Summer. It’s a time to unwind and relax a little – whether you’re just out of school for 2 months or are looking forward to a few days away from work. My summer days gave me time to catch up on things that I let slide during the busy year such as reading and writing.
I’ve been reading many things so far this summer, but for this post I narrowed it down to three: 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status by Cynthia Toney, Emerge, by Heather Sunseri and A Faerie’s Secret by Rachel Morgan. Yes, there is quite a variety in themes for these books, but I do that on purpose. I like to mix things up when I read and explore different worlds.
giving this book a try. No worries if you didn’t read book one. While 10 Steps continues where book one left off, it certainly can stand alone.
Emerge, by Heather Sunseri is a compelling mysterious drama mixed with medical conspiracies. When a deadly virus destroys 90% of the country, the airtight city of New Caelum was born to protect the people from the disease. Christina, the only person to contract the virus and survive, flees New Caelum leaving behind West, her first love and best friend. When it becomes clear the virus is returning and West’s sister contracts the virus, he sets out to find Christina. What follows is a race against time to defeat a deadly virus
and revive a city destroyed by corruption. If you’re looking for something different, give this book a try.
A Faerie’s Secret by Rachel Morgan is the fourth book from the Creepy Hollow series. This is the first of three detailing Calla’s story. The Creepy Hollow books are set in a magical fantasy world filled with Faeries and other magical beings. Calla wants nothing more than to become a heroic guardian like her brother Ryn ( who we meet in books 1-3). However, her overprotective mother and her unique magical ability(classified by the makes Calla’s goal of becoming a Guardian even more difficult. I enjoyed all the surprises and twists and turns in this book as Calla learns that not everything is as it seems and there is more than one way to be a hero.
So as you see, all three I found intriguing and engaging, yet they all have very different premises. Up next for me are:
Uprising by Heather Sunseri
A Faerie’s Curse by Rachel Morgan
Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors by H.L Burke
Now it’s your turn. What’s in your bookshelf this summer?