The Glass Spare

Read: 12/27-12/29 The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano Wilhelmina Heidle, the fourth child and only daughter of the king of the world’s wealthiest nation, has grown up in the shadows. Kept hidden from the world in order to serve as a spy for her father—whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war—Wil wants nothing…

The Lie Tree

Read: 12/01-12/09 The Lie Tree by Francis Hardinge Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy—a proper young lady who knows her place as inferior to men. But inside, Faith is full of questions and curiosity, and she cannot resist mysteries: an unattended envelope, an unlocked door. She knows secrets…

Gray Wolf Island

Read: 11/26-11/28 Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott Ruby’s sister had one dying wish: that Ruby explore the infamous Gray Wolf Island and find the treasure long rumored to be buried there.    Ruby sets off to find it, with only a poem, serving as a treasure map, to guide her. She teams up with…

All the Crooked Saints

Read: 10/12-10/18 Thanks to my friend I got hooked on The Raven Boys series and on Maggie Stiefvater as an author. So once I read the last book in the series I went through a little withdrawal. Once again I had found an author with a writing style that I loved so much and needed…

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Read: 09/29-09/29 Sometimes I will read a book by a new author for the first time and fall in love with their writing. Once I finish the book I do all the research I can into any other books by that author that are either already published or going to be published soon. I had…

Beserker

Read: 10/18-10/20 October was a month of great reads and new releases. There were a lot of new books coming out by authors that I was a big fan of but there were new books coming out by authors I was unfamiliar with. This was my first time reading a book by this author and…

The Memory Trees

Read: 11/08-11/22 So I went from reading about a vineyard to an orchard. However, these two books couldn’t be more different. One of the reasons I was drawn to this book was the promise of magical realism. I love books that make you wonder whether or not there was magic or just a coincidence experienced…

Illuminae

Read: 10/23-11/02 So a while back I had to pack a lot of books up to put in storage because my husband was being sent overseas. I had to decide which books were going to remain out of storage for the next 6 months and which I was reluctantly going to put into storage. This…

Reality Gold

Read: 05/14-05/18 I received a copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. What caught my eye on this book was the title and the cover. It looked like it would be about hidden treasure and I was expecting it to be a time period book but what I got…

Kiss of the Royal

Read: 04/25-05/07 I received a copy of this book from NetGalley recently. This book will be published in July 2018. The reason I requested this book was because the title intrigued me. I was also really interested since it seemed like it was gonna be a YA Fantasy standalone novel. There are not a lot…