Title: To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
Release: 6th March 2018
Synopsis: With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe most – a human. Robbed of her song, Lira has until the winter solstice to deliver Prince Elian’s heart to the Sea Queen or remain a human forever. The ocean is the only place Prince Elian calls home, even though he is heir to the most powerful kingdom in the world. Hunting sirens is more than an unsavoury hobby – it’s his calling. When he rescues a drowning woman in the ocean, she’s more than what she appears. She promises to help him find the key to destroying all of sirenkind for good. But can he trust her? And just how many deals will Elian have to barter to eliminate mankind’s greatest enemy?Review:
A brilliant Little Mermaid retelling that will make you want to fall in love with your very own Prince!
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Title: We Are Young by Cat Clarke
Release: 3rd May 2018
Synopsis: On the same night Evan’s mother marries local radio DJ ‘Breakfast Tim’, Evan’s brand-new step-brother Lewis is found unconscious and terribly injured, the only survivor of a horrific car crash. A media storm erupts, with the finger of blame pointed firmly at loner stoner Lewis. Everyone else seems to think the crash was drugs-related, but Evan isn’t buying it. With the help of her journalist dad, Harry, she decides to find out what really happened that night. As Evan delves deeper into the lives of the three teenagers who died in the crash, she uncovers some disturbing truths and a secret that threatens to tear her family – and the community – apart.Review:
The new novel from Cat Clarke is here, and what a beauty it is.
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Where did May go? I CAN’T BELIEVE WE’RE NEARLY HALFWAY THROUGH THE YEAR??? Anyway last month was a hectic one, but I got some AMAZING books that I can’t wait to share with you all! I got some ARC’s, did some book swaps and naturally bought books too!
Let’s get to it!
Title: Warlock Holmes: My Grave Ritual by G. S. Denning
This isn’t technically an ARC as the author sent me a signed finished copy of it and it means the world to me! I absolutely love this series, and I couldn’t be happier to have this book in my hands – I will be reading it so soon!
Synopsis: As they blunder towards doom, Warlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson find themselves inconvenienced by a variety of eldritch beings. Christmas brings a goose that doesn’t let being cooked slow it down; they meet an electricity demon, discover why being a redhead is even tricker than one might imagine, and Holmes attempts an Irish accent. And, naturally, Moriarty is hanging around… in some form or other.
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Title: A Thousand Perfect Notes by C. G. Drews
Release: 7th June 2018
Synopsis: Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music – because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence. When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and laughter, love begins to awaken within him and he glimpses a way to escape his painful existence. But dare he reach for it?
One of my most anticipated debut novels of the year is here, and what a perfect emotional rollercoaster it is.
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This is my first month that I have been COMPLETELY FREE of deadlines, so I am ready to kick my freedom off with a good ol’ readathon! As you know, I’ve been wanting to take part in more readathon’s this year – (so far I’ve taken part in Wonder Week, Munches in March, #Thriller-A-Thon and #TimeHop-A-Thon!) and this is one that I am SO excited for!
I absolutely ADORE Marvel and I love reading (obviously) so this is perfect together! Jamieson from Jamishelves created this read-a-thon, and I think it’s genius! The idea is to read a book for each Marvel film released in each ‘Phase’, and you can’t move on to the next phase until completing the previous one – just like the films did! Here is the board below:
Now to get on to discuss my TBR! I’m sorry that this will be such a long post, but I have planned a book for each film just in case!
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So last month I got my fiance, Ben to choose my TBR for the month! I thought I’d do a quick summary post of how I got on with the books he chose – I think I did pretty well! As a reminder here are the books he chose: Fiance Chooses my TBR!
A classic book:
To Kill A Mockingbird
I actually got this read and I’m SO glad I did! It was so interesting and I couldn’t believe it had taken me so long to get to it. I can’t wait to write my review of it, I can see why it is Ben’s favourite book.
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Title: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
Release: 4th February 2014
Synopsis: With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won’t keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world . . . but that’s not all he wants with her.Review:
An absolute stunner of a book, the expected ending to the Shatter Me series packs a punch you won’t get over anytime soon.
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Title: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi
Release: 5th February 2013
Synopsis: They want to find me. I will find them first. Juliette has escaped. She has found the headquarters of the rebel resistance – and people like her. People with gifts. She is free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.
The sequel to the heart stopping Shatter Me, this is definitely a book you don’t want to miss out on.
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Today I’m back with bookish meme I haven’t done before – Top 5 Wednesday! This is a weekly meme hosted by Lainey at GingerReadsLainey on Youtube. There is a topic each week and you choose five answers related to it!
This month is full of freebie prompts as they’re busy with other things and I’m so excited to do this one! This is a prompt from March and I can’t wait to share some books with you!
Matilda by Roald Dahl
This is an obvious answer for me as I always seem to mention how much I love Matilda! It’s such an amazing book, and really helped me realise that I wasn’t alone as a child who loved books!
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I am SO excited to do this tag today – it sounds amazing and I’m ready to unleash some of my biggest book peeves and dislikes! Thank you to the lovely Sarah for tagging me in this one, go and check her blog out – it’s amazing!
DISCLAIMER: If I say something bad about a book you love, I don’t mean to offend! It is just my personal opinion!
Ending: a book ending that made you go NOPE either in denial, rage, or simply because the ending was crappy.
I AM STILL IN DENIAL THAT THIS HAPPENED.
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