secret and save her crown, Aurora’s mother arranges for her to marry a dark and brooding Stormling prince from another kingdom. At f…

Cover Reveal + ARC copies! : A Curse of Stone and Moonlight by Ashley Maker

Sixteen-year-old Adele never asked for immortality.
Cursed to become a marble statue in a private art gallery, Adele is at the mercy of a wicked sorcerer’s quest for revenge and something even more sinister. With her freedom hanging in the balance, she must decide whether to succumb to Wilmont’s repulsive wishes or remain frozen as just another piece of art in a chilling collection.
The only thing keeping her from going mad is a promise to her mother and curiosity about the other statues in the gallery, especially the one taking the likeness of Wilmont’s tragically lost son. Adele cannot help but wonder if he is human like her, imprisoned beneath marble skin. She vows to find out the truth and escape before it’s too late and she’s trapped forever.
Series: Enchanted Short Story Series (part #1) Genre: YA Fantasy + Romance

Attention:  The author will be giving out ARC e-copies if you're interested in reviewing this book! All you have to do is message her on any of her social media acco…

March's Monthly TBR

My goal last month was to read a whopping eight books. I ended up reading 3 and a half. I worked a lot more hours than I had anticipated at my job and things have been hectic lately. For the month of March I'm going to add most of the books I didn't get to in February and that's pretty much it besides a short story. On Monday I'll be taking on a new department at work and for the next two to three months my attention will be focused on getting that together. Hopefully, everything pans out and my expected timeline works out. 
Well, without further ado here's my TBR for the month of March...

Book Blast & Giveaway: Beauty's Thief by Konstanz Silverbow

Not every monster has claws—not every beauty is kind.
Born a princess, raised to be queen, but living as a servant, Avalyn never realized she would pay the price for her father’s mistakes. Now Avalyn is living in a castle not her own, a slave to an evil witch who wants revenge on the man who betrayed her trust and ruined her.
For Avalyn, her real punishment has yet to begin.
She will be cursed to work for the witch for the next one hundred years unless true love can find its way into the castle and into her heart.
Now the princess’s freedom rests in the hands of a lowly thief who cares only for himself.

Series: Finding Gold #4 Genre: Fantasy  Release Date: January 2017 Goodreads | Amazon
Author Bio... Konstanz Silverbow has always been a dreamer . . . but not a writer. Being an author was something she was dragged into. But since that day, she hasn’t stopped. It has become more than a hobby, it is a passion.
During the day Konstanz works, making jewelry, playing the violin, collecting d…

Waiting On Wednesday:
The Library of Fates
by Aditi Khorana

'Waiting on Wednesday' is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine, it spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Check them out for links to more awesome blogs! This week's pre-publicaton 'can't wait to read' selection is...

No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many violent conquests. To keep the visit friendly, Princess Amrita has offered herself as his bride, sacrificing everything—family, her childhood love, and her freedom—to save her people. But her offer isn't enough. The unthinkable happens, and Amrita finds herself a fugitive, utterly alone but for an oracle named Thala, who was kept by Sikander as a slave and managed to escape amid the chaos of a palace under siege. With nothing and no one else to turn to, Amrita and Thala are forced to rely on each other. But while Amrita feels responsible for her kingdom and sets out to warn her p…