Review: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Posted August 2, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Hardcover Pages: 394 Publisher: Dial Books (Imprint of the Penguin Group) Buy This Book: Amazon From Goodreads: A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another “One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.” The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase’s family makes Samantha one of their own. Then […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (4)

Posted August 1, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole Expected Publication Date: October 2, 2012 From Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Evie Greene thought her horrific apocalyptic hallucinations were a sign that she was slowly losing her mind. But when her visions come true, decimating the world around her and killing everyone she loves, Evie is forced to accept that she was seeing the future. Fighting for her life and desperate for answers, she turns to wrong-side-of-the-bayou classmate, the gorgeous and dangerous Jackson Deveaux for help. As Jackson and Evie race to find the source of her visions, they meet […]

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July Wrap Up

Posted July 31, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

July is almost over so it’s time for my wrap up of my first month of blogging…I’ve had so much fun this past month and I look forward to doing a lot more wrap ups! Reviews: ~ A Midsummer’s Nightmare by Kody Keplinger ~ Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent ~ Easy by Tammara Webber~ Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland~ Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost~ Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry~ Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols~ Storm by Brigid Kemmerer~ Spark by Brigid Kemmerer~ The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg~ The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa~ What Kills Me by Wynne Channing Giveaway:Lazy Days of Summer Hop – Copy of Sweet Evil (Open […]

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Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Posted July 31, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: Paperback Pages: 485 Publisher: Mira Ink (imprint of Harlequin) Series: Blood of Eden Book 1 Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: “In a future world, vampires reign. Humans are blood cattle. And one girl will search for the key to save humanity.”Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a vampire city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of “them.” The vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the night Allie herself is attacked–and given the ultimate choice. Die…or become one of the monsters. Faced with her own mortality, Allie becomes what she despises most. […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? (3)

Posted July 30, 2012 by Christy / 2 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. Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland          The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg What Kills Me by Wynne Channing Here’s what I plan to read this week: Clicking the title will take you to the Goodreads page The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What are you reading?

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Review: What Kills Me by Wynne Channing

Posted July 29, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: E-book provided by Library thing/Author Pages: 209 Published: June 6, 2012 Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: An ancient prophecy warns of a girl destined to cause the extinction of the vampire race. So when 17 year-old Axelia falls into a sacred well filled with blood and emerges a vampire, the immortal empire believes she is this legendary destroyer.  Hunted by soldiers and mercenaries, Axelia and her reluctant ally, the vampire bladesmith Lucas, must battle to survive. How will she convince the empire that she is just an innocent teenager-turned bloodsucker and not a creature of destruction? And if she cannot, can a vampire who is afraid of bugs summon the courage to fight a nation of immortals? My […]

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Stacking the Shelves (3)

Posted July 28, 2012 by Christy / 14 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that showcases what books we have recevied in the past week. Here’s what I got this week For Review: What Kills Me by Wynne Channing Bought: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce Grave Witch by Kalayna Price Won: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa (Thanks to Sassy Book Lovers) Invincible Summer by Hannah Moskowitz (Thanks to Book Twirps) What books did you get this week? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Early Review: Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted July 28, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: e-ARC from Netgalley Expected Publication: August 28, 2012 Publisher: Kensington Pre-Order this book: Amazon From Amazon: Gabriel Merrick plays with fire.  Literally. Sometimes he can even control it.  And sometimes he can’t Gabriel has always had his brothers to rely on, especially his twin, Nick.  But when an arsonist starts wreaking havoc on their town, all the signs point to Gabriel.  Only he’s not doing it. And no one seems to believe him.  Except a shy sophomore named Layne, a brainiac who dresses in turtlenecks and jeans and keeps him totally off balance.  Layne understands family problems, and she understands secrets.  She has a few of her own. Gabriel can’t let her guess about his brothers, about his abilities, […]

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Lazy Days of Summer Giveaway Hop

Posted July 26, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

This hop is hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Colorimetry.  This is the first giveaway hop that I’m participating in so I’m really excited.  Rules: You must be 13 years or older to enter       You must provide a valid email address so that I can contact you if you win       All winners will be sent an email and must respond within 48 hours or I will pick a new winnerUS only The Prize: I am giving away one paperback copy of Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins.  Fill out the rafflecopter below to enter then hop on over to the next blog! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Posted July 26, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 375 Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: Dying of a broken heart is just the beginning…Welcome to forever. Brie’s life ends at sixteen: Her boyfriend tells her he doesn’t love her, and the news breaks her heart-literally. But now that she’s D&G (dead and gone), Brie is about to discover that love is way more complicated that she ever imagined.  Back in Half Moon Bay, her family has begun to unravel.  Her best friend has been keeping a secret about Jacob, the boy she loved and lost-and the truth behind his shattering betrayal.  And then there’s Patrick, Brie’s mysterious new guide and resident Lost Soul…who just might hold the key to her […]

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