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Fallen by Stacy Claflin
Publication date: Fall, 2013
Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult
Cover designed by: Bryan Hufalar
Samantha Erikson is a vampire with one mission: to rule the world. She’s spent decades winning over the world’s most feared vampire, Vince Moretti. Just when everything is going according to plan, he sidetracks her with the assignment of pretending to be a high school student in a small town.
It’s humiliating enough going from stilettos to sneakers, but Samantha must also follow the most boring person alive: the teenage girl who stands between her and the throne. When she has had all she can take, she finds a fun distraction: an attractive football player who isn’t scared of vampires. There’s one problem. Against her …
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Forecast by Elise Stephens
Young Adult Urban Fantasy
Date Published: 7/9/2013
Calvin isn’t a teenager, not really; instead, he’s spent his life trying to protect his mother and sister from his alcoholic father. Calvin keeps a knife close and sleeps with one eye open, even years after his father has left the family. A summer vacation spent at their late grandfather’s estate promises him and his sister the chance to leave their problems behind.
Instead of blissful freedom, they find the old house harbors secrets at every turn, like a mysterious stone door in the forest with rumored powers to give its entrants the gift of future-seeing. When Calvin faces the return of his seemingly-reformed father, he throws himself through the door to …
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How Not to Commit Murder by Robin Storey
Date Published: April 14, 2013
Career conman Reuben Littlejohn is determined to go straight this time after his release from prison, with the help of his new wife and her wealthy family.
But he hadn’t counted on stumbling across a plot to kill his parole officer Lucy, with whom he is madly in lust. The instigator, nefarious criminal Frank Cornell, blackmails Reuben into becoming his accomplice. The only way he can save Lucy is to pretend to go along with Frank’s Operation Luce End, while making sure it doesn’t succeed. Never have his skills in lying and cheating been so vital!
But if Reuben’s plan fails, it’s his life at stake as well …
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Title: Reveal by Brina Courtney
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
You think seeing ghosts is weird? Tell me something I don’t know.
Shay Tafford’s childhood has been fatherless, filled instead with memories of speaking to the
dead. She is forced to hide her unique ability from those living around her. That’s why it’s been comforting to have Jeremy, a child ghost, as her confidante. But recently he’s been absent, perhaps lost as her father is. When Shay meets Hugh, the guy she’s had a crush on for weeks, and finds he can speak to ghosts too, she’s just starting to find a normalcy in her life.
But as Hugh reveals the truth to Shay, about who she …
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The Right Kind of Wrong by Emily Wood
Rags and Riches Series Book 3
Purchase: Beachwalk Press
Maybe only someone who’s been behind bars can understand how to set her free.
Fresh out of jail, Jamie Pierce is desperate to change his ways and become a better person. He wants to earn enough money to get out of London for good and live a quiet life somewhere in the country. But then he meets Harriet Jones, a beautiful young fashion designer who is plagued by self-doubt, and suddenly leaving doesn’t seem so simple.
Harriet has spent years trying to win her father’s affection, but time and time again she’s been left feeling that she just isn’t good enough. When she starts to fall …
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Brittany Thompson was the daughter of a well respected United States Senator and the director for the CIA. She was the sister of Special Agent Megan Stanley, the CIA agent who brought down a feared terrorist organization. As much as she dislikes the Central Intelligence Agency, it seems to surround her wherever she goes.So who in their right mind would dare to make her “the target”?Panicked, Brittany reaches out to the only person she knows she can trust, the only one who would drop everything to save her: Special Agent Stanley. But with the phone call to her sister comes surprises that make Brittany sick and it isn’t long before …
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I received an electronic copy of Mary had a Sleepy Sheep by Julia Dweck in exchange for a fair and honest review. This did not influence my opinions. This post contains affiliate links.
Mary had a Sleepy Sheep by Julia Dweck
Illustrated by Wilson Williams, Jr.
Publication Date: September 5, 2013
“Young Mary had a little lamb.
His name was Sheppard sheep,
And everywhere that Mary went
That sheep was sure to sleep.”
This is not your average Mother Goose nursery rhyme. In this hilarious parody, poor Mary has one very sleepy, slumbering, snoozing sheep named Sheppard and Mary’s mom is not happy.
Can Mary can keep her sleepy sheep awake?
Young readers will laugh along at Mary’s zany attempts, as she tries everything from spicy-hot fiestas to …
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I purchased this book on my own and reviewed it because I loved it! This post contains affiliate links.
Blucy by Julia Dweck
Illustrated by Erika LeBarre
Once in a blue moon, a special pet comes along.
When Mandy adopts the best cat at the shelter,
she doesn’t realize it has a big secret and an even bigger personality.
Blucy: The Blue Cat is an adorable, rhyming picture book. The story is about Mandy, who adopts a very special cat from the pound…Blucy, as she names her, loves to get into mischief, and turns blue to blend into surroundings! I loved the story and my 2 year old did, too. It was nice at the end of the book that …
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