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Film News

Miles Teller reads Divergent to prepare for his new role.

Miles Teller Reads Divergent


Zoey Deutch and Danila Kozlovsky are becoming very Guardian-like and training for the Vampire Academy film adaptation of Richelle mead’s book. Also Zoey with her awesome trainer Alicia Strom–loving Zoey’s plait.





A beautiful picture of Adrian and Sydney from Richelle Meads book The Indigo Spell, go to the drawers site here.




The Host is out in the cinema’s, on my previous post I said how much I loved it, so now I’ll show you some cute photos of bromance and the cast with Stephanie Meyer!

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Also, I’m currently really enjoying The Host Choose To Listen soundtrack.

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Coming up is the City Of Bones official trailer and official poster, due to be release at 2.30pm at Wondercon in America.  I will be posting it soon.


The Host Film

I went to see The Host adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s book, yesterday with my friends–obviously on release date! It’s about an alien species that have taken over the earth and have killed us, yet still use our bodies. However some rebel humans have escaped them, and have learned how to live in hiding, Jared and Melanie are just two of these people and they fall in love. One day in hiding, the aliens are searching for them and Melanie gets taken by them. Despite trying to kill herself, she still ends up being hosted by an alien, but Melanie isn’t dying without a fight.

I really enjoyed it, I wasn’t disappointed at all and thought the actors did an admirable job. Saoirse Ronan is amazing when she has the challenge of having these inner battles between her and Melanie, because she’s effectively playing two characters. Max Irons is playing Jared, the love interest of Melanie, and…he’s hot and English! So great to see a successful English actor. Jake Abel is Wanda’s love interest, and he’s also hot–but sadly taken and engaged. Lucky her! 

I’m not a fan of the Twilight Saga, I think for all the hype on Twilight, there are much better vampire books out there, much like there are better erotic books than 50 Shades Of Gray. However, I really like the premise of The Host, and if you are curious and haven’t heard of it before, read the book and watch the trailer:

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If you’ve seen it, check out this awesome video of behind the scenes–which I’m ashamed to admit I watched all 28 minutes and 20 seconds. Totally worth it.

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I shall now leave you with two cute pictures of Ian and Wanderer/Melanie, and Jared and Wanderer/Melanie, happy saturday :)


Review: Lightning Rider by Jen Greyson

Lightning Rider by Jen Greyson
Published by The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House on May 30th 2013
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Format: ARC
Source: Given From Author

Lightning RiderExpected publication: May 30th 2013

Publisher: The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing House


For Evy Rivera, thunderstorms have always caused her physical pain, but she’s never known why. When a record-setting storm arrives on the same night her father finds ancient ancestral documents, Evy is set aglow with mysterious tiny lightning she can command. 

Even worse, she alerts some people in the universe who’ve been looking for her family for a very long time.
Thrown back into ancient Spain and tasked with killing a Spanish legend, she must train alongside Constantine, a sexy yet obstinate Roman warrior. He teaches her how to wield her lightning as a weapon, through more errors than trials. With a relationship as explosive as their late-night training sessions, Evy and Constantine battle their push-pull relationship while trying to ignore the two-thousand-year difference in their birthdates.
Ilif Rotiart, her quasi-mentor, is appalled at Evy’s skill. He would prefer to train her father and keep Evy on the sidelines—where women belong. Evy has a feeling Ilif is keeping something from them, but she must play nice until she uncovers the truth. And if he’s lying, it will be the worst day of his four-hundred-year life.
Penya Sepadas claims she’s Evy’s rightful trainer, and she has the prophecy to prove it. Penya doesn’t share Ilif’s misogynistic attitude, but she does have her own agenda…and her own secrets.
Evy must sort through the lies and find the truth behind her family’s time-traveling past before the wrong history obliterates the future. She’s spent her whole life fighting for her place. Now, as the first female lightning rider, she’ll dedicate her existence to fighting to save the world.

But will Evy learn to manage her lightning and find the truth before it’s too late?


Evy Rivera gets home to find her jerk ex-boyfriend cleaned out most of her possessions, so she decides to live with her father for a while. She works in a bike shop, and seems like an ordinary, curvy Latina. Except…she has always felt strange in the presence of a thunderstorm and suddenly she realises she has a set of incredible powers. She’s the first ever female Lightning Rider, she can travel through time and wield lightning to use it against her worst enemies.

Ilif is Evy’s mentor, and is a great source of information. However, Ilif disapproves of Evy’s abilities, due to his ‘traditional’ *cough * sexist and chauvinistic *cough* views that women cannot be Lightning Riders. When Evy accidently travels to ancient Spain, she meets Penya, who also holds secrets about her. Suddenly, Evy’s not sure who she can trust. What she does know is that she needs to train her powers for a specific mission, and who better to help than sexy, Roman Constantine? As they train, Evy learns to manipulate her lightning as a weapon and fights her growing attraction with Constantine.

She was an interesting character to read, because she’s not the common ‘badass.’ I read a lot of badass characters—hello, my blog name is Hardcore Heroines—because I find strong, capable females compelling. Therefore, it was appealing to read about a different type of strong and capable, not just the generic, skinny Americans. Evy’s Latina, and strangely enough, you don’t get many Latina heroines. She’s curvy, hurrah, a real woman, because I’m assuming when Grayson says she’s ‘curvy’ she means breasts, hips, etc. She wasn’t just different because she’s Latina and curvy, she was different because despite knowing nothing of her capabilities, she forged ahead and learned to control her powers with a fun, sassy element.

At first I thought Evy was all talk and no walk, she seemed cocky, not badass! However, soon the novel picked up the pace and began introducing interesting new characters and I grew intrigued. Soon there were longer gaps when I stopped reading to do something else. Then, from the moment she landed herself in ancient Spain with Constantine, I was hooked.

Despite the initial cockiness, she soon proves she’s worth reading about. She’s sassy and for someone who goes out of their comfort zone and into a completely different era, she handles it more than well. Evy also had a vulnerability to her that made her more complex; being thrown suddenly into this world, she’s a little lost, but she squares her shoulders to fight for, effectively, the future. Evy was hilarious at times and sometimes reminded me of Bridget Jones with her few quirky antics. Namely involving a horse and a thong.

Constantine is a sexy Roman Warrior, who starts off very mysterious, and Greyson slowly reveals secrets from his past. He’s strong and he trained Evy whilst she discovered the full extent of her powers. They had a fiery relationship with sizzling sexual tension, he helps Evy grow as a person and train’s her to wield her powers, when he’s not even sure how to. I would have liked to read more training with her and Constantine, but I guess the matter was urgent, so they couldn’t dilly dally. Along with the Lightning Rider, I was given the first chapter of Shadow Boxer, the next book in the Lightning Rider series and I’m excited to see where this series leads.

It’s got sexual tension, sassy lines, a sexy Roman and a fresh storyline, I really enjoyed Lightning Rider and the world Greyson has created.

Rating 4 Stars


[author] [author_image timthumb='on'][/author_image] [author_info] About The Author: From the moment she decided on a degree in Equestrian Studies, Jen Greyson’s life has been one unscripted adventure after another. Leaving the cowboy state of Wyoming to train show horses in France, Switzerland, and Germany, she’s lived life without much of a plan, but always a book in her suitcase. Now a wife and mom to two young boys, she relies on her adventurous, passionate characters to be the risk- takers. Jen also writes university courses and corporate training material when she’s not enjoying the wilds of the west via wakeboard or snowmobile. To find more about Jen Greyson, visit her website:[/author_info] [/author]




Film News: VA:BL New Film Photos and The Fiery Heart Excerpts

A lot of new photos have been released of Danila training with stakes and Zoey exhausted after training! My favourite photo would definitely be the one of Danila with his doggy, it’s adorable!




Poor Zooey, she’s doing a lot of training to be the best Rose.



Haha, I wonder if Danila was prepared for the fangirling he is receiving!




Looking good Zoey… :)


Also this week, Richelle has released a short excerpt of The Fiery Heart, YES that’s right! *jumps around in excitement*  Our first snippet in Adrian’s point of view, and just by this small snippet, I can tell we are in for a hilarious and entertaining book. But then, that’s what I’ve come to expect from Richelle.

Here it is:


I’m not sure when Penguin will post the long one, but here’s the little one I promised you guys for hitting 55,000 on the Official Bloodlines Page. Yay!


Here’s Adrian making a friend in art school. Always a charmer, our Adrian.



Rowena Clark and I had met on the first day of our mixed media class.  I’d sat down at her table and said, “Mind if I join you?  Figure the best way to learn about art is to sit with a masterpiece.”  Maybe I was in love, but I was still Adrian Ivashkov.


Rowena had fixed me with a flat look.  “Let’s get one thing straight.  I can see through crap a mile away, and I like girls, not guys, so if you can’t handle me telling you what’s what, then you’d better take your one-liners and hair gel somewhere else.  I don’t go to this school to put up with pretty boys like you.  I’m here to face dubious employment options with a painting degree and then go get a Guinness after class.”


I’d scooted my chair closer to the table.  “You and I are going to get along just fine.”



 Rowena doesn’t actually say “crap,” but this is a family page… :) And don’t worry, this is perfectly platonic!


That’s not all, in addition, Richelle has released a bigger excerpt in Sydney’s point of view which is equally entertaining, Read it HERE 




Film News: VA:BL training photo and ‘body image’ debate


Firstly, lets all geek out about how CUTE this picture is. Danila and Zoey are training together, in LA, testing their chemistry. I’m so glad we finally get to see them in a picture together! Not the usual smiling pose, but it’s better.

Filming for Vampire Academy:Blood Sisters is due to start in a couple of months and it looks like Zoey and Danila have started training. With this photo released by Alicia Strom, their trainer, there have been a lot of inquires about Rose’s ‘body image.’ Many people think that by the description ‘curvy’ Rose is actually fat, and complain Zoey is too skinny and not curvy enough. But Zoey is fine, and Rose is certainly not fat, as Richelle confirmed in her recent blog post:

‘When I talk about women having curves, it’s code for having breasts and hips…which is what nature has given most women, regardless if your body size is big or small. So, in my head, Rose pretty much has the kind of healthy toned body you’d expect from an athlete, but she also has good-looking hips and breasts like an average young woman would have. You know, because women have children. She’s got muscles, but she’s not a bulky bodybuilder. She’s not stick-thin either. Make of that what you will. If Zoey survives her TRX training and boxing, she’s going to be pretty spot-on. :)

Richelle then goes on to talk about how the reason Rose is such a commodity, is because her curvy figure and tanned Turkish skin is considered very exotic to the Moroi, who are very pale and straight-bodied. I’m extremely glad that Richelle has decided to address this issue, as when I go on VA forums, there are various discussions–that can get surprisingly heated–about Rose’s body type, there’s also a lot of talk about her skin colour, some not happy with the ‘inside of an almond’ description, sometimes people even post pictures of almonds and argue over it.

But anyway, I digress. For ages, I’ve been discussing with people and I’ve been adamant that Rose simply has boobs and hips, because really, how could she be fat with all the exercise she did? Others have agreed with me that she has to be at least toned with all the training and running she did with Dimitri. I love Zoey for Rose, because she is so down-to-earth and sweet, she’s training and toning up–with Danila–and I believe she’ll certainly look the part, it’s just time to see if she can act the part, which I’m sure she can.

If you want to read the full blog post, click HERE

Do you think Zoey Deutch is going to look the part? What did you think Richelle Mead meant by ‘curvy?’




Review: City Of Bones By Cassandra Clare ( The Mortal Instruments #1)

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Series: The Mortal Instruments #1
Published by Walker on July 2nd 2007
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback
Source: Bought


When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder — much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing — not even a smear of blood — to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy?
This is Clary’s first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It’s also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace’s world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know. . . .
Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare’s ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.

Wow, the reviews concerning this book range from one star hate-hate-hate reviews to five star best-thing-I’ve-ever-read reviews. Personally, I liked it, the world building was so extensive and well written I couldn’t help but be sucked into this world, but there were character minor issues for me.


Clary is an ordinary 15-year-old girl, living in New York with her mum, Jocelyn, her father is dead and her Uncle Luke has been taking care of her for as long as she can remember. But soon she realises she doesn’t know them as well as she thought, and her ordinary family, aren’t so ordinary at all. One night she goes to a club with her best friend Simon and witnesses a murder that no one else saw. She meets a group of people called the Shadowhunters; they are demon hunters, and are curious to discover why Clary can see their world when no mundane should. She discovers she has the Sight and can witness the supernatural world, but she’s left wondering why. As her mother mysteriously goes missing through supernatural means, Clary turns to the Shadowhunters to figure things out and find her mother before it’s too late.

Cassandra Clare has set up an incredible world, filled with Warlocks, Vampires, Werewolves, Demons, I could go on. With world building came a huge information dump right at the beginning that was necessary, yet was not handled as well as it could have been. City of Bones was very thick to wade through, however once you get the lay of the land, there were many plot twists and turns,  and I didn’t get bored once.

The things I really enjoyed about the characters were that Cassandra chose various specific characters to focus on throughout the book. City of Bones doesn’t completely revolve around the heroine, we see other characters points of view, and instead of getting bored—which I frequently do in other points of view—I enjoyed reading about the characters. A lot of YA novels have the whole book solely on the heroine, which is quite unrealistic, and can make the world dull and one-dimensional.

Clary had a fiery element about her, but she also had a vulnerability because she was only just introduced to the Shadowhunters when she gets thrown into battles, and therefore can’t kill and didn’t have the fighting training they did. This grew weary because she couldn’t protect herself and didn’t contribute much to fights. But I can’t expect her to be a ninja right away, so I’ll let that go…other than that, I liked her point-of-view!

Simon was Clary’s geeky best friend and I though he was funny; engaging in witty banter with Jace and making Star Wars references made him entertaining. Also, I was picturing him as Robert Sheehan, who’s playing Simon in the film, which didn’t hurt. Jace was a jerk, yet that didn’t bother me much, because it was said many times that it was a facade, and although he had a haughty attitude and a big mouth, I always thought there was a complexity to him and a set of emotions no one sees upfront that he covers up. Unfortunately, I didn’t like Isabelle and Alec as much as I wanted to; Alec had his own issues and I liked that, Isabelle was ‘the beautiful one’ and seemed kind of badass when it came to fighting. But there was always an animosity they both shared towards Clary that I didn’t think was reasonable. It seemed only Jace was actually nice to her and he was meant to be the jerk, which was kind of cliché. There’s also a definite love triangle building here, which I’m not a huge fan of, regardless of the ending I believe this love-triangle is not going away. For me, this wasn’t particularly a love story but was more about world-building than the romance between characters.

Despite minor character issues, I still found this an enjoyable world to read and will be reading the next in the series.

Rating: 4 Stars



‘Four’ in Divergent has been cast

My, this has been a busy week, first Elena Michaels was cast to star in the TV series based on the book Bitten by Kelley Armstrong and now Four from Veronica Roth’s Divergent has been cast.

The Divergent fandom blew-up when it was announced that Theo James has been cast as Tobias Eaton or ‘Four,’ and personally, I think he’s pretty hot!

“As a fan of Divergent, I am thrilled to have been chosen for the role of Four and to be a part of such a phenomenal story,” Says James “As an actor, I am excited to explore and play this incredibly complex and mysterious character. Director Neil Burger is a remarkably visionary filmmaker. Along with the incredibly talented Shailene Woodley, we are looking forward to the fantastic adventure of bringing this beloved book to life on the big screen for all the fans.”



The heroine Beatrice Prior has already been cast as Shailene Woodley (left) and she’s beautiful! Shailene is known for her role in The Descendants alongside George Clooney and the series The Secret Of The American Teenager.

Also Jai Courtney, Maggie Q and Zoe Kravitz have been cast as well. Directing is Neil Burger who has previously directed Limitless (loved that film btw) and the production is hoping to film this spring in Chicago.









What do you think about this new cast?

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Elena Michael’s has been cast!

On Saturday I found out that Kelley Armstrong’s book Bitten from her Women Of The Otherworld series was being made into a thirteen-part series, filming this Spring. I posted about it on Saturday, with information about the series so take a look if you didn’t know. Obviously I was excited to find out which actor was playing such a strong female character and if they were who I envisioned.

Soo… drum roll please, our Elena is…

Laura Vandervoort


“Laura has complexity and strength, and is also very relatable, making her the perfect fit for a character struggling to maintain the life she desires, while fighting against who she really is, and for those she loves,” said Corrie Coe, Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. “Well-known to genre fans, Laura’s star power is sure to stir up even more excitement for this already buzzed-about series.”

“Laura possesses the perfect balance of beauty, strength, and charm,” said J.B. Sugar, Executive Producer, No Equal Entertainment. “She has been on our casting radar since we started developing the series and we are ecstatic to have her as our lead character.”

Having gained her first key role at the age of 13, Laura has since been in popular comedy Ted and also the series Smallville. She attended York university and has a second degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.

Personally, I have not seen her acting so I can’t judge as to whether I think she can pull off Elena, but I definitely like the fact she has a second degree Black Belt, and look forward to her playing Elena’s badass self. The other question is who will be playing alongside her as Clayton? Hopefully, we shall find out soon.

Source: Bell Media –all the info about the series is posted there.

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Book News

Bitten by Kelley Armstrong TV series

Kelley Armstrong’s best-selling Bitten book in her Women of the Otherworld series is due to be made into a TV series. Filming this spring in Toronto making the series thirteen-part’s of one-hour episodes.

Kelley Armstrong said: “I could not be more thrilled about this. A writer always hopes her stories will live on after the last word is written, and now Elena’s will, finding fresh life in a new form.”

She has also admitted to knowing who has been cast as Elena and found out last week, but has to keep it hush-hush. I’m really excited to see the main cast of Elena, Jeremy, Clayton and Nick.

If you haven’t read this series, it’s a must-read, I absolutely love them!

Find Bitten on Goodreads







Origin has a release date!

Origin is the fourth book in Jennifer L. Armentrout’s Lux series. It’s due to be released August 27th 2013, but as of yet, doesn’t have a cover or a blurb.


Curran point of view

A sort-of-new Curran point of view has been written by Gordon Andrews, and is based on the Fernando’s scene in Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels series. Read it quick here, because it might be taken down!




Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (Bloodlines #1)

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
Series: Bloodlines #1
Published by Penguin, Razorbill on August 25th 2011
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback
Source: Bought


Sydney protects vampire secrets – and human lives.

Sydney belongs to a secret group who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the world of humans and vampires.

But when Sydney is torn from her bed in the middle of the night, she fears she’s still being punished for her complicated alliance with dhampir Rose Hathaway. What unfolds is far worse. The sister of Moroi queen Lissa Dragomir is in mortal danger, and goes into hiding. Now Sydney must act as her protector.

The last thing Sydney wants is to be accused of sympathizing with vampires. And now she has to live with one . . .


This is a great series for those that loved  Richelle Meads Vampire Academy  series and is pining for more. Bloodlines is set in the same world as Vampire Academy, with some of the same minor characters being brought to the fore-front. Mead purposefully left some loose strings at the end of the series to be explored and the consequences people would face for helping Rose in Last Sacrifice. Bloodlines can be read on it’s own, but I would recommend reading the Vampire Academy series first and then reading Bloodlines.

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, part of a large organisation that help Vampires cover up their existence to protect humans. They believe the Moroi (Vampires) and Dhampirs (half-Vampries) are evil and Sydney was taught from a young age to fear them and believes they are evil monsters.  Lately, she’s been in some trouble with her Alchemist superiors for helping those very same monsters, and thus, is on rocky ground with her job. The Alchemist’s send her undercover at a school in Palm Springs with Moroi Jill Mastrano in an attempt to save Jill’s life. All she has to do is protect Jill, but Sydney’s beliefs are ingrained, and she fears having to spend so much time with the unnatural beings that she has spent her life being taught to hate.

With Sydney are familiar friends: Eddie, Jill and of course Adrian.  I got completely emotionally invested in the characters, mentally cheering them, and hating others for defying them. Every character was complex and had a convincing motive for every action, all connecting in a web of plot lines. I really like Richelle Mead’s voice, in any of her books. Bloodlines drew me in with serious events one moment and then will flip on it’s side and have a humorous scene involving Adrian’s witty banter the next.

Ah, Adrian. Where do I begin? He’s had an unfortunate time with Rose and is now drowning his sorrows in booze, cigarettes and Moroi women. He was brought along in an attempt to give Jill a familiar face and because, let’s face it, he had nothing better to do. At first, he comes across as self-pitying and selfish, but he’s devil-may-care, he’s bad-boy and his witty quips are hilarious.

At the beginning, I was not completely sold on Sydney. I certainly am now. She was everything Rose wasn’t at the beginning, she’s mature, level-headed and over-thinks everything instead of rushing in situations without a moments thought. Sydney has her own issues with Vampires and their magic, she is conflicted between what her family and the Alchemists have brought her up thinking and what she’s seeing before her. She has father issues as well, with insecurities about her weight, as she compares  herself to the Vampires perfect shape, which was somewhat her fathers fault.

One of the reasons she is such a brainiac was because her father strictly homeschooled her and this meant that she had little normal social interaction. She was socially inept which was utterly hilarious, her cluelessness made her unaware of any simple social dynamics. Sydney also had a tendency to help and protect everyone and everything, which sometimes backfired on her. Nonetheless, she was an efficient, competent woman who stood up for herself when needed and did not cower. It was enjoyable to see such a strong, intelligent character that didn’t need brute force, but had brains. Rose and Sydney both are strong characters, and I liked the stark contrast between their personalities. Bloodlines proves to readers that mental strength is just as important as physical strength.

Both Sydney and Adrian have their issues, and I believe they’re perfect for each other. Their relationship is slowly starting to grow into friendship as they begin to trust each other. They do not jump in each other’s arms five minutes after meeting declaring their love, for which I’m extremely grateful.  I immensely enjoyed the slow build-up and found it more believable.

Mead has once again created a fantastic, funny and complex world, bring on The Golden Lily!

Rating: 4 Stars


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Book Light: The Chemistry Of Fate by Meradeth Houston Cover Reveal

The chemistry between Ari and Tom is reactive, but a deadly secret in a family journal will tear them apart if they can’t avoid fate.


“They are everywhere, can be anyone, and are always the last person you’d expect.” When Tom stumbles across his grandfather’s journal, he’s convinced the old man was crazier than he thought. The book contains references to beings called the Sary, immortals who are assigned to save humans on the verge of suicide. They certainly aren’t allowed to fall in love with mortals. Which the journal claims Tom’s grandfather did, resulting in his expulsion from the Sary. As strange as the journal seems, Tom can’t get the stories out of his head; especially when he finds the photo of his grandfather’s wings.


Tom’s only distraction is Ari, the girl he studies with for their chemistry class.


Ari has one goal when she arrives in town: see how much Tom knows about the Sary and neutralize the situation. This isn’t a normal job, but protecting the secrecy of the Sary is vital. If Tom is a threat to exposing the Sary to the public, fate has a way of taking care of the situation, usually ending with the mortal’s death. While Ari spends time with Tom, he becomes more than just an assignment, but how far can a relationship go when she can’t tell him who she really is? When she finds out just how much Tom actually knows about the Sary, Ari is forced to choose between her wings, and her heart.


What a pretty cover! The Chemistry Of Fate is an ebook due to release in April 2013 and is being published by MuseItUp Publishing. It’s also the companion of Meradeth Houston’s previous book Colors Like Memories but is set before Colour Like Memories takes place.


About Meradeth Houston:

Meradeth’s never been a big fan of talking about herself, but if you really want to know, here are some random tidbits about her:

>She’s a Northern California girl, but now lives and teaches anthropology in Montana.

>When she’s not writing, she’s sequencing dead people’s DNA. For fun!

>She’s been writing since she was 11 years old. It’s her hobby, her passion, and she’s so happy to get to share her work!

>If she could have a super-power, it would totally be flying. Which is a little strange, because she’s terrified of heights.

Meradeth Houston


If you want to know more about Meradeth and her books, here are some useful links:

Her Website|Blog| Twitter| Facebook| Goodreads




Friday Meme

Happy Friday everybody! I have a meme to share, triggered by the fact I read City Of Glass by Cassandra Clare and I guessed the major plot twist/s.


Or in my case:



Have a good weekend!

[author] [author_image timthumb='on'][/author_image] [author_info]Tilly Currer is a teenage book geek living in England where she spends her time inside reading because of the abysmal weather. Sometimes, she gets to sit in the sun and read–those are good days. She enjoys strong heroines and hot men, especially werewolves. Fangirling with her friends is one of her favourite hobbies. Comment, tweet, she loves chatting about books and giving/receiving book recommendations[/author_info] [/author]