I am pretty belated with making this post because I have been insanely busy and for that I am sorry.
Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let us commence with the frivolities!
I was the winner of whatchYAreading's Sweetest Spell Giveaway a few weeks ago and because of those wonderful ladies over at that gorgeous blog, I won an arc of The Sweetest Spell by Suzanne Selfors (an author whom I LOVE) and as a bonus, because the giveaway took longer than they had anticipated, I also won a signed copy of In Too Deep by Amanda Grace and Mandy Hubbard (another author whom I adore!). I was intensely happy and surprised when I won and when I got the bonus book. So I want to give a HUGE thank you to whatchYAreading for hosting that particular giveaway and for letting me win!
Emmeline Thistle, a dirt-scratcher's daughter, has escaped death twice-first, on the night she was born, and second, on the day her entire village was swept away by flood. Left with nothing and no one, Emmeline discovers her rare and mysterious ability-she can churn milk into chocolate, a delicacy more precious than gold.
Suddenly, the most unwanted girl in Anglund finds herself desired by all. But Emmeline only wants one-Owen Oak, a dairyman's son, whose slow smiles and lingering glances once tempted her to believe she might someday be loved for herself. But others will stop at nothing to use her gift for their own gains-no matter what the cost to Emmeline.
Magic and romance entwine in this fantastical world where true love and chocolate conquer all.
Carter didn't rape me. People at school think he did. Suddenly, new friends are rushing to my side, telling me that Carter hurt them, too. They say he's getting what he deserves.
Maybe I don't want to fix this.
"Honest and constantly refreshing."--Kirkus Reviews
Sam is in love with her best friend Nick, but she can't seem to tell him. So she decides to flirt with golden-boy Carter Wellesley, hoping Nick will see it and finally realize his true feelings for her.
On Monday, everyone at school is saying that Carter raped Sam. He didn't, but Sam can't find the words to tell the truth. Worst of all, she's afraid she'll lose Nick if he finds out what really happened.
As graduation approaches, Sam discovers that living the lie isn't as easy as her new friends make it sound--and telling the truth might be even worse.
Both of these books look like they'll be WONDERFUL reads and I cannot wait to have enough time to sit down and read them both. Thanks again to whatcYAreading!!! And I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday!