Shifting Pride by Laura Diamond

Happy Release Day to my good friend, Laura Diamond. SHIFTING PRIDE is a great book.

Now, I haven’t read a lot of books on shifters. But I’m surely interested now. I’ve read Laura’s short story, New Pride, and now, this one, SHIFTING PRIDE. It’s a full novel geared for the Young Adult.

It’s got some steam, but not too much. Emotionally, it’s intense. I love how deep Laura got into the characters’ heads. And hearts.

She painted fantastic word pictures that thrust me right into the story. The scenery and imagery was top notch.

Nicely done, Laura Diamond.

Click here to find SHIFTING PRIDE on Goodreads.

 

 

 

#Awaited Made a List…

Yay!!  Come check it out. Awaited made the Good Books To Read in 2012 list over at Goodreads. HOW FUN!!!  

CLICK HERE to come vote. 

And if you’ve read Awaited, please leave a review that’d be so helpful. I have a few more to get to the Amazon magic number of 50!  

CLICK HERE to leave a review. 

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So, what books are you reading? Any fun ones with kick ass heroines? Those are my FAVE!  

 

Gremdon Goodies and other fun things….

Have you read The Curse of Gremdon yet??

If not, you must put it on your to-read list, because it rocks. And I’m not just saying that ‘cuz she’s my critique partner, either. This is a really creative, exciting, and surprising story!!  

And, to top things off, Ciara Knight has a killer giveaway going on right now.

You should check it out.

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Speaking of fun things…

Have you ever been over to the Parajunkee site?

I mean, the tagline, TALK LESS READ MORE—that tells you how fun that site is going to be!!

So, any fun sites or contests you want to share? Post them in the comments section and we’ll check them out!

Happy Friday, my friends!!!!!  Have a SUPER DAY.


Hush, Hush…..

So, I found a new author I adore. 

It was touch and go for a minute there, but…..I’m in. 

Book one was Hush, Hush:

Book two was Crescendo:

Book three was Silence

Now, book one ROCKED. Nicely paced, learned about the characters….kinda fell in love with them. 

Book two, TOTALLY different story. I nearly put down the book and abandoned the series. It was definitely the “sophomore slump” as they call it. 

But….I pressed on because I liked the idea of the story. I enjoyed Becca’s writing style, for the most part. She left the ending hanging big time (flirted with almost too much of a cliffhanger) so I figured I would do it. 

I am SOOO glad I did. Book three was the best one so far. AND, it got me thinking. I have a “sophomore” book coming out in May of 2012. Awaited, Wasteland #2…

**bites nails**

I sure don’t think it’s a sophomore slump, but….I’m also sure someone out there will think it’s a sophomore slump. Hopefully they’ll push through and stick it out for the third (currently untitled and still really rough since it was just written last month for NaNoWriMo).  

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So, what new authors have caught your eye lately? Not that I need to add to my ever-expanding TBR list. LOL

Head over to Goodreads and check the Hush, Hush books out: CLICK HERE. If you like anything YA, you’ll be happy with these (with mild exception to book 2).