Title: A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) Author: Sarah J. Maas Format I Read: Kindle eBook Pages: 416 Genres: Fantasy, Romance, New Adult (?) Release Date: May 5, 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Synopsis from Goodreads
When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.
As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow grows over the faerie lands, and Feyre must find a way to stop it… or doom Tamlin—and his world—forever.
I’m so upset that I waited this long to read this book. It was honestly fantastic and I regret every second I wasted not reading it before now.
I read Throne of Glass years ago and honestly don’t remember anything, so I didn’t really know what to expect with Sarah J. Maas – other than the hype that everyone else gives her. But the hype didn’t disappoint! A Court of Thorns of Roses was a heart-stopping romance with strong characters and a deliciously evil villain. Not to mention that it was a wonderfully creative and unique retelling. Intriguing, captivating, and mysterious – a spectacular novel! Continue reading →
How do I read? Nowadays, there are so many different ways to read – audio books, eBooks, physical books (hardcover, paperback, etc.). Everyone seems to have their preference. So I thought I’d pop into the conversation. Continue reading →
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the
Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that give us those book tingles!
The book I’m waiting on this Wednesday is… The Distance from A to Z by Natalie Blitt!
Title: The Distance from A to Z Author: Natalie Blitt Pages: N/A Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance Release Date: January 12, 2016 Publisher: HarperCollins Impulse Links: Goodreads | Amazon
Synopsis from Goodreads
This full-length novel by debut author Natalie Blitt is a pitch-perfect blend of Stephanie Perkins and Miranda Kenneally that proves the age-old adage: opposites attract.
Seventeen-year old Abby has only one goal for her summer: to make sure she is fluent in French—well, that, and to get as far away from baseball and her Cubs-obsessed family as possible. A summer of culture and language, with no sports in sight.
That turns out to be impossible, though, because her French partner is the exact kind of boy she was hoping to avoid. Eight weeks. 120 hours of class. 80 hours of conversation practice with someone who seems to exclusively wear baseball caps and jerseys.
But Zeke in French is a different person than Zeke in English. And Abby can’t help but fall for him, hard. As Abby begins to suspect that Zeke is hiding something, she has to decide if bridging the gap between the distance between who she is and who he is, is worth the risk.