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 …

April 2013 Wrap-Up

Books read: 14 For the fourth month of the year, I am happy to inform you that I am still reading! I honestly thought that I would get busy starting this month, but hey, life has full of surprises. That last clause is definitely true. A lot of things happened this month that sharing them would warrant at least two more posts. For now, let’s stick with this monthly review of the books I have read. If I Stay by Gayle Forman Rating:  4/5 I have seen this book being reviewed and talked about by fellow bookworms. The cover is 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 …

March 2013 Wrap-up

March 2013 Wrap-up Books Read: 13 I didn’t expect I would still have a more than ten book read at the end of the month. Luckily, there’s the lent holiday from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday so that’s something to be thankful for as Catholic. Aside from praying and reflecting, I had free time to read more books! It’s like book marathon all over again. An update on my 2013 Goodreads Reading Challenge. When 2013 started, I decided to sign up for 50 books in a year. However, with the rate I am going, I would certainly finish the challenge Read More …

Mortality by Kellie Sheridan: Review + Giveaway

Title: Mortality (The Hitchhiker Strain #1) Author: Kellie Sheridan Published: March 19, 2013 by Snarky Books Pages: 271 (Paperback) Mortality on Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16149748-mortality Book Blurb: After surviving a deadly plague outbreak, sixteen-year-old Savannah thought she had lived through the very worst of human history. There was no way to know that the miracle vaccine would put everyone at risk for a fate worse than un-death. Now, two very different kinds of infected walk the Earth, intent on nothing but feeding and destroying what little remains of civilization. When the inoculated are bitten, infection means watching on in silent horror as 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 …

Join my current giveaways!

Don’t forget to join my first blogiversary giveaway. Who knows? You might win the $30 gift certificate from Sincerely Sweet Boutique. Now, hurry up and join. This will be ending soon!   Click the link below to be directed to my blog anniversary post with the giveaway. My first blog anniversary giveaway On another note, I have another giveaway going on in my site. Want to win a free paperback and a journal? Then join the giveaway and get yourself be included in the draw. Four winners will be chosen to win the combo package. Open internationally. Click the link 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 …

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 …