Favorite Quotes

'Once upon a time, there was a man as great as the gods...... But even the great can tremble with fear. Even the great can Fall.

Mary E. Pearson, Kiss of Deception

Thursday, February 28, 2013

February Warp-Up & March TBR

     It was a good month. I read some books, some awesome sequels and some awesome starts of series. However I also read some pretty awful books. I also read my first ARC's this month and both of them where really good. My review for the second one will go up March 5. I also participated in the cover reveal for Wait for You by Jennifer L. Armentout.

    I also reached 100 followers!! and I am currently hosting a giveaway for that- My Giveaway.

    I read 10 books this month, which I think is pretty good amount. I only read one book from the viewers choice, which was Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway and this was the book that was really bad.

Books read 10:
Cinder by Marissa Meyer| 4 Butterflies.
The Goddess Inheritance| 5 Butterflies.
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu| 4 Butterflies.
Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles| 4 Butterflies.
Clutch by J. A. Huss| 4 Butterflies.
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith| 4 Butterflies
Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep| 4.5 Butterflies.
Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway| 2 Butterflies.
The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett| 4 Butterflies.
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy| 5 Butterflies.
Books reviewed 8:
Cinder by Marissa Meyer.
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu.
Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles.
Clutch by J. A Huss.
Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep.
Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway.

I have eight books I want to read for the month of March.
And the book that won the poll was Soulbound by Heather Brewer and I can't wait to read that one!

 Slammed by Colleen Hoover.
I feel likes its about time I read this book
 the Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
This is one of my ARC's and I need to read it so I can post my review next week

Fledge by J. A. Huss.
I am participating in the blog tour for the newest book in this series. So, I need to read this book.

Flight by J. A. Huss.
Ditto to what I just said.

Wait For You by J.Lynn.
I am currently reading this book and it is great!!

Soulbound by Heather Brewer.
This is the book that one the "What book should I read and review in March" poll and I am really excited to read it.

Strand of Brinze and Gold by Jane Nickerson.
So, I have heard mix things about this book from people who got the ARC and I really want to read it, because it looks good and the cover is so pretty.

With all my Soul by Rachel Vincent.
I will be so sad to see this series go, but I still am really excited to read this book.
 Thats all the books I read and review this month.
What books did you read and review?
Happy reading.



Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Reading challenges monthly Wrap-Up

So, this is the first month that I am doing a reading challenge wrap-up. I did pretty good this month for challenges.
I only read one book this month for this reading challenge, but that's okay since my goal is to read 1 a month.
Books read this month:
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu.
This was a good book, not the best, but not the worst.
Books read overall:
Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter.
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu.
I read two books from debut authors this month and I was a little disappointed in one and hated the other.
Books read this month:
Touch of death by Kelly Hashway.
This wasn't a good book at all.
The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett.
Overall this book wasn't as good as I hoped. Review will be up the 5th of March.
Books read overall:
Splintered by A. G. Howard.
Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway.
The Nightmare Affair.
This month I read the books for the letter C, R, T, and N.
Books read this month:
Cinder by  Marissa Meyer.
Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles.
Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway.
The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett.
Books read Overall:
C. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
E. Everneath by Brodi Ashton
F. First Comes Love by by Katie Kacvinsky
G. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter
I. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
K. Karma Girl by Jennifer Estep
L. Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles
N. (The) Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett
P. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
R. Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles
S. Storm by Brigid Kemmerer
T. Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway.

That's it for today, come back tomorrow for the monthly wrap-up and March TBR.
Happy reading.

Cover Reveal: Wait for You by Jennfer L. Armentrout.

I am here tody to do a cover reveal for Jennifer L. Armentrout's new book called Wait for You. I am so exciteed to be taking part in this cover reveal and I can't wait to read the book.
Now on to the cover reveal. 

I love this cover!! Its just so good!!


Some things are worth waiting for…

Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.

Some things are worth experiencing…

Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.

Some things should never be kept quiet…

But when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing her to face a past she wants silenced, she’s has no other choice but to acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out, will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to help her or will he be dragged down with her?

And some things are worth fighting for…

About the author.

 J. Lynn, also known as Jennifer L. Armentrout, is the USA TODAY Bestselling author of the adult romance Gamble Brothers’ series, the young adult Lux Series and award winning Covenant Series. She pretty much writes everything—contemporary, paranormal, and fantasy. All of her books have one thing in common no matter the name or genre: kissing… and stuff. When she’s not busy writing, which is never, she’s usually hanging out with dog Loki, watching reruns of The Walking Dead, or procrastinating on the Internet. You can find out more about Jennifer by visiting the following websites:



What do early readers have to say about WAIT FOR YOU?

J. Lynn creates a wonderful cast of characters that will make you laugh, swoon, and cry. Cam stole my heart.” – Cora Carmack, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of LOSING IT

“For the love of all that is Cameron without a shirt on! Wait for You will have you laughing out loud, fanning yourself and anxiously waiting to know what will happen next.” – Molly McAdams, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of FROM ASHES and TAKING CHANCES

I don't think I have ever read a NA Contemporary novel with as much depth as this one. It really moved me and by the end I was just speechless over how inspirational and uplifting it was as well as being sexy and cute and funny and emotional.” - K Books

Wait For You is uniquely different from anything else J. Lynn's written but it might possibly be her best work yet.” – Jenuine Cupcakes

For all of you in love with Aiden and Daemon, PREPARE YOURSELVES! Your heart will have to expand a little more for Cam.” Total Bookaholic

For the love of all things CAM, this book deserves more than 5 stars.” – Mundie Moms

I cannot even begin to explain how much I adored this perfectly crafted contemporary.” – Shortie Says

WAIT FOR YOU is available now!
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Thats the cover. So, what do you think, do you like it or do you hate it, tell me what you think?
Come back later today for a wrap-up.
Happy reading.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday (11)

This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Top Ten Favorite Romances

Top Ten Authors That I'd Put On My Auto-Buy List (basically an auto-buy list is no questions asked..you love this author so much that no matter what they wrote next you'd buy regardless of genre or subject matter)

This is most likely the easiest Top Ten Tuesday I ever did, but I could only narrow it down to 12.

Jennifer L. Armentrout.
All of her books are great and she's such a great author and I love how active shes with her fans. Shes always posting updates or teasers.

Maria V. Snyder.
I love this author's writing style, its really great.

Jennifer Estep.
All her books are great and one of her series is about assassin's.

Jennifer Echols.
This is one of the two authors that write primarily contemporary books, that has contemp books that I love.

Simone Elkeles.
This is the other contemp author that I will read.

Lesley Livingstone.
I fell in love with this author's books when I read her Wondrous Strange series. Its one of my top favorite series.

Rachel Vincent.
I love the Soul Screamers series and I will be very sad to read the last book.

Tahereh Mafi.
To understand this one just read Shatter Me. She is one of the few authors that can write like that without it sounding bad and annoying.
Kristin Cashore.
She has such great books, I love them all.

Cate Tiernan.
This author has one of the few series out there that is about witch's. And I love books with witch's in it.
Melissa Marr.
This author is capable of creating such dark and haunting books that I fell in love with.

Rachel Hawkins.
Rachel Hawkins has some of the funniest characters in her books. The Hex Hall series will make you laugh so hard and so much.

P.S don't forget to enter my 100 followers giveaway,

Thats my answer, what yours?
Happy reading.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Review: Crimson Frost

Grade: 4.5 Butterflies
Name: Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy #4)
Author: Jennifer Estep
Source: My bookshelves
Publisher: K-Teen
Pages: Paperback, 354 pages

Goodreads summary

I should have known that my first official date with Logan Quinn was destined to end in disaster. If we’d gotten into a swordfight, or been ambushed by Reapers, I’d have been more prepared. But getting arrested mid-sip at the local coffee hangout? I didn’t see that one coming.

I’ve been accused of purposely helping the Reapers free Loki from his prison—and the person leading the charge against me is Linus Quinn, Logan’s dad. The worst part is that pretty much everyone at Mythos Academy thinks I’m guilty. If I’m going to get out of this mess alive, I’ll have to do it myself…

     So, I love this series so much. This series is what started my love for Greek Mythology books. And I didn't know that this came out last December or else I would have already read and reviewed this book. When I got this book I was terrified to read it, because Jennifer Estep said on her blog once that this is a series that has a war in it, so people will die and I was terrified that it was going to be a character I love. Anyway, I finally just told myself to suck it up and read the book already and I am so glad I did, because this book was one of the best books in the series.

     So, the only problem in the last book was that it was really predictable and I was afraid that the series was going to start getting predictable. It seems that whenever a series has more then four books it starts to get really predictable, but I should have had more trust in Jennifer Estep, because this book was anything but predictable. There was so many twists and turns that I didn't even start to see coming and that is why this book like a rollercoster ride. One second your reading there peacefully  and then she throws in a twists that gets your heart pounding and makes you terrified for the characters. This book doesn't lack action at all.

    What really made me love this series was the characters, how their so well written and how they feel so real. And every time I read the newest book in this series I love the characters more and more, because they have great character development and they always change for the better. So, the characters in this book are they best they have ever been in the series.

     My favorite character in this whole series is Gwen. I love how brave she is and how she's willing to die to save everyone. She is one of my all time favorite characters I have ever read. If you read this series you will understand.

     All in all, this is a really short review, because I have nothing else to say besides that this is another fantastic instalment in a outstanding series. And I would recommend this series to everyone, even if you don't like Greek mythology this series will make you love Greek mythology.

This book got...

4.5 Butterflies
Beautiful, this is a great book. 

Recommend if you like: Greek Mythology, Jennifer Estep, and the Mythos Academy series.

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Thats my review, I hope you'll read this series.
Happy reading.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Review: Touch of death by Kelly Hashway

Grade: 2 Butterflies
Name: Touch of Death (Touch of Death #1)
Author: Kelly Hashway
Source: My book shelves
Released: January 15th 2013
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Pages235 pages

Goodreads summary

Jodi Marshall isn’t sure how she went from normal teenager to walking disaster. One minute she’s in her junior year of high school, spending time with her amazing boyfriend and her best friend. The next she’s being stalked by some guy no one seems to know.

After the stranger, Alex, reveals himself, Jodi learns he’s not a normal teenager and neither is she. With a kiss that kills and a touch that brings the dead back to life, Jodi discovers she’s part of a branch of necromancers born under the 13th sign of the zodiac, Ophiuchus. A branch of necromancers that are descendents of Medusa. A branch of necromancers with poisoned blood writhing in their veins.

Jodi’s deadly to the living and even more deadly to the deceased. She has to leave her old, normal life behind before she hurts the people she loves. As if that isn’t difficult enough, Jodi discovers she’s the chosen one who has to save the rest of her kind from perishing at the hands of Hades. If she can’t figure out how to control her power, history will repeat itself, and her race will become extinct.

    So, I have wanted to read this book since before it came out. However, when it came out I started seeing very bad reviews about it so I didn't read it right away, but I still wanted to read it. So, finally last week I got the book on my Nook and I started reading it. My overall impression of it reminded me of a rollercoaster, not because my emotions where everywhere, but because it kept being bad, then started to get good, but wait.....it's still bad.

     The beginning of this book was awful and the only reason I kept reading was because the concept of the plot was pretty good. Then it starting getting better and I started to really like it, but then it turned sour again.

     So, like I was saying the beginning of this book had a lot of problems (so many problems). The first of which was that the summary of the book revealed so much of the plot. I've heard people complaining about how they hate it when the summary reveals to much, but I've never read a book where that happened before this one. The summary revealed the plot for the first 100 pages, that is almost half the book. I'm sitting there saying "okay I know this, can we move on".  The beginning would have been so much better if I didn't know everything already from the summary.

     Another problem was how forced the plot felt in the beginning. Some things would happen to move the plot along that I felt would never happen in really life. Like, come on, a squirrel is going to run right under your feet right when you drop your hammer? That doesn't happen in real life. However, as the plot regressed it started feeling more and more natural.

     Also, in the beginning the characters felt like plastic. They had no depth to them at all; it was like they were just there and nothing more. And they felt so distant; I felt no connection to any of them at all, not one single character.

    The main character was the worst character in the whole book. She was so passive. I like characters that fight their own battles and think for themselves, but Jodi wasn't like that all. It's like someone tells her what to do and shes like, "Well I don't like it, but I'll do it anyway". It just annoyed me to no end.

     However, when I got to the middle of this book everything got better and all the problems went away. I didn't know what was going to happen and I couldn't guess what was going to happen. The characters started to get depth to them and I started to feel a connection with the characters. Jodi started thinking for herself. The plot flowed naturally and I started to really love this book, but then it all came rushing back.

    I don't know what happened, but I figured out what was going to happen in the end way before Jodi did and there is nothing more annoying then knowing what is going to happen when the main character is clueless. And Jodi went back to her doesn't-think-for-herself-passive-self, but this time she added hypocritical to the list of how I described her. The plot went back to feeling forced. It was like all the bad things in this book went on break in the middle and came back because they were feeling guilty that they were neglecting there work.

     With all that said you are probably wondering why I kept reading this. Well, I kept reading, because the concept of the plot was great. I knew it was a zombie book when I started reading this, but its not a zombie book where everyone gets infected and people have to survive the virus. That was my fear before reading this, I don't like those books at all, but gladly this book wasn't like that. However, this book was also an Greek Mythology book and I am a sucker for those books. I love them so much.

     I will look out for more books from this author, because her writing style was good and you can tell that she loves writing from this book. I just won't read the rest of this series. Even though when I finished this book I was in the I-would-read-the-next-book-but-I wouldn't-go-out-and-buy-it category, but then I read that the next book is all about a love triangle. I mean the summary makes it seem like the whole plot is based off a love triangle.

     All in all, even though it had a lot of problems the concept of the plot was good enough for me to keep reading, even though in the end I really didn't like this book. It has so many problems and I wouldn't recommend it. Which is sad, because you can feel the authors love for writing though this book.

This book got...

2 Butterflies
Boring, not really my kind of book.

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Also vote on my "what to read next" poll on the left sidebar, if you haven't done that yet.

That's my review, I hope you liked it.
Happy reading

Saturday, February 23, 2013

100 follower giveaway!!

     So, a little while ago I reached 100 followers!! I am so excited!! I wanted to thank every one of you who scribed and so I am doing this giveaway. The books up for grabs are The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd and Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi.  There will only be one winner and the winner will choose one of these books.

  • There will only be 1 winner and he/she will choose between the two books and pick one.
  • The giveaway is only open in the United States, sorry my international viewers, but not to worry I am planning a giveaway for you guys :).
  • If the winner does not respond to me within 72 hours another winner will be picked.
  • The giveaway will run until March 16.
  • I am not responsible for books lost in the mail.
  • Your entry's will be disqualified if you do entries that you did not do.
And if I reach 150 followers before this giveaway is done I will put another book in it. So, the winner will win two books.

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Stacking the Shelves (30)

"Stacking the Shelves" is a weekly theme hosted by Tynga's reviews . Feel free to join in if you want. In this theme I showcase all the books I got this week.
So, I got some awesome books this week and these two books are up for grabes in my 100 followers giveaway, I hope you enter.
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Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi.
So, I really loved Shatter Me and I can't wait to read this one!!!!!
The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shephard.
I have heard mix things about this one and I really want to see what side I am on.
That's what I got, what did you get??
Happy reading.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Friday 56 (22) & Follow Friday (21)

Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you.
*Post it.
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This is page 56 on my nook.
I grabbed a hammer from the table and brought it to the first of many boards. It wasn't hard to pull the nails, and I got into a pretty good rhythm after a while.
"Look out!" someone shouted.

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  • Create a post on your own blog that links back to the post (just grab the FF button) visit as many blogs as you can and tell them hello! In their comments.Be sure to follow them and if someone follows you follow back!!
Q: We always talk about books that WE want. Let's turn it on its head. What books have you given other people lately?

     So,  the reason I started this blog was to talk about books, because I don't know anyone who likes books like I do. Sure there's my mom, but she's so busy now a days that she doesn't have time to read. So, because of that I haven't given someone a book in a while. I recommended books to people, but I haven't given a book to a person in a long time. I think the closest I got to giving a book was when I let my mom borrow my copy of Delirium by Lauren Oliver last summer. She really liked it, but she dropped it and now there's a crease on the front.

P.S Please vote on my readers choice poll on the left side bar if you haven't already, Thank you :)

Thats my answer, whats yours?
Happy reading

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Review: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

Grade: 4 Butterflies
Name: The Statistical Probaility of Love at First Sight
Author: Jennifer E. Smith
Source: My Bookshelf
Publisher: Poppy/Little Brown
Pages: Hardcover, 236 pages

Goodreads summary

Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan's life. Having missed her flight, she's stuck at JFK airport and late to her father's second wedding, which is taking place in London and involves a soon-to-be stepmother Hadley's never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport's cramped waiting area. His name is Oliver, he's British, and he's sitting in her row.

A long night on the plane passes in the blink of an eye, and Hadley and Oliver lose track of each other in the airport chaos upon arrival. Can fate intervene to bring them together once more?

Quirks of timing play out in this romantic and cinematic novel about family connections, second chances, and first loves. Set over a twenty-four-hour-period, Hadley and Oliver's story will make you believe that true love finds you when you're least expecting it.

    The first thing I want to say is that this book was great and way better then I thought it would be going in. I don't often give more then 3 Butterflies to a light, fun contemporary book, mainly because those kinds of books just don't have enough depth in them to make me feel like they deserve more then 3 Butterflies. However, when I finished this book I was in shock on how well Jennifer E. Smith wrote this book. It still had enough lightness in it so it didn't feel like deep emotional book, but at the same time she put enough depth in it so it didn't just feel like fluff.

    The plot in this book quickly grabs your attention and never lets it go. One of the reasons on why that is, is because the author makes a emotional connection between you and Hadley. You keep reading because you want to see her meet her dad, you want to see what she will say to her dad, you want to see what he'll say to her, you want to know if she'll forgive him. You need to know these things.

    Another reason I really liked the plot was it wasn't mainly a love story. There was still a love story, but I thought going into this book that it will be fully about the love story and the conflict with her family would be like a second thought from the author to make it seem more real. It wasn't like that, but I don't want to say that the love story was second to her family's conflict, because it wasn't like that either. Both Hadley's family issues and the love story were equally necessary to the plot and for the theme. I really liked that and was impressed that the author was able to do that so well.

     The thing that I was most scared about before reading this book was that the romance would be insta-love and cheesy and that would ruin the whole book for me. I am so happy to say that the romance wasn't like that one bit. There was no Insta-love and while there was some cheesy things said, it wasn't overly cheesy. And the author wrote their relationship so well that I could feel the connection between them. And I love how in this book it never developed into love, their connection developed into the possibility of love, but nothing more.  If the author wrote it where the connection did move on to love in the end of the story I would have rolled my eyes and this book would have got 3 Butterflies or lower.

    So, the characters in this book were nothing really special, but I didn't care, because they where written so well that they felt like real people. And if they were extraordinary characters then it would have thrown the whole book off balance, because the theme of this book is that anybody can meet their soul mates at any given time and if the characters weren't like average people then that wouldn't have felt real.

     So, throughout this whole review I've been saying how great of an author Jennifer E. Smith is and its completely true. She somehow maneged to write a book about falling in love at first sight without the annoying insta-love. She also maneged to write a light fun book with just enough depth in it to still seem like a light, fun book, but not make it seem like fluff. And in some places when she was writing Hadley's thoughts on a matter it literally sounded like poetry, without it being annoying. Jennifer E. Smith is now on my top ten favorite authors list.

    Overall, this book was so much better then I thought it would be. It was the perfect blend between a light fun book and a deep serious book. Everything about this book was great, the only thing I wish was that she would write sequel about Hadley and Oliver's story, because I want to know what happens to them. So, I highly recommend this book to every who hasn't read it yet, because its a great story.

This book got....
4 Butterflies
Beloved, This is a really good book.
Reccomened if you like: Contemparay, Love stories, and great writing.

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Thats my review, I hope you'll read this book.
Happy reading.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Readers Choice #2 Please Vote

    So, last month Dearly Departed and Touch of Death won and I just finished Touch of Death, but I didn't read Dearly Departed. I know guys, I'm sorry. Its just I had a lot of ARCs and some other books I needed to read this month so I couldn't get to both of those. Since two books seemed like to much for me there will only be one book this month. So, it will be the same like last month, i will give you four options,  but this time only one book will win and that will be the book with the most books. On to the choices. Click the name to get to the Goodreads page

Altered by Jennifer Rush.

Everything about Anna’s life is a secret. Her father works for the Branch at the helm of its latest project: monitoring and administering treatments to the four genetically altered boys in the lab below their farmhouse. There’s Nick, Cas, Trev . . . and Sam, who’s stolen Anna’s heart. When the Branch decides it’s time to take the boys, Sam stages an escape, killing the agents sent to retrieve them.

Anna is torn between following Sam or staying behind in the safety of her everyday life. But her father pushes her to flee, making Sam promise to keep her away from the Branch, at all costs. There’s just one problem. Sam and the boys don’t remember anything before living in the lab—not even their true identities.

Now on the run, Anna soon discovers that she and Sam are connected in more ways than either of them expected. And if they’re both going to survive, they must piece together the clues of their past before the Branch catches up to them and steals it all away

Soulbound by Heather Brewer.
Tril is a world where Barrons and Healers are Bound to each other: Barrons fight and Healers cure their Barrons' wounds in the ongoing war with the evil Graplar King. Seventeen-year-old Kaya was born a Healer, but she wants to fight. In Tril, and at Shadow Academy, where she is sent to learn to heal, it is against Protocol for Healers to fight. So Kaya must learn in secret. Enter two young men: One charming, rule-following Barron who becomes Bound to Kaya and whose life she must protect at all costs. And one with a mysterious past who seems bent on making Kaya's life as difficult as possible. Kaya asks both to train her, but only one will, and the consequences will change their lives forever.
Poison by Bridget Zinn
Sixteen-year-old Kyra, a highly-skilled potions master, is the only one who knows her kingdom is on the verge of destruction—which means she’s the only one who can save it. Faced with no other choice, Kyra decides to do what she does best: poison the kingdom’s future ruler, who also happens to be her former best friend.

But, for the first time ever, her poisoned dart . . . misses.

Now a fugitive instead of a hero, Kyra is caught in a game of hide-and-seek with the king’s army and her potioner ex-boyfriend, Hal. At least she’s not alone. She’s armed with her vital potions, a too-cute pig, and Fred, the charming adventurer she can’t stop thinking about. Kyra is determined to get herself a second chance (at murder), but will she be able to find and defeat the princess before Hal and the army find her?
Uglies by Scott Weserfeld.
Tally Youngblood is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait for the operation that turns everyone from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to party. But new friend Shay would rather hoverboard to "the Smoke" and be free. Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world and it isn't very pretty. The "Special Circumstances" authority Dr Cable offers Tally the worst choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday| favorite paranormal characters| (10)

This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

February 19: Top Ten Favorite Characters In X Genre
this was a very hard one to do, not just to find the characters, but to find the genre. So, I end up picking a very broad genre, basically because I didn't have enough books from on certain genre to get ten characters. The genre I picked was Paranormal books.

1. Gwen from the Mythos Academy series by Jennifer Estep.
Gwen is so brave, smart, such a nice person and so selfless. When she was on trail for her life she wasn't thinking about clearing her name, no she was trying to find out what the reapers plan was and stop it so no one dies. Who doesn't admire that?

2. Logan from the Mythos Academy series by Jennifer Estep.
Logan is just awesome. He's a great fighter and he would die to save his friends. I mean, who wouldn't like him?

3. Katy from the Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout.
I really like Katy, because she is so ratable. She not a character that's perfect and powerful, no she is the kind of heroine that you could see a real person being like.

4. Gin from the Elemental Assassin series by Jennifer Estep.
Gin is the person I want to be, not a bloodthirsty assassin, but a person that doesn't let themselves be played by a another person. And doesn't take crap from anyone. And never gives up, even when shes buried under a mountain.

5. Nastasya from the Immortal Beloved series by Cate Tiernan.
This character has been though so much in her life, but she's able to get past that and forgive a person that I would never forgive and she's a character that never gives up.

6. Alex form the Covenant series by Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Alex is another strong character that whenever she falls down she gets right back up.

7. Alyssa from Splintered by A. G. Howard.
I love how Alyssa was normal, but also had a wild crazy side that she doesn't really know about. And she's a great character to read.

8. Violet Ambrose from the Body Finder series by Kimberly Derting.
Violet is such a strong character and shes willing to risk her life to save a total strange from killers time and time again, and I really admire that.

9. Magdalen from Shifting by Bethany Higgins.
I don't really have much to say about this character besides I really like and admire her.

10. Sophie Mercer from the Hex Hall series by Rachel Hawkins.
Sophie has so much snark in her. She can't go ten minutes without saying a sarcastic remark. And she is just such a funny character.

Those are my picks, what are yours?
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