Sunday, January 29, 2017

Review: Heir of Fire

20613470 Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Blurb: Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak―but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life―and her future―forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed?

The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Review: 31 Days of Prayer for your Future Husband: Becoming a Wife Before the Wedding Day

31448278 31 Days of Prayer for your Future Husband: Becoming a Wife Before the Wedding Day by Tiffany Langford
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Have you ever wondered why it is important to pray for your future husband?

Or maybe you have struggled with what words to use and how you should pray for the man God has for you.

After hours of preparation, writing, and prayer, I am pleased to be able to offer you this devotional! 31 Days of Prayer for your Future Husband is a guide to teach you how to pray for the man God has for you and answers a lot of the questions concerning marriage and God’s will for your love life that you may have been pondering deep down in your heart.

This book is designed to help you along your journey as you develop a heart like the Biblical Character Ruth. It is designed to encourage, guide, and teach you what it means to be a praying wife, long before the wedding day. Through this book you will become more prepared for marriage, and understand the value of what it means to become a praying wife and to pray for your future husband.

You are made for greatness. God has your love story in His hands. Our culture needs more women who have a heart like Ruth, and I pray this book will be a blessing to you on your journey to wifehood. 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Review: Solstice

33071401Solstice by Braxton A. Cosby
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received a copy of all three books from the author in exchange for my honest review. This in no way affects my review. Thank you!

Blurb: What You Believe, Can Destroy You! William and Sydney have sacrificed everything to fortify their love, so much so that William dares to brave the depths of space to find a cure for their deadly Supernova bond, leaving both her and Earth vulnerable to Torrian Alliance attack. But with a full scale rebellion in play on Fabricius, the reality of Sydney’s execution from Torrian hands is diminished, only eclipsed by the certainty of a more threats – The Third Faction and The Dagmas Clan – lead by Dominic and his insurgent recruits. With overwhelming odds mounting against them, William makes a desperate attempt to find the last of the endangered Star-children only to be captured by a new menace, where he is forced to compete in the dreaded Gauntlet of sport. Allies surge to free Fabricius, seeking alliances across the galaxy while Sydney tries to keep her identity hidden and trains to master the third phase of her Star-child evolution: Solstice. With Sarah’s mysterious return home with clues to unlock the future, Noella’s training and Bill’s symbiotic development hope is restored, but will it be enough to unite the galaxy and destroy evil for once and for all?

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Review: The Assassin's Blade

18243700The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Blurb: Contains all five novellas.

Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan's most feared assassin. As part of the Assassin's Guild, her allegiance is to her master, Arobynn Hamel, yet Celaena listens to no one and trusts only her fellow killer-for-hire, Sam. In these action-packed novellas - together in one edition for the first time - Celaena embarks on five daring missions. They take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, where she fights to liberate slaves and seeks to avenge the tyrannous. But she is acting against Arobynn's orders and could suffer an unimaginable punishment for such treachery. Will Celaena ever be truly free? Explore the dark underworld of this kick-ass heroine to find out.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Review: Crown of Midnight

17167166Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Blurb: "A line that should never be crossed is about to be breached.

It puts this entire castle in jeopardy—and the life of your friend."

From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her secret vigilantly; she knows that the man she serves is bent on evil.

Keeping up the deadly charade becomes increasingly difficult when Celaena realizes she is not the only one seeking justice. As she tries to untangle the mysteries buried deep within the glass castle, her closest relationships suffer. It seems no one is above questioning her allegiances—not the Crown Prince Dorian; not Chaol, the Captain of the Guard; not even her best friend, Nehemia, a foreign princess with a rebel heart.

Then one terrible night, the secrets they have all been keeping lead to an unspeakable tragedy. As Celaena's world shatters, she will be forced to give up the very thing most precious to her and decide once and for all where her true loyalties lie... and whom she is ultimately willing to fight for.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

#BeatTheBacklist TBR 2017 Challenge!

So I have been wanting to change up my blog a bit, and be more active in challenges #tags and overall be more fun and interactive! So! Here's my first step towards doing that. I will be featuring my reading goals, challenges, and even this fun #BTB challenge Hosted by NovelKnight (click name for more info!)

I was so excited to see this on Instagram because I have been wanting to go back and finish some of the series that I had put down or that weren't finished while I was reading them, and that I hadn't taken the time to finish yet. There are SO many that I don't have a list yet, but I do know I want to read at least 100 books again this year, for 2016 I read nearly 120! (and I only counted those I finished XD)

Here is the first month's bookstagram challenge, my plan is to make a post each day of the week to go along with my photo for the prompt...wish me luck! But really I think this is a fun way for me to track my progress, as well as share what I am reading, or plan to pick up next and compare with the things all of you are reading! (Because I'm curious and love to talk about books!)

This challenge is open to everyone, and I linked to the page if any of my readers would like to join! You don't have to have a blog, a Goodreads or other account will work. The photo listed above is for their photo challenge, and it is featured on both Instagram at: @novelknight and Twitter: @beatthebacklist Enjoy!