Sep 06
Reason To Breathe Review

Reason To Breathe Review

Reason To Breathe by Rebecca Donovan Series: Breathing #1 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: May 9, 2011 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins Audiobook Narrator: Kate Rudd Rating: Description:   “No one tried to get involved with me, and I kept to myself. This was the place where everything was supposed to be safe and easy. How could Evan Mathews unravel my constant universe in just one day?” He knows there’s something more to the girl sitting in the back of the class the moment he sees her. She’s beautiful, intelligent, and athletic –… Read more »

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Sep 06
Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 6, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 6, 2013

Feature for Sept 6, 2013 –  Action! Bookshelf Tour. Give us a tour of your bookshelf.   Rose: How about a tour of my library?   Julie: Hmm a bookshelf tour huh? Well, here are a few photos of my various bookshelves in various areas of my house. This bookshelf is my pretty shelf with glass doors. It sits downstairs in the dining room next to the china cabinet, and thus has all the prettiest books – mostly hardbacks. This set of bookshelves is in my office. It has various books including textbooks from college and photographs and other stuff on the shelves. This… Read more »

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Sep 05
That’s what HE said Thursday- September 5, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- September 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: “So I don’t want you to feel pressured. Or overpowered. But I do, absolutely, want to kiss you right now. Badly.” –Lucas to Jacqueline (Easy by: Tammara Webber) I do have to say that Lucas is one of my all time favorite book boyfriends.  This is a quote he says to Jacqueline right after sketching her and telling her he is not like “that” guy.  I like self aware Lucas is and how careful… Read more »

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Sep 03
Elysian Fields Review Tour

Elysian Fields Review Tour

Elysian Fields by Suzanne Johnson Series: Sentinels of New Orleans #3 Publisher: Tor Date Published: August 13, 2013 Genres: Urban Fantasy Format: eARC Source: Provided as part of book tour Rating: Description: The mer feud has been settled, but life in South Louisiana still has more twists and turns than the muddy Mississippi. New Orleanians are under attack from a copycat killer mimicking the crimes of a 1918 serial murderer known as the Axeman of New Orleans. Thanks to a tip from the undead pirate Jean Lafitte, DJ Jaco knows the attacks aren’t random–an unknown necromancer has resurrected the original… Read more »

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Sep 03
Book Blitz: Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs

Book Blitz: Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs

Sweet Legacy (Sweet Venom/Medusa Girls #3) by Tera Lynn Childs Release Date: 9/2/13 Summary: Greer has always known she was privileged, though she had no idea how special her second sight made her, even among her triplet monster-fighting sisters. But when a god starts playing with her mind, can Greer step up in her pretty high heels to prevent anything from stopping her sisters’ mission? Grace loves her adopted brother, Thane, but now that he’s back and has joined her sisters’ team, it’s clear his past is full of dark mysteries. She wants to trust him, but will Thane’s secret put the… Read more »

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Sep 01
Movie Review – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Movie Review – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Description: Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Director: Harald Zwart Writers: Jessica Postigo (screenplay),… Read more »

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Sep 01
August ARC Challenge – Wrap Up Post #ArcAugust

August ARC Challenge – Wrap Up Post #ArcAugust

Read. Sleep. Repeat. hosted a challenge called ARC August. Here is our wrap up post.   Julie’s ARC Challenge: ARCs and review copies read during ARC August: Fall of Sky City by S. M. Blooding (part of review tour) [Completed 8/1/2013] Shudder by Samantha Durante (part of review tour)  [Completed 8/24/13] Elysian Fields by Suzanne Jonhson (part of review tour and from Netgalley) [Completed 8/26/13] Heavenly Hell by Aria Williams (part of review tour)  [Completed 8/28/2013] So I’m not going to bother repeating the list of all the ARCs that were/still are on my TBR, but let me just say it was much longer than this, and only two… Read more »

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Aug 30
Shatttered Souls Review

Shatttered Souls Review

Shattered Souls by Mary Lindsey Series: Souls #1 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: December 11, 2011 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Format: Paperback Rating: Description: A thrilling debut story of death, love, destiny, and danger. Lenzi hears voices and has visions – gravestones, floods, a boy with steel gray eyes. Her boyfriend, Zak, can’t help, and everything keeps getting louder and more intense. Then Lenzi meets Alden, the boy from her dreams, who reveals that she’s a reincarnated Speaker – someone who can talk to and help lost souls – and that he has been her Protector for centuries. Now Lenzi must… Read more »

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Aug 30
Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 30, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 30, 2013

Feature for Aug 30, 2013 –  Question! If you could only have ONE – one book – for the rest of your life. Don’t cheat…what would it be?   Rose: Hmmm well, let’s see. I would want to choose a really long book since it is the ONLY book I can have.  It would be between a book from the Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon and The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons. I guess I would choose a book from the Outlander Series. Which book you ask? Hmmmm, good question. I would chose my favorite in the series so far, Dragonfly In Amber…. Read more »

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Aug 29
That’s what HE said Thursday- August 29, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- August 29, 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. Congratulations to our two giveaway winners: Melissa Robles and Jessica Hizey Chiles!!!!! (Check your email and respond so I can send you your gift cards from the bookseller of your choice!) Thanks everyone for participating in our giveaway and spreading the word about our new meme!   Rose’s Quote: “Let me love you enough for the two of us, until you can accept you’re worth it. Because you are, Emma. I don’t know how to convince… Read more »

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