Waiting on Wednesday: Ever the Hunted

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week’s book: Ever the Hunted

Ever the Hunted by Erin SummerillTitle: Ever the Hunted
Author: Erin Summerill
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publication Date: December 27, 2016

Summary (from Goodreads):

Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, the legendary bounty hunter for the King of Malam—that is, until her father is murdered. Now outcast and alone and having no rights to her father’s land or inheritance, she seeks refuge where she feels most safe: the Ever Woods. When Britta is caught poaching by the royal guard, instead of facing the noose she is offered a deal: her freedom in exchange for her father’s killer.

However, it’s not so simple.

The alleged killer is none other than Cohen McKay, her father’s former apprentice. The only friend she’s ever known. The boy she once loved who broke her heart. She must go on a dangerous quest in a world of warring kingdoms, mad kings, and dark magic to find the real killer. But Britta wields more power than she knows. And soon she will learn what has always made her different will make her a daunting and dangerous force.

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The Unexpected Everything, Morgan Matson: Book Club

The Unexpected Everything, Morgan Matson: Book Club

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Book Club

I am so excited to share my The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Book Club with you! Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to read and review Morgan Matson’s The Unexpected Everything. This book is such an enjoyable contemporary that is perfect for summer, as it has such a fun concept and the right elements for beach reading. I kept imagining so many great ideas for my book club as I was reading, that I knew it would be the perfect choice for my summer book club party!

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Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari LapenaTitle: The Couple Next Door
Author: Shari Lapena
Also by this author: A Stranger in the House
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Genres: Thriller
Publication Date: August 23, 2016
Rating: four-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

It all started at a dinner party. . .

A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors--a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . .

Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all--a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.

Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they've kept for years.

What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family--a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.

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❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃


Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena is sure to provide some thrilling chills to fans of the thriller genre. This book is so fast-paced, it will make your head spin. Also, Lapena does a fantastic job developing all of the characters that at some points, the reader is never really sure who the culprit really is. The writing is so descriptive as well, and it makes the events that unfold seem to come alive as you are reading this incredible story. Continue reading

WoW: The Romantics by Leah Konen

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week’s book: The ROmantics by Leah Kohen

The Romantics by Leah KonenTitle: The Romantics
Author: Leah Konen
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication Date: November 1, 2016

Summary (from Goodreads):

Gael Brennan is about to have his heart broken when his first big relationship crumbles on the heels of his parents’ painful separation. Love intervenes with the intention of setting things right—but she doesn’t anticipate the intrusion of her dreaded nemesis: the Rebound. Love’s plans for Gael are sidetracked by Cara, Gael’s hot-sauce-wielding “dream girl.” The more Love meddles, the further Gael drifts from the one girl who can help him mend his heart. Soon Love starts breaking all her own rules—and in order to set Gael’s fate back on course, she has to make some tough decisions about what it means to truly care.

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Review: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Review: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. MaasTitle: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4)
Series: Throne of Glass #4
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Also by this author: A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns And Roses #1)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children's
Genres: Fantasy
Publication Date: Septemer 1, 2015
Rating: five-stars
Series Rating: five-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

The Queen has returned.

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past…

She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.

She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return.

The fourth volume in the New York Times bestselling series continues Celaena’s epic journey and builds to a passionate, agonizing crescendo that might just shatter her world.

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Review: Queen of SHadows by Sarah J. Maas

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas is such a suspenseful book with so much action! Aelin is just as fierce as ever and so sarcastic. What I really admire about these books is how well-written they are and Sarah J. Maas’s descriptive writing style. Continue reading