Review: Half Blood by Jennifer L Armentrout

Posted September 12, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: Kindle Edition Pages: 304 Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Publication Date: 9-19-11 Series: Covenant (#1) Buy This Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels who hunt and kill daimons or become servants in the homes of the pures. Seventeen-year-old Alexandria would rather risk her life fighting than waste it scrubbing toilets, but she may end up slumming it anyway. There are several rules that students at the Covenant must follow. Alex has problems with them all, but especially rule #1:Relationships between pures and halfs are forbidden. Unfortunately, she’s […]

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Review: Tab Bennett and the Inbetween by Jes Young

Posted September 9, 2012 by Christy / 5 Comments

Format: E-copy from Netgalley Pages: 283 Publication Date: April 30, 2012 Series: Princess of Twilight and Dawn (#1) Buy this book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Yesterday Tab Bennett was a bank teller. Today she’s at the center of a centuries old war between Light and Dark. Tomorrow…well let’s just say she’ll be lucky if she lives to see it. Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, employed at the local bank, and finally living on her own for the first time at twenty-four years-old, Tab Bennett has no interest in a fairy tale life. She’s perfectly happy with the normal one she already has. But when her sister is murdered on a moon-dark night, revealing a world of power and magic she […]

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Review: Sheltered by Debra Chapoton

Posted September 6, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: E-Review Copy Pages: 236 Published: August 5, 2012 Buy This Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Living together unsupervised, five troubled teens confront demonic forces and are compelled to deal with their problems in distinctly different ways. Paranormal meets psycho meets Goth in this story of a supernatural haunting and budding love. High school junior, Ben, hacks into his step-father’s real estate holdings and provides rooms in an old two-story house to various outcasts: the schizophrenic kid, the angry Goth girl, and the homeless girl who worships him. When Megan needs a place to live she comes to the rooming house with a different set of problems and the ability to confuse and attract Ben. One by one strange and […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (9)

Posted September 5, 2012 by Christy / 8 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticpating.   My WoW pick this week is:   Requiem by Lauren Oliver Expected Publication: March 5, 2013     Summary from Goodreads:   Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has been transformed. The nascent rebellion that was under way in Pandemonium has ignited into an all-out revolution in Requiem, and Lena is at the center of the fight. Of Pandemonium, ALA Booklist noted that “like all successful second volumes, this expands the world and ups the stakes, setting us up for the big finale.” After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to […]

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Early Review: Eve and Adam by Katherine Applegate & Michael Grant

Posted September 3, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: e-ARC from Netgalley Pages: 304 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends (Imprint of Macmillan) Expected Publication: October 2, 2012 Pre-Order this Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Evening Spiker lives an affluent life in San Francisco with her mother, EmmaRose, a successful geneticist and owner of Spiker Biotech. Sure, Evening misses her father who died mysteriously, but she’s never really questioned it. Much like how she’s never stopped to think how off it is that she’s never been sick. That is, until she’s struck by a car and is exposed to extensive injuries. Injuries that seem to be healing faster than physically possible. While recuperating in Spiker Biotech’s lush facilities, she meets Solo Plissken, a very attractive, if off-putting boy her […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (8)

Posted September 3, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

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: Biting Cold by Chloe Neill In Honor by Jessi Kirby Death and the Girl Next Door by Darynda Jones     Here is what I plan on reading this week: Origin by Jessica Khoury The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas       What are you reading this week? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     

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Stacking the Shelves (9)

Posted September 1, 2012 by Christy / 12 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that showcases what books we have got the past week. Here’s what I got this week:     For Review:   Sheltered by Debra Chapoton   Bought on Kindle:  All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin     Gifted:   The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda (Thanks to The Book Belles)       What did you get this week?   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       

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August RAK Wrap Up

Posted September 1, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

It’s time for the wrap up on Random Acts of Kindness for the month of August hosted by the girls over at Book Soulmates. This month I was able to send out: Half Blood by Jennifer L Armentrout to Jessie Marie @ The Daily Bookmark This month I received:   Half Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout from Andrea @ The Busy Bibliophile Throne of Glass from Becca @ OMFG!Books Here are the rules listed on Book Soulmates blog for those interested in participating:   Please sign-up each month that you can participate (give as well as receive). Show off your participation by grabbing our RAK button (code is in the right sidebar). Create a wish list (on Amazon, Goodreads, or your blog, etc) […]

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Review: In Honor by Jessi Kirby

Posted August 31, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 235 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Buy This Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: A devastating loss leads to an unexpected road trip in this novel from the author of Moonglass, whose voice Sarah Dessen says “is fresh and wise, all at once.” Hours after her brother’s military funeral, Honor opens the last letter Finn ever sent. In her grief, she interprets his note as a final request and spontaneously decides to go to California to fulfill it. Honor gets as far as the driveway before running into Rusty, Finn’s best friend since third grade and his polar opposite. She hasn’t seen Rusty in ages, but it’s obvious he is as arrogant and stubborn as ever—not to mention drop-dead […]

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Review: Biting Cold by Chloe Neill

Posted August 30, 2012 by Christy / 3 Comments

Biting Cold by Chloe Neill Format: Paperback Pages: 337 Publisher: New American Library Series: Chicagoland Vampires # 6 Buy This Book: Amazon From Goodreads: Turned into a vampire against her will, twenty-eight-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicago’s vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eye—and more supernaturals than the public ever imagined.  And not all the secrets she learned were for sharing—among humans or inhumans. Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and […]

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