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This week in the book world Sarah J. Maas revealed the title of her newest book. It will be the 5th book in the wonderful Throne of Glass series. I am sooooo excited!

The Empire of Storms comes out September 6th, 2016! The Throne of Glass coloring book also releases the same day.

The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those don’t.

As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces poised to claim her world. With war looming on all horizons, the only chance for salvation lies in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear.

Aelin’s journey from assassin to queen has entranced millions across the globe, and this fifth installment will leave fans breathless. Will Aelin succeed in keeping her world from splintering, or will it all come crashing down?

-Goodreads

“…these lonely survivors on this ghost of a world… We see them as they cannot, will not, see each other  – we see his heart in the way he looks at her; we see her soul calling out for his every touch. It would be so easy if they could only see inside each other as we can.

And yet, there is a beauty in the way they find each other: slowly, in a fragile dance of sidelong glances and accidental touches. To see them come together, souls binding without knowing each other as we do, without being certain of what the other’s heart holds, is to learn something new… Faith.”

– Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Waiting on Wednesday

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Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard came out a few weeks ago! I’m so excited to read it. I’m absolutely in love with Red Queen and Cruel Crown. Glass Sword is definitely going to be one of the next books I read. -Kelly

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Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control.

The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince—the friend—who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.

Pursued by Maven, now a vindictive king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join in the struggle against her oppressors.

But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat.

Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever?

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“What is it? Just books?”

Grabbing the OJ from the fridge, I sighed. People who didn’t heart books just didn’t understand. “Yeah it was just books.”

“I know there probably aren’t any Arum around right now, but you can never be too careful, and you have a trace on you that will lead them right to our doorsteps. Right now, that’s more important than your books.”

Nah, books were more important than the Arum.”

-Onyx by Jennifer L Armentrout

Waiting on Wednesday

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I am SOOOOOOO excited for this book to come out. Wendy Higgins is an amazing writer. I loved her Sweet Evil Trilogy! Comes out March 8th!!   -Lauren

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Kill the beast. Win the girl.

A strange beast stirs fear in the kingdom of Lochlanach, terrorizing towns with its brutality and hunger. In an act of desperation, a proclamation is sent to all of Eurona—kill the creature and win the ultimate prize: the daughter of King Lochson’s hand in marriage.

Princess Aerity understands her duty to the kingdom though it pains her to imagine marrying a stranger. It would be foolish to set her sights on any particular man in the great hunt, but when a brooding local hunter, Paxton Seabolt, catches her attention, there’s no denying the unspoken lure between them…or his mysterious resentment.

Paxton is not keen on marriage. Nor does he care much for spoiled royals and their arcane laws. He’s determined to keep his focus on the task at hand—ridding the kingdom of the beast and protecting his family—yet Princess Aerity continues to challenge his notions with her unpredictability and charm. But as past secrets collide with present desires, dire choices threaten everything Paxton holds dear.

Inspired by the Grimm Brothers’ tale, “The Singing Bone,” New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins delivers a dark fantasy filled with rugged hunters, romantic tension, outlawed magic, and a princess willing to risk all to save her people.

Top Ten Tuesday February 23

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hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Ten Book I Enjoyed Recently That Weren’t My Typical Genre/Type of Book

Kelly’s List:

1. The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

2. Tempest by Julie Cross

3. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

5. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

6. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

7. Son by Lois Lowry

8. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

9. Paper Towns by John Green

10. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey