Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits, and Tea to show off our newest books and book related goods!Freebie Finds: I haven’t been actively searching for freebies lately, since the school year is winding to an end and I’ve had a lot of assignments to finish up, but I did get those two goodies!I’m a Winner: You’re probably wondering how a dress is a bookish prize, well I’ll tell you! I recently didn’t win the giveaway for Preloved by Shirley Marr, but I did win the best answer contest which earned me a $50 gift certificate to Mod Cloth! That dress is how I spent my prize. Fun Fact: I don’t wear pants. Leggings, yes. Jeans, never. I also wear a lot of pink, but that […]
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. It’s so we can show what pre-published books we’re anticipating! So what title am I featuring this week…Title: Dark CompanionAuthor: Marta Acosta Expected Publication: July 3, 2012 GoodReads BlurbWhen foster teen Jane Williams is invited to attend elite Birch Grove Academy for Girls and escape her violent urban neighborhood, she thinks the offer is too good to be true. She’s even offered her own living quarters, the groundskeeper’s cottage in the center of the birch grove. Something’s not quite right about the school — or is it Jane? She thinks she sees things in the birch grove at night. She’s also beginning to suspect that the elegant headmistress and her sons are hiding secrets. Lucky is […]
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:• Grab your current read• Open to a random page• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!Title: Shaman, Healer, Heretic (Olivia Lawson, Techno-Shaman, #1)Author: M. Terry Green Teaser (12%) Livvy had marveled at the variety of spirit helpers in the multiverse, some menacing, some cute, but all recognizable, all normal. Why couldn’t she have had one […]
Ascend is an amazing ending to a wonderful series! Wendy has stepped up to her role as future queen, and is trying to make her people’s lives better. However, it’s nearing her 18th birthday, her wedding, and an attack promised by her father. Wendy has a lot on her mind in this book, and while she’s struggling to balance it all, I found she was doing the best she could. Besides the fate of her kingdom, there’s also the issue of her love life. Wendy has a very supportive fiance (who may or may not be interested in girls), the duty bound Finn, and the charming, enemy, Loki. Can I just say how much I love Loki?! Ever since he appeared in the previous book, he has charmed his way […]
Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits, and Tea to show off our newest books and book related goods!Borrowed Books:Book Lending is awesome. I really liked this book. 🙂Freebie Finds:Just one, but it sounds awesome.I’m a Winner:Thanks so much to author, Cynthia Eden, and Cimmaron & Braine @ Talk Supe! Library Loot: I finally made it to the library to pick this one up! I already read it and was not disappointed!Purchased Picks:Samhain had a code for a free ebook up to $5.50, so that’s what I got! Something Special: Not book related at all, but OMG!!! *fangirl squeal* *jumps up and down like a maniac* Now you know I’m a little bit, a lot, totally, wholeheartedly in love with Adam Lambert. Best songs as […]
“There’s a strong fear of the supernatural now. Both mortal predators and prey seem to agree on listening to their primal fears and hiding until dawn.” It’s 6 weeks after the apocalypse struck Northern California, and 17 year old Penryn is struggling to take care of her wheelchair bound younger sister and schizophrenic mother. While trying to move them some place safe, she runs into a battle between a group of angels. It’s 5 against 1, and even though they’re the cause of the ruin, Penryn finds it in herself to help the lone angel. Unfortunately, one of the others uses this opportunity to fly off with her sister, and now Penryn must work together with the hated creature she’s saved in order to get her back. This is one […]
My blog is now 50% of a year old! Yay!It also has a brand new, amazing look thanks to Jenny of Inside the Kaleidoscope! She did an amazing job, didn’t she? I absolutely adore how the Kindle is opened to STRUCK! If you haven’t read Struck by Jennifer Bosworth yet, go get it!!!I even have a grab button now, so grab it if you wish!Anyway, today also marks the end of my very first giveaway, so who won?LauraCongrats! They’ll have 48 hours to respond to my e-mail, or else I’ll choose a new winner.Thanks so much to everyone who reads, follows, and comments! I’m excited for another 6 months of blogging!