Sunday, September 30, 2018

FraterFest Read-A-Thon TBR


Happy Sunday everyone!  This October I've decided to take part in a new-to-me readathon - the FraterFest Read-A-Thon hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  It runs from October 11th through October 16th and the rules are pretty simple - you read or listen to mysteries, thrillers, fantasy, horror, paranormal, supernatural books and novellas.  You also must participate in at least challenge over the course of the readathon - you could win a prize!  You can also share your progress on Twitter (or Instagram) with #FraterfestRAT


Now I know I'm going to be fairly busy during the course of the readathon, so I've only selected four books for my TBR.  Fingers crossed that I'll enjoy all of them (and even get to all of them)!

Day Shift (Midnight, Texas #2) by Charlaine Harris - I'm really looking forward to picking up this sequel since I liked the first book and loved the first season of the tv adaptation.  I need to read this before season two begins on October 26th!

Dead Boys by Gabriel Squailia - This urban fantasy features a preservationist (think a kind of magical taxidermy) and an adventure to the underworld.  Plus, I've even heard it compared to Neil Gaiman's style.  I don't know about you, but that sounds like a cool combination to me.

Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly #1) by Susan Dennard - All I had to hear was steampunk and zombies - plus, it's kind of giving me Parasol Protectorate vibes.

Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death #1) by Bethany Griffin - I mean, it's a dystopian steampunk retelling of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story.  Of course, I had to try it especially considering how much I enjoyed The Fall, her retelling of "The Fall of the House of Usher" from Madeline's perspective.

Have you read any of the books on my FraterFest Read-A-Thon TBR?  Which book should I tackle first?  Are you joining in the fun?  P.S. You can vote for which book I should read first here.  As always, thanks for visiting and perhaps even commenting down below!

Book Riot's 2018 Read Harder Challenge - September Update: The Bluest Eye & A Million Little Pieces


It's already the end of September- meaning 18 of the 24 tasks for Book Riot's 2018 Read Harder Challenge are complete!  The tasks I completed required me to read an assigned book you hated (or never finished) and an Oprah Book Club selection.  For the tasks, I selected The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and A Million Little Pieces by James Frey respectively.  Read on to see my mini reviews and what's next for October:


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This was the first Toni Morrison I read for 10th grade English while I was in high school. I couldn't get into at the time - and I think a good chunk of that had to do with how the story and it's difficult subjects were handled in a classroom setting. Now that I can say I've read it again for Book Riot's 2018 Read Harder Challenge (an assigned book you hated or never finished), I could definitely appreciate it more. Since I read this novel the first time around, I've had more experience with Morrison, even on a college level, so I was more prepared for the novel this time around. I wouldn't quite say I liked it, but I still found it worthwhile.

I read this novel from September 8 - 9, 2018 and my review is also on Goodreads.


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Going into James Frey's A Million Little Pieces I thought I'd be prepared - I remember what happened with him on Oprah and all that. By reading it now rather than back then I wasn't bothered so much by the fact that this "memoir" is fictionalized. Knowing about the fact that details and major parts were "embellished" didn't bother me. Though I was really irritated while reading the entire book - to be honest I skimmed it - and some of that has to do with the situations the "author" has gotten himself into in general. A good chunk of it though comes from the style. I mean, I like the idea of stream of consciousness inside the head of an addict, but I didn't actually like how it turned out. There's a lot of repetition, random capitalization of nouns, few chapter or section breaks, and there are no quotation marks. It's kind of difficult to follow, especially if you're just trying to keep track of who is supposed to be speaking and when. Overall, I'm glad I didn't read this a decade ago or I would have been really upset!


I read this book from September 5 - 6, 2018 and my review is also on Goodreads.

Next Up For October:

A book of genre fiction in translation 


My choice: Handling the Dead by John Ajvide Lindqvist - I've been meaning to read this zombie novel from the author of Let the Right One In for ages.  Better late than never!

The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series 


My choice: Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers - I have no idea why I haven't already started in on this series, but it sounds exactly like the kind of historical fantasy I'd enjoy.

Have you read any of these books?  If so, what did you think of them.  As always, thanks for visiting and perhaps even commenting down below!

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Isle of Gold by Seven Jane (ARC) - Review


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I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

1716, Merrin Smith is an orphan desperate to unravel the secrets of her past. Disguised as a sailor, she joins the crew of a pirate ship helmed by the tenacious (and rumored a madman) Captain Erik Winters. They will sail for the island of Bracile, a place hidden between air and sea that exists only for a moment every two years, and which has never returned any man who has sailed for its shores. Since Merrin can read, she becomes the Captain’s apprentice, looking for clues to the island’s location as the ship sails to the heart of the ocean. She will have to keep her identity hidden from the Captain, as well as the ship's quartermaster who speaks of legends of the sea, and boatswain that Merrin feels drawn to. During the journey, she begins to suspect that her own past might have more to do with Dunn’s legends and myths than she ever could have guessed.

I lucked out when I was approved for Seven Jane's debut historical fantasy novel entitled The Isle of Gold. The genre is quickly becoming one of my favorites, especially when pirates are involved. Anyway, this adventure quickly pulled me in and didn't let go. The author's writing is incredibly visual and it's incredibly easy to see the characters, the world they inhabit, and the stuff of legends that they encounter. It's just under 250 pages long, but Jane truly excels at world-building and character development. I mean, I could just about feel the ship beneath my feet and the sea spray in my face. Plus, each character, not just Merrin, felt fully fleshed out and completely. Unfortunately, it isn't all that original or unique, but I can say now that it's over I wish the story hadn't concluded so quickly. I wouldn't say no to seeing more from this world in the future.

Overall, The Isle of Gold by Seven Jane is a marvelous debut historical fantasy novel set during the Golden Age of Piracy. If you like Pirates of the Caribbean, The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig, and Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller, I have a feeling you would also enjoy diving into the world of The Isle of Gold. I'm looking forward to seeing more from this author in the future.



I read this ARC from September 26 - 27, 2018 and my review is also on GoodreadsThe Isle of Gold by Seven Jane will be released on October 9th, 2018.

The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings): Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith + 50/50 Friday




On Friday's I take part in three weekly link ups - The Friday 56, hosted by Freda's Voice, Book Beginnings, hosted by Rose City Reader, and 50/50 Friday is a new weekly link up and it is hosted by Carrie @ The Butterfly Reader and Laura @ Blue Eye Books. For The Friday 56, you choose a book, a book you have just finished, a book you are about to start, your current read, and share a line or a few lines that grab you (but don't spoil anything) from page 56 or 56% of the way through the ebook. Post it and share your post's url on Freda's most recent Friday 56 post. As for Book Beginnings, you share the first sentence or so and your initial thoughts, impressions, or whatever else it inspires, and then link up your post's url with Rose City Reader. Then, for 50/50 Friday, every week there's a new topic featuring two sides of the same coin - you share a book that suits each category and link up on the hosts blogs.



This week I'm spotlighting one of my current #BeatTheBacklist reads, Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith.  I've loved getting back into this series for this challenge and I'm glad to be back for this third installment.  I'm glad to be back on the case with Cormoran and Robin!

Beginning:

He had not managed to scrub off all her blood.  A dark line like a parenthesis lay under the middle fingernail of his left hand.  He set to digging it out, although he quite liked seeing it there: a memento of the previous day's pleasures.

56:

By now, he had heard Whittaker talking lucidly about what it would feel like to take a life, as though it were an epicurean treat.  He had not believed, then, that Whittaker meant it, but he had known him capable of violence, and had seem him threaten their fellow squatters.

50/50 Friday: Favorite Book With Most/ Least Ratings 


Most - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling - Based on the number of Goodreads ratings, this is my most popular favorite.


Least - American Agent by Melvin Purvis - This fascinating memoir of Melvin Purvis, the FBI Special Agent who brought John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby-face Nelson to justice, is criminally underrated.  

Have you read any of these books?  What are you reading this weekend?  As always, thanks very much for visiting my blog and perhaps commenting down below!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (ARC) - Review


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I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

These are the rules of Blackheath - Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m. There are eight days, and eight witnesses for you to inhabit. We will only let you escape once you tell us the name of the killer. Got it? Well, then. Evelyn Hardcastle will die every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. Every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest and some of his hosts are more helpful than others.

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is one of the most hyped up books of the season - and I'm stunned I managed to get approved for a copy via NetGalley. The premise is fascinating and luckily for me it's one of the coolest mysteries I've had the opportunity to read. It was such a fun challenge to work my way through. I was a little worried about keeping track of the timelines and POVs. I'll admit I was a bit thrown at first, but once I got into the swing of things I became absolutely hooked on Turton's lushly detailed and atmospheric writing style. Everything is plotted out magnificently - I can't imagine how it would look to be on the other side of the page keeping all of it straight. Wow!

Overall, Turton's debut totally delivers with only a couple of minor snags along the way. It's addicting, fast-paced, and just the right kind of loony. Thinking back on it now, it would say it could be even more intriguing to go in blind. Anyway, I don't want to give away anything more, but just take my word for it you need to pick up this new release. I can't wait to see what Stuart Turton does in the future.



I read this ARC from September 17 - 20, 2018 and my review is also on Goodreads.

Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read


Happy Tuesday everyone!  Welcome to the Top Ten Tuesday now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  This week's topic is Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read.  Here we go without further ado, in order by title:


The Archived (The Archived #1) by Victoria Schwab - Somehow I haven't read any of Schwab's non-adult books - I'm going to have to change that starting with this novel.


Grave Sight (Harper Connelly #1) by Charlaine Harris - I've read all of the Sookie Stackhouse books and I'm working on the Midnight, Texas series.  I definitely wan to to try this since I've heard Manfred appears in this series as well.


In A Handful of Dust (Not a Drop to Drink #2) by Mindy McGinnis - I've read quite a few of this talented Ohio author's books, but somehow I haven't gotten to this one yet (as well as her two most recent releases).  I definitely have to get to this companion soon.


It by Stephen King - I've read a ton of King's books but somehow I never picked this one up although I have a copy on my shelf - probably because I was so traumatized by Tim Curry's Pennywise as a kid.  I'd like to tackle it before the second part of the new movie is released though.


Lament (Books of Faerie #1) by Maggie Stiefvater - I have no clue how I've never started this older series from this author - considering how talented she is, I'd love to see how she handles the fae.


The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus #1) by Rick Riordan - I've read Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard - now I just have to get caught up on Riordan's two other mythology based series that I've haven't gotten too yet beginning with this one.


The Orc King (Transitions #1) by R.A. Salvatore - I've read the first sixteen books in The Legend of Drizzt - and it's about time I catch up!  There are currently thirty-one books featuring everyone's favorite drow, so I've got a lot of great reading coming my way.


Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman #1) by Neil Gaiman - Surprisingly I haven't read this graphic novel series from one of my all time favorites.  Plus, this series features one of my favorite DC characters, John Constantine, and it's the inspiration for one of my favorite tv show's Lucifer!


Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales #1) by Holly Black - Holly Black is one of the best YA authors, especially when it comes to my some of my favorite stories featuring the fae, so I definitely need to get in gear and tackle this series soon.


Yesternight by Cat Winters - This author writes some of the best historical fantasy out there, and I need to get caught up on her work.

Have you ready any of these books?  What are some of your favorite authors?  As always, thanks very much for visiting my blog and perhaps even commenting down below!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Music Monday: Hozier's Nina Cried Power EP


Happy Monday everyone and welcome back to Music Monday! Let's share some songs we've been enjoying lately!  If you would like to play and I really hope you do, please see the rules and link up below.

Rules:

Every Monday share a few songs you've been enjoying lately.  It doesn't have to be a specific genre, new, or one of your favorites - just something you'd like to share with others.  If possible, share a music or lyric video of the song and your thoughts on the song(s), artist(s), and/or music video(s).

If you would like to participate in Music Monday, please join the link up by sharing your post's url.

Earlier this month Hozier released his new Nina Cried Power EP featuring four songs.  I don't think I can adequately express how happy I am to have some brand new music from him.  I can't decide which of the four songs from the EP is my favorite, so I'm just sharing all four of them - "Nina Cried Power" featuring Mavis Staples, "Shrike", "Moment's Silence (Common Tongue)", and "NFWMB".  Hozier describes the EP as a sampler of what's to come in his next full album which is due to be released next year - like I said before, I can't express how happy this news makes me!  What are you listening to this week?










Friday, September 21, 2018

The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings): Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows #3) by Kim Harrison + 50/50 Friday




On Friday's I take part in three weekly link ups - The Friday 56, hosted by Freda's Voice, Book Beginnings, hosted by Rose City Reader, and 50/50 Friday is a new weekly link up and it is hosted by Carrie @ The Butterfly Reader and Laura @ Blue Eye Books. For The Friday 56, you choose a book, a book you have just finished, a book you are about to start, your current read, and share a line or a few lines that grab you (but don't spoil anything) from page 56 or 56% of the way through the ebook. Post it and share your post's url on Freda's most recent Friday 56 post. As for Book Beginnings, you share the first sentence or so and your initial thoughts, impressions, or whatever else it inspires, and then link up your post's url with Rose City Reader. Then, for 50/50 Friday, every week there's a new topic featuring two sides of the same coin - you share a book that suits each category and link up on the hosts blogs.




This week I'm spotlighting one of my current #BeatTheBacklist reads, Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows #3) by Kim Harrison.  I've really been enjoying this Cincinnati, Ohio set urban fantasy series so far and that's no exception for this installment either.  I'm glad to be back with witch and bounty hunter Rachel Morgan.

Beginning:

I took a deep breath to settle myself, jerking the cuff of my gloves up to cover the bare patch of skin at my wrist.  My fingers were numb through the fleece as I moved my next-to-largest spell pot to sit beside a small chipped tombstone, being careful to not let the transfer media spill.  It was cold, and my breath steamed in the light of the cheap white candle I had bought on sale last week.

56:

I smiled, settling myself farther into the seat, my fluster vanishing at Jenks's star fawning.

50/50 Friday: Favorite Book Set Where You Live/ Another Place


Where I Live - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - This book is so much fun and I was so pleased to find out that it's set in Columbus, Ohio, the capital of my home state (I live about 45 minutes from there)!  It's seems so rare that such a popular novel is set in Ohio... and I was pleased to hear them talk about Columbus in the movie (even though it wasn't actually made there).


Another Place - Birds, Beasts and Relatives (The Corfu Trilogy #2) by Gerald Durrell - For last year's Read Harder Challenge, hosted by Book Riot, one of the tasks was to read a book set 5,000 miles away from my location.  Well this classic series of memoirs is set in Corfu, making it set about 5,100 miles away from me.  If you haven't read this series, I highly recommend it (book one is called My Family and Other Animals) and there have also been a couple of fantastic adaptations (the 2005 tv movie featuring Imelda Staunton, Matthew Goode, and Russell Tovey and The Durrells in Corfu which will return with season 3 on PBS on September 30th).


Have you read any of these books?  What's your favorite book set close to where you live?  What are you reading this weekend?  As always, thanks very much for visiting my blog and perhaps even commenting down below!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Mini Reviews: Aaru: Halls of Hel (The Aaru Cycle #2) by David Meredith & The Friar's Lantern by Greg Hickey


Happy Thursday everyone!  Today I'm sharing two mini reviews of novels I received from authors in exchange for honest reviews: Aaru: Halls of Hel (The Aaru Cycle #2) by David Meredith & The Friar's Lantern by Greg Hickey.  Read on to see my thoughts on these two novels:


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Aaru: Halls of Hel by David Meredith is a more than worthy sequel to the outstanding series opener which I also read for review. I'm so happy that the author remember me and how much I enjoyed it so I could have the opportunity to return to Aaru and the Before world with Rose and Koren. It was fantastic to see how far both of them have come from the moment we met them. Due to their experiences they're a bit different than they were before, but I adored getting to see them grow over the course of the story, especially Rose who's really had the chance to come into her own since she got a second chance at a life after her life before was stolen from her. As you can imagine, though, the two have struggled and suffered dearly and constantly have to grapple and come to terms with who they are and their lives as they are now. Meredith has done a fantastic job of continually developing his cast of characters. He isn't afraid to put them through the wringer. As for the world building, the author expertly builds upon everything we were introduced to the first time around. Now, though, the darkness is a little more intense - the world of Aaru certainly isn't as perfect as it was designed to be. Overall, Aaru: Halls of Hel if a must read if you enjoyed the first volume of the series. I have a feeling you'll also enjoy it if you are interested in virtual worlds, sci-fi thrillers, and contemporary YA that isn't afraid to tackle tough subjects. I'm certainly looking forward to continuing The Aaru Cycle.

I read this ebook from August 31 - September 3, 2018 and my review is also on Goodreads.



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I loved those choose your own adventure books when I was a kid and that aspect of this book totally drew me to it - it's all I really had to hear from the author about the book to be honest. I hadn't read one in ages, but the nostalgia factor hit me hard. Thinking back on my reading experience now, I think I preferred the concept of the novel a little more than the actual execution of it. A major factor in this is that I was expecting to have the opportunity to make more choices, and for the stakes to be higher overall. There were no life or death, game over choices to be made that I associate with the classics that I read when I was little. I also felt way too removed from the character I was making decisions for and I had a difficult time connecting and relating to them as well as the plot. It isn't a long story, but it was hard to stay motivated to keep going. Overall, after reading The Friar's Lantern by Greg Hickey I wondered how much I would like those choose your own adventure stories now. Either way, if you were a fan of these types of stories like I was you still may want to give this 2017 release a try.

I read this ebook on September 20, 2018 and my review is also on Goodreads.


Have you read either of these books?  What are you reading now?  As always, thanks very much for visiting my blog and perhaps even commenting down below!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Zero Repeat Forever Website Reveal


I'm very excited to welcome you all to my leg of the Zero Repeat Forever website reveal, hosted by Rockstar Book Tours!  Today, you'll find the details and summary, the book trailer, an exclusive link to the novel's website, a giveaway, and the tour schedule.  Thanks for visiting my stop!


About The Book:

Title: ZERO REPEAT FOREVER
Author: Gabrielle Prendergast
Pub. Date: August 29, 2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 496
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook

He has no voice, or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’t know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.
Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall.
His job is to protect his Offside. Let her do the shooting.
Until a human kills her…

Sixteen year-old Raven is at summer camp when the terrifying armored Nahx invade, annihilating entire cities, taking control of the Earth. Isolated in the wilderness, Raven and her friends have only a fragment of instruction from the human resistance.

Shelter in place.

Which seems like good advice at first. Stay put. Await rescue. Raven doesn’t like feeling helpless but what choice does she have?

Then a Nahx kills her boyfriend.

Thrown together in a violent, unfamiliar world, Eighth and Raven should feel only hate and fear. But when Raven is injured, and Eighth deserts his unit, their survival comes to depend on trusting each other…


Exclusive Zero Repeat Forever Website Content:

Visit  the FAQ/ fan forum and as a bonus feel free to download some coloring pages inspired by the story.

About Gabrielle:


Gabrielle is a writer, teacher and designer living in Vancouver, Canada. You can read about her books here. She is represented by Barbara Poelle at the Irene Goodman Literary Agency.

In 2014 she was the Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library. In 2015 she was nominated for the BC Book Prizes and chosen to tour the province to promote BC Books. In 2017 Gabrielle took part in the TD Canada Children’s Book Week Tour. She has also been nominated for the White Pine Awardand the CLA Award.

Gabrielle won the Westchester Award for Audacious. Audacious was included in CBC’s list of 100 YA Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian. A poem from Capricious was chosen for the 2014 Poetry in Transit Program. Pandas on the East Side was chosen as an Ontario Library Association Best Bet for Junior Fiction in 2016. It was also nominated/shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award, The Red Cedar Award, the Diamond Willow Award and the Myrca Award.


Giveaway Details:

1 winner will receive a grand prize of a signed copy of ZERO REPEAT FOREVER, a tote bag, & a swag pack, US & Canada Only.

9 winners will receive ZERO REPEAT FOREVER Swag Packs (stickers, signed bookplate, tattoo and bookmark), US Only & Canada.


Tour Schedule:

Week One:
9/10/2018- Here's to Happy Endings- Quiz
9/11/2018- A Gingerly Review- Ways to win or buy swag
9/12/2018- Trendy Simple Life- Fan art
9/13/2018- Two Chicks on Books- Deleted Scenes
9/14/2018- Novel Novice- Bookclub Questions

Week Two:
9/17/2018- Shortie Says- Fan videos/reviews
9/18/2018- Simply Daniel Radcliffe- A "Find Your Sci-Fi Title" Meme
9/19/2018- Always Me- An FAQ/fan forum
9/20/2018- BookHounds YA- Character descriptions
9/21/2018- The Hermit Librarian- The pitch for book 2!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2018 TBR


Happy Tuesday everyone!  Welcome to the Top Ten Tuesday now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  This week's topic is Books On My Fall 2018 TBR and I'm focusing on new releases from this September through November.  Here we go, in order by release date.

September:


Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper #3) by Kerri Maniscalco - Release date: September 18, 2018 - This author has quickly become one of my favorites and I can't wait to see more from Audrey Rose and Thomas Cresswell.


For a Muse of Fire (For a Muse of Fire #1) by Heidi Heilig - Release date: September 25, 2018 - I loved Heilig's brand of fantasy in The Girl from Everywhere duology and I'm excited to see where she goes in this all new Asian cultures inspired fantasy series.


Vengeful (Vicious #2) by V.E.Schwab - Release date: September 25, 2018 - I don't think I can adequately express just how excited I am for this sequel!!

October:


The Hollow Fear (Lady Sherlock #3) by Sherry Thomas - Release date: October 2, 2018 - Currently this series is my new favorite take on the classic character and like with the first two installments I want to listen to this on audiobook.


The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings #2) by Mackenzi Lee - Release date: October 2, 2018 - Felicity was my favorite character from the first book in this series and I'm thrilled that she's the main character in this sequel.


Saga, Volume 9 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples - Release date: October 2, 2018 - It's been way too long since I've had a new volume of my favorite graphic novel series in my hands!


A Sorrow Fierce and Falling (Kingdom on Fire #3) by Jessica Cluess - Release date: October 16, 2018 - I've loved this historical fantasy series and I need to know how it all ends.  I'm hoping to try it on audiobook as the productions of the previous installments have been excellent.


Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink - Release date: October 30, 2018 - I love this Night Vale Presents podcast and I can't wait to see the novelization of the story!  I'm hoping to try the audiobook version since Jasika Nicole is narrating and she plays the lead character Keisha in the podcast.

November:


Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean - Release date: November 6, 2018 - I actually got approved for an ARC on NetGalley and I'm looking forward to diving into this YA fantasy that's inspired by Japanese folklore.


The Dark Days Deceit (Lady Helen #3) by Alison Goodman - Release date - November 20, 2018 - This historical fantasy series has quickly become one of my favorites and I'm not ready to say goodbye to Lady Helen and Lord Carlston, but I have a feeling this finale will knock it out of the park!


Are you planning on reading any of these new and upcoming releases?  What books are on your Fall TBR?  As always, thanks for visiting my blog and perhaps even commenting down below!