Some Peculiar Reading Recommendations

Good morning and hello my lovely peculiars! I admit, I nearly jumped out of my skin when Penguin Teen asked me to be a part of their blog tour for their newest peculiar release, A Map Of Days. But, I'm not actually a peculiar, so inside my skin I stayed. For now. Released this week, A [...]

The 48 – Review

** This review was originally published on teenreads.com. See it HERE ** Is there a better setting for time-traveling assassins than the brutal and tumultuous Tudor court? Absolutely not. Donna Hosie has merged science and historical fiction in her newest novel, THE 48, and the result is one murderously good time. Charlie and Alex are [...]

Not Even Bones – Review

** This review was originally published on http://www.teenreads.com, see it HERE ** In her stunning debut novel NOT EVEN BONES, Rebecca Schaeffer transports us to a world that resembles our own in nearly every way. Except for the supernatural creatures, that is. Nita is a good person. She doesn’t kill supernatural creatures. Or sell their [...]

Sea Witch – Review

"The sea is a fickle witch. She is just as likely to bestow a kiss as to steal the breath from your lips." Evie knows that magic exists. Even if the people in her village would burn anyone claiming to have magic alive. It's just as well that she is isolated. Shunned for her poverty [...]

#makeoutmarrymurdermonday

What if instead of wishes, you were granted three book worlds to enter?! Which worlds would you choose??? For today's stabnanigans, I wanted to take the magic of the djinn and cast some wishes. I found the lamp, but my genie made me murder one of these books, so, I suppose the old adage, careful [...]

These Rebel Waves – Review

"To believe in what this island used to be, and what it could be again. A country of unity, of acceptance of its wonders, of hope." In this stunning new series, we meet three very different characters with seemingly nothing in common. Adeluna. The soldier. The politician's daughter. She wants nothing more than freedom from [...]

It’s pirate treasure!!! August Beacon Book box!!!

Ahoy mateys!!! If ever there was a book box that made me shout 'Shiver Me Timbers' with every item revealed, it's the August box from Beacon Book Box. IT'S ALL PIRATES!!! The official theme is Buccaneers & Bandits, but really that translates to all pirates, nothing but pirates, so help me it's pirates! And you [...]

Instagram GIVEAWAY

It's that sad time of year when our feelings are all jumbled in a mess of confusion. Summer is ending which means relief from the long, hot days. But, with relief, comes other not so relieving things. Like shorter days, school, much colder weather. The stress of holidays and snow... You get it. We're both [...]

The Wicked Deep – Review

"The knowing of what's coming, the death that creeps up over the town like fate clawing at the door of every shop and home. I can feel it in the air, in the spray of the sea, in the hollow spaces between raindrops. The sisters are coming." Two hundred years ago, the small town of [...]

Nine – Review

**This review was originally published at teenreads.com ** "This is what life should be like, he thought. Your heart beating, your skin tingling, your mind bright and alive as you run headlong toward a future. Towards answers. Not death, after death, after death..." In a clever twist on dystopian story telling, Zach Hines shows us [...]