Thursday, June 4, 2015

Homegrown Terror (Project Forge #1) by Steve White (Review)

Kendra is a soft spoken girl at school, and many of her friends would describe her independent and shy. But beneath the surface is a fierce warrior: Kendra is in fact a teen spy. Her "parents" are handlers for the National Security Agency, and she is sent on missions around the country. Her newest mission: a new homegrown terrorist organization has sprung up in the US, and she must tear the organization down. She will come up against more danger than she has ever faced before - will she save her country? Or will she die trying?

I GIVE THIS BOOK:1 star1 star1 star1 star

Monday, May 11, 2015

Bout of Books Bookish Survey Challenge

1. How do you organize your shelves?
I try and keep all books by the same author together.

2. What's one of your favorite book that’s not in one of your favorite genres?
Contemporary fiction was never a favorite of mine, but books like On the Fence have been changing my mind about that.

3. What is the last 5 star book you read?

4. What book are you most excited to read during the read-a-thon?

5. What book do you recommend the most?

There have been many over the years, but recently I'd say that I've been recommending Cinder & Ella by Kelly Oram the most.

Bout of Books 13 (Sign-up Post)

Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 11th and runs through Sunday, May 17th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 13 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

I'm excited to join in this read-a-thon again.

My Goals:

  • Read 1500+ pages
  • Participate in at least three of the challenges

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Sleeping Beauty and the Beast by Melissa Lemon (Review)

Trapped in a cursed sleep, the only experiences Princess Eglantine has are the ones in her dreams. There she meets Prince Henry of Fallund, a neighboring kingdom on the brink of war.

Meanwhile, Prince Henry's brother Duncan discovers a vicious beast imprisoned for murder. Captivated by her, he works to free her from both the prison bars she's locked behind and the ones surrounding her heart and mind. Sleeping Beauty and the Beast reinvents and seamlessly intertwines the classic fairy tales Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast.

I GIVE THIS BOOK:1 star1 star1 star1 star

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Loving Lucianna by Joyce DiPastena (Review)

Sir Balduin de Soler gave up long ago on love. He never had the means to support a wife until an unexpected advancement in his fifties allows him to reassess his future just as the lovely Lucianna enters his life.

Lucianna Fabio harbors a secret, painful memory from her past that has kept her unwed, as well. Now in her forties, she thought herself too old to marry until she meets Sir Balduin. Now suddenly their lonely autumn lives feel very much like spring again . . . until Lucianna’s brother appears without warning and threatens to revive the secret that will destroy Lucianna’s second chance at love.

"Loving Lucianna" is the first in Joyce DiPastena’s new "Hearts in Autumn" romance series, medieval romances revolving around heroes and heroines “in the autumn of their years.” Because you’re never too old to fall in love!

I GIVE THIS BOOK:1 star1 star1 star1 star