Thursday 28 February 2013

Cover Reveal: Wait For You

Wait For You by J. Lynn

What do early readers have to say about WAIT FOR YOU?

J. Lynn creates a wonderful cast of characters that will make you laugh, swoon, and cry. Cam stole my heart.” – Cora Carmack, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of LOSING IT

“For the love of all that is Cameron without a shirt on! Wait for You will have you laughing out loud, fanning yourself and anxiously waiting to know what will happen next.” – Molly McAdams, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of FROM ASHES and TAKING CHANCES

I don't think I have ever read a NA Contemporary novel with as much depth as this one. It really moved me and by the end I was just speechless over how inspirational and uplifting it was as well as being sexy and cute and funny and emotional.” - K Books

 Wait For You is uniquely different from anything else J. Lynn's written but it might possibly be her best work yet.” – Jenuine Cupcakes

For all of you in love with Aiden and Daemon, PREPARE YOURSELVES! Your heart will have to expand a little more for Cam.” Total Bookaholic

For the love of all things CAM, this book deserves more than 5 stars.” – Mundie Moms

I cannot even begin to explain how much I adored this perfectly crafted contemporary.” – Shortie Says

Excited? Ready to see the cover for WAIT FOR YOU?


Some things are worth waiting for…

Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.

Some things are worth experiencing…

Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.

Some things should never be kept quiet…

But when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing her to face a past she wants silenced, she’s has no other choice but to acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out, will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to help her or will he be dragged down with her?

And some things are worth fighting for…

WAIT FOR YOU is available now!

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{INSERT AUTHOR PHOTO} J. Lynn, also known as Jennifer L. Armentrout, is the USA TODAY Bestselling author of the adult romance Gamble Brothers’ series, the young adult Lux Series and award winning Covenant Series. She pretty much writes everything—contemporary, paranormal, and fantasy. All of her books have one thing in common no matter the name or genre: kissing… and stuff. When she’s not busy writing, which is never, she’s usually hanging out with dog Loki, watching reruns of The Walking Dead, or procrastinating on the Internet. You can find out more about Jennifer by visiting the following websites:

Wednesday 27 February 2013

FINN FINNEGAN by Darby Karchut

Book One in the Adventures of Finn MacCullen series
Publication date: March 12th, 2013
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Number of Pages: 184
Date read: January 3rd, 2013
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Action
Format: Paperback
Source: ARC from Spencer Hill Press

(Description source: Back of Book Cover)

Finn (not bleedin' Finnegan) MacCullen is eager to begin his apprenticeship. He soon discovers the ups and downs of hunting monsters in a suburban neighborhood under the demanding tutelage of the Knight, Gideon Lir. Both master and apprentice are descendents of the Tuatha De Danaan, a magical race of warriors from Ireland. Scattered long ago to the four corners of the world, the De Danaan wage a two thousand year old clandestine battle with their ancient enemy, the Amandán, a breed of goblin-like creatures.

Now with the beasts concentrating their attacks on Finn, he and his master must race to locate the lost Spear of the Tuatha De Danaan, the only weapon that can destroy the Amandán, all the while hiding his true identity from his new friends, Rafe and Savannah, twins whose South African roots may hold a key to Finn's survival. Armed with a bronze dagger, some ancient Celtic magic, and a hair-trigger temper, Finn is about to show his enemies the true meaning of "fighting Irish."


“I dinna write the rules. It clearly states in the ‘How to Train Yer Apprentice’ manual that the apprentice does the laundry.”

The fact that Finn Finnegan is an immensely enjoyable read was obvious simply from reading the first few chapters. One of my favourite things about this novel is the easy-going banter between master and apprentice.

Finn Finnegan decides to take it upon himself to start his apprenticeship slightly early and when Knight Gideon Lir agrees to take him on despite unforeseen circumstances, he has no idea exactly what he's getting himself into. With a temper to match Gideon's, Finn is seriously lacking in manners and restraint.
Training to fight the Amandan, ancient goblin-like foe of the Tuatha De Denaan, Finn is learning new things everyday and trying to make friendships too, but it soon becomes abundantly clear that the Amandan are high in number and becoming an evermore deadly threat. 

This book is genuinely surprising in the best way possible. The characters were really compelling in their stubbornness and tempers and their witty dialogue.

Set in modern day, Finn Finnegan is a mix of following ancient traditions while using modern day technology. There are such realistic everyday life things as well as 
awesome action-packed fighting sequences. Well rounded characters who each brings piecces of their own story and draw you in to the novel, make this book so incredibly enjoyable.

The plot is so well thought out, there is never a single lulling moment or any kind of hole in the plot, with surprising twists it is so difficult to attempt to guess the ending. This is by no means a difficult read but the story line challenges you to figure out what exactly is going on, you begin to need to know, to need to keep reading till the end!

Purely and simply a fantastic read, I can't wait for book two in The Adventures of Finn MacCullen series!

“Now, the most important thing to remember when battling an Amandan with a blade is to…” He paused, eyebrows raised as he waited for Finn to answer. “Stick it with the sharp end?” The knight blinked. He scratched the back of his neck with the tip of the weapon and tried again. “The second most important thing to remember when battling an Amandan with a blade is to…”

I rate Finn Finnegan Five out of Five!

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Finn Finnegan Book Trailer!

Finn Finnegan by Darby Karchut is an incredible book, and here is the trailer:
Finn Finnegan will be released on the 12th of March, 2013 and let me tell you now: it is a brilliant read that you do not want to miss!

Monday 11 February 2013

NIGHTLIGHT by The Harvard Lampoon

Publication date: November 3rd 2009
Publisher: Vintage
Number of Pages:154
Date read: December 28th 2009
Genre: Young Adult, Humour, Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance, Parody
Source: Bought 

(Description source: Goodreads)
About three things I was absolutely certain.
First, Edwart was most likely my soul mate, maybe.
Second, there was a vampire part of him--which I assumed was wildly out of his control--that wanted me dead.
And third, I unconditionally, irrevocably, impenetrably, heterogeneously, gynecologically, and disreputably wished he had kissed me.

And thus Belle Goose falls in love with the mysterious and sparkly Edwart Mullen in the Harvard Lampoon’s hilarious send-up of Twilight.

Pale and klutzy, Belle arrives in Switchblade, Oregon looking for adventure, or at least an undead classmate. She soon discovers Edwart, a super-hot computer nerd with zero interest in girls. 

After witnessing a number of strange events–Edwart leaves his tater tots untouched at lunch! Edwart saves her from a flying snowball!–Belle has a dramatic revelation: Edwart is a vampire. But how can she convince Edwart to bite her and transform her into his eternal bride, especially when he seems to find girls so repulsive?

Complete with romance, danger, insufficient parental guardianship, creepy stalker-like behavior, and a vampire prom, Nightlight is the uproarious tale of a vampire-obsessed girl, looking for love in all the wrong places

“I had recently come into the possession of a Thesaurus. You would not believe how many words there are! When I opened that book, I was like, whoa! Word party!”

Nightlight is a book that both twilight fans and haters will enjoy. 

It follows the original twilight story with a very large, humourous twist.
Every tiny detail of the twilight story has been amplified to the point of being hilarious, from the alternate character names to the vast over exaggeration of the vampires.

Belle's attraction to vampires is beyond comical, to the point that if the book continued on for much longer it would get annoyingly sickening. It is a VERY over the top book to amplify the points of Twilight that people hate and to turn the whole thing into a tastfully done joke.

I found it to be very enjoyable and it is definitely a good book to read for a good laugh and to just sit back and enjoy.

Nightlight is not offensive or dull and it is not a book to be taken seriously or to heart because you can tell that it was written just to poke fun at the Twilight franchise. Yet I will say that it is done in a nice way that is over the top yet still tasteful atleast.

“I was so attracted to him I could have peed myself right there on the spot, but I hadn't done anything like that in a while. I was older now, and harnessed my feelings in moments like these by opening and closing my fists very rapidly.” 

I rate Nightlight Three out of Five!

Sunday 10 February 2013

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie!

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments #1) by Cassandra Clare

Premieres: 22nd August 2013 

Director: Harald Zwart

Lily Collins as Clary Fray
Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland
Jemima West as Isabelle Lightwood
Kevin Zegers as Alec Lightwood
Robert Sheehan as Simon Lewis
Lena Headey as Jocelyn Fray
Aidan Turner as Luke Garroway
Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Valentine Morgenstern
Godfrey Gao as Magnus Bane
Jared Harris as Hodge Starkweather

(From IMDB)
When her mom is attacked and taken from their home in New York City by some creature, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back, that changes her entire life.

Thursday 7 February 2013

New Arrivals! (#37)

I finally have my hands on the brilliant sequel to Minder, Book One in the Ganzfield series!

Adversary (Ganzfield #2) by Kate Kaynak

Such a pretty and intriguing cover!

Friday 1 February 2013

Conspiracy 365 Black Ops Trilogy by Gabrielle Lord

Conspiracy 365 Black Ops Trilogy Book One: Missing

This book comes out today and I'm am so excited to get it, I love the entire C365 series by Gabrielle Lord and highly (like 100%) recommend it to everyone!!!
Here is the awesome cover and description:
**Do not read if you haven't at least read books #1 - #12 in the series**

Ryan has disappeared, and Cal's suspicions are raised when he receives a cryptic message: 90days.

Cal agrees to work as an undercover gent for SI-6 to find the whereabouts of his twin. But at an island getaway for troubled teens, Cal quickly discovers that things are not as they seem. With secret hideouts, underground training camps, dangerous clues and treacherous terrain, Cal has to face his most heart-stopping challenge yet. Will he find Ryan? Or will his first secret mission turn deadly?

The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last.

Callum Ormond has been warned.

He has 90 days.

The countdown has begun...

-description from Scholastic