Showing posts from September, 2016

"LOVE AMPLIFIED" by Ann Marie Frohoff is Romance at Its 'Happy Ending' Best

When I first tackled the 'Heavy Influence' Series, there was a definite gloom hanging over these books -- that I might have picked up a romance series that might throw a loop into the happy ending expected of this type of novel. A genre that's suppose to give me something to smile about at the end; could I have that and a shit ton of angst too?! Well, looks like readers the reckoning has come.

LOVE AMPLIFIED, the final novel, has arrived!

And right on the cover there's foreboding words. What is this tagline doing to my nerves? Not sure yet, other than making me feel the need despite my heavily scheduled life, pick up the book and get it read, right damn now.


I can't even... what does that mean?! Anyone else stressed over these words like me? You should talk to me about it below, yeah? Maybe I can convince Ann Marie to chime in.

Look at this beautiful cover too! Isn't it so attractive?! Oh, but you need…

'Waiting On' Wednesday: Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh

Having had the opportunity to meet this lovely author and hear her speak surrounded by other amazing authors, I finally went looking for what's next on her list. This book looks to be right up my alley given that it is being touted as Mulan (my fave Disney film) meets Tamora Pierce (easily my fave YA author of all time!!!) on Amazon. Who went a bit delirious at that description?!

DETAILS: Title: Flame in the MistPublisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young ReadersPublishing date: May 2, 2017Author(s): Renée AhdiehSeries: Stand Alone (for now) EXCERPT: The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands. At just seventeen years old, Mariko is promised to Minamoto Raiden, the son of the emperor's favorite consort—a political marriage that will elevate her family's standing. But en route to the impe…