Friday Finds ~ 1/31/20

Here are my TBR adds this week. The title links will take you to Goodreads, and I’m also linking up to other bloggers whose reviews, comments, or posts encouraged me to give these a try! Sharing some blogger love!!

 

The Bone Charmer by Breeana Shields pub. May 21, 2019

Blogger: The Geekish Brunette

In Saskia’s world, bones are the source of all power. They tell the future, reveal the past, and expose secrets in the present. Each village has a designated seer who performs readings for the townsfolk, and in Midwood, the Bone Charmer is Saskia’s mother.

On the day of her kenning—a special bone reading that determines the apprenticeships of all seventeen-year-olds—Saskia’s worst fears come true. She receives an assignment to train as a Bone Charmer, like her mother, and even worse, a match-making reading that pairs her with Bram—a boy who has suspicious tattoos that hint of violence.

Saskia knows her mother saw multiple paths for her, yet chose one she knew Saskia wouldn’t want. Their argument leads to a fracture in one of the bones. Broken bones are always bad luck, but this particular set of bones have been infused with extra magic, and so the break has devastating consequences—Saskia’s future has split as well. Now she will live her two potential paths simultaneously. Only one future can survive. And Saskia’s life is in danger in both.

Switched by Amanda Hocking pub. Jan. 3, 2012

Blogger: Lisa’s Books Gems and Tarot

When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn’t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right.

With the help of Finn Holmes, Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed – a world both beautiful and frightening, and Wendy’s not sure she wants to be a part of it.

The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy pub. Oct. 1, 2019

Recommended by a friend

Paris, 1940. With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best they can. But all three are hiding secrets. War-scarred Mireille is fighting with the Resistance; Claire has been seduced by a German officer; and Vivienne’s involvement is something she can’t reveal to either of them.

Two generations later, Claire’s English granddaughter Harriet arrives in Paris, rootless and adrift, desperate to find a connection with her past. Living and working in the same building on the Rue Cardinale, she learns the truth about her grandmother – and herself – and unravels a family history that is darker and more painful than she ever imagined.

In wartime, the three seamstresses face impossible choices when their secret activities put them in grave danger. Brought together by loyalty, threatened by betrayal, can they survive history’s darkest era without being torn apart?

Cowboy Villain Damsel Duel by Ginger Scott pub. Jan. 30, 2020

Blogger: A Novel Glimpse

Quarterback.
Class president.
Burnout.
We all have our identities.
Most of the time, they come from our circumstances. They’re made by others—shoes for us to walk in whether they fit or not.
But what if?
What if we could take off those shoes.
What if we could wear a different pair?
What if those boxes we put ourselves in are better…worse?
And what if, when we do…we’re trapped there for good?
They all call me Cowboy.
She’s the damsel who doesn’t need to be rescued.
And him…he’s the villain.
This is our story. And this is how we want it to be told.

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What books did you add to your TBR this week????

Alison

20 thoughts on “Friday Finds ~ 1/31/20

  1. Pingback: The Sunday Post ~ 2/2/20 | Our Book Boyfriends

  2. Ooh, I’ve read one book by Penelope Douglas and I wasn’t that big of a fan but … Credence sounds really interesting so maybe I’ll give her another try 😂 Also, the cover for Between the Notes is GORGEOUS! 😍 Pachinko was one of my favourite reads of 2018! I hope you enjoy it 🙂

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  3. Credence is one that has definitely caught my attention. I’ve yet to read anything by Penelope Douglas – and I’ve been meaning to read Birthday Girl first – bust I think Credence may come first now.

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