Month: May 2011

Book Spotlight: Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

This book is in stores today!!! How do you defy destiny? Helen Hamilton has spent her entire sixteen years trying to hide how different she is—no easy task on an island as small and sheltered as Nantucket. And it’s getting harder. Nightmares of a desperate desert journey have Helen waking parched, only to find her sheets damaged by dirt and dust. At school she’s … Read More Book Spotlight: Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

Phoenix Comicon Recap

Prepare for a lengthy post 🙂 Hello lovelies! As you can tell by my title I went to Phoenix Comicon this weekend. It was my first time at any convention and let me tell you, it was a blast! Now, unto the gory details. 🙂 Friday. We (my best friend and I! See IMM #3) arrived around 10:30 am and made our way to … Read More Phoenix Comicon Recap

Armchair BEA – Welcome!!!

   So, since I’m a poor, “can’t take time off work” author I couldn’t make it to BEA this year. *sad face* However, catching up on blogs today I ran into Armchair BEA! *happy face* I’m so excited to be part of this! It gives us non-goers a chance to participate! Now, let’s begin the introductions.     My name is Valia and I am … Read More Armchair BEA – Welcome!!!

Book Review: Only Mine by Susan Mallery

I know I have a few posts to catch up on, yet I couldn’t help but do another spotlight. I loved this book and wanted to share it with as many people as I could. I promise I will try to catch up this week! 🙂 You can’t win if you don’t play… Her town’s lack of men may make headlines, but it isn’t news … Read More Book Review: Only Mine by Susan Mallery

IMM #3 – The Special Edition

We’re nuts, I know, but it was so much fun! Special thanks to:Dee @ Good Choice Reading – http://www.goodchoicereading.comHeidi Ayarbe – http://www.heidiayarbe.comHarperTeenDisney Hyperion And I know it’s a little late but I had a busy weekend! What do you think of our video? Much love, Valia

IMM #2

Huge thank you and lots of love to: Thanks to:Yara @ Once Upon a Twilighthttp://www.onceuponatwilight.comAndrea & Tevyahttp://www.readinglark.blogspot.comTena @ Crazy Book Sluthttp://www.crazybookslut.com Check out their awesome blogs! What is in your mailbox? Happy reading, Valia

Book Review: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

In 1897 England, sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne has no one…except the “thing” inside her. When a young lord tries to take advantage of Finley, she fights back. And wins. But no normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch…. Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she’s special, says she’s one … Read More Book Review: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

Giveaway alert! :)

Hey guys!I’m here to point you in the direction of Good Choice Reading and their awesome giveaway of Vanish! That’s right, you heard me! The amazing Dee is giving away her ARC copy of Vanish by Sophie Jordan! How pretty is this cover??? I can’t even express the awesomeness of this! I loved Firelight, and if you haven’t read it, why not? Go, right … Read More Giveaway alert! 🙂

I’ll get you Henry Higgins!!!! (I received an award!)

   I don’t know what to say.                 Except for…                 …I can’t wear this at work.             I never thought anything like this would happen to me.              I kind of hoped it wouldn’t. But now that it has…   … Read More I’ll get you Henry Higgins!!!! (I received an award!)

QUESTION FOR MY FOLLOWERS!!!!

Hello darlings!So you know how I have a book review blog? Well, I’m thinking I might start doing the reviews on this blog. What do you think? Should I move all of my blogging to this blog, including the reviews? Let me know! You guys are the best!And now I must get back to editing! Much love, Valia