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Thursday, February 16, 2012

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Here is a quick update:

Hopefully, I will be back to blogging on the regular very soon. For right now I am under very strict orders to rest and avoid stress at all costs. I am planning several fun posts with tons of giveaways, reviews and author interviews for when I return.
If you have anything that you are interested in seeing on the blog that I've never done before, please feel free to make suggestions. I would totally love that!

Thanks for stopping by and for your continued support.
 Happy reading and Arrivederci

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Update - Friday's post.

I just want to let anyone know that is interested in the Daisy Whitney Interview and Giveaway that there's an update mentioned in this post:

Due to unforeseen events that have taken place in the past two days.. 
The post scheduled for Friday 2/10 unfortunately must be rescheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012. I regret any inconvenience this may have caused and hope you may forgive me.

Have a wonderful weekend!
Happy Reading

Blogging from A to Z April Challenge - Can you handle it?

 The A to Z April Challenge. 

A blog-fest mainly devoted to meeting new bloggers, readers, etc. but also to put your creative cells and blogging skills on the table and committing to 26 posts in April, one for every letter of the alphabet. Oh. It's tough, but it's worth it.

Here's a list of the the co-hosts for the A to Z April Challenge
(try and visit all them, they rock!)

Tossing It Out (Arlee Bird)
Amlokiblogs (Damyanti Biswas)
Alex J. Cavanaugh (Alex J. Cavanaugh)
The QQQE (Matthew MacNish)
Life is Good (Tina Downey)
Cruising Altitude 2.0 (DL Hammons)
Retro-Zombie (Jeremy Hawkins)
The Warrior Muse (Shannon Lawrence)
Author Elizabeth Mueller (Elizabeth Mueller)
Pearson Report (Jenny Pearson)
No Thought 2 Small (Konstanz Silverbow)
Breakthrough Blogs (Stephen Tremp)
Coming Down the Mountain (Karen G) 

Do you have more questions about the blog-fest? No problem. There's a website.

Wanna sign up? Groovy! Do it.

This is a great opportunity to discipline yourself, grow as a blogger, and make new friends – come join us! 

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday - Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #10) by J.R. Ward

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we seriously can’t wait for.

Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #10)

In the darkest corners of the night in Caldwell, New York, a conflict like no other rages. The city is home to a band of brothers born to defend their race: the warrior vampires of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. 

Now back in the Brotherhood - and unrecognisable as the vampire leader he once was - Tohrment is physically emaciated and heartbroken beyond despair. When he begins to see his beloved in his dreams - trapped in a cold, isolating netherworld - Tohr turns to a self-serving fallen angel in hopes of saving the one he has lost. When he's told he must learn to love another to free his former mate, Tohr knows they are all doomed . . . 

Except then a female with a shadowed history begins to get through to him. Against the backdrop of the raging war with the lessers, and with a new clan of vampires vying for the Blind King's throne, Tohr struggles between the buried past, and a very hot, passion-filled future . . . but can his heart let go and set all of them free?



No matter how cheesy anyone thinks these 100 year old vamps are, I simply think they are HOT. Like, smokin' hot. I will read every BDB novel that Ward pubs. Yes, you may say that these books are my guilty pleasure. So, what? I. LIKE. THEM. I especially like how the men treat their ladies with respect. I like the action. I like that there is always a juicy story with every new book and..

Hardcover, 592 pages
Expected pub date: March 27, 2012
Publisher: NAL

Pre-Order via Amazon
Pre-Order via Barnes & Noble
Pre-Order via IndieBound 

Don’t forget to leave a link in the comments and tell me what goodies you’re Waiting on this Wednesday! As always I hope you have a wonderful week and thank you for stopping by.

Happy Reading!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


All winners have been chosen by Mr.

#38 Briana McNair (The Book Pixie) - Finished copy of Fracture by Megan Miranda
#392 Amanda Peers - Graceling by Kristin Cashore
# 321 Emmy Neal - Fire by Kristin Cashore  

Thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winners. A special thanks to Bloomsbury Publishing for sponsoring the Fracture giveaway. 

Make sure you stop by Friday and check out a special Q&A with author Daisy Whitney.You can check out my thoughts on The Rivals and enter to win both of Daisy's books!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Random Acts of Kindness: February Sign-up! (Jan. wrap-up)

FEBRUARY sign-up form {here}
See who else is participating {here}
*My wishlist can be found --> {here}*

*FEBRUARY is my Birthday Month*
I'm wishing for a book that is NOT available in the US.
I will happily accept in paperback or epub format.

TORN by Cat Clarke
We encourage everyone to PAY IT FORWARD!

"Random Acts of Kindness" 
• Sign up each month you'd like to participate in.
• Show off your participation! Grab one of the buttons available :)
• Create a wishlist and post it in the Google Doc located in each R.A.K post for the month.
{Post on your blog, Amazon, where ever as long as there's a link to it.}
• If you choose to do a R.A.K for someone, check out their wishlist and contact that blogger for their address.
• At the end of the month, SHOW US YOUR R.A.K!
{Make a post saying 'Thank You' to whoever granted one of your wishes :)


Lets's keep our International bloggers in mind and in our hearts. 
Remember, there's always the Book Depository and they offer FREE shipping!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Vanessa at
Twerd413 [at] gmail DOT com



For the month of JANUARY I gifted several RAKs to others!

To: Matthew MacNish (even though he doesn't even know it yet!)
Rotters by Daniel Kraus (hardcover)
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (hardcover) 
(Surprise, Matt!)

To: Jessica 
Badlands by Seleste deLaney (ebook)
Overdue For Pleasure by Shelley Aikens  (ebook) 
No One To Trust by Julie Moffett 
No One Lives Twice by Julie Moffett 
Steam & Sorcery by Cindy Spencer Pape 
Stellarnet Rebel by J.L. Hilton 
Erotic Amusements by Justine Elyot 
Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey 
The Best Mistake by Kate Watterson 
Consent To The Cowboy by Abby Wood 

The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith (hardcover) 
*Not sure if it's been received as it was shipped to Germany from the US.

To: Tracy
Triangles  by Ellen Hopkins

I have received a message stating that I have a surprise coming to me in the mail. 
Yay! I will post that next time.

We encourage everyone to PAY IT FORWARD!
May all your wishes come true .