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-Cover Reveal- Out Of Play by Nyrae Dawn & Jolene Perry

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Welcome to the cover reveal of Out Of Play!
I now, Present you...
The  Awesomeness... Hotness... ahhhh Just look ;)

Blurb:

***Rock star drummer Bishop Riley doesn't have a problem. Celebrities—especially ones suffering from anxiety—deserve to party, right? Wrong. After taking a few too many pills, Bishop wakes up in the hospital facing an intervention. If he wants to stay in the band, he’ll have to detox while under house arrest in Seldon, Alaska.
Hockey player Penny Jones can't imagine a life outside of Seldon. Though she has tons of scholarship offers, the last thing she wants is to leave. Who'll take care of her absent-minded gramps? Not her mother, who can’t even be bothered with the new tenants next door.
Penny’s too hung up on another guy to deal with Bishop’s crappy attitude, and Bishop’s too busy sneaking pills to care. Until he starts hanging out with Gramps. If Bishop wants a chance with the fiery girl next door, he’ll have to admit he has a problem and kick it. Too…

-BookPics Is Curious- New Blog Features?

So...
2013...
New year,
New beginnings,
New... Everythings...
lol
At least that is what I thought back on January.

Now we're going on March and so far the only new things I'm doing on the blog are participate on book cover reveals and on some blog tours, okay a LOT of blog tours, but well... My site isn't known for participating and hosting blog tour stops for books...
But I'm doing it so that's GOT to count!!
Right?!

Now... This monday I was thinking.

Why not start a feature to help promote and share the love of the 2 things that have made my time as a book blogger one of the best experiences of my life?

I want to give shout-outs to book authors!
Doing some kind of author of the month thing?
I know, it's definitely NOT the most original idea but... I just though if I gave it my touch it'd be kind of nice :D And I'd get to pick and choose how I do it!
And if any author would like to be considered to be an author of the month they can always email me :D

-Book Blitz + Giveaway- Radiant by Christina Daley

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This is definitely the kind of book that hooks me just by reading the first sentence of the description, yes I read part of the description. I know it's been a while since its release date but that's why there'll be a giveaway of the book at the bottom of this so make sure to check that out :D


Radiant by Christina Daley
Publication date: February 12th 2013
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
***Mary is part Vietnamese. Carter is a complete jerk. Normally, they don't talk much.

But when Mary's in an accident on the way to school one morning, Carter nearly dies saving her life. The doctors say his chances of living are slim, and Mary's feeling the full weight of survivor's guilt.

However, Carter's back at school in a matter of days, as if nothing had happened. Although, he is a little "glitchy," and he's developed a sudden and intense interest in Mary. She thinks he's suffering from major brain trauma from the accident. Or that he's been possess…

-Blog Tour Stop, Review + Giveaway- Phoebe Pope And The Year of Four by Nya Jade

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I'm so freaking excited!! Today, it is my pleasure to host my blog tour stop for the awesometastic book, Phoebe Pope And The Year of Four <- A handful, I know. But trust me... It is COMPLETELY WORTH IT! BLOG TOUR! Anyway, there's a review involved plus a HUGE and when I say HUGE I mean HUGE giveaway as well! Let's get it over and done with shall we? I cannot wait to share all my rambling thoughts about this book with you all!
But first, lets get to know the book a bit ;) ***
Cover designed by Phatpuppy Art.

Pub. Date: October 30th 2012 - Dreamwell Publishing

***The students of Green Lane Academy roam their halls unaware that below their manicured campus exists a prestigious school of an entirely different kind . . .

Sixteen-year-old Phoebe Pope has enrolled at the Campus Below: a spy academy for shape-shifters hidden deep beneath the grounds of a boarding school whose humans unknowingly protect it. There, thanks to a carefully planned schedule, she leads a double life: spy…

-Blog Tour Stop, Review + Excerpt- Pieces by Michelle Davidson Argyle

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Hey guys, I'm extremely happy to welcome you to my stop on the Pieces blog tour!!! Today I have an excerpt for you to enjoy and my review of Pieces ;) I want to thank Giselle at Xpresso Book Tours for the chance!! :D And well to the author as well!
If you're just catching up with the tour here's a LINK to the whole schedule so you don't miss any of the fun!
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Pieces - Rhemalda Publishing / February 14th, 2013

*** Two years after watching her kidnappers go to prison, Naomi Jensen is still in love with one of them. Jesse will be released in a few years, and Naomi knows college is the perfect distraction while she waits. But when her new friend Finn makes her question what is right and what is wrong, she begins to wonder if Jesse is the one for her … until she discovers he's out on parole. Naomi must sort through her confusion to figure out where love and freedom truly lie—in Finn, who has no connections to her past, or Jesse, who has just asked her to run away with…

Stacking The Shelves #19 -Book Depo DOES Ship Here! Proof-

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Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Where you can post all the books that you're adding to your shelves each week.
Inspired by TST IMMs' posts.

Here's what will be stacking my shelves this week
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I know, I know...
I'm the worst person ever...
I'm still owing you the vlog I promised to announce the winner of that giveaway T_T

The only excuse?
My body T_T you know why?
Because lately it seems as if it doesn't want me to do anything! And I mean it like...
It gets sick every single time!!
I mean it!!
I wasn't even completely recovered from that nasty cold when I got something else T_T

So forgive me again :(
I've been hibernating for 3 days now :( NOT FUN!

BUT The good news??

I got some pretty awesome books!

So rain check??
I promise to do a vlog as soon as I can!

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Bought
Just One Day by Gayle Forman
MY VERY FIRST ORDER FROM BOOK DEPOSITORY CAME AND I WANT TO SWIM IN THE CLOUDS!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!! Oh my clouds!! Wou…

-Cover Reveal- Faster We Burn by Chelsea M. Cameron (Deeper We Fall #2)

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This is TOO beautiful so... I'll leave you to it...
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Faster We Burn by Chelsea M. Cameron (Deeper We Fall #2)
Genre: New Adult Contemporary
Publication date: April, 2013
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The last thing Katie Hallman needs is another guy in her life, but Stryker Grant is there anyway. What starts out as just an escape from her previous relationship disaster soon turns into something more. Stryker gets under her skin the way no one has before, and soon she realizes she can't shake him, even if she wanted to. But is Katie ready to trust her already-battered heart to the guy who could shatter it into a million pieces?
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Find it!
Goodreads

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About the author,

Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world's worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomerci…

-Review- On Dublin Street by Samantha Young

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Goodreads Shortie:
Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare…

My thoughts?

Oh wow...
It's been months... literally since I read this book...
I kept struggling with this review... Came up empty when I wanted to put into words what I really thought about it...

I mean. It's not everyday that a book moves you when you haven't gone through the situation it describes and still... Argh...

To author Samantha Young, I swear I've tried.... I've sat on my bed countless nights trying to do your book justice but it just wouldn't come...

But now I'm determined to simply say...

I FREAKING LOVED IT!!
It was amazing and loving and so very well written!

I instantly connected to the main character, Jocelyn, who wouldn't like her? She felt so real, so very centered and down to earth. I didn't have any problem believing this could be a friend of mine.

A lot of books have that problem, they write contemporary but …

-Cover Reveal- Accession by Terah Edun

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Hey lovelies! I'm here, once again to present you with another new book cover!! :)
Check it out ;)
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-Gasp- Wow!! Would you check that out!! I am loving this book cover!! It's completely gorgeous and dark and mysterious and creepy and awesome!! I am in love with the coloring!!! I've always been a fan of all-around dark colors on a book cover!-
Accession by Terah Edun (Sarath Web, #1)--Publication date: September, 2013

Blurb Teaser:
*** She will be more powerful than the Blood could have ever imagined. 


He will not claim a mortal Queen and will do anything to stop her.
Their battle will begin in September 2013. ***
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Topics: Magic, Fantasy, Romance, High School
Studio: MacBook Pro 13
Director: Terah Edun
Cast: Amelie Thompson, Richard LeCross
Genre: Witchy Romantic Thriller
Book Release Date: In stores Friday the 13th, September 2013
Rating: PG-13
Find the book!
Goodreads

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About the author,
 Terah Edun is an international development professional and author/lover of all things Young A…

-Book Blast + Giveaway- A Touch Menacing by Leah Clifford

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-Today, Me, Myself & I... Are dying... Because of this... O_O

It’s nearly time to say good bye to Eden and her friends with the conclusion of the A Touch Trilogy from author Leah Clifford. Whether you’ve been there from the beginning when Eden first met Az in A TOUCH MORTAL. Spent countless hours contemplating with other A Touch Trilogy fans over the fate of the kitten, from A TOUCH MORBID. Or are just joining us now, the conclusion to Leah Clifford’s A Touch Trilogy promises to be heart stopping and well worth the wait! Pick up whichever novel you need to catch up before MENACING’S March 5th release date. You don’t want to be the only one not talking about this book!


A TOUCH MENACING
A Touch Trilogy #3 Author: Leah Clifford
Release Date: March 5th
Eden is dying. For real, this time.
She is crumbling to ash, and an unnatural plague is ravaging mortals and immortals alike. With both Heaven and Hell out to destroy her, Eden can no longer tell the difference between good and evil.

F…

-Book Blitz + Excerpt & Giveaway- The Crescent Chronicles by Alyssa Rose Ivy

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Welcome to the Crescent Chronicles book blitz!! After I had the chance to participate on a blog tour writing a review for another series by the same author... I couldn't possibly pass up the chance to give a little shout-out to her other series. I haven't read it but after reading Veer... I'd pretty much try reading anything this author writes! So... I'll be sharing a book excerpt with you guys!! But first lets get to know these books a bit more and the author as well, shall we?!
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-> Flight by Alyssa Rose Ivy (The Crescent Chronicles #1)
Publication date: August 2012

*** Sometimes you just have to take flight.

A summer in New Orleans is exactly what Allie needs before starting college. Accepting her dad’s invitation to work at his hotel offers an escape from her ex-boyfriend and the chance to spend the summer with her best friend. Meeting a guy is the last thing on her mind—until she sees Levi.

Unable to resist the infuriating yet alluring Levi, Allie finds herself …