You Are Mine by Janeal Falor

You Are Mine by Janeal Falor

October 10, 2014 Features, Reviews 8

Review You Are Mine (Mine, #1) by Janeal Falor tugged at all my heart strings for many reasons. Serena is seventeen, the daughter of a warlock, and is destined to be sold because of the magic in her blood and in the hopes of producing more warlocks. Resistance or rebellion of any kind would cause her to become tarnished (bald, barren, and inked to be a slave). In a rather brutal tournament, a warlock from a barbarian country wins Serena. Now becoming tarnished seems like the better option. But when the warlock doesn’t punish her for things that would have resulted… Read more »

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<i>Broken Promise</i> by Jen Wylie – Book Blitz and Giveaway!

Broken Promise by Jen Wylie – Book Blitz and Giveaway!

October 8, 2014 Features, Reviews 5

“But he left, and he’d promised he wouldn’t.” Unable to keep still, she crossed her arms and let her feet wander. Garen watched her pace for a few moments and then sat, crossing his legs. “Sometimes, we can’t always keep our promises.” Excerpt Chapter 1 Missing You The small fire crackled and popped. A light breeze sent embers swirling up into the air, each disappearing suddenly as their little sparks died. Exhaustion made Arowyn’s eyelids heavy, but her mind whirled with too many thoughts for sleep to come. They’d finally returned Prince to Rivenward, and just in time. The final… Divider

Top Ten Tuesday #11 – It’s All About the Characters!

Top Ten Tuesday #11 – It’s All About the Characters!

October 7, 2014 Features 4

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish. They’d love to share their lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! So last night I did something really stupid. I spent almost two hours writing my Top Ten Tuesday post, and I was so proud of it! I even stayed up late, so I could go ahead and link up my post with all you other lovely bloggers out there. Midnight rolls around… Read more »

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Winterspell by Claire Legrand

Winterspell by Claire Legrand

October 6, 2014 Reviews 2

Winterspell by Claire Legrand is a beautiful and haunting retelling of the E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker. At seventeen, Clara Stole is on a mission to find out what happened to her mother who was brutally murdered earlier in the year. Her father is a powerful man with little to back-up that power, mayor of New York City and a member of the city’s most notorious gang Concordia, but he is no help to her mission. Concordia is planning something dark and when Clara finds out, she turns to her eccentric godfather who uses to tell her magical stories of a faraway land. After… Divider

Sunday Post #3 – Fall Reading and TV is Back!

Sunday Post #3 – Fall Reading and TV is Back!

October 5, 2014 Features 23

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme It was another beautiful week in East TN, though my goodness it was cold this weekend! We were actually under a winter weather advisory last night and I had to dig out our space heaters. For those that live north of the Mason-Dixon I know… Read more »

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Saturday Shorts #17 – Summerfall by Claire Legrand

Saturday Shorts #17 – Summerfall by Claire Legrand

October 4, 2014 Reviews 3

Happy Saturday all! Today I have a short story for you that is really closer to a novel. Summerfall weighs in at about 130 pages and weaves a fascinating and thrilling tale. If you are looking for a sweet story, full of passion and intrigue, go check it out. Also if you plan to read Winterspell by Claire Legrand this story gives a great background and build up for it. Summerfall by Claire Legrand is the prequel novella to this fall’s highly anticipated Winterspell and tells the story of King Alban and Countess Rinka. Rinka, fascinated with humans, disobeys her father and follows a group of Elves… Read more »

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Sanguine by Monique Snyman

Sanguine by Monique Snyman

October 3, 2014 Reviews 1

Sanguine by Monique Snyman is the sequel to Enticed and picks up with a haunting prologue starring Lisa, Milosh, and Romulus. A vampire civil war threatens to break the Alliance and it is up to Milosh to stop it. With Romulus and Lisa on the outs and Milosh out of town, Lisa is left as the only Alliance member to face the Goblin King. To make matters worse, there is a traitor in the Alliance. Can Lisa and the others figure it out before everything falls apart? Characters New and Old Oh my! Where do I start?! I read this book in one sitting… Divider

Enticed by Monique Snyman

Enticed by Monique Snyman

October 2, 2014 Reviews 1

Enticed by Monique Snyman is book one of her series Charming Incantations and follows the story of Lisa Richards. Lisa was living a normal life, getting ready for college until a fire took the lives of her parents and she discovered a secret world that her family was involved in. A world full of myth and fantasy that has now turned reality for her. Vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, banshees, witches….they all exist and thanks to a very old alliance they work to protect the humans from finding out their existence and to prevent the bad guys from taking over. Lisa’s family… Divider

September ’14 in Review

September ’14 in Review

October 1, 2014 Features 0

  This year is flying by! It’s officially fall in East TN and that means cooler weather and football, my two very favorite things 😀 Last month was filled with some great reads and busy mom things as potty training was first on my mind. What were you up to this month? Favorite September Read I love everything by Rebecca Ethington and I was so excited to receive The Catalyst for review. Also I was not disappointed. It was fantastic! If you haven’t read it yet, if you like fantasy mixed with the real world, or if you are just looking for… Read more »

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Something is Brewing! #BrewRelease Day Bash

Something is Brewing! #BrewRelease Day Bash

October 1, 2014 Features 0

Salem’s Revenge strikes without warning or mercy, ravaging the powerless human race under the forces of united gangs of witches, wizards, and warlocks. During the slaughter, Rhett Carter’s foster parents and sister are killed, and his best friend and girlfriend are abducted by a gang of witches calling themselves the Necromancers, who deal in the dark magic of raising the dead. Rhett’s sword-wielding neighbor with a mysterious past saves Rhett from becoming another casualty of the massacre and teaches him the skills he needs to survive in this new world.Rhett is broken, his normal high school life of book blogging… Read more »

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