Hocus Pocus Readathon TBR

Hello, everyone! Happy October! I love reading spooky reads during October so when I saw a Hocus Pocus Readathon I was so in! You can find all the info on the readthon’s Twitter.¬†There are teams and I am on Team Sanderson Sisters!¬† The readathon starts the 1st and ends the thirteenth.

Read a book with a Witchy Main Character.

The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1)

Read a book with a female protagonist.

Sisters of Salt and Iron (The Sisters of Blood and Spirit, #2)

Read a book that is spellbindingly atmospheric.
The Madness Underneath (Shades of London, #2)

Read a book that frightens you.

Haunted (The Arnaud Legacy, #1)

Read a book with a powerful villain.

The Evil Queen (The Forest of Good and Evil, #1)

Read the group book.

Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel

 

So these are all the books I’m planning to read for the readathon! Are you participating?

August Wrap Up and Septemeber tbr 2019

Hello, everyone! I hope you are having a nice September so far! I’ve kind of been in a bit of reading slump. I haven’t read as much as I normally do. Hopefully, I’ll get out of it this month. I did read 5 books in August and I did enjoy all of them.

Here’s what I read in August:

All the Bad Apples

How the Light Gets In

Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2: The Truth About Stacey (Full Color) (Baby-Sitters Club (Graphix))

High School Queens (The High School Queens Trilogy Book 1)

All Summer Long

My tbr for Septemeber:

Stormrise

Goodreads

The Babysitters Coven (The Babysitters Coven, #1)

Goodreads

The Tenth Girl

Goodreads

Glow of the Fireflies

Goodreads

The Furies

Goodreads

What are your reading plans for the month? What did you read last month?

Looking Forward Septemeber 2019

Hello, everyone! Happy September! Has anyone else caught the is it fall yet bug? I have and I’m ready for cooler weather, boots, and pumpkin everything! Also, I can’t stop listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Lover. I want to try to do a post where I rank my favroites but I can’t make up my mind! All the songs are so good, how am I supposed to choose? Anway.¬†let’s get started on what I’m looking forward to this month!

Music

Lindsey Stirling Artemis September 6

TV Shows

The Kelly Clarkson Show on NBC September 7TH

I adore Kelly and I’m so excited for her talk show!

The Voice NBC September 23th

Emergence ABC Septemeber 24th

The Masked Singer September 25th

SVU ( Special Victims Unit) Law and Order September 26

Books

The Girl the Sea Gave Back

Goodreads

Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #4)

Goodreads

A Treason of Thorns

Goodreads

Loki: Where Mischief Lies

Goodreads

The Lady Rogue

Goodreads

The Bone Houses

Goodreads

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Goodreads

American Royals

Goodreads

Unspoken

Goodreads

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan

Goodreads

Tiger Queen

Goodreads

The Babysitters Coven (The Babysitters Coven, #1)

Goodreads

The Tenth Girl

Goodreads

The Deathless Girls

Goodreads

Stormrise

Goodreads

Rated

Goodreads

Rebel Girls

Goodreads

Don't Say a Word

Goodreads

Rules For Vanishing

Goodreads

What are you looking forward to this month?

 

 

Library Haul for the last of August

Hello, everyone! Sorry I haven’t been posting as much. I haven’t been feeling well again. Life with a chronic illness. Also, I’ve been really distracted by Miss Swift’s album. I can’t stop listening. I’m thinking about posting about what my thoughts are. I’ve seen other people post about it and I find it interesting.¬†Anyway back to the books. I’ve checked out some more books from the library. Let’s get started!

Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined (Twilight, #1.75)

The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood, #1)

Maybe This Time

Stay Sexy & Don√ʬĬôt Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide

Sophia, Princess Among Beasts

Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered

By Amber Hunt

A Danger to Herself and Others

What have you checked out from the library Lately?

 

Looking Foward August 2019

Another month means more things to look forward to! Here’s hoping that August is full of good things this month! I’m already looking forward to Fall. I know it is still Summer but Fall is my favorite season. Let’s get started!

Movies

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Game of Cat and Mouse  August 4th 9pm

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: An Inheritance to Die for August 11th 9pm

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A very Foul Play  August 18th 9pm

Chronicle Mysteries: The Deep End  August 25th 9pm

Music

Love Taylor Swift August 23

Books

A Dress for the Wicked

Goodreads

Sea Witch Rising (Sea Witch, #2)

Goodreads

Crown of Coral and Pearl

Goodreads

Swipe Right for Murder

Goodreads

Here There Are Monsters

Goodreads

Ever Alice

Goodreads

All the Bad Apples

Goodreads

The Stolen Kingdom: An Aladdin Retelling

Goodreads

What are you looking forward to this month?

July Wrap Up and August TBR

Happy August everyone! July just seemed to fly by. I really don’t know where the time went. I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump in July. Hopefully, I’ll leave the slump in July. I did read five books this month that I enjoyed.

Before I Disappear

My Review

The Storm Crow (The Storm Crow, #1)

My Review

City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake, #1)

I still need to write a review for this one! It is a new favorite though!

Kristy's Great Idea (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1)

I grew up reading the Babysitter’s Club books and I saw my library had the graphic novels so I checked them out.

Mooncakes

I loved this graphic novel and I need to write a review for it soon!

Now on to the books I plan on reading in August!

How the Light Gets In

All the Bad Apples

Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #1)

This is a reread for me.

What Red Was

To Drink Coffee with a Ghost

The Truth About Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #2)

Mary Anne Saves the Day (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #3)

Claudia and Mean Janine (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #4)

What books are you planning on reading in August?

 

The Storm Crow Blog Tour Review and Favorite Quotes

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The Storm Crow (The Storm Crow #1)

by Kalyn Josephson
Publisher: SourcebooksFire
Release Date: July 9th 2019

Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult

Synopsis:

In the tropical kingdom of Rhodaire, magical, elemental Crows are part of every aspect of life…until the Illucian empire invades, destroying everything.

That terrible night has thrown Princess Anthia into a deep depression. Her sister Caliza is busy running the kingdom after their mother’s death, but all Thia can do is think of all she has lost.

But when Caliza is forced to agree to a marriage between Thia and the crown prince of Illucia, Thia is finally spurred into action. And after stumbling upon a hidden Crow egg in the rubble of a rookery, she and her sister devise a dangerous plan to hatch the egg in secret and get back what was taken from them.

BOOK LINKS

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38330596-the-storm-crow

Amazon:

Bookdepository:

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-storm-crow-kalyn-josephson/1129678144#/

Google Books: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/The_Storm_Crow.html?id=jEmrvAEACAAJ&redir_esc=y

My Review

When I read the synopsis for The Storm Crow I was intrigued.¬† ¬†I really loved the writing! I thought the characters were well written.¬† I think the giant crows was a very unique idea. I enjoyed this book but I do wish there was a little more world building. I was very excited about the crows but they kinda got pushed aside. I’m hoping book 2 will have more about them. Overall, this was a quick, interesting read.

My Favorite Quotes

“Be careful. You’re dangerously close to sounding like this girl I used to know. Tongue as sharp as a crow’s talons, menace to authorities everywhere, about this tall.”

I’d pushed unwaveringly, and when I had met a wall. I’d shattered it.

They were like wolves looking for a weak spot, their postures rigid in preparation to strike and scramble up the ranks.

His eyes, normally bright as the sun on the ocean, looked dull. Like something was missing.

AUTHOR INFORMATION

Kalyn

Kalyn Josephson is a Technical Writer in Silicon Valley, which leaves room for too many bad puns about technically being a writer. She grew up in San Luis Obispo, CA, but now lives in the Bay Area with four awesome friends (because it’s the Bay and she’d like to be able to retire one day) and two black cats (who are more like a tiny dragon and an even tinier owl). When not writing YA Fantasy, she loves baking, reading, playing sports, and watching too many movies.

AUTHOR LINKS

Website: https://kalynjosephson.com/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17673530.Kalyn_Josephson

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kalynjosephson

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kalynmjosephson/

TOUR SCHEDULE

https://fantasticflyingbookclub.blogspot.com/2019/05/tour-schedule-storm-crow-storm-crow-1.html

 

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