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New Releases In April 2011

Here are all the awesome new books being released in April! :D If you have any you want me to add, leave it in the comments :D            Chime by Franny Billingsley Release Date: 4th April 2011 The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder Release Date: 4th April 2011            On the Volcano by James Nelson Release Date: 14th April 2011 The Returning by Christine Hinwood Release Date: 14th April 2011            Future Imperfect by K. Ryer Breese Release Date: 26th April 2011 Divergent by Veronica Roth Release Date: 28th April 2011           Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis Release Date: 5th April 2011 City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments #4) Release Date: 7th April 2011            The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong (Darkness Rising #1) Release Date: 7th April 2011 The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter Release Date: 19th April 2011            Bumped by Megan McCafferty  Release Date: 26th April 2011 The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan (The Fore

Teaser Tuesday #18: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading . Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab you current read Open to a random page Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from anywhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title and author , too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers! Summary from Goodreads:   Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men. Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered. With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpecte

Book Review: The Fledgling Handbook by PC Cast

Title: The Fledgling Handbook Author: PC Cast Series: House of Night Companion Novel Pages: 157 Date of UK Publication: 26th October 2010 Source: Library Synopsis from Goodreads: Merry meet, fledgling. I trust this guide will serve you well…. Every vampyre fledgling who arrives at the House of Night receives a copy of "The Fledgling Handbook 101", and now, fans can have one, too, with this gorgeous must-have edition. Inside you’ll find original stories, the complete vampyre history, inside info into rituals, vamp biology, and the Change, and much more. My Thoughts: I love the House of Night series. I love the story, the characters, the world that the Casts have created. I really wanted to love this. But unfortunately, I didn't. It started off okay, with an introduction into the House of Night world and with the biology of vampyres and how your body changes, I thought that was pretty interesting, because it was so well thought out and it really shows t

In My Mailbox #10

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. All synopses are from Goodreads :D FOR REVIEW                Die For Me by Amy Plum (Thanks to NetGalley and HarperCollins!) DIE FOR ME is the first of three books about Kate, a sixteen-year-old American who moves to Paris after the death of her parents. It introduces a new version of the undead with revenants, beings who are fated to sacrifice themselves over and over again to save others’ lives. Kate finds herself falling for Vincent, who she discovers is not the typical French teenager he appears: he is something else entirely. This one sounds incredible. Sounds like a very promising start to a new series :D Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini (Thanks to NetGalley and HarperCollins!) How do you defy destiny? Helen Hamilton has spent her entire sixteen years trying to hide how different she is—no easy task on an island as small and sheltered as Nantucket. And it's getting harder. Nightmares of a desperate

Book Blogger Hop #21 and Follow Friday #16

The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books and Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee at Parajunkee's View . :D If you could physically put yourself into a book or series... which one would it be and why?  My answer: I would love to be in Paranormalcy by Kiersten White. I'd love to meet Evie, I think she'd be awesome, and I would also love to meet Lend and see how he looks in the flesh. I think that the Paranormalcy world was awesomely written, and I loved reading about it, so to visit it would be even better!  Inspired by the inane Twitter trend of #100randomfactsaboutme, give us five book related silly facts about you. My answer: 1. I try to keep my books in pristine condition. Yes, I'm one of those weirdos who refuse to crease the spine on my books. 2. All my books are in correct alphabetical order on my bookshelves.  3. I have a bright pink Kindle case.  4. I love my ' Mighty Bright Book Light ' which was one of the most useful Chr

Waiting on Wednesday #4: Divergent by Veronica Roth

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine , that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week, I'm waiting on:  Divergent by Veronica Roth Synopsis from Goodreads: In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.  During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with

Random Acts of Kindness Wishlist

Vanessa and Isalys from Book Soulmates  have created an awesome new programme, called the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK)! Do you want to do something nice for a fellow blogger? You might even get something back in return! Rules : • Sign up each month you'd like to participate in. • Show off your participation! Grab one of the buttons available :) • Create a wishlist and post it in the Google Doc located in each R.A.K post for the month. {Post on your blog, Amazon, where ever as long as there's a link to it.} • If you choose to do a R.A.K for someone, check out their wishlist and contact that blogger for their address. • At the end of the month,  SHOW US YOUR R.A.K! Make a post saying 'Thank You' to whoever granted one of your wishes and share it with us :) OPEN TO EVERYONE! Lets's keep our International bloggers in mind and in our hearts. Remember, there's always the  Book Depository  and they offer  FREE  shipping!

Book Review: Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Title: Nightshade Author: Andrea Cremer Series: Nightshade #1 Pages: 452 Date of UK Publications: 28th December 2010 Source: Bought Synopsis from Goodreads: Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she'll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her masters' laws by saving a beautiful human boy out for a hike, Calla begins to question her fate, her existence, and the very essence of the world she has known. By following her heart, she might lose everything--including her own life. Is forbidden love worth the ultimate sacrifice? My Thoughts: I've had Nightshade for a long time. Well, a few months, but still, it's been sitting on my shelf for a while. I was so excited to read it, but I hadn't got around to it, and I kept putting it off. Probably because of all the hype that was surrounding it a

Book Blogger Hop #20 and Follow Friday #15

Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy For Books and Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee from Parajunkee's View . =] Do you read only one book at a time, or do you have several going at once?  My answer: I usually only have one book going at a time, but sometimes if I have a book that I have to read as a PDF on my laptop I'll read something else at the same time, so I can take it with me when I go out. But, if I have two books going at once, I get confused, and mix up characters and plot points, or read one a lot more than the other... It's much easier for me just to read one :L  How did you come up with your blog name?   My answer: Ever since I was little, my internet nickname has always been Cheezyfeet. So, it only seemed right that my blog would be called Cheezyfeet Books, because I'm Cheezyfeet and my blog is a book blog. =] EDIT* It's not called Cheezyfeet because I have cheesy feet... I don't. Usually :L   What's happened this week

Book Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Title: Wither Author: Lauren DeStefano Series: Chemical Garden #1 Pages: 356 Date of Publications: 22nd March 2011 Source: Simon & Schuster Galley Grab Synopsis from Goodreads: What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out. When sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery is taken by the Gatherers to become a bride, she enters a world of wealth and privilege. Despite her husband Linden's genuine love for her, and a tenuous trust among her sister wives, Rhine has one purpose: to escape—to find her twin brother and go home. But Rhine has more to contend with than losing her freedom. Linden's eccentric father is bent on finding an antidote to the genetic virus that is getting closer to taking his

Teaser Tuesday #17: Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by MizB from Should Be Reading. Here are the rules:  Teaser Tuesdays  is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along! Just do the following : Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!  ( make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! ) Share the  title & author , too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! summary:  Twelve-year-old Kat Stephenson may be the despair of her social-climbing Step-Mama, but she was born to be a magical Guardian and protector of Society--if she can ever find true acceptance in the secret Order that expelled her own mother. She’s ready to turn the hidebound Order of the Guardians inside-out, whether the older members like it or not. And in a society where magic is

Book Review: Outside In by Maria V. Snyder

Title: Outside In Author: Maria V. Snyder Series: Inside Out #2 Pages: 328 Date of UK Publications: 18th March 2011 Source: NetGalley Synopsis from Goodreads: Me? A Leader? Okay, I did prove that there's more to Inside than we knew. That a whole world exists beyond this cube we live in. And finding that led to a major rebellion - between worker scrubs like me and the snobby uppers who rule our world. Make that ruled. Because of me, we're free. I thought that meant I was off the hook, and could go off on my own again - while still touching base with Riley, of course. He's the one upper I think I can trust. But then we learned that there's outside and then there is Outside. And something from Outside wants In. My Thoughts: Outside In is the second book in the Inside Out series by Maria V. Snyder. I absolutely loved Inside Out, it was awesome. And, I didn't think it was possible, but Outside In was even better. Outside In begins with a recap of every

Book of the Week #22: Boys That Bite by Mari Mancusi

I'm actually posting on a Sunday this week! This must be the first time in ages :L That's an achievement for me ;D Boys That Bite by Mari Mancusi Title: Boys That Bite Author: Mari Mancusi Publication Date: April 4th 2006 When I Read It: August 2010 Synopsis: Technically Sunshine can't get killed-because she's immortal. Well, not quite yet. Due to the worst case of mistaken identity with her dark-side-loving twin sister at a Goth club called Club Fang, Magnus, a vampire hottie, went for Sunshine's innocent neck. Now if she doesn't reverse it in time, Magnus will be her blood mate forever and she's doomed to be a blood-gulping, pasty, daylight-hating vampire. That would seriously bite. And now, after the unfortunate slaying of the vampire leader, Sunshine, her sister Rayne, and Magnus must find the one thing that can solve her problem: the Holy Grail. They wish it were a joke but it's not. It's absolutely necessary that Sunshine gets ou

Book Review: Ada Legend of a Healer by RA McDonald

Title: Ada Legend of a Healer Author: RA McDonald Series: Ada's Legend #1 Pages: 250 Date of UK Publication: January 1st 2011 Source: Recieved for free from publisher in exchange for an honest review Synopsis from Goodreads: No sickness, No injuries, No pain, No limits. If you had the power to heal, what would you do? For fifteen-year-old Ada discovering that she can heal feels more like a curse than a gift. When she learns of the mystery surrounding her mother's disappearance, and sees the indifference of so-called friends, she sets out for Paris to find her. The power to heal protects her, but also has her hunted by a man who sees her as nothing more than his fountain of youth. Ada realizes her true power is her will to survive, and that her only chance at freedom is to become the best at escaping. Ada hasn't grown up in a house with a white picket fence. Instead she was cast off and absorbed into the foster care system, quickly putting up a shield of

Book Blogger Hop #19 and Follow Friday #14

The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy For Books, and Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee from Parajunkee's View. If I gave you £50 (or $80) and sent you into a bookshop right now, what would be in your basket when you finally staggered to the till?  My answer: This is such a cool question... And I wish it was real :L I would buy:  Unearthly by Cynthia Hand Across the Universe by Beth Revis Bloody Valentine by Melissa de la Cruz Raising Demons by Rachel Hawkins The Liar Society by Lisa and Laura Roecker Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender The Maze Runner by James Dashner Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan                                           _____________________________ Who are You the Boy/Girl, instead of You the Blogger?  My answer: It took me a while to work out what this question meant... I think I know now :L I'm Bella the Girl. I am 14 and I live in the UK. I play flute and piano, and I watch Gossip Girl, 90210