Monthly Archives: January 2014

THE SUMMONING – Kelley Armstrong

After years of frequent moves following her mother’s death, Chloe Saunders’s life is finally settling down. She is attending art school, pursuing her dreams of becoming a director, making friends, and meeting boys. Her biggest concern is that she’s not developing as fast as her friends are. But when puberty does hit, it brings more than hormone surges. Chloe starts… Read more »

WWW Wednesdays #8

Rain City Reads   January 29, 2014   Comments Off on WWW Wednesdays #8

It’s time for this week’s WWW Wednesdays, hosted by Should Be Reading blog (head over and check them out!). This link up asks three questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll be reading next?  Here are my WWW answers! What am I currently reading? I love Douglas Coupland. He’s got… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday: Worlds I’d Never Want To Live In

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is “Top Ten Worlds I’d Never Want To Live In.” Alternative topic: “Top Ten Characters I’d NEVER Want To Trade Places With.” Wow. TBatB ladies really aren’t pulling any punches topic-wise this year, huh? Worlds I’d Never Want To Live In 1. The Hunger Games Well, obviously. No one… Read more »

BOOK REVIEW | ENCLAVE – ANN AGUIRRE

  New York City has been decimated by war and plague, and most of civilization has migrated to underground enclaves, where life expectancy is no more than the early 20s. When Deuce turns 15, she takes on her role as a Huntress, and is paired with Fade, a teenage Hunter who lived Topside as a young boy. When she and… Read more »

WWW Wednesdays #7

It’s time for this week’s WWW Wednesdays, hosted by Should Be Reading blog (head over and check them out!). This link up asks three questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll be reading next?  Here are my WWW answers! What am I currently reading? I devoured the second book in… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday: Things On My Bookish Wishlist

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is “Top Ten Things On My Bookish Wishlist.” This, apparently, means thigns I wish I could make authors write about. Could be an issue, a time period, a type of character… whatever. Man, I have NO idea where to start with this one. I feel like most things I… Read more »

THE DIVINERS – Libba Bray

Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession with the occult. Evie… Read more »