Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins is the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy. Last month I read the Hunger Games, and despite rave reviews I wondered if Catching Fire could live up to the greatness that book one delivered. Often book two in a trilogy isn’t as strong as book one and three. I am absolutely tickled pink to state that despite a slow beginning it was amazing
In my Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren. It’s a chance to share books and things we have received, purchased or won. Spring is in the air, and the weather here has been delightful.
My friend Pabkins @My Shelf Confessions recently reviewed World War Z. I should add that this was like her eighth time reading the novel. It is one of her absolute favorites. I asked her if she had read The Passage by John Cronin.( One of my favorite post-apocalyptic novels.) The end result- We challenged each other to read and review the others favorite book. I am delighted to say that I absolutely loved this …
Daimon is the prequel to Half-Blood the first full novel in the Covenant Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout. While this novella is only sixty-nine pages in length, it offers the perfect introduction to the protagonist, the world she lives in and her purpose. From the first few pages, I knew I was going to love Armentrout and this series. Fans of mythology and urban fantasy are sure to find this series delightful.
Marcie’s Murder is the second book, in author Michael J. McCann’s, Donaghue and Stainer Crime Fiction novels and my first time reading his work. I found this to be an entertaining crime novel, with likable characters.
Revenge is Sweet is the first novel in the urban fantasy series Kali Sweet by award winning author Misty Evans. This adult-fiction offers an urban fantasy set in the windy city of Chicago. Filled with demons, vampires, witches and angels this fast-paced action packed novel keep me on the edge of my seat.
In my Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren. It’s a chance to share books and things we have received, purchased or won. This has been a busy week for me. I participated in three book blog tours. The books were, Invisible, The Priest and the Peaches and Blind Sight. I also completed all of the books for the Review Copy Clean-up Challenge. (I am hoping to add a few more.) I shared reviews of Night Road, The Gathering and Bonded By Blood. So without further ado, here are the lovelies that came in my mailbox this week:
I am pleased to be a part of the Blind Sight Blog Tour. Today we have an excerpt of Blind Sight Through the Eyes of Aniela Dawson(Blind Sight #1 Aniela) by Eliabeth Hawthorne and the synopsis of Blind Sight Through the Eyes of Leocardo Reyes (Blind Sight #1 Leocardo) by Ermisenda Alvarez.
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Bonded by Blood is the first novel in the Sweetblood, paranormal romance series by author Laurie London. This dark adult-fiction offers romance, mystery, sexy vampires and a struggle between good and evil. London’s tale grabbed me from page one and I enjoyed the ride.