Review: Wake by Amanda Hocking

Posted August 18, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 309 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Series: Watersong Book # 1 Buy this Book: Amazon Audiobook Preview: HERE   From Goodreads: Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking—and lose yourself to the Watersong. Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They’re the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone’s attention—but it’s Gemma who’s attracted theirs. She’s the one they’ve chosen to be part of their group. Gemma seems to have it all—she’s carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He’s always been just a friend, but […]

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Review: Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Posted August 16, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Paperback Pages: 307 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Series: Sky Chasers book 1 Buy this Book: Amazon From Goodreads:  What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you’d been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue? Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth’s collapse, the ship’s crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader’s efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don’t know an attack is being mounted that could […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (6)

Posted August 15, 2012 by Christy / 9 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi Expected Publication Date: February 5th, 2012 From Goodreads: tick ticktickticktickit’s almosttime for war. Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible. In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette […]

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August New Release Giveaway Hop

Posted August 15, 2012 by Christy / 158 Comments

The New Release giveaway hop is hosted by Book Twirps and Refracted Light Reviews. This hop runs from August 15th until August 31st.  This giveaway is INT as long as the Book Depository ships to you.  If you’re not sure you can check HERE.  Rules: Must be 13 years or older to enter Winner must respond to my email within 48 Hrs or I will pick a new winner This hop runs from August 15th – August 31st The Prize: 1 person will get to choose 1 of the books below. Enter the rafflecopter below then hop on over to the next blog 😀 http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/706e944/

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Teaser Tuesday (2)

Posted August 14, 2012 by Christy / 5 Comments

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! I’m reading The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa Summary from Goodreads: Don’t look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them. That […]

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Its Monday! What Are You Reading? (5)

Posted August 13, 2012 by Christy / 5 Comments

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey in which we plan our reading week! Here is what I’ve read the past week: Clicking the title will take you to my review.   Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce Temptation by Karen Ann Hopkins     Here’s what I plan to read this week Clicking title will take you to Goodreads page   The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout Wake by Amanda Hocking What are you reading this week? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Review: Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce

Posted August 12, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Hardcover Pages: 324 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Buy this Book: Amazon From Goodreads: Scarlett March lives to hunt the Fenris–the werewolves that took her eye when she was defending her sister Rosie from a brutal attack. Armed with a razor-sharp hatchet and blood-red cloak, Scarlett is an expert at luring and slaying the wolves. She’s determined to protect other young girls from a grisly death, and her raging heart will not rest until every single wolf is dead. Rosie March once felt her bond with her sister was unbreakable. Owing Scarlett her life, Rosie hunts ferociously alongside her. But even as more girls’ bodies pile up in the city and the Fenris seem to be gaining power, Rosie […]

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Stacking the Shelves (5)

Posted August 11, 2012 by Christy / 19 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews in which we showcase what books we have received during the past week. From Netgalley: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa           Bought: Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clemet-Moore Taken  by Storm by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Glimmer by Phoebe Kitanidis Slide by Jill HathawayWake by Amanda Hocking What did you get this week? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  

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Review: Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

Posted August 10, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 319 Publisher: Greenwillow (Imprint of HarperCollins) Buy this Book: Amazon From Goodreads: Everything is in ruins. A devastating plague has decimated the population. And those who are left live in fear of catching it as the city crumbles to pieces around them. So what does Araby Worth have to live for? Nights in the Debauchery Club, beautiful dresses, glittery make-up . . . and tantalizing ways to forget it all. But in the depths of the club—in the depths of her own despair—Araby will find more than oblivion. She will find Will, the terribly handsome proprietor of the club. And Elliott, the wickedly smart aristocrat. Neither boy is what he seems. Both have secrets. Everyone does. And […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (5)

Posted August 8, 2012 by Christy / 8 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is: Sever by Lauren DeStefano Expected Publication: February 12, 2013 From Goodreads: What if you knew exactly when you would die? In the not-too-distant future, genetic engineering has turned every newborn into a ticking time bomb—males only live to age 25 and females only live to age 20. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out. When 16-year-old Rhine Ellery is taken by “the Gatherers” to become a bride, she enters a world of wealth and privilege. Rhine has only one purpose […]

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