February: The Month of Heart-Pounding…Adventure

You all thought I was going to say romance, didn’t you?

Admit it!

Because it is February, the month of broken dates and overpriced candy. And if you are single, feeling like a leper. But we are setting aside the mushiness this year and going on an adventure. Er, adventures. As in plural. Because here at The Book Wars, we like adventures. Maybe there’ll be romance thrown in. We don’t know yet.

Okay story time.

The theme was originally going to be Pirates but I read one pirate book and started two others and then decided, “No.” So one of my lovely co-bloggers decided the theme could just be adventure which encompass nautical adventures if we happened to read them.

Cool story, huh?

Anyway. Yash is reading lots of things which includes:

– The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster
– The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie
– The Second Mango by Shira Glassman / Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
– Maybe a discussion post on pirates in recent pop culture??

Janet is going to be focusing on review books this month and I’m sure the protagonists in the books she’ll be talking about will have plentiful adventures. Stephie hasn’t told us what she’s doing but she likes to be mysterious so I’m sure she’s going to be doing something interesting. Me, I will also be reading review novels so reviews on upcoming and recent releases coming up.

Remember, we will also be reading the second book in the Pellinor series (The Riddle) by Alison Croggon so join us if you want to. There will also be two more World of Word Craft posts this month. Our regular features (Top Ten/Cover Wars) will also be present with the intermittent Snapshot post to brighten up your days.

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Happy February!

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