Dec 09
2014 Audiobook Challenge participation post

2014 Audiobook Challenge participation post

  The Audiobook Challenge is hosted by The Book Nympho and Hot Listens. Reading Challenge Details: Runs January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014. You can join at anytime. The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2014 than you did in 2013. Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.) ANY genres count. Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed. You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Shelfari, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc. If you’re… Read more »

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Dec 08
Out of Breath Review

Out of Breath Review

Out of Breath by Rebecca Donovan Series: Breathing #3 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: July 22, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Format: Audiobook Pages: 422 Audiobook Length: 14 hours 6 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Kate Rudd Rating: Description: Emma leaves Weslyn and everyone in it behind to attend Stanford University, just as she always intended. A shell of her former self, she is not the same girl. She is broken, and the only way that she’ll be whole again is through forgiveness. Emma must find a way to forgive herself and recognize her own worth before she can receive the love… Read more »

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Dec 06
Guest Post: The State of Indie Publishing & Giveaway

Guest Post: The State of Indie Publishing & Giveaway

If you’re curious to hear some details about Indie publishing, I’ve got an awesome guest post today! Guest Post: The State of Indie Publishing by Victoria Danann Last month I was the featured author at the first ever Indie Romance Convention where I was privileged to give the keynote speech on opening night and moderate a panel discussion for authors on Indie marketing. The Indie Rom con is a convention with separate events (workshops, panels) for authors and readers. I didn’t attend any of the reader events because the con organizer had me busy working with other authors. During those… Read more »

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Dec 05
That’s what HE said Thursday- December 5, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- December 5, 2013

Every Thursday we are hosting a brand new meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here. Rose’s Quote: I don’t hate you. I could never hate you. Give me your heart, Kacey. I’ll take everything that comes with it. –Trent to Kacey (Ten Tiny Breaths by: K.A. Tucker) Trent so desperately wants to help heal and save Kacey. What is not to love about that? This was a great book. Read my review here. Julie’s Quote: You’re still beautiful and dangerous and incredible, and I’ll keep telling you that for as… Read more »

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Dec 04
Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective Review

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective Review

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective by Christine Amsden Series: Cassie Scot #1 Publisher: Twilight Times Books Date Published: May 15th 2013 Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Format: ARC Source: Provided by author for honest review Rating: Description: Cassie Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in the shadow of her family’s reputation isn’t easy. When she is pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted by a powerful and handsome sorcerer, she will… Read more »

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Dec 03
Red Hill review

Red Hill review

Red Hill by Jamie McGuire Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: October 1st 2013 Genres: Zombie Format: Audiobook Audiobook Narrator: Emma Galvin, January LaVoy, Zachary Webber Rating: Description:      For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone makes fighting for tomorrow an everyday battle. Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’s like to be in love; only his young daughter Zoe makes coming home worthwhile. Miranda’s biggest concern is whether her new VW Bug is big enough to carry her sister and their boyfriends on a weekend escape from college finals.     When reports of a widespread, deadly “outbreak” begin… Read more »

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Dec 02
Blog Tour: Girls Are Players by Ingrid Seymour

Blog Tour: Girls Are Players by Ingrid Seymour

  Title: Girls Are Players (G.A.P. #2) Author: Ingrid Seymour Date of Publication: December 4, 2013   Jessica Norton is a villain in the body of a gorgeous, rich, college girl. She cheats, lies, plays with people’s feelings, and purposely breaks unsuspecting hearts to avenge a personal loss. She’s the kind of girl people love to hate—even if it’s just because she has it all. Except . . . she doesn’t have it all. What she wants most is the love of her high school sweetheart, Taylor Drennon, the guy who got away, the one who left without telling her… Read more »

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Dec 01
Barely Breathing Review

Barely Breathing Review

Barely Breathing by Rebecca Donovan Series: Breathing #2 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: May 8, 2012 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 385 Audiobook Length: 15 hours 47 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Kate Rudd Rating: Description: Emma’s struggle with an abusive home life came to a heart pounding conclusion in the final chapters of Reason to Breathe.  Now everyone in Weslyn knows Emma’s secret, but Carol can’t hurt Emma anymore.  Some are still haunted by the horror of that night, and some must face the repercussions of their choices.  Fans of Rebecca Donovan’s debut novel will discover there’s… Read more »

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Nov 30
Clean Out Your E-Reader and Netgalley November Challenges (Nov 2013) Wrap Up Post

Clean Out Your E-Reader and Netgalley November Challenges (Nov 2013) Wrap Up Post

  Julie’s November Challenges: I participated in the following challenges this month. Challenge #1. Clean out your E-reader (COYER) Challenge hosted by Fantasy is More Fun and Because Reading is better than real life. My goal for this challenge was: 4 books (one per week) in the category of: Lightly Clean – 1 to 5 E-books Challenge #2. Netgalley November hosted by A Day Dreamer’s Thoughts and co-hosted by K Books and Bookish Treasures. My goal was: Easy: 1-4   So how did I do? Well, I read 5 to-review books, 4 of which were from Netgalley, and one was from Edelweiss. So, I met both challenges (and… Read more »

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Nov 30
Gated Review

Gated Review

Gated by Amy Christine Parker Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Date Published: August 6th 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Thriller, Young Adult Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Rating: Description: A fast-paced, nerve-fraying contemporary thriller that questions loyalties and twists truths. Appearances can be deceiving. In the Community, life seems perfect. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Pioneer invited Lyla’s family to join his group and escape the evil in the world. They were happy to be chosen, happy to move away from New York and start over in such an idyllic gated community. Now seventeen, Lyla knows that Pioneer is more than… Read more »

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