Monthly Archives: July 2010


Review: THE IRON DAUGHTER by Julie Kagawa

Review: THE IRON DAUGHTER by Julie Kagawa

19 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 1 Comment

BLURB: Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and Winter, Meghan knows that the real danger comes from the Iron Fey, iron-bound faeries […]

Ooh! Want! VIRALS by Kathy Reichs

Ooh! Want! VIRALS by Kathy Reichs

15 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 2 Comments

Okay, while this is a case of yet another adult author venturing into the fantastic-fabulous YA market, I love Kathy Reichs. I love Bones. I love Temperance Brennan and all of Kathy Reichs’s books. So, when I saw this pop up in my Amazon alerts, I got excited: BLURB: Tory […]

Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey

Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey

13 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

BLURB: Heavy is the head—and the eyelids—of the princess who wears the crown…In Rosamund’s realm, happiness hinges on a few simple beliefs:For every princess there’s a prince.The king has ultimate power.Stepmothers should never be trusted.And bad things come to those who break with Tradition…. But when Rosa is pursued by […]

Once Upon a Read-A-Thon July 12-14

Once Upon a Read-A-Thon July 12-14

12 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 0 Comments

Today is the first day of the Once Upon A Read-A-Thon! Yay! I’ve got an extensive TBR pile (I blame it on an Amazon addiction. Oh well.) but for the read-a-thon, I think I’m going to read: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey (Fantasy)MANIFEST by Artist Arthur (YA urban fantasy)THE […]

Review: WILDTHORN by Jane Eagland

Review: WILDTHORN by Jane Eagland

11 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 2 Comments

BLURB: They strip her naked, of everything—undo her whalebone corset, hook by hook. Locked away in Wildthorn Hall—a madhouse—they take her identity. She is now called Lucy Childs. She has no one; she has nothing. But, she is still seventeen—still Louisa Cosgrove, isn’t she? Who has done this unthinkable deed? […]

Book Blogger Hop: July 9-12, 2010

Book Blogger Hop: July 9-12, 2010

9 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 4 Comments

This week’s question:  Tell us about some of your favorite authors and why they are your favorites! Ooh, so many authors, so little time. But here are a couple of my faves: 1) Janet Evanovich – you may laugh but this woman writes pure brain candy and I LOVE it. […]

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