Monthly Archives: September 2013


Fabulous fantasy: BATTLE MAGIC by Tamora Pierce

Fabulous fantasy: BATTLE MAGIC by Tamora Pierce

30 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 18 Comments

BATTLE MAGIC (Emelan, Circle Reforged #3) by Tamora PierceYA Fantasy464 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (September 2013)Publisher: Scholastic PressReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewThe Drums of War are beating.Mages Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy are visiting the mystical mountain kingdom of Gyongxe when they are suddenly called away. The emperor of […]

Speed Date with Riker: BOUND BY NIGHT by Larissa Ione

Speed Date with Riker: BOUND BY NIGHT by Larissa Ione

26 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 15 Comments

BOUND BY NIGHT (MoonBound Clan Vampires #1) by Larissa IoneParanormal Romance400 pages, paperbackAvailable now (September 2013)Publisher: Pocket BooksReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewA WOMAN OUT FOR BLOODNicole Martin was only eight years old when the vampire slaves rose up in rebellion and killed her family. Now she devotes […]

Multiple Minis: Scholastic Mish-Mash

Multiple Minis: Scholastic Mish-Mash

20 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 15 Comments

THE DEAD AND BURIED by Kim HarringtonYA Paranormal Mystery295 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (January 2013)Publisher: Scholastic PointReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewFirst off, yay for a standalone, one that’s easily read in a couple of enjoyable hours. Second, blerg for a love triangle. Seriously, I’m burned out. However, Harrington […]

Waiting On…SEKRET by Lindsay Smith

Waiting On…SEKRET by Lindsay Smith

18 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 14 Comments

A young adult historical thriller with paranormal elements and a dash of dystopia thrown in? YES, PLEASE. Communist Russia meets 1984 with mind control and spies and the space race. *dies* This is definitely not something I’ve seen before in a young adult novel and I might have to go […]

Top Off Tuesday: FERAL HEAT by Jennifer Ashley

Top Off Tuesday: FERAL HEAT by Jennifer Ashley

17 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 17 Comments

Started by Felicia, Christi and Amanda, Top Off Tuesday is where a bunch of us share hot-hot-hot book covers (some we’ve read, some we’ve just drooled on). Head over to Felicia’s blog to share your ToT link and see what everyone else is swooning over.Rock hard abs and lovely arms barely save this cover — it’s too […]

Mini Reviews: Jennifer Echols

Mini Reviews: Jennifer Echols

13 September, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 16 Comments

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Jennifer Echols YA Contemporary Romance 288 pages, hardcover Available now (July 2013) Publisher: MTV Books Review copy provided by publisher for honest review Bailey wasn’t always a wild child and the black sheep of her family. She used to play fiddle and tour the music circuit […]

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