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Bad Kitty Goes To The Vet by Nick Bruel

Series: BAD KITTY Author: Nick Bruel Publication: Janu ary 5, 2016 By: Roaring Brook Press Amazon | Goodreads A sick kitty is an unhappy kitty. An unhappy kitty is a BAD kitty. When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight, and has the energy she needs to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she’s sick, all she can do is lie in her bed. Looks like it’s time for this sick kitty to visit her least favorite person . . . the vet. *I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review* ~ Review by The 11 Year Old ~ Describe This Book in 5 Words: Funny. Awesome. Enjoyable. Recommended. Satisfied. Favorite Part: I don't want to spoil anything, but...what happens to Bad Kitty when the Vet puts her under anesthesia was my favorite part. Favorite Character: The Vet because he's funny. Would I Recommended This to other kids: Yes, because it can be enjoyed by all ages

Audiobook Review: A Little In Love by Susan Fletcher

Author: Susan Fletcher Narrator: Melody Grove Publication: August 25, 2015 By: Recorded Books Amazon | Goodreads | Recorded Books Inspired by Victor Hugo's classic Les Miserables, A Little in Love beautifully conveys the heartbreaking story of street girl Eponine. Paris, 1832 - a girl lies alone in the darkness, clutching a letter to her heart. Eponine remembers being a child: her swing and the peach tree and the baby brother she loved. Mostly she remembers being miserable. Taught to lie and cheat and to hate the one girl, Cosette, who might have been her friend. Now, at 16, the two girls meet again, and Eponine has one more chance. But what is the price of friendship - the love of a boy?   *I received a copy of this audiobook from the publisher in exchange for an honest review*  Audio: Melody Grove does a fantastic job of bringing Eponine and the rest of the characters to life. Her French is flawless and her accent made the whole experience much more enjoyable. 

Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer

Author: Brigid Kemmerer Publ ication: December 29, 2015 By : Kensington Books Amazon | B& N | Goodrea ds     4.5 Stars!  On his own Thomas Bellweather hasn’t been in town long. Just long enough for his newlywed mother to be murdered, and for his new stepdad’s cop colleagues to decide Thomas is the primary suspect. Not that there’s any evidence. But before Thomas got to Garretts Mill there had just been one other murder in twenty years. The only person who believes him is Charlotte Rooker, little sister to three cops and, with her soft hands and sweet curves, straight-up dangerous to Thomas. Her best friend was the other murder vic. And she’d like a couple answers. Answers that could get them both killed, and reveal a truth Thomas would die to keep hidden… *Thank you to Kaye Publicity and Kensington for providing a copy for review* My initial reaction upon finishing: HOLY CRAP THAT WAS GOOD! I LOVE this cover. Action, suspense, romance, and mystery---THIC

#ApollyConOfficial Update

  ApollyCon 2016 is less than 3 months away, have you purchased your tickets yet?     Purchase tickets HERE: You can find the full line-up of authors and all the event details HERE: Not sure if you can attend? Check out the virtual bookstore! You can order signed/personalized copies. OPEN TO INTERNATIONAL readers too. l SPECIAL GUESTS Model Drew Leighty as Seth from the Titans Series. Model Pepe Toth as Daemon Black from the Lux Series

The Golden Braid (Hagenheim #6) by Melanie Dickerson

Series: Hagenheim #6 Author: Melanie Dickerson Publication: November 17, 2015 By: Thomas Nelson Amazon | B&N | Goodreads The one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower. Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man around. And her skills as an artist rival those of any artist she’s met. But for a woman in medieval times, the one skill she most desires is the hardest one to obtain: the ability to read. After yet another young man asks for Rapunzel’s hand in marriage, Mother decides they need to move once again, but this time to a larger city. Rapunzel’s heart soars—surely there she can fulfill her dream. But Mother won’t let her close to a man. She claims that no man can be trusted. After being rescued by a knight on the road to the city, and in turn rescuing him farther down the road, Rapunzel’s opportunity arrives at last. This knight, Sir Gerek, agrees to educate Rapunzel in order to pay back his debt. She just has to put up with h

BLOG TOUR + GIVEAWAY: Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum

Author: Julie Buxbaum Publication: April 15, 2016 By: Delacorte Press Amazon | B&N | Goodreads  What if the person you need the most is someone you’ve never met? Julie Buxbaum mixes comedy and tragedy, love and loss, pain and elation, in her debut YA novel whose characters will come to feel like friends. Tell Me Three Things will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell, Jennifer Niven, and E. Lockhart. Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago—the closest place she has to something like home—she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help? The thing is, Jessie does need help. It’s been barely two years since her mother’s death, and because

OMG Shakespeare: Macbeth #killingit & A Midsummer Night #nofilter

  *Thank you Cassie McGinty and Random H ouse for providing bound galleys in exchange for honest reviews* Title: Macbeth #killingit Series: OMG Shakespeare Author(s):   William Shakespeare , Courtney Carbone Publication: January 5, 2016 By: Random House Books for Young Readers  Amazon | B&N | Goodreads Macbeth, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?! Imagine: What if that tragic couple, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays! A prophecy from three witches. A social-climbing couple committing a murder most foul. A cover-up that spins way out of control. and h8. The classics just got a whole lot more interesting. ;)   tl;dr A Shakespeare play told through its characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for hip theater lovers and teens. A glossary

Naughty or Nice Holiday Giveaway by Harlequin Romance Report

Add some spice to your holidays with Harlequin Romance Report's Naughty or Nice Giveaway! ~ GIVEAWAY ~ ~ On e Winner ~ US/Canada Only (not Quebec) ~ Must be 18 years old to enter. ~ Winner must resp on d within 24 hours or anoth er winner will be chosen. ~ P ublisher will mail out pri ze pack, J enuine Cupcakes not re sponsible for lost pr izes .  ~ Some titles in ebook format.  a Rafflecopter giveaway