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New Book Release: The Last Star (The 5th Wave #3) by Rick Yancey

May 24th

I really enjoyed The first two books of the Fifth Wave Series so it is a pleasure to post about this new release… May 24th 2016[/caption] We’re here, then we’re gone, and that was true before they came. That’s always been true. The Others didn’t invent death; they just perfected it. Gave death a face to put back in our face, because they knew that was the only way to crush us. It won’t end on any continent or ocean, … Keep reading

Book Review: The Stars Never Rise (The Stars Never Rise #1), by Rachel Vincent

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 HELLO DREAMY PREMISE!!! It gets my check marks for writing: ✓ Writing, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building 4.4 stars About the Book The Stars Never Rise  (The Stars Never Rise #1), by Rachel Vincent Sixteen-year-old Nina Kane should be worrying about her immortal soul, but she’s too busy trying to actually survive. Her town’s population has been decimated by soul-consuming demons, and souls are in short supply. Watching over her younger sister, Mellie, and scraping together food and money are all that … Keep reading

Book Review: Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1), by Marissa Meyer

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TOTAL INFATUATION Would the term “ADORE” be acceptable in a review??? Because I ADORE this book! 5 stars and 100 moons, 1K solar systems, 10K  galaxies, gazillion constellations! It gets all my check marks: ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building   About the Book Cinder  (The Lunar Chronicles #1), by Marissa Meyer Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their … Keep reading

In the Spotlight [23]: Blogger Interview – Michelle @ Because Reading is Better than Real Life

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Hello kids! Today I’m very happy to feature Michelle from Because Reading is Better than Real Life. You all probably know I have a HUGE weakness for Blog designs. Not only blog designs but anything that is visually pleasing. Art, drawings, landscaping, home décor, websites, book covers. You name it. So, I’m JUST SO IN LOVE with Michelle’s designs! Her blog, her button, her header, her Limabean Designs. Just take a look at the images below and tell me if … Keep reading

Book Review: City of Ashes, by Cassandra Clare

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WRITERS.. YOU DON’T DO THIS!!! Hello my dear kids bloggers friends. PLEASE VOUCH FOR ME!!! You ALL know how nice Daniela is with writers right? You all know that I don’t write bad reviews right? 🙂 I’m sure I made you frowned more than once because of that! [here comes Daniela with another 4-star review! Doesn’t she EVER read a BAD book??] [I DO!!! I DO!! I JUST DON’T REVIEW THEM!] I’m a Professional DNFer and a Book Recommender. That’s … Keep reading

New Book Release: A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

May 3rd

I’m very excited about this new release! Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms–and she … Keep reading

What a Week [45]: Camp NaNowrimo Winner! Celebrating 28.4K words

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Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writing Desk and Blogging Corner. The featured section for this week is my… This is going to be an update even shorter than last week’s! I had a big project due at work and it was also the last Camp NaNoWriMo week So I didn’t do much blogging or reading but, I did write A LOT and… I did win Camp NaNoWriMo! I wrote … Keep reading

New Release: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4), by Maggie Stiefvater

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I’m very happy to promote the fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.   The Raven King  (The Raven Cycle #4), by Maggie Stiefvater All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love’s death. She doesn’t believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the … Keep reading

What a week [44]: Conquer Camp NaNoWriMo: Back to outlining and characters’ motivation!

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Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writing Desk and Blogging Corner. The featured section for this week is my… This is going to be a short update. Everyone at home was sick so I didn’t accomplish much last week. Since some of the wonderful writers that are participating in A BOOK’S GENESIS don’t have blogs  I’m very happy I did get to create A Book’s Genesis Goodreads group! 🙂 where we could all chat … Keep reading

Book Review: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

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Meet THE VOICE people! An absolute master piece of writing (OMG the voice!) and world-building! Red Rising of course, gets all my check marks: ✓ Writing, ✓ Characterization, ✓ Premise, ✓Plot and ✓World-building 5.0 SUPERNOVAS! Red Rising (Red Rising #1), by Pierce Brown Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable … Keep reading

What a week [43]: Conquer Camp NaNoWriMo. Write EVERYTHING!

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Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writing Desk and Blogging Corner. The featured section for this week is my… That’s how DRAGONS invaded my no-dragons-allowed world BUT Why aren’t dragons allowed if they are super cute??? I’ll tell you all about it in May, in my guest post on Kimba’s Caffeinated Book Reviewer Today I wanted to share with you something that JUST dawned on me: Camp NaNoWrimo is about writing. Slow learner, my little … Keep reading

In the Spotlight [22]: Blogger Interview – Barbara @ Booker T’s farm

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Today I want you to meet Barbara from Booker T’s farm, which is a blog about “Books and Nails and Puppy Dog Tales” 🙂 “A blog about all the loves of my life” Barbara says and I can understand! She is talking about boxers and books! I adore Boxers and books too. Boxers are simply the best dogs ever! Barbara and I are “Horror buddies” 🙂 we met at the Horror Reading Challenge and hit it off immediately because we … Keep reading

Book Review: Fury’s Kiss (New England Furies #1), by Nicola R. White

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Very Entertaining. Fun female character. Action driven. It gets my check marks for ✓ Writing, ✓characterization and ✓ Premise 3.8 stars [Thanks Strange Roads Press and BFF NetGalley for this Arc!] About the Book Tara Walker dreams of more excitement than slinging plates of seafood for Cape Cod tourists, but as she learns when she is attacked and forced to fight for her life, fate sometimes has a funny way of giving you exactly what you wish for. Faced with strange new powers … Keep reading

What a week [42]: Why my Writing Desk STILL is my favorite place in the universe!

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Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writing Desk and Blogging Corner. The featured section for this week is my…   which CONTINUES to be my favorite place in the entire universe! [and it is probably going for the entire month of April 🙂 ] Why?  What has happened ?? My First A BOOK’S GENESIS post happened! I’M FINALLY TALKING ABOUT MY WIP!!! That’s what happened! 🙂 [Click here to learn more about A Book’s Genesis … Keep reading