Friday, February 28, 2014

Excerpt Reveal: Recklessly Royal by Nichole Chase



 
Summary: Catherine has spent her life being the perfect princess. She’s kept her hands clean, her head down, and most importantly—men at arm’s length. After all, most men are after only one thing, and for Cathy there’s a lot more at stake than her bed; she has to worry about the fate of an entire nation. But at the rate she’s going, Cathy is afraid she’ll give the Virgin Queen a run for her money. She is tired of waiting for someone good enough to come along. She has a plan, and it all hinges on seducing the one man who seems utterly unimpressed by all things royal. The one man she is tempted by more than any other . . .

When David arrives at the royal wedding of his friend, the newly ordained Duchess Samantha Rousseau, he expected to feel uncomfortable and out of his element, but he wasn’t prepared to be targeted by Prince Alex’s gorgeous younger sister. With Cathy’s giant blue eyes, killer figure, and sense of humor, it won’t take long before he gives in. But when he finds out just how innocent the crown princess really is, will he play the part of knight in shining armor or the dashing rogue?
 




Nichole Chase Bio:

Nichole Chase is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Suddenly Royal, Flukes, The Dark Betrayal Trilogy, and several short stories. She is also the instructor of Say What? a dialogue class at the Romance Academy.

Nichole lives in Georgia with her husband, energetic daughter, superhero dog, Sulcata tortoise, and two cats. When not writing, you may find her reading, painting, crafting, or chasing her daughter around the house while making monster noises.
 
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Chapter two of RECKLESSLY ROYAL by WilliamMorrowBooks

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Release Day Launch: Hazards of a One Night Stand by Alyssa Rose Ivy




Summary: Hooking up with your high school crush is a bad idea, a really bad idea. It was only supposed to be one night, one brief departure from my real life, but nothing ever works out exactly the way you plan. 
Colton Waters was everything from my past that didn't fit into my present, so why did he have to show up at my college and pledge the one frat I couldn't avoid?

Because nothing is ever meant to happen just once. At least not the life changing things that mean the difference between falling apart and falling in love.




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My Review:


Initial Thoughts: There was a good development of characters and story. I found myself laughing and cringing and enjoying the book. It was a fun and quick read and a bit predictable at some points, but it was fine because that just added to the overall aura of the book!

The Characters: Colton and Mallory. Colton annoyed me a bit in the beginning of the book. He was a bit persistent and, as I said, he was slightly annoying, at least I thought so. But he wasn't annoying for long and, really, his true character started to come out and I ended up liking him!  I also liked Mallory too. Sometimes she acted immaturely in the sense that she thought it would be weird to date someone three months younger than her! But she got over herself and changed as the story moves on. But otherwise she was a great character and I enjoyed reading about her!

The Story & Romance: The summary does a pretty good job of explaining the basics but anyways, Colton and Mallory had hooked up last week of summer and apparently when Mallory goes back to college, Colton is not there two and this just sets off a chain reaction for the rest of the book. Mallory has always had a crush on Colton but in high school she actually dated his brother. When I learned about that I was thinking "Oww hmm, glad I'm not in that position" because it doesn't sound ideal but I'm glad she does end up with Colton cause those two are really sweet as a couple and I like them together! But in the beginning, Mallory was having issues trying to get over herself and the self imposed idea that she can't date a younger guy and that everyone would judge her for it. It takes awhile but she does, thank goodness, because she realizes that if you truly love someone, nothing else should matter. Now I mentioned that I found Colton a bit annoying in the beginning because he was persistent and such, but if he wasn't, he and Mallory wouldn't be where they are so I'll have to give him props for it. I thought the development of the romance between the two was cute (but developed of course). Obviously there was always some attraction but it continues to build throughout the story through going to their hometown football, spending time with friends, going out, visiting family, parties etc. Now I forgot to mention that Mallory has a rich dad, who ties into the story, that we see a bit of throughout and I wanted to say that some of the curve balls he threw - I did not see coming. So yes, it was a great story!

End Thoughts: Like I said - great story. If you're looking for something fun but good to read, this is it! 
4 stars for Hazards of a One Night Stand!



Alyssa Rose Ivy Bio:

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a New Adult and Young Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.






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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday - 2/26/14


Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine

The book I'm waiting for this week is called... Plus One by Elizabeth Fama. It sounds really good and I can't wait for it to come out!!

Publication: April 8th 2014

Summary: Divided by day and night and on the run from authorities, star-crossed young lovers unearth a sinister conspiracy in this compelling romantic thriller.

Seventeen-year-old Soleil Le Coeur is a Smudge—a night dweller prohibited by law from going out during the day. When she fakes an injury in order to get access to and kidnap her newborn niece—a day dweller, or Ray—she sets in motion a fast-paced adventure that will bring her into conflict with the powerful lawmakers who order her world, and draw her together with the boy she was destined to fall in love with, but who is also a Ray.

Set in a vivid alternate reality and peopled with complex, deeply human characters on both sides of the day-night divide, Plus One is a brilliantly imagined drama of individual liberty and civil rights, and a fast-paced romantic adventure story.


ARC Review: The Hazards of a One Night Stand by Alyssa Rose Ivy


Summary: Hooking up with your high school crush is a bad idea, a really bad idea. It was only supposed to be one night, one brief departure from my real life, but nothing ever works out exactly the way you plan.

Colton Waters was everything from my past that didn't fit into my present, so why did he have to show up at my college and pledge the one frat I couldn't avoid?
Because nothing is ever meant to happen just once. At least not the life changing things that mean the difference between falling apart and falling in love.


***


Initial Thoughts: There was a good development of characters and story. I found myself laughing and cringing and enjoying the book. It was a fun and quick read and a bit predictable at some points, but it was fine because that just added to the overall aura of the book!

The Characters: Colton and Mallory. Colton annoyed me a bit in the beginning of the book. He was a bit persistent and, as I said, he was slightly annoying, at least I thought so. But he wasn't annoying for long and, really, his true character started to come out and I ended up liking him!  I also liked Mallory too. Sometimes she acted immaturely in the sense that she thought it would be weird to date someone three months younger than her! But she got over herself and changed as the story moves on. But otherwise she was a great character and I enjoyed reading about her!

The Story & Romance: The summary does a pretty good job of explaining the basics but anyways, Colton and Mallory had hooked up last week of summer and apparently when Mallory goes back to college, Colton is not there two and this just sets off a chain reaction for the rest of the book. Mallory has always had a crush on Colton but in high school she actually dated his brother. When I learned about that I was thinking "Oww hmm, glad I'm not in that position" because it doesn't sound ideal but I'm glad she does end up with Colton cause those two are really sweet as a couple and I like them together! But in the beginning, Mallory was having issues trying to get over herself and the self imposed idea that she can't date a younger guy and that everyone would judge her for it. It takes awhile but she does, thank goodness, because she realizes that if you truly love someone, nothing else should matter. Now I mentioned that I found Colton a bit annoying in the beginning because he was persistent and such, but if he wasn't, he and Mallory wouldn't be where they are so I'll have to give him props for it. I thought the development of the romance between the two was cute (but developed of course). Obviously there was always some attraction but it continues to build throughout the story through going to their hometown football, spending time with friends, going out, visiting family, parties etc. Now I forgot to mention that Mallory has a rich dad, who ties into the story, that we see a bit of throughout and I wanted to say that some of the curve balls he threw - I did not see coming. So yes, it was a great story!

End Thoughts: Like I said - great story. If you're looking for something fun but good to read, this is it! 4 stars for Hazards of a One Night Stand!



Tuesday, February 25, 2014

New Releases For Today - 2/25/14

Some New Releases for today are...




Summary: Savannah. Courtney. Peyton. 

The three sisters grew up not knowing their father and not quite catching a break. But it looks like their luck is about to change when they find out the secret identity of their long-lost dad—a billionaire Las Vegas hotel owner who wants them to come live in a gorgeous penthouse hotel suite. Suddenly the Strip's most exclusive clubs are all-access, and with an unlimited credit card each, it should be easier than ever to fit right in. But in a town full of secrets and illusion, fitting in is nothing compared to finding out the truth about their past.

Summary: One kiss could be the last. 

Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she's anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses. 

Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to fit in, but that means hiding her own dark side from those she loves the most. Especially Zayne, the swoon-worthy, incredibly gorgeous and completely off-limits Warden she's crushed on since forever. 

Then she meets Roth—a tattooed, sinfully hot demon who claims to know all her secrets. Layla knows she should stay away, but she's not sure she wants to—especially when that whole no-kissing thing isn't an issue, considering Roth has no soul. 

But when Layla discovers she's the reason for the violent demon uprising, trusting Roth could not only ruin her chances with Zayne…it could brand her a traitor to her family. Worse yet, it could become a one-way ticket to the end of the world.

Summary: Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can't determine what's wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She's lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she's helpless to change anything.

Until she receives mysterious instructions on how to become a Contender in the Brimstone Bleed. It's an epic race across jungle, desert, ocean, and mountain that could win her the prize she desperately desires: the Cure for her brother's illness. But all the Contenders are after the Cure for people they love, and there's no guarantee that Tella (or any of them) will survive the race.

The jungle is terrifying, the clock is ticking, and Tella knows she can't trust the allies she makes. And one big question emerges: Why have so many fallen sick in the first place?


Summary: Alexi Littrell hasn't told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the outside hurt more than the inside does.

When Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend in "the Kool-Aid Kid," who has secrets of his own. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally face the truth.

A searing, poignant book, Faking Normal is the extraordinary debut novel from an exciting new author-Courtney C. Stevens.

Teaser Tuesday - 2/25/14



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
So I have a teaser from a book called Don't Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski. I'll have a review for it after this week cause I've said I have exams so it's hard to write a lot in-between studying! So here you go...
"We were not always freaks.
Sure, most of us occasionally exhibited freakish behavior. But that's not the same thing.
Olivia Byrne, when she was worried about something, picked the skin around her thumbnails until it bled.
Cooper Miller sang badly. When he walked down the hall, when he studied, when he ate. He wasn't singing the top twenty either-he made up tunes and lyrics about his everyday life. Walking to school. Being late to math.
Mackenzie Feldman, Cooper's girlfriend, hated needles. Not that any of us liked needles, but Mackenzie truly hated them. She hated them so much she never got her ears pierced. She wore clip-ons to her own sweet sixteen. Or her Sweet, as we called it in Tribeca. our little downtown corner of Manhattan.
So yeah, we had certain quirks, but before October 2, which was eleven days before the Bloomberg High School carnival and eighteen days before Mackenzie's Sweet, Oliver, Cooper, and Mackenzie, and the rest of us were pretty much just regular sophmores.
Even October 2, the day that changed everything, started normally enough."
So there you have it! It comes out March 11th! Happy Reading!
Summary: We weren't always like this. We used to be average New York City high school sophomores. Until our homeroom went for flu shots. We were prepared for some side effects. Maybe a headache. Maybe a sore arm. We definitely didn't expect to get telepathic powers. But suddenly we could hear what everyone was thinking. Our friends. Our parents. Our crushes. Now we all know that Tess is in love with her best friend, Teddy. That Mackenzie cheated on Cooper. That, um, Nurse Carmichael used to be a stripper.

Since we've kept our freakish skill a secret, we can sit next to the class brainiac and ace our tests. We can dump our boyfriends right before they dump us. We know what our friends really think of our jeans, our breath, our new bangs. We always know what's coming. Some of us will thrive. Some of us will crack. None of us will ever be the same.
So stop obsessing about your ex. We're always listening.

Release Day Launch: White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout


                                                               
Summary: One kiss could be the last.
Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she's anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses.

Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to fit in, but that means hiding her own dark side from those she loves the most. Especially Zayne, the swoon-worthy, incredibly gorgeous and completely off-limits Warden she's crushed on since forever.

Then she meets Roth—a tattooed, sinfully hot demon who claims to know all her secrets. Layla knows she should stay away, but she's not sure she wants to—especially when that whole no-kissing thing isn't an issue, considering Roth has no soul.

But when Layla discovers she's the reason for the violent demon uprising, trusting Roth could not only ruin her chances with Zayne…it could brand her a traitor to her family. Worse yet, it could become a one-way ticket to the end of the world.
EXCERPT:

“I don’t think of Zayne that way!” 
She laughed. “What man-parts-loving female in this world doesn’t think of Zayne that
way? I can barely keep myself breathing when I see him. All the guys in school have squishy
waists. I can tell Zayne doesn’t. He’s the awesome sauce with extra sauce.”
That he was and he so didn’t have a squishy waist, but I tuned Stacey out at that point. I
really did need to cram for this test and I also didn’t want my fantasies involving Zayne to
occupy my mind right now. Especially after I’d woken up this morning, carefully tucked under
the covers. The bed had smelled like him: sandalwood and crisp linen. 
“Oh, sweet baby Jesus in a manger,” Stacey murmured.
I clenched my jaw, cupping my hands over my ears.
She jabbed me in the side with her elbow. At this rate I’d be covered in bruises before
lunchtime. “Our bio class just got a billion times more interesting. And hotter, lots and lots
hotter. Holy mother, I want to have his babies. Not now of course, but definitely later. But I’d
like to start practicing soon.”
The cell wall is a thick and rigid layer covering the plasma something, something plant
cells… 
Stacey stiffened all of a sudden. “Oh my God, he’s coming—”
              Composed of fat and sugar—
Something slender and shiny fell from who knew where, landing in the middle of Sam’s
notes. Blinking tightly, it took me a couple of seconds to recognize the faded and half peeled
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sticker covering the back of the silver cell phone.
My heart slammed against my ribs. Gripping the edges of the notebook, I slowly lifted
my gaze. Unnaturally beautiful golden eyes met mine.  
“You forgot this last night.”


About Jennifer L. Armentrout:

# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.
Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV.

She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Monday Recs. - 2/24/14

This week's Monday Recommendation is...
The Matched Trilogy by Ally Condie!



Summary: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate... until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black.

The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow.





Now I really liked this series and if you want you can get all three book on Amazon for $21!! I think that's a really good deal for books!! click HERE to look!

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Planned Post For The Week - 2/23/14

Hey guys I was out of town for two days and didn't have a computer hence not posting anything which I was really bummed about. So with that - the next three days I have exams but I also have some favorite books coming out which is really conflicting...and the point of this is that I'll still be posting but my reviews that I've wanted to do may come towards the end of the week. And for the planned posts of the week...

Monday: 1 post: Monday Recs.
Tuesday: 2 posts (maybe 3): Teaser Tuesday and Release Day Launch
Wednesday: 1 post: Waiting on Wednesday
Thursday: 1 post: Release Day Launch
Friday: 2 posts: Friday Favorites and Excerpt

Friday, February 21, 2014

Friday Favorites - 2/21/14




Friday Favorites is where I tell you about my favorite read or reads of the week!!

This week's favorite's are...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

ARC Review: Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott


Summary: A modern day thrill ride, where a teen girl and her animal companion must participate in a breathtaking race to save her brother's life—and her own. 

Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can't determine what's wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She's lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she's helpless to change anything.

Until she receives mysterious instructions on how to become a Contender in the Brimstone Bleed. It's an epic race across jungle, desert, ocean, and mountain that could win her the prize she desperately desires: the Cure for her brother's illness. But all the Contenders are after the Cure for people they love, and there's no guarantee that Tella (or any of them) will survive the race.

The jungle is terrifying, the clock is ticking, and Tella knows she can't trust the allies she makes. And one big question emerges: Why have so many fallen sick in the first place?

***
**I received a copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review**

Initial Thoughts: Um wow. I was excited and nervous to read this a bit at first. I mean it sounded really good but it also reminded me of The Hunger Games and The Amazing Race, so I was hoping it wouldn't turn out like that. And it wasn't really. I mean there were similarities like the whole going into a race to save a sibling kind of thing and knowing there's something bigger going on besides 122 people wanting to win a cure for their family, but the overall story was really good.

The Characters: Okay there are quite a lot of people you meet in the book. There's Tella, Guy, Carolina, Harper, Ransom, Levi, Dink, Titus and so many more but these are just to name a few. I didn't like Tella's character that much for literally the first four chapters. I know she's sixteen but do people seriously spend that much time thinking about their hair, and makeup, and nails, and clothes? Oh well, it doesn't last long that kind of thinking once she's in the race, except only occasionally which is understandable if you're in a jungle or a desert for instance. Tella definitely got better as the story goes on. And one thing I really liked about her was that she was really kind to the Pandora's (which I'll explain soon). Harper is another contender and I really liked her. She was a strong and nice character as well as likable. The last person I'll talk about is Guy. He too is a contender and I liked him from the start because he made a strong leader yet you know he isn't perfect but still a good guy. You also know that he knows stuff about the race but you don't find out until the end of the book! 

Okay now for Pandoras. Simply put - they are animals with awesome superpowers! And they are adorable too. Madox is Tella's Pandora and he's a fox but he acts like a puppy and was so adorable. They were created by the Creators of the race and their job is to protect whoever they have. Madox and Tella had such a cute relationship even if Madox is a fox with really cool abilities. All I have to say is that I want a Madox!

The Story: Tella receives a weird communication device that tells her if she wants the cure to save her brother, she can participate in the Brimstone Bleed which is a race across four different terrains. Now the thing about the race is that you don't have to kill anyone, just make it to the camp (end point) in each terrain before two weeks are up. It starts off with 122 people and just after the first leg of the race in the jungle there's only 70 some people left. So people die or drop out, but there's a lot of dying especially when there can only be one winner and everyone has someone to fight for. Basically there's a lot of survival but the book is just filled with action after action and kept the plot moving and continuing on to the next part, the next mystery, the next answer. The only down side I have to say about the story is that it ends half-way through the race - it makes perfect sense - the next book will be the second half and hopefully a nice big-bang ending because secrets do get revealed in the end of the book and I must find out how everything ends!

The Romance: I'm just going to touch on this a bit because Tella and Guy have something going on! but it isn't seen too much in the book because honestly - how much time is there to fall in love with someone in the middle of a race when there can only be one winner - the answer is not much time, but the author was still able to sneak the romance into the story! And I totally approve of Tella and Guy together!

End Thoughts: I'm really excited for the next book to see what happens and how everything will play out! This book comes out next week - Feb. 25 - so give it a try. 4.5 stars.

Review: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner


Summary: It's a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone. 

Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a young war hero who learned long ago that girls like Lilac are more trouble than they’re worth. But with only each other to rely on, Lilac and Tarver must work together, making a tortuous journey across the eerie, deserted terrain to seek help. 

Then, against all odds, Lilac and Tarver find a strange blessing in the tragedy that has thrown them into each other’s arms. Without the hope of a future together in their own world, they begin to wonder—would they be better off staying here forever?

Everything changes when they uncover the truth behind the chilling whispers that haunt their every step. Lilac and Tarver may find a way off this planet. But they won’t be the same people who landed on it.

***

Initial Thoughts: I don't think I've ever read a book before with such an intricate plot line. The whole plot was played out so well that I could never guess or suspect what was going on and why, and how, and who and all those questions. This book definitely made it onto my favorites list!

The Characters: Lilac and Tarver are really the only characters. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe and she's sixteen (turns seventeen). She is a bit spoiled and used to nice, fancy stuff because of her upbringing but throughout the story she changes in a good way. Tarver is a "young war hero" and because of that he is a Major but he's only eighteen. Both characters are stubborn but they were funny too and really likable. But both develop and change to become better people who can trust each other and work together to help and care for each other and in the end - love each other.

The Story: The alternates POV between Lilac and Tarver. The book starts off with them being on a ship called the Icarus. The ship gets pulled out of hyperspace for some unknown reason. Tarver was with Lilac when this was happening and since Lilac had really good mechanic knowledge and knowledge of the ship, she knew how to escape - so they do. But fifty thousand other people don't. They crash on the planet that most likely pulled them out. This story is first and foremost a survival story, with the sci-fi and romance right behind it. A lot of the book is about them surviving and trying to find a way off the planet. This may sound boring but it wasn't at all - it is was oh-so good! But let me tell you, the sci-fi part was quite creepy but really well done. It was mysterious and scary. And I don't do well with scary things but I had to keep reading to find out. There was so much unknown that you had to keep guessing and never knew what guess was right! And then add in huge plot twists - you couldn't get a better story. It was fantastic how everything was put together and worked out in the end. 

The Romance: As I said this isn't the most important part of the book and happens after half-way through the book but it takes awhile for Lilac and Tarver to develop something besides anger and frustration for each other. But eventually it does and once it does, the two, in my opinion, are really sweet. Always trying to work and help the other person to make them happy and laugh and smile. The development between these two was spot on.

End Thoughts: What an amazing story and characters and plot. It was executed perfectly and a magnificent read. I most definitely recommend this book for anyone. 5 stars!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday - 2/19/14


Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine

The book I'm waiting for this week is called Seeress (Runes #3) by Ednah Walters because these books are amazing!

Summary: Raine Cooper is certain of two things: her love for Torin St. James and her destiny to be a powerful seeress. But when she starts having premonitions, they are unclear and disturbing. Worse, they involve Torin. Not sure what to do, she keeps quiet.
But when the visions are about her and another man, Raine realizes she needs to talk to someone. Just her luck two new students arrive at her school and they seem to have answers. When with them, her powers are enhanced and her visions become clear. There is only one problem: Torin does not want Raine to have anything to do with the two girls but he won't explain why.
Can their love survive the secrets they are keeping from each other?