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[28 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
2012 YASSH

We’re close to the end of the scavenger hunt… I have today’s trivia questions from Fiction Fervor‘s 2012 YA Story Scavenger Hunt here for you. 2012YASSH challenges you with your knowledge of young adult books published this year, and if you enter, you might win a prize! Check out it here for more info. And be sure to read the rules!

Without further ado, today’s questions come from Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent.

Easy: How is Avari able to cross over and possess someone’s body?
Medium: What costume is Kaylee wearing when Thane attacks her?
Hard: What is …

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[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
2012 YA Story Scavenger Hunt ~ Day 5

I hope you are here today for a good hunt!  You can find today’s trivia questions from Fiction Fervor‘s 2012 YA Story Scavenger Hunt below. 2012YASSH challenges your knowledge (or lack there of) of YA books published this year, and if you enter, you might win a prize! Check out it here for more info. And be sure to read the rules!

Today’s question is from The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead.

Easy: Of what vampire-handling organization is Trey a member?
Medium: What is the full name of Sydney’s self-defense instructor?
Hard: What type of car does Adrian have? …

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[29 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
GRAVE MERCY-The Question

This month’s Book of the Month is GRAVE MERCY by Robin LaFevers, and I have a question to put forth for the other reviewers AND you, our blessed readers! Now, I’m going to warn you…this question may come across as a bit gruesome for some of you to think about, but….I’m going to ask it anyway. You might really need to dig down deep to your darker side in order to answer it.
So…I want to know-If you were to become a Handmaiden of Death, what would your form of killing …

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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Dark Divine Book Challenge QUESTION!

We are halfway through the month of May and it is time for your Book Challenge!  It is easy, and even if you haven’t finished reading the all of books in the series you can answer the Book Challenge Question!

We want to know which paranormal/fantasy ‘being’ is your favorite to read about?
Vampires, werewolves, fairies… Oh my!

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[5 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Ruby Red Book Challenge Questions...

Krystal’s Book Challenge:

The questions we want answers to:
1. Did you like Ruby Red, by Kerstin Gier?
2. If you were a time traveler, where in the world would you want to live?
3. What time period would you want to go back to?
4. What THREE skills would you want to take with you?
5. What ONE object would you take?
*Leave your answers in the comments below!
Kallie’s Answers

1. Did you like Ruby Red, by Kerstin Gier? LOVED IT!
2. If you were a time traveler, where in the world would you want to live? London, …

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[27 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
The Iron Thorn Video Challenge!

To celebrate our Book of the Month, The Iron Thorn, I have a challenge for the Bookshelf Banter ladies! Check it out in the video below:

Yay! I’m first… I WIN!

1. If you knew you were going to go crazy at a certain age, would you try and fight it or just accept it?
2. In The Iron Thorn, the main character’s name Aoife. (Which I had to look up to see how to pronounce!) What’s been the most memorable and unique character name you’ve come across?
3. The Iron Thorn is set …

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[13 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Oh goodness!! I am in LOVE with this challenge! We all know how much I like men-talking about them, looking at them, reading about them… In all seriousness…this has been a great and fun challenge! One of the things I have realized, though, is that because I like them so much, I have had an extremely hard time picking just one. BUT, with that being said, let me be clear that I would pick my fantastic husband over ALL of these picks! He kicks all of their butts! …

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[12 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Who is your Fictional Hubby? ~ Kallie's Picks

We have been challenged to pick a ‘fictional spouse’ for Valentine’s Day, by Krystal, and I can’t tell you how fun it was to narrow this down!  I have always has a hard time picking just one, so I have a long list of guys from my favorite books that I think could be potential hubbies!  Make sure to answer the questions too, in our comments sections below!
Who is your fictional hubby?
To get an extended explanation, please see the video…
 

 
Mr. Darcy ~ Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Ron Weasley ~ …

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[10 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Who Is YOUR Fictional Spouse? ~ Krystal's Picks

There are tons of swoon-worthy characters in literature.  Admit it, you know you’ve called dibs on a fictional character from time to time!  In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’d like to play a little game with everyone.  This all started a while back, when my good friends Laura (Sisterspooky), Andrew (Pewterwolf), Leanne (District YA) and I used to fight over our picks for Fictional Husbands.  We would have Twitter fights laying claim to our literary loves, and arguing why they were OURS.  We wanted to play along here at Bookshelf …

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[6 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Book And Movie Challenge!

Hey, ladies!  This week I thought of a rather interesting challenge for all of us, brought on by a late night showing of Jurassic Park.  Wonder where I’m going with this?  Check out my challenge for you in the video below!

Now, it may take a while to complete the second part of the challenge, since we all have a lot going on.  However, here’s what I would like from you in the first part of the video challenge:
1.  Which of your all-time favorite movies (ones at least 10 years old) …