Giving you your daily "legal" dose of paranormal romance

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Hi, my name is E.R. Faulkner. I'm an author who is just starting out. Unfortunately, my book is yet to be published since I'm still working on it. But I would love to hear everyone's opinion so far.

What Should I Do for Contests? Contest

First day of my fabolous contest ;D And the first contest is...... What Should I do for Contests.

Concept of the Contest:

What you, as the follower, is supposed to do is give me ideas for contests later on in this huge contest. AND the 5 people with the best idea, in my opinion, will get the most points.

-MUST be a follower, whether old or new
-MUST be from the USA or Canada
-NO more than one entry
-ONE idea per person

Now for the points you can win this round.....

200 points- For best idea
100 points- For being an older follower
50 points- For being a new follower
25 points- For blogging/tweeting/or whatever, about the contest
10 points- For putting your e-mail with your comment
5 points- For telling me your name and whether you live in the USA or Canada

CONTEST ENDS at midnight October 23rd (tomorrow)!!!

Alright, now you now the rules and how you can get points....... NOW GO MY FOLLOWERS AND FUTURE WOULD BE FOLLOWERS and find be the 5 best ideas for contests.




My Birthday is coming up 9 days!!! That's right NINE DAYS!!!!! And Halloween follows right afterwards. So in order to celebrate, especially since I haven't been doing anything here for the longest time is...... TO HAVE A CONTEST!!!!

I bet you're already wandering what I'm giving away, right? Well..... There will be 3 winners and one of the winners will get the grand prize. That means each winner gets to choose what book they (first come, first serve):

1st Place Winner: Gets 5 books
2nd Place Winner: Gets 4 books
3rd Place Winner: Gets 3 books

Here are the books I'm offering:
Top (Left to Right): Atlantis Betrayed by Alyssa Day; Storm of Visions by Christina Dodd; The Forbidden by L.A. Banks; A Chesapeake Shores Christmas by Sheryl Woods; Kiss by Ted Dekker & Erin Healy
Bottom (Left to Right): Tainted by Julie Kenner; Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon; Lucan by Susan Kearney; Jordan by Susan Kearney; Doomsday Can Wait by Lori Handeland; Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland
Check out these authors if you're not sure about the books

And the grand prize is........

SORRY!!!! I'm not telling you until the day I announce the winners ;D I know I'm evil but that's the point of Halloween.

Now for the contests..... There will be a contest almost every day up until Halloween night. Winners will be announced and notified November 1st.

Check back here everyday to see what the new contest is.

October 23rd:
October 24th:
October 25th:
October 26th:
October 27th:
October 29th:
October 30th:

Now for the rules....
- MUST be a follower in order to join. If you're a follower before today, you'll get a few extra points for being an older follower and if you join after today, you'll get less.
- MUST be from USA or Canada..... Sorry I can't afford anything else
- NO more than ONE submission for each contest


I know I have been gone forever..... But hopefully that'll change ;D I'll start reviewing books (don't yell at me if I suck at it) and I'll even have a contest soon :)

But for right now, I wanted to tell you about a contest......

Bitten By Books is having an awesome contest right now but you'll have to hurry.... Because Kresley Cole's new book "Demon from the Dark" is about to come out.................................................

They're giving away FIVE brand new copies of DEMON FROM THE DARK!!!!!!

How awesome is that?

All you have to do is go to their site and follow their simple to rules to enter.... But like I said you'd better hurry... It doesn't say when it ends but I would get there either today or tomorrow just in case.

Just click HERE and then you're there.... Hope one of us wins ;D



Avatar: The Last Airbender Review

I know I haven't been posting anything for like a year, I'm really sorry. And what so you know, the first post I do is a review. Never done a review before, so please be kind to me. I hope you like my opinion, this means alot to me since I absolutely love Avatar(not the blue guys, the boy who can control all four elements). And here it is.... ;D

Okay, first of all... I'm really hating all the bad reviews of this movie. People obviously have no idea what they are talking about. I'm a HUGE fan of Avatar: The Last Airbender(the show), so it was only natural for me to see the movie. And when I saw it, I absolutely LOVED it. So here's my thoughts:

What I Loved: I loved almost the entire movie. I loved who they chose for the main character, Aang. Especially when it was said that the actor had even shaved his head and painted the arrow on his head just for the part. I also loved how they kept Sokka's hilarious personality, even though he didn't crack any of his stupid jokes. I also loved all the special effects, especially the ending of the last battle (won't say what, for those who haven't seen it yet). The special effects worked really well with the whole bending aspect of the movie.

What I Hated: I only had one major complaint and a few minor ones. My major complaint was the fact that the actos kept pronouncing names wrong. They kept saying Avatar wrong, I mean really... There's already a movie called Avatar and they even say it correctly. They also kept saying the main character Aang's name wrong, saying it with a "u" rather than an "a". And they also said Sokka's and Iroh's names wrong as well.

One of my minor complaints was that they kept skipping around with the scenes and adding scenes that weren't even from the show. I mean I understand that they couldn't put every scene from the first season in the movie but they still could have made it a little more coherent. And one of the scenes they added was with Lord Ozai talking with general Zhaoi. Especially the part where Ozai was saying how he didn't want his banished son from finding the Avatar. Ozai had never said such a thing on the show, even though he hated his son deeply. Another minor complaint was Aang's tattoes. I did like the three swirls that represented the Air nation but the rest of the tattoo should of been completely colored in like the really Aang from the show.

Suggestion for Future The Last Airbender movies: None really, except that they should keep the scenes a little closer to the show and coherent. Like with the Earth Benders, Katara likes one of them and in the movie, they make him alittle kid. Or with the Kiyoshi Warriors, apparently the director isn't even adding them into the movie because ther story is too complicated... Hello??? Sokka falls in love with on of them, how can you take that away from him?

And maybe even give a little more of background into Aang's life like they do on the show. I love to hear about Aang's life and his past lives as other benders.

Rating: 4 out 5

Conclusion: Simple, don't listen to anyone else's opinion except mine. This movie was absolutely awesome and if you're interested, you should go see it.

So what do are your opinions of the movie? What did you think of my review? Let me know my commenting.



The Darkest Passion Birthday!!!!

I completely forgot all about this. I know, I know I'm such a bad Lotu fan :(

Anyways, this previous Tuesday was The Darkest Passion's release day. I was absolutely dying while I had to wait for this book to come. I've read all her other books (except The Darkest Angel) and couldn't wait any longer for it. And now it's here ;D But I have no money :'(

So to celebrate, Gena Showalter is having a contest. And the winner receives an author's copy of The Darkest Lies. All you have to do is state somewhere about The Darkest Passion's release and paste the url on a comment on her blog.
Enter HERE!

Paranormal Haven's May Giveaway

Enter Below:


New Background

So what do you think of my new background? Cool, right?

Unfortunately its only temporary... Atleast until I find one that better suites the blog. I thought it was pretty cool looking, so I decided to use it. Worst thing, 1. when I put it up, it mixed everything up so I had to fix everything and 2. it only has the two columns :( I wanted atleast three columns but its all I could find right now.

So enjoy the new look while it lasts because next time there is a new look... It's going to (hopefully) WOW you!!!




MAILBOX MONDAYApril 5th 2010
What I bought and received:
Nothing... AGAIN!!!
What I won and recieved:
Lucan by Susan Kearney
(I honestly wasn't expecting this,
I can't even remember where I won it from
but whatever)
What I'm expecting to recieve:
Nothing else... I think???
Until Next Week :)

Paranormal Haven 250 Follower Giveaway

Paranormal Haven is having a giveaway for almost reaching 250 followers (they're just 30 followers away).

They are giving away, not one... not two... but THREE brand new books with a few goodies, once they reach 250 followers.

First place Winner gets these:
Born of Night (League, book 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Fantasy Lover (Dark Hunters, book 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark, book 1) by Kresley Cole

And Second place Winner recieves a cute demon duck as well as several surprise bookmarks.

MUST fill out their form
And Comment on their giveaway post... it can be about anything.

Winners will be announced after they reach 250 followers.

Click Above Button to Enter



JoJosBookCorner's 200 Follower Giveaway

JoJo has not only reached 200 followers on her blog but she also has over 600 followers on Twitter. Awesome!!!

And to spread the word, she has decided to have a giveaway. At first, she had a hard time deciding the prize. She didn't know whether to do a Box-O-Books(0f 25 used books), give away Lover Mine by J.R. Ward, or your choice at Book Depository.

Well she's finally decided... Your choice of book(up to $8.00) from Book Depository AND it's international!

Also for every 50 more followers she gets, she'll add another winner. And she might even some goodies too.

If you can make a better graphic then the one she has for the giveaway, its an exra 10 points.

MUST leave a comment
MUST fill out the form
** Extra entries are on the form

Contest runs from April 2- April 21

Enter HERE!



Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday

- a weekly meme hosted at Breaking the Spine by Jill that focuses on the upcoming releases you are eagerly anticipating.

Release Date: April 27th 2010

Readers have flocked to the "raw, gritty...genre-bending"* novels of J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood. Now return to that seductive- and dangerous- night world as the fever rises in the war between the vampires and slayers.

In the darkest corners of the night in Caldwell, New York, a conflict like no other rages. Long divided as a terrifying battleground for the vampires and their enemies, the city is home to a band of brothers born to defend their race: the warrior vampires of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

John Matthew has come a long way since he was found living among humans, his vampire nature unknown to himself and to those around him. After he was taken in by the Brotherhood, no one could guess what his true history was- or his true identity. Indeed, the fallen Brother Darius has returned, but with a different face and a very different destiny. As a vicious personal vendetta takes John into the heart of the war, he will need to call up on both who he is now and who he once was in order to face off against evil incarnate.

Xhex, a symphath assassin, has long steeled herself against the attraction between her and John Matthew. Having already lost one lover to madness, she will not allow the male of worth to fall prey to the darkness of her twisted life. When fate intervenes, however, the two discover that love, like destiny, is inevitable between soul mates.



Weekly Giveaway/Contest with My Overstuffed Bookshelf

My Overstuffed Bookshelf has a weekyl giveaway/contest. At times, there will be more than one book, but most of the time she will be featuring a weekly giveaway of one book.

For these giveaways, she will NOT contact you if you win. She will announce the winner and you will have 48 hours to respond. If she don't hear from you. the book will be passed to the next winner in line.

This week she has a very interesting series:

Blue is For Nightmares series

It begins with the dreams. White lilies, the death flower. Being chased through the woods, knowing she cannot outrun her pursuer forever. Visits from the spirit of a girl who was murdered. Threats and taunts from an unseen assailant.
But that’s only the start. When the dreams begin to spill over into Stacey’s waking life, that’s when the nightmare really begins.

The copies she has are slightly used. Click on the image above to go to the authos website for more descriptions of each book.

To enter, you MUST be a follower of My Overstuffed Bookshelf's blog. The contest is only available to the US. And you MUST leave a comment on her post to be entered in as well.

The contest is open until April 4, 2010 (hey, that's my dog's birthday ;D) and the winner will be announced on April 6, 2010.

Enter HERE!


March 29th 2010
What I bought and recieved:
Nothing, so sad :'(
What I won and recieved:
Jordan by Susan Kearney
What I'm expecting to recieve:
Nothing, anytime soon
Until Next Week :)

Commenting system

Okay, I got this from In Which A Girl Reads, who got it from someone else (I forget who, sorry). And I thought this was really cool, easy, and helpful.

What it does is, allows people to reply to certain people's comments instead of having to have one long comment to several people or commenting long after someone else has.

Unfortunately, if you notice.... it deleted all the old comments, mine and yours. So if you had said something on any of the previous posts (pixie and cecile don't have to worry, I already commented back) then please go back and comment. I'm sorry for the inconvenience :(

Also, it might still revert back to the orginal system every now and again. But ignore, it just needs some time. If it continues for longer than a couple of months, then I'll get rid of it.

Anyways, check out the new commenting system.... and yes, if you'd like you can play around with it for a few days....... TAG, YOU'RE IT! ;D



Blogger Background (HELP)

Does anyone know where I could find a free background for my blog? I was looking for something dark but pretty and had 3 columns.

If someone could help me out, maybe I could return the favor... say points towards my contest, maybe even a free book?

I know that's pathetic if I have to beg, but I really need the help. So if someone could really help me out here, I'd greatly appreciate it.




Okay, I'm going to TRY and make some changes around here.

For starters, I think I try making posts that are more interactive with you, my followers. And to make it more interesting, everytime you comment on the interactive post, you'll get 2 points towards the 100 follower contest.

I'm also going to start putting fun and random polls up. You'll also get 1 point towards the 100 follower contest if you answer the poll AND got to the poll post and say you did so. (Of course I'll know if you're lying, because it says how many people voted)

Another thing, everytime a book is released (the ones on the right hand side), I'll put an entire post up on that book.

And I might also change the blog's look.


Also, I'll need my followers' help. As you can plainly see, I only have 15 followers. Well, I want to have a 100 follower contest. So, for every new follower you bring me, you'll get 5 points toward the contest.


If you have any suggestions for the interactive posts, poll questions, or for changing my blog's look, please comment on this post or e-mail me at



Book Reviews by Jess's 400 Followers Giveaway

Jess is having an awesome giveaway for her 400 some Followers!!

She is giving away any book the winner wants. Meaning any book that has already be released or one that has yet to be released(she'll pre-order it).

There'll be a winner for every 100th follower she has. Right now that means there are 4 winners. So if you reaches (ex.) 500 followers, then there will be 5 winners.

You MUST be a follower in order to enter. And MUST be older than 13 to enter. It's open INTERNATIONALLY

There is plenty of EXTRA ENTRY POINTS to gain.

Ends March 28, noon, Eastern Time.




Welcome to Larissa's Life Review & Giveaway w/ Vivian Arend

Welcome to Larissa's Life is having an awesome weekend. She is reviewing Vivian Arend's Granite Lake Wolves series. So far, she has reviewed book 1: Wolf Signs, and book 2:Wolf Flight.



She has just reviewed the ARC book 3: Wolf Games.

She has also given us a heads up that the first two books are to be released together as one Print Book on August 1st. It is be called Under the Northern Lights.... I can't wait ;D

Now to the good part.... A GIVEAWAY!!!!

There are to be ONLY two winners:

First Place: ebook copies of books 1, 2, &, 3 (Thanks to Vivian Arend herself)
Second Place: ebook copy of book 3 (Thanks to Larissa)


Ends March 29th

In order to enter, you MUST comment on the first blog post.... The rest is EXTRA ENTRY POINTS!!!




Paranormal Haven's Interview & Giveaway with Jessica Andersen

Paranormal Haven had an interview with one of my favorite authors, JESSICA ANDERSEN!!!

Here's how it went:(Jessica being the blue)

Hi Paranormal Haven-ers!
Thanks so much to Stephanie & Athenna for inviting me here to talk about the Nightkeepers, and to those of you who have stopped by to check out this interview!

(Thanks Jessica! Now onto the interview.....)

Can you please describe the series in your own words for those who haven't read or heard of it?

Absolutely! Here’s the setup:
Mayan lore and modern science warn that 12/21/2012 could bring a global cataclysm … a threat that is far more real than we imagine. Dark forces stand poised to overrun the earth and crush humanity beneath a vicious rule of terror and blood sacrifice. Our only hope rests with a group of saviors living in secret among us: modern magic-wielding warriors called the Nightkeepers.

Now, in the last few years before the 2012 doomsday, these magi must find and win their destined mates in order to protect the barrier of psi energy that forms humanity’s last line of defense against an ancient and powerful enemy.

There are three books out currently, Nightkeepers, Dawnkeepers, and Skykeepers, and the fourth book, Demonkeepers, will be in stores April 6!

Why write a series about the Mayan 2012 Doomsday?

I’m a huge fan of books and movies that have lots of action and romance in them, but are spiced up with interesting factoids that I didn’t already know (National Treasure, DaVinci Code, etc.).

The Nightkeepers are fighting the rise of ancient demons who were banished from the earth many millennia ago, using magic that was later woven into the ancient Egyptian and Mayan civilizations.

But at the same time, they’re people like you and me (with rocking bods and some cool talents), so they’re also dealing with the disconnect between modern life and some of the things the old prophecies require them to do in order to defend mankind against the 2012 doomsday.

For me, it’s really interesting to blend archaeology and 2012 cosmology into sexy urban fantasies. I’m writing the kind of books I love to read, but can’t always find on the shelves!

Who was the easiest character to write? The most difficult?

The two easiest characters for me to write have always been Lucius and Rabbit. Lucius is the geeky hunk (hunky geek?) who has mostly outgrown tripping over his own feet, but always falls back on his inner nerd when threatened. Or at least he used to. In Demonkeepers, an ancient spell helps him become the warrior he’s always wanted to be … but that comes at a price. Since I’m a foot-tripping-over geek myself, I totally relate to Lucius.

Rabbit, on the other hand, is a favorite of mine because he’s a walking example of Murphy’s law. Anything that can go wrong will go wrong if he’s involved. Since I feel like that most days, he’s got a special place in my heart. I also love that he’s got the guts to say things that I would think, but not say.

How many books do you plan to write for this series?

There will be nine full-length novels and one novella, with the whole series wrapping up (as you might imagine) at the end of 2012. So if you jump on board now, you can read almost to the halfway point, and then follow from there with a new book every six months or so!

Are there any secrets you can let slip from Demon Keepers?

Hmm… How about a blurb and a short excerpt??

Lucius is an Indiana Jones wannabe who never quite measures up until a twist of magic brings him powers beyond belief … and reunites him with Jade, the one-night stand he never forgot. Despite the sizzling chemistry between them—and the added power that comes with a love match—Jade is determined to prove that she can be a Nightkeeper warrior in her own right. But as the two race to rescue the sun god himself from the underworld, they learn that kicking ass isn’t enough. They’ll need all their brains and skill—and the love, long denied, that burns between them—to foil the dark lords’ plot.

Short excerpt:
It’s just Lucius, Jade told herself. Only it wasn’t. This was a new, different Lucius, one that had broken the rule that said people didn’t fundamentally change. And—oh, gods—she’d offered herself to him. In her rush to finally break free from her backup role, she’d thrown herself headlong at … what? What was he now?

“Not exactly what you were expecting when you volunteered for sex magic duty, was it?” he asked, his eyes going hooded in intimate challenge.

Heat touched the air between them, thickening her breath in her lungs.

“I …” She trailed off. What was wrong with her? Where had her words gone? She was the one with the answers, the one who didn’t get rattled. But right now her body was saying one thing, her spinning brain another, and her verbal skills were lost in the crossfire.

His not-quite-familiar mouth curved in a humorless smile. “That’s about what I figured. I wish they had warned you.”

“They tried. I wasn’t listening. But … you could’ve called me, or emailed.” She’d posted her contact info in the mansion’s kitchen, just in case. “I hate thinking of you going through all this alone.”

“I haven’t been in the mood for company.”

It was easier not to look at him as she said, “What are you in the mood for?”

“That, dear Jade, is entirely up to you.”

If you could collaborate with any author, who would you pick?

Snicker… My critique partner and I once tried to write a book together. Since I tend to write strong heroines and she’s the queen of alpha males, I took the heroine and she took the hero … and they hated each other. More importantly, they didn’t need anything from each other—their flaws weren’t compatible. We scrapped the project and went back to trading manuscripts.

However, I’m having a great time working with Gena Showalter, Deidre Knight and Shannon K. Butcher on a novella anthology that will be out next February. That kind of collaboration is more my speed!

Do you have a favorite book or series you would like to recommend?

Well, I have to say that Lover Mine by JR Ward (aka John Matthews and Xhex’s story) absolutely rocks. It’ll be out at the end of April, and she’ll be doing a virtual signing through the same store I am (

As for others, JD Robb is an autobuy for me, as are Lois McMaster Bujold (space operas and fantasies) and Linnea Sinclair (awesome sci-fi romance).

What do you have planned for the rest of 2010?

Writing and more writing! I’m currently outlining the sixth Nightkeeper novel (the fifth one is in production: Blood Spell will be an October 2010 release), and have the novella to write, along with a book for a 2011 Nocturne continuity series I’m doing with Gena, Jill Munroe and Nalini Singh. I’m having a great time with all of these projects!

And that’s it for me. Thanks again to the Paranormal Haven for letting me hang out, and to you for reading this interview! For more information on the books, check out

To pre-order an autographed copy of Demonkeepers, which will be mailed to you in its first week of release, please go to the Virtual Signing:

In addition, I’d like to give one lucky, randomly chosen poster an advance copy of Demonkeepers! To enter, please leave a comment, a question, or whatever comes to mind!


Now for the giveaway. All you have to do is comment on the post over at Paranormal Haven to be entered. The rest is EXTRA ENTRY points.

Ends March 18th

Click button above to recieve info on a VIRTUAL SIGNED Copy.




Weclome to Larissa's Life 350 Follower Giveaway

Welcome to Larissa's Life is having a 350 Follower Giveaway. And giving away (obviously) some awesome prizes.

Twilight Journals
Soulless by Gail Carriger
Ecstasy Unveiled by Larissa Yone + Demonica Bookmark
First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost
Kiss of Midnight by Lara Adrian
Dark Visions Trilogy by L.J. Smith
Pink Bag (I brought it from Rome, Italy)
Swag: Colosseum Mouse pad, Colosseum Pencil case and Note Pad.
Firespell by Chloe Neill

Like I said, awesome. Right?

There are 8 prizes available and only 7 winners.

1st Place: Choice of 2 Prizes!
2nd Place: Choice of 1 Prize!
3rd Place: Choice of 1 Prize!
4th Place: Choice of 1 Prize!
5th Place: Choice of 1 Prize!
6th Place: Choice of 1 Prize!
7th Place: Choice of 1 Prize!

If during the contest, she reaches 550 followers, she will add another winner... a total of 8 winners. She might add more prizes, depends...

+5 Old Google Friend Connect Follower (Following to UP TO Feb. 12th)
+3 New Google Friend Connect Follower (Following from AFTER Feb. 12th)
+1 Leave a comment on this post.

Leave an EMAIL for contact! (if you dont feel comfortable leaving it there, e-mail her at

The rest is all EXTRA ENTRY points!

Ends March 15th

Welcome to Larissa's Life
Just click on the button above to enter!




In Which a Girl Reads... 400 Followers Giveaway

In Which a Girl Reads is having an awesome giveaway.

She has reached 400 followers and is giving away any book the winner choices. She's doing it through The Book Depository, which means it's INTERNATIONAL!!!


1.You must be a follower to enter (if you're not, click on "Follow" which is located on the upper left hand corner).
2. You must fill out the form (click on the link below). Comment entries will not count.
3. If you win, the book you pick has to cost under $20.

Ends March 6th 11PM (Eastern Time)




Bookin' With Bingo's Interview and Giveaway

Bookin' with Bingo interviewed Susan Kearney.

About the Susan Kearney:

USA TODAY bestselling author Susan Kearney is a native of New Jersey and has a Business Degree from the University of Michigan. Her fifty plus books include contemporary, romantic suspense, historical, futuristic, science fiction and paranormal novels. She resides in a suburb of Tampa-with her husband, kids, Boston terriers and iguana. Currently she's plotting her way through her 52st work of fiction. You can reach her through her web site at

AND.... She is able to giveaway 5 copies of Susan's newest novel, Jordan.

About the Book, Jordan:

Vivianne Blackstone devotes herself to her career, putting her love life on hold. Her latest project is a spaceship designed to protect Earth from the deadly Tribes. But its engineer, the alluring Jordan McArthur, now threatens both her job and her wary heart . . .

Jordan's past goes back to King Arthur, and he must find the ancient artifact that can save the galaxy. Vivianne's ship is his best hope, but convincing the fiercely independent beauty won't be easy. Especially when the passion flaring between them burns through their defenses - and love is the last thing they need to survive.

In order to be automatically entered you must...


There rest is all EXTRA ENTRY POINTS.




Teens Read and Write MegaBook Giveaway 2

Teens Read and Write is having yet another AMAZING book contest. There are so many books up for grabs, I can't even count that high. LOL ;D

Orginally, there was to be four winners:
First Place Winner- First Choice of 4 books
Second Place Winner- Second Choice of 3 books
Third Place Winner- Third Choice of 2 books
Fourth Place Winner- Fourth Choice of 2 books

There are now 26 winners, with every winner after fourth place getting 1 book each.

All you have to do is...
1) MUST be a follower
2) Fill out the form they have
3) Provide e-mail on form
4) Comment on the post for the Giveaway
5) Enter by March 7th by Midnight PST

Contest will now end on March 17th

After that, is all EXTRA ENTRY POINTS!!!

Now time for what's up for grabs ;D

1)Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
2)The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
3)Fallen by Lauren Kate
4)Darklight by Lesley Livingston
5)Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
6)City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
7)Wish by Alexandra Bullen
8)Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
9)Sceptor of the Ancients by Derek Landy
10)Candor by Pam Bachorz
11)Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley
12)The EverAfter by Amy Huntley
13)Wish You Were Dead by Todd Strasser
14)Invisible Lines by Mary Amato

UPDATE: (1/24)
1)The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
2)Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
3)The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong
4)Ballad by Maggie Steifvater

UPDATE: (2/3)
1)Firespell by Chloe Neill
2)Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
3)Gifted series (2 in 1 book) by Marilyn Kaye
4)Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
5)Going Bovine by Libba Bray

UPDATE: (2/11)
1)The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
2)The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
3)The Demon King by Conda Williams Chima
4)Rising Shadow by Jacquelyn Wheeler
5)Going Bovine by Libba Bray
6)The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

P.S. Sorry I didn't post this up any sooner. I didn't realize until recently that they had the contest going on. So again, sorry :(




My Wishlist

Andersen, Jessica
(The Final Prophecy)
Night Keepers (book 1)
Dawn Keepers (book 2)
Sky Keepers (book 3)
Demon Keepers (book 4)

Andrews, Illona
(Kate Daniels)
Magic Bites (book 1)
Magic Burns (book 2)
Magic Strikes (book 3)
Magic Bleeds (book 4)
Must Love Hellhounds (anthology)

Black, Shayla
(The Doomsday Brethren)
Tempt me with Darkness (book 1)
Seduce me in Shadow (book 2)
Possess me at Midnight (book 3)
Brewer, Heather
(The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod)
Eighth Grade Bites (book 1)
Ninth Grade Slays (book 2)
Tenth Grade Bleeds (book 3)
Eleventh Grade Burns (book 4)

Burns, Monica
(The Order of Sicari)
Assassin's Honor (book 1)
Assassin's Heart (book 2)

Cashore, Kristin
Graceling (book 1)
Fire (book 2)
Chance, Karen
(Dorina Basarab)
Midnight's Daughter (book 1)
Death's Mistress (book 2)
Cole, Kresley
(Immortals After Dark)
Pleasure of a Dark Prince (book 9)
Demon in the Dark (book 10)

(The MacCarrick Brothers)
If You Dare (book 1)
If You Desire (book 2)
If You Deceive (book 3)

Dekker, Ted
(The Lost Books)
Chosen (book 1)
Infidel (book 2)
Renegade (book 3)
Chaos (book 4)
Lunatic (book 5)

Hayes, Erica
(The Chronicles)
Shadowfae (book 1)
Shadowglass (book 2)

Healy, Erin (W/ Ted Dekker)

Frank, Jacquelyn
(The Nightwalkers)
Jacob (book 1)
Gideon (book 2)
Elijah (book 3)
Damien (book 4)
Noah (book 5)

(The Shadowdwellers)
Ecstasy (book 1)
Rapture (book 2)
Pleasure (book 3)

(The Gatherers)
Hunting Julian (book 1)
Stealing Kathryn (book 2)

Frost, Jeaniene
(The Night Huntress World)
First Drop of Crimson (book 1)

Glass, Seressia
Shadow Blade (book 1)

Handeland, Lori
(Phoenix Chronicles)
Chaos Bites (book 4)

Ione, Larissa
Ecstasy Unveiled (book 4)
Sin Undone (book 5)

Kenner, Julie
(The Blood Lily Chronicles)
Torn (book 2)
Turned (book 3)

Kenyon, Sherrilyn
(Dark Hunter/ Were Hunter/ Dream Hunter)
Seize the Night (book 10)
Sins of the Night (book 11)
Unleash the Night (book 12)
Dark Side of the Moon (book 13)
Fear the Darkness (book 14)
The Dream-Hunter (book 15)
Devil May Cry (book 16)
Upon the Midnight Clear (book 17)
Dream Chaser (book 18)
Acheron (book 19)
One Silent Night (book 21)
Dream Warrior (book 22)
Bad Moon Rising (book 23)
No Mercy (book 24)
Dark-Hunter Vol. 2

(Chronicles of Nick)
Infinity (book 1)

(The League)
Born of Fire (book 2)
Born of Ice (book 3)

Patterson, James
(Maximum Ride)
Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (book 3)
The Final Warning (book 4)
Max (book 5)
Fang (book 6)

Maximum Ride Vol. 1
Maximum Ride Vol. 2

Rice, Anne
(The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy)
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (book 1)
Beauty's Punishment (book 2)
Beauty's Release (book 3)

Riordan, Rick
(Percy Jackson & The Olympians)
The Lightning Thief (book 1)
The Sea of Monsters (book 2)
The Titan's Curse (book 3)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (book 4)
The Last Olympian (book 5)
The Demigod Files
The Ultimate Guide

Sands, Lynsay
(Argeneau/Rogue Hunter)
Tall, Dark & Hungry (book 4)
A Bite to Remember (book 5)
Bite Me if You Can (book 6)
The Accidental Vampire (book 7)
Vampires are Forever (book 8)
Vampire, Interrupted (book 9)
The Rogue Hunter (book 10)
The Immortal Hunter (book 11)
The Renegade Hunter (book 12)
Bitten by Cupid (anthology)
Born to Bite
Hungry for You

Showalter, Gena
(Alien Huntress)
Savor Me Slowly (book 3)
Seduce the Darkness (book 5)
Ecstasy in Darkness (book 6)

(Lords of the Underworld)
Heart of Darkness (anthology)
Into the Dark (e-books & info)
The Darkest Passion (book 8)
The Darkest Lie (book 9)
(Tales of an Extraordinary Girl)
Playing with Fire (book 1)
Twice as Hot (book 2)
(YA Novels)
Singh, Nalini
Mine to Possess (book 4)
Hostage to Pleasure (book 5)
Branded by Fire (book 6)
Blaze of Memory (book 7)
Bonds of Justice (book 8)
(Guild Hunters)
Angels' Blood (book 2)
Must Love Hellhounds (anthology)
Archangel's Kiss (book 4)
Sparks, Kerrelyn
(Love at Stake)
How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (book 1)
Vamps and the City (book 2)
Be Still my Vampire Heart (book 3)
The Undead Next Door (book 4)
Secret Life of a Vampire (book 6)
Forbidden Nights with a Vampire (book 7)
The Vampire and the Virgin (book 8)
Eat, Prey, Love (book 9)
Vincent, Rachel
(Soul Screamers)
My Soul to Take (book 2)
My Soul to Save (book 3)
Ward, J.R.
(The Black Dagger Brotherhood)
Lover Mine (book 8)
(The Fallen Angels)
Covet (book 1)
So MANY books.... I do believe I be reading books 'til the day I die ;D

Park Avenue Princess's My Soul to Save Giveaway

WOW! I just noticed this contest just a few minutes ago. And it's already almost over.

Yikes, I better hurry it up with this post......

So yeah, Park Avenue Princess is giving away...well I think it's just My Soul to Save but I could be wrong. Just don't take my word for it. :)

You MUST go to the Soul Screamers site and post something you learned about the series or about Rachel Vincent.

Each entry must be on a seperate comment, otherwise you will only be entered once, NO MATTER WHAT YOU DID!!!

Be sure to put your name and e-mail address on each post.

Also for every follower you bring her, you will get +50 entries... and so will the person you brought over. Wonderful.. isn't it?

Contest Ends Tonight at Midnight.... You'd better hurry!!!




Dark Faerie Tales 500+ Follower Giveaway.

Boy, oh boy! Dark Faerie Tales is on a role with these contests. She is having yet another one, this time for having 500+ Followers.

First off, to be entered, you MUST answer the following question(on her blog):

What fictional character creeps you out the most and why?

After that, just simple rules of entry and extra points.

Book Selection:
Bound, Branded, & Brazen
Serpent Moon
Deep In the Woods
Hex Hall
A Local Habitation
Before I Fall
The Line
Werewolf Smackdown
The Dead-Tossed Waves
Abandon the Night
The Body Finder
Voices of Dragons
Brightly Woven
The Devil’s Playground
Mind Games

She will select the following:
1 Grand Prize Winner (5 Books)
1 First Place Winner (4 Books)
1 Second Place Winner (3 Books)
1 Third Place Winner (2 Book)

Fun, right?

Ends Sunday, March 21st at 11:59 PM EST.




Poll Time!

Okay, I just put up a poll on the upper right side. The question is...

'Should this blog be more active in weekly memes and interactive activities with followers?'

I would like for my followers to take a minute and answer the question.
- If you answered yes, I would like for you to come back to this post and maybe give some suggestions of things I could do to be more interactive with you guys.

- If you answered no, I would like for you to come back to this post and tell me why I shouldn't put up anything interactive.

P.S. I almost forgot. If you answer the poll and then come back to comment on this post, you'll get 5 points for my first contest that I'm planning. I don't have a set date yet for the contest, only because I can barely afford to send out a package right now, but it should be within the year. (Haha, I know. It's so sad ):



"Kresley Cole Day"!!!!!!!

The beautiful and talented Kresley Cole just released her book, Pleasure of a Dark Prince.
*Cheers really, really, loudly!!*

Anyways, today is a very important for Kresley Cole. And I think everyone should celebrate it by buying the book... like now.... no seriously, I think you should go and get yourself a copy NOW!!!

Pleasure of a Dark Prince

Lucia the Huntress: as mysterious as she is exquisite, she harbors secrets that threaten to destroy her—and those she loves.

Garreth MacRieve, Prince of the Lykae: the brutal Highland warrior who burns to finally claim this maddeningly sensual creature as his own.

From the shadows, Garreth has long watched over Lucia. Now, the only way to keep the proud huntress safe from harm is to convince her to accept him as her guardian. To do this, Garreth will ruthlessly exploit Lucia’s greatest weakness—her wanton desire for him. . . .

~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~

Also, to celebrate Kresley Cole's big day... Gena Showalter is kind enough to have a contest going on. If you enter today at her blog, you can either win a signed copy of the FIRST THREE LORDS OF THE UNDERWORLD BOOKS or an ARC of INTO THE DARK.




Parajunkee's Giveaway: 'Pleasure of a Dark Prince'

Parajunkee is amazing! She is giving away 10... That's right T.E.N. copies of Pleasure of a Dark Prince by Kresley Cole.

You MUST be 18 yrs. or older
Must be a follower of Parajukee's View
Fill Out the Form
Provide your e-mail

Contest Ends Feb. 28th at 11:59 PM CST

After that, is all EXTRA Entry Points.


Wow, I believe that is the shortest post I have ever done. Now I feel bad :(



2010 Releases UPDATE

A couple of dates have changed and MANY more books have been added. Take a look...
(Click on titles to see info on book)
(Click on authors to see their websites)
(Dates are from Amazon, so they may be different or change)

Release Date: Feb 16

Release Date: Mar 2

Release Date: Mar 2

Release Date: Mar 9

Release Date: Mar 15

Release Date: Apr 6

Release Date: Apr 27

Release Date: Apr 27

Release Date: Apr 27

Lover Mine (Warning Spoilers)
Release Date: Apr 27

Release Date: May 25

Release Date: Jun 8

Release Date: Jun 29

Release Date: Jun 29

Release Date: Aug 3

Release Date: Aug 31

Release Date: Aug 31

Release Date: Sept 28

Release Date: Oct 1

Release Date: Nov 30
Interesting, alot of authors' books are releasing on April 27. Must be a lucky day!

The Delicious Tease Contest Extravaganza

Tracy Wolff and Shayla Black are having an AMAZING Contest! For they are celebrating the releases of their books, Delicious and Tease Me.

The contest starts February 14th and ends on April 7th.

There is a prize EVERY DAY from authors like...Lauren Dane, Sylvia Day, Sherry Thomas, Julie James, and Beth Kery. And that's only to name a few :)

The GRAND PRIZE is an Ipod Touch.

And all you have to do to be entered is comment on BOTH Shayla's and Tracy's blog posts DAILY. (ONE comment per day)

Get get FIVE extra chances to win the ipod, all you have to do is...

1. Spread the word on any website (ex. Blog, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

2. Comment on the main post, here, with the link(s).

3. Make sure the link(s) work, otherwise they don't count.

4. To qualify, you blog/comment MUST be NEW (from Feb. 10th to April 7th)

5. Put the Sprout somewhere (like your blog or twitter) and you'll get 5 extra entries!

The contest starts Sunday, so be there or be square ;D

P.S. The full contest rules will be posted on Saturday.

Shayla's blog: HERE
Tracy's blog: HERE



Dark Faerie Tales Valentine's Giveaway

Dark Faerie Tales is having an awesome Valentine's Day Book Massacre Giveaway.

When you get there, answer this question:
Tell us your Top 3 romantic couples or What’s your favorite love story? Why?

This was my answer

Top 3 Romantic Couples:

1. Zsadist and Bella(from The Black Dagger Brotherhood) because for the longest time Zsadist wasn't himself, he was lost. He would kill mercilessly and never allowed anyone to touch him. But then Bella came along and saved him from himself.

2. Murdoch and Daniela because even though they went through a rough patch together at first, being that Daniela couldn't touch him and Murdoch being secretive all the time. They we finally able to love each other for who they were. Oh and Murdoch sacrificed quite alot for Danii :mrgreen:

3. WallE and EVE because.... well, they're just so cute. And WallE risked everything to save EVE.

Now onto the prizes.

These are ALL the books she's giving away:

1. Ecstasy Unveiled
2. Shadow Blade
3. The Iron King
4. Archangel’s Kiss
5. Bone Crossed
6. First Drop of Crimson
7. Darklight
8. Need
9. Betrayals
10. The Secret Year (Signed ARC)
11. Something Like Fate (ARC)
12. Incarceron (ARC & Hardcover)
13. Dirty Little Secrets (ARC)
14. Invisible Girl (ARC)
15. Inked
16. So Punk Rock (Signed)
17. Light Beneath Ferns (Signed)
18. The Princess and the Snowbird
19. The Dark Divine & Nail Polish (previous winner never claimed prize)
20. For Keeps (ARC)
21. Bleeding Violet (ARC)
22. Eleventh Grade Burns (ARC)
23. Spider’s Bite
24. Night Tides
25. Unperfect Souls
26. Blood Magic
27. Succubi Like It Hot
28. Embrace the Night Eternal
29. Beyond the Night
30. Pleasure of a Dark Prince

* NOTE: She will also include some super secret ARCs for each winner.

Winners will pick in this order:
1 Grand Prize Winner (5 books)
1 First Prize Winner (4 books)
1 Second Prize Winner (3 books)
1 Third Prize Winner (2 books)

All you have to do is answer the above question and follow her simple rules to get EXTRA entry points.

Giveaway ends Sunday, February 21st at 11:59 PM EST





I forgot to mention about a week ago, that I was having my tonsils and antenoids taken out.

Well.... I just had the surgery about a half an hour ago. Unfortunately that means I won't be able to post anything after this and for the next week or so. I'm sorry for the inconvience.

I'll let everyone know as soon as I'm better.

If you would like to know how I feel during the week and how the surgery went, you can e-mail me at, my sister will be checking them.



Book Bound's Best YA of '09 Mega Gveaway

My closest blogger friend is having an awesome contest. With these books up for grabs:

1. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
2. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
3. Fallen by Lauren Kate
4. The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate
5. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
6. Eyes Like Stars: Theatre Illuminata, Act I by Lisa Mantchev
7. The Seven Rays by Jessica Bendinger
8. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
9. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
10. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
11. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
12. Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins
13. The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book 2) by Kelley Armstrong
14. Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
15. City of Glass (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare

There will be three winners to begin with:
1st Prize: Three(3) books of choice
2nd Prize: Two (2) books of choice
3rd Prize: One (1) book of choice

For ever 50 followers she recieves, she will add another winner. However, the top prize will stop at five (5) books. She will also add two (2) more books to the pile everytime their is another winner added. All you have to do is follow her rules and fill out a form, and you're entered.

Contest Ends: February 5th at 11:59 pm

She has reached 300 Followers.... That means another winner is added, as well as two more books.
1st Prize: Four (4) books of choice
2nd Prize: Three (3) books of choice
3rd Prize: Two (2) books of choice
4th Prize: One (1) book of choice
1. Intertwined (Harlequin Teen) by Gena Showalter
2. Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
She has now reached 350 followers... That means yet another winner is added and two more books as well.
1st Prize: Five (5) books of
2nd Prize: Four (4) books of choice
3rd Prize: Three (3) books of choice
4th Prize: Two (2) books of choice
5th Prize: One (1) book of choice
1. Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
2. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Now it's 400 followers... That means another winner is added and two more books. WOW!
1st Prize: Five (5) books of choice
2nd Prize: Four (4) books of choice
3rd Prize: Three (3) books of choice
4th Prize: Two (2) books of choice
5th Prize: One (1) book of choice
6th Prize: One (1) book of choice
1. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
2. Fire by Kristin Cashore
She has now reached 450 followers, so it's time once again to update the winners and prizes.
1st Prize: Five (5) books of choice plus swag
2nd Prize: Four (4) books of choice plus swag
3rd Prize: Three (3) books of choice
4th Prize: Two (2) books of choice
5th Prize: One (1) book of choice
6th Prize: One (1) book of choice
7th Prize: One (1) book of choice
Two new books added to the pile:
1. Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder
2. Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
I'm sure you've noticed that I added swag to first and second prize. Bree Despain graciously contributed two bottles of her The Dark Divine nail polish and a couple signed bookmarks. : )
There are only FIVE (5) days left to enter.


First off...

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE Gena Showalter and her books!!! Her Lords of the Underworld series was the first paranormal romance, let alone first romance, books I have ever read.

Lords of the Underworld
I LOVE this series. It's the only books I can read in less than a day. And knowing me, that's an accomplishment. I love these books so much, that her future ones are going to be bought long before I even think about buying another author's books.

I have also read her Atlantis, Alien Huntress, and YA Alien Huntress series.

This series comes in close second to the LoTU series. I love the whole theory about Atlantis and the Gods banishing unwanted creatures there. You also got to feel bad for those creatures too.

Alien Huntress and YA Alien Huntress
Another Gena series I have read. Unforunately, I didn't really like this series as much as the other two. I think it has to do with the fact that the guys aren't as sexy and dangerous. But I still love the girls and their kick-ass personalities. You gotta love a girl who ca hold her own.

Onto the Fabulous Author herself...
Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Paranormal Romance, Contemporary Romance, and Young Adult novels from a multitude of publishers. She has appeared in Cosmo and Seventeen magazines, on MTV, and has also been featured on many regional and national news programs.

Gena credits much of her success to her wonderful fans, amazing family, and the three slobbery English bulldogs who sleep under her desk. She is a self proclaimed coffee addict and when she’s not writing she likes to…well, we’re not sure. We’ve never seen her do anything but write.

Again, I LOVE her. She's amazing, talented and beautiful. You can't get any better than that. ;D

Gena's Series
Lords of the Underworld:
  • The Darkest Fire (Prequel; can be read at anytime)
  • The Darkest Night
  • The Darkest Kiss
  • The Darkest Pleasure
  • The Darkest Prison (can be read at anytime)
  • The Darkest Whisper
  • The Darkest Angel (in the Heart of Darkness anthology; can be read at anytime)


  • Heart of the Dragon
  • Jewel of Atlantis
  • The Nymph King
  • The Vampire's Bride
  • The Amazon's Curse (can be read at anytime)

Alien Huntress & YA Alien Huntress:

  • Awaken me Darkly
  • Enslave me Sweetly
  • Red Handed (YA)
  • Blacklisted (YA)
  • Savor me Slowly
  • Seduce the Darkness
  • Tempt me Eternally (in the Deep Kiss of Winter anthology)


  • The Stone Prince
  • The Pleasure Slave


  • Animal Instincts
  • Catch a Mate


  • Mysteria
  • Mysteria Lane
  • Deep Kiss of Winter (anthology with Kresley Cole)
  • Heart of Darkness (anthology with Susan Krinard and Maggie Shayne)

Tales of an Extraordinary Girl:

  • Playing with Fire

For more info on these books, future books, and Gena herself... Visit her website: HERE!

All Lords of the Underworld Posts:

I wish I could of done an interview but I didn't even have a chance to ask; I've been so busy. Maybe next time. I hope whoever reads this post, enjoys Gena's books as much as I do. And if you haven't read one yet, YOU SHOULD!!!



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