It’s monday, what are you reading ? #226Leave a comment
February 18, 2019 by ceresbooksworld
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
The wicked king by Holly Black
You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.
The first lesson is to make yourself strong.
After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.
When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.
Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye
A thrilling new fantasy series full of magic and betrayal—from Evelyn Skye, New York Times bestselling author of the Crown’s Game series.
Sora can move as silently as a ghost and hurl throwing stars with lethal accuracy. Her gemina, Daemon, can win any physical fight blindfolded and with an arm tied around his back. They are apprentice warriors of the Society of Taigas—marked by the gods to be trained in magic and the fighting arts to protect the kingdom of Kichona.
As their graduation approaches, Sora and Daemon look forward to proving themselves worthy of belonging in the elite group—but in a kingdom free of violence since the Blood Rift Rebellion many years ago, it’s been difficult to make their mark.
So when Sora and Daemon encounter a strange camp of mysterious soldiers while on a standard scouting mission, they decide the only thing to do to help their kingdom is to infiltrate the group. Taking this risk will change Sora’s life forever—and lead her on a mission of deception that may fool everyone she’s ever loved.
Love, spies, and adventure abound as Sora and Daemon unravel a complex web of magic and secrets that might tear them—and the entire kingdom—apart forever.
Enchantée by Gita trelease
Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…
When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food and medicine they need. But when the coins won’t hold their shape and her brother disappears with the family’s savings, Camille must pursue a richer, more dangerous mark: the glittering court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
With dark magic forbidden by her mother, Camille transforms herself into the ‘Baroness de la Fontaine’ and is swept up into life at the Palace of Versailles, where aristocrats both fear and hunger for la magie. There, she gambles at cards, desperate to have enough to keep herself and her sister safe. Yet the longer she stays at court, the more difficult it becomes to reconcile her resentment of the nobles with the enchantments of Versailles. And when she returns to Paris, Camille meets a handsome young balloonist—who dares her to hope that love and liberty may both be possible.
But la magie has its costs. And when Camille loses control of her secrets, the game she’s playing turns deadly. Then revolution erupts, and she must choose—love or loyalty, democracy or aristocracy, freedom or magic—before Paris burns.
Splintering Reality by Catherine Kopf
When Ambert gets a hold of a notebook containing The Regime’s fatal flaw, all eyes lie on him as he searches for an answer to stop Dreamers and The Regime from war. If he wishes to keep his friends safe, he can’t let them discover his secrets — including his past with the elusive Commander.
He’s not the only misfit in the crowd. Branded as an oracle, Calista has nowhere to hide. Her dreams predict the future, and they now might be the only key to saving Wes’ sister and protecting the growing rebellion. If she learns to trust the rebel lurking inside her.
One false move won’t just get them killed; it’ll fracture the growing resistance. Ambert and Calista must find the truth lurking in their creativity-centered world before The Commander splits apart their friendship — and with it, the rebellion itself.
The Tesla Legacy by K.K Perez
THE TESLA LEGACY follows a precocious young scientist named Lucy Phelps whose fateful encounter in the Tesla Suite of the New Yorker Hotel unlocks her dormant electrical powers. As Lucy struggles to understand her new abilities through scientific experimentation, she is thrust into a centuries old battle between rival alchemical societies.
One side wants her help and the other wants her dead, but both believe she is the next step in human evolution. Unfortunately, carriers of the genetic mutation—including Nikola Tesla—have a greatly reduced life expectancy. Even if Lucy can outrun her enemies, she can’t outrun herself.
A perfect Plan by Alyssa Drake
An opinionated tomboy must navigate the dangers of society, unaware her brother’s killer is lurking in her midst.
When her brother’s ship sinks off the coast of France, Miss Samantha Hastings surrenders her quiet, country life to manage his affairs. Suddenly thrust into society, Samantha faces an unfamiliar world and the unnerving green eyes of Lord Westwood–her brother’s best friend and her new guardian.
Benjamin, Lord Westwood, never intended on following through with his rash promise to act as guardian to Edward’s bratty little sister. Upon learning of his best friend’s death, Benjamin’s intention was to marry her off to the first acceptable suitor. When he finds himself falling for Samantha instead, Benjamin alights upon the perfect plan; a marriage of convenience.
The plan, however, quickly unravels when they discover Edward’s disappearance was due to foul play. Now, Samantha is in more danger than either of them realized and Benjamin is running out of time. Can he save the woman he loves or will murder ruin his perfect plan?
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Dépasser ses doutes de Roan Parrish
Ginger Holtzman s’est toujours battue dans la vie. Pour le succès de son salon de tatouage, pour être respectée dans la profession, pour monter son exposition de peinture. C’est une femme forte et indépendante, qui ne se laisse pas faire et qui a élevé cette habitude au rang d’art. Et d’ailleurs, ça tombe bien. Parce qu’entre gérer sa boutique, prendre soin de ses amis et s’empresser de terminer ses tableaux, elle n’a quasiment plus une minute à elle. Et au final… tant mieux. Ainsi, elle ne remarque pas à quel point elle est seule. Elle s’en sortira sans l’aide de personne, comme elle l’a toujours fait. Christopher Lucen vient d’ouvrir un café dans le sud de Philadelphie. Après des années à errer de ville en ville à la poursuite de quelque chose d’indéfinissable, il recherche un sentiment d’appartenance à une communauté. Il savoure à présent la complicité tranquille nouée entre lui et ses clients réguliers, et prend plaisir à les satisfaire. Mais ce qu’il recherche par-dessus tout, c’est l’amour. Dès leur rencontre, Christopher a le coup de foudre, mais Ginger… n’est pas franchement convaincue. Christopher est magnifique et gentil, c’est vrai ; les extrêmes s’attirent et leur attirance mutuelle fait des étincelles. Mais s’éclater au lit est une chose. Tomber vraiment amoureux, c’en est une autre. Et c’est terrifiant. Quand le monde de Ginger commence à s’effondrer autour d’elle, elle doit se rendre à l’évidence : pour remporter ce combat, elle devra se montrer vulnérable. C’est une bataille qu’elle ne pourra pas gagner seule. Dépasser ses doutes est le premier volet d’une nouvelle saga qui s’inscrit dans l’univers de la série Ici et ailleurs, dont sont issus les personnages, mais cette histoire peut se lire séparément. La série Small Changes comportera des histoires d’amour hétérosexuelles et homosexuelles.
And you what are you reading ?
Just to finish, now i will let you know the Tv shows I’m watching.
Grey’s anatomy Season 15 – 12
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 – 1 to 2
Titans Season 1 – 6 to 11