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June 18, 2012

Vlog #18: Good News & Sad News



I have GOOD news and SAD news. I'll start with the sad news- I will not be accepting any new review requests for the rest of summer. My backlog has grown too large and I want to get through them. I hope to be open to new requests by mid-August, beginning of September at the lastest. ONLY exception will be made if I'm reading your series and you have a new book.

The GOOD news - I'm staring back with the monthly newsletter. I was using Google Friends Connect, but they discontinued the newsletter feature last spring. I've been looking for a new layout and email service. I've found both and even looking at offering printed versions at local libraries and bookstores. You can sign up for the newsletter here: Subscribe to our newsletter

If you missed it:

I reviewed Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins on Saturday.

I blogged at Book Bloggers' Collaborative - I Feel Cheated.

I announced the HUGE Giveaway winners in my Friday Fun post.

If you want another chance to win A World Apart by David M. Brown, Book Bloggers' Collaborative is hosting a fun launch party. Just go here.


Finished:




Reading:

The Line Between Here and Gone by Andrea Kane
The man she loved is gone forever. The child she lives for could be next. Each day is a struggle for Amanda Gleason's newborn son as he battles a rare immune deficiency. Justin's best chance for a cure lies with his father, who was brutally murdered before Amanda even realized she carried his child. Or was he? One emailed photo changes everything, planting a seed of doubt that Amanda latches on to for dear life: a recent photo of a man who looks exactly like Paul. Could Justin's father be alive? The mother in her is desperate to find out. But tracking down a ghost when every second counts is not for amateurs. Forensic Instincts is the one team up for the challenge. A behaviorist. A former navy SEAL. A techno-wizard. An intuitive. A retired FBI agent. A human-scent-evidence dog. Together, they achieve the impossible, pushing ethical and legal boundaries whenever the ends justify the means. The manhunt is on for the elusive father. Yet the further FI digs into his past, the more questions are raised about whether the man Amanda fell in love with ever really existed at all. Dark secrets. Carefully crafted lies. From the Congressional halls of Washington, D.C., to exclusive Hamptons manors, there are ruthless people who would stop at nothing to make Forensic Instincts forget about the man  Amanda desperately needs to find.  Little do they realize that once Forensic Instincts takes the case, nothing will stop them from uncovering the shocking truth that transcends The Line Between Here and Gone. From Goodreads.com

Downburst by Katie Robison
Goodreads, IndieBound, Amazon
Kit’s only goal is to stay alive. Right now, that means dodging brutal gangs while peddling fake I.D.s on the back streets of Winnipeg. But things get complicated when Kit sells a license to a girl named Aura—a girl who could almost be her twin. Caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, Kit is plunged into an underground society with heart-stopping surprises at every turn. To protect herself, she’s forced to assume Aura’s identity. But storm clouds are gathering on the horizon, and when Kit learns the truth about Aura, she knows she has to get out before the storm breaks. There’s only one problem: escape isn’t an option.

Suddenly, staying alive just got a lot harder. From Goodreads.com
This Week:

Tuesday - Review of Monarch Beach by Anita Hughes
Wednesday - Guest post with Ann Pearlman, author of A Gift for My Sister
Thursday - Tips on running a Blog Tour
Friday Fun
Saturday - Review of Gabriel's Inferno by Sylvain Reynard  

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2 comments:

  1. Oh, did you enjoy Farsighted? :)

    http://notjustnonsense.blogspot.com/2012/06/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-26.html

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  2. How is "the line between here and gone?"

    Have a great week. Here is my what are you reading post. Hope you will swing by sometime. :)
    what are you reading

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