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ARC REVIEW: The Jewel (The Lone City #1) by Amy Ewing @amyewingbooks @HarperTeen #dystopian #YAlit

The JewelTitle: The Jewel
Author: Amy Ewing
Series: The Lone City
Publisher: HarperTeen
Published: September 2, 2014
Genre: young adult dystopian

Synopsis:The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in…

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ARC REVIEW: Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1) by @josieangelini #YAlit #Witches #AlternateUniverse

Trial by Fire

Title: Trial by Fire

Trilogy: The Worldwalker Trilogy,
Book One

Author: Josephine Angelini ♠ @josieangelini

Expected Publication:
September 2, 2014

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends/MacMillan

Pages: 384

Genre: Young Adult ♠ Paranormal ♠ Romance

Source: NetGalley

Summary from Goodreads: This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying experiences that…

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Stacking the Shelves {51} Authors spoiled us a little rotten this week. What books (& which authors) joined your shelves this week?

Welcome to Stacking The Shelves – hosted by Tynga over at Tynga’s Reviews! Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, whether it be physical or virtual.  This means you can include books you buy in store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts, and of course e-Books! Below is all the pretty books our awesome haul…

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Taking Control (Kerr Chronicles #2) by Jen Frederick @JenSFred

Taking ControlTitleTaking Control

SeriesKerr Chronicles

AuthorJen Frederick

Published:  September 2014

I thought I needed only one thing in my life–the money and power to crush one man. But the moment I laid eyes on Victoria Corielli, my thirst for revenge was replaced by my craving for her.

No rule would keep me away; no obstacle too large to overcome. Not her will, not our differing social…

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Cover Reveal! Covertly Strong (The Strong Series #1) by N.A. Alcorn @NAAlcorn

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Coming Soon 9/29/14…

Covertly Strong Book One in The Strong Series

By: N.A. Alcorn


Covertly Strong Cover Ebook


She can track down the world’s most dangerous drug lords, hack into any computer, and kill a man in fifteen different ways—but when she comes face-to-face with the only man who’s ever held her heart, it might be her most dangerous mission yet… Or is it?

Sloan Walker. Dr. Felicia Santora. Agent L-55.

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Upon receiving my ARC of I’ll Give You the Sun, the Penguin representative asked that we share a sampler from the first chapter. You can find a partial peek below, but for the full chapter, go here to Mashable’s exclusive first look.

I'll Give You the Sun

Title: I’ll Give You the Sun

Author: Jandy Nelson

Expected Publication: September 16, 2014

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers

Pages: 384


♥ Excerpt ♥


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ARC Review: Broken (Redemption #1) by Lauren Layne @_LaurenLayne



AuthorLauren Layne

Published:  September 2014

When Olivia Middleton abandons the glamour of Park Avenue for a remote, coastal town in Maine, everyone assumes she’s being the kind do-gooder she’s always been. But Olivia has a secret: helping an injured war veteran reenter society isn’t about charity—it’s about penance. Only, Olivia’s client isn’t the grateful…

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SeriesThe Leaves

AuthorJ.B. Hartnett

Published:  February 2014

When I was a boy, I met a girl.
She didn’t know it then, but…
She changed me.

Now…..I am a man.
A man who is broken by the stories of the women who come to me.
They are my birds with broken wings.
I help them heal, help them to make them strong, so they can fly free.
Lark changed me. Loved Me. Made Me Strong.

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ARC REVIEW: Blackbird (Blackbird Duology #1) by Anna Carey

BlackbirdTitle: Blackbird
Author: Anna Carey
Series: Blackbird Duology
Publisher: HarperTeen
Published: September 16, 2014
Genre: young adult suspense

Synopsis: This twisty, breathless cat-and-mouse thrill ride, told in the second person, follows a girl with amnesia in present-day Los Angeles who is being pursued by mysterious and terrifying assailants.

A girl wakes up on the train tracks, a subway car…

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ARC REVIEW: The Dolls (The Dolls #1) by Kiki Sullivan

The Dolls

Title: The Dolls

Series: The Dolls,
Book 1

Author: Kiki Sullivan

Expected Publication:
September 2, 2014

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Pages: 384

Genres: Young Adult ♠ Paranormal ♠ Romance

Source: Edelweiss

Summary from Goodreads: Eveny Cheval just moved back to Louisiana after spending her childhood in New York with her aunt Bea. Eveny hasn’t seen her hometown since her mother’s suicide fourteen…

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