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Jun 21
{Review+Giveaway} Lost by Nadia Simonenko

{Review+Giveaway} Lost by Nadia Simonenko

Welcome to my stop on the Lost blog tour  Click HERE to see the full blog tour schedule! Lost by Nadia Simonenko Paperback, 248 pages Published March 25th 2013 by Nadia Simonenko Genre: New Adult Contemporary Source: ecopy from author Series: Lost and Found #1 Synopsis: Sometimes you need someone else to help you find your way.Maria’s life was torn apart when she was fifteen, and for seven years she’s kept her terrible secret hidden from the world. Now, in her final semester of college, she still struggles against paralyzing fear just trying to speak up in class, and the terror and helplessness linger on in her nightmares.Across campus, Owen sees his scars in the mirror every morning while he gets ready for class. They remind him of the broken home he left behind, the father he hates and fears, and the little sister he couldn’t protect. Now, in his final semester of college, he’s scared that he may have to return to the hell he called home after staying away for… Read more »

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May 24
{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Rose Ivy

{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Rose Ivy

Welcome to my stop on the The Hazards of Skinny Dipping blog tour I am in the middle of reading The hazards of Skinny Dipping right now and I am loving the book, so be sure to look out for my review this weekend/early next week I have Alyssa Rose Ivy here today and I am super excited because she is one of my favorite Young Adult and New Adult authors. (If you don’t believe me check out all the books I have read and loved of hers HERE) Check out her top 10 writing pet peeves and enter to win a copy of this awesome book! The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Rose Ivy Paperback, 248 pages Published May 17th 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Age Group: New Adult Contemporary Romance Source: ecopy from Author Summary: This isn’t a deep book about first loves or self-discovery. If you want a book like that, I’d be happy to recommend one, but I don’t have that kind of story… Read more »

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May 20
{Review+Giveaway} Emancipating Andie by Priscilla Glenn

{Review+Giveaway} Emancipating Andie by Priscilla Glenn

Welcome to my stop on the Emancipating Andie blog tourBe sure to check out the rest of the tour Emancipating Andie by Priscilla Glenn Paperback, 280 pages Published April 5th 2013 by Createspace Age Group: New Adult Contemporary Romance Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Ever since the one time Andie Weber threw caution to the wind – and paid the price for it – she’s learned that it’s safer and smarter to live life playing by the rules. Now she’s got a great apartment, a steady job, and a wonderful boyfriend in Colin; he’s sweet, stable, and essentially perfect – except maybe for the fact that his best friend is Chase.Chase McGuire lives his carefree, unstructured life strictly for himself. Dripping sarcasm and oozing wit, he refuses to censor his feelings or opinions for anyone, making no apologies for either and wearing his abrasiveness like a badge of honor. No one has ever gotten under Andie’s skin the way Chase does – and vice versa.So when Andie and Chase find… Read more »

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May 15
{Cover Reveal} Barbie World by Heidi Acosta

{Cover Reveal} Barbie World by Heidi Acosta

 Today I have a cover reveal for the second book in the Baby Doll series, Barbie World. The first book, Barbie Girl, took me by complete surprise and it was one of my favorite books of last year. I loved it so much.  You can check out my review of Barbie Girl HERE And now, without further ado, here is the cover for the second book in the series- Barbie World! Barbie World by Heidi AcostaSeries: Barbie Girl, #2Publication date:  May 2013Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Cover designed by MaeIDesign Synopsis: “One Night is all it took to change everything between Barbie and me. One night to potentially lose the girl of my dreams forever. How do I prove to her that she can trust me? That all I want to do is protect her carefully guarded heart. I need to prove to her that I want to be a part of her world. But How? ” Dylan lost Barbie once before, now he is determined more than ever to win her heart and trust back. Easier said than done, especially with… Read more »

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Feb 23
{Review+Giveaway} Barbie Girl by Heidi Acosta

{Review+Giveaway} Barbie Girl by Heidi Acosta

Welcome to my stop on the Barbie Girl blog tour Be sure to check out the rest of the tour   Barbie Girl by Heidi Acosta ebook, 189 pages Published: November 1st 2012 Age Group: YA Series: Baby Doll #1 Source: ecopy from author Summary:  The only thing that 17 year old Barbie Starr wants to do is graduate high school so she and her little brother, Everett, can get out of Alabama. She doesn’t care about the rumors that are spread around about her like wild fire. Rumors are nothing new to her. Sure, maybe she could change her reputation, but why bother. She is leaving Alabama as soon as she can. That is, if she can pass algebra and graduate. The only thing Dylan Knight would like to do is go through high school unnoticed; he has had enough of the drama that is high school. He took the whole of last summer to bulk-up: finally he is not being called names or being shoved into lockers. He wants to remain on the outside of the circle of constant rumors that surround the so-called popular kids who get all the attention. He would not, however,… Read more »

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Jan 27
{Book Review} Five by Christie Rich

{Book Review} Five by Christie Rich

Five by Christie Rich Kindle Edition, 314 pages Published August 10th 2011 Age Group: YA Source: ecopy from Author Series: Elemental Enmity #1 Summary:  Rayla Tate’s life is about to turn vertical…again. As if it wasn’t bad enough her mother disappeared under questionable circumstances leaving Rayla to be raised by her aunt in a horrendously small town. Her overprotective guardian is determined to ruin Rayla’s life. She refuses to let Rayla out of her sight or out of the state. Provincial living might be what her aunt demands of her purposely sheltered niece; but, Rayla has other ideas. In a desperate attempt to follow her dreams she flees the safety of her home and runs away to college with her best friend toward a bright future in the art world. However, excitement over her newfound freedom turns into terror when she is chased by a mysterious stranger on her way to school. When his motorcycle suddenly morphs into a fire-breathing pegasus, Rayla questions her sanity. Worse, the man riding next to her… Read more »

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Jan 25
{Book Review} Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot

{Book Review} Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot

Happy Friday everyone! Boy, oh boy am I glad it is the weekend. It has been that kind of week. So here is a review of a book that I loved to start off the weekend right! Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot447 PagesPublished: October 17, 2012 by Butterfly Books, LLCAge Group: YASource: ecopy from author Summary: After a car accident–an event he considers a prank gone bad–pop star, Hunter Kennedy is forced to hide out with his aunt in small-town Colorado. He’s supposed to rest, heal his scars and attend high school in disguise until the press dies down. But he only wants to get back to work.Worse, the girl who’s been assigned to make him over into a geek is a major geek herself. Vere Roth is a chattering pixie, a blushing tornado and a complete social disaster. He’s never met a girl who’s never-been-kissed, believes in romance and thinks Hunter’s a ‘nice’ guy.Funny thing is…Hunter is nice around Vere because she’s his first real friend. He also… Read more »

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Dec 27
{ARC Review} Someone to Love by Addison Moore

{ARC Review} Someone to Love by Addison Moore

Welcome to my stop on the Someone to Love tour.  Note: Someone to Love is a New Adult book and is intended for mature audiences Someone to Love by Addison Moore ebook Published December 21st 2012 Age Group: New Adult Source: eARC from Author Buy this Book: Amazon Kindle Summary:  Someone to Love is a light, sexy read that is far more naughty than it ever is nice.What happens when two people who don’t believe in love, happen to fall madly into the most beautiful relationship they could ever imagine? A train wreck.When twenty-year-old Kendall Jordan transfers clear across country to Garrison University, the last thing she’s looking for is a one-night stand. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what, gorgeous, Cruise Elton offers. Kendall has long since come to realize that love is an illusion that never lasts, and Cruise couldn’t agree more—but something deep inside her wants him all for herself. So, Kendall devises a seat of the pants plan to “play the player” and proposes that Cruise tutor her in becoming a… Read more »

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Dec 24
Best Books I’ve Read in 2012

Best Books I’ve Read in 2012

Hey Guys! I participated in this last year and I loved it so I wanted to do it again! Check out my Top 10 books of 2011 HEREThis awesome event is brought to you by Rachel from Fikshun, Lisa from A Life Bound By Books, Jessica from Confessions of a Bookaholic, Jaime from Two Chicks on Books, and Mindy from Magical Urban Fantasy Reads Each day has a different theme. Today is  Best Books I’ve Read in 2012! My list is in no particular order and I could only get it down to 11 books. (oops.) Links go to my review. 1. Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenbrand 2. Underworld by Meg Cabot 3. Viper’s Creed by TL Shreffler 4. Cold Fury by TM Goeglein 5. Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan 6. While It Lasts by Abbi Glines 7. Dark Promise by Julia Crane & Talia Jager 8. Painted Blind by Michelle Hansen 9. Dead Radiance by TG Ayer 10. Because of Low by Abbi Glines 11. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter So… Read more »

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Dec 19
{Review} Lethal Inheritance by Tahlia Newland

{Review} Lethal Inheritance by Tahlia Newland

Lethal Inheritance by Tahlia Newland ebook, 300 pages Published October 10th 2012 by Catapult Press Age Group: YA  Source: ecopy from author Series: Diamond Peak #1 Buy this Book: Amazon /UK Kindle Store / Kobo Store / Smashwords / Apple ibook store / Barnes and Noble Summary:  If last night was real, Ariel should be dead. She’s not, but her mother has disappeared, there are bruises on her neck and the hideous beast in the photo looks frighteningly familiar. You can’t send police into a tunnel that doesn’t exist after a villain they can’t see, so when shadow demons kidnap her mother, Ariel has to mount the rescue mission herself.  Hot on the trail, she enters a hidden layer of reality only to find that the demons are hunting her, and they feed on fear. Ariel must defeat them before they kill her and enslave her mother. But how do you kill terrifying demons when your fear makes them stronger?A quirky old guide teaches her how to locate and unleash her inner power, and while battling hallucinogenic mist, treacherous terrain, murderous earth spirits and… Read more »

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