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THE HUNTING GROUND - CLIFF MCNISH - GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is to celebrate the new release of Cliff McNish's fantastic ghost novel, The Hunting Ground, to be released in a gorgeous paperback. Now the competition will run from 28th of December to January the 10th. It is UK and Ireland only and their will be 3 winners who will be contacted after the competition closes. If you don't win you won't be contacted but remember, you can always go and get your own copy as it is released in PPB on the 5th January.
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DESTINED - REVIEW - P.C. & KRISTIN CAST

Book: Destined
Authors: P.C. & Kristin Cast
Publisher: Atom
ISBN: 9781905654871
Rating: A

In Destined, the forces of Light and Dark collide as their epic struggle focuses on Tulsa's House of Night. Zoey is home where she belongs, safe with her Guardian Warrior, Stark, by her side and preparing to face off against Neferet. Kalona has released his hold on Rephaim, and, through Nyx's gift of a human form, he and Stevie Rae are finally able to be together if Rephaim can truly walk the path of the Goddess and stay free of his father's shadow.But is Zoey really safe? Does she truly know those who are closest to her? And will love win when it is tested by the very soul of Darkness? Find out what s destined in the next thrilling chapter of the House of Night series.

Some people say this series is getting old. Wrongo... the battle is just beginning and in other words I adored this book. I have been with zoey and her vampyre crew from the beginning and I am with her to the end o…

ALL THESE THINGS I'VE DONE - REVIEW - GABRIELLE ZEVIN

Book: All these things i've done Author: Gabrielle Zevin Publisher: PanMacmillan ISBN: 9780330537896 Rating: A
Sixteen year-old Anya becomes the head of a mafia family after her parents are both murdered by rival gangs. Although Anya is embrolied in the criminal world, she is determined to keep her brother and sister out of the mafia family, but her father's relatives aren't so keen to let them go. When Anya's violent ex-boyfriend is poisoned with contaminated chocolate – chocolate that is produced illegally by Anya's mafia family – she is arrested for attempted murder and sent to the notorious jail on Manhattan Island.Eventually she is freed by the new D.A. in town, who believs she has been framed. But this D.A. is the father of Win, a boy at school to whom Anya feels irresistibly drawn, and her freedom comes with conditions. Win's father wants to be mayor, and he can't risk having his ambition jeopardised by rumours spreading that his son is seeing a member…

THE SON OF NEPTUNE - RICK RIORDAN - REVIEW

Book: The son of Neptune
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141335711 
Rating: A+

Percy is confused. When he awoke from his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa tol him he is a demigod and trained him to fight with the pen/sword in his pocket. Somehow Percy manages to make it to a camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he has to keep killing monsters along the way. But the camp doesn't ring and bells with him. The only thing he can recall from his past is another name: Annabeth


Percy is back. I am very I happy. I friggin loved this book! It is so much better than the previous! I loved it more than a million times and read it three times straight but it's just such a wonderful, fantastic amazing book, made by a genius named Riordan (Fact not opinion!). God was I waiting for this after the most epic cliffhanger in the amazing, fantastic wonderful previous novel only the find the second boo…

THE SECRET CIRCLE: THE INITIATION AND THE CAPTIVE - REVIEW - L.J. SMITH

Book: The secret circle: The initiation and the captive - omnibus Author: L.J. smith Publisher: Hodder ISBN:9780340999547 Rating: B+
Forced to move from sunny California to gloomy New England, Cassie longs for her old life. Even so, she feels a strange kinship to a terrifying group of teens who seem to rule her school. Initiated into the coven of witches that's controlled New Salem for hundreds of years, she's drawn into the Secret Circle, a thrill that's both intoxicating and deadly. But when she falls for the mysterious and intriguing Adam, Cassie must choose whether to resist temptation or risk dark forces to get what she wants—even if it means that one wrong move could ultimately destroy her.

I decided to read this because of the new tv show, which I am enjoying very much and I found that it was in fact very different, but in a good way! The book are quite unique and there isn't much out there in the teen market for witches at the moment, authors living in fear tha…

FANMADE MARKED MOVIE POSTER

The rights to the house of night saga have just been acquired for a movie/s so i thought i would do this!

Yay or nay?

DARK ANGEL - EDEN MAGUIRE - REVIEW

Title: Dark Angel Author: Eden Maguire Publisher: Hodder ISBN: 9781444901863 Rating: B+
Tania's heart belongs to Orlando. Nothing can rip them apart. Until the seduction begins in a flurry of glamour and magic, music and parties all orchestrated by the mysterious and mesmerising Zoran, an iconic rock star who has retired to a remote ranch in the nearby mountains. And there Tania meets the dark side. Can she resist temptation?
Dark Angel is one of those books that is both thrilling and different. I was really up for this book as I adored Eden's previous series, Beautiful Dead. But this was better, by miles. The book spins a new twist on paranormal romance that hasn't been done yet and keeps you on the edge for the whole novel, just waiting to find out what will happen.
The plot is a basic good vs evil, girl discovering a alternate world theme but the way it has been done completely draws you away from that and this is what makes the book so special. It's a well structured…

ANGEL FIRE BLOG TOUR: Q&A WITH L.A. WEATHERLY

So today I am the final stop on the Angel Fire blog tour and I have an exclusive interview with the amazing L.A. Weatherly so I hope you enjoy!


Would you be an AK, Angel or Half Angel?

I think I'd have to choose AK. Though it's a dangerous life, they have a great
camaraderie when they're working together as a team. Being a half-angel would be
really difficult, I think; neither Willow nor Seb have an easy time of it before they
meet each other. And I couldn't possibly choose 'angel' without revealing my evil
side. ;)

Seb or Alex... which is your guy?

Ooh, tough one! I can't actually choose. When I'm writing the Alex scenes I'm totally
in love with Alex, and then when I'm writing the Seb scenes, it's him I'm in love with.
In fact, Angel Fire has shown me how utterly fickle I can be!

What was your inspiration for Angel and why did you pick Angels over Vampires or
Werewolves?

It's funny, but I didn't really start out thinking 'I want…

INTERVIEW - AIMEE CARTER

What inspired you to write The Goddess Test? I love Greek mythology, and I’ve always been fascinated with the myth of Hades and Persephone. It was very much a process rather than a moment of inspiration, and the plot came to me in a lot of different pieces over the years. It wasn’t until about a year before I sat down to write the novel that I figured out how to put them all together to create a story I was very excited to write.
Out of the book who is your favourite character? This is tricky. I love them all for various reasons, and while certain ones may not get much page time, so to say, they’re fleshed out in my head, and I love seeing how they react to situations. Henry, James, and Ava are my top three, and I think they all bring something a little different to the page. Either way, they’re never dull to write, that’s for sure.
Are any Characters based on people you know? Nope! Though after I wrote the book, I realized that one of the characters (Nicholas) vaguely resembles a good …

ANGEL FIRE - L.A. WEATHERLY - REVIEW

Book: Angel Fire Author: L.A. Weatherly Publisher. Usborne ISBN: 9781409522010 Rating: A+
Only Willow has the power to defeat the malevolent Church of Angels - and they will stop at nothing to destroy her. However, Willow is not alone. She is with Alex, a trained Angel Killer - and her one true love. Together, they must train a new generation of Angel Killers. But as a half-angel, Willow can't help feeling like an outcast, even with Alex by her side. So when a handsome stranger with a tortured past arrives at the AK camp, Willow finds herself inextricably drawn to him.
Amazing. Beautiful. Fantastic. Thrilling. Gorgeous. Brilliant. Honestly, I could go on and on with more words to describe this book but you get the idea right. This book passed the standards; it was miles better than Angel and gave us everything we wanted. A story filled with fiery passion, shocking twists, a love made in heaven and Angels.
The first book was so frikkin amazing, entertaining, refreshing and unique, so…

SWEETLY - JACKSON PEARCE - REVIEW

Book: Sweetly Author: Jackson Pearce Publisher: Hodder Chhildrens ISBN: 9781444900590 Rating: A+
As a child, Gretchen's twin sister was taken by a witch-like monster in the woods. Ever since, Gretchen and her brother, Ansel, have felt the long branches of the witch's forest threatening to make them disappear, too. When their stepmother casts Gretchen and Ansel out as teens, they stumble upon a sleepy Southern town and are invited to stay with Sophia Kelly at her sweet shop. Sophia moulds candied magic: coveted treats that inspire confidence, bravery, and passion. Life seems idyllic and Gretchen and Ansel finally start to forget their haunted past - until Gretchen meets handsome local outcast Samuel, who gives Gretchen a reason to fear Sophia: girls have been vanishing at Sophia's annual chocolate festival, taken by the insatiable 'witch' of Gretchen's nightmares. Can Gretchen save herself, the girls of Live Oak, and Sophia? Of one thing, Gretchen is certain: a monst…

HADES - ALEXANDRA ADORNETTO - REVIEW

Book: Hades Author: Alexandra Adornetto Publisher: ATOM ISBN: 9781907410772 Rating: B
Bethany Church is an angel sent to Earth to keep dark forces at bay. Falling in love was never part of her mission, but the bond between Beth and her mortal boyfriend, Xavier Woods, is undeniably strong. But even Xavier’s love, and the care of her archangel siblings, Gabriel and Ivy, can’t keep Beth from being tricked into a motorcycle ride that ends up in Hell. There, the demon Jake Thorn bargains for Beth’s release back to Earth. But what he asks of her will destroy her, and quite possibly, her loved ones, as well. 
Now, for the record I absolutely adored the first book in this series so I was ultra quick to grab this one and I felt it was good but not as good as the first one. The book is jam packed with action, adventure and beauty i just felt no enough happened for the amount of pages I read, but that aside it was fantastic. It love books with excess description, because it really makes you feel close…

THE GODDESS TEST - AIMEE CARTER - REVIEW

Book: The Goddess Test Author: Aimee Carter Publisher: Mira Ink ISBN: 9781848450400 Rating: A+
"It's always been just Kate and her mom--and now her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate's going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her mother won't live past the fall. Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld--and if she accepts his bargain, he'll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests. Kate is sure he's crazy--until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she succeeds, she'll become Henry's future bride, and a goddess. If she fails..."
The Goddess Test was one of these books that I had heard so much about from blogs around the world, but when I went to buy it I found that at the time it was only available in the USA so when I got an email regarding a b…

SEQUENCE BLOG TOUR: Q&A WITH ADRIAN DAWSON

What was your inspiration?
The original inspiration for ‘Sequence’ became the phrase which best describes the follow-up: ‘[Sequoia]’ – If you could travel back in time, knowing that you could not change one single event, just how far would you go? I wanted to write a time travel novel in which the science was accurate, the ramifications were believable and the end result seemingly pointless but ultimately shocking. I also wanted to create a scenario where people could travel back in time, could never return and could not change one single event in history. Why somebody might even bother intrigued me and I think that readers will find the reasons very surprising indeed.
How long did it take to write?
The planning of ‘Sequence’ took a couple of years, in amongst other writing. Because nothing about history – actual history or the fictional history of my characters – could be altered in any way, the novel became an extremely complex puzzle with diverse threads which needed to work togethe…

SEQUENCE BLOG TOUR: SEQUENCE REVIEW

Book: Sequence
Author: Adrian Dawson
Publisher: Last Passage
ISBN: 9780956577016
Rating: A+


"A naked male, dead in an alley with bullets that make no sense. Fingerprints burned away, tattoos completely removed and a note, written in 13th Century Latin secreted about his person, along with the name and room number of an autistic psychiatric patient. Of all the possible avenues, the last road LAPD detective Nick Lambert wanted was the long drive to Oakdene to interview the girl. It gets much worse when he discovers 
that as well as being autistic, the girl is also mute. But when an off-hand comment from the nurse piques Nick’s attention, he can’t help but follow the lead. What he finds will slowly turn his entire world - his entire existence - upside down. Nick suddenly finds himself at the heart of a centuries old struggle to find - and hide - the kind of valuable information that mankind should never, ever be allowed to possess. It is only when Nick realises that he was a key pla…

AFTER OBSESSION - CARRIE JONES & STEVE WEDEL - REVIEW

Book: After Obsession Authors: Carrie Jones & Steve Wedel Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9781408818275 Rating: A+
"Aimee and Alan have unusual pasts and secrets they prefer to keep hidden. Aimee's deceased mother struggled with mental illness and hallucinations, and Aimee thinks it could be hereditary. After all, she sees a shadowy river man where there isn't one. And then there was that time she and her best friend Courtney tried to conjure a spirit with a Ouija board ...Alan is Courtney's cousin. His family moved to Maine when Courtney's father went missing. It's not just Alan's dark good looks that make him attractive. He is also totally in touch with a kind of spiritual mysticism from his Native American heritage. And it's not long before Aimee has broken up with her boyfriend ...But it's not Aimee or Alan who is truly haunted - it's Courtney. In a desperate plea to find her father, Courtney invites a demonic presence into her life. Together, A…