Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday Post - 167 & Stacking the Shelves - 121

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~this meme was inspired in part by ~ In My Mailbox~ It's a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.

We had our last baby shower last Sunday. That was a blast. We're pretty much covered on everything we need for her arrival. We've 4ish weeks left (27 days) until my due date. Salvation Army came on Thursday to pick up our old living room furniture. I'm so thankful to be able to donate it. Friday, one of Husband's closest friends from Japan came to spend the weekend with us. He'll be leaving tomorrow morning. I can't believe next week starts October. I normally like to wait to discuss the upcoming week until it has already past, but I did want to mention that my All Things Halloween month-long event of reviews and features for books related to all things Halloween will be starting this coming week.


Monday: Review of Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy, # 3) by Rae Carson (4 Stars)
Tuesday: Top Ten Fall 2015 TBR List
Wednesday: Waiting on an Oldie # 1 (The Girl of Fire & Thorns by Rae Carson)
Thursday: Review of Sweet (Contours of the Heart, # 3) by Tammara Webber (4 Stars)
Friday: 2015 Series Enders Reading Challenge - September Wrap Up


Monday: Review of Stealing Third by Marta Brown
Tuesday: Top Ten If You Like X Author
Wednesday: Waiting on Wednesday
Thursday: September EOM Wrap Up
Friday: All Things Halloween Review of Deception (Defiance, # 2) by CJ Redwine

Don’t forget to sign up for the 2015 Series Enders Reading Challenge! You have until December 15, 2015 to sign up. Each month there will be a giveaway for those participating with an end of the year giveaway too! Click on the picture below or the link above to find out more!

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews.

The Key (True Reign, # 1)

By: Jennifer Anne Davis

Published: November 16th 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing

342 pages

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mystery

Source: Borrowed from my sister-in-law Holly

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Goodreads description--Within these pages lie kingdoms with castles and princes who fall in love with fair maidens, but make no mistake−this is no fairytale.

His father’s kingdom is on the brink of upheaval and at the center of it all is an ordinary girl who could be the key to its undoing. When faced with the ultimate choice, will he choose the girl he’s falling in love with or the kingdom he has sworn to protect?

An ordinary girl with an extraordinary past. All she wants is to be free. What she doesn’t realize is that freedom comes with a price she can’t afford to pay. She’s forced to accept the proposal of a prince she despises, even though her heart belongs to someone else . . . his brother.

Seventeen-year-old Rema lives in a brutal kingdom where travel between regions is forbidden, people are starving, and looking at someone the wrong way can mean death. Nineteen-year-old Darmik is the king’s son and Commander of the King’s Army. He spends his days roving the island, doing his father’s bidding and trying to maintain control over the people.

When a chance encounter throws Rema and Darmik together, they share an instantaneous connection, but any sort of relationship between them is strictly forbidden. Darmik’s brother, the Crown Prince, notices Darmik’s interest in Rema and, in a calculated, political move, blackmails her. Faced with an impossible choice, Rema is forced to sacrifice her heart in order to save her family.

As Rema is taken to the palace with the Crown Prince, Darmik confronts the growing rumor that a legitimate blood heir to the throne exists and is trying to overthrow Darmik’s family. In Darmik’s quest to hunt down and kill the threat, he discovers that nothing is as it seems. Locked in the king’s castle, Rema finds herself a key player in a massive power struggle. When Darmik shows up, she’s not sure if she can trust him. The line between friends, enemies, and loyalty becomes blurred. As truths are unlocked, Rema understands that she just might be the key to finding the rightful heir and restoring peace to the kingdom… if she can manage to stay alive long enough.

That's it for my shelves and recaps of my past and upcoming week. What did you add to your shelves this week? Any bookish news you want to talk about? Let me know!

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