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Eden Baylee - Seal of a Monk

4. Seal of a Monk by Eden Baylee (2015)
Kindle Worlds Novella: The Lei Crime Series Book 2 Length: 92 pages  Genre: Short Story  Started: 27 February 2016 Finished: 29 February 2016 Where did it come from? From Amazon How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 28 July 2015 Why do I have it? I like short stories and have read and enjoyed A Snake inParadise by this author in the past.

Madelaine Lee - a divorced bank fraud management consultant - has spent the past year and several months dreaming about returning to Hawaii. Despite the terror she experienced during her last trip there, Lainey cannot deny that the beauty of the island paradise still calls to her. She imagines that the ancient jungles of Kauai could provide the perfect setting for self-discovery.

To celebrate her upcoming fiftieth birthday, Lainey decides to treat herself by booking another trip to Hawaii. This time she is returning in the capacity of mentor and guide for a silent meditation course on the Coconut Coast. Twenty-fi…

Release Day Blog Tour For The Strength of a Heart by Ioana Visan From March 1, 2016 to March 15, 2016 - Come Join Us!

Meet Ioana Visan
Award-winning writer Ioana Visan has always dreamed about reaching the stars, but since she can't, she writes about it.

After fighting the apocalypse aftermath in Human Instincts, she played with shapeshifters in Blue Moon Café Series: Where Shifters Meet for Drinks, she dealt with vampires in The Impaler LegacySeries, and then she designed prosthetics in Broken People before tackling longer works like a fantasy trilogy and a science fiction series.

Aside from publishing short stories in various Romanian magazines and anthologies, she published a Romanian short story collection Efectul de nautil and the Romanian edition of Human Instincts.

She received the Encouragement Award from The European Science Fiction Society at Eurocon2013.

Connect and Socialize with Ioana!

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The Weight of a Wing by Ioana Visan (2015) Length: 354 pages  Purchase your copy from Amazon!
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John Calicchia - Mirror World

3. Mirror World by John Calicchia (2015)
The Mirror World Series Book 1
Length: 384 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 22 January 2016
Finished: 4 February 2016
Where did it come from? Many thanks to John Calicchia and Dorothy at Pump up Your Book for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 29 December 2015
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and John Calicchia is a new author for me.
From the time she was little, Cailyssa Larkin has disliked mirrors. She doesn't understand why she feels that way, but the feeling has always been there. Whenever she does look into a mirror, Cailyssa has a sneaking suspicion that her reflection isn't what she should see. Instead, she has an ominous feeling that someone or something else is watching her. She can't see anything out of the ordinary, but it still makes her feel incredibly uneasy.
Stranger still, she has visions of the future. From the time she became an adolescent, these visions have had the potential…

Reading Wrap-up For January at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.

Anyway, I started out January with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from authors, Paperback SwapAmazon.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- The Shell Seeker by Christine Nolfi
- One For the Money by Janet Evanovich

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- The Bad Lady: A Novel by John Meany

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a new home (Yay! Happy Dance! :))
- The Shell Seeker by Christine Nolfi

Well, there it is...the breakdown! All in all, a very good reading month for me, considering. Here's a further breakdown:

Books Read: 2
Pages Read: 439
Grade R…