Posts By: Chelsey C.

Review: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

Review: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

June 14, 2012 2012, Dial Books, Kristin Cashore, review, third in a series, young adult 2

Bitterblue by Kristin CashorePublisher: DialRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Graceling Realm I’m not gonna lie, it’s been a few years since I read either Graceling or Fire. And since I have so many books I want to read, re-reading books is no longer a priority when new sequels come out, unfortunately. Maybe if I had reread Graceling, and even… Read more »

On being sick

June 12, 2012 blog news 0

Sorry for the lack of posts the last few days guys, I’ve been sick and not feeling up to much. I actually had to leave work early yesterday and call in today. I hope to get back at this soon though. See you all in a few days!

Waiting on Wednesday {24} A Fractured Light

Waiting on Wednesday {24} A Fractured Light

June 6, 2012 waiting on wednesday 2

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine, showcasing an upcoming release that you’re looking forward to. Here’s mine for this week! Link leads to its Good Reads page. I haven’t done one of these since January! I thought it was about time I did one, since I definitely have books I’m waiting for. Like this… Read more »

Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

June 4, 2012 2012, first in a series, historical fiction, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, review, Robin LeFevers, young adult 3

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFeversPublisher: Houghton Mifflin HarcourtRelease date: April 3, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: His Fair Assassin #1 Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god… Read more »

My Book Haul for the Week!

My Book Haul for the Week!

June 3, 2012 book haul, in my mailbox 7

I usually get this out on Saturday’s, but after that What’s Next post, since Grave Mercy had the most votes I started it Friday and really got into it yesterday. When I got home from work I pretty much did nothing but read until it was time for bed. I’m hoping to finish today and post my review tomorrow. Bitterblue… Read more »

What’s Next…

What’s Next…

May 31, 2012 what's next 13

This is a new weekly feature from Icey Books, where we list 3-5 books we’ve been wanting to read, but can’t decide on. Then you guys vote on which book looks most interesting, and I’ll end up reading whichever book has the most votes. I think this’ll be great, because I know lately I’ve had some trouble deciding to what… Read more »

Review: Destined by Aprilynne Pike

Review: Destined by Aprilynne Pike

May 27, 2012 2012, Aprilynne Pike, fourth in a series, Harper Teen, review, young adult 1

Destined by Aprilynne PikePublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: Publisher for an honest reviewSeries: Wings #4 (final book) Tamani looked at her gravely, and reached up to tuck her hair behind her ear.He hesitated for an instant, then his hands found the sides of her face, pulling her to him. He didn’t kiss her, just held her face close… Read more »

Book Haul for the Week!

Book Haul for the Week!

May 27, 2012 book haul, in my mailbox 8

I got a lot of great books I’m excited for this week! A few period books, two that remind me somewhat of Downton Abbey (Yay!), and then Gilt, with Henry VIII. I really need to cut back though on the book buying for a while… especially since I have to go to the dentist here soon. bought To Marry an… Read more »

Review: Wrecked by Anna Davies

Review: Wrecked by Anna Davies

May 24, 2012 2012, Anna Davies, review, Simon and Schuster, stand alone, young adult 2

Wrecked by Anna DaviesPublisher: Simon & SchusterRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: Purchased Secrets of the sea have never been sexier than this.Ever since the death of her parents, Miranda has lived on Whym Island, taking comfort in the local folklore, which claims a mysterious sea witch controls the fate of all on the island and in its surrounding waters. Sometimes… Read more »