Notice for Review Requests

I receive review requests weekly. However, my personal schedule is hectic and I no longer review actively. (I also manage another blog called The Toronto Cafe and Food Blog). I do read every request sent but I apologize in advance that I do not reply to them all.

If I do take on a request, I will forewarn that it may take some time before I can review it. I am now looking to review adult fiction and self-help books instead of young adult fiction because I have grown out of it. If you are to request a review for either adult fiction or self-help, I will more likely to give it a shot.

In the meantime, Stop, Drop, and Read! serves as an archive book review blog. When I have the time, I may post a review. Thank you for understanding.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Giveaway: Invisible Touch by Kelly Parra

Title: Invisible Touch
Kelly Parra
Kara Martinez has been trying to be "normal" ever since the accident that took her father's life when she was eleven years old. She's buried the caliente side of her Mexican heritage with her father and tried to be the girl her rigid mother wants her to be -- compliant and dressed in pink, and certainly not acting out like her older brother Jason. Not even Danielle, her best friend at Valdez High, has seen the real Kara; only those who read her anonymous blog know the deepest secrets of the Sign Seer.

Because Kara has a gift -- one that often feels like a curse. She sees signs, visions that are clues to a person's fate, if she can put together the pieces of the puzzle in time. So far, she's been able to solve the clues and avert disaster for those she's been warned about -- until she sees the flash of a gun on a fellow classmate, and the stakes are raised higher than ever before. Kara does her best to follow the signs, but it's her heart that wanders into new territory when she falls for a mysterious guy from the wrong side of town, taking her closer to answers she may not be able to handle. Will her forbidden romance help her solve the deadly puzzle before it's too late...or lead her even further into danger?


Read my review of Kelly's novel, Invisible Touch, here. A riveting tale of a Latino girl with a psychic ability. Highly recommend!

Contest Time

Giveaway Item(s): A signed copy of Invisible Touch
# of Winners: 1
Eligibility: US only

Entries (Leave links if needed)

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Debbie F said...

Please include me!

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tawndam said...

I've heard many great things about this one!
+2 old follower

Reyna Meinhardt said...

I'm a new follower! Thanks for a chance!

Eden said...

Sounds good! Awesome.

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Martha Lawson said...

This one sounds awesome, please enter me for it!!

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Cass said...

+2 old follower
+1 blog roll

Thanks for the contest! This book sounds great. :)


A'lina said...

Sounds like a very interesting read. Count me in!

+1 new follower

Liviania said...

+2 Old follower
+1 Blogroll

I've been meaning to read this one forever!

Tina said...

I've heard great things about this book. Thanks for the chance to win!

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Anonymous said...

Please count me in. Thanks!
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Meredith said...

Please enter me! I'm a new follower.

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Stephanie said...

I'd love to win!

+1 I'm a new follower

Monica said...

+1 New Follower!

This one looks good!

Alyce said...

I read your review, and it sounds like such a good book! I'd love to be entered.

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Lora1967 said...

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Julie S said...

I'm a follower.


Aik said...

I'd love to win!

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Unknown said...

+2 Old follower

Audrey said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Unknown said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway! I'm a new follower (+1). texas_gal45(at)hotmail(dot)com

Tabathia B said...

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~The Book Pixie said...

This one sounds really great and I've been wanting to read it for quite some time!

+2 Old follower