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 […]


Review: A Handful of Blossoms

Review: A Handful of Blossoms
24 August, 2012 / 5 Comments

I would like to thank Lara Biyuts for giving me the opportunity to read and review her book. While I appreciate the copy, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it appeals to me/my preferences.   A Handful of Blossoms by Lara Biyuts Date Pub: June 1, 2012 Purchase: B&N | Kobo My Copy: eBook, 213 pages Goodreads Synopsis: Time: 1764, a year after the Seven Years War (this first global military conflict took place much earlier than WWI, and it may be called the First World War, in fact). Set in Europe, the story is historical […]


What’s Next?

What’s Next?
23 August, 2012 / 11 Comments

What’s Next is a weekly meme hosted by Icey Books.  For this meme,  I provide 3-5 books that I want/have to read soon and you vote on which one I should read next! Super fun, I think! Ready? Here we go… I need to read a short book/novella to fit in between books that I have to read for blog tours and stuff, so I’ve narrowed it down to the following 3 novellas (well, one is actually a children’s book that I was asked to read). Prophet (Struck 0.5) by Jennifer Bosworth Some men are born monsters . . . […]


From the Review Pile: The Unloved

From the Review Pile: The Unloved
23 August, 2012 / 2 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 foran upcoming blog tour!  My blog tour date is September 9.  I will be writing a reviewand giving away a copy of the book!! The Unloved by Jennifer […]


Waiting on Wednesday: Pivot Point

Waiting on Wednesday: Pivot Point
22 August, 2012 / 12 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. Pivot Point by Kasie West Pub date: Feb. 12, 2013 Synopsis: Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s parents ambush her with the news of their divorce, she has to pick who she wants to live with – her […]


Newsday Tuesday!

Newsday Tuesday!
21 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.    10 children’s books that are (still) frightening to adults:     Check out the list […]