Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays: The Hunter the Bear and the Seventh Sister

Teaser Tuesdays is a fun and exciting meme hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading. The cool button is from Once Upon a Twilight!

The rules are that you take a teaser from the book you're reading but make sure there are no spoilers!! Check out mine from 

My Teaser:

"I know you are close, Son of Earth...tell me what you are doing here in Arcas?" the deep guttural voice asked. "What profit have you been offered to sell out both our worlds?"

from The Hunter, the Bear, and the Seventh Sister by B.I Woolet

I guess that's a super teaser since there's no context whatsoever. Guess you're going to have the check the book out soon!!

Thanks for stopping by! Leave me a comment and link me to your Teaser if you have one! 

Monday, February 10, 2014

It's Monday! What are you reading?! {16}

It's Monday! What are you reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Shelia at Book Journey! It's a great way to plan out your reading week and get ideas from other bloggers as well! Thanks for visiting!

Hey guys! I'm so glad to be back blogging again and participating in my favorite meme. Drop me a comment on what you're reading so I can add to my TBR list!

Bobby Ether and The Academy by R. Scott Boyer
I got this from Netgalley and the jury is still out on it. I want it to be awesome, I really do...however..yeah I'll let you know when I get at least halfway through it what my thoughts are.


The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
And here's an "oldie" but goodie. I remember when this came out and everyone was so enchanted by it,  so I figured I give it a go, this being Valentine's week and all :)

What are you reading??

Did Not Finish: The Liars' Gospel by Naomi Alderman

About a million years ago, I requested this book on Netgalley from Little Brown and Co. It has taken me forever to finish this book for one reason or another and at about 63% in, I had to put it down once and for all.

As a devout Christian, I couldn't really figure out how to feel about this book. The re-telling of the Gospels surrounding Jesus' life sounded interesting to me at the onset. But once there was so much rawness and diversion from the story I'm familiar with, I had to change my mindset about what I was reading entirely. 

The writing in and of itself was fascinating, the interweaving of sacred and sinful behaviors in one breath was executed flawlessly by Naomi Alderman. I'm interested in reading other books by her and I actually plan to. But the subject was just a little too far out for me. 

This book is NOT for everyone but I do suggest you check it out if you enjoy exquisite writing and fiction based on historical events. 

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Omg seriously plus TBR List

OH hello!

So, I've been away a while, and sort of reading. I've been thinking about reading and blogging and the like but...life always gets in the way.

I should put "life" in quotes because up until right now, I've been coming down from being on my first National Tour (I'm an opera singer for those of you that don't know), then my first musical reading in over 10 years, and then, nothing! Now I'm back working a temp gig for a little while and I realized that I have way more time than I thought.

I mean, I've downloaded SO MANY Galleys on NetGalley, discovered an entirely new newsletter that sends me free book downloads and deeply discounted books in general, and there was one time that I found like one thousand new books (not just in good condition but actual books that has JUST come out!) But I never got around to reading most of those books. Ugh, I'm so behind on life.

Anyway, I'm posting a books I must read list here for my reference and to get me back in the swing of things book blogging. Drop me a line if you'd like. Can't wait to pop around to some of your blogs!

Parable of Sower by Octavia Butler
I just freaking LOVED Kindred and I need to read every single book that Butler writes.

Alex Cross' continuing saga by James Patterson
And that's Merry Christmas, Alex Cross Kill Alex Cross Alex Cross Run Cross My Heart OMG I'M SO BEHIND.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Not because it's a dern movie, but because I found out what it's about and it sounds AWESOME.

Sheesh, and like every other book.