Summary The world of magick and the world of man have long been estranged from one another. But some can walk between the two—including Breen Siobhan Kelly. She has just returned to Talamh, with her friend, Marco, who’s dazzled and disoriented by this realm—a place filled with dragons and faeries and mermaids (but no WiFi,… Continue reading Review: The Becoming
Crush the King by Jennifer Estep
Queen Evie has been playing the long game with the King's sister, a sister who he doesn't acknowledge and isn't even really considered a royal because she is a bastard. The conclusion to this long game, is one I saw as a possibility and I think Evie even mentions it a few times in the books, but the way it played out was, mwah, fantisimo!
Lirael by Garth Nix
Lirael was honestly quite hard to get through. I started reading the ebook from my library, then later, because it was taking me so long to read and I'd already renewed it twice, I switched over to the audiobook which I got from Scribd. This made it a little easier, as I then listened on my car rides to and from work.
A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab
fter finishing A Gathering of Shadows, book 2 of the Shades of Magic series, I couldn't wait to start A Conjuring of Light. The cliffhanger the book ends on is one leaving you going "nooo!" I was very happy I was able to work this into my Book Junkie Trials TBR.
Tome Topple Round 8 TBR
Well, round 8 of the Tome Topple readathon created by Same from Thoughts on Tomes starts today and goes until Friday, April 26. I've picked 3 books, which I think is ambitious.
Mage Strike by R.K. Thorne
There was a lot going on here. In the first book, Miara and Prince Aven were heading back to Aven's home. In this book they make it. But Miara is a commoner, and worse, she is a mage. Mages are not trusted, and Aven's father, the King, has issue with her. He would prefer if his son fell in love with someone else.
Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean
Title: Empress of all Seasons Author: Emiko Jean Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover - borrowed from local library Summary: Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible… Continue reading Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean
Dark Intent by A.B. Endacott
Title: Dark Intent (Legends of the Godkissed Continent book 4) Author: A.B. Endacott Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Format: eARC - Electronic Advanced Reader Copy *I received an advanced copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Summary: "You can either live in the world that surrounds you, or you can fight for… Continue reading Dark Intent by A.B. Endacott
Kingdoms and Chaos by Kel Kade
Title: Kingdoms and Chaos (Book 4: Kings Dark Tidings) Author: Kel Kade Publisher: Dark Rover Publishing LLC I found Kel Kade and his King's Dark Tidings series earlier this year and could not stop! This series just carried me away. So when I learned the fourth book was being released in September I pre-ordered it and got… Continue reading Kingdoms and Chaos by Kel Kade
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Title: Cress (book 3 - The Lunar Chronicles) Author: Marissa Meyer Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners Cress by Marissa Meyer is a Rapunzel retelling. Cress is stuck on a satellite serving Queen Levana's goals. She has nothing but her netscreens and a robot she has programmed for company. Cinder and her friends embark on a rescue of Cress… Continue reading Cress by Marissa Meyer