Clockwork Angel Contest & Swag ENDING TONIGHT

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The Bodacious Pen is graciously giving away an ARC of Clockwork Angel!!!  Bur hurry because it ends TODAY!!!




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Giveaway by The Norwegian Book Girl

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Do you wanna win any of these??

Then you need to head over to The Norwegian Book Girl and enter in her 100 Followers Contest!  Hurry, it ends August 27th!!

In My Mailbox Sunday (5)

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In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. This gives you a chance to share all the books you have received tin the past week – this could be books you have bought, checked out from your local library, received for reviews (ARC tours), or even won. This is all in the hopes that all of our fellow book bloggers will find new and interesting books that they might not have known about before, as well as create interaction. To participate just go to The Story Siren every Sunday and sing up.

~ For Review ~
* Forget You by Jennifer Echols
~ Bought ~ 
* The Fallen 2 by Thomas E. Sniegoski
* Bright Star by John Keats
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~ From my Local Library ~ 
* Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen  [Audio CD]
* Blue Moon by Alyson Noel
*If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern [Audio CD]
 
 

Book Blogger Hop (5) & Follow Friday (5)

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Two weekly meme’s help give everyone an opportunity to find new Book Blogs and make new friends: Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday. Both are a weekly BOOK PARTY where from Friday to Monday you HOP  to other Book Blogs to share the common interest we all have: Books!!!!!  SO, click on each picture above and start “hopping” and “following”!!!

The Hop Twist:  TELL US ABOUT THE BOOK YOU ARE CURRENTLY READING!
As always I’m reading more than one book at a time…. (reading some new ones and still reading some old ones)
And I’m still reading Austenland  – I’m finding this a hard read to finish (finding it not that interesting)

Another Amazing Giveaway!

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Carol’s Prints is hosting an AMAZING 7 ARC Giveaway!!
This is what you can win when you enter:
(Just remember to tell her that I sent you)

Summer Lovin’ Giveaways @ Confessions of a Bookaholic

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Between July 22nd & August 19th Confessions of a Bookaholic is hosting daily giveaways!! That means 10 possible chances to win some cool stuff. 

 Today is the FIRST Day and you could win Perfect Chemistry and some swag!

So head over to Confessions of a Bookaholic and enter!!

Review: The Day I Shot Cupid by Jennifer Love Hewitt

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The Day I Shot Cupid; Hello, My Name Is Jennifer Love Hewitt and I’m a Love-aholic
by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Publisher:  Voice
Published:  March 23rd 2010

Hardcover, 208 pages

For any woman who has ever bought a self-help book and wondered why she bothered. (P.S. Now that I know he’s just not that into me, where do I go from there? Yeah, thanks for that advice.) 

Jennifer Love Hewitt is a self-proclaimed “love-aholic” and hopeless romantic (her middle name is Love, after all!). She has been lucky and unlucky in love, and lived to tell–and she’s done it all in the spotlight. Much has been written about her love life–some true, most made up to sell magazines. Now Hewitt shares the real story of what she’s learned navigating the dangerous dating waters.

In The Day I Shot Cupid, Hewitt offers her hard-won wisdom and tells us how to embrace love with both feet on the ground. First, we have to shoot Cupid. We have to believe that happily-ever-after is hard work–it’s not all flowers and symphonies and floating hearts.

Wise and wry and refreshingly honest, Hewitt talks about how to pick the right guy and how to know when to let the wrong ones go free, and she offers some surprising truths about the opposite sex

From twenty things to do after a breakup, to ten things to do before a date, to the perils of text flirting (Note: You are waiting. By the phone. For his response.), Hewitt uses stories and dating secrets to illustrate the idiotic, romantic, crazy, depressing, hilarious, awkward, glorious moments we all experience in relationships. Funny, quirky, and empowering, The Day I Shot Cupid deserves a place on every woman’s nightstand, bookshelf, or coffee table, or tucked inside her oversized designer handbag.

This was absolutely a very cute book!  Also, a must-read for any woman who has been in a relationship (even if they are currently in one).  Jennifer Love Hewitt uses her personal experiences from her MANY publicised relationships with men to shed a little light on all the intricacies of dating, all the good stuff and bad stuff, and even the ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ stuff in relationships.  This does not mean that JLH is telling you “HOW IT IS” and that there is no other way, she is just giving her own little perspective.

In the end this book is meant to make you feel better about your past relationships, even if they went horribly wrong, because everyone goes through them.  There is even a part where she lets a man speak for himself (Jammie Kennedy – even though they were no longer together when this book came out).  One of the important things to take from this book is that everyone is different, including men.  Also, we are not alone.  Plain and simple.  Throughout her advice and perspective, JLH also provides little tips that she found successful, while stating that these might not work for everyone.

I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a fun, quick, heartfelt read with no lies written in the pages.

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