Month: December 2011

Dec 26
{Excerpt+Giveaw@ay} Farsighted by Emlyn Chand

{Excerpt+Giveaw@ay} Farsighted by Emlyn Chand

Announcing the Farsighted Social Media Whirlwind Tour! As part of this special promotional extravaganza sponsored by Novel Publicity, the price of the Farsighted eBook edition is just 99 cents this week. What’s more, by purchasing this fantastic book at an incredibly low price, you can enter to win many awesome prizes, including lots of Amazon gift cards (up to $100 in amount) and 5 autographed copies of the book. Be sure to enter before the end of the day on Friday, December 30th, so you don’t miss out.   Read my review of Farsighted HERE! To Win the Prizes Purchase your copy of Farsighted for just 99 cents on Amazon or Barnes & Noble Fill-out the form on Novel Publicity to enter for the prizes Visit today’s featured event; you may win an autographed copy of the book or a $50 gift card! BONUS: If you leave a comment on this blog post, you have another chance at $100! DOUBLE BONUS: If I receive more comments than any other blogger,… Read more »

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Dec 26
Top 10 Books I’ve Read in 2011

Top 10 Books I’ve Read in 2011

This is a great event hosted by some great blogs. For more information about the event click on the button above.  Today I will be listing the TOP 10 BOOKS I’VE READ IN 2011 So here they are, in no particular order. (links are to my reviews) 1. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi 2. A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies 3.The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines  4. The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton 5. Hereafter by Tara Hudson 6. Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder 7. Existence by Abbi Glines 8. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter 9. Bridger by Megan Curd 10. New England Witch Chronicles by Chelsea Bellingeri  Be sure to come back tomorrow to check out the best covers of 2011! Let me know what some of y9our favorite books of 2011 were!

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Dec 25
{Guest Post} Supernaturals and the Law

{Guest Post} Supernaturals and the Law

Today I have a super fun guest post to go along with the book Atticus for the Undead by John Abramowitz. OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Supernaturals and the Law By HOYT BOONE             Surely by now every American is familiar with the Post Unveiling Tort Reform Act, also called “PUTRA”. (Read more about the law here.) I authored this bill in an attempt to update a body of criminal and civil laws which were written largely before the existence of mages, vampires, and other such creatures was widely known. In response, I have been compared to Hitler and Stalin, and accused of trying to roll back the basic freedoms of which Americans are rightly proud.             For instance, Ellis Boyer, the district attorney in Austin, Texas, has accused me of launching an “all out assault” on the freedom of speech by proposing to make offensive spellcasting a crime. Since spellcasting requires only words, Mr. Boyer argues, we are effectively empowering the police to jail innocent citizens for what they say. He argues… Read more »

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Dec 24
{Review+Excerpt} Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe

{Review+Excerpt} Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe

Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe Paperback, 190 pages Published December 8th 2011 by White Whisker Books Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: Fallen Angels #2 (read my review of book 1 here) Challenges: None Buy this Book: Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Heaven Can Wait! Just because Megan Barnett recently defeated Satan, has a fantastic new best friend, and has won the love of deliciously handsome, Guy Matson, doesn’t mean her troubles are over.  Far from it.  For Megan doesn’t realize it, but in her possession is a powerful weapon, a weapon sought after by both angels and demons and everything in between.  They will do ANYTHING to get it. In E. Van Lowe’s humorous, romantic and thrilling sequel to Boyfriend From Hell, Megan winds up in a gripping life or death battle to save herself, the boy she loves, and all of mankind from unthinkable evil. Megan Barnett has recently defeated Satan, found a fantastic new best friend, and has won the heart of deliciously handsome, Guy Matson.  But that doesn’t mean her troubles… Read more »

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Dec 24
{Review+Excerpt} Boyfriend from Hell by E. Van Lowe

{Review+Excerpt} Boyfriend from Hell by E. Van Lowe

Boyfriend from Hell by E. Van Lowe Paperback, 280 pages Published September 10th 2011 by White Whisker Books Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: Fallen Angels #1 Challenge: None Buy this Book:Amazon Summary( from Goodreads) Fifteen year-old Megan Barnett and her single mom, Suze, have a special relationship—they are friends, close friends, who do almost everything together. “But come on, guys, she’s my mother… Can I really tell her that while we’re snuggled up on the sofa watching Spider Man Three, I’m secretly undressing James Franco with my eyes? Of course not…” The special bond takes a turn for the worse when Suze decides to start dating again. She hasn’t had a man in her life since Megan’s father left ten years ago. Enter two mysterious young men, Megan’s new classmate, sinfully attractive bad boy, Guy Matson, and the dangerously handsome art dealer, Armando. Before long Megan and Suze both wind up in steamy relationships. But neither of the handsome pair is quite what he seems. In fact, one of them is Satan, with his… Read more »

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Dec 23
Wrapping up 2011 readathon! #WU2011R

Wrapping up 2011 readathon! #WU2011R

So I have tons of books I need to read for blog tours/review/general TBR pile. I won’t be able to read to my full capacity until after Christmas but I am going to do my best until then. To join in the Read-a-thon fun, you can sign up here: http://www.jessiesremarkablereads.com/2011/09/attention-readathon-ahead.html  Here are some of the books that I want to read, and the rest I will update as I go along.  Boyfriend from Hell by E. Van Lowe read my review here Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe  when Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh  Coexist by Julia Crane Hellsbane by Paige Cuccaro The Apocalypse Gene (1/2 done) Damian’s Oracle(1/3 done) Light of Asteria by Elizabeth Issacs North of Need Frost by Wendy Delsol Day 1 update: 12/22/11 Number of Pages read: 280 Number of books read: 1Total time spent reading: 4 hours Total number of pages read: 280 Total number of books read: 1Day 2 update: 12/23/11 Number of Pages read: 90 Number of books read: 1/2 Total time… Read more »

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Dec 22
{Review+Giveaway} On a Dark Wing by Jordan Dane

{Review+Giveaway} On a Dark Wing by Jordan Dane

On a Dark Wing by Jordan Dane Paperback, 384 pages Expected publication: December 27th 2011 by Harlequin Teen Age group: YA Source: NetGalley for Blog Tour Challenges: None Series: None Pre-Order this book: Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) The choices I had made led to the moment when fate took over. I would learn a lesson I wasn’t prepared for. And Death would be my willing teacher.Five years ago, Abbey Chandler cheated Death. She survived a horrific car accident, but her “lucky” break came at the expense of her mother’s life and changed everything. After she crossed paths with Death—by taking the hand of an ethereal boy made of clouds and sky—she would never be normal again.Now she’s the target of Death’s ravens and an innocent boy’s life is on the line. When Nate Holden—Abbey’s secret crush—starts to climb Alaska’s Denali, the Angel of Death stalks him because of her.And Abbey finds out the hard way that Death never forgets. This is one of those books that I picked up not really knowing what… Read more »

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Dec 21
{Guest Post} 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Saving Elizabeth

{Guest Post} 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Saving Elizabeth

Today I have author of Saving Elizabeth, a new YA paranormal, Amy Machelle to share with us 10 things you didn’t know about her book. Thank you so much for joining us Amy! Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Saving Elizabeth 1. Saving Elizabeth was originally written for the girls in my husband’s youth group. They were obsessed with all things Twilight, and I wanted to give them an alternative that reinforced what my husband was teaching them. 2. I found Kalispell, Montana, the setting of Saving Elizabeth, online during a google search before ever writing the first word of the manuscript. I knew I wanted a rich setting to the story, and Kalispell was perfect. There really is an Ashley Lake, and it’s absolutely gorgeous. Elizabeth’s new house was modeled after an actual house I found for sale on a real-estate website. Glacier High exists as well. Let’s just hope there aren’t any demons roaming the halls there. 3. I can only write when it’s quiet. That means, Saving… Read more »

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Dec 21
{Interview+Giveaway} Scorpio Rising Blog Tour

{Interview+Giveaway} Scorpio Rising Blog Tour

Announcing the Scorpio Rising Social Media Whirlwind Tour! As part of this special promotional extravaganza sponsored by Novel Publicity, the price of the Scorpio Rising eBook edition has dropped to just 99 cents this week. What’s more, by purchasing this fantastic book at an incredibly low price, you can enter to win many awesome prizes, including 2 Kindle Fires, Amazon gift cards up to $100 in amount, 5 autographed copies of the book, and 5 autographed copies of its recently released sequel, The Sting of The Scorpio. Be sure to enter before the end of the day on Friday, December 23rd, so you don’t miss out.   To Win the Prizes: Purchase your copy of Scorpio Rising for just 99 cents on Amazon or Barnes & Noble Fill-out the form on Novel Publicity to enter for the prizes Visit today’s featured event; you may win an autographed copy of the book or a $50 gift card! BONUS: If you leave a comment on this blog post, you have another chance… Read more »

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Dec 20
{Guest Post} Author Lindsay Ann Kendal Shows her Gothic Side

{Guest Post} Author Lindsay Ann Kendal Shows her Gothic Side

Today I have a guest post with the author of Bloodlines and Torment- Lindsay Ann Kendal. Look out for my reviews of Bloodlines and Torment later today and tomorrow.  Hi everyone, Thank you for having me here today, it’s great.  I wasn’t to sure what to talk about, until my friend was asked a question about me from her cousin. She said to me “Your books are very dark and rather gothic, are you like that, or is it just an interest?” So I thought I’d answer that.  I myself am very dark, morbid, but happy. I love all things gothic, weird, supernatural. I have always had an interest in the darker side of things. For example – For years I’ve wanted to try and get my hands on a very old witchcraft books. You know the sort you hear about that are handwritten and full of secrets. Some people say they don’t exist, but I believe differently. I wouldn’t want the white magic ones, all full of love spells and healing… Read more »

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