Monday, July 25, 2011

#ForeverMaggie Winners



The two winners of Forever are:

Lisa @ Fic Talk

and

Angie

Winners have been contacted and have 48 hours to reply with a mailing address or a new winner will be picked. Thanks to all who entered and check back soon for a new giveaway!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Chain Reaction Book Trailer

Ok this couldn't wait! Simone Elkeles just announced the book trailer for Chain Reaction. I can't wait for this book! If you haven't read the series drop everything and pick it up. Also how hot are these guys? I think Carlos is my favorite!



Book 1

Book 2

Book 3

Hunger Games Movie Poster

How much do you love this? I mean it's not really functional that you can have on your side bar but I had to share it with you. I can't wait to see more!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

GIVEAWAY: FOREVER by Maggie Stiefvater

Want to win a copy of FOREVER and a Forever key chain? Two lucky winners will do just that! All you have to do is fill out the form below!

About the book:
In Maggie Stiefvater’s SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And love is harder and harder to hold on to as death comes closing in.

Scholastic recently launched an online community called This Is Teen to connect readers with their favorite YA authors and books. Visit their page on Facebook for all the latest news on Maggie Stiefvater and Forever: www.facebook.com/thisisteen



Giveaway Rules:
  • US Only
  • Winner will be drawn 7/25/11
  • Winner will be contacted via email and has 48 hours to reply
  • Must be at least 13 years of age and have parent's permission.



Thanks to Scholastic and Big Honcho Media for the giveaway!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bad Taste in Boys Celebration Day

Did you know that the lovely Carrie Harris is releasing her first book Bad Taste in Boys TODAY? To celebrate many all over the web will become zombies and show off their sugar lips! If you are participating link up your picture or post!

Also it's not to late to participate! You can either make yourself a zombie or use a little sugar and lip gloss and recreate the sugar lips cover!

Are wondering how all tihs came together?  Well that is all thanks to Gae Polisner and I just put her idea in motion! Thanks in advance to all who are participating!



More about Bad Taste in Boys:




Goodreads Description:
Someone's been a very bad zombie.

Kate Grable is horrified to find out that the football coach has given the team steroids. Worse yet, the steroids are having an unexpected effect, turning hot gridiron hunks into mindless flesh-eating zombies. No one is safe--not her cute crush Aaron, not her dorky brother, Jonah . . . not even Kate!

She's got to find an antidote--before her entire high school ends up eating each other. So Kate, her best girlfriend, Rocky, and Aaron stage a frantic battle to save their town. . . and stay hormonally human.







Monday, July 11, 2011

Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris

Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars


Fun, quirky and witty are all words I would use to describe Bad Taste in Boys! Carrie Harris makes a science geek the lovable "it girl" everyone will want to know. Kate is the student trainer for the football team, science expert and has dreams of being a doctor and is trying to work up the courage to speak to the quarterback. While on routine grunt work for the coach Kate discovers he may be injecting the team with steroids.

Even if the football team sucks and they only see her as a nerd she won't stand for illegal, unsafe steroid use. Before Kate can even get a plan into action or notify someone Coach injects a player and things go terribly wrong. The player dies even though Kate tries, unsuccessfully, to resuscitate him. But just when she feels she's failed he suddenly grabs her butt! What the !?!?!/

This is where you can cue the zombie music, only zombies aren't real....right? Kate tries to gather evidence, like any great scientist would do, on how this could've happened and figure out how to stop an outbreak from happening by finding a cure and oh yeah try not to turn into a zombie herself in the process! I adore this book! Kate reminds me a little of Lily from Dash and Lily with the sass of Evie from Paranormalcy. I love every word of every page and can't wait for more from Carrie Harris.

For more on Carrie Harris visit: http://www.carrieharrisbooks.com

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Dead Rules Winner!



Congratulations to Samantha from papercutsya.blogspot.com the winner of the finished copy of Dead Rules by Randy Russell! I have contacted the winner and they have 48 hours to reply. Thank you to all who entered and come back soon I have plenty of giveaways this summer!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Review: Dead Rules

Dead Rules by Randy Russell

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars


Dead Rules by Randy Russell is the most unexpected 5 star book I have read this summer! Not only is the cover to die for, but the witty and original story is so hard to put down that I almost considered pulling over during rush hour to finish the last few chapters.

In Dead Rules Jana Webster finds out that when you die instead of a fancy afterlife you go to a place called Dead School. Everyone in Dead School is exactly as they were the moment they died and they go to Dead School to learn about themselves. As if life wasn’t hard enough now you spend your afterlife in school. Kids in Dead School are separated into groups the Sliders, who did something wrong when they died and the Risers, who were not at fault when they died. There are also the Virgins who are almost angel like and the Shades, who committed suicide. Jana arrives at Dead School as a Riser and it takes her a bit to adjust to Dead School and she's also certain that once her boyfriend realizes they can still be together he will soon join her. Wouldn’t your high school boyfriend want to die to spend eternity with you?

Jana decides not to wait for her boyfriend Michael to die and decides that she has to kill him so he can be with her. Only Jana can’t manifest, into a ghost, as a Riser and begins her path to becoming a Slider. This is both funny and dangerous. Her Riser friends try to talk her out of it, but she is determined, and with the help of some Sliders she might just pull it off. Only no plan ever goes off without a hitch, while Jana is dead set that Michael is her soul mate she misses out on Mars the tremendously hot Slider right in front of her. He is hot, hot, and hot. Ok I know I said hot three times, but you really need to read this book and see why for yourself.

Nothing I say will justify just how wonderful, fresh, funny, and downright fantastic this book is so run out and get a copy. Dead Rules doesn't have a cliffhanger ending, but I felt like there might be a window for either a second book or a companion, if so I would love that!

Dead Rules is Randy Russell’s debut YA novel and out now. I want to thank Randy for sending a review copy in exchange for an honest review. To say thanks and to show how much I loved this book I am giving away a finished copy.

Rules:
  1. Only one entry per person.
  2. I will draw a winner 7/7/11.
  3. If Book Depository ships to you then you can enter
  4. You have 48 hours to claim your prize.
  5. I am asking that you review this book and send a link.
  6. Winner will be chosen by Random.org
  7. If you are under 18 you must have your parents permission and enter with their permission in your entry.
  8. If you have any questions please contact me I am always an email or tweet away.

Giveaway Closed

July Reading List

So here is my schedule of what I plan to read this month. Feel free to join me and then we can discuss. Also I am always up for taking recommendations. If you check my blog often you will find I add and remove books just depending on my moods. Happy reading!

Currently Reading:


To Read:


Finished Reading:

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