Waiting on Wednesday #18

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. I think we've all wondered (at some point) what happened to Aurora after waking up from her long, deep sleep. Obviously, things couldn't go back to normal. Why didn't Disney address this? We're [...]

Review: Magnolia by Kristi Cook

In Magnolia Branch, Mississippi, the Cafferty and Marsden families are southern royalty. Neighbors since the Civil War, the families have shared vacations, holidays, backyard barbecues, and the overwhelming desire to unite their two clans by marriage. So when a baby boy and girl were born to the families at the same time, the perfect opportunity [...]

Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on [...]

Waiting on Wednesday #17

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. I have to say, I'm pretty pumped for the release of Duplicity. Not only does it have a male narrator (something I adore), but it also has a computer hacker. Maybe I'm the [...]

Review: Like a Flower in Bloom by Siri Mitchell

Victorian-Era England Comes Alive in This Witty Romance For years Charlotte Withersby has worked as an assistant to her father, an eminent English botanist. As she approaches the old age of twenty-four, her father pushes her out into society, swayed by an uncle who believes God's only two roles for women are marriage and motherhood. [...]

Waiting on Wednesday #16

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. I'm going to be completely honest--I hadn't heard of this book until I worked on my New Year's Eve Countdown post. Now that I've heard of it, though, I'm positively obsessed with it. [...]

Review: This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction [...]

New Year’s Eve Countdown Survey!

The lovely Christy and Erica over at Novel Ink are hosting a New Year's Eve Countdown Survey! It looks like so much fun and I decided to participate in it 🙂 NOTE: All books are linked to their Goodreads' pages! Check them out, K? 🙂 10: 2015 Books I'm Excited About 9: Favorite Books of [...]

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing on the 25th

Top Ten Tuesday is a lovely original feature/weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I haven't done a TTT in such a long time! Man, college has me swamped. This week's Top Ten is all about the books we'd love slipped under the tree by the Big Man in Red. Hint hint. 😉 [...]

Review: Storm Fall (Rebel Wing #2) by Tracy Banghart

In the action-packed sequel to Rebel Wing, Aris battles for life and love . . . and not everyone will survive. Aris Haan gave up everything to join the Atalantan Military: her family, her boyfriend, even her identity. In the end, though, it didn’t matter that she was a war hero. When the all-male Military [...]