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Vampires vs. Zombies – BATTLE of the BANDS – Challenge for Aug 4-10

Vamps vs Zombies

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My Shelf Confessions is having a month-long event celebrating all things Zombie and Vampire! Which monster reigns supreme?! There will be a Giveaway Blog Hop, a Linky Up Challenge where you can link your Vampire/Zombie themed posts from the month of August, a Books, Brains ‘n Blood Read-a-Thonlots of Hosted Challenges, author guest posts/interviews, twitter parties, reviews and giveaway gore galore!! There are THREE different Linky’s for these main Activities!

Not part of the Read-a-Thon or event? No Problem, you can still win! Just follow the giveaway instructions below!

Cabin GoddessBattle of the Bands Aug 4 – 10

Music Plus BooksCover Lover Aug 4 – 10

My Shelf Confessions: Fill in the Blanks Aug 2 – 6

Challenge Host: Donna @ The Happy Booker – Aug 11 – 17th
Challenge Host: Jenn @ The Bawdy Book Blog – Aug 18 – 24th
Challenge Host: Coral @ Shelf-Stacker – Aug 25 – 31st
Challenge Host: Velvet @ VVB32Reads – Aug 25 – 31st

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We have had so much fun in the past, let’s have a Battle of the Bands!

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What song sparks in your dark heart, oh great and might blood sucker lovers? #TEAMVAMPIRE

So you like blood suckers huh? The darker the better for my books. I am not a sparkly vampire lover in the least. I adore the vampire legends but I like the throat ripping, blood fiends. The ones that give you nightmares and bring you into their lair without you realizing what you are doing and then… your a blood bag!

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Or perhaps sings the glorious wisdom to your brain?#TEAMZOMBIES

You guys know me! I love me some good zombies but in a fight, the Vamps would win every time. If I were to lose my place at the top of the food chain I would much rather be food for a blood sucker than be partially consumed to reanimate and become a mindless wander of the earth craving the brains I no longer have to think rationally.

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Battle of the Bands

Currently I am reading a great new find for #TEAMVAMP for my Read-a-Thon. My goal this month is a new Vampire novel a week and if I can I will try to even read a few zombie ones, well.. sigh I will try! It will hurt me to do but I can take one for the team! I already posted one Vampire post on the linky under the challenges tab and it was a doozy!

Here are the rules! You get to post a video representing your book, and like last #WWReadathon you can get a new entry each day. The great thing is that ANYONE CAN ENTER, not just the read-a-thon participants! We are power reading and if you already have read a couple of books you can add a video for those too. I will only include one entry a day and I will be presenting your names to RANDY over at random.org.

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The Prizes

Not part of the Read-a-Thon or event? No Problem, you can still win! Just follow the giveaway instructions below!

(there are more coming… but these are just a few of the donated books. For each book I will be picking a winner! So who knows you could win more than once! Each book will be either an Amazon or Smashwords gift)

$10 Amazon Card plus a winner for each book donated! 

The Nightlife Series Omnibus Books 1-4

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The Nightlife Series is violent, sexy, and occasionally violently sexy.

Vampires, strippers, escorts, night clubs, pimps & dirty cops – the Nightlife Series is never boring. (read more)

THE NIGHTLIFE NEW YORK | THE NIGHTLIFE LAS VEGAS | THE NIGHTLIFE PARIS | BLOOD SLAVE

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Luna Sanguis by Simon Okill

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Paris 1925. A young woman is nearing her Eternal Vampire state as her birthday approaches. She is held captive by the hybrid vampire she created and slowly drained of her pure blood to keep his addiction in check. (read more)

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Tail of the Devil by Danielle DeVor (see her Fourth-Wall Friday)

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If Mathias thought being homeless sucked, being a vampire is worse. The vampires who transformed him believe he is the reincarnation of an ancient king. They expect him to quit swearing, use a napkin, and play by their weird, ancient rules. Screw that. (read more)

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The Fool’s Embrace (Vampire Bytes) by J.C. Harker

VampireBytes-200Get to the safehouse.

It was the only thing on Kevin’s mind since the events that turned his quiet evening out into a nightmare..(read more)

The Vampire Bytes series is released as serial fiction. This novella length episode is the first one in the series.

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I have an awesome one based on what I am reading and I so love this book right now, it is TWISTED and bizarre and the humans and vampires are in an interesting situation. Right now my protagonist has been deported to Miami, where the Vampires rule the world and the humans live in fear and are controlled by the Vamps!

Vampire Miami (The Human Revolt)

VampireMiamiFive years ago, the war ended and Miami was given to the vampires. Five years ago, the US turned its back on those trapped behind the Wall – and life in the vampire kingdom has degenerated into a grisly struggle for survival. (read more)

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Miami is a jungle, wild animals, scavengers.. rotting buildings and humans who barely are living … then the wild nights in the area of Miami the vampires run… but no matter where you are, it is a jungle so…

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This is MY video for my current book, what’s yours?

 

8 Comments

  1. This looks so bloody fun, Kriss.

  2. Love this idea, don’t know where to find the time to really participate and none of my vampire novels are finished yet. Yes, I am nit picker and want them to be perfect, Or as near perfect as can be before publishing.
    So, sorry, but I have none to donate and no time to read any more books than I’m already reading. :-(

  3. Don’t have to be part of it, there are plenty of us to do it! Keep watch, it will be a fun freaking month! YES Bloody fun, Victoria!

  4. oo oo ooo! I have to go to the grocery and read this in the car on the way there…the man is making me leave the house. I’ll be reading and responding again shortly! so much freaking fun!! I’m gonna do the challenge – though don’t count my entries though, just doing it for the awesome fun!!
    Show me some love!

  5. I’ve sucked at actually reading anything for this. And I was going to commit all day to it… but sadly, people want me to do stuff lol, So so far I only reviewed a comic book (Extinction Parade by Max Brooks, and yeah vampires totally win)

    But there are just better songs about zombies: This one goes out to Angel from My life as a White Trash Zombie

  6. I love that you’re team vamp for this. And I love that you not only picked my favorite paranormal creature but my favorite rock band from when I was a teen, as well. I had such a crush on Axl Rose.

    I’m reading Blood Bank by Tanya Huff right now. It’s a collection of short stories from her Blood Books vampire series. For the life of me, I can’t come up with a song to represent it, though. That’s okay, not entering the giveaway anyway, just wanted to comment and join the fun–and share the vampire love. :)

  7. I’m not reading anything zombie or vampire at the moment so sadly not taking part. I did just read a short book that made me think of the Magic Dance song from Labyrinth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViftZTfRSt8

  8. You know what’s funny. I’ve been a vampire fan since I was a teen but I’ve never written a vampire novel. Ghosts, yes. Vampires. No. I gotta get to work.
    Show me some love!

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