Saturday, December 10, 2011

TBR Intervention Challenge - 12/10/11

TBR Intervention is a weekly challenge hosted by
Dani@RefractedLight , Ayanami@Whatever you Can Still Betray, and April@Books4Juliet

The goal of this challenge is to help each other (fellow readers and bloggers) manage our enormous and constantly growing TBR (To-Be-Read) List. The rules are simple and everyone is encouraged to participate. It does not force you to commit to more than what you can manage to read in a week or so, but participants are encouraged to read at least one book within a week. You are free to choose the book you want to read and commit to this challenge. You may post your entry every Saturday, at the frequency of your choice--EVERY WEEK or EVERY TWO WEEKS.

Here are the rules:
1. Post the book(s) you committed to read in your last TBR Intervention post and tell us something about it. Did you finish it? Did you enjoy it or not? Post the link to your review (if you have one).
2. Post a book that you want to read and already own. Pick something that has been sitting on your shelf for too long now (6 months or longer). Commit to read the book in the next couple of days or week.
3. Grab the TBR Intervention Button and post it on your blog sidebar so you will be constantly reminded of the challenge, making it easier for you to commit. This will also encourage other readers/bloggers/visitors to join the challenge.
4. Add the link to your post in the Linky below and make sure to visit the other blogs. Comment, encourage, and spread the love to our fellow readers.

So, last week I committed to The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and I loved it. I warn that it is flowery and wordy, but oh so magical. You can read my review HERE!

This week I am committing to a book I have from NetGalley that is releasing in the next couple of weeks. I started reading it yesterday but then Clockwork Prince arrived at my door and I put everything down and read it in one night. Oh, so good!


I gasped . . . or tried to. My mouth opened, but I couldn’t draw breath. . . . His lips, pearly wet, parted and he blew into my mouth. My lungs expanded beneath his weight. When I exhaled he sucked in my breath and his weight turned from cold marble into warm living flesh.

Since accepting a teaching position at remote Fairwick College in upstate New York, Callie McFay has experienced the same disturbingly erotic dream every night: A mist enters her bedroom, then takes the shape of a virile, seductive stranger who proceeds to ravish her in the most toe-curling, wholly satisfying ways possible. Perhaps these dreams are the result of writing her bestselling book, The Sex Lives of Demon Lovers. After all, Callie’s lifelong passion is the intersection of lurid fairy tales and Gothic literature—which is why she finds herself at Fairwick’s renowned folklore department, living in a once-stately Victorian house that, at first sight, seemed to call her name.

But Callie soon realizes that her dreams are alarmingly real. She has a demon lover—an incubus—and he will seduce her, pleasure her, and eventually suck the very life from her. Then Callie makes another startling discovery: He’s not the only mythical creature in Fairwick. As the tenured witches of the college and the resident fairies in the surrounding woods prepare to cast out the incubus, Callie must accomplish something infinitely more difficult—banishing this demon lover from her heart.


  1. Rather Barefoot than BooklessDecember 10, 2011 at 2:53 PM

    Love the cover of The Deamon Lover! Thanks for sharing =)
    We have an awesome Giveaway on our blog. Feel free to stop by and check it out =)

  2. Hehe! Okay, okay, if it was for Clockwork Prince, you've an excuse for putting it down ;)

    I did put down my scheduled reading when Anna Dressed in Blood came a-calling, after all...

    Anyway! Your pick this week seems to have an interesting premise. There's a lot about succubus, but not so much about incubus out there. I'm curious as to what it'll be like... hope you enjoy it!

    Happy reading!

  3. Congrats on finishing this weeks book. I will go check out your review when I am done here. This weeks book looks interesting. I look forward to what you think of it.

  4. Congratulations Kristin! I know that you enjoyed Night Circus and I'm glad that you did! I'll be heading to see your review... The Demon Lover looks like a good read... I hope you'll love it too! Let us know what you think soon =) Good luck! xoxo!

  5. I'm glad you accomplished last week's challenge and you enjoyed it too! *cheers*

    OMG. O.O Erotic dreams. Real. And not just any man but a demon! Hot!



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