Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Teaser Tuesday #82: The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson

Teaser Tuesday
is a weekly bookish meme hosted bkk MizB @ Should Be Reading, where you share one to two teasers from your current book. Sound like something your interested in?

Then do the following:

Grab your current read. Open to a random page

Share 2 "Teaser" Sentences from somewhere on that page.

BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!

Share the author & Title too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR list if they like your Teaser!

Hey Guys,
I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday? 

Mine was awesome, and so much fun! Anyways, check out this weeks TT and let me know what you think in the comment section. Be sure to link me up to your TT or weekly memo so I can come visit you.

Here's My #82nd Teaser Tuesday From THE CROWN OF EMBERS!

The Crown of Embers

In the sequel to the acclaimed The Girl of Fire and Thorns, a seventeen-year-old princess turned war queen faces sorcery, adventure, untold power, and romance as she fulfills her epic destiny.

Elisa is the hero of her country.

She led her people to victory against a terrifying enemy, and now she is their queen. But she is only seventeen years old. Her rivals may have simply retreated, choosing stealth over battle. And no one within her court trusts her-except Hector, the commander of the royal guard, and her companions. As the country begins to crumble beneath her and her enemies emerge from the shadows, Elisa will take another journey. With a one-eyed warrior, a loyal friend, an enemy defector, and the man she is falling in love with, Elisa crosses the ocean in search of the perilous, uncharted, and mythical source of the Godstone's power. That is not all she finds. A breathtaking, romantic, and dangerous second volume in the Fire and Thorns trilogy.

She does not know what awaits her at the enemy's gate.

So, What'cha think of my Teaser Tuesday Of THE CROWN OF EMBERS?

Rae Carson

Look out for my review of THE CROWN OF EMBERS coming soon!

Do you have a Teaser Tuesday? If so, link me up so I can come check out your TT or weekly memo.

The Pact by Karina Halle Release Day Launch

*The Pact is a standalone, contemporary adult romance*

It all started with a pinky swear…

Linden McGregor is tall, rugged, and gunslinger handsome; a helicopter pilot with a Scottish brogue and charm to spare. He’s also one of Stephanie Robson’s best friends and has fit into that box for as long as she’s known him.

Beautiful, funny and an ambitious businesswoman (with one hell of an ass), Stephanie Robson is one of Linden McGregor’s best friends and has fit into that box for as long as he’s known her.

But some relationships can’t be boxed, can’t be classified, can’t be tamed.

Back in their mid-twenties and tired of the competitive hit-or-miss dating scene of San Francisco, Steph and Linden made a pact to marry each other if neither one of them are in a serious relationship by the time they hit thirty.

It sounds like fun and games but as the years to thirty tick past and lovers come and go out of their lives, the pact becomes larger than life.
Sex is inevitable. Friendships are tested. Hearts are on the line. 

The pact is about to change everything.


Her eyes are so blue and wide, like the morning sky, her mouth so perfectly full. I contemplate running my thumb over her lips before I kiss the salt off of them.
I should just do it. I should just fucking do it.
I swallow hard, my throat feeling closed up but I know it’s not from my cold. It’s from want and it’s from fear.
“What are you staring at?” she asks me, her voice shaking slightly.

Just fucking kiss her.


Halle Headshot
With her USA Today Bestselling The Artists Trilogy published by Grand Central Publishing, numerous foreign publication deals, and self-publishing success with her Experiment in Terror series, Vancouver-born Karina Halle is a true example of the term "Hybrid Author." Though her books showcase her love of all things dark, sexy and edgy, she's a closet romantic at heart and strives to give her characters a HEA...whenever possible.Karina holds a screenwriting degree from Vancouver Film School and a Bachelor of Journalism from TRU. Her travel writing, music reviews/interviews and photography have appeared in publications such as Consequence of Sound, Mxdwn and GoNomad Travel Guides. She currently lives on an island on the coast of British Columbia where she’s preparing for the zombie apocalypse with her fiancé and rescue pup.



Monday, December 29, 2014

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson Trailer + Review

The Girl of Fire

and Thorns

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)

Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. 
Elisa is the chosen one.

But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can't see how she ever will.

Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess.

And he's not the only one who seeks her. Savage enemies seething with dark magic are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks she could be his people's savior. And he looks at her in a way that no man has ever looked at her before. Soon it is not just her life, but her very heart that is at stake.

Elisa could be everything to those who need her most. If the prophecy is fulfilled. If she finds the power deep within herself. If she doesn’t die young.

Most of the chosen do.

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Stories (Fire and Thorns, #0.5-0.7) The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1) The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, #2) 
The Bitter Kingdom (Fire and Thorns, #3)


4.5 Bone Hearts

Rae Carson

Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly Book Blast + Giveaway

Angel Burn

Angel Burn
Published: May 24th, 2011
 Genres: YA, Paranormal, Fantasy

They're out for your soul.

And they don't have heaven in mind...

Willow knows she's different from other girls, and not just because she loves tinkering with cars. Willow has a gift. She can look into the future and know people's dreams and hopes, their sorrows and regrets, just by touching them. She has no idea where this power comes from. 

But the assassin, Alex, does. Gorgeous, mysterious Alex knows more about Willow than Willow herself does. He knows that her powers link to dark and dangerous forces and that he's one of the few humans left who can fight them. When Alex finds himself falling in love with his sworn enemy, he discovers that nothing is as it seems; least of all good and evil.



L.A. WeatherlyLee Weatherly was born in 1967 and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She lives with her husband in Hampshire, England, where she writes, goes on walks, tries out new recipes and has a cat named Bernard.

L.A. Weatherly is the pseudonym for Lee Weatherly. You can follow her on Twitter at @LA_Weatherly

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Friday, December 26, 2014

Top 10 of 2014: Books I’m looking forward to in 2015: Day #5

Hey Everyone,
I hope everyone had a WONDERFUL Christmas??? Mine was perfect, and tiring!! Today is a perfect day to sit back and relax with a good book!! 

Anyways, thanks for stopping back to join me for Day #5, in the final day of My Top 10 of 2014 as we look forward! This awesome event is hosted by Rachel @ Reading YA Rocks, Jamie @ Two Chicks On Books, Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy & Nancy @ Tales of a Ravenous Reader!

Day #5's topic is:

My Top 10 Books I’m looking forward to in 2015

Going backwards from least favorite to most favorite are MY
Top 10 Books I’m looking forward to in 2015!

The Cage (The Cage, #1)

Court of Fives

  Crimson Bound

  The Veil (Devil's Isle, #1)
7.) THE VEIL by Chloe Neill

Lion Heart (Scarlet, #3)

  Daughter of Dusk (Midnight Thief, #2)


  Hunted (Sinners, #2)

  The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles, #2)

  The Rose Society (The Young Elites, #2)

Rook The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) The Witch Hunter Six of Crows (The Dregs, #1) City of Savages 


The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1) An Ember in the Ashes Seeker (Seeker, #1) The Stars Never Rise (Untitled Series, #1) A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) A Wicked Thing Red Queen (Red Queen Trilogy, #1) The Orphan Queen (The Orphan Queen, #1)

The Winner's Crime (The Winner's Trilogy, #2) Salt & Stone (Fire & Flood, #2) Ignite (Defy, #2) The Glass Arrow