Backlist Blast

backlist blast

This weekly meme was created by Milana @A Couple Reads and Flavia @Flavia the Bibliphile to feature and discuss backlist books (books that were published six months ago or earlier) that are on your TBR and you have yet to read. Another purpose is for readers to find out about awesome backlist books that they might have never heard of before! For more information on the meme, and for optional themes, please see the info page here.

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Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.


Title: Escaping from Houdini
Author: Kerri Maniscalo
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Publication Date: September 18, 2018

Audrey Rose Wadsworth and her partner-in-crime-investigation, Thomas Cresswell, are en route to New York to help solve another blood-soaked mystery. Embarking on a week-long voyage across the Atlantic on the opulent RMS Etruria, they’re delighted to discover a traveling troupe of circus performers, fortune tellers, and a certain charismatic young escape artist entertaining the first-class passengers nightly.
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Backlist Blast

backlist blast

This weekly meme was created by Milana @A Couple Reads and Flavia @Flavia the Bibliphile to feature and discuss backlist books (books that were published six months ago or earlier) that are on your TBR and you have yet to read. Another purpose is for readers to find out about awesome backlist books that they might have never heard of before! For more information on the meme, and for optional themes, please see the info page here.

Make sure to tag the original creators (see above) and comment on their Backlist Blast posts to let them know you’re participating! Continue reading

M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Onyx and Ivory
Author: Mindee Arnett
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Publication Date: May 15, 2018

They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king years ago. Now Kate lives as an outcast, clinging to the fringes of society as a member of the Relay, the imperial courier service. Only those most skilled in riding and bow hunting ride for the Relay; and only the fastest survive, for when dark falls, the nightdrakes—deadly flightless dragons—come out to hunt. Fortunately, Kate has a secret edge: she is a wilder, born with magic that allows her to influence the minds of animals. But it’s this magic that she needs to keep hidden, as being a wilder is forbidden, punishable by death or exile. And it’s this magic that leads her to a caravan massacred by nightdrakes in broad daylight—the only survivor her childhood friend, her first love, the boy she swore to forget, the boy who broke her heart.
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Isle of Blood and Stone
Author: Makiia Lucier
Publisher: HMH Teen
Publication Date: April 10, 2018

Ulises asked, “How can I look at these maps, see this riddle, and do nothing? They are my brothers.”

Elias reached across the table and flicked aside two shells with a fingertip. The map curled into itself. “It’s bound to be a goose chase. You know that?”
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Beyond a Darkened Shore
Author: Jessica leake
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: April 10, 2018

The ancient land of Éirinn is mired in war. Ciara, Princess of Mide, has never known a time when Éirinn’s kingdoms were not battling for power, or Northmen were not plundering their shores. 
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Ace of Shades
Author: Amanda Foody
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Publication Date: April 10, 2018

Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets…
and secrets hide in every shadow.

Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her reputation—behind to follow her mother’s trail to the city where no one survives uncorrupted.
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Circe
Author: Madeline Miller
Publisher: Little, Brown
Publication Date: April 10, 2018

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Tyler Johnson Was Here
Author: Jay Coles
Publisher: Little, Brown
Publication Date: March 20, 2018

When Marvin Johnson’s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.
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M(ARC)h Madness

This is a new feature I’ve decided to add to my blog. I decided I would feature some upcoming ARCs I’m excited about this week and it seemed fitting that it’s also March Break!

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Title: Twelve Steps to Normal
Author: Farrah Penn
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Publication Date: March 13, 2018

James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can’t be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger.
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