#DreamyDecDays Rea-a-thon Day 7: Author Feature, Daily Challenge,Updates , Giveaways

ddd-bannerIt’s the 7th and last day of the read-a-thon and needless to say we had a great time organizing and participating in the read-a-thon. I hope you are, too! I’d like to thank my co-host Francine for all her efforts in making this read-a-thon possible. I couldn’t have organized such massive event alone. 😀 I’d also would like to thank the lovely sponsors for donating prizes and for being awesome. LOL. And of course the read-a-thon participants for joining us in this very fun event. I hope to get to know you guys a little bit better, after all we are united by our common passion for books. 🙂

For today’s author feature, hop on to Always Lost in Books to see what Lissa Price has in store for you~

I would also like to spotlight one of our sponsors today. She won’t be having an author feature, but I do want to show her some love. So meet Jennifer E. Smith~ If you already know her, leave some comments as why you like/love her! She’s giving out copies of her books for the prizes in the read-a-thon~

jennifer e. smithJennifer E. Smith is the author of This Is What Happy Looks Like, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Storm Makers, You Are Here, and The Comeback Season. She earned a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and currently works as an editor in New York City. Her work has been translated into 27 languages, and her next young adult novel, The Geography of You and Me, will be out in Spring 2014.
Check her out on her: SiteTwitterGoodreadsFacebook
Her Books:
This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith 10798416 the storm makersthe comeback season you are here 17735600

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20131129_132152Of the six books included in my read-a-thon goal, I have only managed to read 2 books and those are:

Ten Things We Did by Sarah Mlynowski

Beastly by Alex Flinn

BeastlyTen Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)

(clicking the cover will lead to Goodreads page)

I wasn’t able to read much, mainly because I was busy with college stuff. This year my goal is to read 100 books. I’ve read 91 so far and I’m so close to my goal that I can’t fail now. I hope to read more books once the Christmas break kicks in!

Beastly was a good book, not really great but not that bad either. I found the book kind of predicatable. But oh well what do you expect from a retelling of a classic fairy tale?

Ten Things We Did was fun to read and I love it! My favorite characer in the book is Hudson. I think he’s a great guy even though he didn’t get much “spotlight” in the book because of Noah. and speaking of Noah, I hate him. LOL. You can read the rest of my thoughts about the book once I write my review so stay tuned! 😀

Even though the read-a-thon ends today, I will continue reading Digital Fortress by Dan Brown.

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I don’t know how much in this book is true about encryptions, anagrams, algorithms, programming codes and stuff. I do study those stuff as part of my college major but the techy stuff in his books sounds so unrealistic. IDK. Despite that I love how the story progresses and I can’t wait to get back to reading the book! 😀

This read-a-thon has been a success and thank you guys for being a part of it. In a few we’ll be announcing the various winners of the different challenges, Grand Prize, etc etc. Wait for our email in your inbox 😀

Link up your wrap up posts for a chance to win the Grand Prize! 😀
There is a twitter chat going on right now. We’d love to talk to you guys about anything under the sun. Head over to Twitter and use #DreamyDecDays so that we can see your tweets. 🙂

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Dreamy December Days is coming to a close. It’s the last day! Hugs to all participants. If you still remember, in Bookish Christmas Wishes we asked you what books or bookish things would you want to receive for Christmas. For today’s challenge, we ask you what books or bookish things would you want to give someone. It could be your parents, spouse, sons or daughters or even your friends. Or it can even be for a stranger. Share to us the book you would want to give to anyone or to a particular person and the reason behind it.
As always, participating in at least one challenge will qualify you to join the Grand Prize giveaway at the end of the read-a-thon, and each challenge has one random winner so make sure to join. Link up on the Challenge linky below, each challenge linky will be open for two days to give everyone a chance to participate in the read-a-thon. Tweet your read-a-thon posts/progress using #DreamyDecDays.




Sponsored by:
L.M. Augustine, Erica Crouch, Tellulah Darling, Kate Evangelista, Nikki Godwin, Rachel Harris, Staci Hart, A.G. Howard, David Lomax, Angela McPherson, Lea Nolan, Kelly Oram, Lissa Price, Jennifer E. Smith, Laura Thalassa

In the family, it is me and my brother who likes to read a lot. The only difference would be: I read anything and everything I could get my hands on while my brother only reads Hardy Boys books. So for Christmas I’m going to give him a—guess what—Hardy Boys book!

The Short-Wave Mystery (Hardy Boys, #24)
I don’t have that many friends who are into reading so I don’t know what book to give them. It is usually them who give books to me. But I think any book by Paulo Coelho would be a great gift if you have a very philosophical friend who ponders every little thing in life.

The AlchemistBy the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

If little, funny and cute comedic YA read is your friend’s cup of tea, American Girl on Saturn is a must-have.

American Girl On Saturn (Saturn, #1)

If the person you’re giving a gift is a romantic at heart, you can’t go wrong with Nicholas Sparks novels.

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There are tons of books out there and I am sure you can find one that the person you’re giving the gift to would love.

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#DreamyDecDays Rea-a-thon Day 6: Author Feature, Daily Challenge,Updates , Giveaways

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Welcome to the 6th day of the read-a-thon guys! 😀
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Today we have fellow fangirl, Nikki Godwin. She has given us an excerpt from her book, American Girl on Saturn and it’s a personal favorite of mine. And there’s a GIVEAWAY below too~ Make sure to check out Always Lost in Books for an author feature with Kelly Oram.

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American Girl On SaturnAmerican Girl on Saturn

Check it out on: GoodreadsPinterestNikki’s Blog Playlist
Purchase at: AmazonB&NSmashwordsCreatespace
Series: Saturn #1

The summer after graduation is supposed to be that first real taste of freedom – but not for eighteen-year-old Chloe Branson. Just as that breeze of freedom is making its way into her galaxy, her secret-service-agent dad drops a meteor-sized bomb of bad news on her and her sisters. An attempt has been made on the lives of Canadian boyband, Spaceships Around Saturn, during their USA tour, and the guys have to go into hiding ASAP. The only problem? In the midst of the crisis and media frenzy, their dad volunteered to hide the guys…in their house.
Six-year-old Emery is as ecstatic as any self-proclaimed Saturnite would be, but Chloe and her seventeen-year-old sister Aralie watch their summer plans crash and burn like a falling star. The SAS guys aren’t happy with the situation, either. Bad boy Jules picks fights with Aralie about everything from his Twitter followers to his laundry, and heart-throb Benji can’t escape Emery’s fangirlisms for more than three minutes.
But after the super-cute Milo kisses Chloe during a game of hide-and-seek, she finally understands what Emery means when she talks about SAS being “out of this world.” If this is what Saturn feels like, Chloe doesn’t want to come back to Earth.

AMERICAN GIRL ON SATURN: BOOK EXCERPT

He reaches toward the tray and grabs the lone Oreo. “Okay, this is my last one for the night,” he says. “Half it with me?”

Seriously? If I wasn’t the envy of every Saturnite in the world just by sitting across the table from him, I’m definitely the envy of them now because the Milo Grayson wants to half his precious Oreo with me. And the thing that sucks the most is that no one knows about it to be jealous of me!

He holds the cookie up and waits for a response.

“Yeah, we can half it,” I say.

I reach across the table for it, but he jerks his arm back. The sleeve of his T-shirt hugs his bicep tightly, and oh how I wish to be that fabric.

“Not so fast,” he says. “Let’s make it interesting.”

Could this be any more interesting? Hello – you’re gorgeous and famous and sharing cookies with me! Any more ‘interest’ and I might burst like a firework.

“If you get the side with the cream, I’ll give you my honest male opinion about your checkout line drama today,” he says. “But if I get the cream side, you have to tell me, honestly, who you think the best looking guy is in Spaceships Around Saturn.”

Oh God. He’s for real. Does he know? He totally knows. He knows I’m lusting for him from behind this glass of milk and tattoo magazine. He knows that his eyes make me melt and that I clearly watch him on Twitter because I know all about amazzzzzing. Now he wants to make me ‘fess up.

“Deal.” I say it before I can chicken out.

I can always lie and say Benji’s name. He’s the fan favorite anyway. Benji Baccarini is Spaceships Around Saturn for so many girls.

He leans forward, positions himself over the table, and holds up that fated Oreo. I push my glass of milk aside because the last thing I want is to knock it over with my quivering nerves. Then I lean toward him, grip the cookie with my fingers, and inhale every scent of his body wash that I can while I twist my half of the Oreo away from his half.

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nikki godwinThe Super Short Version: Nikki Godwin. YA author. City girl. Mountain Dew addict. Music junkie. Groupie wannabe. Surfer fangirl. LGBT advocate.
The Slightly Longer Version: Nikki Godwin is a Young Adult/LGBT author from the southern USA. She can’t live without Mountain Dew, black eyeliner, and music by Hawthorne Heights. When not writing, she’s internet-stalking her favorite bands and keeping tabs on surf competitions. She adores Liam Payne of One Direction and pro surfer John John Florence.
Check her out on her: BlogTwitterFacebook Goodreads.
Her Books:
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Nikki Godwin is giving away ebooks American Girl on Saturn and Chasing Forever Down + Swag. This giveaway is open to everyone, even non-participants of the read-a-thon!

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I know I said I would read either The Kite Runner or Bright Shiny Morning after I’m finished with Beastly. Buuuut, I changed my mind (again). So now I’m reading Digital Fortress by Dan Brown.

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From the title alone it sounds Sci-Fi-ish  which is not really my cup of tea but hey who knows I might like it! The book is not actually mine, I borrowed it from a close friend of mine, Jennifer.

So far, here are the books I’ve finished:

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey
Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
Beastly by Alex Flinn
Ten Things We Did by Sarah Mlynowski

For today’s participation post, we’d like to simply know how you’re doing~ You can tell us anything

What I did:

What I read:

What I liked/loved:

Leave us a link~ It will be counted in the drawing of the Grand Prize.
This Saturday, (December 7) there will be a twitter chat. We’d love to talk to you guys about anything under the sun. Be sure to use #DreamyDecDays and there will lots of awesome prizes too so be there!


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Welcome to Day 6~ The name of today’s challenge is Dreamy Characters. In this challenge you will all share the characters from books that you really love. It could be a character that you’re madly in love with (i.e. book boyfriend), or characters that you find funny or someone you want to be. Including pictures would be great too!
As always, participating in at least one challenge will qualify you to join the Grand Prize giveaway at the end of the read-a-thon, and each challenge has one random winner so make sure to join. Link up on the Challenge linky below, each challenge linky will be open for two days to give everyone a chance to participate in the read-a-thon. Tweet your read-a-thon posts/progress using #DreamyDecDays.

Sponsored by:
• L.M. Augustine, Erica Crouch, Tellulah Darling, Kate Evangelista, Nikki Godwin, Rachel Harris, Staci Hart, A.G. Howard, David Lomax, Angela McPherson, Lea Nolan, Kelly Oram, Lissa Price, Jennifer E. Smith, Laura Thalassa


Drew Evans from Tangled
Drew from Tangled is one of my favorite book boyfriends of all time. He’s charming, sexy, funny, witty, naughty, passionate and so damn good looking. He’s got the whole package you’re searching for in a guy. Damn, why do perfect guys only exist in books?

Tobias/Four from Divergent Trilogy
Tobias has this ability to be charming and snare your heart without even trying. His bravery and strength are some of the qualities I love about him the most. And his deep and passionate love for Tris is really undeniable. When you’re with him you feel like you’re safe from any harm because he’ll always be there to protect you. I really wish to meet a guy like him.
Again, damn, why do perfect guys only exist in books?

The Weasley Twins from Harry Potter

The Weasley twins are my favorite characters from the Harry Potter series. They’re so mischievous and funny. And they seem like very cool big brothers. I’m the firstborn in the family and sometimes I wonder how it would be like to have cool big brothers like them. A girl can dream, right?

All these hot guys will be the death of me.

 

#DreamyDecDays Rea-a-thon Day 5: Author Feature, Daily Challenge,Updates , Giveaways

ddd-bannerWelcome to the 5th day of the read-a-thon. Also don’t forget in the last day (Dec 7) there will be a twitter chat with loooots of prizes! just hastag your tweets #DreamyDecDays!

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For today’s author feature, we will be looking inside Tellulah Darling’s head. Not literally. And we also have an excerpt from My Date from Hell, book 2 in The Blooming Goddess Trilogy. Plus, there’s a GIVEAWAY below~ Also make sure to check out Always Lost in Books for an author feature with L.M. Augustine.

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Inside Tellulahʼs head: The writing of The Blooming Goddess Trilogy

I am obsessed with the naming of things. Characters, projects, I can spend ages finding just the perfect fit. And while that may sound like procrastination, itʼs super important procrastination. Since Iʼm deep into an introspective headspace for the final book in my YA romantic comedy/Greek mythology series, The Blooming Goddess Trilogy, I thought Iʼd share the thinking behind my book titles in this trilogy.

The one thing I knew going in was that this was the story of an underachieving girl who discovers that she is Persephone, Goddess of Spring. When it came time to name this girl, Sophie Bloom just immediately popped into my head. Sophie as the human deriva- tive of Persephone, and Bloom both for spring and for her journey. Because, what was clear to me, was that each book thematically had a flowering-esque cycle to it.

Book one, My Ex From Hell, dealt thematically with the idea of “emerge.” I remember being sixteen and waiting for the day my “real” life would start. But is there really any event that allows that to happen? Once I got into university, maybe Iʼd wait for my real job? Or the love of my life, or children, or success, or … You get the picture. So I wanted to explore this idea that hereʼs this girl, waiting, and suddenly, with the discovery that she is the Goddess of Spring and key to humanityʼs survival, there can be no more waiting. Life has just very gotten real. And should be real for every moment we live it.

To get all obvious here, Sophie is the bud emerging from the sleep of her life. However, I chose to start her journey on Halloween and not in spring. To me, spring is the height of Sophieʼs powers and abilities. Therefore, I wanted to start her at the furthest point from spring and gradually build her up to that point.

Itʼs important to remember as well, that this entire trilogy is a romantic comedy. Again, then, for the relationship between Sophie and Kai, the idea of “emerge” is in place. Itʼs the classic “meet cute” of our couple.

Book two, My Date From Hell, moves Sophieʼs journey along to the idea of “grow.” Without any spoilers, Sophie grows in terms of her abilities and her sense of self. And for the romance? See how the titles move from My Ex From Hell to My Date From Hell? Progress/growth for Sophie and Kai as well.

The final book in the trilogy is called My Life From Hell. This, thematically, is the “bloom” stage. Sophie finally, and in all ways, will come into her fabulous self. “But Tellulah,” you protest, “youʼve taken the relationship element out of the title.” I donʼt know about any of you, but when I was teenager, my idea of love was all-consuming. Overwhelming. A girl could get lost in that vision. And maybe, just maybe, thatʼs going to be part of Sophieʼs journey as well. Learning that romantic love is only one (albeit important) part of life.

Or maybe Iʼm just going to kill Kai. heh heh

Anyhoo, all that to say, that if you take the emerge/grow/bloom idea as a whole, it brings us back to why this is The Blooming Goddess Trilogy. And also, a bit cheekily, I also liked the Brit slang aspect of “blooming.”

There you have it. Questions? Thoughts? Discuss.

Thanks for having me today! 🙂

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tellulah darlingTellulah Darling
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1) YA romantic comedy author because her first kiss sucked and she’s compensating.
2) Alter ego of former screenwriter.
3) Sassy minx.

Geeks out over: cool tech.
Squees for: great storytelling.
Delights in: fabulous conversation.
Writes about: where love meets comedy. Awkwardness ensues.

Tellulah Darling is a firm believer that some of the best stories happen when love meets comedy. Which is why she has so much fun writing young adult romantic comedy novels. Her tales span contemporary, teen fantasy romance, and YA Greek mythology, and range from stand alone books to series. For Tellulah, teen romance is the most passionate, intense, and awkward there is – comedy gold. Plus smart, mouthy, teen girls rock.

Sassy girls. Swoony boys. What could go wrong?

Check her out at her: SiteTwitterFacebookPinterestGoodreads

Her Books:

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My Date From Hell (The Blooming Goddess Trilogy #2)
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Sophie Bloom’s junior year has been a bit of a train wreck. After the world’s greatest kiss re-awakened Sophie’s true identity as Persephone (Goddess of Spring and Savior of Humanity), she fought her dragon-lady guidance counselor to the death, navigated mean girl Bethany’s bitchy troublemaking, and dealt with the betrayal of her backstabbing ex, Kai (sexy Prince of Darkness). You’d think a girl could catch a break.
Yeah, right.
With Zeus stepping things up, it’s vital that Sophie retrieve Persephone’s memories and discover the location of the ritual to stop Zeus and Hades. So when Aphrodite strikes a deal that can unlock Sophie’s pre-mortal past, what choice does the teen goddess have but to accept?
The mission: stop media mogul Hermes from turning Bethany into a global mega-celebrity. The catch? Aphrodite partners Sophie and Kai to work together … and treat this suicide mission as a date. Which could work out for Sophie’s plan to force Kai to admit his feelings for her–if she doesn’t kill him first.
Add to that the fact that BFF Theo’s love life and other BFF Hannah’s actual life are in Sophie’s hands, and suddenly being a teenager—even a godlike one—seems a bit like … well, hell. Whatever happened to dinner and a movie?
The YA romantic comedy/Greek mythology fireworks continue to fly inMy Date From Hell. Love meets comedy with a whole lot of sass in book two of this teen fantasy romance series. Breaking up is easy; dating is deadly.

MY DATE FROM HELL: BOOK EXCERPT

A lone figure stood awaiting my arrival.

Take the natural snobbiness of your everyday hipster, compound it by the regular arrogance of guys in their mid-twenties, and magnify it by infinity thanks to that whole god factor. You’d start to come close to the waves of disdain that just naturally rolled off this dude. The Eau de Smarm he exuded ensured that I wasn’t going to be cozying up to him any time soon.

It may have seemed like his denim shirt, worn unbuttoned over a white wife beater and skinny jeans had been picked up directly off of the floor that morning, but no. From the top of his rakish fedora sitting on his bright red- dyed hair to his pink socks and white vintage Keds, Hephaestus was calculated cool.

And weirdly cute, but I wasn’t going to give him that.

Not even the cane he sported, due to his left foot being twisted inwards could detract from his projecting an overall “don’t even bother reaching for my greatness” status. If anything, the cane was a sleek, black, way cool accessory. “Hephaestus, I presume.”

He crossed his arms. “It’s Festos. And you better have a damn good reason for showing up here with that password, honeybunch.”

“Theo sent me. Prometheus,” I amended, since I wasn’t sure if he knew Theo’s human name.

Given the double take I received, I guess he did.

“I don’t believe you,” he said flatly.

“I swear. He thought you could help break a memory spell.”

“Too bad. I’m busy.”

I took a step forward, my hand up to keep him from ordering me out. “Please. I don’t think he would have sent me unless he believed you were truly the one person who could help.”

Festos considered me for a second, then rolled his eyes. “Lovely. You’re her. Did Prometheus mention any type of payment for my services?”

“His undying thanks?”

Festos looked a bit too hopeful at that. You know, if you looked past the “couldn’t care less” vibe.

“Not really,” I amended. “But you’re the only god he’s ever mentioned in a remotely respectful way.”

“Wow. Such flattery.” He sighed and waved me toward the machine in the middle of the room. “Get on.”

I hesitated.

He limped over to the contraption. “You want it undone or not? Lose the pillow you’re wearing and move.”

I tossed my puffy coat onto one of the sofas. Then glanced outside. I couldn’t help it. I was worried the minions had come back.

“We’re warded up,” Festos said and flicked a switch.

The machine came to life in a roar of sound.

I bet you a bajillion dollars that if you made a list of all the ways you might remove a memory suppression spell, no matter how weird you got, none of the items would include being hooked up to one of those kinda grungy, video arcade dance machines and trying desperately to keep up with the patterns whipping past.

I win, right?

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Tellulah Darling is giving away an ebook of My Date From Hell. This giveaway is open to everyone, even non-participants of the read-a-thon~

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I am still reading Beastly but I hope to finish it today so that I can read another book tomorrow.

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I just hate how busy I am with college stuff. I hate it when life interferes with my reading LOL don’t we all?

I think I’m going to read The Kite Runner or Bright Shiny Morning after this one but that’s still tentative. I have the habit to change what I’m going to read at the last minute. I might even read something not included in my read-a-thon goals. Is that allowed? Well since I’m one of the hosts and I don’t remember ever writing a rule against reading a book that’s not included in the read-a-thon goal post then I think it is allowed. LOL. I am so changeable, it’s a curse!

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For today’s participation post, we’d like to simply know how you’re doing~ You can tell us anything

What I did:

What I read:

What I liked/loved:

Leave us a link~ It will be counted in the drawing of the Grand Prize.


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Hurrah! It’s the 5th day. Today’s Dreamy December Days Daily Challenge is a read-a-thon favorite – Spine Poetry. If you don’t know how it works this is what you need to do: Make a poem using the title of the books you own. It can be about anything you want and it can be as long as you want it. Just have some fun~
As always, participating in at least one challenge will qualify you to join the Grand Prize giveaway at the end of the read-a-thon, and each challenge has one random winner so make sure to join. Link up on the Challenge linky below, each challenge linky will be open for two days to give everyone a chance to participate in the read-a-thon. Tweet your read-a-thon posts/progress using #DreamyDecDays.

Sponsored by:
• L.M. Augustine, Erica Crouch, Tellulah Darling, Kate Evangelista, Nikki Godwin, Rachel Harris, Staci Hart, A.G. Howard, David Lomax, Angela McPherson, Lea Nolan, Kelly Oram, Lissa Price, Jennifer E. Smith, Laura Thalassa



Here’s mine:
IMG_1457Well, it doesn’t make much sense but I tried my best LOL.

#DreamyDecDays Rea-a-thon Day 4: Author Feature, Daily Challenge,Updates , Giveaways

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Is it the 4th day of the read-a-thon already? Wow time flies! You still have the chance to sign up now and catch up 😀

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For today’s author feature, Erica Crouch has given us an excerpt from her novella, Entice. This is part of the Ignite series. There’s also a GIVEAWAY below~ Make sure to also check out Always Lost in Books for an author feature with Lea Nolan!

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ENTICE Excerpt:

I’m trapped in a sea of screams. The cries of war swell and break like turbulent waves, pulling back for a breath before raging forward again to knock me off my feet and drown me under the noise. Voices claw desperately, a greedy symphony of agony that comes from every direction and I can’t separate out one wail from another. They all merge into one horrifying howl so loud I’m surprised my eardrums haven’t begun to bleed.

Maybe they have; there’s blood everywhere, who’s to say some of it isn’t mine?

I swing out with my dagger and cut an angel across her cheek. She retaliates, quickly loading a small golden slingshot with molten rocks. Her thin fingers wrap around the weapon and she draws it back, her muscles tense. I spot her mistake before she does and when she lets the sling go, the rocks soar past me, striking one of her comrades. A slight miscalculation, and I live. The angel she struck, however, is not so lucky. His wings catch on fire, and the demon he was locked in battle with uses the distraction to deliver the final blow.

Her eyes grow wide with horror. A scream begins to bloom on her lips but I pluck away her voice before it flowers, plunging my dagger deep into her chest. She falls to the ground and I turn away from her just in time to see another angel charging me with a long spear that is dripping in already spilled blood. His eyes are feral and dark, and I duck just before the spear skewers me, sending him toppling to the ground.

Sprawled on his back, the tanned angel looks up at me and we lock eyes. Faintly, in the deep recesses of my mind, I recognize him. I know you. And he knows me—but it didn’t stop him from trying to kill me.

I try not to think about what I’m doing, who I’m killing. Burying the thoughts under the screams and making them incoherent is easier than acknowledging the lives I take. I scramble forward and put my boot on his chest, pinning him down to slit his throat.

I add two more tallies in my mind to document their deaths. Five thousand, twenty-four.

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erica crouchErica Crouch is a 21-year-old living on the outskirts of Baltimore, Maryland. Currently, she is pursuing a degree in English & Creative Writing with a specialization in Fiction at Southern New Hampshire University. She is the cofounder and head of editorial services at Patchwork Press. Her debut novel,Ignite, was published June 2013. The e-novella sequel, Entice, is due November 2013, and the last book in the series is expected Spring of 2014. Along with the YA series Ignite, she is working on publishing a New Adult series, titled the Undying series, with the first installment, Cut, due Winter of 2013. When Erica isn’t writing, she’s reading an overwhelming stack of books, watching an obscene amount of Netflix, and procrastinating.
Find Online: Site | Goodreads | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr | Amazon
Her Books:
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Erica Crouch is giving away 3 ebook sets of Ignite and Entice. This giveaway is open to everyone, even non-participants of the read-a-thon.

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I’ve finished Ten Things We Did last night but I was so sleepy to read another book.

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I knew I said I would read Ghost Girl: Lovesick next but I realized Lovesick is the third book to the Ghost Girl series and I haven’t read the first book so I decided to read Beastly by Alex Flinn instead.

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There’s already a film adaptation of the book and I have seen it (but I didn’t really pay attention to the movie LOL) but i haven’t read the book so I thought this is a great opportunity to finally get to reading it.

Ten Things We Did was a fun read and I really love it. Please look forward to my review of the book soon~

As for Beastly, well, I expect it to be great too. I hope it doesn’t disappoint me.

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For today’s participation post, we’d like to simply know how you’re doing~ You can tell us anything

What I did:

What I read:

What I liked/loved:

Leave us a link~ It will be counted in the drawing of the Grand Prize.

And also, there will be a twitter chat TODAY and another on the last day of the read-a-thon (December 7). Be sure to use #DreamyDecDays and there will lots of awesome prizes too so be there!

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How’s it going everyone? We’re halfway through! Today we will have a Cover Scavenger Hunt! We love scavenger hunts because they are very challenging and fun to play. So today we have ten images, cropped parts certain books’ cover. And because we love you guys, we are giving you a hint: the books in the cover scavenger hunt are written by our lovely sponsors.
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As always, participating in at least one challenge will qualify you to join the Grand Prize giveaway at the end of the read-a-thon, and each challenge has one random winner so make sure to join. Tweet your read-a-thon posts/progress using #DreamyDecDays.
Sponsored by:
L.M. Augustine, Erica Crouch, Tellulah Darling, Kate Evangelista, Nikki Godwin, Rachel Harris, Staci Hart, A.G. Howard, David Lomax, Angela McPherson, Lea Nolan, Kelly Oram, Lissa Price, Jennifer E. Smith, Laura Thalassa