Title: The Waking Land Author: Callie Bates Publication Date: June 27, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Magic, Young Adults Format: ARC provided by the publisher Lady Elanna Valtai is fiercely devoted to the King who raised her like a daughter. But when he dies under mysterious circumstances, Elanna is accused of his murder and must flee for her life. Returning to the … More The Waking Land by Callie Bates: A Review
Title: Deadmen Walking Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Pirates, Paranormal Romance Format: Copy provided by the publisher To catch evil, it takes evil. Enter Devyl Bane―an ancient dark warlord returned to the human realm as one of the most notorious pirates in the New World. A man of many secrets, Bane makes a pact with Thorn―an … More Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon: A Review
Title: Alex & Eliza Author: Melissa de la Cruz Publication Date: April 11, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adults Format: ARC copy provided by the publisher 1777. Albany, New York. As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society’s biggest events: the Schuylers’ grand ball. Descended from two … More Alex & Eliza: A Review
Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Publication Date: January 10th, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Russian Retelling, Romance Format: eARC At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, … More The Bear and the Nightingale: A Review
Title: Wintersong Author: S. Jae-Jones Publication Date: February 7th, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Retellings, Romance Format: eARC Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell. All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl … More Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones // An Epic Journey You Don’t Want to Miss
In a good, very good way. Howdy peeps! It’s Mariana. And guess what?! YESTERDAY WAS MY BIRTHDAY 😍 I was so so excited, obviously, and to add to all the merriment, my cousins took me to watch Doctor Strange. And wow, two words to sum up how amazing that movie is would be… Benedict. Cumberbatch. Wait. Wait … More When Doctor Strange is a Strange-ly Perfect Birthday Gift
“It was impossible they had met before – of that she was certain. Yet his hold on her was undisputable, an irrational pull to the utmost recesses of her soul.” Vivienne du Lac has everything she could wish for – a normal, peaceful life, a good job, cushy nest egg, and a semi-social nightlife. The … More Avalon Dreams by Alexa Whitewolf
Howdy! It’s your Mariana. I’ve been having a 2-month hiatus on blogging to focus on developing my shiny new bookstagram, and GUESS WHAT?! I just reached 1K yesterday and I AM FREAKING OUT OF JOY! (shh…it doesn’t need to make sense). But wait, this is not what this post is about. It’s about me adopting … More Harry Potter: My First Funko Ever!
Goodreads • B&N • Amazon Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she’s faced could have prepared her for this… Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their … More ARC Review: Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews
Fuck me recklessly Kiss me harder. Take me again and again… He and I met under a cloud of clichés: Boy meets girl. Boy charms girl. Boy fucks girl. Our story was supposed to end right after the orgasms, right after we went our separate ways. But then we saw each other again… And neither … More [Review] Turbulence by Whitney G.