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Super-huge 26 Book Haul

Hey Everyone! As you know ive been gone all summer! I only just got back about 2 weeks ago! While i was gone i collected ALOT of books!!! So i wanted to do a haul post to see what you all think of these. If youve read one or have reviews, please post thoughts and links in the comments. Im excited to read your opinions!

The List:
  1. The Vampire's Promise by Caroline Cooney

  2. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

  3. Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

  4. Old Magic by Marianne Curley

  5. Swoon by Nina Malkin

  6. Remember Me by Christopher Pike

  7. Jessica Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

  8. The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong

  9. The Mark by Jen Nadol

  10. Infinite Days by Rebecca Maizel

  11. The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell

  12. The Hourglass Door by Lisa Mangum

  13. Wuthering Bites by Sarah Gray

  14. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

  15. Nighlight by Harvard Lampoon

  16. Forgive my Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

  17. The Mermaid's Mirror by L K Madigan

  18. Raven by Allison Van Diepen

  19. All Just Glass by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

  20. Vampire Kisses the Beginning by Ellen Schreiber

  21. Fallen by Lauren Kate

  22. Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith

  23. Need by Carrie Jones

  24. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead

  25. Firespell by Chloe Neill

  26. Hexbound by Chloe Neill

Hmm, which should i start first? :D

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday

  • Title: The Hidden

  • Author: Jessica Verday

  • Date of Publication: September 6th, 2011

Blurb: Abbey knows that Caspian is her destiny. Theirs is a bond that transcends even death. But as Abbey finally learns the full truth about the dark fate that links her to Caspian and ties them both to the town of Sleepy Hollow, she suddenly has some very hard choices to make. Caspian may be the love of her life, but is that love worth dying for?

Beautifully spun, emotionally gripping, and irresistibly romantic, The Hidden will leave you breathless.

Waiting On Wednesday: This is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that I am eagerly anticipating! Brought to you by Breaking the Spine

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Teaser Tuesday

  • Title: Nevermore

  • Author: Kelly Creagh

  • Location of teaser: Chapter 5 "A Note of Warning" at 30% mark

Teaser: He pressed something into her palm. Her fingers curled to secure it and, for the briefest moment, clenched his. In the next, he moved on, and she felt herself turning to stare after him, rubbing her thumb over the smooth slip of folded paper.

Teaser Tuesday: Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page and share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given! No spoilers! Brought to you by MizB

100 Follower Giveaway

Hey hey hey!!

Wow im at 110 followers!! Do you know what that means?? Yep a giveaway! Im so happy you all choose to follow me! Thank you so much!!!!!

Originally i wanted to give away Unearthly but i decided to let you choose your book books! Thats right however many books you can squeeze in for $25 including taxes and shipping!! Ill probably buy from book depostitory because there is free shipping!!!

To enter all you need to do is:

  1. Be a follower!

  2. Leave a comment with the top five books youd like to win in a numbered list! Make sure the #1 is your "most wanted" and #5 is your least wanted. Im going to scour the internet for cheap prices and send as many books as $25 can get!

  3. Please tweet, blog, or share the contest and leave a link.

  4. Lastly, Leave your email address in the comment!

Only one random winner will be choosen. International welcome...but book quanity will be reduced because of shipping. One entry per follower. Deadline to enter will be September 1st. Winner will have 3 days to respond and provide shipping address. Please feel free to ask questions.

Thank you all and goodluck!!

Posted on Saturday, August 27, 2011

Review: Twilight by Stephenie Meyers

While i know that everyone has already reviewed Twilight in like...2007.. Im sort of just getting to it! :)

5 Hearts

--SIDENOTE: Ive been out of town for a while (meaning all summer) so i havent really had time to blog at all...that an the fact that i have NO internet sort of renders my blog as a desert wasteland...sort of like my life.. (lol joking..that was too funny not to say :P) But anyway, i found the COOLEST app on my android phone for composing text and it has export! Wow imagine blog just might survive after all....maybe my life will turn around....just maybe! :P (Dear lord, please help me remember my blogger password!) Also, blogger for android only allows pictures that sort of float above the textwrap or anything... :( So i made easy templates for my reviews. --

Ok, so for Twilight! What else can i say beyond i loved it. When i say love i mean true love for the literature. I am aware the Kstew is amazing to alot of people and the Rpattz is sexy (as hel*) to most people, but my love is for the story without consideration to the actors! (Although i struggle with some rob-obsession)

Before twilight was a movie, i loved it!! As soon as i saw it at walmart (the only place i bought books back then) i bought it and read it the same night. Maybe it helped that i lived in phoenix and was about to louisiana the "most humid place in the continental US" as Edward where say (with a crooked grin)! It was probably the cover too....i love me some apples! (Although Mango is my friut of choice at current, just opened a mango debit acct)

Before twilight, i didnt read. Well obvious i read but not fiction works and never for pleasure. I guess the pleasure of reading about Edward ruin me because now i read alot!! I get annoyed when i cant and supered annoyed when bothered while reading. I suppose twilight was a hook that caught a lonely little fish that was me. _verysince then its been an everylasting reeling motion towards shore...gosh i hope i never get there!

I dont think i need to explain what Twilight is about or what happens in it.... "She falls in love with a mysterious strange who turns out to be a vampire" pretty much sums up the story line. The pacing is sort of slow as far as Bella always cooking or doing chores, but i think that builds a stronger bond to the character for me. The writing is beautiful and funny at times. The characters are realistic and interesting. As far as twilight "book 1" i dont have any dislikes! (i have issues with the others.)

I think readers in general either hate or love twilight... both sides have huge backing. I cant say for sure but i guess the movie or something might have something to do with it. Or issues with stephanie. I can defiately see those issues. But i think twilight is perfect for what it is: an imaginary story with real emotions. Thats the only way i can look at it.

What do you think? Id love to hear you comments! Thanks so much for coming by!

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011

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