May 2013 Wrap-Up

Books Read: 9 Hey, folks. I turned out to be busy sooner than I expected. As mentioned in my previous post, I was lucky enough to land in a different job which is closer to my educational background and interests. My first day in my second work experience blew myself away as I was immediately exposed to the nature of my company. Now, on my second month I can say that work is exciting and challenging for me. I am learning a lot and meeting various important people in the society. I even got an offer for a scholarship abroad! Read More …

January Black Book Blast + Giveaway

January Black Sixteen-year-old genius Matty Ducayn has never fit in on The Hill, an ordered place seriously lacking a sense of humor. After his school’s headmaster expels him for a small act of mischief, Matty’s future looks grim until King Hadrian comes to his rescue with a challenge: answer a question for a master’s diploma. More than a second chance, this means freedom. Masters can choose where they work, a rarity among Regents, and the question is simple. What was January Black? It’s a ship. Everyone knows that. Hadrian rejects that answer, though, and Matty becomes compelled by curiosity and Read More …

Replacing Gentry Book Blast + Giveaway

Replacing Gentry When Marlie agrees to attend a cadaver ball at Vanderbilt Medical School, she did not expect to actually see any cadavers. Or, that a strange apparition would issue her a chilling message. Despite the cadaver’s warning, Marlie is married a year later to Tennessee State Senator, Daniel Cannon, and living in a plantation-style mansion with two step sons. Add to the mix her growing suspicion that something is amiss with the death of Daniel’s first wife, Gentry; and newlywed Marlie is definitely in over her pretty Yankee head. What begins as an innocent inquiry into her new husband’s Read More …

Sprung Book Blast + Giveaway

Sprung (Book 2 of the Witchbound Series): Since she discovered magic, seventeen-year-old Skye Jackson’s life is almost perfect. Almost. Even perfect has its glitches. What happens when the one with all the power makes the biggest mistakes? Welcome to my life. Four months ago, I couldn’t have been happier. When my parents got divorced, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. Especially when Mom married a guy half her age. But then I found out I wasn’t the average Joana. Discovering magic existed and, best of all, I could use it, made everything easier to deal with. That is until I got a Read More …

Author Interview with Marc Kuhn + Giveaway/Freebie

Two weeks ago, I hosted a tour for The Pope’s Stone, a historical fiction revolving around the lives of two descendants a century apart. I have rated the book 4 out of 5 stars and if you want to read my thoughts on this novel, you may click here. Aside from the review, I also hosted an international giveaway. Four lucky winners will be electronically drawn using rafflecopter and will receive a paperback copy of the book plus a simple journal. At this point I would like to give the spotlight to the person behind the brilliantly written and wonderfully Read More …

Starseed Book Blast + Giveaway

Starseed Author: Liz Gruder ISBN: 978-1937178291 Publisher: WiDo Publishing Published: February 2013 SUMMARY Kaila Guidry has always known she is different. When she meets Jordyn Stryker at school, she finds out just how different. Jordyn was born and raised far from Earth, a starseed, one of six new students sent to Louisiana’s Bush High to learn human ways. But Jordyn didn’t count on meeting someone like Kaila. When Kaila is pushed to her limit by high school bullying and cruelty, Jordyn awakens her to a new reality—and to love. But to prove herself, Kaila must look the other way as Read More …

The Pope’s Stone by Marc Kuhn: Review + huge giveaway

Title: The Pope’s Stone Author: Marc Kuhn Published: October 9, 2012 Paperback: 242 pages Kindle Edition: 229 pages ISBN: 1479185299 Purchase links: Amazon Kindle * Amazon Paperback * Barnes and Noble Book blurb: THE POPE’S STONE is a fascinating historical novel that follows the lives of Nathaniel and Nicholas, descendants of the Barrington family of Virginia. Each young man keeps life-long journals which eventually reveal their parallel lives; lives that are mirrored by similar events and experiences, similar relationships and consequences. The two, however, lived a century apart. The only connections between them are their family heritage, their journals…and the Pope’s Read More …

Max Xylander and the Island of Zumuruud Book Blast

Max Xylander and the Island of Zumuruud Max has anger management issues. But she has a secret, too. She can make things happen. Like magic. She almost killed a loser skate punk and nearly used it on her stuck up older sister. The question is, can she do anything other than blow things up? Can she learn to control it? And is it really possible that an obscure teenage girl is the key to keeping all of humanity safe? Philip just got his ring back. He got it taken away for messing with his teacher’s mind so he can cheat Read More …

February 2013 Wrap-Up

Books read: 17 It’s the time of the month again. Even though February has lesser days compared to the rest of the months, I managed to read 17 books. Yay! A lot of people are asking me how I can read a lot of books in a short time. For a quick answer to others, I don’t use audio books. I read printed and digital books only. The thing is, no matter how busy I am with my family, work, and social lives I still find and create time for books. When my social life gets too hyper, like going Read More …

Fall for Me: Review + Giveaway

Title: Fall For Me (The Tate Chronicles #1) Author: K. A. Last Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Date of Publication: January 17th 2013 Number of pages: Paperback – 312 Word Count: 71,000 Formats available: eBook and Paperback Cover Artist: KILA Designs – www.facebook.com/KILAdesigns Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/ar_JVC2AgzE Purchase Links: Amazon eBook * Amazon paperback *Smashwords Book Blurb: “Angels aren’t supposed to fall in love, especially with each other. But for the record, you were worth it.” Grace Tate is a Protection Angel and Vampire Hunter, and she has always followed the rules. But some rules are made to be broken… Until now the Read More …