June 2012

Stuck by Oliver Jeffers

Summary

Delightful chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud new picture book from award-winning, internationally best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers!

Floyd gets his kite stuck up a tree. He throws up his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, along with… a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orang-utan and a whale, amongst other things!

Will Floyd ever get his kite back?

A hilarious book with a wonderful surprise ending.

My Review

When you see Oliver Jeffers name on a book you can be guaranteed it will be brilliant and Stuck really is no exception to that rule.… Read more >>>

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One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost

My Review

I love this series and Jeaniene Frost never fails to amaze me with every installment! I like that this one sees Cat and Bones not actually having any enemies after them but they throw themselves into a dangerous mission because they want to. As always Frost’s writing style is spot on and and the book has all the usual thrills, shockers and plenty of action. Just the way we like it, right? I don’t think I could ever get board with this amazing series, long may it continue!

Cat makes it her mission to rid the world of the torturous Heinrich Kramer, but how do you even kill a ghost?… Read more >>>

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Hey guys,

I just wanted to do a little post and let you know that I am feeling very under the weather at the moment and because I am pregnant there is not a lot the doctors can give me. So unfortunately I just have to grit my teeth and bear it. It really sucks as I cannot even read as book or look at the computer for too long. I should be back blogging on Tuesday (fingers crossed) and I promise to get caught up on all your wonderful blog posts that I will miss reading. So I should see all you guys soon, thanks for supporting my blog 🙂

Carly =)

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The Dryad Quartet by Katie Jennings - Release Day Party

A Life Earthbound blurb: (Book Three)

Her name was Rhiannon, and she was Earth.

She was graceful, intelligent, and undoubtedly a workaholic. She could put a crack in the Earth’s surface a mile wide and grow the loveliest flower ever to have existed right beside it, a contradiction she held with both reverence and pride. For she herself was something of a contradiction: a girl, seemingly free, but silently trapped within her own heart and mind, never to be released.

Or so she thought. She never wasted much time on impractical dreams or wishes she figured could never come true. But all her life one person has been there, a constant reminder of the true girl living behind her mask of cool indifference and solitude.… Read more >>>

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South Hills Sidekicks: Compromised (Book 3) by Leah Spiegel & Meg Summers - COVER REVEAL

I am so excited to have the cover reveal for South Hills Sidekicks: Compromised (Book 3) here today on Fiction Fascination. I am currently reading book 1 in the series and I am really enjoying it so far. So without further ado…..

When Alley gets a message from Salvador Passerotti, the most influential man in the Burgh, for putting his daughter behind bars, Shane takes every precaution he can to protect her. Nevertheless, the other police officers down at the station think the rookie Shane is out of his depth, with Scarface having just posted bond until his trial and decide to partner him with Officer Jeter; a man whose so old school he does everything according to protocol.Read more >>>
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Saving June by Hannah Harrington - Blog tour - Review & Mini Interview

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Summary

‘If she’d waited less than two weeks, she’d be June who died in June. But I guess my sister didn’t consider that.’

Harper Scott’s older sister has always been the perfect one so when June takes her own life a week before her high school graduation, sixteen-year-old Harper is devastated. Everyone’s sorry, but no one can explain why.

When her divorcing parents decide to split her sister’s ashes into his-and-her urns, Harper takes matters into her own hands. She’ll steal the ashes and drive cross-country with her best friend, Laney, to the one place June always dreamed of going, California.… Read more >>>

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Indie Author Giveaway Hop

Indie Author Giveaway Hop
Hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & The Krazy Book Lady
June 13th to 19th
Featuring books by Indie & Small Press Authors

When I seen this Indie author giveaway hop over at I Am A Reader, Not A writer, I just had to take part and support some of the Indie authors out there. Here are the e-copies I am giving away to 1 lucky winner (winner will be gifted via Smashwords, so they can pick any format they choose):

Feathermore by Lucy Swing

When the one thing you live for is taken from you, do you let it go or do you fall?… Read more >>>

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There’s more to Frank than meets the eye…

A quirky, witty and utterly brilliant new picture book from the creator of Marshall Armstrong is New to our School.

Frank is your typical grandad, but no one has a grandad like him…

If you had to stand up and talk, for one whole minute, about a member of your family, who would you pick? Everyone else chooses really cool people, like Tom’s Uncle Marlon who plays drums in a band, or Hannah’s mum with her company car. But there’s nothing cool about grandad Frank… or is there?

My Review
The Frank Show is a fabulously illustrated book that is bold, quirky, colourful and attractive to look at.… Read more >>>
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Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris


Summary

With Felipe de Castro, the Vampire King of Louisiana (and Arkansas and Nevada), in town, it’s the worst possible time for a body to show up in Eric Northman’s front yard—especially the body of a woman whose blood he just drank.

Now, it’s up to Sookie and Bill, the official Area Five investigator, to solve the murder. Sookie thinks that, at least this time, the dead girl’s fate has nothing to do with her. But she is wrong. She has an enemy, one far more devious than she would ever suspect, who’s out to make Sookie’s world come crashing down.
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Showcase Sunday #5

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Hello and welcome to my Showcase Sunday, which is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky of at Books, Biscuits and Tea. In my Showcase Sunday post I will ‘Showcase’ the books I received throughout the week(s). Feel free to leave me your links to your posts and I will try to check them out. *Links take you to Goodreads*

For Review

 Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Fire by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Ice by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Immortal Rider by Larissa Ione

Eternal Rider by Larissa Ione

Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

I had some of the books in the Lords of Deliverance series & The League Series but the wonderful Paola form Piatkus Books sent me the start of the series, So a big thank-you.… Read more >>>

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