Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Book Blitz: PSS Chronicles by Ripley Patton


The PSS Chronicles consist of 2 books so far Ghost Hand (PSS Chronicles #1) and Ghost Hold (PSS Chronicles #2). To celebrate the one year anniversary of Ghost Hand, Ghost Hand will be free and Ghost Hold will be for sale for $0.99.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Blog Tour - Review + Giveaway: Death is but a Dream (Elysium Legacies #1) by Erin Hayes


I am so happy to be part of this blog tour! First of all, this book was AMAZING! Second of all, GREEK MYTHOLOGY! I heart it! And third, we have an epic giveaway for you guys! make sure you enter! :)

Death is but a Dream
Title: Death is but a Dream

Series: Elysium Legacies #1

Author: Erin Hayes

Publication date: Fall 2013

Published by: Erin Hayes

Source: To review for blog tour

Add it to your Goodreads shelf

Buy it: Amazon | B&N

Synopsis:

Caught between life and death, all Callie wants is to live again.

Homicide detective Callie Saunders knows that death isn’t all pearly gates and angels. After being hit by a bus, she finds that it's the ancient gods and goddesses of Greek mythology who are in charge of everything.

So when Hades offers her a deal, she accepts. If she wants to be brought back to life, she’ll have to figure out who is trying to kill his son. But if she fails, both her soul and the world will be destroyed.

With the odds mounting against her, it’ll take everything she has within her to wake up from death. But the rules are constantly changing. And someone wants her to stay dead.

My rating: ★★★★★

Holy Hades, this book was amazing! I'm sorry, I just had to say that ;) lol

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Book Spotlight: Sia by Josh Grayson



Sia
Title: Sia

Author: Josh Grayson

Publication date: November 20th, 2013

Published by:Josh Grayson

Genre: YA | Romance

Blurb: When seventeen-year-old Sia wakes up on a park bench, she has no idea who or where she is. Yet after a week of being homeless, she’s reunited with her family. At school, she’s powerful and popular. At home, she’s wealthy beyond her dreams. But she quickly realizes her perfect life is a lie. Her family is falling apart and her friends are snobby, cruel and plastic. Worse yet, she discovers she was the cruelest one. Mortified by her past, she embarks on a journey of redemption and falls for Kyle, the “geek” she once tormented. Yet all the time she wonders if, when her memories return, she’ll become the bully she was before…and if she’ll lose Kyle.

Find Sia here: Goodreads

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Review: The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles #2) by Rick Riordan

The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2)
Title: The Throne of Fire

Series: The Kane Chronicles #2

Previous book in this series: The Red Pyramid

Author: Rick Riordan

Publication date: May 2011

Published by: Disney Hyperion

Source: Own Hardcover

Add it to your Goodreads shelf

Buy it: Amazon | Book Depository

Synopsis:

Ever since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed in the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister Sadie have been in trouble. As descendants of the House of Life, the Kanes have some powers at their command, but the devious gods haven't given them much time to master their skills at Brooklyn House, which has become a training ground for young magicians.

And now their most threatening enemy yet - the chaos snake Apophis - is rising. If they don't prevent him from breaking free in a few days' time, the world will come to an end. In other words, it's a typical week for the Kane family.

To have any chance of battling the Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra. But that would be a feat more powerful than any magician has ever accomplished.

First they have to search the world for the three sections of the Book of Ra, then they have to learn how to chant its spells. Oh, and did we mention that no one knows where Ra is exactly?

Narrated in two different wisecracking voices, featuring a large cast of new and unforgettable characters, and with adventures spanning the globe, this second installment in the Kane Chronicles is nothing short of a thrill ride.

My rating: ★★★★★

So, after the craziness that happened in The Red Pyramid, Carter and Sadie set out to ding the 3 books of Ra in order to awaken him. This is the only chance they have of defeating Apophis (Chaos). Along the way, Carter decides that he wants to go find Zia, which I was not liking the idea of (and Sadie agreed with me!) All this while trying some newbie magicians! Yay! New characters!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Book Spotlight- Cake: A Fairy Tale by Dina Keratsis



Cake: A Fairy Tale
Title: Cake: A Fairy Tale

Author: Dina Keratsis

Publication date: July 24, 2013

Published by: Dina Keratsis

Genre: Fantasy | Romance

Blurb: She has nothing left to lose... When Breena stumbles into the enchanted borderland of Cake, she is given the choice to return to her world or face the unknown. Unable to bear returning to her empty life, she embraces the challenge, much to the annoyance of the handsome, brooding Rune. He wants redemption... Long ago, Rune failed in his duty to guard the Queen Likely and vowed never again to let desire rule him. Then he meets Breena, the last Likely, and least likely, to succeed. Sworn to protect her from the killer who seeks to destroy Cake, Rune is forced to face his awakening desire for the one woman he can never have. Together, they embark on a magical journey to save Cake and while Rune abandons his heart, Breena discovers that she has everything to lose.

Find Cake: A Fairy Tale here: Goodreads | Amazon (on sale for $0.99 on Kindle!) | Book Depository

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Review: The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles #1) by Rick Riordan

The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)
Title: The Red Pyramid

Series: The Kane Chronicles #1

Author: Rick Riordan

Publication date: May 2010

Published by: Disney Hyperion

Source: Own Hardcover

Add it to your Goodreads shelf

Buy it: Amazon | Book Depository

Synopsis:

Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane.

One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives.

Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them — Set — has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe - a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

My rating: ★★★★★

Carter Kane is always on the move with his Egyptologist dad, never in the same place for too long, while his younger sister, Sadie, lives with their grandparents in England. On one of their rare visits, Carter and his dad visit Sadie in England and they go to a museum on a normal "outing." Carter is not impressed, he is always going to museums with his dad. Then their dad starts acting weird, other weird stuff starts happening at the museum, this leads to that and Sadie and Carter suddenly find themselves running for their lives and thrust into a world where Egyptian mythology in not just mythology-- it's very real!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cover Reveal: Stone of Destiny (The Danaan Trilogy #2) by Laura Howard


I've got a super gorgeous cover reveal for you guys today: Laura Howard's second book in The Danaan Trilogy, Stone of Destiny! Check it out:

Monday, November 4, 2013

Blog Tour- Review + Giveaway: Unchosen (The Reaper Diaries #2) by Michele Vail


Hey guys! Welcome to my stop on this awesome Blog tour! I am so happy to be part of it because I absolutely LOVE this series! Check out my review below, and enter the giveaway!

Unchosen (The Reaper Diaries, #2)
Title: Unchosen

Series: The Reaper Diaries #2

Previous Book in this series: Undeadly

Author: Michele Vail

Publication date: October 29th 2013

Published by: Freeman Publication

Source: For review for blog tour

Add it to your Goodreads shelf

Buy it: Amazon

Blurb:

I thought the worst of my reaper training was behind me… turns out I was wrong. Dead wrong.

Molly Bartolucci has done a lot of growing up but after being accused of using illegal magic at her school for necromancers, reaper-in-training Molly is treading lightly. As the destined leader of Anubis’s Chosen, she needs to study hard, train harder, and stay out of trouble.

Uh, right.

It doesn’t help that she’s feeling more than academic about her melt-your-bones hot reaping instructor, Rath. And if her relationship drama isn’t enough to drive her over the edge, she has to deal with mother issues, nosy little sisters, suspicious friends, and an unnamed force stalking her at school.

Then her family is attacked, and her bio-dad ends up comatose in the hospital. Now, Molly has to uncover who’s trying to hurt her loved ones—and all without the help of Anubis.

My rating: ★★★★☆

I absolutely loved Undeadly, so I was very excited to read this book! I just love the concept if the story... Two of my favorite things (reapers and Egyptian mythology!) rolled into one? Yes please! The idea of reapers getting they're powers from the Egyptian god Anubis is just brilliant!

Friday, November 1, 2013

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