Month: April 2014

Sunday Showdown (4) | May Covers

Posted April 27, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Since it’s almost the beginning of May I thought it would be fitting to put a few May covers against one another and see which one would win.   Here’s the contenders:     Let the showdown begin!     Which cover is your favorite? After the End Dustlands: Raging Star Boy Nobody The Lovely and The Lost Second Star    pollcode.com free polls       

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Book Review | Red at Night by Katie McGarry

Posted April 25, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Format: Kindle Source: Purchased Publisher: Harlequin Special Releases Publication Date: April 1, 2014 Goodreads   In Red at Night, Stella and Jonah are total opposites. She’s the girl with purple hair from the wrong part of town. He’s a high school senior who hangs with the cool crowd. Until a car accident leaves him haunted by guilt, and Jonah starts spending time at Stella’s favorite refuge…the local cemetery. Stella knows she should keep her distance—after all, she spent her girlhood being bullied by Jonah’s friends. Once he’s sorted out his tangled emotions, Jonah won’t have time for her anymore. Too bad she’s already fallen for him…. My Thoughts I’m not a huge fan of Novellas and a lot of […]

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ARC Book Review | After the End by Amy Plum

Posted April 21, 2014 by Christy / 5 Comments

Series: After the End, # 1 Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: May 6, 2014 Goodreads   She’s searching for answers to her past. They’re hunting her to save their future. World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They’ve survived for the last thirty years by living off the land, being one with nature, and hiding from whoever else might still be out there. At least, this is what Juneau has been told her entire life. When Juneau returns from a hunting trip to discover that everyone in her clan has vanished, she sets off to find them. Leaving the boundaries of their land […]

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Sunday Showdown (3) | Morgan Matson

Posted April 20, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  For today’s Showdown I’m putting Morgan Matson’s covers against one another to see which one comes out on top!     Let the showdown begin!    Which cover is your favorite? Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour Second Chance Summer Since You’ve Been Gone    pollcode.com free polls   

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ARC Book Review | The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel

Posted April 18, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Format: ARC Source: Netgalley Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: April 29, 2014 Goodreads Some sixteen-year-olds babysit for extra cash. Some work at the Gap. Becca Williamson breaks up couples. After watching her sister get left at the altar, Becca knows the true damage that comes when people utter the dreaded L-word. For just $100 via paypal, she can trick and manipulate any couple into smithereens. With relationship zombies overrunning her school, and treating single girls like second class citizens, business is unfortunately booming. Even her best friend Val has resorted to outright lies to snag a boyfriend. One night, she receives a mysterious offer to break up the homecoming king and queen, the one zombie couple to rule them […]

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Life of a Blogger | Actors/Actresses

Posted April 17, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Life of  a Blogger is a weekly meme hosted by Novel Heartbeat   This week’s topic is: Actors/Actresses   Favorite Actors Channing Tatum   Charlie Hunnam  Norman Reedus     Will Smith   Favorite Actresses Jennifer Lawrence   Emma Stone Jennifer Aniston   Sandra Bullock     Who are some of your favorite Actors/Actresses?      

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ARC Review | Rebel by Amy Tintera

Posted April 14, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

Series: Reboot # 2 Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelwiess Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Goodreads  The sequel to the action-packed Reboot is a can’t-miss thrill ride, perfect for fans of James Patterson, Veronica Roth, and Marie Lu.After coming back from death as Reboots and being trained by HARC as soldiers, Wren and Callum have finally escaped north, where they hope to find a life of freedom. But when they arrive at the Reboot Reservation, it isn’t what they expected. Under the rule of a bloodthirsty leader, Micah, the Reboots are about to wage an all-out war on the humans. Although Wren’s instincts are telling her to set off into the wilderness on their own and leave the […]

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Sunday Showdown (2) Creepiest Cover

Posted April 13, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  I’m a huge horror fan so I thought that I would do a creepy cover showdown for today.      Here’s the contenders:     Let the showdown begin!   Which cover is the creepiest? The Fall They All Fall Down Welcome to the Darkhouse Creed The Girl from the Well    pollcode.com free polls                          

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Book Review | Split Second by Kasie West

Posted April 11, 2014 by Christy / 5 Comments

    Series: Pivot Point, # 2 Format: Hardback Source: Won Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: February 11, 2014 Goodreads   Life can change in a split second. Addie hardly recognizes her life since her parents divorced. Her boyfriend used her. Her best friend betrayed her. She can’t believe this is the future she chose. On top of that, her ability is acting up. She’s always been able to Search the future when presented with a choice. Now she can manipulate and slow down time, too . . . but not without a price. When Addie’s dad invites her to spend her winter break with him, she jumps at the chance to escape into the Norm world of Dallas, Texas. There […]

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Life of A Blogger | Food

Posted April 10, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Life of a Blogger is a weekly meme hosted by Novel Heartbeat   This week’s topic is: FOOD!!   Here is some of my favorite foods 🙂   I love me some steak!   Pizza is also a favorite! Mmmm, Spaghetti     Desserts!   I LOVE Smores Strawberry Shortcake is a family favorite 🙂     What are some of your favorite foods?          

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