Book Blog, Cover Reveals

Cover Reveal: The Killing Jar

May 23, 2016

Author: RS McCoy Genre: Science Fiction Romance Cover Designer: Kit Foster Design Pre-Order: http://amzn.to/1ZeTpyr Release Date: June 28, 2016 Blurb: Earth is dying, circling the drain on life support. The future of the human race depends on space exploration, but they’re running out of time. Parasitic insects are systematically killing the best scientific minds but no one knows why. Mable Wilkinson is the last hope to figure it out, she just doesn’t know it yet. For years, her resourcefulness, intelligence, and penchant for problem-solving have put her at the top of a very short list of researchers, only she doesn’t want to be part of it. Cast out at sixteen, Mable wrote off the problems of the…

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Book Blog, Book Reviews

ARC Review: With Malice

May 19, 2016

Original Title: With Malice by Eileen Cook Edition: Kindle, 320 pages Published: June 7, 2016 by HMH Books For Young Readers Characters: Jill Charron, Simone McIvory Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron’s senior trip to Italy was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. And then the accident happened. Waking up in a hospital room, her leg in a cast, stitches in her face, and a big blank canvas where the last 6 weeks should be, Jill comes to discover she was involved in a fatal accident in her travels abroad. She was jetted home by her affluent father in order to receive quality care. Care that includes a lawyer. And a press…

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Book Blog, Bookish Tips & Lists, Guest Posts

D.K. Stone’s Top 5 Writing Tricks

May 13, 2016

Today, Danika Stone, author of the recently released mystery novel Edge of Wild (Stonehouse Publishing) and the upcoming young adult contemporary novel All the Feels (Macmillan), joins the blog to help inspire and guide all of you aspiring writers out there. Keep reading as Danika shares her top five writing tricks! Everyone likes to give advice. (Writers even more than usual!) We just don’t like to follow it. So when I was asked to write a post on my top five writing tricks, I really had to think about what  was going to say. What works for me won’t necessarily work for everyone. But there are little things that may translate. Writing can be a solitary, difficult…

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Book Blog, Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green

May 10, 2016

Original Title: Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green Edition: Hardcover, 96 pages Published: May 10, 2016 by First Second Characters: Hippo, Red Panda Rating: 4/5 Goodreads, Macmillian Description:The zoo isn’t what it used to be. It’s run down, and Hippo hardly ever gets any visitors. So he decides to set off for the outside with his friend Red Panda. To make it in the human world, Hippo will have to become a Hippopotamister: he’ll have to act like a human, get a job, and wear a hat as a disguise. He’s a good employee, whether he’s a construction worker, a hair stylist, or a sous chef. But what he really needs is a job where he…

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Book Review: Edge of Wild by D.K. Stone

May 3, 2016

Original Title: Edge of Wild by D.K. Stone Edition: Paperback, 329 pages Published: May 1st, 2016 by Stonehouse Publishing Characters: Rich Evans, Louise Newman Rating: 4/5 Goodreads, Amazon Description: Transplanted from New York City to the tiny mountain town of Waterton, Alberta with the task of saving a floundering new hotel, Rich Evans is desperate to return to the city as soon as he can. The locals seem unusually hostile towards his efforts, or maybe even menacing, and was that a cougar on his door-step last night? As Rich begins to wonder whether his predecessor disappeared of his own accord, he finds himself strongly drawn to Louise Newman, the garage mechanic who is fixing his…

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