Introduction to a new novel by Alexandra Warren, and a short post from Alexandra herself.
In the opulent palace of Ohaddin, women have one purpose - to obey. Some were brought here as girls, captured and enslaved; some as servants; some as wives. All of them must do what the Master tells them, for he wields a deadly and secret power. But the women have powers too. One is a healer. One can control dreams. One is a warrior. One can see everything that is coming. In their golden prison, the women wait. They plan. They write down their stories. They dream of a refuge, a safe place where girls can be free. And, finally, when the moon glows red, they will have their reveng
This weeks theme is National Read Across America Day! 'Choose a book that you would recommend to everyone.' (I'm not in America, let's make it international read across the world day) So I'm choosing House Rules by Jodi Picoult
I did this in February for Valentines Day and thought I might as well start doing this every month. Rather than only recommending books I have read I do books I've review last month as well as my own 'to read' books. Let me know if you've read or plan to read any of these, and if you've reviewed them post your link below I'd love to check them out 🙂
Seventeen-year-old Jessa Gray has always felt broken inside, but she’s gotten good at hiding it. No one at school knows about the panic attacks, the therapy that doesn't help, the meds that haven't worked. But when an accident leaves her with a brain injury and terrible scars, Jessa’s efforts to convince the world that she’s okay finally crumble. Now, she's broken on the outside, too.
etting married at 17 sounds crazy to most of us but for Megan and Elliott it sounds like the only way out of their parents demands and history. Since her sister, Lizzie's, death a year ago, Megan has felt like her parents are making her live up to Lizzie's standards all the time. Lizzie was an Oxbridge ready student with top grades in her AS's and a trustworthy person. Now Megan's parents are pushing her to do the same when all she wants to do is move to London and start her own photography business.