Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week we are listing our Top Ten Series I Haven’t Finished (because either you didn’t like them, you just have procrastinated, etc.). Well, considering one of my biggest book problems is the fact that I am continually buying books that start new series when I already have multiple series on the go this list could be a lot bigger than it is. But, thankfully I only have to list the top ten and not all series I haven’t finished yet. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you makeRead 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? #2, 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: The Island Horse Author: Susan Hughes Page Count: 160 Publish Date: January 1, 2011 Publisher: Kids Can Press Synopsis: It’s the early half of the 19th century in coastal Nova Scotia, and almost-ten-year-old Ellie is adjusting to the recent death of her mother. But just when she finally begins to feel happy again, Ellie and her father move to remote Sable Island, a tiny, windblown crescent of grass and sand in the Atlantic. While her father works, Ellie explores the island, feeling alone and furious with her pa for making them leave their beloved home. Even meeting a spirited island girl named Sarah does littleRead More →

Title: Ironskin Author: Tina Connolly Series: Ironskin #1 Page Count: 304 Publish Date: October 2, 2012 Publisher: Tor Books Synopsis: Jane Eliot wears an iron mask. It’s the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin. When a carefully worded listing appears for a governess to assist with a “delicate situation”—a child born during the Great War—Jane is certain the child is fey-cursed, and that she can help. Teaching the unruly Dorie to suppress her curse is hard enough; she certainly didn’t expect to fall for the girl’s father,Read More →

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday we get a new topic to explore. This week we are listing our Top Ten Bookish People You Want To Meet. I’m sure that most readers will agree that the people we would love to meet the most are the authors of the books we love. Imagine all the questions you could ask about characters, plot, and world-building if you could sit down with your favorite author. Next, would be characters from our favorite books, because who wouldn’t want to hand out with them? And finally, we can’t forget about our fellowRead More →

The allure of a new book grabs most readers on a nearly daily basis. Oftentimes, we find our next read based on what others have been enjoying recently. The Assassin’s Curse came to my attention because so many other book bloggers were reading it and raving about how good it was. Not wanting to miss out on an amazing opportunity, I made sure to get my hands on a copy and see what all the fuss was about. It sounded like it would be right up my alley, there have been plenty of fantasy novels I have enjoyed and even more to be found onRead More →

Title: Amazing Grace Author: Eve Gabby Page Count: 212 Publish Date: February 1, 1998 Synopsis: His lady-killer smile challenged her to come and get him. . . . Max Ridell never started a fight he didn’t finish, but when Grace O’Malley arrested him for defending himself against the town bully, he knew his visit to Hell, Texas, was sure to be interesting! Intrigued by the blue-eyed stranger with the bad-boy looks, Grace couldn’t resist checking him out . . . and keeping him under surveillance. Could this rogue of a Texas Ranger lasso a lady whose angel’s kiss would charm the devil himself? As hotRead More →

Title: Oregon Outback Author: Elizabeth Goddard Series: Oregon Outback #1-4 Page Count: 352 Publish Date: July 1, 2012 Publisher: Barbour Publishing Synopsis: The harsh, yet peaceful Oregon Outback molds the lives of four rugged brothers who stumble into love. FBI agent Jonas Love has brought trouble back home, endangering his life and that of an old flame. Cattle rancher Carver Love finds himself falling for the sheriff in the midst of chasing down modern-day rustlers. Thrill-seeker Lucas Love fears nothing—until he meets a beautiful bookkeeper. Justin Love is trailing a fugitive who’s heading too close to home—and one particular lodge keeper. How will God protect theseRead More →

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 →