Posts Tagged: sophie jordan

Jan 04
Chat Between Chapters: Contemporary Romance

Chat Between Chapters: Contemporary Romance

 Contemporary Romance: Like it, love it or leave it  Julie: I’m not huge on romance books in general – there usually has to be something more going on in the story than just a romance. So normally I wouldn’t pick up a contemporary romance book unless there was something specifically awesome about it and lots of people were recommending it. Colleen Hoover and Tammara Webber for example are awesome and many of their books are exceptions to my general rule.  Rose: But Julie! What about books by Colleen Hoover? Or Tammara Webber? Those books are considered contemporary romance even though… Read more »

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Dec 07
Chat Between Chapters: Historical Romance

Chat Between Chapters: Historical Romance

 Genre: Historical Romance  Julie: I rarely read historical fiction. I’m more into the fantastical or sci-fi worlds, and am not a good student of history anyway. I like my modern world and don’t really enjoy reading about wars or struggles without electricity. But when I do read historical fiction, it is one of those epic books that everyone loves. Examples: Gone with the Wind and Outlander. These epic giant monster books are definitely worth making an exception to my usual genre reads. I also enjoy the movies or TV shows made from such books, because the clothing of those past… Read more »

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Oct 21
Uninvited Discussion Guide

Uninvited Discussion Guide

 I run a book club. From time to time, I find it almost impossible to find good study guides/discussion questions for the books we are reading. So I thought I would share the study guides that I created myself and offer them for your use with your own book club. I do not mind if you use these, but would greatly appreciate feedback if you found them useful.  Discussion Questions for Uninvited by: Sophie Jordan   What do you think of these stats? (Chapter One) Labeling and stereotyping is a major theme throughout this novel. The HTS carriers, like Davy, were automatically… Read more »

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May 20
Tease by Sophie Jordan Trailer Reveal

Tease by Sophie Jordan Trailer Reveal

TEASE by Sophie Jordan Book 2 of The Ivy Chronicles On-sale 5/27/2014 Description: A born flirt and good-time party girl, Emerson has never had a problem finding a willing guy. She’s always chosen her hook-ups carefully, and she’s never broken her three cardinal rules: · Never let them see the real you. · Never fall in love. · Always leave them begging for more. Then comes Shaw. A hottie from the wrong side of the tracks, he’s immune to her flirtatious banter and come-hither smile. After rescuing her from a disastrous night at a biker bar, he doesn’t even try… Read more »

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Apr 02
Uninvited Review

Uninvited Review

Uninvited by Sophie Jordan Series: Uninvited #1 Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: 2014-01-28 Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Rating: Description: The Scarlet Letter meets Minority Report in bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s chilling new novel about a teenage girl who is ostracized when her genetic test proves she’s destined to become a murderer. When Davy Hamilton’s tests come back positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome (HTS)-aka the kill gene-she loses everything. Her boyfriend ditches her, her parents are scared of her, and she can forget about her… Read more »

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Mar 18
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List – March 18, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List – March 18, 2014

  Top Ten Tuesday is a meme run by The Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List      Julie’s List of Top Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List:  So here are the books I’m really looking forward to reading in the short term (aka, Spring). On a side note, I really can’t wait for spring. So tired of it being cold and dreary. Seriously.    Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover – Because OMG Rose and I are going to Portland this weekend for the release party. Squeeeeee! No really. SQUEEEEEE!  I’m excited to go… Read more »

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Mar 11
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten All Time Favorite Books in New Adult Genre – March 11, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten All Time Favorite Books in New Adult Genre – March 11, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme run by The Broke and the Bookish   Top Ten All Time Favorite Books in New Adult Genre]      Rose’s List of Top Ten All Time Favorite Books in New Adult Genre:   Easy by: Tamarra Webber   The Edge of Never by: J.A. Redmerski   Beautiful Disaster by: Jamie McGuire   Ten Tiny Breaths by: K.A. Tucker   Thoughtless by: S.C. Stephens   Barely Breathing by: Rebecca Donovan   Just For Now by: Abbi Glines    Once Upon a Road Trip by: Angela Blount   Faking It by: Cora Carmack Flat Out Love by: Jessica… Read more »

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Feb 28
A First Time story of my own & Fifty First Times: A New Adult Anthology Blitz

A First Time story of my own & Fifty First Times: A New Adult Anthology Blitz

  Fifty First Times: A New Adult Anthology  Published by: Avon ImpulsePublication date: February 25th 2014Genres: New Adult Twitter: https://twitter.com/FiftyFirstTimes   Synopsis:  You always remember your first time…     Whether it’s the couple who decides not to go through with it, the two boys who finally aren’t ashamed, the newlyweds whose wedding night could very well be their last night together, the deaf pair who have no choice but to take body language to a new level–or, of course, the two young lovers fumbling and laughing, getting everything wrong. These are the memories that will never fade.   Join nineteen fantastic authors as they pull back the… Read more »

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Dec 27
Top 10 of 2013: Day 5 – Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2014

Top 10 of 2013: Day 5 – Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2014

Friday, December 27th – Top 10 Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2014 (books released in 2014) Julie’s Top 10   [prw username=”juliecookies” boardname=”top-10-books-im-looking-forward-to-in-2014″ maxfeeds=”10″ divname=”myList” printtext=”0″ target=”newwindow” useenclosures=”yes” thumbwidth=”100″ thumbheight=”100″ showfollow=”medium”] Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover Uninvited  by Sophie Jordan  Stuck  by Samantha Durante Ignite Me  by Tahereh Mafi Independent Study  by Joelle Charbonneau Fragile Spirits by Mary Lindsey The Forever Song  by Julie Kagawa Up From the Grave  by Jeaniene Frost Tease  by Sophie Jordan Cress  by Marissa Meyer Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post on Chapter Break. Subscribe today for all the bookish awesome in… Read more »

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Nov 08
Foreplay Review

Foreplay Review

Foreplay by Sophie Jordan Series: The Ivy Chronicles #1 Publisher: William Morrow Date Published: November 5th 2013 Genres: New Adult Format: eARC Source: Edelweiss Rating: Description: Before she goes after the life she’s always wanted, she’s about to find the one she needs. Pepper has been hopelessly in love with her best friend’s brother, Hunter, for like ever. He’s the key to everything she’s always craved: security, stability, family. But she needs Hunter to notice her as more than just a friend. Even though she’s kissed exactly one guy, she has just the plan to go from novice to rock… Read more »

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