Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
Release Date: February 9, 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Science Fiction>Dystopia
Note: Although this book is spoiler-free, it will obviously contain spoilers from Book 1 (Red Queen) so if you have not read it yet, make sure you do and come back here after you are done. Also, if you are interested on reading my book review regarding Book 1, you may click here.
Blurb taken from Goodreads:
If there’s one thing Mare Barrow knows, it’s that she’s different.
Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control.
The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince—the friend—who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.
Pursued by Maven, now a vindictive king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join in the struggle against her oppressors.
But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat.
Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever?
Today I teamed up with my fellow bookworm, Yueh Chen, who unfortunately does not have her own blog so if you could, please try and help me convince her down below haha!
Anyway, here we listed down some of our favorite trilogies and series of all time in no particular order. Read more
Hello fellow bookworms!
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine which spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly waiting for!
My pick for this week:
Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Release Date: August 30, 2016
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Release Date: May 3, 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, New Adult
Note: Although this book is spoiler-free, it will obviously contain spoilers from Book 1 (A Court of Thorns and Roses) so if you haven’t read it yet, make sure you do and come back here after you’re done. Also, if you’re interested on reading my book review regarding Book 1, you may click here.
Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.
Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world cleaved in two.
I know… it has been 8 months since the last time I posted a book review here on my blog, and I am deeply ashamed and sorry for it!
Confess by Colleen Hoover
Release Date: March 10, 2015
Publisher: Atria Books
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Contemporary
Pages: 306 pages
Auburn Reed has her entire life mapped out. Her goals are in sight and there’s no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn’t expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry.
For once, Auburn takes a risk and puts her heart in control, only to discover Owen is keeping major secrets from coming out. The magnitude of his past threatens to destroy everything important to Auburn, and the only way to get her life back on track is to cut Owen out of it.
The last thing Owen wants is to lose Auburn, but he can’t seem to convince her that truth is sometimes as subjective as art. All he would have to do to save their relationship is confess. But in this case, the confession could be much more destructive than the actual sin…
Hello my fellow book nerds! It’s been over a month now since I last got here! I’m really sorry everyone, college got me pretty pre-occupied 😦 but hey, here’s a good news(well for me at least)!
Guess who’s back with another book tag? I am!!! Thank you so much Raven of Dreamy Addictions for tagging me! It took me a long time to get on with this one because I’m quite busy preparing for college since it starts next week, and I have my guidance orientation tomorrow and freshmen orientation on Saturday(
okay no one cares), so really I apologize if I haven’t been posting as frequently as before. But I will try my best to keep this blog going, I promise! Now without further ado, on to the questions! 🙂
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Release Date: September 27, 2011
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Genres: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal, Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Romance
Mara Dyer believes life can’t get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there.
She believes there must be more to the accident she can’t remember that killed her friends and left her strangely unharmed.
She doesn’t believe that after everything she’s been through, she can fall in love.
This is my 3rd award for this month. Wow, I’m just very humbled right now. Thank you so much Andy of Too Many Books Not Enough Shelves for nominating me! This award is close to my heart because apparently it recognizes blogs that you think are deserving, specifically the newer/smaller ones, which is exactly what my blog is right now. Thanks again, Andy! 🙂 Read more