Do You Know the Stars of PLL?

My love affair with Pretty Little Liars began well before the TV show came out. I discovered the books and quickly devoured them, waiting on baited breath for the next one to come out. However, when the TV show started, I got excited for a whole other reason. Holly Marie Combs was in it! She was in Charmed which is, to this day, my favorite TV show. But upon watching the show, I began to realize that there are other amazing actors gracing us with their presence. So, let’s see how well you know the actors. 

Troian Bellisario

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                    1. What age did Troian make her film debut?

                          A. 7

                          B. 20

                         C. 14

                         D. 4

                    2.  Troian wanted Spencer to die, why?

    A. She and Lucy didn’t get along

    B. The hours were negatively affecting her relationship with Patrick 

     C. She felt the show would be more interesting if one of the main four died since A seemed to put them in danger and then save them 

     D. She was unhappy with the way her story line was going and was offered a role in a different TV show

     3. Troian has always been an activist and has recently teamed up with who? (Hint: #SelflessSelfies)

     A. Shutterfly

    B. Burt’s Bees 

    C. Apple 

    D. Revlon 

Ashley Benson 

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    4. Ashley is a big fangirl. Which fandom did she dress up to see the movie?

     A. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1

     B. Breaking Dawn Part 2 

     C. Mockingjay Part 2 

     D. Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

                    5. What was her first acting job?

                          A. Lil Romeo music video

                          B. Domino’s Commercial 

                          C. Day’s of Our Lives 

                          D. Community Theater with Vanessa Hudgens 

                   6. What did Ashley consider her “dream job”?

                          A. A guest role on The OC

                         B. A guest role on How I Met Your Mother

                         C. A guest role in Supernatural

                         D. A guest role on Zoey 101

Lucy Hale

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                   7. Lucy has an obsession with something on the darker side… What is it?

                        A. Horror Movies 

                        B. Unsolved Murders 

                        C. The paranormal 

                        D. BDSM books like 50 Shades

                  8. Which PLL character did Lucy initially audition for?

                       A. Spencer

                       B. Emily

                       C. Mona

                       D. Hannah  

                 9. Who was her first celebrity crush?

                      A. Zac Hansen

                      B. Nick Carter

                      C. Justin Timberlake

                      D. Zac Efron   

Shay Mitchell 

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              10. What is her food obsession?

                    A. Tacos

                    B. Chocolate 

                    C. Pizza 

                    D. Sandwiches

            11. She co-wrote a book. What’s it called?

                   A. Bliss  

                   B. Blame 

                   C. Blind 

                   D. Black

           12. What age did she begin modeling? 

                    A. 11

                    B. 15

                    C. 9

                    D. 20

Ian Harding

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          13. Everyone has a fear, what’s Ian’s?

                  A. The Ocean 

                  B. Heights

                  C. Spiders 

                  D. Snakes 

         14. Ian has a reputation for something around the set, what is it? 

                  A. Sleeping 

                 B. Flirting 

                 C. Pranking 

                 D. Eating       

        15.  Ian and one of his female costars are super close. Which one is it? 

                A. Shay

                B. Sasha 

                C. Ashely

                D.  Lucy

Sasha Pieterse

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         16. Performing seems to be hereditary. What do her parents do?

               A. Singers

               B. Dancers 

               C. Actors 

               D. Write screen plays 

       17. She is a creative person. Sasha has her own jewelry line called what? 

            A. Rigid Accessories 

            B. Righteous Accessories 

            C. Rigid Creations 

            D. Righteous Creations  

     18. She, like Cady Haring from Mean Girls, lived in Africa and was homeschooled. But she graduated early. What age did Sasha finish school?

           A. 14

           B. 16

           C. 17

           D. 13 

Keegan Allen 

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   19. Keegan write poetry, acts, and is super into photography. But his real talent is dancing.

         A. True 

          B. False  

 20. He did not have his first kiss on camera. How old was he when it happened? 

        A. 10

        B. 15

        C. 18

        D. 12

21. Keegan has a close connection to a certain family member…who is it?

        A. His mom

        B. His dad

        C. His brother

        D. His dog 

Janel Parrish 

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22. She also sings! Janel was on the soundtrack for one of the TV Shows or Movies she acted in. Which was it? 

        A. Pretty Little Liars 

        B. Bratz 

        C. Zoey 101 with Jamie Lynn Spears 

        D. High School Possession 

23. Janel is also a broadway baby. What show was she in?

        A. Annie 

        B. Matilda 

        C. Les Miserable 

        D. Mary Poppins 

24. Janel likes her ink but do you know how many tattoos she has?

       A. 3

       B. 6

       C. 11

      D. 17

Bonus Question 

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How did Holly Marie Combs get the scar above her eye?

     A. She walked into a marble table as a child

     B. She got hit with a tennis racket 

     C. Horseback riding accident 

     D. Car crash

Correct Answers

  1. D                11. A                        21. A
  2. C                12. B                         22. B
  3. B                13. A                         23. C
  4. A                14. C                         24. C
  5. B                15. D                         25. A
  6. A                16. B
  7. C                17. C
  8. D                18. A
  9. A                19. B
  10. C                20. D

In case you’re looking on your phone and this is annoying, the questions with the correct answers in red are at the bottom of this post 

 

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20- 25: You probably already know who AD is, don’t you

About Me

My name is Sarah Fischer and I am a romance novelist. My books feature girls in college dealing with relationships, friendships, and of course…danger

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Troian Bellisario

 1. What age did Troian make her film debut?

               A. 7

               B. 20

               C. 14

               D. 4

2.  Troian wanted Spencer to die, why?

    A. She and Lucy didn’t get along

    B. The hours were negatively affecting her relationship with Patrick

     C. She felt the show would be more interesting if one of the main four died since A seemed to put them in danger and then save them 

     D. She was unhappy with the way her story line was going and was offered a role in a different TV show

3. Troian has always been an activist and has recently teamed up with who? (Hint: #SelflessSelfies)

     A. Shutterfly

    B. Burt’s Bees 

    C. Apple

    D. Revlon

Ashley Benson

4. Ashley is a big fangirl. Which fandom did she dress up to see the movie?

     A. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1

     B. Breaking Dawn Part 2

     C. Mockingjay Part 2

     D. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

                    5. What was her first acting job?

                          A. Lil Romeo music video

                          B. Domino’s Commercial 

                          C. Day’s of Our Lives

                          D. Community Theater with Vanessa Hudgens

                   6. What did Ashley consider her “dream job”?

                          A. A guest role on The OC

                         B. A guest role on How I Met Your Mother

                         C. A guest role in Supernatural

                         D. A guest role on Zoey 101

Lucy Hale

                   7. Lucy has an obsession with something on the darker side… What is it?

                        A. Horror Movies

                        B. Unsolved Murders

                        C. The paranormal 

                        D. BDSM books like 50 Shades

                  8. Which PLL character did Lucy initially audition for?

                       A. Spencer

                       B. Emily

                       C. Mona

                       D. Hannah

                 9. Who was her first celebrity crush?

                      A. Zac Hansen

                      B. Nick Carter

                      C. Justin Timberlake

                      D. Zac Efron

Shay Mitchell

              10. What is her food obsession?

                    A. Tacos

                    B. Chocolate

                    C. Pizza

                    D. Sandwiches

            11. She co-wrote a book. What’s it called?

                   A. Bliss  

                   B. Blame

                   C. Blind

                   D. Black

           12. What age did she begin modeling?

                    A. 11

                    B. 15

                    C. 9

                    D. 20

Ian Harding

          13. Everyone has a fear, what’s Ian’s?

                  A. The Ocean 

                  B. Heights

                  C. Spiders

                  D. Snakes

         14. Ian has a reputation for something around the set, what is it?

                  A. Sleeping

                 B. Flirting

                 C. Pranking 

                 D. Eating

        15.  Ian and one of his female costars are super close. Which one is it?

                A. Shay

                B. Sasha

                C. Ashely

                D.  Lucy

Sasha Pieterse

         16. Performing seems to be hereditary. What do her parents do?

               A. Singers

               B. Dancers 

               C. Actors

               D. Write screen plays

       17. She is a creative person. Sasha has her own jewelry line called what?

            A. Rigid Accessories

            B. Righteous Accessories

            C. Rigid Creations 

            D. Righteous Creations

     18. She, like Cady Haring from Mean Girls, lived in Africa and was homeschooled. But she graduated early. What age did Sasha finish school?

           A. 14

           B. 16

           C. 17

           D. 13

Keegan Allen

   19. Keegan write poetry, acts, and is super into photography. But his real talent is dancing.

         A. True

          B. False 

 20. He did not have his first kiss on camera. How old was he when it happened?

        A. 10

        B. 15

        C. 18

        D. 12

21. Keegan has a close connection to a certain family member…who is it?

        A. His mom

        B. His dad

        C. His brother

        D. His dog

Janel Parrish

22. She also sings! Janel was on the soundtrack for one of the TV Shows or Movies she acted in. Which was it?

        A. Pretty Little Liars

        B. Bratz 

        C. Zoey 101 with Jamie Lynn Spears

        D. High School Possession

23. Janel is also a broadway baby. What show was she in?

        A. Annie

        B. Matilda

        C. Les Miserable 

        D. Mary Poppins

24. Janel likes her ink but do you know how many tattoos she has?

       A. 3

       B. 6

       C. 11

      D. 17

Bonus Question

How did Holly Marie Combs get the scar above her eye?

     A. She walked into a marble table as a child

     B. She got hit with a tennis racket

     C. Horseback riding accident

     D. Car crash

Above the Flames

There is a battle brewing and it is likely to take you off guard. However, there is a plus side…book 2 is out! Above the Flames is book 1 and book 2 is Surrounded by Flames. Both are by Cassandra Fear and Surrounded By Flames is out today, so get ready to get your binge on!

Jasmine Reynolds has this ability to conjure blue flames that she discovers on her 16th birthday. But who cares? She continues to live her life as normal until she turns 18, when all chaos breaks loose after an earthquake releases the demons. Yes, I said demons. As it turns out, that battle I mentioned earlier is between demons and angels. Well, she was not prepared for this and she is captured.

But don’t fear! There is someone out to save her. Well, okay, he isn’t necessarily out to save her. Amon wants to get back into God’s good graces, as he is a fallen angel. What better way than to rescue the beautiful girl with the power to make all the difference?

As you may have guessed, Amon is gorgeous and Jasmine noticed. Hell, everyone has noticed. But they can’t run off and make eyes at each other because they’re still in the middle of a war. So, do they have the power to take a stand, or will they succumb to, not only their emotions, but also to their circumstances? Sometimes, you’ve fallen too far to come back.

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One of the things that I liked about this book was it seemed real. Okay, Sarah have you lost your mind? How can the book be real? Stay with me here. The characters had the angst and attitude of characters of their ages. Jasmine was 18. She was filled with frustration, and had a vulnerability about her that sometimes shifted to the confidence of a woman with the sexuality of a lady. I love this age group because  I think watching them come into their own is one of my favorite parts of these books. Well, that and Jasmine was feisty and hysterical. I loved reading her.

This is a great book, but fyi, there is a good amount of violence. This book is about a war, so the violence should be assumed, but I’m just putting that out there in case you missed it. It’s an older young adult novel, but I thought it was enjoyable anyway.

With book 2 coming out tomorrow, I am so excited. Don’t bother me! I will be in a reading nook with my kindle and a nervous tickle in my stomach because I can’t wait to see what happens!

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Books and Booze Charity Basket

Sarah and Kelsey have donated a basket to the No You Cant’cer Foundation event in Atlantic City tonight. But they didn’t do it alone, not by a long shot. There are four lovely authors who have graciously given their books to be added to this wonderful prize, which will be raffled off tonight with all proceeds going to colorectal cancer and ostomy awareness and education.

17426088_10154400700772286_1265782561820900422_nSo let’s take a look at these four authors, and their wonderful books!

Jeniffer Loring: Firebird

Jennifer Loring’s short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines, webzines, and anthologies, including Crystal Lake Publishing’s Tales from the Lake vol. 1. She has also published a novella, Conduits (DarkFuse, 2014), and a novel, Those of My Kind (Omnium Gatherum, 2015). Jennifer lives in Philadelphia, PA with her husband, their turtle, and two basset hounds.

Connect with her online at…

Most importantly, get a copy of Firebird HERE!

JL Drake: Broken

Best selling author J. L. Drake was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, later moving to Southern California where she lives with her husband and two children.

When she’s not writing she loves to spend time with her family, travelling or just enjoying a night at home. One thing you might notice in her books is her love for the four seasons. Growing up on the east coast of Canada the change in the seasons is in her blood and is often mentioned in her writing.

An avid reader of James Patterson, J.L. Drake has often found herself inspired by his many stories of mystery and intrigue.

She hopes you will enjoy her stories as much as she has enjoyed writing them.

Connect with her online at…

Most importantly, get a copy of Broken HERE!

Jennifer Allis Provost: Heir to the Sun

Jennifer Allis Provost writes books about faeries, orcs and elves. Zombies too. She grew up in the wilds of Western Massachusetts and had read every book in the local library by age twelve. (It was a small library). An early love of mythology and folklore led to her epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Parthalan, and her day job as a cubicle monkey helped shape her urban fantasy, Copper Girl. When she’s not writing about things that go bump in the night (and sometimes during the day) she’s working on her MFA in Creative Nonfiction.

Connect with her online at…

Most importantly, get a copy of Heir to the Sun HERE!

Christine Hartmann: Wild Within

Christine Hartmann grew up in Ohio and Delaware and loves traveling to exotic, romantic settings. After a college semester in Kathmandu, her first three “real” jobs were all in northern Japan, where she lived for almost 10 years. She currently splits her career between her daytime occupation (improving the quality of veterans’ nursing home care) and her nights/weekend avocation (writing both fiction and non-fiction books). Her husband Ron Strickland is a well-known long-distance hiker and trail guide writer and the founder of the 1,200-mile Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. Christine loves reading, pilates, bicycling, snorkeling, and health foods that taste like they’re bad for you. You will often find her at a keyboard, a German shepherd at her side, and Ron whispering sweet edits over her shoulder.

Connect with her online at…

Most importantly, get a copy of Wild Within HERE!

The Sorting Hat Goes to Scotland

Sarah and I aren’t just raving Sassenachs, we’re also “Potterheads”, as we grew up with Harry Potter and waited for our Hogwarts letters that never came. Sarah’s a Ravenclaw, as evident by her crazy work ethic and logical way of thought that she uses in her daily life. I mean, I’m an adult, but Sarah’s the adult I go to when I need an adult, if you catch my drift? Anyway, I’m a Slytherin because I look awesome in green and calculate my options before deciding what will best benefit myself and those I care about. So, we wondered what houses our favorite Outlander characters would belong in…

Geillis Duncan-Slythin

Is there anyone else who seems like more of a Slythin than Geillis? She loves potions, uses others for her own personal gain, and her eerie green eyes are certainly the Slytherin hue!

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Bree Randall-Hufflepuff

“A Hufflepuff?” you may ask. “But Bree is so smart! Surely a Ravenclaw? Or A noble Gryffindor?” Nah, she’s a Hufflepuff. She’s loyal to those she loves, and will defend them fiercely…I mean look at how angry she was with her own mother when she found out her bio father wasn’t Frank. Also, if given a choice, she would probably pick whatever house Claire wasn’t in.

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Roger Wakefield-Ravenclaw

Is there any doubt that Roger is a Ravenclaw? He’s intelligent, educated, and his musical prowess shows off his creative side. Also, couldn’t you see this mild mannered reverend’s son as a Prefect?

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Master Raymond-Hufflepuff

Hufflepuffs don’t get enough love, but we think Master Raymond belongs with Hegla Hufflepuff. He’s kind, longs to help, and very loyal to those he cares about. And those herbology skills he has would certainly come in handy during his time at Hogwarts. But some think he might have a pinch of Slytherin in him, after all, his blood line is what keeps things going and he’s very sly, although it’s for a good cause. His pure motives put him in the Hufflepuff house!

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Jamie Fraser-Gryffindor

Was this even a question? That bravery, that loyalty, that shock of red hair! He’s obviously a Gryffindor. Hell, is there anyone else who could give “The Boy Who Lived” a run for his wizard gold like “The Man Who Lived”? Jamie is an unstoppable force and old Voldemort would never stand a change.

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Laoghaire Mackenzie

Hello, she tried to get a woman burned at the stake because she wanted Jamie Fraser all to herself! Although I think a lot of us wish we could be Jamie’s main squeeze, Laoghaire went overboard, showing her cunning and the way she will destroy anyone who opposes her. Also, she’d totally be made into a Prefect because she’s a kiss-ass to those in authority.

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Claire Fraser-Ravenclaw

There’s no smarter woman in the 1700’s like Claire Fraser. She’s a plotter, a planner, and has the brains to potentially change history. Was there ever a question that she’s basically the new Rowena Ravenclaw?

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Mary Hawkins-Hufflepuff

Darling Mary, the poor soul who only wanted happiness and love is just the kind of gentle soul who belongs in Hufflepuff. She’s shy and soft spoken, but when it comes to those she loves, Mary can bare a set of fangs that would make a Slytherin run for cover.

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Black Jack Randall-Slytherin

You know this Grade A jerk would be the one who would open the Chamber of Secrets and don his Death Eater’s hood the moment he got the chance. I even bet he’d be the new Voldemort!

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Dougal Mackenzie-Gryffindor

Yeah, old Dougal can be a bit of a jerk, but often it’s because he’s doing what’s right. He’s still a brave man who wants freedom for his country and the people he fights with. I mean, remember when he trotted out into Redcoat territory and Bonny Prince Charlie practically swooned at his bravery? That’s a Gryffindor for you.

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Compt St. Germain-Slytherin

This slimy snake would sell out his own mother if it meant he could have a bit of power. You know he’d be in favor for the decimation of the muggle born wizards and probably mistreat his house elf. Total Slytherin.

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Murtagh Fraser-Griffindor

Has there ever been a more loyal friend than Murtagh? He’s basically the Ron Weasley to Jamie Fraser’s Harry Potter. He’ll go to the ends of the earth for those he cares about and always keeps his promises. A true Griffindor that belongs on a Chocolate Frog card.

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What do you think? Were all these sortings spot on, or do you have other houses you’d think they’d be better sorted to?  And what house are you in?

Also, check out all our other Outlander posts HERE to help fill the droughtlander void!

And it’s not enough, Sarah and I both have books out now, so if you like our posts, you’ll probably love our books! First Semester is a thrilling college romance that you can get HERE. Queen of Emeralds is a historic romance set in the highlands that you can get HERE.

 

YA Superwomen Smack Down

With all the superhero movies out there, I’ve noticed a serious lack of woman power. Now, I love staring at Chris Hemsworth in a cape and Chris Evans in spandex as much as the next girl, however, I decided to go looking for a new super woman story, since I have to wait so long for “Wonder Woman” to come out. Along the way, I found Being Jamie Baker by Kelly Oram and SuperNova: Heroes of Arcania by Liz Long. So, let’s talk about both stories together.

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Heat: ♥

Genre: Young Adult

Overall Rating: Wait Until The End

Let’s talk about the superheroes first, Jamie and Nova.

Jamie is new to San Francisco. Her family moved after there was a terrible accident involving Jamie and her boyfriend Derek. Her car was hit by a truck carrying, yes you guessed it, dangerous chemicals. Then a lamp post fell, and between the chemicals and the electricity, Jamie got her powers. But we’ll talk about the powers later. Derek was killed in the accident and Jamie hasn’t recovered. She’s known as the ice queen.

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Not that one. But Ryan is determined to break  the icy exterior and learn more about the raven haired beauty. However, Jamie thinks it’s too dangerous to let him in because of her powers. They’re a secret. Her parents are afraid that if anyone finds out about them, they’ll take her away and do experiments on her…or worse. But there are only so many times that Jamie can turn down the blue eyed football star.

Now, how about Nova? She is also recovering from a loss. Her sister was killed by a super villain named Fortune. The worst part, Nova had her powers at the time, but she froze. Now, she blames herself. But, senior year is starting and she meets two people who start to bring her back to life. You see, Nova, unlike Jamie, was born with her powers. They’ve been growing as she ages, but until Cole and Penelope enter the scene, she hadn’t met anyone with powers. As she gets to know Cole, she begins to realize that it’s not just his powers that she’d interested in.

Alright, let’s get into the powers. Jamie has kind of unlimited powers. All of her senses have been heightened. She can run at super speed, like from San Francisco to the Grand Canyon in a matter of like thirty minutes. She can hear and see from about a mile away, and she has super strength. This all seems to be from the chemical waste. As for the electricity, it pretty much flows through Jamie. She can pull electricity around her, shut it off, and eventually, control it. Jamie is like Spider-Man, she woke up one day with powers and struggles to control them in high school. Her powers are directly related to her emotions and as most of us know, teenage girls CANNOT control their emotions. As a result, being around Ryan is dangerous, her very kiss shoots him with so much electric juice that he is up all night. Anything more could kill him.

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And for the lovely SuperNova. She is what is called an Unbreakable. As you can guess, she is unbreakable. What this means is that her skin is unpenetrable and she can’t really feel pain. She’s never had a broken bone, she’s never skinned her knees, and she’d never felt a bee sting. But she has limits. The super strength isn’t indefinite. She is strong, but not like The Hulk. There’s also this one hitch. Cole tells Nova that powers are hereditary, but her parents and sister never showed signs of powers. So, like Jamie is Spider-Man, Nova is more like an X-Men. At least none that Nova knew about.  It’s great that Nova can share her secret with Cole but their feelings make them vulnerable and it infuriates Penelope. After all, her brother is all she has.

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Now for the boys! Jamie is trying to get over the guilt she feels about Derek’s death and is terrified of what she could do to a new guy. Ryan pretty much laughs this off and pursues her with so much gumption the only options are a restraining order or a date. He is the quarterback for the football team, like Derek was, but he has a charm and charisma about him that makes him even more desirable. On top of that, he has a girl best friend. Yes, all of you ‘When Harry Met Sally’ fans, it is possible to have a girl best friend if you’re a guy. He loves her something fierce, and she hates Jamie something wicked. Naturally, this causes problems. But at the end of the day, you root so hard for Ryan, it’s that whole charisma thing again. He wins the reader over and you beg Jamie to give him a chance, even if it means risking his life. After all, isn’t that what high school is for? Feeling with so much abandon that you fear you might explode?

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Cole. So the fun thing about Cole is that Nova’s book is actually in dual POV so we get to know exactly how he feels for Nova. It’s nice because all of the guesswork is gone, but at the same time, Nova is a complicated chick. Cole and his sister Penelope grew up in a very different kind of home than Nova. He was trained to use his powers and then trained in hand to hand combat so he’d never actually need to use them. In other words, picture a guy, muscles toned from working out in the gym of his basement, a heart of gold, and honey brown eyes. Anyone else swooning? Not yet? Well, have I mentioned he looks out for his sister, she’s a year younger, protects her, and actually spends time with her because he wants to? If you aren’t swooning, pretend he’s like twenty-six and you’ll be there.

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Here’s the best part, well the best part in my opinion. Both books belong to a series. That’s right. When you’ve finished reading one, you can go back to amazon, buy the next one and continue to binge. I have only read book one of each, but I will be buying book 2 of both books.

As for my favorite…I hate it when things end in a tie, because I think that’s just someone being dishonest. I did enjoy Jamie’s book, but I liked the superhero filled world that Nova lived in. That being said, I am a superhero fan, so that may have been a part of it. Both stories were well written, kept me reading, and were error free. I’d recommend both books (I did love both of them) to anyone who enjoys YA, or someone who likes superheroes. Give it a look while you’re waiting for ‘Wonder Woman’ or read it before the movie to hype yourself up. Either way, I think you’ll have found a great new series, well two new series, to get excited over.

Being Jamie Baker can be found here and right now it’s FREEEEEEEE

SuperNova: Heroes of Arcania can be found here and it’s only $.99

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To find out more about me and my upcoming books or for links to my author interviews click here

The Ultimate Outlander Book Quiz

We’ve done many quizzes, the last one being our Outlander Show Quiz, but now we’re going to cater to the book fans with some of the hardest questions we can muster! There are twenty questions, so put away your books, mark your answers carefully, and tally them up at the end to see if you’re a true Sassenach! Each correct answer is one point.

  1. 1457646754267.pngWho else sees the water horse at Loch Ness?
    1. Jamie
    2. Peter
    3. Geillis
    4. John
  2. kristen-wiig-gif-surprisesWhat gift did MacRannoch of Eldridge give to Claire?
    1. A pearl necklace
    2. A wolf skin
    3. A dragonfly in amber
    4. Passage to France
  3. ea4c4c4883a368955d3cf98e3bce71f5What did Jamie tell Claire was the “worst thing” that ever happened to him?
    1. The death of his older brother, William to sickness
    2. When he was beat on the bare ass, over Angus’s knee in front of a crowd
    3. The rape of his sister Jenny by Black Jack Randall
    4. When he thought Claire had been kidnapped by the English
  4. 61dc3bfa2d82bee8834bdec87444e82eWhat was Munro’s job before he was a beggar?
    1. A schoolmaster
    2. A trader of fine goods
    3. A smuggler
    4. A blacksmith
  5. stop_quoting_bible_claire_drag_murtagh_stage_thesearch.gifWho does Jamie’s pocket bible belong to?
    1. Black Jack Randall
    2. His sister Jenny
    3. Alexander MacGregor
    4. Fergus Fitzgibbons
  6. giphyWhat’s the name of the dangerous horse Hamish wants to ride?
    1. Donas
    2. Oillt
    3. Cunnart
    4. Fearachas
  7. Outlander 1x15 Witch I am gif.gifWhat natural plant is the best for soothing the cuts from a whip when chewed, then applied?
    1. Pine needles
    2. Dandelions
    3. Watercress
    4. Katniss
  8. ed49cfe91f2358b7ca3de58daa14647a8ad87014100e972c82e436ac3eec5cbd.gifWhat animal-themed nickname does Jamie give Claire?
    1. Black bird
    2. Sleek cat
    3. Brown mare
    4. White dove
  9. 6357761863592540441639349322_How+i+feel+as+the+first+sick+person_8062b2_4152844.jpgWhat malady does Claire think she suffers from?
    1. Breast cancer
    2. Wool allergy
    3. Infertility
    4. Gastroenteritis
  10. gisdcsphy.gifWho gave Claire her rosary?
    1. Colum
    2. Jamie
    3. Murtagh
    4. Geillis
  11. faeriehill.jpgWhen did Geillis come through the stones?
    1. 1962
    2. 1965
    3. 1963
    4. 1968
  12. 03-claire-and-angus-2-outlander-starz-tumblr.gifWhat language does Gwyllyn the bard sing in?
    1. French
    2. Gaelic
    3. Welsh
    4. German
  13. gif200Fill in the blank: When Frank and Claire are finished watching the “witches”, before she goes back in time, they start to get frisky. When he finds she isn’t wearing any underwear, he calls her “the most terrifyingly                    person” he has ever known.
    1. Alluring
    2. Sensual
    3. Practical
    4. Intelligent
  14. e5117c16fd71ccf715a76be9fc468f74.jpgWhat ring does Jamie give Claire on their wedding day?
    1. A red ruby set in gold
    2. A stone of jet in gold
    3. A silver band decorated with thistles
    4. A Silver band decorated with knots
  15. gipwdqwdhyWhat’s the name of the ship that Jamie, Claire, and Murtagh take to France?
    1. Arabella
    2. Frigate
    3. Patagonia
    4. Christabel
  16. professional-healer-and-alcohol-drinker-claire-fraser-born-in-england-made-in-the-highlands--c40bc.pngWhat was the name of Castle Leoch’s healer before Claire?
    1. Ian Duncan
    2. Paddy Malcom
    3. Davie Beaton
    4. George Randall
  17. 01-jamie-and-claire-3-outlander-starz-tumblr.gifWhich man was deemed the best with a dirk and took charge of instructing Claire how to use it?
    1. Murtagh
    2. Rupert
    3. Angus
    4. Dougal
  18. outlander-clare-staysWhat is the date of Jamie’s execution?
    1. December 23
    2. January 8
    3. December 13
    4. January 22
  19. tumblr_nc9yvcPPeO1qbhk3no5_r1_250.gifWhat finally made Dougal believe Claire wasn’t a British spy?
    1. She drank from St. Ninian’s spring
    2. She saved Jamie from Black Jack Randall
    3. She had a chance to kill Colum in his sleep and didn’t
    4. She tended to a wounded Dougal when she could have let him die
  20. tumblr_inline_nng7hh23AM1qb0kxc_540.jpgHow did Claire come to know that Geillis was from the future like her?
    1. She told her when they were waiting to be taken on trial as witches
    2. She had someone tell Claire the year she went through the stones
    3. She mentioned the radio in passing
    4. She had a smallpox vaccine scar

All Done! Now, are you ready to check your answers? Each right answer is worth 1 point. Scroll past the naked Scot to see how well you did!

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2, 2, 2, 1, 3, 1, 3, 4, 3, 1, 4, 3, 3, 1, 4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 4

0-5 Points – You call yourself a reader?

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6-14 Points – You’ve read the books, but might want another look!

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15-20 Points – You’re an Outlander expert!

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How did you do? Let us know! And check back next week for an all new Outlander Saturday post!

Sarah and I both have books out now, so if you like our posts, you’ll probably love our books! First Semester is a thrilling college romance that you can get HERE. Queen of Emeralds is a historic romance set in the highlands that you can get HERE.

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Ultimate Fandom Gift Guide

As we said yesterday, when we posted the Outlander Gift Guide, the holidays are almost here and the time to order your presents are slowly coming to an end! So, we’ve giving you out ultimate fandom gift guide that isn’t full of the usual stuff, but some unique pieces we’ve pored over and hand selected. Unlike our Outlander post, we haven’t tried these products, and can’t vouch for the awesomeness like we could yesterday! Nonetheless, we think these things look rad and if they end up in your stocking, we’d love to hear about it!

♥Harry Potter♥

Butterbeer Lip Balm

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Um, hello, how tasty does this all-natural lip balm look? At $3 for one or $10 for a 4 pack, it’s a total steal. Snag one here.

A Magical Starry Night

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Love art and want to decorate your place with a subtle nod to Hogwarts? This Etsy print gives you a beautifully done piece that blends two worlds together. They come in many different sizes, so you can find one to fit your needs. Head here to get your own.

Harry Potter Candles

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Ever wanted to step onto the quidditch field an take a big whiff? Or have a cup of tea with Hargrid and take in the scents of his magical creatures? Get a pack of themed candles here that will fill your home with some magical smells.

For the Healer

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Know a doctor? Love a nurse? Have a cousin studying psychology? This store offers a St. Mungos mug that only Potterheads can appreciate. BTW, it comes in a few different colors.

Show Your Team Spirit

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Who doesn’t love a good sports sweater? This shop has a line of Hogwarts hoodies to keep you cozy on the pitch. Fun fact: Kelsey is a Slytherin and Sarah is a Ravenclaw.

♥Gilmore Girls♥

Luke’s Coffee Mug

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Get a reusable Luke’s Diner mug here as a subtle and functional nod to your favorite show.

Quote Bookmarks

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Get a 4 pack of bookmarks for $6.53 here so you can keep your place when you’re going through books like Rory.

These BFF Mugs

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Looking like they’re straight from the Dragonfly Inn, these mugs are just the thing to get you and your best friends; one for you and one for them! Grab a set here.

Themed Candles

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Feel like you live in Stars Hollow all year with this four pack of candles. Each one represents a new season with a spread of delicious smells. Get yours at this shop today. BTW they come pre-wrapped, so you can give it right over, straight out of the mailbox.

This Dainty Necklace

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Remind your love that you go where they go with this little necklace from this shop!

Bonus Fact: Sarah watched the new season and had a lot of thought. Read them here and watch them here!

♥Sailor Moon♥

Hair Bows

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Be a Sailor Scout with these great accessories. With each only being $8, getting one for every day of the week is totally doable! Get one, or all six, here!

Decals

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Channel your inner Sailor Moon and harness that power to get all your schoolwork done. for $5, you get get one here!

Sailor Scout Backpack

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These mini backpacks are the epitome of versatile. Perfect for school or to use as a purse. Made to order, you can get your own here and show your planetary pride!

A Simple Keychain

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This charming chain will keep all your keys in check, while not being over the top. Get one here, now! BTW, they come in a cute box, so the job of wrapping is already done!

THE Compact

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What little girl didn’t want this cosmic compact? This shop has them!

♥Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them♥

This Laptop Case

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Disguise your laptop as a Hogwarts textbook here and keep your tech cozy and safe.

Your Own Luggage

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Look at this glorious phone case from this shop! You can even customize it with your name, so all the muggles know whose cellphone it is.

A Wise Necklace

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Remind yourself to overlook the little stresses and take a deep breath with this little necklace. Starting at $12, this shop offers it in different metals, to suit every no-maj.

This Fantastic Ornament

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Picture this fancy piece on your Christmas tree this year! At only $15, this store promises to make your holidays a bit more magical.

A Mini Niffler

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Nifflers are known for finding treasure. Maybe this little one will give you luck! Order yours here in time for the holidays!

Bonus Facts: Sarah’s written two posts about this new movie! One without spoilers and one with allll the nitty gritty feelings!

♥Supernatural♥

Dean’s Box of Tricks

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Be ready to hunt your pray with this handy mini kit. You can get yours from this shop and get ready for action

BFF Keychains

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For $13, this shop is offering to let you get a little something for yourself and your partner in crime.

These Nail Decals

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If you, or someone you love, likes to do their own nails, you can get a set of nail decals here for the low price of $4!

An Awesome Journal!

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Handmade and full of blank pages, this notebook is perfect for the new year. Snag one here!

Castiel’s Grace Necklace

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Look at this magical, glowing necklace! Get one from this shop soon, before they’re all gone.

♥Doctor Who♥

This Delicate Clip

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A subtle nod to your obsession, this classy piece could be worn all day, at a wedding, out to dinner, or traveling as the new companion. Get yours here.

A Customizable Gallifreyan

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Build your own Gallifreyan from the chain down from this shop now!

Dr. Who Key Chain

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Gotta keep your keys together while you’re traveling time! Get one here!

For the Artsy Whovian

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For some reason, watercolor makes everything prettier. This shop has tons of phone cases that highlight this classy print.

A Charm Bracelet

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All these charms were carefully selected by this store for the Whovian in your life that loves some bling.

♥Game of Thrones♥

This Perfect Glass

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Get this cup here and let everyone know what you’re the Hand of the Queen.

A Set of Mugs

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For the Khal and Khalessi in your life, you can get a matching set of mugs with a romantic meeting. Order yours now here!

Your Own Winterfell

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This ring is a beautiful homage to the King in the North. As this is made in Russia, you might have to order fast in time to get it. Check it out here!

This Classy Map

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Want to decorate your pad like a true Westerosian? Look no further than this store.

For Your Tea Sipping Friend

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For $9 you can have the perfect accessory for the person who binge watches GOT and enjoys a hot beverage. Make an order here!

♥Star Wars♥

A Millennium Falcon Mug

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Look at the detail on this cup. It’s a perfect technical nod to Starwars without literally being a lightsaber…not that we don’t still want one of those! Get yours here.

Death Star Earrings

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These little gems are made from laser cut wood. Order a set here for $9!

This Fun Decal

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This Boba Fett laptop decal is a total steal at $3. I love when those little stickers really take advantage of the apple light and this store agrees.

Bff Necklaces

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This store offers a chance for you and your friend to get a cute gift at a great price!

A Personalized Present

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Let someone special know how much you care with this cute, personalized, key chain. Grab one here!

♥Middle Earth♥

A Vintage Map

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Nothing better than a map from Tolkien’s design. This print comes in many sizes, so you can pick your own adventure.

A Traveling Token

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Probably one of the most famous Tolkien book quote, what better place for this decal than your car, or that of an adventurous friend? Get one here and start wandering!

Hobbit Door Necklace

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How adorable is this? When you open the door, there’s even a special surprise. For $6.24, this shop offers such a deal, I might even get one for myself.

A Candle Set

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Geek Nest is on fire with these fandom candles! This LOTR package offers scents from Rivendell and the Shire, and a special Gandalf blend. Get the set here and split them up to give to three loved ones, or offer someone the whole package.

For Your Friend Who Loves to Drink

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This shop offers a charming flask that’s a great deal at $23! You can get it in different finishes, and even in a gift pack.

♥Stranger Things♥

This Xmas Sweater

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While it’s perfect for Christmas, true fans can rock this piece all year. Get one, of more, here.

Squad Goals Mug

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This shop offers a fun mug with cute characters of the whole Stranger Things group. Btw, the other side says “Squad Goals”.

An Eleven Candle

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Don’t worry, it smells less like a powerful child and more like a delicious breakfast. Get a kosher soy candle here.

♥Once Upon a Time♥

A Magical Keychain

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Remind yourself of the rules in Storybrooke  with this cluster of themed charms. Grab one here for $10 and never lose your keys again!

A Real Locket

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These cute lockets really open and have two slots for pictures! At only $8, this store helps you show your obsession in an adorable and miniature way.

Hook’s Rum Lip Balm

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These all-natural lip balms are sure to please, and all orders come with a free sample of another product! That’s basically two gifts for the price of one. Order some here.

♥Hunger Games♥

Snowy Mug

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President Snow was a terrible guy, but he’s got some awesome one liners. Snag this mug here.

This Dainty Arrow

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For $8, you can get a delicate arrow here that Katniss would be proud to wear. Are you in a trio of friends? These would be perfect gifts for all of you.

Your Own Compass

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Be as good at Katniss in the wilderness with this useful necklace. This shop will even add additional charms, if you’d want them.

A Ring Dish Fit for a Tribute

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Put all of your District One jewels in this little dish. Like it? You get get yours here for $7.

A Phone Cover

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Always have a reminder that we’re all rooting for you with a phone case from this etsy shop.

♥Vampire Diaries♥

Elena’s Necklace

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Get your own medallion here with some lovely, and useful, vervain to stick inside. You can even get the back engraved!

Sarah and her cousins went to one of the Vampire Diaries conventions and they bought this. It’s very pretty in real life, the vervain smells good, and the chain was sturdy. We’d recommend it!

Vervain Elixar Soap

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This vegan soap comes from this little shop that takes their good seriously. Good for the skin, calming, and keeps unwanted vampires away! Perfect gift for your favorite cousin.

A Masquerade Mask

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Be ready for any masked ball with Damon with this delicate piece. For how sturdy and flawless it is, $15 if a steal! Get one here.

Bonus Fact: Did you know Sarah Went to meet the cast? Read about it here.

♥The Walking Dead♥

A Special Map

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Call me a romantic, but this personalized Terminus map is an awesome gift for the newlyweds in your life. May we all find a love like Maggie and Glenn. Order one here.

This Mug

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This shop has a sick sense of humor, but this quote makes sense. Get one for the Negan in your life.

This Steamy Cup

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There are two people in this world; people that love Daryl and dirty liars. Get your honest loved ones this festive mug here for $14.

This Delicate Piece

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Here’s a nice bangle to remind you to appreciate the little things…or to never turn your back on Carol. Get some here.

Saint Glenn

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The loss of Glenn was a hard one, and this store understands that. Get a Saint Glenn candle for your saddest friend today.

Bonus Fact: Kelsey has a lot of feels regarding Glenn’s death. Sob along with her here.

♥Mermaids♥

This Magical Necklace

You guys, I’m in love. This dainty seashell glows in the dark, highlighting your mermaid power. Order some for the whole squad here!

Mermaid Makeup

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Here’s a cute bag for all your mermaid beauty needs. Get one here for $12.

A Darling Notebook

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A new year calls for a new notebook to make your grocery lists and appointments a little more whimsical. Get one for yourself, or for the mom in your life, here!

This Awesome Tank That Kelsey Owns!

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This lovely little number is a keeper. Machine washable, Kelsey got it as a large for optimal comfort. A bit wide in the arm (on purpose), so she wears cute bras with it! Get one here and be her twin.

Ursula’s Necklace

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This shop offers a necklace that’s perfect for your singing friend! Or the one who barters for souls. We don’t judge.

♥Sherlock♥

This Charming Keychain

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Your fav fandom will help you never lose your keys again. It even comes with a 221B key! Get one here for your Watson.

A Delectable Candle

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Ever wondered what Sherlock smelled like? Apparently like mahogany and leather. Get one here and bask in some British glory.

The Iconic Necklace

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This shop has the perfect necklace for the Sherlock fan in your life. Dainty, delicate, and a steal at $7.

BFF Bangles

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This store gives you a great way to showcase the love between you and your partner in crime!

♥DC♥

Superman Laptop Sticker

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How cool is it that his chest can be lit by your Mac apple? This store has Superman and a ton of other characters to please everyone on your list.

This Cute Bow

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Look at this adorable homage to Arrow? This shop even offers different style, in case you want something a bit flashier!

BFF Necklaces

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Is there an Ivy to your Harley? Let everyone know with these friendship necklaces. Order yours here!

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Thor’s Hammer

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Harness the power of the gods with a minimalist bracelet from this store.

This Strange Necklace

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This Eye of Agamotto necklace is sure to please any Doctor Strange fan. Order one here!

For the Proud Parent in Your Life

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This shop offers every mom and dad the chance to show their school pride!

We hope that gave you a little inspiration as you scramble to finish your holiday shopping! Obviously, there are many beloved shows, books, and movies that didn’t make the cut, but only because then this list would be endless! Now, remember that we posted a giveaway yesterday for a beautiful Outlander necklace, so hurry and enter before it’s too late!

Sarah and I both have books out now, so if you like our posts, you’ll probably love our books! First Semester is a thrilling college romance that you can get HERE. Queen of Emeralds is a historic romance set in the highlands that you can get HERE.

An Outlander Gift Guide

We have a super special treat today for Outlander Saturday. A few awesome Etsy shops have been kind enough to share some of their products so you can see how they look in real life, and get our opinion on their beauty, functionality, and cost. Remember, when you shop small, you’re not paying into corporations or getting a massed produced piece that everyone has. We hope that you loved these pieces as much as we did! One of these shops even gave us an additional piece to share with one lucky winner!

♥A Happy Thought Indeed♥

This charming shop is run by Sue Smith, who sent Kelsey this fabulous earring and necklace set. She specializes in nature and literature pieces.

img_7119These earrings, although large, weren’t heavy, and didn’t irritate Kelsey’s lobes like some pairs do. Also, she loved that each one was a small homage to Jamie and Claire, right out of the book!

img_7151When it comes to the necklace, Kelsey is certainly a huge fan. The metal trim aged it beautifully and you could almost imagine how great it would be again some rugged tartan. Also, she loved the length of the necklace. It lays beautifully on a sweater and is a great conversation starter when you meet a fellow Sassenach! The necklace is available here for $15 and you can order the earrings here for $10. Personally, Kelsey is a bit matchy, so having the set was very nice.

IMG_7154.JPGA Happy Thought Indeed also has items from dozens of other beloved books like Nancy Drew and The Lord of the Rings! You could get all of your literature friends some lovely pieces at an affordable price. And if you don’t see a certain one you love, Sue even takes custom orders.

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Shop the entire A Happy Thought Indeed collection here.

Follow them on Facebook!

Like them on Instagram @Sueshappythoughts

Or email Sue directly at Bugandclover@yahoo.com

♥Everyday Regalia♥

The lovely Christine McGrail from Everyday Regalia sent Kelsey and Sarah two very different items to test, but both were fantastic.

Sarah recived a custom wine stopper with the quote If my last words are not “I love you”-ye’ll ken it was because I didna have time.

Sarah loved her wine stopper, especially as it was a surprise custom by Everyday Regalia. A wine stopper is something you never know you need until you find yourself with half a bottle of wine to store with no cork to be found. A total tragedy. But one of the most romantic lines in the Outlander series being included was an awesome touch.While this particular item isn’t readily made, you can always request a custom one just for you!IMG_7301.jpgKelsey received this charming “Love” key necklace that looks like it came right out of the lock at Lallybroch. While it doesn’t straight up say “Sassenach”, you can imagine it’s something that Jamie would have given to Claire, to remind her, you are my home.

img_7114The pendent was light, delicate, and sat perfectly on my chest. It’s even quite durable, as my child stole it off my dresser and it returned to me in perfect condition! My particular necklace costs $15, but for the quality and sturdiness, it’s well worth it.

img_7147Everyday Regalia makes a wide array of items, most of them Outlander themed. For example, there’s a darling Outlander book bangle and this “Sassenach Strong” keychain! But there are also items that don’t pertain to our obsession, but could be perfect to give as a gift, like this memorial bangle. Or, you can even request a custom order, like Sarah’s wine stopper!

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Shop Everyday Regalia here!

Follow them on Facebook!

Like them on Instagram @everydayregalia

Or email Christine at everydayregalia@yahoo.com

The River Maiden

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The River Maiden by Meredith R. Stoddard is really the perfect book to read during droughtlander. Kelsey sought out Stoddard when she posted about The River Maiden in an Outlander Facebook group they are both members of. Stoddard was kind enough to send Kelsey an ebook version, so she can share the story, and her thoughts, with all you lovely readers.

Sarah MacAlpin was raised in the Appalachian Mountains. Her Scottish heritage was always a focal point in her life, as she lived with her traditional grandmother. While it sometimes alienated her from her peers in her youth, Sarah still embraced her culture and even planned on writing her thesis on Scottish folklore. But when her musical research brings her to Dermot Sinclair, Sarah will be forced to face her past, fight for her future, and maybe run for her life.

This book is perfection, in the realm of researched Scottish writing. Stoddard brings her readers true life, accurate Gaelic, and a story that leaves you pining for the second novel in the series. Kelsey appreciates a well fleshed out Scottish book, as she researches Celtic songs and lore in her own work. When you read, it’s abundantly clear that Stoddard takes the time give you a fully immersive experience without slowing down the pace. As The River Maiden comes in the ebook version, as well as a paperback, it’s the prefect gift for yourself, and you best reader friends.

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See what Stoddard is writing and but some merch on her homepage!

Like her on Instagram @mrstoddard

Get all of her books on Amazon

Follow her on Twitter

♥Liruco♥

This perfect Spanish shop, run by Lidia Ruiz, was kind enough to not only gift Sarah and Kelsey each a necklace, but to add a third to the package for a giveaway! We got three identical necklaces in the mail; a delicate chain with a dragonfly charm, an amber colored gem, and the words Ye are blood of my blood and bone of my bone. You wouldn’t know it, but the literary themed jewelry maker hadn’t done any Outlander themed pieces before now, but her craft is flawless.

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Kelsey loves, loves, loves this necklace. It’s an obvious, but not in your face, tribute to her all time favorite book series. It’s feminine, delicate, and overall perfect for daily wear.

img_7149It’s no secret that Sarah has what’s called the zipper scar after having a mass removed from her heart. So, she is really leery about wearing necklaces because they can irritate the scar and sometimes they are too heavy. This necklace fell right on top of the scar, but it was light and the backs of the pendants are smooth. As a result, it didn’t bother her at all and it wasn’t too heavy. Sarah loves this necklace!  img_7300Another thing that makes this shop so great is the adorable packaging. It can come right from Spain and into the hands of your loved one without having to drag out the wrapping paper!

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Shop Liruca’s entire collection here

Follow Liruco on Instagram @liruco

Or email Lidia at info.liruco@gmail.com

♥The Outlander Gift Guide Giveaway!♥

 

 

IMG_7299.jpgWant another fun fact about me? Viví en España para cuartro meses cuando estaba en la Universidad. Por eso, hablo español. Me encanta este collar porque es muy peso ligero y esta bonita tambien. Pienso que es el collar perfecto para lluego todo el día sin irritacion. Voy a añádelo a mi rotación de joyería. Sí quieres ganar uno de los collares, puedes elegir, solomente se gusta en nuestra pagina de Facebook, sigue nuestra Instagram, sigue el Instagram de Liruco, o se gusta uno de las picturas en Instagram. Una persona será elegido martes.iví en España para cuatro meses cuando estaba en la Universidad. Por eso, hablo español. Me encanta este collar por ques es muy peso ligero pero esta bonita tambien. Pienso que es el collar perfecto para lluego todo el día sin irritacion. Voy a añádelo a mi rotación de joyería. Sí quieres ganar uno de los collares, puedes elegir, solomente se gusta en nuestra pagina de Facebook, sigue nuestra Instagram, sigue el Instagram de Liruco, o se gusta uno de las picturas en Instagram. Una persona será elegido martes.

A special thanks to all the wonderful Etsy shops that shared their products with us and a special thank you to Lidia at Liruco. We hope you all find something beautiful for your loved ones and yourself because you deserve some holiday cheer.

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Come back next Saturday for all new Outlander posts!

Sarah and I both have books out now, so if you like our posts, you’ll probably love our books! First Semester is a thrilling college romance that you can get HERE. Queen of Emeralds is a historic romance set in the highlands that you can get HERE.

Holiday Hop- Free Books

We are participating in a MAJOR Facebook hop. There will be big giveaways and tons of free stuff.

48 eBooks ! 2 swag packs ! $10 Amazon gift-card! & an eBook gift of YOUR choice up for grabs!

• Be sure to like this page if you love reading fiction books! And share with your friends for bonus entries!
• Click this link & enter your email to be added to the author’s cool newsletter, which feature book news, prize giveaways, free content & more: http://bit.ly/2gVETzr

• You are currently at A Kiss At Midnight Reviews by Sarah Alexander and Kelsey McKnight
• Hop to the next page & continue to follow the trail to The Magic of Books

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If you get lost, you can find a list of all of the author pages here: http://bit.ly/2g06Cua

Good luck!

A WINNER will be chosen on 12 Dec.
Please note that Facebook is not responsible for this giveaway.
Each individual author is responsible for delivering their prize.
*Entrees must have a Kindle address.

Up for grabs….. One prize bundle with 48 eBooks, swag pack, and $10 Amazon Gift Card! eBooks will be delivered to your kindle address. To enter the giveaway, please provide your email address to be added to each author’s Newsletter.
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Teach Me

It’s been a while since we’ve had something new from our resident novella writer, Penelope Marshall. Remember our reviews for Rosaline? Wrath? Betrayed? Absolution? Unleashed? Indecency? Well, here’s a new one that’s unlike the past; Teach Me.

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Heat Level: ♥♥♥♥

Overall Rating: 5/6 Glass Slippers

Genre: Professor Romance

Cher is a college student, halfway through a business degree. She’s working hard to get top marks in order to make her mom proud, even though she had died some time before. But besides her classes, Cher spends most of her time reading…and pushing away every member of the opposite sex. Her father abandoned her family when Cher was a baby, leaving Cher and her mom destitute and bitter. Ever since, Cher has had a deep seeded hatred and distrust of men, letting none even come close…until Regan.

When a student named Cher stumbles into his life, almost literally, Regan is forced to think about his entire career as a literature professor. Being involved with a student is against all the rules, and he could even lose his job, but he finds that he can hardly stay away from the bristly beauty that makes him question everything he’s ever known. Can Cher and Regan survive a semester trapped in the same classroom? Or will the tension force them both to ignore the rules…then break them entirely?

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Overall, I was pleased with this read. Some people aren’t fans of shorter novels, but sometimes I just really enjoy getting the whole story in one go, something I’m always thrilled about when Marshall sends me something! Also, this book features one of her famous twists. Seriously, they get me every time and are totally out of nowhere! Then you look back and often feel stupid for missing it. The only true fault I had with the book was one small bit…I won’t say what it was, but personal preference makes me dislike this certain romantic “grand hurrah”. But it’s generally something a lot of readers actually enjoy. So if you like steamy scenes, torn love, and the promise of more books in a series, download a copy of Teach Me, now!

But if you want a little taste of some Regan and Cher action, Marshall was kind enough to offer the first three chapters for free here!

And did I mention the sweet swag I got? Hello, look at this hottie. I’d let him teach me.

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