>Week In Review (Plus Winners!!)


And So do all of us here at Paperback Dolls! Happy Sunday Lovers! The Week in Review is a weekly feature here at Paperback Dolls to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the fun events, posts, visitors or contests. So, if you missed this past weeks Zombie Week! then you’ve come to the right place! But first, we have WINNERS!!

In Dreams Begin

The winner of the signed In Dreams Begin by Skyler White is…

TallulahJane who said…

“Do you think you truly possess your own body? Is it yours to maintain, enhance, neglect or add horns to?”

Absolutely! My body is mine to do want ever I want, will and can do to it. Own it baby!

Hungry for Your Love: An Anthology of Zombie Romance

The Winner of Hungry For Your Love is….

Brandlwyne aka Brandy B who said…

I like that Hot TiP “DONT”, lol I was going to say extra strength mouthwash and floss for those little bits of brain that get caught in there teeth 🙂

Congratulations Brandy B and Tallulah Jane!

*After three days if we have not been notified or received the mailing info from selected winners we will pick new names. Please double check the address you send us to make sure it is the one you want package shipped to. We are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen packages and if a parcel is returned to sender due to incorrect mailing address provided to PBD, you have the option of having it resent at your own expense. NOTE that packages shipped over seas may take 7-10 weeks to reach it’s destination. We apologize for the inconvenience in shipping times, but must ship in the most economical way to be able to offer our giveaways to our overseas friends. Thank you.

After the Week In Review last Sunday, Day reviewed the childrens book
Do Witches Make Fishes? by Jason Mayo.
See her review Here.

Then we shared another part in the multi-blog event story.
Find out more about this multi-blog event Here.
See the story Here.

Monday started our ZOMBIE WEEK here at Paperback Dolls.

First, horror, science fiction and fantasy author Michele Lee
was here in the Dollhouse!
See her guest post Here.

Then The Zombie Dating Guide author, Stacey Graham, visited!
See her guest post Here.

Tuesday, Karen from For What It’s Worth had a double guest review day starting with graphic novel The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore.

An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months, society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. Rick Grimes finds himself one of the few survivors in this terrifying future. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family, he must now sort through all the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living.

Read her review Here.

Then she reviewed the childrens book Zombie Guide To The Human Body by Tom Becker and Mercer Mayer.

All of the critical information kids need to know about the human body, with a zombie twist! From head to toe, every human body part will be explored and explained with a combination of illustrated zombies and full-color photographs throughout. Learn how many bones are in the human body, what blood’s made up of, how fast fingernails grow, where your dinner goes after you eat it, plus lots of fun zombie facts and tips so you can avoid losing your head (and brains) to one!

Read her review Here.

Later on Tuesday, The New Dead editor and author of several novels in adult and young adult fiction, Christopher Golden, stopped by!
View his interview Here.

Wednesday, Honorary Doll Emma Butler guest reviewed and gave an adults perspective of Brian James Zombie Blondes.

From the moment Hannah Sanders arrived in town, she felt there was something wrong. A lot of houses were for sale, and the town seemed infected by an unearthly quiet. And then, on Hannah’s first day of classes, she ran into a group of cheerleaders—the most popular girls in school. The odd thing was that they were nearly identical in appearance: blonde, beautiful, and deathly pale. But Hannah wants desperately to fit in—regardless of what her friend Lukas is telling her: If she doesn’t watch her back, she’s going to be blonde and popular and dead—just like all the other zombies in this town. . . .

Read her review Here.

Then Zombie Blondes author, Brian James, dropped by the Dollhouse!
View his guest post Here.

Later on Wednesday, Desilula reviewed Dust by Joan Frances Turner.

Nine years ago, Jessie had a family. Now, she has a gang. Nine years ago, Jessie was a vegetarian. Now, she eats very fresh meat. Nine years ago, Jessie was in a car crash and died. Nine years ago, Jessie was human. Now, she’s not. After she was buried, Jessie awoke and tore through the earth to arise, reborn, as a zombie. Jessie’s gang is the Fly-by-Nights. She loves the ancient, skeletal Florian and his memories of time gone by. She’s in love with Joe, a maggot-infested corpse. They fight, hunt, dance together as one—something humans can never understand. There are dark places humans have learned to avoid, lest they run into the zombie gangs. But now, Jessie and the Fly-by-Nights have seen new creatures in the woods—things not human and not zombie. A strange new illness has flamed up out of nowhere, causing the undeads to become more alive and the living to exist on the brink of death. As bits and pieces of the truth fall around Jessie, like the flesh off her bones, she’ll have to choose between looking away or staring down the madness—and hanging onto everything she has come to know as life…

Read her review Here.

Thursday, Elvie reviewed Feed by Mira Grant.

Feed (Newsflesh, Book 1)The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. The infection spread, virus blocks taking over bodies and minds with one, unstoppable command: FEED. NOW, twenty years after the Rising, Georgia and Shaun Mason are on the trail of the biggest story of their lives-the dark conspiracy behind the infected. The truth will out, even if it kills them.

Read her review Here.

Then Kevin James Breaux visited!
See his interview and enter the DEAD HISTORY Giveaway Here.
Contest ends November 11th.

And then debut young adult novel Dust author, Joan Frances Turner was here!
Read her guest post and enter the DUST Giveaway Here.
Contest ends November 11th.

Friday, Noa reviewed The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks.
Read her review Here.

Then A Darker Shade of Dead author, Bianca D’Arc, hung out with us!
See her guest post Here.

Saturday, Kitt reviewed Married with Zombies by Jesse Petersen.

Meet Sarah and David. Once upon a time they met and fell in love. But now they’re on the verge of divorce and going to couples’ counseling. On a routine trip to their counselor, they notice a few odd things – the lack of cars on the highway, the missing security guard, and the fact that their counselor, Dr. Kelly, is ripping out her previous client’s throat. Meet the Zombies. Now, Sarah and David are fighting for survival in the middle of the zombie apocalypse. But, just because there are zombies, doesn’t mean your other problems go away. If the zombies don’t eat their brains, they might just kill each other. Married With Zombies is a heartwarming tale of terror set during the time of the zombie uprising.

Read her review Here.

Then to finish up our funtastic Zombie Week! Deadtown author, Nancy Holzner, stopped by the Dollhouse!!
See her guest post and enter her Gift Basket Giveaway Here.
Contest ends November 13th.

~*~*~*~*~*Next Week at Paperback Dolls*~*~*~*~*~

Monday, Kitt will review an ARC of Afterlight by Elle Jasper, due for release November 2, 2010.

Blood is thicker than ink.

There is a reason we fear the night…

As Savannah’s most unconventional tattoo artist, Riley Poe is quite familiar with the local underground scene. She lives and works on the edge of it every day.

Now, she’s about to step over the edge.

When her younger brother is taken by a sinister cult led by centuries-old vampires, Riley discovers a world of shadows and blood–and those who exist there.

Her ally is the hot-tempered vampire Eli Dupre, who is attracted both to Riley’s beauty as well as her one-of-a-kind blood type. A blood type he is not alone in craving.

To save her brother from certain un-death, Riley will face dangers she’s never dreamed of, ruthless bloodthirsty enemies, and an evil of endless hunger that wants to devour all in its vile grasp.

Then Afterlight’s author, Elle Jasper, will be in the Dollhouse!

Tuesday, Noa will review an ARC of His Christmas Pleasure by Cathy Maxwell, due for release December 1, 2010.

Anything can happen at Christmas!

When her father threatens to marry Abigail Montross off to a man twice her age (and with thirteen children!), she decides to elope instead with the irresistibly handsome BarĂłn de Vasconia. She knows all about his notorious reputation. He is the most seductive man in all of London, but he’s vowed to protect her, so she allows herself to be tempted into his bed, promising to guard her heart at all costs.

Andres believes he’s entered into nothing more than a marriage of convenience with a charming and very wealthy young woman. But the days—and nights—Abigail spends in his arms soon reform this rogue. He’ll do anything to gain her love—until they each discover the truth about the other and old wounds are revealed.

It’s the season of miracles and passion—when love not only awakens the senses but delivers the greatest gift of all . . .

Wednesday, we’ll be catching up with Teresa
and her journey of becoming a published author.

Thursday, author Debbie Mack will be here on her 20 Questions Blog Tour!

Friday, Noa will review Out of the Black Land by Kerry Greenwood.

Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams.

Ptah-hotep, a young peasant boy studying to be a scribe, wants to live a simple life in a Nile hut with his lover Kheperren and their dog Wolf. But Amenhotep IV appoints him as Great Royal Scribe. Surrounded by bitterly envious rivals and enemies, how long will Ptah-hotep survive?

The child-princess Mutnodjme sees her beautiful sister Nefertiti married off to the impotent young Amenhotep. But Nefertiti must bear royal children, so the ladies of the court devise a shocking plan.

Kheperren, meanwhile, serves as scribe to the daring teenage General Horemheb. But while the Pharaoh’s shrinking army guards the Land of the Nile from enemies on every border, a far greater menace impends.

For, not content with his own devotion to one god alone, the newly-renamedAkhnaten plans to suppress the worship of all other gods in the Black Land.

His horrified court soon realise that the Pharaoh is not merely deformed, but irretrievably mad; and that the biggest danger to the Empire is in the royal palace itself.

Saturday, Mona will review Scoundrel by Zoe Archer.

The Blades of the Rose are sworn to protect the sources of magic in the world. But the work is dangerous—and they can’t always protect their own…


London Harcourt’s father is bent on subjugating the world’s magic to British rule. But since London is a mere female, he hasn’t bothered to tell her so. He’s said only that he’s leading a voyage to the Greek isles. No matter, after a smothering marriage and three years of straitlaced widowhood, London jumps at the opportunity—unfortunately, right into the arms of Bennett Day.


Bennett is a ladies’ man, when he’s not dodging lethal attacks to protect the powers of the ancients from men like London’s father. Sometimes, he’s a ladies’ man even when he is dodging them. But the minute he sees London he knows she will require his full attention. The woman is lovely, brilliant, and the only known speaker of a dialect of ancient Greek that holds the key to calling down the wrath of the gods. Bennett will be risking his life again—but around London, what really worries him is the danger to his heart…

Then Scoundrel’s author, Zoe Archer, will be visiting!

That’s it for this weeks Week in Review! Thanks for following and commenting!


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