Tag: supernatural

Oct 10
Review- The Promise by Apryl Baker

Review- The Promise by Apryl Baker

The Promise by Apryl Baker Paperback, 170 pages Published September 16th 2011 by Black Matrix Publishing LLC  Age Group: YA Source: publisher for review Buy this Book: Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Cassie Jayne Bishop grew up in the sleepy town of New Salem, NC, the only non-believer in the tradition and power of the town Coven. When a stranger comes to New Salem, everything she thought was normal about her life unravels around her. Ethan makes her question everything, even her sister’s death in a car crash years ago. As Cassie discovers the full truth about her heritage, and the clues start to pile up, she becomes determined to find out if the Coven was actually involved in her sister’s death. What she uncovers terrifies her.Her fate lies at the very heart of the secret the Coven protects. It’s the reason she was born. Now, betrayed on every side, can she find a way to survive or will she be the catalyst that triggers a centuries old act of vengeance.  The Promise grabbed… Read more »

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Oct 10
Author Interview- Apryl Baker(blog tour)

Author Interview- Apryl Baker(blog tour)

Today we have the Author of the YA book, The Promise, Apryl Baker here with us for an interview. Thank you so much for joining us Apryl. I was really excited about your cast- I love Emma Roberts! She would be an awesome CJ! 🙂1: Can you tell us what The Promise is about in a single sentence? Armed with kick-ass shoes, can CJ stop a maniacal coven leader, save the town, and still get Mr. Melt In Your Mouth Gorgeous while surviving the darkness coming for her? 2: Can you tell us a bit more about The Promise and how it came about? I call The Promise my Post-It Note idea. I was driving home from work and listening to Theory of A Dead Man’s Not Meant to Be. I passed this little community called New Salem and the image of a girl sitting beside a gravestone popped into my head. I couldn’t shake it so when I got home, I jotted it down on a yellow sticky and… Read more »

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Oct 08
Review- The Birth of Jaiden by Jennifer Malone Wright (blog tour)

Review- The Birth of Jaiden by Jennifer Malone Wright (blog tour)

The Birth of Jaiden by Jennifer Malone WrightPaperback, 288 pages Published April 1st 2011 by Jennichad Books Age Group: adult Source: blog tour Buy this Book: Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Long ago, a prophecy was foreseen. A child would be born, a child who held the power to destroy the world. Now, it is up to Alexander Lucas, a one-hundred-year-old vampire, to keep the baby girl safe from his arch enemy Malcolm. In order to save her, Alexander must raise the child as his own. Will he be able to resist his vampire tendencies to care for a human baby? With the help of the wisest of the supernatural, an organization called The Great Council, Alexander must face many battles to ensure the safety of this very special child. I have been back and forth on this book. I wasn’t quite sure what exactly to talk about in the review or what to rate it. Normally I have a good list of specifics that I want to bring up, after reading a book…. Read more »

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Oct 03
Review- The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

Review- The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton Hardcover, 352 pages Published September 27th 2011 by Tor Teen / Macmillan Age Group: YA Challenge: Spooktacular Oct. Paranormal Reading Challenge Source: Finished Copy from Tor Teen Buy this Book: The Faerie Ring– on AmazonSummary (from Goodreads) The year is 1871, and Tiki has been making a home for herself and her family of orphans in a deserted hideaway adjoining Charing Cross Station in central London. Their only means of survival is by picking pockets. One December night, Tiki steals a ring, and sets off a chain of events that could lead to all-out war with the Fey. For the ring belongs to Queen Victoria, and it binds the rulers of England and the realm of Faerie to peace. With the ring missing, a rebel group of faeries hopes to break the treaty with dark magic and blood—Tiki’s blood.Unbeknownst to Tiki, she is being watched—and protected—by Rieker, a fellow thief who suspects she is involved in the disappearance of the ring. Rieker has secrets of his own,… Read more »

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Oct 01
Review and Giveaway- Bridger by Megan Curd (Blog Tour)

Review and Giveaway- Bridger by Megan Curd (Blog Tour)

Bridger by Megan Curd Kindle Edition Published June 4th 2011 by Soul Fire Press Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Buy this Book: on amazon- Bridger Summary (from Goodreads) Ashlyn McVean doesn’t believe in fairy tales. That is, until Ashlyn is thrown into the crosshairs of grudges her grandmother created long ago. After finding out she is one of two people able to cross between faerie realms, Ashlyn is faced with trying to understand her abilities, along with navigating a new relationship with her boyfriend, Liam. As if being on a centuries old hit list and dealing with crazed pixies isn’t enough, her new abilities mean trouble for Liam. Knowing her new life puts everyone she loves in danger, Ashlyn must decide what’s most important in her life between friends, family, love, and ultimately, realms. Wow! Bridger was so great. I started writing a review right after I finished the book and all I was doing was gushing over and over again. So I decided to wait a little bit, so… Read more »

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Sep 19
Review- New England Witch Chronicles by Chelsea Bellingeri

Review- New England Witch Chronicles by Chelsea Bellingeri

New England Witch Chronicles  By Chelsea bellingeriPaperback, 356 pages Published June 29th 2011 by CreateSpace Age Group: YA Source: Author Buy this book: Paperback l Kindle Summary (from Goodreads) The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 were an embarrassing stain on America’s revered past. Innocent people were persecuted at the hands of a few over-zealous puritans. But what if there were real witches during those colonial hunts? What if there are witches in present day New England? That is what Alexandria Ramsey’s crazy grandmother believes. Grandma Claudia claims Alex descends from a long line of New England witches. Modern day witches in Hazel Cove, Massachusetts? Unlikely, but strange things are occurring in the weeks preceding Alex’s seventeenth birthday, which also coincides with her family’s annual Halloween party. Alex is haunted by bizarre reoccurring nightmares of a man chasing her through the Hazel Cove Cemetery. On a few occasions, when her emotions have spiraled out of control, inanimate objects have shattered around her. But that’s just a coincidence, right? Alex isn’t so sure, especially after a local girl, who supposedly… Read more »

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Sep 01
Review- The Beast Call By Anne Tibbets

Review- The Beast Call By Anne Tibbets

The Beast Call (The Beast Girl Series) by Anne Tibbets Kindle Edition Published May 4th 2011 by PREMIER DIGITAL PUBLISHING LLC  Age Group: YA Source: Author Buy this Book: Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Seventeen year old Dray is no ordinary human. But possessing a magical capability to talk to animals in a land where magic is feared, is dangerous. When Dray’s adventure hungry brother leaves the family farm to join a rebel militia, Dray follows him, but as Dray discovers her natural warrior capabilities, and word of her magical talents are discovered by the rebel General, Dray becomes an intricate part of the revolution, and the evil King Nuro would like nothing more than to see her destroyed I didn’t really know what to think when I first started this book. It didn’t look like it was going to be my cup of tea and then then main character, Dray runs away and the book completely transforms. I really started to enjoy it. It is a really quick read and… Read more »

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