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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

TTT: Top Ten Most Anticipated Books of Early 2016 (That I Haven't Read)

I've seen this meme on a lot of blogs and decided to join in. This meme was created by The Broke and Bookish. Every Tuesday there is a new topic that involves a list of ten books. 

This Week's Topic: Top Ten Most Anticipated Books For the First Half of 2016 (That I Haven't Read)

Sunday, December 27, 2015

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie ARC Review

E-ARC, 288 pages
Published by Flux
Publication Date: February 8th, 2016
For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered beasts to defend ships as they cross the pirate-infested NeoPacific. But when the pirate queen Santa Elena swoops in on Cas’s first solo mission and snatches her from the bloodstained decks, Cas’s dream of being a full-time trainer seems dead in the water.

There’s no time to mourn. Waiting for her on the pirate ship is an unhatched Reckoner pup. Santa Elena wants to take back the seas with a monster of her own, and she needs a proper trainer to do it. She orders Cas to raise the pup, make sure he imprints on her ship, and, when the time comes, teach him to fight for the pirates. If Cas fails, her blood will be the next to paint the sea.

But Cas has fought pirates her entire life. And she's not about to stop.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Brittany's Book-Themed Chats! #BBTC

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto ARC Review

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto
Format: Paperback ARC
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Pub. Date: Feburary 2nd, 2016
Pre-order it: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository
The two-bit town of Rogue City is a lawless place, full of dark magic and saloon brawls, monsters and six-shooters. But it’s perfect for seventeen-year-old Westie, the notorious adopted daughter of local inventor Nigel Butler.

Westie was only a child when she lost her arm and her family to cannibals on the wagon trail. Nine years later, Westie may seem fearsome with her foul-mouthed tough exterior and the powerful mechanical arm built for her by Nigel, but the memory of her past still haunts her. She’s determined to make the killers pay for their crimes—and there’s nothing to stop her except her own reckless ways.

But Westie’s search ceases when a wealthy family comes to town looking to invest in Nigel’s latest invention, a machine that can harvest magic from gold—which Rogue City desperately needs as the magic wards that surround the city start to fail. There’s only one problem: the investors look exactly like the family who murdered Westie’s kin. With the help of Nigel’s handsome but scarred young assistant, Alistair, Westie sets out to prove their guilt. But if she’s not careful, her desire for revenge could cost her the family she has now.

This thrilling novel is a remarkable tale of danger and discovery, from debut author Michelle Modesto.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Best Books I Read In 2015

I've seen this meme on a lot of blogs and decided to join in. This meme was created by The Broke and Bookish. Every Tuesday there is a new topic that involves a list of ten books. 

This week's topic: Top Ten Best Books I Read In 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

Twelve Days of Bookmas!

All year, I have been collecting books from different events I've attended and had them signed to give them away to all of you this holiday season! Each day on this blog post starting Sunday, December 13, there will be a new Rafflecopter giveaway for either a signed hardcover or set!

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood ARC Review

Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood 
Paperback ARC, 301 pages
Published by Running Press Teens,
an imprint of Running Press Books Publishers
Publication Date: December 8th, 2015
Pre-Order It: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository |
Three royal houses ruling three interplanetary systems are on the brink of collapse, and they must either ally together or tear each other apart in order for their people to survive.

Asa is the youngest daughter of the house of Fane, which has been fighting a devastating food and energy crisis for far too long. She thinks she can save her family’s livelihood by posing as her oldest sister in an arranged marriage with Eagle, the heir to the throne of the house of Westlet. The appearance of her mother, a traitor who defected to the house of Galton, adds fuel to the fire, while Asa also tries to save her sister Wren's life . . . possibly from the hands of their own father.

But as Asa and Eagle forge a genuine bond, will secrets from the past and the urgent needs of their people in the present keep them divided?

Friday, December 4, 2015

November Wrap-Up

It was a pretty hectic month here for the gals of Brittany's Book Rambles. Then again, it usually is when it comes to the holiday season.