Saturday, May 31, 2014

Obstacles by Christopher Reardon Spotlight

by Christopher Reardon 

Paperback: 264 pages

Publisher: Alpha Wolf Publishing
October 1, 2013

ISBN-10: 0615897789
ISBN-13: 978-0615897783

A child will die. You're afraid to live. Would you go to all lengths to save him? Darkness knows no bounds, as Alcott, an African American doctor sees all too well. The man is petrified by death. His fragile existence rests at the mercy of the universe. This fact is far too much for him to handle. From unyielding nightmares to elevator terrors, he's lost in paranoia. 

Assigned to look after an ill child, Alcott's horrors only heighten. Gari is a nine-year-old boy with a fatal disease. He will surely pass on within the year. Alcott bonds with him more and more each day. Part of him knows this grim fate just isn't right. 

Alcott befriends a hospital patient. This lunatic forces him to lug home an ancient text on bringing back the dead. Despite the man's obvious dementia, Alcott attempts the scheme. Charging up a cliff, he recites the chant over ocean gusts. 

A god woman glides in from the horizon. She instructs Alcott on the trials to save Gari's life. These fearsome Obstacles require true strength. From battling sharks to wielding a flail, he must prove fortitude against genuine danger. Alcott decides his fate at this moment. 

Death's claws shall not grasp Gari's soul.

About the Author:

Christopher Michael Reardon is a writing fellow at a Michigan College where he's currently a student. He says you always learn something new about writing when tutoring other students. Reardon is always searching for exciting books to read, especially new authors. 

Reardon graduated with Honors from Lumen Christi High School in Jackson, Michigan. He's also an avid tennis player, being on the varsity tennis team for four years. He received the honor of most valuable player his senior year at number one and two singles.

Obstacles is Reardon's first novel. He says fantasy adventure books have always been an interest, because they challenge the mind and send you on an epic journey.


Friday, May 30, 2014

The Other Me Book Nerd Blast and Giveaway


The Other Me cover
The Other Me
Author: Suzanne van Rooyen
Genre: YA, LGBT, Contemporary | Pages 216 | Release Date: 12/19/13
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Fifteen-year-old Treasa Prescott thinks she’s an alien. She doesn’t fit in with the preppy South African private school crowd and feels claustrophobic in her own skin. Treasa is worried she might spend life as a social pariah when she meets Gabriel du Preez. Gabriel plays the piano better than Beethoven, has a black belt in karate, and would look good wearing a garbage bag. Treasa thinks he’s perfect. It might even be love, as long as Gabriel doesn’t find out she’s a freak.

As Treasa spends time with Gabriel, she realizes she might not love him as much as she wants to be him, and that the reason she feels uncomfortable in her skin might have less to do with extra-terrestrial origins and more to do with being born in the wrong body.

But Gabriel is not the perfect boy Treasa imagines. He harbors dark secrets and self-destructive tendencies. Still, Treasa might be able to accept Gabriel’s baggage if he can accept who she longs to be.
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“The Other Me is a story that will stay with me for a long time. This is what YA should be and Van Rooyen has that uncanny ability to wedge you inside the heads of her characters where you will feel all their pain, love, joy and sorrow. I cannot recommend this book enough if you’re looking for a story that will challenge your preconceptions.” – Nerine, You Gotta Read Reviews
This book is a great new contemporary read, so different from everything else that’s out there, and it is brilliant! Suzanne van Rooyen does a brilliant job of crafting a story that is not only entertaining and engaging, but interesting and unique too.”– Myra, Pieces of Whimsy
I loved Suzanne Van Rooyen’s writing style. It made reading her words so easy. Her characters came across as incredibly real. Add all of that into the uniqueness of the stories subject and The Other Me turned out to be a book that I absolutely loved. So much in fact that I would love to read more of these characters.” – Tracey, YA Book Addict
Suzanne is a tattooed story-teller and peanut-butter addict from South Africa. She currently lives in Finland and finds the cold, dark forests nothing if not inspiring. Although she has a Master’s degree in music, Suzanne prefers conjuring strange worlds and creating quirky characters. When not writing you can find her teaching dance and music to middle-schoolers or playing in the snow with her shiba inu. She is rep’d by Jordy Albert of the Booker Albert Agency.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Manroot by Anne Steinberg Spotlight and Excerpt


In the spring of 1939, Katherine Sheahan and her father, Jesse, are looking for work in the isolated tourist town of Castlewood. Jesse gets a job as handyman and Katherine as a maid at a small hotel. Jesse drinks and neglects his work and eventually disappears, abandoning his daughter. Frieda Broom, the hotel Manager, takes Katherine under her wing, and teaches her about ginseng, the manroot, and other secrets of the foothills. Katherine discovers that she is a natural healer and has the ability to communicate with spirits, a gift she inherited from her Navajo Indian mother.

Among the hotels regular clientele is Judge William Reardon. Escaping his sterile marriage, he becomes captivated by Katherine. As the pair bond over astrology and gardening, Katherine becomes convinced they belong together, despite him being much older than her and married. As they begin to fall in love, the violence of dark magic threatens to annihilate all Katherine knows and holds dear. Can their love survive?

Manroot is a potent tale of destiny, spiritualism and love, written in Anne Steinberg’s signature compelling style. The kindle version was published March 2014 and is available for sale on Amazon:

Amazon reviews:

“Manroot is an undeniably good read; it’s well-written with a compelling plot and memorable characters. Recommended to readers who enjoy contemporary fiction imbued with fantasy, including Native American themes and the supernatural.”

“Words to describe this book are: romantic, thrilling, memorable, spiritual, magical, and well written in a breath taking way that will keep you enthralled well after it is over. I wish it would have lasted longer and was saddened when it came to an end. 5 stars and cannot wait to see what Anne Steinberg comes up with next!”

About the Author:

While living in England, Anne Steinberg’s first novel, Manroot was published by Headline Review in London. Manroot was heralded as an important first novel in 1994 and included in the Headline Review’s prestigious “Fiction without Frontiers,” a new wave of contemporary fiction that knows no limits. Eight modern storytellers were featured: Anne Steinberg, Margaret Atwood, Iain Banks, William Gibson, Peter Hoeg, Roddy Doyle, and E. Annie Proulx. It was an auspicious beginning to a long and varied career for Anne Steinberg, who went on to write several acclaimed novels, Every Town Needs A Russian Tea Room, the story of a wealthy socialite who falls in love with a penniless young Russian immigrant who is haunted by a bizarre shameful secret, The Cuckoos Gift, First Hands, and An Eye For An Ear. She is also coauthor of The Fence, written with her grandson Nicholas Reuel Tolkien, the great grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien. Nicholas is a filmmaker, director, and published poet. The Fence is a chilling story of a magnificent Gothic fence forged by a despicable blacksmith and infused with evil.

Anne was a partner in the world famous vintage clothing store, Steinberg & Tolkien, on Kings Road in Chelsea. After a successful run for over 20 years, the shop closed, and she returned to the US. Approaching her eighty-second birthday, she now writes, reads, and studies antiques, American Indian history, animal welfare, mythology, and folklore legends.

Anne recently re-released Manroot in kindle format. It was published March 2014 and is available for sale on Amazon:

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Working alone in the kitchen, Katherine scrubbed it clean. Looking up at the calendar, she knew tomorrow was Friday. The Judge was one of the few people who stopped here regularly, even now, in late autumn. Perhaps it was telling Sally that had started it all, for now her thoughts of the Judge were like a fever that stayed with her. Last Friday when she took him his bourbon and spring water, she noticed it for the first time, the birthmark. It was on his right hand, so clear and vivid that she had almost dropped the tray. He had smiled at her nervousness, called her ‘my dear,’ and given her a silver dollar for a tip.
Katherine slept restlessly; she dreamed of the Oh mu and heard its moan of agony echoing in her sleep. She dreamed of Papa floating in the muddy river, caught and held under by a treacherous branch, his eyes vacant pools staring upward through the water. It was so real that in the morning when the siren from the firehouse once again split the air, she rushed into the kitchen where Frieda was telling Bruce, “You be careful…another one’s gone and gave herself to the river. It was a suicide, a painted woman from the Eagle’s nest…” Frieda shivered as she told the story the way that she had heard it from the postman. The woman in the night had cut her wrists, but the dying was too slow, so she ran from the clubhouse, perched only for a moment on the railing, then jumped headlong into the cold water.
Katherine moved slowly this morning. Frieda fussed at her, but knowing the girl had never been lazy, she thought the drowning must have upset her or maybe she was coming down with something.
The guests were all gone. They only expected one tonight – Judge Reardon. They’d have time to go into the woods today, hunting for herbs and the manroot. But Frieda went alone as the girl looked a bit too peaked.
Alone, Katherine cleaned the rooms again; it took no time, for they were already clean. She lingered in Number 8, The Judge’s room.
She knew a lot about him now, and she felt a very real presence that he left in the room. She knew intimate things about him – like the size of his shirts, the smell of his aftershave, which side of the bed he slept on, how he preferred his coffee, the brand of cigarettes that he smoked…numerous details about him that she had collected bit by bit, saving them in her mind and in her dreams, like pennies to be spent at a later date.
He knew nothing of her dusting his dresser, straightening the bed after he had risen. He was not aware that while he was out, she pressed his shirts to her lips, inhaling his aroma, and sat on the bed in the same crevices his body had made over the years that he had slept here. Now she knew with the wisdom and instinct of centuries, she knew that what would be, would be.
Last week for the first time she had seen it, the birthmark, on his right hand. It was paler than the surrounding skin, crescent-shaped like a slice of the moon, and within its outline, unmistakable, a perfect five-pointed star. She knew its shape by heart, as just above her right breast she had its identical replica.
The Navajo blood flowed strongly in her veins, with all its beliefs in the signs, even though her father had tried vainly to smother these strange alien traits. Since her childhood she had believed that she could speak to animals, and she could find herbs hiding under any rock and knew exactly what they would cure.
She stayed dreaming in the Judge’s room until she heard Frieda calling her. The woman had returned from the woods, carrying a full burlap sack.
“You should have come today…I found it…the time is ripe, and you’re much quicker than I. You would have climbed the higher spots where it grows.”
Placing the sack on the table, she pulled out one root. “It’s perfect…it’s prime, probably ten or fifteen years old.” She held the root up to the light. Its torso similar but lighter in color than a carrot, with no hint of orange, just tannish-brown, the root seemed to have two arms, two legs, and a fine network of tendrils. It appeared to be a miniature figure of a headless man.
“What is it?” Katherine questioned as she stared at the unusual root.
“It’s a manroot!”
“The manroot,” Katherine repeated, liking the sound of the word and feeling it described the plant perfectly. “It seems as if it could contain magic?” she said, as she gingerly touched it with a timid finger.
“Oh, they say it does. It works wonders. The Orientals prize its properties – to them it is also the love root. It does many things, cures most anything that ails you. For me it lines my pockets – Bailey’s general store pays about four dollars a pound.” Emptying the sack on the counter, Frieda explained, “You can’t let it get damp – it ruins the root.” She began taking them out, examining and inspecting and drying each root with a clean dish-towel.
“They’re not all like this one, that’s special. Some don’t come with the likeness of arms and legs, some just look like a pale carrot…but the old ones, the very special ones do. Here, Katherine – take it, it’s yours.”
They sat at the table and by habit Katherine helped her.
“If you weren’t such a lazy girl, you could have come with me today. When these are dry, I’m sure Bailey’s will be paying twenty dollars or so for the batch.”
“Twenty dollars?”
“Yes, ma’am!” She knew the girl wasn’t lazy; it was her way of trying to shake her out of the listlessness. “Put on the kettle, Katherine. I’ll slip a little of the root in it. That will perk you up.”
They drank the tea, and Frieda continued drying the root. She did a rare thing: she hummed as she dried the fine tendrils.
“It takes time for the manroot to grow. You shouldn’t harvest a root less than seven years old, and you must always plant the seed when you harvest – each red berry has two seeds – not deep, just under the leaves. It’s a sin…to harvest and not plant the seed,” she said solemnly.
Katherine watched the clock. “I better put on my uniform. The Judge…”
“No need to. When I was coming in, he was headed for the Eagle’s Nest. He told me he wouldn’t be wanting any supper.”
Katherine’s face fell with disappointment.
In previous gossip from Frieda, Katherine had learned that the Judge lived twenty miles up the road with a wife who was said to be fragile since the births of her two stillborn sons. There was not much in these parts that the Judge did not own; he was rich, well-liked, respected, and known to be a fair man. Remarkably young to be a judge, no one faulted him for his tendencies to card-playing, drinking whiskey, and relieving himself with the local women. A lesser man with these leanings would be called no account, but he was, after all, the Judge, and this title brought with it a tendency to look at vices as virtues.
It was just another Friday. Destiny waited for her; she felt it close, closer than it had ever been.
The hotel was quiet. There were no guests and the only person staying was the Judge, who would be out late.
Katherine played the radio softly, dancing about the room, pretending she was at Castlewood waltzing under the lanterns with him. She put the perfect manroot in the Valentine box with her other things. After midnight when he rang, Katherine shook the sleep from herself when she realized the bell from Room 8 was ringing.
She owned no robe, and the persistent ringing threatened to wake Mr. Taylor. She flew up to the Judge’s room and knocked timidly, aware that her hair was down, and she was in her nightgown. It was plain enough – white cotton, sturdy and sensible.
He opened the door to her. He seemed surprised.
“I’m sorry, sir, everyone is asleep,” she said, not really knowing how to apologize for her attire.
He blinked at her, his hair ruffled, his shirt-tail out; she had never seen him like this.
“You’re new?”
“No, sir I’m Katherine. It was late; I didn’t have time to put on the uniform.”
He nodded and leaned forward studying her face. “Come in.” She did so, but left the door open.
“Sit down,” he said. She could tell he was very drunk. She sat timidly in the vanity chair. He paced the floor unsteadily, running his fingers through his hair. “It’s my head… I have a headache that won’t stop. I thought maybe you had something in the kitchen.”
He kept pacing. “I went out tonight, trying to forget. I’ve drunk a lot…it doesn’t stop…my head hurts so.”
“Sir, I could go look, or…” She wondered if she should chance it – maybe he would laugh. “My grandmother had a remedy that always worked.”
He stopped pacing. “Yes? What is it?”
“Well,” she said, “if you rub your thumbs vigorously for a few minutes, it has something to do with the blood flow…if that didn’t work, then a leaf of boiled cabbage on the forehead never failed.”
He smiled and stopped. “Well, try it.” He pulled up a chair in front of her and held out his thumbs.
She blushed. She hadn’t meant that she should rub his thumbs, but he was there across from her, waiting.
She reached forward, and with a firm grip clasped his thumbs and rubbed vigorously, while he leaned back and shut his eyes. She alternated between each thumb. It seemed natural to her to be touching him.
“Do you know what it’s like to play God?” he asked abruptly.
Startled, she didn’t know if he was really talking to her, but she replied, “No, sir, I don’t.”
“Well, I do, and it’s not pleasant, not pleasant at all… Today I’ve sent a man to the gas chamber – well, not me personally, but the jury.”
“I’m sorry, sir,” she said quietly.
“Stop saying ‘sir’ – my name’s William. The Judge…sir…that’s somebody else. I don’t feel like a judge right now. I never wanted to be a judge.” He opened his eyes and she drew back.
“Do you know what it feels like to judge other people?”
“No, si–” She stopped herself. “No, I don’t.”
He looked down at her hands. “Don’t stop. By god, I think it helps!” He closed his eyes once more and held out his thumbs to her. The house was quiet. Somewhere a nightbird called; the ticking of the clock in the hall kept time in its steady rhythm, and Katherine felt the sound of their breathing in tune.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Forgotten Ones by Laura Howard on SALE!!

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Author of The Forgotten Ones  Book 1 in the Danaan Trilogy

Book 2 Stone of Destiny  is now available!

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Uncovering Cobbogoth Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway

May 19th Monday: FictionZeal REVIEW
May 20th Tuesday: The Bookie Monster REVIEW
May 21st Wednesday: Readsalot REVIEW
May 22nd Thursday: 
The Book Lander REVIEW
May 23rd Friday: Stitch Read Cook REVIEW
May 24th Saturday: Day Break In Autumn REVIEW
May 25th Sunday: TMBA Corbett Writes REVIEW
May 26th Monday: Chelsea’s Reading Adventures REVIEW
May 27th Tuesday: Curse of the Bibliophile REVIEW
May 28th Wednesday: Insane About Books REVIEW

Norah Lukens needs to uncover the truth about the fabled lost city of Cobbogoth. After her archaeologist uncle’s murder, Norah is asked to translate his old research journal for evidence and discovers that his murder was a cover-up for something far more sinister.
When she turns to neighbor and only friend James Riley for help, she realizes that not only is their bitter-sweet past haunting her every step, but James is keeping dangerous secrets. Can Norah discover what they are before its too late to share her own.
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Hannah L. Clark lives with her husband and son in the glorious Rocky Mountains. She has always known she would be a storyteller. After graduating from Utah Valley University with a bachelor’s degree in English, she immediately began writing Uncovering Cobbogoth.
Despite her dream to one day become an author, Hannah has spent her life struggling with dyslexia.  Because of this, she became a writing tutor in college and is a huge advocate for those struggling with learning disabilities and encouraging them never to give up on their dreams. One of her favorite parts about being an author is speaking to schools and book groups about dyslexia and how she has come to see it as a gift.
Hannah loves her fellas, Michael and Sam, hanging with her sister/Illustrator Bekah, running, mythology, soulful bluegrass music, studying alternative medicine, retro hairdos, and growing things. Like her heroine Norah, she kind of believes trees have souls.
NOTE | Contrary to the impression this bio gives, Hannah was surprisingly not raised by hippies.  ;-)

My Review

Uncovering Cobbogoth is absolutely intriguing with its Allure of an ancient race, mystery and originality.

Norah has lived a sheltered life. With her parents gone and being raised by her famous archaeologist Uncle, she is home schooled and traveled a lot with her uncle on digs until she reached a certain age. She is gifted with a photographic memory and the gift of learning ancient languages.

When she arrives home from school, she finds her uncle has been murdered, and a whole mystery unfolds before her eyes.  She is trying to protect her uncle's secrets, while being followed along the way.

First of all, I loved loved loved this story because of the mystery that unfolds before your eyes.  I have always been fascinated with long lost civilizations and find myself watching the history channel a lot for this reason.  I just love what can be discovered from "digs".  So this story grabbed my attention INSTANTLY.

The whole mystery of the Cobbogothians was brilliant and creative.  The story unfolded right before your eyes, giving you just enough clues to keep you drawn to the story.  I loved the magnetism between Norah and James, and found myself in a twist of emotions as they worked through the difficult times.  This story has all the ingredients for a great read: mystery, ancient race, adventure, love, secrets, loyalty, and creative writing.  You will disappear into this story, just don't forget to breathe!


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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Cover Reveal: A Sadness Within by Sara Fiorenzo

Check out this Beautiful Cover from a NEW up and coming Author!!

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Vengeance is Mine Book Blast and Giveaway

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Driven by a traumatic, violent event in his teenage years, Benjamin Tucker, bestselling true crime author, is obsessed with helping authorities solve savage crimes near his home turf of Holly Springs, North Carolina. When a series of decapitated female victims is found in neighboring communities, he is helplessly drawn in to the investigation to help bring the killer to justice. But in a bizarre twist of events, the psychopathic murderer becomes fascinated with Tucker and stalks him, presenting him with unimaginable, grotesque gifts. The hunt for the killer turns personal and Tucker isn’t sure if he’s become the killer’s idol or his next victim.
Vengeance is Mine, a gripping thriller with a healthy dose of droll humor, is a tale of sadistic revenge guaranteed to keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page.
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About Harry James Krebs

After receiving his BA in applied physics from Aurora University in Illinois, Harry spent thirty-seven years with United States Department of Energy Contractors as a senior mechanical engineer. He designed, built, maintained, and operated large experimental detectors for high-energy physics experiments at national laboratories such as the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Superconducting Super Collider, and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University.
Krebs always wanted to write mystery novels, but his engineering career left him little time to write until now. His first novel, Fractured Persona, is based on a recurring dream where he would wake up in someone else’s body and life.
The author and his wife currently live in Raleigh, North Carolina with their Chihuahua, Lucille.
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Monday, May 26, 2014

Branded Blog Tour

Branded by Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
A Sinners Series

Fifty years ago the Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadly sins were the downfall of society. He created the Hole where sinners are branded according to their sins and might survive a few years. At best. 
Now LUST wraps around my neck like blue fingers strangling me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit and now the Hole is my new home. 

Darkness. Death. Violence. Pain. 

Now every day is a fight for survival. But I won’t die. I won’t let them win.

The Hole can’t keep me. The Hole can’t break me. 
I am more than my brand. I’m a fighter. 
My name is Lexi Hamilton, and this is my story.


I turn on the faucet for a long while only to discover ice-cold water rushing out. The water never warms and I begin to understand. The Commander thinks he can wash away my soul by freezing me to death. He thinks he can destroy me by stripping away my possessions. But he can’t and I won’t let him take my memories, my ambition, and my pride.
He thinks I’m so easily broken.
The Commander doesn’t know anything about me, what I grew up with, what I endured—the father I lost, the mother I hate, the brother who walked out of my life, and the stepfather I was forced to accept. He thinks since I was rich, making me poor will cause me to give up. What he doesn’t understand is that, after my father passed away, I grew up behind walls of hatred. I had nothing, but had everything at the same time. I owned expensive clothes, enjoyed good schooling, and lived in a nice home. But my body was just a shell protecting an empty, desperate heart. My life was a colorful façade.
I had so much time to sit and think. I spent the majority of my life between four walls. I was abandoned, neglected, starved, betrayed, and abused. I’ve already been treated like the scum of the earth, so the Hole is nothing new. He wants to erase every sign of my existence on this earth, but I won’t let that happen. He can strip me naked, but he’ll never reach my soul.
It’s personal, completely personal.


About Abi and Missy 

Abi and Missy met in the summer of 1999 at college orientation and have been best friends ever since. After college, they added jobs, husbands and kids to their lives, but they still found time for their friendship. Instead of hanging out on weekends, they went to dinner once a month and reviewed books. What started out as an enjoyable hobby has now become an incredible adventure.

My Review

Branded:  Intense, sinful, brutal, with a gleam of hope in the sinners community of the Hole.

Lexi, wrongfully acused, is branded for Lust, ad sent to the Hole to live out the remainder of her life.  However long that may be.  For some reason, she has a guard who is ordered to protect her at all times.  This seems odd for the Hole standards.

Lexi has no idea of the violence she will see and face in the Hole.  She is assigned to the hospital to work, and befriends a little girl who is dying.  She is the one that helps her escape her reality even if it is just for a little while.  Cole, the guard, has started to become easier to deal with, and his dog Zeus just loves Lexi.  He fast becomes her protector too.

Alright, no more information about the actual story and plot, because it's just too good to spoil it for anyone.  First, I am a sucker for Dystopia books, can't seem to get enough of them.  Branded is incredible creative, and boy, does it have those twists and turns you don't expect.  It's loaded with them.  This story will keep you on your toes as you do a dive into the story.  It's difficult to come up for air, because once you start, you don't want to stop.  Branded is full of action, shocking scenarios, and a forbidden love that is so extreme, you can't help but want that happy ending.  The characters are strong with huge personalities that you will definitely fall for and will stick with you way past the story has ended....or has the story ended?  I hear that there will be a sequel that I can not WAIT for!

So jump on this one...It's a definite 5 star Book!!

May 26th
Deal Sharing Aunt ( Teaser & Interview )
Fabulous and Fun ( Review )
The Wonderings of One Person ( Teaser & Review )
Good Choice Reading ( Teaser, Interview, V-Log )
Book Babes Unite ( Teaser & Review )
The Indie Bookshelf ( Review )
Andrea’s Book Blog ( Teaser )
Becca Anne’s Book Blog ( Review )
OMFG Books! ( Teaser & Interview )
Loving the Language of Literacy ( Review, Teaser, Interview )
A Book Universe ( Review & Interview )
Random Redhead Ramblings ( Review )
Two Tall Tales ( Teaser )
Insane About Books ( Review )
BOOKadoodles ( Review )
(Lost in ) Believing in Books ( Review )
This Girl Reads Alot (Review )
Reading Perks ( Review, Teaser, Interview )
Lost In Ever After ( Teaser )
Writing From The Verge ( Review )
Ali’s Books ( Review )
Teeny Bopper Book Blog ( Review )
Bibliophilesisters ( Review )
The Shadow Portal ( Review )
Once-Upon-A-Bookcase ( Review )
nom_sBOOKS ( Video review )
Books I View ( Review )
Howling Reviews ( Review )
Little Library Muse ( Teaser )
The Cozy Corner ( Review )

May 27th
Escape By Fiction ( Teaser )
Stephanie's Book Reports ( Review & Character Outfit Design )
Tower Of Babel ( Review & Their own guest post and question for readers: what sin would you be branded for? )
Beauty, Brains and Books ( Review )
Shelves of Books Blog ( Teaser)
Am a Book Lover Blogger( Review )
In Pursuit of My Own Library ( Interview )
Dystopian-Books ( Interview, Review )
Read by Zoe ( Review )
Read and Ramble ( Review & Teaser )
Butter My Books ( Review & Teaser  )
Book Haven ( Interview )
Living in a Bookworld ( Review & Teaser )
At Random ( Teaser )
One Girl Lost In Romance Books ( Review )
Rachel’s Book Review ( Review, Teaser )
Bab’s Book Bistro ( Review, Teaser )
IFreakingLoveBooks ( Review, Teaser, Interview )
The Mortal Book Thief ( Review )
TheMortalBookThief ( YouTube Review )
Divergents UK ( Review, Teaser )
Book, Authors, Blogs ( Teaser )
The Library Mistress ( Teaser )
X Always Reading X ( Review )
girlthatreads ( Review )
Zahra’s Reads ( Review )
GDCLA ( Review )
BooksUndone ( Review )
Little Red Reader ( Teaser )
Amelia Carter Photography and Books ( Review )
beautifulbookchaos (Review ) 

May 28th
A Book Addict's Bookshelves ( Teaser )
Mythical Books ( Interview )
Let's Talk About Books ( Review )
Chris' Book Blog Emporium ( Teaser & Review )
Book Vigilante Reviews ( Interview & Review )
I Feel The Need, The Need To Read ( Review & Teaser )
Little Red’s Books ( Review )
Books 2 Books ( Review & Teaser )
Brianna’s Bookish Confessions ( Review )
Desert Diva’s Book Addiction ( Review, Teaser, Collage )
Books 101 ( Review )
Nocturnal Predators ( Review & Polyvore outfit )
Krista’s Dust Jacket ( Review )
Kindle Obsessed ( Review )
A Reading Nurse ( Review )
JBookLover13 ( Review )
Page by Paige ( You Tube Review )
Bookinity - Charlie ( Review, Teaser, Interview )
Wikia YA Society ( Review, Teaser, Mini Book Club )
Ryan’s Pop Culture Thoughts ( Review, Teaser, Interview )
Marie Loves Books ( Review )
verybookly ( Review )
BookOMeter ( Review  )
Jordypaigebooks ( Teaser, Review )
A Thousand Words A Million Books ( Interview & Review )
A Bookdoration ( Review )
Bookcrastinators In Wonderland ( Review )
Uncorked Thoughts ( Review )
World Isn’t Ready For Us ( Review ) 

May 29th
Platypire Reviews ( Review )
Romance and More ( Teaser )
Here Is Some Of What I Read ( Teaser )
Mommy's Late Night Book-Up ( Teaser & Review )
Paranormal Book Club ( Teaser & Review )
Paranormal Romance and Authors That rock ( Teaser & Review )
Goth Girl Gabs ( Review and Branded Poll )
Marked By Books ( Review )
Remembered Deservedly ( Teaser )
Tsk, Tsk, What To Read ( Teaser )
Book Addict Mumma ( Review )
Illuminated Reflections ( Review & Interview )
Book Buddies PH ( Review )
A Little Bit of R & R ( Teaser )
Books For Birds ( Review )
Tea and Fangirling ( Review )
Reviews by Tammy and Kim ( Review, Teaser )
The Lovely Books ( Teaser )
BookAreLovex3 ( Review )
Megpie93’s Book Blog ( Teaser )
BookishJessica ( You Tube Review )
My Opinion on Various Books ( Teaser, Interview )
Book Soulmates ( Interview, Review )
Bethjune327 ( Interview, Review )
Heart Full of Books on Youtube ( Review )
Addicted Readers ( Teaser )
Hyacinth Dust ( Reminder post- songs, images, movies -, Review )
YA Book Addict ( Teaser )
Captivated Reading ( Review, Teaser )

May 30th
Bout-A-Book Blog ( Review )
Sunshine & Mountains ( Teaser & Review )
True Story Book Blog ( Teaser, Interview and Review )
Book Addicts Not So Anonymous ( Teaser )
IceyBooks ( Guest Post )
Girls with Books ( Teaser )
Geeky Chiquitas ( Teaser )
What’s Beyond Forks ( Review )
Liezel’s Book Blog ( Review )
Reisa Reads ( Review & Teaser )
Crazy Book Chicks ( Review )
Diva Booknerd ( Review )
A Book Junkie’s Obsession ( Teaser )
Snowdrop Dreams of Books ( Review )
Jillian’s Books ( Review, Teaser )
Paper Charade ( Review, Teaser, Story Diary )
A Book Utopia ( Review, Interview )
A Bookish Outsider ( Review)
A Night’s Dream of Books ( Teaser )
A Kiwlilover’s Books and More
Reviews and Rambles ( Review )
Bookworm's Avenue ( Review )
The Quirky Reader ( Review )
OpenLetter2NYC ( Review )
Once Upon a Twilight ( Review )

 May 31st
The Library Mistress ( Teaser )
TNT Reviews ( Review )
Lady Amber's Reviews ( Teaser )
Reading Teen ( Teaser & Review )
Something Written ( Review )
Rene’s Getaway ( Review )
Green Eyed Girls OCD ( Review )
I Read Indie ( Teaser )
Helen Jeppesen ( You Tube Review )
A Grown Up Fan Girl ( Teaser )
For The Love Of Books ( Interview )
Studio Reads ( Teaser )
Zili In the Sky ( Review & Teaser )
Addicted To Reading ( Review & Teaser )
The Bookworm Corner
A Writer’s Shack ( Review & Dreamcast )
kittykatgoroar4( You Tube Review )
Ohana Reads ( Review )
Reading with ABC ( Review )
Paperbacks &  Protagonists ( Review, Playlist ) ( Teaser, Interview )
SophieReads ( Review )
It’s a book’s world ( Review )
Aussie Owned and Read ( Review )
Forget yourself in the words that you love ( Review )
Walnut Wolf Book Reviews ( Teaser, Review )
fandom-news ( Review )
The Golden Mantle ( Review )
Blissful Book Reviews ( Teaser )
The Avid Book Collector ( Teaser ) 

June 1st
Books Unhinged Book Blog ( Teaser )
Hooker Heels Book Blog ( Teaser )
Pretty Little Pages ( Review )
Lili's Adventures in Bookland ( Interview & Review )
Rene's Getaway ( Teaser & Review )
Elfwitch Loves Books ( Review  & Interview )
Mundie Moms ( Teaser )
6 Feet Under Books ( Review & Teaser )
Book Butterfly in Dreamland ( Review )
The YA Nightstand ( Review and Polyvore Outfit )
Writer Person ( Review )
Kassie’s Book Thoughts ( Review & Teaser )
The Top Shelf ( Review )
Live, Laugh, Love ( Review & Teaser )
The Unofficial Addiction Book Club ( Review & Dreamcast )
Crossroads Reviews ( Review )
Pretty Little Memoirs ( Teaser )
The Novel List ( Review & Teaser )
Hiway- Y.A. ( Review )
Xander’s MG & YA Reviews ( Review )
Novel Novice ( Teaser )
Bookinity- Zoe ( Review, Teaser, Interview, competition, dream cast )
Inkk Reviews ( Review )
Books Of Love ( Review )
marinareciewsbooks ( Review )
Jemm’s Book Blog ( Review )
EnyasCorner ( Review )
Read.Write.Ramble ( Review )
Confessions of a Book Addict ( Interview, Review )
Dramatic Book Nerd ( Review )