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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Gives Me The Feels

Posted September 26, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

As a reader, one of the things that I love most in books is when I come across a quote that gives me ALL THE FEELS. So today, I thought that I would share some of my favorite feely quotes in hope that these will bring out the feels in you too.   **Fair warning, by the end you may be like this:       Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire     “One of these days you’re going to fall in love, son. Don’t settle for just anyone. Choose the girl that doesn’t come easy, the one you have to fight for, and then never stop fighting. Never.”   Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout     “To love is not weak. […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (24)

Posted September 25, 2013 by Christy / 6 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  This meme allows us to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.   My pick this week is:   Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell   Expected publication date: April 1, 2014       Rule One—Nothing is right, nothing is wrong.Rule Two—Be careful.Rule Three—Fight using your legs whenever possible, because they’re the strongest part of your body. Your arms are the weakest.Rule Four—Hit to kill. The first blow should be the last, if at all possible.Rule Five—The letters are the law. Kit takes her role as London’s notorious “Perfect Killer” seriously. The letters and cash that come to her via a secret mailbox are not a […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (19) Best Sequels Ever

Posted September 24, 2013 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.   This week’s topic is: Best Sequels Ever   Here’s my list:     Prodigy by Marie Lu   Insurgent by Veronica Roth   One Grave At A Time by Jeaniene Frost   Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones   Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins   Origin by Jennifer L Armentrout   Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas   Dare You To by Katie McGarry   Apollyon by Jennifer L Armentrout   The Elite by Kiera Cass     What are some of your favorite sequels?    

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Book Review | Sick by Tom Leveen

Posted September 23, 2013 by Christy / 5 Comments

  Format: e-ARC Source: Netgalley Publisher: Amulet Books  Publication Date: October 1, 2013  Pages: 288 Goodreads | Amazon Breakfast Club meets The Walking Dead as a group of unlikely allies tries to survive a deadly outbreak. Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They’re the misfits and the troublemakers—the ones who jump their high school’s fence to skip class regularly. So when a deadly virus breaks out, they’re the only ones with a chance of surviving. The virus turns Brian’s classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don’t die easily. The whole school goes on lockdown, but Brian and his best friend, Chad, are safe (and stuck) in the theater department—far from Brian’s sister, Kenzie, and […]

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