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A Midsummer Night’s Scream by R.L. Stine

Horror, Young Adult, Thriller

INFORMATION

Title: A Midsummer Night’s Scream
Author: R.L. Stine
Publication Date: 1st July 2014
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages: 249

My Rating(s): ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

Synopsis

It was a horror movie that turned into real horror–three young actors lost their lives while the camera rolled. Production stopped, and people claimed that the movie was cursed.

Sixty years later, new actors are venturing onto the haunted set. In a desperate attempt to revive their failing studio, Claire’s dad has green-lit a remake of Mayhem Manorโ€”and Claire and her friends are dying to be involved.

At first, Claire laughs at Jake’s talk of ghosts and curses. He’s been too busy crushing on her best friend Delia to notice that she’s practically been throwing herself at him. What does he know? And anyway, this is her big chance to be a star!

When shooting starts, though, the set is plagued by a series of horrible accidentsโ€”could history be repeating itself?

Review

A Midsummer Night’s Scream is such a relaxing horror read. It’s about a remake of unfinished movie – Mayhem Manor that has been abandoned for 60 years. Narrated by Claire Woodlands who been so excited because she’ll be a character of the movie. However, I thought it’s gonna be exciting and thrilling, but it’s doesn’t really reach my expectations.

I’m not going to lie that I enjoy reading this. I love the elements Stine add in. There’s horror, thriller and comedy so it was a fun read. I love the subplot that helps it being more mysterious. Stine is known as a plot twister author, so there’s a plot twist that make you need more to read. It’s so frustrating, sometimes.

As for characters, I’d enjoyed it if the interaction between between the main male and main female characters are more secure and connected each other. I found something bleak in character development.

Honestly, I was attracted by the cover. It’s too intriguing for me. Overall, I’d like to say that I do enjoy reading this book. It’s such a chilling and relaxing summer read.

Lea

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Temptation by R.L. Stine

Horror, Young Adult, Fantasy

INFORMATION

Title:ย Temptation
Author:ย R.L. Stine
Publication Date:ย 10th July 2012
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages:ย 407

My Rating(s):ย ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

Synopsis

The vampires of Sandy Hollow crave the summer months. Summer means plenty of beach touristsโ€ฆand plenty of fresh blood after months of deprivation. But this year the Eternal Ones have decided to spice things up with a little bet: The first to seduce a hot date of the human variety, and then turn him into a fellow creature of the night, wins.

In order to successfully turn their prey, they must take only three small sips of blood on three different nights. If they take too much blood on any night, the human will die and the bet will be lost.

The setup sounds simple enough, but things quickly get complicatedโ€”especially since each vampire is just dying to quench her thirst.

Review

The Goodnight Kiss is about a bet between the 2 vampires (Gabri and Jessica) hunting for a โ€˜nectarโ€™- a human blood, obviously. Only 3 sips and then the human will became immortal. And the vampire targeting human almost every night. The Goodnight Kiss is such an introduction and the beginning story of the Sandy Hollow’s vampires. April as the main character of the Goodnight Kiss where she’s become an immortal. I thought it was a never ending vampire turning, but, the story changes from time to time.

As for Goodnight Kiss 2, I found it more interesting compared to the first story. When a humanย discoversย about theย vampire’sย existence, theyย are seekingย for revenge. And the main character is Billy, he was obsessed of vampire and believe in vampire. His friends were making fun of him not until a mysterious girl volunteered to help him. I love the intriguing feeling while reading this. There’s also some plot twist thatย makesย it fascinating and interesting.

The Vampire Clubย is a short story of high school students, forming a club to hunt the vampires. In my view, this story does not necessarily added at all but, I’ll take it as a bonus read. However, I enjoyed it because of the ending. I swore it took my breath out.

Overall, I’d like to say that I really enjoy this book. I’d like to RECOMMEND this book if you love a Spooky Summer vibe. It’s also a relaxing read because it’s such a light horror reads.

Posted in Book Event

Blog Tour | A Guarded Love by Adelia Burke

Hello everyone!

This is my stop for the blog tour for a book of Adelia Burke who recently published a sweet romances, A Guarded Love. This tour is taking place on blog from 1st to 14th of June. So make sure you guys check out the rest of the tours’ stops too! I’d like to thank Dr. Trina Boice for inviting me to join this awesome book blog tour’s too.

Check them out!

June 1 : www.crossroadreviews.com

June 2 : http://www.communitybookstop.blogspot.com

June 3 : http://www.confessionsofbethany.com/

June 4 : www.BiblioLeviosa.home.blog

June 5 : www.bonnieharris.blogspot.com

June 6 : http://fireandicephoto.blogspot.com/

June 7 : www.cedarforthauthors.blogspot.com

June 8 : www.mybookaday.blogspot.com  

June 9 : www.baronessbooktrove.com

June 10 : www.MovieReviewMom.com

June 11 : www.kameomonson.comb/blog

June 12 : https://luwromance.wordpress.com/?fbclid=IwAR3NAXiYs-2NILrwQJFQiXbk1_leCMkf9qJnYC-IaDCtEFNDpqHZHBRXjzA

June 13 : https://www.instagram.com/book.amour/

June 14 : www.thephantomparagrapher.blogspot.com

Title: A Guarded Love – The Unassuming Billionaire Series-Book 1

Author: Adelia Burke

Genre: Romance / Clean Romance / Suspense

Publication Date: May 2020

Pages: 122

Available formats: eBook and print, KDP

BOOK DESCRIPTION

An unsuspecting college student is inadvertently thrust into the paparazzi spotlight when a country music star mingles at a local karaoke club. After an unexpected photo surfaces online, the power of clickbait media sends two people from different worlds on a collision course with destiny.

A break from touring proves to be anything but relaxing, as Landon Ross navigates a whirlwind of tabloid manipulation, crazed fans and heightened security protocol. Each detail of his life is carefully structured and scheduled. But the unexpected arrival of a talented local music major makes him re-evaluate everything.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Adelia Burke (Deb Earl) was born in Reno, Nevada. She is married and has three married daughters and two grandchildren. She has been an avid reader all of her life with a vivid imagination.
She has been involved in family history research for many years and decided to incorporate that into her writing in some of her books. It makes for some interesting stories.  She absolutely loves to throw in twists in her books.
Her interests include running, gardening, and traveling. She is a home-schooling expert!

Website | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK

REVIEW

Check out my full review of A Guarded Love here.

GET YOUR COPY NOW!

You may also can win a FREE ebook copy to download of this honey sugar sweet romance read by filling your contact information to join the VIP Club at www.Adeliaburke.com

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Okay everyone! The tour isn’t over yet! We have a surprise for you!
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Well it is and if you leave comment on this post or by visiting Adelia Burke’s Facebook group, you could WIN prizes from Rafflecoupter. Prizes includes free online course and eBooks.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Till next time!

Lea

Posted in ARC Review, review

A Guarded Love by Adelia Burke

Romance, Clean romance, Suspense

INFORMATION

Title: A Guarded Love
Author: Adelia Burke
Publication Date: May 2020
Pages: 122 (ebook)

My rating(s): โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Synopsis

An unsuspecting college student is inadvertently thrust into the paparazzi spotlight when a country music star mingles at a local karaoke club. After an unexpected photo surfaces online, the power of clickbait media sends two people from different worlds on a collision course with destiny.

A break from touring proves to be anything but relaxing, as Landon Ross navigates a whirlwind of tabloid manipulation, crazed fans and heightened security protocol. Each detail of his life is carefully structured and scheduled. But the unexpected arrival of a talented local music major makes him re-evaluate everything.

Review

Truth be told, I’m not a big fan of romance, but it doesn’t mean that I despise romance. I think romance is such a seasoning spice to add in any kind of genre, even there’s romance in the horror genre, amirite?

Okay, let’s get back to A Guarded Love! It’s a simple, quick pace story, so sweet and dreamy. I’m not going to lie, there’s a little flaw but it doesn’t ruin the whole plot. If the story a little much longer I’m gonna love it! On couple first pages, I thought it’s cliche, but it’s well-developed, there’s a twist. I love the flow. There’s a suspense and you may see the love progress. It’s also about how you regain your trust in a relationship.

I love the hero of this book, Landon Ross. He’s such a sweet guy. So protective and responsible. I love the development of the chemistry between these two main characters. Landon is such a perfect partner for Kristin. I’d like to say, she’s lucky!

I’d RECOMMEND you to read this if you have ever dreamt of dating a celebrity. It’s so cute and sweet!

Last but not least, I’d like to thank Dr. Trina Boice for inviting me to join Adelia Burke book blog tour. Thank you so much for this opportunity! Thank you so much the author of A Guarded Love, Adelia Burke for providing me a free ebook copy of this book.

A SPECIAL SURPRISE FOR YOU!
You also can get a free ebook copy to download by filling out your contact detail at www.Adeliaburke.com .

Thank you so much and till next time!

Lea

Posted in Monthly TBR's and Wrap Ups

Monthly TBRs | JUNE 2020

Happy 1st of June everyone! We are in the mid-year of 2020 and it’s Summer. I had a bad reading session last month as I managed to read only 3 books. So I refresh and start a new goal. I wish that I able to read at least 5 books this month! This June, I randomly picked the book title that I want to read. No specific reading theme this month.

June 2020 TBRs

So let’s jump into the TBRs list;

  • A Midsummer’s Night Scream by R.L.Stine
  • Marked (House of Night #1) by P.C Cast & Kristin Cast
  • Fan Art by Sarah Tregay
  • Kill the Boy Band by Goldy Moldavsky
  • Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs

I hope that I able to read more! I pray for no more assignment. Haha! Btw, if any of my TBRs list meet yours, I love to be your reading buddy. I’ll update any of my reading on my other social media if you’re interested to check out;

Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads

Thank you so much for stopping by. Till next time.

XOXO,
Lea