Month: July 2012

What Olympics Mean to Me

Just like any sport loving individual, I’ve been watching the Olympics. A lot. Seriously, I didn’t know it was possible to have the TV on for 10 hours a day and not have your brain explode. I’m not much for TV watching these days, so it’s definitely a unique experience for me.  Olympics is an amazing event. I love seeing all of the athletes … Read More What Olympics Mean to Me

Book Spotlight: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

How far would you go for love, beauty, and jealousy? When Nicole Castro, the most beautiful girl in her wealthy New Jersey high school, is splashed with acid on the left side of her perfect face, the whole world takes notice. But quiet loner Jay Nazarro does more than that–he decides to find out who did it. Jay understands how it feels to be treated … Read More Book Spotlight: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

Book Spotlight: Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear

Noli Braddock and her best friend V’s incident with a flying auto have landed them in a heap of trouble. And when Noli is sent to a spirit-squelching reform school in San Francisco, she’s sure that her rebellious adventures are over.Meanwhile, Kevighn Silver has been ordered by the Faerie Queen to bring a mortal girl back to the Otherworld. The magic requires a blood … Read More Book Spotlight: Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear

"Much Anticipated Books" – Book Haul!

Hello darlings,      So I wasn’t going to do a book haul this week because I simply ran out of time to film a video, but then I thought about it and realized that I really need to. These books need to be shown off in all of their wonderful glory so here they are!!! (No video this week. I know you’re sad, … Read More "Much Anticipated Books" – Book Haul!

Book Spotlight: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass

DISCLAIMER: PLEASE PROCEED WITH CAUTION. FULL ON FANGIRLING AHEAD! (also, probably the longest review I’ve ever written because I simply couldn’t shut up about it) After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act … Read More Book Spotlight: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass

Book Spotlight: Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh

Varen Nethers is trapped in a perilous dream world — a treacherous and desolate realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life. Isobel Lanley, plagued by strange visions and haunted by the nightmares of Varen’s creation, is the only one who can save him.Isobel knows that her only hope lies within a Baltimore cemetery. There, in the early morning hours … Read More Book Spotlight: Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh

Book Spotlight: Amber House by Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, Larkin Reed

“I was sixteen the first time my grandmother died . . .”Sarah Parsons has never been to Amber House, the grand Maryland estate that’s been in her family for three centuries. She’s never wandered its hedge maze or explored its secret attics; she’s never danced in its ballroom, or hunted for the diamonds said to be hidden in its walls.But as Sarah, her brother, … Read More Book Spotlight: Amber House by Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, Larkin Reed

Sequels Book Spotlight: Once by Anna Carey & Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

When you’re being hunted, who can you trust?For the first time since she escaped from her school many months ago, Eve can sleep soundly. She’s living in Califia, a haven for women, protected from the terrifying fate that awaits orphaned girls in The New America.But her safety came at a price: She was forced to abandon Caleb, the boy she loves, wounded and alone … Read More Sequels Book Spotlight: Once by Anna Carey & Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Book Haul full of Books!!! (surprise, surprise)

Hello lovelies!So I have some super awesome books to share with you! Sorry I’ve been neglecting your faces! It’s been a bit busy around here! But I still love ya all!!! 🙂Now for some books! Special thanks to: Tor Books Random House Harper Teen Around the World ARC Tours Cover for Amber House: Isn’t it gorgeous? I LOVE it! Well, that is it for me my lovelies!  What … Read More Book Haul full of Books!!! (surprise, surprise)

Book Spotlight: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

It’s been several generations since a genetic experiment gone wrong caused the Reduction, decimating humanity and giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology.Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty to her family’s estate over love. Since then the world has changed: … Read More Book Spotlight: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Book Spotlight: Eve and Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate

Sixteen-year-old Evening Spiker lives an affluent life in San Francisco with her mother, EmmaRose, a successful geneticist and owner of Spiker Biotech. Sure, Evening misses her father who died mysteriously, but she’s never really questioned it. Much like how she’s never stopped to think how off it is that she’s never been sick. That is, until she’s struck by a car and is exposed … Read More Book Spotlight: Eve and Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate