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Christine Amsden - Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective

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47. Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective by Christine Amsden (2013)
The Cassie Scot Series Book 1
Length: 254 pages
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Started: 22 November 2013
Finished: 30 December 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Mayra at Twilight Times Booksfor sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 7 October 2013
Why do I have it? I like paranormal mysteries and Christine Amsden is a new author for me.

Cassandra Morgan Ursula Margaret Scot - Cassie to her friends - is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers; the eldest daughter in a magically gifted family of seven. Essentially born between worlds but belonging to neither, Cassie has never had cause to doubt the strength of her family's love for her - only if their love might not also be tinged with a slight disappointment in her. At twenty-one, she just wants to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator - specializing in non-magical investigations - in the…

May You All Have a Blessed Christmas!

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Hello everyone! :) I hope that you all have a wonderful and much blessed Christmas filled with as much friendly and family togetherness as you could wish for. :) Both Mom and I are feeling much better this year (last year we both had horrible bouts of flu), but this year we're feeling just fine! Looking forward to Christmas as much as ever. 
The kitties are really getting into the Christmas spirit - Ruby lies as close to our little fiberoptic Christmas tree as she can get; Leila has become a little less combative in honor of the Season; and Lollipop is licking everyone and everything in sight - including her own reflection! :) Not too much of a change for Lady Lolli's personality, I suppose, but she did knock over our little Christmas tree about three days ago. 
It wasn't plugged in at the time, and nothing was broken, but I think that Lollipop was experiencing a rush of over-excitement at the time. She's now trying to make up fo…

Book Blast For The Rat Chronicles: Meta Cognition by G. W. Rennie

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Hello Everyone! I hope that you're all having a wonderful day today. I'm so glad to welcome G. W. Rennie, author of the science fiction novel, The Rat Chronicles to Emeraldfire's Bookmark. Mr. Rennie is currently on a Book Blast tour with Pump up Your Book! lasting through mid-December. This is also my eighth Book Blast post ever, but I still hope that I do The Rat Chronicles by G. W. Rennie justice.

The author is also doing a giveaway - he is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky winner at the end of his Book Blast. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

About The Rat Chronicles: Meta Cognition:

An alien race known as the Xzebuliens that exists in an alternate universe has developed the technology to create a rift in our own, that appears on the blind side of the moon. They send asteroids through the rift and deflect them to land on all the major continents of Earth, containing a virus engi…

Book Blast For Ghost Sanctuary: A Journey Into the Spirit World and God With Actual Video and Photo Evidence by Becky J.

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Hello Everyone! I hope that you're all having a wonderful day today. I'm so glad to welcome Becky J., author of the non-fiction paranormal/occult book, Ghost Sanctuary to Emeraldfire's Bookmark. Becky is currently on a Book Blast tour with Pump up Your Book! lasting through mid-December. This is also my seventh Book Blast post ever, but I still hope that I do Ghost Sanctuary by Becky J. justice.

The author is also doing a giveaway - she is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky winner at the end of her Book Blast. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

About Ghost Sanctuary: A Journey Into the Spirit World and God With Actual Video and Photo Evidence:

Ghost Sanctuary is a factual accounting of a family’s struggle with ghosts living in their home. The book explains in detail the happenings faced by the family and their reaction to the invasion of the spirit realm into their own. The book contain…

Book Blast For Not my Mother's Son by R. K. Avery

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Hello Everyone! I hope that you're all having a wonderful day today. I'm so glad to welcome R. K. Avery, author of the psychological thriller/mystery, Not my Mother's Son back to Emeraldfire's Bookmark. Ms. Avery is currently on a Book Blast tour with Pump up Your Book! lasting through mid-December. This is also my seventh Book Blast post ever, but I still hope that I do Not my Mother's Son by R. K. Avery justice.

The author is also doing a giveaway - she is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card and an Autographed Copy of Not my Mother's Son to one lucky winner at the end of her Book Blast. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

About Not my Mother's Son:

Devious. Conniving. Deceitful. Insidious. David Miller thought he knew his mother. He thought kidnapping three children was the most appalling and horrendous thing any human being could do and she couldn’t possibly do anything more …

April Bostic - The Howling Heart

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46. The Howling Heart by April Bostic (2013)
Length: 225 pages Genre: Paranormal Romance
Started: 11 December 2013
Finished: 13 December 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Nicole at Tribute Booksfor sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 27 September 2013
Why do I have it? I like paranormal romance and April Bostic is a new author for me.

Paige Donovan is a city girl through and through - the only family vacation that she and her parents ever went on was when she was ten years old - and while it was extremely memorable for her, the vacation did not end well. Now, she is an ambitious college graduate who aspires to reach the top of the corporate ladder. Her future is looking bright when she is given the promotion of a lifetime at a prestigious fashion magazine in New York City.

Paige's life couldn't possibly get any better, until she learns of her father's death. Understandably shaken, she is further shocked to learn she has in…

Book Blast For Dear Friend: The Power of Pen Pals and Journaling by Cheri DeGroot

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Hello Everyone! I hope that you're all having a wonderful day today. I'm so glad to welcome Cheri DeGroot, author of the non-fiction humanities book, Dear Friend to Emeraldfire's Bookmark. Ms. DeGroot is currently on a Book Blast tour with Pump up Your Book! lasting through mid-December. This is also my sixth Book Blast post ever, but I still hope that I do Dear Friend by Cheri DeGroot justice.

The author is also doing a giveaway - she is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky winner at the end of her Book Blast. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

About Dear Friend: The Power of Pen Pals and Journaling:

Are you looking for a way to meet new people from all over the world, make new friends, and help others? The solution is simple and affordable—become a pen pal. In Dear Friend, author Cheri DeGroot shares the joys and rewards of becoming a pen pal and provides tips on sharing friendships th…

Reading Wrap-up For November at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

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Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.

Anyway, I started out November with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from Amazon and Netgalley and a Library Book Sale that Mom and I went to on the 21st.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- The Summoner: A Novel of Suspense by Layton Green
- A Light in Dark Placesby Jennifer Graves and Emily Clawson
- True Hollywood Noir: Filmland Mysteries and Murdersby Dina Di Mambro
- Knight of Flameby Scott Eder
- Moon Riverby J. R. Rain

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
- Flame Moon by K. J. …