The Emblazoned Red by Dawn McCullough-White (Review By Pauline)

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**Review By Pauline From The Nerd Girl Page*

*This book was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.*

For me, this book would be one of the examples of why I should never read the prologue. The prologue opens with a vampire on the hunt, and the entire scene turned me off to the book. The first chapter follow-up wasn’t much better. I was confused, I felt as if there was a lot going on and I was dropped into the middle of it – like someone who didn’t know how to swim being dropped in the deep end of the pool. But the writing is solid, and I pressed on, hoping that the book would live up to the promise made on the beautiful cover.

And boy, did it. It’s not long before we are introduced to the incredibly honorable and loveable pirate captain, Nate Sutton. Swoonworthy like Gerard Butler, his self-sacrificing mannerisms endear him to the reader long before Ilka even becomes aware of her own feelings. The author deserves the title of “Champion of the Anti-hero.” The book became a fast-paced, easy read, and I found myself immersed in a fantasy world… Continue reading

Cover Reveal!!! Maybe This Time by Chantal Fernando V””V

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Maybe This Time by Chantal Fernando

COMING DECEMBER 2013

Blurb

Moving in with my half-brother Xander, I had no idea what to expect.
But nothing could have prepared me for this.
My brother’s friends are wild, protective, secretive, always around.
And drop dead gorgeous.
Out of all of them, there’s something about Reid Knox.
Brooding, temperamental, guarded…
And I want him more than anything I have ever wanted in my life.

 

Industrian Revolution (The Chronologies of Gyre:The Gregorian Part One) by Tony Rand Scott (Review By Jaime C)

***Review By  Jaime C For The Nerd Girl Page ***

*This book was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.*

A very creative and intriguing read. Gyre is a civilization run by steam-powered robots. These aren’t your typical robots. They are much like humans, with personalities and reasoning. Tony Rand Scott has built a truly unique world that pulls you in and captivates you from the start. I really enjoyed the writing style and the story itself. I would categorize it as sci Fi with a dystopian twist. This is the first book of its kind that kept my attention.

The robots are divided into two factions, the maintenance and repair robots, and the higher form whose task it is to introduce technology to the lower form of biological races. Any kind of human emulation is frowned upon and forbidden. However, after many centuries, some robots have different ideas. Malthusian wants the human race wiped out, but faces opposition from The Gregorian and other factions.

 

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A Legacy of Light by Daniel Arenson (Review By Cianna)

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*Review By Cianna From The Nerd Girl Page**

**I was given a copy of this book, by the author, in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own and not influenced by this gesture**

 

Blurb:

“We live in a time of darkness. Requiem lies cloaked in shadows. Tonight we say: We will fight. We will keep our light blazing.”

A Legacy of Light (The Dragon War, Book One) — a new fantasy trilogy for fans of A Game of Thrones and The Lord of the Rings

The people of Requiem, an ancient kingdom, can grow wings and scales, breathe fire, and take flight as dragons. For years, Requiem’s holy stars have blessed the kingdom with light and magic. But now a darkness falls.

General Cadigus, traitor to the crown, has captured the throne. Bloodthirsty and cruel, he rules with an iron fist. He crushes his own people under his heel. He burns all foreign lands. The noble kingdom of Requiem fades; a dark empire rises.

In the wilderness, a small light kindles. Rebellion brews. The rebels are haggard, outnumbered, and desperate. They hide in forests and ruins. They fight for the memory of Old Requiem, for a… Continue reading

Adam, Enough Said (This Can’t Be Happening #3) by Lynda LeeAnne (Review By Tara)

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***Review From Tara For The Nerd Girl Page***

**This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review**

Synopsis:

Our past was painful and a lot of mistakes were made, but that was then – this is now.
Mia wants a fight? I’ll give her one.
She wants to leave me? I’ll make her stay.
This is our future. She belongs to me.

Our past wasn’t just painful, it was soul-shattering, and no amount of time will change that.
Adam wants a fight? Bring it.
He won’t let me leave? I’ll make him pay.
This is my future. I don’t belong to him.

Follow Adam and Mia’s journey through the deliciously dysfunctional madness they like to call…marriage.

Author’s note: This is the third book in the This Can’t be Happening Series, but it can be read as a stand-alone.

Author’s warning: Mature content, lots of cussing (as in, A LOT), a five-foot-three, redheaded, terror of a woman and a sexy, possessive, crazy, hot alpha cop.

 

My Review:

WOW! I don’t know where to start!

I was only introduced to this series this week, thanks to the Nerd Girl team… And I so wish I had discovered it… Continue reading

The Witches of Aba Nam Book 1: The Orb by Ross G. Homer (Review By Amber)

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***Review From Nerd Girl Amber***

**Given a copy book from the author in exchange for an honest review**

Let me start off by giving a standing ovation to the author! It is not every day that you find an author that can articulate so much detail and description into their books AND still be able to keep your attention throughout the book. Ross G. Homer certainly is one of those authors. BRAVO!! It is also not often that my husband is intrigued by a book either. He rarely reads (unless it is a newspaper or magazine) and he too was completely taken away by this book! So again BRAVO!!

I can honestly say that when it comes to this type of genre, I often get bored if the story is not an attention grabber. NOT once did I become bored with this book. It was definitely a page turner. I could not seem to pry myself away from this book until it was finished. These characters and this particular story were so captivating and magical. I loved how the attention to detail in this book not only painted a very vivid picture in my mind of this world, but also… Continue reading

How to be a Goddess by Sarah Nestler (Review By Gladys)

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Book Synopsis:

As Katla races her long time best friend Riley to class, she runs into an odd man in a black cloak. When she wakes up from the impact of the hard hallway floor, she finds herself in a different world—the underworld.

Katla soon finds out who the odd man is.  He’s Hades… god of the underworld, god of the dead. Katla’s been turned from a normal teenager into an ice goddess; life as she knows it has changed forever. When she thinks it can’t get any worse, she meets Apollo and they have an instant connection. It’s not until she learns Apollo is actually Riley that she realizes why!

With the help of her best friend, Katla learns How to Be a Goddess, and it isn’t as bad as it seems.

Gladys #XOXOtheNerdGirlOfficial Review:

*****This book was provided by the author for an honest review*****

I was amazed first of all that this was written by a 13 year old.  I wish when I was 13 that I was so brave that I took the poems I wrote and got them published, but that is neither here nor there.  This novel was a well written… Continue reading

Beyond Dusk: Anne (The House of Crimson and Clover) by Sarah M. Cradit ARC (Set of 3 Reviews)

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COMING SOON!!!!!

 

**Review Of ARC By Amber, Cianna and Shelby For The Nerd Girl Page**
***ARCs received in exchange for honest reviews***

Synopsis:

Following the death of her dominating mother, Anne Fontaine decides to leave the bayou to reconnect with her estranged half-sister, Adrienne Deschanel. Her hope is to forge a relationship with Adrienne that was not possible when her mother was alive. Secretly, she also hopes to find out if her extraordinary supernatural talents are shared by anyone else.

When Nicolas Deschanel gets wind of Anne’s presence, he suspects that she is one of many con artists after his sister’s money. Not knowing that her story is true, he engages in a game of cat-and-mouse with her, deciding to have a little fun.

Eventually, circumstances find both of them back at the Deschanel family seat, Ophélie, where secrets and stories come to life

 

AMBER’s REVIEW

** I received an ARC of this book, in exchange for an honest review **


 This quaint little story is very attention grabbing! While reading it, I completely forgot it was a short read. I was so lost in the story that once I had reached the end, I was craving… Continue reading

Darkest Dawn RELEASE DAY BLITZ!!!!! V””V

 

The day has finally arrived…welcome everyone to Darkest Dawn and the darkness…
 
 
 
 
Book – Darkest
Dawn – Book Two in The Jessica Dawn Series
Author – E.I
Jennings
Genre
Paranormal Erotica
Release
Date
– 31st August 2013
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Book Synopsis
The Darkest Days are finally upon us and the Daughters of
Eve shall rise again.
Jess sacrificed herself for the people she loved but she now
has to pay the consequences for her actions because something dark is coming
and it is heading straight for her. She really did not think her life could get
any more complicated but when another tall dark stranger walks back into her
life she realises she has a decision to make. All she wants is for everyone to
leave her alone and let her live the life she thought she once had but things
are getting out of control fast. The love she has for Reuban can only ground
her for so long and her anger is beginning to spiral out of control. If she
tells him how she really feels she could lose… Continue reading

The Underlighters by Michelle Browne Release Blitz!!! Review PLUS Giveaway!!! V””V

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AVAILABLE NOW!!!!

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Blurb

Nightmares are bleeding into her waking world. Children are going missing. To save them, she must overcome her wreck of a personal life and a closet full of skeletons. She doesn’t know whether the horrors in the shadows are real…or if she is going mad.

18-year-old Janelle Cohen is an electrician in an underground city. The world above has been swallowed by mind-destroying Dust. Her small life changes forever when a dragon attacks her on the way home from work.

Her friends worry that she has the Fever, Dust-induced insanity. A terrifying trip to the surface of the world, the ancient and abandoned Up, deepens the nightmare. With no world left above, she and the other Crows cannot afford to fail…

Review From Cianna From The Nerd Girl Page

**Book Given In Exchange For An Honest Review**

So in all honesty, I got a slow start on this book, which might’ve been due to my own hectic brain, but though the book started slow for me, I’m incredibly glad I finished this book. I adore The Underlighters. This book takes City of Ember, increases the age,… Continue reading

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