ARC August: The Reading List

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I'm sure we all know by now that I am horrible at readathons. I try to bite off way more than I can possibly chew (or read) and end up getting not a whole lot chewed (or read) (see also: Why does my desire to read seem to decline when it's summer?!). Yet here I am, signing up for another readathon. But hey, practice makes perfect, and I need to tell and teach myself that yes, Rachel, you CAN read x amount of books in a month and be successful at a readathon. And also, I have many ARCS that need to be read.

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Review: Prey by Stephen Cole

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Title: Prey
Author: Stephen Cole
Publisher: Razorbill
Publishing Date: March 17, 2005
Pages/Format: 272, Paperback
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Tom wants nothing more than to be a normal person again. He and Kate have escaped Kate's werewolf mother--for now. They've come all the way to New York, searching for the man they hope can cure Tom.

But the city is no safe haven. Something is stalking the streets, preying on the vulnerable, the street kids--kids like Tom and Kate...

Book in One Word: Good!
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Be Our Tattooed Guest: Jody Casella + A Footprint

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Welcome to Be Our Tattooed Guest, an original feature here on Beauty and the Bookshelf! This feature is all about tattoos of the literary, poetic, and bookish variety, and people showing them off! To learn more about Be Our Tattooed Guest, please go here.

Today's tattooed guest doesn't just have a bookish tattoo--she writes books! Maybe you've heard of her? Or read Thin Space?
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Turning Pages and Standing Up with Books For A Cause

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Here's the quickest post intro I've ever done (because one isn't really needed): Please welcome Heather from Turning Pages as she talks about "a project from [her] heart!"

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Summer Author Blitz: Kim O'Brien

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Welcome to my stop on the Summer Author Promo Blitz tour! Today I'm hosting Kim O'Brien, whose new YA novel Bone Deep releases with Spencer Hill Press in March 2015! And to tell you all about the book, there's a great interview that you won't want to miss!

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Waiting on Wednesday (92)

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Waiting on Wednesday
is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
 that showcases upcoming releases 
that people are very much anticipating.

So yeah, I'll have an interview with this author on the blog in September, but that's not why I'm waiting on this book. First off, COOL COVER. And secondly, this sounds similar to The Village and it may be kind of cultish and it's set in the past and I like a creepy-sounding story, so I'm in!
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Top Ten Tuesday (92)

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

This Tuesday's theme is...

Top Ten Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island
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Be Our Tattooed Guest: Amir + Turning the Pages

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Welcome to Be Our Tattooed Guest, an original feature here on Beauty and the Bookshelf! This feature is all about tattoos of the literary, poetic, and bookish variety, and people showing them off! To learn more about Be Our Tattooed Guest, please go here.

Today's guest has a tattoo that reminds us to just keep reading...
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Waiting on Wednesday (91)

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Waiting on Wednesday
is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
 that showcases upcoming releases 
that people are very much anticipating.

This book has a cool setting, ZOOLOGY, and a freaking SILVER LION. (Also, I was a fan of this author's debut novel. So I'm excited!)
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Top Ten Tuesday (91)

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

This Tuesday's theme is...

Top Ten Favorite 
Underrated Animated Movies
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