Title: Skin Author: Mickey Spillane Page Count: 36 Publish Date: July 17, 2012 Publisher: Dutton Synopsis: A beautiful reporter. A secret ritual in a graveyard. A disembodied hand on the side of the road. Mike Hammer returns in one of the most shocking cases of his storied career. Private Investigator Mike Hammer may be getting older, but he hasn’t lost his step. So when he spots a brutally destroyed corpse on the side of the road in upstate New York, unrecognizable as human except for the disembodied hand lying next to it, there’s no question of him not taking the case. Especially when Melodie Anderson,Read More →

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. The purpose is to discuss books we can’t wait to get our hands on. As readers, there are always books that we want to read that haven’t been released yet. Whether they are sequels to much-loved books or debut novels we are excited to add to our TBR and read, there is always something shiny and new on the horizon. Today is Waiting On Wednesday #1, my first time joining in on sharing what I am looking forward to next. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that shouldRead More →

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…who knows, you might discover that next “must-read” book! This week, in It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #1, I’ll be going over what I recently read from my TBR and my reading plans for the week ahead. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after followingRead More →

Title: Bloodmaiden Author: Christine Schulze Series: The Amielian Legends #4 Page Count: 196 Publish Date: April 1, 2010 Synopsis: Four dragon dynasties. One terrible tradition. The young couple who fights to reunite dragons and humans in harmony to end that dark tradition forever. For Crisilin, the idea of humans and dragons living in harmony with one another is nothing more than a distant dream, especially once she’s forced to participate in Tynan’s annual ritual. Only one Quelda is chosen every year, which might sound like an honor. In reality, it’s a fate worse than death. The other three dragon dynasties of Sulaimon desire a peaceful tributeRead More →

Title: If You Ask Me (And of Course, You Won’t) Author: Betty White Page Count: 273 Publish Date: May 3, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Synopsis: It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White’s wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, romantic love, aging, television, fans, love for animals, and the brave new world of celebrity. If You Ask Me mixes her thoughtful observations with humorous stories from a seven-decade career in Hollywood. Longtime fans and new fans alike will relish Betty’sRead More →

Title: Grasping At Eternity Author: Karen Amanda Hooper Series: The Kindrily #1 Page Count: 366 Publish Date: July 15, 2012 Publisher: Starry Sky Publishing Synopsis: He has loved her for eternity, but she chose to forget their lifetimes of history together. Before entering this life, Maryah did the unthinkable—she erased. Now, at seventeen years old, she’s clueless that her new adoptive family has known her for centuries, that they are perpetually reincarnated souls, and that they have supernatural abilities. Oh, and she’s supposed to love (not despise) Nathan, the green-eyed daredevil who saved her life. Nathan is convinced his family’s plan to spark Maryah’s memory isRead More →

Title: Kushiel’s Dart Author: Jacqueline Carey Series: Kushiel’s Legacy: Phedre Trilogy Book #1 Page Count: 672 Publish Date: June 23, 2001 Publisher: Tor Synopsis: A nation born of angels, vast and intricate and surrounded by danger… a woman born to servitude, unknowingly given access to the secrets of the realm… Born with a scarlet mote in her left eye, Phédre nó Delaunay is sold into indentured servitude as a child. When her bond is purchased by an enigmatic nobleman, she is trained in history, theology, politics, foreign languages, the arts of pleasure. And above all, the ability to observe, remember, and analyze. Exquisite courtesan, aRead More →

Title: The Book of Deacon Author: Joseph R. Lallo Series: The Book of Deacon #1 Page Count: 323 Publish Date: January 28, 2010 Synopsis: Myranda Celeste’s world has been built on a legacy of bloodshed. For more than a century, her homeland the Northern Alliance has fought the Kingdom of Tressor in what has come to be known as the Perpetual War. While her people look upon the conflict with reverence, Myranda’s hate for the war has made her an outcast. When she finds a precious sword among the equipment of a fallen warrior, she believes her luck may have changed. Little does she imagineRead More →