29 November 2013

{Book Review + Giveaway} A Beautiful Wedding by Jamie McGuire

By: Me My Shelf And I | 29 November 2013 at 2:02 PM | | | | | | | | 29 Comments so far

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A Beautiful Wedding: A Novella
Beautiful 2.5
Author: Jamie McGuire
Pages: 160
Release Date: December 10th, 2013
Publisher: Atria Books
Rating: 5+ Birds

You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you really know?
Why did Abby pop the question?
What secrets were shared before the ceremony?
Where did they spend their wedding night?
Who else knew about it . . . and didn’t tell?
Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret . . . until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!)—and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait.

When my good friends at Atria sent me this book, I was given only one rule: If I was to review it before the release date: NO SPOILERS.

Now, you know me, I’m not the spoilery kind of gal. Hell, sometimes I don’t even read the full synopsis to avoid “spoilers” (don’t judge me!). But seriously, I want to scream from the rooftops about this book. This little slice of time in the Beautiful series none of us knew about, only speculated about.

I whipped through the 160 pages in about an hour, I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough. Although some pages I read reaaallly slowly. A few times in a row. Like for instance: The wedding night. Oh yea. *bom chikka bow wow*

The Cover:

It is beautiful and full of shimmer. Very suitable for the Vegas theme. The inside covers of the actual book are printed with a beautiful blue water color look and of course, the butterfly! That butterfly, it’s on the actual cover too – you just have to look for it. Also, teaser – it comes into play in the actual book as well….

The Story:

The trouble with novellas is, they are novellas and are by definition short stories. I will never get enough of Travis and Abby and Travis. Did I say I Travis twice? Not sorry.

Told in duel points of view, between Abby and Travis, I love that this tale doesn’t start in Vegas, but on the day before. The insights to things like the fire that happened at the fight, and thoughts and reasons behind the marriage come out and it’s unbelievable. Literally, not what I would have thought, but makes total sense and really helps you better understand Abby, Travis and their dynamic even more. Anyone who’s read BEAUTIFUL DISASTER and had trouble understanding and accepting their crazy, whirlwind, not typical relationship would do well to read A BEAUTIFUL WEDDING. It just might clear some things up for them.

I adore that Abby and Travis are young, but not young, all at the same time.  They know what they are about to do is nuts, it’s crazy at their age. Are there doubts? Sure, at 19 who wouldn't have them? Who has them? Not telling you – but you might be surprised when you find out for yourself. They both know this isn’t a simple thing, marriage rarely is. They know right away, that the future is not going to be easy, in fact they are ready for a knock down fight, scraping and clawing to make ends meet from day one. They don’t have their heads in the clouds about some magical life they will have where everything will come easy. This isn’t after all, a fairy tale. Best part – they have known this all along as is evident by the first 2 books in the series.

Most loved, is this novella doesn’t end in Vegas. This short story is so very much more than just the wedding, it’s extends past it yet centers around it. It’s an part of this series that you would be a fool not to read the first chance you get!

All in all, A BEAUTIFUL WEDDING is in fact, a beautiful wedding. The roller coaster of emotions you will experience are not to different from attending a real one. There's nerves, tears of joy and happiness. You will laugh and cheer, but also be scared and worry. A pure adrenalin rush. Jamie McGuire has a phenomenal way of bringing the emotions of her characters to life so extraordinarily you can’t help but experience them as if they were happening to you!

A BEAUTIFUL addition to my Jamie McGuire collection and the Beautiful series. A must have for any fan of Travis & Abby. And Travis. (still not sorry.)

Things To Watch For:

  • The vows! OMG!
  • The song Abby walks down the aisle to. *SWOON*
  • Who knew about the wedding?
  • The hilarious autocorrect mishap!
  • The words: “Ten pounds of body glitter” because seriously, LMFAO!
  • What Travis gives Abby on their wedding day that’s not totally from him. (Tip: have tissue ready)
  • Find the butterfly in the story!

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27 November 2013

{Waiting On Wednesday} 79

By: Me My Shelf And I | 27 November 2013 at 11:08 AM | | | 1 Comment so far
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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

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A Beautiful Wedding
Beautiful #2.5
Author: Jamie McGuire
Release Date: December 10th
Publisher: Atria Books

You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you really know?
Why did Abby pop the question?
What secrets were shared before the ceremony?
Where did they spend their wedding night?
Who else knew about it . . . and didn’t tell?
Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret . . . until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!)—and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait.

Get your copy pre-ordered right now! Unlike most novellas this one is available in hardcover! For less than $10.00 RIGHT NOW!

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26 November 2013

{Bookish News} Atria Books Signs Abbi Glines to 4 book deal + Exclusive Excerpt for RUSH TOO FAR!

By: Me My Shelf And I | 26 November 2013 at 1:34 PM | | | | | Be the first to comment!

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ATRIA BOOKS SIGNS FOUR-BOOK DEAL WITH #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR ABBI GLINES

(NEW YORK) – November 22, 2013.  Atria Books announced today a four-book world rights deal with #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. The first three books in the runaway new adult bestselling Too Far series, FALLEN TOO FAR, NEVER TOO FAR and FOREVER TOO FAR, will be published as eBooks in January 2014 with trade paperback editions to follow. Atria will also release a never before published novel, RUSH TOO FAR in eBook and trade paperback simultaneously in May 2014. The book will re-tell the story of Fallen Too Far from hero Rush Finlay’s perspective.

Fallen Too Far, Never Too Far, and Forever Too Far, originally self-published by Abbi Glines, established her as one of the foremost authors of the new adult genre, selling over 400,000 eBooks each, with Fallen Too Far reaching the half a million mark. These books launched the Rosemary Beach series, which follow the romantic entanglements within a group of best friends in a small resort town on the Gulf Coast.

Judith Curr, President and Publisher of The Atria Publishing Group says, “We’re so thrilled to be the exclusive publishers of Glines’s Rosemary Beach series and to have the opportunity to work with her on building a long term career.”

The deal was negotiated by Atria editor Jhanteigh Kupihea with Jane Dystel of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.

Abbi Glines is the #1 New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys (both published by Simon Pulse), Rosemary Beach, and Existence series. A devoted book lover, Abbi lives with her family in Alabama. She maintains a Twitter addiction at @AbbiGlines and can also be found at Facebook.com/AbbiGlinesAuthor and AbbiGlines.com.

To read the prologue of RUSH TOO FAR, visit http://issuu.com/atriabooks/docs/rushtoofar_excerpt

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{Teaser Tuesday} 42

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Evertrue
Everneath #3
Author: Brodi Ashton
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release Date: January 21, 2014

“You can’t speak English,” I said skeptically, guessing at the meaning behind his foreign explanation.
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25 November 2013

{Book Blast} The Flowering Series

By: Me My Shelf And I | 25 November 2013 at 9:47 AM | | | | | Be the first to comment!

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Welcome to the  Book Blast for The Flowering Series by Sarah Daltry

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You met them in Forget Me Not. Now, hear Jack’s story.

Plagued by a dark past, Jack sees college as a way out. Desperate to escape the area where he grew up, the people who know his secrets, and his own family, he deals with his problems through alcohol and sex. When he first sees Lily, she’s the epitome of everything he hates. Yet something about her makes Jack rethink everything he knows and assumes about other people. Now, with the help of his best friend and lover, Jack has to decide if he wants to pursue something that he knows will only end badly. Can Lily be one of the few people who can see Jack for who he really is – or will his darkness be too much for her to handle?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sarah Daltry writes about the regular people who populate our lives. She's written works in various genres - romance, erotica, fantasy, horror. Genre isn't as important as telling a story about people and how their lives unfold. Sarah tends to focus on YA/NA characters but she's been known to shake it up. Most of her stories are about relationships - romantic, familial, friendly - because love and empathy are the foundation of life. It doesn't matter if the story is set in contemporary NY, historical Britain, or a fantasy world in the future - human beings are most interesting in the ways they interact with others. This is the principle behind all of Sarah's stories.

Sarah has spent most of her life in school, from her BA and MA in English and writing to teaching both at the high school and college level. She also loves studying art history and really anything because learning is fun. When Sarah isn't writing, she tends to waste a lot of time checking Facebook for pictures of cats, shooting virtual zombies, and simply staring out the window. Visit Sarah online at:

Website: http://sarahdaltry.com
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22 November 2013

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Seventeen-year-old Runa Cophem has found her calling studying the ancient trees nearby and anxiously awaits a professional placement which will allow her to continue her work.
Runa’s life takes an unforeseen turn when she’s brutally attacked and left for dead in those woods. Rescued by a stranger with blue hair, she’s immersed into a surprising way humanity has survived without the Helix. Fueled by a yearning to understand and an attraction she didn’t even know was possible, Runa tries to make a new life for herself. Yet, there’s much she doesn’t know about herself, about the planet, and the forces controlling her from afar.
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21 November 2013

{Blogger Babble} A Day In The Life…

By: Me My Shelf And I | 21 November 2013 at 11:50 AM | 7 Comments so far

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Welcome to my life.

Ever wonder what a day in the life of blogger is like? How about a mom + blogger?

Well, lately I have been feeling like I never get anything done and I’m always behind, so I thought I would track everything I accomplish so I can see it, right there and know I am in fact a success at life, if even only moderately.

So here we go – I’m letting you in on my life for one full day! The stay at home mom, blogger, book touring business co-running, swag designing, NaNo participating whirlwind that is my daily life!

This is a rather typical Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday for me on a week when I don’t have my oldest at home (she’s with her dad every other week, and those weeks are so crazy with her sports I can’t even find the time to write down what I’m doing, let alone do it all half the time.) Also note, this is during NaNoWriMo when I’m NOT doing design work.

Some time around 7 AM – 4 year old wakes me by climbing on my bed  and asking for Jake andtumblr_m6ad4mtVeK1rzgx8po1_400 the Neverland Pirates or calling for me, over and over and over and over and over and over again from her bed. That last one is in fact as annoying as it sounds, I have a thing with repetitive noise, I can’t handle it so I LOVE waking up to it. ::sarcasm::

7:30 AM – Jake is done, 4 year old has breakfast of yogurt and OJ because she absolutely refuses to eat anything else and the presentation or suggestion of another item will result in a nervous breakdown on her part leading to one on mine. I pour my coffee.

7:45 AM – I check e-mail on my phone for emergencies as well as FB and Twitter while I follow 4 around the house begging her to go to the bathroom so that when we get downstairs and I settle in to my e-mail for an 45  minutes I don’t need to get back up 8 minutes later to help her wipe.

8 AM – I’m at the computer, and 4 gets her 45 minutes of daily iPad time. I start with Book Nerd Tours E-Mail and setting up daily links to tour posts. 4 asks for a snack. I say no.

8:15 AM – Phone call with Leah about previous nights NaNo writing while I continue to set up links. 4 sighs loudly indicating my talking is interfering with her hearing the sound of the cookie making game she is playing. She asks for a snack. I say No.

9 AM – Phone call with Leah over. 4 has had the iPad for extra 15 minutes because I was caught up in my plotting and link setting up, I have to wrestle it away. It would be safer to stick my hand in the mouth of an alligator.  I bribe her with a snack. She accepts.

9:05 AM – 4 is standing in front of the pantry looking for a snack. She thinks she has a choice, isn’t that cute?

9:10 AM – I offer Kix or String Cheese. She says “cookies”. We do this until 9:15 when she finally settles on Kix. I head back to e-mails via iPad while she eats. I throw a load of laundry in.

9:30 AM – Snack has been abandoned for play doh. I continue with e-mails and every 4-7 seconds I head “Hey mom look” or “Look mom” or “Hey!” or “Look what I made” and after the 6th time it is no longer cute and slightly annoying but I love her so I smile and tell her how wonderful she is.

tumblr_lajg6boaMm1qb39uj9:40 AM – 4 asks me to make her a toilet out of play doh. iPad and e-mail pushed aside while I try to figure out how to make one. I might have to go look at my toilet to make it properly. I forget the handle How will they flush mom!?

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – 4 plays doll house while I work. I check 2-8 tours. Pull winners for giveaways. Send e-mails. Check to make sure people have everything they need. Change the “current” and “past tours on the site. E-mail Jean and tell her I love her and a list of 5 million things we need to do for BNT. Calm 3 authors, pump up 2 authors, check in on roughly 20 bloggers. Answer e-mails regarding using Book Nerd Tours. Praise Jean for saving things in drafts so I can copy/paste the nitty gritty.

Change laundry, dumping clean stuff on the couch to fold later.

4 talks continually telling me stories while I type and she plays, about who was at school yesterday, who wasn’t, what they did. I heard all these stories 3 times since yesterday. I love her so I nod and smile and respond when appropriate.

Leah calls, niece has done something funny/something hugely important has happened I need to hear.

4 has to go potty and thinks she is in prison so she must ask before going.

11:05 AM – I start lunch prep. This does not include cooking, it includes psyching up 4 for actually eating which is pretty much least favorite thing in the world right now.

11:10 AM - 4 asks for a snack. I say no, offer lunch. She says she’s not hungry.

11:30 AM – lunch is in the oven, chicken fries because this is one of the 4 things she will currently eat and I can’t have the meltdowns today because a very important e-mail just came in I HAVE to attend to. Working from home can be a blessing and a curse!

11:45 AM – 4 is eating, I am e-mailing. 27 Review requests in Me, My Shelf and I. I sob as I have to turn most down. Pour more coffee.tumblr_inline_mk2xp9FBaI1qz4rgp

12:00 PM – realize we have to leave for school in 15 minutes and neither of us are dressed. Well, 4 is she’s done it herself and wearing a maroon sweater and neon green sweats with a skirt over it. Change her clothes, ditch my jammies. Gather my lap top and purse, brush her hair, send her to the door to put on her shoes while I eat some toothpaste. Where is my bra!?

12:10 PM – need to be in the car NOW, 4 is showing me how she can stand on her head. Messing up her hair which now needs to be fixed.

12:15 PM – IN the car, buckled in. 4 has to pee. Can you make it to school? No, of course not. Back I the house.

12:30 PM – JUST make it to school in time drop her off with a crazed smile. Teacher nods knowingly.

12:45 PM – 2:45 PM At coffee shop setting up computer for writing time. Spend half of it doing Book Nerd Tours or Me, My Shelf and I posts and e-mails. Devour 1 cup of coffee and 1 Italian soda. Exchange conversation with barista about anything and everything weird. Listen to Panic At The Disco’s new album 5 times. Remember something I have to tell Isa, tweet her.

3:00 PM – Pick up 4 who now has new stories of who was at school, what they did and what not, to tell me.

3:05 PM – 4 demands “The Night Song” (Ode to Sleep by Twenty One Pilots) hit wrong button, different song plays two notes, she looses her shit not calming down until half way through her song which I have finally located.

3:20 PM – Stop at library, beg her to pick out books. Instead she stands too close to other kids staring like a tiny stalker. Check YA section for friends, request any books I don’t see. Librarian is sick of my lists.

3:45 PM - Books chosen, movies picked, we are home and I am begging 4 to go to the bathroom, she is begging for a snack. She eats crackers on the toilet. Don’t judge me.

3:55 PM – Need to call 3 family member to share the news of her “potty success” (she’s new to the #2 thing – hey…I told you this was my FULL day….you were warned)

classy-wine4:00 PM – Husband texts to say he is on his way, I start dinner and pour a glass of wine whilst dancing around ever so happy.

4:30 PM – Husband home, quick kiss, 4 descends. I no longer exist. He’s playing Barbie's.

5:00 PM – Dinner. 4 takes one look at it and begins crying. I pour more wine.

5:45 PM – manage to get milk and yogurt and two bites of what must have been poisoned meatloaf into the toddler, based on her reaction to it any way. Husband gives her a bath, I hide in the bed room to write.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM NaNo my ass off to catch up.

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9:00 PM – Back to writing.

11:00 PM – Back to Book Nerd Tours and Me, My Shelf and I e-mails and things.

Midnight – See the laundry I abandoned earlier. Fold it, swap loads, fold more.

Pick up legos

Check on 4.

Bed Time.

 

 

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{25 Things} Jennifer Armentrout

By: Me My Shelf And I | at 10:07 AM | | 6 Comments so far

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As promised, here is the ever fantastic Jennifer Armentrout (Also known as J. Lynn!), friends!
I am so pleased that she was able to take time out of her crazy, busy writing time to participate in 25 Things!!

#1 has me, literally green with envy. I LOVED him! In fact I still do!
#15 – also totally jealous of. I literally said LUCKY! While making the graphic. It reminds me of Vada in MY GIRL, and also I’m just weird and like haunted things…
And last, I’m ready to be BFF’s with anyone who gets her Rescue 911 reference in #24!

What about you – what did you not know about Jennifer? What do you have in common?

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20 November 2013

{Waiting on Wednesday} 78

By: Me My Shelf And I | 20 November 2013 at 10:17 AM | 1 Comment so far
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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

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Earthquake
Earthbound #2
Author: Aprilynne Pike
Release Date: July 15th 2014
Publisher: Razorbill

Tavia Michaels has discovered that she’s an Earthbound—a fallen goddess with the power to remake the Earth—and that a rival faction of Earthbounds, the Reduciata, has created a virus that is literally wiping swaths of the planet out of existence.
Tavia is captured and imprisoned before she can act on this information, along with her eternal lover, Logan. Huddled in a claustrophobic cell, they lose track of the days, their attempts to escape proving as ephemeral as Tavia’s newly gestating powers. But then Tavia and Logan are mysteriously rescued. . . .
They’re brought to the underground headquarters of the Curatoria, another group of Earthbounds that Tavia doesn’t fully trust. There, she’s told that she can save the Earth before it disappears. She agrees.
Tavia quickly realizes that she isn’t like other Earthbound, and as her abilities continue to awaken, they begin to threaten her centuries-long relationship with Logan. When Benson—Tavia’s former best friend and romantic interest—appears at Curatoria headquarters, Tavia will again have to make a choice about who to be with even as she tries to stop the virus that is destroying the world and uncover the truth about the two Earthbound organizations that have her tangled up in their webs.

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{Book Review} All The Truth That’s In Me by Nina Berry

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All The Truth That’s In Me
Author: Julie Berry
Pages 274
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release Date: September 26th 2013
Rating: 4.5 Birds 

 



Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, silently pouring out her thoughts to the boy who’s owned her heart as long as she can remember—even if he doesn’t know it—her childhood friend, Lucas. But when Roswell Station is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light, and Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice, even if it means changing her world, and the lives around her, forever. This startlingly original novel will shock and disturb you; it will fill you with Judith’s passion and longing; and its mysteries will keep you feverishly turning the pages until the very last.

First impressions are everything, and when it comes to books, covers are what cause these (good or bad) first impressions on someone. The front of All the Truth that’s In Me definitely had a scary and creepy impact on me, but that’s what pulled me in and forced me to read this book. When I began reading, Halloween was just around the corner, and I couldn’t get enough “scary and creepy”; I was excited to see what Julie Berry had in store for me, and what the cover truly meant.

Judith Finch was kidnapped two years ago, by her best friend’s murderer, after witnessing her death from afar. She spent those years in a secluded cabin in the woods with her kidnapper. Before releasing her, he cut half of her tongue, to keep her from telling people of his whereabouts.

Due to inability to speak, Judith can’t describe to her family or the village what abuse and other sufferings she dealt with during those years that she was gone. But Judith does tell the readers her story, through her thoughts and flashbacks that she has during various times.

Upon her return, Judith’s family isn’t and doesn’t act the way she was expecting. Her father had passed away while she was imprisoned in the woods, her mother seems almost upset at her for being kidnapped, and her brother doesn’t seem to truly understand Judith anymore.

While her mother doesn’t want anything to do with her, Judith’s brother starts to become close to her again, once he loses his foot.

Judith has never been able to tell the village what happened to her, but when the community is under attack, she makes a huge sacrifice that will unleash her past. As well as ruin any possibility to be with the man she has been in love since she was young.

After such a long time, Judith learns to speak again with the help and encouragement from her friend and brother. She becomes close to the man she has dream about for so long, and gets the happy ending that she deserves, after everything Judith went through.

When starting to read this book, I realized it was organized a little differently than I expected; it wasn’t by chapters but instead sections. And these sections were grouped by four different books. I didn’t really mind this, because I felt that it was pretty easy to read and understand.

My biggest concern was confusion. I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to keep up with what happened to Judith in the past and what was happening to her right then and there (and how those connected). But Julie Berry did an amazing job describing what occurred in the woods two years ago, with the flashbacks Judith would have throughout the story. I never felt confused, or out of place when reading All the Truth that’s In Me!

Overall I really found the story to be interesting, and enjoyable. I was sitting on the edge of my seat throughout most of the book. Judith had to deal with so much hatred, and horrible things, but in the end everything worked out for her. Judith was so smart and intelligent, but people didn’t think that just because she couldn’t speak. She was such an amazing character, and she truly made the story! All the Truth that’s Me, gave me everything I was expecting from the first impression I got from the cover and so much more. I hope to read more of Julie Berry’s books! All the Truth that’s In Me came out this September so make sure to pick up your own copy today!

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19 November 2013

{Teaser Tuesday} 41

By: Me My Shelf And I | 19 November 2013 at 10:00 AM | | Be the first to comment!

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Red Hill
Author: Jamie McGuire
Publisher: Atria
Pages: 368

The warning was short – said almost in passing. “The cadavers were herded and destroyed.” The radio hosts then made a few jokes, and that was the end of it.

P.1 – Opening line

 

I literally just opened this to start and the first line was so great it had to be my teaser for the day. What’s your teaser for the day?

 

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