Waiting on Wednesday (20)

Posted July 17, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases upcoming releases that we are looking forward to.   My WoW pick this week is:   This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink   Expected publication date: November 14, 2013   Claire Kincaid’s family has been in business for over fifty years. The voodoo business. Part of the International Guild of High Priests and Priestesses, a secret society that have practiced voodoo for generations, the Kincaid’s run an underground supply house for authentic voodoo supplies. Claire plays along, filling orders for powders, oils and other bizarre ingredients in the family store, but she has a secret. She doesn’t believe. Struggling to reconcile her modern sensibilities with […]

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Review: The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Rose Ivy

Posted July 15, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Kindle Edition Source: Bought Pages: 248 pages Publication Date: May 17, 2013 ( Goodreads / Amazon)   This isn’t a deep book about first loves or self-discovery. If you want a book like that, I’d be happy to recommend one, but I don’t have that kind of story to tell. Instead my story is about rash decisions and finding out that your dream guy is bad in bed. It’s the story of when I finally went skinny dipping, and how my life was never the same again. Oh, and it’s also the story of my freshman year of college and realizing Mr. Right might have been there all along.  I saw this book on sale for .99 on Kindle […]

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Review: Chosen at Nightfall by C.C. Hunter

Posted July 14, 2013 by Christy / 0 Comments

Series: Shadow Falls #5 Format: Paperback  Source: Purchased  Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin  Publication Date: April 23, 2013 Pages: 399 ( Goodreads / Amazon )   Kylie Galen’s life hasn’t been the same since her world was turned upside-down in Born at Midnight, Shadow Falls #1, and now an epic conclusion to her journey—not to mention a tough choice between two guys!—is brewing in Chosen at Nightfall: When Kylie Galen left Shadow Falls, she thought it was the hardest decision of her life. Heartbroken and separated from everyone she loves, she has to embrace her abilities and what it means to be a chameleon. But as Kylie’s journey comes to a close, she must return to the camp that started it […]

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Review: Pretty Girl 13 by Liz Coley

Posted July 12, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment
Review: Pretty Girl 13 by Liz Coley

    *Warning – Review contains mild spoilers*   Pretty Girl 13 is not a fun and light read, instead its one gritty and unsettling physiological thriller that deals with some very tough issues.  Angie disappeared while on a camping trip with the Girl Scouts when she was thirteen years old.  Now, three years later she shows up at her parent’s house with no memory of how she got there, where she’s been or who she’s been with. Angie is taken to the hospital for a physical examination.  After the exam the doctor tells her parents that not only has she been physical abused but she has been sexually abused as well.  When Angie goes to a psychologist to try […]

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Blog Tour: Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols *Review & Giveaway

Posted July 11, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

Synopsis via Goodreads: From the author of the “real page-turner” (Seventeen) Such a Rush comes an unforgettable new drama that follows friends-turned-lovers as they navigate the passions, heartbreaks, and intrigue of country music fame. Bailey wasn’t always a wild child and the black sheep of her family. She used to play fiddle and tour the music circuit with her sister, Julie, who sang and played guitar. That ended when country music execs swooped in and signed Julie to a solo deal. Never mind that Julie and Bailey were a duet, or that Bailey was their songwriter. The music scouts wanted only Julie, and their parents were content to sit by and let her fulfill her dreams while Bailey’s were hushed away.Bailey has tried to […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (19)

Posted July 10, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are looking forward to.   My WoW pick this week is:   Antigoddess by Kendare Blake   Publication Date: September 10, 2013 by Tor Teen     The Goddess War begins in Antigoddess, the first installment of the new series by acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Kendare Blake. Old Gods never die… Or so Athena thought. But then the feathers started sprouting beneath her skin, invading her lungs like a strange cancer, and Hermes showed up with a fever eating away his flesh. So much for living a quiet eternity in perpetual health. Desperately seeking the cause of their […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (8)

Posted July 9, 2013 by Christy / 7 Comments

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish   This weeks topic is: Top Ten Best/Worst Movie Adaptations   Since a lot of the books I’ve read I haven’t watched the movies or I’ve watched the movies but I haven’t read the book, I’m going to do my list a little different I’m going to list my top 5 best movie adaptations and then I’m going to list the top 5 movie adaptations that I’m looking forward to.       My Top 5 Best Adaptations:           Top 5 Movie Adaptations I’m Looking Forward To:               What are your favorites or which ones are you […]

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Book Blitz: Rush by Eve Silver

Posted July 8, 2013 by Christy / 0 Comments

Rush (The Game #1) by Eve Silver Release Date: June 11, 2013 Publisher: Harper Teen Summary from Goodreads: So what’s the game now? This, or the life I used to know? When Miki Jones is pulled from her life, pulled through time and space into some kind of game—her carefully controlled life spirals into chaos. In the game, she and a team of other teens are sent on missions to eliminate the Drau, terrifying and beautiful alien creatures. There are no practice runs, no training, and no way out. Miki has only the guidance of secretive but maddeningly attractive team leader Jackson Tate, who says the game isn’t really a game, that what Miki and her new teammates do now determines their […]

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Once Upon A Read-A-Thon – Updates & Mini Challenges

Posted July 8, 2013 by Christy / 12 Comments

  This is the first Readathon that I’ve participated in and I’m super excited.   Once Upon A Readathon is hosted by Reading Angels, Candace’s Book Blog and Pure Imagination.  You can keep track of all the readathon happenings on Twitter by following @OUReadathon   My goal for this readathon is 3 books in 3 days.  I will be updating this post with my reading progress throughout the next 3 days so be sure to check back in.  Also, if you’re participating leave me a link so I can check out your progress.   The Books: Chosen at Nightfall by C.C. Hunter Losing Hope by Colleen Hoover Wild Cards by Simone Elkeles   Update: I’m so happy that I met my reading goals for […]

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