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The 100 by Rachel Vincent ~ Cover Reveal and Giveaway!

I am so excited to share the awesome cover for 100 HOURS, the first book in a new trilogy by New York Times best-selling author Rachel Vincent, which releases on March 28, 2017 from Katherine Tegen Books, along with a note from the author about her upcoming novel and an amazing giveaway.
Scroll down to take check out the gorgeous cover, read what Rachel Vincent has to say about 100 HOURS, and enter for a chance to win. And be sure to share your thoughts about the cover in the comments!
The Cover Revealed

Title: 100 HOURS Author: Rachel Vincent Release date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 368 Formats available to pre-order: Hardcover
Maddie is beyond done with her cousin Genesis’s entitled and shallow entourage. Genesis is so over Miami’s predictable social scene with its velvet ropes, petty power plays, and backstabbing boyfriends.
While Maddie craves family time for spring break, Genesis seeks novelty—like a last-min…

Jaime Reviews ~ Portraits of Celina by Sue Whiting

Portraits of Celina By Sue Whiting Published on April 1, 2015
Published by: Walker Books Australia
Source: Netgalley
Make him pay, Bayley. Make him pay.

"It’s as if the wooden chest is luring me, urging me to open it – daring me almost. Open me up. Look inside. Come on, just for a second; it won’t hurt."

Celina O’Malley was sixteen years old when she disappeared. Now, almost forty years later, Bayley is sleeping in Celina’s room, wearing her clothes, hearing her voice. What does Celina want? And who will suffer because of it?

A ghost story. A love story. A story of revenge.
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Portraits of Celina...
I am always looking for a great YA horror/thriller/mystery. If ghosts are involved, I am even more amped up for a story. So Portraits of Celina seemed like the perfect book for me. While I liked the story well enough, there were a few things that kept it from being my perfect read.

Bayley and her family move to a tiny, country town a few months after th…

A Quarrel Called (Stewards of the Plane #1) by Shannon Wendtland ~ Tour Review and Giveaway!

A Quarrel Called (Stewards of the Plane #1)
by Shannon Wendtland
Publisher: a Crossed Arrows Title
Release Date: June 20th 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Rate: 3 Stars!
The Sage, The Guardian, The Lantern, The Light – together we four are Stewards of the Plane, a Quarrel.
G. is the Guardian; he’s developed a strong protective instinct and a kickass sword of light that can chase away the baddies like nobody’s business.
Sam is the Lantern; his dreams shed light on possible futures – he’s always had dreams, but now he sees where we’re going and how far, and it scares the crap out of him. 
Tara is the Sage; as our resident mystic, she can commune with the Akashic records: the big data warehouse in the sky. She can get information on anywhere, anywhen, if only she can learn to ask the right questions. 
And me, I’m Melody, I’m the Light. I can channel the earth’s energy and according to Gramps, I can stabilize a vortex. It’s a good thing, too, or else we would be in a lot of tro…

Jaime Reviews ~ The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

The Women in the Walls By Amy Lukavics Published on September 27, 2016
Published by: Harlequin Teen
Source: Around the World ARC Tours
Lucy Acosta's mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she explored the dark hallways of the estate with her cousin, Margaret. They're inseparable—a family.  

When her aunt Penelope, the only mother she's ever known, tragically disappears while walking in the woods surrounding their estate, Lucy finds herself devastated and alone. Margaret has been spending a lot of time in the attic. She claims she can hear her dead mother's voice whispering from the walls. Emotionally shut out by her father, Lucy watches helplessly as her cousin's sanity slowly unravels. But when she begins hearing voices herself, Lucy finds herself confronting an ancient and deadly legacy that has marked the women in her family for generations.
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The King Slayer (The Witch Hunter #2) by Virginia Boecker ~ Blog Tour Review and Giveaway!

The King Slayer (The Witch Hunter #2) By Virginia Boecker Published on June 14, 2016
Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Source: Publisher
An action-packed and suspenseful sequel to The Witch Hunter, perfect for fans of Graceling and the Grisha Trilogy.

"I think, in time, you'll either be my greatest mistake or my greatest victory."

Former witch hunter Elizabeth Grey is hiding within the magically protected village of Harrow, evading the price put on her head by Lord Blackwell, the usurper king of Anglia. Their last encounter left Blackwell ruined, but his thirst for power grows stronger every day. He's readying for a war against those who would resist his rule--namely Elizabeth and the witches and wizards she now calls her allies.

Having lost her stigma, a magical source of protection and healing, Elizabeth's strength is tested both physically and emotionally. War always means sacrifice, and as the lines between good and evil blur once more, Elizabeth mu…

Jaime Reviews ~ The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

The Sun is Also a Star By Nicola Yoon Published on November 1, 2016
Published by: Delacorte Press
Source: Around the World ARC Tours
Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.

Daniel: I’ve always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents’ high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us.

The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?
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The Sun is Also a Star...
I don't, honestly, know wha…

Pre-order Event & Giveaway ~ June 9th by Emha Goliesh & Final MMSAI Tour Event :(

Pick up JUNE 9TH for only $1.99 and be entered to win a goodie bag full of prizes!June 9th
Untouch Me #1
Author: Emha Goliesh
Publisher: INCLUDAS Publishing
Release Date: 9/29/16 Love at first sight? Not for studious college freshman Lacey Shyver. She knows everyone just pretends and acts nice to her face; no one could ever actually want her. It’s the same story every time, but no more false hope and shattered promises. She’s not going to trust anyone anymore — especially not flirtatious drummer Blake Nivey, the one person in her group project she can’t stand. She keeps staring, keeps complaining, keeps judging. She knows he’s just a charmer and a player, yet the more time they spend together, the deeper their connection becomes. Every time their eyes lock, his soul sucks her in. His touch alone unleashes a miracle she never thought she’d be able to feel. But Lacey struggles to understand if he’s acting overly friendly and nice or if these sensual feelings of connection and intimacy are …

Hair in All the Wrong Places: The Perils of Growing Up Werewolf by Andrew Buckley ~ Tour Review and Giveaway


Hair in All the Wrong Places: The Perils of Growing Up Werewolf By Andrew Buckley Published on June 7, 2016
Published by: Month9Books
Source: Month9Books
What has he done? 

What's happening to him? 

And what on Earth is that smell? 

For Colin Strauss, puberty stinks. Blackouts, hallucinations, and lapses in memory are the perils of growing up werewolf. 

Worse than that, Colin worries he might have had something to do with the recent attacks on the townspeople. He may have eaten a person. It doesn’t matter that it’s someone he doesn’t particularly like. What kind of boy goes around eating people? 

Foolishly, all Colin can think about is how Becca Emerson finally kissed him for the first time. Yep, hormones are afoot. Yikes! 

But girls will have to wait. Collin better get himself under control before someone else ends up hurt or worse . . . dead.
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Hair in All the Wrong Places...
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