Tag: kailin gow

Dec 26
{Review+G!veaway} Elemental Explosions by Kailin Gow

{Review+G!veaway} Elemental Explosions by Kailin Gow

Welcome to my stop on the Alchemists Academy blog tour!Check out the full Tour Schedule Check out my review of the first book, Stones to Ashes HERE Elemental Explosions by Kailin Gow220 pagesPublished: July 25, 2011 by the EdgeAge Group: MG/Young YASource: ecopy from publisherSeries: The Alchemists Academy #2 Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble Summary: A new student has entered The Alchemists Academy, and he brings with him an explosive power that threatens the Academy and the legend of Merlin. Wirt thought he was the only bad boy at the Academy, but he was wrong. Not only is Roland Black worse than Wirt, but a new teacher had replaced one of their beloved teachers, and she has more planned for Wirt and his friends than just lesson plans. Alana, his crush has grown prettier, and now he is rivals for her attention with not only his best friend Spencer, but newcomer Roland, as well. On top of that, it is their second year, and the year where all the students must pass a… Read more »

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Dec 20
{Book Review} Falling for Summer by Kailin Gow

{Book Review} Falling for Summer by Kailin Gow

Check out my review of the first book, Loving Summer HERE Falling for Summer by Kailin Gow 246 pages Published December 15th 2012 by theEDGEbooks.com Age Group: New Adult Source: ecopy from publisher Series: Loving Summer #2/Donovan Brothers #1 Buy this Book:Amazon Summary:  Love hits you when you least expect it, grabs you, sucks you in whole, and twists you around until you could hardly breathe. Love hurts like a sucker punch, that’s both glorious and beautiful. Falling for Summer was like that for me, every time. – Nat DonovanThe Donovan BrothersTwo brothers as gorgeous as they are dangerous.Nat Donovan, the older more responsible brother with the passion of a starving man. Knows what he wants, but knows he can’t have it without giving up everything.Drew Donovan, the really bad boy, the black sheep, the one who has a devil-may-care attitude, wants what he wants, but knows he would have to go through the ones he loves to have it.Nat and Drew Donovan has known Summer Jones since they were… Read more »

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Dec 18
{Review+G!veaway} Stones to Ashes by Kailin Gow

{Review+G!veaway} Stones to Ashes by Kailin Gow

Welcome to my stop on the Alchemists Academy blog tour!Check out the full Tour Schedule Stones to Ashes by Kailin Gow198 pagesPublished: January 7, 2011 by the EdgeAge Group: YA/Young YASource: ecopy from publisherSeries: The Alchemists Academy #1 Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble Summary: What do you learn here…at the Academy? Wirt asks. Magic? The responsibility to use your powers responsibly? Uh…something like that, his roommate Spencer said. More like how to rule worlds. Wirt, is used to being shuffled from foster home to foster home, adopting a devil-may-care attitude toward the world along the way. Now he s in a school he can t escape, learning to develop his latent magical abilities, for what use, he doesn’t know…to save his world or to destroy it… I love magic books. Mostly because there is just so much you can do with them. Stones to Ashes is a promising start to the Alchemists Academy series. I found it to be a younger YA book than most I have read lately. The romance was very… Read more »

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Dec 06
{Book Review} Bitter Frost by Kailin Gow

{Book Review} Bitter Frost by Kailin Gow

Welcome to my stop on the Bitter Frost blog tour! Bitter Frost by Kailin Gow Date Published: 6/2010 Age Group: YA Series: Frost #1 Buy this Book:Amazon Summary: All her life, Breena had always dreamed about fairies as though she lived among them…beautiful fairies living among mortals and living in Feyland. In her dreams, he was always there the breathtakingly handsome but dangerous Winter Prince, Kian, who is her intended. When Breena turns sixteen, she begins seeing fairies and other creatures mortals don t see. Her best friend Logan, suddenly acts very protective. Then she sees Kian, who seems intent on finding her and carrying her off to Feyland. That’s fine and all, but for the fact that humans rarely survive a trip to Feyland, a kiss from a fairy generally means death to the human unless that human has fairy blood in them or is very strong, and although Kian seemed to be her intended, he seems to hate her and wants her dead.This edgy tale about beautiful and dangerous… Read more »

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Oct 07
{Review+G!veaway} Never Land by Kailin Gow

{Review+G!veaway} Never Land by Kailin Gow

Welcome to my stop on the Never Land tour! I have a review of Never Land along with two awesome giveaways for you! You can check out my review of Never Say Never (book 1) HERE Never Land by Kailin Gow 160 pages Published: September 24, 2012 by theEDGEbooks.com Source: ARC from author Age Group: New Adult Series: The Never Knights #2 Buy this Book:Amazon Book Details: Welcome to Never Land, the land of Never and the world of rock, the world of new experiences and sensations, a world where music runs through the veins of the dedicated, and love is taken and given with consequences. Never (Neve) Knight, the lead singer and manager of a band filled with the hottest guys in rock  finally gets the dream that she wanted:  a label signing her band The Never Knights.  It is what she always wanted, a band of her own and playing her own kind of music. Getting her band to where it was came at a high price, including… Read more »

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Aug 14
{Review+G!veaway} Never Say Never by Kailin Gow

{Review+G!veaway} Never Say Never by Kailin Gow

I’ve got a review and giveaway for you as my tour stop on the rockin’ Never say Never tour 🙂 I hope you enjoy! Never Say Never by Kailin Gow Pages: ~230 pages Publication Date: August 13th 2012 by theEDGEbooks.com Age Group: New Adult Source: ARC from Author Series: Never Knights #1 Challenge(s): 150+ reading challenge,, Just Contemporary challenge, ABC challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): What girl wouldn’t want to be surrounded by the sexy guys from the hottest teen rock sensation in the country?  18-year-old Never “Neve” Knight, not only is surrounded by the hottest boys to hit the music charts, but she is the band’s lead singer. As the band’s lead singer and manager, Never formed and shaped the band to where it is today, a band on the rise and on the brink of being signed by a label. As one of the guys, she knew each of the band members since they were all snot-nose ten-year-olds. While her boys were the cutest guys and they… Read more »

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Jul 22
{Book Review} Circus Summer by Kailin Gow

{Book Review} Circus Summer by Kailin Gow

Circus Summer by Kailin Gow Pages: 270 Publication Date: June 5, 2012 Age Group: YA Dystopian Fantasy Source: ARC from author Series: Circus of Curiosities #1 Challenge(s): Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, ABC challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): In post-apocalypse America, every season, the Circus of Curiosities visits the city, bringing with it the most fantastic circus acts that are beautiful, majestic, curious, and death-defying. Every season performers for these acts are chosen from the young men and women in each town, trained, and sent to perform in a live grand performance, performed literally to the death. Two performers from Sea Cliff, a beach town at the outskirts of The Center find themselves chosen to be in this Summer’s Circus Act. Both must win at any cost, but could they ignore their feelings for each other? Leela Sinclair needs to win in order to get to The Center where she can get medical help from the best physicians for her ailing mother, plague with a condition… Read more »

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May 31
{ARC Review} Loving Summer by Kailin Gow

{ARC Review} Loving Summer by Kailin Gow

Loving Summer by Kailin GowPublication Date: June 1 2012 by theEDGEbooks.comAge Group: YASource: ARC from AuthorSeries: Loving Summer #1Challenge(s): Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Just Contemporary challenge, ABC challengeBuy this Book: Pre-Order on Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): Summer has always looked forward to spending her summers at her Aunt’s beach house with the Donovans. To her, summers at Aunt Sookie’s beach house was magical, especially getting to spend time with the Donovans – her best friend Rachel and Rachel’s brothers Nathaniel, and Drew. Here at Aunt Sookie’s beach house, they can be anyone and anything they dreamed. For Summer, she had always wished to become as pretty as Rachel and for her brothers to think of her as more than Rachel’s friend. For Nat and Drew, summers at Aunt Sookie’s beach house meant fun and escape, a place where they go to with their mom and sister for the summer, away from city life. They never thought this summer would be different. They never thought things would change as much as… Read more »

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Apr 30
{Review+Texts} Saving You, Saving Me by Kailin Gow

{Review+Texts} Saving You, Saving Me by Kailin Gow

Saving You, Saving Me by Kailin Gow Pages: 290 Publication Date: April 16th 2012 by theEDGEbooks.com Age Group: YA Source: ARC for blog tour Series: You & Me trilogy #1 Challenge(s): Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge,  Just Contemporary challenge,  ABC challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): 18 year old high school senior and aspiring psychologist Samantha Sullivan (Sam) never thought she would fall for the one mysterious guy she has been speaking to over the phone for months, the boy the counselors called Daggers. She wasn’t supposed to talk to him outside of their sessions. But as she began to peel the layers of Daggers and learn who he is, the one boy she is supposed to be saving, might just be the one who is saving her.   I feel like I don’t read enough contemporaries. I have enjoyed most of the ones that I have read, so I have no idea why I don’t read more of them. Saving You, Saving, Me is a gritty, real story…. Read more »

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