Month: December 2013

Dec 13
{Read-a-thon} #Readingcram Starting Post & Goals

{Read-a-thon} #Readingcram Starting Post & Goals

^^Click on the banner above to sign up for the read-a-thon^^ I love read-a-thons, so when I saw this extra long one, I knew I had to sign up. I won’t be able to read for the whole time since I am going on a Christmas trip during it but I will be reading before my trip. I’m going on my trip on the 17th, so I will be participating from the 9-16th and I will be hosting a challenge on the 14th so be sure to stop by the blog for that. Since I will only be participating for 8 days I am going to get my goal to 10 books I’m not sure which 10 books I will read yet but I will see what I am in the mood for when the time comes There are tons of mini challenges and fun things planned so it looks like this is going to be an awesome read-a-thon. Here is what my progress updates will look like: Challenges Dec… Read more »

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Dec 12
{Review+Giveaway} Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy

{Review+Giveaway} Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Shadows of Asphodel blog tour Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy 350 pages Published September 13th 2013 Age Group: Adult Series: Shadow of Asphodel #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: When Ardis discovers a man bleeding to death on the battlefield, she knows she has to walk away. 1913. In her work as a mercenary for Austria-Hungary, Ardis has killed many men without hesitation. One more man shouldn’t matter, even if he manages to be a charming bastard while he stands dying in the snow. But when he raises the dead to fight for him, she realizes she must save his life. If a necromancer like Wendel dies, he will return as a monster—or so the rumors say. Ardis decides to play it safe and rescues him. What she doesn’t expect is Wendel falling to one knee and swearing fealty. Ardis never asked for the undying loyalty of a necromancer, but it’s too late… Read more »

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Dec 12
{Exclusive Excerpt} Savor by Kate Evangelista

{Exclusive Excerpt} Savor by Kate Evangelista

Today, I have an exclusive excerpt from the new New Adult paranormal Romance from Kate Evangelista, Savor. Let me know what you think in the comments and be sure to come back later in the month to check out my review of Savor. (I have it coming up on my TBR during this read-a-thon and I can’t wait to read it!) Savor by Kate Evangelista Published: December 12, 2013 by Crescent Moon Press Age Group: New Adult Genre: Paranormal Romance Series: Vicious Feast #1 Summary: Mature and explicit content. Not recommended for readers below 18-years-old. Yup, you’ve got to be that old to read my story. Consider yourself warned.I’m Dakota Collins, a tough talking, eye patch wearing, workaholic photography student. Why am I important? Well, maybe because I get to spend an entire month with Vicious, only the sickest indie rock band out there.You see, I needed a subject for my Spring Showcase introspective in order to graduate. During a chance encounter at a club I’d been sent to cover… Read more »

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Dec 12
{DVD Review} Studio C- Season 1

{DVD Review} Studio C- Season 1

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour- Tour Schedule Studio C is a hit sketch comedy series that the whole family can enjoy. Like the popular TV show Saturday Night Live, the cast performs original sketches that parody American culture and the hilariously awkward moments of everyday life; but with a refreshingly wholesome yet hilarious spin. With their huge fan-base and increasing popularity, Studio C aims to produce clean, family-oriented comedy for a national audience. Includes popular episodes featuring Presidential Shoulder Angel Facebook Friends Song Flirting Academy Captain Literally The Center for People That YouTube Made Infamous Candy Land Character Conference Bollyside Dana’s Dead And many more! Special Features Exclusive Feature: “Just Jeremy Date” Exclusive Sketch: “Substitute Miss Frizzle” Season 2 Outtakes Website * Facebook Studio C is a BYUtv sketch comedy series featuring Whitney, Mallory, Jason, Matt, and the rest of the cast “pulling out all the stops with enough rip-roaring hilarity to make you spit milk out of your nose. Travel back to the moment… Read more »

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Dec 12
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Gilded Feathers by J Woods

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Gilded Feathers by J Woods

Gilded Feathers by J. Woods Publication date: October 31st 2013 Genres: Paranormal Romance Age Group: New Adult Summary: An alluring choice. A fantastical revelation. But what if it changed… everything? Familiar with the art of the nightmare, twenty-two year old university student Cole Evans can’t help but feel a deep connection to the horrifying illusions of her slumber. Irrevocably drawn to obscure fantasy, Cole faces a defiant temptation of romance and her first encounter with the mysterious Drex. Covered in tattoos, she unexpectedly finds herself attracted to his dark magnetism and emerald eyes. Before her life takes an impossible turn. Uncovering Drex’s true Guardian identity, she is forced on a terrifying journey through the stars into his world – one that brilliantly weaves together the struggle of danger and desire. And the impossible reality of gilded feathers. I stood dumbstruck standing in the doorway – a vehemence of emotions racketing through me. The words human girl flashed on repeat behind my eyes – my knees felt weak as I gripped… Read more »

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Dec 11
{Giveaway} Egmont USA’s Very Merry eshort Week!

{Giveaway} Egmont USA’s Very Merry eshort Week!

Egmont USA is celebrating this week with four awesome novellas for some of their great series. They will be doing giveaways on different blogs throughout the week as well as giveaways on their facebook page.  All ending in a huge giveaway at the end of the week! Check out EgmontUSAs Facebook Schedule for A Very Merry eShort Week Monday, 12/9 Today we start with A Very Merry Guinea Dog by Patrick Jennings. To celebrate, we are giving away one set of the print series: one hardcover copy of GUINEA DOG and one hardcover copy of GUINEA DOG 2. Tuesday, 12/10 Today we feature A Royal Birthday: A False Princess Short Story by Eilis O’Neal. To celebrate, we are giving away a hardcover copy of The False Princess, the first book in the series. Wednesday, 12/11 Today feature The Lost Letters of Brother Gabriel (A Dark Divine Original) by Bree Despain. To celebrate, we are giving away one set of the print series: one hardcover copy of THE DARK DIVINE, one… Read more »

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Dec 11
{Review} Prophecy of the Most Beautiful by Diantha Jones

{Review} Prophecy of the Most Beautiful by Diantha Jones

Prophecy of the Most Beautiful by Diantha Jones Kindle Edition, 393 pages Published March 1st 2012 Age Group: YA Series: Oracle of Delphi #1  Source: ecopy from Author Summary: She has a destiny so great that even the gods fear her. Constant hallucinations and the frequent conversations with the voices in her head, have earned eighteen-year-old Chloe Clever the not-so-coveted title of “Whack Job” in her home town of Adel, Georgia. With the onslaught of prescription medications and therapists threatening to push her over the edge, she wishes for a life far away from the one she has, a life where she is destined to be more than the butt of everyone’s jokes and mockery. Be careful what you wish for has never rung more true. After living through an attack from her worst nightmare, she awakens to find herself far from home, surrounded by glorious riches and servants…and a few demigods who enjoy killing things. Upon learning that her favorite rockstar is an Olympian god, she is thrust into… Read more »

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Dec 11
{Excerpt+Giveaway} The Art of Forgiving by Anna Bloom

{Excerpt+Giveaway} The Art of Forgiving by Anna Bloom

I have been featuring Anna Bloom’s Uni Files over the past few weeks on the blog. You can check out more about the series with these excerpts and giveaways. Just click on the title of the book below: The Art of Letting Go The Saving of Benjamin Chambers Today I have a Christmas Short story to go with the series. It looks so good! I love holiday stories, especially ones that are companions to series. The Art of Forgiving by Anna Bloom The Uni Files – Christmas short New Adult Contemporary Romance Published December 11th, 2013 Summary: Benjamin Chambers found the girl, won the girl, and then lost the girl all in two months. It wouldn’t be so bad if it wasn’t that girl. The one that had already got away once. Left to his own devices, wallowing in self-pity, drinking whiskey and killing ballads on his guitar Ben is looking forward to the worst Christmas in history. That is until an unexpected offer of help arrives. Given the best… Read more »

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Dec 09
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Sneaking Candy by Lisa Burstein

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Sneaking Candy by Lisa Burstein

Happy Release day to Sneaking Candy and Forged by Fate! Sneaking Candy by Lisa Burstein Publication date: December 9, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult Source: eARC from Publisher Summary: All I ever wanted was to make a name for myself as Candice Salinas, creative writing grad student at the University of Miami. Of course, secretly I already have made a name for myself: as Candy Sloane, self-published erotic romance writer. Though thrilled that my books are selling and I have actual fans, if anyone at UM found out, I could lose my scholarship…and the respect of my faculty advisor, grade-A-asshole Professor Dylan. Enter James Walker, super-hot local barista and—surprise!—my student. Even though I know a relationship is totally off-limits, I can’t stop myself from sneaking around with James, taking a few cues from my own erotic writing…if you catch my drift. Candy’s showing her stripes for the first time in my real life, and I’ve never had so much fun. But when the sugar high fades, can my secrets stay… Read more »

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Dec 09
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Aurora Sky by Nikki Jefford

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Aurora Sky by Nikki Jefford

Be Sure to follow the rest of the Tour Welcome to my stop on the Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter blog tour Aurora Sky by Nikki Jefford  Paperback, 242 pages Published December 9th 2012 by Createspace Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Series: Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter #1 Summary: Her blood is toxic to vampires. If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora Sky wants, it’s to get off the iceberg she calls home. Being kissed before she graduates wouldn’t hurt either. Then a near-fatal car wreck changes everything. Government agents step in and save Aurora’s life in exchange for her services as a vampire hunter in Alaska. Basically she’s a glorified chew toy. All thanks to her rare blood type, which sends a vampire into temporary paralysis right before she has to finish the job…by hand. Now Aurora’s only friends are groupies of the undead and the only boy she can think about may very well be a vampire. (Mature YA/New Adult series. Contains mild language, violence, sexual situations . …. Read more »

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