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Book release: Paper and Fire (The Great Library #2), Rachel Caine

I am so looking forward to reading Book 2 of this series! About the Book Paper and Fire (The Great Library #2), Rachel Caine With an iron fist, The Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion, forbidding the personal ownership of books in the name of the greater good. Jess Brightwell has survived his introduction to the sinister, seductive world of the Library, but serving in its army is nothing like he envisioned. His … 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

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

New Release: Morning Star (Red Rising #3), by Pierce Brown

  I became a big fan of Pierce’s with Red Rising the absolutely best voice I have ever heard! A class act world-building as well. So it is a great pleasure for me to promote the release of the last book of the Red Rising Trilogy… Born a lowly Red in the mines of Mars, Darrow lost his beloved wife to the treacherous Gold overlords. Vowing to fight for the future that his wife believed in, Darrow joins a secret … 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

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

New Release: Mercury Striking (The Scorpius Syndrome #1), by Rebecca Zanetti

Oh well… this may be too much for me! I already loved Rebecca’s books when she was writing paranormal romance. Now she is writing my favorite genre dystopian/apocalyptic??? I’m so thrilled that the hero actually has his shirt on! So, I don’t even have to think I’m reading romance [I know, I know… it is romance! 🙂 ] I have way more e-books that I would never be able to read so I don’t buy books and I pre-ordered this one 🙂 Today … Keep reading

What a Week [32]: Book Review – The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey

I absolutely LOVED this gripping, addictive, well-written, action-packed page-turner! 5 starts all the way! It gets all my check marks: ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building. I can’t wait to watch the movie, which will be release next Friday the 22nd! 🙂 About the Book The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave #1), by Rick Yancey After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the … Keep reading

Book Blitz: Timekeeper Rising, by Allyssa Painter

About the Book Timekeeper Rising by Allyssa Painter Publication date: August 1st 2015 Genres: Dystopia, Fantasy, Young Adult Fifty years ago, the sky cried acid and the earth vomited poison, all due to human destruction. Desperate for a savior, the people called out to the Shunned, a group of Fallen angels on Earth, and allowed them to take over. Now the Shunned rule with unspeakable cruelty, manipulating and torturing the humans in every possible way. Marked for death, Iris Ankea will do anything to end … Keep reading

Book Blitz: Fractured Memories, by Jo Schneider

  About the Book Fractured Memories by, Jo Schneider  (Jagged Scars #1) Publication date: May 20th 2015 Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Young Adult Sixteen year old Wendy never knew the world before the Starvation. She’s learned to put her trust in her knives, and her confidence in her fighting ability. When the Skinnies attack her compound, she’s the lone survivor. Injured and near death, Wendy is rescued and nursed back to health by mysterious strangers. Her saviors offer her a place among them, but … Keep reading

In the Spotlight [11]: Author Interview – Sarah Fine – Includes an excerpt of Fated, the last book in the Servants of Fate series!

Please meet the author of Marked one of my top books, one of the few with all page-turner check marks: Sarah E. Fine! Sarah, thank you for this interview! D: I’m sure some readers are surprised about the fact you don’t have any training as a writer. Can you share with us your journey to become and author and publish your work? S: I think many authors don’t have a lot (or any) formal training, even if writing is an interest early … Keep reading

Book Blitz: Waterfall by, Amber Garr

About the Book Waterfall by Amber Garr (The Water Crisis Chonicles, #1) Publication date: June 2015 Genres: Dystopia, New Adult Synopsis: The water is gone. The wars have begun. Clean water is a luxury most can no longer afford. Climate change, industrial sabotage, and greed have turned country against country as each one tries to provide for its citizens. Terrorist groups target desalinization plants and frustrated governments hunt those who work against them. Rationing, sequestering, and patrolling have become routine at a time when there … Keep reading

Book Blitz: State of Vengeance, by Summer Lane

About the Book State of Vengeance, by Summer Lane  (Collapse #6) Publication date: June 26th 2015 Genres: Dystopia, New Adult Vengeance is coming. Monterey Bay, California, has barely survived a brutal attack from the evil invasion forces of Omega, and Cassidy Hart is exhausted. She has lost a friend and gained a new enemy. The militias seem to be weakening, and Omega seems to be getting stronger. In an effort to recruit more troops, Cassidy travels to the desolation of the high mountains … Keep reading

Book Blitz: The V Girl by, Mya Robarts

About the Book The V Girl by Mya Robarts Publication date: June 20th 2014 Genres: Dystopia, Young Adult ROMANTIC DYSTOPIA FOR MATURE YA READERS YOUNG NA READERS In post-apocalyptic North America, rape and sexual slavery are legal. Lila Velez, desperately wants to lose her virginity before the troops visit her town, and can take it away by force. She makes plans to seduce her only friend, Rey, the most attractive man in her town. Lila does not love him, but he is the only … Keep reading