Archive for Iulie, 2012

Nu ratati Jurnalele lui Stefan – Spintecatorul cu Revista Bravo

Avand la baza serialul de televiziune de mare succs inspirat de seria de romane semnate de L.J Smith , Jurnalele lui Stefan dezvaluie adevarul despre ceea ce s-a intamplat in realitate intre Stefan , Damon si Katherine … si cum a debutat triunghiul amoros din Jurnalele Vampirilor .

Suntem in anul 1888 si aerul Londrei e incarcat de mirosul sangelui . Stefan Salvatore crede ca va putea sa scape de trecutul violent , stabilindu-se intr-o pasnica regiune rurala din Anglia , dar cand un criminal atroce care-si spune Jack Spintecatorul iese la iveala , Stefan incepe sa se teama ca trecutul il va urmari vesnic .

Pornind pe urma ucigasului , Stefan se asteapta la tot ce poate fi mai rau : si anume ca autorul crimelor este un vampir . Cu cat afla mai multe , cu atat devine mai sigur de faptul ca asasinul este cineva apropiat lui … si ca nu va putea niciodata sa fuga indeajuns de departe de trecutul care il bantuie .


Serii din strainatate 5

The Opposite of Hallelujah by Anna Jarzab

Caro Mitchell considers herself an only child—and she likes it that way. After all, her much older sister, Hannah, left home eight years ago, and Caro barely remembers her. So when Caro’s parents drop the bombshell news that Hannah is returning to live with them, Caro feels as if an interloper is crashing her family. To her, Hannah’s a total stranger, someone who haunts their home with her meek and withdrawn presence, and who refuses to talk about her life and why she went away. Caro can’t understand why her parents cut her sister so much slack, and why they’re not pushing for answers.

Unable to understand Hannah, Caro resorts to telling lies about her mysterious reappearance. But when those lies alienate Caro’s new boyfriend and put her on the outs with her friends and her parents, she seeks solace from an unexpected source. And when she unearths a clue about Hannah’s past—one that could save Hannah from the dark secret that possesses her—Caro begins to see her sister in a whole new light.

The Apothecary’s Daughter by Julie Klassen

LILLY HASWELL REMEMBERS EVERYTHING – WHETHER SHE WANTS TO, OR NOT …

As Lilly toils in her father’s apothecary shop, preparing herbs and remedies by rote, she is haunted by memories of her mother’s disappearance. Villagers whisper the tale, but her father refuses to discuss it. All the while, she dreams of the world beyond – of travel and adventure and romance.

When a relative offers to host her in London, Lilly discovers the pleasures and pitfalls of fashionable society and suitors, as well as clues about her mother. But will Lilly find what she is searching for – the truth of the past and a love for the future?

House of Shadows by Rachel Neumeier

Orphaned, two sisters are left to find their own fortunes.

Sweet and proper, Karah’s future seems secure at a glamorous Flower House. She could be pampered for the rest of her life… if she agrees to play their game.

Nemienne, neither sweet nor proper, has fewer choices. Left with no alternative, she accepts a mysterious mage’s offer of an apprenticeship. Agreeing means a home and survival, but can Nemienne trust the mage?

With the arrival of a foreign bard into the quiet city, dangerous secrets are unearthed, and both sisters find themselves at the center of a plot that threatens not only to upset their newly found lives, but also to destroy their kingdom.

Ordinary Magic by Caitlen Rubino-Bradway

In Abby’s world, magic isn’t anything special: it’s a part of everyday life. So when Abby learns that she has zero magical abilities, she’s branded an “Ord”—ordinary, bad luck, and quite possibly a danger to society.

The outlook for kids like Abby isn’t bright. Many are cast out by their families, while others are sold to treasure hunters (ordinary kids are impervious to spells and enchantments). Luckily for Abby, her family enrolls her in a school that teaches ordinary kids how to get around in a magical world.

But with treasure-hunting kidnappers and carnivorous goblins lurking around every corner, Abby’s biggest problem may not be learning how to be ordinary—it’s whether or not she’s going to survive the school year!

Lonely Souls The Witch Avenue Series 1 by Karice Bolton

It’s two weeks before Triss turns 18, and her world is about to change into the most magical one imaginable as she readies herself to enter The Witch Avenue Order… that is until her mother’s disappearance. Instead of celebrating her transformation, she finds herself spreading rose petals into her mother’s empty grave.

When Logan, her best friend from junior high, moves back to town for college, he vows to help her find the answers she so desperately seeks surrounding her mother’s disappearance. As they begin uncovering clues, it becomes apparent that the life of white magic they both grew up loving is not what the majority practices, and their lives are in danger.

With a haunting feeling that her mother may still be alive, she begins to hear a call to the wilderness. Triss realizes that in order to find the answers she needs, she must learn the ways of her ancestors and become the hunter, not the hunted before it’s too late, and she becomes part of the lonely souls.

 


Giveaway Cicada

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Autoarea Cicada a pregatit o surpriza bloggerilor din Romania si Croatia . Completand Rafflecopter’ul aveti sansa de a castiga o copie a cartii ei , semnata .

Vor fi 2 castigatori . Concursul se incheie peste 34 de zile .

Mult succes tuturor !

PS : Pentru cei care nu stiu cartea , rescriu aici descrierea acesteia si coperta !

Perioada verii pentru Blair Reynolds si prietenii ei mereu a fost una fara griji si plina de distractii …. asta pana cand in vara in care s-a intamplat ceva ciudat , ceva neomenesc . Ei se aliaza pentru a lupta pentru vietile lor . Adevarata iubire a lui Blair devine ceva mai mult decat umana , ceva nenatural . Supravietuirea lor depinde in totalitate de abilitatea lor de a tine un secret .


Serii din strainatate 4

The Taker The Taker trilogy 1 by Alma Katsu

True love can last an eternity… but immortality comes at a price…

On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening of frostbite and the occasional domestic dispute. But the minute Lanore McIlvrae—Lanny—walks into his ER, she changes his life forever. A mysterious woman with a past and plenty of dark secrets, Lanny is unlike anyone Luke has ever met. He is inexplicably drawn to her, despite the fact that she is a murder suspect with a police escort. And as she begins to tell her story, a story of enduring love and consummate betrayal that transcends time and mortality, Luke finds himself utterly captivated.

Her impassioned account begins at the turn of the nineteenth century in the same small town of St. Andrew, Maine, back when it was a Puritan settlement. Consumed as a child by her love for the son of the town’s founder, Lanny will do anything to be with him forever. But the price she pays is steep—an immortal bond that chains her to a terrible fate for all eternity. And now, two centuries later, the key to her healing and her salvation lies with Dr. Luke Findley.

Part historical novel, part supernatural page-turner, The Taker is an unforgettable tale about the power of unrequited love not only to elevate and sustain, but also to blind and ultimately destroy, and how each of us is responsible for finding our own path to redemption.

The Willows: Haven The Willows 1 by Hope CollierWhen tragedy strikes, seventeen year-old Ashton Blake sets out on a cross-country road trip, leaving the comforts of Malibu for the mountains of Kentucky. Along the way, she encounters Gabe Willoughby—the mysterious drifter with eyes like the sea and a knowing smile. Getting to know Gabe raises questions about her past. But no secret can be buried forever, and Ashton soon finds herself in a world where water is air and myth becomes reality.

Just as Ashton comes to accept her newfound heritage, she’s summoned to fulfill a treaty laid down centuries before — a treaty that will divide her love and test her loyalty. In the end, her future isn’t her biggest concern, her humanity is. To run may mean war, but is she strong enough to stay?

The Faerie Ring series by Kiki Hamilton

The Faerie Ring

Debut novelist Kiki Hamilton takes readers from the gritty slums and glittering ballrooms of Victorian London to the beguiling but menacing Otherworld of the Fey in this spellbinding tale of romance, suspense, and danger.
The year is 1871, and Tiki has been making a home for herself and her family of orphans in a deserted hideaway adjoining Charing Cross Station in central London. Their only means of survival is by picking pockets. One December night, Tiki steals a ring, and sets off a chain of events that could lead to all-out war with the Fey. For the ring belongs to Queen Victoria, and it binds the rulers of England and the realm of Faerie to peace. With the ring missing, a rebel group of faeries hopes to break the treaty with dark magic and blood—Tiki’s blood.
Unbeknownst to Tiki, she is being watched—and protected—by Rieker, a fellow thief who suspects she is involved in the disappearance of the ring. Rieker has secrets of his own, and Tiki is not all that she appears to be. Her very existence haunts Prince Leopold, the Queen’s son, who is driven to know more about the mysterious mark that encircles her wrist.
Prince, pauper, and thief—all must work together to secure the treaty…

The Torn Wing

A bloody escape, a deadly threat, a shocking revelation…

Tiki’s greatest fear suddenly becomes all too real: the fey have returned to London seeking revenge. As war escalates in the Otherworld, Queen Victoria’s youngest son, Prince Leopold, is attacked.

In order to protect her family and those she loves, Tiki needs to know the meaning of an fáinne sí, the birthmark that winds around her wrist. But will she be brave enough to face the truth .

 

The Guardian’s Wildchild

Sidney Davenport is known as Wildchild to her Guardian mentor,Greystone . She rebels against rules. Wildchild is gifted in the paranormal, but carefully conceals her powers from the world. Even in the crises that threaten her life, she refuses to use her powers of telepathy, telekinesis, space/time travel. If her enemies discovered the truth of who she is, her Guardian people would be destroyed. She calls upon her spirit guides, Seamus and Celeste, to guide her through a mine field of the insane – Madame and Captain Butchart.


Sidney leaves her home on Hawk’s Island to help the underground stop two people who are about to cause worldwide madness. Unskilled in esponage, she is arrested and sentanced to death. But, God help Sidney, she can’t deny her attraction to the man who has orders to perform her execution – the tall, dark eyed Captain Waterhouse. He’s meticulous, disciplined and lives by the strict rules expected of an officer of the American navy.

Captain Waterhouse is about to scrap his higher morals to bust out of his hell. When a female prisoner is delivered to his ship, he has no idea she is capable of turning his disciplined life into a storm of unimaginable experiences. His prisoner’s enemies, he discovers, are also the ones who hold his life in the palm of their hands.

Through stunning imagery, an intricate and adventurous plot, and a strong cast of characters, Feather Stone gives readers a fast paced story woven with murder and magic.


UnEnchanted An Unfortunate Fairy Tale 1 by Chanda Hahn

Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated, that is until she saves her crush’s life on a field trip, changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight. But with her newfound fame brings misfortune as an old family curse come to light. For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale business. Which includes trying to outwit a powerful Story from making her its next fairytale victim.

To break the fairy tale curse on her family and stop these deadly events, Mina must finish the tales until the very Grimm end.

 


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Interviu cu Jennifer Armentrout , autoarea Obsidian

1.Buna Jennifer ! Ne poti spune ceva despre tine si despre cartea ta “ Obsidian “ ?
Descrierea cartii este cea mai buna explicatie pe care v-o pot oferi , deci :

A lua totul de la inceput este ingrozitor .
Cand ne-am mutat in Virginia de Vest cu un an inainte de ultimul an de liceu . M-am resemnat in a ma obisnuit cu accentul gros , la conexiunea proasta de internet . Treburile pareau sa mearga mai bine .
A fost pana cand a deschis gura .
Daemon este enervant , arogant ,  vrednic de o lovitura a cutitului . Nu ne intelegem . Deloc . Dar cand am fost atacata de un strain , Daemon doar printr-o fluturare a mainii ingheata timpul , pe bune . Deci , ceva … neasteptat are loc .
Extraterestrul atragator care locuieste alaturi , m-a marcat .
M-ati auzit bine . Extraterestru . Se pare ca Daemon si sora lui au o intrega galaxie de dusmani care vor sa ii fure abilitatile , iar atingerea lui Daemon m-a facut sa luminez ca luminile din Vegas . Singura cale prin care pot supravietui este sa fiu lipita de Daemon pana cand va pali stralucirea mea extraterestra .
Daca nu il omor eu prima . Asta e .

2. Cand ai decis ca doresti sa devii scriitoare ?

O sa va sune a cliseu , dar intotdeauna mi-am dorit sa devin o scriitoare . A fost unul dintre marile mele vise de cand am fost copil . Am scris primul meu roman cand aveam 13-14 ani . A fost destul de prost .


3. De unde iti vine inspiratia pentru romanele tale ? ( asta daca nu este secret ) Te-ai regasit vreodata in personajele tale ?

Cunosc o gramada de autori care au niste povesti care ii inspira senzationale , de asemenea in cazul altora cunosc motivele pentru care scriu . Motivul pentru care scriu este foarte simplu – 2 motive . Unu dintre ele este plictiseala , ma plictisesc foarte usor , asa ca scrisul a fost dintotdeauna o cale prin care sa imi ocup timpul . Deci scriu pentru a-mi indeparta plictiseala . Cel de-al doilea motiv este : Ador sa impart cu cititorii ce am scris .

4. Te regasesti in vreun personaj al cartilor tale ?

Eu nu cred , dar oamenii care ma cunosc considera ca am personalitatea lui Alex din seria Covenant . Uneori pot fi foarte usor distrasa , exact asa cum este Alex .
5. Iti aduci aminte prima carte citita ?

Prima carte pe care am citit-o ? Ah , chiar nu stiu . Probabil una cu o groaza de imagini , dar iti pot spune ca una din cartile mele preferate , cand am crescut a fost The Lifeguard de Ritchie Cusick.

6. Ai vreo carte favorita ?      

Pe langa The Lifeguard , sunt un mare fan al seriei Soul Screamers , de asemenea si a seriei Demon Trapper’s Daughter , Sweet Evil si Black Dagger Brotherhood . Am numit cateva dintre ele .

7. Daca ai fi pe cale de a pleca intr-o calatorie ce carte ai lua cu tine ?


Black Dagger Brotherhood . As fi in stare sa o citesc si sa o recitesc la nesfarsit .
8. Spune-mi un lucru pe care l-ai schimba la oamenii din ziua noastra .

Ce mi-ar placea sa schimb la oameni ? Mi-ar placea ca mai multa lume sa citeasca .

9 . Ai vreun moment din viata care ti-ar placea sa il retraiesti ?

Da . Momentul cand am fost intr-un tur , in iunie , cu Pepe si Sztella ( modele care apar pe copertile seriei Lux ) , a fost unul dintre cele mai amuzante momente din viata . Mi-ar placea sa il retraiesc !           

10 . Ai vreun mesaj pentru cititorii romani ?

Sper ca voua sa va placa Obsidian asa de mult cum mi-a placut si mie sa il scriu  ! Sunt foarte fericita ca voi avea oportunitatea de a-l imparti cu cititori romani !

  Thank you Jennifer !

You gave us some lovely answers !