Giveaway: $35 at CSN Stores

Giveaway: $35 at CSN Stores

CSN Stores is offering a $35 one-time-use promotional code to my followers! This giveaway is open to Canadian and U.S. residents only. CSN Stores have tons of awesome products like stylish furniture, leather messenger bags, and great cookware. This code is valid at over 200 online stores! I don’t know about you, but I still […]

— Posted December 6, 2010 by Carmel / 68 Comments
In My Mailbox (3)

In My Mailbox (3)

Hosted by The Story SirenThis week I received my first ARC from NetGalley! I’m so excited to finally be able to count myself among the readers of eBooks. These books count towards my Book Buying Ban goal for December 2010. Lost Voices by Sarah PorterI’ve come across a number of mermaid books lately and admittedly, […]

— Posted December 5, 2010 by Carmel / 24 Comments
Review: My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent

Review: My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent

Title: My Soul to TakeAuthor: Rachel VincentPublisher: HarlequinRelease Date: 2009Pages: 384 From Amazon.caShe doesn’t see dead people, but… She senses when someone near her is about to die. And when that happens, a force beyond her control compels her to scream bloody murder. Literally. Kaylee just wants to enjoy having caught the attention of the […]

— Posted December 4, 2010 by Carmel / 5 Comments
Follow My Blog Friday & Book Blogger Hop (7)

Follow My Blog Friday & Book Blogger Hop (7)

This blogger hop was created by Jennifer at Crazy for Books.Follow my blog Friday was created by ParaJunkee’s View.It’s Friday already? LOL Where has the week gone? I’ve been slacking on my book reviews this week because my eyes still need tons of breaks after my Lasik eye surgery last week. But I am happy […]

— Posted December 3, 2010 by Carmel / 24 Comments
Contest: 150 Followers Giveaway Update

Contest: 150 Followers Giveaway Update

Well I’ve blown my 150 follower target out of the water! A big thank you to everyone who’s signed up and helped spread the word! There’s still time to get in if you haven’t yet. Currently, I’m at 249 followers with 273 entries and counting. This means that there will be TWO WINNERS and if […]

— Posted December 2, 2010 by Carmel / 3 Comments
Book Buying Ban: December 1-31, 2010 (1)

Book Buying Ban: December 1-31, 2010 (1)

Christmas is less than a month away. Crazy I know! As a result, I’m imposing a book buying band upon myself for the month of December (1-31). I recently splurged and bought a Kobo eReader so, to make up for my new toy I will be getting my books from places other than Amazon. I’m […]

— Posted December 1, 2010 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Horror & Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge 2011

Horror & Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge 2011

I’m signing up for my second challenge EVER! This one his hosted by Book Chick City. The rules are quite simple, in a nutshell you must read a minimum of 24 horror & urban fantasy books between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011. Be sure you click on the above challenge button for full […]

— Posted November 30, 2010 by Carmel / 1 Comment
Top Ten Tuesday: BFF Characters (6)

Top Ten Tuesday: BFF Characters (6)

Hosted by Jessi of The Broke and the Bookish This week’s topic: Top Ten Characters I Wish I Could Be BFF’s With! 1 Faythe Sanders from Rachel Vincent’s Shifters series. She’s just a great all around character. Always the first person to stand up for those she loves and never afraid to go the extra […]

— Posted November 30, 2010 by Carmel / 11 Comments
Review: On the Prowl by Karen MacInerney

Review: On the Prowl by Karen MacInerney

Title: On the ProwlAuthor: Karen MacInerneyPublisher: Ballantine BooksRelease Date: 2008Pages: 384 Talk about a bad-hair day! Sophie Garou is a master at taming her inner beast, which comes in handy since she’s a werewolf. With a big promotion at work and a supersexy boyfriend, Heath (whom she recently spotted leaving a jewelry store with a […]

— Posted November 29, 2010 by Carmel / 8 Comments
Award: The Versatile Blogger

Award: The Versatile Blogger

I’ve been given this award by three different bloggers this weekend. Wow! Thanks Mariya, Cyndi and Miranda for all the love! I’ve already received this award and answered the questions, those who are curious can check out my previous post here. Don’t forget to check out these awesome blogs: About the Blogger I review Urban […]

— Posted November 28, 2010 by Carmel / 0 Comments
In My Mailbox: Kobo and more! (2)

In My Mailbox: Kobo and more! (2)

Hosted by The Story SirenI finally bit the bullet and bought an eReader! It was a tough decision but after extensive research I choose Chapters’ Kobo. Mainly because it was the best option for me in Canada. I thought about getting my sister in Washington DC to buy me a Kindle and register it under […]

— Posted November 28, 2010 by Carmel / 8 Comments