Month: December 2013

Dec 03
{Review+Giveaway} Over It by Sarah Billington

{Review+Giveaway} Over It by Sarah Billington

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Over It blog tour Over it is the second book in the Kiss Off series. If you are new to the series, check out my review of the first book, The Kiss Off HERE Over It by Sarah Billington ebook, 270 pages Published November 18th 2013 by Indie Inked Age Group: YA Series: The Kiss Off #2 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Warning: Sexual References, occasional coarse language. Teen Youtube song writing sensation Poppy Douglas’s lead singer boyfriend Ty’s been criss-crossing the country and living it up on tour for months while Poppy has been stuck in the boring suburbs, finishing out the school year. But it’s Summer now, and the best thing just happened: Poppy’s royalties for writing the hit song The Kiss Off just came in. She’s minted, and she knows just what she’s going to blow it on. Ty’s band Academy of Lies are headlining a summer music festival, and Poppy… Read more »

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Dec 03
{Book Blitz Giveaway} The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Marie Landry

{Book Blitz Giveaway} The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Marie Landry

I love Marie’s books so I can’t wait to read this one too! Plus two of my favorite blogging ladies (Kimba The Caffeinated Reviewer & Christy @ Love of Books) are burbed in the blitz, so I HAD to share it with you. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Marie Landry Release Date: 11/05/13   Summary from Goodreads: Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, right? At least that’s what twenty-year-old Ginny Bailey’s grandmother always told her, and Ginny believed it until Grama died. She even put on a brave face the following two Christmases, carrying on Grama’s traditions and decorating her house and café with Grama’s favorite decorations. But Ginny can’t pretend any longer. When she finds out she’s going to be alone for the holidays this year, her Christmas spirit goes out the window, along with her luck. Everything that can go wrong does, and Ginny just wants to spend the holidays hiding under the covers…until Dean Riley comes back into her life. With… Read more »

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Dec 03
{Giveaway} Men and Martinis by Delancey Stewart

{Giveaway} Men and Martinis by Delancey Stewart

  Men and Martinis (Girlfriends of Gotham #1) by Delancey Stewart Release Date: 12/03/13   Summary from Goodreads: Candace Kanie wins at every game she plays. From the boardroom to the bar, she’s confident, clever, perhaps just a tad overbearing. It’s not easy for a girl like Candace to admit that love may be the one game she can’t win…at least not until she’s willing to change her strategy. In Men and Martinis, Candace Kanie will learn that sometimes to be at the top of your game, you have to hit rock bottom. Men and Martinis is the first release in Delancey Stewart’s series “Girlfriends of Gotham” – a voyeuristic voyage through the lives of a group of twenty-something girls who dance, date, and drink their way through Manhattan during the days of the dot com boom. During an era when the up-and-comers in New York were partying like Studio 54 had never died, this group of friends discovers that the city is theirs for the taking; and they find… Read more »

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Dec 03
{Facebook Party+Giveaway} Shelf Life by Stephanie Lawton

{Facebook Party+Giveaway} Shelf Life by Stephanie Lawton

Title: Shelf Life Author: Stephanie Lawton Genre: Contemporary New Adult Publication date: December 3, 2013 *Mature situations and sexual content – recommended for ages 17+* It’s impossible to focus on college biology when your family believes doomsday is imminent and the government is out to get you. All Pete Wilson’s ever wanted is to become a veterinarian, but those dreams are going up in flames. Commuting to an urban college and helping his parents with their apocalyptic prepper crap is more than he can handle. Worse, Pete’s asshole neighbor is stirring up trouble, his family’s stockpile has been destroyed and farm animals are turning up dead. Lindsey Linger is the tomboy sister of his best friend. Now a sexy spitfire, she and Pete are liable to set the barn ablaze as their romance finally heats up. But she’s hiding a terrible secret, and rural life isn’t all bonfires and hayloft romps. That becomes clear one icy winter night when the survival of everyone Pete loves hangs in the balance. Can… Read more »

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Dec 02
{Review} Stalking Shadows by Tahlia Newland

{Review} Stalking Shadows by Tahlia Newland

Today I’m participating in the AIA Seal of Excellence award-winning Diamond Peak Series Tour. Lethal Inheritance, the first book in the series has also won a BRAG Medallion for outstanding Independent fiction. The tour includes  free short stories, a  ‘buy one get one free’ deal on the novels and a complete series ebook give away for those that take up the offer. Details are at the end of the post. Tahlia Newland, the author says about the series. “These are no ordinary books. The magic within them is real. The powers of the characters are within your grasp and their success  in their journey of self discovery can be yours.” I have a review of the second book in the series, Stalking Shadows for you today. If you are new to the series, check out my review of Book 1 Lethal Inheritance HERE Stalking Shadows by Tahlia Newland ebook, 380 pages Published March 8th 2013 by Catapult Press Age Group: Young Adult/ New Adult crossover Series: Diamond Peak Series #2… Read more »

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Dec 01
{Review} The Curse Keepers by Denise Grover Swank

{Review} The Curse Keepers by Denise Grover Swank

The Curse Keepers by Denise Grover Swank Paperback, 312 pages Published November 19th 2013 by 47north Age Group: New Adult  Source: eARC from NetGalley Summary: The wall between our world and that of vengeful spirits has protected humanity for more than 400 years. It’s about to come crashing down. Ellie Lancaster has lived her whole life by the site of the mysterious Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Virginia settlement that vanished without a trace around 1590. Only the descendants of the two men who banished the spirits of an enemy tribe from the material realm know what really happened to the colony. Ellie is one of those descendants—a Curse Keeper. Her father took pains to teach her what he knew of the curse and the responsibilities of its guardians. He taught her that if the two Curse Keepers ever meet, the curse will be lifted, the gate will open, and the raging Native American spirits will be unleashed to seek their revenge. Despite her father’s seriousness, Ellie has always taken… Read more »

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Dec 01
{Book Blast Giveaway} Bitter Fruits by @SarahDaltry

{Book Blast Giveaway} Bitter Fruits by @SarahDaltry

Happy Sunday everyone! For some reason, this cover reminds me of twilight. The book doesn’t but the cover does. They just have an Edward and Bella vibe to me, but anyway Check out Bitter Fruits and then enter to win lots of cool stuff! Bitter Fruits by Sarah Daltry ebook, 131 pages Published December 1st 2013 by Escape Publishing Age Group: New Adult Paranormal Series: Eden’s Fall #1 Summary: For fans of dark urban fantasy comes a novel that questions why forbidden fruit is always the most tempting… A vampire-themed masquerade party isn’t really her scene, but Nora is sick of frat parties and bars. When she meets Alec, the appeal suddenly becomes clear. It’s obvious that they’ve been struck by the same intense mutual attraction, but Alec keeps his distance. Intrigued despite herself, Nora pushes a little deeper — and discovers Alec’s unimaginable secret… Nora is not afraid of following Alec into the darkness, but the choice is soon taken from her. Someone is hunting her — someone tied… Read more »

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Dec 01
{Giveaway} 12 Days of New Adult Giveaway Hop!

{Giveaway} 12 Days of New Adult Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to my stop on the THE TWELVE DAYS OF NEW ADULT GIVEAWAY HOP Hosted by Valerie @ StuckInBooks This hop will last 12 days and feature all New Adult books! For my stop, I’m giving away 1 book (or 2 ebooks), winners choice of any New Adult book on amazon (up to $12 US total). Here are some choices. (But you can choose whatever you want) Here’s some more details about the giveaway, in case I wasn’t clear up top. -The books will be gifted from amazon, so if you would like a physical book you must have a US shipping address -If you would like the ebooks, the total value cannot exceed $12 and you can choose any 2 books that you would like. (*if you choose lost and found, they come packaged together and they will count as 1 ebook, so you can still pick another one) -If you live in another country, you are more than welcome to pick the ebooks, but they will be gifted… Read more »

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