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My Name is Liz and I am 18 years old. I absolutley love reading books, really anything with romance. If you have any questions about my reviews or anything really, just email me at Thank you!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Coming Soon....

Sorry Guys!! I know I haven't been updating my blog BUT that's because I'm REALLY busy with school and Basketball. Plus I'm really stressed out!! But since Winter Break is coming up I'll be posting lots more book reviews and possibly a book contest :) This is the last week of school until break starts!! So stay tuned...

Thanks :)


Friday, October 16, 2009

$200 LuShae Sweepstakes!!

There is this awesome competition over at LuShae Jewelry. Its like one of the most simplest giveaway to win some big money! Seriously! If you win you get $200 dollars and you get to spend it anywhere you want! All you have to do is display one of their jewelry badges on your blog, website or social profile page and you'll be automatically entered each and every month! Its open to all countries.
And if you enter you also get a 15% off on ALL of their Jewelry!!! AMAZING!
Oh! And the only information you have to give them is your name, email and the URL of your website!

I would REALLY appreciate if you went and signed up!
Heres the URL:

Monday, October 12, 2009

The BEST Contest Ever!!/ Link

Win four books of your choice!!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Awesome BookLover Button!!

If only I knew how to make it into a button for my blog...

OK so Dahlia from The Book Shopaholic found this picture with my blog name on it and I think it looks really cool!

Here it is:

So I thought maybe someone could tell me how to change the red to orange so it will match my background and tell me how to make it as a Button for my blog... Or if I could even do that
Lol I'm REALLY new to this kind of stuff

oh and the background is white and it looks weird with my background so I would also love to change it to black

Thanks Guys :)

Paranormal Contest Link!

Theres an awesome contest happening at The Eclectic Reader!
She's giving away six different paranormal books but you have to pick one AND one of her amazing books is Intertwined! Remember my review??? Its an AWESOME book!!!
Ok now GO and ENTER!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Intertwined by Gena Showalter

Most sixteen-year-olds have friends. Aden Stone has four human souls living inside him:

One can time-travel.

One can raise the dead.

One can tell the future.

And one can possess another human.

With no other family and a life spent in and out of institutions, Aden and the souls have become friends. But now they're causing him all kinds of trouble. Like, he'll blink and suddenly he's a younger Aden, reliving the past. One wrong move, and he'll change the future. Or he'll walk past a total stranger and know how and when she's going to die.

He's so over it. All he wants is peace.

And then he meets a girl who quiets the voices. Well, as long as he's near her. Why? Mary Ann Gray is his total opposite. He's a loner; she has friends. He doesn't care what anyone thinks; she tries to make everyone happy. And while he attracts the paranormal, she repels it. For her sake, he should stay away. But it's too late….

Somehow, they share an inexplicable bond of friendship. A bond about to be tested by a werewolf shape-shifter who wants Mary Ann for his own, and a vampire princess Aden can't resist.

Two romances, both forbidden. Still, the four will enter a dark underworld of intrigue and danger—but not everyone will come out alive….

My Thoughts:

I love the cover for this book! Lol and this book is now one of my favorites. I've never read any of Gena Showalter books before and I'm now planning on checking them out. She wrote lots of books and I'm excited thinking about reading them!

The whole book is about a boy named Aden who lives at a ranch for troubled kids. Well, he's not actually messed up or bad like the other boys. He just has four souls living in him and they all talk to him. So everyong thinks he's crazy because he talks back to them. He has three souls that are guys and one that is a girl. The girls name is Eve and she's more like a mother to all the boys including Aden. She tells them right form worng and other motherly things. She's the soul who can Time Travel. Then there is Elijah who can tell the future. He mostly can tells when someone is going to die and how they are going to die. He also wants to do the right thing. There is also Julian who can raise the dead. He can't help it though, the dead somehow can sense him and try to kill Aden so he has to kill them. Again. The last one is Caleb. He's really funny! He can posses someones body. He's like one of those guys who get horny a lot. I think he wishes he had his own body that he can control... lol.

So later Aden meets Mar Ann. He's really drawn to her and its not in a romantic way. They have this bond. When Aden is around Mary Ann, all the voices in his head are quiet. They all shut up and let him have peace.

Mary Ann and Aden form a friendship and in the process Aden meets a Vampire Princess that he can't help but fall in love. And Mary Ann meets a Werewolf thats she's drawn to and likes seeing him.

Spoiler! (Kind of a spoiler)
Mary Ann and the Werewolf is my favorite romance in the book!! She starts to really like him before she even gets to see his human form, and I can't tell you who he is because that would be too much of a spoiler! I can't wait for the next book!!

This is one of the best books ever! (In my opinion) and am really REALLY excited for the next one! Im rating this book a...

Because Its the Best Book Ever!!
I seriously CAN'T wait for the next one
It will kill me to wait...

I recemond this book to EVERYONE!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Wings by Aprilynne Pike

Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words.

Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings.

In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.

My Thoughts:

I thought this book was going to be AMAZING! Don't get me wrong! It was great but I thought it was going to be much better. But I did love it and when the second book comes out, I'm definitely going to read it!

Laurel was a bit annoying. She seemed SO angry to find out what she was and complained. I would be SO happy!! And not complain at all. And I hated how their were two guys, which I liked both very much! It really sucks to be her and have to pick between two amazing guys. I don't know what I would do. I couldn't figure out who would be best for her because they both seemed great.

David is such a sweet heart! I love him! I know he liked Laurel A LOT! How hard is it to find someone like him? VERY HARD. I hated how Laurel couldn't figure out if she liked him or if she was needy. I think she liked him and didn't want to admit it!

Tamani gets very jealous! Especially of David. Laurel can't figure out why he likes her SO much. You have to read the book to find out but I'll tell you its at the very last chapter when you do find out. I think Tamani was amazing! He risked his life for Laurel. He really does love her. I would LOVE to have a guy like Tamani. He really cares for Laurel.

[This Is A Spoiler!]

What really sucks is that you still don't know who she picks at the end of the book! She freaking kisses both of them!! Once she picks one, I hope the other still gets something out of it.

Ok so I'm going to rate this book...

Because I hate it when they leave a bunch of stuff hanging at the end!
It was very fun to read :)
I did expect it to be much better but I still LOVED it :D

Sunday, October 4, 2009

WOW! Another great contest Link!!

Over at Laina's Has Too Much Spare Time, Their is an awesome contest happening!
It to win BOY TOY!!
I Know! Exciting Right???

The contest ends October 31st!
So go and enter NOW!!

Saturday, October 3, 2009

A great FREAKING contest!

Hey everybody!
Theres this AMAZING contest! This is what ONE winner wil win-

The Exorsistah - Claudia Mair Burney
Hush, Hush ARC - Becca Fitzpatrick

-Lipstick Apology bookmark (SIGNED)
-Chasing Brooklyn bookmark (SIGNED)
-I Heart You, You Haunt Me bookmark (SIGNED)
-Give Up The Ghost bookmark (SIGNED)
-Shrinking Violet Sticker (SIGNED)
-She's so Money card/bookmark (SIGNED)
-All About Vee postcard (SIGNED)
-Shrinking Violet bookmark
-Shrinking Violet notepad
-The Hollow 'Rated H' Sticker
-The Hollow 'Haunted by..." Sticker
-James (from Twilight) card

Dont you think thats Freaking awesome???
Go and Enter:

Thursday, October 1, 2009

An other Amazing contest link

Contest to win 5 AMAZING books!!

Please go and enter, they are truly amazing :)

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bad Girls Dont Die by Katie Alender

Alexis thought she led a typically dysfunctional high school existence. Dysfunctional like her parents' marriage; her doll-crazy twelve-year-old sister, Kasey; and even her own anti-social, anti-cheerleader attitude.

When a family fight results in some tearful sisterly bonding, Alexis realizes that her life is creeping from dysfunction into danger. Kasey is acting stranger than ever: her blue eyes go green sometimes; she uses old-fashioned language; and she even loses track of chunks of time, claiming to know nothing about her strange behavior. Their old house is changing, too. Doors open and close by themselves; water boils on the unlit stove; and an unplugged air conditioner turns the house cold enough to see their breath in.

Alexis wants to think that it's all in her head, but soon, what she liked to think of as silly parlor tricks are becoming life-threatening—to her, her family, and to her budding relationship with the class president. Alexis knows she's the only person who can stop Kasey — but what if that green-eyed girl isn't even Kasey anymore?

My Thoughts:

I got this book like two weeks ago and I read it all the day after I got it! Sorry its taking me so long to post my review! I've been SO busy! Anyways, like I said, I read it all day after I got it and it was AWESOME! It was a bit creepy but it was really good. I'm for sure a scary cat. I get scared REALLY REALLY easily. I did have to stop reading the book at night because I thought a little green eyed girl was going to attack me, lol and I also have a little sister which totally scared me. If you've read the book then you know what I mean. This is a MUST READ!! Katie Alender is an awesome author and I can't wait for the sequel :) I know this is kind of short but the book is GREAT!
Im rating this book a...

I seriously couldn't stop reading (Until I got
Seriously guys! This is a MUST READ!
Oh! And thanks to the people who recommended this book to me! And told me I was going to love it! You guys were SO right :)

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Devoured Contest Link :)

There is this AWESOME contest going on over at Opinionated? Me?
What makes it even MORE amazing is that this is her first contest!! And she is giving away this AMAZING book!! Heres The Link:

Wednesday, September 23, 2009



I FINALLY got a book today!! Its Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender!
I can't wait to start reading (After homework of course)
It came to me from the mail today and the package was covered in pretty stickers :) I also got a hand made bag and a hand made eye pillow and they are SO cute!! Katie Alender (The Author) was the one who send it to me! She gave me a card (Which had instruction in how to wash the bag) and the book was personally signed. It was REALLY nice of her to do that and I'm very grateful! Now I have something to read and Review :D


Another Contest Link!

Hey Guys!!
Theres an awesome contest to win a T.V show called "True Blood" Season One.
I've never heard of but it looks pretty amazing!!!
Its over at Just Another Musing and heres the link:

Monday, September 21, 2009

"Just Like That" by Marsha Qualey WINNER

Since I had 40 comments, I had my Best Friend pick a number from 1 to 40 and she picked... 27!

And number 27 is...

Taschima Cullen
Bloody Bookaholic

Whoo Hoo!!

Congratulations Taschima!!

I am sending you a an email RIGHT NOW :D

I will be having plenty of contests in the future!
So if you didn't win this time, don't worry!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

New Blogger UPDATE- Theres been a mistake

As I told you before, Isabella is new BUT she can't get to her blog and she made a new one so please follow her at:

She made a mistake with her email and needed to make a new blog.
For those of you who don't know what I'm taking about, Isabella came to me and I helped her create a blog. She just loves it now and she would love if you followed her. Her blog is amazing and she will put music up (when I told her how to). She was an amazing person to help out and I'm glad I did it :)

Now since I love helping people out SO much, I decided I want to do it more often!
So if your new OR just need some questions answered please ask me and if I don't know the answer, I'll figure it out :)

So please follow Isabella at her new blog :D

Contest Ends 9pm Pacific Time

Hey Everybody!
My "Just Like That" by Marsha Qualey ends at 9pm Pacific Time!!
Hurry Up and Enter!


Saturday, September 19, 2009

HAHAHA I feel stupid...

Sorry Guys! I messed up on my Twitter button thing BUT I fixed it :)
God, I felt SO stupid when Parodox pointed out when I didnt change the "YourLink" to my Twitter name...
I fixed it so you can follow me on Twitter!!
-Liz :P

Oh and Thanks Parodox for pointing it out to me :D

Awesome Contest Link

Well as you all know the Harry Potter books are VERY popular. I know LOTS of you have read them but sadly I have not (I know! Lame, right?) Well thank goodness for me Book Giveaways is having a contest for the first three Harry Potter books in Paper back. If your like me and missed out on reading the series then you should totally check this link out :D

Thanks Guys :P

Help Me!!

Hey Guys :D
I haven't read any books lately and I need some awesome book recommendations!
Tell me a book you enjoyed a lot and I like all kinds of books!

Name Away!

Thanks Guys :D

Do you want an Awesome Button for your Blog???

If that's a yes than click on the link below!
There's a contest over at Park Avenue Princess and she is willing to custom make a button for your blog!! (Technically its Trin from Bloody bad who's making it) Awesome Right?

Friday, September 18, 2009

Extra Entry for my Contests!

If you want an extra entry for all my contests all you have to do is follow me on Twitter :)
There is a button on my blog that will take you to my Twitter page :D

The only contest I have right now is "Just Like That" by Marsha Qualey

Another New Blogger :D

So I found another New Blogger!
Her name is Dahlia
She tried starting a blog a while ago but she lost interest in the books she was reading and her whole blog was based on those books. NOW her blog is mostly YA and its amazing :D
You guys gotta check her blog out! It would mean a lot to me and a whole lot to her. She even told me she is planning on having a bunch of contests!
The Book Shopaholic
Thanks Guys :)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

GIVEAWAY Reminder :)

Hey guys :)

I just want to remind you that I'm having a contest to win "Just Like That" by Marsha Qualey

Please Enter!!

Thanks Guys :D

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

AMAZING New Blogger :D

Hey guys! My mom works with a guy who has a daughter named Melissa, who loves books :) Her nickname is Missie! Lol and I decided to make simple directions on how to make a blog. I also gave her my email and she emailed me and I helped her some more with creating a blog. NOW she has an amazing blog! She will start posting awesome reviews! She told me she used to write a review for a book when she finished reading which I thought was pretty COOL! She's an awesome person to talk to and I'm glad I helped her out :) Her blog is Book Crazed Chica
Missie is a great person! Her blog is WAY better than mine when I started!
Please check her blog out!

Thanks Guys :D

Walking the Moon by Sarah Dessen

Colie expects the worst when she's sent to spend the summer with her eccentric aunt Mira while her mother, queen of the television infomercial, tours Europe. Always an outcast -- first for being fat and then for being "easy" -- Colie has no friends at home and doesn't expect to find any in Colby, North Carolina. But then she lands a job at the Last Chance Cafe and meets fellow waitresses Morgan and Isabel, best friends with a loving yet volatile relationship. Wacky yet wise, Morgan and Isabel help Colie see herself in a new way and realize the potential that has been there all along.

My Thoughts:

First let me say that I'm SO sorry! I haven't been around much at all! Its just with all my homework its really hard to check my blog. Sorry Guys! Ok so I started reading this book last night and I finished it :) I just LOVE Sarah Dessen. My favorite from her is The Truth about Forever. And Keeping the Moon is like my second favorite :) I haven't read all her books but all the ones I have are great!

Keeping the Moon was really good. Colie had so much anger in her it was crazy! Lots of people would say nasty things about her and she just let them. She was scared. When she went to Colby she wasn't very nice to Norman. She was not used to having someone be nice to her. Isabel was really funny. She couldn't help but criticize people especially Colie. Megan was so used to all the guys going to Isabel that she couldn't believe she found someone for her. She fell in love but was WAY to hung up on him! All these girls were completley different yet became good friends. Mira is Colie's aunt and she didn't care what people thought of her. She was a very happy women. Colie thought she was going to have the worst summer ever when she really had the best.

So much stuff happens in this book and it wasn't so predictable for me. I knew there will be a love interest for Colie but only because its a Sarah Dessen book :D Im rating this book a...

Because It was fun to read :)
I could relate to Colie
and it was well written
-Liz :D

Sunday, September 13, 2009


Sorry guys! I haven't been updating my blog lately. I've been SO busy with school, I haven't had any time to go on the computer. I already have a bunch of homework! This is what happens when you take AP. I haven't had time to read anything and they took away SSR (Silent Sustained Reading) at school! I'm waiting for some good books to be delivered and honestley I have nothing to read! I'll get back to you guys as soon as I can :)


Friday, September 11, 2009

Harry Potter WINNER :)

The Harry Potter winner is...

Kelsey from
The Book Scout

Congratulations Kelsey!
Please email me ASAP with your address :)

Thanks to everyone who entered! I really appreciated it :P
-Liz :D

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Legacy by Cayla Kluver

The first boy disappeared on the day of his birth, on a night when the pale yellow moon of the nighttime sky turned red and bathed the heavens in the ghastly color of blood, on the same night the Kingdom of Cokyri abruptly ceased its merciless attack.

Across the land of Hytanica, under the shadow of the crimson moon, infant boys continued to vanish. Not until the blood had faded from the sky did the disappearances stop, and the bodies of the murdered infants were found outside the gates of the city, a final word from the greatest enemy Hytanica had ever known. For the next sixteen years, peace reigned, but one mystery remained unsolved. The Cokyrians had abducted forty-nine newborns, but returned only forty-eight bodies.

Now, as seventeen-year-old Princess Alera of Hytanica is besieged from all sides by suitors vying for the Throne, a teenage Cokyrian boy, Narian, is encountered within the walls of her Kingdom, a boy who will show Alera a world where women serve a purpose and not just a husband. As Narian helps Alera find her voice, she struggles against an arranged marriage that will shatter the life she has scarcely begun to live. And when Narian's shocking past is uncovered, and war with Cokyri looms once more, he must fight to defy a fate ordained at his birth.

My Thoughts:

Before I start I would like to point out that the Author who wrote this book is 16! Isn't that awesome? It's not everyday I come across an Author who is my age. She wrote the book when she was like 14 or 15. Her name is Cayla Kluver and she's a great Author.
Legacy is such a great book! I won a copy from /- LA FEMME READERS -/ and I started reading last night and couldn't stop! My favorite character is probably Alera because I feel that I can relate to her. She wants to make her father happy but she wants to be happy herself. She doesn't want anything to do with Steldor (I wouldn't either) and she even lets him know she doesn't want him. Steldor has a BIG ego and is very annoying. I hate guys like that. Alera's father wants her to marry him! Steldor thinks Alera is jealous of him! He's obviously not used to having a girl turn him down. And when Narian comes everything seems to change for Alera. She is drawn to him and his mysterious ways. Alera is not sure if she should trust him. He rarely shows any kind of feeling on his face. Yet, Alera trusts him with all her heart. I love Miranna. She such a good sister. She's seems so sweet and friendly (total opposite from mine) and she tries to help out with Alera and Steldor's marriage (By helping I mean not letting Alera marry him).
I swear, once you start reading this book, you can't stop. Its SO good. The book ended with me wanting more! I can't wait till Allegience comes out! Cayla has her own website and she says there will be three books in the series, Legacy, Allegiance and Redemption. You should check out her awesome
And her blog is: Cayla's Author Blog
This is such an awesome book to read and I would recommend it to anyone who likes reading for fun! Im going to rate it a...

Because it was amazing
It was WAY to good to put down
and seriously, it's one of the best :D
Please tell me what you think of the book! It's one of my favorite book BUT I would love to hear your opinion :)
Thanks Guys

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Harry Potter Giveaway!

Hey guys! My Harry Potter contest ends on September 10th! Please come and enter!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Contest!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles

Nothing has been the same since Caleb Becker left a party drunk, got behind the wheel, and hit Maggie Armstrong. Even after months of painful physical therapy, Maggie walks with a limp. Her social life is nil and a scholarship to study abroad—her chance to escape everyone and their pitying stares—has been canceled.

After a year in juvenile jail, Caleb’s free . . . if freedom means endless nagging from a transition coach and the prying eyes of the entire town. Coming home should feel good, but his family and ex-girlfriend seem like strangers.

Caleb and Maggie are outsiders, pigeon-holed as "criminal" and "freak." Then the truth emerges about what really happened the night of the accident and, once again, everything changes. It’s a bleak and tortuous journey for Caleb and Maggie, yet they end up finding comfort and strength from a surprising source: each other.

My Thoughts:

My best friend (Jenna) let me borrow this book the other day and I just started reading it last night. Once I started I cloud NOT put it down. I stayed up until three in the morning reading to the end. It was SO good! I LOVED it! I was hooked to the book as soon as I started the first sentence. Isn't that crazy? I thought this book was sad. And it was very emotional! I swear I cried at the end! The only thing I didn't like so much was the end. I mean I liked the very last sentences but not what happend between certain people... I'm not going to tell you because you have to read it and find out! It's very sad at the end... Anyways, Maggie and Caleb are great characters. I love that Maggie stayed strong threw the book, she became even stronger after she met Mrs. Reynolds. I play lots of sports and I would HATE it if I ever got ran over by a car. It would ruin my life. I know I would learn to live threw it like Maggie did. But I don't think I would be as brave and strong as her. And Caleb seemed like such a great guy! He would take the blame for ANYTHING! He cared for Maggie. ALOT. He would also protect his sister no matter what. I hope you guys love this book as much as I did! I'm rating it a...

Because it was emotional :P
I could not stop reading no matter what!
I knew it was going to be AWESOME because my best friend picked it out for me!!

Please tell what you guys thought of this book!

Thanks guys :P

The Way Home by George Peleconos GIVEAWAY Link

Theres an awesome contest over at The Eclectic Book Lover!
Come Check It Out!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

The Secret Life Of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike with its strong, assured voice. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's fiercest racists, Lily decides they should both escape to Tiburon, South Carolina--a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. There they are taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a mesmerizing world of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their household. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love--a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.

My Thoughts:

I've heard a lot of great things about this book from so many different people. My mom even says people from her work talk about it. So I went to Powell's and bought it for My mom and I to read. I've obviously read it but not my mom. She mostly interested in Ann Rule books. But she'll get around to it especially since I thinks its such a great book! Yupp, that's right, I loved it! I'm hoping the movie is really good, I've seen some reviews and it looks good. Anyways, this book was a little sad. I mean, It would suck to live like Lily. Knowing what she did. But I don't want to ruin anything for you guys because this is such a good book and you should read it and find out. I thought Lily was SO brave for helping Rosaleen and having to go threw the things she did with her dad. It also really sucked that Lily didn't have any friends at school and she basically hated herself. I'm glad she did what she did. It's a great book. I recommend this to EVERYONE! I'm rating it a...

Because it was well written
It was a great read
and I couldn't put it down once I started!
Thanks Guys!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

BFF Blogger :)

My Best Friend EVER (who's name is Jenna) has a blog and you guys should check it out. She makes like the BEST reviews EVER! I love them :) She's a great writer and she LOVES books! She's been blogging since March and she's great. Did I mention she's a great writer???
*She's the one on the left*
*I'm obviously the one on the right*
(Doesn't she look cool with those glasses???) She posts about the best books and, well you know, she's a GREAT WRITER! Her blog is
A Read in the Life
Her blog is AWESOME! So please check her out :p
Oh yeah, if you follow her, you get an extra entry in all my Giveaways!

Thanks Guys :)

Just Like That by Marsha Qualey GIVEAWAY

Things change so suddenly. one day Hanna has a long-term boyfriend; the next, she realizes she doesn't have strong feelings for him and breaks up with him. one day Hanna trusts her two best friends completely; the next, all of that trust is toppled. And then Hanna finds herself the bearer of a major secret: she was the last person to see two teenagers before they died in an accident on the icy lake. she can't tell anyone, so when Hanna finds herself drawn to will, the elusive boy she's noticed around town, the kind of boy who'd increase any girl's pulse, she doesn't hold back. what she learns about him will astonish her. but what she learns about herself—her friendships, her family, her life—will affect her far more.

Giveaway Rules:
1. This is only for members of the U.S (Sorry if your an international reader but I can't afford it right now)
2. Leave a comment WITH your Email Address
3. Must leave a seperate comment for the Extra Entries

Extra Entries:
1. +1 if you are a follower/ became a follower
2. +1 if you blog about my contest, let me know where
3. +1 if you follow Jenna at A Read in the Life
4. +1 If you follow me on Twitter (I have a button on my blogger page)

Giveaway ends on September 20th!

Thank You :)


Contest for The Smart One and The Pretty One over at Libby's Library News

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Winner of Blue is for Nightmares!

Ok so I went to and used the True Random Number Generator and number 13 is the winner! I had 35 comments all together!

Number 13 is...

Mary Ann DeBorde

Congratulation Mary!
Please email me ASAP your address

Thank you everyone who entered and don't worry! I'll have plenty of more contests!

Lemonade Award (Again!)

So I got the Lemonade award again! This time I'll nominate 10 blogs! I got the award from Adrienne [An Addicted Book Reader], and this was her first award (Congrats!). Ok so the Lemonade award is a feel good award that shows great attitude or gratitude and my nominees are:

1. Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books
2. Kate at Read This Book!
4. Danielle at The Book Blogger
7. Lisa at Book Blab
8. Jacqueline at The Eclectic Book Lover
9. Trisha at Trisha's Book Blog
10. Zombie Girrrl at Crackin' Spines & Takin' Names

Blue is For Nightmares GIVEAWAY!

Hey guys! It's the last day to enter my Blue is for Nightmares Giveaway! I'm going to pick the winner in like 3 hours! So come and enter!

Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Way Home by George Pelecanos GIVEAWAY

The Way Home by George Pelecanos GIVEAWAY over at


Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson

Her new summer job comes with baggage. Scarlett Martin has grown up in a most unusual way. Her family owns the Hopewell, a small hotel in the heart of New York City, and Scarlett lives there with her four siblings - Spencer, Lola, and Marlene.When each of the Martins turns fifteen, they are expected to take over the care of a suite in the once elegant, now shabby Art Deco hotel. For Scarlett's fifteenth birthday, she gets both a room called the Empire Suite, and a permanent guest called Mrs. Amberson. Scarlett doesn't quite know what to make of this C-list starlet, world traveler, and aspiring autobiographer who wants to take over her life. And when she meets Eric, an astonishingly gorgeous actor who has just moved to the city, her summer takes a second unexpected turn. Before the summer is over, Scarlett will have to survive a whirlwind of thievery, Broadway glamour, romantic missteps, and theatrical deceptions. But in the city where anything can happen, she just might be able to pull it off.

My Thoughts:

Before I got this book, I was REALLY excited to be getting it and reading it. It looked really good and I like Maureen Johnson. So when I started reading it I realized it wasn't as good as I thought it would be BUT I still really liked it! I loved the relationship between Scarlett and her older brother. But I didn't like that her younger sister, Marlene, seemed to hate her so much. I didn't really understand that. I really liked Lola's character! She seemed So nice and sweet! Marlene seemed so bratty and mean! Spencer was probably my favorite because he seemed like a really funny cool brother. I loved his way of making people laugh! If I ever had a brother I would want him to be like Spencer. Anyways, When they first introduced Eric into the story I really liked him. But later with all the drama he was bringing I didn't like so much. With his girlfriend and all... Lol anways, I almost forgot about Mrs. Amberson! How can I forget about her! She was also one of my favorite characters. She was a funny women and I LOVED her crazy personality! This book was fun and I really liked it! A lot of crazy things happened to all these characters and it was really interesting to read. Im giving this book a...

because It was a fun book
I really liked
and It was very interesting

PLEASE tell me your opinion! Good or Bad I don't mind!

Friday, August 28, 2009

Take Me There by Susane Colosanti

Rhiannon has just been dumped without a reason. She's miserable beyond belief. Nicole has just dumped her boyfriend with a reason. She's confused beyond belief. And James...James would do nearly anything to get Rhiannon to stop mooning over her ex and finally notice him as more than her buddy. Over the course of a week, many things will happen to these three friends. There will be confessed secrets, messages on sidewalks, delivered flowers, a ton of photocopied notes, one awesome speech, and lots and lots of karma.
But in the end, will they discover what they truly want?

My Thoughts:

I've always been a fan of Susane Colosanti work.
Some things in this book were predictable and some were not. It was a pretty good book. It was cool to read all the characters different perspective of the things that were going on. This was not one of those books that you can't put down, its more like a good SSR book for school or just for fun. I had fun reading it and I'm sure you will. I liked When It Happens a lot more and I haven't read the latest Susane Colosanti book, but it looks really good!
Well this is not a must read or to die for but it was good. I did enjoy it and hopefully you will too. I think I'm going to keep this short and rate the book now. I just made a new rating system and this is my first book I'm using it on! Anyways, I'm giving this book a...

because it was good
yet not to die for
and it was a fun book to read

Technical Difficulties: SOLVED

YAY! I fixed it! NOW you guys can comment! Thank god someone told me how to fix it or I would be screwed for awhile!
Thank you Kate from The Neverending Shelf who told me I had a problem with it in the first place and told me how to fix it. I'm VERY grateful for that!

-Liz :)

Technical Difficulties???

Im thinking I'm having some Technical Difficulties with my computer OR my blog. I don't know which one yet! Maybe you guys can help? I don't think it works for people to comment on my blog OR its just my computer. But I can comment on other peoples blog except mine and my sisters and I don't know why. Can you guys try commenting on this post and if it doesnt work PLEASE email me and tell me it won't work. If I'm right and there is something wrong with my blog can someone tell me how to fix it? I hope so

Thanks Guys!
-Liz :)

Thursday, August 27, 2009

One Scream Away by Katy Brady

One Step Away
Seven years ago Beth Denision was attacked by a killer named Chevy Banks. Since then, she created a new life for herself and her daughter,one far removed from the night that ended in an awful tragedy. But now Bankes is out of prison. And his chilling phone calls tell Beth he's coming for her.

One Breath Away
Ex-FBI agent Neil Sheridan is driven to investigate a chain of murders eerily similar to disturbing any case from his past. When the killers trail dead ends at Beth's door step, Neil finds a beautiful women with a secret she'll do anything to keep. Yet even as Beth surrenders to Neils protection-and then his embrace-she'll still refuse to tell him why Bankes hungers to hear her scream, and why she'll soon consider doing the unthinkable: face Bankes alone.

My Thoughts: (A little Random)

Wow. I'm starting to really like these kind of books! It has a chilling suspense that grabs you and won't let you go. Its just another one of those that you can't put down! It wasn't as good as I Can See You by Karen Rose but it was still really good. I'm glad I won this book in a contest. I thought Beth was really brave throughout the whole book. She did everything to keep her daughter safe! I would have done the same thing. I'm SUPER protective especially with my sister. Anyways, Beth was short and really protective so she reminded me of me. I'm a short person (5 feet tall EXACTLY), Ok so Neil was nice enough to care for Beth and try hard to protect her (Don't you wish you had a guy like that!). He did just about anything to make sure she never went threw the pain she did years before. He didn't want her to be scared anymore either. I'm giving this book an...

Because it was scary
It was sexy
It was pulse pounding
and definitely romantic!

If you have read this book PLEASE tell me your opinion!
Bad or Good

New Blogger!

Ok guys we got a new bloger in town and its my SISTER! She just started getting into books so I hope you guys will start following her and check out what she got! Her blog is:

PLEASE check her out, she will start posting reviews and MAYBE a contest...
She's a bit young but give her a chance.

Thanks Guys!


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

I Can See You by Karen Rose

New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose delivers her latest pulse-pounding suspense novel, where the line between the virtual world and everyday reality blurs when it comes to murder. Eve Wilson's face was once scarred by a vicious assault. Terrified and ashamed, she escaped to the online realm, where she could choose the face she allowed people to see. Years later, her outer scars faded and inner scars buried, Eve has fought her way back to the real world and is determined to help others do the same. Now a graduate student moonlighting as a bartender, Eve researches the addictive powers of online communities. When her test subjects begin turning up dead as a result of apparent suicides, she doesn't know where to turn. Homicide detective Noah Webster is one of the few people who believe the victims are connected murders. Eve becomes Noah's online guide and realizes that the handsome detective may have secret scars as painful as her own. As Eve and Noah chase a killer who is always one step ahead of them, together they try to overcome the tragedies of their pasts and learn to trust again, but they soon discover that danger is much closer than they think.

My Thoughts:

Let me tell ya, this book was LONG! But I finished it in a day and a half! (I know, I'm SO cool). I finished it fast because, well, it was... AMAZING! Karen Rose is now officially one of my favorite authors. I love how every chapter was someone elses perspective which was really cool. One chapter was about the killer and what he wanted to do to his victims (Pretty Nasty). Another would be about Eve and what she was doing. You know what I mean. Anyways it was pretty interesting. I never got bored of this book, it kept me wanting more! It was actually a very good book and hopefully I will be able to read more of Karen Rose's work. I don't want to spoil anything so you HAVE to read this one on your own! It's totally worth it. So, I'm giving this book an...

(Yeah, I know, I gave it a plus! Its that good!)
Because it was NEVER boring
It kept me wanting MORE
and it was just surprising, shocking and marvelous!

SO Into You by Sandra Hill and The Lost Dog Giveaway!

Angel Sabato has been in love with best friend Grace O'Brien for 10 years--but he's only just realized it. Too bad she doesn't take him seriously when he tells her about his feelings. Now Grace is left to wonder if her problems from the past are keeping her from opening herself to love. But she brushes these "useless" musings aside, concentrating instead on the work she's doing as an apprentice to folk healer Tante Lulu and keeping up with the old woman's good deeds. Unbeknownst to Grace, Tante Lulu has decided to try her hand at matchmaking again. And Tante Lulu has never failed before!

Park Avenue Princess is having a contest for this book! It looks really good so you guys should enter!

Tom Loxley, an Indian-Australian professor, is less concerned with finishing his book on Henry James than with finding his dog, who is lost in the Australian bush.Joining his daily hunt is Nelly Zhang, an artist whose husband disappeared mysteriously years before Tom met her. Although Nelly helps him search for his beloved pet, Tom isn't sure if he should trust this new friend.Tom has preoccupations other than his book and Nelly and his missing dog, mainly concerning his mother, who is suffering from the various indignities of old age. He is constantly drawn from the cerebral to the primitive--by his mother's infirmities, as well as by Nelly's attractions. THE LOST DOG makes brilliant use of the conventions of suspense and atmosphere while leading us to see anew the ever-present conflicts between our bodies and our minds, the present and the past, the primal and the civilized.

Park Avenue Princess is ALSO having a contest for the Lost Dog!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Out Of The Miry Clay by Telika Howard

An inspirational work of young adult urban fiction, this 27,983 word manuscript depicts the journey of a female protagonist whose pursuit of success leads her uncover things about herself and her ability to lean on God in times of need.The novel's protagonist is a girl living in the inner-city, with the aspirations of becoming a singer. Soon, after a small break comes her way, a stranger helps her to become closer to God and many tragic things begin to happen in her life. In addition, a nagging melody begins in her head that she tries to ignore, but is always there. After the girl fails at trying to get her album together, she finds words to this melody that directly contradict the ultra sexy, ultra violent lyrics she is required to sing. Ultimately, she realizes that this is the true calling that God has on her life and it not only changes her in significant ways but changes others in her life as well.

I havn't gotten the chance to read this one yet BUT you guys should totally check it out! It sounds like a very good book and as soon as it comes out to the bookstores I'll probably go out and buy it. It came out on Amazon so PLEASE check it out!

Tell me what you guys think of this one!


Thursday, August 20, 2009

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Contest!

It all comes down to this - a final faceoff between good and evil. You plan to pull out all the stops, but every time you solve one mystery, three more evolve. Do you stay the course you started, despite your lack of progress? Do you detour and follow a new lead that may not help? Do youlisten to your instincts, or your friends?Lord Voldemort is preparing for battle and so must Harry. With Ron and Hermione at his side, he's trying to hunt down Voldemort's Horcruxes, escape danger at every turn, and find a way to defeat evil once and for all. How does it all end?

Hopefully a lot of people enter this contest!

Giveaway Rules:
1. This is only for members of the U.S (Sorry if your an international reader but I can't afford it)
2. Leave a comment WITH your Email Address
3. Must leave a seperate comment for the Extra Entries

Extra Entries:
1. +1 if you are a follower/ became a follower
2. +1 if you blog about my contest, let me know where

Contest Ends On September 10th!

Thank you for entering!

Swim the Fly by Don Calame

Three adolescent boys with a single goal: see a real live naked girl. The result? Razor-sharp, rapid-fire, and raunchy, of course. And beyond hilarious.

Fifteen-year-old Matt Gratton and his two best friends, Coop and Sean, always set themselves a summertime goal. This year's? To see a real-live naked girl for the first time — quite a challenge, given that none of the guys has the nerve to even ask a girl out on a date. But catching a girl in the buff starts to look easy compared to Matt's other summertime aspiration: to swim the 100-yard butterfly (the hardest stroke known to God or man) as a way to impress Kelly West, the sizzling new star of the swim team. In the spirit of Hollywood’s blockbuster comedies, screenwriter-turned-YA-novelist Don Calame unleashes a true ode to the adolescent male: characters who are side-splittingly funny, sometimes crude, yet always full of heart.

My Thoughts: (Very short thoughts today!)

I honestly didn't think I was going to like this one. It sounded interesting so I got it at the library and I read it the other day when I was at the beach. Once I started I couldn't really stop. It was pretty good. It was actually hilarious. I really laughed out loud quite a few times! I loved the way Don Calame wrote this! It was just so funny!

Spoilers Below!

I loved how Matt wouldn't give up especially when he didn't have to Swim the Fly anymore! And he wouldn't give up on trying to get Kelly. I honestly didn't know what he saw in that girl! I was always a fan of Valerie as soon as she came into the story. Matt and his friends were very funny and the things they did just to see a real live naked girl was so funny and embarrassing!

Spoilers Above!

I really needed a book to make me laugh and this book definitely accomplished that!
So I'm giving this book an...

Why you ask?
Because it was hilarious
it was fun to read
and I loved it!

If you've read this PLEASE let me know what you think (About the book)!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Suite Scarlett Winner!

Sorry guys! I'm a little late! I forgot I had to go to the beach this weekend (I couldn't really do much). Anyways the winner of Suite Scarlett is...

Jess from Barneys book blog

Congratulations Jess!

Thanks for everyone who entered my contest! There will definitely be more contests!

Monday, August 10, 2009


I'm having foot surgery tomorrow and I don't know if I will be able to go on the computer. I won't be able to walk for two weeks and then six weeks on crutches. I know I WILL be able to announce the Suite Scarlett winner (Somehow).
Anyways I just wanted to let you guys know!

Wish me luck :)

Twenty Boy Summer Winner!

Alright! It's time to announce the winner of Twenty Boy Summer By Sara Ockler!

The winner of Twenty Boy Summer is...

Congratulations Leslie :)
I send you an email and would like to hear back from you ASAP!

Thank you everyone one else who participated in the contest! I really appreciated it. If you didn't win, there will be plenty more contest for you to enter and win!

Thanks Again :)

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Blue is for Nightmares Contest

"I Know Your Secret . . ."

Stacey's junior year at boarding school isn't easy. She's not the most popular girl at school, or the smartest, or the prettiest. She's got a crush on her best friend's boyfriend, and an even darker secret that threatens to ruin her friendships for good. And now she's having nightmares again. Not just any nightmares – these dreams are too real to ignore, like she did three years ago. The last time she ignored them, a little girl died. This time they're about Drea, her best friend who's become the target of one seriously psycho stalker. It started with weird e-mails and freaky phone calls. Now someones leaving Drea white lilies – the same death lilies that have been showing up in Stacey's dreams. Everybody thinks it's just a twisted game . . . until another girl at school is brutally murdered. There are no witnesses. Worst of all, no one has a perfect alibi. With everyone as a potential suspect, Stacey turns to the one secret weapon she can trust – the folk magic taught to her by her grandmother. Will Stacey's magic be strong enough to expose the true killer, or will the killer make her darkest nightmares come true?

Giveaway Rules:
1. This is only for members of the U.S (Sorry if your an
international reader but I can't afford it right now)
2. Leave a comment WITH your Email Address
3. Must leave a seperate comment for the Extra Entries

Extra Entries:
1. +1 if you are a follower/ became a follower
2. +1 if you blog about my contest, let me know where
3. +1 if you comment on my Blue is for Nightmares review:

Each extra entries MUST be in seperate comments or it will NOT count!

Giveaway Ends On August 30th

Thank You :)

Friday, August 7, 2009

Lemonade Award :)

I'm really happy because I won this award twice, once by Kristen at Bookworming in the 21st Century and once by Faye at Ramblings Of A Teenage Bookworm
The Lemonade Award Rules:
The Lemonade Award is a feel good award that shows great attitude or gratitude. Here are the rules for accepting this award: -Put the Lemonade Award logo on your blog or post. -Nominate at least 10 blogs that show great attitude or gratitude. -Link your nominees within your post. -Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog. -Share the love and link to the person from whom you received the award. Here is my list of nominees:

Godlybandgeek07 at Books are my Best Friends!
Diana Dang at Stop, Drop, and Read!
Oikz at Strange Epiphanies

Thursday, August 6, 2009

My Forbidden Desire By Carolyn Jewel

Alexandrine Marit is a witch in mortal danger. An evil mage craves the powerful, mysterious talisman that supplies her magic, and the only person who can keep her safe is a dark and dangerous fiend called Xia. With his fierce animosity toward witches, he's hardly the ideal bodyguard. Yet as days turn into nights, she can't deny the white-hot passion between them.

Xia hates witches. They enslave and mercilessly kill his kind. But he's been ordered to protect Alexandrine, who, to his surprise, has a spirit he admires and a body he longs to possess. With the mage and his henchmen closing in, Alexandrine and her protector must trust the passion that can unite them...or risk losing everything to the enemies who can destroy them both.

My Thoughts:

This book was SO intense... and I LOVED it! I won this book in a contest and I entered because it sounded interesting and thought it would be a fun read. It was a great read! I really liked this one. I also entered because the cover is awesome! I didn't know this was a sequel to another book until after I read it but you can't tell when you read it so you won't be confused.
I couldn't decide which one was my favorite character but I think it would have to be Alexandrine because Xia has a really bad attitude and because she never ever gives up and does everything in her will power to protect Xia and herself even if that mean risking her own life.

There are people out to get Alexandrine and she doesn't even know it until her brother (who she thinks is dead) shows up one day to tell Alexandrine that she is in great danger and needs protection. Alexandrine is just really shocked to see her brother alive in front of her and now he's telling her she's in danger? This is way to much to handle for Alexandrine. And to top it all off, her brother sends Xia to protect her who by the way, hates her guts.

Xia doesnt want to protect Alexandrine, he wants to kill her. Witches hunts and kills his kind. He doesn't want to trust her and he really wants nothing to do with her.

Alexandrine and Xia both are really fun characters to read and are both really interesting. I enjoyed reading both of their perspectives. This is one book I really enjoyed and hopefully you enjoy it as much as I did. I would definitely recommend this book to you guys! I'm giving this book an...
Why you ask?
Because it was intense (In a good way)
I could not put it down to save my life
and It's now one of my favorite books

Just because I loved this book so much doesn't mean I will freak out if you tell me other wise. I would LOVE to hear your opinion, trust me I don't bite! :)

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Skunk Girl By Sheba Karim

If Nina Khan were to rate herself on the unofficial Pakistani prestige point system – the one she’s sure all the aunties and uncles use to determine the most attractive marriage prospects for their children – her scoring might go something like this: +2 points for getting excellent grades –3 points for failing to live up to expectations set by genius older sister +4 points for dutifully obeying parents and never, ever going to parties, no matter how antisocial that makes her seem to everyone at Deer Hook High –1 point for harboring secret jealousy of her best friends, who are allowed to date like normal teenagers +2 points for never drinking an alcoholic beverage –10 points for obsessing about Asher Richelli, who talks to Nina like she’s not a freak at all, even though he knows that she has a disturbing line of hair running down her back

In this wryly funny debut novel, the smart, sassy, and utterly lovable Nina Khan tackles friends, family, and love, and learns that it’s possible to embrace two very different cultures – even if things can get a little bit, well, hairy.

My Thoughts:

Nina is Muslim and her family is VERY strict. She is not aloud to have a boyfriend because her parents will pick a husband for her and they don't want her to fall behind on her studies. They expect her to get into a very good college which would be Yale. Nina's sister is going to Harvard and they expect Nina to be like her. People start to think that Nina is weird because her parents won't let her go to any parties or sleepovers.
Then there is a new kid that every girl in her school wants and flirts a lot with him. His name is Asher and Nina starts to REALLY like him. He talks to her like she isn't a freak (which she thinks she is but she's not!).
Nina is very self conscious so she hates everything about herself. She thinks she is hairy and that everyone notices. When Asher points out that she has a stripe of hair going down her back she freaks! This is a funny and fun book to read.
I know I can relate to Nina A LOT! My parents are really strict too, but not as strict because I can go to sleepovers. Anyways, I'm really self conscious also. So I feel her pain!
This was a very sweet book and I liked it. I really didn't think I was going to like it but it wasn't bad. I just picked it up at the library and thought I would try it out.
If your bored or whatever I would recommend reading this book!
Im giving this book a...

Why you ask?
Because it was funny and sweet
It kept me busy
and it was fun to read!

Please comment and tell me what you think!


Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Club Meds By Katherine Hall Page

Jack Sutton has been on meds since third grade, when his mother came to his classroom and discovered his teacher had put him in a washing machine box. Jack and his friends refer to the nurse's office, where they line up daily for their medications, as Club Meds. But Club Meds is no vacation spot — it's what enables Jack and Mary, who have ADHD, and Sam, who suffers from epilepsy, to navigate the treacherous waters of Busby Memorial High School. So when major-league bully and Jack's longtime nemesis Chuck forces Jack to turn over his Ritalin, Jack is once again in a box, one that's far more frightening than a discarded packing carton. The kids from Club Meds come to Jack's defense with a plan that's outrageous and dangerous, and a long shot at best. It will test their determination and their courage — and it will change their lives forever.

My Thoughts:

This was a small, fun, fast and easy to read book. It only took me a day, actually less than that. But I still liked it. It wasn't to die for, but its a good read. It wasn't one of those books that you can't put down or your gonna freak but it was very interesting. I really liked to read about Jack and his ADHD problem. It was actually kind of sad. I felt really bad for Jack and his relationship towards his father. And his mother really annoyed me. She got way up in his business! I felt really bad for Joseph. He's not a main character but I think its messed up that kids picked him last (more like second to last because Jack was picked last) because he was in a wheel chair. But he's really good at sports and it really pissed me off that kids do that! Anyways, I'm giving this book a
Why you ask?
Because it was a fast and fun read
It was very well written
And it was a great story