Oct 30
Rot and Ruin Review

Rot and Ruin Review

Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry Series: Benny Imura #1 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Simon and Schuster Date Published: September 14, 2010 Genres: Young Adult, Zombie Rating: Description: In the zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where Benny Imura lives, every teenager must find a job by the time they turn fifteen or get their rations cut in half. Benny doesn’t want to apprentice as a zombie hunter with his boring older brother Tom, but he has no choice. He expects a tedious job whacking zoms for cash, but what he gets is a vocation that will teach him… Read more »

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Oct 29
The White Room by Stephanie Carroll Review and Tour

The White Room by Stephanie Carroll Review and Tour

A White Room by Stephanie Carroll Publisher: Unhinged Books Date Published: May 22, 2013 Genres: Gothic, Historical Fiction Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Rating: Description: At the close of the Victorian Era, society still expected middle-class women to be “the angels of the house,” even as a select few strived to become something more. In this time of change, Emeline Evans dreamed of becoming a nurse. But when her father dies unexpectedly, Emeline sacrifices her ambitions and rescues her family from destitution by marrying John Dorr, a reserved lawyer who can provide for her family. John moves Emeline to the remote… Read more »

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Oct 28
Book Tour: Ransom by Michele Poague

Book Tour: Ransom by Michele Poague

Ransom by Michele Poague The Healing Trilogy #3  As The Healing Crystal Trilogy comes to a close, spring has finally come to the high mountains. As winter releases its grip, the small band of Survin refugees is violently divided. When three unique worlds collide, cultures change forever, as traditions and rituals are swept aside. While faith crumbles for one, another’s is renewed. The gulf between these worlds may prove insurmountable. Young Kinter, lost in the shadow of her sister, fights for her own power. As she maneuvers to seize the crystal and displace Kairma as the heir, Kinter’s future hangs… Read more »

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Oct 26
Atria Indie Authors Event in Houston 10/25/13, and a Giveaway

Atria Indie Authors Event in Houston 10/25/13, and a Giveaway

Atria Indie Authors Jamie McGuire, Abbi Glines, and Colleeen Hoover toured this week and Friday Oct 25th was our stop in the Houston area! It was held by Katy Budget Books but the event took place offsite at a nearby school so that there would be more space for everyone attending. It was definitely nice to get a chair to sit in rather than standing or sitting on the floor.   It was kinda weird that the store manager stood up and read their bios to us, like we don’t know who they are!   We started with a Q&A… Read more »

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Oct 26
Breathing Underwater Review

Breathing Underwater Review

Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn Series: Breathing Underwater #1 Publisher: Harper Teen Date Published: May 24, 2001 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Format: Paperback Rating: Description: Like father, like son. Intelligent, popular, handsome, and wealthy, sixteen-year-old Nick Andreas is pretty much perfect — on the outside, at least. What no one knows — not even his best friend — is the terror that Nick faces every time he is alone with his father. Then he and Caitlin fall in love, and Nick thinks his problems are over. Caitlin is the one person who he can confide in. But when things start… Read more »

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Oct 26
Have you heard about the #HoustonBookRave?

Have you heard about the #HoustonBookRave?

  Have you heard about the #HoustonBookRave?   Did you know one of the biggest book signing events is going to happen in Houston, Texas?  That’s right, it’s the Houston BookRave and it is coming up fast! This event will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 and will offer a unique experience where readers from everywhere can meet with their favorite authors in person. At this exciting event there will also be entertainment, exclusive giveaways, exclusive early book releases and delicious food that everyone can enjoy.     We are very proud that we have already partnered up with Barnes… Read more »

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Oct 25
Feature and Follow Friday – Oct 25, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Oct 25, 2013

Feature for Oct 25, 2013 – Activity. Bookagram: Photograph your fave read in a funny place.   Julie: I don’t have a fave read (seriously, who asks that of a booknerd??) but I photographed my dog pretending to read my kindle. That’s Dixie holding the kindle, and Diesel hiding behind her. He’s terribly camera shy.   Rose: .Okay, so my pic isn’t all that funny as it is interesting? unplanned? My pic is from 3 years ago. My cousin came to visit from Pennsylvania and we went to the beach and obviously laid out, right? Right. Great.  I never realized my pic… Read more »

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Oct 24
Book Tour, Guest Post and Giveaway: As The World Dies Untold Tales by Rhiannon Frater

Book Tour, Guest Post and Giveaway: As The World Dies Untold Tales by Rhiannon Frater

As The World Dies Untold Tales Vol 1-3 by Rhiannon Frater Series: Publisher: Self-published Genres: Horror, Zombie Format: eBook Source: Provided as part of book tour Rating: Description: Synopsis Volume 1: THE FIRST DAYS: AS THE WORLD DIES introduced Jenni and Katie and their harrowing journey to the makeshift fort in the Texas Hill Country. But theirs is not the only tale to be told. In the first volume of the AS THE WORLD DIES UNTOLD TALES experience three terrifying tales of those who are forced to face the unrelenting and hungry walking dead. Deep in the Texas Hill Country, a man and his little dog takes refuge… Read more »

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Oct 24
That’s what HE said Thursday- October 24, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- October 24, 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: She wasn’t… Believe me, it wasn’t her. I’m just not a good boyfriend, and I don’t want you to get hurt. –Jace to Dakota   I didn’t know I could do that… I didn’t know I could hit you. You really didn’t do anything wrong…You don’t get to forgive me. If you do… Lauren, it gets ugly…Hate me, don’t hate me. Forgive me, don’t forgive me. But don’t let me back… Read more »

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Oct 22
Real Review

Real Review

Real by Katy Evans Series: Real #1 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: April 8, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Romance Format: eARC Source: Provided as part of book tour Rating: Description: A fallen boxer.A woman with a broken dream.A competition… He even makes me forget my name. One night was all it took, and I forgot everything and anything except the sexy fighter in the ring who sets my mind ablaze and my body on fire with wanting… Remington Tate is the strongest, most confusing man I’ve ever met in my life. He’s the star of the dangerous underground fighting circuit, and I’m… Read more »

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