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The Young Elites (The Young Elites #1) by Marie Lu

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Book Summary: 

I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.
Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites.
Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it’s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all.
Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they’ve never seen.
Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn’t belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her.
It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt.

 

My Review: 

An blood fever spread throughout the city, the lucky one where alive, marked with powers, they call themselves Malfetto. Those who were unlucky died of the blood fever. Some families love and protect there own but some are not lucky and treated as outcast in their own homes. That is where Adelina begins at home, her whole family strike by the fever but her father. Her and her sister were the lucky ones to live. Adelina had been marked and her eyes missing, while her sister was left alone and not mark. For years she been living under harsh punishments from her father.. Trying hard to get her father love and attention and to grow her powers which never came when growing up. The the night she over heard on being sold she runs off, out of fear of her father finding her, her powers begin to show and she end up killing her father. Now found and on death row for her powers and murder….In the end other young elites, comes to the help her, an man name Reaper leader of other Malfettos, out there calling themselves young elites, hiding and being shelter for years, training to be a part of society again.

With finding help and recovering with the dagger society, she find out how powerful she is and having darkness in her heart, she can either use her power for good or evil? Enzo the leader of the dagger society take her under his wings even if the rest of the group don’t fully trust her. There darkness within her heart and powers, will she be able to control it or let it take over her mind and ruin everything dear to her? She must make an choice when her sister life hangs in the balance, taken by Teren the head guard of inquisition. With an weak king and letting Malfettos running around, Teren wants nothing but to kill them all. It’s an fight on who will make it to the thorne, the head leader Reaper or Teren?

Enzo- The leader of the Dagger society, also the hidden prince with fire powers of his own. Want the throne so no more Malfettos gets kill and live in peace.

Teren- Leader of the inquisition, also in love with the queen. He wants nothing but to kill every malfettos and let the queen rule. In the end he has secrets of his own and forcing Adelina to play to his side.

With so many twist and turns you never see coming. This book is action pack and kinda hard to put down. Lucky all the books are out as you journey through Adelina life and wonder what will become of her, is she evil or good? The struggle to finding the light through the darkness is hard enough, Will is consume her and loose more people she hold dare? Well that is for you to pick up the book and find out for yourself. Happy Reading!

 

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Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco

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Book Summary:

Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life.

Against her stern father’s wishes and society’s expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle’s laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. When her work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags Audrey into the investigation of a serial murderer, her search for answers brings her close to her own sheltered world

My Review:

An lady must wear pretty dresses, have tea and go to parties. But for Aubrey she rather hang with her uncle and cutting up dead bodies all day. When her old maid becomes an victim of an killer on the loose. She gets pulled into the world trying to find out who the killer is. With so many suspects to cross off the list, will she able to find before she becomes the next victim herself…..

The Suspects..

Aubrey Father: He gone a little crazy over diseases out there in the world after her mother death. Does not know what his daughter do with her uncle on her free time, make her wear masks before heading out. Some of the victims all knew her father also.  Could he be crazy enough to go an killing spree?

Aubrey Uncle: An mad man who has the love cutting people up. With secrets of his own, yet he told even Aubrey herself. Did the rush of opening up the dead get to his head a bit, enough to go and kill?

Thomas: He pops out of nowhere, knowing every detail of Aubrey life. Following her around like an lost puppy. He is really in love with her or he just binding his time to kill her slowly like his last victims? He to hold so many secrets…

Blackburn: The police helping out on the case. He is close with Aubrey family and cover her father madness with everyone. He to has his own little secrets about Aubrey and her family. He seems to can’t handle the sight of blood and guts himself, but is that just an act so he don’t get caught with killing?

With so many suspects on the list, it  keeps you guessing in the end. What if the suspect is not on the list? Well you need to find out for yourself who the killer is and if Aubrey will live long enough to tell story. So enjoy this bloody mess of an thriller and dive in the world of madness and killers. So Happy Reading…

 

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Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns #1) by Kendare Blake

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Book Summary:

Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.

But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose…it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown.

If only it was that simple. Katharine is unable to tolerate the weakest poison, and Arsinoe, no matter how hard she tries, can’t make even a weed grow. The two queens have been shamefully faking their powers, taking care to keep each other, the island, and their powerful sister Mirabella none the wiser. But with alliances being formed, betrayals taking shape, and ruthless revenge haunting the queens’ every move, one thing is certain: the last queen standing might not be the strongest…but she may be the darkest.

 

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My Review:

Every year in Fennbirn an set of triplets are born, with powers to destroy each other on their 16th birthday. At the age of six they get whisk away living apart for years, training their until it’s time to meet and then start planing on how they will kill one and other for the crown. Only one can come out on top.

Katharine- A poisoner, can eat, make and breathe in poison everyday. Every year an poisoner always win the crown by poisoning their siblings of course. Katharine very good good a poisons, but also hiding an secret from everyone. She is giftless,  with the help of Natalia and Pietyr they hide her secrets and fakes being an poisoner for years. Can she fake her way when the time comes to see her sisters and show off her gifts? Will she be next in line for the crown?

Mirabella- The gifted one of the sister and elemental. Learning for years to control her powers with other elemental for years. Haunted by nightmares of her sister’s death and little memories from their past that where long forgotten. Can she pull her feelings asides and kill her sister to take the crown?

Arsinoe- A naturalist, who can control plants and make flowers bloom, also have the power with animals and become their friends. She is also giftless, be training for years with other naturalist and she had yet learn to master her gift. No animal to call her own. She start using rune magic to help keep up the show, for how long that will that last? Will be ready to meet her sisters and kill them if she could for the crown?

The book introduce the sisters and switch from point of views on what’s been going with them since they have not seen each other in years, learning to control their gifts and to hate each other. The book show much promise and has an very good ending, leaving you wanting more. I think I like Mirabella a bit,but it could all change within the next book in the series. So read and pick out your favorite sister and enjoy the story that unfolds. So Happy Reading!

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The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold #1) by Traci Chee

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Book Summary:

Once there was, and one day there will be. This is the beginning of every story.

Sefia lives her life on the run. After her father is viciously murdered, she flees to the forest with her aunt Nin, the only person left she can trust. They survive in the wilderness together, hunting and stealing what they need, forever looking over their shoulders for new threats. But when Nin is kidnapped, Sefia is suddenly on her own, with no way to know who’s taken Nin or where she is. Her only clue is a strange rectangular object that once belonged to her father left behind, something she comes to realize is a book.

Though reading is unheard of in Sefia’s world, she slowly learns, unearthing the book’s closely guarded secrets, which may be the key to Nin’s disappearance and discovering what really happened the day her father was killed. With no time to lose, and the unexpected help of swashbuckling pirates and an enigmatic stranger, Sefia sets out on a dangerous journey to rescue her aunt, using the book as her guide. In the end, she discovers what the book had been trying to tell her all along: Nothing is as it seems, and the end of her story is only the beginning.

 

My Review:

In the world of Kelanna, no read books and get there stories word of mouth. Book never exist or never been read before. That is until you here about Sefia story first and the girl who came in procession of a book. A girl on the run with her aunt Nin, after finding her father being killed. Sefia stumbles upon the strange object in the secret tunnel her family made for easy escape. Her aunt teaches her the art to pick pockets while on the run and to keep that book hidden. One day during an pick pocketing job, nin is taken away by strangers with symbols that are the same to the book in her hand. Is it all connected? Sefia is not on the hunt for answers and where her aunt is kept. She befriends and young boy name Archer, an fighter in training and mute. As she continues her story she sudden can see visions of people lives, magic powers to protect her from danger, and slowly teaching herself to become an reader. Along the way there assassin’s chasing her along the way. Can to reach the truth about her aunt before it’s to late? What secrets does this book hold and why it is so important to be killed over it? So enter the world of assassin, fighting, and a strange book that hold the key to everything in the right person hands. And an ending that leaves you wanting more. So Happy Reading!!

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Nemesis (Nemesis #1) by Anna Banks

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Book Summary: 

The princess didn’t expect to fall in love–with her nemesis.

Princess Sepora of Serubel is the last Forger in all the five kingdoms. The spectorium she creates provides energy for all, but now her father has found a way to weaponize it, and his intentions to incite war force her to flee from his grasp. She escapes across enemy lines into the kingdom of Theoria, but her plans to hide are thwarted when she is captured and placed in the young king’s servitude.

Tarik has just taken over rulership of Theoria, and must now face a new plague sweeping through his kingdom and killing his citizens. The last thing he needs is a troublesome servant vying for his attention. But mistress Sepora will not be ignored. When the two finally meet face-to-face, they form an unlikely bond that complicates life in ways neither of them could have imagined.

Sepora’s gift could save Tarik’s kingdom from the Quiet Plague. But should she trust her growing feelings for her nemesis, or should she hide her gifts at all costs? 

 

My Review:

Sepora the last forger in all five kingdom is on the run. Feeling she been trip hiding inside these castle walls she looks for freedom elsewhere. Later she does not know she would have been capture and sold in her enemy territory as  life of servitude for the young king prince. She must keep her identity a secret and her gift also at all cost. Meanwhile Tarki the young prince, dealing with his own problems within his kingdom walls. An deadly plague has broken out, killing mostly half his people then have to deal with his new out spoken servant, Sepora. Little does he know that she might be the key into saving his kingdom. Slowly an war and brewing between both kingdoms. Will Sepora get caught in the cross fire and expose her secrets to her enemy? Will there be enough people let to defend that kingdom after the plague? Well you will need to read this book yourself to find out. This is one action pack book, with deadly secrets and maybe an love story in there. So step into Sepora world and see if she make it out alive in the end. So Happy Reading!

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Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas #1) by Zoraida Córdova

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Book Summary:

Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives.

I fall to my knees. Shattered glass, melted candles and the outline of scorched feathers are all that surround me. Every single person who was in my house – my entire family — is gone.

Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of her power. But it backfires. Her whole family vanishes into thin air, leaving her alone with Nova, a brujo boy she can’t trust. A boy whose intentions are as dark as the strange markings on his skin.

The only way to get her family back is to travel with Nova to Los Lagos, a land in-between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland…

Beautiful Creatures meets Daughter of Smoke and Bone with an infusion of Latin American tradition in this highly original fantasy adventure.

 

My Review: 

Alex life is but normal. she is an Bruja, a powerful witch, her whole family are Bruja. She wants nothing to do with being an witch and just want to live her life as normal teen. We find out Alex is afraid of her gifts and hiding them from her family and also friends. But they find out when an accident at school happens. So time to prepare for her death day for blessing of her gift. With the some meddling of spell on her death day she gets her whole family  sucked into an portal by creature call the Devourer. Now she must travel to the world of the dead, call Los Lagos with her guide Nova. Nova has secrets of his own and strange marks all over his body but willing to help Alex with the right price. So enter the world of Los Lago to find the labyrinth to save Alex family. Can to over come her fear of her powers to save them in time? Who is really Nova, can he be trusted guided the young hero to her fate? Well enter the world of monsters and things that bump into the night if you dare. This book is a good fall read, with some action and fun to it. Have fallen for the cover of the mask girl on the it. So if you want to explore an magical place then pick up this good read now. So Happy Reading!!!

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Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

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Book Summary:

From the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone—and love someone—for who they truly are.

Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. In that moment, I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything.  Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin, too. Yes, he’s got swagger, but he’s also mastered the impossible art of giving people what they want, of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a newly acquired secret: he can’t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He’s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything in new and bad-ass ways, but he can’t understand what’s going on with the inner workings of his brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don’t get too close to anyone.

Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game—which lands them in group counseling and community service—Libby and Jack are both pissed, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. . . . Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world, theirs and yours.

Jennifer Niven delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you are—and seeing them right back

My Review:

The book starts off with Libby, who was on tv once for being to fat and they needed an crane to lift her out one year. So she been home school working on herself and living an more healthy life. Libby build up the confidence to go to public high school first time. Will people finally accept her for who she is or still remember the girl from the tv? Then you met Jack who the popular guy with secrets of his own, he can’t recognize faces. He has good friends an a on and off again girlfriend. He been hiding his condition from his family and friend for years. Then one day when he follows his friend lead on an prank, that’s where he meets Libby.

At first they dislike each other and  then force to spend time together they slowly start feeling something for each other. They both seeing they not so different after all. Between trying to get to known each other you dealing with bullies at the same time. So will these two be able to make it through high school in one piece?? This book has a powerful message against bullying and just being yourself. Not be afraid being yourself and accept help when you need it. Jennifer Niven does it again sending powerful messages with her books. I did review her other book also will post link at bottom of the post. Dealt with bullying at school all my life and cyber bullying for couple of months. Words do hurt, I have an panic disorder and low self esteem but write blogs the best I can. Love reading and recommending books to other bookworms out there.. May not be an great blogger but doing this for fun and just trying by best. Will now leave you off with some Seether Music, Word as Weapons music to set the tone of this book…. Happy Reading!

 

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The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia

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Book Summary:

I’ve become an expert at avoiding things that could hurt me—which means I will figure out how to stay away from Marco Leone.

Seventeen-year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend’s death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: Nothing matters. At least, that’s what Frankie tells herself after a reckless mistake forces her to leave her privileged life in the Heights to move in with her dad—an undercover cop. She transfers to a public high school in the Downs, where fistfights don’t faze anyone and illegal street racing is more popular than football.

Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs. Tough, sexy, and hypnotic, he makes it impossible for Frankie to ignore him—and how he makes her feel. But the risks Marco takes for his family could have devastating consequences for them both. When Frankie discovers his secret, she has to make a choice. Will she let the pain of the past determine her future? Or will she risk what little she has left to follow her heart?

 

My Review:

Frankie life turn upside down after suffering from pstd from seeing her boyfriend get killed. Her mom and step father can’t seem to take care of her anymore and ship her off one night to her father’s house. Back home where it all started her nightmares she wants to forgot. Slowly trying to back into a routine but all she can think about is the haunting thoughts of her boyfriend and who killed him. Then she bumps into an bad boy Marco with a rep sheet himself. When they met it’s instant connections between those two. With odd against set against them and everyone want them apart, will they make it in the end? Can Frankie face her fears and find the killer so she was be at peace with herself? Well you just need to read and find for yourself. This is a joy ride, with street racing, a dangerous game of love, who will come up on the top? Well this book comes out tomorrow so come pick it if you in the mood for forbidden love. So Happy Reading!