Friday, November 10, 2017

The November Girl Release Week Giveaway!

 
Hello Readers! Welcome to the Release Week Blitz for
The November Girl by Lydia Kang
presented by Entangled Teen!

Congratulations Lydia!
 
 
I am Anda, and the lake is my mother. I am the November storms that terrify sailors and sink ships. With their deaths, I keep my little island on Lake Superior alive.
Hector has come here to hide from his family until he turns eighteen. Isle Royale is shut down for the winter, and there's no one here but me. And now him. Hector is running from the violence in his life, but violence runs through my veins. I should send him away, to keep him safe. But I'm half human, too, and Hector makes me want to listen to my foolish, half-human heart. And if I do, I can't protect him from the storms coming for us.
The November Girl by Lydia Kang 
Publication Date: November 7, 2017 
Publisher: Entangled Teen

 
 
Lydia Kang is an author of young adult fiction, poetry, and narrative non-fiction. She graduated from Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, completing her residency and chief residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She is a practicing physician who has gained a reputation for helping fellow writers achieve medical accuracy in fiction. Her poetry and non-fiction have been published in JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Great Weather for Media. She believes in science and knocking on wood, and currently lives in Omaha with her husband and three children.
 
 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Renegades by Marissa Meyer Blog Tour


I'm so excited to be a part of the Renegades Blog Tour supporting the ANARCHISTS! What is an anarchist you ask? It's the person that stirs the pot. They see an injustice, the want to right it. They are anti-establishment and don't give a sh*t about the status quo. 

Today I'm sharing with you my Anarchist playlist 



Renegades
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Publication Date: November 7, 2017

Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice.
The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew.
Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice—and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.


About the Author
MARISSA MEYER is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles series, as well as the graphic novel Wires and Nerve: Vol. 1, and The Lunar Chronicles Coloring Book. Her first stand alone novel, Heartless, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and their two daughters.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Expelled by James Patterson & Emily Raymond + Giveaway!


JIMMY Patterson sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway!


Expelled
By James Patterson and Emily Raymond
Published by JIMMY Patterson
In Stores October 23rd, 2017

Synopsis:
One viral photo. Four expelled teens. Everyone’s a suspect.
Will Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous—until someone posted The Photo that got him and three other students expelled, their futures ruined forever. But who took the picture, and why are they being targeted?
To uncover the truth, Will gets close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the bad girl, the class clown, the vice principal, and... his own best friend. What secrets are they hiding, and even worse—what do they know about each other? The terrible truth will haunt them forever.
New York Times bestselling author James Patterson brings us another fast-moving tale of suspense, with danger, romance, and twists and turns that will keep you guessing to the very last page.
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My 5 Favorite High School Contemporary(ish) Reads
1. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
I LOVE this entire series and it kind-of-sometimes takes place at a high school and it kind-of-sometimes is a contemporary so it made my list!

2. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
One of the cutest books I've ever read. I know I had a big dumb grin on my face the entire time I was reading.

3. Play Me Backwards by Anna Selzer
Probably the closest to my own high school experience. The voice is just so real, this is another must read!


4. Winger by Andrew Smith
This novel is funny and also tackles serious issues. I liked the raw narration and the fact that it made me laugh and cry in equal parts.

5. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
I like all of Katie McGarry's books but this is my favorite. I'm a sucker for two flawed characters finding love!


About the Author
James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community from the National Book Foundation. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, including Confessions of a Murder Suspect and the Maximum Ride series, and his books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. A tireless champion of the power of books and reading, Patterson created a children’s book imprint, JIMMY Patterson, whose mission is simple: “We want every kid who finishes a JIMMY Book to say, ‘PLEASE GIVE ME ANOTHER BOOK.’” He has donated more than one million books to students and soldiers and funds over four hundred Teacher Education Scholarships at twenty-four colleges and universities. He has also donated millions of dollars to independent bookstores and school libraries. Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro-reading initiatives.

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Giveaway
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Theo is out to catch a foe on film! One (1) winner receives:
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Life and Death Parade Cover Reveal + Giveaway


Today Eliza Wass and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the cover for THE LIFE AND DEATH PARADE, which releases June 26, 2018! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to win an ARC!

On to the reveal! 




Title: THE LIFE AND DEATH PARADE
Author: Eliza Wass
Pub. Date: June 26, 2018
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Pages: 256
One year ago, Kitty's boyfriend Nikki Bramley visited a psychic who told him he had no future. Now, he's dead.
With the Bramley family grieving in separate corners of their home, Kitty sets out to find the psychic who read Nikki his fate. Instead she finds Roan, an enigmatic boy posing as a medium who belongs to the Life and Death Parade--a group of supposed charlatans that explore, and exploit, the thin veil between this world and the next. A group whose members include the psychic... and Kitty's late mother.
Desperate to learn more about the group and their connection to Nikki, Kitty convinces Roan to return to the Bramley house with her and secures a position for him within the household. Roan quickly ingratiates himself with the Bramleys, and soon enough it seems like everyone is ready to move on. Kitty, however, increasingly suspects Roan knows more about Nikki than he's letting on. And when they finally locate the Life and Death Parade, and the psychic who made that fateful prophecy to Nikki, Kitty uncovers a secret about Roan that changes everything.
From rising star Eliza Wass comes a sophisticated, mesmerizing meditation on the depths of grief and the magic of faith. After all, it only works if you believe it.
About the Author

Eliza Wass is an author, journalist and the wife of the late musician Alan Wass. Her debut novel, The Cresswell Plot, was published in 2016 to critical acclaim by Disney-Hyperion. She has contributed articles to The Guardian, Grazia, NME, Shortlist and THE FALL.
Her second book with Disney-Hyperion, The Life and Death Parade, will be published in June 2018.


Giveaway
2 winners will receive a finished copy of THE LIFE AND DEATH PARADE (when they become available), US Only.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sparked by Helena Echlin & Malena Watrous Blog Tour + Giveaway



Sparked 
Authors: Helena Echlin and Malena Watrous
Publication Date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Geek & Sundry


Synopsis:
Fifteen-year-old Laurel Goodwin wakes up to find her older sister Ivy missing from their Airstream trailer in the Oregon redwoods. A recurring nightmare convinces her that Ivy was abducted, but no one takes her dream seriously, including her mom. Laurel, a loner, has to learn to ask for help, and Jasper Blake, a mysterious new kid who shares her love of old books, quickly becomes her ally. Together they find their quiet town holds a deep secret and is the epicenter of a dark prophecy. 
Laurel soon learns that her worst enemies, mean girls Peyton Andersen and Mei Rosen, are developing powers that she needs to find and save Ivy. With time running out, Laurel realizes that power doesn’t always take the form that you expect. And once she learns to look beyond her snap judgments, she develops an unexpected gift of her own.
Excerpt
1.      OPENING PAGE OF SPARKED

The knocking woke me up from a dead sleep.

Whack, whack.

I sat up, blinking myself awake. The sky outside our porthole-shaped window was still dark, the silhouettes of the redwoods just a shade blacker. Rain lashed at the glass. Wind rocked the Airstream back and forth.

Whack.

There was that knocking again. I leaned over to wake Ivy. Our beds were so close, they practically touched—

But Ivy wasn’t in her bed.

Whack, whack.

She must have snuck out and forgotten her key. I needed to let her in fast. Our mom was a heavy sleeper—especially if she’d smoked a “medicinal” joint before bed—but there was a limit to what she could tune out.

When I eased open the accordion door to the bedroomette, a river of cold air whooshed over me. I hurried to the front of the trailer, where the door was wide open, banging in the wind.

I stepped out onto the top cinder-block stair, straining to see through the rain. “Ivy?” I called into the darkness, but no one answered. The icy wind cut through my pajamas and I shuddered, wrapping my arms around myself. Ivy must have left the door unlocked, and the storm had blown it open.
Still, it creeped me out.

I wasn’t used to living in a tin can on the edge of civilization. Our new property bumped up against the state park. We had no neighbors for miles, but hikers, poachers, and the occasional homeless person liked to use our land as their playground. Mom said that we were safer out here than if we lived in some apartment in town. Statistically, there were fewer weirdos in the vicinity.

But all it takes is one.
About the Authors
Hello! We are both novelists, but if you’ve ever tried to write anything, you know that writing can be a lonely, angst-filled business. So one night over a cocktail or two, we came up with a solution: write our next book together. Malena already had an idea: a girl’s sister is kidnapped and she has to rely on mean girls with superpowers to get her sister back. We couldn’t resist seeing where that story would take us – a wild ride that includes a loner girl who wants to be a writer and a gorgeous boy who can shoot fire from his eyes but also loves to talk about books. And an ancient Zoroastrian prophecy. And pie shakes. (OK, so maybe we got a little carried away.)

We’ve both published solo novels (check them out here and here) and had no idea how co-writing would work out, but we pounded out the first draft in a white-hot frenzy of inspiration we called “the Vortex.” One of us would write a scene and send it to the other with a note: “My apartment is a pigsty and I haven’t eaten all day. #inthevortex.” We wrote the book we wanted to read as teenagers: a supernatural thriller with healthy doses of horror and humor. Oh, and of course there’s romance. You have to wait a long time for the only kiss in the book, but isn’t that the case with all the best kisses in books?
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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Gray Wolf Island Blog Tour + Giveaway



GRAY WOLF ISLAND 
Author: Tracey Neithercott 
Pub. Date: October 10, 2017
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers 
Pages: 336 
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Synopsis:
Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island.
With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, Ruby reluctantly allows some friends to join her on the hunt, each of whom is touched by magic: a boy allegedly born to a virgin, a girl who never sleeps, a boy who can foresee his own death, and a boy with deep ties to the island. Each of them is also keeping a secret—something they’ll have to reveal in order to reach the treasure.
As the secrets come to light, Ruby will have to decide: Can she make peace with her friends’ troubled pasts and continue to trust them? Can she forgive herself for doing the unspeakable? Deep in the wilderness of Gray Wolf Island, Ruby’s choices will determine if they make it out with the treasure—or merely with their lives.
From debut author Tracey Neithercott comes a darkly compelling tale of profound friendship, adventure, and finding the strength to tell the truth.
Excerpt
Elliot drops to the ground beside the fire. It casts him in shadow, a black slash with stooped shoulders. He doesn’t say a thing. Just sucks up all our joy like an emotional black hole.

“Hey, Elliot,” I say. “Mind toning down the excitement? Some of us are trying to have a miserable time here.”

He meets my gaze. Opens his mouth like he’s ready to share. Like he hasn’t kept us in suspense for an entire eternity.

But he says silent.

“He gets like this.” Charlie glances from me to Anne. “Don’t worry—he’s mostly harmless. Unless you’re allergic to brooding looks or clenched jaws.”

“You really never know,” Anne says.

“Well, I know, and I’m deathly allergic,” Charlie says. “Get me out of here, Anna Banana, before I go into anaphylactic shock.”

They zoom toward the shack, Gabe tripping after them. Charlie’s laughter catches on the night breeze, and I know I’ll never forget the sound, not even after he’s gone.

I peek across the fire at the Elliot-shaped shade. “Are you just going to sit there?”

“No. I was going to come over.” And he does. “I was always going to come over. Sometimes it takes my body a long time to catch up to my brain.”

He tosses a handful of pine needles into the fire. The air smells sweet like Christmas. “Tell me something I don’t know.”

“Oh God, Elliot. Is there even such a thing?”

He rolls his eyes. Nudges my foot with his. “Tell me a story about you and Sadie.”

He might as well ask for my entire heart. “When I was fourteen,” I say, “I snuck down to the beach in the middle of the night to see the sky.”

“To see the Perseid meteor shower.” He delivers a hesitant smile. “I heard Sadie telling someone about it that Monday. It’s just . . . I was out there, too.”

“See? There’s not a single thing you don’t know.”

“I don’t know your version.”

“I guarantee it’s not nearly as exciting as Sadie’s,” I say. “I walked a ways down the beach, and when it was time to come home, I was lost. I didn’t know what to do, so I walked toward a light.”

I toss handfuls and handfuls of needles into the fire. Take a deep breath of pine-scented night. “Sadie had woken up and seen my empty bed. And she flicked our bedroom light on and off to help me find my way home.”

“She was your North Star,” Elliot says.

“No, not even. She was like the entire night sky, everything from stardust to galaxies.” I turn to find him already looking at me. “Imagine the universe winking out in a day.” 

About the Author
My first book was written by hand and illustrated with some really fancy colored pencils. It was highly acclaimed by my mother. Now, I write YA stories of friendship, love, murder, and magic. (None of which I illustrate—you’re welcome.) I live in Massachusetts with my husband, who suggests improving my novels by adding Star Wars characters.

I’m the author of Gray Wolf Island, a YA novel about the truth, a treasure, and five teens searching for both. Coming fall 2017 from Knopf/Random House. 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Charm Release Day Blitz + Giveaway


I am so excited that CHARM by J.A. Armitage is available now and that I get to share the news!

If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by USA Today Bestselling Author J.A. Armitage, be sure to check out all the details below. 

This blitz also includes a giveaway for a Cinderella Prize Pack courtesy of J.A. So if you’d like a chance to win, click on the link at the bottom of this post.

Title: CHARM
Author: J.A. Armitage
Pub. Date: September 26, 2017
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 291
Formats: eBook
Find it: AmazonGoodreads

You all know the story of Cinderella... 
The kingdom needs an heir and Princess Charmaine is quite aware that the job rests solely upon her shoulders. The problem is, she has no intention of ever getting married, let alone pushing a child out of her ladyparts. When her elder sister dies, Charmaine has to take her place at the ball designed to find her a husband. The problem is, she doesn't want to choose between a hundred eligible bachelors. She just wants to live her life in peace and find love in her own time. 

Cynder knows about the impending war between his people and those of his masters, but working as an underpaid servant in the palace kitchens leaves him with little power to do anything about it. On one hand, he's a staunch supporter of his own royal family, but he can't deny the attraction he feels for the daughter of the king and queen he works for. 

Charm is the first in the Reverse Fairytale series by USA Today bestselling author J.A.Armitage. Take everything you think you know about fairytales and turn it on its head.

Excerpt
My mother smiled. Her smile had a way of putting people at ease. I’d seen her use it countless times on nervous subjects. That’s what made her a good queen. She flicked her eyes towards my father who just nodded and then she turned back to me. Reaching forward and taking my hand in hers she spoke softly to me. Another trick of hers to keep me calm. I wondered briefly what exactly she would need to keep me calm for.

You already know

The little voice was persistent.

“We cannot cancel the ball. Too much is at stake and, while it is unfortunate timing, it would be madness to stop it at this late stage. Your father and I have talked extensively about this and we have decided that you are to take Grace’s place.”

I opened my mouth in shock. We had only just begun the official mourning for Grace and here they both were, asking me to take her place at some stupid party.

“You mean dance with the men?”

“Not just dance with them. We need concrete ties. The country is in a period of great instability and we need a leader to take our place when we are gone. We need you to choose a husband.”

About JA
Born in Leeds, I lived a very normal life until I got bored one day and decided to travel the world. Since then I've worked on a Banana Plantation, cleaned ACDC's dressing room and been a professional clown.

I climbed to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and the top of Kilimanjaro. Nowadays you'll find me being a climbing frame for my two young children, working in a school, and renovating my home.

Did I also mention I wrote some books? I hope you enjoy them!

For my free books, just sign up to my newsletter here http://www.subscribepage.com/v7o8k4
Giveaway

*****CHARM GIVEAWAY*****
I'm giving away a Cinderella swag pack, print copies of Charm and a $20 Amazon voucher.

1st prize: Cinderella Swag Pack with NYT bestselling book, DVD and print copy of Charm

2nd Prize: $20 Amazon Giftcard and Ecopy of Charm

3rd Prize: Print copy of Charm

Just click the link below to take you to the entry form:

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Hanging Girl Blog Tour & Giveaway





The Hanging Girl
Author: Eileen Cook
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 3, 2017
Pages: 320
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Synopsis:
Skye Thorn has given tarot card readings for years, and now her psychic visions are helping the police find the town’s missing golden girl. It’s no challenge—her readings have always been faked, but this time she has some insider knowledge. The kidnapping was supposed to be easy—no one would get hurt and she’d get the money she needs to start a new life. But a seemingly harmless prank has turned dark, and Skye realizes the people she’s involved with are willing to kill to get what they want and she must discover their true identity before it’s too late.


Interview
What sets The Hanging Girl apart from your other novels?
What I think all my books have in common are main characters who are trying to figure out who they really are. They’re all in difficult situations, that they’ve probably made much worse by their own actions. They must decide how they will resolve the situation and what they can live with doing. The difference for The Hanging Girl is that it’s a bit creepier than my other books, and pulls in a bit of a paranormal element as the main character reads tarot cards.

The initial inspiration for this book came after I went to a conference put on by The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. They’re a group of people who use science to investigate various topics- including psychics. The session I went to covered how easy it is to fool someone into believing you have psychic ability. I found that fascinating and filed away the information knowing it would be useful for a character. I am also one of those people who REALLY wants to believe in psychics, but is leery. Writing about it allowed me to explore that fear of how someone could take advantage of those beliefs.

The second bit of inspiration came after talking to a good friend about lies. I started to think about a character who tells a lie (for a good reason) and how that leads to more lies, until she is in so deep that she has no idea how to get free. I think many people have told a lie to try and make a situation better, that ended up leading to more trouble. (Hopefully not as much trouble as it got the main character, Skye, into!)

If The Hanging Girl had a theme song what would it be?
The song Ironic by Alanis Morisette works well as it’s all about luck not turning out quite the way you intended it to. 


Who was your favorite character to write?
This question makes me realize how parents feel when someone asks them which of their kids they like the best. I like all the characters for different reasons- even those who don’t behave very well. I feel somewhat to blame for their behavior since I wrote them. I know some people like main characters to be super likable, but I enjoy characters who are a mix of good and bad. Messy people with complicated lives fascinate me.

The main character Skye is certainly right up there at the top of favorites. I admire her for being a fighter. Things haven’t always been easy for her. Her dad’s not in her life, her mom was really young when she was born, and financially they don’t have much. Skye doesn’t always make the best decisions (understatement), but she’s active in trying to do something to make her life better. She doesn’t sit back and complain. I always respect people who at least try. 

The characters aren’t based on anyone real, but like any self-respecting author I do tend to steal bits and pieces from people that I know. There are elements of Skye- her resourcefulness and her humor that I’ve admired in friends. 

Can you tell us about any projects you currently have in the works?
To be honest I am always happiest when I have a project on the go. I love the process of making things up. I know some people feel tortured by the process of writing, but it’s one of my favorite things to do. The book I am currently working on is called The Stranger, although that title might change. It takes place in London England. I don’t want to give away too much but it involves a character named Kim having a chance meeting with someone who ends up completely changing her life.

Oh, and there’s a murder in there too. : ) 

And for your extra amusement, here is a photo of my dog Cairo. He wants your readers to know that no dogs were harmed in the making of the novel.


Squee!! This puppy is the cutest!!
About the Author
Eileen Cook is a multi-published author with her novels appearing in eight different languages. Her books have been optioned for film and TV. She spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. Her newest book, WITH MALICE, will be out in June 2016. She’s an instructor/mentor with the Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio Program.

You can read more about Eileen, her books, and the things that strike her as funny atwww.eileencook.com. Eileen lives in Vancouver with her husband and two very naughty dogs and no longer wishes to be anyone or anywhere else.


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Friday, September 22, 2017

Ascending the Boneyard by C.G. Watson

Ascending the Boneyard
Author: C.G. Watson
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: February 16, 2016
Goodreads

Review:
I was going through my Edelweiss shelf and realized that for a good part of 2016 I read books, wrote a one sentence review on Goodreads, and promptly forgot to go back and add coherent thoughts. In my defense, Ascending the Boneyard is a very forgettable book.

This novel begins with the awful home life of Caleb Tosh. His brother is disabled, Dad is an awful human being, and his mother is unable to cope. Caleb's way of dealing is with a video game, The Boneyard. He spends all of his time in The Boneyard and it gets to the point where both Caleb and the reader can't tell the difference between the game and life.

I'll be real, this book was confusing. It was jumpy, fragmented, and hard to follow. I read once that authors use unclear words when they don't know what they're trying to say. This entire book felt like the author wasn't sure what they wanted to say. The author wanted to elicit emotion from the reader, especially with everything Caleb is going through, but I didn't care because the story was too convoluted. There were elements of a story here but it was never cohesive. I was left feeling baffled rather than feeling bad for Caleb.

Overall, I think I'm being generous giving this book two stars. I'm glad this book was short or I would have given up on reading it after the first 50 pages.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Goblins of Bellwater Review & Giveaway

The Goblins of Bellwater
Author: Molly Ringle
Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing
Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Goodreads

Review:

Before starting The Goblins of Bellwater I fully admit to thinking it was going to be a story of David Bowie-eqsue goblins and young maidens trying to rescue their siblings. While this novel did have a rescue element, an old curse, and goblins. They were definitely not the swoony Bowie kind. They were the traditional, gross, obsessed with gold type.

The Goblins of Bellwater takes place in the fictional town of Bellwater located in Washington state along the Puget Sound. I grew up in Tacoma so the setting and feel of a rainy pacific northwest winter felt very familiar. The descriptions were well done and left me feeling a little homesick. The main storyline revolved around Kit, Livy, Skye and Grady. It dealt with how their lives were affected by the goblins living in Bellwater and the curse on Kit's family.

There was also a great deal of romance in this story. I'd say the main thrust of the first part of the novel was setting up the romances between Kit/Livy and Skye/Grady. If I had one main qualm with this novel it would be that the romance read a little young to me, more young adult than new adult which is how I would classify this book. I liked the pairings but there was a lot of fade to black type scenes.

I enjoyed the environmental elements of this story. A large part of novel takes place in the woods and waterways of Puget Sound. This is an area of great beauty and the story touches on issues of the human impact on the local environment. Livy is a forest ranger of some sort and I liked that aspect of her character.

Overall, I enjoyed The Goblins of Bellwater. I've been in a pretty serious book slump for the better part of a year now. This book had that something interesting that made me want to keep reading. It's definitely one to add to your TBR list.