[...]since this year also marks the complete end of the Harry Potter series with the 8th and final movie coming out on July 15, we thought this was the perfect time to relive the entire series one more time to get ready for the final chapter.
Participants will read books 1-7 (one book a month) and are encouraged to join in discussion over at Daemon's Books.
How To Participate: Each month: Step 1: Read the assigned book for that month (see schedule on the post about the challenge) Step 2: Write a review or opinion piece about the book on either your blog or any of the accepted places listed on the post about the challenge: Step 3: Starting February 1, 2011 and at the beginning of each subsequent month there will a post up for you to share links to your reviews, opinion pieces or to write comments (designated comment section) on Daemon's Books. This will count as proof of your participation. Note: Each proof of participation will give you one entry into the final big giveaway. There will be only one entry per book (no multiple entries even if you put multiple links). That means that if you complete the challenge from beginning to end and provide proof of your participation for each book you will have 7 entries. Deadline to join: The deadline to join is August 1st, 2011.
Book Title: Waking Isabella: Because beauty can't sleep forever by Melissa Muldoon Category: Adult Fiction, 250 pages Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Matta Press Release date: December 2017 Content Rating: PG-13 + M (The
story begins with violent rape and murder scene, touches on themes of
miscarriage, murder, Nazi violence during war, adultery) FTC Disclosure: I received this book for free in exchange for a fair and honest review.
Description: Waking Isabella is a story about uncovering hidden beauty
that, over time, has been lost, erased, or suppressed. It also weaves
together several love stories as well as a few mysteries. Nora, an
assistant researcher, is a catalyst for resolving the puzzle of a
painting that has been missing for decades. Set in Arezzo, a small
Tuscan town, the plot unfolds against the backdrop of the city’s antique
trade and the fanfare and pageantry of its medieval jousting festival.
While filming a documentary about Isabella de’ Medici—the Renai…
Book Title: The Company Files: 1. The Good Man by Gabriel Valjan Category: Adult Fiction, 251 pages Genre: Thriller, Historical Fiction, Crime Fiction, Espionage Publisher: Winter Goose Publishing Release date: December 2017 Tour dates: Feb 12 to March 2, 2018 Content Rating: PG + M (No bad language but there is an attempted rape scene, and some violence.) Description: In 1948, Vienna was divided among four powers: France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Jack Marshall had served with Walker during the war, and now, working together for The Company, they are tasked to do the inconceivable. Could former Nazis really be recruited to assist the U.S. in the atomic race? As their team moves forward, they quickly discover they are not the only ones looking for these men. And the others in the search may just have the objective of murder. In this tale of historical noir, of corruption and deceit, no one is who they say they are. Who is The Good Man in a world where an ene…
Description: On the eve of her
wedding to Nicholas Young, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia,
Rachel should be over-the-moon. She has a flawless Asscher cut diamond
from JAR, a wedding dress she loves more than anything found in the
salons of Paris, and a fiancée willing to sacrifice his entire
inheritance in order to marry her. But Rachel still mourns the fact that
her birthfather, a man she never knew, won't be able to walk her down
the aisle. Until: a shocking revelation draws Rachel in to a world of
Shanghai splendor beyond anything she has ever imagined. Here we meet
Carlton, a Ferrari-crashing bad boy known for Prince Harry-like antics;
Colette, a celebrity girlfriend chased by fevered paparazzi; and the man
Rachel has spent her entire life waiting to meet: her father.