Celebrating Debutantes 2016 is back! Early this year Precious and I launched the first wave of Celebrating Debutantes - a blog event that features debut authors and their novels. Today we are thrilled to open the second wave of #CelebratingDebutantes2016. This second part of the event will run from August 4, 2016 to September 30,… Continue reading Celebrating Debutantes 2016: Second Wave Kick-Off!
“Fear is only your enemy if you allow it to be.” Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
“It's true that the world is full of signs. They just mean different things to different people.” On the night before they leave for college, Clare and Aidan only have one thing left to do: figure out whether they should stay together or break up. Over the course of twelve hours, they'll retrace the steps… Continue reading Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between by Jennifer E. Smith
"...people aren't gaming pieces. You can't arrange them to suit yourself.” Lady Kestrel’s engagement to Valoria’s crown prince calls for great celebration: balls and performances, fireworks and revelry. But to Kestrel it means a cage of her own making. Embedded in the imperial court as a spy, she lives and breathes deceit and cannot confide… Continue reading The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski
“I am the perfect weapon, I can kill with a single touch.” Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court. She’s the executioner. As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly kills anyone she touches. Each month she’s taken to the prison and forced… Continue reading The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
I'm crazy excited to start the PH promotional tour of the first book of Blood for Blood series Vendetta by Catherine Doyle. Not only because I'll be able to tell to all of you how good this debut novel is but also because I had a pleasure of interviewing one of the five brooding characters… Continue reading Vendetta Blog Tour: Character Interview with Luca + Book Review
“The difference between a hero and a villain is a very thin line.” He was the perfect assassin. Boy Nobody: No name. No past. No remorse. At least until he began to ask questions and challenge his orders -- until he fell in love with his target. Now The Program is worried that its valuable… Continue reading The Mission (The Unknown Assassin #2) by Allen Zadoff