Month: November 2013

Nov 30
{Review} Snowed Over by Angie Stanton

{Review} Snowed Over by Angie Stanton

Snowed Over by Angie Stanton Kindle Edition, 126 pages Published October 12th 2012 by Vanguard Management, Inc. Age Group: YA Source: ecopy from Publisher Summary: To college student, Katie Brandt, ‘Home for the Holidays’ sounds like hell. When her parents separated, their holiday traditions shattered like a dropped ornament. What could be worse than celebrating Christmas with her suddenly single mom and mom’s new boyfriend? Alex Walker, an engaged 20-year-old, dreads going home for his own reasons. He has a daunting task ahead of him and wishes he could skip the holidays altogether. So when a friend of a friend needs a ride north, Alex finds that having beautiful Katie seated by his side proves to be just the distraction he needs. A simple ride home for Christmas turns into a nightmare when light snow rages into a full-scale blizzard. Katie and Alex find themselves stranded, and a vacant cabin becomes a haven from the storm. Under different circumstances, time alone with Alex would be the ultimate Christmas gift, but… Read more »

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Nov 29
{Giveaway} Black Friday Extravaganza with Laura Howard!

{Giveaway} Black Friday Extravaganza with Laura Howard!

Happy Black Friday everyone! Here’s an awesome giveaway to start your holiday shopping Laura Howard is one of the authors participating in the giveaway. Check out her book, The Forgotten Ones below 🙂 The Forgotten Ones (The Daanan Trilogy #1) by Laura Howard Genre: New Adult (Paranormal/Fantasy Romance) Date Published: May 15, 2013 Publisher: Self Allison O’Malley just graduated from college. Her life’s plan is to get a job and take care of her schizophrenic mother. She doesn’t have room for friends or even Ethan, who clearly wants more. When Allison’s long-lost father shows up, he claims he can bring her mother back from the dark place her mind has sent her. He reveals legends of a race of people long forgotten, the Tuatha de Danaan, along with the truth about why he abandoned her mother. *Right now the book is FREE on Amazon kindle!* Laura Howard lives in New Hampshire with her husband and four children. Her obsession with books began at the age of 6 when she got… Read more »

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Nov 29
{Interview+Giveaway} The watcher by Lisa Voisin

{Interview+Giveaway} The watcher by Lisa Voisin

Happy Black Friday everyone! Is anyone braving the crowds to go shopping?     The Watcher by Lisa Voisin Age Group: Young Adult Release Date: 03/04/13 by Inkspell Publishing Summary from Goodreads: Millennia ago, he fell from heaven for her. Can he face her without falling again? Fascinated with ancient civilizations, seventeen-year-old Mia Crawford dreams of becoming an archaeologist. She also dreams of wings—soft and silent like snow—and somebody trying to steal them. When a horrible creature appears out of thin air and attacks her, she knows Michael Fontaine is involved, though he claims to know nothing about it. Secretive and aloof, Michael evokes feelings in Mia that she doesn’t understand. Images of another time and place haunt her. She recognizes them—but not from any textbook. In search of the truth, Mia discovers a past life of forbidden love, jealousy and revenge that tore an angel from Heaven and sent her to an early grave. Now that her soul has returned, does she have a chance at loving that angel… Read more »

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Nov 28
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Powered by Cheyanne Young

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Powered by Cheyanne Young

Be Sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Powered Blog tour and HAPPY THANKSGIVING for all of my friends in the US Powered by Cheyanne Young Release date: November 28th 2013 Published: 336Love Age Group: YA Series: #1 Summary from Goodreads: Maci Might’s sixteenth birthday is supposed to be the day she’s awarded Hero status. But thanks to a tiny anger problem and a questionable family tree, King City’s elders think it’s best if she doesn’t join the Hero ranks. Determined to change their minds, Maci will break whatever rule it takes to prove she’s Hero material. As her hair darkens and her anger grows, everyone turns against her except Evan; a childhood friend turned scientist who may be able to unlock the secrets hidden in her DNA. When a villain attacks King City and her dad is held prisoner, Maci discovers a truth she refuses to believe. She may not be a Hero after all—but this time the Heroes of King… Read more »

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Nov 27
{Review+Giveaway} Undertow by KR Conway

{Review+Giveaway} Undertow by KR Conway

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Undertow blog tour Undertow by KR Conway Paperback, 1st, 398 pages Published October 11th 2013 by Conway Age Group: YA Paranormal Series: Undertow #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Luckless Eila is unknowingly the last of her kind: Rare. Gifted. Breakable. Stunning Raef is her kind’s historic enemy: Soulless. Lethal. Lost. A legendary death 160 years before would set their lives to collide, forcing a beautiful killer to become a savior, a simple wallflower to become a warrior, and ruthless destiny to become a death sentence. SUMMARY: High school senior Eila Walker knows that good luck skips over her like an Easter Bunny on Speed. So when she inherits her grandmother’s million-dollar Cape Cod home, she is downright shocked. And yeah, her new town isn’t perfect: the cheerleaders are heinous clones, the local undertow can kill ya, and her Great Grams was supposedly fried by lightning in the harbor square. Still, Eila is hopeful… Read more »

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Nov 26
{Review} Persephone by Kaitlin Bevis

{Review} Persephone by Kaitlin Bevis

Persephone by Kaitlin Bevis ebook, 237 pages Published July 6th 2012 by Musa Publishing Age Group: YA Series: Daughters of Zeus #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: There are worse things than death, worse people too The “talk” was bad enough, but how many teens get told that they’re a goddess? When her mom tells her, Persephone is sure her mother has lost her mind. It isn’t until Boreas, the god of winter, tries to abduct her that she realizes her mother was telling the truth. Hades rescues her, and in order to safely bring Persephone to the Underworld he marks her as his bride. But Boreas will stop at nothing to get Persephone. Despite her growing feelings for Hades, Persephone wants to return to the living realm. Persephone must find a way to defeat Boreas and reclaim her life. Wow, two awesome books in a row. I am on such a great book streak. Persephone was fantastic. It is no secret that I love mythology books, and I am… Read more »

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Nov 25
{Giveaway} Chameleon by Kenya Wright

{Giveaway} Chameleon by Kenya Wright

  Title: Chameleon Genre: New Adult Urban Fantasy Author: Kenya Wright      Blurb: Cameo lives in a caged supernatural city where all species are tagged at birth with silver brands embedded in their foreheads. Her X brand identifies her as a Mixbreed, but she’s so much more. Like a chameleon, she can shift from one person’s image to another.    It’s a great way to make money for a habitat street kid, or Cage Punk as most people call them. Wiz, her street partner-in-crime, finds her jobs to use her abilities. Some jobs entail changing into people to take academic tests. Others require more skill and involve higher risk.    When Wiz asks Cameo to stand in for a Were-wolf teenager who doesn’t want to go to her debutante ball, it seems like just another job, until a corpse is discovered and an old friend of Wiz appears. Kenya Wright always knew she would be famous since the ripe old age of six when she sang the Michael Jackson thriller… Read more »

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Nov 25
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Fireblood by Trisha Wolfe

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Fireblood by Trisha Wolfe

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Fireblood blog tour Fireblood by Trisha Wolfe  Expected Published: December 17, 2013 by Spencer Hill Press Age Group: YA Utopian Source: eARC from publisher Summary: To save a kingdom, Zara must choose between a prince who could be the answer and a rising rebellion that threatens to take control. When Zara Dane is chosen to marry Prince Sebastian Hart, son of the man who ordered her father’s capture, Zara knows she must fight to save everything she loves from ruin. Being betrothed to the prince means a life trapped behind the towering stone walls of the Camelot-forged realm. Under the watchful eye of the prince’s first knight, Sir Devlan Capra, changing her future becomes difficult. When an unlikely rebel reveals the truth about the deadly secrets that fuel King Hart’s twisted world, Zara’s path to rescue her father becomes clouded by deception. The Rebels clear her path by forcing Zara’s hand with an ultimatum:… Read more »

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Nov 24
{Sunday Post+Weekly Recap+Giveaway} November 18- 24

{Sunday Post+Weekly Recap+Giveaway} November 18- 24

Hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer Hey guys! How have you been? It’s Sunday Post time again!   Books I got this week: *Thank you so much to 47North, Netgalley, Harlequin TEEN, Swoon Books, and all the authors for these awesome books! * The Curse Keepers (The Curse Keeper #1) by Denise Grover Swank (eARC from NetGalley)     Dust (Of Dust and Darkness #1) by Devon Ashley (ecopy from Author)    Deep Blue Secret (The Water Keepers#1) by Christie Anderson (ecopy from Author)   Exquisite Betrayal by A.M. Hargrove (eARC from Author) Class of ‘98 by A.L. Player (eARC from Publisher) The Secret Diamond Sisters (#1) by Michelle Madow (Signed ARC from Author)   Catching Jordan (Hundred Oaks #1) by Miranda Kenneally (Won from A Bookish Escape)   Weekly Recap This week on the blog I brought you: This was a busy week on the blog. Lots of reviews and giveaways.   Monday: {Review} Guardians: The Girl (Guardians Series #1) by Lola St.Vil (3 Gavels) Tuesday: {Excerpt+Giveaway} Fighting for the Edge by… Read more »

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Nov 23
{Giveaway} Win Carolyn Meyer’s books!

{Giveaway} Win Carolyn Meyer’s books!

Carolyn Meyer is giving Thanks for her readers! BEAUTY’S DAUGHTER: What is it like to be the daughter of the most beautiful woman in the world? Hermione knows . . . her mother is Helen of Troy, the famed beauty of Greek myth. Helen is not only beautiful but also impulsive, and when she falls in love with charming Prince Paris, she runs off with him to Troy, abandoning her distraught daughter. Determined to reclaim their enchanting queen, the Greek army sails for Troy. Hermione stows away in one of the thousand ships in the fleet and witnesses the start of the legendary Trojan War.     In the rough Greek encampment outside the walls of Troy, Hermione’s life is far from that of a pampered princess. Meanwhile, her mother basks in luxury in the royal palace inside the city. Hermione desperately wishes for the gods and goddesses to intervene and end the brutal war—and to bring her love. Will she end up with the handsome archer Orestes, or the formidable Pyrrhus,… Read more »

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