Friday, October 31, 2014

13 Posts Of Halloween(2014): 5 Things A Horror Books Needs To Scare Me


Happy Halloween!

So, this is basically the last of the 13 Posts Of Halloween, just the update left(which will come next week some time!). So tell me, what are you doing this Halloween!?! I'm having a party of sorts with my brothers and a few friends where we plan on trying to scare all the trick-or-treaters, in a good natured kind of way. Also, I know I promised pics of my house all decked out, which we ran into a problem where the wind ruined our spider web so we're redoing it before tonight, and then I will update this post with the pictures!

Costume wise, I had two options. If I decided to be childish and go with my brother and his kind of girlfriend to go trick-or-treating I was going to wear my Captain America hoodie and claim that I was "Captain America in disguise"... Yeah. But instead I'm sticking to the original plan of a simple scary mask and staying home to scare little children.... It sounds creepier than it is!

On to the post. I've been putting this one off because it was the hardest to write and took the longest but finally, 54 Things A Horror Book Needs To Be Successful! In my opinion!



1. Suspense. It's not just the creep factor you need in a horror book, you need suspense and mystery! It needs to be eerie and I need to actually fear for the main characters lives! I can't figure out the plot before the Big Reveal, I need suspense, I need mystery(what is this creepy force killing off the people in this town?), I need to be afraid for my own life...okay?

2. Like-able characters. I haven't read a ton of YA horror, though I love it, but what I have read sometimes has unlikable characters. I need to like the characters, at the very least I need to feel for them, and get to know them. There tends to be a lack of character development in horror, which is fine in movies, not in books. If I don't care in some way for the characters then why would I care if some psychopath is trying to kill them or not?

3. Horrifying plot. This ties it the suspense, but the plot needs to be terrifying. I need a creepy setting and a ghost coming back to life for revenge. I don't need a bunch of idiots reading from a summoning book and bringing about their own deaths, unless it's done really well. It also needs to be convincing, I'm not big on the whole there's a murderer on the loose and the main character starts digging into it, which turns the murderer to chasing them...ehh, it's over done.

4. Horrifying villain. Whether they be humans, zombies, killer plot bunnies, ghosts, demons, or ponies, the villain needs to be genuinely terrifying. An example that springs to mind is The Dreamhouse Kings series...which is odd because I don't really remember much about that series as I read it years ago...weird.

I seem to be having issues recently with the whole number 5, I keep thinking "okay top five of something or other" and then I can only come up with 4.... Mystery was going to be my 5th, but that really just goes with the suspense....

So, what's the number one thing in a horror book(or any book) that scares you?


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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

13 Posts Of Halloween(2014) Attack Of The Killer Plot Bunnies Part 1


Today's 13 Posts Of Halloween is very special, indeed I would go so far as to say it's epic...probably. Basically, today's post is in two part, part 1 is here(right down there) and part 2 is up on my writing blog Grace&Steele and will be linked at the bottom.

What is this mystery post? A short story! Written by yours truly. It is inspired in part by Halloween, in part by the upcoming NaNoWriMo(which is National Novel Writing Month where you try to write a 50,000 word novel in one month), and all kinds of fun. 

If possible please listen to this song as you read the following story:

A note on this story: this is a spoof. It’s meant to be fun and unrealistic, a way to get pumped for Halloween and NaNoWriMo. =)

Attack Of The Killer Plot Bunnies
part 1

It was the middle of the night, November 29th. The month was nearly over and so was NaNoWriMo. Isadora was in the middle of her all night writing marathon, she knew that if she didn't finish her novel before the end of November and NaNoWriMo, it would all go away. The magic. The words. If she didn't finish it in time, it would never get finished and would always haunt her.
The rain plastered against the window above her desk and when she looked up, just for a moment, she could have sworn it was blood. She blinked rapidly until the falling water turned clear once more, that's when she saw the shadows on the grass. Streaking back and forth over her neighbors yard. She couldn't see what they were, but she could feel the terror that they carried with them, the feeling wrapped around her like a warm blanket, seeping into her skin.
Isadora tore her gaze from the window, reasoning with herself that she must be seeing things, there was nothing in her neighbors yard. Those things, what she saw, what she thought she saw, don't really exist. They aren't even a campfire story, simply a joke.
She refocuses on the laptop before her, the screen, bright white in the otherwise dark room, shows her pages of writing, her days of work, her future. All in black and white right in front of her, until it disappears. She watches in stunned silence as the words change, shifting into what appears to be some kind of foreign language, at the same time her music stops playing, silence falling over the small room in the equally small house.
Her heart was beating fast, so fast that it felt as if she'd just finished running a marathon, or holding her breath for too long. She couldn't take her eyes off the computer screen, her gaze narrowed until it was all she saw. Darkness crowded at the edges of her vision, blocking the rest of the room from her view, the light on the screen was dimming in a way Isadora was sure that computers weren't supposed to.
She was so focused on her computer that she didn't hear the squeaking of the window slowly opening, the sounds from downstairs, or the creaking of the floorboards, until it was too late.
The screen ran red, the color seeping from the top of the screen to encompass it all, like blood slowly dripping down, sapping the only light from the room. Isadora reached out a tentative finger, lightly touching the screen and only half expecting to feel the warm stickiness of blood. All she felt was the cool plastic of her laptop. The blood colored substance was somehow in the computer.
Isadora became aware of them, the intruders, all too suddenly. Her eyes were already adjusted to the dark room, as soon as she started to pull her gaze from the screen the rest of the room rushed back in.
She knew what they were before she saw them; they were real, they were after her, they had come from her neighbor’s yard. Her eyes took them in, the bumps on her carpeted floor, they were shrouded in darkness, their teeth chattering in the shadows as the temperature dropped, her breath freezing in the air.
She knew there were very few ways to scare them away once they'd found you, once they had your scent. She dug around her cluttered desk, the only light coming from the half hidden moon that was crowded with storm clouds, she looked for her Ipod. In all her studies on the subject, the only definitive answer she had found was that music scared them away, they didn't like sounds beyond screams. It didn't make sense, but she had to try.
She found the cord to her headphones and began pulling on it, trying to use it to reel the Ipod in, it didn't occur to her to wonder why they hadn't attacked, she knew they would when they were ready. It didn't matter, they were already so close. Small as they were she could practically hear them panting at her heels, like dogs, vicious, killer dogs. The headphones finally came loose, but they didn't lead her to her IPod, for the cord had been chewed through.
Run! Her mind shouted and her feet were moving before she'd fully caught up with her situation. She knew she was a goner as she made herself run across the room to the bedroom door, shrieking on the inside every time her bare feet touched fur, flinching in anticipation of that first bite...



13 Posts Of Halloween: Horror Movie Survival List

Sooo, I was really conflicted about doing this post...on the one hand I love the idea of a horror movie survival kit... On the other hand, this is primarily a book blog and this whole post is basically based on an advertisement... In the end my excitement to do this post won out and. you know, I'd feel like a complete tool to simple steal the idea. Anyways proceed but know that I am not trying to sell you on anything.




10 Things that could help you survive a Horror Movie!

 - Holy water(for identifying demons)

 - Salt(for keeping away ghosts and demons)

 - Garlic(for precautionary reasons)

 - A wooden stake (again precautionary)

 - A silver knife(unless you have a gun and silver bullets)

 - A brain - This is useful when you need to decide things such as: should I check out that scary noise coming from the basement while some psycho is trying to kill me? Or the ever present; should I read out of the creepy summoning book? Not to mention the very important; should I run upstairs rather than out the front door?

 - A flash light with extra batteries (or you know just a torch as no mater what the flashlight always seems to fail)

 - A cell phone with a full charge (you know so you can do something besides run around screaming if it's a psycho after you)

 - Max Brook's Zombie Survival Guide, in case of zombies!

 - A best friend to sacrifice. Sometimes you have to choice, them or you?


This topic was suggested and inspired by Man Crates. Check out their website here


What's the number one thing you would include in a Horror Movie survival kit?


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nerd Blast: Catalyst by S.J. Kincaid - Spotlight & Giveaway!


About the book!
18054017The explosive conclusion to the series reviewers have likened to Ender’s Game and “Hogwarts-in-Space”

This exhilarating, explosive, and heartrending conclusion to the Insignia trilogy brings Tom and his intelligent, passionate, and brave young friends stunning tests and dangerous confrontations and through to an impossible future they could never have predicted.

Tom Raines and his friends are eager to return to the Pentagonal Spire to continue training for the elite Intrasolar Forces, but they soon discover troubling changes: strict new regulations and the revelation that the Spire is under new military control. What begins as an irritating adjustment soon reveals a dangerous shift in reality. Those now in control are aligned with corporate sponsors and their ruthless agendas. And when the military academy begins welcoming new cadets with suspicious neural processors, the first step in a plan with horrifying worldwide ramifications, Tom is desperate to stop it, even if that means keeping secrets from his closest allies.

Then a mysterious figure, the other ghost in the machine, begins fighting against the corporations, but with methods even Tom finds shocking. And when the enemy comes for Tom, how much can Tom endure in the battle to save himself? He must decide if he can still fight when the odds of success seem to be sliding from his grip.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

S.J. Kincaid was born in Alabama, grew up in California, and attended high school in New Hampshire, but it was while living beside a haunted graveyard in Scotland, that she realized that she wanted to be a writer. Her debut, Insignia, came out in July of 2012. The second book in the series, Vortex came out in July of 2013. The final book in the INSIGNIA trilogy will come out in Fall of 2014.


Giveaway!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday #34 - Halloween!

Song Of The Moment - Wonderland by Taylor Swift
Hosted by The Broke and The Bookish

 Topic - "Top Ten Characters Who I Would Totally Want To Be For Halloween "

Picks -
Hermione Granger from Harry Potter
Need I explain?

Harry Potter from Harry Potter
I don't discriminate against genders, I could totally pull off Harry.

Raisa from The Seven Realms
She's kickass.

Cinder from Lunar Chronicles
Again, Badass!

Red Riding Hood from various retellings

Ismae from Grave Mercy

Yelena from Poison Study

Hazel Grace Lancaster from Fault In Our Stars

Iron Man from The Avengers
Hey it doesn't say book characters!

Boba Fett from Star Wars
There are Star Wars books!

Basically, I picked a lot of kickass girls!

Who would you love to be for Halloween!?!
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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Something Wicked Strikes! Giveaway! Review!

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So, as I'm sure you know by now, I love Halloween! So, when I heard of Something Wicked Strikes I knew I had to contribute a post! This also includes a giveaway for a $10 Amazon giftcard!
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The Devouring
by Simon Holt
How I got it - bought it
Genre: YA Paranormal/Horror
Goodreads Link
Description -

When dark creeps in and eats the light,
Bury your fears on Sorry Night,
For in the winter's blackest hours,
Comes the feasting of the Vours,
No one can see it, the life they stole,
Your body's here but not your soul...
-The Devouring by Simon Holt


My Rating: Overall: 4 stars.

My synopsis: Reggie is a horror fanatic. One day she discovers a journal that she believes to be a first draft of a horror novel, it's all about the mythical "Vours". Demons of a sort that only come out on Sorry Night(Winter Solstice), they take over your body sending your mind or soul to a fearscape where you tend to be locked away forever. Reggie decides to try and summon these beings and bad things inevitably ensue. The trilogy chronicles Reggies fight against these beings, demons, whatever you want to call them.

Review:
I don't like doing series reviews! Why did I decide to do a series review?

So while I think this series is technically considered YA "Horror" it's not just that. Yes it's scary, yes it has the gross out factor that horror books and movies thrive on. But, it also has some really good character and story development, like any good Paranormal book. You really come to love Reggie and everyone, the mythology of the Vours is pretty epic and I love that part of it, even if it can be slightly gross and gruesome. Also they're really quick reads.

Fearcapes: The "fearscape" is one of my favorite parts of these books. The mythical fearscape is where your mind or soul gets sent when a Vour takes over your body. To get free you have to make it through your fearscape. I love that! I love things with dreams and nightmares, even when it's scary.

You should these books if:

-You like to be scared.
-You like a good horror novel that has a real story.
-You don't mind minor gore.
-You want a quick, fun(sorta), horror book to read for Halloween!

You should not read this if:

-you get nauseous from slightly gory scenes
-you don't like to be scared.


Giveaway!
So originally I was going to giveaway a copy of the first book, you see I read this series when I was about 14, and I didn't remember it being very scary or gory. However upon re-reading it I realized it is slightly gory and scary...so I don't want to give it away. Instead I am giving away one $10 Amazon Gift Card!

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sunday Post #7 Frightmare!

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Song Of The Moment - Welcome To New York by Taylor Swift

The Sunday Post Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted over at Caffeinated Book Reviewer

This is a meme where every Sunday you can share what's been going this week in your life and on your blog! It's also good for bragging about all your new lovely books!







Real Life
This week was pretty hectic and fun. I'm still working on getting everything ready for next month, I'm trying to get ahead on blog posts and reading before NaNoWriMo starts, I'm failing mostly on the reading part. I'm also trying to finish up work on one of my books so that I'm completely free to concentrate on NaNoWriMo with no other worries.

Friday night I went to Frightmare, which is kind of a carnival of sorts, very small, and full of Halloween fun! It comes ever year but this was my first year and it was so much fun. The only problem? I am a very shy, antisocial, highly anxious person and we went with a huge group of my brothers friends most of which I have never meet before. 
There was a couple haunted houses and one "ride" of sorts, called the Black Hole. Most of it wasn't that scary, it was just loud noises and people jumping out at you to make you jump. I was called out twice, once by the voice over the intercom in the maze when I started laughing at it, and once by the zombie telling you the rules for the Zombie Farm House for laughing at him... I couldn't take them seriously! Also, it was very rude because they called me a little girl twice..I know I look young, but I'm 18! Okay, I think that's enough on Frightmare...

I also bought tickets to see Fall Out Boy in December!!! I'm already so excited. I'm calling it my reward for surviving NaNoWriMo, my brother is under strict orders to hide the tickets from me until I finish NaNo... Not sure what will happen if I don't win...so that can't happen.

Books read: 9565548

New Books
Bought:

Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder -I'm so sad. I had to order this from B&N because I couldn't get it on Amazon and then the cover doesn't match the other two!
Fire Study by Maris V. Snyder
The Sorcerer Heir by Cinda Williams Chima -How have I not gotten around to reading this yet!?!




This Week On The Blog

Coming Soon(on the blog next week!)
I will be finishing up my 13 posts of Halloween, doing Top Ten Tuesday and a review of Grave Mercy! Also, a NaNoWriMo post... Oh, and tomorrow a giveaway!
 

How was your week!? Anything interesting happen?

hmm...I feel like I forgot something, you know, besides this post which I didn't make till Saturday night...oh well. Probably wasn't important.

13 Posts Of Halloween(2014): Baking!


So, baking this month has taken a pumpkin flavored turn...I've made pumpkin bread(chocolate and plain), chocolate chip pumpkin cookies, pumpkin spice pancakes, and pumpkin french toast. Therefore, I'm actually just going to share my pumpkin spice french toast recipe and my "witches brew" recipe for this post!

Pumpkin Spice French Toast, stuffed with Pumpkin Cream Cheese filling. Topped with Cinnamon Butter Cream icing and Pumpkin Whip Cream.

Let's start with the filling:
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
2 8 oz. packages cream cheese(room temperature)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Directions:
1. Put room temperature cream cheese in bowl, mix on high until smooth.
2. add sugar and pumpkin, mix until thoroughly combined
3. add vanilla, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice, mix until thoroughly combined
4. taste. if needed add more sugar or pumpkin until you get the sweetness and pumpkin flavored-ness that you desire.

Butter Cream Icing;
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups SIFTED powdered sugar
4 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:
1. Mix shortening, butter, and 2 teaspoons vanilla in a bowl until smooth.
2. slowly add the sifted powdered sugar, mix until combined
3. add milk and beat until light and fluffy

Set aside until ready to use and then follow these simple directions:
1. In a microwavable bowl, put a couple spoon fulls of icing(you generally end up with more icing all together than you'll use) along with the 1 teaspoon cinnamon and teaspoon vanilla
2. microwave for 10 seconds at a time, stirring in between, until thin and smooth

This makes it better for drizzling over the french toast!

Pumpkin Whip Cream:
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup sugar(or 1/2 cup splenda)
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup pumpkin puree

Directions:
1. Whip the whipping cream, vanilla, and sugar in stand mixer until peaks form
2. Add pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice; stir until combined



French Toast:
So you got your normal french toast batter, your eggs are all cracked and everything. In a small bowl mix the following ingredients.

(this is for about 8 eggs)

2 1/2 tablespoons vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 splash water

Then mix the vanilla mixture into your french toast batter.

Make sandwiches with two pieces of bread, spread the pumpkin cream cheese mixture between the two, as you would peanut butter. Then dunk the whole thing in your french toast batter and cook it.
When it's done you can top it with your icing(Remember to heat it up!) and your whip cream and enjoy! Possibly serve it with a pumpkin latte...it's the best way..



Witches Brew
(I don't have pictures of this because I haven't made it yet...it's an old "family recipe", though really it's basically the same as any you can find anywhere online.)

1 6 ounce package lime jello
1 6 ounce package pineapple jello
4 cups boiling water
4 cups chilled pineapple juice
2 2 liter bottles lemon lime soda
1 Pitcher grape kool-aid

Directions:
1. Use Kool-aid to make ice cubes
2. Pour Jello mix into a large bowl. Slowly add boiling water, stir constantly until jello is completely dissolved.
2. Stir in pineapple juice.
3. Once the mixture cools pour into a punch bowl, adding the lemon lime soda and grape ice cubes

Ta-Da! The grape ice cubes mainly make it look cooler and can be skipped. =)


What's your favorite pumpkin flavored treat this time of year?


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Friday, October 24, 2014

Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Song Of The Moment- Immortals by Fall Out Boy
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by Maria V. Snyder
Release date:
How I got it - bought it.
Genre: YA Fantasy
Goodreads Link
Description -
Choose: A quick death…Or slow poison...

About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She'll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace—and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia.

And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of security, leaving nothing to chance, deliberately feeds her Butterfly's Dust—and only by appearing for her daily antidote will she delay an agonizing death from the poison.

As Yelena tries to escape her new dilemma, disasters keep mounting. Rebels plot to seize Ixia and Yelena develops magical powers she can't control. Her life is threatened again and choices must be made. But this time the outcomes aren't so clear...


My Rating: 4 stars - A few minor problems but I loved it!



Review:
Okay, so I really liked this book, but I found myself having a very hard time writing this review...I think I'm out of shape when it comes to reviews... 

My initial thoughts when I finally started this book were along the lines of calling this the original Throne Of Glass. The beginning; Yelena is about the be executed and is offered a job where she will more than likely die anyways...it sounds similar, right? But similarities end there for the most part...

This book is full of adventure and magic, intrigue and a sweet slow romance, that's almost too slow and slightly non existent. I really loved the world, I thought the author really nailed the world building and I got a very good understanding of it all. I also really liked that the main character, Yelena, is the poison taster and all the training that she had to go through I thought it was very unique and more interesting than you would think.

I love the magic and how it's outlawed, just the magic itself is interesting and unique, the way it's all connected together. I loved that the king(he's not called king but...commander? I think) wasn't evil... You know in most books where magic has been outlawed it's usually that the king(or whatever) is evil and doesn't like people who have power that he doesn't, or wants to be the only one with magic. That's not the case in this book. It's refreshing how this book doesn't stick to the norms for fantasy books and I loved that. I also really liked the characters, Yelena and Valek of course, but my favorites were Janco and Ari.. They become Yelena's friends and teach her to fight and I just loved them so much!

So...my only problem was that it's kind of slow. It's definitely slow and lacking action, some parts are fairly boring, and it lacks an overall feeling of urgency, especially when it comes to the more action packed moments. Also the romance, I was really looking forward to a big pay off for the slow building romance and I didn't really get it... This isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's perfect for readers who aren't into romance in their fantasy, I used to be that way, not anymore! I need a good romance and it felt underwhelming.

Overall this is a really good book and I can't wait to get to the next one!


Would I Recommend This? Yes.
Who To? Fantasy fans, fans of Throne Of Glass
Will I read more from this author(or series)? Yes!


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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Outlining For NaNoWriMo!

Today I'm going to show you how I outline! The thing is it's over at Grace&Steele!


Sorry if I'm annoying you with posts about my other blog, but I'm still in the process of making sure everyone knows that I now have a separate writing blog!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

13 Posts Of Halloween(2014): Top 5 Horror Books



Now I don't know if these are technically "horror" books but they're mildly creepy and loads of fun to read around Halloween! Here are 5 of my favorite scary books!

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The Devouring: This is my favorite "horror"/scary book series. It's a trilogy, it's not overly terrifying but it's definitely creepy and has a few gory nasty parts.

Between The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea: This is definitely the tamest, least scary book on this list. It's creepy and Gothic and I didn't love it but it's perfect for Halloween!

Remnants Of The Damned: This is like your classic horror movie in the shape of a book...

Another Little Piece: This is just creepy and weird... It definitely has it's chilling moments and is perfect for someone who wants something creepy, but not something that would give you nightmares(in my opinion).

The Waking Dark: This is like one of those virus books, a virus seeps through this town causing people to kill other people and it's complicated and creepy. Not scary creepy but creepy non the less.

What are some of your favorite horror books? Or if you don't read horror/scary books then what's your favorite book that is the exact opposite of a horror book?
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday #27 Gathering Darkness

Song Of The Moment - Out Of The Woods by Taylor Swift
Hosted by Breaking The Spine


17342700Gathering Darkness 
(Falling Kingdoms #3)
by Morgan Rhodes 
Expected Pub. Date - Dec. 9th 2014
Description(from Goodreads) -
In GATHERING DARKNESS, book three of the New York Times bestselling Falling Kingdoms series, the stakes have never been higher as three teams push forward on a race to find the Kindred, the four elemental crystals possessing ancient all-powerful magic, first:

Prince Magnus has just witnessed torture, death, and miracles during the bloody confrontation that decimated the rebel forces. Now he must choose between family and justice as his father, the cruel King Gaius, sets out to conquer all of Mytica. All Gaius needs now are the Kindred - the four elemental crystals that give godlike powers to their owner. But the King of Blood is not the only one hunting for this ancient, storied magic...

• THE KRAESHIANS join the hunt. Ashur and Amara, the royal siblings from the wealthy kingdom across the Silver Sea, charm and manipulate their way to the Kindred, proving to be more ruthless than perhaps even the King of Blood himself.

• THE REBELS forge ahead. Princess Cleo and vengeful Jonas lead them, slaying with sweetness, skill, and a secret that can control Lucia's overpowering magic - all so they can use the Kindred to win back their fallen kingdoms.

• THE WATCHERS follow Melenia out of the Sanctuary. They ally in the flesh with King Gaius, who vows to use Lucia's powers to unveil the Kindred.

The only certainty in the dark times is that whoever finds the magic first will control the fate of Mytica... but fate can be fickle when magic is involved.

Why I Can't Wait -
I have a complicated relationship with this series. I really thought I would love the first book(Falling Kingdoms)...and I didn't. I liked it enough, mainly the interesting fantasy world, to read the second. Rebel Spring still had issues but was better than the first and still had me interested enough to read this one. Mainly I still really want to love this series, okay?

What are you waiting for this Wednesday? 


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Monday, October 20, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday #33

Song Of The Moment - The Pheonix by Fall Out Boy
Hosted by The Broke and The Bookish

 Topic - "Top New Series I Want To Start (New..let's say within the last year or two)"

Thoughts - Okay, I'm a big series reader so this may be kind of hard...I'm not saying I read all the series but if I'm interested chances are I've already started it. Also,I didn't strictly adhere to the new as in the "last two years" rule. Also Trilogies, totally count, right?

So, in no particular order...


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So???? What series are you dying to dive into? I would also love opinions on any of these that you've read!




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