Waiting on Wednesday (26)

Posted October 9, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to showcase what upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.   Here’s my pick:   What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick   Expected Publication: April 15, 2014       From the author of My Life Next Door comes a swoony summertime romance full of expectation and regret, humor and hard questions.Gwen Castle’s Biggest Mistake Ever, Cassidy Somers, is slumming it as a yard boy on her Nantucket-esque island this summer. He’s a rich kid from across the bridge in Stony Bay, and she hails from a family of fishermen and housecleaners who keep the island’s summer people happy. Gwen worries a life […]

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Book Review | Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins

Posted October 7, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Series: Sweet Evil # 2 Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: April 30, 2013 Pages: 371 Goodreads | Amazon     Anna Whitt, the daughter of a guardian angel and a demon, promised herself she’d never do the work of her father—polluting souls. She’d been naive to make such a vow. She’d been naive about a lot of things. Haunted by demon whisperers, Anna does whatever she can to survive, even if it means embracing her dark side and earning an unwanted reputation as her school’s party girl. Her life has never looked more bleak. And all the while there’s Kaidan Rowe, son of the Duke of Lust, plaguing her heart and mind. When an unexpected lost […]

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Deal Discoveries (7)

Posted October 6, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Deal Discoveries is a meme here on Christy’s Book Addiction in which I share a bunch of deals that I found on Amazon.     Kindle Books:     The Prices:   Die For Me by Amy Plum – 1.99   Hourglass by Myra McEntire – 1.99   Variant by Robinson Wells – 1.99   Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg – 2.99   Looking For Alaska by John Green – 4.87   Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern – 1.99   Fallen by Lauren Kate – 3.99   Marked by P.C & Kristen Cast – 2.99     Paperback Books:        The Prices:   Cinder by Marissa Meyer  – 4.00   Invincible […]

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Stacking the Shelves (29)

Posted October 5, 2013 by Christy / 9 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that allows us to showcase what books we got the previous week.     Here’s my haul:     Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown (Traded, Thanks Lili!)   For Review:        Avalon by Mindee Arnett   Elusion by Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam   Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas   Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge   Panic by Lauren Oliver   The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine   Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell   Uninvited by Sophie Jordan   What did you get?    

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Book Review | Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Posted October 3, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Hardback Source: Traded Publisher: Disney Hyperion Publication Date: May 7, 2013 Pages: 294 Goodreads | Amazon   For Cricket Thompson, a summer like this one will change everything. A summer spent on Nantucket with her best friend, Jules Clayton, and the indomitable Clayton family. A summer when she’ll make the almost unattainable Jay Logan hers. A summer to surpass all dreams. Some of this turns out to be true. Some of it doesn’t. When Jules and her family suffer a devastating tragedy that forces the girls apart, Jules becomes a stranger whom Cricket wonders whether she ever really knew. And instead of lying on the beach working on her caramel-colored tan, Cricket is making beds and cleaning bathrooms to […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (25)

Posted October 2, 2013 by Christy / 8 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to showcase what upcoming books we are looking forward to   My pick this week is:   The One by Keira Cass   Expected Publication Date: May 6, 2014     America must decide if she’s truly the One. Don’t miss the captivating conclusion to The Selection trilogy.     Isn’t that cover gorgeous!      

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Book Review | Countdown by Michelle Rowen

Posted September 30, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Format: e-ARC Source: Netgalley Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: October 1, 2013 Pages: 336 Goodreads | Amazon   3 seconds left to live. Once the countdown starts, it cannot be stopped.  2 pawns thrown into a brutal underground reality game.  Kira Jordan survived her family’s murder and months on plague-devastated city streets with hard-won savvy and a low-level psi ability. She figures she can handle anything. Until she wakes up in a barren room, chained next to the notorious Rogan Ellis.  1 reason Kira will never, ever trust Rogan. Even though both their lives depend on it.  Their every move is controlled and televised for a vicious exclusive audience. And as Kira’s psi skill unexpectedly grows and Rogan’s secrets prove […]

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Stacking the Shelves (28) & Weekly Recap

Posted September 28, 2013 by Christy / 10 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  This meme allows us to show what books we got the previous week.   What happened on the blog this week:   I reviewed Sick by Tom Leveen I listed my Top Ten Favorite Sequels EVER  I shared a book I’m anxiously awaiting I listed some quotes that give me the feels    Here’s my haul:       Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas (Traded)   The Summer I Became A Nerd by Leah Rae Miller (Traded)     What books did you get?    

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