Growing TBR (37)

I’m always adding books to my TBR list. Here are the books that I added this week, along with where I saw them, and a summary.

Book: Hourglass by Myra McEntire

From: This Waiting on Wednesday post by Lena at Addicted 2 Novels.

Summary (Goodreads): Since the age of fourteen, Emerson Cole has seen strange things – dead things – swooning Southern Belles, soldiers, and other eerie apparitions of the past. She’s tried everything to get rid of the visions: medication, counseling, asylums. Nothing’s worked.

So when Emerson’s well-meaning brother calls in yet another consultant from a mysterious organization called the Hourglass, Emerson’s willing to give it one last try.

Michael Weaver is no ordinary consultant. He’s barely older than she is; he listens like no one she’s ever met before; and he doesn’t make her feel the least bit crazy. As Emerson ventures deeper into the world of the Hourglass, she begins to learn the truth about her past, her future–and her very life.

A seductive time-slip novel that merges the very best of the paranormal and science fiction genres, Myra McEntire’s Hourglass is a stunning debut from an author to watch.

Book: Dark Mirror by M J Putney

From: This Waiting on Wednesday post by Christina at Confessions of a Book Addict

Summary (Goodreads): Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter of the Earl and
Countess of Fairmount, is destined for a charmed life. Soon she
will be presented during the London season, where she can choose a mate worthy of her status.

Yet Tory has a shameful secret—a secret so powerful that, if
exposed, it could strip her of her position and disgrace her family forever. Tory’s blood is tainted…by magic. When a shocking accident forces Tory to demonstrate her despised skill, the secret she’s fought so hard to hide is revealed for all to see. She is immediately exiled to Lackland Abbey, a reform school for young men and women in her position. There she will learn to suppress her deplorable talents and maybe, if she’s one of the lucky ones, be able to return to society.

But Tory’s life is about to change forever. All that she’s ever  known or considered important will be challenged. What lies  ahead is only the beginning of a strange and wonderful journey  into a world where destiny and magic come together, where true  love and friendship find her, and where courage and strength of  character are the only things that determine a young girl’s worth.

Images: Goodreads

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