“Exquisite Captive” by Heather Demetrios

  Exquisite Captive by Heather Demetrios is the story of a jinni who has been exiled from her homeland and is now a slave on Earth.  Nalia spends her days coming up with new ways to defy her master Malek, dreaming of the day that she will gain her freedom and be able to rescue herRead more

DNF Review: “Spellbound” by Sylvia Day

  Normally I’m a very persistent reader and don’t give up on books easily.  I can count on one hand the number of books I’ve DNF’d since starting this blog (for non book blogger friends, DNF=Did Not Finish).  Spellbound by Sylvia Day is one of them. I picked up the book because it was onRead more

Review and Giveaway: “Inamorata” by Megan Chance

  Inamorata by Megan Chance is a blend of historical fiction and fantasy set in 19th century Venice.  Joseph Hannigan and his alluring sister Sophie come to Venice to escape scandal in New York.  Joseph is an artist, and he hopes to find a wealthy patron so that he can pursue his passion.  Sophie isRead more

“Beautiful Creatures” by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

  A few days ago at work a library patron brought in this book as a donation for the staff book exchange.  “Please don’t judge me, it’s YA,” she said.  “And it was really good.”  Based on her recommendation, I decided to borrow it for the weekend. “Beautiful Creatures” isn’t the type of book thatRead more

“A Conspiracy of Alchemists” by Liesel Schwarz

  Good evening everyone!  Today is my stop on the TLC Book Tour of Liesel Schwarz’s debut novel, “A Conspiracy of Alchemists,” which is the first book in the Chronicles of Light and Shadow series. “A Conspiracy of Alchemists” is a steampunk paranormal adventure.  Our protagonist, a young pilot named Elle, agrees to deliver aRead more