Books, REVIEWS

The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington

"Clothes show who you are, or who you want to be." Rose, Ella, Marta and Carla. In another life we might have all been friends together. But this was Birchwood. As fourteen-year-old Ella begins her first day at work she steps into a world of silks, seams, scissors, pins, hems and trimmings. She is a… Continue reading The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington

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Celebrating Debutantes, FEATURES, Giveaways, Interviews

Celebrating Debutantes 2017: The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke (Author Interview + Giveaway)

Today I’m featuring new author Katherine Locke and her historical fantasy novel, The Girl with the Red Balloon as part of Celebrating Debutantes 2017 blog event. The Girl with the Red Balloon is one of my most anticipated novels of 2017. Not only I am curious with how the author mixed different genres in this novel,… Continue reading Celebrating Debutantes 2017: The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke (Author Interview + Giveaway)

Celebrating Debutantes, FEATURES, Giveaways, Guest Post

Celebrating Debutantes 2016: Iron Cast by Destiny Soria (Playlist and Giveaway)

Happy Tuesday! Today we are featuring a new set of Playlist for Celebrating Debutantes 2016. Debut author Destiny Soria put together a set of songs for her upcoming debut novel Iron Cast. The playlist offers various types of songs and artist. Most of them are new discovery for me and I'm actually surprise to enjoy… Continue reading Celebrating Debutantes 2016: Iron Cast by Destiny Soria (Playlist and Giveaway)

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And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga #1) by Kiersten White

“Souls and thrones are irreconcilable.” NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is… Continue reading And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga #1) by Kiersten White

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The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

“We don't have to be blood to be family.” In Alaska, 1970, being a teenager here isn’t like being a teenager anywhere else. Ruth has a secret that she can’t hide forever. Dora wonders if she can ever truly escape where she comes from, even when good luck strikes. Alyce is trying to reconcile her… Continue reading The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

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Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman

“Weakness, he has learned, isn't in the arm or the leg or the back. Weakness is in the mind.” Imagine a time when the gods turn a blind eye to the agony of men, when the last of the hellions roam the plains and evil stirs beyond the edges of the map. A time when… Continue reading Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman

Book Tours, Interviews

Author Interview: Barbara Shoup for Looking for Jack Kerouac

Interview with Barbara Shoup Q1. You write both YA and Adult novels. Which is easier to write between the two? And is the process of writing them any different? They feel exactly the same to me. Everything I write is about exploring a question about something I can’t forget, something I know I will never understand.… Continue reading Author Interview: Barbara Shoup for Looking for Jack Kerouac