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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

POISON STUDY By Maria V. Snyder / Read Along COMING October 1st!

Hey Everyone!
We’ve got some exciting news for you!
In anticipation of the 10th anniversary of POISON STUDY by Maria V. Snyder, we’re hosting a read-along! The read-along will take place from October 1st-31st and we will be reading a few chapters a week - see the schedule below. This is a great opportunity for those of us that are hardcore fans of the series to re-read the book and for those of you that have been wanting to read the book to finally do it!
We have some amazing bloggers helping host the read-along. You can participate and follow along on any of their blogs!
What To Join? Here's All You Need To Do

1. Just sign up in the Linky below and let us know you’re participating! (During the read-along you will be able to add your blog posts to a Rafflecopter for a chance to win one of the awesome giveaway prizes!)
2. Post once a week during the month of October (preferably on Friday or Saturday). The post can be about anything you’ve read that week.
3. Join the conversation on Twitter. There will be no set times, just tweet when the mood strikes, using the hashtag #PoisonStudyReadAlong
Maria will be hosting an open Q&A session on her Poison Study 10 Year Celebration Facebook Page, so if you have questions for her while reading head on over there! The characters from POISON STUDY will also be answering questions there, so feel free to stop by and ask Yelena, Valek, Ari, Janco - or anyone else you meet in POISON STUDY - anything you’d like to know. Maria will also be posting links to her website where she’ll be sharing chapter notes and hosting an exclusive giveaway!

The read-along schedule:
October 4th-10th: Chapters 1-8
October 11th-17th: Chapters 9-17
October 18th-24th: Chapters 18-25
October 25th-31st: Chapters 26-32 and closing post


By: Maria V. Snyder
Published by: Luna
Released on: October 1st, 2005
Purchase it from: AmazonBarnes & Noble, iBooks, Google Play, Books A Million, The Book Depository, Kobo, Indiebound
Add it to: Goodreads

Choose: A quick death . . . or slow poison.

About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She’ll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace—and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia.

And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of security, leaving nothing to chance, deliberately feeds her Butterfly’s Dust—and only by appearing for her daily antidote will she delay an agonizing death from the poison.

As Yelena tries to escape her new dilemma, disasters keep mounting. Rebels plot to seize Ixia and Yelena develops magical powers she can’t control. Her life is threatened again and choices must be made. But this time the outcomes aren’t so clear. . . . 

In conjunction with the read-along there will also be a blog tour the first two weeks of October. The read-along and blog tour will hosting the same amazing “10 prizes for 10 years” giveaway, and some of these prizes are very, very rare!
If you do not have a copy of the book, you can grab it at any book retailer. Links to where you can find it for purchase online are below.


Persuasion by Martina Boone / Waiting on Wednesday #261

By: Martina Boone
Published by: Simon Pulse
To Be Released on: 10/28/15
Series: Heirs of Watson Island #2
Pre-Order it from: Amazon | B&N
Add it to Goodreads

Grieving the death of her godfather and haunted by her cousin Cassies betrayal, Barrie returns from a trip to San Francisco to find the Watson plantation besieged by reporters and ghost-hunters. Some are hoping to see the ancient spirit who sets the river on fire each night, while others are chasing rumors of a stolen shipment of Civil War gold that may be hidden at Colesworth Place. Chaos descends as Cassie hires a team of archeologists to excavate beneath the mansion ruins. But more is buried there than treasure.

A mysterious, magical man appears at Watsons Landing, claiming the key to the Watson and Beaufort gifts and the Colesworth curse also lies beneath the mansion. With a mix of threats and promises, he engages Barrie and Cassie in a midnight visit, but the spell he conjurs has potentially deadly consequences.

While Barrie and dreamy Eight Beaufort struggle to make sense of the escalating danger and their growing feelings for each other, Barrie has to figure out not only whom to trust, but which gift is more reliableEights or her own. With millions of dollars and the fate of the founding families at stake, she must choose between what she feels deep in her heart and what will keep her loved ones safe.

I loved the book first in this series, Compulsion (you read my review here), and I can't wait to jump back into this world with Persuasion. I seriously love Martina's writing. It's so good. This book needs to already be out! I need to know what is going to happen next. haha. I'm telling you, if you've not yet picked up Compulsion, you need to do it now!