Showing posts from August, 2015

I Remember You ~ Korean Drama

Name: I Remember You or Hello Monster Language: Korean with English subtitles Episodes: 16
When a serial killer strikes women who all have a similar appearance, the police department’s Special Crime Investigation Team is stumped. While Cha Ji An, an elite detective, and her fellow colleagues are assessing the latest crime scene, the mysterious Lee Hyun shows up and instantly assesses the trademark attributes of the killer. Hyun is a genius criminal profiler with a degree in criminal psychology who received an anonymous email that brought him to the crime scene all the way from the United States. The serial killer seems to be sending a personal message to Hyun with the clues he leaves behind, and Hyun wonders if it could be related to an escaped criminal “monster” from his childhood who killed his father and was responsible for the disappearance of his younger brother. Ji An has known Hyun since childhood and is ecstatic to see her childhood crush again, but Hyun doesn’t seem to re…

Feature & Follow Friday

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, Bloglovin', or Twitter and of course I'll make sure to stop by your blog and do the same!
This weeks question:
Share a random quote from the book you are currently reading. - Suggested by Journey Through Fiction
"Before I could do anything impulsive and improper, I stammered another goodbye and hurried away. Despite wanting to, I forced myself not to look over my shoulder at Alec. If I had been the sort of girl who kept a diary that was more than a list of books I'd read and my thoughts on them, I'd have run home to record this encounter."-Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson
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Spelled by Betsy Schow Review

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Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance Release Date: June 2, 2015 Pages: 352
Fairy Tale Survival Rule #32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day.

Yeah, no thanks. Dorthea is completely princed out. Sure being the crown princess of Emerald has its perks—like Glenda Original ball gowns and Hans Christian Louboutin heels. But a forced marriage to the brooding prince Kato is so not what Dorthea had in mind for her enchanted future.

Talk about unhappily ever after. 

Trying to fix her prince problem by wishing on a (cursed) star royally backfires, leaving the kingdom in chaos and her parents stuck in some place called "Kansas." Now it's up to Dorthea and her pixed off prince to find the mysterious Wizard of Oz and undo the curse...before it releases the wickedest witch of all and spells The End for the world of Story.

Blood and Salt by Kim Liggett ~ Book Spotlight & Giveaway!

About the Book: 

Romeo and Juliet meets Children of the Corn in this one-of-a-kind romantic horror.

“When you fall in love, you will carve out your heart and throw it into the deepest ocean. You will be all in—blood and salt.”

These are the last words Ash Larkin hears before her mother returns to the spiritual commune she escaped long ago. But when Ash follows her to Quivira, Kansas, something sinister and ancient waits among the rustling cornstalks of this village lost to time.

Ash is plagued by memories of her ancestor, Katia, which harken back to the town’s history of unrequited love and murder, alchemy and immortality. Charming traditions soon give way to a string of gruesome deaths, and Ash feels drawn to Dane, a forbidden boy with secrets of his own.

As the community prepares for a ceremony five hundred years in the making, Ash must fight not only to save her mother, but herself—and discover the truth about Quivira before it’s too late. Before she’s all in—blood and salt.

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Family Magic by Patti Larsen ~ Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

Family Magic by Patti Larsen is a young adult paranormal novel that won 1st place in World's Best Story contest and is published by Premiere. The tour runs August 3-31 with mostly reviews as well as author interviews and guest posts. Check out the tour page for more information.

Book Description:
 Her mom’s a witch, her dad’s a demon and she just wants to be ordinary. But, when an insidious evil comes after her family, Sydlynn Hayle has to choose to be the normal girl she craves or step up, embrace her magic and save her coven from disaster.
Available for sale at: FastPencil | Amazon

My Review

Family Magic took me on a journey from the first page up until the last chapter. And yes, some of the character's frustrated me but they also made the story even more enjoyable. Especially with a character such as Sydlynn a teenager that has to juggle being both a witch and a demon plus some school bullies who don't know who they're messing with.
Sydlynn is very stubborn and usuall…

Ugly Duckling Series: Perfect Match ~Thailand Drama

Name: Perfect Match Language: Thai with English subtitles Episodes: 9
My Review 

Perfect Match is about Junior a girl who has it all,  beauty, wealth, the perfect boyfriend, and amazing friends or so she thinks. When Junior starts being criticized on social media for having big cheeks (or so people say because I don't see it) this leads her to making the worst mistake she could ever make. Which is getting a thread lift, only to find out she's allergic to the chemicals. Now she's stuck with a face that no one can bare to look at and learns the hard way that if she's not pretty, the people who she thought cared about her, in reality don't really at all. So, she's left with only one option which is to go to college in the country side and get the treatment she needs and wait things out. She's not expecting to fall in love or to have someone actually love her for who she is and not her pretty face or money.

In the begining Junior feels a lot of self-pity after all…

Ella, the Slayer by A. W. Exley ~ Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

Welcome to my tour stop for Ella, the Slayer by A.W. Exley. Ella, the Slayer is an Edwardian retelling of Cinderella with an undead problem. It is an upper young adult novel. The tour runs August 10-21 with reviews only. Check out the tour page for more information.
About the Book:
The flu pandemic of 1918 took millions of souls within a few short weeks.
Except it wasn't flu and death gave them back.

Seventeen-year-old Ella copes the best she can; caring for her war-injured father, scrubbing the floors, and slaying the undead that attack the locals. ‘Vermin’ they're called, like rats they spread pestilence with their bite. Ella's world collides with another when she nearly decapitates a handsome stranger, who is very much alive.

Seth deMage, the new Duke of Leithfield, has returned to his ancestral home with a mission from the War Office — to control the plague of vermin in rural Somerset. He needs help; he just didn't expect to find it in a katana-wielding scullery maid. …

Magno Girl by Joe Canzano ~ Blog Tour: Review

Title: Magno Girl Author: Joe Canzano
Publisher: Happy Joe Control
Pages: 320
Genre: Comic Urban Fantasy
Format: Paperback/Kindle/Nook
Price: Paperback $9.89/Kindle $2.99/Nook $2.99

When a Manhattan pizza maker is found dead in his own dough, Magno Girl enlists the aid of her biker ninja boyfriend to help solve the crime – and quickly discovers there’s more to the pie than meets the eye, including a sinister plot that spans the globe. 
Magno Girl leaps into action. After all, she can fly, she can fight, and she can use her fearsome superpower, the “Gaze of the Guilt,” to bring a hardened criminal to his knees. But the road ahead is hard. The city’s other superheroes despise her, and the cops don’t want her around, and her own mom won’t stop spitting out advice about marrying a “respectable guy” and trading in her crime-fighting career for a baby carriage—but is she attracted to “respectable guys”? And is she interested in emotional commitment? And will finding real love be her biggest chal…

Sisters of Blood and Spirit by Kady Cross Review

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Series: Sisters of Blood and Spirit #1 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Young Adult: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Horror, Romance Release Date: March 31, 2015 Pages: 288
Goodreads Summary
Wren Noble is dead—she was born that way. Vibrant, unlike other dead things, she craves those rare moments when her twin sister allows her to step inside her body and experience the world of the living. 
Lark Noble is alive but often feels she belongs in the muted Shadow Lands—the realm of the dead. Known as the crazy girl who talks to her dead sister, she doesn’t exactly fit in with the living, though a recent suicide attempt and time in a psych ward have proved to her she’s not ready to join her sister in the afterlife. 

Now the guy who saved Lark’s life needs her to repay the favor. He and his friends have been marked for death by the malevolent spirit of a vicious and long-dead serial killer, and the twins—who should know better than to mess with the dead—may be their on…