Month: August 2015

Monthly Ink (4) // & Happy Birthday to My Dad <3

Posted August 31, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 8 Comments
Monthly Ink (4) // & Happy Birthday to My Dad

Monthly Ink How was the month of August for you guys? Summer is basically over, people going back to school and the joy of doing nothing all day is gone (AHHH :/). Well, not for me, which sucks. Finding a job down here sucks especially when I haven’t had one before. I feel like no one will hire me and it sucks. I can’t go to school because tuition for someone who is out of state is like triple the actual rate and I’m not rich, so I have to wait for that. Ugh, just a mess. That’s basically what my August has been like. Our Reviews Discussions Memes Our Favorite August Read **Erica on the left // Christy on […]

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Dismissed by Kirsty McManus

Posted August 30, 2015 by Erica / 3 Comments
Dismissed by Kirsty McManus

ERICA’S REVIEW So, I was really disappointed with this one. I probably could have DNF’d it, but it was only like 166 pages so I pushed through and read the whole thing. Not a smart decision. I guess part of the disappointment was the fact that I had very high hopes going into this one. I love forbidden love, especially the teacher/student type deal. With that being said, there wasn’t much to this book. The main character, Lizzie, was an okay character. I could deal with her and I feel like she did have some development throughout. But, she will not be a very memorable character. Her relationships that she had were very bland and kind of pissed me off. […]

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Stacking the Shelves (88)

Posted August 29, 2015 by Christy / 17 Comments
Stacking the Shelves (88)

Stacking the Shelves Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.   Christy’s Haul Gifted: I got my first Secret Sister package this week and everything was absolutely PERFECT!  My sister already knows me so well 😀   Fans of the Impossible Life | The Accident Season | The Boy Most Likely To Thanks, #OTSPSecretSister for everything ♥ For Review The Great Hunt | Dreamology | Reign of Shadows | The Mystery of Hollow Places | A Drop of Night What did you get this week?

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Seduce by Jennifer Snyder

Posted August 28, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 2 Comments
Seduce by Jennifer Snyder

Without hesitation I headed in the direction of the restrooms. Running my fingers through my hair, I entered the hall. I tried to wipe every ounce of disgust from what I was about to do off my face. I hated that this was part of who I was now. There was no denying it though, no way to ignore it, not if I wanted to live. That was the truth about being a succubus. I could hate it all I wanted, but feeding was still a necessity. Footsteps behind me caught my attention. I twisted my lips into a provocative smile as I spun to face my nameless conquest for the night. My eyes skimmed his features. Up close he […]

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Who is entering? Who will come out alive?

Posted August 27, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 1 Comment

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 Lily vs. Rose! Daemon & Katy Lux Series VS. Legolas & Tauriel  LOTR and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Why Lily chose Daemon & Katy? Where do I even start? First of all, Katy and Daemon are such great characters on their own but together it is just ten times better. They have such great dialogue which is so so SO entertaining and they make each other even better, more loveable characters. Daemon makes Katy stronger and Katy makes Daemon more compassionate and I […]

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September Releases That We Need NOW!

Posted August 26, 2015 by Christy / 17 Comments
September Releases That We Need NOW!

With September right around the corner, Erica and I thought we would share some September releases that we are really looking forward to! Christy’s Looking Forward To Dumplin / I’ve already been hearing AMAZING things about this one so I can’t wait to see if it lives up to the hype Fans of the Impossible Life / This one sounds really, really interesting! Queen of Shadows / This one is already pre-ordered, of course 😀 Six of Crows / Pre-ordered as well This Monstrous Thing / I have an E-ARC of this one and I can’t wait to read it Tonight the Streets Are Ours / I have an ARC and I’m excited to read it since I loved TSWSYL Menagerie […]

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We will be a teachin’ & you will be a readin’…

Posted August 25, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 19 Comments
We will be a teachin’ & you will be a readin’…

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish The course Erica will be teaching is…Don’t Be Scared of Depression 101. Don’t Be Scared of Depression 101 I have been talking about depression a lot lately because I feel like a lot of people need to dive into it rather than being scared. A lot of people avoid it because they feel like it doesn’t depict it the right way or they don’t want to be upset, but reading about it helps us see. It allows us to see what people go through and allows us to become a shoulder to lean on. So, below you will be seeing books I would want to showcase in the class. […]

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Forgiving Lies by Molly McAdams

Posted August 24, 2015 by Christy / 5 Comments
Forgiving Lies by Molly McAdams

Oh my gosh, I don’t even know where to start!  I hadn’t heard of this book until my #OTSPSecretSister sent it to me for my birthday (THANK YOU SISTER!), of course since it came recommended from my wonderful sister, I immediately picked it up.  And let me tell you, once I started, I couldn’t stop. I finished the entire book within 24 hours of picking it up, it was just so easy to get caught up in Rachel and Kash. Forgiving Lies is unlike most of the New Adult books that I’ve read.  I loved the fact that while we still get the swoon worthy romance, there’s more to the story. Rachel Masters knows tragedy, it’s something that she’s witnessed firsthand […]

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Netflixing Gone Wild

Posted August 23, 2015 by Christy / 10 Comments

So, Erica and I are HUGE Netflix fans who isn’t? and last night we were talking about the shows that we wanted to watch.  One thing led to another and we came up with the idea of us watching a Netflix show together and then get together once a week on the blog to talk about what we thought. Our plans are to watch 1 season a week, unless it’s a newer show that doesn’t have many seasons and then we may adjust the schedule. We’ve narrowed it down to 5 shows and we are going to let you, our lovely readers, decide which show we are going to watch first. What’s it going to be?  (Voting will last one week!) Is there […]

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Is designing my thing? I need your help.

Posted August 21, 2015 by Ink Ladies / 37 Comments

Today is usually the day I post a review, but I want to do a little bit of discussion. So, recently I have been tweaking with our design here at Novel Ink and I really love the final wrap-up of it. It took me awhile to get there as I am a perfectionist and nothing was coming around the way I wanted to, but it finally did. Not only that, but hearing that Christy loved it to was the cherry on top. I mean she had to or I would start all over again 😛 The other day, Genesis from Latte Nights Reviews came to me asking to help her along her new design process. She wanted to take a hack […]

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