Colleen Houck

Tiger's Promise Official Blog Tour

Ken Baker

How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love

Sarah Ockler

#scandal

Sasha Dawn

OBLIVION

Jacqueline Green

SECRETS AND LIES

Joe Shine

I BECOME SHADOW

Dana Reinhardth

WE ARE THE GOLDENS

AshleyRose Sullivan

AWESOME JONES

Jess Keating

How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied

Friday, September 30, 2011

Bridget Liu


Bridget Liu from Possess by Gretchen Mcneil



Can be Purchased here:

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Want a character named after you?

Amazing Contest


What a great contest. Who wouldn't love to have a character named after them? I definitely don't mind.

Daniele Lanzarotta is an Author of paranormal YA novels. I am currently reading her Academy of the Fallen: Wide Awake Series and I assure you, it's a must read. I am kind of sorry I didn't start it sooner. With that being said, Good Luck Everyone and just to add to the fact that she's super nice is a bonus.

Click below for Daniele Lanzarotta's Contest

September 27, 2011 New Releases


Mara Dyer doesn't think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there.

It can.

She believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed.

There is.

She doesn't believe that after everything she's been through, she can fall in love.

She's wrong.









Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.

And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.

Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks many languages--not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she's about to find out.

When one of the strangers--beautiful, haunted Akiva--fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?














On the night of Skye’s seventeenth birthday, she meets two enigmatic strangers. Complete opposites—like fire and ice—Asher is dark and wild, while Devin is fair and aloof. Their sudden appearance sends Skye’s life into a tailspin. She has no idea what they want, or why they seem to follow her every move—only that their presence coincides with a flurry of strange events. Soon she begins to doubt not just the identity of the two boys, but also the truth about her own past.

In the dead of a bitingly cold Colorado winter, Skye finds herself coming to terms with the impossible secret that threatens to shatter her world. Torn between Asher, who she can’t help falling for, and Devin, who she can’t stay away from, the consequences of Skye’s choice will reach further than the three of them could ever imagine.

A Beautiful Dark is the first book in a captivating trilogy by debut author Jocelyn Davies.






As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming. . . .This monster, though, is something different. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth. Patrick Ness spins a tale from the final story idea of Siobhan Dowd, whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself. Darkly mischievous and painfully funny, A Monster Calls is an extraordinarily moving novel about coming to terms with loss from two of our finest writers for young adults.“Compelling . . . powerful and impressive." - Philip Pullman, author of the award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy“Exceptional . . . this is storytelling as it should be - harrowing, lyrical, and transcendent." - Meg Rosoff, author of the Printz Award–winning novel How I Live Now“Brilliant and elegant, with all the thrills and ambition you would expect from the author of the Chaos Walking trilogy." - Frank Cottrell Boyce, award-winning author of Millions and Cosmic“Haunting, lyrical, powerful, and true. Patrick Ness has crafted a masterful story about grief and loss, love and hope that lingers in the heart like a ghost.” - Libba Bray, author of the Printz Award-winning novel Going...






A stunning modern-day fairy tale from acclaimed author Anne Ursu

Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared into a forest with a mysterious woman made of ice. Now it's up to Hazel to go in after him. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," Breadcrumbs is a story of the struggle to hold on, and the things we leave behind.




The young Blue Bloods of Manhattan descend upon Egypt in Lost in Time, the epic sixth book in Melissa de la Cruz's New York Times and USA Today best-selling Blue Bloods series.

After their beautiful yet brief bonding ceremony in Italy, Schuyler Van Alen and Jack Force are forced to separate. To fulfill the Van Alen Legacy, Schuyler travels to Alexandria to search for Catherine of Siena and the Gate of Promise. But Schuyler quickly discovers that everything she believed about the Gate to be wrong. Meanwhile, Jack makes the difficult decision to return to New York to face his twin and former bondmate, Mimi. But instead of a bitter reunion, he is faced with a choice for which there is no good option.

Mimi, with a most unexpected travel companion in Oliver Hazard-Perry, jets off to Egypt, too, to search for Kingsley Martin, her long lost love. With all roads leading to Hell, Mimi learns that not all love stories have happy endings. But she'll have to put her own feelings aside if she's going to save her crumbling Coven.

Packed with heartache, twists, and vampiric folklore, Lost in Time is sure to satisfy hungry fans' cravings for more Blue Bloods adventure.






Debut novelist Kiki Hamilton takes readers from the gritty slums and glittering ballrooms of Victorian London to the beguiling but menacing Otherworld of the Fey in this spellbinding tale of romance, suspense, and danger.

The year is 1871, and Tiki has been making a home for herself and her family of orphans in a deserted hideaway adjoining Charing Cross Station in central London. Their only means of survival is by picking pockets. One December night, Tiki steals a ring, and sets off a chain of events that could lead to all-out war with the Fey. For the ring belongs to Queen Victoria, and it binds the rulers of England and the realm of Faerie to peace. With the ring missing, a rebel group of faeries hopes to break the treaty with dark magic and blood—Tiki’s blood.

Unbeknownst to Tiki, she is being watched—and protected—by Rieker, a fellow thief who suspects she is involved in the disappearance of the ring. Rieker has secrets of his own, and Tiki is not all that she appears to be. Her very existence haunts Prince Leopold, the Queen’s son, who is driven to know more about the mysterious mark that encircles her wrist.

Prince, pauper, and thief—all must work together to secure the treaty…







"A timeless love story with unique mythology that captivates the imagination. I loved it."—P.C. Cast, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the House of Night series

"Trinity Faegen bursts onto the young adult scene with an exciting debut novel told in a fresh voice, and with a unique spin on a timeless tale."—#1 New York Times best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon

"This is a fantastic book with everything a paranormal fan craves, from action to suspense to an absolutely sizzling romance. Fans of P.C. Cast and Lauren Kate will not regret buying this book. Faegen is an author to look out for!"—Romantic Times

Sasha is desperate to find out who murdered her father. When getting the answer means pledging her soul to Eryx, she unlocks a secret that puts her in grave danger—she is an Anabo, a daughter of Eve, and Eryx’s biggest threat.

A son of Hell, immortal, and bound to Earth forever, Jax looks for redemption in the Mephisto Covenant—God’s promise he will find peace in the love of an Anabo. After a thousand years, he’s finally found the girl he’s been searching for: Sasha.

With the threat of Eryx always looming, Jax knows he has to keep Sasha safe and win her over. But can he? Will Sasha love him and give up her mortal life?




The entire school's talking about the gorgeous new math teacher, Mr. Beck. Everyone except Kaylee Cavanaugh. After all, Kaylee's no ordinary high-school junior. She's a banshee—she screams when someone dies.

But the next scream might be for Kaylee.

Yeah—it's a shock to her, too. So to distract herself, Kaylee's going to save every girl in school. Because that hot new teacher is really an incubus who feeds on the desire of unsuspecting students. The only girls immune to his lure are Kaylee and Sabine, her boyfriend's needy ex-girlfriend. Now the unlikely allies have to get rid of Mr. Beck…before he discovers they aren't quite human, either.

But Kaylee's borrowed lifeline is nearing its end. And those who care about her will do anything to save her life.

Anything.






Will is a vampire in danger. Heir to the Earl of Mercia, he was brutally attacked and buried in the thirteenth century before he was able to assume his title. Perpetually sixteen, Will’s life has been lonely. He leaves his tomb every so often, adapts to the present day, feeds his bloodlust, and never gets close to anyone.

Until now.

Waking from a twenty-year slumber, hungry for the blood that sustains his undeath, he meets Eloise—but can’t bear to make her his next victim. Drawn to a girl he can never have, but whose fate seems bound with his own, he feels the need to protect her. But Will has an enemy who will stop at nothing to find him . . . and he’s closing in. . . .

Autumn Harvest Winners

CONGRATULATIONS


FIRST PRIZE WINNER:

ALICE PRIDAY


SECOND PRIZE WINNER:

LADYVAMPIRE



THIRD PRIZE WINNER:

STEPHANIE AGER


SURPRISE FOURTH PRIZE WINNER:

LOONY LINH


Bridget Liu Bookmarks 
from Possess by Gretchen McNeil

You have 72 hours to contact me. If not, a different winner will randomly chosen.
Thanks everyone!


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Gretchen McNeil at Books Inc


Don't miss out this awesome event!!!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Autumn Harvest Blog Hop

AUTUMN HARVEST: FALL BETWEEN THE PAGES BLOG HOP TOUR (Sept 19-26)


TOUR RULES:

1) HAVE FUN!!!

2) INVITE ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS!!! SPREAD THE WORD!!!

3) THIS TOUR STARTS: Monday, September 19, at Midnight (Arizona Time)
THIS TOUR ENDS: Monday, September 26, at Midnight (Arizona Time)
Winners will be drawn and posted September 27th! ***

4) MEET AND MINGLE WITH ALL THE AUTHORS AND BOOK PAGES! EXPERIENCE A NEW PARTY DESTINATION AT EVERY STOP! PARTICIPATE IN EVERY BLOG CONTEST AND BE ENTERED FOR CHANCES TO WIN MULTIPLE PRIZES! EVERY BLOG VISITED IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO WIN!!

5) PARTICIPATION AT ALL BLOGS IS RECOMMENDED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. REMEMBER, THE MORE BLOGS YOU HOP, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING PRIZES. EVERY AUTHOR AND BOOK PAGE IS WAITING TO MEET AND INTERACT WITH YOU, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO SHOW EVERYONE SOME LOVE!

6) DID I MENTION TO HAVE FUN? WHOO! HOO!! HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOO!

***Authors have full discretion to choose an alternate winner in the event any winner fails to claim their prize(s) within 72 hours of their name being posted or after notification ofwin, whichever comes first. Anyone who participates in this blog hop tour is subject to these rules***



Crisp Autumn Afternoon, Vermont Forest in Fall


"The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many". ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Autumn Leaves Park View


"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house.
So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Autumn Season Make the Way Beautiful


"A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air."
- Eric Sloane
Park Road View in Autumn Season


"In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November."
- Rose G. Kingsley, The Autumn Garden, 1905

An Evening in Autumn


"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all."
- Stanley Horowitz

Kew Beach Park, Toronto on a perfect autumn day.


"It is only her in large portions of Canada that wonderous second wind, the Indian summer, attains its amplitude and heavenly perfection, -- the temperatures; the sunny haze; the mellow, rich delicate, almost flavoured air: Enough to live -- enough to merely be."
- Walt Whitman, Diary in Canada

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


"There is a harmony
In autumn, and a lustre in its sky,
Which through the summer is not heard or seen,
As if it could not be, as if it had not been!"
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Autumn in Cape Breton


"The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly
changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools."
- Henry Beston, Northern Farm

And now, for the giveaways. Hope you enjoyed the pictures and poems. Fall is my favorite season and I couldn't be more happier to share these with all of you.

FIRST PRIZE


A signed Hardback copy of  The Gray Wolf Throne


SECOND PRIZE


A paperback copy of The Magician by Michael Scott.
Second book to "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel"


THIRD PRIZE


A Hardback copy of  The Forgotten Locket (Hourglass Door Trilogy Series #3)

Fill out the Rafflecopter below to enter.








More Awesome Giveaways


September Give Away Winners


GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
Candice Scrooby







1 Paper back Signed copy of 
Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate
Signed Bookmarks by James Vallesteros
4 Jace & Clary Bookmarks 
4 Alagan Dhiren Rajaram Postcards


FIRST PRIZE WINNER:
Rose Pryimak




1 Signed Paperback copy of Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
(This is personalized to me but nonetheless signed by Maggie)
Signed Bookmarks by James Vallesteros
2 Alagan Dhiren Rajaram Postcards


SECOND PRIZE WINNER:
Jackie McPherson



1 Hardback copy of Possession by Elana Johnson
Signed Bookmarks by James Vallesteros


THIRD PRIZE WINNER:
Connie Garcia



1 Hardback copy of Anna dressed in Blood
Signed Bookmarks by James Vallesteros
4 Alagan Dhiren Rajaram Bookmarks


FOURTH PRIZE WINNER:
Wendy Vasconcelos




1 Hardback signed copy of Possess by Gretchen McNeil
(Will not be shipped until after the book signing on 9/21/11)
>>>>PLEASE READ<<<<
Let me know if you want this book to be personalized to you.
Signed Postcards by James Vallesteros
4 Alagan Dhiren Rajaram Postcards 


FIFTH PRIZE WINNER:
Melissa Sanchez





1 Aspen Comics 5x7 Photo Executive Assistant 
Lotus modeled and signed by Jenna Tee
(1st Photo)
1 Aspen Comics 5x7 Photo Executive Assistant 
Lotus modeled and signed by Jenna Tee
(2nd Photo)
1 Lotus 5x7 Photo at ComicCon 2011 
modeled and signed by Jenna Tee
1 Signed 5x7 Photo by Jenna Tee at NOS


SURPRISE BOOKMARK WINNERS:
The artist James Vallesteros has decided to give 2 bookmarks to all entries. Please Thank him for this awesome donation.

Alice Priday
Alba Solorzano
Amber Lange
Aprille Shadowspeak
Athena Pollock
Autum Frailey
Bella Colella
Brittany Hiester
Cal Desmond-Pearson
Charissa Jackson
Cynthia Hatfield-Garcia
Chris Bails
Demitra Giote
Dina Rubolino
Ducky Welborne
Ellen Trieu
Erica M Kadrmas
Giulia Wayland Vallacqua 
Ifrah Kamil
Ileana Alvarado
Julie Witt
Julie Smeltzer
Katrina Whittaker
Kate Leger
Kelly Geeves Jones
Lisa 'Li-li' Harwood
Lissette Martinez
Mera Sampson
Mickey HotRod Marshall
Misty Taylor 
Natalia La Luz
Natalie Cleary
Roselyn Caguin
Rogier Caprino 
Shane Tucker
Sharonda Lowman
Sheri Callander
Susie Wilson
Tania Flores
Tiffany Mahaffy
Yvonne Leacy

Please choose any 2 bookmarks you would like me to send to you.


ALL WINNERS HAVE 24 HOURS TO E-MAIL ME WITH THEIR ADDRESS HERE:
jeanbooknerd@gmail.com

LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS HERE AND LET ME KNOW WHICH 3 BOOKMARKS YOU WANT.