Cover Reveal: The Triplex by Lola St. Vil

Guardians: The Triplex (Book 4) The team finds the location of the Triplex. But in order to destroy it and save the world, a horrific decision must be made. Can Marcus do what he needs to do in order to complete the mission? Or will his heart get in the way. Author bio: Lola was seven when she first came to this country from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She attended Columbia College in Chicago, where her main focus was creative writing. She is also an actress and currently lives in Hollywood with her husband. Lola welcomes interaction with readers. She can be found on Twitter @guardiansgirl

Review for The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

I know I've sworn off Ricochet Reviews quite a long time ago, but I happened to find an old one floating around in the land of Drafts.  It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement before he is marched to Dachau. Confessedly, there was a sunken hiatus between the aloof skim of the first few pages and when I began truly reading it. When able to devote any length of time to a book, I&#

Review: Wings of Arian

Wings of Arian by Devri Walls Expected Pub: May 2012 by StoneHouse Ink Kiora thought she had never heard a lie until she was sixteen. But she was wrong. Her entire existence was based on nothing but. She thought that evil did not exist. Lie. That magic was not real. Lie. And that the land of Meros was all there was. One more lie. With Aleric telling her that evil is knocking on the door and that she is the only one who can stop them she has a choice to make. Refuse, or start the wildest most painful ride of her life. She reluctantly dips her toe into her new existence of magic and threads, dragons and shapeshifters, and the person who wants to take control of it all: the evil Dralazar. However, this journey was never meant to be hers alone. She will be accompanied by a Protector. To her disbelief, and utter irritation they name the hotheaded, stubborn, non -magical, (albeit gorgeous) Prince Emane. They will have to trust each other with their lives, but right now Kiora w

Summer Reads

It's the first day of summer! How are you spending it and what's on your reading list?  Will you be reading on the beach, at the park? Any stalkable new releases your dying to get your hands on and talk about? Leave a comment and let me know! Let's compile an epic Summer-Must-Do-And-Must-Read list!  

Review: The Void by John Abramowitz

Title: The Void Author: John Abramowitz Series: The Weaver Saga, Book 2 Format: ARC (eBook) via Author Purchase: Smashwords or Barnes & Noble . Description: The zombie apocalypse looms as Alex Cronlord struggles to protect her family from a stitch-faced assassin.   Teen Alex Cronlord is a lot of things - at it just so happens that a future-seeing Weaver (so she thinks) is one of them. She's having trouble deciding whether she's running from the Xorda or trying to stop them, and everyone else seems to have a forward option on it. On top of it, she's fighting to save a dead girl she can't find. Unlike her peers, she spends her time failing interviews with the FBI, conversing the foreseen future (or unforeseen past) with an overextended newly-single parent, and deciphering vague images and unconsciously prying for information that will either save her life or explain the loss of another's.  Her dreams are nightmares, her ni

Scary School by Derek (The Ghost)

Scary School by Derek the Ghost Published: HarperCollins Genre: Middle Grade Description: You think your school's scary? Get a load of these teachers: "Ms. Fang," an 850-year-old vampire;  "Dr. Dragonbreath," who just might eat you before recess; "Mr. Snakeskin"--science class is so much more fun when it's taught by someone who's half zombie; "Mrs. T"--break the rules and spend your detention with a hungry "Tyrannosaurus rex"; Plus Gargoyles, goblins, and Frankenstein's monster on the loose; the world's most frighteningly delicious school lunch and the narrator's an eleven-year-old ghost. Join Charles "New Kid" Nukid as he makes some very Scary friends--including Petunia, Johnny, and Peter the Wolf--and figures out that Scary School can be just as funny as it is spooky. Scary School achieves a new level of awesome. Ghost-kid Derek is looking for peace in halls filled with goon

Interview with Feather Stone

1. What works have you released? What are they about? My first and, so far, only creation is The Guardian’s Wildchild. I started writing the story in 2000. That first draft was finished in 2005. Then the rewrites began, then the editing. It was a long process, mostly because I was anal about every aspect of the story’s plot. My focus was to ensure a smooth flow of the story, which was a challenge as the point of view shifted between the main characters. 2. How did you get the idea for your work? What lured you to your topics? I had no ambitions to write a book. Writing was something I did for my own pleasure. That is until I had become so tortured by a vision that I thought that writing about it would stop the constant replay. Though many might think I’m guilty of an over active imagination, I have to admit to having many paranormal experiences since childhood. No witches or vampires, but plenty of events that cannot be explained away through traditi