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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 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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Chime by Franny Billingsley
Hardback/361 pages

Before Briony's stepmother died, she made sure Briony blamed herself for all the family's hardships. Now Briony has worn her guilt for so long it's become a second skin. She often escapes to the swamp, where she tells stories to the Old Ones, the spirits who haunt the marshes. But only witches can see the Old Ones, and in her village, witches are sentenced to death. Briony lives in fear her secret will be found out, even as she believes she deserves the worst kind of punishment.

Then Eldric comes along with his golden lion eyes and mane of tawny hair. He's as natural as the sun, and treats her as if she's extraordinary. And everything starts to change. As many secrets as Briony has been holding, there are secrets even she doesn't know.

I want to read this story so bad, I have had it for some months and just keep getting too busy with review books to pick it up. I read the first couple chapters when I first bought it and the writing was mesmerizing! It is so beautiful, once I get threw some review books I cannot wait to finish this one!!! Have you read Chime? How was it? 

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Anonymous said...

This book sounds interesting! Great Dusty pick! Hehe. Thank you for sharing!

See you around!


Book Passion for Life said...

Ha! I've had this on my shelf for ages too! :)

Giselle said...

Oh wow this looks good! I don't think I've ever seen it before! *runs to add it to tbr list*

Also, you can add your link to my post now I had forgotten to add the linky on it. :)

Andra Lyn said...

bleh...Chime is the only book that I've had to add to my Did Not Finish pile this year...I couldn't get into it and the characters were utterly unrelatable...I'd let it get even

Unknown said...

I love the cover art! I've never seen this book before! I'll have to check it out! :D

Bea said...

I've never heard of this one but it sounds good.

Anonymous said...

I haven't seen this until now. It looks like a good read.

Tawni said...

Chime was absolutely amazing. Definitely one I think you should pick up soon!!!