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UNBOUND BY KIM HARRISON, MELISSA MARR, JEANIENE FROST, VICKI PETTERSSON, & JOCELYNN DRAKE: BOOK REVIEW

Unbound By Multiple Authors (see story breakdown for authors and their websites) ISBN# 9780061699931 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi Unbound is a compilation of several popular paranormal and urban fantasy authors.  Included in this collection is a prequel to Jeaniene Frost’s Night Huntress series, a Hollows short story from … Continue reading

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CARNIVAL OF SOULS BY MELISSA MARR: BOOK REVIEW

Carnival of Souls By Melissa Marr ISBN#: 9780061659287 Author’s Website: http://www.melissa-marr.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: In a city of daimons, rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, where both murder and pleasure … Continue reading

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A – Z: UPCOMING BOOKS FOR 2012 PART 5 U-Z

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Shaedum U: Underworld (Abandon Trilogy #2) by Meg Cabbot. Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back.Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn’t dead.Not this time.But she is being held against her will in the dim, twilit world between … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: SHORT STORY COMPANIONS

All of the e-books today are short stories that are tie-ins to a larger series. They are companions to Ink Exchange and Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr, The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas … Continue reading

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OBS WICKED LOVELY BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 29- EPILOGUE

Chapters 29 – epilogue by Karolina Chapter 29 Characters Keenan Aislinn Niall Seth Aislinn is quietly perplexed at the idea of Keenan meeting Seth, but agrees at his insistence. They talk of Keenan’s influence over people. They also discuss the nature of their people- the Summer girls and the Summer … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – WICKED LOVELY EDITION

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr is the first novel in a series about faeries and humans mingling together. Open Book Society is featuring Wicked Lovely as our Book Club, so make sure you head over to the forum and join in on the discussion. It only makes sense that Caro … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: INK EXCHANGE BY MELISSA MARR

brought to you by OBS Staffer kpic724 Melissa Marr Wicked Lovely Series – 2: Ink Exchange Summary Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance between the Faerie Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: SUMMMER READING EDITION

TOP 10 YA Reads THIS summer: by Chris 1. Dark Flame by Alyson Noel – 4th installment of the Immortals Series 2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins – 3rd and final book of The Hunger Games Series (August 24th) 3. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer – … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS BOOK COVER CLUSTERS: FLOWERS

Because Valentine’s Day was this weekend, our Cover Cluster this month is flowers! Enjoy! The Year of The Flood by Margaret Atwood: The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEWS: MELISSA MARR – FRAGILE ETERNITY

Nothing is more awesome than faeries and Melissa has written the best i’ve seen in a decade. Don’t believe me? Well read what our other OBS staff member thought or read it yourself and find out. Brought by OBS staff member Katlyn Book Three: Wicked Lovely Series Summary Seth never … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEWS: MELISSA MARR – WICKED LOVELY

Nothing is more awesome than faeries and Melissa has written the best i’ve seen in a decade. Don’t believe me? Well read what our other OBS staff member thought or read it yourself and find out. Brought by OBS staff member Katlyn Book One: Wicked Lovely Series Summary Rule #3: … Continue reading

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MELISSA MARR ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS ON FAERIES, READING & TEACHING

Melissa Marr generously answers more reader questions: Q: “What do you most enjoy about teaching literature? Everything 🙂 I love teaching. It’s a kick in a way that nothing else ever is.   A good book signing or panel has a few such moments, but teaching gave me that rush regularly. … Continue reading

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WICKED LOVELY AND THE PASSAGE IN THE WORKS FOR NEW MOVIE ADAPTATIONS

By Sara Gundell at Portland Books Examiner; Two new supernatural books are in the works to become new movie adaptations. The first is Young Adult novel Wicked Lovelyby Melissa Marr. The book is the first in a series about a 17-year-old girl who can see fairies. But these aren’t your Disney … Continue reading

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UNIVERSAL ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO WICKED LOVELY BY MELISSA MARR

variety.com: Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to “Wicked Lovely,” the bestselling first book in a fantasy series written by Melissa Marr that will see its fourth installment published next year by Harper Collins. The studio bought the book to be produced by Wild West Picture Show Prods., and has … Continue reading

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MELISSA MARR WICKED LOVELY SERIES INTERVIEW

Freebookfriday.com has a great audio interview with Melissa Marr. Below is information about her series: Melissa answers the top ten fan questions from across the continent about her series, her favorite characters and her advice to aspiring writers! About Wicked Lovely book 1. Rule #3: Don’t stare at invisible faeries. … Continue reading

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PARANORMAL YOUNG ADULT GROUP TOUR

Rachel Vincent posts on her blog: Writing chapter 4 of Alpha didn’t go very smoothly last night, so I didn’t have time to send out my newsletter. But it went out this morning, so if you were waiting for an early peek at the Shift cover (and the plot description!), … Continue reading

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Melissa Marr: SMART CHICKS KICK @SS TOUR 2010 IN THE WORKS!

In September 2010, the author organized “Smart Chicks Kick @ss” (and for the not-cussing among you, “Smart Chicks Kick It” works too) tour will be visiting 6-8 cities. The logic behind the tour was that booksellers & readers keep saying they like group events, but publisher organized group events–for logistical … Continue reading

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examiner.com: NOT JUST VAMPS GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT

Since Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight, many young adult novels have focused on vampires along with some element of romance. Vampires used to be the stuff of horror, but in recent years they have been romanced nearly to death. Some authors are now focusing on other paranormal creatures to bring an element … Continue reading

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