Month: June 2014

Book Review | The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno

Posted June 16, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: July 8, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars You take it for granted. Waking up. Going to school, talking to your friends. Watching a show on television or reading a book or going out to lunch. You take for granted going to sleep at night, getting up the next day, and remembering everything that happened to you before you closed your eyes. You live and you remember. Me, I live and I forget. But now—now I am remembering. For all of her seventeen years, Molly feels like she’s missed bits and pieces of her life. Now, she’s figuring out why. Now, she’s remembering her own secrets. And in doing […]

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Book Review | Reborn by C.C. Hunter

Posted June 13, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher Via Netgalley Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: May 20, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars From Goodreads: Return to the beloved world of Shadow Falls, a camp that teaches supernatural teens to harness their powers—and where a vampire named Della will discover who she’s meant to be. For Della Tsang, Shadow Falls isn’t just a camp: it’s home. As a vampire who’s never fit in with her human family, it’s the one place she can truly be herself. But when a mysterious new guy arrives at camp, Della’s whole world is thrown into turmoil. Chase is a vampire with secrets, who knows more than he’s telling. But the more time she spends with him, […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre

Posted June 11, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine   My Pick   Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre   Expected Publication Date: August 5, 2014 by Fiewel & Friends             Revenge is a dish best served cold. Edie Kramer has a score to settle with the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy. Their cruelty drove her to the brink of despair, and four months ago, she couldn’t imagine being strong enough to face her senior year. But thanks to a Faustian compact with the enigmatic Kian, she has the power to make the bullies pay. She’s not supposed to think about Kian once the deal is done, but devastating pain burns behind […]

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ARC Book Review | The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu

Posted June 9, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Netgalley Publisher: Roaring Book Press Publication Date: June 3, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars Everyone has a lot to say about Alice Franklin, and it’s stopped mattering whether it’s true. The rumors started at a party when Alice supposedly had sex with two guys in one night. When school starts everyone almost forgets about Alice until one of those guys, super-popular Brandon, dies in a car wreck that was allegedly all Alice’s fault. Now the only friend she has is a boy who may be the only other person who knows the truth, but is too afraid to admit it. Told from the perspectives of popular girl Elaine, football star Josh, former outcast […]

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Sunday Showdown (10) Jessica Warman

Posted June 8, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

  In today’s showdown, Jessica Warman’s covers will go up against one another!      Let the showdown begin!   Which cover is your favorite? The Last Good Day of the Year Where the Truth Lies Between Beautiful Lies Breathless    pollcode.com free polls   

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Book Review | Take Me On by Katie McGarry

Posted June 5, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Source: Purchased Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: May 27, 2014 My rating: 5 of 5 stars Acclaimed author Katie McGarry returns with the knockout new story of two high school seniors who are about to learn what winning really means. Champion kickboxer Haley swore she’d never set foot in the ring again after one tragic night. But then the guy she can’t stop thinking about accepts a mixed martial arts fight in her honor. Suddenly, Haley has to train West Young. All attitude, West is everything Haley promised herself she’d stay away from. Yet he won’t last five seconds in the ring without her help. West is keeping a big secret from Haley. About who he really is. […]

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Deal Discoveries

Posted June 4, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

Deal Discoveries is a feature here on the blog that allows me to show books that I’ve found on Kindle that are on sale.  I figured since I love getting cheap Kindle books then you would to 😉 Clicking the book will take you to Amazon!  1.99 2.99 2.99 —-Christy

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Waiting on Wednesday | Trust Me, I’m Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer

Posted June 4, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine   My Pick: Trust Me, I’m Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer   Expected Publication Date: October 14, 2014 by Delacorte Press     Fans of Ally Carter’s Heist Society novels will love this teen mystery/thriller with sarcastic wit, a hint of romance, and “Ocean’s Eleven”-inspired action. Julep Dupree tells lies. A lot of them. She’s a con artist, a master of disguise, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha High, where her father, an old-school grifter with a weakness for the ponies, sends her to so she can learn to mingle with the upper crust. For extra spending money Julep doesn’t rely on her dad–she runs […]

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Blog Tour: Hexed by Michelle Krys

Posted June 2, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the official blog tour for HEXED by Michelle Krys!! About the book: If high school is all about social status, Indigo Blackwood has it made. Sure, her quirky mom owns an occult shop, and a nerd just won’t stop trying to be her friend, but Indie is a popular cheerleader with a football-star boyfriend and a social circle powerful enough to ruin everyone at school. Who wouldn’t want to be her? Then a guy dies right before her eyes. And the dusty old family Bible her mom is freakishly possessive of is stolen. But it’s when a frustratingly sexy stranger named Bishop enters Indie’s world that she learns her destiny involves a lot more than […]

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Sunday Showdown (9) June 2014

Posted June 1, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  In honor of the first day of June, I’m putting a few June covers against one another in today’s showdown to see which on comes out on top!    Here’s the contenders:   Let the showdown begin! Which cover is your favorite? Hexed My Last Kiss The Truth About Alice Wings Don’t You Forget About Me    pollcode.com free polls 

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