Author: love2dazzle

Dragonfly Tour: Review, Excerpt, and Giveaway

Dragonfly Tour: Review, Excerpt, and Giveaway
Posted June 13, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Three bad things I learned this year:-People you trust lie, even parents. -That hot guy, the one who’s totally into you, he might not be the one. -Things are not always how they appear.Three good things I learned this year:-Best friends are always there for you, even when they’re far away. -That other hot guy, the one who remembers your birthday, he just might be the one. -Oh, and things are not always how they appear. Anna Sanders expected an anonymous (and uneventful) senior year until she crossed paths with rich-and-sexy Jack Kyser and his twin sister Lucy. Pulling Anna […]


Cover Reveal: A French Star in New York by Anna Adams

Cover Reveal: A French Star in New York by Anna Adams
Posted June 10, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Maude thought her life couldn’t get any better: her first music album is a hit, she’s about to meet her extended family and she’s looking forward to her first date with teen pop star, Matt. But when scandal strikes Maude must part ways with Matt, and watch Soulville Records fall into the hands of an ambitious Alan Lewis, who will stop at nothing to turn Maude into an unparalleled star. Between glamorous parties, an unauthorized tell-all book, a web of lies, new revelations about her French past and her rivalry with Lindsey Linton attaining a whole new level, Maude must […]


Uprising Tour: Guest Post and Review

Uprising Tour: Guest Post and Review
Posted June 7, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 3 Comments

Jessica Therrien follows up her bestselling novel OPPRESSION with UPRISING, the second book in the Children of the Gods series. OPPRESSION, translated and sold around the world, was one of the best selling YA novels of 2012. UPRISING continues the story of Elyse, William and the Descendants. Elyse has been in hiding for most of her life. Only now she’s hiding with William, and she knows who she’s hiding from. The Council wants a child Elyse and William have yet to conceive, a child who will be the next oracle, and who will provide the final piece to a plan […]


100 POSTS

100 POSTS
Posted June 7, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Dazzled by Books has officially reached 100 posts. I want to say thank you to my guest bloggers for the hard work that they put into this book blog. I want to say thank you to all of my readers. I love having you and the feedback you provide. Book blogging has definitely been an adventure with it’s ups and downs. Thank you to all of the authors that provide me your books and your support. Thank you to the publishers. I am glad that I have had the chance to get to know many of you and Dazzled by […]


Theatrical Thursday: 6/5/13

Theatrical Thursday: 6/5/13
Posted June 6, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

  These weekly pieces of Dramatic Reading are hosted by Dazzled by books – Hunter DeMuth. You can join along but the rules are: 1. You must choose a random book 2. You must choose a random page and read at least 1 paragraph 3. Even though it will be easy to figure out what book is being read…..do not list any details yourself. 4. Look ahead and be careful that there isn’t any weirdness or spoilers in your weekly reading….We don’t want this getting uncomfortable. About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, […]


Book Review: Oppression by Jessica Therrien

Book Review: Oppression by Jessica Therrien
Posted June 6, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Elyse knows what it means to keep a secret. She’s been keeping secrets her whole life. Two, actually. First, that she ages five times slower than average people, so that while she looks eighteen years old, she’s well over eighty. Second, that her blood has a mysterious power to heal. For Elyse, these things don’t make her special. They make life dangerous. After the death of her parents, she’s been careful to keep her secret as closely guarded as possible. Now, only one other person in the world knows about her age and ability. Or so she thinks. Elyse is […]


Cover Reveal: By Referral Only by Lyla Payne

Cover Reveal: By Referral Only by Lyla Payne
Posted June 5, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

After being unceremoniously dumped freshman year because of her family’s “new money” status, Ruby Cotton has taken care not to put her heart on the line. No matter how enticing Emilie and Quinn make it look, relationships are scary and hard—while a string of flings is easy and fun. That’s what Ruby wants. Easy and fun. The only problem is, when it comes to satisfaction in the sack, most of the boys at Whitman are nothing but pretty window dressing and false advertising.Ruby takes it upon herself to make campus life more fulfilling, creating a referral database that allows female […]


Book Review: Missing in Machu Picchu by Cecilia Velastegui

Book Review: Missing in Machu Picchu by Cecilia Velastegui
Posted June 5, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Machu Picchu shrouds many secrets, visible only to those who enter with a pure heart. Only then can one ask the ancient oracles: Will hearts crushed by deception ever heal? And can a heinous sacrifice be stopped in time? Missing in Machu PiccuBy: Cecilia VelasteguiPublisher: Libros PublishingRelease Date: June 4, 2013Reviewed: e-ARC “Missing in Machu Picchu” by Cecilia Velastegui is not the type of book that I normally read. This stand alone book started off in a culture that I am not very familiar with but was able to immediately catch my attention and keep me reading with the large […]


Shout Out: Shattered Souls by Karice Bolton

Shout Out: Shattered Souls by Karice Bolton
Posted June 4, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

A battle is brewing among the covens…As Triss prepares to defeat the Praedivinus, a new order rises, and this one is far more deadly. Navigating her way through mystic realms, and unknown portals it is up to Triss to recognize real from imagined and stop the two from colliding. Links: Amazon: The Amazon link is not quite live. Please grab the link from Amazon when you create your post. Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17935831-shattered-souls?ac=1 Giveaway a Rafflecopter giveaway About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her […]


Teaser: Dragonfly by Leigh T Moore

Teaser: Dragonfly by Leigh T Moore
Posted June 3, 2013 by love2dazzle in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.