Month: July 2014

The Thing About Blogging for..

The Thing About Blogging for Books…

A lot of publishers have different programs available for bloggers to get books for review. Some bloggers have a difficult time getting up the courage to contact publishers directly for review copies myself included. For us, there are programs like Blogging For Books.   What is Blogging For Books? Well this is from their website: […]

July 31, 2014

Pandemonium (Delirium #2) by..

Pandemonium (Delirium #2) by Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium (Delirium #2) by Lauren Oliver Release Date: February 28, 2012 Publisher: Harper Teen 400 Pages Received: Bought from B&N Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Nuts               Description: I’m pushing aside the memory of my nightmare, pushing aside thoughts of Alex, pushing aside thoughts of Hana and my old school, […]

July 31, 2014

The Thing About YA Book Exch..

The Thing About YA Book Exchange…

Update: YA Book Exchange is no longer active. Sad days…   I feel as though not very many people know about the brilliance that is YA Book Exchange.   So what is YA Book Exchange, or YABE? This is from the site’s about page: Trading books is a fickle thing. Sometimes you get books you […]

July 30, 2014

Delirium (Delirium #1) by La..

Delirium (Delirium #1) by Lauren Oliver

Delirium (Delirium #1) by Lauren Oliver Release Date: February 3, 2011 Publisher: HarperTeen 441 Pages Received: Bought used Format: Original Hardcover Rating:  Description: Before scientists found the cure, people thought love was a good thing. They didn’t understand that once love — the deliria — blooms in your blood, there is no escaping its hold. […]

July 29, 2014

Release Blitz- Oceanborn by ..

Release Blitz- Oceanborn by Amalie Howard

Check out the blog tour HERE HAPPY RELEASE DAY OCEANBORN! Author Amalie Howard has a message for you…  ABOUT THE BOOK The coronation is over. But the battle has just begun. Nerissa Marin has won her crown. But can she keep it? Already, her ties to the human realm are driving a wedge between Nerissa […]

July 29, 2014

The Thing About NetGalley..

The Thing About NetGalley…

For new reviewers and old, NetGalley is a great tool to start reading and reviewing advanced copies. Sure, they’re ecopies and that is a sticking point for some people. Some of us, myself included, still prefer the physical copy of a book. But for titles that we really want to read sometimes you have to […]

July 28, 2014

Stacking the Shelves #3: Jul..

Stacking the Shelves #3: July 26, 2014

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews in which we share the books we bought, borrowed, or were sent from publishers. This is what I got this week: From top to bottom: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen (Barnes and Noble)  Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. -Darth by John Moe […]

July 26, 2014

Deception (The Courier’..

Deception (The Courier’s Daughter #2) by CJ Redwine

Deception (The Courier’s Daughter #2) by CJ Redwine   Release Date: August 27, 2013 Publisher: Balzer + Bray 468 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Paperback   Rating:  4 Nuts               Description: Baalboden has been ravaged.   The Commander’s whereabouts are unknown. And with a ragged group of […]

July 25, 2014

Book Pet Peeves #5: Book Siz..

Book Pet Peeves #5: Book Size

I’m back with another bookish pet peeve! Today I want to talk about book size. I know I’m not the only one who gets all bent out of shape about book size, I see posts and videos (especially videos) about it all of the time. So why does it bug me? Just look at this […]

July 24, 2014

I'm Participating in AR..

I'm Participating in ARC August!

ARC August is hosted by Octavia at Read. Sleep. Repeat. Simply, its purpose is to encourage readers to put a dent in those ARC piles. Personally? I have a hard time getting through my Netgalley approvals. I finally got my rating up into the 70’s but I’d really like to clear out the rest of […]

July 24, 2014