R&R Review Sunday: Dragonkyn by Nathan Smith Jones

Amazon  Goodreads  Book Depository  Barnes and NobleStandalone to date (slight indication of a sequel)Goodreads Blurb:"Marc Mondragon is your average teenager: always getting into trouble, crushing on the pretty girl in school. But when strange things begin happening to his body, Marc is thrust into a new world where dragons are no longer just fairytales. Now… Continue reading R&R Review Sunday: Dragonkyn by Nathan Smith Jones

50/50 Friday (30): World You’d Like/Not Like to Live In

50/50 Friday is a meme hosted by Carrie @The Butterfly Reads and I and focuses on the opposite sides of books (best/worst, differing opinions, etc).  Every week will have a new topic and several advance topics will be listed in the tab labeled 50/50 Friday!Today's Topic: World You'd Like/Not Like to Live InWhile of course, I'd LOVE to live in Hogwarts,… Continue reading 50/50 Friday (30): World You’d Like/Not Like to Live In

R&R Review Wednesday: The Ugly Teapot by Fred Holmes

Amazon  Goodreads  Book Depository  Barnes and NobleThe Ugly Teapot #1Goodreads Blurb:"Fourteen-year-old Hannah Bradbury loved her father so much that she worried about him constantly. After all, he was a photographer who traveled to the most dangerous places in the world. To allay her fears, each time he came home he brought her silly gifts, each… Continue reading R&R Review Wednesday: The Ugly Teapot by Fred Holmes

R&R Review and Release Tuesday: Among the Flames by Shelby K. Morrison

Amazon  Goodreads  Barnes and NobleLegend of the Liberator #2Goodreads Blurb:"After fleeing her home in Tharien with the Emperor's forces hot on her heels, Aia Wynnald has only one goal: To end the two-thousand-year-old discrimination against Benders—a race of beings like her, with a misunderstood gift. But when the Emperor’s Church of Mighty retaliates with a… Continue reading R&R Review and Release Tuesday: Among the Flames by Shelby K. Morrison

R&R Review and Giveaway Sunday: Fractured Memories by Jo Schneider

Amazon (free for Kindle today!) Goodreads  Barnes and Noble (free for Nook today!)Jagged Scars #1Goodreads Blurb:"Sixteen year old Wendy never knew the world before the Starvation. She’s learned to put her trust in her knives, and her confidence in her fighting ability. When the Skinnies attack her compound, she's the lone survivor.Injured and near death, Wendy is rescued… Continue reading R&R Review and Giveaway Sunday: Fractured Memories by Jo Schneider

50/50 Friday (29): Favorite/Least Favorite Book in the Fantasy Genre

50/50 Friday is a meme hosted by Carrie @The Butterfly Reads and I and focuses on the opposite sides of books (best/worst, differing opinions, etc).  Every week will have a new topic and several advance topics will be listed in the tab labeled 50/50 Friday!Today's Topic: Favorite/Least Favorite Book in the Fantasy GenreI'm going more in the direction of light… Continue reading 50/50 Friday (29): Favorite/Least Favorite Book in the Fantasy Genre

Bookish Discussions: YA Protagonists and the Eternal Pool of Brave (and 3 Reasons Why I Will Not Be a YA Protagonist)

I recently read and reviewed the book The Awakening by D.J. Torres.  If you haven't read my review and you'd like to, you can find it HERE.  I realized something about YA protagonists that I hadn't before while reading that book.  They all seem to have access to an eternal pool of brave that the… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: YA Protagonists and the Eternal Pool of Brave (and 3 Reasons Why I Will Not Be a YA Protagonist)

R&R Review Sunday: Meritorium by Joel Ohman

Amazon  Goodreads  Book Depository  Barnes and NobleMeritropolis #2Goodreads Blurb:"Charley has escaped from Meritropolis… but in his quest to take down the System that has taken his brother from him, he must go through Meritorium, a city where gladiatorial games of life or death combat are waged between High Scores and Low Scores, man and beast.… Continue reading R&R Review Sunday: Meritorium by Joel Ohman

50/50 Friday (28): Lightest/Darkest Book (atmosphere)

50/50 Friday is a meme hosted by Carrie @The Butterfly Reads and I and focuses on the opposite sides of books (best/worst, differing opinions, etc).  Every week will have a new topic and several advance topics will be listed in the tab labeled 50/50 Friday!Today's Topic: Lightest/Darkest Book (atmosphere)Lightest:The Princess Diaries by Meg CabotGoodreads Blurb:"She's just a New York City… Continue reading 50/50 Friday (28): Lightest/Darkest Book (atmosphere)

Review Wednesday: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Amazon  Goodreads  Book Depository  Barnes and NobleCaraval #1Goodreads Blurb:"Remember, it’s only a game…Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the… Continue reading Review Wednesday: Caraval by Stephanie Garber