Stacking the Shelves #1

Posted July 15, 2012 by Christy / 8 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews which features what books we recevied during the past week.  This is my first time participating, so I’m really excited. Here’s what I recieved this week: From Netgalley: Spark by Brigid Kemmerer Won: Ashfall by Mike Mullins thanks to Kimmie’s Bookshelf Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins (I have 2 copies of this, so I will be doing a giveaway) Social Suicide by Gemma Halliday Ten Things We Did by Sarah Mlynowski Bought: Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland 50 Shades Darker by E.L. James A Midsummer’s Nightmare by Kody Keplinger Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~What did you get this week?

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Review: Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

Posted July 14, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Title: Once Burned Author: Jeaniene Frost Format: Paperback Pages: 346 Publisher: Avon Buy This Book:  Amazon From Goodreads: She’s a mortal with dark powers… After a tragic accident scarred her body and destroyed her dreams, Leila never imagined that the worst was still to come: terrifying powers that let her channel electricity and learn a person’s darkest secrets through a single touch. Leila is doomed to a life of solitude…until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world’s most infamous vampire… He’s the Prince of Night… Vlad Tepesh inspired the greatest vampire legend of all—but whatever you do, don’t call him Dracula. Vlad’s ability to control fire makes him […]

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Review: Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted July 13, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Find this book on Amazon From Goodreads: Becca Chandler is suddenly getting all the guys all the ones she doesn’t want. Ever since her ex-boyfriend spread those lies about her. Then she saves Chris Merrick from a beating in the school parking lot. Chris is different. Way different: he can control water just like his brothers can control fire, wind, and earth. They’re powerful. Dangerous. Marked for death. And now that she knows the truth, so is Becca. Secrets are hard to keep when your life’s at stake. When Hunter, the mysterious new kid around school, turns up with a talent for being in the wrong place at the right time, Becca thinks she can trust him. But then Hunter […]

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Review: Easy by Tammara Webber

Posted July 12, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment
Review: Easy by Tammara Webber

Review: Easy by Tammara Webber From Amazon: A girl who believes trust can be misplaced, promises are made to be broken, and loyalty is an illusion.  A boy who believes truth is relative, lies can mask unbearable pain, and guilt is eternal.  Will what they find in each other validate their conclusions, or disprove them all? When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a breakup.  After two weeks in shock, she wakes up to her new reality:  she’s single, attending a state university instead of a music conservatory, ignored by her former circle of friends, stalked by her ex’s frat brother, and failing a class for the first time […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: Alice in Zombieland

Posted July 11, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. My WoW selection is: Alice in Zombielandby Gena ShowalterPublication Date: September 25th 2012 From Goodreads: She won’t rest until she’s sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever. Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone. Her father was right. The monsters are real…. To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To […]

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Review: Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent

Posted July 11, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments
Review: Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent

  My Thoughts: First I want to say Rachel Vincent is AMAZING, I have read and loved all of her books!!  I have been impatiently waiting this book since reading If I Die and let me say that it did not disappoint!  The writing was flawless and the book was incredible! Before I Wake starts off a month after If I Die ends with Kaylee struggling to come to terms with her new afterlife.  The action starts in the very first chapter and Rachel doesn’t let up throughout the whole book.  Once I picked this book up I couldn’t put it down…this book took my emotions on a rollercoaster, I laughed and cried. I love every one of the characters […]

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First Blog Post

Posted June 10, 2012 by Christy / 3 Comments

Ok, so this is my first ever blog post, so I’m not really sure where to start.  I haven’t always been a book reader.  My love for books started about 3 years ago when a co-worker made me read the Twilight series (I’m sure I’m not the only one that started out this way :)) *Thanks Amanda* Since then I’ve loved talking about my favorite reads and characters.  When I fall in love with a book the characters become very real to me, so that’s the reason why I decided to start this blog; so that I have a place to come to express what made me fall in love with a book.   -C

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