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March 23, 2016

I received my BookCase.Club box today! BookCase.Club is a monthly book subscription box. When you sign up, you choose the theme that you wish to receive: Blind Date Case (Paranormal Romance), Strange Worlds Case (Sci-Fi/Fantasy), Teenage Dreams Case (Young Adult), Thrill Seeker Case (Mystery/Thriller), Read to Me Case (Children’s Picture Books), and Booking for Love Case (Romance). Once you select your theme, you will receive two hardback books that are related to the theme you chose.

The theme I chose was the Teenage Dream Case and the books I received sound really interesting. I can’t wait to start reading them!
• Salt and Storm by Kendall Kulper: Sixteen-year-old Avery Roe always thought she would continue her family’s line, doling out spells and magical charms as the sea witch of Prince Island. That was before her mother forced her into a traditional Victorian upbringing and the dull life of a pastor’s stepdaughter. After Avery predicts her own murder through a dream, she makes increasingly desperate attempts to untangle her family secrets and unleash her magic. While Avery’s otherness sets her apart from the natives, she finds an ally in Tane, a harpoon boy with tattoos that carry powers of their own. Their tragic love story is just part of Avery’s transformation from captive daughter to a woman who can guide not just her own life, but the very wind and sea that surround her home. Kulper’s fictional whaling island, off the Massachusetts coast, pulsates with vibrancy as the author draws from real events and folk tales to illuminate the toil and turmoil of the industrial age, imperceptibly weaving strands of truth into an inventive story of self-sacrifice and sorcery.
• Fates by Lanie Bross: One moment. One foolish desire. One mistake. And Corinthe lost everything. She fell from her tranquil life in Pyralis Terra and found herself exiled to the human world. Her punishment? To make sure people’s fates unfold according to plan. Now, years later, Corinthe has one last assignment: kill Lucas Kaller. His death will be her ticket home. But for the first time, Corinthe feels a tingle of doubt. It begins as a lump in her throat, then grows toward her heart, and suddenly she feels like she is falling all over again–this time for a boy she knows she can never have. Because it is written: one of them must live, and one of them must die. In a universe where every moment, every second, every fate has already been decided, where does love fit in?

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