FRIDAY FINDS showcases the books you ‘found’ and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! (they aren’t necessarily books you purchased).
It’s been almost a month since I’ve done a Friday Finds post, so I thought it was a good time to finally do one. I haven’t really been adding new books to my Goodreads TBR in awhile, which is why there has been a lack of these posts on my blog lately. Today I have four books to share with you guys and since it’s not many, I decided to include the Goodreads description in the post as well as my thoughts/first impressions of the books. Onto the books! You can see more of my TBR over on my Goodreads account over here and feel free to add me as a friend!
The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julie Ember
The book cover, OMG! It’s so pretty and I am obsessed with it. It sounds like such a great book too. I add a lot of books to my Goodreads TBR, but I don’t always buy them. I decided to preorder this one, because it sounds so so good and the cover is amazing.
Goodreads Description: Having long-wondered what lives beyond the ice shelf, nineteen-year-old mermaid Ersel learns of the life she wants when she rescues and befriends Ragna, a shield-maiden stranded on the mermen’s glacier. But when Ersel’s childhood friend and suitor catches them together, he gives Ersel a choice: say goodbye to Ragna or face justice at the hands of the glacier’s brutal king. Determined to forge a different fate, Ersel seeks help from Loki. But such deals are never as one expects, and the outcome sees her exiled from the only home and protection she’s known. To save herself from perishing in the barren, underwater wasteland and be reunited with the human she’s come to love, Ersel must try to outsmart the God of Lies.
House of Furies by Madeleine Roux
I’ve read the first two books in the Asylum series and I really liked them and hope to read the others this year. Madeleine has this new book coming out and it sounds awesome! It’ll also have pictures and illustrations like Asylum too! I am super stoked about it. I don’t read a lot of horror, but I do generally love them when I do.
Goodreads Description: After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house’s mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests. Far from a place of rest, the house is a place of judgment, and Mr. Morningside and his unusual staff are meant to execute their own justice on those who are past being saved. Louisa begins to fear for a young man named Lee who is not like the other guests. He is charismatic and kind, and Louisa knows that it may be up to her to save him from an untimely judgment. But in this house of distortions and lies, how can Louisa be sure whom to trust?
There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
Honestly, I’m just curious how Stephanie Perkins is going to go from cute lovey contemporaries to this horror type book. I read the first two Anna and the French Kiss books and enjoyed them, so I really want to see how she does in this genre. It also sounds pretty good and I am digging the book cover. I seen an article online that they actually created this cover by building those little stairs and using lights to get the words to to reflect on the wall that they built around the stairs. Pretty awesome!
Goodreads Description: One-by-one, the students of Osborne High are dying in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and the hunt intensifies for the killer, the dark secrets among them must finally be confronted. International bestselling author Stephanie Perkins returns with a fresh take on the classic teen slasher story that’s fun, quick-witted, and completely impossible to put down.
The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone
I am pretty sure I am obsessed with book covers that have ice cream on them. That’s exactly why I was drawn to this book at first, to be honest. I also tend to buy all the books with ice cream on the covers. It sounds like a fun read though. I’m sure this will eventually end up in my possession. I hope it comes with a free lime popsicle, because that one on the cover looks amazing.
Goodreads Description: Rising high school senior Sadie is bracing herself for a long, lonely, and boring summer. But things take an unexpected turn when she steps in to help rescue a baby in distress and a video of her good deed goes viral. Suddenly internet-famous, Sadie’s summer changes for the better when she’s introduced to other “hometown heroes.” These five very different teens form an unlikely alliance to secretly right local wrongs, but when they try to help a heroin-using friend, they get in over their heads and discover that there might be truth in the saying “no good deed goes unpunished.” Can Sadie and her new friends make it through the summer with their friendships–and anonymity–intact?
Have you added any new books to your TBR? Feel free to link me to your posts if you have one or leave a comment letting me know what new books you added to your TBR.
I hope you have a great day and weekend!