Read Along: THE BITTER KINGDOM by Rae Carson (8)

Read Along: THE BITTER KINGDOM by Rae Carson (8)

Posted September 14, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, read-along / 0 Comments

    Welcome to week eight of the Rae Carson read-along! As you may have already heard, five really cool blogs are reading and blogging about the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson. Each week we’re reading a good chunk of the story and then blogging our thoughts about it. I sure hope you’ll chime in and share your thoughts, too! OR…read-along with us!  Yes!!  You should do that! Did you miss the THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS portion of the read-along? No worries, friends!  Catch up here. *****SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.***** I think the participants of this read-along go on a field trip!  A field trip to Rae Carson’s office/writing spot so we can see […]

Book Blast and Cover Reveal: INTO MY ARMS and WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Book Blast and Cover Reveal: INTO MY ARMS and WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Posted September 8, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast, cover reveal / 1 Comment

    Holy hotness melting on a stick!  Not only do we have an excerpt from Lia Riley’s newest Off the Map Novella, INTO MY ARMS, but we’ve also got the cover reveal for my newest Riley obsession, WITH EVERY BREATH. So sit back, close the door and enjoy all the organic goodness we could pack into one post. “Kiss me,” I challenge him. He twists around words and dances from truths. But he can’t evade body language. He gazes at me as if I’m something he’s never seen. “I tell you how I did a terrible thing, and you offer a kiss.” “There is much you aren’t saying, so maybe we need to streamline the conversation. […]

Read Along: THE BITTER KINGDOM by Rae Carson (7)

Read Along: THE BITTER KINGDOM by Rae Carson (7)

Posted September 7, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, read-along / 1 Comment

  Welcome to week seven of the Rae Carson read-along! As you may have already heard, five really cool blogs are reading and blogging about the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson. Each week we’re reading a good chunk of the story and then blogging our thoughts about it. I sure hope you’ll chime in and share your thoughts, too! OR…read-along with us!  Yes!!  You should do that! Did you miss the THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS portion of the read-along? No worries, friends!  Catch up here.   *****SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.***** I would like the phone number of the person who decided we should stop reading The Bitter Kingdom at the end of […]

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (6)

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (6)

Posted August 31, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, read-along / 0 Comments

  Welcome to week six of the Rae Carson read-along! As you may have already heard, five really cool blogs are reading and blogging about the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson. Each week we’re reading a good chunk of the story and then blogging our thoughts about it. I sure hope you’ll chime in and share your thoughts, too! OR…read-along with us!  Yes!!  You should do that! Did you miss the THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS portion of the read-along? No worries, friends!  Catch up here. *****SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.*****   It’s rare to find a second book in a series that is as strong as, if not even stronger than it’s predecessor.  THE […]

Book Blast: LETTERS TO ZELL by Camille Griep

Book Blast: LETTERS TO ZELL by Camille Griep

Posted August 26, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast / 0 Comments

Last month, LETTERS TO ZELL arrived in my mailbox and now I want to share it with YOU!  This isn’t so much a fairy tale retelling as it is a fairy tale re-interpretation. Of the adult variety.  Check it out and then enter the giveaway you’ll find at the bottom of this post. One winner will receive a paperback copy of LETTERS TO ZELL! US only. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Blog Tour: HUNTER by Mercedes Lackey

Blog Tour: HUNTER by Mercedes Lackey

Posted August 24, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, interview / 6 Comments

Welcome to our stop on the HUNTER blog tour!  We hope you’ll get as many goosebumps as we did when you see a bit of the inspiration behind this story.   Week One: 08/24/2015- Fictitious Delicious– Interview 08/25/2015- What the Cat Read– Review 08/26/2015- Tales of the Ravenous Reader– Guest Post 08/27/2015- The Book Bratz– Review 08/28/2015- Bewitched Bookworms– Interview   Week Two: 08/31/2015- She Dreams in Fiction– Review 09/01/2015- Two Chicks on Books– Guest Post 09/02/2015-The Book Cellar– Review 09/03/2015- Mundie Moms– Interview 09/04/2015- Supernatural Snark– Review Fictitious Delicious (FD):  With your extensive experience in song writing, I have to ask: Do you have a lyric you wrote for HUNTER that you’d be willing to share with us? Mercedes Lackey (ML): Wow, I haven’t written any lyrics in a very long time.  Lyrics, like comedy, are hard.  You […]

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (5)

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (5)

Posted August 24, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, read-along / 0 Comments

    Welcome to week four of the Rae Carson read-along! As you may have already heard, five really cool blogs are reading and blogging about the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson. Each week we’re reading a good chunk of the story and then blogging our thoughts about it. I sure hope you’ll chime in and share your thoughts, too! OR…read-along with us!  Yes!!  You should do that! Did you miss the THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS portion of the read-along? No worries, friends!  Catch up here. *****SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.  SPOILER ALERT.***** You know what Elisa needs? An “Easy” button. Or maybe a “pause” button if that’s too much to ask for.  Our girl just […]

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (4)

Read-Along: THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson (4)

Posted August 17, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, read-along / 0 Comments

  Welcome to week four of the Rae Carson read-along! As you may have already heard, five really cool blogs are reading and blogging about the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson. Each week we’re reading a good chunk of the story and then blogging our thoughts about it. I sure hope you’ll chime in and share your thoughts, too! OR…read-along with us!  Yes!!  You should do that! Did you miss the THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS portion of the read-along? No worries, friends!  Catch up here. If I ever hear anyone complain about how fantasy stories are boring and written with lots of build up, I’m going to gracefully laugh at them and give them a […]

Blog Tour: HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD by Karole Cozzo

Blog Tour: HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD by Karole Cozzo

Posted August 12, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, book review / 2 Comments

Welcome to our stop on the HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD blog tour! Be sure to visit all stops on this blog tour because not only are you going to see some epic blog posts, each blog is giving away a copy of this gem of a story. I freaking loved this book. Out loud.  Let me tell you why with a little story. This story is not about a boy with Autism. It’s the story of how having a brother with a Autism affects your life, or more accurately, about how you make decisions about how to live your life.  It brought tears to my eyes. (Those last three chapters required a half a box of hotel […]

Blog Tour: DEVIL’S POCKET by John Dixon

Blog Tour: DEVIL’S POCKET by John Dixon

Posted July 31, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, book blast / 0 Comments

Welcome to our stop on the DEVIL’S POCKET blog tour!  We’re glad you’re here.  Today we’re sharing a special quote that sounds quite ominous!  Take a look, get this series on your TBR and then enter the generous giveaway!   One winner will get a signed copy of PHOENIX ISLAND and DEVIL’S POCKET (Open To US Only | Must be 13+ To Enter) a Rafflecopter giveaway