I am participating in this blog tour on a whim! I've never read anything by this author and know nothing about this book. Or, more accurately, I knew nothing about this book. But now, it's on my TBR. Check out the highlights below. Also, there is a giveaway sign up at the bottom. But I entered it myself, so I have mixed feelings about you winning. Sorry.
About Audio freebie -- aka top ten audiobooks you should listen to, 10
books I want to listen to on audio,10 bands you should check out, 10 podcasts
you should be listening to, 10 of my all time favorite albums, 10 songs I love,
really whatever you can come up with (hosted by Broke and Bookish).
I read about a third of the books that I read via audiobook, mostly in the car
and on my walks into work from the parking lot. This also justifies my
constantly being on the look out for headphones that will become THE ONES.
here’s what I did. I went to my audiobook shelf on Goodreads and looked to see
which books I gave 5 starts to.
"Is it too
late to tell him you love him when you're looking down the barrel of his
Ruby Mortimer-Smyth is upper-class English, rigidly brought up to marry a man
from the pages of Burke’s Peerage. She knows the etiquette for every occasion
and her soufflés NEVER collapse. She is in control of her life, tightly in
control. Until …she ends up in Kansas.
Ruby, far from home, is making Unsuitable Friends and "finding
herself" for the first time. She falls in with a gang of Hells Angels and
falls foul of the law. At every turn, she comes up hard against Sheriff Hank
Gephart, whose blue eyes seem to look deep into her soul. She desperately wants
him, but knows she can never have him. As the clock strikes midnight of the new
Millennium, she's on a freight train with three million dollars, a bottle of
Wild Turkey and a smoking gun.
What happened to Miss Prim-and-Proper? And why did she shoot Mr Right?”
is a sad little Outbox post, reading wise. It’s already the 10th and
I’ve only finished three books! Of course, The Twelve is a massive tome, so it totally counts as two! Anyway this post is all about the books I've managed to read and the stuff that's been getting in the way of all the stuff I wanted to be reading.
of the Sands has been on my radar for about a hundred years, even though it was
pubbed just a few months ago. This must mean that I saw some early cover
reveals or something. Anyhooo. I checked it out from the library and read it in
about two seconds.
the GoodReads mumbo Jumbo.
Mortals rule the
desert nation of Miraji, but mythical beasts still roam the wild and remote
areas, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinn still perform their magic.
For humans, it’s an unforgiving place, especially if you’re poor, orphaned, or
Amani Al’Hiza is all three. She’s a gifted gunslinger with perfect aim,
but she can’t shoot her way out of Dustwalk, the back-country town where she’s
destined to wind up wed or dead.
Then she meets Jin, a rakish foreigner, in a shooting contest, and sees him as
the perfect escape route. But though she’s spent years dreaming of leaving
Dustwalk, she never imagined she’d gallop away on mythical horse—or that it would
take a foreign fugitive to show her the heart of the desert she thought she
Rebel of the Sands
reveals what happens when a dream deferred explodes—in the fires of rebellion,
of romantic passion, and the all-consuming inferno of a girl finally, at long
last, embracing her power.