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Book Slumps and Daily Reads

So as you noticed i have been absent, it's not intentionally though and I've been feeling down about it. I've been in a book slump these past weeks and it may have ended when i finally read the "Throne of glass series" i even reread the series about 3 times that's how much i loved it, since then my slump is over and i have read more books that i needed to for review. So there will be some upcoming reviews next week hopefully and a few blog tours.

When i started this blog I've said i would post daily not just reviews but something i call "Daily reads" could be a book you're reading for review or a book you loved and can reread all the time. So i was thinking wanted to make this permanent, sort of like daily memes.

This is my daily read for various reasons, it makes me nostalgic for a time when i was a kid just like these characters and also i could relate to both characters at times.

I'm currently reading this for the 4th time. What's no…

Spelled Spotlight Tour Feature

Today is my Stop on The "May Spelled Spotlight Tour" There will also be a Giveaway and Excerpt and i will be doing a review in June. Thanks to Kathryn Lynch at SourceBooks for inviting me.

Blurb: Talk about unhappily ever after. Dorthea is completely princed out. Sure being the crown princess of Emerald has its perks—like Glenda Original ball gowns and Hans Christian Louboutin heels. But a forced marriage to the not-so-charming prince Kato is so not what Dorthea had in mind for her enchanted future.
Trying to fix her prince problem by wishing on a (cursed) star royally backfires, leaving Dorthea with hair made up of emerald flames and the kingdom in chaos. Her parents and everyone she loves are stuck in some place called “Kansas.” Now it’s up to Dorthea and her pixed-off prince to find the mysterious Wizard of Oz and undo the curse…before it releases the wickedest witch of all and spells The End for the world of Story.

  Excerpt Most of the crowd had dispersed. The final few s…

Blog Tour:Rules of Seduction

Hey!, Today i'm doing my first blog tour and i want to thank Tara Sonin at Paperlanternlit for everything. This is the last stop on the tour
Today's Blog Tour is for "Rules of Seduction" By Jenna Mullins. It's her Debut Book and i think she came out the park swinging with this one, it includes a review, interview and a giveaway!

Title: Rules of Seduction Author: Jenna Mullins Genre: New Adult, Romance, Contemporary Publisher:The Studio, a Paper Lantern Lit imprint Publication Date: April 21, 2015

The first rule of seduction is: don’t fall in love.
Fresh out of college, Dani Young heads for the LA sun to chase her dream of becoming a screenwriter-director. So when her former BFF turned actress Elise offers Dani the opportunity to work on the hit teen show Vamp Camp, Dani can’t refuse, even if it comes at a price: Elise wants Dani to seduce her boyfriend, Vamp Camp superstar Tate Lawrence. Turns out Elise has some major trust issues, and needs Dan…

The Allnighter Blitz Post

Today  i'm sharing with you "The All Nighter" Blitz Tour Hosted By Xpresso Tours
I have an International Giveaway, an excerpt and Q&A

The Allnighter by C.J. Lake
(My New Stepbrother #1)
Publication date: April 19th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Synopsis: *Story contains explicit/steamy scenes that are intended for mature readers.
Cady is still reeling from her one-and-done night of passion with a sexy guy she met at a bar—she’s still overwhelmed just thinking about it!—when she unexpectedly comes face-to-face with him again.  It’s bad enough that Mick lied about who he was, but now Cady discovers he’s about to become her…what??!
*Note: The Allnighter is a continuing story.  Stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon!

Discovering April Review

Discovering April
Sheena Hutchson
new adult/Romance
SL Hutchinson Publishing
April 27,2015

April Landau thinks she has everything she’s ever wanted. Her high school sweetheart, a house she can’t afford, her bipolar tabby cat, and she’s all set to begin her Junior year of college. Just when she least expects it, her life gets thrown for a loop. When things between her and her long time boyfriend unravel, she becomes stuck in a downward spiral of emotion. Finally, opening her eyes to the fact that she may have given up more than she ever could have imagined in this relationship. She finds herself struggling to keep her head above water. 

Enter April’s next door neighbor— Jared Hoffman. He’s her complete opposite. A high school drop out who was forced to take over his parent’s business after their untimely death. It’s no surprise this tragedy affected him greatly, causing him to recede almost completely from society. 

But he has one secret. A secret he’s been carrying around for years. 
What hap…

Broken Lies Review

Broken Series #1
Claire Vale
 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
March 8,2015

Scientists predicted it would take seventy years for the Arctic Shelf to completely melt. In the end, it took less than five. We lost thirty percent of our land to the oceans and a big chunk of our structure to panic and anarchy.
The Melt crippled us.
But it was the Arctic Virus at the bottom of The Melt, trapped for millennia in the darkest depths of ice strata, that broke us. The real flood was the Living Corpses. A population of billions turned to soulless, rabid shells within months. That’s what washed away the human race as we know it.

Born into a post-apocalyptic world, Lake has grown up in the last city standing. Governed by what used to be the Queen’s Cold Stream Guard, vaccinated against the threat, life in Windsor City is both harsh and fair. The rules are designed to strengthen the city and ensure survival.
Lake’s future is planned out with opportunities and unfair advantages …

Engage Review

Engage Ignite, 2.5 Erica CrouchPatchwork Press Sci-Fi/FantasyYAPub Date   May 5 2015

Kalaziel is a terrible guardian angel: her temper’s shorter than she is, she swears, she’s missing a wing, and she sees no problem with letting man make their own choices—no matter how questionable. That’s what free will is all about, right? Her overseers disagree.

After she mishandles an assignment, Heaven strips Kala of her title and throws her back into training, hoping to reinforce the covenant of vows she swore to uphold as a guardian. But the angels’ motives aren’t as pure as they appear: they want to eradicate any opinions that conflict with Heaven’s code.

With a mass cleansing on the horizon, Kala discovers she is not alone in her insubordination; there are other angels who are restless with the stasis of Heaven and ready for change. Progress doesn’t come easily, though, especially when it means uniting ancient enemies to fight for a common cause.

Engage is a novella that prequels Kala and Ana’s sto…

2015 "Real" Book Challenge

Have you gotten used to reading on your Kindle, iPad, Nook, or other reading device? Do you have tons of pretty books filling your bookshelves that are just begging to be read (and maybe sniffed a little too)? Do you have a favorite book or series that you’ve been looking for a reason to reread? All these scenarios, and so many more, are the perfect reason to join the “Real” Book Challenge! Join us in a quest to put down the electronic devices and pick up a physical copy of your favorite book(s).

I've decided to join this challenge, i was hesitant because i don't own many books but i wanted to challenge myself. I Know  i use my E-reader more because i hardly go to the library anymore and i want to change that. I Will post updates of my progress daily

I'm going to try for 11-20 -Real Book Enthusiast , If i go to the library i'll change my level.
Here are some real books that i own: 

The CliqueAnne Frank Diary of a young girlDaughter of the GodsI'm with cupidTornThe Baby…

Tick Review

Title:  Tick Author: Allison Rose Genre:Young Adult/Dystopian Publisher:  RockRose Books Publication Date:  April 7,2015
The Blurb:Jo Bristol has a tick ... she has visions of killing people. Los Angeles is under attack from cyber terrorists, and in an effort to stop them, the city uses spy drones to seek out civilians with brain abnormalities and adjusts their brains to remove any criminal tendencies. Jo has spent her life evading the drones and having her brain be manipulated by keeping her tick a secret, until a week before her seventeenth birthday her visions threaten to become reality.

Having always wanted to be a painter, Jo knows any adjustment to her brain could alter her artistic sense and she could lose all that makes her who she is. She must do everything she can to hide the darkness in her mind or lose her muse completely.
                                            ************************************* I Was Fortunate to win this through Goodreads First Reads, right from the star…

Awakening Review

Title:  Awakening Author: Shannon Duffy Genre: Young adult/Sci fi Publisher: Entangled Teen Publication Date:  April 7,2015
The Blurb:A thrilling, futuristic sci-fi novel set in a unique and thought-provoking world, from author Shannon Duffy.
Desiree Six (because she was born on a Friday) believes in everything the Protectorate stands for. She likes the safety and security of having her entire life planned out—her career, her mate, even the date of her death. She doesn't even think to question when Darian, her childhood friend and neighbor, is convicted of murdering his parents. They had seemed like such a loving family. But if he was convicted, then he must have done it.

Then Darian shows up in her room late one night. He has escaped from the Terrorscape—a nightmare machine used to punish all Noncompliants—and needs Desiree's help. What he tells her rocks her world to its core and makes her doubt everything she's ever been told. With this new information, will Desiree and Darian…

Waiting on :Soundless

Today's Waiting on Wednesday; A Weekly meme of your most anticipated books hosted by breaking the spine


From Richelle Mead, the #1 internationally bestselling author of Vampire Academy and Bloodlines, comes a breathtaking new fantasy steeped in Chinese folklore. 

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. 

When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation.

But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Richelle Mead takes readers on a triumphant journey from the peak of Fei’s jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiugo, where a …

Confessions of a Queen B***** Cover Reveal

Today i have another cover reveal hosted by Xpresso Tours, i love revealing covers. They set the tone for how you feel about a book and can go either way.

Here we Go:

Goodreads Link:Confessions of a Queen B****

Confessions of a Queen B* by Crista McHugh
(Queen B* #1)
Publication date: July 28th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Alexis Wyndham is the other type of Queen B—the Queen Bitch.

After years of being the subject of ridicule, she revels in her ability to make the in-crowd cower via the exposés on her blog, The Eastline Spy. Now that she’s carved out her place in the high school hierarchy, she uses her position to help the unpopular kids walking the hallways.

Saving a freshman from bullies? Check.
Swapping insults with the head cheerleader? Check.
Falling for the star quarterback? So not a part of her plan.

But when Brett offers to help her solve the mystery of who’s posting X-rated videos from the girls’ locker room, she’ll have to swallow her pride and learn to see past the …