I’m super geeked to read The Girl Who Never Was, so I’m stoked to be part of the Faerie Court. Welcome to my little chunk of the palace, where I will share tidbits and teasers about Skylar Dorset’s The Girl Who Never Was, which releases on June 3rd. Today I have some deets about the Otherworld and Travelers.
Background Information on the Otherworld:
The Otherworld is a world inhabited by supernatural creatures. Not as geographically solid as the human world, its regions are flexible and fluid and sometimes the links between them can be terminated in the face of outside threats. This became common in the years just before the Seelies took over, when border control measures attempting to keep the Seelies out of certain regions, the Otherworld growing more segregated in its protectionism. The Seelies were strong and talented enough to overcome the measures, and they now control, for the most part, the geography of the Otherworld. Read more
: Shadow FireAuthor
: Kimber Leigh WheatonSeries
: The Light Chronicles Book #1Genre
: YA Fantasy/RomancePublication
: February 24, 2014 by Astraea Press
Ashlyn – a free-spirited teenager whose peaceful life is shattered when the village elders honor her with a perilous quest to recover a stolen relic. Read more
Zane – a jaded mercenary, torn by his undeniable desire for Ashlyn and the dark secret that could make her hate him forever.
Delistaire – a malevolent sorcerer driven by an insatiable lust for power.
All three are bound together by an ancient relic supposedly infused with the power of a Goddess.
Shadow Fire – adventure, passion, secrets, and betrayal
As Ashlyn and Zane race to stay one step ahead of the evil lurking in the shadows, their passions are ignited and their bond strengthens. But will they find the relic before Delistaire? Or has their entire quest been orchestrated from the very beginning by a madman in pursuit of ultimate power?
Each installment of The Light Chronicles is a standalone story.
May Contain Spoilers
After finishing Forever by Karen Ann Hopkins, I have to admit that I’m still intrigued by the idea of a regular teen falling for an Amish boy and giving up her way of life to be with him. When My Amish Boyfriend popped up on Netgalley, I immediately clicked “Request” and crossed my fingers that access would be granted. It was! Yeah! And so I devoured this YA romance in one sitting. Read more
Today is the day! The cover of Gena Showalter’s THE QUEEN OF ZOMBIE HEARTS is here! We’re so excited to be able to share this with you as it joins an already stunning set! Ready to see it? Not quite yet lets take a look a the first two covers in the series!
First there was ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND…
Then came THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS…
Now get ready to EAT YOUR HEARTS OUT!!! Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Jenny! Can you please describe yourself in 140 characters or less.
[Jenny Brigalow] I’m a mum, a writer, a dreamer, a chocoholic and a hopeless romantic.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about The Children of the Mist?
[Jenny Brigalow] COTM is a Young Adult paranormal with a strong romantic element. It’s about skater girl Morven Smith who turns sixteen and develops boobs, acute appendicitis and a pair of pointy teeth. Whilst she is stunned by her metamorphosis into vampire, her best mate, the enigmatic Zest, is not. For the young werewolf it’s the answer to a prayer. He’s been alone for a long time. But when fate conspires to push them apart, Zest is filled with dread. In Scotland Morven will discover the truth of an ancient feud. Must the past always repeat itself? And, in the end, can they both survive? Read more
May Contain Spoilers
When I was contacted about participating in the blog tour for The Lair, I hesitated. I had tried to read The Farm last summer, but there was so much going on in my life that I had give up and return it to the library. I thought the premise sounded interesting, though, and I love post-apocalyptic reads, so I thought What the heck? Sure, I’ll give it a try. Let me say that The Lair can be read by itself. I was only confused a few times, and the author did a nice job recapping the previous book, without the references feeling awkward or out of place. As someone who hates to read books out of order, or hates starting a series in the middle, I never felt that nagging burst of frustration with The Lair, and I don’t regret reading book two without having first read book one. I guess I should try this more often with longer series that I’m interested in, but that seem too overwhelming to start at the beginning.
Alchemy by Sheena Boekweg, Melanie Crouse, and Sabrina West
"Do you want me to be dangerous?" he asked, his voice husky and low. Read more
I gulped, and for a moment I was incapable of speech. But he was quiet, waiting. "No. I don’t."
"Then I’m not dangerous at all," he murmured. His gaze moved from my eyes to my mouth. "You’ve never been safer than you are at this moment." I shivered as his breath tickled my skin. Our lips were mere millimeters apart when the sky shattered in a kaleidoscope of colored light.