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Random Thoughts: What if chapter titles were poems?

Strange things happen when I stay up late. I get "ideas." Some times those ideas are brilliant, some times they teeter on the edge of insanity. It's a crap shoot really, because you don't know which will occur.

So as I was reading Daughter of Smoke and Bone, I noticed the titles of the chapters. Some of them were really unusual. So I thought to myself, "These are rather poetic." That thought turned into, what if they were a poem?

So I wrote them all out and added a few connecting words so it would flow a little more smoothly. If I had more time, I'm sure I could rearrange and make something really amazing, but I'm lazy and out of coffee. So, with the titles in their respective orders, here is what I came up with:



Impossible to scare. An unveiling of sorts: a cranny, poison kitchen. Elsewhere. The Angel of Extinction; with Black handprints The Devil’s doorways are hither-and-thither girl. Please, be something else entirely! The graverobber or a deadly bird…

Cover Reveal (and Title reveal) for Infinite (Incarnate #3) by Jodi Meadows

WOWZA! Another stunner. Love, love, love it!




DESTRUCTION

The Year of Souls begins with an earthquake—an alarming rumble from deep within the earth—and it’s only the first of greater dangers to come. The Range caldera is preparing to erupt. Ana knows that as Soul Night approaches, everything near Heart will be at risk.

FLIGHT

Ana’s exile is frightening, but it may also be fortuitous, especially if she can convince her friends to flee Heart and Range with her. They’ll go north, seeking answers and allies to stop Janan’s ascension. And with any luck, the newsouls will be safe from harm’s reach.

CHOICE

The oldsouls might have forgotten the choice they made to give themselves limitless lifetimes, but Ana knows the true cost of reincarnation. What she doesn’t know is whether she’ll have the chance to finish this one sweet life with Sam, especially if she returns to Heart to stop Janan once and for all.


Ok, so go pre-order your copy now!

Review: Gorgeous (Paul Rudnick)

The Deets:
Audience: YA
Pages: 327
Publisher: April 30th 2013 by Scholastic Press
ISBN:  9780545464260
Genre: romance, fantasy
Source: eARC from Netgalley




Inner beauty wants out.

When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle’s mother dies, she’s summoned from her Missouri trailer park to meet Tom Kelly, the world’s top designer. He makes her an impossible offer: He’ll create three dresses to transform Becky from a nothing special girl into the most beautiful woman who ever lived.

Becky thinks Tom is a lunatic, or that he’s producing a hidden camera show called World’s Most Gullible Poor People. But she accepts, and she’s remade as Rebecca. When Becky looks in the mirror, she sees herself – an awkward mess of split ends and cankles. But when anyone else looks at Becky, they see pure five-alarm hotness.

Soon Rebecca is on the cover of Vogue, the new Hollywood darling, and dating celebrities. Then Becky meets Prince Gregory, heir to the British throne, and everything starts to crumble. Because…

Twitter Chat tonight with Marissa Meyer and Christopher Healy!

Today is a very special day! Why? That's an easy question to answer.

Tonight at 9 pm EST you can participate in a Twitter Chat with Marissa Meyer and Christopher Healy.

The topic: fractured fairy tales

Hastag: #talesretold


Did I mention there will be giveaways? Yeah, things just got (more) awesome. You might want to Tweet this to your friends. They will be glad that you did.



Daughter of Smoke and Bone read-along: Week 1

First off, let me start by saying how excited I am that you decided to participate in this VBC (Virtual Book Club) read-along. It makes me giddy with anticipation. The March VBC read-along was a success, and I know this one will not disappoint.

So, without further ado, lets begin this amazing journey together.


Your homework this week is to read the first 80 pages (through chapter 12). Now, if you're like me, you will be sucked away instantly into the story and probably read waaaaaaaaaaay past page 80. That's ok. BUT, you have to promise not to spoil it for those that might not have read ahead. (I am going to practice my own preaching, because I am the worst about dropping hints.)

As you read this week, think about this question:

Consider the wishes Karou earns from Brimstone as a result of her errand work. Why does Brimstone chastise her for spending them on frivolous items?


For week 2, we will be reading to chapter 24 (page 160) in Daughter of Smoke and Bone. I will post th…