Blogger Recognition Award

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Hi everyone! I was recently nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by the very sweet Darque Dreamer Reads! This is so nice to be a part of and I’m so honored!

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  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Select 10 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  • Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.

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Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles Review

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Title: Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles
Author: J.M Sullivan
Publisher Info / Release: Pen Name Publishing / May 16, 2017
Source: NetGalley
Rating: 3.5 / 5 *’s
Synopsis: 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.

**Post contains some spoilers, so read at your own discretion 🙂 **

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Wrap – Up Wednesday: April

Hi everyone! I wrapped up a couple books that were on my slump list (they seriously took me a while to get through. Some were because I didn’t want the book to be over, a couple because I was just in a reading slump. Anyways, here are my ratings and below will be some mini reviews on each that I featured on my Goodreads page.

  • Dawn Study by Maria V. Snyder- 5 / 5 *’s
  • The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon – 3.5 / 5 *’s
  • Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy  by Cassandra Clare- 3.75 / 5 *’s

***If you haven’t read these books, there might be some spoilers. ***

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Ever the Hunted Review

28114396Title: Ever the Hunted (Book 1)
Author: Erin Summerhill
Publisher Info / Release: HMH Books / December 27 2016
Source: UpperCase Box
Rating: 3.5 / 5 *’s
Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, a legendary bounty hunter–that is, until her father is murdered. The alleged killer is none other than Cohen Mackay, her father’s former apprentice. The only friend she’s ever known. The boy she once loved who broke her heart.     She must go on a treacherous quest in a world of warring kingdoms, mad kings, and dark magic to find the real killer. But Britta wields more power than she knows. And soon she will learn what has always made her different will make her a daunting and dangerous force. 

**Post contains some spoilers, so read at your own discretion 🙂 **

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Roar Excerpt Review

downloadTitle: Roar
Author: Cora Carmack
Release Date: June 13, 2017
Synopsis: 

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, Aurora’s mother arranges for her to marry a dark and brooding Stormling prince from another kingdom. At first, the prince seems like the perfect solution to all her problems. He’ll guarantee her spot as the next queen and be the champion her people need to remain safe. But the more secrets Aurora uncovers about him, the more a future with him frightens her. When she dons a disguise and sneaks out of the palace one night to spy on him, she stumbles upon a black market dealing in the very thing she lacks—storm magic. And the people selling it? They’re not Stormlings. They’re storm hunters.

Legend says that her ancestors first gained their magic by facing a storm and stealing part of its essence. And when a handsome young storm hunter reveals he was born without magic, but possesses it now, Aurora realizes there’s a third option for her future besides ruin or marriage. 

She might not have magic now, but she can steal it if she’s brave enough. 

Challenge a tempest. Survive it. And you become its master.

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Meet The Blogger!

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Hello everyone! I wanted to give a small introduction to myself before I start importing my reviews from April on my Goodreads account over here!

Ten Facts About Me

  1. I am about to turn 28!
  2. I’m married to my best friend, Sean (10 years all together!) ❤️
  3. I’m half Filipino
  4. My first books back into reading out of my huge school funk was Throne of Glass & The Queen of the Tearling
  5. I started my bookstagram account while on vacation at Disney
  6. I am a radiology / cat scan technologist and work in a hospital
  7. I am a very crafty person. Currently making candles and other bookish items 🙃
  8. Another love of mine is writing – used to do some role playing and write short stories
  9. At work, I have a small book club and we fan girl over books
  10. I’m looking forward to blogging as another outlet besides bookstagram ☺️

Keep a lookout or subscribe to my blog! I’ll be working on posting a few reviews over here on some books that I’ve wrapped up this month. Also! Leave me some comments below on what you’d like to see me post about 😁.

 

-Jen