Thursday, August 29, 2013

Masque of the Red Death [Book Review]

#1 in Masque of the Red Death series
Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by Greenwillow Books
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Lightning Thief [Book Review]

#1 in Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
Kindle Edition, 396 pages
Published May 5th 2009 by Disney Hyperion (first published June 1st 2005)
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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Perception [Book Review]

Disclaimer: I received a e-copy from NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinions.

#1 in Perception series
Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Published September 12th 2012 by ESB Publishing
ASIN: B0095612HK
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Vicious Deep [Book Review]

#1 in Vicious Deep series
Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 12th 2012 by Sourcebooks Fire (first published May 1st 2012)
ISBN: 1402274416
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Monday, August 19, 2013

Bout of Books 8.0 Readathon [Daily Updates]

Bout of Books

Stop by this post to see my goals and book list for this readathon. It's my 5th time participating! I signed up and this go-around it means I'm a...

I hope to be a really good cheerleader for everyone participating :3

Currently Reading:
Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10)Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11)

Pages Read: 272 (Ten) + 1 (Eleven) | Total: 273
Books Finished: 1
Challenge: Pairathon @ Book Pairing - my tweet. Bookish Bucket List @ Sarah Says Read - my comment.
Notes: 10AM And we're off! I read a chapter in bed last night and I'm going to read now instead of sit at my computer :) 6PM Just finished my first book of the 'thon 8PM Kids are in bed and now I'm freeeeeee to read without distraction, but first I'm headed to the goal linky to visit 10 bloggers and comment on their posts. Goals: 273/174 pages read daily; 1/4 books read; 2/3 challenges done; 1/1 Twitter chat.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Books or Bust #11

Books or Bust! is my way of sharing my giveaway wins, purchases, NetGalley books, etc.

I am linking up with Vicki @ Books, Biscuits, & Tea for her Showcase Sunday 

It has been MONTHS...okay...a year and some change...since my last Books or Bust. But I've gotten so much awesome stuff lately that I needed to share. I've read some of these already, but most are ones that I want to read very very soon. Plus some book swag :)

Purchases & Giveaway Wins.
Purchased Heist Society (read) & Pride Popularity (reading this month) in June.
I won Monument 14 & Sky on Fire in a giveaway (on the TBR).

I won Black City and a few bookmarks in a giveaway :) Also on the TBR.

I won some Cordova goodies :)

I purchased Shutdown (reading this month) & Cinder (read) in July.

And we picked up one of the DOWK books that we were missing while school shopping in August :)
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5)

On Kindle...
I've read Pivot Point but that's it out of all these.
Most were free on Amazon, the others were under $3.
Lucky CharmParallel Visions (Teen Psychic, #1)Ambition (Perception, #0.5)Pivot Point (Pivot Point, #1)8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th DwarfCaged (Talented Saga, #2)Daire Meets Ever (Soul Seekers, #0.5)Parched (Parched, #1)Among the Nameless Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #0.5)

On NetGalley...
I've already read A Really Awesome Mess and All Our Yesterdays.
The others I will be working on in September and October :)
A Really Awesome MessAll Our YesterdaysWinter ChillConjuredThe NaturalsThese Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)Parasite (Parasitology, #1)The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)

What books have y'all gotten lately?

hoo hoo!

Unravel Me [Book Review]

#2 in Shatter Me series
Kindle Edition, 480 pages
Published February 5th 2013 by HarperCollins
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Spellbinding [Book Review]

Disclaimer: I received a e-copy from NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinions.

Kindle Edition, 277 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by Point
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Dare You To [Book Review]

Disclaimer: I received a e-copy from NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinions.

#2 in Pushing the Limits series
Kindle Edition, 480 pages
Expected publication: May 28th 2013 by Harlequin Teen
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Bout of Books 8.0 Readathon [Goals + Book List]

Bout of Books

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal.  It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in.  Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week.  There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional.  For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.

The Goals:
  • Read 174 pages each day.
  • Finish 4 books
  • Participate in at least 3 challenges 
  • Participate in one Twitter chat

Books To Read:
1216 pages total with these four books.
Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10)Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11)Cinnamon Roll MurderBrave New World

Extras, if I have time:
PharmacologyPride & Popularity (The Jane Austen Diaries, #1)The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)

hoo hoo!