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Waiting on Wednesday:
Come Sundown
by Nora Roberts

'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...

A saga of love, family ties, and twisted passions from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Obsession…
The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it’s kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine’s aunt, Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don’t talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she’s dead. But she isn’t. She is not far away, part of a new family, one she never chose—and her mind has been shatte…

Blog Tour:
The Disappearance of Lady Edith
by Christina McKnight
{Giveaway + Spotlight Post}

One tragic night changed sensible, proper Lady Edith Pelton’s life: when her best friend fell to her death, pushed down a flight of stairs by a nefarious lord. Now, Edith dedicates her time to watching the man she thinks is responsible, while gathering information to expose other scoundrels posing as gentlemen of honor about London. When her spying is noticed by a perfect stranger, Edith finds herself with two mysteries—what happened to her friend, and how to win the heart of this brilliantly handsome lord.

Triston Neville, Viscount Torrington, has been tasked with two duties for the upcoming Season: see that his sisters make the most of their debut, and avoid embroiling himself in another scandal. What he does not expect is the captivating, fair-haired beauty that literally falls into his path. When the mysterious Lady Edith suddenly disappears without a trace, Triston fears his past misdeeds may have returned to destroy his life once more.

Can Triston piece together the puzzle in t…

Book Review:
The Vampire Wish
by Michelle Madow

TWILIGHT MEETS ALADDIN in this hot new fantasy series by USA Today bestselling author Michelle Madow!

He’s a vampire prince. She’s a human blood slave. They should be enemies… but uniting might be their only hope to prevent a supernatural war.
Annika never thought of herself as weak—until the day vampires murdered her parents and kidnapped her from our world to the hidden vampire kingdom of the Vale.

As a brand new blood slave, Annika must learn to survive her dangerous new circumstances… or face imminent death from the monstrous wolves prowling outside the Vale’s enchanted walls. But not all in the kingdom is as it appears, and when a handsome vampire disguised as a human steps into her life, Annika discovers that falling for the enemy is sometimes too tempting to resist.

Especially when becoming a vampire might be her only chance to gain the strength she needs to escape the Vale. 

Series: The Vampire Wish #1 Source: Sent by the author Format: ebook Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Rating: …

Waiting On Wednesday:
Blood Rose
by Danielle Rose

'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... There's no wrath like that of a witch scorned.
Avah Taylor has been given a death sentence: as one of the only spirit users in her coven, Avah has been chosen to wield The Power, the ultimate weapon against the immortal vampire species witches have been at war with for centuries. The Power, given by the gods to one witch of each generation, is considered a great honor, but every witch before has died trying to master this all-too-powerful gift, one that the shell of a mortal can’t contain for long.
On the night of her birth rite, Avah’s coven is attacked, and Avah is left for dead. Confronted with a terrible choice, Avah must decide to either die or save herself by becoming like her enemies. Forced to seek …

Short-Story Book Review:
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 Revenge #1 Source: Sent by the author Format: ebook Genre: YA Fantasy Rating: 5 Stars Publisher: Ashley Maker Release Date: April 18th, 2017
My Review... If you're looking for something original and absolutely spellbindi…

Blog Tour:
The Rise of the Dawnstar
(The Avalonia Chronicles #2)
by Farah Oomerbhoy
{Book Review + Giveaway}

Aurora Firedrake returns in the spellbinding sequel to The Last of the Firedrakes.
The seven kingdoms of Avalonia are crumbling and evil is spreading across the land like a plague. Queen Morgana is close to finding a way to open The Book of Abraxas and it’s only a matter of time until she uses the power trapped inside its pages to enslave the entire world.
With Avalonia growing more dangerous by the day, Aurora must travel through war-torn lands and deep into the heart of the fae kingdom of Elfi. Her goal is to find a legendary weapon infused with the last of the realm’s ancient magic—the only weapon in the world powerful enough to stop the queen.
Aurora might have survived her first battle against Morgana, but the true fight to save her kingdom and restore her throne has only just begun… Series: The Avalonia Chronicles #2 Source: Netgalley Format: ebook Genre: YA Fantasy Rating: 5 Stars Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing Release Date: April 24th, 2017 My Review... I just read the very …

Monthly Recap {April 2017)

Hi, everyone! I'm so happy that Spring is finally here in full swing! It was another super month and I didn't get as much reading done as I had originally planned. I ended up reading three books last month. I've decided to not beat myself up about it and just go with the flow. After I get through a few ARCS I'm going to just pick up whatever I feel is right, it seems I get a LOT more read that way. 
What about you, are you a planner or feeler when it comes to reading? 
Well, here we go...
Books I read in April...

Other Bookish News...
I recently discovered the tv show about Anne of Green Gables. Have you all seen this show yet? So far I've only watched the first episode but it's oh so good! Anne is brilliant! I also plan on watching The White Princess soon! I watched The White Queen a while ago when it first came out and LOVED it!

And my favorite news... Interview with the Vampire is becoming a TV show!! I'm so freaking excited! Now I am ashamed to say that I…