Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Classification of Book Lovers & Other Readers

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What Species of Reader Are You?--Infographic

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Review: Charmed by Cambria Hebert

I read Recalled a few months ago and I absolutely loved it. It had one of those endings that you weren't sure to be happy or sad. I have so much respect for an author that can bring out such strong emotions like that from a book. I was so excited to learn about Charmed from her website.

Anna from Read Between the Lines  and I actually had a conversation about this. I was telling her how much I loved Recalled but was kinda bummed that it wasn't steamier. That was a mistake on my part since I just automatically assumed since it was NA. Anyway, Anna was saying that all of her other books are YA and she didn't think she'd ever write something that steamy. Well, Anna, we were dead wrong LOL. The romance in Charmed robbed me of breath. Seriously! Charming is a force to be reckoned with. That man is so sexy that it's sinful. The best part is that he wasn't the only star of the story. Frankie is my girl! She is so funny and I had a blast reading this story. It was amazing to see Charming turn into the man that he is in the end. I'm also glad that it didn't end like Recalled. I think I would have really punched Cambria next time I saw her LOL.

It was great to see a different Death Escort at work since Recalled touched on all the basics. The characters were so different from one book to the next.  The best part is that book ended satisfactorily but open ended, like there could be another story.  I don't know how she would swing that one but I'd so be down to read that!

ren

 

 

 

 

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Cambria Hebert is a latte sipping author of the Heven & Hell series, the Death Escorts series, and the Take It Off series. She loves a caramel latte, hates math and is afraid of chickens (yes, chickens). She went to college for a bachelor’s degree, couldn’t pick a major and ended up with a degree in cosmetology. So rest assured her characters will always have good hair. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and children (both human and furry) where she is plotting her next book. You can find out more about Cambria and her work by visiting http://www.cambriahebert.com

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Review: Tales of Aradia the Last Witch Volume 1 by L.A. Jones

I received this book to give an honest review.

This is a perfect YA read I mean there is no bad language, no sex. Just a good ol' story line with a teen crush that is almost like Twilight in a way. Seeing as how there is a vampire, werewolf and a girl.

Rai-Rai's (also known as Aradia) parents found her and ended up adopting her. Early on that realized she was different from all the other children her age. She has powers and abilities that no one else has. When Aradia and her family move to Salem things become almost unreal. There is a "hidden" race that lives with the humans and most of them live all in Salem. While living in Salem there is a murder dubbed the "Vampire Murderer" and Aradia's father is there to try and solve the crime. With Aradia's help they figure out who is committing the crimes but will it be too late for Aradia?

With this going on Aradia does not know she is of the hidden race until towards the end. Even then she is still not sure about it all. The ending does have it where you are going to want to read more as you want to know well is she going to be hunted? Will her powers grow? What about the relationship she has with Dax? This is one book you are going to want to get your hands on.

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I am a twenty-four old college student with Aspergers Syndrome from Bethesda, MD. I have a mother, father, and a sister who is graduating from Towson. My greatest passion is my writing, and I hope it will give my readers as much joy as it does for me. Tales of Aradia the Last Witch is my first book series. You can contact me on Tales of Aradia's Facebook page.

 

Buy links:

Amazon which is FREE right now:  http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Aradia-Witch-Volume-ebook/dp/B004VTCDYM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374803812&sr=8-1&keywords=Tales+of+Aradia

Barnes and Noble which is FREE right now: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/tales-of-aradia-the-last-witch-volume-one-la-jones/1107867936?ean=9781461077794

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Review & Giveaway: One Tiny Secret by Adam Kunz

I thought I'd give myself half a day to compose myself to give this book the review it deserves. I'm still at a loss for words. I bought this book on sale because Raine Thomas would hype it like nobody's business! I trust her judgement since her book is also amazeballs. Anyhoo...I'm also kind of a cover whore. I will buy a book solely based on the cover. Call me shallow. The thing that drew me in was the earrings she wears, skull and crossbones. I almost always wear some accessory or clothing with skulls. I had to get this book. It's almost as if it were calling my name!

I'll admit it was a slow start for me. I didn't know where is was going to lead me. Once you get down to the good stuff, you'll be hooked! I'm not usually the thriller type of gal unless it's heavy on the romance. What can I say? I'm a romance junkie! This book did have romance in it but it wasn't in your face. It was very tasteful. Sometimes I find that romance amongst teenagers isn't written with the teen in mind. They're impulsive little creatures and usually wear their heart on their sleeves.

Adam frickin' nailed it with these characters! Dani...what can I say about this girl!? She is my kindred spirit! Any girl that refers to the bitches in school as the twat squad is awesome in my book! She was so likeable. She was snarky and downright hilarious. And Parker...you couldn't help but love him despite all his faults. When push came to shove, he was there for Dani in a heartbeat.

I have a really bad tendency to look further down the page as I'm reading. I'm not kidding, it's terrible. I had to physically hold my hand over the pages as I continued as to not spoil the thrill. One Tiny Secret was truly and exhilarating tale of WHODUNNIT? I would almost forget to breath and the anticipation was a nail biter! I'd try to follow the clues and was left with one big mind fuck. I had my suspicions but it made it seem like everyone was the suspect. I'm completely blown away.

ren

 

 

Sometimes I read books and get inspired to make something that reminds me of the book. I've made this skull and crossbones beaded fabric bookmark. Yes, that's a mouthful. I'm going to give away this bookmark AND a red Converse shoe key chain. Each winner will be gifted a copy of One Tiny Secret from Amazon or  B&N.

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Friday, July 19, 2013

Writer's Ink & Giveaway

 

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Hello everyone! Thank's for joining us for my Writer's Ink feature. I'm always looking for fun ways to showcase writers, bloggers, etc. What better way to show everyone off than flashing some art! I'm a huge fan of tattoos, especially with my book boyfriends! Bad boy or nice guy(Jhett & Mason swoooooon <3) I love them! I was inspired to do this post by an author's tattoos. That author is Jennifer Martinez, who's tattoos will also grace this post. They are absolutely stunning! Some people have them in spots that aren't quite visible and I'd definitely be a creeper if I went around asking "hey, take your shirt off. I wanna see if you have tattoos." Could you imagine? Yeah, I know, I would do something like that. I'm totally inappropriate.



The title. Writer's Ink seemed like an appropriate title since we all write in some form or another. The idea actually came from an academic writers book that I had in middle school. The title of that book is Writers INC.



Everyone has different reasons for getting a tattoo. I'd like to give you a long story about each one of mine, but we'd be here all day. I've gotten all of my tattoo's after painful events in my life. They represent so many different things to me. My hopes, my dreams and my failures. They are there to remind me that something beautiful can come from the dirt. My lotus, if you will.



Thanks to all of the authors and bloggers that made this post so epic! Don't mind the mess, the formatting on this post is all types of fucked up. I'm new to Wordpress so don't make fun :-) Hope I didn't forget anyone. On to the festivities!!

This is me, Ren!




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 Chris Almeida & Cecilia Aubrey


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Trevor's vows, it's the Gaelic version of "I am part of you, You are part of me." Both Cecilia and I have it.


Authors Page - http://www.facebook.com/Authors.ChrisAlmeida.CeciliaAubrey
Series Page - http://www.facebook.com/Countermeasure.Series


√Čire Publishing - https://www.facebook.com/EirePublishing
A.W.E. Crew - https://www.facebook.com/The.AWE.Crew


Websites:
Official Site - http://chrisalmeida-ceciliaaubrey.com/
Countermeasure Series - http://countermeasureseries.com/


GoodReads Author Pages:
http://www.goodreads.com/chrisalmeida
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Twitter:
http://twitter.com/CAlmeidaCAubrey
http://twitter.com/CAlmeidaAuthor
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Amazon:
Chris Almeida - http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B006NPTBOW
Cecilia Aubrey - http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B006NPTPLG



HK Savage


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Sarah Ashley Jones


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Christy Sloat


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The key is for The Brown House and the infinity symbol is for Avery Snow


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Emily Walker


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Frankie Rose


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Chelsea Starling


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Elizabeth Sharp







My three tattoos... A butterfly on my right shoulder, Sagittarius on my neck and the anti possession symbol from Supernatural on my left shoulder.



Website: http://www.elizabethsharpbooks.com/


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethSharpBooks


Twitter: https://twitter.com/SomeSharpWords




Elizabeth Kirke




 




Elizabeth with her 2nd book and, ironically, my book-inspired tattoo visible!  The second picture is a tattoo I got in Peru, while on the cruise that inspired my first book, Semester Aboard


Blog (including sample chapters) http://elizabeth-kirke.blogspot.com

Amazon (books both on sale for 99 cents!) http://www.amazon.com/Elizabeth-Kirke/e/B007KCWK72



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Books on my side: one book for each of us - green is Matt's (my husband), blue for Carter, and purple for me. The letters represent out stories being written on the pages. you know I had to have a book tattoo, right? I'm a writer! :)

Snowflake tattoo - this was my first tat. I went with my best guy friend, and it was in a super sketch area of town, at like 11 PM. So we're coming back and I tell him hey, we're not telling anyone about this. He agrees. And as soon as he agrees, it was like God heard us and sent this fluffy white dog running into the road, on this road of nothing but restaurants. Yeah. Toooootally hit the poor thing. So I stop...and fur floats up over the headlights like fog. Jake goes and checks the dog. Definitely didn't make it. It also jacked the front end of my car. Needless to say, when I tried to come up with a story about why my front bumper needed replacing, my mother wasn't amused. (Lesson learned: karma is a bad thing when used improperly.)

Inner tat on right foot: Incan design I got while in Bolivia. Funny story there too. So I get down to Cochabamba where I'm staying for 3+ months and ask my host parents if I can get a tattoo. Of course they say no. So I, in all my 20-year-old wisdom, meet a friend from Scotland working at the orphanage with me who says she's got a tattoo artist she goes to behind the post office who's clean. I mean, what can go wrong with a back alley, behind the post office tattooist? :) So I go and get it done while my host parents are gone for a bit...and wear socks the rest of the time down there. It gets to the last week I'm down there, and I've pulled this off the whole time. I'm proud. And then, karma in all its glory (you would have thought I'd have learned with the dog, but no.), bites me in the butt. I come down with a third world disease that I'm convinced is going to kill me. Like, we're talking 104* temp, can't move, shaking uncontrollably. My host dad carried me down to their car and took me to the hospital nearby (not a US-esque hospital, mind you) which is where I break down in guilt. I tell my host mom what I've done, that I went and got a tattoo and now I've contracted a death by tattoo disease and to forgive me and tell my family I love them. She looks at me so serious, breaks out into a smile and says, "if you weren't on your death bed, I'd kill you." turns out they'd just told her I'd eaten bad food from a street vendor and gotten a bad case of amoebas. Oops. (Lesson learned: I didn't learn my karma lesson the first time.)

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Top foot: swirly bird pretty-ness for the scripture in Matthew stating if God takes care of the swallows, He will take care of us.

Outside foot: Romans 10:15 in Spanish "Who will go if no one sends them?"
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"Whatever you do, work heartily; as for The Lord and not for men."
meganA paraphrase of Galatians 1:10 in Hebrew. "I seek to please Christ"


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Anyway, the one on my shoulder is an inkwell with a feather quill and ink pouring out, making an inky heart. It's not my fav (the heart is awful bc it was a cover up. Don't get me started lol), but the inkwell and quill are great. Oh well. :)

Anyway, there are my tattoos and ridiculous back stories behind them. :)

Official Website: www.megancurd.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/authormegancurd
Twitter: @MeganCurd
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4904383.Megan_Curd
Amazon Author Central: http://www.amazon.com/Megan-Curd/e/B0054LTV3M/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1373640228&sr=8-2-ent



Kelley Grealis


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1) Rose on my ankle that my brother did with a homemade tattoo gun when I was 16. He calls it my prison tattoo! And yes, my parents allowed this to happen!

2) Sun, moon & stars on my lower back, done the good ole traditional way with a real tattoo gun!

What do most people do when they go through a midlife crisis – buy a sports car or get a makeover?  Not Kelley Grealis. Her career midlife crisis reignited her passion for creative writing.



A worker-bee by day, writer by night, Kelley is the author of The Descendant Vampire Series.  When she’s not writing, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats, riding her Harley, enjoying what few days of sunshine there are in Cleveland, and dreaming up the next story she wants to tell.  Kelley is a graduate of both Baldwin Wallace College and Cleveland State University.  Connect with her at http://www.KelleyGrealis.com





Jenn Blyth


"Melodies replay memories" is on the inside of my right arm. It's in memory of family members who have passed.
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The one with the butterflies coming out of the book is mine. I love books what else can I say? The foot belongs to my mom and the wrist belongs to my daughter and the 3 generations of us went and got tattoos when my daughter graduated high school. Families that tattoo together stick together ;)

428399_10150954672865240_555655458_nI got "Believe" on my left wrist because when you are constantly criticized over your writing it can get to be a bit much. The good reviews take the sting away, but when you open yourself up to something so personal you must believe in yourself...believe in your dreams!

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The moon and stars....This one is the most special one to me. I went into the tattoo shop. Told the guy I wrote a book. Told him it was going to print and a bookstore said they would carry it and he came up with this freehand. It was PERFECT!


photoAnyway, there's a few of stories behind some of my tattoos. Like I said before on your post I have 8 and counting :)
www.escapedthenight.com
http://www.amazon.com/Escaped-the-Night-ebook/dp/B006O39LAM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1373583292&sr=8-1&keywords=escaped+the+night
www.facebook.com/escapedthenight
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13610467-escaped-the-night


I am mid edit with Escaped the Night right now (YA Paranormal Novel). Once I am done it will be available in stores all across the Canada and the USA as well as every ebook reader. I have also written an early reader called Sammie Street Adventures for 7 - 10 year olds, but still am looking for a publisher for this one. Perhaps one day!


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Sarah Ross


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Jennifer Martinez



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The Koi fish, emerald city and sleeve are a product of my original tattoo artist Buddah, who now tattoos around the world… my  book quote is care of the amazing Heather Law in SW FL.. I will soon be adding a Jessica Sorensen and a CM Stunich tattoo to the mix but I don't have them yet..


PS the book one is fresh off the table so that’s why its all raised.. Still looks awesome but its hard to get a photo of it.. Lol.


 

Desiree DeOrto


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Rachel Morgan


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It's the outline of a fish, or ichthys as it's also called (the Greek word for fish). The actual Greek word has five letters. These five letters are the same as the first letters of the wordsJesus Christ God's Son Saviour. I think it's pretty cool that one little symbol can have so much meaning :-)



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Nicole R. Taylor


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Nicole R. Taylor is a paranormal, urban fantasy and contemporary fiction author from Ballarat, in Victoria, Australia.


Nicole is a graduate of the University of Ballarat Professional Writing and Editing program and is a former music memorabilia sales person and grocery merchandiser. Previously, she has written for Fasterlouder.com.au and various small street press music and entertainment publications as a gig and album reviewer before publishing her first Urban Fantasy novel in early 2013.


When she isn't writing, Nicole likes to spend time curled up with a good book and her 3-year-old rescue cat, Burger. She gets itchy feet more often than not and has lived in three countries and travelled to three times as many.


Her new paranormal fantasy series, The Witch Hunter Saga is available in print and eBook (from March 2013).


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The Witch Hunter (Book #1 in the Witch Hunter Saga):


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Tara Cheverestt


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I have a Facebook friend...and he posts these occasional rants about how people with tattoos and piercings and stuff are just so desperate to stand out from others that we aren't really being ourselves. He does make a good point... Are you doing it to fit in with a crowd, are you doing it to mark yourself as different, or are you truly representing yourself on your skin?Some say we're just doing what's "cool". Others say we're covering ourselves with color to hide insecurities.


There isn't a soul in this world with all the exact same tattoos in the exact same places as me. And I chose each one myself for some reason or another, I'd say I'm being myself. I choose what goes on my body and where. Nobody else does.


As for insecurity...I think we're all insecure about something in our lives. It could be weight, could be a stutter, could be anything. But an insecure person isn't going to draw any attention to themselves in any way at any time. In moments of insecurity, we tend to become wallflowers. I've had those days--I'm ashamed to say--when I just didn't want people looking at me, and would cover my tattoos. I don't run around baring them if I'm not feeling confident. So I dispute that allegation as well.


I got tattoos because they're pretty. They appeal to me. There's a story behind each one. The skull cherries were my first. They have no significant meaning, but I wanted a very nice large tattoo and because of my severe allergies, wanted to start with something small and as I heard red was the color most people reacted to, I went with the skull cherries. The butterfly on my leg was hand drawn by a good friend's husband. He was so proud to have his artwork on someone's body. I was happy to be the canvas. I know I made that guy's day.


I'm half Puerto Rican, thus the flag and coqui and maracas, a way to honor that heritage.


I'm feminist and love reading about WWII, thus the Rosie the Riveter on my back. I was also an aircraft mechanic for a long time. That is very meaningful for me. I think because it has such deep meaning to me, because it is so personal to me, this is the one nobody ever sees. It is truly for me and only me.


The sleeve...I love flamenco dancers. It's something I with I could do. I love to watch them. I feel the passion behind that dance. Something about it has always drawn me. The flowers around her represent the women in my family. A stargazer lily represents my mother--it's her favorite flower. The two roses are--in my mind--for my grandmothers. The irises are for me--my favorite flower.


My two other tattoos...their reasons are for me to know only.


But I love tattoos and I love seeing others' tattoos and if they feel like sharing the stories behind them, I love to know them. While there are some tats inked just for the cool factor, I believe the majority of them have a story.


On that note, I have three stories (ebooks) I'd love to share with three lucky people today. They don't involve tattoos, I'm sorry to say, but they involve insecurity and overcoming it. Hear Through My Ears is my very own story about growing up and working with hearing loss. Yes, deaf people get tattoos!! We're just like you and do everything you do...except hear. :) A Healing Love is about a woman veteran coming to terms with hearing loss and Love Request is about a hard of hearing woman overcoming old demons...school bullies.




Tara Chevrestt is a deaf woman, former aviation mechanic, dog mom, writer, and editor. You’ll never see her without her Kindle or a book within reach. As a child, she would often take a flashlight under the covers to finish the recent Nancy Drew novel when she was supposed to be sleeping.

Tara is addicted to Law & Order: SVU, has a crush on Cary Grant, laughs at her own jokes, and is constantly modifying recipes and experimenting in the kitchen. Her theme is Strong is Sexy. She writes about strong women facing obstacles—in the military, with their handicaps, or just learning to accept themselves. Her heroines can stand alone and take care of themselves, but they often find love in the process.






Twitter: @TaraChevrestt

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Dani Morales


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Ruthi Kight


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I have a seagull on my collarbone that I got when I hit my first 50 pounds lost!
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In the middle of my back, I have a huge piece dedicated to my love of Egypt and Egyptian mythology. It is a custom drawn scareb with the Wings of Maat, an ankh and Eye of Horus in a Cartouche, and a Lotus. Each part and even the colors have meaning. Its just... one of my favorites. (Girl after my own heart <3~Ren)

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I have a winged creatures and flower tattoo on my arm (I am not girly, but wanted something feminine and beautiful to cover a previous tattoo there that was a horrid mistake! lol).

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I have a tiny monkey on my Achilles (that is attached to a full vine ankle wrap of my favorite things - a book, a frog, a music note, etc.. but the monkey is most important and I call my son my "monkey" and he is what drives me every single day!).
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On my inner calf, I have the Serenity prayer in Japanese: Serenity, Courage, Wisdom (the kanji have butterfly wings) with my aura surrounding the butterflies. And on my inner ankle there I have stick figure best friends (I share this tattoo with one of my sisters).
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On my shoulder is a tattoo I got when I reached 100 pounds lost. It is a calligraphy Lotus and has the Kanji for Bushido (way of the warrior - because I'm a bad-ass). I share this one with my best friend. She has a matching one!
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I most recently got a double infinity on my inner wrist when I was in Nashville for UtopYA (yay for Nerdy tattoos!!)


I also have a tiny butterfly on my neck (not shown).



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Kylie Griffin


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DSCN1881National bestselling author & ARRA award-winner, Kylie Griffin’s obsession with all things paranormal/fantasy started at an early age, when she used to imagine the jacaranda tree in her front yard was a spaceship used to defend the world from invading enemies. Writing stories seemed a natural extension to her childhood adventures.

Today, she’s a primary school teacher sharing her love for the written word with young children.

In her spare time, she writes and reads all things paranormal.

Kylie lives in a small rural village in outback New South Wales, Australia, where she volunteers in a number of emergency service organizations in her local community. Visit her website at

www.kyliegriffin.com


 Blog: www.kyliegriffinromance.blogspot.com


 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kylie-Griffin-paranormal-romance/152760788151938


 Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/KylieGriffin1 


GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4882841.Kylie_Griffin



Ranae Rose


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Website: www.ranaerose.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ranae.rose.33
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Brandy Dorsch


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Leisl Kaberry


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D.T. Dyllin


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Megan D. Martin


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A Harry Potter one that wraps around my ankle and a bird on the top of my foot.








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Scott Hildreth


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K. Larsen


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Twitter: @K_larsenauthor

 

Leia Shaw


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Fun fact: Many of the characters in my books have tattoos, some of them even have the same ones as I do.


Leia Shaw is the bestselling author of the paranormal romance series, Shadows of Destiny. Thinking up fae politics, plotting dragon power games, and calculating how fast werewolves can change forms has given her a way to express those dark places in her mind. More recently, she’s branched out into the erotic world and has written a humorous but heartwarming contemporary BDSM romance 31 Flavors of Kink. She is also co-authoring the bestselling BDSM erotic menage series, Badass Brats.

Leia lives in New England with her husband and two kids. Though she will go to her grave denying it, her husband insists she would be thrilled if he suddenly sprouted fangs.


Bethany Lopez


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Amber Belldene


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Sacred Heart of Jesus, over my heart.  I have it there to remind me of a time of great suffering, when I felt very loved, so that I remember to love others that way.


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Kasi and Reggie Alexander


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We're a team that writes under the names Kasi and Reggie Alexander and also as Cassidy Browning.




Heidi Garrett


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Justine Dell


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Patricia Leever


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Jamie Canosa


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M.R. Polish


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Kasey Millstead


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The Southern Cross tatt is a standard Southern Cross but it has an extra star in it where our son's is.  We purchased a star for him in 2011 in the Southern Cross, so it's in the tatt.  I hope that makes sense LOL


Jovi's tattoo - I got this one when I lost my 5 year old son in a drowning accident in 2011.  He had Autism and absolutely lived for the Wiggles so I had the Big Red car driving thru a rainbow tattooed on my leg.  My husband actually drew the picture.


123 432 Tattoo - My 2 best friends and I got this tatt in 2012.  It's on my wrist and I had the idea to get it after I heard the song "Count On Me" by Bruno Mars.  The song just embodies our friendship and everything they did for me when I lost my little boy.


I also have my husbands name on my boob and a love heart on my leg.  I hope to get a portrait tattoo of all my children soon.







Amy Jones


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My Wildflower series features a girl you has magical tattoos!



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Lori & Lindsay from Contagious Reads


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Toni from My Book Addiction


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Anna from Read Between the Lines


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Bieke from Istyria Book Blog


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Kathy from Elfwitch Loves Books


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Lexxie from Unconventional Bookviews


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My husband and I got matching infinity signs on our ring-fingers this spring, just before our 18th wedding anniversary



Tonya at Riverbank Books


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Jillian from Read Love Blog


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Daggers from J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood, the double bow and arrow from Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunter Series, the Cullen Crest from Twilight, the treble clef tattoo from Debra Anastasia's Poughkeepsie, my finger tattoo which says "read books" in Latin and my fave, the four horseman tatto from Larissa Ione's Lords of Deliverance Series (I named a character in the latest book)



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Shana from A Book Vacation


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My name is Shana and I run the book review blog: A Book Vacation.  I've been reviewing since January 2011 and I try to read a book a day, sometimes two if I'm lucky.  It doesn't always happen, but I do try to finish a book in one sitting.Anywho, about my tattoos?  Well:

I chose the AURYN from The NeverEnding Story as a tattoo because, as a child, I loved that movie (the first one, the second was terrible), and when I was in high school, I discovered that it was actually a novel first (imagine that), and I read it all in one sitting.
I loved Atreyu and Falcor, and the whole idea of slipping into the pages of a book and entering the world on the pages... well, it was a fantasy of mine.  As an adult, I decided that I wanted to immortalize my love for The NeverEnding Story and also the idea that my own life story would be never ending as I try to positively touch the lives of all those around me.  So, I researched the AURYN and, though mine is vastly different from the one described in the novel, I really preferred the one from the movie. So I found an artist who could design it--most said it was too small and too detailed to be done, but I'm glad I didn't listen.  This is my favorite tattoo.  What does it mean, overall?  The two snakes represent the dual nature of the two worlds, Fantastica and Reality, but also the twin nature of their mutual creation and destruction.  It's perfect for me, a vast reader who wants to continually dive into the world of fantasy while still living my life in reality. ( a girl after my own heart <3 ~Ren)

The stars behind my ear weren't as thought out as the AURYN tattoo.  I went with one of my friends to have hers done, and I loved hers so much that I went back the next day and got one that was similar, but smaller.  Since then, I've become a book reviewer, and it just so happens that the tattoo of stars behind my ear inspired my simple design I ended up making for my star ratings for my blog.  Of course, as I'm a little computer illiterate, my tattoo is more intricate with different size stars all around and dots for accents, but I got the idea for my blog from my tattoo, so I feel like it was destined to be, although I didn't realize it at the time.





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Jovon from Book2Buzz


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Tina from Reading for Fun


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Justine from Bex "n" Books


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It on the back of neck and the coloring was done to match my husbands celtic cross on his forearm



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~Stay-at-Home mom to soon to be 4.

Nika from Oh My Shelves


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My husband designed his initials.

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The Ladies at Riverina Romantics


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These are the tattoo's that belong to the Riverina Romantic team:


The LOTU tattoo belongs to me (Megan) as well as the small blue butterfly, the black and rainbow butterfly and the Mickey Mouse Sorcerrer's Appentice (which BTW is for the kiddy book version NOT Fantasia as the story first appeared)


The Fangs with "Bite Me" belong to Delilah


The feather and bird belong to Alyssa

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I run a swag/jewelry business


Those bitches from Sandwich Making Book Bitches


(:::snickers::: I always loved their name! ~Ren)

Stephenie - frogs and bamboo on chest, pixe fairy on toad stool on back and 2 Chinese symbols one on neck it is Snake yr I was born in chinese astrology and other is on my ankle and it means woods I spent 4 yrs living and working in the ocala national forest with at risk youth this is my reminder.

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Michelle at That Bites-Book Talk Reviews


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Karla the editor


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Double infinity and Patience Slightly Journey driven for Patiently and the album infinity.

I used to work for Journey back in the day.

WWW.KarlaBostic.com

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