{Interview+Giveaway}The Sin Soldiers by Tracy Auerbach
{Review+Giveaway} Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton
{Excerpt+Giveaway} THE LIGHT: HOUSTON TEXAS by Joe Solomon
{ARC Review+Giveaway} The Shortest Distance Between Love & Hate by Sandy Hall
{Review+Giveaway} The Thirteenth Guardian by K.M. Lewis
{Review+Giveaway} Skies of Olympus by Eliza Raine
May 09
Review- Cameo the Assassin

Review- Cameo the Assassin

Welcome to my Review-A-Thon! You can check out my post, and find out what my summer review-a-thon is all about here. Kicking off the review-a-thon is my review for Cameo the Assassin! Enjoy and let me know what you think. Cameo the Assassin by Dawn McCullough-White Kindle Edition, 200 pages Published July 16th 2009 by iUniverse  Source: From Author for review Summary (from Goodreads): The Kingdom of Sieunes is rife with taverns, dirty streets, and clay pipe smoking citizens all toiling to feed their families and keep themselves in something little better than rags. With a foiled revolution just ten years prior still burning in the hearts of many, the royals enlist the aid of assassins to keep things in order. The townsfolk entertain themselves by dreaming of better times to come and regaling in stories of the undead said to walk the graveyards at night… and of Cameo the killer with corpse-like eyes…Scarred and jaded Cameo is one of the most effective assassins in the employ of the Association, moving… Read more »

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May 09
In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox was inspired by Alea at Pop Culture Junkie and created by Kristi at The Story Siren.  For Review (From NetGalley):   The Girl in the Steel Corset  by Kady Cross The Goddess Test  by Aimee Carter Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz Hereafter  by Tara Hudson Won:   Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews (from Goodreads. It is an ARC from the publisher. Thank you!) Bought:   Abandon  by Meg Cabot What a Girl Wants by Kristin Billerbeck That’s everything I got in my mailbox this week. What did you get in your mailbox? Let me know in the comments below

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May 06

Update

Hey guys, I just wanted to update you all on what has been going on. I have been super busy these last few weeks getting ready for finals and studying, so there was not much time left over for reading. But today I took my last final and I am free for two whole months!  In order to kick off summer first I got a new blog design from the awesome http://thepixelista.com/. I really like it, and the best part is…it was free! Let me know what you think in the comments below! The next thing I am going to be doing for the first week of my summer vacation is have a REVIEW-A-THON! I’m not sure if I am going to set a goal for myself or just see how much I can read. But either way, what this means for the blog is that there will be a ton of reviews going up on the blog next week. My review-a-thon is going to start on Monday! Do you… Read more »

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May 04
Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society #2) by Ally Carter Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication: June 21st 2011 by Hyperion Book CH  Summary (from Goodreads) “Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life. Friend. Niece. Daughter. Thief. But for the last two months she’s simply been known as the girl who ran the crew that robbed the greatest museum in the world. That’s why Kat isn’t surprised when she’s asked to steal the infamous Cleopatra Emerald so it can be returned to its rightful owners. There are only three problems. First, the gem hasn’t been seen in public in thirty years. Second, since the fall of the Egyptian empire and the suicide of Cleopatra, no one who holds the emerald keeps it for long, and in Kat’s world, history almost always repeats itself. But it’s the third problem that makes Kat’s crew the most nervous and… Read more »

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May 03
Review- Once a Witch

Review- Once a Witch

Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough Paperback, 308 pages Published September 6th 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  Source: Bought Summary(from Goodreads): Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches, and she was supposed to be one of the most Talented among them. But Tamsin’s magic never showed up. Now seventeen, Tamsin attends boarding school in Manhattan, far from her family. But when a handsome young professor mistakes her for her very Talented sister, Tamsin agrees to find a lost family heirloom for him. The search—and the stranger—will prove to be more sinister than they first appeared, ultimately sending Tamsin on a treasure hunt through time that will unlock the secret of her true identity, unearth the sins of her family, and unleash a power so vengeful that it could destroy them all. This is a spellbinding display of storytelling that will exhilarate, enthrall, and thoroughly enchant. —————————————————————– My Review: I really liked this book. This book was about Witches, but instead of calling themselves witches they said that they had… Read more »

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May 01
In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox was inspired by Alea at Pop Culture Junkie and created by Kristi at The Story Siren.  For Review (From Author for my Kindle): Cameo the Assassin by Dawn McCullough-White Across Eternity by Aris Whittier  Won:  The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson ( I won this in Robin Wasserman’s 3,000 follower twitter giveaway. Follow her on twitter- @Robinwasserman- Thank you Robin!) Bought: The Strange Power, The Possessed, The Passion (Dark Visions, #1-3) by L.J. Smith Thirst No. 2: Phantom, Evil Thirst, Creatures of Forever by Christopher Pike   Once Dead Twice Shy by Kim Harrison The Red Queen’s Daughter by Jacqueline Kolosov Paranormalcy by Kiersten White That’s everything I got in my mailbox this week. It was a great week, book wise! What did you get in your mailbox? Let me know in the comments below

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Apr 30
Review- The last Olympian

Review- The last Olympian

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians book 5) by Rick Riordan Paperback, 400 pages Published January 25th 2011 by Disney HyperionSource: Bought Summary (from Goodreads) All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of a victory are grim. Kronos’s army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan’s power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Oly…moreAll year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of a victory are grim. Kronos’s army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan’s power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it’s up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In… Read more »

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Apr 29
Trend: Bind-ups

Trend: Bind-ups

I thought I would start doing discussion type posts in between some of the reviews. It has been taking me longer than usual to read for the past few weeks because all of my spare time has been devoted to studying for finals. Luckily I am almost done, and then it will be summer, which means way more reading time! Has anyone else seemed to notice that more and more series that have been around for a few years have started to put out bind-ups of the books in the series? I have been loving this! A bind- up is when two or three (and sometimes more!) books in a series are re-printed and bound together. The best part is you get it for the price of just one paperback book! I really like bind-ups for a few reasons: You get two or three books for the price of one! Such a deal!  I get to discover series that already have multiple books, for less. Sometimes they were series that… Read more »

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Apr 26
Review- The Battle of the Labyrinth

Review- The Battle of the Labyrinth

The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians book 4) by Rick Riordan Paperback, 361 pages Published April 7th 2009 by Disney Hyperion Book CH  Source: Bought Summary (Goodreads) Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun.  But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos’s army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his demigod friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth-a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn. Full of humor and heart-pounding action, this fourth book promises to be their most thrilling adventure yet. —————————————————– My Review:  *There will be spoilers* This book is my favorite in the series so far! It was… Read more »

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Apr 26
Winner- Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop!

Winner- Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop!

I am so excited to announce the winner for my very first blog giveaway! First, I wanted to thank everyone for stopping by my blog and commenting on my reviews and entering the giveaway. You guys have blown me away! I got 81 entries in this giveaway! Thank you so much, and there will be many more in the future because you guys are awesome! I used random.org to pick the winner and the lucky number was entry #11, Chelsea Rafferty!  The winner has been emailed and has 48 hours to respond or I will choose a new winner.  Thank you again everyone for stopping by my blog and come back frequently for lots more reviews and giveaways soon! 🙂 -Michelle 

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