When I first heard about the novel Saving Phoebe Murrow a couple months ago I was intrigued. I tried to obtain an ARC at that time, but wasn't selected as part of the lottery so when I was contacted about participating in the Blog Tour for the novel I immediately jumped on board, because I… Continue reading Blog Tour: Saving Phoebe Murrow by Herta Feely with an Exclusive Excerpt and Giveaway!
Title: Truthwitch Author: Susan Dennard Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Format: Hardcover Rating: 3.5 stars In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well. Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to… Continue reading CJ Reviews Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Author: Laini Taylor Publication Date: September 27, 2011 Format: Paperback Rating: 3 stars Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes… Continue reading CJ Reviews Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Every once in a while a book comes along that feels like it was written just for you. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nine George is that book, which is an appropriate coincidence given the profession of the bookseller in this book. The Little Paris Bookshop is the story of Jean Perdu, a bookseller whose shop… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
I usually don't like writing reviews of consecutive books in a series, because I feel like I just end up saying the same thing over and over in each review (especially if I like the books) but I'm going to try for the Throne of Glass books, because I really like this series so far -… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
"If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up to give blood. If an earthquake levels a city, people all over the world will send emergency supplies. This is so fundamentally human that its found in every culture without exception." - The Martian… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: The Martian by Andy Weir
I'm not going to lie, I was hesitant to give this book a chance because the last book I read because it was hailed as the "next Gone Girl" I didn't like at all. Just like The Girl on the Train was way over-hyped, I had a feeling this book would be too. Let's face… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll