Month: August 2014

ARC Book Review | Remember Me by Romily Bernard

Posted August 18, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: September 23, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the sequel to Find Me, Wick Tate, sarcastic teen hacker, is back and once again dealing with criminals and corrupt cops…and a brooding new love interest. Will Wick persevere when some secrets refuse to stay hidden? Wick had thought her troubles were over. But she should’ve known better. Not only is she embroiled in a new murder case, which starts with a body with “Remember Me” carved into it and doesn’t stop there, but she also discovers new evidence surrounding her mother’s suicide…which leads her right back to her imprisoned deadbeat dad. And she has to deal with her flirty […]

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Sunday Showdown (19) The One With the Words

Posted August 17, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

    Some of my favorite covers are the ones where words are the main focus, so I thought I would put some of my favorites against each other!     The Contenders:     Let the showdown begin!       Which cover is your favorite? Between the Spark and Burn Damsel Distressed Kill Kiss Vanish Don’t You Forget About Me    pollcode.com free polls 

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Stacking the Shelves

Posted August 16, 2014 by Christy / 17 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Review. My Haul:   The Scorch Trials by James Dashner – Purchased The Death Cure by James Dashner – Purchased Dissonance by Erika O’Rourke – Won from Goodreads Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo – For Blog Tour Astray by Amy Christine Parker – For Blog Tour Kindle Book:   Dangerous Boys by Abigail Haas – EEEKKKKK!!!! What did you get this week?  

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ARC Book Review | Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang

Posted August 14, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: September 9, 2014 My rating: 4 of 5 stars On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class. Then, after school, she put them into practice by running her Mercedes off the road. Why? Why did Liz Emerson decide that the world would be better off without her? Why did she give up? Vividly told by an unexpected and surprising narrator, this heartbreaking and nonlinear novel pieces together the short and devastating life of Meridian High’s most popular junior girl. Mass, acceleration, momentum, force—Liz didn’t understand it in physics, and even as her Mercedes hurtles toward the tree, she doesn’t […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | The Fine Art of Pretending by Rachel Harris

Posted August 13, 2014 by Christy / 6 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.   My Pick The Fine Art of Pretending by Rachel Harris   Expected Publication Date: September 30, 2014 by Spencer Hill Contemporary According to the guys at Fairfield Academy, there are two types of girls: the kind you hook up with, and the kind you’re friends with. Seventeen-year-old Alyssa Reed is the second type. And she hates it. With just one year left to change her rank, she devises a plan to become the first type by homecoming, and she sets her sights on the perfect date—Justin Carter, Fairfield Academy’s biggest hottie and most notorious player. With 57 days until the dance, Aly launches Operation Sex Appeal […]

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ARC Book Review | Don’t Touch by Rachel M. Wilson

Posted August 12, 2014 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: September 2, 2014 My rating: 3 of 5 stars A powerful story of a girl who is afraid to touch another person’s skin, until the boy auditioning for Hamlet opposite her Ophelia gives her a reason to overcome her fears. Step on a crack, break your mother’s back. Touch another person’s skin, and Dad’s gone for good. Caddie can’t stop thinking that if she keeps from touching another person’s skin, her parents might get back together… which is why she wears full-length gloves to school and covers every inch of her skin. It seems harmless at first, but Caddie’s obsession soon threatens her ambitions as an actress. She desperately wants […]

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It’s My Birthday and I’m Giving Books Away!

Posted August 11, 2014 by Christy / 0 Comments

  Happy Birthday to me!!!! Yep, I am 27 years old today and to celebrate I’m going to give one winner a choice of 2 of the books below.  Unfortunately, this giveaway is going to have to be US only as I can’t afford the cost to ship international right now.  The giveaway will run until September 1st!  I will check entries of the winner so please don’t cheat. Are you ready to see your choices???? Drumroll please…   a Rafflecopter giveaway Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor!  

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Sunday Showdown (18)

Posted August 10, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Welcome to today’s Showdown!      The Contenders:         Let the showdown begin!        Which cover is your favorite? The Walled City Mortal Danger Very Bad Things The Fall    pollcode.com free polls  

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Stacking the Shelves (54)

Posted August 9, 2014 by Christy / 10 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Review My Haul: Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (bought) Blood Games by Chloe Neill (won from AGREATread) Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian (traded) Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead (bought) Welcome to the Dark House by Laurie Faria Stolarz (bought – already read and LOVED) I also got this beauty, which I’m currently reading! Opposition by Jennifer Lynn Armentrout Kindle Books: How To Love by Katie Cotugno (1.99 on Kindle) What did you get this week?

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