THE LIBRARIAN Cover Reveal and Giveaway Blitz

Today Christy Sloat and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the cover for THE LIBRARIAN, which releases June 17, 2017! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to win some awesome swag!

On to the reveal!

 

It’s so gorgeous!

Title: THE LIBRARIAN

Author: Christy Sloat

Pub. Date: June 17, 2017

Publisher: CHBB Publishing

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Pages: 230

Find it: Goodreads

He’s from 1892 England, she’s in a small library in 2017. And that’s just the start of their troubles.

Emme never meant to stay in Maine. She’d come only to find a librarian for her Gram’s library, a custodian for the collection of mysterious books she’d promised to protect. On a dark, wintery night, alone in the library, she takes her first glance into one of the antique novels and finds herself transported to 1892 England staring into the eyes of handsome and dashing hero Jack Ridgewell. As each chapter passes she learns you can truly fall in love with a character in a book, that book boyfriends are real and Emme must choose between the real world, and his.

When the last page is read he’s gone and Emme feels the cold loneliness of lost love. Will she find Jack again, or will their love be forever lost? The answer lies within the pages…


Exclusive Excerpt!

The Librarian excerpt

© Christy Sloat

I bent down on my hands and knees and felt along the floor hoping not to touch anything gross. My hands grazed something odd. I felt along its edges. It was hard and didn’t seem to belong there. Now my curiosity had me crouching in the dark trying to figure out what this was. Finally I found the flashlight and clicked it on. Focusing the light, I saw the odd thing sticking up like a broken piano key. It was a floorboard upended. I pushed it to get it back into place, but all that did was make it fly up further and then completely out of the floor.

“Well, that’s just great,” I told myself.

I was here in the dark talking to myself. I dared to take a look into the floor, hoping not to find a rat family living inside or a web housing a large spider. I did find something, but it wasn’t sinister; it was a set of books in a case covered in plastic wrap. Reaching in, I pulled them out. The dust on it was at least three inches thick. This must be the special book collection Gram told me to read and to keep safe. Anything that was precious to her, she hid—like the money I found pinned to her clothing in her closet, or the other jewelry she had taped to the back of her dresser.

I brushed the dust off and opened the plastic to find four books inside. They were pretty good in size and looked to be in great condition. They didn’t have traditional covers that you’d see in a bookstore. Instead they were covered in a thick material to keep the books clean and the binding solid. I pulled the first book from the case and placed the others back into the hole. Covering it back with the loose board was easier than taking it out. I held the book close, and instead of going upstairs I went to my book nook. I had just washed the blankets the day before. Cozied up in the nook, I stared out the window one last time before opening the book. I decided I would only read for a little while before going up to bed. Gram did want me to read them after all.

I opened the first page to the title page; it was blank. I flipped the page and snuggled deeper into the blankets preparing to read the first chapter and that’s when things changed.


 

 

About Christy: (Insert Author Photo)

I am Southern California native, now living in New Jersey! How did that happen? I am married and have  two beautiful little girls who love to read just like Mommy. I have had a passion for books since I was a little girl and an imagination for just as long. I hope my books can inspire others to read and to write too.

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Giveaway Details:

5 winners will receive a THE LIBRARIAN Magnet, US Only.

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Air and Ash Blog Tour Review and Giveaway!

Today we are excited to part of Air and Ash Blog Tour!

Let’s take a look at Air and Ash.

AIR AND ASH ASSETS

About the Book:

Title: AIR AND ASH

Author: Alex Lidell

Pub. Date: May 2, 2017

Publisher: Danger Bearing Press

Pages: 284

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Find it: AmazonB&NGoodreads

 

Master and Commander meets Tamora Pierce in a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms. 

After a lifetime of training, seventeen-year-old Princess Nile Greysik, a lieutenant on the prestigious Ashing navy flagship, sails into battle with one vital mission—and fails.

Barred from the sea and facing a political marriage, Nile masquerades as a common sailor on the first ship she can find. With a cowardly captain, incompetent crew, and a cruel, too-handsome first officer intent on making her life a living hell, Nile must hide her identity while trying to turn the sorry frigate battleworthy. Worse, a terrifying and forbidden magic now tingles in Nile’s blood. If anyone catches wind of who Nile is or what she can do, her life is over.

But when disaster threatens the ship, Nile may have no choice but to unleash the truth that will curse her future.

AIR AND ASH is the thrilling first installment of the TIDES series. Recommended for fans of Sarah J. Maas, Tamora Pierce, and Naomi Novik.


Review: This book had an action packed plot that kept me turning each page. Who doesn’t like a good  adventure on the high seas?

Nile Ash is a strong heroine who knows the high seas, especially war ships. She not only is a sailor but a princess. I love the chemistry between her and her first officer. The banter between them is cute. The pace is quick and the read enjoyable.

Alex Lidell does a wonderful job at describing her world, especially the detail of each the ships. I felt like I could be a sailor on the ship

Should you read it? Yes! High stakes on the high seas with a strong heroine and a little bit of magic.

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About Alex:

Alex Lidell is an avid horseback rider, paramedic and ice cream addict. Born in Russia, Alex learned English in elementary school, where a thoughtful librarian placed a copy of Tamora Pierce’s ALANNA in Alex’s hands. In addition to becoming the first English book Alex read for fun, ALANNA started Alex’s lifelong love for YA fantasy books. Alex’s debut novel, THE CADET OF TILDOR, was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards finalist. Her second book AIR AND ASH releases in May 2017.

 

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1 winner will receive a finished copy of AIR AND ASH & a hardcover of A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN by Sarah J. Maas, INTERNATIONAL.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

5/1/2017- Wandering Bark Books- Excerpt

5/1/2017- Twinning for Books- Review

5/2/2017- Don’t Judge, Read- Interview

5/2/2017- History from a Woman’s Perspective- Review

5/3/2017- Fiction Fare- Review

5/3/2017- Book Princess Reviews- Review

5/4/2017- Two Chicks on Books- Interview

5/4/2017- Reading for the Stars and Moon- Review

5/5/2017- Margie’s Must Reads- Review

5/5/2017- Angelic Book Reviews- Review

Week Two:

5/8/2017- BookHounds YA- Guest Post

5/8/2017- Book Briefs- Review

5/9/2017- A Backwards Story- Interview

5/9/2017- Mundie Moms- Review

5/10/2017- Book Sniffers Anonymous- Excerpt

5/10/2017- J.R.’s Book Reviews- Review

5/11/2017- Bibliobibuli YA- Review

5/11/2017- Booklove- Review

5/12/2017- Reese’s Reviews- Review

5/12/2017-A Dream Within A Dream- Review

 

Spotlight Friday: Interview with J.C. Welker, author of The Wishing Heart

Today I interview author J.C. Welker about her new book The Wishing Heart!

Let’s take a look at The Wishing Heart.

  • File Size: 1460 KB
  • Print Length: 370 pages
  • Publisher: Entangled: Teen (May 1, 2017)
  • Amazon, B&Nibooks 

With a book in her bag and a switchblade in her pocket, Rebel’s been thieving her way through life while hoping for a cure to fix her ailing heart.

But when the bejeweled vase she just tried to hawk turns out to be a jinni’s vessel, Rebel gets lost to her world and dragged within another. Now every magical being in the city wants the vase for himself.

Thrust into a game of cat and mouse in a world she never knew existed, Rebel must use her uncanny skills to find a way to free Anjeline the Wishmaker.

But wishes have consequences. And contracts. Anjeline’s freedom could unravel a love like Rebel has never known, or it could come at the cost of Rebel’s heart.


To the interview!

How did you come up with The Wishing Heart? 

This story is extremely personal to me so seeing it finally come alive is overwhelming and scary at the same time. The premise came about quite clearly, of a girl looking for love and healing through stories and magic, and finds herself immersed in a world she never knew existed. In many ways it’s a reflection and metaphor of my own experiences growing up, at a time where I felt invisible, hiding who I was, and like the main character I looked to stories to fill that hole.

 

Your cover is wonderful! Did you have any input for it?

Thank you. Entangled is wonderful in allowing authors to have feedback with what they prefer and not prefer. The artist did a beautiful job in taking my description of the book’s premise and working it into the cover, using the light and dark contrast to allude to the theme of magic in the story and the consequences of it. It reflects our inner battles. That one can either let the world’s darkness swallow them, or they can feed the light.

 

What is the one thing you want readers to get from your book?

My greatest desire is that it will reach the hearts who need it. Stories can be healing. They are for me, including writing this one and if I had a book like this when I was younger it might have made life more bearable, reassuring me that I mattered. And I hope it does the same for others.

 

What’s your schedule like since the book released? Are you touring for the signings?

It’s a hot mess. Though I’m not physically touring I will be doing a virtual blog tour, so I’ve been busy getting everything in line with that and the book launch party.

 

What book or books are you obsessing over right now?

Misa Sugiura’s book IT’S NOT LIKE IT’S A SECRET. I’ve been dying to get my hands on it. It can’t come fast enough.

 

What is the one thing you must do while always writing? I have to have coffee!

Music. I need it to write. And absolutely no distractions or else I will rewrite a sentence twenty times.

 

What’s next for you?!

I’ve been toying with a MG fantasy idea, and hopefully will begin putting words to it soon.

Thank you J.C. for visiting today and congrats on the release!


 

About the author:

Bio: J.C. Welker is a YA author who’s been, among other things, a fashion designer, a filmmaker and a kickboxer (seriously). Her short documentaries, some of which focused on LGBTQ+ issues in the military have been featured on CURRENT TV, and her novel has placed first in the paranormal category of the 2016 YARWA Rosemary Awards. She continues to work towards giving a voice to stories that are needed, while facing magic and monsters along the way.

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Kill all Happies Review

Today’s book was a fun read!

Let’s take a look at Kill All Happies!

 This is it. Graduation. And Vic Navarro is throwing the most epic party Rancho Soldado has ever seen. She’s going to pull off the most memorable good-bye ever for her best friends, give Happies—the kitschy restaurant that is her desert town’s claim to fame—a proper send-off into bankruptcy, and oh yes, hook up with her delicious crush, Jake Zavala-Kim. She only needs to keep the whole thing a secret so that her archnemesis, Miss Ann Thrope, Rancho Soldado’s nightmare Town Councilwoman and high school Economics teacher, doesn’t get Vic tossed in jail.

With the music thumping, alcohol flowing, bodies mashing, and Thrope nowhere to be seen, Vic’s party is a raging success. That is, until Happies fans start arriving in droves to say good-bye, and storm the deserted theme park behind the restaurant. Suddenly what was a small graduation bash is more like Coachella on steroids with a side of RASmatazz pie. The night is so not going as planned. And maybe that’s the best plan of all.

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Tawney’s Review:  This was a book that was fun and easy to read. There were some points that the book went a little into the bizarre though…

But it was fun bizarre! This book was basically about Vic, who is graduating from high school, decided that to throw a graduation party at Happie’s, which was closing for good. The book is set in a course of a couple of days, leading up to the party, the party and the day after the party. Rachel’s writing flowed and her description was vivid enough to put the reader in the setting, especially the graduation party. I wish I had a graduation party like that. Really over the top!

Rachel’s sense of humor could be seen throughout the book. I was laughing here and there out loud. I loved the diverse characters and the setting Rancho Soldado. The book was fun to read, a bit rushed at the end but a great read nevertheless.

Should you read it? Yes! Who doesn’t like a huge party and all the things that could go wrong with it? A fun book that you will finish in a flash.

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I received an ARC of this book from Disney-Hyperion in exchange for an honest review.


About the Author:

Rachel Cohn is the bestselling, award-winning author of many books. She lives in Los Angeles with two very cool cats named McNulty and Bunk.

Want to know more? Check out some of these links to great interviews with Rachel:

Want advice about writing? I’ve put together some thoughts and links for you. Click here!

When Planets Fall Blog Tour: Interview and Giveaway

Today we are excited to be part of the When Planets Fall blog tour with an interview of the author Abby J Reed and a giveaway!


  • WHEN PLANETS FALL, Blog Tour Digital Assets
  • Title: WHEN PLANETS FALL (Stars Fall Circle #1)
  • Author: Abby J. Reed
  • Pub. Date: April 12, 2017
  • Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing
  • Pages: 420
  • Formats: Paperback, eBook
  • Find it: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
  • On a planet where the only difference between three tribes is their blood color, war is on the horizon. Breaker, an amputee, wants peace for his family and home. Malani, a kidnapped POW, wants to return home. Luka wants justice for his home. All three teens come together when Breaker is given seven days to fix a wrecked enemy starship or their home, and peace, is forfeit..”In this richly imagined start to a new sci-fi series, Reed brings optimism to the goal of solving entrenched violence in a galaxy far, far away . . . A propulsive, sharply crafted tale about a planetary war.” –Kirkus Reviews

Interview with Abby J Reed

1. How did you come up with When Planets Fall?

It came from a short story I wrote in college! I didn’t get a very good grade on it (none of my stories got very good grades and I almost always got the worst critiques). However, at the end my prof wrote “Keep working on this. There’s more here.” I think she meant you’re missing the deeper story and not blow it up into a novel! But hey! Whatever works, right?

2. If you could choose a planet in our solar system to live on what would it be and why?

Saturn. Hands down. I really like the swoop of the rings. How amazing would it be to wake up and see planetary rings in your sky?? I mean, rings are basically floating chunks of ice and rock just hanging there, but they are so beautiful. And they are in your sky!!

3. What do you like to do when not writing?

Painting! I discovered after college I had a knack for it. I started with watercolor, then moved to acrylic. I do mostly mixed media now. But I love how it’s unpredictable (especially watercolor) and the vibrant colors and how it taps into my subconscious. Plus, I can finish a painting in a day. Really nice when a book can take two years to finish. My studio is easily my happy place.

My dogs would also say—snuggling and spending time with us. But I don’t want to admit how much I am a pushover when it comes to my puppies.

4. What is your writing process like?

Kind of sporadic. I’m not one of those authors who does a little bit of work everyday. Since I have Chronic Migraine, I never know how I’m going to be feeling. One week I might do a little each day. Other weeks I can’t do anything at all. I guess you could call me a binge writer? And I don’t have a specific time of day I work either. I work whenever I feel good enough. Sometimes this means 8am. Sometimes this means 8pm. Sometimes this means holidays or weekends. I never know.

5. Tell us something surprising about yourself?

I lived overseas for a couple years while I was a little. My parents taught English in Inner Mongolia. I remember going to school and learning Chinese characters and making the strokes over and over and over. When I took Spanish in high school, I still knew some Mandarin, so I kept mixing up the languages whenever I spoke. I’d speak in half Chinese/half Spanish. Eventually I learned enough Spanish to push out all the Mandarin. Now, I can barely remember any Spanish. Makes me sad because they are both really cool languages.


About Abby: 

Abby J. Reed writes young adult science fiction and fantasy novels that ask what if. She has a degree in English Writing and is drawn to characters with physical limitations due to her own neurological disorder called Chronic Migraine. Her debut novel, WHEN PLANETS FALL, will be published in April 2017 by Soul Mate Publishing.

Abby lives in Colorado with her husband and two fluffy pups. If her hands aren’t on the keyboard, they are stained purple and blue with paint.

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Giveaway Details:

1 winner will receive a signed paperback of WHEN PLANETS FALL, & Swag, US Only.

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Follow the tour!

Week One:

4/3/2017- Twinning for Books- Interview

4/3/2017- Everything Marie- Review

4/4/2017- Jennifer Mary G.- Guest Post

4/4/2017- What the Cat Read- Review

4/5/2017- The Not So Public Library- Excerpt

4/5/2017- YA and Wine- Review

4/6/2017- The Autumn Bookshelf- Interview

4/6/2017- A Trail of Books Left Behind- Review

4/7/2017- Smada’s Book Smack- Guest Post

4/7/2017- Kayl’s Krazy Obsession- Review

Week Two:

4/10/2017- Two Chicks on Books- Interview

4/10/2017- The Broke Book bank- Review

4/11/2017- Read Day and Night- Review

4/11/2017- Wishful Endings- Review

4/12/2017- Books,Dreams,Life- Excerpt

4/12/2017- Book-Keeping- Review

4/13/2017- Bibliobibuli YA- Interview

4/13/2017- Reese’s Reviews- Review

4/14/2017- YA Book Madness- Guest Post

4/14/2017- Taking It One Book at a Time- Review

 

A Psalm For Lost Girls Review

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers (March 14, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • Amazon * BN * Book Depository 

I’ll Give You the Sun meets True Detective in this brilliant YA debut about saints, sisters, and learning to let go.

Tess da Costa is a saint—a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that’s what the people in her hometown of New Avon, Massachusetts, seem to believe. And when Tess suddenly and tragically passes aw
ay, her small city begins feverishly petitioning the Pope to make Tess’s sainthood official. Tess’s mother is ecstatic over the fervor, while her sister Callie, the one who knew Tess best, is disgusted—overcome with the feeling that her sister is being stolen from her all over again.

The fervor for Tess’s sainthood only grows when Ana Langone, a local girl who’s been missing for six months, is found alive at the foot of one of Tess’s shrines. It’s the final straw for Callie. With the help of Tess’s secret boyfriend Danny, Callie’s determined to prove that Tess was something far more important than a saint; she was her sister, her best friend and a girl in love with a boy. But Callie’s investigation uncovers much more than she bargained for—a hidden diary, old family secrets, and even the disturbing truth behind Ana’s kidnapping. Told in alternating perspectives, A Psalm for Lost Girls is at once funny, creepy and soulful—an impressive debut from a rising literary star.


Tawney’s Review: A Psalm For Lost Girls was beautifully written. The cover is gorgeous and I was immersed from the start.

This book had everything in it. Kidnapping to sainthood to mental illness. But most of all this is about sisterhood. Tess is seen as a saint but when she dies her sister Callie is left in the wake of unanswered questions. When a campaign is started to make Tess a Saint Callie seeks out the truth in frustration and anger.

A girl named Ana, who was kidnapped, is found alive and the passion for Tess’s Sainthood grows. So Callie sets out to prove them all wrong, that Tess was just a normal girl. I loved the story of Tess and Callie. Sisterhood is a bond, just like my twin sister and I. I connected with Callie and her truth to find the answers about Tess.

Katie writes beautifully and the pace grows with each page with anticipation of the outcome. I found myself suspended in Katie’s world with this complicated sisterhood and the grief that comes with the loss of it.

 Should you read it? Yes! A wonderful book that delves into sisterhood with a compelling mystery.

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About the author Katie Bayerl:
 

 

I do a lot of things: writingteachingconsulting. You may be wondering: Does this Katie person have a life?

Well, first of all, I love the work I do—and it’s a very big part of my life—but, yes, I have other interests too. Thanks for asking!

Follow Katie: Twitter * Facebook

My Top 5 Books of 2016

2016 had its ups and a lot of downs. I can’t say this year was fabulous but what did come out of it were fantastic reads!

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Here are my top 5 books I read in 2016. I love reading all genres, especially YA, so you will see a variety of different books. Books are a way to escape reality and this year I needed a lot of escaping. So to my top 5!

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1.  Dark Matter

I didn’t know what to expect from this book.  I just couldn’t put it down. It was a fun thriller with mind boggling science full of multiverses with numerous different possible universes with the same version of yourself inhabiting them, except on different paths chosen by fate. Like I said mind boggling!  This is now opted for a movie so I can’t wait to see what they do with it!

The Book:

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Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious.

Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurne
y, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits.

Before a man Jason’s
never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.”In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows. His wife is not his wife. His son was never born. And Jason is not an ordinary college physics professor, but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable. Something impossible.

Is it this  or the other that’s the dream? And even if the home he remembers is real, how can Jason possibly make it back to the family he loves? The answers lie in a journey more wondrous and horrifying than anything he could’ve imagined—one that will force him to confront the darkest parts of himself even as he battles a terrifying, seemingly unbeatable foe.

Dark Matter is a brilliantly plotted tale that is at once sweeping and intimate, mind-bendingly strange and profoundly human—a relentlessly surprising science-fiction thriller about choices, paths not taken, and how far we’ll go to claim the lives we dream of.


2.  This Is Where It Ends

What an emotional roller coaster! This book sucked me in on the first page. The concept intrigued me since I remember the horrific outcome of Columbine. This is a subject that sadly is too common but Marieke brings it to life in a moving story that took me through so many emotions with wonderful characters.

The Book:
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10:00 a.m.

The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and e
ncouraging them to excel and achieve.

10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

10:03
The auditorium doors won’t open.

10:05
Someone starts shooting.

Told over the span of 54 harrowing minutes from four different perspectives, terror reigns as one student’s calculated revenge turns into the ultimate game of survival.


3. Outrun the Moon

I’m a huge fan of author Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky. It was such a wonderfully written book about friendship in the wild west. Her second book is heartbreakingly beautiful. It’s full of vivid scenes and emotional characters. Outrun the Moon is a book all readers will connect with and love. Make sure you have tissues. This one is emotional in such a good way.

The Book:

9780399175411_OutrunTheMoon_BOM.inddSan Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the
wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.

On April 18, a historic earthquake rocks San Francisco, destroying Mercy’s home and school. Now she’s forced to wait w
ith her classmates for their families in a temporary park encampment. Though fires might rage, and the city may be in shambles, Mercy can’t sit by while they wait for the army to bring help—she still has the “bossy” cheeks that mark her as someone who gets things done. But what can one teenage girl do to heal so many suffering in her broken city?

Breakout author Stacey Lee masterfully crafts another remarkable novel set against a unique historical backdrop. Strong-willed Mercy Wong leads a cast of diverse characters in this extraordinary tale of survival.


4: My Name is Leon

This book was well written and beautifully done. Throughout the book you follow a 9 year old boy named Leon who is looking for his brother. You can’t help but root for him all the way. Every heartache of his you feel. Every joy you feel. You want Leon to succeed and find his happy place.

The Book

1970s about a young bpathlack boy’s quest to reunite with his beloved white half-brother after they are separated in foster care.
Leon loves chocolate bars, Saturday morning cartoons, and his beautiful, golden-haired baby brother. When Jake is born, Leon pokes his head in the crib and says, “I’m your brother. Big brother. My. Name. Is. Leon. I a
m eight and three quarters. I am a boy.” Jake will play with no one but Leon, and Leon is determined to save him from any pain and earn that sparkling baby laugh every chance he can.
But Leon isn’t in control of this world where adults say one thing and mean another, and try as he might he can’t protect his little family from everything. When their mother falls victim to her inner demons, strangers suddenly take Jake away; after all, a white baby is easy to adopt, while a half-black nine-year-old faces a less certain fate. Vowing to get Jake back by any means necessary, Leon’s own journey—on his brand-new BMX bike—will carry him through the lives of a doting but ailing foster mother, Maureen; Maureen’s cranky and hilarious sister, Sylvia; a social worker Leon knows only as “The Zebra”; and a colorful community of local gardeners and West Indian political activists.

Told through the perspective of nine-year-old Leon, too innocent to entirely understand what has happened to him and baby Jake, but determined to do what he can to make things right, he stubbornly, endearingly struggles his way through a system much larger than he can tackle on his own. My Name Is Leon is a vivid, gorgeous, and uplifting story about the power of love, the unbreakable bond between brothers, and the truth about what, in the end, ultimately makes a family.


5. A Court of Mist and Fury

The second book to the A Court of Thorn and Roses series surpassed my expectation. It was steamy and hot. Who couldn’t help but fall in love with Rhysand and the night court? This girl did! The characters are wonderful and the description vivid. I had a hard time putting this book down.

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Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–butbook at a stee
p cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human,
and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.

Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms–and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future–and the future of a world cleaved in two.

With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas’s masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights.