Discover the World of the Steel & Stone Series by Annette Marie In CHASE THE DARK… Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen meets Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me in CHASE THE DARK, the first book in the addictive Amazon best-selling YA urban fantasy Steel & Stone series. All Piper wants is to be a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. When she’s framed for a treasonous crime, she knows she’s dead on her own, but there’s no one she can trust except two seriously hot—and equally untrustworthy—daemons. People are raving about the Steel & Stone series! I have found my ‘dream’ book! Let’s make sure I have my checklist right and what I LOVED about this book: Kick ass female = check. Fantasy world = check. Hot leading man = double check and increasing in this case. Action, adventurous, with more kicking-ass = CHECK. Creatures = dragons, incubus then yes check. O yes…Dragons anyone?? = check. – Pandora’s Opened Box Chase the Dark is the first book in the… Read more »
Eerie is the first book in a new adult paranormal series, by the same name, by C.M. McCoy. I think this is a must read series for any fans of paranormal romances. It has everything I love in my paranormal reads, a great mixture of interesting creatures, a para science school, awesome characters and an even better romances. In a world where paranormals exist along side people, and sometimes they know about them and sometimes they don’t. (I found that to be a little confusing. at first, it didn’t seem like the people in Halie’s hometown knew about paranormal creatures, but all of hte new students- even the geology students and pre-med students at her university did seem to know, and no one thought it was out of the ordinary. So I guess you have to be in the know…to know.) One of my favorite aspects of Eerie is the relationship between Asher and Halie, and Fin and Halie. Yes, there is a love triangle in this book. (and no… Read more »
I can hardly believe that it has been over 4 years since I started blogging. I decided to make my official blogoversary date April 2. I technically started blogging in February of 2011 but I didn’t really fully commit and start posting regularly until April 2. I have come such a long way in the past 4 years. When I started back in 2011 I was in my first year of law school. Since then I have graduated, passed the bar exam and I am an attorney now. (That is still kind of crazy to me.) I found a job that I love, and my blog has been there with me every step of the way. When I first started my blog, I had no idea about indie or self published authors, and in the past 4 years I have discovered some of my favorite authors were indies! I have made so many great friends in bloggers and authors, and I want to share some of it with you. I… Read more »
Welcome to my stop on the Fire Spirits tour! I have a really cool guest post and giveaway for you. 5 Facts: About the World of the Jinn 1. The Jinn Realm is called Mount Qaf and it’s a mountainous, seemingly never-ending region, where powerful emeralds with magical properties are mined from the landscape. 2. Azazil, the Sultan of the Jinn, rules all. His sons, the Seven Kings of Jinn, each rule a region on Mount Qaf and are in charge of the destinies of Importants on particular days of the week. 3. There are many different kinds of Jinn, the most common and powerful being Marids, Ifrits, and Shaitans. 4. There are human-living Jinn who live in the mortal realm. These include lesser Jinn with middling abilities who prefer to live completely as human, Ginnaye Jinn – full-blooded Jinn who are guardians, The Guild Hunters – half-human, half-Jinn who hunt and tag dangerous Jinn, and Sorcerers – half-human, half-Jinn who have embraced the darker side of Jinn magic. 5…. Read more »
Airel by Aaron Patterson & Chris White Pages: 425 pages Publication Date: August 31st 2011 by StoneHouse Ink Age Group: YA Source: Blog tour Series: Airel Saga #1 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge Buy this Book:Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): All Airel ever wanted was to be normal, to disappear into the crowd. But bloodlines can produce surprises, like an incredible ability to heal. Then there’s Michael Alexander, the new guy in school, who is impossibly gorgeous…and captivated by her. Somewhere in the back of her mind, she can hear the sound of pages turning, and another, older story being written. It is the story of an ancient family, of great warriors, of the Sword of Light, and the struggle against an evil so terrible, so far-reaching, that it threatens everything. Airel knew change would be an inevitable part of life. But can she hold on when murder and darkness begin to close in and take away everything she loves? Will she have what it takes when the… Read more »
Well, day two of the read-a-thon is almost done and today was busier than expected too! When will I just get a free day to relax and read? I was only supposed to have one dentist appointment and a haircut today. Instead, my appointments got mixed up and I ended up spending over 4 hours in two different dentist offices and drove all over the place. Squeeze in packing time and book time got bumped to the back burner. I only got 1/2 of a book read! I’m going to read some more before bed but I wanted to get my summary post up before midnight, so whatever I read past 10:30 pm will just go onto my totals for tomorrow. 8/22Number of books I’ve read today: 1/2 of a bookName of books completed today: half of Gypsy KnightsNumber of pages read today: about 150Total number of pages read: 452Total number of books I’ve read: 1.5 booksTime spent reading today: 1.5 hoursToday #insixwords: frustrating, busy, annoying, hectic, stressful, busy I… Read more »
In My Mailbox (6) In My Mailbox was inspired by Alea at Pop Culture Junkie and created by Kristi at The Story Siren. Last week I told you that I was on a book buying ban, and that you would not be seeing anymore “bought” books for a while. Well…. This week I have some “bought” books. But they were on a big sale and they were from a gift card so I didn’t spend any of my savings money, so it was not too big of a break. But it was still kind of cheating. Bad Michelle! They are all e-books and they were all 2.99 or less. (most were .99!) For Review: (both from NetGalley) Misfit by Jon Skovron Deviant by Adrian McKinty Bought: (all ebooks for kindle) The Fallen Star by Jessica Sorensen The Witches of Santa Anna (books #1-7) by Lauren Barnholdt Denial (The Witches of Santa Anna #8) by Lauren Barnholdt Suspicion (The Witches of Santa Anna #9) by Lauren Barnholdt … Read more »
I just ordered a Kindle!! I am so excited! I cannot wait for it to get here. Currently I have a few e-books and I have been reading them on my kindle app on my iphone. It is a pain in the butt to read books on that tiny screen, so I am super excited to upgrade to a nice slim kindle! Please Mr. mailman, bring my kindle right now!!