Rain, by Amanda Sun review

Rain, by Amanda Sun is the second installment of the wonderful paper god series. Rain picked off where Ink leaves off and Katie is staying and she will be dammed if she gives up on Tomo. While struggling with her dangerous love life and extreme lack of Japanese, she finds secrets with Tomo and Jun that she could never even imagine. Her life is put in danger and her courage along with her love for Tomo is put to the test. I Loved this book as much as the first book and if you have tread the first book you NEED to Amanda Sun is an amazing author is incorporates Japanese in her writing that makes her style uniques, but amazing. She is one of my favorite authors because of her original style and beautify told story’s including ink and rain. Enjoy!

Pods by Michelle Pickett

A deadly virus hits and wipes out most of the population. The government needs to act fast so they inactive the”pod system” where scientists and government officials along with lucky lottery winners will be quarantined for a year. The main pod is for all the personal and the sub pods are for the lottery winners and hold 10 people. The lottery is rigged to accept the best and brightest of all people from 12-25. Eva is a lottery “winner” because of her English and is in a sub pod with 8 other people (one is pregnant so she counts as two). At first it’s awkward and quiet but soon they become a family and love even appears. The pods are opened and the group is split up after living together for over a year, David will do anything to be with Eva again and she him yo follow them through their struggle to be united and their fight to stay alive in a world where the virus has mutated. I can’t stress how much I loved this book!!! It was amazing the romance is sweet the sci-fy is amazing and the action is great! The book is very well written and an excellent read I recomend you read Pods by Michelle Pickett you won’t regret it! Enjoy!

The Jewel, By Amy Ewing, a jewel of a book!

In the universe where The Jewel,by Amy Ewing , takes place the world works in a different way. There are rings of social living areas, the poorest being the marsh on the outer ring and the richest in the center called the jewel. The jewel houses the royals who are incapable of carrying their own children and use surrogates who posses powers to enhance the their child. These surrogates with a special gene mutation come from the marsh and are taken from their home as soon as they hit puberty, then they are trained in their powers for years. After they complete their training they’re sold like furniture at an auction to woman who want children. The story centers around Violet, a surrogate who is bought by the “duchess of the lake” and you follow her through her struggles. Be it through the secret love affair that can get her killed or her plans to escape. This story is a captivating read, I stayed up to the wee hours of the morning finishing it and I loved it it can’t wait for number two and neither will you once you read it. You can pick this book, the first in the lone city series, up in September 2014! Enjoy!