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Guest Post: Dream Cast for Tessa and Jace by Jennifer Snyder + Giveaway

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, giveaway, guest post, Jennifer Snyder, paranormal, teen romance, ya
Marked (Marked Duology #1)By Jennifer SnyderEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished February 22nd 2012Genre: YA / Paranormal / RomanceA mysterious stranger she can’t stay away from. A birthmark with a hidden meaning and one bite that changes seventeen-year-old Tessa Morganton’s destiny forever…Life for Tessa had been steady and calm—with the exception of her overly jealous boyfriend—until the moment Jace Fowler walked into her life.Jace—incredibly charming with boy band good looks—is someone whom Tessa can’t seem to stay away from… Read more [...]

Did not Finish: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Categories: adventure, Cherie Priest, did not finish, middle grade, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, steampunk, ya
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century #1)By Cherie PriestEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardback, paperbackPublished September 29th 2009 by Tom Doherty AssociatesGenre: Steampunk YA (more Middle Grade, if you ask me)Source: own copyIn the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine Read more [...]

Guest Post: The Research by Natasha Orme

Categories: guest post, Natasha Orme, teen romance, ya
The Fullness Of QuietBy Natasha OrmeEditions: ebookPublisher: Any Subject Books (July 8, 2012)Genre: YA RomanceJocelyn is a profoundly deaf teenager living with her father and younger sister, Helen. Since the death of their mother, Jocelyn has tacitly assumed the homemaker role and is beginning to build a life for herself.Romance is in the air when a new boy arrives at her deaf school and things seem to be on the up at long last. Unfortunately for Jocelyn, all is not set to run smoothly with the star-crossed lovers nor at home where the drama begins Read more [...]

Promo: I Loved You First by Reena Jacobs + Giveaway

Categories: book tour, cover reveal, giveaway, Reena Jacobs, ya
I Loved You FirstBy Reena JacobsEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished July 29th 2011 by Reena JacobsGenre: YAAlexandria (Alex) Carmichael guards two secrets close to her heart. One―she’s in love with her best friend, Seth. Two―he’s gay.As a freshman in college, Alex looks forward to fun times with her best friend. When Seth decides cycling through girlfriends is the way to fit in with the straight crowd, Alex must make a choice: watch Seth give his affection to another while her heart breaks or come clean with her feelings and risk losing Read more [...]

Guest Post: I Didn’t Work in the Real World by Christina Leigh Pritchard + Giveaway + Casting Call & Photo Constest

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, C I N series, Christina Leigh Pritchard, giveaway, guest post, ya
C I NBy Christina Leigh PritchardEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished April 13th 2010 by CreatespaceGenre: YASeventeen year old Lisa Brown’s life is falling apart. First, her mother and father divorce, then their house forecloses and now, her mother has decided to commit herself to a psychiatric hospital.If that weren’t enough, she must leave sunny south Florida to attend a boarding school full of geniuses in cold, Lynn, Massachusetts. The city where the locals chant “Lynn, Lynn, city of sin; you never come out the way you went in.”And, they Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: 8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf by Michael Mullin

Categories: 3 butterflies, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Michael Mullin, RBR, retelling, ya
8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th DwarfBy Michael MullinEditions: ebookPublished November 11th 2010 by Mullin, Michael (first published November 9th 2010)Genre: YA Fantasy/Fairy Tale RetellingsSource: review copyWritten in verse, this is the previously untold story of the previously unknown 8th dwarf, named Creepy. He is banished to the basement for being different and, well, weird. Yet he plays a vital - and of course previously unknown - role in the popular tale of Snow White – whose title character is an intruder Read more [...]