#17DABash The Breathless by Tara Goedjen

The Breathless by Tara Goedjen Publication date: October 10th 2017 Category: YA Genre: Gothic, Mystery *Purchase links support this blog No one knows what really happened on the beach where Roxanne Cole’s body was found, but her boyfriend, Cage, took off that night and hasn’t been seen since. Until now. One year—almost to the day—from Ro’s death, when he knocks on the door of Blue Gate Manor and asks where she is. Cage has no memory of the past twelve {Read More}

#17DABash The Tragically True Adventures of Kit Donovan by Patricia Bailey

The Tragically True Adventures of Kit Donovan by Patricia Bailey Publication date: April 25th 2017 Category: Middle Grade Genre: Historical Fiction *Purchase links support this blog Life in a 1905 Nevada mining town is not easy for any thirteen-year-old. For Kit Donovan, it seems downright impossible. When her mother dies of a fever, Kit is certain she is to blame. Guilt-ridden, she is determined to honor her promises to her mother—namely to be a “proper lady.” Only being a lady {Read More}

Book Spotlight & Giveaway! The November Girl by Lydia Kang

The November Girl by Lydia Kang Publication: November 7th 2017 by Entangled Publishing Category: YA Genre: Fantasy *Purchase links support this blog I am Anda, and the lake is my mother. I am the November storms that terrify sailors and sink ships. With their deaths, I keep my little island on Lake Superior alive. Hector has come here to hide from his family until he turns eighteen. Isle Royale is shut down for the winter, and there’s no one here {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers & Nat Cassidy

Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers & Nat Cassidy Publication: November 7th 2017 by Tor Books Category: Adult Genre: Science Fiction My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Steal the Stars, a debut novel by Nat Cassidy, is based on the debut science fiction podcast from Tor Labs. Dakota “Dak” Prentiss guards the biggest secret in the world. They call it “Moss.” It’s your standard grey alien from innumerable abduction stories. It still sits at the controls of the spaceship {Read More}

Spotlight & Giveaway! Black Goat Blues by Levi Black

Black Goat Blues by Levi Black Series: The Mythos War #2 Publication: November 7th 2017 by Tor Books Category: Adult Genre: Urban Fantasy, Horror *Purchase links support this blog In Red Right Hand, Charlie Tristan Moore was thrust into a nightmarish world of lurking Lovecraftian horrors when The Man In Black, a diabolical Elder God, chose her as his unwilling Acolyte. Discovering her own power, Charlie ultimately defied The Man In Black, but at a cost. Now armed with a {Read More}

Guest Post & Giveaway! Poppy Mayberry: Return to Power Academy by Jennie K. Brown

Poppy Mayberry: Return to Power Academy by Jennie K. Brown Series: Nova Kids #2 Publication date: October 10th 2017 Category: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy, Magic *Purchase links support this blog Finding out you were wrong about something important can be a let down. But Poppy is pleased to learn she’s not just a Monday. She’s a Cusper, a weekday lucky enough to have TWO powers. Poppy’s elation is short-lived when she, Ellie, Logan, and Sam return to Power Academy as {Read More}

Book Spotlight & Giveaway! Seize Today by Pintip Dunn

Seize Today by Pintip Dunn Series: Forget Tomorrow #3 Publication: October 3rd 2017 by Entangled Teen Category: YA Genre: Science Fiction *Purchase links support this blog The third book in the New York Times bestselling and RITA®-award-winning Forget Tomorrow series is a thrilling conclusion to an epic trilogy. Seventeen-year-old precognitive Olivia Dresden is an optimist. Since different versions of people’s futures flicker before her eyes, she doesn’t have to believe in human decency. She can literally see the path to {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog

Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog Publication: November 1st 2016 by Sourcebooks Fire Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Secrets. Obsession. Murder. Victoria is about to discover just how dangerous it can be to lose yourself. Victoria Zell doesn’t fit in, but she’s okay with that. All she needs is the company of her equally oddball boyfriend, Andrew. She doesn’t care what anyone else thinks…until magnetic, charming, mysterious Z comes into her life, and she starts lying {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! In the Beginning: Dark Retellings of Biblical Tales

In the Beginning: Dark Retellings of Biblical Tales by Various authors Publication: October 25th 2016 Category: YA Genre: Dark, Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Eight authors come together to build a powerful collection of dark young adult short stories inspired by the mysteries, faith, and darkness found within the Bible. Old Testament and New Testament, iconic and obscure figures alike are illuminated, explored, and re-envisioned throughout this charity anthology from Month9Books. IN THE BEGINNING, ed. Laureen Cantwell and Georgia {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! McGrave’s Hotel by Steve Bryant

McGrave’s Hotel by Steve Bryant Publication: October 11th 2016 Category: Middle Grade Genre: Paranormal *Purchase links support this blog It’s 1936, and nearly twelve-year-old JAMES ELLIOTT is a bellhop at McGrave’s Hotel, there a year since the night his parents died while on a spy mission into Nazi Germany. JAMES craves a goodbye message from his parents, but is distracted by troublesome guests who require his help. Assistance with locating a missing and priceless mummy, wrangling mutant spiders, and attaching {Read More}

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}

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}

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}

Excerpt & Giveaway! Flying Blind by Caroline A Gill

Flying Blind by Caroline A Gill Series: The Flykeepers Chronicles #2 Publication: May 21st 2016 Category: YA Genre: Dystopian, Paranormal *Purchase links support this blog In a broken America, seventeen-year old Iolani Bearse encounters a world full of wonder and danger. Lani discovers a secret: houseflies have magic. Stealers have no mercy. Armed with memory-draining lanterns, the stone-cold hunters relentlessly follow catastrophes, laying traps, preying on the weak. Together with her father, Eleanor, Sam, and Mango, her beloved pinto mare, {Read More}