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Feb 04
{Review+Giveaway} Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison

{Review+Giveaway} Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison

Welcome to my stop on the Anything to Have You blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison Paperback, 304 pages Published January 28th 2014 by Harlequin Teen Age Group: Young Adult Source: eARC from Publisher (Via NetGalley) Nothing should come between best friends, not even boys. ESPECIALLY not boys. Natalie and Brooke have had each other’s backs forever. Natalie is the quiet one, college bound and happy to stay home and watch old movies. Brooke is the movie—the life of every party, the girl everyone wants to be. Then it happens—one crazy night that Natalie can’t remember and Brooke’s boyfriend, Aiden, can’t forget. Suddenly there’s a question mark in Natalie and Brooke’s friendship that tests everything they thought they knew about each other and has both girls discovering what true friendship really means. There was a lot that I loved about this book, but there were also a few things that didn’t work for me. The writing in Anything To… Read more »

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Jan 31
{Review+Giveaway} The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

{Review+Giveaway} The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

Welcome to my stop on the Secret of Isobel Key blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel Published by: Bloomsbury Spark Publication date: December 19th 2013 Genres: New Adult Mystery Lou is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis. Fresh out of college, she’s unemployed and unsure of herself. But when she gets the chance to escape to Scotland with her best friend, it could be the answer to her quest for self-discovery. The trip is not at all what she expected, especially when her tour guide turns out to be the dreamy historian Brian, and together they embark on a hunt for information about Isobel Key, a woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. They set out to learn the truth of the condemned witch, but Lou isn’t prepared for the knowledge that awaits her. She must face her own demons if she has any hope of righting the wrongs of the past. Flashing between the seventeenth… 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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Jan 28
{Review+Giveaway} No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia

{Review+Giveaway} No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia

Welcome to my stop on the No More Goddesses blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia Published by Zumaya Thresholds Published May 28th, 2013 Age Group: Young Adult Source: ecopy from author Jordan Lake discovers an ancient bracelet in her grandmother’s house and uncovers a family mystery that links her favorite actress, Audrey Hepburn, a romantic movie, and an aunt she never knew. Jordan hopes the bracelet will bring her love. Instead, it brings one nightmare after another, unleashing Hathor, the Egyptian love goddess, who decides it’s fun to mess with the McKnight High School social scene. Jordan holds the key to vanquish Hathor, but will she figure out what it is in time to save her school, one of her best friends, and get a date to the Valentine’s Day dance? No More Goddesses is a young adult novel in which the Egyptian goddess of love, Hathor starts causing mischief in Jordan’s high school through the use of am old… Read more »

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Jan 25
{Review} Deep Blue Secret by Christie Anderson

{Review} Deep Blue Secret by Christie Anderson

Deep Blue Secret by Christie Anderson Paperback, 370 pages Published July 29th 2011 Age Group: Young Adult Series: The Water Keepers #1 Source: ecopy for review Summary: California teen, Sadie James, thinks her life couldn’t get any better. She has great friends, an energetic mother she adores, and the beach practically in her own backyard. But her carefree life is turned upside down when she’s rescued by a mysterious and strangely familiar boy who won’t even tell her his name. Each time the boy appears, Sadie’s unexplainable attraction to him deepens along with her need to unravel his secrets. The boy is there to protect her. But as wonderful and exciting as it might be to have an irresistible boy with crystal green eyes protecting her every move, every minute of the day . . . why does Sadie need one? As Sadie finds answers, she realizes her life isn’t as perfect as she thought. Not only is she caught in a world of dangerous secret agents she never knew… Read more »

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Jan 20
{Review+Giveaway} Indigo Incite by Jacinda Buchmann

{Review+Giveaway} Indigo Incite by Jacinda Buchmann

Welcome to my stop on the Indigo Incite blog tour CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE! Indigo Incite by Jacinda Buchmann Series: Indigo Trilogy #1 Publication date: September 7th, 2013 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Source: paperback from Author Summary: There are no secrets Sixteen-year-old Tyler believed that his extra-sensory powers were a secret, but when his twin brother, Toby, is kidnapped by a covert government agency, he realizes that he has no secrets, and he has nowhere to hide. He’s not alone Now, to save himself and rescue his brother, Tyler must call upon the help of four strangers. Unknown to each other, Eddie, Liliana, Grace, and Sarah share a common bond. They are Indigo Children. With extra-sensory powers of their own, they must unite with Tyler to maintain their freedom. Unexpected romance They’re on the run. They’re on a mission. Romance is a distraction that Tyler can’t afford. But sometimes, the heart has a mind of its own. Time is running out Will they find Toby before… Read more »

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Jan 17
{Review+Giveaway} Soul Slam by Allie Burton

{Review+Giveaway} Soul Slam by Allie Burton

Welcome to my stop on the Soul Slam blog tour CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE! Soul Slam by Allie Burton Paperback, 322 pages Published November 15th 2013 Age Group: Young Adult Series: Soul Force #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: A sixteen-year-old on her first heist to steal an ancient Egyptian amulet inadvertently receives the soul of King Tut…and the deadly curse that comes with it. And Olivia is not alone at the museum. A member of a secret society, Xander believes it is his place to inherit King Tut’s soul and justly rule. He knows nothing about the society’s evil plan to control the world or the curse. Now, he must deal with the female imposter who stole the amulet. Xander convinces Olivia they must form a temporary partnership. The two teens develop a connection, and together they must figure out how to end the curse before it turns deadly. On the run, unable to touch because of the curse, and managing the male soul inside… Read more »

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Jan 14
{Review+Giveaway} Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler

{Review+Giveaway} Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler

Welcome to my stop on the Afterparty blog tour Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler Hardcover, 384 pages Published December 31st 2013 by Simon Pulse Age Group: Young Adult Source: ARC from Publisher Summary: Emma is tired of being good. Always the dutiful daughter to an overprotective father, she is the antithesis of her mother — whose name her dad won’t even say out loud. That’s why meeting Siobhan is the best thing that ever happened to her…and the most dangerous. Because Siobhan is fun and alluring and experienced and lives on the edge. In other words, she’s everything Emma is not. And it may be more than Emma can handle. Because as intoxicating as her secret life may be, when Emma begins to make her own decisions, Siobhan starts to unravel. It’s more than just Dylan, the boy who comes between them. Their high-stakes pacts are spinning out of control. Elaborate lies become second nature. Loyalties and boundaries are blurred…. Read more »

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Dec 29
{Review} Daughter of The Earth and Sky by Kaitlin Bevis

{Review} Daughter of The Earth and Sky by Kaitlin Bevis

The Daughter of the Earth and Sky is the second book in the Daughters of Zeus series. Last month I read the first book, Persephone, and I absolutely LOVED It!! You can check out my review HERE Daughter of the Earth and Sky by Kaitlin Bevis ebook, 228 pages Published December 21st 2012 by Musa Publishing Age Group: YA Series: Daughters of Zeus #2 Source: ecopy from Author  Summary: Some vows can never be broken. Persephone thought she could go back to her normal life after returning from the Underworld. She was wrong. The goddess Aphrodite is born among the waves with more charm than she can control. Zeus is stalking Persephone and her loved ones, and Thanatos is no longer content with Persephone’s silence. He wants her soul. Persephone can’t tell anyone about Thanatos’ betrayal, and it drives a wedge between her and Hades. Her mother is still keeping secrets, and Melissa’s jealousy of Aphrodite threatens to tear their friendship apart. Alone, Persephone turns to a human boy for… Read more »

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Dec 19
{Review+Giveaway} Keep You From Harm by Debra Doxer

{Review+Giveaway} Keep You From Harm by Debra Doxer

Keep you From Harm by Debra Doxer Paperback, 328 pages Published September 25th 2013 by Createspace Age Group: New Adult  Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Secrets… They weigh you down. I’ve kept a secret all my life. It’s my mother’s secret, too. I inherited it from her along with a unique ability that only we possess. She’s gone now, another victim of addiction. If her death isn’t enough to bring me to my knees, her betrayal flays me to the bone. Because the secret my mother and I have been keeping is just one of many she’d kept. She never told me I have an older brother. And now he’s here, eager to be my guardian. There is no one else. So I move across the country to live with this stranger, my brother. But experience has taught me that most situations are temporary and forming attachments only leads to hurt in the end. That’s why I’m determined to keep to myself in this new place, struggling to seem aloof… Read more »

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