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New Release: The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3), by Mary E. Pearson

Yes! Book 3 of the The Remnant Chronicles is here! About the Book The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3), by Mary E. Pearson Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous – what will happen now? This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed. Bestselling author Mary E. Pearson’s combination of intrigue, suspense, romance and action make this a riveting page turner for teens. About the … Keep reading

In the Spotlight [24]: Author Interview – Thomas E. Sniegoski

Hello kids!!! We have a party here today!!! A PARTYY?? YAY DANIELA! BUT… “WHY DANIELAAAA???, WHY???” Because my super favorite author, Tom, is here!!! You know how crazy  I am about the forsaken gang right? The angels, archangels, fallen angels, demons, Lucifer, etc… well Tom is the ULTIMATE Dark Urban Fantasy writer that introduced me to all that and made me fall in love with it with his series The Fallen! His last book The Demonists was awesome too and … Keep reading

New Release: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4), by Maggie Stiefvater

I’m very happy to promote the fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.   The Raven King  (The Raven Cycle #4), by Maggie Stiefvater All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love’s death. She doesn’t believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the … Keep reading

Book Review: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

Meet THE VOICE people! An absolute master piece of writing (OMG the voice!) and world-building! Red Rising of course, gets all my check marks: ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building 5.0 SUPERNOVAS! Red Rising (Red Rising #1), by Pierce Brown Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable … Keep reading

Book Release and Review: The Demonists (Demonist #1), by Thomas E. Sniegoski

I’m so excited to promote the release of The Demonists today! DARK URBAN FANTASY AT ITS FINEST FABULOUSLY DARK AND CREEPY The Demonists gets all my check marks! ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building 4.7 stars Wow factor: Seriously gory and creepy [Thanks BFF NetGalley and Berkley Publishing Group for this ARC] About the Book From the New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series and the Remy Chandler series, a new dark fantasy series filled with demons, exorcisms, … Keep reading

In the spotlight [21]: Author Interview – V.J. Patterson

It is a HUMONGOUS pleasure to host V.J. Patterson, author of super stellar masterpiece When the Crows Fly Low one of my very few 5-star reviews in my Book Hall of Fame. If you haven’t read When the Crows Fly Low stop whatever you are doing and grab this book! You can come back to read this interview later and then leave a comment for V.J. telling her what a FANTASTIC book she wrote! …. Back already? you devoured When the Crows Fly Low, … Keep reading

Book Review: Sanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands #1), by Sarah Fine

I know what I want to be when I grow up… I want to be a writer like Sarah! 🙂 Sarah Fine never disappoints! [check out her interview!]! Sanctum gets my check marks for ✓ Writing, ✓ Premise, and ✓World-building. 4.3 stars I would probably read ANY book Sarah writes. 🙂 Her stories are just ME 🙂  Urban, dark, gothic…  and about the afterlife!! Sara is the Queen of the afterlife! No one mingles the afterlife with the real life more seamlessly!   About the … Keep reading

Cover Reveal: Reliquary (Reliquary, #1), by Sarah Fine

As you may know already…   I’m a HUGE fan of Sarah Fine [click here to see her interview]!!! So today I am very excited to share the cover of RELIQUARY, the first in Sarah’s newest adult urban fantasy series. It comes out June 14th, and the sequel, SPLINTER, will come out only seven weeks later on August 2nd! About the Book Reliquary (Reliquary, #1), by Sarah Fine Mattie Carver’s engagement party should have marked the start of her own personal fairy tale. But … Keep reading

Book Release: A Gathering of Shadows, (A Darker Shade of Magic #2), by Victoria Schwab

Unfortunately I haven’t gotten to read the first book A Darker Shade of Magic  yet but I do love the premise and the reviews. So, since A Darker Shade of Magic is in my Goodreads “Reading Next” Shelf , I wanted to promote the release of book 2. I can’t wait to start reading this series! Check out some the two reviews that make me want to read it: Cait @ Paperfury and Anissa@shereadstoomuch. Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into … Keep reading

Book Release: Firstlife (Everlife #1), by Gena Showalter

Gena Showalter has a very especial place in my heart as the author that made me a fan of paranormal romance with her series Lords of the Underworld. I’m very curious about this book because it seems very different from what Gena usually does but I’m sure it will be very entertaining, as all of her books 🙂 Check out this review! Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews About the Book Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen … Keep reading

What a Week [37]: Book Review – Mercury Striking (The Scorpius Syndrome #1), by Rebecca Zanetti

Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened this week in my Reading Bookshelf, <a< span=””> href=”http://www.danielaark.com/writing-desk-2/” target=”_blank”>Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Reading Bookshelf Book Review – Mercury Striking (The Scorpius Syndrome #1), by Rebecca Zanetti Reading this book was like being the mom of a spoiled brat! You love him but you still want to spanking him! WTH??? 😀 Here I am, soooo freaking loyal to you and your writing Rebecca and … Keep reading

What a Week [35] – Book Review: The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2), by Rick Yancey

Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened this week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Reading Bookshelf Book Review:  The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2), by Rick Yancey   I didn’t think it was possible, but I liked this book more than the first one, The 5th Wave! The ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building all are 5 stars PLUS! About the … Keep reading

Book Review: Wicked Ride (Realm Enforcers #1), by Rebecca Zanetti

When at the end of last year I fell into a really bad reading slump I knew it was time for desperate measures! Time to call the experts [shhhh don’t say anything but the “expert” is usually a romance writer 🙂 ]. I knew I could count on my girl Rebecca to get me reading again! 🙂 So despite the fact that THIS IN NOT a romance book blog [is not, is not, IS NOT!], I knew I owned Rebecca a public thank you … Keep reading

Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles #0.5, 0.6, 1.5, 3.1, 3.6), by Marissa Meyer

I just gave this series another try and I’m loving it! So I’m very happy to promote this new release… About the Book Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles #0.5, 0.6, 1.5, 3.1, 3.6), by Marissa Meyer The enchantment continues…. The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace … Keep reading