Review | The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson

The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles, #2)Title: The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles #2)

Author: Mary E. Pearson

Rating: ★★★★☆

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co

Release Date: July 7, 2015

“Gather close, my brothers and sisters. Listen well, for there is one true history and one true future. Once upon a time, long long ago, seven stars were flung from the sky. One to shake the mountains, one to churn the seas, one to choke the air, and four to test the hearts of men.”


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Book Chat | What’s My Favorite Genre?

Hi, my name is Danielle and I don’t know what my favorite book genre is.

I thought I’d change up the normal Sunday book tag and finally do another book chat (a follow up to my talk about book synopsis last year) and talk about my struggles with trying to pick my favorite genre to read. Continue reading

First Lines Fridays #75

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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First Lines Fridays #74

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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First Lines Fridays #73

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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First Lines Fridays #72

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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Review | RUIN & RISING by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising (Grisha Verse, #3)Title: Ruin & Rising (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #3)

Author: Leigh Bardugo

Rating: ★★★★★

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Release Date: June 17, 2014

“Maybe love was superstition, a prayer we said to keep the truth of loneliness at bay. I tilted my head back. The stars looked like they were close together, when really they were millions of miles apart. In the end, maybe love just meant longing for something impossibly bright and forever out of reach.”

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