Review of ‘Daughters of Darkness’

The second novel in the Night World series, Daughters of Darkness is an entertaining and light read that does not, however, give the reader much substance. Continue reading Review of ‘Daughters of Darkness’

Book of the Month Poll – December 2016

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there voters, readers, and writers! Another month means it’s time for another Book of the Month Poll where you vote for your favorite upcoming book, author, or cover (because let’s face it, the cover really is a strong selling point). So check out this months list of titles and vote for your favorite. If there is a novel you think should be on the list leave a vote for that novel in the comments section. Remember, you can vote here on Pollcaster and the winner will get a featured book review here on my website. Happy voting!
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A New Arc with Nothing New | Review of ‘Nightfall’ (Vampire Diaries: The Return #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Nightfall by L.J. Smith
Image Credit: Goodreads

Elena died once before, but now she’s back and with her power, she has attracted many dangerous enemies that are more powerful than anything they’ve ever faced. Stefan want’s to keep her safe, but with ancient powers getting their claws into newly reformed Damon, that’s easier said than done.

Published on February 10, 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers Nightfall is the first book in the second arc of L.J. Smith‘s bestselling young adult series the Vampire Diaries titled The Return.
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Weekly Reading List #36

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! I hope everyone had a great week. It was midterms for me and wouldn’t you guess it, I was sick. Congestion that was, is, killing me. I was so miserable on Friday that my teacher let me go home halfway through the class and I was in a daze and then yesterday, I wanted to get work done and I was stuck in bed trying to get rid of a migraine that went away at 1 in the morning. Luckily it’s gone now so I think I’m finally on the med. The winter air was just not doing me any favors.

Anyway, here’s what’s on my reading list for the coming week. As always, photos and synopsis’ are courtesy of Goodreads.
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The Secret Circle Vol. 1

Captivating, suspenseful and tingly.  A great book for Young Adults.  It left me wanting more and it didn’t drag needlessly.  L. J. Smith has a great talent for suspense and creating a scene while leaving some to the imagination.  Her detail to create the ominous setting was perfect.  I will say that some of her characters annoy me, but the main character did not and neither do … Continue reading The Secret Circle Vol. 1