*sigh* another weekend is over and we’ll have to go to work tomorrow again, but it being Sunday means something positive too: it’s time to announce the winners of our two contests! 🙂
So congratulations to
Michelle and Zita
who won The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Buchanan
who won Kiss of the Rose by Kate Pearce.
Congratulations winners, we have e-mailed all of you, you have 72 hours to get back to us, or we’ll have to draw new winners.
And those who didn’t win now, no worries, we still have plenty of giveaways still going on, check them out on the sidebar!
I hope everyone had a great weekend 🙂
By: Larissa Ione
Serena Kelley is an archaeologist and treasure hunter—and a woman with a secret. Since she was seven, she’s been the keeper of a powerful charm that grants her health and immortality . . . as long as she stays a virgin. But Serena isn’t all that innocent. And when a dangerously handsome stranger brings her to the brink of ecstasy, she wonders if she’s finally met the one man she cannot resist.
Wraith is a Seminus demon with a death wish. But when an old enemy poisons him, he must find Serena and persuade her to give him the only known antidote in the universe—her charm. Yet, as she begins to surrender to his seductions, and Wraith senses the cure is within his grasp, he realizes a horrible truth: he’s falling for …
Breaking Dawn news:
Casting rumours suggest that the producers have found the girl to play Renesmee although this is all rumoured right now but the movie will start shooting this Fall and will be split into two parts.
Producers have also said that the birth scene in Breaking Dawn will be visceral and intense but wont focus on the blood but on Bella’s point of view.
Sony has just announced its new ereaders, which will be available soon. All of the new models feature new Pearl screens and will have touch screens, however they wont be as cheap as the new Kindle which I think is pretty disappointing. And even though they have more of a push and market outside the US. I personally think that the Kindle which has finally got full support and now cheaper books will …
Format Read: Paperback provided by author for this reviewNumber of Pages: 176 pagesRelease Date: July, 2010Publisher: DragonFly Publishing, IncFormats Available: Ebook, Paperback & HardcoverPurchasing Info: Author’s Website, Goodreads, Amazon
All Grace Archer wants is to graduate from high school and get on with her life. But the Gods of Fate have other ideas. Attacked at graduation by a mysterious woman with gruesome henchmen, Grace is lucky to escape with her life. Rescued by a Fae warrior named Chris and her Aunt Phoenix, Grace learns that her mother was the Greek Goddess Pandora. Now Grace must protect her mother’s urn from the crazed demi-goddess Lilith, who is determined to unleash its horrors on an unsuspecting Earth. As if her blood legacy is not bizarre enough, Grace begins to develop frightening powers that threaten to destroy her from the inside out. Can Grace …
We are very happy to have author Sherry Ficklin here today. Foresight, book 1 in her Gods of Fate Triology was released in July and she is here today to talk about “Characters we love to hate“. Be sure to stay tuned till the end and discover your chance to win a wonderful prize-pack offered by Sherry. Please give her a warm welcome.
As writers we tend to spend our time focusing on our main character, or hero/heroine. They are what the story is about, they are often the ones telling it or at least in some way, we are seeing the world through their eyes. So we labor over every minute character detail. Our MC is brave, honest, smart, but also scared, clumsy, or challenged. We know them better than we know ourselves. We know their …
Hey Everyone!Veronica is still not well, so this week I offered to jump in and tell you about all the fantastic books to be released in September and which have a “MUST” note next to them on my wishlist.
So here are my
Goodreads appetizer: Anya Kalinczyk is the rarest type of psychic medium, a Lantern, who holds down a day job as an arson investigator with the Detroit Fire Department—while working 24/7 to exterminate malicious spirits haunting a city plagued by unemployment and despair.
Along with her inseparable salamander familiar, Sparky, Anya has seen, and even survived, all manner of fiery hell—but her newest case sparks suspicions of a bizarre phenomenon that no one but her eccentric team of ghost hunters might believe: spontaneous human combustion.
Yesterday, Susi and I took to the Twitter highways to ask several authors (most YA) a question…
If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?
And here’s what they had to say…
“A Tale of Two Series”
– Cassandra Clare – Author of Clockwork Angel
“The Insomnia Solution”
– Cyn Balog – Author of Sleepless
“Shake It Up!”
– Denise Jaden – Author of Losing Faith
“SPARKLE HARD AND HOPE FOR THE BEST?”
– Susan Adrian – Young Adult Author
“Nasty, Brutish and Short”
– Brendan Halpin – Author of Shutout
– Monica Burns, Author of Assasin’s Heart
“Don’t Put That In Your Mouth, You Don’t Know Where It’s Been.” – The Saundra Mitchell Story”
– Saundra Mitchell – Author of Shadowed Summer
“Life is Short and So Am I: Wisdom from the Underside of Five-Feet Nothing OR High Heels and Handtrucks: My Life Among the Books”
– Lauren Baratz-Logsted – Author of The Education of Bet
“And They Let You Write For Children?”
– William Kostakis – Author of Loathing Lola
“In All Things, …
who wrote on our post “Around the Bookish World: News Week-in-Review“:
It’s kind of out in the open now that Dorchester isn’t doing so great financially (the whole shebang with RWA and not fulfilling contractual obligations meant something definitely had to be done) so I hope that the shift in focus helps them regain some stability and move forward. I’m a recent convert to the lovely world of ebooks so I think the possibility for them to turn things around is definitely there and this may be a big opportunity for them if it’s handled properly.
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Sacrifice by Dakota BanksA demon’s enslaved executioner–a ravager of lives and souls–Maliha Crayne has been reborn, willing to sacrifice her immortality for a chance at freedom … and salvation. Now she has an opportunity to prevent the death of thousands to help balance the countless lives she has obliterated over the centuries. To do so, she must locate and destroy an evil cabal of madmen in possession of a weapon of unspeakable power–and survive the immortal assassins who are now after her blood. But it means reverting to the old ways and surrendering once more to the darkness.
We are really happy to have Author Dakota Banks here today. She is the author of the Mortal Path Series and book 2, Sacrifice was releases today. Woot! Congrats Dakota!!!! So today she is here to celebrate her new release. Be sure to stay tuned till the end or you will miss you chance to win a signed book. Please give Dakota a warm welcome.
BLI: Dakota, can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Dakota Banks: First, I want to thank Book Lovers Inc for inviting me here today!
I knew I wanted to be a writer from an early age. I was one of those kids who always carried around two or three books, and my dad had to sign a release at the library so I could get an adult library card when I was eight years …