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Signed editions of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI

we're now at the less-than-one-month (by a day, but who’s counting?!) mark and i keep getting a TON of (amazing!) questions from readers on where they can get signed copies. i’m going to break it down below and include links to the stores for you. SIGNED EDITIONS/PERSONALIZED EDITIONS signed and personalized editions will be available… Continue reading Signed editions of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI

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One day left for preorder prizes!

AND TWO DAYS LEFT UNTIL PUBLICATION DAY OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGG. in other non-freakout news, there’s only one more day left to snag your copy of MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL before the preorder incentive disappears like Cinderella at midnight. (September 18th going into the 19th.) if you’d like to get a copy, please take a screen shot of your… Continue reading One day left for preorder prizes!

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an ode to the precious and some gemma doyle fangirling

books are such magical things. we can open them and be transported to new worlds, new times, and new adventures. we can laugh and cry and shake our fists along with our favorite characters, and we can fall in love and have our hearts broken with them, too. my ya gothic horror is on submission… Continue reading an ode to the precious and some gemma doyle fangirling

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happy world book day!

just in time to celebrate world book day - behold the new stash! *pets the precious*  i am really looking forward to reading Nova Ren Suma's THE WALLS AROUND US this weekend. the cover is GORGEOUS and the inside of the book sounds delightfully terrifying. have you read the blurb yet?? if you're shaking your… Continue reading happy world book day!

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Summer, summer, summertime reading

You may have noticed that it’s been pretty quiet over here the last few weeks, and I’m really sorry to leave you guys hanging. But there are a few reasons for my neglect silence... One: I’m getting that old familiar NEED to write my next book. It’s starts out quietly, then all hell breaks loose… Continue reading Summer, summer, summertime reading

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Ten Books I can’t get enough of in 2012

I’ve been asked by one of my lovely blog friends for a list of books that I’ve read (and recommend) so far this year. Well, I aim to please - so here’s ten of my favorite reads of 2012. I’m sure this list will continue to expand and grow with all the terrific books coming… Continue reading Ten Books I can’t get enough of in 2012

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Book Review: ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick

Rating: 5 stars Over the weekend I read Ilsa J. Bick’s post apocalyptic/thriller/horror mash-up, ASHES. I’m normally not the HUGEST fan of third person narratives, finding it hard to really get into the main character’s head, but Bick did it right. Her writing is the perfect balance of giving the reader a clear picture of… Continue reading Book Review: ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick

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And the winner is….

First I'd like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who entered! I had a lot of fun with this contest, and will definitely be holding another giveaway REALLY, REALLY soon. Okay, and now for the two BIG WINNERS! The first name chosen via the random.org gods is: DRUM ROLLLLLLLL zoe h (yayayayayyayay!)  Congrats… Continue reading And the winner is….

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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer: Video

This was such a good read. SUCH A GOOD READ!!! I pre-ordered it and am so glad I did. If you haven't read it yet, here's a little visual stimuli. Happy reading, and happy Wednesday <33333's. Here's the book blurb followed by the video:  "Mara Dyer believes life can't get any stranger than waking up… Continue reading The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer: Video

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Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: YA Science Fiction Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Back of book blurb: Sparks are igniting. Flames are spreading. And the Capitol wants revenge. Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should… Continue reading Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins