Sunday Short - September 29th, 2013

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Paper Bindings - Weekly Recap
Your guide to what's happening at Paper Bindings.


Fate's Design #1 by Lola James
Water #2 by Heather James
Renegade #1by J. A. Souders
 Nightshade #1 by Andrea Creamer

Review - If I Should Die

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Title: If I Should Die #3
Author: Amy Plum

"I will not lose another person I love. I will not let history repeat itself.

Vincent waited lifetimes to find me, but in an instant our future together was shattered. He was betrayed by someone we both called a friend, and I lost him. Now our enemy is determined to rule over France’s immortals, and willing to wage a war to get what they want.

It shouldn’t be possible, none of it should be, but this is my reality. I know Vincent is somewhere out there, I know he’s not completely gone, and I will do anything to save him.

After what we’ve already fought to achieve, a life without Vincent is unimaginable. He once swore to avoid dying—to go against his nature and forsake sacrificing himself for others—so that we could be together. How can I not risk everything to bring my love back to me?"

Review - Fate's Design

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Title: Fate's Design #1
Author: Lola James

"A summer vacation in Italy with her twin sister, Morgan, is just what Megan Romano needs. But instead of fun, wine, and relaxation, she finds unexpected romance. Alexandros DiPiero, a sexy and mysterious Italian businessman, falls for Megan the minute he lays eyes on her, but Megan knows it’s too good to be true.

Increasingly haunting dreams that warn of danger and destiny plague Megan’s every sleeping moment. As her nightmares become deadly and her love life heats up, Megan will come face to face with her worst fear."

Top Ten Tuesday - Best Sequels Ever

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Paper Bindings | Top Ten Tuesday - Best Sequels Ever
A weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

This week's theme is the Top Ten Five (cuz I couldn't think of many off the top of my head) Best Sequels Ever. 

Review - Until the End

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Title: Until the End (#1)
Author: Tracey Ward

"An outbreak of what is immediately dubbed The Fever has taken hold of Portland, Oregon, bringing the population to its knees. The Fever spreads and kills quickly, but the dead aren't staying dead.

When her college classmate Jordan saves her from one of the infected, Alissa joins him in his plan to escape the city, the disease and the threat of a quarantine that will lock the living in with the undead.

What she doesn't tell him is that she has an illness of her own, one that plays tricks with her mind and makes her a dangerous companion. But Jordan has a secret as well, one that compels him to keep Alissa, a veritable stranger, safe at all costs.

As they fight for their lives and race for their freedom, they'll discover that what they truly need in order to survive is to stay together until the end."

Review - Easy

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

TITLE: Easy (Contours of the Heart #1)
AUTHOR: Tammara Webber
RELEASE DATE: November 6th 2012
PUBLISHER: Penguin Berkley
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“When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a breakup two months into sophomore year. After two weeks in shock, she wakes up to her new reality: she's single, attending a state university instead of a music conservatory, ignored by her former circle of friends, and failing a class for the first time in her life.

Leaving a party alone, Jacqueline is assaulted by her ex's frat brother. Rescued by a stranger who seems to be in the right place at the right time, she wants nothing more than to forget the attack and that night - but her savior, Lucas, sits on the back row of her econ class, sketching in a notebook and staring at her. Her friends nominate him to be the perfect rebound.

When her attacker turns stalker, Jacqueline has a choice: crumple in defeat or learn to fight back. Lucas remains protective, but he's hiding secrets of his own. Suddenly appearances are everything, and knowing who to trust is anything but easy.”

Top Ten Books on My Fall To Be Read List

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Paper Bindings | Top Ten Books on My Fall To Be Read List
A weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

This week's theme is the Top Ten Books On My Fall To Be Read List. 

This one was a hard one for me to narrow down. It seems like 90% of the books I wanted to read this year are coming out this fall.

So here we are...

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Title: Heartbreak Ranch
Author: Anastasia Ryan
Release Date: 10/15/13
Publisher: Swoon Romance

"Recent college graduate, Graysen Beaufort, resigns herself to two weeks of boredom at a dude ranch honoring her parents’ wishes for one last family vacation.

She doesn't plan on meeting Colt McCord, an irresistible cowboy who threatens to bring disorder to Graysen's ordinarily ordered life.

Dodging an overprotective family, an unwelcome suitor, and certain heartbreak, Graysen struggles to break free of her limitations and submit her heart to Colt’s love. But learning to let go isn't easy, even with a man like Colt.

Colt McCord, White Pine Ranch’s head horse trainer, loves the busy, back-breaking work of a cattle ranch.

But when he meets a beautiful and spirited woman from Iowa, she makes him forget everything he'd known before, and he risks everything to be with her.

Colt is accustomed to breaking horses, but can he tame Graysen’s wild heart before it is too late?"

Review - Written in Blood

Monday, September 16, 2013

TITLE: Written in Red (The Others #1)
AUTHOR: Anne Bishop
RELEASE DATE: March 5th 2013
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“As a cassandra sangue, or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut—a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg’s Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she escapes, the only safe place Meg can hide is at the Lakeside Courtyard—a business district operated by the Others.

Shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard is reluctant to hire the stranger who inquires about the Human Liaison job. First, he senses she’s keeping a secret, and second, she doesn’t smell like human prey. Yet a stronger instinct propels him to give Meg the job. And when he learns the truth about Meg and that she’s wanted by the government, he’ll have to decide if she’s worth the fight between humans and the Others that will surely follow.”

Why I Love to Read | Quotations

Friday, September 13, 2013

Paper Bindings | Why I Love to Read | Quotations

Why do you love to read? Is it the worlds you are taken to? The characters you travel with? The adventures waiting at your fingertips?

The reasons for everyone vary. Lately it seems that every novel I read has included some reading quotation that speaks to me. So I've decided to spam you all with a few of my favorites.

Review - Darker Still

Thursday, September 12, 2013

TITLE: Darker Still (Magic Most Foul #1)
AUTHOR: Leanna Renee Hieber
RELEASE DATE: November 8th 2011
PUBLISHER: Sourcebooks Fire
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“It was as if he called to me, demanding I reach out and touch the brushstrokes of color swirled onto the canvas. It was the most exquisite portrait I'd ever seen--everything about Lord Denbury was unbelievable...utterly breathtaking and eerily lifelike.

There was a reason for that. Because despite what everyone said, Denbury never had committed suicide. He was alive. Trapped within his golden frame.

I've crossed over into his world within the painting, and I've seen what dreams haunt him. They haunt me too. He and I are inextricably linked--bound together to watch the darkness seeping through the gas-lit cobblestone streets of Manhattan. Unless I can free him soon, things will only get Darker Still.”

Top Ten Books I Would Love To See As A Movie

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Paper Bindings | Top Ten Books I Would Love To See As A Movie
A weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

This week's theme is the Top Ten Books Top Five Books I Would Love To See As A Movie Or TV Series.