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[27 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Blog Tour/Review: VAIN by Fisher Amelie

Vain, by Fisher Amelie, was a refreshing read for me! Not only was I completely unaware of where the story would lead the main character, but it was also a great change for me in the New Adult genre.  (Side Note: New Adult should NOT translate to smut.) Vain offered a story that was insightful and encouraged self-reflection, but it remained entertaining.
Sophie is annoying for the first few chapters, and I think it helped me appreciate the journey she goes on as well as the changes she makes in her life.  Make …

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[11 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Author Interview with Morgan Wylie (Silent Orchids)

Morgan Wylie’s debut novel, Silent Orchids, is being released May 7, 2013!  You won’t want to miss this new YA novel, and the amazing world Wylie has created.  I got to interview Morgan, and will be bringing you bits over the next few weeks.  You can watch Video #1 and #2 now…

To learn more about Morgan Wylie, her novel Silent Orchids, or read the Prologue, go to MorganWylie.net.

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[9 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Shrapnel by Stephanie Lawton

Shrapnel is a fun, YA paranormal that is filled with ghosts, history, and snarky teens! I really enjoyed Stephanie Lawton’s characters and the pace of the story, and I think you will too!  If you like Maureen Johnson’s The Name of the Star, you’ll love Shrapnel.  I’ve given the novel four books on the bookshelf!
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Shrapnel Interview with Stephanie Lawton
#1 If you could choose three historical figures’ ghosts to ‘hang’ with, who would they be, and what would you ask them?
There are so many, but here are the three that float to …

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[13 Jun 2012 | 25 Comments | ]
The Survivors: Point of Origin by Amanda Havard

We are one of many Point of Origin Blog Tour Stops this month, and are so excited about the treat we get to bring you today! While at BEA, we had a wonderful chat with the author of The Survivors Series, Amanda Havard.  You can watch the entire interview below!  Don’t forget to enter our contest as well, you can win signed copies of The Survivors, Point of Origin, a T-shirt, bookmarks, and pins!

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Kallie’s Review
Point of Origin is the second book in The Survivors Series by Amanda …

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[22 May 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Want by Stephanie Lawton

It’s always a fun day when we get to bring you lots of fun and goodies from a debut author and their debut novel. Today, we are bringing you an interview with Stephanie Lawton, author of WANT, a YA Contemporary Fiction. We are also doing a GIVEAWAY of an E-copy of WANT for you as well. To top it all off, you can read and watch Kallie and Kelly’s reviews of WANT. It’s a post full of excitement!
Stephanie Lawton Interview
Who would you cast as your main characters if your book …

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[27 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Pretty Amy by Lisa Burstein

For information about our Pretty Amy giveaway and to see an interview with Lisa Burstein, GO HERE!
I finished reading Lisa Burstein’s Pretty Amy this afternoon. It was a lovely and painful read for me, and I know I should explain that more fully so as not to be misunderstood. Do not think painful means it was hard for me to get through. That is not the case at all. There are two reasons I say it was a lovely and painful read for me.
First, It was painful for me because …

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[24 Apr 2012 | 11 Comments | ]
Interview with Jessica Spotswood ~ Born Wicked

We are so lucky to have Jessica Spotswood on the site for an interview.  Jessica and I met a few months ago at a Breathless Reads Tour, and I just love her debut novel Born Wicked!  Today, get to know Jessica Spotswood a little better with us…
1. What did you do on your release day of Born Wicked to commemorate it and get through it?
In the morning, I celebrated on Twitter and Facebook. Then my husband and I went to five local bookstores for me to sign stock, and afterwards …

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[11 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Interview with MJRose

We have had the wonderful opportunity to interview our Book of the Month’s author, MJ Rose! She was gracious and lovely and amazing. Keep reading to hear everything she has to say. And…if you haven’t read our Book of the Month, The Book of Lost Fragrances, what are you waiting for?? This book is fantastic and sublime. It is definitely a book you are not going to want to miss!
This is the twelfth book you have written. How did writing this one differ for you from the others?
I’m not sure …

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[25 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Interview with Colleen Houck

On this podcast, we were lucky enough to have Colleen Houck on the show for an interview!  Krystal, Kelly, Stefanie, and I picked Colleen’s brain about the series… And tried to pry information from Colleen about future books!  We hope you will enjoy the show!
*We will be working on a transcript soon!
If you are interested in more about The Tiger Series, you can can check out Colleen’s website, and our new fan site TheTigerSeries.com!

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[14 Feb 2012 | 14 Comments | ]
Taylor Swift's "Safe And Sound" Music Video Premiere

Earlier today, MTV sat down and chatted with singer Taylor Swift, who talked about her love of The Hunger Games, and what it was like to write two songs on the soundtrack.  She also premiered the music video for her lead single (featuring The Civil Wars) from the film, “Safe and Sound” (I added some stills from the video below, since I think they’re quite pretty)!
You can watch all 11 of the MTV First videos HERE!

Taylor Swift – Safe & Sound – Music – More Music Videos