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Welcome to MyLibraryCardWoreOut!

Wherever you are from, the United States, the UK, Israel, China or elsewhere, welcome! Just like a library, I try to keep my shelves up to date, but sometimes I don’t succeed. But I keep trying and usually once a week or at least every two weeks there is a book review and I try and get fun book related things up too! Also with the help of M.O.M (My Own Mother) we keep this blog running. Scroll down to read my latest posts. Enjoy and once again, welcome!

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The Siren’s Son by Helen Scott [BOOK TOUR]

He’s an immortal warrior,
but one lovely mortal will tempt him to defy his fate.
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THE SIREN’S SON
Helen Scott
Series: The Siren Legacy, Book 1
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publication Date: April 25, 2017
When an immortal warrior meets a Scottish lass bewildered by the magic she has inherited, he yearns to protect her. But will his attentions doom them both to Zeus’ anger? Or worse, make his lovely mortal the target of the goddess Circe’s growing evil?
Alec Cantio is the son of a siren. He and his three brothers hide their true identities while protecting humans from the negligence of the gods. All Alec wants when he visits his favorite magic shop, Speak O’ the Devil, are provisions for his task. But he finds instead a mortal woman, innocent and brave, who tempts him with all he is forbidden to have.
Eilidh MacLeod just wants to close her granddad’s shop, and mourn him in peace. But when she’s thrust into a world filled with magic, mythical creatures, and gods, she must find a way to control her powers, or be destroyed by a vengeful Circe. But how can she concentrate around the magnetic Alec? Her powerful attraction to him could endanger them all.
Highly recommend! Romance novels aren’t normally my niche, but this book was fantastic! It had a romantic undertone but the plot was enthralling and magical. I couldn’t put the book down and finished it in just a few days. … Truly a gem and pleasure to read! I can’t wait for volume 2…
– Jessica Baldridge, Goodreads Reviewer
Helen takes on paranormal romance from a fresh angle, combining mythologies rather than painting herself into a single modal corner. She has opened a world with endless possibilities, that I for one cannot wait to see where it goes next.
– Justine Hucke, Amazon Reviewer

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Other Books by the Author

Be sure to also check out Book 2 of The Siren Legacy Series:
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THE SIREN’S EYES
Series: The Siren Legacy, Book 2
An unexplained kidnapping. A man shrouded in mystery. An unimaginable twist of fate. When Cin Porte’s sister is abducted, she’s left with nothing but a photo and an encrypted note. Desperate for help, she turns to Thad Cantio. Can they save Cin’s sister–and each other–before time runs out?
Available on June 2, 2017. Pre-order now for $2.99 only.
Pre-order Buy Link: Amazon

Giveaway

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Be the lucky winner!
$20 Amazon Gift Card, signed copy of The Siren’s Son and cute bookmark
Contest runs from April 25 – 29, 2017.

About Helen Scott

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Helen Scott lives in the Chicago area with her wonderful husband and furry, four-legged kids. She spends way too much time with her nose in a book and isn’t sorry about it. When not reading or writing, Helen can be found absorbed in one video game or another or crocheting her heart out.
Social media links: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Goodreads
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Singing Fire by T.L. Martin

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Singing Fire by T.L. Martin

Summary

“Constant chills, panic attacks, and now paranoia – there’s a reason seventeen-year-old Charlie keeps to herself. Life is looking up when she gets a job at a whimsical tea shop and gains a few new friends, but little does Charlie know there are secrets lurking beyond its door. It only takes one night for her perspective on her small town to change forever. As if witches, vampires, and demons weren’t enough, she soon realizes she’s being hunted for a power she didn’t know she possessed. Singing Fire takes Charlie through an unexpected journey of self-discovery, betrayal, and forbidden love all while the clock is ticking for her to defeat the dark souls pursuing her – before anyone else dear to her has to die. Singing Fire is the first of a two-part series, and its sequel, Raining Fire, is due for release in 2017.”

-From Amazon.com

Review

I absolutely loved this book! Ms. Martin sent me an email asking for me to give it a read and the initial reason I said yes was because the cover was gorgeous. It caught my eye, as well as the summary. I love fantasy kind of books and I hadn’t read one for a little while, so I figured that it was time to.

Now this book just had so much amazing stuff going on. First of all, it was fantasy but not so much so that it wasn’t based in reality. It was kind of like the Shadowhunters idea where they were hiding in plain site. Then you have this girl who just gets sucked into the world. And then you have this vampire who she falls in love with (of course).

I mean come on! Who doesn’t love a good fantasy story, with romance, and a vampire!

I also loved the fact that the ‘base of operation’ was a tea shop! I mean my blood is literally tea, so I had to give it a read just because of that. I just loved imagining this beautiful tea shop that was so small and magical and had all these little secrets. In my mind it was so magical and beautiful.

The book was also not terribly long but so much happened within the short story! I read it in a few hours, outside in the sun (which was amazing) and I just couldn’t put it down. I wanted to know what was going to happen next and it just kept going and it kept you guessing all the way until the last sentence. I mean that ending had me dying. Come on Ms. Martin!!!! You just had to throw that curve ball! I loved it ‘cus I didn’t see half of the ending coming and it has me NEEDING the next book (which I am so excited for).

The cover of this book is also gorgeous as well. The turquoise with the fire in the middle just caught my eye as the colors were visually pleasing. I mean they say don’t judge a book by it’s cover, but you all should know by now that it’s all part of the package. I generally don’t have it negatively impact a book, but it can definitely make a book even better!

Overall I absolutely loved this book! Go check it out on amazon here!

It was definitely a read that I will be reading again in the summer, and just before I get the next book!

Happy Reading!

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Dark Road Home by Angela Bennett [BOOK GIVEAWAY!!!]

Dark Road Home by Angela Bennett Giveaway

                             ✨GIVEAWAY TIME!!✨

So it’s time for another amazing giveaway! This time with a book I actually got to read and do a giveaway of!! I’ve partnered up with the author, Angela Bennett, to host the giveaway of her book. I loved her book (review on my blog next week and spotlight live now!) and do recommend it! It was like reading a TV show and kept you guessing until the end, which is always fun!


HOW TO ENTER:


What is your favorite TV show and why?



RULES: Only open to US and Canada residents. Giveaway closes Friday April 28th at 5pm EST. For additional entries, go to my Instagram (@mylibrarycardworeout). Share with your friends!

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Dark Road Home by Angela Bennett [BOOK SPOTLIGHT]

Book Spotlight

Dark Road Home by Angela Bennett

SUMMARY

Victor Simone, head of a hit man organization, murdered Belle McBain’s corrupt father. Following in her dad’s career footsteps, Belle becomes an attorney, but she can’t seem to move beyond the whispers of her crooked father’s corruption or his failures to his family. Instead of building a career in law, she escapes to a life of drugs and lives off her trust fund.

Unable to cope, Belle attempts suicide and is soon admitted into a rehab clinic where she tries to heal. However, her wounds run deep, so the healing takes time. Once released and three years sober, Belle begins a new life as a private investigator in Jersey City with the help of a friend in law enforcement. Sixteen years have passed . . . until everything changes.

One of Victor Simone’s cronies is in FBI custody and makes a deal. He says he’ll tell where the fugitive Simone is hiding if Belle agrees to meet with him. When she does, she begins to wonder if her father was ever a dirty attorney at all. As she searches for answers, Belle discovers more than she bargained for, including something more unbelievable than she could have imagined.

AUTHOR BIO 

Angela BennettAngela Bennett grew up in Minnesota and received her BSN from Mankato State University. After graduating, she decided it was time for a scenery change and moved to sunny Southwest Florida, where she began her nursing career.

Seeing firsthand how short life can be, she began working towards her desire of becoming a writer one day. In 2011, she took the leap, changed gears and began writing full-time.

Falling in love with the people, the arts and energy of New York City, she and her husband split their time, living in the Big Apple and the Sunshine state.

Her psychological thriller, Dark Road Home, captures the complexity of family dynamics, the unconditional love parents have for their child, and the bond between a father and daughter that is tested and broken by lies, deception and family secrets.

LINKS TO MY SITES

Website: http://www.AngelaBennett.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaBennettAuthor/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AngelaBauthor

BUY LINKS

Barnes and Nobel

Amazon

IndieBound

Goodreads


GIVEAWAY COMING SOON! ALSO LIVE GIVEAWAY ON MY INSTAGRAM FOR ADDITIONAL ENTRIES!

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HBO Adaptation of Fahrenheit 451

So the news has just been released that HBO is going to be making an adaptation of Fahrenheit 451!

Michael B. Jordan will be playing the protagonist, Guy Montag and Michael Shannon who will be playing Captain Beatty.

The release date is still unclear but it is projected to be some time in 2018.

Now I am slightly unsure as to how I feel about this. This book was really an important piece of literature for me when I was growing up. I mean the story itself is so easy to relate to today.

A recap: it’s essentially about a time when books were burned so that knowledge would not spread. Firefighters started fires to destroy all the books. It’s all about brain washing.

This adaptation could either be really good or really bad and so I’m just unsure if I will watch it. I may give it a chance, but once I see what the reviews say.

What are your opinions on it?

HBO Adaptation of Fahrenheit 451