Children of Blood & Bone: Now We Rise Blog Tour

Children of Blood & Bone: Now We Rise Blog Tour

Children of Blood & Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Series: Legacy of Orisha #1 Genres: High Fantasy, Young Adult Publication date: March 6, 2018 544 pages Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now, Zélie has one […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 12 March, 2018 | 1 Comment
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Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Kristen sure has a way with writing characters and building worlds! There wasn’t a huge amount of action in the first half because she spent a lot of time really building up those parts. And it made them feel so vivid and real! The pacing is a bit slow to start, but it gives you time to savor the world and understand it, and also savor the character development. Kristen also has a way of writing an empowering story of […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 5 March, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: January & February 2018

Books I Didn’t Finish: January & February 2018

Furyborn by Claire Legrand Series: The Empirium Trilogy #1 Genre: High Fantasy, Young Adult Published by Sourcebooks Fire (5.22.2018) ARC, 491 pages Source: I own it (Illumicrate) When assassins ambush her best friend, the crown prince, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing her ability to perform all seven kinds of elemental magic. The only people who should possess this extraordinary power are a pair of prophesied queens: a queen of light and salvation and a queen of blood and destruction. […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 3 March, 2018 | 3 Comments
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Heartbeat Monthly (2): February 2018

Heartbeat Monthly (2): February 2018

  February haul Bought Once Upon a Dream pillowcase (BST group) Library card pillowcase (BST group) Harry Potter pillowcast (BST group) Flick the Wick candles – Rook, Alexander, Hypatia, Book Nerd mini Icey Designs candles – Three Suns of Itreya, Welcome to Weep, Warcross, Sector 45, Yule Ball Dreamy & Co – Manon print, Manon & Emika magnetic bookmarks Helldiver of Lykos sticker from Society6 Beedooto – Porg & Emika magnetic bookmarks Game of Thrones leatherbound pocket edition set Lord […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 1 March, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Could Re-read Forever

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Could Re-read Forever

Okay, so I kind of cheated here because there’s actually 11 books. But I went for my top three series! The Wayfarer Redemption This series is very special to me for a lot of reasons. It was my first for a lot of things – first long series, first High Fantasy, first foray into the world of books with steamy scenes, and also my first favorites. It’s very nostalgic to me! I’ve read the first 3 books (the original trilogy) […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 27 February, 2018 | 1 Comment
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Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Do you ever have those times where you go into a book knowing full well you wouldn’t like it? Yeah, this was one of those for me. Why the hell did you read it, then? some of you may be asking. Well, there’s this annoying thing called the Hype Monster. And I let that little turd get the best of my curiosity. Things I liked: How brutal, dark, and bloody it was The lies and betrayal The not-relationship between Cardan and Jude […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 26 February, 2018 | 0 Comments
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