Category: Adventure




Review: 5 stars to The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan

Posted 2 August, 2016 by katheryn13 in Adventure, Fantasy, Funny, Reviews, Updates, YA / 0 Comments
Review:  5 stars to The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan

How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus’s favour. But Apollo has many enemies – gods, monsters and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo […]


#Review: 4 stars to In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken #BookBloggers #YA

#Review: 4 stars to In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken #BookBloggers #YA

Ruby can’t look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government’s attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Only Ruby can keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check. But with Clancy Gray, there’s no guarantee you’re fully in control, and everything comes with a price. When the Children’s League disbands, Ruby rises up as a leader and forms an unlikely allegiance with Liam’s brother, Cole, who has a volatile secret of his own. There are still thousands of […]


Waiting On Wednesday: Gemina by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman #bookbloggers #preorder

Waiting On Wednesday: Gemina by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman #bookbloggers #preorder

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault. Hanna is the station captain’s […]


Audiobook Review: 4 stars to Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) by Rachel Caine

Audiobook Review: 4 stars to Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) by Rachel Caine

Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. In a world where the ancient Great Library of Alexandria was never destroyed, knowledge now rules the world: freely available, but strictly controlled. Owning private books is a crime. Jess Brightwell is the son of a black market book smuggler, sent to the Library to compete for a position as a scholar . . . but even as he forms friendships and finds his true gifts, he begins to unearth the dark secrets of the greatest, most revered institution in […]


Review: 4 stars to Magnus Chase & The Sword Of Summer by Rick Riordan

Review: 4 stars to Magnus Chase & The Sword Of Summer by Rick Riordan

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse […]


Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Posted 22 April, 2016 by katheryn13 in Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. For now. When her mother’s mental health takes a turn for the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction is based in terrifying reality. The real Wonderland is a place far […]



Bout of Books 15 | Day 4

Bout of Books 15 | Day 4

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 15 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books […]


#Review: 5 stars to The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken #YA

#Review: 5 stars to The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken #YA

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control. Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby […]


#Promo: Extraordinary Sam by Kevin A. Springer #MiddleGrade #Fantasy

Posted 14 March, 2015 by katheryn13 in Adventure, Book Promo, Fantasy, Middle Grade / 1 Comment
#Promo: Extraordinary Sam by Kevin A. Springer #MiddleGrade #Fantasy

Today on the Book Nerd Blog, I want to promote something a little different. I don’t often have MG here, but that’s about to end. Check THIS out! ﹀ ﹀ ﹀ In EXTRAORDINARY SAM, Sam Miller seems like an ordinary 12 year-old boy, but the discovery of a mysterious box from his missing grandfather changes his life forever. He soon finds himself in a strange world full of adventure and magic where he must battle pirates, giant spiders, and a fire-wielding tyrant. To survive, Sam must overcome his […]


#BlogTour: The Fire Mages by Pauline M. Ross

#BlogTour: The Fire Mages by Pauline M. Ross

    Welcome to the Fire Mages book tour.   Title: The Fire Mages Author: Pauline M. Ross Genre: Epic Fantasy Adventure / Romance Kyra has always been drawn to the magic of spellpages. She is determined to leave her small village far behind and become a scribe, wielding the power of magic through her pen. Halfway through her training, she has a mage as patron and her ambitions are within her grasp. But a simple favour for her sister goes disastrously awry, destroying Kyra’s […]


#CoverReveal: Uncharted Redemption by Keely Brooke Keith #Historical #Romance @Keely_keith

#CoverReveal: Uncharted Redemption by Keely Brooke Keith #Historical #Romance  @Keely_keith

Want to see the cover for Keely Brooke Keith’s upcoming sequel to Land Uncharted?! Well…here we go! ︾ ︾ ︾ Title: Uncharted Redemption Author: Keely Brooke Keith Release Date: February 24, 2015 Publisher: Edenbrooke Press Description: Levi Colburn, resentful of his father, haunted by his mother’s tragic death, and pained by his love for the unattainable Mandy Foster, breaks from the Land’s tradition and begins to build a life of his own. When rebels tear through the village of Good Springs, Levi vows to deliver justice […]