Review of A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price (digital arc)




A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price


Shannon Price’s A Thousand Fires is a breakout contemporary debut―think The Outsiders meets The Iliad―that’s perfect for fans of Courtney Summers and Veronica Roth.

10 Years. 3 Gangs. 1 Girl’s Epic Quest…

An extraordinary debut set in San Francisco and inspired by The Iliad…

Valerie Simons knows the city’s gang wars are dangerous—her own brother was killed by the Boars two years ago. But nothing will sway her from joining the elite and beautiful Herons to avenge his death—a death she feels responsible for.

But when Valerie is recruited by the mysterious Stags, their charismatic and volatile leader Jax promises to help her get revenge. Torn between old love and new loyalty, Valerie fights to stay alive as she races across the streets of San Francisco to finish the mission that got her into the gangs.

Expected publication: November 5th 2019 by Tor Teen

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Some Creepy Covers for Halloween


I decided to share some covers that I think have a creepy feel.  They’re not necessarily scary, but they give off that vibe.  At least for me.  You’ll probably see a few with woods.  I have no idea why, but woods at night always freak me out. Since today is the 30th, I’m going to share 30 covers.


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Can’t Wait Wednesday 10/30/19




Can’t Wait Wednesday/Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.   It was created to show off a future release that you are excited for.

I apologize if there are any repeats.

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I’m On Vacation! Leaving Today!




As you’re reading this, I’m already on my way to San Diego.  I have posts scheduled to go up every day, but I won’t be replying to anything until November 4th or 5th.

I’m excited to see how adventurous we get on this trip.  We definitely won’t lay around. We plan on spending time in the desert and the ocean.  We’re also going to a haunted trail in Balboa Park.

I’ll leave you with a couple photos from a past trip.





Talk to you all next week!



Blog Tour for Forgotten by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (giveaway) House of Night Other World



Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Forgotten by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast.  This tour is being hosted by Fantastic Flying Book Club.

Please note that this is a book three and there may be spoilers from the previous books in the synopsis below.


Forgotten (House of Night Other World #3)

by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Release Date: October 29th 2019 

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

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Goodreads Monday 10/28/19


Goodreads Monday is hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading.

It’s getting hard to remember which ones I’ve done already, so I’m sorry if you see a book pop up on these more than once.  It will happen.



The Cavendish Home For Boys And Girls by Claire Legrand

At the Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, you will definitely learn your lesson. An atmospheric, heartfelt, and delightfully spooky novel for fans of CoralineSplendors and Glooms, and The Mysterious Benedict Society.

Victoria hates nonsense. There is no need for it when your life is perfect. The only smudge on her pristine life is her best friend Lawrence. He is a disaster, lazy and dreamy, shirt always untucked, obsessed with his silly piano. Victoria often wonders why she ever bothered being his friend. (Lawrence does, too.)

But then Lawrence goes missing. And he is not the only one. Victoria soon discovers that The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls is not what it appears to be. Kids go in but come out different. Or they don’t come out at all.

If anyone can sort this out, it’s Victoria, even if it means getting a little messy.


I was lucky to meet Claire recently and she was wonderful.  I thought it only fitting to pick one of her books for this week’s book.  Have you read this one yet?





Review of There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins (physical hardcover)





There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Love hurts…

Makani Young thought she’d left her dark past behind her in Hawaii, settling in with her grandmother in landlocked Nebraska. She’s found new friends and has even started to fall for mysterious outsider Ollie Larsson. But her past isn’t far behind.

Then, one by one, the students of Osborne Hugh begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasingly grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and her feelings for Ollie intensify, Makani is forced to confront her own dark secrets.

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Down the TBR Hole #105


Down The TBR Hole is a meme created by lost in a story that revolves around cleansing your TBR of all those books you’re never going to read and sort through it all to know what’s actually on there.

Most of you probably know this feeling, your Goodreads TBR pile keeps growing and growing and it seems like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. You keep adding, but you add more than you actually read. And then when youre scrolling through your list, you realize that you have no idea what half the books are about and why you added them. Well thats going to change!

It works like this:

  • Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 (or even more!) if youre feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go

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