Month: February 2013

Review – TEN

Review – TEN

TITLE: TEN AUTHOR: Gretchen McNeil TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library SYNOPSIS: SHHHH!Don’t spread the word!Three-day weekend. Party at White Rock House on Henry Island.You do NOT want to miss it.It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie each have their reasons for being there (which involve T.J., the school’s most eligible bachelor) and look forward to three glorious days of boys, booze and fun-filled luxury.But what they expect is definitely not what […]

Posted February 27, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 2 Comments

Countdown to DUALED: 0 Days Left

Countdown to DUALED: 0 Days Left

0 Days Left!!!DUALED IS RELEASED TODAY!!TITLE: DualedAUTHOR: Elsie ChapmanSERIES: DualedPUBLISHER: Random House, Inc.SYNOPSIS: You or your Alt? Only one will survive.The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate—a twin raised by another family—and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage—life.Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down […]

Posted February 26, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

Countdown to DUALED: 1 Day

Countdown to DUALED: 1 Day

ONE Day!In just ONE day, DUALED by Elsie Chapman will be coming out.Here are the facts from DUALED that relate to the number one:ONE is the number of Alt.s that become complete and get to continue living.ONE is the number of Grayer siblings left at the end of DUALED.“Be the ONE, be worthy” – the back cover of DUALED. TITLE: DualedAUTHOR: Elsie ChapmanSERIES: DualedPUBLISHER: Random House, Inc.SYNOPSIS: You or your Alt? Only one will survive.The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has […]

Posted February 25, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

Elsie Chapman Visits Random Buzzers (Feb 25- March 1st)

A few days ago, I wrote a post about Random Buzzers. (You can find it here). If you read it, you would know the one of the perks about being a member of Random Buzzers is the author visits.FOR MEMBERS OF RANDOM BUZZERS:Elsie Chapman, the author of DUALED, will be visiting Random Buzzers this week starting on Monday.If you leave a question on her board, you will be entered to win an ARC of DUALED.Click here to go to Elsie Chapman’s board and show her […]

Posted February 24, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

Countdown to DUALED: 2 Days

Countdown to DUALED: 2 Days

2 Days!In less than 2 days, DUALED by Elsie Chapman will be published!Here are some facts from DUALED that have to do with the number 2:2 is the number of people who share the same DNA when they are kids.2 is the number of people who return from Chord Alt’s house…(It’s a lot more dramatic if you read: Countdown to DUALED: 4 Days)TITLE: DualedAUTHOR: Elsie ChapmanSERIES: DualedPUBLISHER: Random House, Inc.SYNOPSIS: You or your Alt? Only one will survive.The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of […]

Posted February 24, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

Countdown to DUALED: 3 Days

Countdown to DUALED: 3 Days

3 More Days!3 is number of different types of fighting citizens learn in school in order to train to defeat their Alt.In less than three days, DUALED will be released out in the wild. Don’t know about DUALED?  It’s okay, I got all the information right here!Plus check out the cool DUALED extras on the sidebar. There is a widget that allows you to read the first 53 pages of DUALED. You can find it under ‘DUALED by Elsie Chapman’.There are also two countdown widgets. One under the preview […]

Posted February 23, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (5)

The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (5)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer.Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by The Story Siren.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes in with only one post…thus The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox.Book HaulThis week has thankfully been more successful than last week’s disaster.However, I didn’t any books to review…Let me explain.After watching Tea Time with Team Epic Reads (and this week, […]

Posted February 23, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 22 Comments

Countdown to DUALED: 4 Days

Countdown to DUALED: 4 Days

4 More Days!4 is the number of wards there are in Kersh – Jethro, Gaslight, Calden, and Leyton.4 WAS the number of Grayer siblings that lived with their parents in Jethro.Can you believe it?In less than four days, DUALED will be released out in the wild. I can’t wait, what about you?Don’t know about DUALED?  It’s okay, I got all the information right here!Plus check out the cool DUALED extras on the sidebar. There is a widget that allows you to read the first 53 pages of DUALED. […]

Posted February 22, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 0 Comments

Random Buzzers & Ambuzzadors

Random Buzzers & Ambuzzadors

Update: Random Buzzers not longer exists. Okay, if you guys read my Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox a few weeks ago, you would know I mentioned being an Ambuzzador for Random Buzzers.What is an Ambuzzador and what is Random Buzzers, you ask? Well, Random Buzzers is a community created by the Random House publishing company for book lovers to discuss their love of reading and books.“Random Buzzers is a fun, safe place for readers and writers to gather and share their favorite reads, chat […]

Posted February 21, 2013 by Emz Chang in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday: Dualed

Waiting on Wednesday: Dualed

TITLE: DualedAUTHOR: Elsie ChapmanSERIES: DualedSYNOPSIS: You or your Alt? Only one will survive.The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate—a twin raised by another family—and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage—life.Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down and kill her Alt. But then […]

Posted February 20, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 8 Comments