The Seven Deadly Sins TAG

 

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Woohoo. Look at me FINALLY being responsible at this TAG thing. Marianne @ Boricuan Bookworms is actually the first one who tagged me at The Seven Deadly Sins tag but Val @ The Innocent Smiley loves me too so I got tagged again. I also believe that it’s a sign from the universe. Telling me to finally post mine and tag some people. Here goes:

 

GREED

 

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[What is your most inexpensive book?]

 

Val is right, this question is pretty unspecified. I get arc’s all the time. Does that count? But if not, I guess I’d say that it’s my copy of JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte. I bought it in a booksale and it was the cheapest book there. It was also the first Classic I bought and I completely fell in love with Jane and Mr. Rochester. To be honest, all of my Classic books are cheap. =))

 

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WRATH

 

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[What author do you a love/hate relationship with?]

 

– I swear, I am not a copycat but my answer is also JOHN GREEN. I love this guy (before) and then he got so so famous then he started putting his foot in his mouth. I mean, I’m happy for him but seriously? OVER RATED MUCH. But I still adore him and he’s still one of my auto-buy author. PLUS! I still follow him on Twitter. (SO IF I FOLLOW YOU, I LURV YOU) I have another one: STEPHENIE MEYER. Do I love her. Do I not? I don’t knowwwww. I BLAME EDWARD!

 

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SLOTH

 

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[What book have you neglected reading due to laziness?]

 

EVERY BOOK IN MY TBR. But really it’s every book that is series starter like, LEGEND and DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE. Poor books, collecting dust in my shelf.

 

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GLUTTONY

 

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[What book have you devoured over and over again with no shame?]

 

–  Hmm. I devour books all the time. But over and over again? I think it’ll be Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson and Fangirl\Eleanor&Park by Rainbow Rowell.

 

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LUST

 

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[What attributes do you find attractive in male or female characters?]

 

– I admit that Dark and mysterious and kind of a douche is my type before but I am so tired of it all now. So, as of now, I’m into geeky guys or guys with glasses that uses their brains. When it comes to female characters, I like them funny and no stain of hypocrisy at all. I don’t like female characters who falls in love in the span of 2 days.

 

 

ENVY

 

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[What book would you most like to receive as gift?]

 

– EVERY BOOK. GIVE THEM ALL TO ME. But really, I want the whole set of HP books and some harbound Classics. Huhuhu, why do I need money to get those.

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I don’t know who to tag actually because I think everyone has done this already but here are some awesome bloggers:

Joy @ The Bookshelf Intuder

Aimee @ Deadly Darlings

Zoe @ The Infinite To Read Shelf

Jules @ Jules’ Bookshelf

Shannelle @ The Art Of Escapism

Kyla and Carmel @ Carmel and Kyla

Tag me when your post goes live!! 🙂

ARC REVIEW: Two-Faced (The Masks series #2) by Melissa Pearl

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TITLE: Two – Faced (The Masks Series #2)
AUTHOR: Melissa Pearl
PUBLICATION: Expected publication: October 12th 2014 by Evatopia Press
GENRE: YA >
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RATING: 4 ★★★★
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Caitlyn Davis has an unusual gift. She knows exactly how people feel. Everyone wears a mask, but she sees the hidden truth. This ability has changed her life, both for the better and worse. She can choose to ignore what she sees…but what happens when it involves the guy she loves?
Eric Shore knew getting involved with a girl who could read people was risky, but he couldn’t help himself. Caitlyn is gorgeous and he loves being with her. Their relationship is going great…until she tells him that his step-brother and star basketball player, Connor, is doing drugs. Having looked up to the guy for years, Eric just can’t buy it. Things only get worse when Caitlyn questions the true nature of Eric’s favorite teacher.
The first year at college is supposed to be amazing, but theirs is off to a rocky start. As masks are peeled away, secrets will be exposed, dangers will be revealed, and both must decide out of the people closest to them, who is telling the truth…and who is being two-faced.

 

 

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REVIEW:

 

Eric and Caity is… so… badass and awesome and OH MY GOSHNI LOVE THEM BOTH SO MUCH.

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Melissa Pearl is one of my favorite author, I’ve said that before already. And this book is one of the many reasons. Two Faced is jam packed with action, mystery, romance and thrill. I don’t know how she did that, but she did and it’s incredible! All the elements of a satisfying sequel is here and I was left craving for more Caity and Eric.

So.. Caity’s story continues. At True Colors, we have seen her struggle about this gift of her by herself. But now, she has Eric. And she completely accepted the gift that has been given to her and even though she’s not looking for trouble, trouble has it’s way of finding her. In this sequel, we will see Caity grow as a the story’s main character. I remember asking for some growing up on Caitys part in my review of True Colors and Melissa gave that. She even thrown some Eric POV’s! Yep, she loves us. We are spoiled readers.

I really enjoyed being inside Eric’s head. I think him giving his voice about what is happening is a great addition to the series. I honestly can’t wait for more from him. Two Faced is plot driven and it will keep you at the edge of your seat. It will make you think and you will surely find yourself solving the mystery along with Caity and Eric.

And lastly,brace yourselves because this is jut me fangirling about Eric and Caity.

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Can I say hello HOTNESS and SEXYNESS. I don’t know if Melissa Pearl will read my review but if she does, this is me wishing to Melissa to give us (or just me but I know I’m not the only one who want this) a novella maybe or just a chapter, really, where its just Caity and Eric and there is no bad guy’s ass to kick. But this is just me wishing (or begging idk)

Overall, Two Faced is an evidence that this series is a hit. It’s utterly satisfying and the plot was well thought the characters are more brilliant than before and I can’t get enough! I can’t wait for more Eric and Caity in the future!

 

 

 

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THE AUTHOR:

 

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Melissa Pearl was born in Auckland, New Zealand, but has spent much of her life abroad, living in countries such as Jordan, Cyprus and Pakistan… not to mention a nine month road trip around North America with her husband. “Best. Year. Ever!!” She now lives in China with her husband and two sons. She is a trained elementary teacher, but writing is her passion. Since becoming a full time mother she has had the opportunity to pursue this dream and her debut novel hit the internet in November 2011. Since then she has continued to produce a steady stream of books. Recently she signed with Evatopia Press and her first Evatopia book was released in February 2014 – True Colors, The Masks Series #1. She is very excited to be trying out new things this year while continuing to publish under her own name as well. She has six books releasing in 2014 and is excited about writing each and every one of them.

“I am passionate about writing. It stirs a fire in my soul that I never knew I had. I want to be the best writer I can possibly be and transport my readers into another world where they can laugh, cry and fall in love.”

 

 

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INTERVIEW + EXCERPT: Court by Cat Patrick

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TITLE: Court
AUTHOR: Cat Patrick
PUBLICATION: Expected publication: October 23rd 2014
GENRE: YA
 
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For more than 400 years, a secret monarchy has survived and thrived within the borders of the US, hiding in plain sight as the state known as Wyoming. But when the king is shot and his seventeen-year-old son, Haakon McHale, is told he will take the throne, becoming the eleventh ruler of the Kingdom of Eurus, the community that’s survived for centuries is pushed to the limit. Told through four perspectives, Court transplants us to a world that looks like ours, but isn’t. Gwendolyn Rose, daughter of the Duke of Coal, is grudgingly betrothed to Haakon — and just wants a way out. Alexander Oxendine, son of the Duke of Wind and Haakon’s lifelong best friend, already grapples with external struggles when he’s assigned to guard Haakon after the king dies. And commoner Mary Doyle finds whispers in the woods that may solve — or destroy — everything, depending on your bloodline.
Money. Love. Power. Community. What’s your motivation?

 

 

Q&A with Cat:

 

Where did the idea came from?

After writing The Originals, I wanted to write something from multiple character perspectives. Around that time, I was thinking of my home state of Wyoming. A friend had recently driven through, and I thought about how people who aren’t from there don’t really know that much about Wyoming—it could be its own world, hiding secrets. It could be its own kingdom.

Out of all the 4 perspectives, which is the hardest to write?

Surprisingly, the boys’ voices came easiest. (And there used to be two more!) As for one POV being more difficult than the others, I think the real challenge was developing each voice individually with only a heaping handful of chapters per character.

How do you think you’ve evolved creatively?

Any craft grows with practice, and I hope that I’ve become a more controlled writer as I’ve published more books. I’m definitely more of a risk-taker than I was in the beginning, as well.

What 5 things would you like readers to know about you?

That I’m the greatest mommy in the world. (Say my children.)
I love, and am inspired by, wind.
I can kill it at Dance Central on Xbox.
I share a birthday with one of my siblings.
I once met Muhammad Ali.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
I feel like I’m still discovering Washington state—and my daughters are young—so I’m settled for now. Later in life, I’d entertain the idea of living almost anywhere. I love discovering new places.

Writing mentors

I find inspiration from every good book I read. I’d recently finished Justin Cronin’s The Passage as I was getting going on Court, and it inspired me to be more thoughtful about description of landscapes, for example.

Favorite books to movies

The Hunger Games series, The Fault in Our Stars and Perks of Being a Wallflower are some of my favorites. Non YA, I think the Gone Girl adaptation was one of the best I’ve seen.

Advice for aspiring authors

From one of my six-year-old daughters: “Think of something that happened to you. Touch and tell across pages. Write a quick sketch so you don’t forget. Then write the words.”

I’m not kidding. She just said that.

For me, I think the most important thing is to just do it. I hear from people all the time: “I want to publish a book.” And they haven’t written the book yet. Also, unlike my kiddo, I purposely don’t write down book ideas—or sketch them. If I forget them before it’s time to write then you’ll forget them before it’s time to read. 

 

 

THE EXCERPT:

 

HAAKON

Before he was the enemy, James Haakon McHale III was just a seventeen-year-old in what most people knew as the state of Wyoming, wishing he was somewhere other than the predawn forest with a rifle in his grip.

“It’s colder than moonlight on a tombstone,” Haakon muttered, blowing on his fist. His thick-soled boots swish-thumped on the hard earth as he skillfully avoided twigs, rocks, and low branches.

Alexander Oxendine—youngest son of the Duke of Wind, wide receiver, video game button masher, and Haakon’s best friend—laughed into his collar. It could’ve been mistaken for a cough.

“It’s colder than a whore’s heart,” Alexander said, his tone cautiously low. They were the youngest members of the hunting party, and were only allowed to take part because of their rank. Haakon could think of a thousand superior privileges.

He glanced around to make sure none of the other men were paying attention—especially his father. Smirking, he said, “Colder than a polar bear’s balls.”

The pair stifled laughter.

“Than a witch’s—”

“Too easy.”

“Colder than a dead woman’s touch,” Alexander said.

Haakon checked again, dialed down his voice even more, and said, “It’s colder than Gwendolyn Rose’s kiss.”

“Quiet!”

It was Haakon’s father: dictator, fun-spoiler, and—regrettably for his son—the tenth ruler of the Kingdom of Eurus, also known as the Realm, the monarchy hiding in plain sight in the depths of the Democracy known as the United States of America.

Every schoolchild knew the story. In 1670, after Joseph Dyer’s wife died in the Great Plague in London, he brought his five daughters to what would become the United States one hundred years later, seeking a better life. But it soon became apparent that his family would never thrive under strict Puritan rule in New England–which banned higher education for girls and taught submissiveness above all else, and which centered around extreme religious beliefs that were counter to Dyer’s own.

A friend, John Seymour, who was—controversially—married to a Native woman, suggested that they set out together in search of a new home deep within America’s treacherous unknown. Seymour’s wife had been attacked; her family persecuted. Seymour believed that rather than fighting the Natives, they should live in harmony with them.

Dyer, Seymour, and several other men and their families snuck away. After a long and dangerous journey, together they created their version of paradise: a kingdom that blended the best of England with Native cultures. Dyer was thought of as the Father of the Realm, and Seymour’s Native wife, who ensured their survival through tribal relations, the Mother.

Rather than cause a revolution, the founders decided to keep the kingdom secret. Inside the borders of what they’d eventually stake claim as Wyoming, they’d follow their own rules. Outsiders wouldn’t know they were different because they wouldn’t understand.

Outsiders weren’t to be trusted.

Dyer’s youngest daughter, captivated by the ancient Greek she wouldn’t have been allowed to learn in Puritan society, named the new kingdom Eurus, meaning east wind. She pronounced it “air-us.”

“But the winds here blow from the west,” Haakon had asked his father once—before Dad was King James. That was when it was okay to ask questions. When curiosity wasn’t an imposition.

“That’s right, Haakon,” his father had replied, straw between his teeth. They’d gone on a walk together. The sun was setting on an easy day. His dad had pointed toward the eastern horizon. “The wind here does primarily blow from the west, but our founders blew in from the east. That day, the wind changed directions.”

Haakon frowned away the memory of days never to return, and refocused on the trees. He walked as soundlessly as he could in his camo fleece jacket and vintage Levi’s, his rifle nestled in the crook of his left arm, a round in the chamber. He was on the left edge of the group, three rows behind his father. Evenly spaced gaps between them, the men were like migrating geese, locked in formation.

Geese hunting deer.

“Were you drinking last night?” Haakon’s father had demanded on the way to the meeting point that morning. “Is that why you’re so tired?”

“I’m tired because it’s so early that the birds aren’t even awake yet.”

“Good. Because you know what the consequences will be if you start drinking again.” They’d shared the backseat of the armored SUV; Haakon had done his best to preoccupy himself with his cell phone.

“Yes, sir, I know.”

“You need to turn that thing off before we arrive. And when’s your next haircut? You look slovenly.”

Will you just get off my back? Haakon had thought at the top of his lungs. What he’d said, though, was simply, “Yes, sir.”

There, in the forest, Haakon toyed with the idea of raising his gun and shooting King James square in the back of the head. Right there under his hat, just above the rise of his custom down hunting vest. He could do it. Even with the others present, he knew there’d be no trial, no trip to Corby. But offing his father wouldn’t solve anything. In fact, it would make life a lot worse. Because with his father gone, Haakon would be in charge.

Haakon would become the King of Eurus.

The thought made him want to puke.

 

 

 

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THE AUTHOR:

 

Cat Patrick

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Cat Patrick is an author of books for teens. Her debut novel, FORGOTTEN (available now), is about a girl who can remember the future instead of the past, and was praised by NYT bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher, as a “mindbending,” one-sitting read. The book is being translated into 21 languages and Paramount bought the movie rights, with True Grit’s Hailee Steinfeld attached to star as the main character, London Lane.

Patrick’s second (unrelated) novel, REVIVED, is about a girl who’s part of a secret government program to test a drug that brings people back from the dead. REVIVED will be available in the US May 2012, and in the UK and Australia Summer 2012.

Patrick lives near Seattle with her husband and twin 3-year-olds, and is afraid of zombies, planes, and zombies on planes.

 

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GUEST POST: Divinicus Chronicles #1 & #2 by A & E Kirk

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TITLE: Demons At Deadnight (Divinicus Nex Chronicles #1)
AUTHOR: A&E Kirk
PUBLICATION: Published January 5th 2012 by A&E Kirk
GENRE: YA > Fantasy | Paranormal | Romance
PAGES: 421pages (kindle edition)
MY RATING:

 

4 ★★★★1/2

 

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For seventeen-year-old Aurora Lahey, survival is a lifestyle.
DEMONIC DESTINY
Aurora has the crappiest superpower on the planet. And it’s just unleashed a hit squad from hell. Demons are on the hunt, salivating to carve her carcass into confetti.
CHARISMATIC KILLERS
The Hex Boys—mysterious, hunky, and notorious for their trails of destruction—have the answers Aurora needs to survive. But their overload of deadly secrets and suspicious motives makes trusting them a potentially fatal move.
LETHAL ALLIES
The battle to save her family, herself, and stop demonic domination may cost Aurora everything worth living for, and force her to reveal her own dark secrets. But no worries. She needs the Hex Boys to pull this off, and, chances are, teaming up with these guys will get her killed anyway.

 

 

 

 

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TITLE:Drop Dead Demons (Divinicus Nex Chronicles #2)
AUTHOR: A&E Kirk
PUBLICATION:Published May 27th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
GENRE: YA > Fantasy | Paranormal | Romance
PAGES: 598pages (paperback)
MY RATING:

4 ★★★★

 

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Survival. It’s an on-going battle.
GOING ON A TREASURE HUNT…
Aurora Lahey finally knows why supernatural slayers salivate to slaughter her, but how to stop them? Not so much. Sure, she’s discovered her own lethal powers, and has six sexy, super-charged, demon hunting Hex Boys watching her back–the hottest one watching every part of her. But when a seductive stranger delivers a deadly ultimatum, Aurora and the Hex Boys plunge into a do-or-die hunt for a legendary Mandatum treasure, which will finally shift power in their favor. Or unleash hell on earth.
NEX MARKS THE SPOT…
Pursued by demons of mythical proportions, Aurora and the Hex Boys race deeper into the shadowy world of a centuries-old mystery and brutal conspiracy, where no one and nothing is what it seems. Where love and betrayal go hand-in-hand, and trusting the wrong person not only breaks your heart, but gets you killed.
DEMONS ON YOUR TAIL…
Uncovering shocking secrets from the Hex Boys’ past, hiding her Divinicus Nex identity, lying to her pretend-wish-he-were-real boyfriend, dodging demons, breaking into ancient tombs, taking the unexpected side trip to the dark depths of the Waiting World, tracking a traitor, and passing Physics…Aurora could do that in her sleep. Or more likely, die trying.
DON’T GET CAUGHT!

 

 

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GUEST POST:

I am ecstatic to share a chapter with you from Demons At Deadnight! Now, the books are from Aurora’s POV but this one is special because it’s from *drum roll* MATTHIAS’s POV. Ah, this guy is so cruel… I LOVE HIM! Let’s see ehat the lovel authors got to say. Hello ladies!

Hello everyone! Thanks Paula for having us and giving us such a unique topic! For a short chapter from a Hex Boy’s point of view, we thought we’d give Matthias a chance. We actually wrote this particular scene years ago when we thought about having sections of the book from the Hex Boy’s point of view so it’s a deleted scene from way, way back!
 This scene is from Demons at Deadnight, before Aurora and the Hex Boys know or trust each other.Aurora gets ordered about by a demon threatening her family and must go off to meet him. What she doesn’t know is that Matthias actually heard the demon and knows she’s a dead damsel walking if she goes through with it. 

 

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“Aurora, wait,” Matthias said forcing a genial tone into his voice. He’d show the guys he could be charming. “Where are you off to?”

Aurora faced him unable to completely squelch that deer-in-the-headlights look. “Left my homework at home. Funny, it being homework you’d think home would be where it’s supposed to be but no, I need it at school, but you can’t call it schoolwork because that’s just stuff you do at school but it really is schoolwork that you do at home and then bring it back so you could call it school-home-school work but either way it’s not here and I need to get it from home and get it to school so home is where I need to go now.” She took a breath. “Bye.”

Matthias shook off any attempts to make sense of her blabbering. “You should wait for your mum. Not go wandering off alone.”

“That’s sweet but I don’t want to be late for school.”

She backed another step and turned to leave. Toward her death. Matthias snatched her wrist and jerk her around. Be nice, he reminded himself, but didn’t let go.

“I’m sure the teachers will let it slide.” An oh-so-charismatic smile played on his lips. That seemed to terrify her further. She tried to wiggle free. His grip tightened. Why couldn’t she make this easy? Did she want to get eaten alive? She really wasn’t too bright.

Aurora chewed her lip so hard he expected blood. If she insisted on leaving he’d have to act as escort. Bloody hell.

She suddenly pressed herself onto his chest and sobbed pathetically. What the hell?

“This has just been so scary,” she whimpered.

He still held one wrist but her other arm wrapped around him, pulling him tight and pressing their bodies close.

“This has been so scary!” she wailed. “And now,” more sobbing, “and now,” incoherent blubbering. She tightened her grip around him.

Matthias went rigid with shock, and released her wrist. “Uhhh.”

“Now you’re here and can help me, hold me!”

“What the—?” No, no, no. His arms reached out to his sides in a panic. The weeping girl clung to him. His mouth opened but no words surfaced. He pressed his lips together. One of his hands moved to pat her head but changed its mind and backed off.

As suddenly as she’d grabbed him, Aurora pushed off and sprinted down the street.

Matthias stared after her. He had to admit she was fast. She ducked around a corner and disappeared out of sight. His teeth ground hard enough to turn enamel to dust.

He’d been duped.

“Son of a—” His cell phone rang and he flipped it open with such force it almost snapped in half. “What?!”

“Jeez, what’s wrong?” Ayden said.

“I had her but—”

Aurora’s scream echoed and cut Matthias’ answer short.  He raced down the street and turned the corner. Empty.

He slammed a palm into a building and shouted into the phone, “She’s gone!”

“Aurora?”

“Yeah. I had her and now she’s gone.”

“She got away from you?” Ayden said.

A grizzly would have cowered at the growl that crawled out of Matthias’s throat.

Ayden chuckled. “Oh, I can’t wait to hear this.”

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There you go! Now you know why he was being weirdly nice to her. Maybe Aurora wouldn’t have been so creeped out if she knew! Although, it is Matthias. Him being nice, always creeps her out.
Thanks for having us!

 

I know there’s something! Thanks ladies! Loved that chapter xx

 

 

THE AUTHORS:

 

AEK

About A&E Kirk:
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This mother-daughter duo were in and out of inter-dimensional paranormal prisons until they finally quit making up cover stories for secret societies and started writing novels. The Supernatural Continuum Warlords of the Supernatural Continuum Warlordian High Command had pity upon them, and instead of having them slaughtered by the slow, tortuous flesh eating underwater, earthworm squid, they transported them into a habitationally friendly dimension called OOARCHTOHUTHLAMADILFRUMP, also known as 21st Century Earth.

Due to a demon infestation in their sleepy mountain California town, and a lack of sexy Hex Boys to stop them, Alyssa and Eileen were forced to relocate to Los Angeles. The Amazon best seller, DEMONS AT DEADNIGHT, is book one in theDIVINICUS NEX CHRONICLES series, and the first of their exclusive re-creations of supernatural society secrets. You can uncover more paranormal, inter-dimensional classified information at AEKIRK.com andFacebook.com/AandEKirk.com.

Citizens of Earth, you are welcome.

 

 

THE GIVEAWAY:

 

Giveaway Info:
Each week of this tour will feature a unique Divinicus Nex prize package giveaway, so be sure to follow along for more chances to win! The weekly prize packs:
WEEK 1: Choice of ebook (book 1 or 2), celtic cross necklace, feather hair clips
WEEK 2: Choice of ebook, (1 or 2), Signed Hex Boy Heaven Poster,  Love letter from a Hex boy
WEEK 3: Choice of ebook (1 or 2), Signed Hex Boy Poster, Divinicus Nex earrings
WEEK 4: Choice of ebook (1 or 2), Hex Boy Heaven Mug
Tour-Wide Giveaway: One lucky winner will receive a grand prize package consisting of a $100 Amazon gift card AND the chance to name a character in the third installment!
At each tour stop you will find a daily question. To be eligible to win the grand prize, you must answer at least 4 different daily questions. So go and visit the other tour stops, check the amazing content and answer the daily question!
Please enter via the Rafflecopter form. Giveaway is open internationally.

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THE DAILY QUESTION:

 

The Hex Boys all drive awesome cars that reflect their personalities. What dream car would you choose?

 

 

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ARC REVIEW: Blood Entwines by Caroline Healy

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TITLE: Blood Entwines
AUTHOR: Caroline Healy
PUBLICATION: Published August 1st 2014 by Bloomsbury Spark
GENRE: YA > Fantasy | Paranormal
PAGES: 250pages (ebook)
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RATING:

3 ★★★

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In the aftermath of a blood transfusion that saved her life, Kara feels different. Her senses are stronger … she can hear whispered comments not meant for her ears … she can hear the person following her.
When Jack, her stalker, reveals himself and insists that Kara has something that belongs to him, she does her best to avoid him. But he’s determined to talk to her, convinced that they’re linked through the blood she received during her transfusion.
Jack is struggling against a dark and dangerous demon. His body is host to the evil power that wants Kara’s blood and will stop at nothing to get it, but when Jack himself is able to regain control he tries to warn her away. Can Kara save Jack without risking her own life?

 

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MY REVIEW:

 

After a Blood Transfusion gone wrong, Kara started to feel changes. And not not only that, a dangerously hot guy is suddenlt following her now.

Blood Entwines has a very intriguing narration. Some readers may be turned off by this way of narration but I found it very mystifying that I finished the book in one sitting. This book opened up in great. Th readers will instantly want to know what’s gonna happen next since the opening was an accident of one of the main characters, Kara. It’s like I’m watching a movie, honestly. The way Healy wrote the story was impressive and I love that I can feel what the characters are feeling through the authors words.

The setting and some of the characters needs some work though. Where the book was set wasn’t that clear to me and I didn’t get much of it from the book. I’m just really curios on where the characters were situated. Kara nad Jack was okay.. but I think it still need a little work. More character development. Characters like Ashleigh was, although not that developed, was great because I was really affected by her. I hated her to bits, seriously.

All in all, Blood Entwines is a short read. Perfect for readers who just want to relax but also want intrigue and action on their read. 

 

 

THE AUTHOR:

 

Caroline Healy

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Caroline Healy is a writer and community arts facilitator. She recently completed her M.A. in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast.

She published her first, award winning collection of short stories, entitled A Stitch in Time in August 2012. Her work has been featured in publications such as Wordlegs, The Bohemyth, Prole and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice.

She writes literary fiction and young adult fiction, with her Y.A. book Blood Entwines released with Bloomsbury Publishing in August 2014.

Caroline loves drinking tea from mis-matched china, doing yoga, as well as reading, writing, talking and thinking about all things bookish. She also has a penchant for cake and dark chocolate.

 

 

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