Tuesday, June 29, 2010

It's Started!!!!


The lines are forming and readers are getting ready to watch the new Eclipse movie.  

If you are not there yet don't worry we want you to take a little Eclipse excitement home with you tonight.

So enter to win the Eclipse Soundtrack Below and find all the other great giveaways going on to celebrate the Opening Week.

Pajama Chat Readers are giving away copies of the Eclipse Soundtrack to those who comment to this post. 


The Giveaway is open Now till Monday July 5th.

GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

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Get FIVE chances to win!

This giveaway is open to US and Canada Residents Only
Thanks everyone and check out all the great book club titles we have coming up!

Terry Kate and the Pajama Chat Readers

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Oh goody goody, I get to offer a fabulous treat on the Pajama Chat Readers Blog. Two, yes I said TWO signed copies of Sherrilyn Kenyon's new Young Adult Novel. Then to add to this we have TWO black T-Shirts with the INFINITY cover on them. So there will be FOUR lucky winners in this giveaway! We hope you will join us at some of the up coming book clubs, every Saturday! Now to the book details...

My name is Nick Gautier and this is the story of my life.

First off, get the name right. It's pronounced Go-shay not Go-tee-ay or Goat-chay (that has an extra H in it and as my mom says we're so poor we couldn't afford the extra letter). I'm not some fancy French fashion designer. I'm just a regular kid... well as regular as someone with a stripper for a mother and a career felon for a father can be.

But as my mom so often says friends are what God gives us to make up for the families we're born into. And my mother, in spite of her occupation is a lady and I'll fight anyone who says otherwise. Consider this your notice. You respect Cherise Gautier or I'll learn you better.

My kingdom is the French Quarter and here I reign as prince. Everyone knows me and if they're anyone, I know them. From the gallery owners, artists, restaurateurs and Voodoo priestesses to the psychics littered throughout. All are counted among my friends.

Now I'm not doing bad for a kid whose education is from the backstreets and alleys. I sweep floors in the doll store along with a few other unmentionable jobs my mom would kill me over if she knew about. I even work as a guide on the "Undead of New Orleans" tours. Everyone who visits the Quarter either takes one or runs into one of these tours passing on the street. You know them. "And on this spot something spooky happened" or some other load of bull. Heck, I make most of it up each night just to keep from being bored.

I mean really, demons? Werewolves? Gods and goddesses on the streets (other than those being portrayed on the Mardi Gras floats)? Vampires? Who believes that crap?

The only blood-suckers I ever saw were lawyers and big butt mosquitoes (if you've ever been to New Orleans, then you know about the B-52 bombers I'm talking about). Besides now that Anne Rice has moved out of town she took the lot of that with her. We're a vamp-free zone.

And then one night, I decided that even though I'd done a lot of bad things in my life, I wasn't about to shake down a couple of tourists no matter how much money they had and I didn't. So instead of beating on some innocents, the guys I hung with beat on me.

They'd have killed me, too, had it not been for this mysterious dude who came out of nowhere and struck them down so fast all I could see was a black blur. The next thing I know, I'm in the hospital getting stitched up, getting an earful from my mom over the bill, and this guy is gone.

Two nights later, I find the guy to thank him, but before I get the chance, this weird doorway opens and out steps something I'd never seen before.

The Dark-Hunter called them Daimons, but I call them scary as all get out. Soul-sucking demons, they're controlled by a ruthless goddess who has been trapped in a realm she despises. Now it's a game of cat-and-mouse between the goddess Apollymi and the Dark-Hunter Acheron.

The winner takes the world.

And I am right smack dab in the middle of this war.

Trust me being undead isn't for amateurs and it's not playtime with the paranormal. All the scary things that go bump in the night are real and you should pray you never come into contact with them in their true forms. They exist and are all around us. From the butcher and baker on St. Anne, to the little old doll maker on Royal, to the captain of my football team who happens to be a werewolf. In fact, your favorite restaurant could very well be run by an entire family of shape-shifters. And who knew the girl I had a crush on comes from a long line of people who watch over the vampire slayers?

How do I know?

No, I'm not one of the undead or the many other forms of paranormal life who live and work in the Quarter. I just work for them now.

And I love every minute of it. 
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GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

Starts June 29th - Ends July 6th

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Open to residents of the US - if you do not respond to the winner notification within 10 days we pick another winner.
Monday, June 28, 2010
Celebrate Twilight and reading - Check out these great Giveaways!



Book Faery - Favorite Trio Giveaway

Prizes:
3 different prize packs to choose from!
1: The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop;
2: Books 1-3 in the Immortals After Dark series by Kresley Cole;
3: Alpha & Omega series by Patricia Briggs
Duration:
Now until Wednesday July 13

Backseat Nightmares Blog 
Giving Away Books One and Two of the Drake Chronicles by Alyxandra Harvey
Hearts At Stake and Blood Feud
Check out some of the Book Trailers as well.


Giveaway at Novel Reaction
In celebration of the fun books and movies bring to us, I am giving away a relaxation kit: a collection of yummy bath salts and another book that will be a movie later this summer Beastly by Alex Flynn.
http://novelreaction.com/2010/06/pajama-chat-readers-giveaway/ 

ECLIPSE at A Book Lovers Review
Win an Eclipse gym bag or copy of The Host at Trini's blog as she joins in the party.
http://www.abook-loversreview.com/2010/06/pcr-eclipse-event-giveaway.html
Friday, June 18, 2010
Shadow of the Vampire Book Club August 21st 1pm EST

Join us as we discuss the book and other fun stuff.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/08/21/shadow-of-the-vampire-book-club
Listen here and visit the page to sign up for a reminder!
     Shadow of the Vampire
By Meagan Hatfield



Even vampires should never sleep with the enemy.
Vampire princess Alexia Feodorovna has been undead for 125 years, so it's been a while
since any man has made her pulse race. Until Declan Black. One look at his bronzed body
and a fire like no other consumes her. Then she discovers that he's a dragon lord come to
take revenge on the vamps who killed his parents. And claim a crystal said to imbue its
owner with incredible powers.

Alexia is ordered to torture and kill the dragon lord. Yet with each reckless encounter, she
finds herself consumed by his fiery passion. A passion Declan battles, as well. Will he be
able to resist the fire of lust she kindles within him and keep revenge in his heart? Or will he
risk everything to quench the burning desire and claim the vampire as his own?

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Signed Book Plate Copies of this title are available from Author, Author! Independent Book Seller - HERE

Reviewers and Bloggers - This title is Available through NetGalley - HERE

Freak Magnet Book Club July 10th 1pm EST

Join us as we discuss the book and other fun stuff.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/07/10/freak-magnet-by-andrew-auseon-book-club
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Freak Magnet

Book Description
A novel about freaks, geeks, crushes, and friends—and how sometimes you can be all of them at once.
Charlie is the freak. Gloria is the freak magnet. They're pretty much destined to meet. And when they do, sparks fly . . . for Charlie. Gloria, well, she just thinks he's like every other freak who feels compelled to talk to her, although a little better-looking than most.
While Charlie has his head in the clouds, Gloria's got hers in a book: her Freak Folio—a record of every weirdo who's talked to her in the last year (it's a big book). But never before has she felt the pull to get to know one of them better. Until now.
In this he-said-she-said tale of love, loss, and lucky signs from the author of the ac-claimed Funny Little Monkey, two young strangers at a crossroads in their lives become friends by happy accident (okay, maybe some harmless stalking is involved—and not by the person you'd think!) and forever change each other.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Join us Saturday July 17 at 1pm EST for our discussion of Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton.  Book 19 in the Anita Blake Series.  Lots to talk about so fan or not feel free to join in the discussion. 

Radio Show - Visit Blog Talk Radio and sign up for a reminder about this show.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/07/17/bullet-by-laurell-k-hamilton-book-club


BULLET 
by Laurell K Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin Group

Synopsis

The music came back up and the next group of little girls, slightly older, came out. There was a lot of that in the next hour and change. I liked dance, and it was no reflection on the kids, but my will to live began to seep away on about the fifth group of sequined children...
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Anita Blake is back in St. Louis and trying to live a normal life—as normal as possible for someone who is a legal vampire executioner and a U. S. Marshal. There are lovers, friends and their children, school programs to attend. In the midst of all the ordinary happiness a vampire from Anita's past reaches out. She was supposed to be dead, killed in an explosion, but the Mother of All Darkness is the first vampire, their dark creator. It's hard to kill a god. This dark goddess has reached out to her here—in St. Louis, home of everyone Anita loves most. The Mother of All Darkness has decided she has to act now or never, to control Anita, and all the vampires in America.
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The Mother of All Darkness believes that the triumvirate created by master vampire Jean-Claude with Anita and the werewolf Richard Zeeman has enough power for her to regain a body and to immigrate to the New World. But the body she wants to possess is already taken. Anita is about to learn a whole new meaning to sharing her body, one that has nothing to do with the bedroom. And if the Mother of All Darkness can't succeed in taking over Anita's body for herself, she means to see that no one else has the use of it, ever again. Even Belle Morte, not always a friend to Anita, has sent word: "Run if you can..."
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Well Readers,

We get a very special treat on Saturday August 14th - We will be discussing two titles!

Demon Princess: Reign Check by Michelle Rowen AND Blood Feud by Alyxandra Harvey!
These are both the second books in their respective series.  So if you would like to catch up check them out and order them below.
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Blood Feud 1pm EST
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/08/14/blood-feud--pajama-chat-readers
Reign Check 2pm EST
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/08/14/reign-check

Purchase Specials at Author, Author!  Booksellers Including signed copies and other goodies!
http://www.author-author.net
Our two Book Club titles are Available with Signed Book Plates and Goodies from Author, Author!  - HERE

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Reign Check
by Michelle Rowen
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Nikki Donovan was a demon princess. Now she’s a demon princess in love.

Fresh from finding out she is a demon princess and meeting her father for the first time, Nikki Donovan is looking forward to getting back to her regular high school life. But then Rhys, the handsome teenage king of the faery realm, enrolls at her school as a “foreign exchange student.” Her conflicted feelings for Rhys and her boyfriend are getting in the way of her new relationship with the Shadow-creature Michael. But this love triangle from hell isn’t even Nikki’s biggest problem: There’s a new prophecy that claims she will destroy all the demon and human worlds. Her best friend Melinda just might be a demon-slayer-in-training. Throw in a field trip to none other than the Underworld itself . . . and Nikki’s going to be hoping for a rain check on more than just her homework! - Bloomsbury Publishing

Purchase Book One and Two of this Series - HERE
Signed Book Plate Copies Available!


Blood Feud
by Alyxandra Harvey

The action and romance continue as the Drakes face a new vampire with a 200-year-old grudge

It’s been centuries since Isabeau St. Croix barely survived the French Revolution. Now she’s made her way back to the living and she must face the ultimate test by confronting the evil British lord who left her for dead the day she turned into a vampire. That’s if she can control her affection for Logan Drake, a vampire whose bite is as sweet as the revenge she seeks.
The clans are gathering for Helena’s royal coronation as the next vampire queen, and new alliances are beginning to form now that the old rifts of Lady Natasha’s reign have started to heal. But with a new common enemy, Leander Montmarte—a vicious leader who hopes to force Solange to marry him and usurp the power of the throne for himself—the clans must stand together to preserve the peace he threatens to destroy.
This second adventure in the Drake Chronicles—told from both Logan’s and Isabeau’s perspectives—has all the same butt-kicking action, heart-pounding romances and snarky humor that readers loved in Hearts at Stake, as well as exciting new revelations about the vampire dynasties to keep readers coming back for more.  -  Bloomsbury Publishing

Purchase Book One and Two of this Series - HERE

Signed Book Plate Copies Available!
Sunday, June 13, 2010
White Cat by Holly Black Saturday June 26th 1pm EST

Join us as we discuss the book and other fun stuff. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/06/26/white-cat-by-holly-black-book-club  Listen here and visit the page to sign up for a reminder!

June 26th
White Cat by Holly Black
BOOK ONE

White Cat

Cassel comes from a family of curse workers — people who have the power to change your emotions, your memories, your luck, by the slightest touch of their hands. And since curse work is illegal, they're all mobsters, or con artists. Except for Cassel. He hasn't got the magic touch, so he's an outsider, the straight kid in a crooked family. You just have to ignore one small detail — he killed his best friend, Lila, three years ago.
Ever since, Cassel has carefully built up a façade of normalcy, blending into the crowd. But his façade starts crumbling when he starts sleepwalking, propelled into the night by terrifying dreams about a white cat that wants to tell him something. He's noticing other disturbing things, too, including the strange behavior of his two brothers. They are keeping secrets from him, caught up in a mysterious plot. As Cassel begins to suspect he's part of a huge con game, he also wonders what really happened to Lila. Could she still be alive? To find that out, Cassel will have to out-con the conmen.
Holly Black has created a gripping tale of mobsters and dark magic where a single touch can bring love — or death — and your dreams might be more real than your memories.
Saturday, June 12, 2010

A deadly international mission reunites a sexy Black Ops, Inc. hero and his sizzling former love in Cindy Gerard’s seductive new romantic thriller. A RED-HOT ATTRACTION . . .Twelve years of chasing bad guys didn’t erase beautiful Sophie Baylor from Wyatt Savage’s memory. If he had another chance, he’d never let her leave. So when she tracks him down from El Salvador and begs for help, he doesn’t ask questions—he just goes.STARTS WITH A TERRIFYING THREAT . . .Sophie is grateful her daughter survived a kidnapping attempt, but she won’t forgive herself until the girl who was mistakenly abducted is safe. Wyatt is the only man brave enough to take on the mysterious terrorists behind the crime—and the one irresistible man she wishes she had never let go. . . . AND UNLEASHES AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE.Sophie knows Central America’s steamy jungles and sticky politics better than anyone. Yet she refuses to hide in fear. Then she becomes the enemy’s number one target. Wyatt lost her once, and he won’t lose her again—even if he has to fight, kill, or die to save her.

Find out more about Cindy's books at her Website http://www.cindygerard.com/
SPREAD THE WORD - If you have read Stormwalker by Allyson James join us for the online book club Radio Show at 1pm EST Today!  Join in the discussion and be entered to win a free book!
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/terry-kate/2010/06/12/pajama-chat-readers--stormwalker-by-allyson-james
Thanks everyone!
Next week - Risk No Secrets by Cindy Gerard
June 26th - White Cat by Holly Black
Hope to see you there.
Terry Kate
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Howdy readers!
We need books for the upcoming book clubs so help us choose with your suggestions.
Here are the Categories and requirements.

Historical
Paranormal
Suspense/Contemporary
Young Adult

Requirements-
The title needs to be out for at least a month before it can be the book discussed. - Gives everyone a chance to catch up.

When you list the title in your message also list the publisher - Lets us know who to contact.

Also if you want to add why you think it would be a good choice even better - You do not need to love the book you pick - just feel that there is a lot there to discuss.

So, July, August, and September are up for grabs.  Share share share and we will consider all suggestions closely. 

**Selection process.  The bloggers involved in the PCR get together in a chat room to go over the titles, do we have enough interested parties for the starting panel.  As well as some other considerations.  At this time we are not looking at series following a single character mid-series.  Ex Anita Blake, and I am drawing a blank on other examples.  We are also not considering Erotic titles.  PCR is rated PG-13 ish.

Thanks for your support everyone.
Terry Kate
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
June 12th 1pm EST
Stormwalker by Allyson James

Janet Begay is a Stormwalker--one who can channel the power of storms to work great magic. The desert town of Magellan is no stranger to the weird--vortexes that hold mystical energy lie just outside of town, and the residents are used to shape shifters, witches, shamans, and the occasional blood-sucking Nightwalker. Janet comes to Magellan to find a missing woman and confront her past, and she discovers secrets, lies, and hidden dangers. She'll need all the help she can get: from Mick, the mysterious fire-wielder who springs back into her life; from Coyote, a trickster god; from Jamison, her Changer friend; and from Nash, the Unbeliever sheriff who may be more powerful than all of them combined.
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GIVEAWAY DETAILS!
Closes Thursday Night


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- Bloggers we are looking for more reviewers and readers to join us as panelists so just let us know if you are interested.

Thanks everyone,
Terry Kate 



Monday, May 24, 2010
Join us June 5th at 1pm EST for the Pajama Chat Readers Online Book Club. We are discussing Wicked Becomes You by Meredith Duran. So Spread the word and comment to enter to win a copy of the book so you can be ready for the Book Club!

Wicked Becomes You
By Meredith Duran

Available Now!!
ISBN: 9781416593126 Price: $7.99 ($9.99 CAN)


Book Description

She’s been burned not once but twice by London’s so-call ed gentlemen . . .

Gwen Maudsley is pretty enough to be popular, and plenty wealthy, too. But what she’s best known and loved for is being so very, very nice. When a cad jilts her at the altar—again—the scandal has her outraged friends calling for blood. Only Gwen has a different plan. If nice no longer works for her, then it’s time to learn to be naughty. Happily, she knows the perfect tutor—Alexander Ramsey, her late brother’s best friend and a notorious rogue.

So why won’t a confirmed scoundrel let her be as bad as she wants to be?

Unbeknownst to Gwen, Alex’s aloof demeanor veils his deepest unspoken desire. He has no wish to see her change, nor to tempt himself with her presence when his own secrets make any future between them impossible. But on a wild romp from Paris to the Riviera, their friendship gives way to something hotter, darker, and altogether more dangerous. With Alex’s past and Gwen’s newly unleashed wildness on a collision course, Gwen must convince Alex that his wickedest intentions are exactly what she needs.

Visit SimonandSchuster.com

Click on the link here to learn more about the Author!!

GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

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Get FIVE chances to win! Join us Saturday when one lucky caller will win a copy of A Lady Never Tells by Candace Camp.

- Bloggers we are looking for more reviewers and readers to join us as panelists so just let us know if you are interested.

Thanks everyone,
Terry Kate
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
This Saturday is the first meeting of the PCR and the book we have chosen is a YA from Bloomsbury Publishing. HEARTS AT STAKE by Alyxandra Harvey.

Join us at 1pm EST Saturday May 15, 2010. At Blog Talk Radio with Terry Kate, creator of Romance in the Backseat, Kate, creator of The Neverending Shelf and Jessica, creator of Novel Reaction


Call in and add to the discussion or join us online in the chat rooms. Join us and enter to win a copy of Hearts at Stake and book 2 in the Drake Chronicles - Blood Feud.

Thanks All!

Terry Kate
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Hello Everyone,

We are just getting off the ground so we are definitely looking for more bloggers/reviewers to become involved, and readers to step in and join us.  Suggest books and share your thoughts after the show here on the blog.  Have an opportunity to go over a book with fellow readers in more than a few paragraphs.

Categories we are looking for -

Young Adult
Contemporary Romance
Historical Romance
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy
Suspense/Thriller

Bloggers/Reviewers can oversee the chat rooms or be a panelist on the Blog Talk Radio Show.

Just contact Terry Kate at RomanceintheBackseat @ gmail. com

Looking forward to making new friends!

Eclipse Event!

Visitors - PC Readers are gearing up for the big premiere and getting ready to go out into the masses and spread the word. Get involved and learn all the details below.
More Giveaways
Sherrilyn Kenyon

Book Bloggers Giveaways

Delcroix Academy

Delcroix Academy
Dancia Lewis is far from popular. And that's not just because of her average grades or her less-than-glamorous wardrobe. In fact, Dancia's mediocrity is a welcome cover for her secret: whenever she sees a person threatening someone she cares about, things just...happen.

Previous Shows

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White Cat by Holly Black Discussion

Stormwalker by Allyson James Discussion

Wicked Becomes You by Meredith Duran Discussion

Hearts at Stake by Alyxandra Harvey Book Club

Share the News

Pajama Chat Readers Radio Book Club

Risk No Secrets

Pajama Chat Readers Radio Book Club

Chronicles of Nick

Chronicles of Nick
At 14, Nick Gautier is an average kid who runs with the wrong crowd. But on the night he decides to go straight and refuses to mug an innocent tourist, his crew turns on him and just as he thinks his life is over... a new one begins.

Kenyon Giveaway

The Fabulous Sherrilyn Kenyon is sharing a great gift with us PC Readers - she is giving away 2 SIGNED copies of INFINITY.
Oh, and donated by her Suspense Co-writer Dianna Love, 2 INFINITY T-Shirts! Check it out here!

Pajama Chat Readers

Join fellow Readers every Saturday morning to listen and discuss the books we are reading. As Reviewers we love to share our opinions and hear from other readers. So join us in this all new adventure. Using Blog Talk Radio our Panel will start the discussion off then open for callers. There will also be chat rooms where readers can meet to connect with even more readers.

Thanks for Joining US!

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