Touched by an Alien by Gini Koch

Touched By An Alien by Gini Koch Published by DAW on April 6th, 2010 Genres: Sci-Fi Pages: 389 Goodreads Marketing manager Katherine "Kitty" Katt had just finished a day on jury duty. When she stepped out of the Pueblo Caliente courthouse, all she was thinking about was the work she had to get caught up on. Then her attention was caught by a fight between a couple that looked like it was about to turn ugly. But ugly didn't even begin to cover it when the "man" suddenly transformed into a huge, winged monster right out of a grade Z science fiction movie and went on a deadly killing spree....

#VASRP Challenge 6!

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We have crossed over the half way point and that means the sixth mini-challenge for the #VASRP is here! We want to know how your progress is going! Let us know! The Challenge: Check In How many books have you read for this challenge so far? How does that compare with your goal? Would you be interested in doing reading sprints? If so, do you particular days/times work better? Share with us your answers on social media using the hashtag #VASRP!...

Duology Review: the Proxy series by Alex London

Over the weekend, I read PROXY on an impulse and I’m so happy I did. This series is now added to my top recommendations list and I think everyone will enjoy it! But first.. more about the series: Proxy by Alex London June 18th 2013 Knox was born into one of the City’s wealthiest families. A Patron, he has everything a boy could possibly want—the latest tech, the coolest clothes, and a Proxy to take all his punishments. When Knox breaks a vase, Syd is beaten. When Knox plays a practical joke, Syd is forced to haul rocks. And when Knox crashes a car, killing one of his friends, Syd...

Mercury Striking by Rebecca Zanetti

I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.Mercury Rising by Rebecca Zanetti Published by Kensington on January 26th, 2016 Genres: Urban Fantasy, Post Apocalyptic Pages: 384 Goodreads With nothing but rumors to lead her, Lynn Harmony has trekked across a nightmare landscape to find one man—a mysterious, damaged legend who protects the weak and leads the strong. He’s more than muscle and firepower—and in post-plague L.A.,...

#VASRP Challenge 5!

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Wow, can you believe it? We are already approaching the last week in July! Hope that your summer is going well! In the meanwhile here is the fifth mini-challenge for the #VASRP! Since the #VASRP is about enjoying reading, we encourage you to share that love with us about a book that you just cannot get enough of! The Challenge: Book recommendation What is one book you recommend over and over? Can’t pick just one? That’s okay! What are your favorites? Why do you love them? Share with us your answers on social media using the hashtag #VASRP!...

#VASRP Challenge 4!

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It’s here! The fourth mini-challenge for the #VASRP! Since the #VASRP is about enjoying reading, we encourage you to share that love with someone else! The Challenge: Read to someone else Have a book you would like to share with a young person? No young person, have a dog or cat? Share a picture of you sharing the love of reading! Share with us your answers on social media using the hashtag #VASRP! Twitter Chat: We will be hosting our second twitter chat for the month of July on Tuesday the 19th at 8 ET! Follow us using the #VASRP! Hope to see you there!...

Middle Grade Mini-Reviews!

I love reading middle grade but I feel like it doesn’t get enough love on the blog from me. So here are four awesome middle-grade novels I’ve read this past month that you should definitely add to your TBR.  My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights by Brooks Benjamin Released April 12th 2016 from Delacorte 5/5 Stars LIVE IT. All Dillon wants is to be a real dancer. And if he wins a summer scholarship at Dance-Splosion, he’s on his way. The problem? His dad wants him to play football. And Dillon’s freestyle crew, the Dizzee Freekz, says that dance studios are for sellouts. His friends want Dillon to kill it at the...

VASRP Challenge 3!

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It’s here! The third mini-challenge for the #VASRP! Since the #VASRP is about enjoying reading, we encourage you to read all sorts of things-not just books! The challenge: Read something other than a traditional book Magazines? Back of a cereal box? Graphic novels?–What is your favorite ‘nonbook’ to read? Are there other formats of books that you have tried and really enjoy? Tell us about them! Bonus points for creativity! Share with us your answers on social media using the hashtag #VASRP!...

Releasing Today: FAST CONNECTION by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Hi everyone! I’m happy to share some information about FAST CONNECTION today! If you missed it, I posted my review a few days ago and spoiler alert: I loved it. Here’s more about the book and where to get your copy! FAST CONNECTION Series: Cyberlove, book 2 (companion book) Authors: Megan Erickson, Santino Hassell Release day: July 11, 2016 Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBooks | All Romance Ebooks | Goodreads |    After a decade of serving in the Army, everyone still expects me to be Dominic ‘Nicky’ Costigan—the skirt-chasing player. They don’t know I’ve been spending my days trying to figure out my post-military life. Including how to pick up guys. When I...

Stop & Chat ~ When You Feel Like Giving Up ~

Yesterday, while randomly going through my Timehop app I came across my review for Blood & Salt by Kim Leggett. Now this isn’t uncommon for me. I check that darn app almost every day and nearly every time I come across something that sticks. But what was so profound about this is what the review made me FEEL. It took me back to a place where reviewing was a passion. Something I did to get my thoughts and opinions about something out. Something I did to connect with other people who may share a passion creepily similar. I sat and read that review and I giggled at my excitement while...