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Giveaway: Ghostbusters by Nancy Holder

July 1st, 2016 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 5 Comments »

Nancy Holder

Ghostbusters is coming soon to theatres on July 15th! To celebrate the release of the upcoming movie we are hosting a giveaway of the novelization of the movie by Nancy Holder. The novel was released on June 28, 2016 from Tor.

Everybody knows there’s no such thing as ghosts, but don’t tell true believers Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), and Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones). Despite being humiliated and disavowed, they’re so sure that ghosts exist, they’re going into business to prove it. When someone starts bringing ghosts back from the afterlife, these girls are ready to get busting. To save the world, who you gonna call? Read a sneak peek of Ghostbusters here.

One lucky winner will receive a copy of the novelization of the movie Ghostbusters along with a fun tattoo! This contest is open to US & Canada only. A huge thank you to Tor for this giveaway!

About Nancy:

Nancy Holder is a multiple award-winning, New York Times bestselling author (the Wicked Series). Her two new dark young adult dark fantasy series are Crusade and Wolf Springs Chronicles. She has won five Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers Association, as well as a Scribe Award for Best Novel (Saving Grace: Tough Love.) Nancy has sold over eighty novels one hundred short stories, many of them based on such shows as Highlander, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and others. She lives in San Diego with her daughter, Belle, two corgis, and three cats.

You can visit Nancy around the Web here:  Website | FacebookTwitter

Want to read more from Nancy Holder?

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This contest is provided by Tor!

One lucky reader will win a copy of the novelization of Ghostbusters by Nancy Holder along with a fun tattoo!
(US & Canada)


Available June 28, 2016 from Tor

About this Book:

The official novelization for a new generation of Ghostbusters, based on the new movie starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth and directed by Paul Feig!

After Dr. Erin Gilbert is disgraced at a job interview for her belief in ghosts, she is roped into investigating a haunting by her former colleague, Abby Yates and Abby’s new co-worker, Jillian Holtzmann. The three scientists soon discover that some specters do far more than go bump in the night.

MTA employee, Patty Tolan, finds that New York City’s subway tunnels are becoming a hive of ghostly apparitions. She calls on Erin, Abbey, and Jillian to investigate, revealing that paranormal activity across New York City is swiftly becoming a disaster of near-biblical proportions

Together, these four would-be paranormal investigators are determined to find out what’s going on, save their city, and maybe make a profit while they’re at it. The team must stop a mysterious evil known only as Rowan from destroying the barrier between this life and the next and turning Manhattan into a literal hellscape.

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Giveaway: Sweet by Emmy Laybourne

May 24th, 2016 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 13 Comments »

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Love campy horror? I know I do! Sweet by Emmy Laybourne takes us on a cruise ship for a deal that could only be too good to be true. A diet that helps you lose weight in just days with just a sweetener instead of all that horrible exercising. This very unique horror story is releasing soon with a new cover in paperback on June 7, 2016 from Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan. Check out the bloody cover below! In the meantime, we are giving away a copy with the new cover to celebrate! Enter below the post. This contest is US/Canada addresses only. If you’d really like to know more about this book, read Bridget’s review here.

About Emmy:

Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, public speaker, screenwriter and former character actress. She is the author of the MONUMENT 14 trilogy (“Frighteningly real… riveting” – NYT Book Review, Editor’s Choice) and the novel SWEET (“A gripping action-adventure survival story” – VOYA, rated Perfect Ten). Before her life as a novelist, Emmy performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV and VH1; and acted in the movies “Superstar,” “The In-Laws” and “Nancy Drew,” among others. Emmy lives outside New York City with her husband, two kids and a flock of 6 nifty chickens.

You can visit Emmy around the Web here:  Website | FacebookInstagram | Twitter

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This contest is provided by Macmillan!

One lucky reader will win a paperback copy of Sweet by Emmy Laybourne!

Sweet PB Cover

Available June 7, 2016 from Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan

About this Book:

Emmy Laybourne, author of the Monument 14 trilogy, takes readers on a dream vacation that goes first comically, then tragically, then horrifyingly wrong!

The luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu should be the vacation of a lifetime. But Laurel is starting to regret accepting her friend Viv’s invitation. She’s already completely embarrassed herself in front of celebrity host Tom Forelli—the hottest guy ever!—and she’s too sick to even try the sweetener. And that’s before Viv and all the other passengers start acting really strange.

Tom knows that he should be grateful for this job and the chance to shed his former-child-star image. His publicists have even set up a ‘romance’ with a sexy reality star. But as things on the ship start to get wild, he finds himself drawn to a different girl. And when the hosting gig turns into an expose on the shocking side effects of Solu, it’s Laurel that he’s determined to save.

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Giveaway: Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

May 17th, 2016 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 21 Comments »

Melissa de la CruzThe world of the Descendants continues with Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz. This thrilling second installment picks up where the Disney Channel Original Movie left off, and is the perfect tide-me-over read for fans waiting for the second film, coming in 2017. For the release of the second title in the Descendants series, we are hosting a giveaway of The Isle of the Lost & Return to the Isle of the Lost. The sequel will be released on May 24, 2016. To read an excerpt, click HERE.

This giveaway is provided by Disney-Hyperion! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Melissa:

Melissa de la Cruz is the author of many best-selling novels, including all the books in the Blue Bloods series: Blue Bloods, Masquerade, Revelations, The Van Alen Legacy, Keys to the Repository, Misguided Angel, Bloody Valentine, Lost in Time, and Gates of Paradise. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and daughter.

You can visit Melissa around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Learn more at the Official Website

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This contest is provided by Disney-Hyperion!

One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Isle of the Lost & Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz!
(US only)

Return to the Isle of the Lost

Available May 24, 2016 from Disney-Hyperion

About this Book:

Mal’s an expert at intimidating her enemies, but she’s broken the habit since leaving her villainous roots behind. So when she and her friends Evie, Carlos, and Jay all receive threatening messages demanding they return home, Mal can’t believe it. Sure, she’s King Ben’s girlfriend now, and she’s usually nice to her classmates, but she still didn’t think anyone would be silly enough to try to push her around.

The thing is, it kind of worked. Especially since she and her friends have a sneaking suspicion that their villainous parents are behind the messages. And when Evie looks into her Magic Mirror, what she sees only confirms their fears. Maleficent’s just a tiny lizard after her run-in with Mal at Ben’s Coronation, but she’s the worst villain in the land for a reason. Could she have found a way to escape? Whatever’s going on, Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay know they have to sneak back to the Isle and get to the bottom of it.

Without its infamous leader, the island’s even worse than when they left it, but the comforts of home—even a home as gloomy as the Isle of the Lost—can be hard to resist for recently reformed villains. Will the kids be able to beat the evil bubbling at the Isle’s wicked core, or will the plot to destroy Auradon succeed?

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Giveaway: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

February 29th, 2016 Kristie Posted in Giveaway Comments Off on Giveaway: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

Richelle Mead

Happy Leap Day! We are ending February with a bang! We have our 50 Shades of Book Boys event plus this awesome giveaway for The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead! The Glittering Court is a fantasy romance that is set in a mixture of Elizabethan and frontier worlds. I know I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of this book! The Glittering Court will be released on April 5, 2016 from Razorbill/Penguin. If you are interested in learning more about this book, read the first 11 chapters of The Glittering Court here.

A huge thank you to Penguin Teen for today’s giveaway! Four lucky readers will each receive an ARC of The Glittering Court and a necklace!

About Richelle:

Richelle Mead has written over twenty-five novels for teens and adults. She is the author of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series and its spinoff series, Bloodlines. Her recent standalone novel, Soundless, draws upon Chinese mythology and history, and her forthcoming series, The Glittering Court, follows the adventures of girls destined for arranged marriages in a fantasy world inspired by colonial America. A lifelong reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses to wear on tour. She is a self-professed coffee addict, works in her pajamas, and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington, where she is hard at work on her next novel.

You can visit Richelle around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Richelle Mead?

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This contest is provided by Penguin Teen!

Four lucky readers will each receive an ARC of The Glittering Court and a necklace!
(US only)

The Glittering Court

Available April 5, 2016 from Razorbill/Penguin

About this Book:

A dazzling new fantasy series set in a mix of Elizabethan and frontier worlds that’s dripping with romance from Richelle Mead, #1 internationally bestselling author of Vampire Academy.

Big and sweeping, spanning the refined palaces of Osfrid to the gold dust and untamed forests of Adoria, The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World. But to do that, she must join the Glittering Court.

Both a school and a business venture, the Glittering Court is designed to transform impoverished girls into upper-class ladies capable of arranging powerful and wealthy marriages in the New World. Adelaide naturally excels in her training and even makes a few friends: the fiery former laundress Tamsin and the beautiful Sirminican refugee Mira. She manages to keep her true identity hidden from all but one: the intriguing Cedric Thorn, son of the wealthy proprietor of the Glittering Court.

When Adelaide discovers that Cedric is hiding a dangerous secret of his own, together, they hatch a scheme to make the best of Adelaide’s deception. Complications soon arise—first, as they cross the treacherous seas from Osfrid to Adoria, and later, when Adelaide catches the attention of a powerful governor.

But no complication will prove quite as daunting as the potent attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. An attraction that, if acted on, would scandalize the Glittering Court and make them both outcasts in wild, vastly uncharted lands. . . .

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Blog Tour & Giveaway: He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. Tucker

January 27th, 2016 Kristie Posted in Giveaway Comments Off on Blog Tour & Giveaway: He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. Tucker

K.A. TuckerPlease welcome author K.A. Tucker! Her new standalone novel, He Will Be My Ruin, is a dark mystery suspense. If you like suspense, I highly recommend that you check this one out. It has several crazy twists and an ending that I just can’t stop thinking about. He Will Be My Ruin is not a romance. Want to know my thoughts about this book? Read my review below this post or by clicking here.

At the end of this post, enter to win a copy of He Will Be My Ruin! There will be five winners! A huge thank you to Simon & Schuster & Inkslinger PR for today’s giveaway!

About K.A.:

Born in small-town Ontario, K.A. Tucker published her first book at the age of six with the help of her elementary school librarian and a box of crayons. She currently resides in a quaint town outside of Toronto with her husband, two beautiful girls, and an exhausting brood of four-legged creatures.

You can visit K.A. around the web here: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube

Want to read more from K.A. Tucker?

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“I need some advice, Grady, and I have no one else to ask.”


“If you needed answers and the only person to give those to you was a person you didn’t know, had never met, and who might not like the questions you have to ask, what would you do?”

He twists his lips in thought. “I’d create a situation to meet this person, and make it hard for them to refuse me.”

Simple in theory…”But how?”

He exhales heavily, his warm breath grazing my cheek telling me that he’s facing me. “Find common ground. A location, a purpose, an acquaintance. Force the meet and then work your questions around the real ones that you want to ask. You can get a lot of information out of a person just by treading too close to what they don’t want to talk about. The look in their eye, their facial expressions, the way they react to the mention of a name, or a place.”

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Grady seems more intelligent than what I’d expect of a pot-smoking building super. “You sound like you’ve been in my situation before.”

“Once or twice. Maybe.” I hear the smile in his voice.

Find common ground. Force the meet. The only common ground I have with this guy is now six feet underground in a San Diego cemetery.


There is something that we’re both very familiar with.

I pull out my phone and scroll through my emails to find the one with her phone number. I know this is beyond inappropriate, but once I get something in my head, there’s no dislodging it. Plus, I’m high.

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“Hey Dani. It’s Maggie Sparkes.”

“Hi…Is everything okay?” She definitely sounds shocked to hear from me.

Grady watches me quietly. “I’m sorry to be calling so late. You know how you offered help with anything I needed? Well, I need a favor.”


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This contest is provided by Simon & Schuster/Inkslinger PR

Five lucky readers will receive a signed copy of He Will Be My Ruin

He Will Be My Ruin (2)

Available February 2, 2016 from Atria/Simon & Schuster

About this Book:

The USA TODAY bestselling author of the Ten Tiny Breaths and Burying Water series makes her suspense debut with this sexy, heartpounding story of a young woman determined to find justice after her best friend’s death, a story pulsing with the “intense, hot, emotional” (Colleen Hoover) writing that exhilarates her legions of fans.

A woman who almost had it all . . .

On the surface, Celine Gonzalez had everything a twenty-eight-year-old woman could want: a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a job that (mostly) paid the bills, and an acceptance letter to the prestigious Hollingsworth Institute of Art, where she would finally live out her dream of becoming an antiques appraiser for a major auction house. All she had worked so hard to achieve was finally within her reach. So why would she kill herself?

A man who was supposed to be her salvation . . .

Maggie Sparkes arrives in New York City to pack up what’s left of her best friend’s belongings after a suicide that has left everyone stunned. The police have deemed the evidence conclusive: Celine got into bed, downed a lethal cocktail of pills and vodka, and never woke up. But when Maggie discovers a scandalous photograph in a lock box hidden in Celine’s apartment, she begins asking questions. Questions about the man Celine fell in love with. The man she never told anyone about, not even Maggie. The man Celine believed would change her life.

Until he became her ruin.

On the hunt for evidence that will force the police to reopen the case, Maggie uncovers more than she bargained for about Celine’s private life—and inadvertently puts herself on the radar of a killer. A killer who will stop at nothing to keep his crimes undiscovered.

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