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IT WAS AMAZING!!!! You should be at the book store right now buying it! :)
I really liked it. You should def check it out and give it a shot
It was ok. At least read the synopsis on the back.
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Friday, August 31, 2012


Friday Finds
FRIDAY FINDS… hosted by I Should Be Reading, is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. MOST of the books MizB shares in her Friday Finds are titles that she discovered somewhere online — not actually books she’s purchased.

Here on FikTishUhs Reviews, I will share what I've discovered while browsing online and on my Kindle and added to my very looong TBR list

My finds this week:
I found these browsing through my Kindle . . .

Reason to Breathe (Breathing, #1)                           Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)

I love comments!  So what did you find this week?!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012



This meme Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by *Breaking the Spine* "Waiting   On Wednesday" is a weekly event, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

I'm anticipating the following upcoming book:

Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin #1)
by Gena Showalter 
Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
Expected publication: December 26th 2012
Publisher: Pocket Books

Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin, #1)

The breathtaking first novel in New York Times best selling author Gena Showalter’s new paranormal romance series, Otherworld Assassins, featuring a black ops agent who is captured and enslaved…and the beautiful deaf girl who holds the key to his salvation…


Black ops agent Solomon Judah awakens caged and bound in a twisted zoo where otherworlders are the main attraction. Vika Lukas, the owner’s daughter, is tasked with Solo’s care and feeding. The monster inside him yearns to kill her on sight, even though she holds the key to his escape. But the human side of him realizes the beautiful deaf girl is more than she seems—she’s his.


Vika endures the captives’ taunts and loathing, hoping to keep them alive even if she can’t free them. Only, Solo is different—he protects her. But as hostility turns to forbidden romance, his feelings for her will be used against him…and he’ll be put to a killer test.
            MY THOUGHTS:

I am lovin' that dress! Yes, I would look great in it, lol. Seems like another good paranormal novel, Yippee! I can't wait. . . 

Thanks for reading <3

Tuesday, August 28, 2012


book tour stopHi! I'm so excited today that I have the pleasure of promoting Author C.J. Valles' book For Ever. A paranormal romance, published on February 12, 2012 on Kindle Edition. This tour runs from August 1st - August 31st.


About the Author- C. J. Valles
C. J. grew up in Southern California before moving to Northern California for college, where she majored in English and psychology. A professional writer for more than a decade, she finished her first novel in 2008 for fun and practice.
For Ever isn’t that novel.
When she isn’t writing fiction, C. J. works as a freelance public relations writer. She lives in Portland, Ore., with her husband, the saint who spent an entire weekend reading For Ever.


PhotobucketSixteen-year-old Wren Sullivan can read minds, but when she moves from Southern California to Portland, Oregon, she meets Ever Casey—the one person whose mind is off-limits. Wren does know one thing about her mysterious classmate: he has a dark secret to hide. And the closer she gets to learning the truth, the more dangerous it is for her and everyone around her.


From Chapter 4 (Caring Is Creepy) of For Ever

I turn the key in the ignition. The gut-wrenching screech startles me. The engine sputters for a second before going silent. Counting to ten, I try again. This time, I get nothing at all, which I interpret to mean one thing: a dead battery.

Looking down at the console, I reach up and smack my forehead with my palm. I left the headlights on. I lean forward and rest my head on the steering wheel, praying for a miracle from the car gods. The last thing I need is to call a tow service and put a dent in my car fund. Just the thought of it is making me nauseous. I’m only mildly comforted that in current weather conditions it might take a couple of days for the ice cream in the trunk to thaw.

“Oh, you’ve got to be kidding,” I mutter when I reach into my purse.

No cell phone. Still grumbling under my breath, I pull the hood release and climb out. I’m not even sure why I’m bothering. It’s not like I’m going to fix anything. I look out across the mostly empty parking lot, searching for a phone booth. No luck. Next I look for someone who might have jumper cables—and would know how to use them, since I don’t. The few parked cars across the lot are deserted.

Finally, my eyes land on the guy in the hooded sweatshirt. I watch as he stubs out his cigarette and unpeels himself from the brick wall. When he starts walking across the parking lot, I duck behind the hood and try to look like I know what I’m doing. After catching a brief glimpse of what was going on in his head, I don’t want to be stuck alone in parking lot with him.

“Would you mind if I have a look?”

Spinning around, I land butt first on the front bumper, my heart racing like I just did a hundred-meter sprint on the track.

“You almost gave me a heart attack,” I gasp, still clutching my chest.

Ever Casey is standing in front of me, looking like some kind of obnoxiously perfect hallucination.

“You’re young. I think you’ll live,” he says mildly.

Registering his apparently habitual sarcasm, I glare at him, unwilling to let his chilly emerald-green gaze unnerve me.

“Thanks for the health update, doctor.”

He gestures to the car again, and I reluctantly slide out of the way. I take the opportunity to peek past the raised hood. The man who had been making his way in my direction has slinked back to his perch in front of the store. I let out a nervous breath. The sound of Ever’s voice makes me squeak in surprise.

“Try the engine, please.”


He nods and then looks at me like I’m totally out of it. Still skeptical, I sit down in the driver’s seat and turn the key. The engine comes to life instantly, and I flinch when the hood comes down with a thud. Leaving the engine running, I get out and stare in a combination of gratitude and amazement.

“How did you do that? I mean, the battery—”

“Your spark plugs were loose,” he says, cutting me off. “You should have the car serviced more often.”

His high-handed tone makes my cheeks redden.

“It’s my mom’s car,” I say.

I scowl at how petulant I sound. It’s even worse when he doesn’t respond. Instead, he just stands there and watches me in a way that makes me fidget. The rain is pelting us, but he doesn’t seem the least bit concerned. I think about what Ashley said the night before about him being not quite there. There’s no denying that he’s strange, but definitely not detached from reality. Maybe not overly interested in it, I consider. I’m about to ask what he’s doing hanging out in an empty parking lot when I remember the man loitering at the entrance.

“Well, thanks for—”

When he makes a walking motion with his fingers, I stare at him. Who does that? I think in irritated amazement. Again, he gestures toward the car door and then watches as I get back into the driver’s seat and release the parking brake. Furious with him and myself, I back out carefully. What I really feel like doing is gunning the engine and watching him jump out of the way. But when I look in the rearview mirror, he’s nowhere in sight.

I shiver, only partially from being freezing cold. Ever Casey caring—about anything—is creepy. I mean why bother fixing my mom’s car if he’s just going to be a jerk again?

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Monday, August 27, 2012



MUSING MONDAYS… is a weekly meme hosted by MizB from I Should Be Reading, she will ask a book/reading-related question, and you answer with your own thoughts on the topic.

This week’s musing asks… 

What is the weirdest/strangest/craziest book you’ve read?

by J.D. Salinger
Paperback, 277 pages
Published: January 30, 2001 
Publisher: Back Bay Books (first published 1951)

The Catcher in the Rye

my thoughtsI could not get into this book. I had heard good reviews on this, and when the author passed away, I decided to read it. It just didn't grasp my attention at all.

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Friday, August 24, 2012


TGIF is a fun meme hosted by Ginger of GReads! Every week is an awesome new question, here's this weeks:

This Friday's Question:
Back to School Reading: Which books would you like to see in today's high school Literature classrooms?

my thoughts 
Since there seems to be a growing problem among teenagers who drive: drinking and driving, texting and driving, cellphone talking and driving. I figured this may be a good literature for high school classrooms. Maybe get the point across - hopefully. So here is my choice:
Tears of a Tiger (Hazelwood High, #1)
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published:  October 1, 1994
Publisher: Atheneum
Tears of a Tiger (Hazelwood High, #1)
After a car accident kills Robert, Andy's best friend and teammate on the Hazelwood High Tigers, Andy doesn't know if he can go on. He's consumed with guilt for driving the night of the accident after a long evening of drinking and partying. With perceptiveness and compassion, Sharon M. Draper portrays an African-American teenager who feels driven to consider suicide in the wake of a devastating tragedy.

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Thursday, August 23, 2012


Get Me off the ShelfGet Me Off The Shelf! is inspired by *From the Review Pile from*Stepping Out of the Page* hosted by Stephanie.  The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you own, but just haven't got around to reviewing or read yet. It could be a book you bought yesterday or years ago. Maybe you even have a few books on your eReader just waiting to be swiped to open the pages. It will also give the book some extra publicity!

Shattered Souls(Souls, #1) 
 by Mary Lindsey 
Kindle Edition, Pages: 224
Published: December 8, 2011
Publisher: Philomel
Shattered Souls

A thrilling debut story of death, love, destiny and danger

Lenzi hears voices and has visions - gravestones, floods, a boy with steel gray eyes. Her boyfriend, Zak, can't help, and everything keeps getting louder and more intense. Then Lenzi meets Alden, the boy from her dreams, who reveals that she's a reincarnated Speaker - someone who can talk to and help lost souls - and that he has been her Protector for centuries.

Now Lenzi must choose between her life with Zak and the life she is destined to lead with Alden. But time is running out: a malevolent spirit is out to destroy Lenzi, and he will kill her if she doesn't make a decision soon.

Why haven't I read this yet?
my thoughtsI have not a clue. As I'm swiping through my Kindle, I keep seeing this beautiful cover. I want to read it, but I'm never one to stop what I'm currently reading and then read another book. Well unless it's a terrible story that I can't get through. And so far I haven't had that happen.  Sooo . . . Like I always say ... I'll get to it one day ... maybe.

Share what's you need to 'Get off your shelf', eReader, floor, or box . . . I love comments! 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday


This meme Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by *Breaking the Spine* "Waiting   On Wednesday" is a weekly event, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

I'm anticipating the following upcoming book:

Inbetween (Kissed by Death, #1)

by Tara Fuller
Expected Publication: August 28, 2012
Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Entangled Teen

Inbetween (Kissed by Death, #1)
Since the car crash that took her father’s life three years ago, Emma’s life has been a freaky — and unending — lesson in caution. Surviving “accidents” has taken priority over being a normal seventeen-year-old, so Emma spends her days taking pictures of life instead of living it. Falling in love with a boy was never part of the plan. Falling for a reaper who makes her chest ache and her head spin? Not an option.

It’s not easy being dead, especially for a reaper in love with a girl fate has put on his list not once, but twice. Finn’s fellow reapers give him hell about spending time with Emma, but Finn couldn’t let her die before, and he’s not about to let her die now. He will protect the girl he loves from the evil he accidentally unleashed, even if it means sacrificing the only thing he has left…his soul.

                                        AND . . .

Touching the Surface
Kimberly Sabatini
Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Expected publication: October 30th 2012 
Publisher:by Simon Pulse
Touching the Surface

Life altering mistakes are meant to alter lives…

When Elliot dies for the third time, she knows this is her last shot. There are no fourth-timers in this afterlife, so one more chance is all she has to get things right. But before she can move on to her next life, Elliot will be forced to face her past and delve into the painful memories she’d rather keep buried. Memories of people she’s hurt, people she’s betrayed… and people she’s killed.

As she pieces together the mistakes of her past, Elliot must earn the forgiveness of her best friend and reveal the truth about herself to the two boys she loves…even if it means losing them both forever

            MY THOUGHTS:
OMG!!! Both of these novels are banging! The book blurbs sucked me right in, wanting more. I can't wait, I can't wait . . .

Thanks for reading <3

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


book tour stop
Thank you Enchanted Books for giving me the opportunity to be apart of the Mana Book Tour! Mana is a fantasy novel by Asher Tensei. This tour runs from August 7th to October 7th, with a release day party on September 7, 2012.

By Asher Tensei
Genre: Fantasy
Expected Publication date: September 7, 2012
Publisher: Malachite Quills 

Eurich is thrown into a seemingly ill-fated destiny. After learning of his legendary magic, he is convinced that he alone must stop an impending doom, but nothing is ever as it seems. His best friends Jason and Raine try their best to help him save the world, but help isn’t what he needs —he needs a way across the barrier. 

Despite this fate thrust upon him, Eurich knows what is coming. The world is headed toward Chaos due to a weakening barrier between Earth and a world that has been hidden for millennia. 

Our world is about to take a sharp turn for the worse. Extra moons are rising in the sky, and panic is at an all-time high. Worst of all, there are no explanations.

 “Freedom!” Jason opened the door to Eurich’s house and the first thing he did was run up the stairs to Eurich’s room. “You mind if I crash here? I swear I’d fall asleep on the way home.”
“Don’t worry about it. You know you’re welcome here anytime,” Eurich replied, laying down sheets and pillows on the floor.
“What’s that for?” asked Jason. “I’m getting the bed.”
Jason and Eurich both laughed, but it was short lived. Jason scowled, grimacing, not hiding the fact that something was bothering him.
“What’s wrong?” asked Eurich.
“Why did Mr. Andrews take only you and Raine, what happened up there?” Jason rarely took a depreciate tone.
“It was nothing much. He just wanted to talk to us about grades and stuff,” Eurich stuttered a little.
 “I saw…that thing you turned into.” Jason didn’t waste any time.
 “You had wings, and you fell, and you didn’t die. It was…you were black and purple…and-and, the sky turned purple…why didn’t anyone else see it?”
“Jason, it’s okay, just calm down,” Eurich said, sitting down at his computer desk. ”He said no one could see us…” He slid to his drawer, quickly opening it to grab the book. There was a moment of pause before he tossed it on the bed “It turns out everything in this book is real,” he said while flipping the pages. “Mr. Andrews knew, my parents knew, and even Raine’s mother knew.” He then flipped the page to Oblivion. “This…is my father, and I guess this is me now.”
“Eurich, you can’t expect me to believe that you were right this whole time..”
“Jason, you said you saw it with your own eyes…I’m a dragoon.” Eurich sighed. “Just…don’t tell anyone.” As a last resort, since Jason had a hard time believing him, he stood up focused his mana in the stone and transformed.

Author Bio 

Although Asher Tensei is relatively young, he has already traveled the world as he has been a military brat since the age of four. He has always wanted to share his creative writing, and it was in Germany that he realized people also really enjoyed reading his stories. Mana was composed shortly after and it instantly got the support of a small but enthused local readership. Few could believe that Asher had written a full length novel during his fifteen minute breaks while working at Burger King. He is very passionate about the fantasy genre and graciously gives thanks to the one series that made him realize that writing high concept YA fantasy was something he wanted to do--The Twilight Saga. He maintains, and frequently updates, his site

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Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to put Mana on your TBR lists!!!


Teaser Tuesday is a meme hosted by MizBof *Should Be Reading* Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a random page
3. Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away. You don't want to ruin the book for others)
4. Share the title & amp, author too, so that other Tuesday Teaser participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teaser.

Hi all! So those of you who visit me often know that I've been focusing on my writing these past few weeks or so.  I've been reading samples of Kindle books that caught my attention and jot them down on my TBR List. Which I'm having fun doing ... teasing myself by only reading samples. So once school is back in session (this week) and everyone is settled in our new back to school schedule, I will have more time to write AND read. :D

Here's one that I've sampled:

The Reason is You
by Sharla Lovelace
Kindle Edition
Published: April 3, 2012
Publisher: Berkley Trade
320 Pages
                                             The Reason is You

"I stared after her, trying to process it, then closed my eyes and willed it all away. I had never once had a three-way conversation with Alex. No one had ever seen him but me."
             Kindle sample, Location 246 of 407, 60%

"The buzz-the rush that always pulled at me when around him-was the same, but I didn't remember being this drawn to him before."

Kindle sample, Location 279 of 407, 68%

So tease me and leave comments. I love comments! 

Monday, August 20, 2012



MUSING MONDAYS… is a weekly meme hosted by MizB from I Should Be Reading, she will ask a book/reading-related question, and you answer with your own thoughts on the topic.

This week’s musing asks… 
Have you ever re-read a book and found that your opinion changed?

my thoughts
I have never re-read a book. There are certain books I thought about reading again. But I guess since there's so many books out there that I want to read, I just couldn't see myself rereading the same book. 

I got to get through my TBR list!!!  :P

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Saturday, August 18, 2012


[STSmall%255B4%255D.png]This is a meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. I think this is so much fun! Join in and meet other bloggers too  bloggers too.
      What is Stacking The Shelves all about? 
We are all book lovers and the need to share our enthusiasm is sometimes overwhelming. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
If you’re anything like me, you are probably hoarding books and even though you are excited about your latest book arrival, it might be a while before you get to review it and Stacking The Shelves is a good way to express your undying enthusiasm for those titles!

Stacking the Shelves
This is what I've stacked on my shelves this week:

Gravity (The Eclipse #1)

By M. Leighton
Kindle Edition, 291 pages
Published: February 16, 2012 
Publisher: M. Leighton Books
Gravity (The Eclipse series #1)    
Love is irresistible. Gravity is undeniable.

Holy men have foretold their birth for thousands of years. Supernatural creatures have awaited it for thousands more. Now, in the presence of an eclipse, three souls mature for a single purpose—to fight. They must fight for their lives, for their freedom and for the liberation of everyone possessed of a second nature.


Peyton Giles’s world is turned upside down when she learns that everyone in her life and in her school is much more than they appear, she most of all. Peyton is the one person in all of time and history powerful enough to bring peace to the darkness and to the light. Not knowing that her powers could kill her, however, Peyton nearly loses her life only to have her brother’s best friend save it. Drawn to him in ways she can’t explain, Trace is the one person that she literally can’t live without. Her soul is tethered to her world through her connection to him. Without it, she will die.

For the most part, Trace Kramer has always steered clear of his best friend’s sister. Until now. He never would’ve expected that Peyton would hold his life and his future in her hands the way she’s always held his heart. But she does.

Peyton and Trace soon learn that love and fate aren’t easier than duty and destiny, at least not when you’re being hunted. Together, they are more powerful than any other creature on the planet—and more valuable—but apart, neither can survive to fight for freedom, for the only life they’ve ever known and for the lives of everyone they’ve ever met.

Their need for one another is undeniable. Their love for one another is irresistible. But can it endure all that they must suffer? 

Ignition (Ignition Trilogy, #1)
by Ezra Linehan-Clodfelter
Kindle Edition
Published: January 24, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
Ignition (Ignition Trilogy, #1)
The last half of your senior year of high school is supposed to be easy. Jes Anderson was looking forward to a relaxing final semester, followed by a lazy summer before heading off to college. Instead, she's been having nightmares of fire and brimstone, while her best friend Amanda is harassing her to find a boyfriend. As if that weren't annoying enough, a group of students from a rival town is temporarily transferred to Jes' high school. Despite herself, she can't help but take an interest in Seth Thomas. Jes can tell there is something unusual about him. But what exactly? He's handsome and charming on the surface but Jes can't quite figure out if she likes him or hates his guts. And he seems to be hiding something. So much for an easy semester.

Both of these books got my attention because of the synopsis and cover. They seem to be a page-turner. 

So what's new on your shelf? Please share, I love to read comments and get more books on my TBR pile!



Friday, August 17, 2012


TGIF is a fun meme hosted by Ginger of GReads! Every week is an awesome new question, here's this weeks:

This Friday's Question:
Pimp Your Review: Feature a favorite book review you've written in the past that you feel deserves more love!

I've only done 3 full reviews since I've been blogging. Most of my time is spent writing on my novel.  This review was done before I got my new face lift.  So without further ado here it is Existence book review.

So what's your favorite review? I love reading comments!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

GET ME OFF THE SHELF! WAKE (The Dream Catcher, #1)

Get Me off the ShelfGet Me Off The Shelf! is inspired by *From the Review Pile from*Stepping Out of the Page* hosted by Stephanie.  The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you own, but just haven't got around to reviewing or read yet. It could be a book you bought yesterday or years ago. Maybe you even have a few books on your eReader just waiting to be swiped to open the pages. It will also give the book some extra publicity!

Wake (the Dream Catcher, #1) 
 by Lisa McMann 
Kindle Edition, Pages: 224
Published: March 4, 2008
Publisher: Simon Pulse

Wake (Dream Catcher, #1)
For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.
She can't tell anybody about what she does they'd never believe her, or worse, they'd think she's a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn't want and can’t control.
Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche. She is a participant

my thoughtsWhy haven't I read this yet? Because there is always some other book that comes out that catches my undivided attention. And that means another book that is already on your TBR list has to go down a notch. I know I'm not the only one who does that... Am I?

Like I always say ... I'll get to it one day ... maybe.

So share what's you need to 'Get off your shelf', eReader, floor, or box . . . I love comments! 


I do not receive or accept any money for my book reviews. All my reviews are my honest and personal opinion. I do however, receive books from publishers and authors for free to review. These free books will never influence the content, posts, reviews, and topics made in this blog.

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