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Book Review: The Acropolis (Acropolis Series #1) by R.K. Ryals

File Size: 403 KB
Print Length: 172 pages
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
Language: English
The Acropolis (Acropolis Series)

Book Blurb:

"We have a new assignment for you, Mr. Reinhardt."

These words are not comforting to me. At eighteen, I am a gargoyle who has been demoted because I broke the rules. Now I have a new mission, a new mark to protect. But I don't expect Emma Chase. I don't expect to question my own race. I don't expect to care for my own mark. And I am not prepared for what I find at The Acropolis. 

Warning: Due to language, this book is suggested for Young Adults 16+

My Thoughts:
The Acropolis is the first installment of the Acropolis Series by R.K. Ryals. This is actually a spin-off series of The Redemption Series by the same author. If you've been reading my past few posts, you'll know how much I loved The Redemption Series! I am absolutely a fan of it! And because of that I have very high expectations for The Acropolis. I must sa…

Book Review: Socialpunk (Socialpunk #1) by Monica Leonelle

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Spaulding House; First edition (March 27, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0984234861 ISBN-13: 978-0984234868 Socialpunk (Socialpunk #1)

Book Blurb:

Ima would give anything to escape The Dome and learn what’s beyond its barriers, but the Chicago government has kept all its citizens on lockdown ever since the Scorched Years left most of the world a desert wasteland. 
When a mysterious group of hooded figures enters the city unexpectedly, Ima uncovers a plot to destroy The Dome and is given the choice between escaping to a new, dangerous city or staying behind and fighting a battle she can never win.
My Thoughts:

Socialpunk is the first work of Ms. Monica Leonelle I've ever read and I must say that I had a very nice time reading this. Socialpunk is a book that is full of excitement and futuristic ideas that is pretty much surprising.

The plot of the book was very unique. I must admit that I'm not good with Sci-fi Futuristic fictions. I rarely enjoy them bec…

Author Interview: Monica Leonelle (Socialpunk #1)

Hi my loves! We have this beautiful author, Ms. Monica Leonelle  here in my blog! She is the author of Socialpunk Book Series. She's going to answer our questions! Now let's get this started, shall we?!

Can you please tell me about yourself. Something that's not written in your author bio.
I'm glad you mentioned something that's not written in my author bio, because I tend to copy + paste that everywhere. So, let's see. I have plain white walls everywhere in my apartment. My bedroom is basically a bed and two nightstands. People think it's a little nutty looking, like an asylum... but I just haven't taken time to decorate my apartment. I've lived here nearly two years now, so I figure, why spend the money? Also, I didn't have a couch for over a year... I sat on the floor to eat, watch TV, write... basically I lived on my carpet.Anyway, obviously I, like Ima, need some computers hooked into my brain so that someone decorates my walls for me. :)

Are you ready for Daemon Invasion?

Over the last couple of weeks, you’ve heard us talking about the upcoming #daemoninvasion and we’re so excited to finally share with you what is going on.
Really excited.
The beautiful and uber cool models, Pepe Toth and Sztella Tziotziosz, who grace the Lux covers, will be joining us in the United States!  You heard right.  They are flying here, from Hungary to spend a few days as Daemon and Katy! While they are here, they will be working with Vania, from VLC Productions (the team behind Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments, Melissa de La Cruz, Kimberly Derting, Moira Young, Kami Garcia and Margret Stohl, Hillary Duff, Lauren Destefano, and many, many more authors’ book trailers), to film book trailers for the Lux Series.
During the filming in Atlanta, they will be accompanying us on tour! What does that mean? You get to meet them. In the flesh. They will be participating in the signings and events. At those signings, we’ll be giving away signed posters, photos, and other swag. Ther…

Book Review: Oxford Messed Up by Andrea Kayne Kaufman

Author: Andrea Kayne Kaufman
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Grant Place Press (November 17, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0984675108
ISBN-13: 978-0984675104
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Buying Link:Oxford Messed Up

Book Blurb:

Rhodes Scholar Gloria Zimmerman has come to Oxford University to study feminist poetry. Yet the rigors of academia pale in comparison to her untreated Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, fueled by her overachieving parents and manifested in a deathly aversion to germs and human contact. Her next-door neighbor (who is also, to her mortification, her loomate) is Henry Young, the appealing but underachieving English music student. Still mourning the death of his supportive mother while enduring the mockery of his disapproving and merciless father, Henry is haunted by the unexpectedly serious ramifications of a reckless and tragic youth. Gloria and Henry's relationship evolves from a shared obsession with Van Morrison's music into a desire to fill the gaps in each othe…

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Blog Tour: Book Excerpt and IPAD 3 AND KINDLE Giveaway: Socialpunk Book 1 by Monica Leonelle

Book Blurb:
 Ima would give anything to escape The Dome and learn what’s beyond its barriers, but the Chicago government has kept all its citizens on lockdown ever since the Scorched Years left most of the world a desert wasteland. When a mysterious group of hooded figures enters the city unexpectedly, Ima uncovers a plot to destroy The Dome and is given the choice between escaping to a new, dangerous city or staying behind and fighting a battle she can never win.

Book Excerpt: Excerpt #1: Prologue After playing God for six years with the world he created, he couldn’t control any of his subjects, none at all. Over the years, he had watched them evolve and become the sum of their own choices rather than the sum of his; and for that, he regretted ever giving them life.
A small, blinking red light from just inside his eyelid reminded him of the news they sent him earlier that morning. The company had cancelled his funding and would shut down his project within three months. According to them…

Blog Tour: Book Review and Giveaway: Ransom (Redemption Series Book 2) by R.K. Ryals

Hi my loves! I'm back with another blog tour! This time, I'm reviewing a book entitled Ransom which is the second book of Redemption Series written by R.K. Ryals. I'm sure, if you've been here a lot, you're now familiar with this series because I've featured its book trailer and I've been raving about it for the past few weeks. I love love love this series! I'm such a fan! Anyways, I'm going to tell you what I loved about it! Plus, there's a bonus giveaway! I know you're all gonna love this! By the way, before I forgot, this fabulous tour was organized by CBLS Promotions.
Please Note: If you haven't read Redemption, please don't read this  review. Read my Redemption Review first in here:  Redemption (Redemption Series Book 1)

File Size: 453 KB
Paperback: 276 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1475014074
ISBN-13: 978-1475014075
Kindle Buying Link: Ransom (Redemption Series)
Paperback Buying Link:Ransom (Redemption Series Book II )


Blog Tour: Book Review and Giveaway: Embrace by Cherie Colyer

Hi my loves! I'm here again with another blog tour! This time, I'm reviewing a book entitled Embrace by Cherie Colyer. This blog tour was organized by YA Bound Tours. And now let's see what this book is all about.

Book Blurb:

How far would you go to save the people you love? 

Madison is familiar enough with change, and she hates everything about it. Change took her long-term boyfriend away from her. It caused one of her friends to suddenly hate her. It’s responsible for the death of a local along with a host of other mysterious happenings. But when Madison meets a hot new guy, she thinks her luck is about to improve. 

Madison is instantly drawn to the handsome and intriguing Isaac Addington. She quickly realizes he’s a guy harboring a secret, but she’s willing to risk the unknown to be with him. 

Her world really spins out of control, however, when her best friend becomes delusional, seeing things that aren’t there and desperately trying to escape their evil. When the doctors c…

Blog Tour: Book Review: Going Under by Georgia Cates

Author: Georgia Cates
File Size: 450 KB
Publisher: Georgia Cates; 1st edition (March 10, 2012)
Language: English
Buying Link: Going Under


Jessie Boone is a self proclaimed bad boy and doesn't march to the beat of anyone’s drum, but his own. Growing up in less than desirable circumstances has made him no stranger to the hard knock life and his determination to leave it behind is fierce. When he finds himself transferred to East Franklin High School, he sees his opportunity to use his athletic ability to snag a college football scholarship, but Forbes Henderson, the player Jessie means to replace isn’t giving up his spot willingly. In fact, Forbes is willing to go to extreme measures to retain his place as first string quarterback. When Forbes’ malicious plan to injure his replacement fails, Jessie is furious and determined to show him he messed with the wrong person; not only is he going to take the position of first string quarterback, he’s going to take his girl,…

Blog Tour: Book Review and Giveaway: Redemption (Redemption Series 1) by RK Ryals

Hi everyone! I'm back again with another blog tour and a GIVEAWAY. This lovely tour was organized by CBLS Promotions. I'm posting my thoughts about this amazing book entitled Redemption by R.K. Ryals. It's actually the first book of the Redemption Series. I'm also going to post a review for Ransom, which is the second book of the series, in a few days. I promise you wouldn't have to wait so long. First, let's see what Redemption is all about!

Title:  Redemption (Redemption Series, Book 1)
Author:  R.K. Ryals
Publisher:  Self
Length:  Approx. 105,000 words
Genres:  YA Paranormal Romance
Buying Link: Redemption (Redemption Series)


“The Time has come when He will come looking. She is ready. I have faith in her. She is her father’s daughter. She carries my blood. And I will never forgive myself for feeding her to the wolves.” 
~Bezaliel from Redemption~

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