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Devil and the Deep Release Day Party

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Hello everyone!

I was contacted by Megan Tyte to be a part of the party for the release of her new book, Devil in the Deep. This is the fourth book in her The Ceruleans series. I have not yet had the chance to read them myself, but my good friend over at Author Unpublished has read and reviewed them all so here are her reviews for Death Wish, Forget Me Not, Wild Blue Yonder, and Devil and the Deep. Her review of the first and the high rating of the rest most certainly has me wanting to pick them really soon.

And I have wonderful news for you all. If you are in the same boat as me and want to read the books but don’t own a copy, well for the entire release day, September 30th, the first three books are free on amazon. There is also a contest being held so you can have a chance to win the last book as well! Devil and the Deep Giveaway. So join the party guys, go pick up a few free books and join in to win some awesome stuff.

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STORM CLOUDS ARE GATHERING, AND THEY WILL RAIN BLOOD.

Scarlett is living her happy-ever-after, back in the real world. Only the ‘happy’ part is proving problematic.

For starters, there’s the isolation. Being a Cerulean among humans is fraught with risk, so her time with people can only be fleeting. Which means being with Luke but not being with Luke.

Then there’s her Cerulean light, her power over life and death. Less awesome talent, as it turns out, and more overwhelming responsibility. And it comes with rules – rules that are increasingly difficult to obey.

But what’s really pushing Scarlett to the precipice is something much bigger than herself, than her life in the cove. A force to be reckoned with:

Blood.

When long-buried truths are exposed, will Scarlett keep her head above water – or will she drown in the blood-dimmed tide that is unleashed?

 

Till Next Time…

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AYearAThon – March (Wrap Up)

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The first day of this read-a-thon was a pretty big success I think, I read five smallish books in total. The rest of the week pretty much didn’t happen. I had a friend over and day two, I went to my mothers to try and get things done on day three which also wasted day four because things with my mother take much longer than anything ever should. On day five I finally got my desk in my new house and I had to take the opportunity to paint things. I don’t even really remember what on earth happened on day six and seven… I feel like day six might have been more productive.

So because I didn’t do anything for days and I don’t remember the last two I am not going to show you what I did each day, I am just going to show you what I read, what I started reading, and how many pages I read in total. So here we go!

Books I Read:

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Books I Started:

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Total Pages Read: 1869

And that is it for this wrap up. I am really looking forward to the next theme, fantasy. I can totally get on board with that and I hope to just charge it.

If you would like to win a copy of Silver Shadows or Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead be sure to click on the links to my rafflecopter giveaways below.

Silver Shadows giveaway
Ruby Circle giveaway

 

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Top Ten Tuesday – If You Like Fantasy

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Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created over at Broke and the Bookish where every Tuesday, Top Ten things of anything are listed. Todays Top Ten things are:

Top Ten Books For Readers Who Like Fantasy

Gah, I loathe these lists. I don’t like comparing things this way, specially if its comparing books to other books. It is done so often now. I also feel like I do these lists all the time… Be sure to go to the bottom on the list or the side bar and join my book giveaways for Silver Shadows and Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead.

1. Sevenwaters series by Juliet Marillier. Purely an amazingly woven bit of fantasy. The first book is one of my favourites and I just spent nearly $50 on a mass market paperback copy of the second because my series wouldn’t have been perfect without that copy (fingers crossed it is what it says it is.)

2. The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Just a magical slow paced story. Might be everyone’s thing, but its amazing to me.

3. The Cursed Kingdoms by Emily Gee. This series seems to have a few negative reviews with it but I don’t really see why. It has huge potential to get really good towards the end. People don’t give stories the chance to build themselves up these days.

4. Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge. While I didn’t like the end to this book so much I really liked the perspective and angle that this story took on one of my all time favourite stories.

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5. The Forgotten War by Howard Sargent. If you can get through epic stories I think that you will really enjoy this one.

6. The Queen of the Tearling series by Erika Johansen. I have started the second and I am so excited to see where it all goes.

7. Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan. Don’t take its reading grade label to heart, it is a wonderful series and I need to pick up the next one already.

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8. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly. Very interesting take and distortion of disney stories we all know and love.

9. The Returned by Jason Mott. Now again I don’t think everyone will like this because its slow but if you like the slow ones you should give it a go.

10. Dreamfire by Kit Alloway. While not the best thing I have read, the idea is really interesting and I shall be reading the next one to see where this story will be going.

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There is the list. I showed you main now show me yours!

Also, if you are interested I am holding two giveaways because my blog is now two years old and I love you guys!

Silver Shadows giveaway
Ruby Circle giveaway

If you want any of the books listed please click on the thingyami below.

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Two Years Old + Giveaway

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Well guys, its that time of the year again. On this day two years ago I took the plunge and signed up for wordpress to start reviewing the many books I read.

I have loved every minute of it.

I know I said this last year but my feelings havent changed. I am so grateful to this community. You take in people without a thought, all because we all share this deep love and passion for books. I can honestly say that no one in my face to face life feels this way about them, but you guys do and that make you my book family. It means so much to me to have somewhere to go that everyone feels the same way I do and is completely understanding of me.

Since last year I have gained 138 new follows with a total of 197. That’s more than double the amount of follows I gained in my first year of this blog. I know I am still not a very big blog but each and everyone one of you mean so much to me. Everytime I gain someone new its an addition to my family. It lets me know that other people feel the same way as me and I am not just talking to myself out there. If it were not for you guys I would not be getting the books Penguin are always sending me now (which is just so exciting), and I would not have a place where I feel this at home.

From the bottom of my heart I wish to thank the entire blogging community, from my follows to those I haven’t even met yet. Thank you.

As a thank you to you all I would also like to host two giveaways! One for Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead and one for Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead. Originally these were going to be Australia only giveaways since it will cost me at least $20 to post things over seas, but since it looks like I will be getting a job at the end of next week and since you guys mean so much to me I have decided to make them world wide contests. They will run for one month, mostly because I need to make sure I have enough money to send them out even if I don’t end up getting a job.

Silver Shadows giveaway
Ruby Circle giveaway

 

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Book Unhaul + Giveaway

I have a big big list of books to unhaul today because I will be moving and do not want to take them with me. While some of them are are like new most of them are old and dodgy second hand things as they were not new when I got them. Best get started!

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  1. Grieftime by Heather Bulpett
  2. Deadly Lode by Randall Reneau – This book is signed by the author but also has my name written inside.
  3. The Jury Must Die by Carol O’Connell
  4. Head Over Wheels by January Valentine 
  5. Blood is the New Black by Valerie Stivers
  6. Southern Cross by Patrcia Cornwell
  7. The Last Precinct by Patrcia Cornwell
  8. At Risk by Patrcia Cornwell
  9. Portrait of a Killer by Patrcia Cornwell

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  1. Come the Night by Susan Krinard
  2. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
  3. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
  4. Harmless by Julienne van Loon
  5. Kissing Coffins by Ellen Schreiber
  6. Vampireville by Ellen Schreiber
  7. The Heiresses by Allison Rushby – Signed by author but also has my name written inside
  8. The Poison Garden by Sarah Singleton

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  1. Strange Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson
  2. The Wounded Hawk by Sara Douglass
  3. Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell
  4. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell
  5. Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell
  6. Trace by Patricia Cornwell

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  1. Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
  2. Risk Factor by Charles Atkins
  3. Tell No One by Harlan Coben
  4. King of the Murgos by David Eddings
  5. The Diamond Throne by David Eddings
  6. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  7. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – Marks on front cover
  8. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte – Marks on front cover

I am willing to do a giveaway for most these books for people within Australia. Sadly to post to outside aus will cost me at least $20. If there is enough interest in a couple of books I will consider it, but for the most part I will only do aus entrants. Let me know if anyone is interested in any and I will either do a first come first serve thing or I will create an actual random selection contest thing.

Last but not least:

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I am selling all of these books. The only one I have read is the first and the only other damage is from the original postage. If anyone is interested please contact me and we can work something out.

If anyone is interested in buying new ones of any of these books click on the doobly doo.

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Till Next Time…