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Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin #2) by Robin LaFevers Review

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Series: His Fair Assassin #2 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance, Adventure Release Date: April 2, 2013 Pages: 385
Goodreads Summary
When Sybella arrived at the doorstep of St Mortain half mad with grief and despair the convent were only too happy to offer her refuge - but at a price. The sisters of this convent serve Death, and with Sybella naturally skilled in both the arts of death and seduction, she could become one of their most dangerous weapons.
But her assassin's skills are little comfort when the convent returns her to the life that nearly drove her mad. Her father's rage and brutality are terrifying, and her brother's love is equally monstrous. But when Sybella discovers an unexpected ally she discovers that a daughter of Death may find something other than vengeance to live for...

My Review
I loved Grave Mercy and I'm glad the second book was just as good! I knew …

Stacking the Shelves #11

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Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews and is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves be it in virtual form or physical. You can include books you’ve won, bought, borrowed from the library or review books.
P.S. I post most of my STS at the end of each month.
In the month of June I...
Borrowed from the library

End of Days (Penyrn and the End of Days #3) by Susan Ee The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn #1) by Renee Ahdieh
*screams* I am so happy to have both of these books in my hands, I've just been longing to read them and I'm so glad I put a hold on them. Hopefully, they live up to my expectations and all the awesome things I've been hearing about them!
Bought eBooks/Physical books


Neverland (Adventures in Neverland #1) by Anna Katmore The Falconer (The Falconer #1)  by Elizabeth May Spelled  by Betsy Schow Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3) by Marissa Meyer Splintered (Splintered #1)  by A.G. Howard
You guys, I know I said I was going to wait…

Dream Casters: Light ~ Book Blitz

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Book Details Title: Dream Casters: Light Author: Adrienne Woods Series: The Dream Caster Series Publisher: Fire Quill Publishing Release Date: May 2015 ISBN: 978-0-9946641-2-9

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Mr. Sandman, send me a dream, ta da da da…..Seventeen year old Chasity Blake knows the Sandman is just a silly children’s story parents tell their children to get them to sleep. At least she thought it was, until the day a mysterious, light golden sand appeared in her hands during a high school prank that went horribly wrong. A sand that has the power to send anyone it touches into a deep, sound sleep. Fearing she had lost her mind, Chasity soon discovers the shocking truth of her heritage- she is a Dream Caster. Chasity was never supposed to be raised on the Domain, or what humans call Earth and she is forced to return to her true birth place, Revera – the world of Dreams. However, in Revera there is no balance between good, the Light Casters, and darkness, the Shadow Casters, and Chasity is caught sq…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate  waiting to get my hands on:
The Forbidden Wish  by Jessica Khoury

Publication: February 2, 2016
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance, Historical Fiction
Goodreads Summary
She is the most powerful Jinni of all. He is a boy from the streets. Their love will shake the world…
When Aladdin discovers Zahra's jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn't seen in hundreds of years -- a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra's very existence is illegal. She must disguise herself to stay alive, using ancient shape-shifting magic, until her new master has selected his three wishes. 

But when the King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, she seizes the opportunity—only to discover she is falling in love with Aladdin. When saving herself means betraying him, Zahra mu…

Velvet (Velvet Trilogy #1) by Temple West Review

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Series: Velvet Trilogy #1 Publisher: Swoon Reads Genre: Young Adult, Vampires, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy Release Date: May 12, 2015 
Goodreads Summary
First rule of dealing with hot vampire bodyguards? Don't fall in love.
After losing both her parents before age seventeen, aspiring designer Caitlin Holte feels like her whole world has been turned upside down, and that was before the terrifying encounter with a supernatural force. Then, she learns that her hot bad-boy neighbor, Adrian—who might have just saved her life—is actually a half-demon vampire.
Suddenly Caitlin is stuck with a vampire bodyguard who feels that the best way to protect her is to become her pretend boyfriend. Trouble is, Caitlin is starting to fall in love for real, while Adrian can never love a human. Caitlin trusts Adrian to keep her safe from his demon father, but will he be able to protect her heart?
My Review
I'm in love, you guys! Head over heels in love! Velvet has ev…

Feature & Follow Friday

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Feature & Follow is a weekly Friday meme hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it’ll allow us to show off more new blogs! 
I'd love it if you followed me through GFC and Bloglovin' and of course I'll make sure to stop by your blog and do the same!
This weeks question:


If you were to get a tattoo, what would it say or what would the graphic be? Or if you have a tattoo, share a picture and its meaning.
I admit that I've thought about getting a tattoo because they just look awesome at least those that I've seen on google or the one's that my sister has shown me since she really wants one. But as much as I like them, I don't think I could go through with it. Reason one, 2 years ago me and my sister went to get the top of our ears pierced but as soon as I saw the needle coming towards me I started balling my eyes out and telling her to stop, yes I am a complete chicken when it comes to needl…

The Leveller (The Leveller #1) by Julia Durango (ARC) Review

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Series: The Leveller #1 Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure, Gaming Release Date: June 23, 2015 Pages: 256
Goodreads Summary
Nixy Bauer is a self-made Leveller. Her job? Dragging kids out of virtual reality and back to their parents in the real world. It’s normally easy cash, but Nixy’s latest mission is fraught with real danger, intrigue, and romance.

Nixy Bauer is used to her classmates being very, very unhappy to see her. After all, she’s a bounty hunter in a virtual reality gaming world. Kids in the MEEP, as they call it, play entirely with their minds, while their bodies languish in a sleeplike state on the couch. Irritated parents, looking to wrench their kids back to reality, hire Nixy to jump into the game and retrieve them. 

But when the game’s billionaire developer loses track of his own son in the MEEP, Nixy is in for the biggest challenge of her bounty-hunting career. Wyn Salvador is…

Waiting on Wednesday: Six of Crows (The Dregs #1) by Leigh

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate  waiting to get my hands on:
Six of Crows (The Dregs #1)  by Leigh Bardugo


Publication: September 29, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Goodreads Summary

Game of Thrones meets Ocean's Eleven in this brand-new book in the world of the Grisha by New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo.
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone...

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. 

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. 

Si…

The Girl Who Sees Smells ~ Korean Drama

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Name: The Girl Who Sees Smells or Sensory Couple Language: Korean with English  subtitles Episodes: 16
My Review

 The Girl Who Sees Smells is about two people whose lives are intertwined when tragedy strikes. 3 years ago Choi Moo-Gak was devastated when he lost his younger sister in the "Bar code" murder case. Which then led him to accidentally losing his senses. While Choi Eun-Seol is the only survivor of the "Bar code" murder case but has no recollection of the murderer or her life before the incident. And although, she lost her memory she gains the ability to see smells.

While going into this drama, I wasn't quite sure what I expected. I had not even read the summary when I watched the first episode, I went in blind. And to be honest gaining the ability to see smells after being in a coma seemed pretty far-fetched but I still decided to keep watching. So, color me surprised when I found myself enjoying this drama way more than I actually thought I would, though…

Firebug (Firebug #1) by Lish McBride Review

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Series: Firebug #1 Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.(BYR) Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Fiction Release Date: September 23, 2014 Pages: 368
Goodreads Summary
Ava can start fires with her mind . . . but is it a blessing or a curse?

Ava is a firebug—she can start fires with her mind. Which would all be well and good if she weren't caught in a deadly contract with the Coterie, a magical mafia. She's one of their main hit men . . . and she doesn't like it one bit. Not least because her mother's death was ordered by Venus—who is now her boss.

When Venus asks Ava to kill a family friend, Ava rebels. She knows very well that you can't say no to the Coterie and expect to get away with it, though, so she and her friends hit the road, trying desperately to think of a way out of the mess they find themselves in. Preferably keeping the murder to a minimum.
My Review
(Beware: Review consists mostly of fangirling over characters.)
Firebug is abou…

Waiting on Wednesday: Serpentine by Cindy Pon

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate  waiting to get my hands on:
Serpentine  by Cindy Pon

Publication: September 1, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Goodreads Summary
SERPENTINE is a sweeping fantasy set in the ancient Kingdom of Xia and inspired by the rich history of Chinese mythology.

Lush with details from Chinese folklore, SERPENTINE tells the coming of age story of Skybright, a young girl who worries about her growing otherness. As she turns sixteen, Skybright notices troubling changes. By day, she is a companion and handmaid to the youngest daughter of a very wealthy family. But nighttime brings with it a darkness that not even daybreak can quell. 

When her plight can no longer be denied, Skybright learns that despite a dark destiny, she must struggle to retain her sense of self – even as she falls in love for the first time.

Why I'm desperate …