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Bloody Bookaholic's Commandment:

Thou Shall Read Till Thy Eyes Bleed

Saturday, 31 October 2009

Haaaappy Birthday!!! Els!

Yes you do! Today is Eli's Birthday and I wanted to say to have a wonderful day girl. You are awesome. Eli is the admin for The Tainted Poet's YA Book Reviews. If you haven't been there, well, you must. It's a great review site and I highly recommend it.

Where was I?... Oh yeah! I was about to sing! Here I go:

"Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday, dear Eli,
Happy Birthday to you!"

Luckily for you guys my voice don't suck. PS; Happy Halloween!

Friday, 30 October 2009

Review: Lenore: Noogies by Roman Dirge

Title: Lenore: Noogies
Series: Lenore
Book #: 1
Author: Roman Dirge
Pages: 128
Publisher: Titan Books

Take a trip into the dark, surreal world of a little dead girl with a knack for (often) unintentional mayhem in this remastered, Gothic classic, newly-coloured and presented in glorious hardcover!

Lenore might only be small, but her talent for mischief — and occasional wanton destruction — is anything but. Featuring stories about limbless cannibals, clock monsters, cursed vampire dolls, taxidermied friends, an obsessed would-be lover and more fuzzy animal mutilations than should be legal, never has the term ‘something for everyone’ seemed more sinister and bizarre.

A massive cult hit on both sides of the Atlantic, Lenore is one of the funniest, darkest, cutest, creepiest characters on the marketplace today.


This book is a recollection of different Lenore stories. All of them are very creepy, extremely dark, and totally fantastic. Funny to the tenth potential. You just gotta love Lenore, the cute little dead girl.

The people who like Tim Burton and/or Emily The Strange will adore Lenore. Also, the drawings. It's so cool! And the color only makes it look better. And it is not only Lenore, but the story has more characters like the guy who is totally infatuated with Lenore, Mr. Gosh, Mr. Kitty, vampire teddy bears, etc.

All I really gotta say it buy it now! ^^

Thursday, 29 October 2009

US VS UK, Round Four...

Another round of US VS UK! This is the fourth, if I'm not mistaken. If you want to see the other rounds, just click on the number and it will take you to the post: one, two, or three. I found some good ones so, pay attention and give the verdict!


I gotta give this round to the US. I like everything about the cover of the US, UK not so much. The US cover let's you know a little of what's going, or whats going to happen in the novel, while the UK one only has some sexy girl in the front. I don't even like the font of the UK. So sorry, but US it is!


While the cover of the UK is very cool and vampire like, I can't help but smile every time I see one of the drawings on the cover of a Charlaine Harris book. So this one, for me, is a US win. Every time I know one of Charlaine's books are coming out I can't wait to see the drawing in the front. It shows character. The UK cover seems too, generic. In fact, the woman in the cover could as well be Eric's vampire friend Pam.


Do I even have to say it? Or can you guys guess by now? US win. The UK cover lacks imagination. And the US cover has the drawing. And the drawing for me always wins.

So, the US kicked arse today. 3 out of 3.
Something bless America.

PS; No school tomorrow, freaking SWEET!

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Review: I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous & Obscure

Title: I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous & Obscure
Series: Six-Word Memoirs
Book #: 2
Author: Larry Smith & Rachel Fershleiser
Pages: 184
Publisher: HarperTeen
Tags: Memoirs
Rating: .5

"One life. Six words. What's yours?"

True tales of love, loss, good friends, and bad hair days filled Not Quite What I Was Planning, the New York Times bestselling first book in the Six-Word Memoir series—and an international phenomenon. Some of the most compelling were by teens, so now SMITH Magazine has compiled a book written entirely by these bold, brash truth-tellers. From cancer to creativity, prom dates to promiscuity, and breaking hearts to breaking laws, the memoirs in this collection reveal that often the youngest writers have the most fascinating stories to tell.

Taschima's POV:

600 stories. 600 different people. Only 6 words.

This book, though very short and easy to finish off, is so right. At first I found it funny, because some of them are funny, but most of them aren't. You can relate to so many different people. I know I did. Everyone has a different way of thinking, everyone is different, special. Problems with love, family, and even oneself's are presented here. It's breath taking, not for it's beauty, but for the truthfulness behind it. People are really opening themselves and putting themselves out there. I really liked it, and I think if you give it a shot, you'll like it too.

Some of the sentences I could relate to, or just liked:

Tired of waiting to be older.

Allergic to reality; compelled by fiction.

A time machine would be nice.

"The good daughter," and therefore invisible.

Quiet personality finds its loud daily.

Teaser Tuesday (Side Read)

I am reading (on the side) I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six Word Memoirs and it's actually pretty good! Funny, and I likes me funny. So I am going to post 6 word memoirs Hehe.

6. You still smell like my childhood

5. Aspiration: colonize Mars.
You're not invited.

4. Contemplated joining the circus.
Foolishly chose college.

3.Living my dream; please send money.

2. Eventually, I'll make my own breakfast.

1. I never got my Hogwarts letter.


Tuesday, 27 October 2009


I finished with Medina Hill. I can't post the review because I'm waiting for a message from the publisher and depending on what she tells me I will or will not post the review tomorrow. In the mean time I got's to think about the future. And that means...

What Shall I Read Now?
I could really use some help guys so, vote. Your options are:

Legacy by Capla Kluver.

Behind Every Illusion by Christina Harner.

Prophecy of the Sisters by (the one and only) Michelle Zink.

(Click on the pics for summary's or more information)

I kind of already started with POP, but had to stop because I was suppose to be reading something else... Anyways now you would make a list from 1-3 telling me in which order to read them -cause I have to read them all anyways so.

In the mean time I will be reading Lenore Noogues by Roman Dirges and I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous+Obscure (Since they are both small books they should be over pretty quickly).

So expect reviews these days guys!! I will make you read, Muahahahaha (evil genius laugh).

Monday, 26 October 2009

Books To Come

Some days ago I made a list about the books I wanted to buy on October, some of November and even some on 2010, they are pretty great all of them, so I am going to share.

Darklight by Lesley Livingston
Out: December 22, 2009.

Gone by Lisa McMann
Out: February 9, 2010.

Tempted by P.C. Cast
Out: October 27, 2009.

Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Out: December 1, 2009.

Shadowland by Alyson Noel
Out: November 17, 2009.

If you click on the picture you can get more information from these books. Now, how many of you would give any of your limbs to get these or some other book?

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Thank yoouu!


Thank you! You people rock my socks!!!

Awesometastic Birthday Giveaway!

If you have read my latest posts, well then you know a lot of blogger girl-friends B-days are this upcoming month (November), and among the coolest of them is my Twin Bri.

She is having a super mega contest in celebration of her B-day, and I think everybody would benefeciate from this one...

There are like a bunch of Prizes, let me give you only a glimpse...

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick (HC)
Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater (PB)
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (PB)
Graceling by Kristin Cashore (PB)
Signed! Bewitching Season by Marissa Doyle (PB)

And much more... But, if you want them, and I know you do, you have to go to Bri's blog The Book Pixie and play by the rules.

Oh, did I mention there will be not 1, but 3 winners?

New Awards to Give Out ;)

Hello! How are you? ^^ I'm great, I just came back from my first time ever exercise section :O. It's totally incredible given how lazy I am.

Now to the awards...

From Kile in Kilee's Closet

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I just loove it so I will pass it to...

1. Bri at The Book Pixie
3. Natalie at Mindful Musings
4. Ceri at Not in the Pink

This one was from Zombie Girrrl at Crackin' Spines & Takin' Names , she is awesome <3

This award is for those followers who are the most loyal and give bloggers joy by commenting regularly and with their support. Pass it on to 3 to 7 followers who are as loyal as dragons.

I am picking from my Top Commentaholics for this one!

2. Rachel at The Book Wars
3. The Penguin at The Pirate Penguin's Reads

This one is from Zombie Girrrl at Crackin' Spines & Takin' Names, Lindsay from Just Another Book Addict & Awesome Robyn (I love that name, reminds me of an anime I like very much, With Hunter Robyn) at Robolobolyn's Books

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This is the Honest Scrap award. It is for those bloggers who write from the heart. The rules are to pass it along to seven bloggers, and then list 10 honest things about myself. Here are those deserving of this honor; bloggers who write from the heart and touch me because of it!

2. Ceri at Not in the Pink
4. Bri at The Book Pixie
5. Cindy at Princess Bookie

10 Honest Things About Myself

10. I am looking for a job (Got an interview at Pac Sun)
9. Pac Sun reminded me of Pac Man, a game I looves <3
8. I used to not like little size books, now I do.
7. Sometimes I like to sing System of a Down VERY loudly.
6. Dark & Twisty is my style.
5. I like big sun glasses.
4. I like puppies, not dogs.
3. Someday I will look back and remember these days with new found wonder, while I have hundreds of cats screaming at me because I haven't fed them.
2. Very forgetful, I am.
1. I am in love with Jim Sturgess (Across The Universe anyone?)

* I had a problem with the other post I did of the same thing, cause it posted somewhere else and... ah never mind it was an Internet fart so I did a new post, sorry for the people who left comments on the other post, they were veery appreciated!

I Slept-> Full of Energy-> With Some New Goodies

Do some of you guys feel sleepy at all during the day? Like you could just drop on the floor and you would just be happy there? I felt like that yesterday. I had to get up early (on a Saturday, that never happens) to take the ACT. I think I did good, or at least better than the first time I took it. I hope anyways.

Now I didn't post yesterday, bad me, but I'm posting today to let you know whats been going on.

I have started Medina Hill, right now I'm on page 33, even though the book is only 200 pages the beginning is kind of slow so, I'm hanging there.

Also I got some goodies this week and stuff, so I thought Id share.

For Review:


From Bri at The Book Pixie:


Finally, the Van Alen Legacy has arrived at Bloody Bookaholic. Ive been waiting for this one too long ^^ And isn't the cover of Lenore freaky? Which makes it awesome. Love Lenore. The author of Bleeding Violet is a Tenner so woot! So this review is going to be up next year.

Wow, it's already October 25th, this Saturday is Halloween and after that comes November... Which means a lot of blogger friends B-Days! (and mine)

We need countdowns girls!!

PS; Enter the Fangtastic Contest *.*

Thursday, 22 October 2009

Fangtastic Contest (Read)

My last contest is over and done, so I guess it's time for the second October Contest!

Have you guys ever heard of Rowan of The Wood? Well for those who don't know about it here's a summary:

A young boy Cullen who meanders through the redwood forest every day on his way to school, losing himself in books and fantasy worlds full of elves, fairies, and wizards. He loves to escape to these magical lands because reality for him is not fun at all. Cullen and his two misfit friends, Maddy and April, are terribly unpopular amongst the other kids, and they regularly endure ridicule and bullying. Cullen's life changes incredibly one day when he uncovers an ancient magic wand that is inhabited by a powerful wizard, Rowan. Inadvertently, Cullen releases Rowan from the wand and finds himself possessed by the wizard, with a great power and an obsessive need to find a lost love. When danger is near, Rowan emerges from the frightened child to set things right. He and Cullen try to understand what has happened to them, only to discover a deeper problem. Nearly fourteen centuries ago, Rowan and his bride Fiana were separated on their wedding day. Rowan manages to survive, trapped in time, until Cullen releases him from the wand. Fiana uses dark magic to stay alive as she continues searching for Rowan. Over the centuries, Fiana descends deeper into the darkness becoming something evil and eventually giving up her search...until a young boy brings Rowan back to her.

Magic, evil, elves and wizards? Give me! but I won't be getting this, You will! Not only this one, but the second one too, Witch on The Water, both by Christine and Ethan Rose.

Now if you want to hear some audio samples of the first book "Rowan of the Wood" Click here for the first one that is being performed by Logan Masterson, who will be doing the complete audiobook, and here for the second one, performed by Gary & Ruth of the Celtic Myth Podshow.

To Enter:

There will be only one winner, you have to be a follower or become one and you have to leave your email so I can contact you.

ALSO! You get a stake! How awesome is THAT? A picture of your prizes:

Extra Entries:

+7 For Promoting this Contest on your Official Blog, MUST be a Post.
+4 Already being a Follower
+3 For Becoming a Follower
+2 Follow Christine on Twitter
+1 For Promoting this Contest on your Sidebar, or Twitter.
+1 Sign up for Christine and Ethan's newsletter.

Also if you want to answer the question who is your favorite vampire is and why... and/or ask Christine a question she would love it. Plus a chance to have a chat with the author ^^

The contest is open worldwide O.O Ends October 31st.

And The Winners Are...

I made two lists, people who wanted the Vampire Guide (mayority) and people who wanted the Werewolve Guide, and the winners are...

Natalie Renae!! She gets the Vampire Guide!


Reader Girl!! She gets the Werewolve Guide!

I already emailed them. Woot! Second contest coming right up!

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