February 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #40

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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
Jennifer Darwin has lost everything: her husband, her daughter, her entire life. A victim of the secret and illegal medical experiment, Project Veil, she has awoken from a coma, five hundred years into an unprecedented future.

Vampires and angels fight for dominion over the Earth, and over the humans that used to rule it. Mankind are fighting to survive.

Jenny just wants to go home, but finds herself caught up in a prophecy that leads her to the beautiful and dangerous Singeon, who harbours a world of dark secrets, and the stoic, otherworldly Arden who is seemlessly able to instil strength, peace and comfort into her grieving heart.

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Level 2 (The Memory Chronicles #1) by Lenore Appelhans

 Summary from Goodreads

“I pause to look around the hive – all the podlike chambers are lit up as the drones shoot up on memories… I’ve wanted to get out of here before, but now the tight quarters start to choke me.”

Felicia Ward is dead. Trapped in Level 2, the waiting room between Earth and Heaven, she spends endless days replaying memories, of her family, friends, boyfriend…and of the guy who broke her heart. The guy who has just broken into Level 2 to find her…

Felicia learns that a rebellion is brewing in Level 2, and it seems she is the key.… Read more >>>

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Princess Poppy - The Royal Parade by Janey Louise Jones

My Review

This is just the perfect book for all those little girly girls out there! It really is fun filled and has a great little message! What little girl doesn’t like to get all dressed up like a princess?

Well, Poppy and her friend get to plan and dress up for a royal parade. They plan the perfect party outfits and help everyone get things ready for the parade. Poppy agrees to help farmer Meadowsweet get the parade cart ready but she gets distracted and puts it off all week! She leaves it so long that the whole parade is nearly ruined because the cart isn’t ready!… Read more >>>

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Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood - Blog Tour!

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 Born Wicked (Cahill Witch Chronicles #1) by Jessica Spotswood

Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship—or an early grave.

Before her mother died, Cate promised to protect her sisters. But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word… especially after she finds her mother’s diary, uncovering a secret that could spell her family’s destruction.… Read more >>>

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Quantum Drop by Saci Lloyd - Blog Tour! Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Quantum Drop by Saci Lloyd

Anthony Griffin is an ordinary kid caught up in a dangerous world. The boundaries between real and virtual are more and more blurred, and when Anthony’s girlfriend is taken out in a gang hit, he has to venture into the underground world of the Drop to flush out her killer and bring him to justice.

This is the story of a boy whose girl is worth more than money.

Paperback, 276 pages
Expected publication: February 7th 2013 by Hodder Children’s Books
My Review
Quantum Drop is a lightening quick, action packed thrill ride!… Read more >>>
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Beautiful Creatures - The Official Companion by Mark Cotta Vaz

 Summary from Goodreads

Explore the making of the film Beautiful Creatures in this ultimate visual companion, lavishly illustrated with full-color photos of the cast, locations, and sets. This beautiful paperback edition celebrates the on-screen creation of Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s fascinating world, brought to life by screenwriter and director Richard LaGravenese.

With never-before-seen images, exclusive interviews and personal stories, Mark Cotta Vaz takes you behind the scenes with cast and crew, uncovering intimate details of the filmmaking process.

My Review

This stunning movie companion has me super duper excited for the movie, which really can’t come fast enough for me!… Read more >>>

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Scruffy Bear and the Lost Ball by Chris Wormell

My Review

Aww, Scruffy Bear and the Lost Ball is simply adorable! I just wanted to pick the poor little guy up and give him a big cuddle! The illustrations are stunning and could easily tell the story all on their own. The storyline is funny, charming, dangerous and full of adventure that will keep you guessing throughout! I really like Chris Wormell’s engaging writing style, little people seem to be glued to the pages! Scruffy Bear is minding his own business when a red shiny ball bounces his way, he kicks it and it goes straight up into a tree and gets stuck.… Read more >>>

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Meeting Destiny by Nancy Straight - Promo & $50 Giveaway


Title: Meeting Destiny

Author: Nancy Straight

Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance

FREE from ALL bookstores

Age Group: New Adult

Link on Amazon: Meeting Destiny 

Link on Barnes and Noble: Meeting Destiny

Meeting Destiny (Destiny, #1)

Book Description:


Lauren is visited in her dreams for years by a stranger claiming to be her destiny. Destiny becomes reality when paths cross during a failed robbery attempt. Lauren and the stranger experience chemistry like no other and now her doubt over her long time relationship with her high school sweetheart is not her only secret…someone else knows about her keen intuition and sixth sense. A mysterious clairvoyant seeks Lauren out and tells her not only of her life now but what the future may hold.
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