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It’s Not Just A Book Club

Keira @ Signing On has created a wonderful new book club that encompasses all types of readers! Young Adult, Adult, New Releases, Mysteries and Thrillers, The Classics. You want it…we’re reading it!

And I am moderating!!! That’s right, I will be in charge of moderating the Classics, Non-Fiction, and Mystery/Thriller clubs; and boy am I excited to announce Februarys reads in these categories! 

We would love for you to join us, in both the blog and the goodreads group. The links will take you to the sites.

So far for February we have

The Young Adult Book Pick

566825Title: Song of the Sparrow

Author: Lisa Ann Sandell

Average Rating on Goodreads: 4.04

Synopsis: The year is 490 AD. Fiery 16-year-old Elaine of Ascolat, the daughter of one of King Arthur’s supporters, lives with her father on Arthur’s base camp, the sole girl in a militaristic world of men.

Elaine’s only girl companion is the mysterious Morgan, Arthur’s older sister, but Elaine cannot tell Morgan her deepest secret: She is in love with Lancelot, Arthur’s second-in-command. However, when yet another girl — the lovely Gwynivere– joins their world, Elaine is confronted with startling emotions of jealousy and rivalry. But can her love for Lancelot survive the birth of an empire?

The Adult Book Pick

16415676Title: His Majesty’s Dragon

Author: Naomi Novik

Average Rating on Goodreads: 4.05

Synopsis: Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future – and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature.

Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.

The New Release Book Pick

Who isn’t excited for this book!?!

21414439Title: Truthwitch

Author: Susan Dennard

Average rating on Goodreads: 4.12

Synopsis:

In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands.

Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home.

Safi must avoid capture at all costs as she’s a rare Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lies. Many would kill for her magic, so Safi must keep it hidden – lest she be used in the struggle between empires. And Iseult’s true powers are hidden even from herself.

In a chance encounter at Court, Safi meets Prince Merik and makes him a reluctant ally. However, his help may not slow down the Bloodwitch now hot on the girls’ heels. All Safi and Iseult want is their freedom, but danger lies ahead. With war coming, treaties breaking and a magical contagion sweeping the land, the friends will have to fight emperors and mercenaries alike. For some will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.

 

 

Happy Reading

Jackie

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