Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Cover Reveal: A Dish Best Served Cold (An Italian Kitchen Mystery #3) by Rosie Genova

Cover Reveal: A Dish Best Served Cold (An Italian Kitchen Mystery #3) by Rosie Genova

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At the Casa Lido, the end of summer means a party, and hit whodunit writer Victoria “Vic” Rienzi and her family are cooking like crazy for the restaurant’s seventieth anniversary celebration. As they chop onions and garlic, old family friend Pete Petrocelli stops by, saying he knows something that would make for a good mystery novel. Curious, Vic asks Nonna to elaborate on Pete’s claim and learns of a relative who mysteriously disappeared back in Italy…

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Excerpt & Giveaway: A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd

Excerpt & Giveaway: A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd

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After killing the men who tried to steal her father’s research, Juliet—along with Montgomery, Lucy, Balthazar, and a deathly ill Edward—has escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of mysteries and unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliet’s secrets. Though it appears to be a safe haven, Juliet fears new dangers may be present within the manor’s own walls.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Teaser Tuesdays – Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Teaser Tuesdays – Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

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Doomed to—or blessed with—eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing that it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Excerpt & Giveaway: Save Me by Jenny Elliot

Excerpt & Giveaway: Save Me by Jenny Elliot

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Something strange is going on in the tiny coastal town of Liberty, Oregon. Cara has never seen a whale swim close enough for her to touch it—let alone knock her into the freezing water. Fortunately, cute newcomer David is there to save her, and the rescue leads to a bond deeper than Cara ever imagined. But then she learns something about David that changes everything, and Cara is devastated. She turns to her best friend for support, but Rachel has changed. She’s suddenly into witchcraft, and is becoming dangerously obsessed with her new boyfriend….

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Cat Thursday – Snoozy Baby!

Cat Thursday – Snoozy Baby!

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Welcome to the weekly meme that celebrates the wonders and sometime hilarity of cats! Join us by posting a favorite LOL cat pic you may have come across, famous cat art or even share with us pics of your…

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Teaser Tuesdays – Save Me by Jenny Elliot

Teaser Tuesdays – Save Me by Jenny Elliot

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Something strange is going on in the tiny coastal town of Liberty, Oregon. Cara has never seen a whale swim close enough for her to touch it—let alone knock her into the freezing water. Fortunately, cute newcomer David is there to save her, and the rescue leads to a bond deeper than Cara ever imagined.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Added to the Bookshelf – 1/18/14

Added to the Bookshelf – 1/18/14

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(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like) 

Recently on Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf: Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron Cat Thursday – Books, Cats, Life is Good! Book Blitz: Deviation (Imitation #2) by Heather Hildenbrand Book…

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron

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Sneaking out at night, driving without a license, and falling for a guy weren’t things fifteen-year-old Jeni expected to do while visiting Lake Itasca, Minnesota. Then she meets Ice, the local medicine man’s apprentice. Suddenly, her simple family gathering becomes an exciting – and terrifying – week of self-discovery.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Book Blitz: Deviation (Imitation #2) by Heather Hildenbrand

Book Blitz: Deviation (Imitation #2) by Heather Hildenbrand

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Until a month ago, eighteen-year-old Ven had never set foot outside the windowless warehouse where she was created. An Imitation of Raven Rogen, Ven spent her days confined in the lab, studying videos of her Authentic, all so she could step into Raven’s life at a moment’s notice. Now, Ven lives in Raven’s penthouse apartment, kisses Raven’s boyfriend, and obeys every order from Raven’s dad, Titus Rogen—the very man who created her. But Ven has a secret plan. She doesn’t want Raven’s life. She wants her own.

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