Review: The Firelight of Maalda (The Raie’Chaelia #2) by Melissa Douthit

Categories: 3 butterflies, book tour, fantasy, Melissa Douthit, RBR, review, virtual author book tours, ya
     The Firelight of Maalda (Legend of the Raie'Chaelia, Book Two)Melissa Douthit ; Kindle EditionPublished January 8th 2012Source: Review copy from the authorThe Firelight of Maalda: A story that unites the real with the fantastical and turns science into magic …Chalice and her group leave Barenthren to travel to Portalis. There she and her friends discover the beautiful city, its people, its history, and its secret that has been kept hidden for thousands of years. During their stay, they learn that Dar’Maalda has the Firestone and that Read more [...]

Young Adult Giveaway Hop (Int) – 3 winners

Categories: events, giveaway hop, I am a reader not a Writer
Young Adult Giveaway HopJanuary 27th to 31stHosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Down the Rabbit HoleThe Butterfly-o-Meter loot: The Butterfly-o-Meter Rules:1. To enter: Fill the form bellow with all your relevant data (valid email address please, or I won't be able to contact you ok? 🙂 )2. All prizes are ebooks, this is an international giveaway!3. There will be 3 winners, each title will be won by someone who entered for that title (if you enter for all 3, you could possibly win all 3 of them, I'm treating them as separate giveaways Read more [...]

Review: Murder on the Down Low by Pamela Samuels-Young

Categories: 3 butterflies, book tour, courtroom, mystery, Pamela Samuels Young, pump up your book, RBR, review, suspense, thriller
   Murder on the Down LowPamela Samuels-Young; Ebook, 406 pagesPublished September 1st 2008 by Goldman House PublishingSource: review copy from the authorA high-profile lawsuit erupts into chaos, revealing its place in a larger spree of violence in this scandalous tale of lust, lies, and vengeance. A brazen gunman is targeting prominent African American men on the streets of Los Angeles, and police are completely baffled. At the same time, savvy big-firm attorney Vernetta Henderson and her outrageous sidekick, Special, lead the charge for revenge Read more [...]

Guest Post: Setting the Spiritus Stage by Dana Michelle Burnett

Categories: Dana Michelle Burnett, guest post
Links: Website | Twitter | FacebookSetting the Spiritus Stageby Dana Michelle BurnettIt’s great to be here today! My novel Spiritus has been out since October and it’s kept me very busy. The series was so much fun to write and I’ve loved sharing Becca and Alastor with my readers. One thing that has shocked me is the responses that I’ve gotten regarding the setting of the novel, it’s almost as if the town became a character of the novel as well.For those that don’t know, Spiritus is set in Corydon Indiana and yes, Corydon is a real Read more [...]

Review: I Loved You First by Reena Jacobs

Categories: 5 butterflies, bildungsroman, contemporary, RBR, Reena Jacobs, review, some romance, ya
    I Loved You FirstReena Jacobs; Paperback, 212 pagesPublished July 29th 2011 by Reena JacobsSource: ARC from the authorMy best friend was more than just a best friend to me. Three words summed it up: I heart him. I’d never tell him though. I wasn’t stupid. Besides, what he’d told no one, but me, was a little something I wished I could forget… or ignore. He was gay. I guess gay wouldn’t be bad if I wasn’t so in love with him. Now it was just cruel.Stereotypes run amok in this college love story: Parties, alcohol, hookups, and breakups. Read more [...]

A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon Starting Line

Categories: 2012, a winter's respite, read-a-thon, the true book addict
Hey guys! We're at the starting line of my first read-a-thon of the year, and I wanna thank Michelle for making it happen. I'm a really big fan of read-a-thons, they're my way of slipping in my I-wanna-read-this list into my reading. If you wanna join us visit this starting line post and do so, it's a great read-a-thon and it'll have a lot of giveaway prizes, mini-challenges and stuff. Don't miss out!I'll use this chance to catch up with some of the books of 2011, titles I've been meaning to read for a while but haven't gotten to it yet.So here's Read more [...]