Nov 20
Shatter Me Review

Shatter Me Review

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Series: Shatter Me #1 Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: November 15, 2011 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Format: Hardcover Description: Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don’t fly anymore, and the clouds… Read more »

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Nov 19
Me Before You Review

Me Before You Review

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Publisher: Viking Date Published: December 31, 2012 Genres: Contemporary Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 14 hours 40 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Alex Tregear, Andrew Wincott, Anna Bentink, Owen Lindsay, Steven Crossley, Susan Lyons Rating: Description: Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s coming is what keeps her sane…. Read more »

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Nov 18
Guest Post: Krista Holle, author of The Wind Whisperer

Guest Post: Krista Holle, author of The Wind Whisperer

  The Wind Whisperer (young adult—paranormal romance) by Krista Holle Publication date: October 15, 2013 Publisher: (Independent) Sweet River Romance This love triangle just got dangerous… At fifteen, Anaii is the most important member of her tribe—and the most mysterious.  Ever since Anaii can remember, the spirits of the wind have whispered of fertile hunting grounds and imminent enemy attacks.  But when her people are ambushed by a brother clan without any apparent cause, the spirits remain eerily silent. As the village prepares to retaliate, Anaii is pressured by her best friend, Elan, to marry him.  It’s an old plea—Elan… Read more »

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Nov 17
Dare You To Review

Dare You To Review

Dare You To by Katie McGarry Series: Pushing the Limits #2 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date Published: May 28, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Rating: Description: Ryan lowers his lips to my ear. “Dance with me, Beth.” “No.” I whisper the reply. I hate him and I hate myself for wanting him to touch me again…. “I dare you…” If anyone knew the truth about Beth Risk’s home life, they’d send her mother to jail and seventeen-year-old Beth who knows where. So she protects her mom at all costs. Until the day her uncle swoops in… Read more »

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Nov 15
Clean Out Your E-reader, Book Spine Poetry Mini Challenge

Clean Out Your E-reader, Book Spine Poetry Mini Challenge

  Rookie Romance is hosting a mini-challenge for the Clean out your E-reader (COYER) Challenge. The COYER Challenge is hosted by Fantasy is More Fun and Because Reading is better than real life. This mini-challenge is Book Spine Poetry.   I’ve been wanting to do a book spine poem for a while, so here we go: A Beautiful Evil, Hunted. The Secret Keeper, Banished. Caressed by Moonlight. Darkness Becomes her. Shadow of Night.   Not bad for my first attempt at book spine poetry. I tried to only pick books from my pretty book shelf. Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post… Read more »

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Nov 15
Pawn Review

Pawn Review

Pawn by Aimee Carter Series: The Blackcoat Rebellion #1 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date Published: November 26th 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Rating: Description: YOU CAN BE A VII. IF YOU GIVE UP EVERYTHING. For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country. If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the… Read more »

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Nov 15
Feature and Follow Friday – Nov 15, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Nov 15, 2013

Feature for Nov 1, 2013 –  Question. Are there any book to movie adaptations where you think the movie is better than the book?   Julie: I actually thought the movie Water For Elephants was much better that the book. They made a change in the ending that worked so much better in my opinion. Otherwise, most books are better, but sometimes a movie is just as good.       The Feature and Follow Friday blog hop is hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post on Chapter Break. Subscribe today for all the bookish awesome… Read more »

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Nov 14
That’s what HE said Thursday- November 14, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- November 14, 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:   “If you’re scared, tell me. If you need to cry and scream, then do it. And you sure as hell don’t walk away from us because you think it would be better for me. Here’s the reality, Echo: I want to be your side. If you want to go the mall stark naked so you can show the world your scars, then let me hold your hand. If you want… Read more »

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Nov 12
Eleanor and Park Review

Eleanor and Park Review

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: February 26, 2013 Genres: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 8 hours 56 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Lowman, Sunil Malhotra Rating: Description: Set over the course of one school year in 1986, ELEANOR AND PARK is the story of two star-crossed misfits – smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you’ll remember your own first love – and just how hard it pulled you under.    Rose’s Review: I love this book!  So I… Read more »

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Nov 11
Evening with Joy Preble and Heather Terrell at Blue Willow Bookshop

Evening with Joy Preble and Heather Terrell at Blue Willow Bookshop

  On Friday I went to an event at Blue Willow Bookshop for Joy Preble and Heather Terrell. Actually, since Joy is a local author, she interviewed Heather for us 🙂  Then, the awesome Maria invited me to join them for dinner! So not only did I get to meet Joy again and get to meet Heather for the first time and learn about her new book, Relic, I also got to hang out with them at dinner (we had Tex-Mex)! Woot! Here’s a recap of the evening. First Joy and Heather were telling us about their awesome editor and… Read more »

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