A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess

I am Henrietta Howel. The first female sorcerer. The prophesied one. Or am I? Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. When she is brought to London to train with Her Majesty’s sorcerers, she meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, young men eager to test her powers and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fightContinue reading “A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess”

The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel

A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the Emperor’s attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others relyContinue reading “The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel”

The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine

Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more powerful than Irina,Continue reading “The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine”

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

In Why Not Me?, Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it’s falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or most important, believing that you have aContinue reading “Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling”

The Comprehensive ENFP Survival Guide by Heidi Priebe

Life as an ENFP is no walk in the park. Despite the happy-go-lucky attitude they exude, only those who share the specific preference for extroversion, intuition, feeling and perceiving on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator can truly understand the unique form of chaos that governs this type’s restless mind. Embodying a profoundly strange stack of cognitiveContinue reading “The Comprehensive ENFP Survival Guide by Heidi Priebe”

Eidolon by Grace Draven

In a bid for more power, the Shadow Queen of Haradis, unleashes a malignant force into the world. Her son Brishen, younger prince of the Kai royal house, suddenly finds himself ruler of a kingdom blighted by darkness. His human wife Ildiko must decide if he will give up the man she loves in orderContinue reading “Eidolon by Grace Draven”

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

In this dazzling new novel, Emily Giffin, the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, andThe One & Only introduces a pair of sisters who find themselves at a crossroads. Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious relationship. Josie was impulsive, spirited, and outgoing; Meredith hardworking,Continue reading “First Comes Love by Emily Giffin”

Top Ten Tuesday: 12/8

Top Ten New-To-Me Favorite Authors I Read For The First Time In 2015 Susan Ee | I read Ee’s Angelfall series for the first time this year (and my first encounter with her work) and fell in love. Grace Draven | I picked up Radiance on Amazon and fell in love from there. I needContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 12/8”

Top Ten Tuesday: 12/1

Top Ten 2016 Debuts Novels I’m Looking Forward To This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp | This is about a school shooting—the entire book spans 54 minutes from four perspectives. I actually have this in my galley queue and am waiting until it gets a little closer to the release date to read and review.Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 12/1”

Blood, Ink & Fire by Ashley Mansour

Imagine a world without books… In the future, books are a distant memory. The written word has been replaced by an ever-present stream of images known as Verity. In the controlling dominion of the United Vales of Fell, reading is obsolete and forbidden, and readers themselves do not—cannot—exist. But where others see images in theContinue reading “Blood, Ink & Fire by Ashley Mansour”