Month: March 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: The Way to Game the Walk of Shame & The Rose and the Dagger

Posted March 30, 2016 by Ink Ladies / 44 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine We stopped doing Waiting on Wednesday a while ago, but I felt like since I stopped doing these posts I have missed out new and upcoming books so we decided to bring this back again to help us keep up with books that are coming out. The Way to Game the Walk of Shame   Taylor Simmons is screwed. Things were hard enough when her single-minded dedication to her studies earned her the reputation of being an Ice Queen, but after getting drunk at a party and waking up next to bad boy surfer Evan McKinley, the entire school seems intent on tearing Taylor down with mockery and gossip. Desperate to […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Latest 5 Star Reads

Posted March 29, 2016 by Christy / 20 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is all about our latest 5 star reads!  It was interesting to go back over the books that I’ve read to see which ones made the cut for this week’s list! I only went back to the start of 2016 for this list and I didn’t have enough 5 star reads to make a list of 10 so I’m going to add a few 4- 4.5 star reads also. Last 5 Star Reads Last 4.5 Star Reads Last 4 Star Reads What are some of your latest 5 star reads?

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My Kind of Crazy: Robin Reul + Giveaway

Posted March 28, 2016 by Erica / 24 Comments
My Kind of Crazy: Robin Reul + Giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the My Kind of Crazy blog tour hosted by Irish Banana! I can’t wait to share my thoughts on this story with you all. Also, make sure to stay till the end so you can enter the giveaway!   Despite the best of intentions, seventeen-year old, wisecracking Hank Kirby can’t quite seem to catch a break. It’s not that he means to screw things up all the time, it just happens. A lot. Case in point: his attempt to ask out the girl he likes literally goes up in flames when he spells “Prom” in sparklers on her lawn…and nearly burns down her house. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Peyton Breedlove, a brooding loner and budding […]

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Christy’s Novel Rewind (5)

Posted March 27, 2016 by Christy / 12 Comments

Novel Rewind is the way Erica and I wrap up our week. Though, since there is two of us we’ll be alternating weeks and each of our separate posts will be showcasing the past two weeks. We will be linking up to Stacking the Shelves and The Sunday Post. Life & What’s Happened Happy Easter!! Aside from Easter activities this weekend, I have really gotten into crafting.  I spent most of Saturday making TBR jars (there may be a post about that later), and then I started making bookish jewelry AND THEN I started an Etsy shop!! I don’t know what’s came over me but I’m in a crafting mood and I’m always thinking of more things I could try. As of […]

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Perfect Days: Raphael Montes

Posted March 24, 2016 by Erica / 8 Comments
Perfect Days: Raphael Montes

A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of Brazil’s most celebrated young crime writer. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn’t have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence of his medical school cadaver—that is, until he meets Clarice. She’s almost his exact opposite: exotic, spontaneous, unafraid to speak her mind. An aspiring screenwriter, she’s working on a screenplay called Perfect Days about three friends who go on a road trip across Brazil in search of romance. Teo is obsessed. […]

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Spotlight ++ GIVEAWAY! || Furious: T.R. Ragan

Posted March 23, 2016 by Erica / 0 Comments
Spotlight ++ GIVEAWAY! || Furious: T.R. Ragan

Faith McMann comes home to a nightmare: her husband is killed and her son and daughter are taken. Although the intruders leave her for dead, she survives. Crippling grief and fear for her children make life unbearable. Until her anguish turns to anger…and she trades victimhood for vengeance. Frustrated with the law’s efforts, she takes action to rescue her children—and wreaks havoc on the brutal criminals who tore them from her. With her family and newfound allies at her side, Faith descends into the hellish underworld of human trafficking, determined to make those who prey on the innocent pray for mercy. The forces she’s up against have already proven that their ruthlessness knows no bounds. And there’s nothing they won’t […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: Dreamers Often Lie by Jacqueline West

Posted March 23, 2016 by Christy / 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine We stopped doing Waiting on Wednesday a while ago, but I felt like since I stopped doing these posts I have missed out new and upcoming books so we decided to bring this back again to help us keep up with books that are coming out. Dreamers Often Lie Jaye wakes up from a skiing accident with a fractured skull, a blinding headache, and her grip on reality sliding into delusion. Determined to get back to her starring role in the school production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jaye lies to her sister, her mom, her doctors. She’s fine, she says. She’s fine. If anyone knew the truth […]

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Ten Books I Really Love But Feel Like I Haven’t Talked About Much

Posted March 22, 2016 by Christy / 15 Comments

This week we’re going to talk about those books we loved but feel like we don’t get to talk about enough.  I have quite a few but I’ve managed to narrow it down to 10. Books I’ve Loved That I Don’t Talk About Enough Books That I’ve Loved That I’m ALWAYS PUSHING What are some books that you love that you don’t talk about much?  How about the ones you push on everyone?

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DNF Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Posted March 21, 2016 by Christy / 7 Comments
DNF Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Note: This review is based on the 44% of the book that I read. This review is very painful for me to write.  If you saw THIS post then you know that Burning was a book that I was REALLLLLYYYYY looking forward to.  As a huge fan of Orange is the New Black, I was definitely intrigued with the fact that this book was compared to it, and adding a little mystery to that?  I was sold.  Unfortunately, it didn’t work well for me. I think the main problem I had with this book was that I really didn’t care about any of the characters.  Angela was ok, but there was no connection there.  Jessica was interesting enough, but I […]

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Yes, No, Or Maybe: Books I’m Thinking of Reading

Posted March 20, 2016 by Christy / 9 Comments

Do you have those books that you’ve been eyeing for a while but you are on the fence about whether or not you should read them? Either you are afraid that you won’t like them, or you’ve heard ‘ehhh’ things about them, or for whatever reason you have been hesitant to pick them up?  Well, I have a ton of them.  So I thought that I’d let you all help me decide which ones I should pick up and which ones I should stay away from. Since I’m always finding new books that I’m always on the fence about, this may become a regular thing. I’m going to list 3 books and you all can tell me in the comments which […]

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