Early Review: Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted July 28, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: e-ARC from Netgalley Expected Publication: August 28, 2012 Publisher: Kensington Pre-Order this book: Amazon From Amazon: Gabriel Merrick plays with fire.  Literally. Sometimes he can even control it.  And sometimes he can’t Gabriel has always had his brothers to rely on, especially his twin, Nick.  But when an arsonist starts wreaking havoc on their town, all the signs point to Gabriel.  Only he’s not doing it. And no one seems to believe him.  Except a shy sophomore named Layne, a brainiac who dresses in turtlenecks and jeans and keeps him totally off balance.  Layne understands family problems, and she understands secrets.  She has a few of her own. Gabriel can’t let her guess about his brothers, about his abilities, […]

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Lazy Days of Summer Giveaway Hop

Posted July 26, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

This hop is hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Colorimetry.  This is the first giveaway hop that I’m participating in so I’m really excited.  Rules: You must be 13 years or older to enter       You must provide a valid email address so that I can contact you if you win       All winners will be sent an email and must respond within 48 hours or I will pick a new winnerUS only The Prize: I am giving away one paperback copy of Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins.  Fill out the rafflecopter below to enter then hop on over to the next blog! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Posted July 26, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 375 Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: Dying of a broken heart is just the beginning…Welcome to forever. Brie’s life ends at sixteen: Her boyfriend tells her he doesn’t love her, and the news breaks her heart-literally. But now that she’s D&G (dead and gone), Brie is about to discover that love is way more complicated that she ever imagined.  Back in Half Moon Bay, her family has begun to unravel.  Her best friend has been keeping a secret about Jacob, the boy she loved and lost-and the truth behind his shattering betrayal.  And then there’s Patrick, Brie’s mysterious new guide and resident Lost Soul…who just might hold the key to her […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (3)

Posted July 25, 2012 by Christy / 6 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is Outpost by Ann Aguirre Publication Date – September 4, 2012 From Goodreads: Deuce’s whole world has changed. Down below, she was considered an adult. Now, topside in a town called Salvation, she’s a brat in need of training in the eyes of the townsfolk. She doesn’t fit in with the other girls: Deuce only knows how to fight. To make matters worse, her Hunter partner, Fade, keeps Deuce at a distance. Her feelings for Fade haven’t changed, but he seems not to want her around anymore. Confused and lonely, she starts looking for […]

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Review: Even White Trash Zombies Get The Blues by Diana Rowland

Posted July 24, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Pages: 312 Format: Paperback Publisher: DAW Series: White Trash Zombie Book 2 Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: Angel Crawford is finally starting to get used to life as a brain-eating zombie, but her problems are far from over.  Her felony record is coming back to haunt her, more zombie hunters are popping up, and she’s beginning to wonder if her hunky cop-boyfriend is involved with the zombie mafia.  Yeah, that’s right—the zombie mafia.  Throw in a secret lab and a lot of conspiracy, and Angel’s going to need all of her brainpower—and maybe a brain smoothie as well—in order to get through it without falling apart. My Thoughts: Normally when you think of zombies you think of soulless, flesh […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? (2)

Posted July 23, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey in which we plan our reading week!  Clicking the title will take you to my review. Here is what I’ve read the past week: A Midsummer’s Nightmare by Kody Keplinger Such A Rush by Jennifer Echols Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry Clicking the title will take you to the Goodreads page.  What I’m planning to read this week: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What are you reading this week?  

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Stacking the Shelves (2)

Posted July 21, 2012 by Christy / 10 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme host by Tynga’s Reviews to showcase what books we have gotten during the past week. Clicking the title will take you to the Goodreads page Here’s what I got this week: From Netgalley: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry Bought: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg Won: The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate (Thanks to Mel’s Book Blog) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What did you get this week?

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Review: A Midsummer’s Nightmare by Kody Keplinger

Posted July 20, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format – Hardcover Pages – 291 Publisher – Poppy Buy this book – Amazon From Goodreads: Whitley Johnson’s dream summer with her divorcé dad has turned into a nightmare. She’s just met his new fiancée and her kids. The fiancée’s son? Whitley’s one-night stand from graduation night.   Just freakin’ great. Worse, she totally doesn’t fit in with her dad’s perfect new country-club family. So Whitley acts out. She parties. Hard. So hard she doesn’t even notice the good things right under her nose: a sweet little future stepsister who is just about the only person she’s ever liked, a best friend (even though Whitley swears she doesn’t “do” friends), and a smoking-hot guy who isn’t her stepbrother…at least, not yet. […]

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Review: Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols

Posted July 19, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments
Review: Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols

  My Thoughts: Having read a couple of Jennifer Echols other books I was very excited to read Such a Rush and I have to say that Ms. Echols did not disappoint.  This book sucks you in from the very first page and does not let you go. Eighteen year old Leah Jones grew up moving from trailer park to trailer park with her mother (whenever she was around) and whatever boyfriend her mother had at the moment.  Since rent was cheaper at trailer parks surrounding airports, Leah has always lived near one.  Leah’s love for airplanes came when she was fourteen years old, so she got a job at Hall Aviation for Mr. Hall in order to be around […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (2)

Posted July 18, 2012 by Christy / 3 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is Ten by Gretchen McNeil Publication Date – September 18, 2012   And their doom comes swiftly. It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie each have their reasons for being there (which involve T.J., the school’s most eligible bachelor) and look forward to three glorious days of boys, booze and fun-filled luxury. But what they expect is definitely not what they get, and what starts out as fun turns dark and twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a […]

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