Blog Tour: Fire in the Woods by Jennifer M. Eaton

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Hello, extraterrestrial earthlings! Welcome to Earth--er, I mean my stop on the blog tour for Fire in the Woods by Jennifer M. Eaton! This book seems to be kind of like the television show Star-Crossed, which I really liked. So today Jennifer is here with a very fun guest post, and I'll be telling you all about the book and where you can find its creator (online, not in person), and there's a giveaway! Take a break from gazing at the stars (I don't think someone is actually going to fall from the sky) and see what Fire in the Woods is all about (hint: that's where someone falls from the sky)!

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Blog Tour: Predator by Janice Gable Bashman

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Hello, were-readers! Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Predator by Janice Gable Bashman! I was very interested in Predator when I first heard about it because it has one of my favorite things: werewolves. Today Janice will be telling us some crazy things related to the shapeshifters, plus I'll tell you all about the book and where you can hunt find Janice, and there's a giveaway. But first, let us pause for a moment to howl at the moon out of joy (you know you want to).

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Song as Old as Rhyme: Favorite Live Tracks

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It's been a VERY LONG TIME since I shared some music recommendations with you guys, and that's ridiculous, because I listen to music ALL THE TIME. And really, we all love music, don't we? GOOD. So today I'm going to share some YouTube of live performances that I REALLY LIKE with you--not necessarily for the performance itself (unless noted), but because of the sound or version of the song. Let me know what ones you like and what life performances are your favorites!
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Be Our Tattooed Guest: Breenah + The Lowly Worm

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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.

Ooh, today's tattoo is a certain little creature you may remember from your childhood!
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Review: The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas

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Title: The Assassin's Blade
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Blooms-bury USA Childrens
Publishing Date: March 4, 2014
Pages/Format: 435, Hardcover
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Discover where Celaena Sarthodien's thrilling saga began. 

Celaena Sarthodien is her kingdom's most feared assassin. Though she works for the powerful and ruthless Assassin's Guild, she yields for no one and trusts only her fellow killer for hire, Sam.

When Celaena's scheming master, Arobynn Hamel, dispatches her on missions that take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, she finds herself acting independently of his wishes--and questioning her own allegiance. Along the way, she discovers friends and enemies alike, and discovers that she feels far more for Sam than just friendship. But by defying Arobynn's orders, Celaena riskes unimaginable punishment, and with Sam by her side, he is in danger, too. They will have to risk it all if they hope to escape Arobynn's clutches--and if they fail, they'll lose not just a chance at freedom, but their lives....

A prequel to Throne of Glass, this collection of five novellas offers readers a deeper look into the history of this cunning assassin and her enthralling--and deadly--world.


Book in One Word: GOOOD.
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Waiting on Wednesday (100)

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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.

When I first heard about this book I don't think I knew it was inspired by one of my favorite tales--Beauty and the Beast. As I'm sure you know, I freaking love Beauty and the Beast. So now I NEED this book!
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Top Ten Tuesday (100)

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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 Authors Whose

Books I Need to 

Read More Of
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Review: Hook's Revenge by Heidi Schulz

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Title: Hook's Revenge
Author: Heidi Schulz
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Publishing Date: September 16, 2014
Pages/Format: 304, eARC
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Captain Hook's feisty daughter hits the high seas to avenge her father's death at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile in Heidi Schulz's spirited middle-grade debut.

Twelve-year-old Jocelyn dreams of becoming every bit as daring as her infamous father, Captain James Hook. Her grandfather, on the other hand, intends to see her starched and pressed into a fine society lady. When she's sent to Miss Eliza Crumb-Biddlecomb's Finishing School for Young Ladies, Jocelyn's hopes of following in her father's fearsome footsteps are lost in a heap of dance lessons, white gloves, and way too much pink.

So when Jocelyn receives a letter from her father challenging her to avenge his untimely demise at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile, she doesn't hesitate-here at last is the adventure she has been waiting for. But Jocelyn finds that being a pirate is a bit more difficult than she'd bargained for. As if attempting to defeat the Neverland's most fearsome beast isn't enough to deal with, she's tasked with captaining a crew of woefully untrained pirates, outwitting cannibals wild for English cuisine, and rescuing her best friend from a certain pack of lost children, not to mention that pesky Peter Pan who keeps barging in uninvited.

The crocodile's clock is always ticking in Heidi Schulz's debut novel, a story told by an irascible narrator who is both dazzlingly witty and sharp as a sword. Will Jocelyn find the courage to beat the incessant monster before time runs out?


Book in One Word: Swashbuckling!
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Be Our Tattooed Guest: Stacee + Edgar Sugar Poe

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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.

Remember that guy who asked us how a raven is like a desk but never gave us the answer? I don't have it either. But I do have a tattooed guest who just happens to have gotten a tattoo of said guy!
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Waiting on Wednesday (99)

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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.

PRETTY COVER PRETTY COVER PREEETTY COVEEERRR.
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