The Goblins of Bellwater (Q&A + Giveaway!)

The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle (2017)
-ARC Review-

the goblins of bellwater

NA Fiction | Paranormal | Romance | (TV-14)
3 Stars
Blurb:

A contemporary romance inspired by Christina Rossetti’s eerie, sensual poem, “Goblin Market.” Four neighbors encounter sinister enchantments and a magical path to love in a small, modern-day Puget Sound town, where a fae realm hides in the woods and waters…  Continue reading

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Savage Souls | spotlight post

The Book

Savage Souls (The Runes Universe) by S.M. Boyce (2017)

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YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
100 Pages (eBook)
Publication Date: April 16, 2017

There are two things 18-year-old Cadence Murphy is proud of: she is an amazing Witch with the healing magic of nature, and she can run a five-minute mile. There’s just one tiny problem: an ancient darkness in her blood is messing with her healing abilities. When some very powerful, cruel men want to destroy her for it, she must tempt fate itself to stop them. Continue reading

The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (2017)
-eARC Review-

the beautiful ones

Fiction | Historical Romance | Paranormal | (TV-14)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Antonina Beaulieu is in the glittering city of Loisail for her first Grand Season, where she will attend balls and mingle among high society in hopes of landing a suitable husband. But Antonina is telekinetic, and strange events in her past have made her the subject of malicious gossip and hardly a sought-after bride. Now, under the tutelage of her cousin’s wife, she is finally ready to shed the past and learn the proper ways of society.  Continue reading

Lies Jane Austen Told Me

Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright (2017)
-eARC Review-

lies jane austen told me

NA Fiction | Contemporary | Romance
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Ever since Emma read Pride and Prejudice, she’s been in love with Mr. Darcy and has regarded Jane Austen as the expert on all things romantic. So naturally when Emma falls for Blake Hampton and he invites her home to meet his parents, she is positive an engagement is in her future. After all, Blake is a single man in possession of a good fortune, and thus must be in want of a wife.  Continue reading

Roar

Roar (Stormheart #1) by Cora Carmack (2017)

Roar

YA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
4 Stars
Blurb:

“In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them.

Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom was carved out from the wildlands and sustained by magic capable of repelling the world’s deadliest foes. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her people.

To keep her secret and save her crown, Continue reading

Outlander

Outlander (TV Show, 2014- )

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Adult Romance | Historical Fiction | TV-MA
4 Stars
Starring: Caitriona Balfe (Claire Randall), Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser), Tobias Menzies (Jack Randall/Frank Randall)

Blurb: “After serving as a British Army nurse in World War II, Claire Randall is enjoying a second honeymoon in Scotland with husband Frank, an MI6 officer looking forward to a new career as an Oxford historian. Suddenly, Claire is transported to 1743 and into a mysterious world where her freedom and life are threatened. To survive, she marries Jamie Fraser, a strapping Scots warrior with a complicated past and a disarming sense of humor. A passionate relationship ensues, and Claire is caught between two vastly different men in two inharmonious lives. “Outlander” is adapted from the best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon.”
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*Contains explicit content rated for ages 18+
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Blacksouls

Blacksouls (Blackhearts #2) by Nicole Castroman (2017)

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YA Fiction | Historical: Pirates
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Nicole Castroman brings the dangerous pirate ports of the Caribbean to life in this vibrant sequel to Blackhearts—the reimagined origin story of history’s most infamous pirate, Blackbeard.

Edward “Teach” Drummond is setting sail to the Caribbean as first mate on the most celebrated merchant ship in the British fleet—until he rebels against his captain. Mutiny is a capital offense and Teach knows it could cost him his life, but he believes it worth the risk in order to save his crew from the attacking Spanish ships.  Continue reading