Month: July 2014

Sunday Showdown (15)

Posted July 20, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  I have quite a few interesting covers to put up against each other today!   Here’s the contenders:     Let the Showdown begin!! Which cover is your favorite? Blackbird The Dolls Don’t Touch Even in Paradise Falling Into Place free polls 

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Stacking the Shelves (51)

Posted July 19, 2014 by Christy / 16 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews! My Haul: All That Glows by Ryan Graudin – e-book from Library Rock Chick Rescue by Kristen Ashley – Borrowed from friend Boomerang by Noelle August – Kindle Book We also got this………. This is Bones, he’s a lab and boxer mix and his 6 weeks old 🙂 Everyone is welcome to participate in the Countdown Survey! What did you get? — Christy

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Life of a Blogger | Tattoos

Posted July 17, 2014 by Christy / 7 Comments

Today’s Life of A Blogger which is hosted by Novel Heartbeat is all about tattoos  Those who know me know that I’m a sucker for tattoos, I have 7 and my husband has 10. Unfortunately, my husband won’t let me show off his on the blog but I’m delighted to show mine off! I have people ask me whether or not I plan to get any more and I always answer I don’t know. Since I just got my last one a few months ago, I don’t have the ‘itch’ for another right now but who knows what the future holds 😉 My daughter’s name My son’s name My husband and I got these for our anniversary a few […]

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Book Review | The Merciless by Danielle Vega

Posted July 17, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

Format: Hardback Source: Purchased Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: June 12, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars Forgive us, Father, for we have sinned Brooklyn Stevens sits in a pool of her own blood, tied up and gagged. No one outside of these dank basement walls knows she’s here. No one can hear her scream. Sofia Flores knows she shouldn’t have gotten involved. When she befriended Riley, Grace, and Alexis on her first day at school, she admired them, with their perfect hair and their good-girl ways. They said they wanted to save Brooklyn. They wanted to help her. Sofia didn’t realize they believed Brooklyn was possessed. Now, Riley and the girls are performing an exorcism on Brooklyn—but their idea […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah

Posted July 16, 2014 by Christy / 7 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.   My Pick   Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah   Expected Publication Date: October 8, 2014 by Flux     After her little sister mysteriously vanishes, seventeen-year-old Claire Graham has a choice to make: stay snug in her little corner of Manhattan with her dropout boyfriend, or go back to Ohio to face the hometown tragedy she’s been dying to leave behind. But the memories of that night still haunt her in the city, and as hard as she tries to forget what her psychiatrist calls her “delusions,” Claire can’t seem to escape the wolf’s eyes or the blood-speckled snow. Delusion or reality, Claire knows […]

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Countdown Survey

Posted July 15, 2014 by Christy / 27 Comments

Hello lovely readers and welcome to the countdown! Actually it’s more of a countdown survey instead of an actual COUNT-DOWN…Anyways, onwards to the way of the survey (Ohhhh, that rhymed). Ok, I’m going to countdown from 10 – 1 with topics listed for each number. Whatever the number is, that’s how many things you have to list for that topic. Example: 10 – Books on your wishlist, so I would name ten books that’s on my wishlist…see?? SIMPLE I’m going to post a linky at the bottom so if you decide to do this you can link it up so I can see your answers 🙂 Here we gooooooo………………. 10 – Books already released on your wishlist 1) Landline by […]

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Book Review | Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Posted July 14, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

Series: Not a Drop to Drink, # 1 Format: Kindle Source: Purchased Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: September 24, 2013 Goodreads   Lynn knows every threat to her pond: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and, most importantly, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty, or doesn’t leave at all. Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest. Having a life means dedicating it to survival, and the constant work of gathering wood and water. Having a pond requires the fortitude to protect it, something Mother taught her well during their quiet hours on the rooftop, rifles in hand. But wisps […]

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Sunday Showdown (14) Under the Never Sky VS New Souls

Posted July 13, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Today I thought I would do a another Dystopian Series Showdown.   The Contenders are the Under the Never Sky Series by Veronica Rossi and the New Souls Series by Jodi Meadows!     VS       Let the Showdown Begin!  Which covers is your favorite? Under the Never Sky Series New Soul Series free polls 

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Stacking the Shelves (50)

Posted July 12, 2014 by Christy / 15 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews! My Haul: Unite Me by Tahereh Mafi The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Need to read this before the movie!) Beautiful Oblivion by Jamie McGuire (EEEEKKKK) The Princess in the Opal Mask by Jenny Lundquist Foreplay by Sophie Jordan For Review: Some Boys by Patty Blount The Walled City by Ryan Graudin What did you get?

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