Tuesday, September 4, 2012

What I read over the weekend…

I’ve admitted before my love of books, at least I think I have. ;)

If you didn’t know by now, I absolutely love reading and have a mile long list of books on my “to-read” shelf.

Three books in three days...yep, sounds about right for this kind of weekend!  Thanks Labor Day! (Oh and we went camping too, but I didn’t take any pictures, so onto the books!)



Read 9/1

Surrender, Elana Johnson

This is the sequel to Possession (one of the most amazing books I’d read in awhile). I wasn’t sure how I was going to like this with it being told from another character’s POV, but I loved this…great series!

Forbidden love, intoxicating power, and the terror of control…
Raine has always been a good girl. She lives by the rules in Freedom. After all, they are her father’s rules: He’s the Director. It’s because of him that Raine is willing to use her talent—a power so dangerous, no one else is allowed to know about it. Not even her roommate, Vi.
All of that changes when Raine falls for Gunner. Raine’s got every reason in the world to stay away from Gunn, but she just can’t. Especially when she discovers his connection to Vi’s boyfriend, Zenn. Raine has never known anyone as heavily brainwashed as Vi. Raine’s father expects her to spy on Vi and report back to him. But Raine is beginning to wonder what Vi knows that her father is so anxious to keep hidden, and what might happen if she helps Vi remember it. She’s even starting to suspect Vi’s secrets might involve Freedom’s newest prisoner, the rebel Jag Barque....

The next book I read was the first in a new series. I can’t remember how I heard about it, but the second book Onyx recently came out so maybe it was some buzz from that. Whatever the case, I am so glad I found these and read them!


Obsidian, Jennifer Armentrout

Read 9/2

Starting over sucks.
When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I'd pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring.... until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up.
And then he opened his mouth.
Daemon is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. We do not get along. At all. But when a stranger attacks me and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, something...unexpected happens.
The hot alien living next door marks me.
You heard me. Alien. Turns out Daemon and his sister have a galaxy of enemies wanting to steal their abilities, and Daemon's touch has me lit up like the Vegas Strip. The only way I'm getting out of this alive is by sticking close to Daemon until my alien mojo fades.
If I don't kill him first, that is.



Read 9/3


Being connected to Daemon Black sucks…
Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems.
Something worse than the Arum has come to town…
The Department of Defense are here. If they ever find out what Daemon can do and that we're linked, I’m a goner. So is he. And there's this new boy in school who’s got a secret of his own. He knows what’s happened to me and he can help, but to do so, I have to lie to Daemon and stay away from him. Like that's possible. Against all common sense, I'm falling for Daemon. Hard.
But then everything changes…
I’ve seen someone who shouldn’t be alive. And I have to tell Daemon, even though I know he’s never going to stop searching until he gets the truth. What happened to his brother? Who betrayed him? And what does the DOD want from them—from me?
No one is who they seem. And not everyone will survive the lies…

The third book in the series (Opal) comes out December 11th…I can’t wait!

I typically like to read things on my iPad (either through Kindle, Nook, or iBooks) since I can store so many books on there and it’s pretty portable. The only downside…when my book runs out of batteries. ;)

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