Newsday Tuesday!

Newsday Tuesday!
4 September, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again! Newsday Tuesday is a weekly feature here on SIK Book Reviews.  The point of it is to inform my readers about anything new and interesting I’ve found out in the world of books.  This typically includes upcoming book releases and books that are turning into movies.  Enjoy!Amazon sold out of Kindles?     Yep, that’s right.  Amazon was reportedly all sold out of Kindle Fire eReaders as of August 30, 2012!  eReaders are growing in popularity, it seems.  The CEO said that they will not be making any more of the latest edition!  Well, that […]


Cover Reveal: The Unnaturals by Jessica Meigs!

Cover Reveal: The Unnaturals by Jessica Meigs!
4 September, 2012 / 0 Comments

Here’s a first look at the cover for The Unnaturals by Jessica Meigs (expected publication date is October 1, 2012)!!  See below cover for synopsis of the book and information about the author. What do you think of the cover?? Book Synopsis: Riley Walker is one of the world’s best covert operatives, employed by a  top-secret sector of the U.S. government known only as the Agency. Highly skilled and lethal in a fight, Riley is fiercely independent and adamant that she  work alone after the mysterious death of her partner in an assignment gone wrong. All that changes when she’s thrust […]


All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them by Anne M. Strick: Book Excerpt & GIVEAWAY!!

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them by Anne M. Strick: Book Excerpt & GIVEAWAY!!
2 September, 2012 / 3 Comments

Today I have the pleasure of hosting this blog tour of All the Doors to Hollywood by Anne M. Strick.  I get to give away an eBook copy to one lucky winner (just enter in the rafflecopter widget under the excerpt)! Check out the synopsis and excerpt from the book to see if you would be  interested in this book.  It sounds really interesting if you like non-fiction! I’m also providing some information about the author at the end of my post. Genre: Non-Fiction Pub Date: August 20, 2012 Purchase: Amazon | B&N | KoboAdd to Goodreads Synopsis: This book is for anyone interested […]


Vow to the Older Book: September 2012

Vow to the Older Book: September 2012
1 September, 2012 / 2 Comments

Vow to the Older Book is a meme hosted by me (Sam @SIK Book Reviews). I vow to read one “older” book per month in an attempt to break away from the book reviewer’s tendency to only read/review new releases. To participate and/or to see full rules, please visit my Vow to the Older Book page. Pretties (Uglies #2) by Scott WesterfeldDate Pub: November 1, 2005Purchase: Amazon | B&N | KoboMy Copy: eBook, 239 pages Goodreads Synopsis:Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted.But beneath all […]


Best of the Bunch August 2012

Best of the Bunch August 2012
31 August, 2012 / 4 Comments

Best of the Bunch is a meme hosted by Always Lost in Stories on the last day of each month. The aim of this meme is to go through all the books we’ve read in that particular month and reward our favourite one with the label ‘best of the bunch’. This month I read the following books: Dragon Fate by J.D. Hallowell | my review | Rating: 1/5  Crashing Eden by Michael Sussman | my review | Rating: 3/5  Uglies by Scott Westerfeld | my review | Rating: 3.5/5 A Handful of Blossoms by Lara Biyuts | my review | Rating: […]


From the Review Pile: Telesa – The Covenant Keeper

From the Review Pile: Telesa – The Covenant Keeper
30 August, 2012 / 0 Comments

From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday. The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you’ve received for review (or if you don’t receive review books, any book that you own and really want to read/review) but haven’t yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity. I received the following book via Majanka at Enchanted Book Promotions for an upcoming blog tour!  The tour will stop here on September 13, where I will have  a guest post from the author and a giveaway of […]


Review: Prophet

Review: Prophet
29 August, 2012 / 2 Comments

“Prophet” by Jennifer Bosworth Date Pub: April 25, 2012 Read for free or, if you wish, purchase: Amazon | B&N | Kobo My Copy: eBook, 8 pages Goodreads Synopsis: Some men are born monsters . . . others are made so. In “Prophet,” Rance Ridley, the teenage son of a cult leader, lives on an isolated compound, disconnected from modern civilization. There is no running water. No electricity. And no law but the Prophet’s. When Rance is caught in an act of flagrant disobedience, his father delivers the ultimate punishment, and Rance is set on a course that will change everything. “Prophet” is a […]


Waiting on Wednesday: Beta

Waiting on Wednesday: Beta
29 August, 2012 / 15 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. The aim of this meme is to spotlight upcoming releases that we can’t wait to read. Beta by Rachel Cohn Expected Pub Date: October 16, 2012 Synopsis: In a world constructed to absolute perfection, imperfection is difficult to understand–and impossible to hide. Elysia is a clone, created in a laboratory, born as a sixteen-year-old girl, an empty vessel with no life experience to draw from. She is a Beta, an experimental model of a teenaged clone. She was replicated from another teenage girl, who had to die in order […]


Newsday Tuesday!

Newsday Tuesday!
28 August, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books. If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.     Fans of The Hunger Games…     The second movie in the series, Catching Fire, […]


Review: The Lost Girl

Review: The Lost Girl
27 August, 2012 / 3 Comments

I would like to thank Epic Reads for randomly choosing me as a winner in their contest and for giving me an ARC copy of this book!   The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna Date Pub: August 28, 2012 Preorder: Amazon | B&N My Copy: ARC Paperback, 419 pages Goodreads Synopsis: Eva’s life is not her own. She is a creation, an abomination–an echo. Made by the Weavers as a copy of someone else, she is expected to replace a girl named Amarra, her “other,” if she ever died. Eva studies what Amarra does, what she eats, what it’s like to kiss her […]