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    Giveaway: Witch Eyes Series

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    As you may or may not already know, I’m a huge fan of Author Scott Tracey’s Witch Eyes series. I have loved this series from the moment I first heard #TeamFakeScott reading a passage from it. I got chills.

    Well, PHANTOM EYES, the third and final full-length book released this week, and it’s now officially time to say goodbye to this series and world and look forward to new books, new characters and new worlds from the author.

    And I am totally stoked to be able to do just that. But I’m still sad that it’s time to say goodbye to a series I’ve loved.

    So…

    I am offering up a set of this amazing series to one winner. If you already have one or two of the books you can still enter, and if you win you can always give your extra copies to a friend.

    And for those of you who aren’t familiar with the author and each of the books in this series, I’ve included some information below. Of course if you are already familiar but you just haven’t gotten your hands on a copy, then you can just skip to the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

    Whoever wins, I hope you love this series as much as I do. Good luck!

    About Scott Tracey

    Scott Tracey

    Scott Tracey is a YA author who lived on a Greyhound for a month, wrote his illustrated autobiography at the age of six, and barely survived Catholic school (and definitely not for the reasons you might think).

    He is the author of the WITCH EYES trilogy, of which the final book, PHANTOM EYES, will be released in the fall of 2013.  He is also the author of the LEGACY OF MOONSET series, the first book of which, MOONSET, will be released April 8, 2013, as well as a contributor to the SHADOWHUNTERS & DOWNWORLDERS anthology, edited by Cassandra Clare.

    His career highlights include: accidentally tripping a panic alarm which led to nearly being shot by the police; attacked in a drive-thru window by a woman wielding a baked potato, and once moving cross country for a job only to quit on the second day.

    His gifts can be used for good or evil, but rather than picking a side, he strives for BOTH (in alternating capacity) for his own amusement.

    He is represented by Ginger Clark of Curtis Brown, Ltd.

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    The Witch Eyes Series

    Witch Eyes

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    About Witch Eyes

    Braden was born with witch eyes: the ability to see the world as it truly is: a blinding explosion of memories, darkness, and magic. The power enables Braden to see through spells and lies, but at the cost of horrible pain.

    After a terrifying vision reveals imminent danger for the uncle who raised and instructed him, Braden retreats to Belle Dam, an old city divided by two feuding witch dynasties. As rival family heads Catherine Lansing and Jason Thorpe desperately try to use Braden’s powers to unlock Belle Dam’s secrets, Braden vows never to become their sacrificial pawn. But everything changes when Braden learns that Jason is his father–and Trey, the enigmatic guy he’s falling for, is Catherine’s son.

    To stop an insidious dark magic from consuming the town, Braden must master his gift—and risk losing the one he loves.

    Series: Witch Eyes #1
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Publisher: Flux
    Pages: 336

    Formats: Paperback, eBook

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    Demon Eyes

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    Demons don’t die without a fight…

    After destroying the demon Lucien, Braden—son of Belle Dam’s most powerful warlock, Jason Thorpe—doesn’t need the power of his witch eyes to see that everything in his life is turning against him: friends, family, and even his visions. When disturbing nightmares of Lucien’s return haunt him, Braden discovers that the simmering feud between the city’s two witch dynasties is fast approaching its explosive boiling point.

    While struggling to come to terms with his attraction to Trey, Catherine Lansing’s son who should be his mortal enemy, a diabolical plan starts to unveil before Braden’s eyes. Young women are disappearing from Belle Dam, and as he investigates, Braden is forced to explore the dangerous unknown power within himself. But when the truth about his family is revealed, Braden must pay a terrible price.

    Series: Witch Eyes #2
    Publication date: October 8, 2013
    Publisher: Flux
    Pages: 408

    Formats: Paperback, eBook

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    Phantom Eyes

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    Every child in Belle Dam is taught about the feud from an early age. There are ‘our’ people and ‘their’ people. Friends and enemies. Associates and strangers. It’s the kind of town where eyes are always watching, and you don’t need a reason to sell out your neighbors.

    But the feud is a lie. As a new wave of fury sweeps through the town, creating a third front to an already overtaxed war, Braden has been broken worse than ever. His innocence? Shattered. His heart? Crushed. His magic? Gone. His new life? Ruined. And this is only the beginning.

    Beneath the city lay deep wellsprings of power. The one who controls them is the one who will win the feud. In a city filled with puppet masters, Braden must elude their strings and end the feud once and for all. But first, he must outsmart his father, evade Catherine’s dark magic, regain what was stolen from him, trick a phantom who refuses to die, and foil a demon’s master plan.

    Even then, he may not survive. Because power is a problem, and victory comes with a cost…

    Series: Witch Eyes #3
    Publication date: October 8, 2013
    Publisher: Flux
    Pages: 408

    Formats: Paperback, eBook

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    The Prequel Novella

    Homecoming

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    A fast-paced short story from the author of Witch Eyes.

    When it comes to making friends, witch-in-training Braden is no rock star. But he gets more than he bargained for when one little charisma spell goes disastrously wrong at the social event of the season.

    Includes free bonus chapters from Witch Eyes.

    Compelled to learn about his shadowy past and the family he never knew, Braden is drawn to the city of Belle Dam, where he finds himself caught between two feuding witch dynasties.

    Series: Witch Eyes #0.5
    Publication date: April 1, 2012
    Publisher: Flux
    Pages: 45

    Formats: eBook

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    The Giveaway

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    A paperback set of WITCH EYES, DEMON EYES and PHANTOM EYES + Kindle eGift of HOMECOMING to ONE winner

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    • Must be 13 or older to enter
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    Book Watch: Releasing This Week #145

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    Below are the YA books releasing this week that I am spotlighting for my “Book Watch: Releasing This Week” post.

    These are books for the week of October 8th-October 14th that I have pre-ordered.

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    Just One Year

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    JUST ONE YEAR by Gayle Forman will be released in the U.S. on October 10, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Dutton Juvenile, the print edition is 336 pages.

    JUST ONE YEAR is the second and final book in the Just One Day series by author Gayle Forman.

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    I have not yet read JUST ONE DAY but I pre-ordered JUST ONE YEAR the moment it was available to order for my Kindle and I cannot wait for its release this week. I wanted to read the first book in this two book series right away until I remembered that I loved reading both of Gayle Forman’s books in her If I Stay series in close proximity to one another.

    And I knew that once I met the characters in this series, I wouldn’t want to have to wait. So I thought it was better to wait without having met them.

    But now that both books will be available to read I cannot wait to meet Allyson and Willem and see what happens on the day they meet and in the year that follows. I have heard that both books in this series are amazing – not that I expected anything less – and I’m so excited to finally be able to find out for myself.

    If it’s as beautiful and emotional and heartbreaking as the author’s other series I just know there will be lots and lots of tears. But I also know it will be so worth it and this time I will be ready with the Kleenex box close at hand.

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    The heartrending conclusion—from Willem’s POV—to the romantic duet of novels that began with Allyson’s story in Just One Day

    After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, Just One Year is Willem’s story, picking up where Just One Day ended. His story of their year of quiet longing and near misses is a perfect counterpoint to Allyson’s own as Willem undergoes a transformative journey, questioning his path, finding love, and ultimately, redefining himself.

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    Desert Tales

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    DESERT TALES by Melissa Marr will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in paperback, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in paperback and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by HarperCollins, the print edition is 272 pages.

    DESERT TALES is a companion novel in author Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely series.

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    When I heard that there would be a companion novel in Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely series releasing, I nearly died. I have been desperately waiting for DESERT TALES’ release – and no, I did not read the manga – since the moment I first heard about it. And I am so unbelievably thrilled that release day is just about here.

    Maybe, finally, I’ll be able to read DARKEST MERCY because I won’t have to say goodbye to this series that I’ve loved forever. Having one more book in this series means that it doesn’t all end with that other book I’ve been both desperately wanting and refusing to read ever since I first got my hands on an early copy back in… 2011?

    While this won’t necessarily include all of those characters from the books I’ve known and loved, it is still in the world of. And according to the description, events from those other books are what set this faery tale in motion. So I’m really excited for its release and the possibility of reading DARKEST MERCY. Finally.

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    Return to the world of Melissa Marr’s bestselling series and discover how the events of Wicked Lovely set a different faery tale in motion…

    The Mojave Desert was a million miles away from the plots and schemes of the Faerie Courts—and that’s exactly why Rika chose it as her home. The once-mortal faery retreated to the desert’s isolation after decades of carrying winter’s curse inside her body. But her seclusion—and the freedom of the desert fey—are threatened by the Summer King’s newfound strength. And when the manipulations of her trickster friend, Sionnach, thrust Rika into a new romance, she finds new power within herself—and a new desire to help Sionnach protect the desert fey and mortals alike. The time for hiding is OVER.

    Originally presented as a manga series, and now available for the first time as a standalone novel, Desert Tales combines tentative romance, outward strength, and inner resolve in a faery story of desert and destiny.

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    Bang

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    BANG by Lisa McMann will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Simon Pulse, the print edition is 256 pages.

    BANG is the second book in author Lisa McMann’s Visions series. The third book in the series, GASP, is slated for release on June 3, 2014.

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    I absolutely love Lisa McMann’s writing and am super excited for the release of BANG, the second book in this series. I have not yet read the first book, but only because I’ve been trying to wait to begin series until at least the second book has been released.

    I’m not entirely sure if I’m going to try and wait for GASP to be released next spring before I dive into CRASH and BANG. I remember having to anxiously wait for GONE’s release and that was torturous. So maybe I should.

    But it’s been ages since I read a book by this author and I miss that unique style she has. So I don’t think I’ll be able to wait the eight months until the third book will be available. I’m not confident I’ll even be able to wait for the end of the month. Only time will tell….

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    Jules should be happy. She saved a lot of people’s lives and she’s finally with Sawyer, pretty much the guy of her dreams. But the nightmare’s not over, because she somehow managed to pass the psycho vision stuff to Sawyer. Excellent.

    Feeling responsible for what he’s going through and knowing that people’s lives are at stake, Jules is determined to help him figure it all out. But Sawyer’s vision is so awful he can barely describe it, much less make sense of it. All he can tell her is there’s a gun, and eleven ear-splitting shots. Bang.

    Jules and Sawyer have to work out the details fast, because the visions are getting worse and that means only one thing: time is running out. But every clue they see takes them down the wrong path. If they can’t prevent the vision from happening, lives will be lost. And they may be among the casualties…

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    Resist

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    RESIST by Sarah Crossan will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Greenwillow Books, the print edition is 368 pages.

    RESIST is the second and final book in author Sarah Crossan’s Breathe series.

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    I am so upset that I didn’t get to read RESIST before its release. I received an eARC and desperately wanted to get this book on the pile ages ago, but that didn’t happen. So I will most likely end up reading the finished copy which is set to download to my Kindle on Monday Midnight instead of the eARC. But I definitely plan on readng it soon.

    I’m just so sad that it’s only a two book series. I really loved getting to meet Quinn, Alina and Ben in BREATHE and would have loved to have more than just the two adventures through this oxygen deprived world.

    I am super curious to see how this series ends, to find out whether all three characters will survive in the Outlands. I am anxious to find out what happens with the revolution they started and whether they’ll be able to save human society. The description promises a “thought-provoking” and “unforgettable” novel and I am so desperately in need of one of those right about now.

    Hopefully I will be able to sneak it onto the pile later this week or some time next weekend.

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    The sequel—and conclusion—to Sarah Crossan’s Breathe. Three teen outlaws must survive on their own in a world without air, exiled outside the glass dome that protects what’s left of human civilization. Gripping action, provocative ideas, and shocking revelations in a dystopian novel that fans of Patrick Ness and Veronica Roth will devour.

    Bea, Alina, and Quinn are on the run. They started a rebellion and were thrown out of the pod, the only place where there’s enough oxygen to breathe. Bea has lost her family. Alina has lost her home. And Quinn has lost his privileged life. Can they survive in the perilous Outlands? Can they finish the revolution they began? Especially when a young operative from the pod’s Special Forces is sent after them. Their only chance is to stand together, even when terrible circumstances force them apart. When the future of human society is in danger, these four teens must decide where their allegiances lie. Sarah Crossan has created a dangerous, and shattered society in this wrenching, thought-provoking, and unforgettable post-apocalyptic novel.

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    The Brokenhearted

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    THE BROKENHEARTED by Amelia Kahaney will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by HarperTeen, the print edition is 352 pages.

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    I received an eARC of THE BROKENHEARTED and am actually reading it right now and hope to have it finished before it downloads to my Kindle on Tuesday. I am on the tour for this awesome-so-far novel tomorrow and I can’t wait to see what happens with Anthem.

    I don’t want to risk spoiling anything, though I’m only about one-quarter of the way into this story so there’s not too much to spoil, but it’s totally got me hooked. I’m curious about where this story is headed as the description doesn’t reveal very much. And I refuse to take a peek further into the story to find out.

    The description compares it to The Dark Knight and Cinder, a film and a book that I love, love, love. So I’m totally excited to get back to reading just as soon as I finish writing this post.

    And I cannot wait for it to download on Tuesday so that I can have the finished copy in my permanent collection.

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    A teenage girl is transformed into a reluctant superhero and must balance her old life with the dark secret of who she has become.

    Prima ballerina Anthem Fleet is closely guarded by her parents in their penthouse apartment. But when she meets the handsome Gavin at a party on the wrong side of town, she is immediately drawn into his dangerous world. Then, in a tragic accident, Anthem falls to her death. She awakes in an underground lab, with a bionic heart ticking in her chest. As she navigates her new life, she uncovers the sinister truth behind those she trusted the most, and the chilling secret of her family lineage…and her duty to uphold it.

    The Dark Knight meets Cinder in this gripping and cinematic story of heartbreak and revenge. From Alloy Entertainment, this inventive new superhero story is sure to captivate any reader.

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    Phantom Eyes

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    PHANTOM EYES by Scott Tracey will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in paperback and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and in paperback format at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Flux, the print edition is 408 pages.

    PHANTOM EYES is the third and final full-length book in Scott Tracey’s Witch Eyes series.

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    I am so unbelievably heartbroken that Scott Tracey’s Witch Eyes series has come to an end. But I am totally stoked that the final version of PHANTOM EYES will be downloading this week, as I’m dying to know if there are any differences from the eARC I read.

    Because I love this series, I do not want to reveal too much in this post about what happened in this final book. I’ll just say that there were tears, there were moments that I may have screamed out loud about what went down, and there may have been a few smiles and smirks.

    PHANTOM EYES was the book I spotlighted for my Book Watch post the other week, so I will try to wind this ramble down quickly by just saying that this is an epic finish to an awesome series and I wholeheartedly agree with the description when it says that “victory comes with a cost.” Yes. Yes it does.

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    Every child in Belle Dam is taught about the feud from an early age. There are ‘our’ people and ‘their’ people. Friends and enemies. Associates and strangers. It’s the kind of town where eyes are always watching, and you don’t need a reason to sell out your neighbors.

    But the feud is a lie. As a new wave of fury sweeps through the town, creating a third front to an already overtaxed war, Braden has been broken worse than ever. His innocence? Shattered. His heart? Crushed. His magic? Gone. His new life? Ruined. And this is only the beginning.

    Beneath the city lay deep wellsprings of power. The one who controls them is the one who will win the feud. In a city filled with puppet masters, Braden must elude their strings and end the feud once and for all. But first, he must outsmart his father, evade Catherine’s dark magic, regain what was stolen from him, trick a phantom who refuses to die, and foil a demon’s master plan.

    Even then, he may not survive. Because power is a problem, and victory comes with a cost…

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    Blythewood

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    BLYTHEWOOD by Carol Goodman will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Viking Juvenile, the print edition is 496 pages.

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    I received an unexpected print ARC of BLYTHEWOOD from the publisher a month or so ago, which put this book on my radar, as I hadn’t previously heard about it. And while I wasn’t able to sneak it onto the pile before its release date, I just had to pre-order it for my Kindle because this is a book I definitely plan on reading and think would make the perfect addition to my collection.

    The first line after the “welcome” message totally grabbed my attention. A character who escaped from an insane asylum is one I just have to meet. A story set at an elite boarding school with a “dark secret” is one I have to visit.

    And with a description that promises a “vivid and atmospheric” read “full of mystery and magic” and romance, BLYTHEWOOD is a book that I absolutely must read.

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    Welcome to Blythewood.

    At seventeen, Avaline Hall has already buried her mother, survived a horrific factory fire, and escaped from an insane asylum. Now she’s on her way to Blythewood Academy, the elite boarding school in New York’s mist-shrouded Hudson Valley that her mother attended—and was expelled from. Though she’s afraid her high society classmates won’t accept a factory girl in their midst, Ava is desperate to unravel her family’s murky past, discover the identity of the father she’s never known, and perhaps finally understand her mother’s abrupt suicide. She’s also on the hunt for the identity of the mysterious boy who rescued her from the fire. And she suspects the answers she seeks lie at Blythewood.

    But nothing could have prepared her for the dark secret of what Blythewood is, and what its students are being trained to do. Haunted by dreams of a winged boy and pursued by visions of a sinister man who breathes smoke, Ava isn’t sure if she’s losing her mind or getting closer to the truth. And the more rigorously Ava digs into the past, the more dangerous her present becomes.

    Vivid and atmospheric, full of mystery and magic, this romantic page-turner by bestselling author Carol Goodman tells the story of a world on the brink of change and the girl who is the catalyst for it all.

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    Pull Down the Night

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    PULL DOWN THE NIGHT by Nathan Kotecki will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by HMH Books for Young Readers, the print edition is 352 pages.

    PULL DOWN THE NIGHT is the second book in author Nathan Kotecki’s The Suburban Strange series.

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    I have not yet had the chance to read the first book in this series but have pre-ordered PULL DOWN THE NIGHT so that I can read both books back-to-back. I received an early copy of THE SUBURBAN STRANGE, but was in a bit of a quirky reading mood at the time and didn’t get the opportunity to devour it.

    Now that the sequel’s release is just about here, I definitely want to try to get both books on the pile so I can meet Celia, find out more about the Rosary and learn why girls at Suburban High are having “near-fatal accidents” just as they’re about to turn sixteen.

    I did end up taking a peek at the description for this second book in the series and I’m curious to see if this book is told from the POV of Bruno, a new character. I can’t wait to find out more about his supernatural abilities and to see just what “cosmic battles” he gets involved in.

    But I’m also super curious to experience this series from both Celia and Bruno’s perspectives. And I hope to be able to do so some time next month.

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    This year at Suburban High School is just as troubling as the last. A curly-haired girl ghost is disrupting lives with dreaded “kiss notes,” and students are inexplicably sinking into depression. Bruno—the new kid on the block—finds himself at the center of the mystery when he discovers his natural map-reading abilities are actually supernatural. When the reluctant hero isn’t engaged in cosmic battles against evil, Bruno is swooning over the mesmerizing Celia (from The Suburban Strange) and navigating the goth sensibilities and musical obsessions of the Rosary, her über-chic clique. A hypnotic coming-of-age novel that chills and thrills.

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    Other Books of Note

    StrikeforceSTRIKEFORCE (Skyship Academy #3) by Nick James

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Flux

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    Two brothers battle for one planet’s fate

    Earth is under attack by the alien Authority. Cassius Stevenson and his brother Jesse Fisher, descendants of the planet Haven’s resistance forces, are the catalyst and key to marshaling Earth’s remaining resources and warding off the invasion.

    But the Authority has only begun to fight. Their terrible new weapon sends Earth’s defenders—Skyship soldiers, the Surface government, and an army of Drifters—into turmoil. Alliances shift, traitors are revealed, and soon Earth’s last chance at salvation lies in the hands of one brother who must make the ultimate sacrifice.

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    Death and the Girl He LovesDEATH, AND THE GIRL HE LOVES (Darklight #3) by Darynda Jones

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    The fate of the world is not something a girl wants on her shoulders, and that is especially true for Lorelei McAlister. Unfortunately for her, that is exactly where the world’s fate has decided to take up residence. Lorelei has seen firsthand the horrors that lie beneath our everyday world. And those horrors are getting her friends killed. Because of this, she agrees to leave the sanctity of her hometown and is sent to a different world entirely. A boarding school. But even here she is being watched. Someone knows what she is. What she carries inside her soul. And on top of that she’s seeing visions. This is nothing new for Lorelei. But these visions are something more: death, destruction, and the end of the world. Lorelei must face the fact that there are people who want her dead, and no matter where she goes, no matter how far she runs, the lives of her friends and family are in mortal peril. Lucky for her, her friends and family include the handsome Angel of Death, a fiercely protective half-angel, and a ragtag group of loyal supporters who aren’t afraid to get a little dirty in the name of fighting pure evil.

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    PremeditatedPREMEDITATED by Josin McQuein

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Delacorte Press

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    A week ago, Dinah’s cousin Claire cut her wrists.

    Five days ago, Dinah found Claire’s diary and discovered why.

    Three days ago, Dinah stopped crying and came up with a plan.

    Two days ago, she ditched her piercings and bleached the black dye from her hair.

    Yesterday, knee socks and uniform plaid became a predator’s camouflage.

    Today, she’ll find the boy who broke Claire.

    By tomorrow, he’ll wish he were dead.

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    Time After TimeTIME AFTER TIME (Time Between Us #2) by Tamara Ireland Stone

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    Calling Anna and Bennett’s romance long distance is an understatement: she’s from 1995 Chicago and he’s a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco. The two of them never should have met, but they did. They fell in love, even though they knew they shouldn’t. And they found a way to stay together, against all odds.

    It’s not a perfect arrangement, though, with Bennett unable to stay in the past for more than brief visits, skipping out on big chunks of his present in order to be with Anna in hers. They each are confident that they’ll find a way to make things work…until Bennett witnesses a single event he never should have seen (and certainly never expected to). Will the decisions he makes from that point on cement a future he doesn’t want?

    Told from Bennett’s point of view, Time After Time will satisfy readers looking for a fresh, exciting, and beautifully-written love story, both those who are eager to find out what’s next for Time Between Us’s Anna and Bennett and those discovering their story for the first time.

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    No AngelNO ANGEL by Helen Keeble

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: HarperTeen

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    Rafael Angelos just got handed the greatest gift any teenage boy could ever dream of. Upon arriving at his new boarding school for senior year, he discovered that he is the ONLY male student. But what should have been a godsend isn’t exactly heaven on Earth.

    Raffi’s about to learn that St. Mary’s is actually a hub for demons-and that he was summoned to the school by someone expecting him to save the day. Raffi knows he’s no angel-but it’s pretty hard to deny that there’s some higher plan at work when he wakes up one morning to discover a glowing circle around his head.

    Helen Keeble’s debut novel, Fang Girl, has been praised for its pitch-perfect teen voice, and VOYA called it “refreshing and reminiscent of Louise Rennison’s Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series.” No Angel brings you angels and demons like you’ve never seen them-complete with the wry humor of Vladimir Tod, sinfully irreverent romance, and some hilariously demonic teenage dilemmas.

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    The Cutting Room FloorTHE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR by Dawn Klehr

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Flux

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

    Description:

    Behind-the-scenes secrets could turn deadly for Desmond and Riley

    Life in the Heights has never been easy for seventeen-year-old Riley Frost, but when she’s publicly dumped and outed at the same time, she becomes an immediate social outcast at her high school. So Riley swears off romance and throws herself into solving the shocking murder of her favorite teacher, Ms. Dunn.

    Riley turns to her best friend, budding filmmaker Desmond Brandt, for help. What she doesn’t know is that Dez has been secretly directing her life, blackmailing her friends, and hoping his manipulations will make her love him. When his schemes go too far, Dez’s web of lies threatens to destroy both of their lives.

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    Backward GlassBACKWARD GLASS by David Lomax

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Flux

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    Crack your head, knock you dead, then Prince Harming’s hunger’s fed.

    It’s 1977, and Kenny Maxwell is dreading the move away from his friends. But then, behind the walls of his family’s new falling-apart Victorian home, he finds something incredible–a mummified baby and a note: “Help me make it not happen, Kenny. Help me stop him.”

    Shortly afterwards, a beautiful girl named Luka shows up. She introduces Kenny to the backward glass, a mirror that allows them to travel through time. Meeting other “mirror kids” in the past and future is exciting, but there’s also danger. The urban legend of Prince Harming, who kidnaps and kills children, is true–and he’s hunting them. When Kenny gets stranded in the past, he must find the courage to answer a call for help, change the fate of a baby–and confront his own destiny.

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    One Crow AloneONE CROW ALONE (After the Snow #0.5) by S.D. Crockett

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    “They say it’s going to get worse. That it’s not going to end.”

    The snow won’t stop falling in this dangerous-new-world.

    The long, bitter winters are getting worse, and a state of emergency has been declared across Europe. In Poland, the villagers are subject to frequent power cuts and fuel shortages. After the death of her grandmother and the evacuation of her village, fifteen-year-old Magda joins forces with the arrogant, handsome Ivan and smuggles her way onto a truck bound for London – where she hopes to find her mother. But London, when they reach it, is a nightmarish world, far from welcoming. Riots are commonplace and the growing chaos is exploited by criminals and terrorists alike. Magda’s mother is not to be found, and as the lost girl struggles to come to terms with her changing situation, she eventually becomes friends with a rag-tag group of travellers planning a new home and future. They will need all the cunning and know-how they possess as they realise that the frozen wilderness of Britain has become just as lawless as the as the city.

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    Emerald GreenEMERALD GREEN (Ruby Red Trilogy #3) by Kerstin Gier

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    Gwen has a destiny to fulfill, but no one will tell her what it is.
    She’s only recently learned that she is the Ruby, the final member of the time-traveling Circle of Twelve, and since then nothing has been going right. She suspects the founder of the Circle, Count Saint-German, is up to something nefarious, but nobody will believe her. And she’s just learned that her charming time-traveling partner, Gideon, has probably been using her all along.

    This stunning conclusion picks up where Sapphire Blue left off, reaching new heights of intrigue and romance as Gwen finally uncovers the secrets of the time-traveling society and learns her fate.

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    RedRED by Alison Cherry

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Delacorte Press

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    Felicity St. John has it all—loyal best friends, a hot guy, and artistic talent. And she’s right on track to win the Miss Scarlet pageant. Her perfect life is possible because of just one thing: her long, wavy, coppery red hair.

    Having red hair is all that matters in Scarletville. Redheads hold all the power—and everybody knows it. That’s why Felicity is scared down to her roots when she receives an anonymous note:

    I know your secret.

    Because Felicity is a big fake. Her hair color comes straight out of a bottle. And if anyone discovered the truth, she’d be a social outcast faster than she could say “strawberry blond.” Her mother would disown her, her friends would shun her, and her boyfriend would dump her. And forget about winning that pageant crown and the prize money that comes with it—money that would allow her to fulfill her dream of going to art school.

    Felicity isn’t about to let someone blackmail her life away. But just how far is she willing to go to protect her red cred?

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    Beauty's DaughterBEAUTY’S DAUGHTER by Carolyn Meyer

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    What is it like to be the daughter of the most beautiful woman in the world?

    Hermione knows . . . her mother is Helen of Troy, the famed beauty of Greek myth. Helen is not only beautiful but also impulsive, and when she falls in love with charming Prince Paris, she runs off with him to Troy, abandoning her distraught daughter. Determined to reclaim their enchanting queen, the Greek army sails for Troy. Hermione stows away in one of the thousand ships in the fleet and witnesses the start of the legendary Trojan War.

    In the rough Greek encampment outside the walls of Troy, Hermione’s life is far from that of a pampered princess. Meanwhile, her mother basks in luxury in the royal palace inside the city. Hermione desperately wishes for the gods and goddesses to intervene and end the brutal war—and to bring her love. Will she end up with the handsome archer Orestes, or the formidable Pyrrhus, leader of a tribe of fierce warriors? And will she ever forgive her mother for bringing such chaos to her life and the lives of so many others?

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    The Eye of MindsTHE EYE OF MINDS (The Morality Doctrine #1) by James Dashner

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Delacorte Press

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    An all-new, edge-of-your seat adventure from James Dashner, the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, The Eye of Mindsis the first book in The Mortality Doctrine, a series set in a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams . . . and your worst nightmares.

    Michael is a gamer. And like most gamers, he almost spends more time on the VirtNet than in the actual world. The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and it’s addictive. Thanks to technology, anyone with enough money can experience fantasy worlds, risk their life without the chance of death, or just hang around with Virt-friends. And the more hacking skills you have, the more fun. Why bother following the rules when most of them are dumb, anyway?

    But some rules were made for a reason. Some technology is too dangerous to fool with. And recent reports claim that one gamer is going beyond what any gamer has done before: he’s holding players hostage inside the VirtNet. The effects are horrific—the hostages have all been declared brain-dead. Yet the gamer’s motives are a mystery.

    The government knows that to catch a hacker, you need a hacker.
    And they’ve been watching Michael. They want him on their team.
    But the risk is enormous. If he accepts their challenge, Michael will need to go off the VirtNet grid. There are back alleys and corners in the system human eyes have never seen and predators he can’t even fathom—and there’s the possibility that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever.

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    Bzrk ReloadedBZRK Reloaded (BZRK #2) by Michael Grant

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: EgmontUSA

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    From best-selling author Michael Grant, comes the highly anticipated, terrifying, and mind-bending second book in the BZRK trilogy. 

    The entire BZRK cell–including Noah and Sadie–has been left in pieces after the last round of battle with the Armstrong Twins, conjoined brother who plot to rob mankind of its free will. Vincent’s mind is shattered, and his memories hold dangerous secrets–secrets that Lear, BZRK’s mysterious leader, will stop at nothing to protect.

    Meanwhile, Bug Man has taken control of the President’s brain, but playing with sanity is a dangerous game. The consequences can spiral way out of control, and the Armstrong Twins are not people Bug Man can afford to disappoint.

    The nano is as terrifying, exhilarating, and unpredictable as ever. But the wall of secrets that surrounds it is cracking. What will it reveal? And once the dust has settled, who will be sane enough to find out?

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    Romeo and JulietROMEO & JULIET by William Shakespeare

    Pub. Date: October 8, 2013

    Publisher: Ember

    Find It: AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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    This exclusive edition of Romeo and Juliet includes William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy as well as the newly adapted screenplay by the creator of Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes.

    The full-color photo insert of the film’s cast features Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet, Douglas Booth as Romeo, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Benvolio, Ed Westwick as Tybalt, and Paul Giamatti as Friar Laurence. Emmy-award winning Fellowes has also written an introduction for this unique edition.

    Experience the heartbreaking romance of the infamous star-crossed lovers whose passion ignites amidst feuding families.

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    Other Releases

    THE KINGDOM OF LITTLE WOUNDS by Susann Cokal

    THE MIDNIGHT DRESS by Karen Foxlee

    THE EXTRA by Kathryn Lasky

    BACKWARDS by Todd Mitchell

    JUVIE by Steve Watkins

    MUCKERS by Sandra Neil Wallace

    COALTOWN JESUS by Ron Koertge

    ENDLESS by Amanda Gray

    SEASON OF THE WITCH by Mariah Fredericks

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    Ack, it’s another eight book week! And I am pretty sure Inara Scott’s A SLEEP SO DARK is releasing this week. So I’m keeping an eye on Amazon so that I can download it to my Kindle when it does release.

    Plus I might have STRIKEFORCE, DEATH, AND THE GIRL HE LOVES and TIME AFTER TIME pre-ordered, though I refuse to check as the thought of adding eleven books to my Kindle this week is kind of freaking me out. And as I’ve only read one-and-a-quarter of the books being added to my collection, it means my TBR pile is growing. Rapidly.

    I am hopeful that next week there will be fewer releases that I “must have” as this past couple of months of bookish purchases have been hugely expensive. And as my Kindle refuses to download any more books, I’m forced to archive the ones I do have so that I can download new ones from the cloud.

    I probably should move off the books that I’ve already read, but I love, love, love most of those books and I want to have them with me always, not hanging out on some random cloud.

    Anyway, I wish you the best of book buying weeks and I hope that at least one of this week’s releases is a must read for you. If there are any other books that I’ve missed that you think I should know about, please let me know!

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    As always, I would love to hear what you’re hoping to add to your collection this week!

    And if you have any great suggestions of “must read” books to buy that are releasing this week, please let me know!

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    Book Watch: Phantom Eyes

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    PHANTOM EYES by Scott Tracey will be released in the U.S. on October 8, 2013 in paperback and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and in paperback format at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Flux, the print edition is 408 pages.

    PHANTOM EYES is the third and final full-length book in Scott Tracey’s Witch Eyes series.

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    Every single week seems to be filled with “must read” books and the week of October 8th is no exception. I’ve long been a fan of authors Melissa Marr, Lisa McMann and Gayle Forman, all of whom have books releasing that I’m absolutely dying to read. But when I saw that PHANTOM EYES, the third and final book in Author Scott Tracey’s Witch Eyes series, was releasing I just had to put it in the spotlight.

    Because I know how awesome it is. I know how this series concludes. I know what challenges Braden has to face. And I know whether he lives or dies.

    Of course I won’t reveal what I know about the ending to this riveting series. I won’t talk about that thing the author did that tore me apart. I won’t reveal what I know about Braden’s magic. And I most certainly won’t say whether this series ended in happiness or heartache.

    But I will say that I thought this book was epic. It was exciting and nerve-wracking and heartbreaking. I was glued to the page from the moment the story began. And I was devastated that there was no more story once I reached the end.

    So while I cannot wait to read DESERT TALES, JUST ONE YEAR, BANG, RESIST and THE BROKENHEARTED along with many of the other awesome books releasing this week, I already know just how amazing PHANTOM EYES is. And as it is the book I’m most anticipating, I just had to select it as the book to watch this week.

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    Places to Watch

    The author on TWITTER

    The Witch Eyes series on FACEBOOK

    The author’s WEBSITE

    The author on TUMBLR

    The author on GOODREADS

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    About the Book

    Goodreads description:

    Every child in Belle Dam is taught about the feud from an early age. There are ‘our’ people and ‘their’ people. Friends and enemies. Associates and strangers. It’s the kind of town where eyes are always watching, and you don’t need a reason to sell out your neighbors.

    But the feud is a lie. As a new wave of fury sweeps through the town, creating a third front to an already overtaxed war, Braden has been broken worse than ever. His innocence? Shattered. His heart? Crushed. His magic? Gone. His new life? Ruined. And this is only the beginning.

    Beneath the city lay deep wellsprings of power. The one who controls them is the one who will win the feud. In a city filled with puppet masters, Braden must elude their strings and end the feud once and for all. But first, he must outsmart his father, evade Catherine’s dark magic, regain what was stolen from him, trick a phantom who refuses to die, and foil a demon’s master plan.

    Even then, he may not survive. Because power is a problem, and victory comes with a cost…

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    Other Amazing Books to Watch

    Here are just five of the many, many awesome books releasing the week of October 8th:

    DESERT TALES (A Wicked Lovely Companion Novel) by Melissa Marr

    JUST ONE YEAR  (Just One Day #2) by Gayle Forman

    BANG (Visions #2) by Lisa McMann

    THE BROKENHEARTED by Amelia Kahaney

    RESIST (Breathe #2) by Sarah Crossan

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    Moonset Blog Tour: Character and Author Interviews + Giveaway

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    I am so excited to be a part of the tour for MOONSET by Scott Tracey who happens to be one of my very favorite authors. I had the chance to read MOONSET early and may have read it more than once… more than twice… more than that, even… and I can only say that it was amazing and where’s the sequel?

    While I won’t be posting my review as part of the tour – apparently I have several posts scheduled for today – it will be up on the blog on Wednesday. So if you’d like to see what I thought about the Moonset coven, its legacy and its characters, feel free to stop back then.

    For today, though, I have an awesome interview with children of MOONSET and with the author. And while I’d love to ramble on for awhile, because this post is long and because the interviewees are much more interesting than I could ever be, I’ll stop now.

    Of course I have to share the book’s description – just in case you haven’t seen it – some places where you can find it online, a short bio of this incredibly talented author (with photo) and places where you can find him online.

    If you’re already a fan and know all about this book and author, then just skip ahead to the interview and be sure to check out the giveaway below for a chance to win one of five copies of the book!

    Now, without any further ado, may I present to you….

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    Moonset

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    About the Book…

    Moonset, a coven of such promise . . . Until they turned to the darkness.

    After the terrorist witch coven known as Moonset was destroyed fifteen years ago—during a secret war against the witch Congress—five children were left behind, saddled with a legacy of darkness. Sixteen-year-old Justin Daggett, son of a powerful Moonset warlock, has been raised alongside the other orphans by the witch Congress, who fear the children will one day continue the destruction their parents started.

    A deadly assault by a wraith, claiming to work for Moonset’s most dangerous disciple, Cullen Bridger, forces the five teens to be evacuated to Carrow Mill. But when dark magic wreaks havoc in their new hometown, Justin and his siblings are immediately suspected. Justin sets out to discover if someone is trying to frame the Moonset orphans . . . or if Bridger has finally come out of hiding to reclaim the legacy of Moonset. He learns there are secrets in Carrow Mill connected to Moonset’s origins, and keeping the orphans safe isn’t the only reason the Congress relocated them .. .

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    About the Author…

    Scott Tracey is a YA author who lived on a Greyhound for a month, wrote his illustrated autobiography at the age of six, and barely survived Catholic school (and definitely not for the reasons you might think).

    He is the author of WITCH EYES, chosen as one of Amazon’s Best LGBT Books of 2011, as well as an ALA Popular Paperback in the Forbidden Romance category. The final book in the WITCH EYES trilogy, PHANTOM EYES, will be released in the fall of 2013.

    He is also the author of MOONSET, a new series which will be released April 8, 2013, as well as a contributor to the SHADOWHUNTERS & DOWNWORLDERS anthology, edited by Cassandra Clare.

    His career highlights include: accidentally tripping a panic alarm which led to nearly being shot by the police; attacked in a drive-thru window by a woman wielding a baked potato, and once moving cross country for a job only to quit on the second day.

    His gifts can be used for good or evil, but rather than picking a side, he strives for BOTH (in alternating capacity) for his own amusement.

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     The Interviews
    Justin…

    Even though you’re not the oldest you seem to be the one in charge, the one trying to keep the peace. How do you feel about shouldering this burden? Are you angry that Mal hasn’t taken the lead?

    It has to be someone’s job. I don’t mind that it’s me. I mean, it’s not easy all the time: trying to keep everyone from killing each other is a full time job on even a good day. Mal gets too angry sometimes, he wouldn’t make a good mediator. So I think it’s a good thing that it’s me. At least I can try to make everyone happy.

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    Would you rather be normal – no magic, not related to the Moonset coven – or is having magic worth all the negatives?

    Ouch. Give up my family just to be free from who I am? Never. I mean, sure magic might have its downsides, but I wouldn’t be who I am if I didn’t have all of them. They’re my family. I like who I am. I like who they are. And how would I ever make up for what my parents did if I didn’t have the gifts that I have?

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    Jena…

    What do you think about Carrow Mill? If you knew your last expulsion would land you in this town would you have done it anyway?

    We moved from the middle of No-One-Cares to a town filled with Witches and Covens? I call this a win-win. Sure, things in town are a little…off. But we’re always being taught by sideshow talents with only a few tricks up their sleeves. I want to know the things the Covens know. Where better to start learning?

    No one wants to talk about how stifling our last town was. There are a lot of places we’ve gone where the town is small and in the middle of nowhere, but you can tell the witches know what’s up. This wasn’t one of them. We didn’t even get any real training. Kids my age should be able to cast a decent glamour on themselves. I can barely eavesdrop on someone in the next room. Tell me how that’s fair?

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    What is your favorite way to piss Justin off?

    Some days all it takes is a smile, did you know that? It drives him crazy, wondering what’s going on in my head. That’s the thing about Justin – I always know what he’s thinking, and he can never really figure me out. So sometimes I walk around with a smug little smile and wait for him to implode.

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    Malcolm…

    How does it feel to be stuck with your siblings? You’re the one most likely to be able to live a normal life, do you think that’ll ever happen?

    A normal life? You’re kidding, right?

    Look, we are what we are. There’s nothing that I can do about it. I leave schools when they have to leave, I move when they move. Wherever they go, I have to follow. Normal has a restraining order out on me. I can’t get within five hundred feet of it.

    Do I think it’ll ever happen? No. I’ll be with the rest of them until we die.

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    Cole…

    If you could pull a prank on one of your siblings, who would you prank and why?

    Mal, of course. Bailey cries too easily, and no one in their right mind pisses Jenna off. And Justin’s boring. Besides, Jenna gets dibs on that. But Mal freaks out and it’s always hilarious. This one time, I took pictures of him sleeping and posted them up around the school, and girls wouldn’t leave him alone! They had to have a sexual harassment assembly just for him. I mean, not like for him, like he was the only one there. I mean there was one for the whole school, because of the way people treated Mal.

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    What do you think about the Witchers? Cool or creepy?

    Dude, have you seen them? They’re so badass. One of them saved my life, y’know. Quinn’s cool. He has this knife thing and he can use all kinds of wicked magic with it! He used it to stop this gash on my face from bleeding and then turned around and blew up a building like it was nothing!

    I tried asking him to show it to me, but he said not until I was older. Which is lame, because Justin and Jenna and Mal are older, and they don’t do anything fun with knives. They don’t do anything fun anyway, but especially not with knives.

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    Bailey…

    What are the best and worst parts of having Jenna as your sister?

    Oh…I don’t…is she going to read this? I don’t know.

    Jenna’s sweet, she really is. She shows me how to do stuff, she makes sure I’m taken care of, she protects me when she thinks I need it. It’s just…she’s under a lot of pressure. I think it’s harder for her than the rest of us, and she doesn’t want us to know that. I don’t think she wants us to get in trouble, but she just doesn’t know of any other way to make her point.

    I just wish people would stop treating her like she’s the worst of us. She’s really not. Evil people don’t take their little sisters shopping and stay up half the night talking about boys. Or do makeovers together. I just wish people could see the Jenna I see, sometimes. I wish Jenna could see. Because I think she’s starting to believe what they tell her. And that scares me.

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    My Thoughts…

    Justin – Your answers just prove why you’re the perfect one to “lead” your family. You rock!

    Jenna – Ha! A “little off”???? Really, Jenna? Though it is totally unfair that you can’t glamour yourself. That would be an awesome skill to have. Oh, and I didn’t know that about Justin, though I should have guessed. 🙂

    Mal – You sound a little resigned, a little depressed. Time for a coffee run? Maybe Justin could make one for you. 😉

    Cole – Hehehe! Poor Mal. But you totally chose the right sibling to prank. Love it! As far as the Witchers, I have not had the chance to see them first-hand. And as much as I’d love to, if they were around, that would mean something really bad was going to happen.

    Oh, and Cole, you’re scaring me just a little bit with your fascination with knives….

    Bailey – Somehow I don’t think Jenna wants everyone to see just how great a person she can be. And I agree, she’s not evil. But magic can be a dangerous thing….

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    Scott Tracey…

    If the Moonset coven were pitted against the Lansings and the Thorpes who do you think would win? Whose magic would you say is strongest?

    Well, the Moonset kids have the curse that protects them from being separated/killed, so in a full out assault I’d say they’d win out. But if the Lansings/Thorpes did their research, they might find alternative ways to deal with them.

    Magic wise, definitely the Moonset kids. At least the potential is there. In Witch Eyes, everyone has a certain level of strength and/or skill. Jason and Catherine are leagues above most witches, and Braden is leagues above them. But in the Moonset world, you’re only as strong as what spells you’ve learned, but anyone can be a powerful badass. At that point, it becomes a numbers game, and there’s 5 Moonset kids, and only two adults. Moonset all the way. 😉

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    Who would you say is the strongest character in MOONSET? The most magically inclined? The most clever? The most secretive? The most complicated?

    It’s funny, because I’m working on the second book now, and my answers would change significantly between the two books. But since we’re talking MOONSET, here’s what I would say.

    Strongest: If we’re talking straight up ‘witch fu’ it’s a tie between Illana Bryer and Quinn, the kids’ guardian. Quinn doesn’t really get a chance to flex his muscles too much in Moonset, but his reputation is well earned.

    Magically inclined/clever: These go hand in hand. Jenna is the MacGyver of the group – she has a knack for taking a dozen harmless spells, and finding a way to combine them towards explosive results. Justin is clever, but in different ways, and his gifts would suit him well in rivaling Jenna for most magically inclined. The two of them have the potential to be the most dangerous (in a much different way than Bailey) out of all the Moonset kids. Which is to be expected, because their parents were the most magically gifted members of the original Moonset coven.

    Secretive: Justin. The adults keep a lot of secrets, but Justin has an inherent distrust of anyone outside of his family unit, even when keeping secrets is to his detriment. Maybe it’s because he knows that sometimes, a good leader has to hold back, but he has trust issues on a monumental scale.

    Complicated: Jenna for sure. Yes, she can come across a thoughtless, spiteful person, but I think there’s a whole interior of mushy emotions and fear that she’s trying to conceal. Jenna to me is the most layered character of the five, because I think that there’s always something deeper at play with her. That’s part of the reason she dislikes Ash so much, because in a way they’re too much alike.

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    Quinn was another character who played a fairly significant role in the story. How would you describe him and his role? Do you think Justin and his siblings see Quinn the same way you do?

    To me, I see Quinn as the older brother that the kids always needed. Even if they don’t understand it like that. He’s someone in a unique position – he’s one of the heir apparents to the witch Congress (as the grandson of the two most politically powerful witches around), he’s one of the most highly regarded Witchers to come out of training, and he’s one of the few people who doesn’t look at Justin and the others and think “Moonset.” It affords him a position where he’s able to look out for the kids, and try to guide them, in the way that an older sibling should.

    Quinn’s one of my favorite characters, because I see him as being something different to each of the Moonset kids. He models himself after what he thinks each of them need, so as a result the relationships he forms with each of them is just a little bit different. It’s not just that he’s looking out for the kids, but he knows them. He knows how they behave, what they want out of life. And he genuinely wants to be a part of their lives.

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    If you could pick one line of dialogue that made you grin while writing it, what would it be?

    “You look like Betty White’s grandmother, and you smell like a Kardashian!”

    Basically, any time Cole is in a good mood and feeling mouthy, it’s my favorite.

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    Each of your chapters offers up a little bit of Moonset’s history. What made you decide to reveal pieces of the dark coven’s past in that way? And is this something we’ll see more of in the sequel?

    I’m not sure where the idea first came from, but I remember latching onto it as soon as I wrote the first one. I needed something in terms of Moonset’s history, and it became an extension of the worldbuilding, because of course in a world where magic was regulated there would be books written, interviews done, investigations, etc.

    Each book will probably continue this trend, but not in the same way. Book one was the ‘setting the stage’ book, so it was mostly about Moonset and the war they started. The second book’s epigraphs will be tailored to the mysteries of that book. But so far, I only have one written for sure. (I don’t write the epigraphs until after the book is done).

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    You’re working on the sequel to Moonset right now. How is the research for the second book different than what you had to do for the first?

    Well, with the first book, most of my actual research was just in putting together the theories about how this world worked. How the government operated, who was in control, how Moonset had happened, etc. So I spent a lot of time figuring out the structure of the world. My goal was to create a world of witches that was bogged down in bureaucracy and ineffective because of its size. Shades of our real world government, in a way.

    With the second book, I’ve had to do a lot more actual research. The first book was all about setting the stage, and the second has become more about advancing the story. I’ve had to do a lot of research into psychopathy in teenagers, what causes psychotic breaks, other types of disorders that stem from a loss of control.

    And then of course there’s the fun stuff: there’s a wealth of websites that deal with abandoned structures, and the people who investigate them. Second to actually going to these places to investigate for yourself, a website full of stories and high-res pictures of it’s current state are incredibly inspiring. I like to think of Carrow Mill as a quintessential New England kind of town, but it’s a town with a big history. So I think that probably around the time Moonset came to it’s end, the town reincorporated itself, shedding layers and buildings that no longer fit it’s “new” image. The idea that there are parts to the town that were just cast aside or swept under the rug fascinates me.

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    My Thoughts…

    Yay for the children of Moonset! Though I’d still love to see a full out Lansing/Thorpe assault. That would be awesome!

    Woot, I love Quinn! And not just because he’s older, has mad skills and is a great guardian. But what he does… oh, I probably shouldn’t say, should I?

    LOL re: the MacGyver reference. Explosive, I totally agree. But I think her results are more of the “happy little accidents” variety. And I love that you dropped the reference to Bailey in there. 🙂 And oh Justin and his trust issues. Though I think Jenna probably has some major ones, too.

    Love Jenna! And I love layered characters. Makes them much more interesting. I’d love to see a story from her POV at some point.

    I’m so glad to hear from you that Quinn is in fact genuine. As much as I do love him, I always have trust issues with characters in his particular position. The fact that you tell me he’s genuine makes me smile. Of course, I am a little worried you’ll change your mind down the road…. Yes, I have trust issues as regards authors and their characters, too.

    Cole is awesome! That line, LOLOLOL!

    I love those peeks into Moonset’s history. I don’t usually pay attention to things at the beginning of a book’s chapters as I find they pull me out of the story, but in MOONSET they were tidbits of info that I was excited to discover.

    Ahh research…. I would say it doesn’t sound like fun, but “psychotic breaks”? “Psychopathy”? Yeah, that could be very interesting. But… OH MY GOSH what is going to happen in book two!?!

    Those neglected buildings from a bygone age fascinate me, too. I can’t wait to see what you do with all of that… and your other… research. So… how long again until the sequel?

    Forget about these tours, KEEP WRITING!

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    And I just have to say a huge THANK YOU to the author and his characters for sharing all sorts of insights with me and my blog’s readers. You totally made this final stop on the tour ROCK!

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    The Giveaway

    The very awesome publisher is offering up for giveaway FIVE copies of MOONSET. It is US ONLY and you must be 13 and older to enter.

    There are no requirements to like or follow, just answer the question from the Rafflecopter in the comments section about which witches sound more like your kind of witches – those from the author’s Moonset coven or those from his Witch Eyes series. (The description for WITCH EYES can be found HERE.)

    There are also a few extra entry opportunities (not required).

    Just enter in the Rafflecopter below…

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    The Tour Schedule

    As this post is super long, I’ve only included the tour schedule for this last week of the tour. But if you’d like to check out the full schedule you can find it on Rockstar Book Tours HERE.

    Week Three

    Apr. 8th – Tynga’s Reviews – Interview
    Apr. 8th – Bibliojunkies – Review
    Apr. 9th – A Dream Within A Dream – Guest Post
    Apr. 9th – BookPics – Review
    Apr. 10th – JeanBookNerd – Interview
    Apr. 11th – The Best Books Ever – Guest Post
    Apr. 12th – Reader Girls – Guest Post
    Apr. 13th – Unabridged Bookshelf – Review
    Apr. 14th – Fiktshun – Interview

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    Book Watch: Releasing This Week #118

    Below are the YA books releasing this week that I am spotlighting for my “Book Watch: Releasing This Week” post.

    These are books for the week of April 2nd-April 8th that I have pre-ordered.

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    NAMELESS by Lili St. Crow will be released in the U.S. on April 4, 2013 in hardcover and ebook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Razorbill, the print edition is 336.

    NAMELESS is the first book in author Lili St. Crow’s new series Tales of Beauty and Madness.

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    NAMELESS sounds just so amazing and I’m so excited it’s releasing on Thursday. While I won a signed copy in a charitable auction, I didn’t want to read it because it was signed and I try to never read them if I can help it. So, I’m anxiously awaiting its download to my Kindle on Wednesday Midnight. And I plan on finding some time at the end of this week to dive in.

    I am just so curious how this tale is an “evocative update of Snow White” given the book’s description which makes it sound like a completely unique story. Well, aside from the fact that Cami is taken in and cared for by the head of one of seven Families, much like Snow White who was “adopted” by those seven dwarves.

    I can’t wait to meet Cami and find out just what her secrets are and why she was scarred and mute when she was found. I’m also very interested in meeting the mysterious Tor and finding out about his past.

    I love that this story has the addition of “A Tale of Beauty and Madness” as part of its title, as it makes me all the more intrigued by it. And if I manage to get just a bit more caught up with my must read for review books, I will definitely be diving into NAMELESS later this week.

    The Collector

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    THE COLLECTOR by Victoria Scott will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in paperback format – the eBook was released on March 25th. It is currently available to pre-order (and order) online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Entangled Teen, the print edition is 400 pages.

    THE COLLECTOR is the first book in the Dante Walker series by author Victoria Scott. The sequel, THE LIBERATOR, is slated for release on August 27, 2013.

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    I actually already have a copy of THE  COLLECTOR on my Kindle from when it downloaded last week. But I decided to order a print copy to add to my collection, too, and I will hopefully get it on Tuesday.

    I’ve already read THE COLLECTOR and fell madly in love with it so there will be no guessing about what Dante Walker was up to in this book. Because I already know. Of course I won’t say what he was up to. That would be spoiler-y. But as you can imagine, if you’ve heard anything about this book, not all of what he’s up to is good.  He is a collector after all.

    I will just say that the book lived up to its hype. Dante may not have been at all what I expected, but I loved who he actually was much more than the hyped version. Of course I may just have to re-read it now that I’ll have a couple copies of the finished version. Especially since the release date for the sequel is almost five months away. And that’s way too long to be without Dante Walker.

    Vengeance Bound

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    VENGEANCE BOUND by Justina Ireland will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, the print edition is 320 pages.

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    I have been dying to read VENGEANCE BOUND since the moment I checked out the description ages ago. It sounds so completely awesome – bloodlust, the Furies, justice… revenge. And I cannot wait for its release on Tuesday.

    I can’t wait to meet Cory and learn just how she managed to escape the asylum. But more, I want to know how she can live with the Furies constantly in her head. And I also can’t wait to meet Niko and find out why the Furies are quiet around him and what it all means.

    The description calls this book “edgy” and I am so excited to finally be able to go along on Cory’s “quest for revenge.” Even if it means there won’t be a happily ever after in her future.

    If I can’t find the time to read it this week, I definitely hope to add VENGEANCE BOUND to the pile next week.

    Dark Triumph

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    DARK TRIUMPH by Robin LaFevers will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, the print edition is 400 pages.

    DARK TRIUMPH is the second book in the His Fair Assassin series by author Robin LaFevers. The third book, MORTAL HEART, is slated for release in 2014.

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    I am so excited that DARK TRIUMPH releases on Tuesday and that everyone will have a chance to read this amazing book, which I am currently reading. Sybella is awesome. Seriously, seriously awesome.

    As I already spotlighted it for my Book Watch post a couple of weeks ago, I will be brief. But I just have to say that I love that this second book in the series follows a new character, even though I totally adore Ismae. I think the world that author Robin LaFevers created is so richly detailed and so easy to get lost in that I have no idea why I didn’t read this book the moment I had a copy in hand.

    And I think Sybella’s story is just as exciting as Ismae’s…. maybe a bit more so because I already know I love the world and its characters.

    If I hadn’t already wanted to read this book, the description would have completely sold me on it when it mentioned that DARK TRIUMPH “serves betrayal, treachery, and danger in equal measure….”

    But I already very much wanted to read it. So the fact that I had pre-ordered a copy for my Kindle should come as no surprise. To anyone.

    The Rising

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    THE RISING by Kelley Armstrong will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by HarperCollins, the print edition is 416 pages.

    THE RISING is the third and final book in author Kelley Armstrong’s Darkness Rising trilogy.

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    While I am a little bit behind on this series – I still must read book two – I have THE RISING pre-ordered and cannot wait to read it later this month. After the major cliffhanger at the end of THE GATHERING I was slightly hesitant to pick up the next book in the series without having the final book on hand.

    Well all that changes this week as the end of the trilogy is upon us. And I am so stoked that I will be able to read the rest of the series without having an excruciating wait. And, I don’t have to re-read the first book as it is still totally fresh in my mind… most likely due to the killer cliffhanger ending.

    But I am so excited to get back into this series and see just which of the characters from the author’s other series make their appearance in this one. But I also cannot wait to find out what’s going to happen with Maya… though I refuse to read the description since I haven’t found out exactly what happens in THE CALLING.

    I am so sad that this, too, is a short series as I’d love to see a longer YA series by the author. Her paranormal series for adults is quite a bit longer, and as I love all of her characters in this series and her Darkest Powers series, I wish these series would be longer, too.

    At least this final book will be releasing this week and I won’t have to wait to conclude this series…. Still not sure I’m ready to see it end, though.

    The Sweetest Dark

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    THE SWEETEST DARK by Shana Abe will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Bantam, the print edition is 352 pages.

    THE SWEETEST DARK is the first book in author Shana Abe’s series of the same name. The sequel, THE DEEPEST NIGHT, is slated for release on August 13, 2013.

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    I fell for THE SWEETEST DARK because of its cover and the last two lines of the description, so of course I had to add it to my list of pre-orders. And I cannot believe that it’s releasing on Tuesday. Especially with the sequel releasing just four months from now.

    No. No, I’m not complaining about that.

    But I cannot wait to get lost in post-Victorian England and in a “love story that defies time.” I cannot wait to discover Lora’s secrets and see just what powers she does have.

    And I can’t wait to choose whether I’ll be rooting for Jesse or Armand to be a part of that love story. As both boys seem to be equally appealing from the description, I haven’t the first clue who I’d choose.

    I really hope to get the chance to visit Iverson and meet these most intriguing characters later this week.

    Moonset

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    MOONSET by Scott Tracey will be released in the U.S. on April 8, 2013 in paperback and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both forats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Flux, the print edition is 384 pages.

    MOONSET is the first book in author Scott Tracey’s The Legacy of Moonset series. Information on the second book in the series is not yet available.

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    MOONSET releases next Monday. Wow. I cannot believe it is really going to be on shelves in less than a week. After such a long, long wait, it’s finally almost here! And while I may have read it more than a few times, that fact makes me no less excited for its release which will hopefully download on Sunday night.

    Of course I will be stalking the bookstore next weekend in the hope that it will be on shelves a few days early. Fingers most definitely crossed.

    And while I could have included MOONSET with next week’s releases, as I follow release weeks from Tuesday through Monday, I just had to list it among this week’s releases.

    As I have read it, and talked about it on the blog A LOT, my lips will be sealed from any further praise. Until my review, that is. But I just have to quickly say that I love this book. I love the fact that the story surrounds a coven of witches and that there is dark magic and a dark past. And I cannot wait to see this story continue in the sequel.

    Rise

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    RISE by Anna Carey will be released in the U.S. on April 2, 2013 in hardcover, audio and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in all formats at AMAZON and in hardcover and eBook formats at BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by HarperCollins, the print edition is 320 pages.

    RISE is the third and final book in Anna Carey’s Eve trilogy.

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    I am so excited that RISE is releasing on Tuesday. Even though I only recently met Eve and Caleb, both already released books have lived on my Kindle since their respective release dates. And so I feel like I’ve known them forever.

    And as I am reading ONCE, I am not going to even glimpse at the Goodreads description. Because I have been burned by spoiler-y descriptions in the past and don’t want to have the ending spoiled when I’m so closed to reaching it.

    So, I will just say that while I only started reading this series the other week, I am incredibly excited to be finishing it up this week. I love not having to wait between each book, because it allows me to stay immersed in the world, to remain connected to the characters and their plight, and to feel like I’m on this incredible adventure with them.

    There is no question that I will be reading RISE on release date, even though it is a series ending book. Because I am not ready to leave the world just yet. I only hope I’ll be ready to say goodbye when the time comes….

    White Lines

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    WHITE LINES by Jennifer Banash will be released in the U.S. on April 4, 2013 in hardcover and eBook formats. It is currently available to pre-order online in both formats at AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE.

    Published by Putnam Juvenile, the print edition is 304 pages.

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    WHITE LINES will be releasing on Thursday and I cannot wait for my copy to download. I did receive a couple early copies, which I just had to take a peek at. And from what I read so far I absolutely loved the author’s writing style and was intrigued by her main character, Cat. So I had just to pre-order a copy of this book for my collection.

    But it was the description that first grabbed my attention. The setting – New York City in the 1980’s – is one that immediately made this a must read. And the fact that the main character tries to escape into NYC’s nightlife makes this story one that is very relatable to me.

    The description promises a “gritty, atmospheric” story and I cannot wait to find out if that is true and whether I’ll be held captivate from start to finish.

    My plan is to read my early copy before release date. But if I don’t finish reading it by Thursday, I will definitely switch to the finished eBook copy in my collection once it downloads.

    Other Books of Note

    In the Shadow of Blackbirds

    IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS by Cat Winters

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Amulet Books

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    Light

    LIGHT (Gone #6) by Michael Grant

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    My Life After Now

    My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    If He Had Been With Me

    IF HE HAD BEEN WITH ME by Laura Nowlin

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    Fearless

    FEARLESS (Mirrorworld #2) by Cornelia Funke

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    Stung

    STUNG by Bethany Wiggins

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Walker Childrens

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    RENEGADE (Ripper #2) by Amy Carol Reeves

    Pub. Date: April 8, 2013

    Publisher: Flux

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    Naturals

    NATURALS (The Lost Souls #2) by Tiffany Truitt

    Pub. Date: April 2, 2013

    Publisher: Entangled Teen

    (AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE)

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    I knew the week of April 2nd was a big release week. I just don’t think I knew I had nine books on order. Wow. Plus, I really want to buy IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS, but as it isn’t available to pre-order in electronic format, I’m doing a wait-see and will hopefully buy it on release date if it is.

    I already read two of the books I have pre-ordered and plan on finishing four more this week – RISE, THE SWEETEST DARK, DARK TRIUMPH and WHITE LINES. Though I really want to be able to read NAMELESS, too. But I think four books are more than I can handle, so I’d say my plan is overly ambitious. But who knows….

    And I don’t think next week is quite as packed full of new titles as this week is. But if it is, I hope I’ll be able to read most of them and avoid making my TBR pile grow any larger.

    Anyway…

    I hope that you found some amazing titles to add to your collection this week. And if I’ve missed anything, please let me know so that I can check it out and potentially add it to my collection, too.

    And if you have a favorite title releasing this week, I’d love to know which one it is you’re most excited for and whether you’ll be moving it immediately to the “currently reading” pile.

    As always, I would love to hear what you’re hoping to add to your collection this week!

    And if you have any great suggestions of “must read” books to buy that are releasing this week, please let me know!

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    Giveaway: Moonset

    Moonset

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    I was lucky enough to be able to get the chance to read MOONSET just a bit early. In fact, I had enough time between when I first got my hands on an early copy and its release – which is coming up on April 8th – that I was able to read it more than once.

    And I absolutely loved the characters that author Scott Tracey created for this new series. I loved the fact that there were so many dark secrets about the Moonset coven in this first book in the series. And I love that not everything has been revealed at the story’s end.

    As the author is one of my favorite new authors, whose writing I love a little bit more with each story of his I read, I just had to offer up a few copies of his very-soon-to-be-released book MOONSET.

    All the details are below. But first, if you haven’t yet heard of MOONSET, I’ve included the Goodreads description which reveals a little bit about the story but doesn’t even begin to hint at the book’s awesomeness.

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    Moonset, a coven of such promise . . . Until they turned to the darkness.

    After the terrorist witch coven known as Moonset was destroyed fifteen years ago—during a secret war against the witch Congress—five children were left behind, saddled with a legacy of darkness. Sixteen-year-old Justin Daggett, son of a powerful Moonset warlock, has been raised alongside the other orphans by the witch Congress, who fear the children will one day continue the destruction their parents started.

    A deadly assault by a wraith, claiming to work for Moonset’s most dangerous disciple, Cullen Bridger, forces the five teens to be evacuated to Carrow Mill. But when dark magic wreaks havoc in their new hometown, Justin and his siblings are immediately suspected. Justin sets out to discover if someone is trying to frame the Moonset orphans . . . or if Bridger has finally come out of hiding to reclaim the legacy of Moonset. He learns there are secrets in Carrow Mill connected to Moonset’s origins, and keeping the orphans safe isn’t the only reason the Congress relocated them . . .

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    A paperback copy of MOONSET by Scott Tracey to THREE (3) winners

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    • Only ONE entry per household
    • You MUST be 13 or older to enter
    • There will be THREE (3) winners
    • Winners will be chosen by Random via Rafflecopter
    • Winners will be announced in the Rafflecopter form and contacted by email
    • Winners will have 48 hours to respond after notification
    • Books will be pre-ordered and sent from Amazon or The Book Depository depending upon location

    There is no requirement to like or follow, but spreading the word would be awesome!

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    Moonset Book Blast + Giveaway

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    With one month to go until MOONEST hits the shelves, we want to make sure you are all ready for it. Be sure to add MOONSET to your TBR piles, and don’t forget to check out the giveaway below for $25.00 gift cards to iTunes and B&N!

    I cannot believe that MOONSET’s release is only a month away. I remember when I heard the author first mention his new series, and the date for its release felt a lifetime away. Now it’s just a month.

    Of course I grabbed it when it was made available on NetGalley. Of course I read it way to early for me to even think about writing my review. Of course I had to read it again just to be sure I didn’t miss anything.

    And…

    Of course I just had to take part in this book blast to help spread the word about this super awesome author’s upcoming release. As such a huge fan of his writing, his characters and the worlds he builds, I couldn’t resist. Though I will resist the temptation to reveal just what happens in MOONSET, just what it means to be a member of the Moonset Coven, and just what happens to Justin, Jenna, Cole, Malcom and Bailey after landing in Carrow Mills.

    Even though MOONSET’s release is a month away, I’m already pining for the sequel. But for those who haven’t yet read about MOONSET, be sure to check out the description below to learn more. And be sure to visit the author’s website for all sorts of information about his new book and series.

    As part of this blast there is also a giveaway being shared across all the blogs hosting this post. You can find details on that below.

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    Moonset Moonset (Legacy of Moonset #1)

    Author: Scott Tracey
    Release Date: April 8, 2013
    Publisher: Flux
    Pages: 384

    Justin Daggett, his trouble-making sister, and their three orphan-witch friends have gotten themselves kicked out of high school. Again. Now they’ve ended up in Carrow Mills, New York, the town where their parents—members of the terrorist witch organization known as Moonset—began their evil experiments with the dark arts one generation ago.

    When the siblings are accused of unleashing black magic on the town, Justin fights to prove their innocence. But tracking down the true culprit leads him to a terrifying discovery about Moonset’s past . . . and its deadly future.

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    About Scott Tracey

    Scott TraceyScott Tracey is a YA author who lived on a Greyhound for a month, wrote his illustrated autobiography at the age of six, and barely survived Catholic school (and definitely not for the reasons you might think).

    He is the author of WITCH EYES, chosen as one of Amazon’s Best LGBT Books of 2011, as well as an ALA Popular Paperback in the Forbidden Romance category. The final book in the WITCH EYES trilogy, PHANTOM EYES, will be released in the fall of 2013.

    He is also the author of MOONSET, a new series which will be released April 8, 2013, as well as a contributor to the SHADOWHUNTERS & DOWNWORLDERS anthology, edited by Cassandra Clare.

    His career highlights include: accidentally tripping a panic alarm which led to nearly being shot by the police; attacked in a drive-thru window by a woman wielding a baked potato, and once moving cross country for a job only to quit on the second day.

    His gifts can be used for good or evil, but rather than picking a side, he strives for BOTH (in alternating capacity) for his own amusement.

    Find him…

    TWITTER | FACEBOOK | WEBSITE | TUMBLR | GOODREADS

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