Month: September 2013

Book Review | Countdown by Michelle Rowen

Posted September 30, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Format: e-ARC Source: Netgalley Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: October 1, 2013 Pages: 336 Goodreads | Amazon   3 seconds left to live. Once the countdown starts, it cannot be stopped.  2 pawns thrown into a brutal underground reality game.  Kira Jordan survived her family’s murder and months on plague-devastated city streets with hard-won savvy and a low-level psi ability. She figures she can handle anything. Until she wakes up in a barren room, chained next to the notorious Rogan Ellis.  1 reason Kira will never, ever trust Rogan. Even though both their lives depend on it.  Their every move is controlled and televised for a vicious exclusive audience. And as Kira’s psi skill unexpectedly grows and Rogan’s secrets prove […]

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Stacking the Shelves (28) & Weekly Recap

Posted September 28, 2013 by Christy / 10 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  This meme allows us to show what books we got the previous week.   What happened on the blog this week:   I reviewed Sick by Tom Leveen I listed my Top Ten Favorite Sequels EVER  I shared a book I’m anxiously awaiting I listed some quotes that give me the feels    Here’s my haul:       Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas (Traded)   The Summer I Became A Nerd by Leah Rae Miller (Traded)     What books did you get?    

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Gives Me The Feels

Posted September 26, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

As a reader, one of the things that I love most in books is when I come across a quote that gives me ALL THE FEELS. So today, I thought that I would share some of my favorite feely quotes in hope that these will bring out the feels in you too.   **Fair warning, by the end you may be like this:       Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire     “One of these days you’re going to fall in love, son. Don’t settle for just anyone. Choose the girl that doesn’t come easy, the one you have to fight for, and then never stop fighting. Never.”   Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout     “To love is not weak. […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (24)

Posted September 25, 2013 by Christy / 6 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  This meme allows us to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.   My pick this week is:   Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell   Expected publication date: April 1, 2014       Rule One—Nothing is right, nothing is wrong.Rule Two—Be careful.Rule Three—Fight using your legs whenever possible, because they’re the strongest part of your body. Your arms are the weakest.Rule Four—Hit to kill. The first blow should be the last, if at all possible.Rule Five—The letters are the law. Kit takes her role as London’s notorious “Perfect Killer” seriously. The letters and cash that come to her via a secret mailbox are not a […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (19) Best Sequels Ever

Posted September 24, 2013 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.   This week’s topic is: Best Sequels Ever   Here’s my list:     Prodigy by Marie Lu   Insurgent by Veronica Roth   One Grave At A Time by Jeaniene Frost   Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones   Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins   Origin by Jennifer L Armentrout   Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas   Dare You To by Katie McGarry   Apollyon by Jennifer L Armentrout   The Elite by Kiera Cass     What are some of your favorite sequels?    

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Book Review | Sick by Tom Leveen

Posted September 23, 2013 by Christy / 5 Comments

  Format: e-ARC Source: Netgalley Publisher: Amulet Books  Publication Date: October 1, 2013  Pages: 288 Goodreads | Amazon Breakfast Club meets The Walking Dead as a group of unlikely allies tries to survive a deadly outbreak. Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They’re the misfits and the troublemakers—the ones who jump their high school’s fence to skip class regularly. So when a deadly virus breaks out, they’re the only ones with a chance of surviving. The virus turns Brian’s classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don’t die easily. The whole school goes on lockdown, but Brian and his best friend, Chad, are safe (and stuck) in the theater department—far from Brian’s sister, Kenzie, and […]

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Stacking the Shelves (27)

Posted September 21, 2013 by Christy / 9 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that allows us to show what goodies that we got during the week.   Here’s my haul:     Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick (Traded)     Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (Kindle Edition)   The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (Kindle Edition)   For Review:   Countdown by Michelle Rowen (Netgalley)     What did you get this week?        

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Book Review | Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Posted September 20, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

Series: Covenant # 4 Format: ARC Source: Traded Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Publication Date: April 4, 2013 Pages: 344 Goodreads | Amazon     Fate isn’t something to mess with… and now, neither is Alex. Alex has always feared two things: losing herself in the Awakening and being placed on the Elixir. But love has always been stronger than Fate, and Aiden St. Delphi is willing to make war on the gods—and Alex herself—to bring her back. The gods have killed thousands and could destroy entire cities in their quest to stop Seth from taking Alex’s power and becoming the all-powerful God Killer. But breaking Alex’s connection to Seth isn’t the only problem. There are a few pesky little loopholes […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (23)

Posted September 18, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to spotlight upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.   Here’s my pick this week:   How to Love by Katie Cotugno   Expected Publication Date: October 1, 2013     From Goodreads:   Before: Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember: as natural as breathing, as endless as time. But he’s never seemed to notice that Reena even exists…until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears from their humid Florida town without a word, leaving a devastated—and pregnant—Reena behind. After: Almost three years have passed, and there’s […]

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