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I recently realized how much work and organization is needed to successfully run a blog. I didn’t assume it would be easy but I never guessed what it really took. I thought my legal pads and various sticky notes, would be enough to make everything run smoothly. Of course all that did was bury my work desk, my […]

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Valkyrie Risingby Ingrid Paulson Series: Valkyrie #1 Published by HarperTeen on October 9th, 2012 Genres: Mythology, YA Pages: 352 Goodreads   Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And maybe she’ll finally get out from […]

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine where we can rant and gush about what upcoming releases we are impatiently waiting for.   Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes To be published January 22nd, 2013   There are people in this world who are Nobody. No one sees them. No one notices them. […]

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Stacking the Shelves and Showcase Sunday are two separate weekly meme’s with similar ideas. They are both here to help us book bloggers showoff showcase what new books we have added to our collection this week.   I know what you’re thinking. “Octavia why participate in two weekly meme’s with the same themes”? I will tell you why…Because I am awesome […]

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      Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire To be published April 16th, 2013 Beautiful Disaster told in Travis point of view. How much is too much to love? Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. In Walking Disaster, the life of Travis is full of fast […]

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The Raven Boysby Maggie Stiefvater Series: The Raven Cycle #1 Published by Scholastic Press on September 18th, 2012 Genres: Paranormal Mystery, YA Pages: 409 Goodreads   “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” […]

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Sanctumby Sarah Fine Series: Guards of the Shadowlands #1 Published by Amazon Children’s Publishing on October 16th, 2012 Genres: Horror, YA Pages: 433 Goodreads   “My plan: Get into the city. Get Nadia. Find a way out. Simple.” A week ago, seventeen-year-old Lela Santos’s best friend, Nadia, killed herself. Today, thanks to a farewell ritual […]

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Gunmetal Magicby Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniel’s #5.5 Published by Ace on July 31st, 2012 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 435 Goodreads   After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea’s whole existence is in shambles. She tries to put herself back together by working for Cutting Edge, a small […]

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Unspokenby Sara Rees Brennan Series: The Lynburn Legacy #1 Published by Random House Books for Young Readers on September 11th, 2012 Genres: Paranormal Mystery, YA Pages: 373 Goodreads   Kami Glass loves someone she’s never met . . . a boy she’s talked to in her head ever since she was born. She wasn’t silent […]

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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.Wicked Nightsby Gena Showalter Series: Angels of the Dark #1 Published by Harlequin on June 26th, 2012 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 413 Goodreads   Leader of the most powerful army in […]