Thursday, May 22, 2014

I'M BAAAAAAACCCCCKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hello my loves!

*sighs in contentment* You guys have NO idea what it feels to not be able to post anything let alone read! Felt like I was out in a desert with no water! 

Let me explain a little about what is going on with me...

Last year I had a job that had me working nonstop. I quit that job and found another that pretty much does the same but there a HUGE difference...I actually like this one. I work with kids now. I love this new job. I'm good at what I do and I love teaching! I also get to do the funny ridiculous voices that come with reading Children's Books!Of course, the fact that I am sharing my love of reading to kids (get them while they're young!) is AMAZING! Plus, this job is a lot more flexible which means that I now have time to read!!!!! Yayyyy mee!!! *happy dance*
I'm VERY bad at math and for some reason I decided to wait forever before taking another math class after HS and the whole time I kept thinking, "What the shemurr?!" o.O

I recently moved out on my own and am LOVING it! Feeling like an adult now (even though I'm about to be 24 in about 50 days). Didn't quite hit me that I really was an adult until I was cooking myself something for dinner about a month ago instead of waiting for my mum to tell me that dinner was ready. How weird. O.O
My new place. :D


Between school, work, teaching, family/friends/boyfriend my life was and is hectic and crazy BUT I now have time to get back to my true love...BOOKS!

Here is what I will be reading:
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He doesn't yet have a cover...yet. Wait for it...(hahaha let me know if you get the reference!) 
So far I have no idea what it's even about but David is one of the few authors whose books I will read without ever reading a synopsis. He's just that good. But you should already know what with all the ranting I do about him. Anyway expect a review soon! Very soon!

As to my posting, reading, and reviewing schedule well that'll be a slow and steady type deal. I would love to just jump back into my old schedule where I pretty much posted as soon as I finished a book and had 5 or 6 reviews ready to be published but with my schedule it'll have to be a 2-3 times a week thing. 

I will try to give the blog a makeover in the next week or so and maybe, quite possibly hold a giveaway as a celebration of my return! You guys deserve it so keep an eye out!
Photoshoot the other day...sike! I was just bored and messing around with my camera and the lighting in my room.
-Martha

Monday, February 24, 2014

Party Time with Fire Country & David Estes!

Today, Fire Country by David Estes turns one year old! In the first year since Fire Country was born, so much has happened. David signed with an agent, sold more than 10,000 books, wrote five more books and published a further three). He knew he just had to celebrate and he'd love for you to be a part of it! David owes so much of his support to the blogger community, and he wants everyone to have the chance to be a part of the Fire Country Birthday Bash.
Everyone goes home a winner, simply follow the prompts below and swipe your eCopy of Fire Country from Smashwords. Read and leave a review on Amazon if you enjoyed it. Feel free to share the code with your friends, family, neighbours and literary inclined pets.
Coupon Code: WH62C
Expiration: March 1, 2014
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What's a party without prizes? Yes, David is not only giving everyone a chance to download their own copy of Fire Country, book one in the Country Saga for free, but he's also giving you stuff too. You could win an Amazon giftcard open internationally, U.S residents can win a signed copy of the David Estes book of your choice, or a handful of David Estes eBooks of your choice. Awesome.
Visit David via his Blog  Facebook • Twitter and via Goodreads
Pay Perry the Prickler a visit on Twitter and Goodreads

Friday, February 7, 2014

Cover Reveal | Flawed Perfection by Cassandra Giovanni

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Flawed Perfection
Beautifully Flawed, #1
Cassandra Giovanni
Publisher: Show N'ot Tell Publishing
Cover Designer: Gio Design Studios
Release Date: March 7, 2014
Bobby Beckerson was the American All-Star hockey player--he was the spitting image of perfection to his family. Goofy, sweet and undeniably gorgeous, he had everything but the one girl he wanted: River Ahlers.
River Ahlers is successful in everything but love. She's been in love with Adam Beckerson since they were kids. Worst of all she's stuck right in the middle of the brother's dueling over everything and anything, and she doesn't even know she's the ultimate prize.
Adam Beckerson was a boy with a guitar, a smile that sunk girl's hearts and a stone wall around his own. He was anything but perfect, and no matter how hard he tried he was nothing compared to Bobby. Sweet, damaged, with boyish good-looks, nobody thought Adam loved anyone but himself.
Bobby loved River, River loved Adam and Adam only loved himself--or so everyone thought. Then one night everything changes, and as it threatens to destroy everyone involved a tragedy strikes that will break them all...
GENRE: New Adult Contemporary Romance
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Cassandra, you have outdone yourself on this one!
I love the little details of the blue and the red. And the eye candy? Yep, totally enjoying the view!
Plus, it just screams romance and angst!
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Cassandra doesn't remember a time when she wasn't writing. In fact, the first time she was published was when she was seven years old and won a contest to be published in an American Girl Doll novel. Since then Cassandra has written more novels than she can count and put just as many in the circular bin. Her personal goal with her writing is to show the reader the character's stories through their dialogue and actions instead of just telling the reader what is happening. In 2012 she became a published Young Adult author, releasing In Between Seasons (The Fall, #1) and the Amazon bestselling thriller, Walking in the Shadows. In 2013 she branched out by using her artistic illustrating talents to publish her first Children's novel, The Adventures of Skippy Von Flippy: Tales of Friendship (Skippy Tales, #1). Cassandra released her first New Adult novel, Love Exactly, which became an Amazon Bestseller overnight in June of 2013. She's currently working on her new New Adult Contemporary Romance, Beautifully Flawed. The first novel in the series, Flawed Perfection is scheduled to be published on March 7, 2014.

Besides being a writer, Cassandra is a professional photographer known for her automotive, nature and architectural shots. She is the owner of Gio Design Studios Photography and Gio Design Studios Publication Marketing . She is currently studying to receive a degree in Marketing. Cassandra is happily married to the man of her dreams and they live in the rolling hills of New England with the other loves of her life their dogs, Bubski and Kanga.

Cassandra can be found on:


-Martha

Saturday, September 7, 2013

The Godling Chronicles GIVEAWAY

The Godling Chronicles by Brian Anderson GIVEAWAY
Published: August 2012

Ayyy-ohhhh my lovelies!! Hannah is back with another giveaway! This one is particularly special, as there will be THREE winners, and each winner will receive not one, not two, but THREE different books!

Each one is an installment in Brian Anderson's magnificent fantasy series, The Godling Chronicles. I just myself received a copy, and I'm psyched to get started on it!

To keep things brief, and to keep myself from soliloquizing, as I often do, I'll only provide the description of the first novel. There will be links at the bottom of this post if you do feel so inclined to read the synopses of the second and third book as well.

Darkness comes as a new power rises in Angrääl. The Dark Knight has betrayed the Gods and stolen the Sword of Truth, trapping them in heaven. With the power of the sword he can reshape the world and bring death to all who oppose him.

Only one thing stands between the darkness and the liight: Gewey Stedding. Only he has the power to stand against the oncoming storm.

Only he can mend the world.  But only if he can discover his power....

Sounds like fun, no?:) Drop a comment with your name and email address to enter. The giveaway will run for two weeks, from September 7th to September 21st. Be sure to enter in that time! I may even have an interview with the author coming up soon! Stay tuned :D

The Sword of Truth (book one) on Goodreads
Of Gods and Elves (book two) on Goodreads
The Shadow of Gods (book three) on Goodreads

-Hannah

Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Plateau: Voices of the Earth GIVEAWAY

GIVEAWAY of The Plateau: Voices of the Earth by Maureen Dudley!!

Hey y'all! I have another giveaway for you guys! This time we have a book by the lovely Maureen Dudley called The Plateau: Voices of the Earth. Sounds fascinating, no?:)

I have an interview coming up sometime with Maureen herself, as well as a possible Q&A in my Goodreads group Book Junkies! Stay tuned!

In the meantime, let's see what this particular novel is about, shall we?

What if you have half of a second to stop the extinction of the human race? What if that pivotal day to save humanity depends on you saving your own life? Catherine's life and humanity's continued existence depend on her ability and willingness to believe in an altered future timeline with a colony of Earth inhabitants. It couldn't come at a worse time. Catherine's father dies unexpectedly. The pressure of her research and advocacy work adds dead weight to her life's precarious tipping points. Catherine's losing battles includes sleep deprivation. Sleep eludes her, because when it does come, she finds herself repeatedly dreaming about standing on the same high plateau with her greyhound dog Addy, surrounded by plants and animals and insects, and then poof! The living landscape transforms into ash.

We have two copies up for grabs! The giveaway will be running for two weeks, ending on Saturday, August 29th. Just drop a comment with your name and email address to enter!

-Hannah

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