Jan 01 2014

First Book of 2014

Posted by Brooke in Book Promo, Uncategorized / Leave a Comment


This year, Sheila from Book Journey invited her readers to join her for the ever important First Book of 2014! I thought this sounded like so much fun. The hardest part was deciding which book I wanted to feature and read before any other book in 2014. After some indecision, I decided on Pieces of Jade by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper.


Pieces of Jade by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper
Pirates of Orea #1

Sentenced to death by the man she loves . . .

Jade has no control over her future. She is the Emmía, the girl whose magical blood keeps her kingdom’s cursed soil fertile and ensures the survival of her people. But her destiny is ruined when pirates take her magical medallion, the loss of which is treasonous, and the prince she loves is honor-bound to sentence her to death.

Forced to flee to the pirate she hates . . .

Jade escapes from prison, but her sister is captured and will die in her place unless Jade returns with the medallion still on the pirates’ ship. In disguise, she joins the pirate crew where she finds herself drawn to the first officer, William, and his claims of the crown’s hidden brutality in the kingdom. But when Jade learns the fate of every Emmía before her, she is finally forced to choose her own destiny: die a martyr or live a rebel.



I am really looking forward to reading this! How about you…what’s going to be your First Book of 2014?

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  • Alison Skap

    Enjoy your first book of the year!

  • Jennifer Conner

    Pirates! How fun! Enjoy your first book of the year.

  • Jennifer Smeth

    I agree with Jennifer! Who doesn’t love a book about pirates?

    • I think this may be the first book I’ve read that really incorporates pirates. So fun!

      • Jennifer Smeth

        Can’t wait to read your review!

  • Laura Fabiani

    Sounds like a book to escape into. Enjoy your first book of the year and thanks for visiting my blog.

  • Silver’s Reviews

    Cute photo…I love seeing the person behind the book and the blog.

    ENJOY your week!!

    Happy New Year!!

    Stop by my blog tomorrow for an international giveaway of Jubilee’s Journey.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My First Book of The Year

  • Laurel-Rain Snow

    Hope you enjoy your book! It does look wonderful. Happy New Year…and here’s