Favorite Quotes

'Once upon a time, there was a man as great as the gods...... But even the great can tremble with fear. Even the great can Fall.

Mary E. Pearson, Kiss of Deception

Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Hello wonderful people! Today I come to you with the winner for my little quickie giveaway for Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. And just to clarify this book is from my personal book self. So, there is minor ware and tear. Nothing major, just a little bit on that spine, but that was there when I bought it. 

Anyway, on to the winner.

The winner is....
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Congrats Ashley! I have emailed you and you have 48 hours to reply, or else I will have to pick another winner. And I don't want to have to do that.

That's it for today.
Happy reading

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday (28)

This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Top Ten Favorite Beginnings/Endings In Books (talk about books that started or ended just perfectly or with a bang OR you could do specific opening lines or last lines -- however you want to do it!) -- thanksDanika for the initial idea. I just adapted it.

There is a lot of great beginnings out there, a lot. So half of this was really easy and hard at the same time. Endings however...there just isn't a lot of great endings out there in my mind. There's good endings, I guess I'm more strict on my endings.


The Wonderous Strange Series by Lesley Livingston
This was the perfect ending for this series. The fight, the "deaths" everything was perfect to end this story.

Deity by Jennifer L. Armentrout

This ending is why I love this book. This ending shocked my to my core. I didn't expect the author to do that. It left my breathless. It was so action-packed and full of surprises that I didn't know what to think as I was reading it.

The Iron Fey series by Julia Kagawa 

This is another great series that had a outstanding ending! This ending had my full of love and crying from pain. This author knows how to invoke any and all emotions from you.

Opal by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Another ending that will tear you to sherds. This was an ending that when you read it you where shocked, but a small voice in the back of your mind says you always knew it would happen.

Everbound by Brodi Ashton
In all the books I've read, this is the one with the most shocking, take-the-wind-out-of-you, sitting there in shock ending ever. When I read it I literally sat there and stared at the page without breathing and didn't know what to do, because how do you react to that? No one could have predicted that ending, it was to much of a curve-ball. 

Dare You To by Katie McGarry
This book has the perfect beginning, because it draws you in and instantly connects you to the characters. So, it's impossible to put down for the first 6o pages.

The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse
The action in this one starts from the very beginning and barely stops in the book. This beginning hooks you and never lets you go.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Do I have to say anything?

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
This is another beginning that draws you in and than hooks you. And for a fantasty it give you the right amount of info in the right amount of time. So, you aren't confused when the author is explaining everything and you are never info dumped. And although it doesn't start with action, the story still draws you in and never lets you go!

Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
While Poison Study doesn't start with action, this one sure does and it almost never stops. This beginning was great!

That's my list, whats yours?
Happy reading

Monday, July 29, 2013

Review: Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

Grade: 4.5 Butterflies
Series: (Hex Hall) #1 Hex Hall, #2 DemonGlass,# 3 Spell Bound.
Author: Rachel Hawkins
Publisher: Hyperion.
Pages: Hardcover, 359

Goodreads Summary

Sophie Mercer thought she was a witch. That was the whole reason she was sent to Hex Hall, a reform school for delinquent Prodigium (a.k.a. witches, shape-shifters, and faeries). But then she discovered the family secret, and the fact that her hot crush, Archer Cross, is an agent for The Eye, a group bent on wiping Prodigium off the face of the earth.

Turns out, Sophie's a demon, one of only two in the world-the other being her father. What's worse, she has powers that threaten the lives of everyone she loves. Which is precisely why Sophie decides she must go to London for the Removal, a dangerous procedure that will either destroy her powers for good-or kill her. 

But once Sophie arrives, she makes a shocking discovery. Her new housemates? They're demons too. Meaning, someone is raising demons in secret, with creepy plans to use their powers, and probably not for good. Meanwhile, The Eye is set on hunting Sophie down, and they're using Archer to do it. But it's not like she has feelings for him anymore. Does she?

I'm re-reading this series, because it's fantastic!! This is the sequel to Hex Hall, one of my all time favorite books. I loved this book as much, if not more than Hex Hall. This book has all the humor and great characters from Hex Hall plus an outstanding plot!! This book was such a great installment to this series!

The plot starts out six months after the events in Hex Hall. And you don't miss anything from this, the six months was just her going to school.This book has so much going on it. Sophie meets her dad and gets close to him, the Eye is back (With Archer), People are dying, and their whole world is on the brink of war. It was great!! It hooked you from the beginning and never let you go. And it brings back the humor that had you laughing in every chapter in Hex Hall. You can laugh non-stop in this book. However, that doesn't mean this plot is nothing but fluff. This plot has this edge of seriousness in it that captivates you and really makes the book.

One of the best parts of this book was the tension between Sophie and Archer. You could just feel it when they where close to each other. I loved that!! I just love tension between characters in books. It makes the characters feel more real and it adds to their relationship.

Speaking of the characters Rachel Hawkins has this gift of writing these realistic well-rounded characters!! The characters in these whole series are so real and had so much depth to them. All of these characters, the good, the evil, are just so well written and fantastic. Sophie is such a great main character. You can't help but love her and wrought for her. It also helps that she has the best humor I've seen in a character.

Although great thing in this book was how you learned more about the world. You learn about more of the history and the system that's in place. You really get to be into that world. I loved  that the author did that. It made the plot have more depth. And it was great learning about more of the world and more about the magic in it. It was great!!

Overall, this is another great book by Rachel Hawkins. And if you haven't picked up this series yet, do it now! I am in love with this series! It's great!

This book gets....

4.5 Butterflies
Beautiful, this is a great book. 

That's my review, I really hope you pick this series up.
Happy reading

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Stacking the Shelves (50)

"Stacking the Shelves" is a weekly theme hosted by Tynga's reviews . Feel free to join in if you want. In this theme I showcase all the books I got this week.

I didn't buy any books this week. However, I did win a giveaway and won some awesome books!! I won the giveaway from Rachel over at Fiktshun. Go check out her blog, it's awesome!

Ten by Gretchen McNial
I was just about to go out and buy this book when I got the email. And I am so excited to read this one!!

Dead to You by Lisa McMann
This is a signed copy. I also really can't wait to read this one!! It looks so good!!

Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr
This is a signed copy. I loved her Wicked Lovely series and I just can't wait to start this one. It looks so freakin good!!

That's what I got this week, what did you get.
Happy reading

Friday, July 26, 2013

Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Grade4.5 Butterflies
Series: Anna and the French Kiss #2, #1 (review)
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Publisher: Dutton Books
Pages: Paperback, 368

Goodreads summary

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion...she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit--more sparkly, more fun, more wild--the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood.

When Cricket--a gifted inventor--steps out from his twin sister’s shadow and back into Lola’s life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.

So, I read Anna and the French Kiss a little bit ago and really loved it. And naturally I wanted to read this one. So, I went out and bought it and started reading it as soon as I got home. I Loved this book!! I did have same minor problems with it, but overall it was such a sweet fantastic read that in the end will give you the silliest smile. It was great!

This plot starts out with our main character, Lola, at Sunday Brunch with her parents and her boyfriend. And its a somewhat nice meal, but than the neighbors move back in. This freaks Lola out. it goes from there.

I loved this plot!! Stephanie Perkins did it again. She wrote a outstanding, fun plot and she weaved in just the right amount of seriousness so it wasn't fluff. This plot was so fun to read! I could hardly put this book down! And I like how we get to see a person in a relationship falling for another person, which is the opposite of the POV in Anna and the French Kiss. And I also liked how the author did this in a way so Lola didn't seem like a cheater. She was a person who's emotions from the past where coming out and she really tried to ignore them and think of her Boyfriend (for the most part). And I like how it ties in with the first book, you get to see Anna and St. Clair happy. That was great!

There was one little problem with this book. Okay, in the beginning there's this mystery with why Lola doesn't like the Neighbors, mainly Cricket. That really hooks the readers and I loved that part. What I didn't like was how the author revealed the mystery past. It wasn't executed all that while. After I read that part I got so confused on how many times she talked to Cricket since he got back, what happened when. I was just confused. Luckily this didn't last long, but it still annoyed me. And I think if I re-read it I would skip that part since I know what happened and it would just confuse me again.

I also really loved the characters in this book. Lola was my favorite! I loved how well she knew herself and what she wanted in life. I really admired that about her. And I also liked how towards the end she started doubting herself. It made her so much more real, because you always doubt yourself sometime in your life.

The other thing that I had a problem with was the romance. First off I loved how Lola and Cricket where perfect for each other! I loved their interactions, they had so much chemistry! The thing I had a problem though is that Cricket was to much like my brother. Which sucked, because I couldn't swoon over Cricket like Lola was and that made me feel a little disconnected with her and the whole romance. Which, again, Sucks.

Overall I loved this book!! I loved it more than Anna and the French Kiss. It was such a great, well thought out, fantastic book. If you like reading books you will love this one. It's outstanding!!

This book got...

4.5 Butterflies
Beautiful, this is a great book. 

Happy reading

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Quickie Giveaway!

So, I wanted to do a giveaway because I like doing giveaways and because I've been neglecting the blog and feel bad about that.What you will be winning is a copy of Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins.

The Details:

  • The giveaway will run for a week. From (today) Wednesday July 24th to Wednesday July 24th.
  • US residents only. Sorry guys, but shipping is very expensive and I'm broke.
  • If you lie for anything in the Rafflecopter below I will disqualifie you.
  • I am not responsible for items lost in the mail.

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That's it for today, hope you enter the giveaway.
Happy reading

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday (27)

This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Top Ten Words/Topics That Will Make You NOT pick up a book (opposite of April 30 topic!)

This was one of the topics where at first I thought I had nothing for it, but than over time I got more and more ideas for it. 


I am so sick and tired of Vampires. It will take a while before I ever have a craving to read a vampire book. I will only read a vampire book if people swear up and down that it's great, even then I will be very hesitant

First off, I don't care if you have a religion. I have my own beliefs and I don't care if you have beliefs and if they're different than mine. However, I hate reading a book where the main plot is based on religion. I don't know why, I just hate it. It's why I'm nervous to read Burned by Ellen Hopkins. I think it's because sometimes authors can't help but have their opinions bleed into their writing. And I don't like reading a book where the author goes on and on about His/Her beliefs. Again, I don't care what you believe in, but I don't want to read a 300+ page book about those beliefs.  

Midlife Crisis
The Next three are because of the same thing, the huge age difference in me and the MC. I am in High School and the people who have midlife crisis are in their (you guessed it) Midlife. Which means I can't connect with the MCs in books like these. 

I will read books about the kids perspective in Divorce (If there is a kid), But again I can't relate to most stories about two people Divorcing  So, I don't often read books about divorce with the POV with one of those two people. 

People over 40 Finding love
This is just like the Midlife Crisis. I just can't relate to the MC characters in these books. I don't have any problems with people over 40 finding love, I mean go for it.  I just don't like reading books about it.

I just can't read these. I've tried, but never even gotten to half way. 

I will only read certain topics in nonfiction, things that I am interested in. However, as a genre I can't read it. It's like with autobiographies, I just can't get into them. 

That's my Top Ten  Six , what's yours?
Happy reading

Monday, July 22, 2013

Wrap-Up: The BookTube-A-Thon.

The Booktube-A-Thon is done and I did as I expected. I barely read anything, because of work and such. However, I did managed to read a little more than I thought I would. Which is great!! Anyway, before I go on I'll re-cap what I hoped to read + the challenges.


1. read an average of 300 pages a day (I don't think I will manage this one.)

2. read a book with over 500 pages

3. re-read one book

4. finish a series/trilogy

5. read a book that's been on your shelf forever
6. listen to an audiobook (I won't be doing this one)
7. read a classic

    What to read:

    For number 2 & 3 is Grave Mercy since it's over 500 pages and will be a re-read.

    For number 4 is With All My Soul. I'm glad I will finally read this one, I've been putting this one off and off, because I don't want the series to end.

    For Number 5 is Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict. I picked this one, because A) it's been on my shelf for about 1 year now. And also because it's also under 300 pages so I'm hopping I can read this one relatively fast. 

    For number 7 is The Scarlet Pimpernel. This is another Re-read, but I want to read it again and also it's one of the shortest Classic. So, again I'm hopping I will read through it fast.

    And finally if I have time I want to read Dark Triumph. 

    With all that hope in me I started off very bad. While, kind of. The first day was pretty good, but the two days after that I barely got any reading done. The first day I read 122 pages in Grave Mercy (which is the only book I finished). On Tuesday & Wednesday I read 75 & 53 pages. On Thursday I did better, I read 190 Pages. Friday I read 109 Pages and finished Grave Mercy. On Saturday I started on Lola & The Boy Next Door and read 171 Pages. I know Lola Wasn't on my TBR, but I couldn't resit. And finally on Sunday I read 150 pages. 

    Overall Pages: 880
    Overall Books Finished: Grave Mercy (And Partway through Lola)
    Challenges Finished: 2 & 3 (which is re-read a book and read a book with 500+ pages)

    So, that's how I fared in the Booktube-A-Thon. If you did it, how did you do?
    Happy reading

    Saturday, July 20, 2013

    Stacking the Shelves (49)

    "Stacking the Shelves" is a weekly theme hosted by Tynga's reviews . Feel free to join in if you want. In this theme I showcase all the books I got this week.

    I had a pretty good week in books. I got my first paycheck, so I was able to buy some great books!! And I can't wait to read all of these!!

    Burned by Ellen Hopkins

    I've wanted to read an Ellen hopkins book for a while now. And people told me to start with this one so I got it. And I'm on page 50 and loving this book!! It i so incredible so far.

    Insomnia by J. R. Johansson
    I got an ARC of this one and loved it. So, of course I had to buy a finished copy. 

    Stolen by Lucy Christopher
    I heard this one is suppose to be a very instance book and is suppose to change your view on things. And I've read a few pages and I can tell it will be very great.

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
    I loved Anna and the French Kiss and I was so excited when I saw this in paperback. Although, even though I like thee covers better I wish I bought this first one in this edition.

    Dare You To by Katie McGarry
    I can't wait to read this one!! I've heard nothing but praise for this one and I will read this one next.

    The Ward by Jordana Frankel
    I got this for trade from the YA book exchange. I. Can't. To. Read. This!!! It looks so incredible.

    That's what I got this week, what did you get?
    Happy reading

    Thursday, July 18, 2013

    Review: Evernight by Claudia Gray

    Grade: Butterflies
    Name: Evernight (Evernight #1)
    Author: Claudia Gray
    Publisher: HarperTeen
    Pages: Paperback, 327

    Bianca wants to escape. 

    She's been uprooted from her small hometown and enrolled at Evernight Academy, an eerie Gothic boarding school where the students are somehow too perfect: smart, sleek, and almost predatory. Bianca knows she doesn't fit in. 

    Then she meets Lucas. He's not the "Evernight type" either, and he likes it that way. Lucas ignores the rules, stands up to the snobs, and warns Bianca to be careful—even when it comes to caring about him. 

    "I couldn't stand it if they took it out on you," he tells Bianca, "and eventually they would." 

    But the connection between Bianca and Lucas can't be denied. Bianca will risk anything to be with Lucas, but dark secrets are fated to tear them apart . . . and to make Bianca question everything she's ever believed.

    I read this series a long, long, long time ago and I really loved it. I loved the plot and where it was headed, I loved the romance, I basically loved everything about this series. Keep in mind this was one of the first YA book series I ever read. At that time I thought it was a masterpiece and so I've been wanting to buy and re-read this series. I got this book at a used thrift store and I read it and discovered that it wasn't as great as I once thought it was. However, I still really love it, even though I now see its flaws. And I also come to the conclusion that this series is my guilty pleasure series, because I realize it's cheesy and predictable, but yet I still love it.

    This book starts out with the main character Bianca trying to run away from the academy where her parents are teachers and she has to attend. First off this is a very stupid move, why the hell would you run away when you know the nearest town is like 10 miles through a forest. Anyway the plot develops with her attending the school and romance and action happens.

    The first thing I realized wasn't as great the characters where, as demonstrated up there, their kind of annoying, especially the main character. She was really annoying. If I read this book for the first time now I think that fact would have broke the book for me, but since I have a special fondness for this series I was able to overlook it.

    What was the best one I first read it and that carried over to my re-read was the plot. I really loved this plot, it's fast paced, it has action, it has suspense, it has romance, it has mystery, it has paranormal. It has everything that I really love in a plot. And that shocker moment in the middle of the book I didn't see coming the first time I read, I know I wouldn't have seen it coming if this was the first time I read it. It's just a great plot.

    What was the best thing about the re-read was what it is in most re-reads is how you understand the little hints the author gives you. It was fun to read that and read the dialogue for Lucas and pick up on all of those hidden meanings.

    The romance in this book is really cheesy, it was coming close to being to cheesy for me, a person who eats up cheesy romances. But I still loved it, because like I said, I am a sucker for cheesy romances and forbidden love. I just love it. And this is probably the only book where I didn't really cringe at the huge cause of insta-love.

    Overall, I think if I this was the first time I read this book it would have gotten below 3 stars, because it was cheesy, the characters where flat and annoying. And even though the plot was great it wouldn't have been enough to save it. But this wasn't the first time I read it and I have a fondness for it. So, I am a little baise about it,  because I still love it and it's officially my guilty pleasure. Would I recommend it? Not unless you eat up cheesy romances, if you don't then even the fantastic plot won't save this book from sinking for you.

    This book gets..

     4 Butterflies
    Beloved, This is a really good book.

    That's it for today
    Happy reading

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013

    Book Tour; Losing Francesca by J. A. Huss

    Hello everybody!! Today I am part of the Losing Francesca by J. A. Huss book tour by Xpresso Book Tours. I loved this book so much!! I will be doing a review on it for this review. But first before that the book info!!

    Losing Francesca by J.A. Huss
    Publication date: July 1st 2013
    Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance

    Francesca Sabatini came to America to take in the sights, celebrate her high school graduation, and have fun wasting time before college starts in the fall.

    That’s not what happens.

    Fresh off the plane and barely on American soil more than a handful of minutes, Francesca’s face is recognized by TSA scanners to be a match for a child who was kidnapped twelve years ago.

    Brody Mason remembers the day Fiona Sullivan went missing during a family vacation in Italy and it’s haunted him his whole life. So when Francesca shows up at the Sullivan farm down the road, he’s compelled to figure out if this girl really is his long lost friend.

    But Francesca knows she’s not Fiona Sullivan. She knows exactly who she is. At least she thinks she knows – until Brody Mason relentlessly pursues her and she begins to have feelings for him. Maybe being Fiona isn’t so bad?

    Reality becomes blurred, secrets are revealed, and life will never be the same when the final questions are answered: Is she Francesca or Fiona? And where does she really belong?



    J. A. Huss likes to write new adult books that make you think and keep you guessing. Her favorite genre to read is space opera, but since practically no one reads those books, she writes new adult science fiction, paranormal romance, contemporary romance, urban fantasy, and books about Junco (who refuses to be saddled with a label).

    She has an undergraduate degree in horses, (yes, really–Thank you, Colorado State University) and a master’s degree in forensic toxicology from the University of Florida. She used to have a job driving around Colorado doing pretty much nothing but shooting the breeze with farmers, but now she just writes, runs the New Adult Addiction and Clean Teen Reads Book Blogs, and runs an online science classroom for homeschooler

    Author links:


    I really don't know where to start with this review. I am just speechless when it comes to this book. It was so beautiful and outstanding!! So, I got this as an ARC for the blog tour and I read it and I feel in love!! This book was amazing!! I did think it was a little short and the author could have added more details to the ending, but besides that it was great!!!

    The plot was great!! I loved it!! I loved how it was more than it seems in the beginning. It starts out as a simple, soft plot, but than the author slowly weaved in this mystery that left you on the edge of your set. I loved that! And the author did it perfectly, I mean I can't say anymore than that. It was just so great and wonderful that you just have to read it for yourself to understand.

    And before I go any farther I want to say how much I loved the writing in this! It was perfect!! it was enchanting, captivating, bewitching, It was just so beautiful!! She was able to weave all of these emotions in the words. From tragic to mysterious, everything!! It seems like this author keeps getting better with every passing book!!

    Next up is the romance. The author wrote this beautifully!! She entwined this aspect with this tone of soft longing, like the summary said. It was so fun to read!!!  Brody and Francesca just complement each other. They're just perfect for each other and they have so much chemistry. Although I wish they got to know each other for more than a week, before all those things went on.

    Which comes to my one and only issue with this book. I felt like this book was to short and not in the sense that I didn't want it to end. I felt like the author could have added more time in this book. Like she could have made Francesca stay there for more than a week. And she also could have put more details in the end. I didn't really like how it was just an overview of what happened. But this wasn't a big deal for me, but I can see a few people getting annoyed with it.

    Overall I loved this beautiful, captivating book!! It was just so wonderful!! I can't say anymore than that. Just read this book people! And I would recommend this book to everybody, even to people who don't like contemporaries, because of the mystery aspect in it.


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    I hope you pick this book up soon, because it's amazing!!!
    Happy reading

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    Top Ten Tuesday (26)

    This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

    Top Ten Authors Who Deserve More Recognition (Topic originally done March 2011)

    There are a lot of authors out there that deserve more recognition. A lot. So, this was a little hard.

    Maria V. Snyder (author of Poison Study)
    I know quite a few people who've read this, but I feel like her books just deserve more people reading them. They're just so amazing and outstanding, you need to read these, people!

    Jennifer Estep (Author of the Mythos Academy series)
    This lady has a lot of books! And I've read at least a few books in each of her series and they're amazing!! And it seems like almost nobody else have read them and I hate that. Her books are just great!

    J. R. Jonsasson (author of Insomnia)
    This women deserves much more hype than shes getting. Her book insomnia was freak'en amazing!!

    Frewin Jones (Author of the Faerie Path series)
    This guys books are amazing!! They're full of action and amazing worlds and I don't know why he isn't more popular. Come on people, read his books!!

    Rachel Vincent (Author of the Soul Screamers series)
    I know a lot of people have read her books, but I feel like she isn't that mainstream. So, people just don't talk about her books. You read them, you love them, but you don't spread the word on that much. Except of few people that do, but not most of them.

    J.A. Huss (author of Tragic)
    This lady's books are amazing!! And she can write!! Her books range from thought-provoking and intense, to soft and sweet. They're just amazing!! Come on people, read her books!

    Kristin Cashore (Author of Graceling)
    I think she is my favorite Fantasty author. Her books are just amazing!! More people need to read these!

    Rachel Hawkins (Author of the Hex Hall series)
    I love her Hex Hall series, but again I feel like her books deserve more people reading them.

    Lesley Livingston (author of the Wonderous Strange sereies)
    Ditto to Rachel Hawkins

    A.C Gaughen (Author of Scarlet)
    I loved Scarlet and I wish more people would read it, not just because it's amazing and deserves it, but also because I want Gosh and Squeal about it with people.

    That's my list, what's yours?
    Happy reading

    Trailer Reveal!! Frigid by Jennifer L. Armentrout.

    Today I come to you with a trailer reveal, for a book I am so excited about!! And it's for Frigid by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Thank you to JLA for letting me participate.

    On to the reveal!


    I love it!! Everything is perfect for it!! I can't wait for this to come out!!!!

    Frigid Description 

    For twenty-one-year-old Sydney, being in love with Kyler isn’t anything new. They’d been best friends ever since he pushed her down on the playground and she made him eat a mud pie. Somewhere over the years, she fell for him and fell hard. The big problem with that? Kyler puts the ‘man’ in man-whore. He’s never stayed with a girl longer than a few nights, and with it being their last year in college, Syd doesn’t want to risk their friendship by declaring her love.

    Kyler has always put Syd on a pedestal that was too high for him to reach. To him, she’s perfect and she’s everything. But the feelings he has for her, he’s always hidden away or focused on any other female. After all, Kyler will always be the poor boy from the wrong side of tracks, and Syd will always be the one girl he can never have.

    But when they’re stranded together at a posh ski resort due to a massive Nor’easter, there’s nothing stopping their red-hot feelings for each other from coming to the surface. Can their friendship survive the attraction? Better yet, can they survive at all? Because as the snow falls, someone is stalking them, and this ski trip may be a life-changer in more ways than one.


    Author bio 

    # 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.
    Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen.
    She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

    Happy reading.

    Sunday, July 14, 2013

    The Booktube-A-Thon

    I know I said I wasn't going to do a post about this, but I thought why not. 

    The Booktube-A-Thon is just a read-a-thon that Ralean from Padfootandprongs07 and Ariel from ArielBisset on You Tube created. It runs from July 15th to July 21st. And you just read as much as you can in that week. There are also 7 challenges that you can do to make it a little more difficult. I will be doing only 6 of these challenges. If you want more info you can watch the video HERE

    I will be updating this post with my progress and I will do a post on Sunday to wrap-up and show you what I managed to read. Which I don't think will be that much, because of work and such. Anyway, on to the challenges and the books I will be reading for them.


    1. read an average of 300 pages a day (I don't think I will manage this one.)

    2. read a book with over 500 pages

    3. re-read one book
    4. finish a series/trilogy
    5. read a book that's been on your shelf forever
    6. listen to an audiobook (I won't be doing this one)
    7. read a classic

    So, Grave Mercy will knock of challenges 2 & 3 since it's over 500 pages and will be a re-read.

    For number 4 is With All My Soul. I'm glad I will finally read this one, I've been putting this one off and off, because I don't want the series to end.

    For Number 5 is Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict. I picked this one, because A) it's been on my shelf for about 1 year now. And also because it's also under 300 pages so I'm hopping I can read this one relatively fast. 

    For number 7 is The Scarlet Pimpernel. This is another Re-read, but I want to read it again and also it's one of the shortest Classic. So, again I'm hopping I will read through it fast.

    And finally if I have time I want to read Dark Triumph. 

    Pages Read: 122
    Books Finished: None.
    Overall Pages: 122
    Overall Books: None

    Pages Read: 75
    Books Finished: None
    Overall Pages: 197
    Overall Books: None

    Pages Read: 53
    Books Finished: None.
    Overall Pages: 250
    Overall Books: None

    Pages Read: 190
    Books Finished: None
    Overall Pages: 440
    Overall Books: None

    Pages Read: 109
    Books Finished: Grave Mercy
    Overall Pages: 559
    Overall Books: Grave Mercy

    Pages read: 171
    Books Finished: None
    Overall Pages: 730
    Overall Books: Grave Mercy.

    Pages read: 150
    Books Finished: None
    Overall Pages: 880
    Overall Books; Grave Mercy

    That' it, Happy reading