I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book. --Groucho Marx

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: Forevermore



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

FOREVERMORE BY CINDY MILES
Paperback, 288 Pages
Young adult, Romance, Fantasy, Paranormal
Publisher: Point
July 1st 2013

From Goodreads:

 


On a misty cliffside, mystery and romance await. . . .

          Ivy Calhoun's life has been turned upside down. Her new stepdad has uprooted Ivy and her mom, bringing them to live in an actual castle in the misty Scottish countryside. There are stone-faced servants and shadowy corridors, and the ancient walls seem full of secrets. Ivy is at once frightened and intrigued.

          Especially when she meets Logan, a gorgeous, elusive ghost who has haunted the castle grounds for decades. Ivy is immediately drawn to him . . . but Logan is not the only spirit around. Something dark and deadly is afoot, and soon Ivy finds herself in mortal danger.

          Is Logan exactly what he seems? Could his mysterious past be tied to Ivy's present? And can Ivy stop herself from falling in love with him?

To learn about Cindy Miles and her books please visit her website




Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Tune In/Teaser Tuesday (115)

Tune In Tuesday: Summertime Edition is a weekly feature in which bloggers get to showcase another one of their loves, music! The feature is hosted by Ginger over at GReads! But until further notice you can find it over at Kate’s Tales of Books and Bands. If you would like to participate in this weekly feature, make a blog post showcasing a song (or a few) head on over to Kate’s blog and link up at the bottom of the post!

The whole month of June is about breaking out your favorite fun in the sun tunes. Now you don't have showcase summer songs but it would great if you did. 

I created a playlist so you can watch the videos.
 What Time Is It by High School Musical 2
Cruise by Florida Georgia Line ft. Nelly
Summer Nights by Rascal Flatts
Aaron’s Party (Come Get It) by Aaron Carter
Summer Girls by LFO
All Summer Long by Kid Rock
Groovy Little Summer Song by James Otto
Get Your Shine On by Florida Georgia Line
Hot in Here by Nelly
Skinny Dippin’ by Whitney Duncan
Summer Nights by Grease
Boys in the Summer by Jessie James
Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves


Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 

Anyone can play along by doing the following. Grab your current read open to a random page and share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. 

Please no spoilers (make sure what you shared doesn’t give away too much! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR list of they like your teaser!




My teasers are from book 1 in the Cursed Heart series by R.L. Mathewson Black Heart
 
“Ah, hello, if you’re thinking of a dude in the shower that kind of makes you gay, too. Now that we have that solved” he clapped his hand together, “let focus on me, shall we?”
13% on kindle

Well unless it was a Girl Scout. He might let one of them live if they had some of those caramel cookies he was actually addicted to.
16% on kindle

“Of course it hurt! I’ve got Attila the Hun trying to give me a massage!”
24% on kindle

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: After Daybreak



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

AFTER DAYBREAK BY J.A. LONDON
Darkness Before Dawn Book 3
Paperback, 336 Pages
Young adult, Romance, Fantasy, Dystopian
Publisher: HaperTeen
June 25th 2013

From Goodreads:

 


After Daybreak brings J. A. London's romantic dystopian Darkness Before Dawn series to a thrilling conclusion.

          Dawn grew up behind a wall, terrified of the vampires outside who controlled the lives of humans and demanded their blood. But when she became a delegate for her city and met Victor, she realized that not all vampires were the same, that maybe one could be trusted.

          Now Day Walker Sin is infecting his followers with a disease that turns them into mindless killers. Dawn and Victor will have to convince humans and vampires to band together to stop him, because alone they will all die.

To learn about J.A. London and their books please visit their website




Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Tune In/Teaser Tuesday (114)



 
Tune In Tuesday: Summertime Edition is a weekly feature in which bloggers get to showcase another one of their loves, music! The feature is hosted by Ginger over at GReads! But until further notice you can find it over at Kate’s Tales of Books and Bands. If you would like to participate in this weekly feature, make a blog post showcasing a song (or a few) head on over to Kate’s blog and link up at the bottom of the post!

The whole month of June is about breaking out your favorite fun in the sun tunes. Now you don't have showcase summer songs but it would great if you did. 

I love country and the Zac Brown Band. So here are three of favs
Jump Right In
The Wind
Chicken Fry

The Devil Went Down to Georgia (this was amazing and that fiddle player. OMG)
 









Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 

Anyone can play along by doing the following. Grab your current read open to a random page and share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. 

Please no spoilers (make sure what you shared doesn’t give away too much! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR list of they like your teaser!

My teasers is are from book 2 in the Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater Cora Cormack The Dream Thieves

“You’re dead. You don’t weigh anything!”
Page 27

In a wounded tone, he said, “He threw me out the window.”
Page 80

There was something warming, Ronan thought, about all of them burying a body on his behalf.
Page 153