I AM SO EXCITED!!!
SECTOR C ~ The Chosen
IS NOW AVAILABLE
Release date: March 31, 2015
Set in a futuristic Dystopian where society is governed by a council of vampires and lycanthropes, selection students are sheltered and raised in a deceptively Utopian world. Strict rules are imposed to control population growth, education, and even personal interactions with other members of the sector, all in the name of safety.
When ‘A’ comes of age she, like all youth throughout Sector C, and her selection classmates aren’t sent out into the world to find jobs, make money and lead happy carefree lives. They are forced to endure the rigorous physical and mental testing of Selection Week before choosing their destiny or being forced into a fate far worse. Those that make it out alive are announced as sector residence, given a position within the society, and allotted all the privileges of their chosen “culture.” However, when your only choices are vampirism, lycanthropy, breeder, blood donor, or banishment to the Wastelands, what choice do you really have?
Suspenseful, intense, passionate, and awash in paranormal delights, SECTOR C ~ THE CHOSEN captures the enchantment and mysteries of the supernatural world and the power of friendship.
WHERE TO PURCHASE:
EBOOK: COMING SOON to http://bookstore.bookcountry.com/
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To me… books are a special kind of magic!
I tend to go through spurts where I read constantly – in the carpool line, making dinner, at karate, at dance, etc… Then I go through spurts where I don’t crack the spine of a book for months. Right now I am smack dab in the middle of three books, well, one play and two books. Basically, I am at the beginning of a regular reading marathon… at least for me.
Every year I set a reading goal for myself… In the past it has always been 12 books! Yeah, I know – that isn’t that many, but come on… I have a full-time job and two kids that do dance, karate, t-ball, cheer leading camp, etc. etc. etc. So, for me to find time to read even just one book a month is often hard. So, I have always set my goal low… one book a month… and hoped that I actually exceed it. In 2013 I exceeded my goal of 12 books by 5 and read a total of 17 books… I WAS EXCITED! In 2014 I raised my goal, just a little, to 20 books and I managed to read 26! Yeah, last year was a big reading year for me. This year 2015… I have decided to increase my goal again – I plan to read 30 books! It is already February 27th and I have only finished 4 books… I’m a bit behind and not getting off to a great start, but I have time. Right?
What I’m currently reading:
What I’ve recently finished reading:
- Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers
- The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
- A Time To Live (by Jonas Lee) – This is the second book in his series, the first was A Time To Reap which I finished last year. Time Travel – Science Fiction – FUN-FUN-FUN!
- Redeemed (by P.C. Cast) – This is the FINAL book in the House of Night series – Vampires, Goddesses, and possessed minions… OK!
So… the whole point of my post, which I never really got to is this… Books are a wonderful escape into a world you never knew existed. They are a vacation for your mind and cost only pennies compared to what most people spend on actual vacations. So, take a stay-cation… grab a good book… and let it take you to places you’ve never been.
- Travel back to 1912 and ride on the Titanic in Titanic by Filson Young
- Let Sophie Kinsella entertain you with her Confessions of a Shopaholic series
- Get lost in the world of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
- Experience Victorian times and laugh at the comedy of Oscar Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest
- Cringe from freight as you read Bram Stoker’s Dracula
- Relive childhood memories as you read Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
- Fall in love with Frances Mayes’ Under the Tuscan Sun
- Feel seduced by Christian Grey in E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey series
- Get to know a new, self-published author and pick up a copy of Awaken, Beginnings, or Revenge by yours truly…
- Pick up a collection of short stories and get drifted out to sea in FINAL SHIPS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD (including my short END GAME)
- Indulge yourself in a collection of poetry with Private Words Unspoken…
There are so many amazing places, real and imaginary, that books can take you if you only let them.
So… where will you go on your next stay-cation?
WOW… this review made my day.
Writing: ★★★★ 1/2
Story: ★★★★ 1/2
Cover: ★★★★ 1/2
Overall: ★★★★★ (4.625)
This book was given to me as an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
This third (final?) installment of the Blood Angel series is once again looking at the transformation of Alee (Aleerah), the only living dhampir. It continues after her transition back into high school, learning the ropes of a vampire, the nature of being a witch, the betrayal of the Underground and the love dichotomy she finds herself in.
The Critical Points:
Nina’s writing has progressively improved throughout the series and by this point, she has started to master the craft. Weaving in the imagery and emotions of her characters. There were some misspellings here and there, giving the teeny ding on the writing alone.
This story starts off on the fast track and very rarely slows…
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Hi, my name is Nina Soden and I’m an author.
Wow, it feels really funny to say that. I mean, I am an author. I have four published books, 3 novels (the Blood Angel Series) and 1 poetry book, but calling myself an author still feels strange.
Author is only one of the many hats or ‘personalities’ I wear throughout my day. My most important? Mommy, that one simple word means the world to me and hearing it when my kids call me – well, that melts my heart. The other hats I love to wear: wife, daughter, sister, actress, and artist. The hats I wear because everyone has to make a living and keep the house in order: employee, consultant, chauffeur (when you have kids – you are nothing if not a chauffeur), cook, assistant cheer coach, etc., etc., etc. Hats I’m learning to wear: self-publicist, marketing specialist, social-media specialist, and all the others that go with being an Indie-Author – man, it is HARD WORK!
This blog was originally started to keep a record of my journey as I wrote, edited, and published my first young adult series ~ the Blood Angel Series ~ Awaken (book 1), Beginnings (book 2), and Revenge (book 3). Well, I did it! It was a long yet exciting adventure and the final book was published in August of 2014. Before publishing the final book I put the first two books through a rigorous re-edit and rewrite in order to make sure that they were the best they could be. Now, I feel fully confident that all three of my books are exactly how I want them to be. I would love to share them with you and find out what you think. If you are interested in learning more about the Blood Angel Series please take a few seconds and spend the few dollars it takes to download my eBooks or order your printed version – and please tell your family, bribe your friends and blackmail your enemies into picking up a copy of their own.
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What Is Next?
Now I begin a new journey as I work on my next series. I can’t say too much, but I promise to keep you all informed as I learn more about where this new adventure is going to take me – and my readers.
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That’s RIGHT – it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!!!
I’m giving away FREE BLOOD ANGEL SWAG!!!
What you’ll get if you win:1 copy of Awaken (book 1 ~ the Blood Angel Series) 1 copy of Beginnings (book 2 ~ the Blood Angel Series) 1 Blood Angel Series travel mug (with covers of all three book covers) 1 Blood Angel Series small notebook (with covers of all three book covers) 1 Personalized postcard
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