Month: September 2012

Review: Initiation by Imogen Rose

Posted September 23, 2012 by Christy / 6 Comments

Format: Kindle Pages: 414 Series: Bonfire Academy (#1) Buy this book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Welcome to Bonfire Academy. Set in the foothills of the alpine mountains in St.Moritz, this exclusive private school caters to a special kind of student. Enter at your own risk… but if you are human, you may not want to enter at all. This is part one of the prequel series (Bonfire Academy) in the Bonfire Chronicles. Book two, INTEGRATION, will be released summer 2012. Review: Cordelia is a demon princess who is starting her third and final year at a private school for paranormals; The Bonfire Academy.  Cordelia is expecting her last year to be easy with nothing to do except concentrating on Tennis […]

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Early Review: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa

Posted September 23, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: e-ARC from Netgalley Pages: 379 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Series: The Iron Fey: Call of the Forgotten Book 1 Expected Publication Date: October 23, 2012 Pre-Order this book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Don’t look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them. That is Ethan Chase’s unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a girl he never thought he’s dare to fall for. Ethan thought he had protected himself from his older sister’s world—the land of Faery. His previous time in the Iron Realm left him with nothing but fear and disgust for the world […]

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Blog Tour: Guardian of the Moon Pendant by Laura J. Williams

Posted September 16, 2012 by Christy / 4 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the Guardian of the Moon Pendant blog tour.  I’ll be sharing an excerpt from the book and there is also a giveaway for you to enter.  5 lucky winners will win a signed copy of Guardian of the Moon Pendant.  This giveaway is US only.                                Book Summary from Goodreads:   The MacAlpin women are of a fierce clan, born from a rare bloodline that harbors a dark and powerful secret – a mystical heirloom called the Moon Pendant. It is the key to controlling the MääGord standing stones, a magical Portal into the Otherworld, the realm of the Fae. Anabel and Izzy MacAlpin are two sisters, polar opposites, living separate lives. Anabel’s life […]

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Under the Sea Giveaway Hop

Posted September 13, 2012 by Christy / 182 Comments

  The Under the Sea Giveaway Hop is hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and The Musings of ALMYBNENR.      Hop Rules Your post must include the hop image & linky (or link to the hosts’ sites) Only family friendly blogs & giveaways Only 1 mandatory entry. All others must be mandatory. Keep it simple! No long lists of things for people to do. If you have more than a half dozen ways to enter or possible entries you will be deleted from the linky. You must feature a book that relates to water somehow. Gift Cards are allowed.   This giveaway is international as long as the Book Depository ships to you.    1 person […]

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Review: Half Blood by Jennifer L Armentrout

Posted September 12, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: Kindle Edition Pages: 304 Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Publication Date: 9-19-11 Series: Covenant (#1) Buy This Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels who hunt and kill daimons or become servants in the homes of the pures. Seventeen-year-old Alexandria would rather risk her life fighting than waste it scrubbing toilets, but she may end up slumming it anyway. There are several rules that students at the Covenant must follow. Alex has problems with them all, but especially rule #1:Relationships between pures and halfs are forbidden. Unfortunately, she’s […]

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Review: Tab Bennett and the Inbetween by Jes Young

Posted September 9, 2012 by Christy / 5 Comments

Format: E-copy from Netgalley Pages: 283 Publication Date: April 30, 2012 Series: Princess of Twilight and Dawn (#1) Buy this book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Yesterday Tab Bennett was a bank teller. Today she’s at the center of a centuries old war between Light and Dark. Tomorrow…well let’s just say she’ll be lucky if she lives to see it. Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, employed at the local bank, and finally living on her own for the first time at twenty-four years-old, Tab Bennett has no interest in a fairy tale life. She’s perfectly happy with the normal one she already has. But when her sister is murdered on a moon-dark night, revealing a world of power and magic she […]

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Review: Sheltered by Debra Chapoton

Posted September 6, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: E-Review Copy Pages: 236 Published: August 5, 2012 Buy This Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Living together unsupervised, five troubled teens confront demonic forces and are compelled to deal with their problems in distinctly different ways. Paranormal meets psycho meets Goth in this story of a supernatural haunting and budding love. High school junior, Ben, hacks into his step-father’s real estate holdings and provides rooms in an old two-story house to various outcasts: the schizophrenic kid, the angry Goth girl, and the homeless girl who worships him. When Megan needs a place to live she comes to the rooming house with a different set of problems and the ability to confuse and attract Ben. One by one strange and […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (9)

Posted September 5, 2012 by Christy / 8 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticpating.   My WoW pick this week is:   Requiem by Lauren Oliver Expected Publication: March 5, 2013     Summary from Goodreads:   Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has been transformed. The nascent rebellion that was under way in Pandemonium has ignited into an all-out revolution in Requiem, and Lena is at the center of the fight. Of Pandemonium, ALA Booklist noted that “like all successful second volumes, this expands the world and ups the stakes, setting us up for the big finale.” After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to […]

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Early Review: Eve and Adam by Katherine Applegate & Michael Grant

Posted September 3, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: e-ARC from Netgalley Pages: 304 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends (Imprint of Macmillan) Expected Publication: October 2, 2012 Pre-Order this Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Evening Spiker lives an affluent life in San Francisco with her mother, EmmaRose, a successful geneticist and owner of Spiker Biotech. Sure, Evening misses her father who died mysteriously, but she’s never really questioned it. Much like how she’s never stopped to think how off it is that she’s never been sick. That is, until she’s struck by a car and is exposed to extensive injuries. Injuries that seem to be healing faster than physically possible. While recuperating in Spiker Biotech’s lush facilities, she meets Solo Plissken, a very attractive, if off-putting boy her […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (8)

Posted September 3, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey in which we plan our reading week! Here is what I’ve read the past week: Biting Cold by Chloe Neill In Honor by Jessi Kirby Death and the Girl Next Door by Darynda Jones     Here is what I plan on reading this week: Origin by Jessica Khoury The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas       What are you reading this week? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     

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