Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New Books In March:

Hello everyone. Haven't been on much do to being sick but I figured to make a few blogs anyway.

So let's get straight into It.

Afterlife by Claudia Gray

Published: March 8th, 2011
Pages: 368
The fourth book in this electrifying vampire series has all the romance, suspense, and page-turning drama that have made Claudia Gray’s Evernight books runaway successes.

Having become what they feared most, Bianca and Lucas face a terrifying new reality. They must return to Evernight Academy, Lucas as a vampire and Bianca as a wraith. But Lucas is haunted by demons, both personal and supernatural. Bianca must help him fight the evil inside him, combat the forces determined to drive them apart—and find the power to claim her destiny at last.

Readers have fallen in love with Bianca and Lucas, and they will be thrilled to read this exciting conclusion to their romantic adventure.

Falling Under by Gwen Hayes
Published: March 1st, 2011
Pages: 324
Theia Alderson has always led a sheltered life in the small California town of Serendipity Falls. But when a devastatingly handsome boy appears in the halls of her school, Theia knows she's seen Haden before- not around town, but in her dreams.

As the Haden of both the night and the day beckons her closer one moment and pushes her away the next, the only thing Theia knows for sure is that the incredible pull she feels towards him is stronger than her fear.

And when she discovers what Haden truly is, Theia's not sure if she wants to resist him, even if the cost is her soul.

Wither by Lauren DeStefano
Expected Publish: March 22nd, 2011
Pages: 356
What if you knew exactly when you would die?

Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out.

When sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery is taken by the Gatherers to become a bride, she enters a world of wealth and privilege. Despite her husband Linden's genuine love for her, and a tenuous trust among her sister wives, Rhine has one purpose: to escape—to find her twin brother and go home.

But Rhine has more to contend with than losing her freedom. Linden's eccentric father is bent on finding an antidote to the genetic virus that is getting closer to taking his son, even if it means collecting corpses in order to test his experiments. With the help of Gabriel, a servant Rhine is growing dangerously attracted to, Rhine attempts to break free, in the limted time she has left.

Born At Midnight by C.C. Hunter
Expected Publish: March 29, 2011
Pages: 416

Don’t miss this spectacular new series that will steal your heart and haunt your dreams,  Welcome to Shadow Falls camp, nestled deep in the woods of a town called Fallen…
One night Kylie Galen finds herself at the wrong party, with the wrong people, and it changes her life forever.  Her mother ships her off to Shadow Falls—a camp for troubled teens, and within hours of arriving, it becomes painfully clear that her fellow campers aren’t just “troubled.”  Here at Shadow Falls, vampires, werewolves, shapshifters, witches and fairies train side by side—learning to harness their powers, control their magic and live in the normal world.
Kylie’s never felt normal, but surely she doesn’t belong here with a bunch of paranormal freaks either.  Or does she?  They insist Kylie is one of them, and that she was brought here for a reason.  As if life wasn’t complicated enough, enter Derek and Lucas.  Derek’s a half-fae who’s determined to be her boyfriend, and Lucas is a smokin’ hot werewolf with whom Kylie shares a secret past.  Both Derek and Lucas couldn’t be more different, but they both have a powerful hold on her heart. 
Even though Kylie feels deeply uncertain about everything, one thing is becoming painfully clear—Shadow Falls is exactly where she belongs…

(My Note): Look for the second volume comnig later today or tomorrow.

Friday, March 11, 2011

One Big Lovely Award

(Doesn't That Make You Want To Get Starbucks?)
So I was introduced to this whole thing about an hour ago. One of my good friends (Kate Evangelista from ) had got me into the whole thing (thank you) and so now I'm introducing this to all of you. ;) Plus in the past few days I've wanting to promote some blogs I've seen so this is another good way to do it. Now let's get started, shall we?

When You Receive The Award:
1.Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the perseon who has granted the award and his or her blog link.
2.Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you've newly discovered.
3.Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

Easy enough right?

My Fifteen Bloggers:


3.  (I just had to)













Congrats to the fifteen people who made the list and if you'd like me to add your blog to the list make sure to leave a comment below. Thanks again guys and see you in the next blog.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Torment by Lauren Kate

The Summary:
Hell on earth. That's what it's like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts - immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students-Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans.

At Shoreline, Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn't told her everything. He's hiding something - something dangerous. What if Daniel's version of the past isn't actually true? What if Luce is really meant to be with someone else? The second novel in the addictive FALLEN series . . . where love never dies.

(My Review): The second book in the Fallen series, and also is the best one yet. I read this book the day It came out which was September 28th of 2010. The setting was different then the one in the first book. They're on a small island in California. Daniel has to leave Luce to try and protect her. Along the way she meets Shelby Sterris and Miles Fisher. At first when Lucinda meets Shelby, she's reluctant to take to Luce right away, but eventually halfway into the book, Shelby is sorry for treating Luce the way she did. Miles had met Luce shortly after she met Shelby. She had sent a lot of time with him when she just wanted a friend. It seemed like Daniel was over-protecting her in the book, but he has he reasons why. Still It drove Luce mad and caused a strain in their relationship.

At the ending most of the people from Fallen and from Torment and were together and Miles had nearly saved the day. It was definitely a cliffhanger.

Here's the video for Torment:

Some of my favorite quotes from Torment:
-"Are you okay?" Daniel whispered, his voice soft, his lips so close to hers.
"Yes." She could feel the beating of his wings. "You caught me."
"I will always catch you when you fall."

-"Well, as much as I love kicking asses and taking names, it's way past curfew for you three"- Arriane"

-"Don't go," she whispered, her eyes closed. It was all happening too fast. She couldn't give Daniel up. Not yet. She didn't think she ever could."

-"Loneliness in a crowd of people was the worst kind of loneliness, but she couldn't help it."

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

The Summary:

St. Vladimir's Academy isn't just any boarding school—it's a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They've been on the run, but now they're being dragged back to St. Vladimir's—the very place where they're most in danger...
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy's ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi—the world's fiercest and most dangerous vampires—make Lissa one of them forever.

(My Review): I read this book last year a few months before Last Sacrfice came out (Yes, I know, sue me). Anyway, the Vampire Academy series never fails to deliver. A very strong-minded female character lead, which is always good. Rose and Lissa come back to the Academy after they've been captured. In the begining Rose is reckless, and a little rough around the edges, but throughout the book she is a little less reckless (I said a little less). I would reccommed this book to anyone who likes action/romance books.

Here's a fan-made video of Vampire Academy:

Fan video by o0tash0o

Here a some of my favorite quotes from Vampire Academy:

-"Rose: "Do you think I'm pretty?"
Dimitri: "I think your beautiful"
Rose: "Beautiful?"
Dimitri: You are so beautiful, it hurts sometimes" (Aw)

-"Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies."

-"A ghostly smile flickered across his face. "If you weren't so psychotic, you'd be fun to hang around."
"Funny, I feel that way about you too." He didn't say anything else, but the smile grew, and he walked away."

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before—and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that will weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

(My Review): So I finished reading this book two days ago after a two month gap I got It, I finally finished It. At first when I got the book I was a little worrying about It but as I got deeper and deeper into the book It started to make more and more sense. Katniss (I call her Katnip) has to go to the Annual Hunger Games and fight against 23 other contenders. There's only one rule in The Hunger Games: Stay Alive. Which isn't much of a problem for Katniss because she's use to doing It. I would reccomend this book to anyone who likes action/romance. It's more of a action book, but It does have a little romance in It. It has a strong-female main character all the way. So be sure to pick up the book. I haven't heard much about the author Suzanne Collins but she's sure to make my top ten now (she's awesome).

Here's the fan-made video for The Hunger Games. It's pretty good, don't you think?
Fan-Made Video made by Inahoop.

Some of my favorite quotes in The Hunger Games:

-"Remember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it."

-"You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope."

-"Destroying things is much easier than making them."

-"I don't want to lose the boy with the bread."

Fallen by Lauren Kate

There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori.

Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move.

Even though Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce–and goes out of his way to make that very clear–she can’t let it go. Drawn to him like a moth to a flame, she has to find out what Daniel is so desperate to keep secret . . . even if it kills her.

My Review: So I read this book a long while ago, but It seems like I've just read It yesterday. Written by one of my favorite authors, Lauren Kate, It brings action, romance, and a little bit of humor at the same time. It's a great mix. Well basically, Luce has to go to this bording school and along the way she meets Daniel Grigori (someone had to tell me at a signing that I pronouced his name wrong, haha) and she believes that she's seen him before but Daniel wants nothing more but to get away from her. I would recommed this book for anyone who likes young adult romance/action in It. One of the best books I've read in a long whlile.

Here's the video for Fallen by Lauren Kate:

Some of my favorite quotes from Fallen:

-"Trust is a careless pursuit at best. At worst, it's a good way to get yourself killed."

-"What if the person you were meant to be with could never be yours?"

-"The only way to survive eternity is to be able to appreciate each moment."

-"You're still here," he whispered.
"They couldn't drag me away."
Hope you all enjoy and I'll see you all in the next blog. Happy reading.