Archive | January 2016

Time is a river, and it flows in a circle.~ Unknown~

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~Synopsis~

Eleanor and Esmerelda are identical twins with a secret language all their own, inseparable until a terrible accident claims Esme’s life. Eleanor’s family is left in tatters: her mother retreats inward, seeking comfort in bottles; her father reluctantly abandons ship. Eleanor is forced to grow up more quickly than a child should, and becomes the target of her mother’s growing rage.

Years pass, and Eleanor’s painful reality begins to unravel in strange ways. The first time it happens, she walks through a school doorway, and finds herself in a cornfield, beneath wide blue skies. When she stumbles back into her own world, time has flown by without her. Again and again, against her will, she falls out of her world and into other, stranger ones, leaving behind empty rooms and worried loved ones.

One fateful day, Eleanor leaps from a cliff and is torn from her world altogether. She meets a mysterious stranger, Mea, who reveals to Eleanor the weight of her family’s loss. To save her broken parents, and rescue herself, Eleanor must learn how deep the well of her mother’s grief and her father’s heartbreak truly goes. Esmerelda’s death was not the only tragic loss in her family’s fragmented history, and unless Eleanor can master her strange new abilities, it may not be the last.

When i first heard about this book it was in an email from one of the book club blogs i follow. Due to copyrights, said book club, could release some of the book to the public so for a week they released a little each day and in that week all i checked my email for were the emails that included just a little more each day. Ever day i thought, maybe ill just grab it up on amazon but i just haven’t had $13 to spend on another book when i have SOOOOOOO many on my kindle. So i put it off and read a dozen or so more books in the time following the final email i got with the last free chapter.

As i was going through my B4B list i was ecstatic to see Eleanor was on there and with just a few more copies left i swooped it up in a heartbeat… no second guessing, no taking it back, it was done. I waited and waited for ups to show up and yesterday it came in. Let me just add by the way, you know you have a book addiction when the ups man knows that the only reason he is at your door once or more a week is to deliver more books!

This is a perfect combo or drama and science fiction, so for anyone who leans away from the phrase sy-fi this isnt like most and would be a great intro into the sy-fi world. There is amazing detail within the pages of this book. The emotions are very well splayed out for the reader which creates a bond between the reader and the characters. The author doesnt try to hide true human emotions from the readers because its a true emotion that most people try to hide in fear of harsh judgement from others.

Losing a child is a hard situation to deal with, and the raw emotion from the mother of the main character has to be my favorite part of this book. She is only human and well, If there is one thing we know about pain, It demands to be felt!

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Coloring in an adult world!

12483720_948925715194352_1861517821_n 12483849_948925641861026_650532065_n 12506576_948925701861020_1207968362_n 12506708_948925621861028_1867696843_n 12506990_948925591861031_1294351439_n 12540061_948925678527689_1790925497_n 12539976_948925571861033_2041551700_n 12515979_948925728527684_633233521_n 12511885_948925615194362_1513439281_nIt has been WAAAAAAAY to long since my last post! October was my last post and I am so very sorry, but I have not given up on any of you amazing readers! I had a huge issue with Blogging for books that has seemed to take a while to fix and have since fixed this issue and am finally back! I have so much planned and can NOT wait to get started.

I have received a new book from B4B and am kind of disappointed with this one. I’m sure if you are an avid member of the book world you have noticed the huge spike in enthusiasm over adult coloring books. If you are not, well, there really is no need to define what they are as its pretty self explanatory. As an adult it is so hard sometimes to find a little… down time. Its not always necessary to color inside the lines but adults everywhere have come to the conclusion that coloring is coloring and it can be a huge stress reliever!

I have started an interesting collection of adult coloring books and excited to say that B4B has continued to release adult coloring books. Now the one that i got a couple of days ago was a bit of a let down. I got Every Little Thing by Payton Cosell Turner and i think one of the only things i like about it is that it lies completely flat for the users full coloring capabilities. Other than that, the pictures do not make the book. I feel like I have seen more kid coloring books with better pictures… So after this review i will be giving this book to someone else. 61Y2BHk9X9L._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_