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Aug 20
{Review+G!veaway} Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

{Review+G!veaway} Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

You can find the rest of the tour stops HERE Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan Pages: 304 Publication Date: February 8th 2012 by Sweetwater Books  Age Group: YA Source: NetGalley Series: Fractured Light #1 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Debut Author Challenge, ABC challenge, YA/MG fantasy challenge Buy this Book: Amazon (.99 cents on Kindle) Summary(from Goodreads): Llona Reese is used to living on the run. After the Vykens killed her parents, she knew they would eventually come for her too. But she never felt ready to face them—until now. Defying the Auran Council and everything she’s been taught, Llona must learn to use her power over light as a weapon if she wants to survive. Fractured Light was such a joy to read. I have been on a pretty good book streak lately. I have enjoyed almost all of the books i’ve been reading for the past few weeks, and then I come across a book like Fractured Light and I’m like, “now this is a… Read more »

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Aug 17
{Review+G!veaway} The Weight of Night by C.L. Stegall

{Review+G!veaway} The Weight of Night by C.L. Stegall

You can check out the rest of the stops on the tour HERE The Weight of Night- Special Edition by C.L. StegallPages: 300Publication Date: June 6th 2012 by Dark Red PressAge Group: YASource: Blog TourSeries: The Progeny #1Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, YA Mythology challenge, ABC challenge, YA/MG fantasy challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): When her mother is taken from her in a terrible accident, Alexis finds herself facing some previously unknown truths. Her best friend, Keats, is her only confidante when she is faced with an apparent stalker who claims that Alexis’ entire life is built around a lie. Alexis is suddenly thrown into a whirlwind world of danger and secret agendas, of demigods and deities.When a brutal, self-righteous god decides that Alexis is his best hope for retrieving an ancient artifact, she finds herself on the self-discovery journey of a lifetime – tracking a killer and a kidnapper – and facing conniving and dangerous foes along the way.She will have to come to… Read more »

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Aug 11
{Book Review} Emerald Isle by Kate Hinderer

{Book Review} Emerald Isle by Kate Hinderer

Emerald Isle by Kate HindererPages: ~350Publication Date: July 16, 2012Age Group: YASource: AuthorSeries: Fascination Island #1Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Sophomore Reading challenge, ABC challenge, YA/MG fantasy challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads):To escape a bad break-up and fighting parents Audyn takes a job as a lifeguard at Fascination Island. The posh five-star resort lives up to its name in every way, including the strange rules the owner has about entering the water at night. Despite declaring it a boy-free summer, it isn’t long before the shy, endearing Levi and the mysterious, tattooed Tristan begin vying for her attention. When Levi tries to push his advantage and Tristan comes to the rescue, Audyn realizes there is more to both these boys and the island they inhabit. Suddenly, she’s forced to acknowledge a reality she’d never considered and to pick a side in the conflict that has been waging for decades. Emerald Isle is such an intriguing story that once I started reading it, I couldn’t stop…. Read more »

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Jul 30
{ARC Review} While it Lasts by Abbi Glines

{ARC Review} While it Lasts by Abbi Glines

While it Lasts by Abbi GlinesExpected Publication Date: July 31, 2012 (that’s tomorrow!!)Age Group: New AdultSource: Author for reviewSeries: Sea Breeze series #3Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,150+ reading challenge, Just Contemporary challenge,  ABC challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Kindle Summary(from Goodreads): Maybe driving home after a few (or more) shots of tequila had been a bad idea, but hell, he did it all the time. The cops had to have been freaking bored to have pulled him over. He wasn’t even swerving! That’s Cage York’s story and he’s sticking to it.Unfortunately, his baseball coach isn’t buying it. Cage has a free ride to the local junior college for baseball — or he did, until he’d gotten a DUI. Now, Cage has to decide: does he drop out and give up his dream of getting noticed by a college in the SEC, and possibly making it into the Major Leagues — or does he give in to his coach’s demands and spend his summer baling hay?Eva Brooks planned out her life step by step… Read more »

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Jul 23
{Review+G!veaway} Frost by Kate Avery Ellison

{Review+G!veaway} Frost by Kate Avery Ellison

Frost by Kate Avery EllisonPages: 194Publication Date: April 18, 2012Age Group: YASource: Author for blog tourSeries: The Frost Chronicles #1Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, ABC challenge, YA/MG fantasy challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): In the icy, monster-plagued world of the Frost, one wrong move and a person could end up dead—and Lia Weaver knows this better than anyone. After monsters kill her parents, she must keep the family farm running despite the freezing cold and threat of monster attacks or risk losing her siblings to reassignment by the village Elders. With dangers on all sides and failure just one wrong step away, she can’t afford to let her emotions lead her astray. So when her sister finds a fugitive bleeding to death in the forest—a young stranger named Gabe—Lia surprises herself and does the unthinkable.She saves his life.Giving shelter to the fugitive could get her in trouble. The Elders have always described the advanced society of people beyond the Frost, the “Farthers,” as ruthless and… Read more »

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Jul 19
{ARC Review} Cold Fury by @TMGoeglein

{ARC Review} Cold Fury by @TMGoeglein

Cold Fury by T.M. Goeglein Hardcover, 1st Edition, 313 pages Expected publication: July 24th 2012 by Putnam Juvenile Age Group: YASource: ARC from publisherSeries: Cold Fury #1Challenge(s): Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Debut Author ChallengeBuy this Book: Pre-Order on Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): Jason Bourne meets The Sopranos in this breathtaking adventureSara Jane Rispoli is a normal sixteen-year-old coping with school and a budding romance–until her parents and brother are kidnapped and she discovers her family is deeply embedded in the Chicago Outfit (aka the mob).Now on the run from a masked assassin, rogue cops and her turncoat uncle, Sara Jane is chased and attacked at every turn, fighting back with cold fury as she searches for her family. It’s a quest that takes her through concealed doors and forgotten speakeasies–a city hiding in plain sight. Though armed with a .45 and 96K in cash, an old tattered notebook might be her best defense–hidden in its pages the secret to “ultimate power.” It’s why she’s being pursued, why her family was… Read more »

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Jul 02
{Review+G!veaway} Final Life by Rose Garcia

{Review+G!veaway} Final Life by Rose Garcia

Final Life by Rose Garcia Publication Date: May 15th 2012 Age Group: YA Source: Blog tour Series: Transhuman Series #1 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Debut Author Challenge, ABC challenge, MG/YA fantasy challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Kindle: only $2.99! Summary(from Goodreads):Eight lives. You’d think Dominique would get it right, but she’s failed every time. Now on her final life, Dominique must discover the secrets of her past before confronting the Transhuman hunter who wants to kill her for the last time. Farrell, a mysterious Transhuman protector, and Trent, a hot guy from school, want to help. But it’s up to her to get it right this time—or she’ll be dead. For real. Lately I have been in kind of a reading slump. It’s not that I have been reading bad books, because I haven’t, but I just haven’t really gotten into the last few books that I have read. They just took me a lot longer than normal to get through. But I think I am… Read more »

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Jun 18
{Book Review} Knee Deep by Jolene Perry

{Book Review} Knee Deep by Jolene Perry

Knee Deep by Jolene PerryPages: 176 pagesPublication Date: may 1, 2012 by Tribute BooksAge Group: YASource: PublisherChallenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Sophomore Reading challenge, Just Contemporary challenge, Standalone Challenge, ABC challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): Shawn is the guy Ronnie Bird promised her life to at the age of fourteen. He’s her soul mate. He’s more uptight every day, but it’s not his fault. His family life is stressful, and she’s adding to it. She just needs to be more understanding, and he’ll start to be the boy she fell in love with. She won’t give up on someone she’s loved for so long.Luke is her best friend, and the guy she hangs with to watch girlie movies in her large blanketopias. He’s the guy she can confide in before she even goes to her girlfriends, and the guy who she’s playing opposite in Romeo and Juliet. Now her chest flutters every time he gets too close. This is new. Is Ronnie falling for him?… Read more »

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May 21
{Review+G!veaway} My Merlin Awakening by Priya Ardis

{Review+G!veaway} My Merlin Awakening by Priya Ardis

My Merlin Awakening by Priya Ardis Pages: 340  Publication Date: May 14th 2012 by Ink Lion Books  Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: My Merlin #2 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge,Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Sophomore Reading challenge, YA Mythology challenge, sensational seconds challenge,Witches and withcraft challenge, Standalone Challenge, ABC challenge Summary(from Goodreads): If you haven’t broken the rules, have you really lived? Excalibur has been pulled from the stone, but what does it mean? Arriane (aka Ryan) DuLac doesn’t really care. She’s got bigger problems—as student president, she’s got to put on the Prom. While the Wizard Council debates their next move, she leaves the craziness behind and heads home.  But she can’t hide forever. Sooner than she’d like Merlin (aka Matt) has her chasing mermaids on the trail of the Fisher King. The wounded King defeated by Merlin’s brother, Vane, in the past holds the key to save the future.  On the journey, Ryan begins to realize the friends she thought she knew, she may not know at all…. Read more »

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May 15
{Book Review} Beckoning Light by Alyssa Rose Ivy

{Book Review} Beckoning Light by Alyssa Rose Ivy

Beckoning light by Alyssa Rose Ivy Pages: 256 Publication Date:  July 25th 2011 by Createspace Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: Afterglow trilogy #1 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, TBR pile challenge,  Dusty Reads Challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): As Charlotte steps through the gate, she has a strong feeling that nothing will ever be the same again.Moving back to South Carolina after three years away, Charlotte knows she’s going to have to face people from her past and adjust to a new high school, but she’s completely unprepared for what else waits for her in Charleston. Drawn through an old garden gate, Charlotte discovers a hidden world where she meets Calvin, a boy to whom she is inexplicably attracted. As Charlotte is pulled deeper into this hidden world, it’s up to her older brother Kevin to rescue her. No matter how hard Kevin tries, the rescue depends upon Charlotte fighting her intense feelings for Calvin while mastering a set of abilities that she… Read more »

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