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Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop!

It's almost Easter!!! *Throws confetti egg in air* So what better way to celebrate than by winning a new book? Today I am giving away a copy of Rose Garcia's novel "Final Life." Much like Mary Ting's novel that I gave away last month for St. Patty's day, I received a copy of this novel from Rose herself last year during HBR. AND since she is a total doll face, (I'm not kidding, she's really pretty and kinda funny) she signed a bookmark as well. So now...I offer it up to you. All you have to do is fill out the rafflecopter form below (be sure to leave a little love for Rose) and BAM! your n...
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My Bookish Obsessions That Aren’t Books At All

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For those of you that don’t know, I have two children. (A 9 year old and a 5 year old.) Which translates into…I spend an obnoxious amount of time in carpool lines. Normally, I spend this hour (yes, I said hour) sitting in my car, windows rolled down, reading a book, but not always. Sometimes I can’t focus. (That’s code for: there is someone else with their window down yelling into their phone.) So I activate my backup plan. I whip out MY phone. (What were you expecting? I can’t leave my freaking car.) See, my bookish obsession is not […]

Waiting On Wednesday

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.   Don’t Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn Publication Date: June 10, 2014 Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist Welcome to Gardnerville. A place where no one gets sick. And no one ever dies. Except… There’s a price to pay for paradise. Every fourth year, the strange power that fuels the town exacts its payment by infecting teens with deadly urges. In a normal year in Gardnerville, teens might stop talking to their best friends. In a fourth year, […]

Putting It Out There + Giveaway!

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  My family used to have this tradition called “The Front Porch” in which your significant other (marriage material…not Saturday night specials) was subjected to the entire family, for one evening, to be interrogated, ridiculed, and for all intents and purposes fetted out. The theory was…if you couldn’t handle a few harmless hours in the hot-seat, then there was no way you could handle a lifetime. For the record, it’s a flawed system. (Though a fun one.) My husband was one of the lucky few to experience this rather odd form of torture, but it wasn’t the jokes, back-handed compliments, […]

Tuesday Newbies!

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Writing & Self Discovery – Guest Post + Giveaway!

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  “Writing & The Journey of Self Discovery” Guest Post by Renita Bryant  Since the launch of my first book, Yesterday Mourning, I’ve been asked one question repeatedly - ’What is it about?’ It’s a relevant question that deserves a heartfelt and persuasive answer. Initially, I’d recite the back cover blurb because I wanted to ensure a clear, descriptive, and eloquent response. This is my big chance to make the perfect first impression for my book right? However, as I talked to readers and pondered real life experiences which inspired the novel, I quickly started to see the proverbial, ‘big picture.’ Yesterday Mourning […]

Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop!

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It’s almost Easter!!! *Throws confetti egg in air* So what better way to celebrate than by winning a new book? Today I am giving away a copy of Rose Garcia’s novel “Final Life.” Much like Mary Ting’s novel that I gave away last month for St. Patty’s day, I received a copy of this novel from Rose herself last year during HBR. AND since she is a total doll face, (I’m not kidding, she’s really pretty and kinda funny) she signed a bookmark as well. So now…I offer it up to you. All you have to do is fill out […]

The Terrorist’s Daughters Excerpt + Giveaway!

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The Terrorist’s Daughters by Brian Arthur Levene Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist Born in Chicago, Illinois, three sisters are uprooted and brought to Pakistan, after the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001. After becoming oppressed and abused by their radicalized father and drug-sedated mother, two of the girls decide to run away from home and soon they discover their inner selves. One is a twelve-year-old blessed with a gift she does not know she has, the other, a seventeen-year-old proficient in the methods of psychological warfare. Along the way they encounter a handsome young man, and his family […]

Waiting On Wednesday

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.   Sublime by Christina Lauren Publication Date: October 14, 2014 Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist When Lucy wakes up in a frozen forest, she isn’t sure why she’s there, until she sees Colin. Colin has captivated half the girls at Saint Osanna’s, but no one has ever snared his fascination the way Lucy does. Even as Lucy begins to remember the details of her life–and her death–neither of them is willing to give up what they have, no matter […]

Tuesday Newbies!

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Don’t Look Back Excerpt!

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  Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist Samantha is a stranger in her own life. Until the night she disappeared with her best friend, Cassie, everyone said Sam had it all—popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend. Sam has resurfaced, but she has no recollection of who she was or what happened to her that night. As she tries to piece together her life from before, she realizes it’s one she no longer wants any part of. The old Sam took “mean girl” to a whole new level, and it’s clear […]