June 2013

Heart of the Wolf (Eye of the Storm #3) by Dianna Hardy! Cover Reveal & Guest Post!

I am sooo excited to reveal the brand spankin’ new cover in Dianna Hardy’s Eye of the Storm series ( you can check out my reviews of the first 2 books here & here). Also if you haven’t already checked out my interview with Dianna, click here to check it out! Dianna will also be sharing a great guest today so I hope you enjoy! 🙂

Summary
Lydia becomes ever closer to her three mates. However, with unrest all around, she is struggling to keep her wolves together for her first full moon in two days’ time. 
A trip back home for Ryan could bring much needed support for them all, but at what cost?… Read more >>>
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The Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney

Summary from Goodreads

‘Someone has to stand against the dark. And you’re the only one who can.’

For years, the local Spook has been keeping the County safe from evil. Now his time is coming to an end, but who will take over?


Many apprentices have tried . . . Some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Just one boy is left. Thomas Ward. He is the last hope.


But does he stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the County?


The first chilling tale in the Wardstone Chronicles, the series that inspired the forthcoming movie The Seventh Son, starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Julianne Moore.
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Repossession (The Keepers Trilogy #1) by Rachael Wade - Release Day Blitz

Skylla only knows that she has been kidnapped and held prisoner by the foreign invaders and their human allies. And that the world is ending. Or so the humans think. The invaders have made it clear that their arrival is one of hostile intent, and as their takeover spreads, so does the panic across the globe. No one knows how to defeat them, or if it’s even sane to try.

Jet, Skylla’s human captor, is up for the challenge, though. A traitor in Skylla’s eyes, he is working with them. But Jet has his own agenda; one that doesn’t include babysitting Skylla or helping the enemies.… Read more >>>

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Waiting on Wednesday #46

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
 
This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:
 Summary
Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people who had no water.

Lynn knows every threat to her pond: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and, most importantly, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty, or doesn’t leave at all.

Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest.

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Penguin Chats - Sarah Dessen & Cathy Cassidy

Okay guys, I’ve got some super exciting stuff to share with you today. Penguin Chats are back with Sarah Dessen and Cathy Cassidy. Yay! On Sunday the 30th June at 6PM BST, Sarah and Cathy will be on Twitter answering your questions! Please do drop by and use @sarahdessen  @cathycassidyxx @PenguinUKBooks  #PenguinChats to get involved. Below I’m going to share 2 extracts – enjoy and I hope to see you at the chat.

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The Drowning by Rachel Ward‏

Summary from Goodreads

What happens if you’ve done something terrible? But you can’t remember what. And you don’t know how to put it right …When Carl opens his eyes on the banks of a lake, his brother is being zipped into a body bag. What happened in the water? He can’t remember And when he glimpses a beautiful girl he thinks he recognizes, she runs away. Suddenly he knows he must find her – because together they must face the truth before it drowns them.

Paperback, 274 pages
Published May 2nd 2013 by The Chicken House
 
My Review

Well wow, The Drowning give me the chills!Read more >>>

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Waiting on Wednesday #45

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  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
 
This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:
 
 Summary
A year after Janey’s suicide, her friends reunite at a remote Spanish villa, desperate to put the past behind them. However, an unwelcome guest arrives claiming to have evidence that Jane was murdered. When she is found floating in the pool, it becomes clear one of them is a killer. Only one thing is for certain, surviving this holiday is going to be murder…

A compelling and psychological thriller – with a dash of romance.

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Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris‏

Summary from Goodreads

Sookie Stackhouse has one last adventure in store.

Life has taken her from a waitress in Merlotte’s Bar, Bon Temps, to part owner; from social outcast to the heart of her community; from a vampire’s girlfriend to the wife of one of the most powerful vampires in the state. She has survived earthquakes, revolutions and attempts on her life. Sookie has endured betrayal, heartbreak and grief . . . and she has emerged a little stronger, and little wiser, every time.

But with life comes new trials . . .

The question is, in the end: who will love, who will live, and who will be dead ever after?… Read more >>>

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Mission One of Auggie the Alien by Leah Spiegel & Megan Summers - Cover Reveal

 Summary
This is the humorous story of a 4th grader, seen through the eyes of a human hybrid alien child, sent to Earth to study our culture – to see if they could coexist with the humans.
Auggie has to try and understand 4th graders slang, body language, and the unwritten protocols of the classroom; all in an attempt to blend in. He upsets his teacher, Mrs. Malumrector, who constantly thinks Auggie’s trying to get smart with her when getting stupid with her would be counterproductive. Not only does Mrs. Malumrector not get Auggie’s literal logic, nor do any of the other students in his class.Read more >>>
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Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher‏

Summary from Goodreads

Secrets, romance, murder and lies: Zoe shares a terrible secret in a letter to a stranger on death row in this second novel from the author of the bestselling debut, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece.

Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret—a dark and terrible secret that she can’t confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder.

Full of heartache yet humour, Zoe tells her story in the only way she can—in letters to the man in prison in America.… Read more >>>

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