It’s monday, what are you reading ? #86

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February 15, 2016 by ceresbooksworld

it's monday

 

A weekly event hosted by Kathryn at the Book Date to discuss your reading week ~ the books you’ve read and those you plan on reading in the coming week.

Finished Last Week
Bluescreen by Dan Wells

bluescreenLos Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections. That connection is a djinni—a smart device implanted right in a person’s head. In a world where virtually everyone is online twenty-four hours a day, this connection is like oxygen—and a world like that presents plenty of opportunities for someone who knows how to manipulate it.

Marisa Carneseca is one of those people. She might spend her days in Mirador, the small, vibrant LA neighborhood where her family owns a restaurant, but she lives on the net—going to school, playing games, hanging out, or doing things of more questionable legality with her friends Sahara and Anja. And it’s Anja who first gets her hands on Bluescreen—a virtual drug that plugs right into a person’s djinni and delivers a massive, non-chemical, completely safe high. But in this city, when something sounds too good to be true, it usually is, and Mari and her friends soon find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy that is much bigger than they ever suspected.

Dan Wells, author of the New York Times bestselling Partials Sequence, returns with a stunning new vision of the near future—a breathless cyber-thriller where privacy is the world’s most rare resource and nothing, not even the thoughts in our heads, is safe.

L’ours et la colombe d’Ophélie Bruneau

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Ana Montañez au civil, Estrellada de mon nom de sorcière, je vis à Londres où j’exerce le beau métier de praticienne occulte.
Un contrat inattendu me tombe dessus alors que je voulais justement changer d’air : un dénommé Federico Ruiz, nouveau propriétaire d’une maison hantée à Madrid, fait appel à moi pour libérer le fantôme. Un client séduisant, le soleil de mon Espagne natale… Voilà la parenthèse dont j’avais besoin.
En théorie, je ne devrais pas court-circuiter ainsi les Sœurs de Diane, le cercle magique local ; encore moins sachant que ce sont elles, à l’origine, qui ont détecté mes pouvoirs. Pour un simple exorcisme, je peux me le permettre, je suppose. Qu’est-ce que je risque après tout ? Je connais mon métier. Mais les spectres madrilènes ont parfois la peau dure. Je crois que j’avais oublié à quel point.

Wolf Bite by Nina West

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Isolated in the luxurious Wolf Cove Hotel in Alaska, Abbi Mitchell is thousands of miles away from her family and friends.

In the hands of a predator. Potentially.

After discovering condemning information about the mercurial man who controls her day-to-day work life and, now, her most intimate private life as well, Abbi’s not sure she can continue on with… whatever is going on between her and Henry Wolf. Especially when he’s about to be thrown into a fiery media circus ring, and she, along with her reputation, will undoubtedly get dragged into it with him.

But breaking things off with the Big Bad Wolf now likely means losing her job and her summer of freedom, and going back to the farm and her controlling mother.

She’s not doing that.

Abbi does have something to hold over Henry’s head. If he forces her hand. If she has the guts to do what amounts to blackmail.

But will the all-powerful Henry Wolf concede, or will she finally feel his bite?

 

Currently Reading

Curse of the Sphinx by Raye Wagner

curse of the sphinx

How long can a monster stay hidden in plain sight?

Seventeen year-old Hope Nicholas has spent her entire life on the run. But no one is chasing her. In fact, no one even knows she exists. With her mom, she’s traveled from town to town and school to school, barely staying long enough to meet anyone, let alone make friends. And she’ll have to keep it that way. It’s safer.

When her mother is brutally ripped away from her, Hope’s life shatters. Is this the fulfillment of Apollo’s curse, murder from the shadow monsters of the Underworld, or have the demigods finally found her? Orphaned and alone, Hope flees again, but this time there’s no one to teach her who to trust—or how to love.

Set in a universe where mythology is alive and well in the modern world, Curse of the Sphinx irresistibly blends action, suspense and romance.

 On Deck
Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill

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As the Chicagoland Vampires series continues, Merit and Ethan find themselves in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, where winning may require the ultimate sacrifice…

A vampire’s grudges don’t stay dead long…

Merit is one of Chicago’s most skilled vampire warriors; these days, she doesn’t scare easily. But she and Master vampire Ethan have made a new and powerful enemy, and he won’t give up until he owns the Windy City.

With his last plan thwarted, he’s more determined than ever to watch Cadogan burn. Ethan has put the House’s vampires on high alert, but their enemy will stop at nothing, including pitting vampire against vampire…

In this deadly game of cat-and-mouse, the stakes are life or death—and winning might mean sacrificing everything…

Beyond the Red by Ava Jae

beyond the red

Alien queen Kora has a problem as vast as the endless crimson deserts. She’s the first female ruler of her territory in generations, but her people are rioting and call for her violent younger twin brother to take the throne. Despite assassination attempts, a mounting uprising of nomadic human rebels, and pressure to find a mate to help her rule, she’s determined to protect her people from her brother’s would-be tyrannical rule.

Eros is a rebel soldier hated by aliens and human alike for being a half-blood. Yet that doesn’t stop him from defending his people, at least until Kora’s soldiers raze his camp and take him captive. He’s given an ultimatum: be an enslaved bodyguard to Kora, or be executed for his true identity—a secret kept even from him.

When Kora and Eros are framed for the attempted assassination of her betrothed, they flee. Their only chance of survival is to turn themselves in to the high court, where revealing Eros’s secret could mean a swift public execution. But when they uncover a violent plot to end the human insurgency, they must find a way to work together to prevent genocide.

Rebel’s honor by Gwynn White

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Princess and warrior, Lynx of Norin is forced by treaty to marry Crown Prince Lukan Avanov. But Lukan is her conqueror, born and raised to lord over her. She, his conquered, was born and raised to hate him.

Lynx is determined to fulfill a long-told curse to destroy Lukan and his empire. It’s the only way she can save her people, and perhaps herself from him and the Dragon that defends him.

A story of curses and prophecy, Rebel’s Honor is an intrigue-filled adventure set in the world of the past that echoes the future.

Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

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His world is music. Her world is silent.

Ali Collins was a child prodigy destined to become one of the greatest musicians of the twenty-first century—until she was diagnosed with a life-changing brain tumor. Now, at seventeen, Ali lives in a soundless world where she gets by with American Sign Language and lip-reading. She’s a constant disappointment to her father, a retired cop fighting his own demons, and the bruises are getting harder to hide.

When Ali accidentally wins a backstage tour with the chart-topping band Tone Deaf, she’s swept back into the world of music. Jace Beckett, the nineteen-year-old lead singer of the band, has a reputation. He’s a jerk and a player, and Ali wants nothing to do with him. But there’s more to Jace than the tabloids let on. When Jace notices Ali’s bruises and offers to help her escape to New York, Ali can’t turn down the chance at freedom and a fresh start. Soon she’s traveling cross-country, hidden away in Jace’s RV as the band finishes their nationwide tour. With the help of Jace, Ali sets out to reboot her life and rediscover the music she once loved.

And you what are you reading ?

Just to finish, now i will let you know the Tv shows I’m watching.

The 100 Season 3 – 4

The 100 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrow Season 4 – 13

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Dc legends of Tomorrow Season 1 – 4

dc legends

The Shannara Chronicles Season 1 – 7

shannara

 

Lucifer Season 1 – 3

Lucifer

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2 thoughts on “It’s monday, what are you reading ? #86

  1. Kathy Martin says:

    Bluescreen and Curse of the Sphinx sound great. I love Chloe Neill’s series and can’t wait to read the latest. Hopefully it will be in my mailbox on March 1. Here’s my week. Happy reading!

  2. I want to read Chloe Neill’s books. Enjoying The 100.

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