Sophie wants one thing for Christmas-a little freedom from her overprotective parents. So when they decide to spend Christmas in South Louisiana with her very pregnant older sister, Sophie is looking forward to some much needed private (read: make-out) time with her long-term boyfriend, Griffin. Except it turns out that Griffin wants a little freedom from their relationship. Cue devastation.
An idealistic young student and a banished warrior become allies in a battle to save their realm in this first book of a mesmerizing epic fantasy series, filled with political intrigue, violent magic, malevolent spirits, and thrilling adventure
Everything has a spirit: the willow tree with leaves that kiss the pond, the stream that feeds the river, the wind that exhales fresh snow . . .
Based on the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women tells the stories of the four March sisters in Civil War era as they navigate daily life. Jo longs to be a writer and break down the walls that hold her back as a woman expected to marry. Meg desires to be married to a wealthy man who can bring her the comforts in life. Amy fights off the shadows of her sisters at every turn and tries to stand out while Beth is the sweet younger sister who enjoys being in the company of her family. The movie follows the girls as they chase their dreams and hit many bumps along the way.
Today’s Waiting on Wednesday post is from one of my favorite authors who is taking the jump from dystopian and science fiction to historical fantasy. Oh yes, I’m talking about The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu!
The Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly challenge post previously hosted by The Broke and Bookish and now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. You can follow along for each weekly post here. This week’s post is all about the newest additions to my shelf. Since it was just Christmas not too long ago, I actually have quite a few new books gracing my shelves.