Tuesday Teaser & Top 10: Cold Burn of Magic

Posted March 31, 2015 by Stormi in Memes / 17 Comments

BMR,TeaserTuesdayHere are the rules:

1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a page
3. Pick out 2 lines that are SPOILER FREE
4. Name the title, author, etc

Hosted by A Daily Rhythm.

I am currently reading Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep, this is actually my first book by this author. I am only about 16% in and it’s just now really catching my attention. So I hope it will now start to get better as the beginning was a little on the boring side.

Cold Burn of Magic

There Be Monsters Here. . .

It’s not as great as you’d think, living in a tourist town that’s known as “the most magical place in America.” Same boring high school, just twice as many monsters under the bridges and rival Families killing each other for power.

I try to keep out of it. I’ve got my mom’s bloodiron sword and my slightly illegal home in the basement of the municipal library. And a couple of Talents I try to keep quiet, including very light fingers and a way with a lock pick.

But then some nasty characters bring their Family feud into my friend’s pawn shop, and I have to make a call–get involved, or watch a cute guy die because I didn’t. I guess I made the wrong choice, because now I’m stuck putting everything on the line for Devon Sinclair. My mom was murdered because of the Families, and it looks like I’m going to end up just like her. .


I made it out of the square and slipped onto one of the side streets. I kept my backpack in front of me and my head down the whole walk home. I didn’t dare take the trolley. Not now.

But luckily, a blood-covered girl wasn’t an unusual sight in Cloudburst Falls, at least not in the dilapidated parts of town I was hurrying through, and I made it home without attracting any more attention.

Now you can see why it’s getting a bit more interesting. Lila just got in a spot of trouble with some baddies and now she is trying to get away from the scene. Β It’s at 16% of the eARC so anything in the teaser could change.

Do you have a teaser? Leave a link!Β 


I don’t do this one very often but I felt like participating today as it was one I could easily think of in terms of what books to list..lol. Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Top Ten books recently added to my TBR Pile!Β 

These are in no particular order but I am splitting them up into review books and non review books. πŸ™‚

Review pile:

Cold Burn of MagicΒ Until Your MineΒ Don't Stay Up LateΒ WithinΒ dragonsare people


Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep –Currently reading this one and not far into it but it’s starting to get interesting. I have high hopes for this one but never read this author till now. πŸ™‚

Until Your Mine by Samantha Hayes – Got this one from Blogging for Books and seen some good reviews on it so I am hoping it will be good!

Don’t Stay Up Late by R. L. Stine – I can’t wait to get to this one! Who doesn’t love R. L. Stine! πŸ™‚

Within by Keith Deininger – Sounds like a cool mystery thriller and I got this one a bit late so I need to get on this as it’s already out!Β 

Dragons are People, Too by Sara Nicolas – Got this one for a blog tour and I am hoping it will be good..it’s Dragons. πŸ™‚

Non-Review Books:

Dorothy Must DieΒ Bear WitnessΒ tall, dark, vampireΒ At Wolf RanchΒ The Girl on the Train


Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige – My friend Mandy from The Reading Diaries said this one was good..I have my reservations about it as I don’t want an evil Dorothy but since it was on sale I picked it up. πŸ™‚

Bear Witness by Michele Bardsley – I have seen this one around and it was on my wishlist and when I went through my list the other day I just decided to grab it.Β 

Tall, Dark and Vampire by Sara Humphreys –This author is actually on my facebook and I have been checking her and her books out but not actually bought one..this one was free so I thought it was a good time to try out the author.Β 

At Wolf Ranch by Jennifer Ryan – I had a credit that I didn’t know I had at B&N online so when I decided to try out my nook I bought recently I got this one free..lol. Heard good things about it so can’t wait to try it! πŸ™‚

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – Picked this up with an audible credit a few weeks ago as there seems to be some good buzz about it, so cross my fingers! πŸ™‚

All links take you to Goodreads

So what are you recent top ten books for your TBR pile. πŸ™‚


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17 responses to “Tuesday Teaser & Top 10: Cold Burn of Magic

    • Stormi

      So far it’s not bad but I am not far enough in to really know if I am going to like it or not. πŸ™‚

  1. I need to read Jennifer Estep’s – I have it from NetGalley but well I have so many from NetGalley! Sounds like things are getting interesting πŸ™‚

    And its too funny that grabbed At Wolf Ranch with your credit – I’m going to be reading that for book club in April. Hopefully what you’ve heard is right and its good πŸ™‚

    • Stormi

      Well I got my review sources from Kimberly Costa as she reviewed it and has just today reviewed the second one in the series and loved it..lol. I trust she has good judgement..hehehe and I want the second one now too. πŸ™‚

  2. Great Teaser. A blood covered girl is not unusual. I don’t want to live in that town. Dorothy is awesome….Great list. Have a great week reading!

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