August 30, 2013

A Really Awesome Mess - Trish Cook & Brendan Halpin

A Really Awesome Mess - Trish Cook & Brendan Halpin
A Really Awesome Mess  by Trish Cook & Brendan Halpin Publisher: Egmont USA Publication Date: July 23, 2013 Source/Format: Netgalley ( Thanks Egmont! ) || e-galley [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] Justin was just having fun, but when…

August 29, 2013

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 3

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 3
I'm so pleased to be a part of the  Gayle Forman Read-Along  that my friend  Brittany  is hosting from June-September. We tackled  Sisters in Sanity  with  Judith , and have just finished  If I Stay  with  Candice . And now it's my turn! I'll be covering  Where She Went , the sequel/companion novel …

August 28, 2013

Counting by 7s - Holly Goldberg Sloan

Counting by 7s - Holly Goldberg Sloan
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan Publisher: Dial Publication Date: August 29, 2013 Source/Format: BEA 2013 || ARC [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing m…

August 27, 2013

The Bone Season - Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season - Samantha Shannon
The Bone Season  by Samantha Shannon Series:  The Bone Season #1 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Publication Date: August 20, 2013 Source/Format: BEA 2013 || ARC [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] It is the year 2059. Several major world cities …

August 26, 2013

The Bachelorette Party & The Bridal Shower

The Bachelorette Party & The Bridal Shower
I love a good get-together with my friends, and it's been such a blessing to be able to celebrate my upcoming wedding with so many of them! My friends and family are the greatest , and have spoiled me rotten with a bachelorette party (NYC) and a bridal shower (Philippines). I just wanted to shar…

August 23, 2013

Authors Are Rockstars || Interview with Marni Bates

Authors Are Rockstars || Interview with Marni Bates
I'm quite fortunate to be able to be a part of  Authors Are Rockstars , which is an amazing  event hosted by Rachel at Fiktshun , Jaime at Two Chicks on Books , and Mindy at Magical Urban Fantasy Reads . You can check out any of their posts for which authors are part of this event, and which blogger…

August 22, 2013

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 2

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 2
I'm so pleased to be a part of the  Gayle Forman Read-Along  that my friend  Brittany  is hosting from June-September. We tackled  Sisters in Sanity  with  Judith , and have just finished  If I Stay  with  Candice . And now it's my turn! I'll be covering  Where She Went , the sequel/companion novel …

August 21, 2013

Crown of Midnight - Sarah J. Maas

Crown of Midnight - Sarah J. Maas
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass #2 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Publication Date: August 27, 2013 Source/Format: BEA 2013 || ARC [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of E…

August 20, 2013

Disneylanders - Kate Abbott

Disneylanders - Kate Abbott
Disneylanders by Kate Abbott Publisher: Theme Park Press Publication Date: May 12, 2013 Source/Format: Gifted by Estelle  ( Thank you! ) || Kindle e-book 14-year-old Casey Allison, on the brink of starting high school, struggles to find a new identity on her family’s annual summer vacation, but with the h…

August 19, 2013

The Monday Mix (14)

The Monday Mix (14)
The Monday Mix  basically gives me the opportunity to share with all of you the links I loved online from last week, everything from reviews to articles about writing and perhaps other things too. I've always valued the opportunity to share the great things I've read or seen, and this is my …

August 15, 2013

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 1

Gayle Forman Read-along || Where She Went, Week 1
I'm so pleased to be a part of the Gayle Forman Read-Along  that my friend Brittany  is hosting from June-September. We tackled Sisters in Sanity  with Judith , and have just finished If I Stay  with Candice . And now it's my turn! I'll be covering Where She Went , the sequel/companion novel …

August 14, 2013

The Infinite Moment of Us - Lauren Myracle

The Infinite Moment of Us - Lauren Myracle
The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle Publisher: Amulet Books Publication Date: August 20, 2013 Source/Format: BEA 2013 || ARC [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] For as long as she can remember, Wren Gray’s goal has been to pleas…

August 13, 2013

Things I Can't Forget - Miranda Kenneally

Things I Can't Forget - Miranda Kenneally
Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally Series: Hundred Oaks #3 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: March 1, 2013 Source/Format: Borrowed from Estelle ( Thank you! ) || ARC Kate has always been the good girl. Too good, according to some people at school—although they have no idea the guil…

August 12, 2013

Stealing Parker - Miranda Kenneally

Stealing Parker - Miranda Kenneally
Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally Series: Hundred Oaks #2 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: October 1, 2012 Source/Format: Borrowed from Estelle ( Thank you! ) || Paperback Parker Shelton pretty much has the perfect life. She’s on her way to becoming valedictorian at Hundred Oaks High, she’…

August 10, 2013

Crown of Midnight (Excerpt)

As everyone is well aware, I adore the  Throne of Glass  series.  Sarah J. Maas  has created a world that I've fallen in love with, complete with a corrupt political scene, strongly drawn characters and a story filled with twists, turns and magic. I've pretty much shouted my love for the serie…

August 9, 2013

The Flame in the Mist - Kit Grindstaff

The Flame in the Mist - Kit Grindstaff
The Flame in the Mist by Kit Grindstaff Publisher:   Delacorte Press Publication Date: April 9, 2013 Source/Format: Netgalley ( Thanks Random House! ) || e-galley [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] Fiery-headed Jemma Agromond is not who sh…