Monday, 9 July 2012

It's Monday! What are you reading? #2


Sorry I've been slow with the reading the last couple of weeks. Its winter holidays here by me, so I'll try and post a couple of reviews up this month! :) Here is my Monday post, if you participate in this meme, leave a link and I'll stop by! :) I will also do a wrap-up of last week! :)

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What happened last week on Blog of a Bookaholic:

What is coming up this week:
Hopefully, the review of Deadweather and Sunrise by Geoff Rodkey
Waiting on Wednesday
WWW Wednesday
Stacking the Shelves

What I just finished reading?
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. 

One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. 

Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them —Set— has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe - a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

What I am currently reading?
Deadweather and Sunrise (The Chronicles of Egg, #1)

A stunning middle-grade debut--full of heart, humor, and nonstop action  

It's tough to be thirteen, especially when somebody's trying to kill you.

Not that Egg's life was ever easy, growing up on sweaty, pirate-infested Deadweather Island with no company except an incompetent tutor and a pair of unusually violent siblings who hate his guts.

But when Egg's father hustles their family off on a mysterious errand to fabulously wealthy Sunrise Island, then disappears with the siblings in a freak accident, Egg finds himself a long-term guest at the mansion of the glamorous Pembroke family and their beautiful, sharp-tongued daughter Millicent. Finally, life seems perfect.

Until someone tries to throw him off a cliff.

Suddenly, Egg's running for his life in a bewildering world of cutthroat pirates, villainous businessmen, and strange Native legends. The only people who can help him sort out the mystery of why he's been marked for death are Millicent and a one-handed, possibly deranged cabin boy.

Come along for the ride. You'll be glad you did.

What I am going to read next?
Pushing the Limits"I won't tell anyone, Echo. I promise." Noah tucked a curl behind my ear. It had been so long since someone touched me like he did. Why did it have to be Noah Hutchins? His dark brown eyes shifted to my covered arms. "You didn't do that-did you? It was done to you?" No one ever asked that question. They stared. They whispered. They laughed. But they never asked.   

"An edgy romance that pulls you in and never lets go. I was hooked!"-Gena Showalter,  New York Times bestselling author of the Intertwined series  

So wrong for each other...and yet so right.

No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with "freaky" scars on her arms. Even Echo can't remember the whole truth of that horrible night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to normal. But when Noah Hutchins, the smoking-hot, girl-using loner in the black leather jacket, explodes into her life with his tough attitude and surprising understanding, Echo's world shifts in ways she could never have imagined. They should have nothing in common. And with the secrets they both keep, being together is pretty much impossible.  Yet the crazy attraction between them refuses to go away. And Echo has to ask herself just how far they can push the limits and what she'll risk for the one guy who might teach her how to love again

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  1. Those all sound interesting! I'll check them out! :D And no worries. I'm so busy lately, I've been reading RIDICULOUSLY slowly! :D

  2. Pushing the Limits looks really good - I have just bought that book for my library so I'm interested to see what everyone thinks.

    Happy reading this week :)
    The Brunette Librarian Blog

  3. Pushing the Limits sounds so good - just might have to add that one to the pile of books I want to read.

  4. I have Pushing The Limits to read as well

    Have a great reading week!
    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  5. Pushing The Limits looks awesome! So does Rick Riordan's book! :D

    I just finished Angel Dust by Sarah Mussi, currently reading The Glimpse by Claire Merle (not sure about it...) and going to read Freak by E.K. Henry next! :)

  6. nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

  7. I've been itching for Pushing the Limits and Red Pyramid for so long..thanks for the boost


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