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Dec 27
{Trailer+Giveaway} Angel Burn by @LA_Weatherly

{Trailer+Giveaway} Angel Burn by @LA_Weatherly

Angel Burn is one of those books that I got years ago, and haven’t gotten around to reading. I have no idea why. It looks great. So today I have the trailer and a giveaway for those of you that are like me and have missed out on this awesome book when it was first released. Get re-inspired to read it and enter for a chance to win a copy for yourself 😉 Lee Weatherly was born in 1967 and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She lives with her husband in Hampshire, England, where she writes, goes on walks, tries out new recipes and has a cat named Bernard.L.A. Weatherly is the pseudonym for Lee Weatherly. You can follow her on Twitter at @LA_Weatherly WEBSITE: http://www.leeweatherly.com/index.html TWITTER: @LA_Weatherly GOODREADS: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3465557.L_A_Weatherly FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/angel.trilogy   To enter, fill out the rafflecopter below —Giveaway is open to International. | Must be 13+ to Enter 6 Winners will receive a Copy of Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly. Note: This giveaway is NOT sponsored by Book Briefs…. Read more »

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Oct 29
{ #Giveaway } Catalyst by S.J. Kincaid @SJKincaidBooks

{ #Giveaway } Catalyst by S.J. Kincaid @SJKincaidBooks

  S.J. Kincaid was born in Alabama, grew up in California, and attended high school in New Hampshire, but it was while living beside a haunted graveyard in Scotland, that she realized that she wanted to be a writer. Her debut, Insignia, came out in July of 2012. The second book in the series, Vortex came out in July of 2013. The final book in the INSIGNIA trilogy will come out in Fall of 2014. WEBSITE: http://sjkincaid.com/ TWITTER: @SJKincaidBooks GOODREADS: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18054017-catalyst FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SJKincaidBooks To enter, fill out the rafflecopter below to enter to win 1 of 3 copies of Catalyst Open internationally must be 13+ to enter void where prohibited by law Note: This giveaway is NOT sponsored by Book Briefs. All of the prizes, terms and conditions of the giveaway should be contained in the rafflecopter below a Rafflecopter giveaway Have You Entered these Giveaways Yet? Click on the banners to enter                                 

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Sep 17
{ARC Review+Giveaway} The #VaultofDreamers by @CaraghMOBrien

{ARC Review+Giveaway} The #VaultofDreamers by @CaraghMOBrien

I can’t even tell you how excited I was for The Vault of Dreamers. I think most of you know by now that I am a little bit obsessed with reality tv. It is kind of like big brother, but instead of a house it is a school for the ultra artsy people. Nothing is as it seems in the Forge school though. The students each have their own live stream and people can choose which student to watch. An interesting concept for sure, that is just the tip of the iceberg. This book just kept growing and growing and changing. I never knew what to expect. Jen from YA Romantics  described it as inception meets big brother, and I think that is the perfect way to describe it. (so credit to her for that!) It was a really interesting pairing for me, and the reality aspect mixed in with the dream harvesting. I couldn’t put this book down. We join Rosie on the day where the students with the… Read more »

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Jul 17
{Review+Guest Post+Giveaway} Cold Fury by T.M. Goeglein @TMGoeglein

{Review+Guest Post+Giveaway} Cold Fury by T.M. Goeglein @TMGoeglein

5 Tips for Becoming a Better Writer Ted Goeglein Let’s start with the most basic premise—a person can’t become a writer if she doesn’t write. Think about it, talk about it, fantasize about it, but unless she commits an idea to screen, forget it. Which leads us to tip number one—   1.) Sit your butt down and write something. Anything. Start with your name. This seems fairly elemental but for some people, it can be intimidating. They’re scared of rejection and that other people won’t like what they wrote. Okay, well— 2.) Some people will reject your work because they don’t like it. Tough. That’s part of the game—of any game, if you think about it. Writing in particular is designed for failure because it’s thousands of words of individualistic expression versus a chef creating a single recipe or an artist painting one portrait. Just remember—   3.) The people who don’t like your work are wrong. So keep writing, and whatever you do—   4.) Copy other writers…. Read more »

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Jun 14
{Review} Perfect Opposite by Zoya Tessi

{Review} Perfect Opposite by Zoya Tessi

When I first started Perfect Opposite I was bored for the first chapter or two. It didn’t sound like the kind of book I thought it would be from the summary and I just wasn’t sure it was something I was in the mood for. I even almost put it aside and started reading something else. Thinking that I would come back to this one when I was more in the mood. But I told myself to read a couple of more chapters and see where it took me. Well, flash forward to hours later at 2 am, and I had finished the whole book in one night. I couldn’t put it down, and looking back I can’t believe that I also put this book aside. Perfect Opposite is an exhilarating read! It is the the furthest thing from boring. I loved it. Sasha is the daughter of a very powerful Russian weapons dealer. Alex is assigned to be her personal bodyguard. Sasha is aware of what her dad does… Read more »

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Jun 02
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Dark Metropolis by Jaclyn Dolamore

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Dark Metropolis by Jaclyn Dolamore

In a sea of similar books, Dark Metropolis felt different. In a great way. Part dystopian, part thriller, part magic, part zombie/vampire(?), Dark Metropolis really had it all. The world did have a glitzy 1930’s esque feel like the summary said, but it also had a dark futuristic feel to it. I am not sure that I ever caught a date while reading, so I can’t be quite sure when this book actually takes place. Told in multiple point of views, the story shifts between characters frequently. I felt like Thea, Nan and Freddie were all main characters. Even though there were multiple main characters, the plot and story were very easy to follow. I didn’t get confused and it never felt jarring shifting from person to person. Jaclyn Dolamore did an excellent job with her characters. I feel like I got to know Freddy and Nan very well. I want to see more on Thea and Sigi in the next book. At first, I thought Thea was going to… Read more »

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Apr 15
{Review} Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

{Review} Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

Fire and Flood is intense and action packed. I could not put this book down. I gobbled it up in one sitting. The book takes place in multiple settings, first in a forest and then in a dessert. Each extreme in their own ways. Victoria Scott did such an excellent job bringing these awful conditions to life. The contestants in the Brimstone Bleed competition had to endure so much. Fire and Flood has a very mysterious vibe. The people behind the Brimstone Bleed and the competition itself is all shrouded in mystery. And then there are the pandoras, which are mysterious in and of themselves. I loved getting to know all of the different pandoras and seeing what they can do. I have seen more than a few comparisons to the Hunger Games, and while I do see some similarities, I feel like Fire and Flood has a different focus than the Hunger Games. Yes, they are both dystopians and a majority of the book takes place in a competition… Read more »

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Feb 12
{Review+Giveaway} Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. by P.K. Hrezo

{Review+Giveaway} Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. by P.K. Hrezo

Welcome to my tour stop for Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc by PK Hrezo. This is a New Adult Time Travel Adventure Romance and the tour runs Feb. 10-21 with reviews, author interviews and a few guest posts and top tens. It also includes a great giveaway. Be sure to stop by thetour pagefor all the additional information and list of tour stops. Book Title: Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc Author: PK Hrezo Genre: Young Adult/New Adult Time Travel Adventure Romance Recommended Age: 16 and up Length: 267 Release date: November, 2013 Source: ecopy from Author   It’s the year 2069 and even though eighteen-year-old Bianca Butterman is heir to the family biz, she may never see the day her time-craft license becomes official. When a government agent starts nosing around the operation, Butterman Travel, Inc. gets stuck with a full audit—part of a government take-over scheme to shut down all private time travel agencies. Enter former boy band superstar, Tristan Helms, desperate to retrieve a lost item from his past and willing… Read more »

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Feb 07
{Review+Giveaway} From Gods by Mary Ting

{Review+Giveaway} From Gods by Mary Ting

Welcome to my stop on the From Gods Series blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE From Gods by Mary Ting Published October 17th 2013 Age Group: Young Adult Source: ecopy from Author  Did you just see a flash of lightning across the sky on a clear sunny day? Don’t blame Mother Nature. Skylar Rome should have been having the best summer ever, before heading off to college. Suddenly her whole life changes while visiting her cousin, and meeting the Grand brothers; Mason, in particular. Though she’s sure he is someone she should stay away from, the attraction was undeniable. Strange things begin to happen, throwing Skylar’s life into turmoil. Implausibly, she gets caught up in a world where the descendants of ancient gods have super powers, and evil beings are after her. Not only are her discoveries difficult to accept, but now she is running out of time and running for her life, while trying to unravel the mystery of what they want from her. Forced into… Read more »

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Jan 30
{Review} Defy by Sara B. Larson

{Review} Defy by Sara B. Larson

Defy by Sara B. Larson Kindle Edition, 336 pages Published January 7th 2014 by Scholastic Press Age Group: Young Adult Series: Defy #1 Source: eARC from publisher (via NetGalley) Summary: A lush and gorgeously written debut, packed with action, intrigue, and a thrilling love triangle. Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king’s army, Alex uses her quick wit and fierce sword-fighting skills to earn a spot on the elite prince’s guard. But when a powerful sorcerer sneaks into the palace in the dead of night, even Alex, who is virtually unbeatable, can’t prevent him from abducting her, her fellow guard and friend Rylan, and Prince Damian, taking them through the treacherous wilds of the jungle and deep into enemy territory. The longer Alex is held captive with both Rylan and the prince, the more she realizes that she is not the only one who has been keeping dangerous secrets. And suddenly, after her own secret is revealed, Alex finds herself… Read more »

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