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May 2015 Reads

Well, I went a little crazy and read all the books on my TBR list that were under 100 pages. I have a total of 25 books this month to share with you. Most of them have reviews posted here, but there are some that I just didn't get around to. They were all good. I don't think I reviewed any of them at less than a 3 star. Without further adieu, my May book list.

 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Troubletwisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
 Fire Above, Fire Below by Garth Nix The Transfer by Veronica Roth
 Four the Initiate by Veronica Roth Four the Son by Veronica Roth
 Four the Traitor by Veronica Roth The Guard by Kiera Cass
 The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires The Bone Queen by Alison Croggon
 A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas The Favorite by Kiera Cass
 Elf Warfare by Chris Pramas The Legion of Flame by Anthony Ryan
 Home Going by Yaa Gyasi Roar by Cora Carmack
 Assassin's Fate by Robin Hobb There, There by Tim Beiser and Bill Slavin

#BookReview | The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan

Title: The Wanderland Chronicles By: J.M. Sullivan Genre: Dystopian Pages: 360 Release Date: May 16th, 2017 Publisher: Pen Name Publishing Audience: Young Adult
Summary from Goodreads:“Always protect your queen.”
Ever since the outbreak of the Plague, life hasn’t been easy, and for seventeen-year-old Alice Carroll, it just got worse. Her sister, Dinah, has contracted the ‘un-deadly’ Momerath Virus and without a cure, will soon be worse than dead. She’ll be momerath.

Alice must leave the safety of the Sector and venture into Momerath Territory to find the antidote - if it exists. Chasing a rumor about a mysterious doctor with the cure, Alice falls down the rabbit hole into Wanderland, where ravenous momerath aren’t the only danger lurking.

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Review: This book was Alice in Wonderland meets The Walking Dead. Epic! We follow Alice as she makes her way through Wanderland in the search for a cure to a deadly mutation that her sister has contracted. She meets Chess, The Bug, Hatta and ma…

#WeeklyMenu Week 199

I love my random book mail these days. This week I received The Space Between the Stars by Anne Corlett. The cover is just beautiful. So much better in person than ebook.

This book reminded me of Firefly. Space Western with the end of the world to deal with. It was a great read and one you all should pick up.

My own writing is coming along nicely. Up to chapter fourteen of my new book and cruising right along on my newest short story. Hopefully I should have one of them done soon, but things keep getting in the way and I'm not writing as much as I want to be. Still waiting for the edits on Seeker and the cover art, but that should be coming out soon too. Then to get to working on the third book in the series, Betrayer.

Enjoy this weeks menu!

Monday - Philly Cheesesteak Omelette
Tuesday - Steak Fajitas
Wednesday - Chicken Pesto Bake
Thursday - Skillet Tuscan Tortellini
Friday - Pesto Chicken Sandwiches
Saturday - Teriyaki Chicken
Sunday - Tuna Sandwiches

#BookReview | The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

Title: The Most Magnificent Thing By: Ashley Spires Genre: Picture Book Pages: 32 Release Date: April 1st, 2014 Publisher: Kids Can Press Audience: Everyone!
Summary from Goodreads:Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!? But making her magnificent thing is anything but easy, and the girl tries and fails, repeatedly. Eventually, the girl gets really, really mad. She is so mad, in fact, that she quits. But after her dog convinces her to take a walk, she comes back to her project with renewed enthusiasm and manages to get it just right.
For the early grades' exploration of character education, this funny book offers a perfect example of the rewards of pe…

Seraphina's Vengeance by Sheena Hutchinson #Coverreveal @Sheena_Hutch

Seraphina’s Vengeance
Sheena Hutchinson
(Seraphina #3)
Publication date: July 2017
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance
One year ago, Seraphina’s entire world seemed to have dived into a mythical land over night. She’s somehow even gotten used to the madness of it all. But what happens when the craziness stops? Things become quiet… too quiet.
She should have known better, Sera should have known that things weren’t as quiet as they seemed. After one of the best nights of her life, Sera is forced into this treacherous journey to save one of her loved ones.
But following the path of evil begins to take its toll on Sera. As she struggles with her own internal dilemmas, Nate starts to take matters into his own hands. When this unseen world finally begins to affect Sera’s emotions and her relationship. Can she hold it together to save her loved ones? Will love conquer all? Or will it turn her evil… forever?Add to Goodreads Previous books in the series:

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Darkest Days by N.W. Harris #BlogTour @nwharrisbooks

Darkest Days
N W Harris
(The Last Orphans, #4)
Publication date: May 22nd 2017
Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Young Adult
The ancient slave mongers who killed the adults and enslaved the children have angered a more advanced species of aliens. Composed of pure energy, this superior race has attacked the Anunnaki home world and is now setting a course for Earth.
The energy-based aliens believe in a system of trial by battle. They seek to push Shane and his friends into the arena with the ones who killed their parents. The results will determine if humans deserve to live, or if they should be made extinct as well. It’s up to Shane to keep his friends—and an army of kids who look up to him—alive. They’ll be fighting not just for their own lives, but for the fate of the entire human race. Can the enemy of Shane’s enemy be his friend, or is this just another species determined to exploit and destroy them?Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo / SmashwordsGUEST PO…