Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Waiting On Wednesday [46]: Soundless by Richelle Mead!


So lets start with my Waiting on Wednesday. I love doing this meme every Wednesday. "Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're anticipating.

THIS WEEKS BOOK I'M EAGERLY WAITING FOR IS...



Title: Soundless
Authors: Richelle Mead
Published Date: November 17th, 2015
Publisher: Razorbill
Series: Standalone (T_T)
Pages: 368
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From Richelle Mead, the #1 internationally bestselling author of Vampire Academy and Bloodlines, comes a breathtaking new fantasy steeped in Chinese folklore.

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom.

When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation.

But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Richelle Mead takes readers on a triumphant journey from the peak of Fei’s jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiugo, where a startling truth and an unlikely romance will change her life forever...


WHY I'M WAITING...


I must be living under a rock because I had no idea this book was even in formation, let alone releasing this year!! I am just so awed by that AMAZINGLY GORGEOUS cover. Seriously Fei looks elegant and badass XD I can't wait to delve into this new world. I am in love with asian culture and this story arc sounds like something I would write, so of course I want to read this! Hopefully they don't change this cover it's just perfect ^_^

WHAT DO YOU THINK? HAVE YOU HEARD OF SOUNDLESS? LIKE THE COVER? WAITING FOR IT TO COME OUT?
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Book Blitz: Sword by Amy Bai [International Giveaway & Excerpt]

Hey everyone, hope you're all nice and warm. Today we have an awesome excerpt for SWORD! Read and don't forget to enter the GIVEAWAY at the end. Also leave me some comment love ^3^

NOW ONTO THE BLITZ...


Title: Sword
Author: Amy Bai
Publisher: Candlemark and Gleam
Publication date: February 10th 2015
Pages: 438
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Sword shall guide the hands of men . . .

For over a thousand years the kingdom of Lardan has been at peace: isolated from the world, safe from the wars of its neighbors, slowly forgetting the wild and deadly magic of its origins. Now the deepest truths of the past and the darkest predictions for the future survive only in the verses of nursery rhymes.

For over a thousand years, some of Lardan’s fractious provinces have been biding their time.

Kyali Corwynall is the daughter of the Lord General, a child of one of the royal Houses, and the court’s only sword-wielding girl. She has known for all of her sixteen years what the future holds for her–politics and duty, the management of a House, and protecting her best friend, the princess and presumed heir to the throne. But one day an old nursery rhyme begins to come true, an ancient magic wakes, and the future changes for everyone.

In the space of a single night her entire life unravels into violence and chaos. Now Kyali must find a way to master the magic her people have left behind, or watch her world–and her closest friends–fall to a war older than the kingdom itself.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Amy Bai has been, by order of neither chronology nor preference, a barista, a numbers-cruncher, a paper-pusher, and a farmhand. She likes thunderstorms, the enthusiasm of dogs, tall boots and long jackets, cinnamon basil, margaritas, and being surprised by the weirdness of her fellow humans. She lives in New England with her guitar-playing Russian husband and two very goofy sheepdogs.

FIND MORE ON HER: WEBSITE | TWITTER | GOODREADS | FACEBOOK

EXCERPT 1:


An arm reached out of the dark and wrapped around her neck.

She saw it coming from the corner of her eye, but only had time to twitch uselessly sideways. Another arm immediately followed the first one, muffling her startled cry and stealing her breath.

Too shocked to be afraid, she bit down. The hand over her face jerked away. Her elbow drove backwards and her heel went up into a knee. The awful crack of bone that followed drew a pained groan from behind her, and brought her panic in a thundering flood. Her attacker staggered, pulling her with him. The dropped candle sputtered on the floor beside them, throwing huge shadows everywhere. Spurred on by the thought that she might have to finish this struggle in the dark, she shouted. It was a much softer sound than she'd intended, but the floorboards above them creaked ominously, the arms around her fell away, and he screamed, as though she had burned him.

Leaving this mystery for later consideration, Kyali flung herself at the steps and scrambled up, leaving the back panel of her skirts in his fist. Her sword clattered on the floor as she snatched at it. He came hard on her heels and, as she turned, drove himself obligingly onto it for her. Stunned, she froze again.

Her blood sang in her ears. By the look on his face—a fair face, some much colder part of her noted, with the Western short-beard—he was at least as surprised as she was. He drew a bubbling breath. A dagger dropped from his hand and hit the floor between them.

They stared at one another.

He made an odd face then, and coughed a gout of blood all over her. She blinked through the drops. She knew she had to move—not dead till they stop bleeding, Father would say—but she couldn't. For all her years of study, all the secrecy and swordplay, she had never killed a man. She supposed, watching his face in a perversely distant way, that she still hadn't quite managed it. But he fell forward onto her then, going limp, and after the instinctive terror of having him land on her subsided the sight of his glassy gaze, of her old practice sword sticking out of his ribs, made it clear that she had done it now.

She watched his face closely while his blood dripped down her cheek. He didn't move. He seemed not to be bleeding anymore, though with all the blood on him already how could one tell? She didn’t intend to get closer to check. She couldn't hear anyone else in the house. Through the haze of shock, she was grateful the soldiers weren't here to witness this bizarrely personal moment.

"Well," Kyali said, beginning to be pleased at how well she was taking this—and then threw up on him.

Damn.


NOW FOR THE *drum roll* GIVEAWAY!

A print copy of Sword (which comes with an extra short story and character sketches) and a poster of the cover.

Open INTERNATIONALLY!

ENDS FEBRUARY 26th!

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

V Mafia: Salt and Stone by Victoria Scott [Excerpt and International Giveaway]

Hey guys!!! Snow, snow, and more snow. Anyway, today as part of the V Mafia, I'm here to let you get a peek into Salt and Stone by Victoria Scott. Also keep reading to enter the awesome giveaway at the end.

ABOUT THE BOOKS

To know more about the books just click the images below:

THE EXCERPT:

I swallow and stare at him in the dark, my entire body itching to feel his touch. When I see the anticipation in his stance, the way he looks at me as if I’m both infuriating and appealing — it makes me feel powerful. But when he takes a step in my direction, that power plummets to some place untouchable. Now I’m a seventeen-year-old girl again, standing in the shadows with someone who feels like he’s lived three lives to my one.

“Come with me,” he orders.

There’s no room for refusal, and I don’t want there to be. He takes my hand to help me step over sleeping bodies, both human and Pandora. When I stumble, he leans over and sweeps beneath my knees. I’m brought into his arms with the same ease I may use to curl a rabbit to my chest. But I’m not such an innocent, silent creature.

I’ve got spirit and fire in spades. Though, right now, as he carries me to the single back bedroom, I have neither. I’m somebody else now. I’m Tella Holloway, Boston girl turned Montana transplant, sitting on the edge of her bed, awaiting her very first date with the boy who makes her parents uneasy. A boy who doesn’t speak nearly enough, but when he does, this girl stops and listens. In my mind’s eye, I’m wearing the silver-sequined dress that’s hibernated in my closet far too long. I feel beautiful and confident, and who cares if he said we’re going to the lake at night? I want to glimpse the look on his face when he sees me. I envision how his entire face will light up as if it’s lit from within. How his full lips will part slightly and his cold blue eyes will soften.

Guy sets me on my feet, and I gaze up at him.

Oh yes. Right there. That’s the look I imagined.

© 2015 Victoria Scott. From Salt & Stone by Victoria Scott, published by Scholastic Inc. All rights reserved.

THE GIVEAWAY:

The giveaway includes the chance to win a signed UK edition of FIRE & FLOOD, a signed galley of SALT & STONE, and signed swag. It's open internationally, and will close in a week.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Covers Battle It Out [6]: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

Hello & welcome back to...COVER BATTLES! Yes, I know this isn't new since many bloggers do these types of posts BUT i really wanna hear YOUR thoughts on these cover changes! So I'll just put the two covers up, choose my pick and THEN U CAN VOTE! If you want to see previous cover battles just click this link--> CLICK HERE. It's been 2 YEARS since my last battle!!! Now on to this week's battle...


A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

HARDCOVER vs. PAPERBACK

MY CHOICE: I have to go with the paperback. I like the Hardcover with it's color and it fits the book but personally I like the feel of the paperback. Mostly because it reminds me of the cover for Libba Brays "A GREAT AND TERRIBLE BEAUTY". Which I think is around the same time period and the paperback seems to capture more of the mystery of the book.


THAT'S ME. NOW YOUR TURN! VOTE BELOW AND/OR COMMENT!!

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Cover Reveal: Amber Smoke by Kristen Cast [plus a giveaway]

Hope your all warm and toasty on this windy winter day. Huge snow storm here in NY, so I get to lay around and be lazy *cough, cough* I mean, share an awesome cover reveal with you all. I love it and hope you do too (\^_^/) Now, get your coffee ready and lets go!

NOW ONTO THE REVEAL...

Title: Amber Smoke
Author: Kristin Cast
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: June 9th, 2015
Series: The Escaped #1
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There is a world that runs parallel to our own, a world in which the souls of the damned are caged, where they are looked over by the Furies, and where they spend eternity in torment, mirroring the devastation and mayhem they created when alive.

Someone has opened the cage.

The worst of terrors has crossed the barrier that separates our world from theirs, and the Furies send a great, albeit untested warrior—their only son, Alek—to try to bring those souls back. He is young and handsome, headstrong and impulsive, and he won’t be able to do it alone.

Eva has grown up, beautiful and beloved, but surrounded by secrets. First, she will be hunted in an ancient feud that will threaten her life. Then, she will become the hunter.

With the police closing in and two worlds on the verge of crumbling around them, Alek and Eva must find each other, discover the limits of their powers, and work together to save everything they hold dear, including one another.

Blending elements of mythology with the dazzling storytelling that her fans have devoured through the HOUSE OF NIGHT series, Kristin Cast weaves a spellbinding and passionate tale that starts a thrilling new series with an explosive charge.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:



Kristin Cast is a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author who teamed with her mother to write the young adult House of Night series. She has stories in several anthologies, as well as editorial credits, and a thriving t-shirt line. The first book in her new adult paranormal romance series releases June 9th, 2015!

FIND MORE ON HER: WEBSITE | TWITTER | GOODREADS | FACEBOOK

NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY!

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LEAVE ME A COMMENT AND ENTER THE GIVEAWAY! AS ALWAYS LOVE YOU ALL - LISSETH ^3^
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Friday, January 16, 2015

Announcement: I'm on YouTube and Co-blogger wanted!

Hey everyone, so I was going to do a cover battle for today but decided instead to give two very awesome announcements. NUMBER ONE is that I AM ON YOUTUBE! I've wanted to start a channel for a while but it never felt right. I was always stalling, or was just plain awkward sitting in front of the camera. Now though...I'm not that awkward *hopefully* but I honestly enjoy making videos and editing :) I've also cut them down so there like at most 3 minutes and 30 seconds long. I know more than that and I lost some people. My channel is called INAW, because I am in awe of everything ;)

You can check out the channel and the videos by clicking the picture below.

NUMBER TWO is that since I'll be far away in video land and since I ave neglected the blog so much, i decided that i need help. It's not like I don't read but I remember that when I had Karina here I could write more reviews because i wasn't going at it alone. So now...2 YEARS LATER. I'm looking for someone to share the blog with as a reviewer. What I'm looking for:

-someone who sticks to deadlines
-has experience writing reviews on goodreads, amazon, b&n, youtube, anywhere online
-MUST love reading and writing
-has either a twitter or facebook or instagram or youtube *or all of them*

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED please send me an email to [lizzy9rule@gmail.com]

with your name,
where have you posted your reviews in the past,
a link to said review,
and why you love to read

THAT'S IT! BYE SEE YA! LOVE YOU ALL AS ALWAYS ^3^

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Waiting On Wednesday [45]: The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard


So lets start with my Waiting on Wednesday. I love doing this meme every Wednesday. "Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're anticipating.

THIS WEEKS BOOK I'M EAGERLY WAITING FOR IS...



Title: The Red Queen
Authors: Victoria Aveyard
Published Date: February 10th, 2015
Publisher: Orion
Series: Red Queen Trilogy #1
Pages: 320
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The poverty stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers.

To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks like nothing will ever change. Mare finds herself working in the Silver Palace, at the center of those she hates the most.

She quickly discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy Silver control.

But power is a dangerous game. And in this world divided by blood, who will win?


WHY I'M WAITING...


I received this book for review A LONG TIME AGO and honestly went into this blind but OH.MY.GOD. this book....is just....*fhbgij*...EPIC. Since I have an eBook edition I am waiting for this mostly just because I need a REAL PHYSICAL book in front of me that I can mark up and love (=^^=) But seriously the book is awesome and everyone is waiting for it to come out.

WHAT DO YOU THINK? HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE RED QUEEN? LIKE THE COVER? WAITING FOR IT TO COME OUT?
LEAVE ME YOUR WOW'S IN THE COMMENT'S! AS ALWAYS <3 YOU ALL - LISSETH (^3^/)
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

HEYYYYYYOOOOO!

Hey my wonderful people of the internet! I hope you've all been good and HAPPY NEW YEARS (so late, lol) So yeah pretty much just here bored, working, and slowly wasting my life away doing nothing. Only good thing is that I'm now reading more and not just adult books but YA books too (\oOo/) And yeah I've actually written a review since I last wrote one, like, eons ago.

It's been a long time since I've written here and I felt drained of blogging at that time. I was actually sick (not deadly-look for a tomb-sick just regular sick) when I took that long blogging break, many centuries ago. Fear not, I'll be back, sooner rather than later. I have a few reviews for this week set up, one YA and one adult. Look forward to that; and your comments (Believe me, for me to feel ignored-its a scar I have from a long time ago, but never-mind that, for now). I just wanted to wish you all a happy new year and let you know that I'll be back in the blogging groove.

So Yeah thats where I'm at. Hope you like the new design and have a few surprises for you this week too, hopefully. (=^_^=)

As always I'm super grateful that all of you are here with me and haven't un-followed me in my break, for that,

I SUPER DUPER LOVE YOU!!!

EXTREME CYBER BEAR HUGS!!!!!!

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday [44]: ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES BY JENNIFER NIVEN


So lets start with my Waiting on Wednesday. I love doing this meme every Wednesday. "Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're anticipating.

THIS WEEKS BOOK I'M EAGERLY WAITING FOR IS...


Title: All the Bright Places
Authors: Jennifer Niven
Published Date: January 6th, 2015
Publisher: Knopf
Pages: 384
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The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this compelling, exhilarating, and beautiful story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.

Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's recent death.

When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the “natural wonders” of their state, both Finch and Violet make more important discoveries: It’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself—a weird, funny, live-out-loud guy who’s not such a freak after all. And it’s only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink.

WHY I'M WAITING...

I saw this on Netgalley but kinda just skipped it, not because the cover was unappealing but because I didn't think it was young adult. Normally I don't pick sad books (oh the FEELLSSS). I was checking my email yesterday and saw that Bec from Readers in Wonderland had reviewed it(you should really go read it and no I was not payed in any way to sponsor this advertisement XP I just love there site). So I checked it out and after reading and seeing the gifs, I needed to get my hands on this! ;_; it comes out in January but I don't know if i can hold it!!

WHAT DO YOU THINK? HAVE YOU HEARD OF SOME BOYS? LIKE THE COVER? WAITING FOR IT TO COME OUT?
LEAVE ME YOUR WOW'S IN THE COMMENT'S! AS ALWAYS <3 YOU ALL - LISSETH ^3^
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Monday, November 24, 2014

Monday chat: What happened?

AHHHHHH!!!! Where have I gone? Where has my passion for books gone? I seriously wished I had the energy and the time to blog again. I really don't want to quit but it seems that way as time passes. Sometimes I just wonder: Why do people follow me when I have nothing to post? Why am I reviewing? Why own and run a blog? UGH SO MUCH WORK! I'm tired.

I know a lot of people must feel like this. I know I should post, but if I'm not feeling it then I won't. Working on a computer all day doesn't work either because it makes me less enthusiastic to blog at all. I really have good ideas and memes to make but they just end up staying in my head. It's already November and the end of 2014 is near. I haven't even FINISHED a YA book in a LONG time. I really wished I could but they just all sound the same or have a very similar plot to the ones before it.

Maybe I'm just moody but I think it had to do more with the introduction of E-books. I remember once upon a time I had to actually walk to get to the library and then i would spend hours on the YA section, which back in 2009 was just one composed of like 10 bookshelves. I remember the wonder of reading a summary to a book that was new, different,feeling the crisp pages, smelling that new/old book smell. It was just a magical time back then.

I remember my first YA book, it wasn't actually UGLIES by Scott Westerfeld, since to me it placed in the "kid" section. It was actually City of Bones by Cassandra Claire. I honestly picked it up on an impulse, it was just SO SHINNY! I literally grabbed it took it home and then realized there was a half naked guy on the cover X_x I had to actually hide it because if my dad saw it I WAS DEAD. That book really sucked me in, I hadn't read any angel books and this one introduced me to the nephilim. It was such an intriguing world that the characters just seemed to jump out of the page.

That kind of wonder is what I'm missing today. Maybe I just grew up, maybe the world changed, maybe blogging changed. All I know is that blogging and reading have changed for me. I still read but nowadays its more adult romance than YA. Even NA didn't get me interested too long. Everything has been done by now in YA, there's just no new things and if there were please let me know in the comments. I really want to blog again but it's just so hard. I might pick up YA again, since that was the genre that started my bookish love but until then I don't know where the blog will go. I don't want to shut down but it's such a lonely, friendless road right now...I just want to be like these new bloggers, who have amazing reviews.

Also I really dislike the 5 star review system, I'm going to go back to the way i wrote reviews from the start. No flowery words, no filler sentences, just pure honest feelings, no hiding behind a bush complaints. It's going to be new again and I'll work, if you'll help me. I really can't be here without all of you. Also less giveaways, there awesome but I don't want to be a blog that has followers just for the giveaways.

Sorry if I vent a bit but I had to get it out so I can continue with this blog. I'm starting a new one, not focused on YA, and I want it to work out. I'll post about it when I have it done. Until then LOVE YOU ALL. Really I don't want to quit! If you've felt like me or just want to give me a word of encouragement, PLEASE leave me a comment. Thank you all for waiting for me and not leaving. I'll start again, you'll see. I just needed time and now it's back to the game of blogging :) Until next time, I'll be off reading somewhere! BYE ^3^

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Monday, November 3, 2014

BLOG TOUR: Creed by Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie [REVIEW + GIVEAWAY]

HEY EVERYONE!! Hope you're all doing okay, it's getting pretty cold out there >.< but no better way than to get warm with a nice book, right? So I know I've been neglecting the blog but I'll come back just have some faith in me :) Today I'm taking part in the blog tour for CREED, keep reading for my review and a giveaway. Click the banner above to follow the tour and as always comment!! <3

ABOUT THE BOOK:


Title: Creed
Authors: Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie
Published Date: November 11th, 2014
Publisher: Flux
Format: ebook
Genre: YA / Thriller / Horror
Source: review via Netgalley
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Three went in. Three came out. None even a shadow of who they once were.

When their car breaks down, Dee, her boyfriend Luke, and his brother Mike walk through a winter storm to take refuge in a nearby town called Purity Springs. When they arrive, the emergency sirens are blaring and the small farming town seems abandoned. With no other shelter, they spend the night in an empty house.

But they soon discover that not everything in Purity Springs is as it seems. When the town's inhabitants suddenly appear the next morning, Dee, Luke, and Mike find themselves at the mercy of the charismatic leader, Elijah Hawkins, who plans to make Dee his new wife.

Elijah's son, Joseph, offers to help them escape . . . but the price of his help may be more than Dee and her friends can bear.

Normally I don't read horror but when I read the summary for Creed, I don't know it just intrigued me so much. I HAD to read it and after reading it, it was so worth the read. As I said I'm not much of a fan of the genre but I did end up enjoying the thrill. I was glad that they all made it out alive (I mean in movies only one comes out) but as it said in the summary, there was a price.

Now, I really liked that the story took me through a lot of mental benders, normally i would stop because I couldn't take the suspense but in this book i really just wanted to plow through and know what was going to hit me next. I liked the characters but overall i didn't connect with them much. I understood there situation and felt bad for them but not much I can relate to. One thing I LOVED was that at the beginning we can get a picture that Dee came from a hard childhood and man, i wish Dee's story of overcoming that and finding love would be it's own novel because it so deserves one.

As I was saying this book was a thrill and the ending was a bit open but that just means we can make our own conclusions, which let me think and I love it when a book makes my head work ;) This was also my first book with crazy clan-like leaders and even though he was made whacked out, i think I like these kinda books now :) Overall I ended up enjoying this book. I would definitely recommend this if you like thrillers, mind twisters, and horror. This is a great ook to read on a cold, wintry night with a nice cup coffee. So 3 gorgeous roses from me!

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:



Trisha Leaver lives on Cape Cod with her husband, three children, and one rather excitable black lab. (He is actually half dalmatian so that could explain a bit of the excitability.) She's spent most of her childhood living inside her own mind, creating characters and stories that only a child's imagination could dream up. Trisha now spends her days breathing life into those characters, writing realistic fiction for young adults.

FIND MORE ON HER: WEBSITE | TWITTER | GOODREADS | FACEBOOK | BLOG



Lindsay Currie lives in Chicago, Illinois with one incredibly patient hubby, three amazing kids, and one adorable, but irreverent Bullmastiff named Sam. She graduated from Knox College in the heart of the Midwest and has been writing for as long as she can remember. Today, Lindsay is an author of young adult and middle grade fiction. She is a proud member of SCBWI, The Horror Writers Association, The YA Scream Queens and OneFourKidLit, a community of authors with debuts upcoming in 2014. Her debut novel, CREED (co-authored with Trisha Leaver), releases from Flux on November 8, 2014. Her second co-authored novel, HARDWIRED, releases from Flux in Fall of 2015. She is represented by Kathleen Rushall, of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency. Any inquiries regarding her work should be sent to her attention.

FIND MORE ON HER: WEBSITE | TWITTER | GOODREADS | FACEBOOK | BLOG



NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY!

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WHAT DID YOU THINK? HAVE YOU HEARD OF CREED? EXCITED FOR IT TO COME OUT?
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

MV REVIEW: "Don't Touch Me" by Ailee [에일리 손대지마]

So this is something new to the blog and i'll be doing a music review with my sister at least once a week. Up first this week is Ailee's music video for "Don't Touch Me". Check out the video below. Then keep reading to see my verdict and plenty of gifs :D


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Thursday, September 25, 2014

COVER REVEAL: Rebellion by J.A. Souders [Plus INT Giveaway]

Oh yeah, this cover is KILLER! Today J.A. Souders and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the cover for REBELLION, book 3 in the Elysium Chronicles releasing on June 5, 2015! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to win the books!

NOW ONTO THE REVEAL...

Title: Rebellion
Author: J.A. Souders
Publisher: Tor Teen
Publication date: June 9th, 2015
Series: The Elysium Chronicles #3
ADD ON GOODREADS & Check out Books 1 & 2 below [Linked to goodreads description]

So no official summary for the book yet so the cover is all for now. I read, reviewed, and LOVED Renegade. If you want to read it, click here. I haven't read book 2 yet but i have a copy. I just love the covers for all of the books in this series, they go well together, and go with the story.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:



J.A. Souders is the author of the Elysium Chronicles and lives in the land of sunshine and palm trees with her husband and two children where she spends her time writing about the monsters under the bed, day dreaming about living in an underwater colony, and failing miserably at playing video games.

FIND MORE ON HER: WEBSITE | TWITTER | GOODREADS | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST | BLOG

NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY!

1 winner will receive physical copies of RENEGADE AND REVELATIONS plus the eNovellas. And ASK AGAIN LATER by Liz Czukas. If you have J.A.s books already, she will do an amazon or book depository gift card of the same value. International.

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THAT'S IT! WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE COVER? LIKE IT? READ THE BOOKS? LIKE THE LADIES CODE GIF?
LEAVE ME A COMMENT AND ENTER THE GIVEAWAY! AS ALWAYS LOVE YOU ALL - LISSETH ^3^
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A few changes on the blog...and an update > >

Do you hear that...silence. It's been quiet around here, I've really been busy. I actually work now, go to school, AND go to church. It's pretty crazy being me right now. I LOVE being busy and just living, believe me I haven't been this happy with life since High School. Even though I never spoke about this I was REALLY depressed and it affected my life and this blog. Reading and blogging became a chore, I admit it, but that time in my life is over.

I'm ready to start over. I started reading again, not as many YA books anymore but more NA and adult books. So changes, I'll be adding adult reviews to the blog, I'll keep it clean :) I'll also be expanding the blog, since it's my little home on the net, I'll be posting reviews, discussions, spotlights on a whole slew of things; like fashion, beauty, music, I can't really just post books anymore because it does get boring to me, sorry *don't throw tomatoes at me* but I always wanted to expand and have tried but never could commit to it.

I'm actually surprised that I've been blogging so long because most of the things I do I can't stick with but blogging did. I've also been meaning to open a youtube channel and now I am with my sister, so if you want to check that out, click here, it's called M&N and it's also going to be an eclectic channel like this blog :) So it'll have books, music, fashion, and other interesting things.

Yeah so that's where I am and what I'm doing, I've thought about changing the name too but decided not to because Read-A-holicZ is my baby and it's close to my heart. So even though it won't be 100% books, i'll still keep the name. Hopefully you don't all leave me T_T Because to me everyone of you are special and when you comment it makes my heart happy. So I hope to hear from all of you all soon and know that I LOVE YOU!

That's it! Do you like the changes to the blog? Excited for them? Like the new design?
Let me know in the comments below, as always, much love - lisseth
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