Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Blog Tour/Review/Giveaway: 3 Sides to a Circle by Jolene Perry and Janna Watts

Title: 3 Sides to a Circle
Author: Jolene Perry and Janna Watts
Series: N/A
Release Date: February 25, 2013
Publisher: Next Door Books
Format: eBook, 205 pages
Genre: YA, romance, contemporary
Source: blog tour
Goodreads
Love is the ultimate rush.

Freshman year of college isn't easy. But with a friend like Libby Patterson, it is unforgettable.

Libby is honest and fearless and adorable. She's the girl on campus that everyone knows. The life of every party. Infectious and addictive, Libby captivates all those around her. Particularly her roommate Honor and their boy bestie Toby.

But three isn't always a magic number. And there's more to this trio than what everyone sees.

When Honor finds herself falling for an artist, and Libby doesn’t approve, and Toby finds himself watching Libby more than he should...the sides of their circle become strained.

The three are suddenly stretched between friendship, love and taking sides. They must fight to hold on to each other. But the tighter the hold, the harder it gets. Especially when Libby's unpredictability turns dangerous. Now it's up to Honor and Toby to save her from the downward spiral that could break their circle for good.



Jolene Perry

Jolene wears juvenile T-shirts, worn-out Chucks, and eats too much chocolate. She makes up words, drinks Shirley Temples, and suffocates a little without her iPod.

Find Jolene Perry: Website | Blog | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Pinterest

Janna Watts

Janna wears juvenile pajama pants, worn-out Chucks, and wakes up ridiculously early. Pen name abuser. Rule Breaker. Trouble maker. Corrupter of youth. In books.

Find Janna Watts: Goodreads | Twitter

Buy 3 Sides to a Circle: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Review: 3 Sides to a Circle by Jolene Perry and Janna Watts

Title: 3 Sides to a Circle
Author: Jolene Perry and Janna Watts
Series: N/A
Release Date: February 25, 2013
Publisher: Next Door Books
Format: eBook, 205 pages
Genre: YA, romance, contemporary
Source: blog tour
Goodreads
Love is the ultimate rush.

Freshman year of college isn't easy. But with a friend like Libby Patterson, it is unforgettable.

Libby is honest and fearless and adorable. She's the girl on campus that everyone knows. The life of every party. Infectious and addictive, Libby captivates all those around her. Particularly her roommate Honor and their boy bestie Toby.

But three isn't always a magic number. And there's more to this trio than what everyone sees.

When Honor finds herself falling for an artist, and Libby doesn’t approve, and Toby finds himself watching Libby more than he should...the sides of their circle become strained.

The three are suddenly stretched between friendship, love and taking sides. They must fight to hold on to each other. But the tighter the hold, the harder it gets. Especially when Libby's unpredictability turns dangerous. Now it's up to Honor and Toby to save her from the downward spiral that could break their circle for good.

Monday, February 04, 2013

Blog Tour/Review/Giveaway: Manipulation by Jolene Perry

Today I'm so excited to be part of the blog tour of Manipulation by Jolene Perry, hosted by YA Bound! Read my review of her amazing book below!

Title: Manipulation
Author: Jolene Perry
Series: Shadows #2
Publisher: Next Door Books
Release Date: January 13, 2013
ISBN13: 9781481851404
Format: eCopy
Genre: YA, urban fantasy, paranormal
Source: Blog Tour
Addison Prince has almost always gotten what she wants.

Dean Courser only wants to find his brother, but it's the one thing he’s failed at . . . Even with his unusual ability.

Dean and Addison share the gift of Manipulation—a brief touch that forces others to do what they wish. But when they meet and realize their connection, they find more questions than answers. Suddenly Dean is seeing shadows move on their own, and Addison is learning her father’s mysterious group may know more about her abilities than he’s ever let on.

As Dean and Addison second-guess every decision about who they are and why they're wanted, time is running out. With shadows following their every move, they're losing hope they’ll ever get to safety—if such a thing exists.

Micah hates her ability to “see” things when she touches people. She’s terrified of relationships, holds on to guilt over the death of her classmate, Lacey, and has no idea what to do with a vision from Landon, a boy from her school. She feels him falling for her, but Micah doesn’t do friends, much less relationships.

Enter a spooky history project about a tragedy from three hundred years ago, and voodoo dolls that Micah somehow feels has to do with her gift. Suddenly she’s sure the shadows in the woods are following her every move—without Landon’s relaxed attitude about what’s happening in her life, Micah would be sure she’s going crazy.

With no ideas on timing or specifics, the visions of both herself and the people she cares about are turning dark—and it appears the shadows around her house do move on their own. But as Micah and Landon try to prevent Micah’s visions of the future, the shadows close in, and they’re now afraid they’ve become the cause . . .

Micah's story is the first of three girls, with unique talents, who are part of a 300 year old tragedy that follows them in the shadows.



Jolene Perry
Jolene kissed a boy on her high school graduation night. One she’d wanted to kiss for a long time. They got married two years later, have built two homes together, survived military deployments, law school, student loan debt, and two children.

Jolene plays the guitar, takes pictures, and loves to hike. She doesn’t like rivers, but loves the ocean. She loves to fly, but gets motion sick. Her ultimate vacation would be to sail through the deserted islands in The Bahamas. Two years ago, she got that wish when her parents retired on a sailboat.

She taught high school French when she was only a few years older than her students, and then taught middle school math with her degree in political science and French. She spends grocery money on designer fabric, shoes, and books.

Jolene cannot express how many times she wished she could write a whole novel. And now she has. Several times. Life is good.

Find Jolene Perry: Website | Blog | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Pinterest

Purchase Manipulation: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Purchase Insight: Amazon | Kindle | Barnes & Noble

Review: Manipulation by Jolene Perry

Title: Manipulation
Author: Jolene Perry
Series: Shadows #2
Publisher: Next Door Books
Release Date: January 13, 2013
ISBN13: 9781481851404
Format: eCopy
Genre: YA, urban fantasy, paranormal
Source: Blog Tour

Addison Prince has almost always gotten what she wants.

Dean Courser only wants to find his brother, but it's the one thing he’s failed at . . . Even with his unusual ability.

Dean and Addison share the gift of Manipulation—a brief touch that forces others to do what they wish. But when they meet and realize their connection, they find more questions than answers. Suddenly Dean is seeing shadows move on their own, and Addison is learning her father’s mysterious group may know more about her abilities than he’s ever let on.

As Dean and Addison second-guess every decision about who they are and why they're wanted, time is running out. With shadows following their every move, they're losing hope they’ll ever get to safety—if such a thing exists.
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