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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 25 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!






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On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where you list all the books you desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. So here's my wishlist! :D

-On all my wishlists I have decided to just do books that are already released that I want, books that haven't been released I will post on my weekly wow (Waiting on Wednesday)  (:


Brightly Woven By: Alexandra Bracken


Goodreads Summary:
Sydelle Mirabil is living proof that, with a single drop of rain, a life can be changed forever. Tucked away in the farthest reaches of the kingdom, her dusty village has suffered under the weight of a strangely persistent drought. That is, of course, until a wizard wanders into town and brings the rain with him.

In return for this gift, Wayland North is offered any reward he desires—and no one is more surprised than Sydelle when, without any explanation, he chooses her. Taken from her home, Sydelle hardly needs encouragement to find reasons to dislike North. He drinks too much and bathes too little, and if that isn’t enough to drive her to madness, North rarely even uses the magic he takes such pride in possessing. Yet, it’s not long before she realizes there’s something strange about the wizard, who is as fiercely protective of her as he is secretive about a curse that turns his limbs a sinister shade of black and leaves him breathless with agony. Unfortunately, there is never a chance for her to seek answers.

Along with the strangely powerful quakes and storms that trace their path across the kingdom, other wizards begin to take an inexplicable interest in her as well, resulting in a series of deadly duels. Against a backdrop of war and uncertainty, Sydelle is faced with the growing awareness that these events aren’t as random as she had believed—that no curse, not even that of Wayland North, is quite as terrible as the one she herself may carry.


To find more info about Brightly Woven click HERE

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ME: This sounds so good! I have almost bought this book SO many times, but I am waiting patiently for it to come out on paperback...than it shall finally be mine!!! :D
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Secrets and Shadows (13 to Life #2) By: Shannon Delany

Goodreads Summary: 

Nothing's simple when you run with werewolves. Jess Gillmansen thinks she's seen it all but her eyes are about to be opened to even more danger and a reality far more paranormal than she's suspected. With Jess' realization that the Rusakovas' mother is still alive and imprisoned, the group's choices become harder and trust more important. Lines are drawn and relationships change as the broken Rusakova family struggles to reunite to free their mother - and those who Jess thought to be normal people show themselves to be much, much more...

 To find out more about Secrets to Shadows click HERE


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ME: Now I read 13 to Life..and it was just an OK book so this Wishlist wish will probably be put off for awhile still..but EVENTUALLY I will get it out of curiosity.
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 Pegasus By: Robin Mckinley


Goodreads Summary:
Because of a thousand-year-old alliance between humans and pegasi, Princess Sylviianel is ceremonially bound to Ebon, her own pegasus, on her twelfth birthday. The two species coexist peacefully, despite the language barriers separating them. Humans and pegasi both rely on specially-trained Speaker magicians as the only means of real communication.
But it's different for Sylvi and Ebon. They can understand each other. They quickly grow close-so close that their bond becomes a threat to the status quo-and possibly to the future safety of their two nations.

 To find out more about Pegasus click HERE



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ME: I think this book is gonna be a tear jerker, but I think it is probably also a really beautiful story so I am excited to get to it, but am also hesitant cause I have a feeling the Pegasus probably dies at the end or something..and that would be very sad):
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Well that's it for my Wishlist this week if you've read any of these books let me know how they were, if I should get to them faster, or if you've written a review on any of the above books please leave a link to oyur review in the comments! If you participate in the Wishlist meme post a link to yours so I can check it out(:
What's on your wishlist? (:

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