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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Geek Games

by Margaret Fieland Overview (from B&N.com):  When fourteen-year-old Martin lets Tom, a charismatic bully, persuade him to bring down the spaceport computer network, he never considers someone will place a bomb resulting in the death of his friend’s father. Nothing will bring Captain Frey back, but if Martin can help locate the terrorists’ drug lab, …

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Open Minds

by Susan Kaye Quinn Overview (from Goodreads.com):  What Tomorrow May Bring – The YA Dystopian Boxed set includes 10 books and bonus chapters from established and up-and-coming indie authors in dystopian literature in a single collection. Each story contains a brand new foreword by its author. THE STORIES: Open Minds, by Susan Kaye Quinn:  Sixteen-year-old Kira Moore …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Just HAD To Buy. . . But Are Still Sitting On My Bookshelf

      **NOTE:  This should’ve been posted yesterday (Tuesday), but due to an error (human or technological) it is being posted today (Wednesday). We’re baaaaaaaaack!  We’re so excited to be participating in this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.  Today was a Top Ten Tuesday Freebie.  Which means you …

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If Women Ran the World

by Laurie Anne and Kevin Mac Overview (from B&N.com):  It’s a woman’s world. From Juliet Caesar, to Christina Columbus, to Georgina Washington, human history has been dominated by women. America hasn’t even seen its first male president yet. Traditionally, men ended up as stay-at-home dads, doing the cooking and cleaning while raising children. In the modern age, a majority …

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In the End

by Tracey Ward Overview (from Goodreads.com):  Jordan and Alissa made it out of Portland, away from ground zero where The Fever still rages on. But they couldn’t beat the quarantine. Now barriers are being built and the remaining survivors of the outbreak are trapped.And the undead just keep coming.The wave of infected is building as …

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Bout of Books 10 Read-A-Thon Wrap Up

Well folks it has been an awesome week for reading here at Reviews In A Pinch!  In case you haven’t been checking back on our daily progress for Bout of Books 10, we decided to put together a post to sum it all up in a nice little bow. First of all, participating in a …

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De-Partment

by Brian Martinez Overview (from B&N.com):  “Welcome to the Parts Department of the great city of Smoke.” These words greet Tuxxel on his first day at the warehouse, a building so massive the ceiling can’t be seen, yet what follows is anything but welcoming. An Exterminator in the city of Smoke, he finds himself leading …

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Curse You

by Armada Volya Overview (from B&N.com):  She paced the room, looking out the window, waiting for the sun to set. She didn’t think anyone would be coming over after her father was arrested; it’d be too dangerous to pay condolences to the daughter of a warlock. Still, she couldn’t take any chances. She couldn’t be …

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Interview: Andrew Armacost

1.  What inspired you to write The Poor Man’s Guide to Suicide? A:  Well, my parents are divorced and so are my siblings, and so are many of my friends, and these noncustodial parents, they suffer unbelievably. I myself have two young ones, and I’m very happily married, yet subconsciously I wonder if the book …

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Bout of Books 10 Read-A-Thon

This is our post telling everyone just how excited we are to be participating in The Bout of Books Read-A-Thon!  It’s going to be awesome and maybe a little bit stressful because we stress ourselves out over everything under the sun.  We have to give a shout out and a thank you to Bookjunkiekrystal over …

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