Anthony Carter has not had it easy in life.
In a matter of months, he lost his mother to cancer along with his much coveted
spot in a prestigious doctoral program. Swimming in debt, he’s been forced to
move back to his hometown in rural Montana and take whatever job he can find. A
drunken weekend in Vegas is exactly what he needs to help him forget his
problems. A recent break-up with her boyfriend of
nearly a decade has left straight-laced Liz Rockwell disillusioned with love
and in desperate need of a vacation. She gets more than she bargained for when
one drunken night at a Vegas bar results in her being married to Anthony.
Embarrassed by her lapse in judgment, Liz is ready to make this whole night
just go away. A quickie divorce seems like the best solution to their problem,
until Anthony realizes wh…
Monday Madness is a new bookish meme hosted by Booklover's Teaparty and Bookfever. You know that feeling when you feel like you are gonna go mad if you do not get a certain book right away, when you are obsessed and all you want is that one book and you will be happy? That is what Monday Madness is about. All those books you that drive you mad. Pick a book. Talk about it- why do you want it? What has drawn you to it? Why is it making you mad with want for it?
Sweet Thing by Renée Carlino
"You have to teach your heart and mind how to sing together... then you'll hear the sound of your soul."
Mia Kelly thinks she has it all figured out. She's an Ivy League graduate, a classically trained pianist, and the beloved daughter of a sensible mother and offbeat father. Yet Mia has been stalling since graduation, torn between putting her business degree to use and exploring music, her true love.
After buddy reading many books together Stephanie @ Bookfever and I decided to do something different and do a co-review.
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Whatever you've heard about Caraval, it doesn't compare to the reality. It's more than just a game or a performance. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world . . .
Welcome, welcome to Caraval―Stephanie Garber’s sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the dangerous intrigue of a legendary game.
Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over.
But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soo…