Monthly Archives: July 2014


Pre-Squee: Outlander on Starz

Pre-Squee: Outlander on Starz

Welcome to the Pre-Squee, a new weekly feature here at  The Book Swarm and the gorgeous ladies over at Bewitched Bookworms. Some books, though they might not be coming out for a few months, need an early squee — we just can’t hold in our excitement about them! Sure, we’ll do full reviews closer to the […]

Reviews: A Mini Swarm of Urban Fantasy

Reviews: A Mini Swarm of Urban Fantasy

     NIGHTMARE INK (Living Ink #1) by Marcella Burnard      Urban Fantasy; 351 pages, ebook      Publisher: Penguin/InterMix; Published: April 15, 2014 An interesting concept, living ink that bonds with the person it’s tattooed upon. Once inked, the magical tat itself enhances certain aspects of the wearer […]

Two Woo-Hoos and a Meh

Two Woo-Hoos and a Meh

  THE KISS OF DECEPTION (The Remnant Chronicles #1) by Mary E. Pearson   YA Fantasy, 489 pages, hardcover, published July 8, 2014   I loved how this story was constructed. Yes, there’s a triangle with two boys and one girl but the way that it’s done made it unique — we […]

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