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Random Thoughts: Amazing book titles

I was busy putting together the posts for the June VBC read along for our super secret book choice when I came about this little gem:


I LOVE the title, but whyyyyyyyyyyyyy can't there be a synopsis yet? Hmm?? I guess it's probably a good thing since I haven't read book 2 yet, but still. What a teaser when there is just a stunning title that grabs your attention and nothing more. 

Review: The Rose Throne (Mette Ivie Harrison)

The Deets:
Audience: YA
Pages: 400
Publisher:May 14th 2013 by EgmontUSA
ISBN: 9781606843659
Genre: fantasy
Source: eARC from NetGalley


Ailsbet loves nothing more than music; tall and red-haired, she's impatient with the artifice and ceremony of her father's court. Marissa adores the world of her island home and feels she has much to offer when she finally inherits the throne from her wise, good-tempered father. The trouble is that neither princess has the power--or the magic--to rule alone, and if the kingdoms can be united, which princess will end up ruling the joint land? For both, the only goal would seem to be a strategic marriage to a man who can bring his own brand of power to the throne. But will either girl be able to marry for love? And can either of these two princesses, rivals though they have never met, afford to let the other live?



I really had high hopes with The Rose Throne. I love fantasy/ fairy tale-ish books, but this one was only so-so for me.

I rea…

Blog tour for Hero's Guide to Storming the Caste + Giveaway

Prince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You remember them, don't you? They're the Princes Charming who finally got some credit after they stepped out of the shadows of their princesses - Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Briar Rose - to defeat an evil witch bent on destroying all their kingdoms.

But alas, such fame and recognition only last so long. And when the princes discover that an object of great power might fall into any number of wrong hands, they are going to have to once again band together to stop it from happening - even if no one will ever know it was they who did it.




I just love this series! If you don't believe me, you can read just how much I loved the first book HERE.  (review of Storming the Castle to follow this week) You can also just take my word for it. I'm a pretty reliable source.

As part of the promotional book tour for Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle, the author and Walden Pond Press are releasing character sk…