Pondathon fun and a personal update

  The current Pondathon side quest is to write a Haiku or short poem about your favourite book, so I've got that coming up for you, but first I just wanted to update you a little bit on what's been going on with me. You may or may not have already gathered that I suffer … Continue reading Pondathon fun and a personal update

#Pondathon Progress!

  For someone new to the Pondathon I have thrown myself in wholeheartedly and, with 2,609 pages read already, I am pretty sure that Team Xiaolong was the perfect fit for me! So far I have read:   The Other Bennet Sister - Janice Hadlow Blurb:  For fans of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Janice Hadlow's The … Continue reading #Pondathon Progress!

One Book Ahead…

Gotta keep One blog ahead of the deadlines One post ahead of the pile Retweet, gotta go that extra mile (That’s dedication!)   One book ahead of the schedule That’s all, and that’s not far You guys, haven’t seen my TBR!   #bookworm #booklove #amreading #bookblog   Just a short review guys (Spread the booklove, … Continue reading One Book Ahead…

I Am the Messenger – Markus Zusak

protect the diamonds survive the clubs dig deep through the spades feel the hearts Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and … Continue reading I Am the Messenger – Markus Zusak

Author newsletters

I'm inspired today to just (briefly) talk to my fellow readers, and any authors who might be interested, about the phenomenon of author newsletters via email.  I feel I am qualified to say a few words on the subject as I currently receive upwards of 100 of these a day and make the effort to … Continue reading Author newsletters

Modified – Harper North

*I received a free ARC of this novel.  The decision to review, and my views, are my own.*   Blurb: What if the sky was deadly? Seventeen-year-old Fin has never stepped foot on the surface of the Earth. Working the mines deep below has been the only life she has ever known, an underground existence of … Continue reading Modified – Harper North

Reborn (Frankenstein: Book 1) – Dean C. Moore

*I received a free ARC of this ebook in exchange for an honest review.* Blurb:  Soren is finding the saving-the-world gig a bit trying these days. Someone is opening portals that allow entities to come through that the most powerful wizards on the planet are struggling to dispatch. Syracuse, New York, a city barely worth … Continue reading Reborn (Frankenstein: Book 1) – Dean C. Moore

Cursed Magic – Meg Cowley & Victoria DeLuis

*I received a free ARC of this ebook in exchange for an honest review.* Blurb: What would you pay for the key to death? Zoe and Jamie are in a race against time to recover Pandora’s Box before the unthinkable happens; it is sold to the highest bidder, and the apocalypse within is unleashed upon the … Continue reading Cursed Magic – Meg Cowley & Victoria DeLuis

Shadows of the Empire – Stephen Allan

*I received a free ARC of the ebook in exchange for an honest review.* Blurb:  Out of the darkness emerges a young girl who can save the world—if the empire doesn’t kill her first. For her entire childhood, Zelda has only known homelessness, hardship, and hostilities toward her and the other magi. Fearing their powers, … Continue reading Shadows of the Empire – Stephen Allan