Thursday, November 8, 2012

Release Crazed and Happy B-Day Me!

Good Thursday my dears!

As of 8:00 this morning I am 26 years old! I feel a strange sense of elation with a side of complacency. Yet I am so happy to welcome my 26th year and I have many many plans for it. Oh indeed.


It's Thursday and so today we have RELEASE CRAZED!!



* Release Crazed #7*

Release Crazed is a weekly feature on Auggie-Talk where I list 5 upcoming books that I'm really looking forward to. What are you anxiously anticipating?

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Title: Interview With a Vampire: Claudia's Story
Author: Anne Rice
Genre: Adult Paranormal
Release Date: November 20, 2012
Pages: 256
Synopsis:
A richly-illustrated adaptation of Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire, told through the eyes of the vampire Claudia, who was just a little girl when she was turned by the vampire Lestat. Though she spends many years of happiness with her two vampire fathers, she gradually grows discontent with their insistence upon treating her like a little girl, even though she has lived as long as any mortal man...and her lust to kill is certainly no less than theirs...












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Title: Paper Valentine
Author: Brenna Yovanoff
Genre: YA Paranormal
Release Date: January 7, 2014
Pages: 368

Synopsis:  January 8, 2013

The city of Ludlow is gripped by the hottest July on record. The asphalt is melting, the birds are dying, petty crime is on the rise, and someone in Hannah Wagnor’s peaceful suburban community is killing girls.

For Hannah, the summer is a complicated one. Her best friend Lillian died six months ago, and Hannah just wants her life to go back to normal. But how can things be normal when Lillian’s ghost is haunting her bedroom, pushing her to investigate the mysterious string of murders? Hannah’s just trying to understand why her friend self-destructed, and where she fits now that Lillian isn’t there to save her a place among the social elite. And she must stop thinking about Finny Boone, the big, enigmatic delinquent whose main hobbies seem to include petty larceny and surprising acts of kindness.

With the entire city in a panic, Hannah soon finds herself drawn into a world of ghost girls and horrifying secrets. She realizes that only by confronting the Valentine Killer will she be able move on with her life—and it’s up to her to put together the pieces before he strikes again.

Paper Valentine is a hauntingly poetic tale of love and death by the New York Times bestselling author of The Replacement and The Space Between.




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Title: Deadwood
Author: Kell Andrews
Genre: Middlegrade Adventure
Release Date: December 1, 2013
Pages: 264

Synopsis: 
There’s something evil in Deadwood Park.

Martin Cruz hates his rotten new town. Then he gets a message from a tree telling him it’s cursed — and so is he. It’s not just any tree. It’s the Spirit Tree, the ancient beech the high school football team carves to commemorate the home opener. And every year they lose.

But the curse is no game, and it gets worse. Businesses fail. Trees topple like dominos. Sinkholes open up in the streets, swallowing cars and buildings. Even people begin to fade, drained of life.

Martin teams up with know-it-all soccer star Hannah Vaughan. Together they must heal the tree, or be stuck in Deadwood Park at the mercy of the psycho who cursed it.


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Title: Ashes of Twilight
Author: Kassy Tayler

Genre: Dystopian
Release Date: November 13, 2012
Pages: 320

Synopsis: 
Wren MacAvoy works as a coal miner for a domed city that was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century to protect the royal blood line of England when astronomers spotted a comet on a collision course with Earth. Humanity would be saved by the most groundbreaking technology of the time. But after nearly 200 years of life beneath the dome, society has become complacent and the coal is running out.  Plus there are those who wonder, is there life outside the dome or is the world still consumed by fire? When one of Wren's friends escapes the confines of the dome, he is burned alive and put on display as a warning to those seeking to disrupt the dome’s way of life. But Alex’s final words are haunting. “The sky is blue.”  What happens next is a whirlwind of adventure, romance, conspiracy and the struggle to stay alive in a world where nothing is as it seems. Wren unwittingly becomes a catalyst for a revolution that destroys the dome and the only way to survive might be to embrace what the entire society has feared their entire existence.


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Title: Demon's Curse
Author: Alexa Egan

Genre: Historical/Paranormal Romance
Release Date: December 26, 20012
Pages: 400

Synopsis:
A fast-paced and captivating debut—the first in the dark and sexy Imnada Brotherhood series about shape shifters in Regency-era England.

A rising star on the Covent Garden stage, Bianca Parrino believes she has everything she wants. Independence. Wealth. And a life finally free of her violent, abusive husband. But when her close friend, Adam, is murdered, and Bianca is suspected in his death, she is unwittingly drawn into the search for his killer, and soon must question everything she believes—about her friend, about herself, and about a world she never knew existed.

A member of the mysterious race of shape-shifting Imnada and part of an elite military unit, Captain Mac Flannery gathered intelligence during the Napoleonic wars. As a result of a savage massacre, Mac and the men he served with are cursed. Now one of them has been found murdered, and Mac suspects the existence of the Imnada has been discovered at last. His only link to unearthing the truth is the beautiful actress who turns up unexpectedly at Adam’s funeral.

Before long, Mac has more to contend with than Bianca’s overt mistrust, his ill-fated attraction to the haughty and beautiful actress, and his ongoing search for an end to the curse. Because Adam’s killer is back, and Mac is next on his list.






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That's all for today my love doves!

I'll see you all tomorrow with a review of Charlaine Harris' "Real Murders".

Until Next Blog,

Read On!

~A.

2 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday! And some of these books look excellent -- the cover for Paper Valentine is beautiful! I hope you have a good day + thanks loads for checking out my blog! :)
    ~Ruby at http://feedmebooksnow.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. Yayyy HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUGGIE!
    MAY YOU HAVE A HAPPY AND WONDERFUL DAY! :D

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