Waiting on Wednesday: Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw

Waiting on wednesdayWaiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases.

Hammers-on-Bone-Cassandra-Khaw 

Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw:

John Persons is a private investigator with a distasteful job from an unlikely client. He’s been hired by a ten-year-old to kill the kid’s stepdad, McKinsey. The man in question is abusive, abrasive, and abominable.

He’s also a monster, which makes Persons the perfect thing to hunt him. Over the course of his ancient, arcane existence, he’s hunted gods and demons, and broken them in his teeth.

As Persons investigates the horrible McKinsey, he realizes that he carries something far darker. He’s infected with an alien presence, and he’s spreading that monstrosity far and wide. Luckily Persons is no stranger to the occult, being an ancient and magical intelligence himself. The question is whether the private dick can take down the abusive stepdad without releasing the holds on his own horrifying potential.

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Top Ten SF Books on My Fall TBR

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(Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish)

SO. MANY. BOOKS. I don’t even know where to start. It’s like I’m still dealing with the aftereffects of my reading slump in August. As I am insanely excited about the upcoming Sci-Fi Month (in November) though, quite a large part of my current TBR are science fiction books, so limiting myself to these for this Top Ten Tuesday.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Foxheart by Claire Legrand

Waiting on wednesdayWaiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases.

Cover of Foxheart by Claire Legrand 

Foxheart by Claire Legrand:

Orphan. Thief. Witch.

Twelve-year-old Quicksilver dreams of becoming the greatest thief in the Star Lands. With her faithful dog and partner-in-crime Fox, she’s well on her way—even if that constantly lands them both in trouble. It’s a lonesome life, sleeping on rooftops and stealing food for dinner, but Quicksilver doesn’t mind. When you’re alone, no one can hurt you. Or abandon you.

But the seemingly peaceful Star Lands are full of danger. Witches still exist—although the powerful Wolf King and his seven wolves have been hunting them for years. Thankfully, his bloody work is almost complete. Soon the Star Lands will be safe, free of the witches and their dark magic.

Then one day a strange old woman and her scruffy dog arrive in Quicksilver’s town and perform extraordinary magic. Real magic—forbidden and dangerous. Magic Quicksilver is desperate to learn. With magic like that, she could steal anything her heart desires. She could even find her parents.

But the old woman is not what she seems, and soon Quicksilver has to decide—will she stay at home and remain a thief? Or will she embark upon the adventure of a lifetime and become a legend?

Why I’m waiting for Foxheart:

Since I watched Stranger Things I’ve wanted to read more middle grade books again and Claire’s books are some of the ones I always come across. It helps that her covers are adorably cute.

There is also the fact that I just can’t resist thieves. Add magic on top and you’ve got a must-have for me.

Foxheart by Claire Legrand releases October 4, 2016.

Top Ten Audiobooks

Top Ten Tuesday

(Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish)

Making a list of favorite audiobooks is probably the easiest Top Ten Tuesday topic I could ever do. I only started listening to audiobooks this year so I was very slowly easing into it and then also had a massive (listening?) slump during the summer, so there really isn’t much to choose from, lucky me. Most of the ones I did listen to were amazing though and definitely recommended.

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Review: Driven by Kelley Armstrong

I received this book for free from via Netgalley. This did not affect my opinion or the content of this review.

Summary

ains are known for being big, brutish and not-too-bright. The mutt clan embodies all the supernatural world’s worst stereotypes about werewolves. But not even the Cains deserve to be hunted down and skinned like animals.

When young Davis Cain comes to the Pack for help, Alpha Elena Michaels can’t refuse him. It isn’t about morality or justice. It’s about not letting anyone think they can do this to werewolves and get away with it.

But Elena is also dealing with the Pack’s homegrown monster—Malcolm Danvers, onetime enforcer, full-time psycho. Malcolm is now under Elena’s control, as part of the most difficult decision she’s had to make as leader. But if she has to let Malcolm in, she’s going to make full use of him…and the best person to catch monsters is one who knows exactly how they think.

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