Excerpt & Giveaway! Girl in the Shadows by Gwenda Bond

Girl in the Shadows by Gwenda Bond Series: Girl on a Wire #2 Publication: July 5th 2016 by Skyscape Category: YA Genre: Fantasy *Purchase links support this blog Eighteen-year-old Moira Mitchell grew up in the shadows of Vegas’s stage lights while her father’s career as a magician soared. More than anything, Moira wants to be a magician too, but her father is dead set against her pursuing magic. When an invitation to join the Cirque American mistakenly falls into Moira’s {Read More}

#16DABash I am Drums by Mike Grosso

I am Drums by Mike Grosso Publication: September 6th 2016 by Clarion Books Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary, Music *Purchase links support this blog Sam knows she wants to be a drummer. But she doesn’t know how to afford a drum kit, or why budget cuts end her school’s music program, or why her parents argue so much, or even how to explain her dream to other people. But drums sound all the time in Sam’s head, and she’d do {Read More}

#16DABash Sticks & Stones by Abby Cooper

Sticks & Stones by Abby Cooper Publication: July 12th 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary (Friendship & Social Skills) *Purchase links support this blog A feel-good middle grade debut with just a hint of magic about a girl who has a rare disorder that makes the words other people say about her appear on her body. Ever since she was a baby, the words people use to describe Elyse have instantly appeared on her {Read More}

#16DaBash The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee by Erin Petti

Squee! Another fabulous middle grade book. I love MG! The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee by Erin Petti Publication: September 6th 2016 by Mighty Press Category: Middle Grade Genre: Paranormal *Purchase links support this blog Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is never bored. In fact, she has curiosity and adventure in her blood. She spends her time running science experiments, practicing Spanish, and daydreaming about exotic landscapes. But Thelma gets more than she bargained for when a strange woman sells a jewelry {Read More}

Cover Reveal! Fall of Thrones and Thorns by Jennifer Ellision

Fall of Thrones and Thorns by Jennifer Ellision Publication date: September 27th 2016 Category: YA Genre: Fantasy War hurtles in, a typhoon over the sea. After Bree’s life was torn apart, Nereidium had represented a haven to her. A place that—if she could save it—was beyond the King’s reach. And, at last, she’s arrived upon its shores. But things in Nereidium are not what they should be. The land is plagued by a rash of mysterious earthquakes, the likes of {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! Legacy by Ellery A. Kane

This sounds awesome! I can’t wait to read it. Read the synopsis and the excerpt and let’s discuss in the comments below. 🙂 Legacy by Ellery A. Kane Series: Legacy #1 Publication: September 5th 2014 by Balboa Press Category: YA Genre: Dystopian *Purchase links support this blog How do you want to feel today? In 2041, the choice is yours. San Francisco is deserted, the Bay Bridge bombed, and the BART subway trains grounded. The Guardians, members of an elite {Read More}

#16DABash The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society by Janet Sumner Johnson

I’m REALLY digging the Debut Author Bash this year. I’m in Middle Grade heaven! Yes, I’m older than a middle grader (by a lot), but my heart still likes to travel there every now and again. The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society by Janet Sumner Johnson Publication: April 2016 Category: Middle Grade Genre: Adventure *Purchase links support this blog Some things are better together. Like peanut butter and jelly. Or Annie and Jason. So when her best friend’s {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Race Girl by Leigh Hutton

Race Girl by Leigh Hutton Publication: April 3rd 2016 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Romance My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Fresh on the heels of Michelle Payne’s historic Melbourne Cup win, comes a blockbuster Australian story about a Queensland girl and the ‘race that stops a nation’ . . . Tully Athens has always dreamed of following in the footsteps of her hero Michelle Payne. Of living up to the Athens name and becoming the third generation of women {Read More}

Happy Release Day! SuperNova by Liz Long

  SuperNova (HoA #1) Heroes of Arcania Trilogy RELEASE DAY BLITZ June 16th, 2016 The streets of Arcania are overrun with crime, deteriorating as a madman named Fortune makes himself at home. He shows no mercy, striking down anyone in his path – including Nova Benson’s little sister. Devastated, Nova vows to seek justice for her family, but aside from her freak strength and impenetrable skin, how is she supposed to stop a monster like Fortune? Cole Warner wants to {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! The Star Series by Jessie Lane & ML Pahl

The Burning StarJessie Lane, M.L. Pahl(Star, #1)Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Seventeen-year-old Kay’s journey of a lifetime started in the woods where she met a beautiful man … along with a monster. The chance encounter led her to an unbelievable world that shouldn’t have existed, a place where myths and fairytales were real and, in some cases, deadly. Kay knew she would have to brave this new world if she hoped to find a cure for her terminal cancer. With a {Read More}

#16DABash Poppy Mayberry, The Monday by Jennie K Brown

I must say that I am DYING to get my hands on a copy of this debut novel by Jennie K Brown! I love when I discover an author who has totally original ideas and knows how to execute them. Don’t disappoint me now, Jennie. 😉 Ok, let me show you what I’m babbling on about…. Poppy Mayberry, The Monday by Jennie K Brown Series: Nova Kids #1 Publication: September 13th 2016 Category: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Magic *Purchase {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! The Exiled Seven by Blake Renworth

The Exiled Seven by Blake Renworth Series: The Exiled Series #1 Publication: May 10th 2016 Category: New Adult Genre: Fantasy *Purchase links support this blog When Alariq is exiled from his home city-state for a crime he did not commit, only six stand by his side, convinced of his innocence and steadfast in their loyalty. The seven dwarfs must set out from Ishtara to look for a new place to call home, but in doing so, they make a discovery {Read More}

Cover Reveal & Giveaway! Lavender in Bloom by Lily Velez

Lavender in Bloom by Lily Velez Publication date: July 25th 2016 Category: YA Genre: Historical Romance It’s the year 1802 in Avignon, France… Noah Capet has spent most of his young life living simple and unvaried days in the hushed countryside of southern France. Quiet, reserved, and diffident, his preference for existing is to do so in solitude, keeping to himself both in town and on his family’s farm—a predilection that’s altogether disrupted when a newcomer to town by the {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! The Wendigo Witchling by B. Kristin McMichael

The Wendigo Witchling by B Kristin McMichael Series: The Skinwalkers’ Witchling #2 Publication: June 7th 2016 by Lexia Press Category: YA Genre: Paranormal *Purchase links support this blog Cassie is part of it now. Turns out, she may not want to join the coven, but that’s exactly what she did when she bonded herself to Nate. Rather than face the ordeal of joining the clan, Cassie finds it’s time for a road trip with her best friend, Whitney. The road {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Tempting Death by Elizabeth Holloway

Tempting Death by Elizabeth Holloway Series: The Grim Trilogy #1 Publication: May 30th 2016 Category: YA Genre: Paranormal Romance *Purchase links support this blog The truck should have turned Libbi Piper into a Libbi pancake, but a mysterious boy named Aaron saved her life. The problem? Aaron’s the local Grim Reaper. The bigger problem? He saved Libbi’s life so she can take over his job. Libbi has just days to choose between dying like she was supposed to or living {Read More}