I am watching New Moon Today YAY!

Sorry for not posting for a week but I've been with my two exams week and I've barely been able to take hold of my keyboard, and I'm afraid I won't be able to post again until next week.

But anyway, this is worth a post entry. TODAY IS THE PREMIERE OF NEW MOON IN SPAIN so I'm going to watch it. I mean if I'm lucky enought and I can get a ticket because today and tomorrow and so on, cinemas will be full.

That's it, I believe in the US the premiere is tomorrow right? I think they said Spain and France were the countries were it would be relese first because Spain was the place where more people went to watch Twilight. Really, I can't believe it, with all people there's in the US..., I went twice to watch it, one in Spanish and another one in the original version. But yeah, when I think of all these crazy fans there're in Spain I think it is possible. XD

Well, I had to post this. See you next week^^

Treasures of the Week (2-8 Nov 2009)

Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires, book 7) by Rachel Caine
November 3, 2009
Mass Market Paperback


Without the evil vampire Bishop ruling over the town of Morganville, the resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population. With their newfound freedoms, Claire Danvers and her friends are almost starting to feel comfortable again... Now Claire can actually concentrate on her studies, and her friend Eve joins the local theatre company. But when one of Eve's castmates goes missing after starting work on a short documentary, Eve suspects the worst. Claire and Eve soon realize that this film project, whose subject is the vampires themselves, is a whole lot bigger-and way more dangerous-than anyone suspected.

Freaks and revelations by Davida Wills Hurwin
November 4, 2009


This raw, moving novel follows two teenagers-one, a Mohawk-wearing 17-year-old violent misfit; the other, a gay 13-year-old cast out by his family, hustling on the streets and trying to survive. Acclaimed author Davida Wills Hurwin creates a riveting narrative told in alternating perspectives of their lives before and after the violent hate crime that changed both their futures. This tragic but ultimately inspirational journey of two polarized teens, their violent first meeting, and their peaceful reunion years later is an unforgettable story of survival and forgiveness. This story is inspired by the real lives of Matthew Boger and Timothy Zaal, who have shared their story on The Oprah Winfrey Show and NPR.

Heart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier
November 2, 2009


Anluan has been crippled since childhood, part of a curse that has besieged his family and his home of Whistling Tor. But when the young scribe Caitrin is retained to sort through family documents, she brings about unexpected changes in the household, casting a hopeful light against the despairing shadows.But to truly free Anluan's burdened soul, Caitrin must unravel the web of sorcery woven by his ancestors before it claims his life-and their love...

Struts & Frets by Jon Skovron
November 1, 2009

Told in a voice that’s honest, urgent, and hilarious, Struts & Frets will resonate not only with teenage musicians but with anyone who ever sat up all night listening to a favorite album, wondering if they’d ever find their place in the world. Music is in Sammy’s blood. His grandfather was a jazz musician, and Sammy’s indie rock band could be huge one day—if they don’t self-destruct first. Winning the upcoming Battle of the Bands would justify all the band’s compromises and reassure Sammy that his life’s dream could become a reality. But practices are hard to schedule when Sammy’s grandfather is sick and getting worse, his mother is too busy to help either of them, and his best friend may want to be his girlfriend. When everything in Sammy’s life seems to be headed for major catastrophe, will his music be enough to keep him together?


I'm writing this just in case you are as clueless as I was minutes ago about this wonderful contest. What do you have to do to enter? You only have to head to Stephanie's blog and in the upper side of the right sidebar you'll se the links to the different posts to enter.
Now, the best part: What will I get if I win?

-The Van Alen Legacy by Melissa de La Cruz - hardcover copy
-Devil's Kiss by Sarwat Chadda - hardcover copy
-Girl in the Arena by Lise Haines - hardcover copy
-Once A Witch by Carolyn MacCullough - hardcover copy
-Everything Asian by Sung J. Woo - hardcover copy
-Isis by Douglass Clegg - hardcover copy
-Front and Center by Catherine Gilbert Murdock! - hardcover copy
-One Lonely Degree by CK Kelly Martin - hardcover copy
-The Everafter by Amy Huntley - hardcover copy

You have until tomorrow so run run run to get a chance to win these books! (open to anyone)

Now, the other contest I'm excited about.
Kristi from The Story Siren is hosting a
contest where you can win ....tatatatatatatatatata.....

-A finished copy of Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
-A finished copy of Fallen by Lauren Kate
-And a double sided poster of Hush, Hush

You can enter until December 8, and it's open to anyone as well.

Waiting On Wednesday (13)

Heist SOCIETY by Ally Carter

Hardcover: 304 pages
Hyperion Book CH

February 9, 2010

When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own--scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving "the life" for a normal life proves harder than she'd expected.
Soon, Kat's friend and former co-conspirator, Hale, appears out of nowhere to bring her back into the world she tried so hard to escape. But he has good reason: a powerful mobster has been robbed of his priceless art collection and wants to retrieve it. Only a master thief could have pulled this job, and Kat's father isn't just on the suspect list, he is the list. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat's dad needs her help. For Kat there is only one solution: track down the paintings and steal them back. So what if it's a spectacularly impossible job? She's got two weeks, a teenage crew, and hopefully just enough talent to pull off the biggest heist in history--or at least her family's (very crooked) history.

So, doesn't it sounds good?

Waiting On Wednesday was started by Breaking The Spine.

Fade by Lisa McMann

Fade by Lisa McMann

Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Simon Puls

SOME NIGHTMARES NEVER END. For Janie and Cabel, real life is getting tougher than the dreams. They're just trying to carve out a little (secret) time together, but no such luck. Disturbing things are happening at Fieldridge High, yet nobody's talking. When Janie taps into a classmate's violent nightmares, the case finally breaks open -- but nothing goes as planned. Not even close. Janie's in way over her head, and Cabe's shocking behavior has grave consequences for them both. Worse yet, Janie learns the truth about herself and her ability -- and it's bleak. Seriously, brutally bleak. Not only is her fate as a dream catcher sealed, but what's to come is way darker than she'd feared....


If I said I loved “Wake” I don’t know how to express how much I liked this one.

In the first book in the series we had: love, a bit of mystery and weird dreams.
In the second one we have: A lot of love, a lot of mystery, more and weirder dreams, strange classmates and odd teachers. All perfectly mixed up.

In “Fade” Janie starts to discover the story behind her powers as well as the good and bad things that they hide, and has to learn how to control them while she tries to discover what is happening at her school.

The mystery factor had my on edge until all was finally uncovered. Although I had my suspicions and at some point I could predict what was going to happen (or so I thought) when the time of the truth arrived I was amazed of what was happening.

Overall: A perfect sequel for “Wake”. I can’t wait to read “Gone”, February seems very faraway.

Another cover for the contest

So this is the cover I've made for Something like fate by Susane Colosanti.

I can't wait to read this book.
Don't you love the real cover? because I do.

You still can enter the contest here.

Treasures of the Week (26-1 Oct/Nov 2009)

Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
October 27, 2009
Mass Market Paperback

In the tiny village of Rockabill, Maine, Jane True—26-year-old bookstore clerk and secret night swimmer—has no idea that her absent mother’s legacy is entry into a world populated by the origins of human myths and legends. It is a world where nothing can be taken for granted: vampires are not quite what we think; dogs sometimes surprise us; and whatever you do, never—ever—rub the genie’s lamp. For Jane, everything kicks off when she comes across a murder victim during her nightly clandestine swim in the freezing winter ocean. This grisly discovery leads to the revelation of why she has such freakish abilities in the water: her mother was a Selkie and Jane is only half human. With this knowledge, Jane soon finds herself mingling with supernatural creatures alternately terrifying, beautiful, and deadly—all adjectives that quite handily describe her new friend Ryu. When Ryu is sent to Rockabill to investigate the murder, he and Jane fall hard for each other even as they plummet into a world of intrigue threatening to engulf both supernatural and human societies. For someone is killing half-humans like Jane. The question is, are the murders the work of one rogue individual or part of a greater plot to purge the world of Halflings?

Tempted (House of the Night) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
October 27, 2009

So…you’d think after banishing an immortal being and a fallen High Priestess, saving Stark’s life, biting Heath, getting a headache from Erik, and almost dying, Zoey Redbird would catch a break. Sadly, a break is not in the House of Night school forecast for the High Priestess in training and her gang. Juggling three guys is anything but a stress reliever, especially when one of them is a sexy Warrior who is so into protecting Zoey that he can sense her emotions. Speaking of stress, the dark force lurking in the tunnels under the Tulsa Depot is spreading, and Zoey is beginning to believe Stevie Rae could be responsible for a lot more than a group of misfit red fledglings. Aphrodite’s visions warn Zoey to stay away from Kalona and his dark allure, but they also show that it is Zoey who has the power to stop the evil immortal. Soon it becomes obvious that Zoey has no choice: if she doesn’t go to Kalona he will exact a fiery vengeance on those closest to her. Will Zoey have the courage to chance losing her life, her heart, and her soul? Find out in the next spectacular installment in the House of Night Series, Tempted.

A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts: A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales by Ying Chang Compestine, Coleman Polhemus (Illustrator)
October 27, 2009

According to Chinese tradition, those who die hungry or unjustly come back to haunt the living. Some are appeased with food. But not all ghosts are successfully mollified. In this chilling collection of stories,Ying Chang Compestine takes readers on a journey through time and across different parts of China. From the building of the GreatWall in 200 BCE to themodern day of iPods, hungry ghosts continue to torment those who wronged them.
At once a window into the history and culture of China and an ode to Chinese cuisine, this assortment of frightening tales—complete with historical notes and delectable recipes—will both scare and satiate

Destiny's Path (Warrior Princess, Book 2) by Frewin Jones
October 27, 2009

After an epic battle that left her home in flames and her father dead, Branwen knows that now is the time to follow her Warrior Princess destiny. But she soon finds that those she trusts most are capable of the greatest betrayal. This heart-pounding teen novel takes readers on a mystical adventure as Branwen answers the call of her destiny. This brave female heroine will appeal to fans of Tamora Pierce.

Yet another contest!

A big contest of http://www.princessbookie.com/

You only have to remake a cover.
That simple. It's fun.

Since this is the first time I do something like this and It's been a verly long time since I last used Photoshop (believe me), the cover I've make isn't something amazing but still I like it.

So head over
there and participate!!!!

Click to enlarge^^

Mini challenge (big price^^)

So I told you about all these amazing contests.
Cindy at Princess Bookie is now hosting a Surprise Contest. It's really easy to enter and you can win breath-taking ARCs.

You only have to make a list of 5to8 things you love.
Here's mine:

-Music (music rules my world, can't live without it)
-Books (my bed wouldn't have this big hole with my body shape if I only used it to sleep. Blame the books^^)
-Computer (with internet of course)
-Vampires (just to clarify, I like the lovely-o-how-hot-you-are type)
-Planes (just used one once but I really have lots of plans for them ^^ )
-Friends (how would I survive to school without them? )
-Asia (since two years ago Japan, Korea and Taiwan have become one of my obsesions)
-Money (not that I am like those people who only think of money, but I cant help to love it and try to save a lot because without it I wouldn't have some of the things above)

So that's it. I'm dying to read everyone else's lists.

Lots and Lots of contests

I finally got my computer back and I hope starting monday I can start again with all the blog stuff (luckily nothhing happened to my reviews ^^)

So now to the point:
As a lot of you know, READ A THON is here again (I missed it again, so I'll wait till next time ), and there are a lot of amazing contest going on.
Cindy at Princess Bookie is hosting like, I don't know, a lot lot lot of different contests. Some of them are open internationally, so those, who like me, live out of The States check it out as well.
Hurry up, because you can only enter till Saturday 11am.

Some of the contest:

Win The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
Win Captivate by Carrie Jones (ARC)

Also, Katie from
Katie's Book Blog is hosting a contest to win HEARTS AT STAKE!!!!
here to go to the post.

Treasures of the Week (5-11 Oct 2009)

Sorry, Sorry, Sorry. I just realized that last monday I only included in Treasures of the Week the books of September, so I didn't post the books from 1 to 4 of October.
That's the reason I will put them in the post this week.

The Vampire is just not that into you by Vlad Mezrich
October 1, 2009

Are you in love with a vampire? Are you worried that you might not be his (blood) type? Do you wonder whether that cold stare means he isn’t interested . . . or if it’s because he’s been dead for three centuries (nothing personal)? Have you tried to coax him out of his crypt with a flash of your neck or a near-death situation that requires him to save you at the very last possible moment? Have you ever considered what it will be like to introduce him to your mother?Even though your vampire’s skin is transfixingly translucent, he can still be very hard to read. Sometimes he’s simply holding back his true feelings, resisting the urge to bite you in the chance that one day you will truly love him. And other times . . . well, he’s just not that into you. How can you tell? Undead dating specialist Vlad Mezrich has all the answers, utilizing quizzes, Top Ten lists, language analysis, real-life (and real-death) testimonials, and fancy charts to show you what you need to do in order to get your vampire and keep him forever. Once you go vamp, you never decamp – so let this eternally rewarding book show you the way to the vampire of your dreams.

Sounds fun^^

Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie by Maggie Stiefvater
October 1, 2009

Remember us, so sing the dead, lest we remember you James Morgan has an almost unearthly gift for music. And it has attracted Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and then feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. James has plenty of reasons to fear the faeries, but as he and Nuala collaborate on an achingly beautiful musical composition, James finds his feelings towards Nuala deepening. But the rest of the fairies are not as harmless. As Halloween—the day of the dead—draws near, James will have to battle the Faerie Queen and the horned king of the dead to save Nuala's life and his soul.

Ghost in the machine (Skeleton Creek) by Patrick Carman
October 1, 2009

Strange things are happening in Skeleton Creek...and Ryan and Sarah are trying to find out why. Ryan writes down everything in his journal, and Sarah records everything on her videocam. The two move deeper into the mystery they've uncovered, determined to discover the secrets buried in Skeleton Creek, in the conclusion to Patrick Carman's thrilling series.
In this groundbreaking format, the story is broken into two parts -- Ryan's text in the book, and Sarah's videos on a special website, with links and passwords given throughout the book.

October 6, 2009

It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet.
Aleksandar Ferdinand, prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battle-torn Stormwalker and a loyal crew of men.
Deryn Sharp is a commoner, a girl disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered. With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way...taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure. One that will change both their lives forever.

The Maze Runner by James Dashner
October 6, 2009

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls.Just like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they got to the Glade. All they know is that every morning the stone doors to the maze that surrounds them have opened. Every night they’ve closed tight. And every 30 days a new boy has been delivered in the lift.Thomas was expected. But the next day, a girl is sent up—the first girl to ever arrive in the Glade. And more surprising yet is the message she delivers. Thomas might be more important than he could ever guess. If only he could unlock the dark secrets buried within his mind.
ICE by Sarah Beth Durst
October 6, 2009

When Cassie was a little girl, her grandmother told her a fairy tale about her mother, who made a deal with the Polar Bear King and was swept away to the ends of the earth. Now that Cassie is older, she knows the story was a nice way of saying her mother had died. Cassie lives with her father at an Arctic research station, is determined to become a scientist, and has no time for make-believe.
Then, on her eighteenth birthday, Cassie comes face-to-face with a polar bear who speaks to her. He tells her that her mother is alive, imprisoned at the ends of the earth. And he can bring her back -- if Cassie will agree to be his bride.
That is the beginning of Cassie's own real-life fairy tale, one that sends her on an unbelievable journey across the brutal Arctic, through the Canadian boreal forest, and on the back of the North Wind to the land east of the sun and west of the moon. Before it is over, the world she knows will be swept away, and everything she holds dear will be taken from her -- until she discovers the true meaning of love and family in the magical realm of Ice.

The Van Allen Legacy (Blue Bloods, book 4)
October 6, 2009

With the stunning revelation surrounding Bliss's true identity comes the growing threat of the sinister Silver Bloods. Once left to live the glamorous life in New York City, the Blue Bloods now find themselves in an epic battle for survival. Not to worry, love is still in the air for the young vampires of the Upper East Side. Or is it? Jack and Schuyler are over. Oliver's brokenhearted. And only the cunning Mimi seems to be happily engaged.

Young, fanged, and fabulous, Melissa de la Cruz's vampires unite in this highly anticipated fourth installment of the Blue Bloods series.

Waiting On Wednesday (12)

Light Beneath Ferns by Anne Spollen

Elizah Rayne is nothing like other fourteen-year-old girls. More interested in bird bones than people, she wraps herself in silence. Trying to escape the shadow of her gambler father, Elizah and her mother move into an old house that borders a cemetery. All her mother wants is for them to have "normal" lives. But that becomes impossible for Elizah when she finds a human jawbone by the river and meets Nathaniel, a strangely hypnotic and mysterious boy who draws Elizah into his world.
Only by forgetting everything she knows can Elizah understand the truth about Nathaniel—and discover an unimaginable secret.

I love cementeries and mysterious boys^^
Shape of water (the other book of this author) looks interesting too, and I love it's cover.

Waiting On Wednesday was started by Breaking The Spine.

Treasures of the Week (29-4 Sept/Oct 2009)

Demon Princess: Reign or Shine by Michelle Rowen

September 29, 2009
As if trying to fit in at a new school isn't stressful enough, sixteen-year-old Nikki Donovan just found out that her long-lost father is, in fact, the demon king of the Shadowlands—the world that separates and protects us from the Underworld. When she is brought there by the mysterious—and surprisingly cute—messenger Michael, she learns that her father is dying, and he wants her to assume the throne. To complicate matters, a war is brewing between the Shadowlands and the Underworld, her half-demon qualities are manifesting, and her growing feelings for Michael are completely forbidden. Ruling a kingdom, navigating a secret crush, and still making it home by curfew—what's a teenage demon princess to do?

The Everafter by Amy Huntley
September 29, 2009
Madison Stanton doesn't know where she is or how she got there. But she does know this—she is dead. And alone, in a vast, dark space. The only company she has in this place are luminescent objects that turn out to be all the things Maddy lost while she was alive. And soon she discovers that with these artifacts, she can reexperience—and sometimes even change—moments from her life.
Her first kiss.
A trip to Disney World.
Her sister's wedding.
A disastrous sleepover.
In reliving these moments, Maddy learns illuminating and sometimes frightening truths about her life—and death.
This is a haunting and ultimately hopeful novel about the beauty of even the most insignificant moments—and the strength of true love even beyond death.

Dreams of the Dead by Thomas Randall
September 29, 2009
Kara’s afraid to go to sleep—until the nightmares come when she’s awake . . . .

Sixteen-year-old Kara Foster is an outsider in Japan, but is doing her best to fit at the private school where her father is teaching English for the year. Fortunately she’s befriended by Sakura, a fellow outsider struggling to make sense of her sister’s unsolved murder some months ago. No one seems to care about the beautiful girl who was so brutally murdered, and the other students go on as if nothing has happened. Unfortunately, the calm doesn’t last for long. Kara begins to have nightmares, and soon other students in the school turn up dead, viciously attacked by someone . . . or something. Is Sakura getting back at those she thinks are responsible for her sister’s death? Or has her dead sister come back to take revenge for herself?
This first book in a frightening new trilogy will have teens glued the page and scared to go to sleep.

Never Bite a Boy on the First Date
September 29, 2009

I've got a few issues:
I'm a vampire now.
One of my classmates was found dead, with telltale fang marks.
I didn't do it! (really!)
Nobody believes me, so . . .
I'm going to have to find the real killer. I've already got three suspects. (three very cute suspects.)
One more problem: I am seriously falling for one of them . . . but what if he's the killer?

Liar by Justine Larbaleistier
September 29, 2009

Micah will freely admit that she’s a compulsive liar, but that may be the one honest thing she’ll ever tell you. Over the years she’s duped her classmates, her teachers, and even her parents, and she’s always managed to stay one step ahead of her lies. That is, until her boyfriend dies under brutal circumstances and her dishonesty begins to catch up with her. But is it possible to tell the truth when lying comes as naturally as breathing? Taking readers deep into the psyche of a young woman who will say just about anything to convince them—and herself—that she’s finally come clean, Liar is a bone-chilling thriller that will have readers see-sawing between truths and lies right up to the end. Honestly.

Pastworld by Ian Beck
September 29, 2009

What if all of London were really an amusement park—a whole city returned to Victorian times to entertain visitors from the twenty-first century? That's the wildly original premise of Ian Beck's Pastworld, a high-stakes mystery set in a simulated past.
Eve is a lifelong resident of Pastworld who doesn’t know she’s living in a theme park until a mysterious threat forces her to leave home. Caleb is a visiting tourist who finds the lawlessness of the past thrilling—until he suddenly becomes a fugitive from an antiquated justice system. And in the midst of it all, in the thick London fog a dark and deadly figure prowls, claiming victim after victim. He’s the Fantom, a creature both of the past and of the present, in whose dark purpose Caleb and Eve will find their destinies combined.
Page-turning, complex, and haunting, Pastworld masterfully exposes the human experience of the past, of violence, of technology, and of entertainment.
Betraying Season by Marissa Doyle (Sequel to Bewitching Season)
September 29, 2009
Penelope (Pen) Leland has come to Ireland to study magic and prove to herself that she is as good a witch as her twin sister, Persy. But when the dashing Niall Keating begins to pay her court, she can’t help being distracted from her studies.
Little does Pen know, Niall is acting upon orders from his sorceress mother. And although it starts as a sham, Niall actually falls deeply in love with Pen, and she with him. But even if he halts his mother’s evil plan, will Pen be able to forgive him for trying to seduce her into a plot? And what of Pen’s magic, which seems to be increasingly powerful?

Secret Society by Tom Dolby
September 29, 2009
Secrets, secrets are no fun. Secrets, secrets hurt someone. . . .
An eccentric new girl. A brooding socialite. The scion of one of New York's wealthiest families. A promising filmmaker. As students at the exclusive Chadwick School, Phoebe, Lauren, Nick, and Patch already live in a world most teenagers only dream about.
They didn't ask to be Society members. But when three of them receive a mysterious text message promising success and fame beyond belief, they say yes to everything—even to the harrowing initiation ceremony in a gritty warehouse downtown and to the ankh-shaped tattoo they're forced to get on the nape of their necks. Once they're part of the Society, things begin falling into place for them. Week after week, their ambitions are fulfilled. It's all perfect—until a body is found in Central Park with no distinguishing marks except for an ankh-shaped tattoo.
Tom Dolby makes his teen fiction debut with this riveting novel about a dangerous society so secret that once you get in, you can never get out.

Waiting On Wednesday (11)

Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

Lily Sanderson has a secret, and it’s not that she has a huge crush on gorgeous swimming god Brody Bennett, who makes her heart beat flipper-fast. Unrequited love is hard enough when you’re a normal teenage girl, but when you’re half human, half mermaid like Lily, there’s no such thing as a simple crush.
Lily’s mermaid identity is a secret that can’t get out, since she’s not just any mermaid – she’s a Thalassinian princess. When Lily found out three years ago that her mother was actually a human, she finally realized why she didn’t feel quite at home in Thalassinia, and she’s been living on land and going to Seaview high school ever since, hoping to find where she truly belongs. Sure, land has its problems – like her obnoxious, biker boy neighbor Quince Fletcher – but it has that one major perk – Brody. The problem is, mermaids aren’t really the casual dating type – when they “bond,” it’s for life.
When Lily’s attempt to win Brody’s love leads to a tsunami-sized case of mistaken identity, she is in for a tidal wave of relationship drama, and she finds out, quick as a tailfin flick, that happily-ever-after never sails quite as smoothly as you planned.

I don't know if it is because I read Sea Change and I loved it (I'll post the review soon) but when I read "mermaid" I had to check this book.
I haven't read any of the other books of this author but now that I've discovered them I want to.

Waiting On Wednesday was started by Breaking The Spine.

Treasures of the Week (21-27 Sept 2009)

Two things:
1-> I think I'm cursed or something like that because my computer broke down again yesterday. I'm trying to find a solution on my own 'cause if I tell my parents I'll get killed for sure (last time this happened ..... RIGHT BEFORE HOLLYDAYS!!!!, my parents told me that next time they wouldn't pay for the reparation, and I don't have money). Now I'm using my sister's computers (she is at school^^) but I have to be careful to avoid arousing suspicion.
2-> Now, new blog meme.
Lately I've been thinking of making a post every month with the books that I want and are going to be released soon. I've seen posts like this in some blogs and I love them 'cause I always discover one or two books I didn't know about. So I was going to make it, but when I started looking my September wishlist I realised it was going to be a huge, huge, huge post so finlay I decided to make one every monday starting today. I haven't seen any blog do it, but if you do, let me know.

So here are my picks for this week:

Pricker Boy by Reade Scott Whinnem
September 22, 2009


Some stories draw blood. Some truths won’t stay buried.He was human once, or so they say. The son of a fur trapper, he was taunted by his peers and tricked into one of his own father’s traps. By the time anybody found it, the trap’s vicious teeth were empty, pried open and overgrown. It was said the brambles themselves had reached out and taken pity on that boy; that his skin had hardened to bark as thorns grew over every inch of his body.Maybe it’s true and maybe it isn’t. But anyone who knows anything stays out of the woods beyond the Widow’s Stone.That used to be enough. But this is the summer everything changes, as Stucks Cumberland and his friends find a mysterious package containing mementos of their childhood: baseball cards, a worn paperback, a locket. Offerings left behind in the woods years ago, meant to keep the Pricker Boy at bay. Offerings that have been rejected.

The Amanda Project: Book 1: invisible i by Stella Lennon
September 22, 2009
Amanda Valentino changed everything.
Callie Leary has exactly one thing, and one thing only, in common with Nia Rivera and Hal Bennett: They were each chosen by Amanda to be her guide. When Amanda arrived at Endeavor High, she told Callie she moves around a lot and always picks one person to help her navigate the choppy waters of a new school. Why did Amanda lie?
Following a course that they suspect Amanda deliberately plotted, Callie, Nia, and Hal piece together some cryptic clues. But they find more questions than answers and quickly realize that before they can figure out what happened to Amanda—the girl who changed their lives—they'll need to solve the most important mystery of all: Who is Amanda Valentino?

Pretty DEAD by Francesca Lia Block
September 22, 2009


People pity me, but mostly they feel envy. I have all the luxury and freedom a girl my age could want.
Something is happening to Charlotte Emerson. Like the fires that are ravaging the hills of Los Angeles, it consumes her from the inside out. But whether it is her eternal loneliness, the memory of her brother, the return of her first love, or the brooding, magnetic Jared—she cannot say. What if it's something more . . .
Something to do with the sudden tear in her perfect nails. The heat she feels when she's with Jared. The blood rushing once again to her cheeks and throughout her veins.
For Charlotte is a vampire, witness to almost a century's worth of death and destruction. But not since she was a human girl has mortality touched her.
In what way will you be transformed? Until now.

Sphinx's Princess by Esther Friesner
September 22, 2009
Nefertiti was far more than just a pretty face.Nefertiti may be the dutiful daughter of a commoner, but her inquisitive mind often gets her into situations that are far from ordinary, like receiving secret lessons from a scribe. And she’s the kind of girl who acts first, and apologizes later whenever she witnesses injustice or cruelty. But she is also extraordinarily beautiful. And news of her striking beauty and impulsive behavior attracts the attention of her aunt, the manipulative Queen Tiye, who sees Nefertiti as an ideal pawn in her desire for power. Even though Nefertiti is taken from her beloved family and forced into a life filled with courtly intrigue and danger, her spirit and mind will not rest. She continues to challenge herself and the boundaries of ancient Egyptian society.

Devoured by Amanda Marrone
September 22, 2009
Megan’s twin sister Remy died in an accident nine years ago, and she’s been haunting her ever since. Knowing how crazy that sounds, Megan keeps this secret to herself and tries to lead a normal life. But when she takes a summer job at Land of Enchantment to keep an eye on her new boyfriend and his lovesick best friend, Samantha, she meets fellow employee Luke who can see Remy, too. Things get even twistier because Megan’s new friend Ari is sporting a massive crush on Luke, who seems to be developing a massive crush on Megan…making for a love triangle that’s positively possessed. Megan wants to keep her distance from Luke, but when Remy’s visions get crazy violent; she knows she needs his help. Because someone’s definitely in danger...the only question is who?

Wondrous Stramge by Lesley Livingston
September 22, 2009
Paperback (The hardcover edition was released on December 23, 2008)
17 year-old Kelly Winslow doesn’t believe in Faeries. Not unless they’re the kind that you find in a theatre, spouting Shakespeare—the kind that Kelley so desperately wishes she could be: onstage, under lights, with a pair of sparkly wings strapped to her shoulders. But as the understudy in a two-bit, hopelessly off-off-Broadway production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, wishing is probably the closest she’s going to get to becoming a Faerie Queen. At least, that’s what shethinks... In this fun, urban fantasy, Kelly's off-stage life suddenly becomes as complicated as one of Shakespeare’s plot twists when a nighttime trip to Central Park holds more than meets the mortal eye.

Candor by Pam Bachorz
September 22, 2009

In the model community of Candor, Florida, every teen wants to be like Oscar Banks. The son of the town’s founder, Oscar earns straight As, is student-body president, and is in demand for every club and cause. But Oscar has a secret. He knows that parents bring their teens to Candor to make them respectful, compliant–perfect–through subliminal Messages that carefully correct and control their behavior. And Oscar’s built a business sabotaging his father’s scheme with Messages of his own, getting his clients out before they’re turned. After all, who would ever suspect the perfect Oscar Banks?Then he meets Nia, the girl he can’t stand to see changed. Saving Nia means losing her forever. Keeping her in Candor, Oscar risks exposure . . . and more.

In My Mailbox (7)

Well, this is going to be a huge post because here are all the book I got during the summer. So if you have time take a look^^.


*Glass Houses (MV) by Rachel Caine
*The Dead Girls' Dance (MV) by Rachel Caine
*Midnight Alley (MV) by Rachel Caine
*Feast Of Fools (MV) by Rachel Caine
*Night World 1 by L.J.Smith
*Night World 2 by L.J.Smith
*Night World 3 by L.J.Smith
*Gone by Michael Grant
*Aurelia by Anne Osterlund
*Blue Moon by Alyson Noël
*The Summoning by Kelly Armstrong
*The Otherworldlies by Jennifer Anne Kogler
*Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog
*Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris
*Dead Connection by Charlie Price
*Strange Angels by Lili St.Crow
*Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
*Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
*Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev
*The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

*Stealing Heaven by Elizabeeth Scott
*I heart you, you haunt me by Lisa Schroeder
*Kissed by an Angel by Elizabeth Chandler
*La Cosecha de Samhein by José Antonio Cotrina -> I got this in a local bookstore. I haven't read it yet but I can't wait to. It is a new Spanish release and the reviews give to this book and The Hunger Games the same putuation! If you are curious about it here's my traduction of the summary:

The Harvest of Samhein by José Antonio Cotrina

A group of 12 adolescents accept, under deception, to travel to a fantastic kingdom called Rocavarancolia. This journey, for many, will not have turn back.
Once there they discover that they must stay alive until the Red Moon appears, a few months later. During this time this kingdom, yesteryear glorious but today in ruins, full of dangers, magic and mortal creatures, will try to destroy them.
A lot are the expectations that the creatures that form the Council of Rocavarancolia have in them. Thay are the only hope of the kingdom, if they are still alive when the Red Moon emerges in the sky... But what will happen then?

So this is all I got during this summer.
Wow, on Tuesday I'll have my copy of City of Ashes!!!! I'm really excited, I loved City of Bones^^

In My Mailbox was started by Kristi of The Story Siren.

The Forest Of Hand And Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Forest Of Hand And Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Reading level: Young Adult

Hardcover: 320 pages

Publisher: Delacorte Books

In Mary's world, there are simple truths.

The Sisterhood always knows best.
The Guardians will protect and serve.
The Unconsecrated will never relent.

And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village. The fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth.

But slowly, Mary's truths are failing her. She's learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power. And, when the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness.

Now she must choose between her village and her future, between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded by so much death?


A very creepy and sad story.

While reading this book it seemed as my fingers were glued to the pages because I couldn’t put it down.

“The forest of hands and teeth” got me crying out of the impotence sometimes, and other times out of the sadness and of the inevitable.

Since the beginning I knew at least some people were going to die, that it wasn’t going to be a happy ending story, after all it is a zombie apocalypse, still I couldn’t help but to hope and hope for a happy end.

Mary is a brave character with clear ideas and a strong personality and it made me respect her a lot, but there were times when her obsession with the sea tired me a bit.

With the other characters there were times when I liked them and times when I didn’t, depending on the situation I suppose, but basically as the story went on I liked them more. The only one I couldn’t stand and got more and more annoying as things happened was Cassandra, Mary’s best friend.

I loved Carrie’s writing; although it was painfully descriptive it took me deeper and deeper into the story, making it more real.

Overall: If you haven’t read it, what are you waiting for?

Waiting On Wednesday (10)

Forget You by Jennifer Echols

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Zoey’s life in her Florida beach resort town is happy and organized. She’s the captain of her high school swim team, and she works for her dad at his popular water park. Then her dad has an affair with one of his employees, and her mother has a breakdown. But Zoey begins a committed relationship with a hot lifeguard, which makes her feel stable, even if things aren’t perfect at home. Everything is still under control.

Until she has a car accident that she can’t remember. She should have been with her boyfriend that night, but he doesn’t seem to know anything about the accident—and he doesn’t seem to care. The person who does care, and knows more than he’s telling, is Doug, Zoey’s darkly handsome arch-enemy who saved her from the wreckage. As Zoey begins to piece together what happened that night, she finds her sense of control over her life was only an illusion. And she inches closer to discovering the darkest secret of all: why Doug has fallen in love with her.

When I was younger I was the kind of girl that liked reading mystery, fantasy, adventure books only, NO ROMANCE, that wasn't for me.

Look at me now!! I can't resist to this summary.

Waiting On Wednesday was started by Breaking The Spine.

Wake by Lisa Mcmann

Wake by Lisa McMann

Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Simon Pulse

Not all dreams are sweet.

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...


First of all, as an introduction I’ll say that I loved this book!

“Wake” wasn’t at all what I imagined, it was better.
Every chapter is divided by days and hours and that made me feel like I was reading a secret diary, what I really liked.
Also, the parts in which Janie is in a dream are written with a different font so we don’t get lost while reading.

At first there are some flashbacks with memories of when Jamie first discovered her power and how year after year she grows with it so we can actually see how all started and understand why she is how she is.

The writing is precise, giving us all we need to imagine how it is like going trough all that is happening to Janie, and it felt really realistic, as if this could actually be happening to any of us. That’s one of the things I enjoyed the most.

The characters in this book were a funny thing for me. Let me explain myself:
At first, when the characters appear in the book, they give us an impression of what kind of person they are from the way they act or what they say but as the story goes on and Janie appears in their dreams we can see not only how they are in front of the others, if not how they are in reality and what their secrets, fears or wishes are.

Overall: The only thing I regret is not reading this book earlier.

I'm back!

So yes, I'm back from my holidays. I couldn't say goodbye because my internet conexion failed but now I'm here again.
I have a lot of reviews and post schedule so pay attention!

Well, I'm writing just to let you know that starting tomorrow this blog is no longer going to be on hiatus.

Tomorrow I start my senior year!

Vampire Kisses: The Beginning by Ellen Schreiber

Vampire Kisses: The Beginning by Ellen Schreiber

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 576 pages
Publisher: HarperTeen

A new guy in town.

Rumors of vampires.

Dangerous first love.

This is where it all begins. . . .

The mansion on top of Benson Hill has stood empty for years. But one day it seems to be occupied, and its mysterious, handsome inhabitant Alexander Sterling becomes the source of much talk around town. Raven, a vampire-obsessed Goth-girl who has always considered herself an outsider in "Dullsville," is determined to uncover the truth surrounding the secretive Alexander. As she gets to know him, and their spark intensifies, Raven finds herself in some unanticipated situations. Can Alexander make her lifelong dream come true? But love always has its complications—especially when it can only be awakened at nightfall.

The first three books in Ellen Schreiber's bestselling Vampire Kisses series capture the thrill of a most unusual romance.


This new edition of Vampire Kisses includes the three first books in the series: 1.Vampire Kisses, 2.Kissing Coffins and 3.Vampireville

First of all and to give you an idea of how much addictive this series is I’ll tell you I read the whole book in one day and when I finished my eyes kept asking for more adventures of that lovely gothic couple; Raven and Alexander.

What I loved the most about this series is the humor with which is written. There were times while reading I couldn’t help but to LOL. I especially enjoyed the conversations between Raven and Trevor (her nemesis); they two are a really funny pair.

Alexander is a perfect gentleman; he’s so sweet and shy but, at the same time, protective and aggressive when it comes to Raven’s security. He starts as a mysterious guy and bit by bit, as we get deeper in the story, we discover new things about him and about his life as a vampire.

Jagger and Trevor are the principal troublemakers of this story. Both attempt against Raven and Alexander, but while Trevor is the most popular boy, star of the football team who doesn’t have anything better to do than to make fun of Raven (on whom he has a crush), Jagger is a dangerous vampire who claims revenge.

But if I had to choose a character, that would definitely be Raven. She is the perfect stereotype of a Goth girl and while she is marked as an outcast she has the strength to confront anyone who gets in her way. All se needs is a bit of understanding and love.

Overall: With this series, Ellen has created a fantastic new Vampire world full of humor, gothic stuff and, of course, love.

In My Mailbox (6)

I'm really really happy this week. I was waiting for a lot of books I ordered to Amazon to arrive and I received them the week of my birthday! YAY!

There are a lot so I'm not posting the summaries, only a link to Amazon.


From Amazon:

From The Local Bookshop:
*A Tres Metros Sobre El Cielo by Federico Moccia
*Tengo Ganas De Ti by by Federico Moccia
In My Mailbox was started by Kristi of The Story Siren.

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