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Blogger Book Fair Reader's Choice Awards WINNERS

1st annual Blogger Book Fair All’s Fair in Blogs and More! Hosted by Paranormal Lounge Thank you to all who participated in the Reader's Choice Awards! This has been a lot of fun, and I am definitely looking forward to participating again next year! Here is the winner this for this year's awards: Young Adult What Kills Me by Wynne Channing New Adult T he Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton Fantasy - TIE! Flight of Blue: Keys Chronicles by A.E. Howard Lichgates: Book One of the Grimoire Trilogy by S.M. Boyce   Urban Fantasy Vaempires: Revolution by Thomas Winship Thriller Underneath by Michael Cargill PNR – TIE! Five: Book One of the Elemental Enmity Series by Christie Rich Sweet Blood of Mine: Book One of the Overworld Chronicles by John Corwin   Horror The Portrait of Alatiel Salazar by Steven Katriel   Short Story Not the Norm by Becca J. Campbell Humor Into You by

Author Interview with Amanda Nuri

I'd like to welcome Amanda Nuri to our blog today!  Read on to find out more about Amanda's debut book, Emerald Butterfly. Title:  Emerald Butterfly Author:   Amanda Nuri Length:   278 pages Published:   July 2012 Genre:   YA Available:   Lulu Samantha Clearwater is just fitting into her new life in Del Mar, California. After the numerous times she’d moved in the past, all she wants is a normal senior year…until she meets Nathan West. Samantha can’t help but fall for him the moment she lays her eyes on his. But Nathan isn’t everything he seems. When unexplainable incidents creep into Samantha’s life, nearly taking it, Nathan admits the scary truth. Samantha is a Universal, someone with incredibly amazing, supernatural powers. As she discovers and learns to control them, Samantha becomes aware of two opposing forces, the Dark and the Light. They each want her on their side, and they’ll do whatever it takes for her to join. When she refuses, she’s kidnapped, t

Blogger Book Fair Reader's Choice Awards

1st annual Blogger Book Fair All’s Fair in Blogs and More! July 26th through July 29th Hosted by Paranormal Lounge Click Here to 'Like' the Blogger Book Fair Facebook Page Welcome to the Reader's Choice Awards!  This is where anyone can vote on their favorite book in a genre category.   All participating authors have been entered in at least one category, provided their work had already been published, and each category has at least 3 books and two authors competing.   The winning author/book in each category will receive a web badge and will be featured on the new Blogger Book Fair site once it's up and running.  The voting goes throughout the July 28, and winners will be announced the last day of the fair, July 29.  Click here for a more information on the Reader's Choice Awards and to see the blog awards. ____________________ Here's how it works: There are 12 categories of genres.  Vote for your favorite book from each

Waiting on Wednesday #2: Seduced in the Dark by C.J. Roberts

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. My next eagerly anticipated book is:   Seduced in the Dark (The Dark Duet #2) Author: CJ Roberts Publication Date: September 1, 2012  Genre: Adult Fiction, Erotica I read the first book in The Dark Duet in June and have been very impatiently awaiting the sequel. You can find my review for Captive in the Dark (The Dark Duet #1) on Goodreads. What's your "waiting on" pick this week? Find out how you can participate HERE!

Teaser Tuesday #2

Title: The Scorpio Races Author: Maggie Stiefvater Genre: YA Fantasy Published: October 2011 Available From:  Amazon  and Barnes & Noble " There are too many people on horseback today trying to prove themselves, trying to prepare, trying to get faster. They haven't discovered yet that it's not the fastest who make it to race day. You only have to be the fastest of those who are left. " Location 1501-1503 (Kindle edition), page 101 Teaser Tuesday is a weekly Meme hosted by Should Be Reading where you share two (2) “teaser” sentences from your current read to try to entice others to want to seek it out.   Find out how you can participate Here!

Book Fair Contest Instructions

Blogger Book Fair 2012 July 26th through July 29th All’s Fair in Blogs and More! Welcome to the Shut Up & Read blog! We are proud to be hosting the book category contest.  Here's how it will work: 1. Each book will be listed by categories according to the information given by the author. 2. Anyone and everyone can stop by the Shut Up & Read blog between July 26 and July 28 and vote via blog poll for their favorite book. You can vote for one book from each of the 12 categories. 3. Votes will be tallied and winner for each category announced on the last day of the book fair, July 29. 4. Category winners will receive a book fair winner web badge to proudly display on their blog. Here are the book categories: Young Adult New Adult Fantasy Urban Fantasy Thriller Paranormal Paranormal Romance Romance Sci-Fi Humor Short Story Horror So stop back by our blog on the 26th to vote! And don't forget to

Think Out Loud #2

What is Think Out Loud? Think Out Loud is a weekly meme created by Thinks Books to break out of the blogging bubble. Consider your Think Out Loud posts a time to do WHATEVER YOU WANT! You can find more information and how to participate on your blog HERE! So, here is my Think Out Loud for this week!   Tulips are one of my favorite flowers.

Determinant by A.M. Hargrove Blog Tour

Welcome to our stop on the Determinant blog tour! Have we got a treat for you're going to be glad you stopped by! Oh, and don't forget to enter the wondrously fabulously awesome giveaway from A.M.! Rafflecopter below for a chance to win an ebook of Resurrection or Determinant, or a Kindle Touch! But first, the book Determinant by A.M. Hargrove (The Guardians of Vesturon #3) January St. Davis, on her own since the age of sixteen and struggling to stay in college, thinks she’s scored in a major way when she lands a paid summer internship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. One evening, after working an especially long shift, a chance encounter with a group of mysterious men alters the course of her life. Rykerian Yarrister, a Guardian of Vesturon with unearthly powers and impossibly gorgeous looks, finds himself at odds over the human female he recently saved from certain death. When it seems he is on the verge of winning