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Small Blogs Big Giveaways 4 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Hi All,

The winners have been announced for the SBBG 4 Giveaway...YAY! Please click on the link below for further details. I had FUN FUN in this giveaway....Congratulations to the winners!

Small Blogs Big Giveaways 4-WINNERS

Lata Days...MUAH!
Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

The Cat Letters: Review & Giveaway

Hi All!

How is your weekend ending? Good I hope! First on today's agenda! is my review of The Cat Letters by Lexis DeRothschild:

Published May 18, 2011 by the Author (Lexis DeRothschild)
65 pgs (Novella)

From Goodreads:
A woman from Nantucket finds herself writing to her cat when she leaves her married lover by sailing to the Caribbean.

My Review:
A fun and wonderful read. "Me" a bartender who is lives in Nantucket writes letters to her cat Baxter about the daily goings on in her life. While trying to get over the break up of her affair with a married man, she sails away to the Caribbean. 
I thought this story was good and very well written. There was so much humor in it and I enjoyed it immensely. I love "me" throughout the book. She was tough, funny and smart. The Nantucket and Caribbean background was the perfect setting for the story as well. I think readers will fall in love with authors story of love lost and gained again.
I rate this one 4 Black Orchids!…

Dirty Little Secret #6

Dirty Little Secret is a weekly meme hosted by us at Under the Covers. Every Thursday we get to know other bloggers and our readers more intimately by asking them a question hoping to reveal their dirty little secrets.  We hope that you will all join us!

This week's question:

"If you could shape shift into anything, what would it be?"
I would shift into a werewolf. I love them (one of my many obsessions...). I will be all white & furry, cute...but I'll eat you up as soon as you make the wrong move...
Lata Days...MUAH! Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

200th Follower Giveaway

I'm almost at 200 followers...yeah me!

So I have decided to do a giveaway to celebrate!
On Oct 30th, I will giveaway The Cat Letters (eBook) & The "Bitch" mug to the 200th follower. (A wonderfully awesome Thank You to Lexis De Rothschild for offering these fab items).

Lata Days...MUAH!
Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

Review: The Darkest Surrender

From Goodreads:
Possessed by the demon of Defeat, Strider cannot lose a challenge without suffering unimaginable pain. For him, nothing stands in the way of victory. Until Kaia, an enchanting Harpy, tempts him to the razor's edge of surrender.Known among her people as The Disappointment, Kaia must bring home the gold in the Harpy Games or die. Strider is a distraction she can't afford because he has an agenda of his own-steal first prize, an ancient godly artifact, before the winner can be named. But as the competition heats up, only one prize will matter-the love neither had thought possible...

My Review:
Definitely one of the better books in this series. Strider & Kaia were the perfect couple...I mean literally they were written for each other. 
Stride who is possessed by the demon Defeat cannot loose a challenge without going through much suffering. And my o' my did Kaia challenge him in this installment of LOTU. I necessarily didn't care for Strider in some of LOTU…

Happy Release Day!

Got Adam on my NOOK today....Holla!

Happy Reading!

Lata Days...MUAH!
Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

Sexy Snippet #1 & Teaser Tuesday #3

Sexy Snippets is hosted by Reading Between the Wines and Secrets of a Book Lover. For the 18+ crowd... To join in just grab the button, post a sexy paragraph or two from your current read and share the author & title so other participants can add the book to their TBR list if they like. Then head back over RBTW or SOABL to add your post to the linky &  have a sexy good time!

My Snippet this week is from The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter
"Yours, Never should have resisted you." Predatory growls sprang from low in his throat. His free hand slammed into the wall behind him, right beside his thigh, cracking the crystal. He hit again. Split. Again. Shatter. All that intensity....all for her...." (Good that...THAT is intense!)

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by MizB @ Should be Reading.Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

Grab your current readOpen to a random pageShare two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that pageBE CAREFUL NOT …

#WWReadathon - Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon

So read-a-thon is over...awww! Kudos to the hosts,Kindle Fever and My Shelf Confessions for coming with this awesome challenge.

Below are the books I read over the weekend. I have read any scary books since high school, so this challenge was just to good to pass up. 

Obsessed by Fiona Dodwell
Monster by McCarty Griffin
The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter

Lata Days...MUAH!
Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)


Hi Everyone!

Okay another big THANK YOU to everyone that stopped by & entered this fabulous spooky giveaway....

And the winner is:
Nylesor @ nylesor85(at)yahoo(dot)com

Contact me in 48 hours or another winner will be chosen!

Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

Monday Reads #5

Hi Everyone & welcome to my Monday Reads!

Right now I'm enjoying The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter (LOVING IT!)

okey doke...I'm a sucker for Strider. I didn't care for him in the other Lords books, but man do I love this man. And Kaia, well what can I say about a kick ass harpie...yeah, nothing, because she is just made of awesomeness (her words, not!)

What is your Monday Read...comment below & share!

Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)

Review: Monster Story by McCarty Griffin

From Goodreads:
Christy McCauley has returned to West Virginia at last, but her homecoming quickly turns into a surreal nightmare. In the deep hollows and woods of rural Augusta County, something unspeakable is slaughtering people in the dark of night. Authorities don't know if its human or animal, or how to stop it. Christy and her friends only know they must hunt it and destroy it, before it kills again.

My Review:
Christy McCauley returns home for her grandmothers funeral and finds out that she's not just dealing with her & her mother's almost non-existing relationship. She and her friends finds out there is a monster walking around in their small West Virginia town and it's wreaking havoc. 
This one gets 4 Black Orchids. There were some typos throughout the book, but it didn't take away from the story, which was solid and the characters were strong. This is a great scary story and I enjoyed it immensely. 

Lata Days...MUAH!

Weekly Follow Up.....

That's me up there, reflecting my work.....

So this week was a cyclone of things to do. There was too much to do & really no time to get it all done (this is the story of my So after going to traffic court, then motor vehicles (now that's a horror story on its own..) and then also try to update my blog with review & contest/giveaways I'm a part of....and oh yeah, squeezing work in there too ;0.....whew! I'm beat.

A new week is approaching & hopefully with a little more time management regiments, I'll be able to get through with a little more effectiveness.

Lata Days...MUAH!

Small Blogs Big Giveaways 4

Small Blogs Big Giveaways 4
The Biggest International Bookish Giveaway Online62 prizes split between 5 winners + 6 Gift Card Giveaways!

This is what SBBG is all about… The event is organized by@ReadingRomances and happens once a month! The 4th edition is from October 22nd to October 29th: there are 15 featured authors ,17 hosts, over 60 prizes, 3 prize winners and 5 giftcard winners! You can follow the event on twitter and to know more about it through the blog:
I'm so happy to be a part of this event (my 1st...yeah me!). I'll be giving away a $15 Barnes & Noble eGift Card (US & Int'l)
* Having Other Giveaways During The Event Organized by: *

Dirty Little Secret #4

Dirty Little Secret is a weekly meme hosted by us at Under the Covers. Every Thursday we get to know other bloggers and our readers more intimately by asking them a question hoping to reveal their dirty little secrets.  We hope that you will all join us!

To participate in the meme all you need to do is:

1. Be a follower of Under the Covers.
2. Create a post in your blog taking the meme image (code above) and copy instructions.
3. Answer the question we propose! This can be done in any way you like, post a video, write a post etc.
4. link back to Under the Covers..

Non-bloggers: We want to hear from you as well!!!  Let us know your answer in the comments!

So join us and let us know your Dirty Little Secrets!

"You have been viciously attacked, but then saved by the tall, dark vampire of your dreams; however, he has had to change you into one of the blood sucking denziens of the night to save your life. After realizing that your favourite snack is now going to be a sip of O negative, what f…

Monday Reads #4

Monday is upon us once again.. It starts off the work week (ugh!), but it also starts another week of wonderful books that we're starting....

Below are the books I'm reading this week, along with a couple of books I'm reviewing... so what about you? comment & share your Monday reads!

Lata Days...MUAH!


Welcome my Sweets...hee!...hee! All Hallows Eve will soon be upon us. Won't you join myself & my fellow brethren for the Spook-A-Licious Blog Hop Tour.....

I'll be giving away the following goodies:

Monster Story by McCarty Griffin (eBook; ePub version)...A BIG thank you to McCarty for offering this wonderfully scary read!!!

A $10 Barnes & Noble eGift Card

This giveaway will be US & Intl.
Instructions: All you have to do is Follow this blog & Tweet about the giveaway (leave direct link in comments section)
**Also, please be sure to click on the link below to visit my fellow bloggers to win some more awesome treats! Fill your Halloween bag UP!

SPOOK-A-LICIOUS: WHERE BOO-KS DEVOUR YOU BLOG HOP TOUR (OCT 17-24) okay, Michael Mhyers is like the scariest boogie man I've ever seen. So here's a little bit of him to I mean fear!

In My Mailbox #4

A weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren.

The week I purchased a couple of eBooks for my NOOK.

Adam by Jacquelyn Frank (Pre-Order)
Pub Date: 11/1/11


Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (been dying to get this one because I heard such good things about the book)
Pub Date: 9/20/11

*Barnes & Noble has a great sale on the eBook w/bonus material ($1.99)

Lata Days...MUAH!