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The Girl With the Half and Half Face by Leslie Miller Review

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Publisher: Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Adventure, Sci-Fi Release Date: November 14, 2014 Pages: 226
Goodreads Summary
She’s been trained to follow wherever her Core leads. Until it leads her away from everything she’s ever known . . . into mortal danger.

Eighteen-year-old Kayli-el discovers she’s part of a new, evolving species on her planet, with a powerful internal guidance called the Core. After her teacher is murdered for its secrets, Kayli-el runs for her life – right into the arms of Tamber, a boy who’s crossed the ocean on a mysterious quest . . . to find her! 
When the same killers who murdered her teacher capture her best friend Serene, Kayli-el faces a choice with potentially deadly consequences: follow her Core’s wisdom and flee across the ocean to safety with Tamber, or defy her own guidance to try to save Serene’s life.

My Review
I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.
The Girl With the Half and Half Face  is about Kayli-e…

Meritropolis Sale Event & Giveaway!

In Meritropolis everyone is assigned a numerical Score that decides their worth to society and whether they live or die. After a young boy is killed because of a low Score, his brother plots to take down the System.
Sounds good, right? Well, this exciting YA Dystopia is on sale for just 99 cents Thursday, November 27 through Monday, December 1. You can pick up your copy on Amazon.
To celebrate, we are offering a giveaway for an autographed copy and a $100 Amazon gift card—hooray! Check out this interview with Joel Ohman, the author of the book critics are calling, “The Hunger Games meets The Village with a young Jack Reacher as a protagonist”, then scroll to the end of this post to learn more about the giveaway. Happy reading, and good luck!
Reader Interview with Joel Ohman
Who or what was your inspiration to write about post-apocalyptic, dystopian sci-fi? I've read a lot in this genre, so I would say it’s a mix of a lot of different things. I really just wanted to explore this question…


Happy Thanksgiving!!!
I hope everyone's having an awesome and craztastic Thanksgiving! If you don't celebrate Thanksgiving then I hope you're having an amazing day. Even if you don't celebrate I'm sure you eat. Right? Right? Food is the best part of the day even Jennifer Lawrence thinks so.

I should say I'm thankful for my family and I am but...

I am so gonna gain weight......

For now....

Devoted (Angel Academy #1) by Emery Skye Review

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Series: Angel Academy #1 Publisher: Lemon Press Publishing Genre: Young Adult, Angels, Romance Release Date: July 26, 2014 Pages: 388
Goodreads Summary
"Her world, her about to change. What do you choose when your blood is on the line." A world where your life is a mission and to succeed you must have resolute devotion to duty. All Anna has ever wanted is to be the best Warrior and sister she can be. Easier said than done. Seventeen-year-old Anna Hasdiel is a noviate at Hope Academy, a secret school for young angels where she and her sister, Amalie, train to become Warrior Legites with the duty of protecting humans from Demons for the Legion United. Anna's devoted to the angelic cause. She's always known she would be a Warrior for the Legion. Her world is about to change. For months, noviates have been disappearing from Angel Academies around the world. No one knows why. They just hope they won't be next. The Powers that govern the lower …

Waiting on Wednesday: The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that were eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate to get my hands on is:
The Sin Eater's Daughter (The Sin Eater's Daughter #1) by Melinda Salisbury

Publication: February 24, 2015 Genre: Young Adult, Epic Fantasy, Romance, Paranormal
Goodreads Summary
A startling, seductive, deliciously dark debut that will shatter your definition of YA fantasy.
16-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she's engaged to the prince, no one speaks to her. No one even looks at her. Because Twylla isn't a member of the court. She's the executioner.

As the goddess-embodied, Twylla kills with a single touch. So each week, she's taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love her. Who could care for a girl with murder in her veins? Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to her touch, av…

Adrenaline Rush (Christy #1) by Cindy M. Hogan

Genre: Young Adult, Adventure, Thriller, Suspense
Series: Christy #1 Publisher: O'neal Publishing Genre: Young Adult, Adventure, Thriller, Suspense  Release Date: October 2013 Pages: 360
Goodreads Summary
This is a break off series of the Watched series-Enjoy

A madman with a mission is kidnapping groups of thrill-seeking high school seniors across the country, and it’s up to Christy to stop him. 

To do so, she must take on a fearless alter ego and infiltrate a group of adrenaline junkies bent on pushing life to the limit. Death-defying stunts are only the beginning: two groups fit the profile, and Christy must discover the real target before it’s too late.

If she chooses the wrong group, more people will disappear. But choosing right puts her as the prime target—with no guarantee that she’ll get out alive.

Young Adults, teens and adults will love this exciting suspenseful adventure with a dash of romance. You won't want to put it down.

My Review
I received this book in exchange for an hon…

Stacking the Shelves #1

Hi everyone! Welcome to Stacking The Shelves, hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves be it in virtual form or physical. I will be adding books I’ve won, bought, borrowed from the library or some that I need to review.
These are books I got awhile ago and that I'm adding to my bookshelf: Won

The Bodies We Wear (The Bodies We Wear #1) by Jeyn Roberts The Murmurings by Carly Anne West Death of the Mad Hatter by Sarah J. Pepper The Gatekeeper's Son (The Gatekeeper's Son #1) by C.R. Fladmark
For Review

The Girl With the Half and Half Face by Leslie Miller Adrenaline Rush ( Christy #1) by Cindy M. Hogan Devoted (Angel Academy #1) by Emery Skye
That's pretty much it, I'm super excited and can't wait to dive in to all these books.

Soul Journey by Miranda Shanklin ~ Blog Tour: Spotlight/Excerpt

Book Title:Soul Journey Series: Soul Series book 1
Author: Miranda Shanklin
Release Date: August 31, 2014
Presented by:As You Wish Tours

It has been many lifetimes since the cycle began. 
The cycle that still haunts Annisa Lawson. 
A spell cast in desperation to help, which only caused heartache. 
Now, Annisa has found her way out of the varying repeats of her past; only to bring more danger to herself, and those around her. Now she must learn to survive with the help of her friends: Chase, Penelope, and Landon have all gone through each life cycle with Annisa. Sometimes helping, sometimes hindering. Now that Annisa has broken the cycle of their collective punishment, she finds that she needs her friends more than ever to keep their enemies, known, and unknown, at bay. As the group of friends learn of their souls' journeys through their many life cycles, they must also learn to control the magick they have discovered within themselves and each other, in order to defeat the most feared…

Sons of the Sphinx by Cheryl Carpinello ~ Blog Tour: Review + Giveaway

Enjoy Happy Geek Media's debut of Sons of the Sphinx

Sons of the Sphinx by: Cheryl Carpinello Genres: Pre-Teen/Tween/YA: Paranormal; Coming of Age; Adventure; Historical Fiction 126 Pages Release date: October 10, 2014 Two souls Separated by three millennium One with a gift that is more like a curse One on an almost impossible quest Destinies entwined; one seeks to find herself while the other seeks his lost queen. To succeed, the pair must right the injustices 3,000 years in the past. Only together can they fulfill The Prophecy, but in the process they must defeat the Pharaoh Horemheb. Dishonor and death are the fate of the defeated. Armed with what she considers her grandmother’s curse, 15-year-old Rosa agrees to help the ghost of King Tut find his lost queen Hesena. Though Hesena’s ba inhabits part of Rosa, finding the whole spirit of Hesena so that she and Tut can be together for the first time in over 3500 years proves to be a harder task than Rosa first thinks. Thrust back int…

Liar Game ~ Korean Drama

Isn't the Poster of Liar Game gorgeous? (I so want this in my bedroom) Name: Liar Game Language: Korean with English subtitles Episodes: 10
I am currently watching Liar Game and Oh. My. It is keeping me on my toes. The suspense is killing me! I seriously need my daily does of Lee Sang-Yoon.
I mean just look at him he is hunkalicious!
Apart from the eye candy there is a lot going on in Liar Game! I seriously love Lee Sang-Yoon's portrayal of Cha Woo-Jin. I wasn't sure at first because I had watched the Japanese Liar Game but I gotta say Lee Sang-Yoon is doing a great job with his facial expressions he actually looks like he's going through what his character Cha Woo-Jin is. 
Now enough about him let's go on to Nam Da-Jong, well Kim So Eun who is playing Nam Da-Jong is also doing great acting as an honest, naive and way too gullible character. I know she's doing her job well because as I am watching this drama I feel like going into my tablet screen and slapping he…

Sanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands, #1) by Sarah Fine Review

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Series: Guards of the Shadowlands #1
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Children's/Amazon Children's Publishing
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Romance, Dystopia, Fantasy
Release Date: October 16, 2012
Pages: 417
Goodreads Summary
“My plan: Get into the city. Get Nadia. Find a way out. Simple.”

A week ago, seventeen-year-old Lela Santos’s best friend, Nadia, killed herself. Today, thanks to a farewell ritual gone awry, Lela is standing in paradise, looking upon a vast gated city in the distance—hell. No one willingly walks through the Suicide Gates, into a place smothered in darkness and infested with depraved creatures. But Lela isn’t just anyone—she’s determined to save her best friend’s soul, even if it means sacrificing her eternal afterlife. 

As Lela struggles to find Nadia, she’s captured by the Guards, enormous, not-quite-human creatures that patrol the dark city’s endless streets. Their all-too-human leader, Malachi, is unlike them in every way except one: his dead…