Month: July 2015

Stacking the Shelves (83)

Posted July 11, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 12 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.   Erica’s Haul Gifted:     On the left: From Genesis Before You by Amber Hart & Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson On the right: From Christy We Were Liars // Nowhere But Here // Love Letters to the Dead // The Fill-In Boyfriend On the Fence // Notes from Ghost Town // The Winner’s Curse // The Walls Around Us The amazing birthday cake from my mom at the surprise birthday party she had for me. She got me some stuff, but it hasn’t came in yet, you’ll see it next week 🙂 & now for the most amazing gift at all. My boyfriend (above) is in Rome right now and we aren’t able to talk, only when he gets wifi, but […]

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Jesse’s Girl // Blog Tour

Posted July 10, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 3 Comments
Jesse’s Girl // Blog Tour

Excerpt As much as I love music, I am generally not a fan of country. I don’t like banjos. I don’t like sappy lyrics about trucks and hauling hay. Dolly Parton is my mortal enemy—my mom plays “Jolene” over and over and over and over, and it makes me want to chop my ears off like van Gogh. Yeah, yeah, I’m from Tennessee, where it’s a crime if you don’t love country, but I like deep, rumbling beats and singing loud and fast and hard. I do not like closing my eyes and crooning to a cow in the pasture. Yet here I am at a Jesse Scott concert, getting ready to meet him and to see if he’ll let […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME & TWO GIVEAWAYS FOR YOU! :D

Posted July 9, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 91 Comments
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME & TWO GIVEAWAYS FOR YOU! :D

It’s my birthday and I’ll give gifts if I want to ♥  Guys, today’s my birthday and I’m turning 21. OH MY GOD, I can drink now (usually every person who turns 21), though I don’t drink and all my family and friends are disappointed because I want to stay home, read books and eat pizza tomorrow. But I say, that’s the perfect way to celebrate your birthday. Whether you be 13, 21, 45 or 70. Books and pizza are everything. I can’t wait to show you guys all my gifts. I was going to post some of them today in this post because I already got some awesome gifts from Christy, Genesis & my sister, but I’m showcasing them on Saturday […]

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Falling for Him // Promo

Posted July 8, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 1 Comment
Falling for Him // Promo

Excerpt: “We need to be going,” I whispered. “Will you promise to meet me here again?” Jaime’s words were powerful and full of lust. I nodded, knowing I also wanted this moment to pick up where we’d left off. Who cared about doing schoolwork when this was so much better? “I promise.” “Next time, wear something sexy for me. I want to be able to see more of this gorgeous body of yours.” He leaned back and examined me closely, letting his fingers drift down my arm. “Your legs are sexy as hell, baby.” I felt my face redden, since no one had ever really told me my body was attractive. I knew I had a decent figure, but to […]

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Naked // Book Blitz

Posted July 7, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 1 Comment
Naked // Book Blitz

Excerpt #1: There’s a strange tapping on my window. My heart pounds in my chest as I remember the last time. Nothing happened then, but I do sort of wish I had Zara with me now. I take a deep breath and tiptoe to the window and peer out. A happy face peers back at me. I blink and then slide open the window. “What the hell are you doing here, Jackson?” His eyes are bright and alive, and I realize I’m very happy to see him. “I want to show you something,” he says. “Normal people come to the door, you know?” He shrugs. “You told me your parents were strict—figured this was the safe way.” I shake my head. He’s crazy. And sneaking around my […]

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Not So Light Topic… [Please Read Guys <3]

Posted July 6, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 15 Comments
Not So Light Topic… [Please Read Guys

Remembering You In today’s Thinking Out Loud I will be talking about a hard topic. Suicide. Today marks a year that I lost my cousin, Patrick, due to him taking his own life. He was only 29 years old, which to me is way too young. We found out the day before my birthday, July 8, about my cousin passing away. I remember exactly how I heard. My mom called and I was in American Eagle. I just stared at my sister, ran to my car and just started bawling. He was my sister’s best friend and having to tell her this was one of the hardest things to do in my life. I could go on and on, but I don’t […]

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Monthly Ink (2) // Better late, than never.

Posted July 5, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 5 Comments

Monthly Ink is the newest feature over here at Novel Ink. We saw some other awesome bloggers doing weekly wrap-ups, newsletters and such so Christy and I thought we would have our monthly wrap-up. We’ll showcase the blogs reviews for the past month (this one being June), talk about our discussions and other random things we want to add. May Reviews Discussion Posts Some Fun Tags Our Favorite June Read (Erica on Left — Christy on Right)  

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Paperweight | Oh, How I Wished I Loved You More

Posted July 3, 2015 by Christy / 10 Comments
Paperweight | Oh, How I Wished I Loved You More

Review Before I start, let me say that I’m probably going to be the black sheep on this book and my main complaint is mostly a personal thing, but it really hindered my enjoyment of this book. Going into Paperweight I was expecting amazing things.  It already has excellent ratings on Goodreads and quite a few compelling reviews that ultimately pushed me into downloading this book from Edelweiss.  However, I didn’t love it like I thought I would. Stephanie, or Stevie, is going through some issues and I’m sure everyone has figured out the whole eating disorder thing from the summary so…Stevie has an eating disorder. She also lost her brother, and she feels like she is to blame for his […]

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Who is entering the battle dome?

Posted July 2, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 11 Comments
Who is entering the battle dome?

Are you ready for another BATTLESHIP?! If you are interested in entering into the gauntlet you can enter here. You can go up against Christy and I, a friend, or a random opponent (which is pretty awesome). It’s Shannon VS. ERICA! Katniss & Peeta took over last round and beat out Celaena and Chaol, so who are they battling this time? vs. Why Erica chose Katniss & Gale? As soon as I saw Shannon submit Katniss & Peeta I knew if she won I would put up Katniss and Gale to see who would take the cake. I know this is a feud and I’m really curious to see who comes out on top! Why Shannon chose Katniss & Peeta? Because they are the […]

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