Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WoW #179: Zombie Abbey by Lauren Baratz-Logsted


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Zombie Abbey by Lauren Baratz-LogstedZombie Abbey
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
April 3, 2018
300 pages

Goodreads      Indigo

Goodreads Summary:
1920, England

And the three teenage Clarke sisters thought what they’d wear to dinner was their biggest problem…

Lady Kate, the entitled eldest.
Lady Grace, lost in the middle and wishing she were braver.
Lady Lizzy, so endlessly sunny, it’s easy to underestimate her.

Then there’s Will Harvey, the proud, to-die-for—and possibly die with!—stable boy; Daniel Murray, the resourceful second footman with a secret; Raymond Allen, the unfortunate-looking young duke; and Fanny Rogers, the unsinkable kitchen maid.

Upstairs! Downstairs! Toss in some farmers and villagers!

None of them ever expected to work together for any reason.

But none of them had ever seen anything like this.

 
This book caught my attention at the Raincoast Books preview event earlier this year! It just sounds like load of fun XD

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, December 11, 2017

Review: Twisted Truths (Blood Brothers #3) by Rebecca Zanetti


Twisted Truths by Rebecca ZanettiTwisted Truths
(Blood Brothers #3)
by Rebecca Zanetti
November 14, 2017
432 pages

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Goodreads Summary:
Full of intrigue and turns you won't see coming, TWISTED TRUTHS is New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti at her suspenseful best.
You can't escape the past . . .


Noni is desperate. Her infant niece has been kidnapped, and the only person who can save her is a private detective with too many secrets to count--and more enemies than he can name. A man who walked away from Noni without any warning a year ago, a man who broke her heart. But with Talia's life on the line, Noni needs his help now more than ever--and this time, she won't take no for an answer . . .

The moment Denver Jones sees Noni, the memories come rushing back. The fire in her eyes. The determination in her voice. The danger of having her in his life. Denver had to push her away once, but now with vicious criminals threatening Noni and her niece, he'll do whatever it takes to protect them. But enemies from his past are circling, and they'll use anything--and anyone--to get to Denver.

With twists and turns that will blow you away, TWISTED TRUTHS is sexy, action-packed suspense at its very best from New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti.

 

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #171


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My Black Friday haul from BookOutlet finally arrived! Some of the books weren't in the best of shapes which was a little disappointing but I'm still really happy with what I managed to snatch up :)

Pickles and our BookOutlet haul.
 
This was an unexpected surprise from Tor Teen, thank you~ I actually have read the two previous books in the series so I might give this one a try!
 
Ripple with Seriously Hexed.

What did you add to your shelves this week?
 

Thursday, December 7, 2017

2017 Debut Authors Bash - Interview and Giveaway: Tracey Neithercott of Gray Wolf Island


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Hello everyone! I'm so excited to welcome author Tracey Neithercott to the blog today to talk about her debut novel, Gray Wolf Island! Check out Tracey's very thoughtful answers to our interview and don't forget to enter for a chance to win a copy of her book!
 
 
Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott
Gray Wolf Island
by Tracey Neithercott
October 10, 2017
336 pages

Goodreads     Indigo
 
Goodreads Summary:
Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island.

With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, Ruby reluctantly allows some friends to join her on the hunt, each of whom is touched by magic: a boy allegedly born to a virgin, a girl who never sleeps, a boy who can foresee his own death, and a boy with deep ties to the island. Each of them is also keeping a secret—something they’ll have to reveal in order to reach the treasure.

As the secrets come to light, Ruby will have to decide: Can she make peace with her friends’ troubled pasts and continue to trust them? Can she forgive herself for doing the unspeakable? Deep in the wilderness of Gray Wolf Island, Ruby’s choices will determine if they make it out with the treasure—or merely with their lives.

From debut author Tracey Neithercott comes a darkly compelling tale of profound friendship, adventure, and finding the strength to tell the truth.

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

WoW #178: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young


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Sky in the Deep by Adrienne YoungSky in the Deep
by Adrienne Young
April 24, 2018
352 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Seventeen-year-old Eelyn’s world is war. Raised to fight alongside her Aska clansmen in a generations-old blood feud against the Riki, her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago.

Faced with her brother's betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki if she wants to make it back to the fjord after the thaw. But when she begins to see herself in the people she's been taught to hate, the world Eelyn once knew begins to crumble. And after the village is raided by a ruthless clan many believe to be a myth, Eelyn is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend who has tried more than once to kill her. Together, they must end the blood feud between their clans or watch their people be slaughtered.

A lush, Viking-age inspired fantasy about loyalty, forgiveness, and the definition of family.

 
Look at that killer cover! I read a teaser of this one and it was promising and I have a friend who's already read it and says it's super good. I can't wait!

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, December 4, 2017

DNF Review: Zero Repeat Forever (The Nahx Invasions #1) by Gabrielle Prendergast


Zero Repeat Forever by Gabrielle Prendergast
Zero Repeat Forever
(The Nahx Invasions #1)
by Gabrielle Prendergast
August 29, 2017
496 pages


Goodreads Summary:
He has no voice, or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’t know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.

Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall.

His job is to protect his Offside. Let her do the shooting.

Until a human kills her…

Sixteen year-old Raven is at summer camp when the terrifying armored Nahx invade, annihilating entire cities, taking control of the Earth. Isolated in the wilderness, Raven and her friends have only a fragment of instruction from the human resistance.

Shelter in place.

Which seems like good advice at first. Stay put. Await rescue. Raven doesn’t like feeling helpless but what choice does she have?

Then a Nahx kills her boyfriend.

Thrown together in a violent, unfamiliar world, Eighth and Raven should feel only hate and fear. But when Raven is injured, and Eighth deserts his unit, their survival comes to depend on trusting each other…

 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #170


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The last of my birthday bookmail came from a friend who knows I love reading~ He got two books off my Amazon wishlist and I couldn't be more excited :D

Pickles with Into the Bright Unknown and Song of the Current. 
 
Kids Can Press surprised me with a package of their 2018 upcoming titles! Thank you! They all sound wonderful!
 
Ripple with Someday, Somewhere, Rebel with a Cupcake, Whisper and Summer Constellations.
 
What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, December 1, 2017

Review: Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills


Foolish Hearts by Emma MillsFoolish Hearts
by Emma Mills
December 5, 2017
320 pages


Goodreads Summary:
A contemporary novel about a girl whose high school production of A Midsummer Night's Dream leads her to new friends—and maybe even new love.

The day of the last party of the summer, Claudia overhears a conversation she wasn't supposed to. Now on the wrong side of one of the meanest girls in school, Claudia doesn't know what to expect when the two are paired up to write a paper—let alone when they're both forced to try out for the school production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

But mandatory participation has its upsides—namely, an unexpected friendship, a boy band obsession, and a guy with the best dimpled smile Claudia's ever seen. As Claudia's world starts to expand, she finds that maybe there are some things worth sticking her neck out for.

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

WoW #177: Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson


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Undead Girl Gang by Lily AndersonUndead Girl Gang
by Lily Anderson
May 8, 2018
272 pages

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Goodreads Summary:
Mila Flores and her best friend Riley have always been inseparable. There's not much excitement in their small town of Cross Creek, so Mila and Riley make their own fun, devoting most of their time to Riley's favorite activity: amateur witchcraft.

So when Riley and two Fairmont Academy mean girls die under suspicious circumstances, Mila refuses to believe everyone's explanation that her BFF was involved in a suicide pact. Instead, armed with a tube of lip gloss and an ancient grimoire, Mila does the unthinkable to uncover the truth: she brings the girls back to life.

Unfortunately, Riley, June, and Dayton have no recollection of their murders, but they do have unfinished business to attend to. Now, with only seven days until the spell wears off and the girls return to their graves, Mila must wrangle the distracted group of undead teens and work fast to discover their murderer...before the killer strikes again.

 
This sounds wicked and fun!

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, November 27, 2017

Book Blitz - Excerpt & Giveaway: Bad Princess by Julianna Keyes


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Bad Princess by Julianna KeyesBad Princess
by Julianna Keyes
November 27, 2017
124 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Notorious for leaping off roofs, maiming foreign royals, and that twerking incident, Brinley Cantrella of Estau is nobody’s definition of a good princess. She’s fearless and bold, not good and gracious. And after a lifetime of being told she’s unfit to be queen, wearing the crown and helping to usher Estau into a new era is the one dream she’s never dared chase.

But when her older sister abdicates the throne, all Brinley has to do to inherit the role is not twerk, not maim anybody, and definitely not get caught fooling around topless with Prince Finn, her childhood crush, the only man she’s ever loved…and her sister’s former future husband.

Finn embodies the definition of good. Tall and handsome, serious and honorable, he always does the right thing—including agreeing to marry his ex’s sister to cover up this latest scandal. Brinley has fallen down stairs, broken teeth and broken bones, but this is the first time her heart has ever been broken. She now has the crown and the prince, and on the surface, life is good—but is being married to a man everyone swears could never love her back good enough?

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #169


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As a huge ADSOM fan the Collector's Edition was a must-have!! I also received some super exciting mail from HBG Canada, thank you so much~

Pickles with The Cruel Prince, Gunslinger Girl and A Darker Shade of Magic Exclusive Collector's Edition.Ripple with Most of All You and Twisted Truths.

What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, November 24, 2017

Review: Sweet Little Lies (Heartbreaker Bay #1) by Jill Shalvis


Sweet Little Lies by Jill ShalvisSweet Little Lies
(Heartbreaker Bay #1)
by Jill Shalvis
June 28, 2016
352 pages

Goodreads     Indigo

Goodreads Summary:
Choose the one guy you can’t have . . .As captain of a San Francisco Bay tour boat, Pru can handle rough seas—the hard part is life on dry land. Pru loves her new apartment and her neighbors; problem is, she’s in danger of stumbling into love with Mr. Right for Anybody But Her.

Fall for him—hard . . .

Pub owner Finn O’Riley is six-foot-plus of hard-working hottie who always makes time for his friends. When Pru becomes one of them, she discovers how amazing it feels to be on the receiving end of that deep green gaze. But when a freak accident involving darts (don’t ask) leads to shirtless first aid, things rush way past the friend zone. Fast.

And then tell him the truth.

Pru only wants Finn to be happy; it’s what she wishes for at the historic fountain that’s supposed to grant her heart’s desire. But wanting him for herself is a different story—because Pru’s been keeping a secret that could change everything. . . .

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

WoW #176: Game of Secrets by Kim Foster


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Game of Secrets by Kim FosterGame of Secrets
by Kim Foster
February 6, 2018
336 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Felicity Cole sells flowers in the streets of Victorian London to feed herself and her young brother. But she has a close-guarded secret―her brother is a Tainted, born with special abilities that society fears and a shadowy organization called the Hunstsman scours the country to eliminate. When Felicity becomes the target of one of these individuals, she discovers something horrible: she’s Tainted, too.

Rescued by a mysterious gentleman on the eve of execution, she's whisked away to a school funded by Queen Victoria, established to train selected Tainted into assassins in service of the crown.

Struggling to harness her incredible strength, speed, and agility, and despised by her classmates, all she wants is to use her new position to find a cure so she can be normal and reunited with her brother.

But with the Golden Jubilee fast approaching and the discovery that there’s a traitor in their midst, she has no choice but to embrace the one thing she’s been fighting all along.


Yesssss please! Loveee the sound of this one!

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, November 20, 2017

Review: Bad Princess by Julianna Keyes


Bad Princess by Julianna KeyesBad Princess
by Julianna Keyes
November 27, 2017
124 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Notorious for leaping off roofs, maiming foreign royals, and that twerking incident, Brinley Cantrella of Estau is nobody’s definition of a good princess. She’s fearless and bold, not good and gracious. And after a lifetime of being told she’s unfit to be queen, wearing the crown and helping to usher Estau into a new era is the one dream she’s never dared chase.

But when her older sister abdicates the throne, all Brinley has to do to inherit the role is not twerk, not maim anybody, and definitely not get caught fooling around topless with Prince Finn, her childhood crush, the only man she’s ever loved…and her sister’s former future husband.

Finn embodies the definition of good. Tall and handsome, serious and honorable, he always does the right thing—including agreeing to marry his ex’s sister to cover up this latest scandal. Brinley has fallen down stairs, broken teeth and broken bones, but this is the first time her heart has ever been broken. She now has the crown and the prince, and on the surface, life is good—but is being married to a man everyone swears could never love her back good enough?

 

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #168


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This week in bookmail I bought the All Souls Trilogy for myself as a birthday present~ The hardcovers are prettier than I imagined! Then I received some review books from PRH Canada and HCCFrenzy, thank you so much!

Pickles with the All Souls Trilogy, Need to Know, Love Life and the List and Everless.

What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, November 17, 2017

Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta


Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Jellicoe Road
by Melina Marchetta
August 26, 2008
416 pages


Goodreads Summary:
In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions.

At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WoW #175: Love, Life and the List by Kasie West


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Love, Life and the List by Kasie WestLove, Life and the List
by Kasie West
March 27, 2018
384 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Seventeen-year-old Abby Turner’s summer isn’t going the way she’d planned. She has a not-so-secret but definitely unrequited crush on her best friend, Cooper. She hasn’t been able to manage her mother’s growing issues with anxiety. And now she’s been rejected from an art show because her work “has no heart.” So when she gets another opportunity to show her paintings Abby isn’t going to take any chances.

Which is where the list comes in.

Abby gives herself one month to do ten things, ranging from face a fear (#3) to learn a stranger’s story (#5) to fall in love (#8). She knows that if she can complete the list she’ll become the kind of artist she’s always dreamed of being. But as the deadline approaches, Abby realizes that getting through the list isn’t as straightforward as it seems… and that maybe—just maybe—she can’t change her art if she isn’t first willing to change herself.

This is the first in a set of three standalone books with crossover characters.


Two words: KASIE WEST! That is all lol XD

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, November 13, 2017

Review: My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff


My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff
My New Crush Gave to Me
by Shani Petroff
October 31, 2017
224 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Charlotte Charlie Donovan knows exactly what she wants for Christmas: Teo Ortiz. He s the school s star athlete, in the National Honor Society, invited to every party, contributes to the school paper (where Charlie is co-editor), and is about to be featured as One to Watch in a teen magazine basically, he's exactly the type of guy Charlie s meant to be with. The only problem he barely knows she exists.

But Charlie is determined to be Teo's date to the Christmas ball. And she has a plan: To rig the paper s Secret Santa so that she can win his heart with five perfect gifts. But to do that she needs help. Enter J.D. Ortiz Teo s cousin, and possibly the most annoying person on the planet. He s easy going, laid back, unorganized, spontaneous, and makes a joke out of everything the exact opposite of Charlie (and Teo). But he s willing to provide insight into what Teo wants, so she s stuck with him.

Yet, the more time Charlie spends with J.D., the more she starts to wonder: Does she really know what, or rather who, she wants for Christmas?

 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #167


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I attended a Simon and Schuster Canada event a few weeks ago and had the chance to meet author S.K. Ali! Her and her husband were super nice and I got a signed copy of Saints and Misfits! Then Tor sent me a copy of Steal the Stars, thank you!

Ripple with Saints and Misfits and Steal the Stars.
 
I actually got some belated birthday bookmail recently and I think I'll share those throughout this month. First up below is this super amazing bundle of books from a dear friend: a signed and personalized copy of ACOWAR (I just can't resist showing it off) and Daughter of the Burning City, a signed arc of The Cruel Prince and arcs of American Panda and The Iron Trial (because I'm a huge Cassandra Clare fan). Thank you so much Kim for all your thoughtfulness. I seriously could cry <3 
 
Daughter of the Burning City, The Cruel Prince, American Panda and The Iron Trial.  A Court of Wings and Ruins signed and personalized!
 
What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, November 10, 2017

Blog Tour - Excerpt & Review: Renegades (Renegades #1) by Marissa Meyer


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Hi everyone! Today on the blog I have for you an exclusive excerpt of Marissa Meyer's newest book Renegades along with my review of the book. I'm super excited to have been asked to join the blog tour! Thank you so much to Raincoast Books for the invitation!


Renegades by Marissa Meyer
Renegades
(Renegades #1)
by Marissa Meyer
November 7, 2017
576 pages

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Goodreads Summary:
Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew.

Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice—and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WoW #174: A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole


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A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. ColeA Conspiracy of Stars
by Olivia A. Cole
January 2, 2018
432 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Octavia has only ever had one goal: to follow in the footsteps of her parents and become a prestigious whitecoat, one of the scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv. The secrets of the jungle’s exotic plants and animals are protected fiercely in the labs by the Council of N’Terra, so when the rules suddenly change, allowing students inside, Octavia should be overjoyed.

But something isn’t right. The newly elected leader of the Council has some extremist views about the way he believes N’Terra should be run, and he’s influencing others to follow him. When Octavia witnesses one of the Faloii—the indigenous people of Faloiv—attacked in front of her in the dark of night, she knows the Council is hiding something. They are living in separate worlds on a shared planet, and their fragile peace may soon turn into an all-out war.

With the help of Rondo, a quiet boy in class with a skill for hacking, and her inquisitive best friend, Alma, Octavia is set on a collision course to discover the secrets behind the history she’s been taught, the science she’s lived by, and the truth about her family
.

 
I love the sound of this book, can't wait to read it!

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, November 6, 2017

Review: The Winner's Kiss (The Winner's Trilogy #3) by Marie Rutkoski


*Review contains mild spoilers of the previous books in the trilogy.

The Winner's Kiss by Marie RutkoskiThe Winner's Kiss
(The Winner's Trilogy #3)
by Marie Rutkoski
March 29, 2016
484 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Some kisses come at a price.

War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of innocent people—and certainly more than she did for him.

At least, that’s what he thinks.

In the frozen north, Kestrel is a prisoner in a brutal work camp. As she searches desperately for a way to escape, she wishes Arin could know what she sacrificed for him. She wishes she could make the empire pay for what they’ve done to her.

But no one gets what they want just by wishing.

As the war intensifies, both Kestrel and Arin discover that the world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and they are caught in between. With so much to lose, can anybody really win?


Saturday, November 4, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #166


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After waiting more than 2 months for these books and almost giving up they finally arrived! Apparently Canada Post has been seeing a huge volume of incoming mail from the UK... I'm just so glad my books made it safely! They are giveaway wins from Tammy @ Books, Bones & Buffy and Miss Becky @ Stories & Sweeties. Thank you so much ladies <3

Pickles with Heartstone and Reunited.

And Thomas Allen & Son sent us some fun bookmail. Thank you so much!

Ripple with All the Wind in the World, Spliced and Brooding YA Hero.
 
What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, November 3, 2017

Book Spotlight: The Dog by Helen Mixter and Margarita Sada (Illustrations)


Hi everyone! Today I am teaming up with Canucks Place Children's Hospice to introduce the picture book. The Dog, inspired by their very own therapy dog, Poppy! It's an adorable book and I just have to share a few pages from it!

 
The Dog by Helen Mixter and Margarita Sad (Illustrations)
The Dog
by Helen Mixter and Margarita Sada (Illustrations)
November 4, 2017
24 pages


Goodreads Summary:
A testament to the comforting power of an animal's love.

The uncomplicated love and dedication of a dog can make anyone feel better- particularly a child who is small and vulnerable. Through beautiful, simple illustrations and words, The Dog shows how one animal helps a young boy who is ill. She is his comfort, his companion, and his friend; when he's unhappy, she places her paw on his hand to show him she's there.

The Dog is a story for young children, and for anyone who has ever owned a pet. But most of all, it shows how important animal companionship is for children. The warmth of animal friends helps make life worth living, especially when times are tough.

When I felt shy...

When I felt bad...
 
Such heartwarming words and illustrations! Grab a copy of the book and support a great cause :D
 
*I received finished copies from Canucks Place Children's Hospice to share with others. All opinion are my own and not affected in any way.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

WoW #173: More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer


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More Than We Can Tell by Brigid KemmererMore Than We Can Tell
by Brigid Kemmerer
March 6, 2018
304 pages


Goodreads Summary:
From the author of Letters to the Lost comes a heart-wrenching story of two teens with big secrets and a love that could set them free.

Rev Fletcher is battling the demons of his past. But with loving adoptive parents by his side, he’s managed to keep them at bay...until he gets a letter from his abusive father and the trauma of his childhood comes hurtling back.

Emma Blue spends her time perfecting the computer game she built from scratch, rather than facing her parents’ crumbling marriage. She can solve any problem with the right code, but when an online troll’s harassment escalates, she’s truly afraid.

When Rev and Emma meet, they both long to lift the burden of their secrets and bond instantly over their shared turmoil. But when their situations turn dangerous, their trust in each other will be tested in ways they never expected. This must-read story will once again have readers falling for Brigid Kemmerer’s emotional storytelling.

 
After reading Letters to the Lost and meeting Rev, I'm more than interested and invested in getting his story.

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, October 30, 2017

Review: Hideaway (Devil's Night #2) by Penelope Douglas

 
Hideaway by Penelope Douglas
Hideaway
(Devil's Night #2)
by Penelope Douglas
October 2, 2017
466 pages


Goodreads Summary:
DEVIL'S NIGHT is returning! Hiding places, chases, and all the games are back...

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Buried in the shadows of the city, there’s a hotel called The Pope. Ailing, empty, and dark—it sits abandoned and surrounded by a forgotten mystery.

But you think it’s true, don’t you, Kai Mori? The story about the hidden twelfth floor. The mystery of the dark guest who never checked in and never checks out. You think I can help you find that secret hideaway and get to him, don’t you?

You and your friends can try to scare me. You can try to push me. Because even though I struggle to hide everything I feel when you look at me—and have ever since I was a girl—I think maybe what you seek is so much closer than you’ll ever realize.

I will never betray him.

So sit tight.

On Devil’s Night, the hunt will be coming to you.

KAI

You have no idea what I seek, Little One. You don’t know what I had to become to survive three years in prison for a crime I would gladly commit again.

No one can know what I’ve turned into.

I want that hotel, I want to find him, and I want this over.

I want my life back.

But the more I’m around you, the more I realize this new me is exactly who I was meant to be.

So come on, kid. Don’t chicken out. My house is on the hill. So many ways in, and good luck finding your way out.

I’ve seen your hideaway. Time to see mine.


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