Month: March 2014

Book Review | See Me by Wendy Higgins

Posted March 31, 2014 by Christy / 9 Comments

Format: Kindle Source: Purchased Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: March 17, 2014 Goodreads While most seventeen-year-old American girls would refuse to let their parents marry them off to a stranger, Robyn Mason dreams of the mysterious McKale in Ireland, wondering how he’ll look and imagining his cute Irish accent. Prearranged bindings are common for magical families like her own, however when she travels to the whimsical Emerald Isle she discovers there’s more to her betrothal and McKale’s clan than she was led to believe. What starts as an obligatory pairing between Robyn and McKale morphs over time into something they both need. But one giant obstacle stands in the way of their budding romance: a seductive and deadly Fae princess accustomed […]

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Cover Adoration | April Showdown

Posted March 30, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Since April is almost here I thought it would be fitting to do a April Showdown and put a few April covers against each other and see which on comes out on top!   Here’s the contenders Let the showdown begin!!      Which cover is your favorite? Don’t Look Back Rebel Belle Plus One Pointe Dorothy Must Die free polls       

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Stacking the Shelves (46)

Posted March 29, 2014 by Christy / 14 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.   My Haul:   Uninvited by Sophie Jordan (Won)   Kindle Books:   See Me by Wendy Higgins (Read & Loved! – Review will be up Monday)   For Review:   My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal (Thanks, Macmillan!)    Be sure to check out the 2 giveaways going on!   Signed Paperback of Pretty Girl 13 by Liz Coley & Edible Swag! (US Only)   Spring Release of your choice from TBD! (INT)     What did you get?        

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A Beautiful Wedding by Jamie McGuire

Posted March 28, 2014 by Christy / 0 Comments

Series: Beautiful Disaster 2.5 Format: Kindle Source: Purchased Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: December 10, 2013 You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you really know? Why did Abby pop the question? What secrets were shared before the ceremony? Where did they spend their wedding night? Who else knew about it . . . and didn’t tell? Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret . . . until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!)—and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait My Thoughts When I saw that McGuire […]

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Book Review | Angelfall by Susan Ee

Posted March 28, 2014 by Christy / 7 Comments

Series: Penryn & The End of Days Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Publisher: Feral Dream Publication Date: May 21, 2011 Goodreads  It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel. Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl. Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have […]

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Discussion | How I Know That It’s Time To DNF A Book

Posted March 27, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

  I know that the act of DNFing books is different for everybody, some people will put a book down if they are not enjoying it and some will hold out until the very end. I feel like everybody should do what they feel comfortable with or what they feel is best for them. If they are not feeling a book and that decide to put it down, that’s ok. Or if they are not enjoying a book and they still finish it, well, that’s ok too. Everybody should have their own preference when it comes to the dreaded DNF. When I first started reading, I was the type of person who would force myself to finish a book no […]

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Four Pics, One Series (5)

Posted March 26, 2014 by Christy / 5 Comments

  The answers to last weeks pictures are: Revenants Series and the Sweet Evil Series!   Now, on to this weeks pictures.  You can leave your guesses in the comments and next week I will announce the correct series.   Part 1   Part 2     Let the guessing begin!      

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Hidden Treasures (2)

Posted March 25, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  I’m sure we all have those books that we absolutely LOVED but it seems like they aren’t very popular. So I decided to start a feature here on the blog that will allow me to spotlight some books that I have loved that I feel don’t get a lot of recognition. My plan for this feature is to share the cover and summary of the book along with the first sentences or paragraphs and if it’s a book that I didn’t write a review for, I will probably also throw in a few reasons why I loved the book along with links to find out more about the book.   This week’s Hidden Treasure is: Countdown by Michelle Rowen […]

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ARC Book Review | Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

Posted March 24, 2014 by Christy / 5 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Netgalley Publisher: Walker Publication Date: April 15, 2014 Goodreads After breaking up with her bad-news boyfriend, Reagan O’Neill is ready to leave her rebellious ways behind. . . and her best friend, country superstar Lilah Montgomery, is nursing a broken heart of her own. Fortunately, Lilah’s 24-city tour is about to kick off, offering a perfect opportunity for a girls-only summer of break-up ballads and healing hearts. But when Matt Finch joins the tour as its opening act, his boy-next-door charm proves difficult for Reagan to resist, despite her vow to live a drama-free existence. This summer, Reagan and Lilah will navigate the ups and downs of fame and friendship as they come to see […]

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Cover Adoraton (15) | Series Showdown

Posted March 23, 2014 by Christy / 5 Comments

    Instead of doing an Author Showdown for this weeks Cover Adoration, I thought it would be fun to do a Series Showdown.    The winner of last week’s Author Showdown was Possess!     The Contenders:         Let the showdown begin!        Which covers is your favorite? Let the Sky Fall/Let the Storm Break Not A Drop to Drink/In A Handful of Dust The Burning Sky/The Perilous Sea free polls  

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