Title: Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie Author: Maggie Stiefvater Reading Level: Young Adult IBSN: 9780738714844 Blurb: In this mesmerizing sequel to Lament, music prodigy James Morgan and his best friend, Deirdre, join a private conservatory for musicians. James’ musical talent attracts Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die…. Read More
This is going to be a regular feature here on Pure Imagination where I spotlight those amazing guys in YA books or just books in general that we love. Because let’s face it, they are one of the main reasons you love the books. Maybe even the reason you keep reading. So this week is: Prince Po from Graceling by… Read More
December 8, 2009 Seventeen-Year-Old Luce is a new student at Sword & Cross, an unwelcoming boarding/reform school in Savannah, Georgia. Luce’s boyfriend died under suspicious circumstances, and now she carries the guilt over his death with her as she navigates the unfriendly halls at Sword & Cross, where every student seems to have an unpleasant—even evil—history. It’s only when she… Read More
Title: Graceling Author: Kristin Cashore Reading Level: Young Adult IBSN: 9780547258300 Blurb: Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight; she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she should be able to live a life of privilege, but… Read More
Welcome to the second edition of Musical Monday! This time around we have Muse! Enjoy! On a side note: I don’t buy new music a lot but tomorrow(9/29) there are two new albums being released that I’m excited about! Paramore and Breaking Benjamin! How will I ever decide which one to listen to first!
In My Mailbox was started by The Story Siren. In this mesmerizing sequel to Lament, music prodigy James Morgan and his best friend, Deirdre, join a private conservatory for musicians. James’ musical talent attracts Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. Composing beautiful music together unexpectedly leads to… Read More