May 22
Bruiser Review

Bruiser Review

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman Publisher: Harper Teen Date Published: October 1, 2011 Genres: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins Rating: Description: “There’s a reason why Brewster can’t have friends – why he can’t care about too many people. Because when he cares about you, things start to happen. Impossible things that can’t be explained. I know, because they’re happening to me.” When Brontë starts dating Brewster “Bruiser” Rawlins – the guy voted “Most Likely to Get the Death Penalty” her twin brother, Tennyson, isn’t surprised. But then strange things begin to occur. Tennyson and Brontë’s scrapes… Read more »

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May 21
Dragonfly In Amber Review

Dragonfly In Amber Review

Dragonfly In Amber by Diana Gabaldon Series: Outlander Series #2 Publisher: Delacorte Press Date Published: July 1, 1992 Genres: Historical Fiction Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 39 hrs and 28 mins Rating: Description: With her now-classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon introduced two unforgettable characters — Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser—delighting readers with a story of adventure and love that spanned two centuries. Now Gabaldon returns to that extraordinary time and place in this vivid, powerful follow-up to Outlander…. For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland’s majestic mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire… Read more »

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May 21
Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme run by The Broke and the Bookish Favorite Book Covers of Books I’ve Read:    Rose’s Top Ten (in no particular order)           1. Hush, Hush 2. Shiver 3. The Bronze Horseman 4. Rules of Attraction 5. Easy 6. Graceling 7. Divergent 8. Outlander 9. Walking Disaster 10. City of Ashes    Julie’s Top Ten         1. With All My Soul 2. City of Ashes 3. Walking Disaster 4. All That Bleeds 5. Firelight 6. Anna Dressed in Blood 7. Supernatural Freak 8. Would Be Witch 9. Sea Witch 10. Firelight Subscribe… Read more »

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May 18
Guest Post and Book Blast: Eyes Ever to the Sky by Katie French

Guest Post and Book Blast: Eyes Ever to the Sky by Katie French

Title: Eyes Ever to the Sky Series: The Sky Trilogy #1 Author: Katie French Publisher: Katie French Books Publication Date: May 13, 2013 Goodreads description:  When Hugh wakes up in a smoldering crater—no memory, no clothes—a single thought echoes in his head…trust no one. Frightened and alone, with no memory of who he is, he stumbles upon a grisly murder scene and is fatally shot. He wakes, only to find he can heal himself. He has superpowers, and he’s going to need them. Desperate and bleeding, Hugh stumbles upon fifteen-year-old Cece, who’s got enough troubles of her own. Between caring… Read more »

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May 17
Screwed Review

Screwed Review

Screwed by Laurie Plissner Publisher: Merrit Press Date Published: May 18th, 2013 Genres: Young Adult Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Rating: Description: Flattered by the attentions of Nick, the cutest guy in school, seventeen-year-old Grace Warren, captain of the math team, lets down her guard and gets pregnant the night she loses her virginity. Hopeful that Nick will drop to one knee and propose when she breaks the baby news to him, Grace is heartbroken – Nick wants nothing to do with her. Her best friend, Jennifer, thinks she should get an abortion, but Grace is certain that her morally upright… Read more »

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May 14
The Adoration of Emma Wylde by Kimberly Russell Guest Post, Review and Giveaway

The Adoration of Emma Wylde by Kimberly Russell Guest Post, Review and Giveaway

The Adoration of Emma Wylde Date Published: May 5, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult Format: eARC Rating: Description: Emma Wylde is the world’s biggest pop star. After another drunken mishap, and with the threat of losing her record deal, she is forced to make drastic changes in her life. A promotional event lands Emma in Bayberry, a small town in Texas, where she is out of her element in every way possible.  While there Emma meets people she grows fond of, and starts questioning herself and all of her past choices.      Julie’s Review      Emma Wylde is a spoiled brat… Read more »

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May 12
Daughter of Smoke and Bone Review

Daughter of Smoke and Bone Review

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1 Publisher: Little Brown Books Date Published: September 27, 2011 Genres: Paranormal Rating: Description: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war. Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may… Read more »

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May 11
Pushing the Limits Review

Pushing the Limits Review

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry Series: Pushing the Limits #1 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date Published: July 1, 2012 Genres: Romance, Young Adult Rating: Description: SO WRONG FOR EACH OTHER…AND YET SO RIGHT. No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with “freaky” scars on her arms. Even Echo can’t remember the whole truth of that horrible night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to normal. But when Noah Hutchins, the smokinghot, girl-using loner in the black leather jacket, explodes into her life with… Read more »

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May 11
The Edge of Never Review

The Edge of Never Review

The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski Series: The Edge of Never #1 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: November 15, 2012 Genres: New Adult Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: –The New York Times, USA Today, and Wallstreet Journal bestselling blockbuster– Sometimes life takes you off course . . . THE EDGE OF NEVER Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett thought she knew exactly where her life was going. But after a wild night at the hottest club in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, she shocks everyone-including herself-when she decides to leave the only life she’s… Read more »

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May 10
Fever Review

Fever Review

Fever by Maya Banks Series: Breathless Series #2 Publisher: Berkley Date Published: April 2, 2013 Genres: Erotica, Romance Rating: Description: Jace, Ash, and Gabe: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Jace, it’s a woman whose allure takes him completely by surprise… Jace Crestwell, Ash McIntyre, and Gabe Hamilton have been best friends and successful business partners for years. They’re powerful, they’re imposing, they’re irresistibly sexy, and Jace and Ash share everything—including their women. When they meet Bethany, Jace begins to feel things he’s never experienced… Read more »

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