Recap: Launch Party for Megan Crewe’s Earth & Sky

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As if taking care of a baby wasn’t hard enough work, author Megan Crewe not only finished her Fallen World trilogy but now has found the time to start a new one! Earth & Sky is the first of a new trilogy in which time traveling and aliens are tackled. Which makes it all the […]

Review: Tsarina by J. Nelle Patrick

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A Fabergé egg, enchanted by magic with the task to protect the Romanov family, ensuring their power in Russia. Natalya Kutepova, in love with Alexei Romanov, learns of the egg’s power just as the Reds are set to attack St. Petersburg. In the chaos, Natalya and her friend Emilia run for their lives as they […]

Blog Tour Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

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After a seemingly scandalous moment in art class, Vicky is expelled from her French boarding school and sent home to her family in England. Her parents, disgraced, forbid her to pursue drawing and arrange a marriage for her to clean up her reputation. However, Vicky is drawn to the excitement around the city with the […]

Recap: Chill Out with Razorbill

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On a hot Friday afternoon, Razorbill had a group of bloggers and book lovers over to their office for a luncheon with authors Emily Pohl-Weary and Jessica Spotswood. Greeted with sandwiches and pop, the guests all gathered around the boardroom table to enjoy their lunch and chat books before being introduced to the two guests […]

Blog Tour Review: Creeps by Darren Hynes

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Wayne Pumphrey is small and scrawny which makes him an easy target for Pete “the Meat” and his band of bullies. Wayne is a quiet child who would rather just stay silent and bear the constant bullying rather than stand up for himself. The letters that he writes in his journal, of which he will […]

Review: Firecracker by David Iserson

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Astrid Krieger describes her and her family as “the bad guys”. She’s a feisty, sarcastic, tough gal and has been expelled from her boarding school because she had been caught cheating. Relegated to attend public school she is determined to exploit everyone for purposes that will suit her needs. Her mission: to find out who […]

Recap: Razorbill Fall 2013 Preview

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Last Friday, a group of bloggers and avid readers were invited to the Penguin Canada head office for the Razorbill Fall Preview. Arriving just before 6pm and bumping into Ardo by the elevators, we were greeted with a jam-packed boardroom full of familiar faces who were excited to see each other as well as what’s […]

Blog Tour Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

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The unthinkable has happened. After 4 previous waves that have taken out most of humanity, Cassie is seemingly among the few left on Earth struggling to survive. She has learned the hard way not to trust anyone so her survival instincts are put to the test when she meets Evan along the path to rescue […]

Review: The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

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Slight spoiler warning for the books that come before The Indigo Spell since this is part of a series. In this third installment of Richelle Mead’s Bloodlines series, Sydney finds herself conflicted between how she has been brought up to feel about the Moroi versus how she actually feels after a forbidden moment in the […]

Recap: #BreathlessReads / Faze Magazine party

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The initial announcement of the #BreathlessReads tour making a stop in Toronto was met with a lot of excitement among the bloggers on Twitter. Quite a few were going to make the journey from out of town to see Morgan Rhodes, Andrea Cremer (who ended up not being able to make it, so the lovely […]

Blog Tour Review & Guest Post: The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress

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The Friday Society follows the lives of three clever & capable women, all three assistants to powerful men in turn of the century London. Cora, a lab assistant to an inventor often found in opium labs, Nellie, a magician’s assistant to the highly-acclaimed Great Raheem, and Michiko, a Japanese fight assistant whose employer can’t understand […]

Waiting on Wednesday 24

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I just received the ARC of this on Monday and am reading it for my blog tour stop on the 1st.. I’m loving it already! And I can’t wait for the actual book release (and book launch party!) in December The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress From Goodreads: An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns –and […]

Review: Spookygirl: Paranormal Investigator by Jill Baguchinsky

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Violet Addison was only seven when her mother died under mysterious circumstances during a paranormal investigation. Since then, Violet has been shepherded between her Aunt Thelma and her father, a man who was starting up a funeral home business while determined not to have any memories of his former paranormal investigator life. When she starts […]

Review: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

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Picking up where Bloodlines left off, Sydney is holding onto her role of Alchemist to keep the rest of the world from finding out about the existence of vampires (known as Moroi and Strigoi). While being praised by her elders, she is struggling to maintain a neutral relationship with those who have now become her […]