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Great Deal - Shater me by Tahereh Mafi

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Great unique deal on Barnes&Noble: Hardcover of Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi at only $9.89 
Buy it here:  Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

 Overview:
"You can't touch me," I whisper.
I'm lying, is what I don't tell him.
He can touch me, is what I'll never tell him.
But things happen when people touch me.
Strange things.
Bad things.
No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon.
But Juliette has plans on her own.
After a lifetime without freedom, she's finally discovering a strength to fight back for the very first time—and to find a future with the one boy she thought she'd lost forever.

Zombies Here, There, Everywhere

Sunday, November 27, 2011

So I was recently watching a zombie Tv-Show, nothing is better than seeing brains flying around a room at 4 a.m. Yes there was a lot of blood but I thought I should try something new around this area. So here it is. What I've seen? An episode of:

Dead Set
 
          During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House.

This one is a tv mini-series and it has a total of 5 episode. I found it ok and it reminded me a little of The walking Dead.




So here you have a trailer, don't be fooled, the actual show is better than it shows the trailer:

The walking Dead

          Waking up in an empty hospital after weeks in a coma, County Sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) finds himself utterly alone. The world as he knows it is gone, ravaged by a zombie epidemic. The Walking Dead tells the story of the weeks and months that follow after the apocalypse. Based on Robert Kirkman's hugely successful and popular comic book series, AMC's The Walking Dead is an epic, edge-of-your-seat drama where personal struggles are magnified against a backdrop of moment-to-moment survival. A survivalist story at its core, the series explores how the living are changed by the overwhelming realization that those who survive can be far more dangerous than the mindless walkers roaming the earth. They themselves have become the walking dead.


Trailer:


Zombie Movies:




FaceBook Game: The Vampire Diaries: Get Sucked In

Sunday, November 20, 2011
          I was just Google-ing  for stuff and I found this small little game. I just started playing it and I already reached level 2. Let me tell you what is about. So you have all these characters in the Mystic Falls forest that are asking you to find some objects in the fog. Not really impressed until now, but I just started it so there must be more.
          Here is an example of the Daily Bonus, brought  to you by Damon.


Enter Here to Play It and Enjoy!!!

Stefan's Diaries: The Ripper Available Now

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

           Today was the release date of the fourth novel from the Stefan's Diaries Series and I am more than happy since I have the first 3 novels and loved them and because of the present title. If you still don't know what this is about, here you have the plot:

          Twenty years have passed since Stefan Salvatore last saw his brother, Damon. Now, living in a remote town in England, far away from the haunting memories of Mystic Falls, Stefan is finally able to start over. But when news from London reaches Stefan of a brutal killer on the loose, who goes by Jack the Ripper, Stefan suspects that the murders are the work of a vampire…his brother.
          Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the fourth book in the Stefan’s Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face new loves, old treacheries, and unimaginable threats. Fans of the Vampire Diaries series and the hit television show won’t be able to put the latest Salvatore adventure down.
BTW...I just love the cover, Stefan looks so evil. (^_^)

Where to buy the Stefan's Diaries books:

Stefan's Diaries: Origins
Stefan's Diaries: Bloodlust
Stefan's Diaries: The Craving
Stefan's Diaries: The Ripper
Stefan's Diaries: The Asylum
Stefan's Diaries: The Compelled

L.J. Smith's "Night of the Solstice" and "Heart of Valour"

Monday, November 07, 2011
           Leaving aside L.J. Smith's Vampire Diaries and Secret Circle I wanted to show you two other titles by this author. I found them on BookDepositoy while browsing for deals (because I'm a deal hunter) and I fell in love with the covers of these books:

Night of the Solstice by L. J. Smith


           When Claudia Hodges-Bradley meets a fox, she knows it will be an extraordinary day. Not just any fox, this vixen is the magical familiar of the sorceress Morgana Shee. For years, Morgana has guarded the solitary gate between Earth and the Wildworld, a shimmering parallel universe where legends still live. She alone holds the secret of the mirrors that serve as the last surviving passage to enchantment. But Morgana has been betrayed and imprisoned in the Wildworld, and the fox is determined to recruit Claudia and her siblings for the rescue mission. Armed only with courage and determination, Alys, Charles, Jane and Claudia must save Morgana before the winter solstice, when evil sorcerer Cadel Forge plans to escape the Wildworld and conquer Earth. And with December 21st only 2 weeks away, there is no time to lose...




Heart of Valour by L. J. Smith


           More than a year and a half has passed since Alys, Claudia, Jane and Charles helped to free the great sorceress, Morgana Shee, from imprisonment and close the passage between the Stillworld and the Wildworld. But when an earthquake hits California and continues to shake with lingering aftershocks, the Hodges-Bradley children begin to suspect this was no ordinary quake, and that the passage seal between the worlds may no longer be stable. With their parents overseas and Morgana travelling north to find the epicentre of the quake the children are left on their own. But peril lurks around every corner, and strange happenings in their home town force them on journey that will test their skills to the very limit. It seems that Morgana's archrival, Thia Pendriel, has stolen the Forgotten Gem, the Heart of Valour, and is waiting to spring her trap...





          Oh and BTW, told you I am a deal hunter and here is the deal. You can buy Night of the Solstice by L. J. Smith with $4.59 and Heart of Valour by L. J. Smith with $4.60. Just click on the titles or on the photos. 
Just in case...Happy Reading!!!

November Premieres on TV

Sunday, November 06, 2011
Bones
Thursday, Nov. 3 / 9pm on FOX 

           We are actually talking about the release of the 7th Season and for those who are not familiar with the show, here is a little introduction (from IMDB):

 

A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hell on Wheels

  

Sunday, Nov. 6  /  10pm on AMC 

 

Set in the 1860s it centers on former confederate soldier Cullen Bohannan, whose quest for vengeance has led him to the Union Pacific Railroad's westward construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Hate My Teenage Daughter

  

Wednesday, Nov. 30  /  9:30pm on FOX

 

 

 A story of two life-long friends who realize their children have turned out to be the same type of unlikable bullies that made high school insufferable.

Team Human - Coming Soon!!!

Friday, November 04, 2011
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennanby
Release date: April/May 2012

"Friends don't let friends date vampires."

I haven't really found more info about the story, but just by it's cover and the little introduction on it I can tell that this would be a fun reading. And I sure hope that this will be a parody about romance between humans and vampires. (^_^)

Super-short describing of the book found on GoodReads:  
          A girl and a vampire fall madly in love... The girl's best friend is deeply unimpressed.


Great deal on BookDepository - Dark Desires Box Set

Friday, November 04, 2011
Buy The Book Now at The Book Depository, Free Delivery World Wide
          The price is great, only 8,91$ and the Box Set has five books(to go to the BookDepository link just click the Buy now button or on the picture):

Dark Secrets by Elizabeth Chandler
When Megan arrives at her grandmother's house she immediately feels that there is something curiously familiar about the place. She's been there in her dreams, or rather her nightmares, but still cannot place what exactly it is that gives her the creeps. All Megan wants to do is get through the visit without any drama, but as the house starts to reveal its secrets and the past comes to light, Megan finds herself caught up in a twisted love triangle with potentially fatal consequences. Don't Tell Lauren knows that by returning to the town where her mother "accidentally" drowned seven years ago, she'll be reliving one of her most haunting memories. When she arrives, she is propelled into a series of mysterious events that mimic the days leading up to her mother's death. Could it be that her mother's drowning wasn't an accident after all? And as the past unravels around her Lauren begins to wonder whether she might be next...


The Poison Garden by Sarah Singleton
 It is the 1850's, and a young boy, Thomas, leaves his family to be apprenticed to a pharmacist, at the behest of his dead grandmother. He also inherits a magical box from her, which provides him entry into a mysterious garden. But while visiting it, he sees a ghostly vision of his grandmother, who tells him she was poisoned, and warns him that he must find the person responsible, and save her precious garden. For she was one of five members of an arcane guild, each of whom cultivated an individual garden, mastering the art of poison, perfume and medicine. The guild members jostle for power as, one by one, they are murdered...can Thomas solve the mystery, before he in turn is threatened?



Tithe by Holly Black
 Do you believe in faeries? Not the soft, gentle kind, but the sinister, feral kind - the ones that wreak havoc on everything in their path...Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band, until an ominous attack forces them back to her childhood home. To the place where she used to see Faeries. They're still there. But Kaye's not a child anymore. This time she's dragged into the thick of their dangerous, frightening world. A realm where black horses dwell beneath the sea, desperate to drown you...where the sinister Thistlewitch divines dark futures...and where beautiful faerie knights are driven to perform acts of brutal depravity for the love of their uncaring queens. Once there, Kaye finds herself an unwilling pawn in an ancient power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms - a struggle that could end in her death...


The Demon's Lexicon by S.Rees Brennan

 Nick and his brother Alan are on the run with their mother, who was once the lover of a powerful magician. When she left him, she stole an important charm - and he will stop at nothing to reclaim it. Now Alan has been marked with the sign of death by the magician's demon, and only Nick can save him. But to do so he must face those he has fled from all his life - the magicians - and kill them. So the hunted becomes the hunter...but in saving his brother, Nick discovers something that will unravel his whole past...




Generation Dead by Dan Waters
 All over the tri-state area, something strange is happening. Teenagers who die aren't staying dead. They are coming back to life, but they come back different - they stutter and their reactions to everything are slower. Termed 'living impaired' or 'differently biotic', there are lots of conspiracy theories to explain this new phenomenon. But as their numbers keep on growing, so does the discomfort of the living people in the community. When Phoebe falls for Tommy Williams, her best friend and star of the football team, Adam, has conflicting emotions. And when Tommy decides to try out for the football team, it sets off a chain of events that escalates into deadly violence.

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