River Marked by Patricia BriggsPublisher: Ace (Penguin Imprint)Release Date: March 1, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved itCover Rating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved it Summary From Good Reads: Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She’s never known any others of her kind. Until now. An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River-one that her father’s people may know something about. And… Read more »
Follow my book blog Friday is a weekly meme where you go around and meet other bloggers and follow each other, hosted by Parajunkee’s View. This weeks question is: “How did you come up with your blog name?” Well, my username for the website MyAnimeList had been starrysky for most of the last year, and I figured I’d just use it for my blog name as well. I like the image of a sky filled with stars. Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Crazy for Books, a way to find new bloggers and friends, get to know each other! Here’s… Read more »
The Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop is being hosted by I am a reader, not a writer. A huge hop where you just go from blog to blog entering fantastic giveaways!The only rule for this giveaway is that you must be a follower. You can gain one extra entry for tweeting or posting about my giveaway. Now, on to the prize!One lucky winner will get The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade, as well as one book of your choice. Both will be from Book Depository, so if they ship to your country, definitely enter! The Blog hop runs from… Read more »
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! Entwined by Heather DixonMarch 29, 2011 by Greenwillow Books Summary from Good Reads: Azalea is trapped. Just when she should feel that everything is before her . . . beautiful gowns, dashing suitors, balls filled with dancing . . . it’s taken away. All of it. The Keeper understands. He’s trapped, too, held for centuries within the walls of the palace. And so he extends an invitation. Every night, Azalea and her eleven sisters may… Read more »
Miles From Ordinary by Carol Lynch WilliamsPublisher: St. Martin’s GriffinRelease Date: March 15, 2011Source: ARC from publisherRating: 5/5 stars – StunningPurchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from Good ReadsThirteen-year-old Lacey wakes to a beautiful summer morning excited to begin her new job at the library, just as her mother is supposed to start work at the grocery store. Lacey hopes that her mother’s ghosts have finally been laid to rest; after all, she seems so much better these days, and they really do need the money. But as the hours tick by and memories come flooding back, a day full of hope spins terrifyingly out of control…. My thoughts on Miles From… Read more »
Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Should Be Reading, a weekly meme where you post two sentences from your current read, as long as they are not spoilers. So let’s get started! “Whenever I thought I’d finally catch him, he’d accelerate and leap ahead a few feet, causing me to chase after him again. I felt like he was playing a game with me.” From page 78 of Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck What was your pick for Teaser Tuesday? Let me know!
In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren, showcasing what you received in the mail, bought, or borrowed from friends or the library for that week. So here’s what I got this week! All links lead you to their Good Reads page. BOUGHT: Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton The Dark Divine by Bree Despain FOR REVIEW:Richer by Jean Blasiar BOUGHT: Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb NETGALLEY: The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter (Release date: 04/19/11) A Long, Long Sleep… Read more »
Follow my book blog Friday is a weekly meme where you go around and meet other bloggers and follow each other, hosted by Parajunkee’s View. This weeks question is: Q. Just like Ashley said (love it) “Ashley the girl…” who are You the Boy/Girl, instead of You the Blogger? I’m Chelsey, the girl. Working full time at the moment, but I plan to go back and finish school, in accounting. The set rules fit my nature so well, and will give me an outlet for any OCD tendencies I have. 🙂 Obviously I love reading, otherwise I wouldn’t be doing… Read more »
And we have our winner! Congratulations to Maddie McPhail! I will be sending out the book tomorrow, I hope you enjoy it! My review will be up in a few days, so keep an eye out for that.
Twilight’s Dawn by Anne BishopPublisher: RoC (Penguin)Release Date: March 1, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved it.Cover Rating: 3/5 – It’s good.Purchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from the author’s website:New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s “darkly fascinating”* Black Jewel novels have enthralled readers and critics alike with their mixture of fantasy, intrigue, and romance. Now in Twilight’s Dawn, Bishop returns to the Blood realm with four all-new captivating novellas. Winsol Gifts Daemon, the Black Jeweled Warlord Prince of Dhemlan, is settling into his first year of married life with his Witch Queen Jaenelle. But as the thirteen-day celebration of Winsol draws… Read more »