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Top Ten Tuesday (31) – Missed Releases

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Ten 2014 Releases I Wanted to Read but Didn’t Get To   Bry: This list is primarily of books that showed up for ARC review that I either missed, was declined for (usually territory rights), or that came in corrupt/unreadable files. There were so many books to read this past year, but these are the ones that slipped my grasp. 1. The French Executioner by C.C Humphreys: I got about 50% through this book before my ARC expired and wouldn’t progress… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday (30) – Anticipated Debuts

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Ten Most Anticipated Debuts of 2015   Bry: Man, I’m not sure! I haven’t heard of anything so far coming out this year that I’m over the moon about yet, but there is plenty of time for that. In the interim, here are the books currently on my ARC shelf, and their summaries. 1. Killers of the King: The Men who Dared to Execute Charles I by Charles Spencer: On August 18, 1648, with no relief from the siege in sight, the royalist garrison… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday (29) – Resolutions

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Ten Resolutions for 2015 – Blogging or Reading?   Bry: The end of the year really snuck up on me, what with not only the holiday season, but the fact that I had to have surgery at the same time. So, I feel as if my performance could definitely benefit from some resolutions! 1. Build a backlog! This is hugely important as I hate scrambling to make sure that I have a post ready for the week. I need to… Read more »

[Review] Kill the Dead by Richard Kadrey

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28 December
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Sandman Slim, aka Stark, is living the life of a half angel returned from hell who has gotten his revenge on the mage who sent him there. And now does he get to relax? No, now he gets to deal with a zombie apocalypse. But things are never this easy, there are secrets within secrets and hidden players acting behind the scenes. And to top it all off, he must play bodyguard to Lucifer. Now… I had to ask WHY the devil himself needs a bodyguard, but by the end it was starting to all make sense. The world continues… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday (28) – Christmas Books

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Ten Books I Want Santa To Bring   Bry: With my stack of books to read getting larger and my time getting shorter (this is a busy time of the year for personal trainers!), I didn’t ask for any books for Christmas. But if I had, these are the front runners I’d add to my list! 1. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo: Something about the summary of this book really caught my attention and fascinated me – is there really… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday (34) – Haven’t Read

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Ten Books I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read   Bry: I can’t really nail this down to any particular genre, so these are books in general that I really should have read by now. Overall, I haven’t gotten much reading done lately at all, due to surgery, recovery, holidays and then catching up on things. Get it together, girl. 1. Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch: Fry has been saying how great this book is for an extremely long time, and… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday (27)- New To Me Authors

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Time for another Top Ten Tuesday courtesy of The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2014  Bry: This was a great year for discovering new books! Most of the top books I read this year were from new-to-me authors, and I was very excited about it! 1. Elizabeth Loupas: Author of The Red Lily Crown, one of my favourite books of the year 2. M. R. Carey: Author of The Girl with All the Gifts, arguably the BEST book of the year 3. John Scalzi: Author of Redshirts and Lock-In, both of which were very interesting reads (reviews still to come) 4. Alana… Read more »

Top 10 Tuesday (26)- Next Year’s Books

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Time for another Top Ten Tuesday, courtesy of the Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward To In 2015       Bry: I’m going to have to do some looking for this one as I have no idea whats being published in 2015 yet! Onto Goodreads to see what I’ve clicked… 1. The Last Queen of India By Michelle Moran – I am fascinated by Indian history and this title captures my attention. 2. Lady of the Eternal City and the whole of the Empress of Rome series by Kate Quinn – these books have been on my list for a long time,… Read more »

[Manga Monday] Ashita no Ousama

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01 December
[Manga Monday] Ashita no Ousama

Hello everyone. I hope your Thanksgivings were wonderful and full of plentiful food (and for readers not in the States, I hope your weekend’s been great). Let’s start December off with another Manga Monday! Today we’re looking at another theatre and showbiz manga called Ashita no Ousama. Also called Tomorrow’s King, this manga comes from Yachi Emiko. It was published back in 2005 and has 10 volumes out in Japan, with translations available soon in America. Before we go to the plot, let’s look at the cover. On the first volume, we see the fresh and vibrant face of a pig-tailed young woman. This… Read more »

[Giveaway] The Twelve Days of a New Adult Giveaway Hop (US Shipping Only)

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Welcome to another great giveaway at Romancing the Laser Pistol. We are proud to be giving away an amazing prize pack including: paperback copy of Foreplay and a signed paperback copy of Stay With Me. These books are some of the many that we have enjoyed reading. This giveaway is part of the Twelve Days of New Adult Giveaway Hop hosted by Stuck In Books. Good luck to everyone and happy reading. a Rafflecopter giveaway Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list…