Month: June 2011

My Thoughts On:  The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

My Thoughts On: The Inventi..

The Invention of  Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick  Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, […]

Posted June 30, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

My Thoughts On: The Graveya..

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman   After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own. Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if […]

Posted June 29, 2011
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Teaser Tuesday {7} & Tune In Tuesday {7}

Teaser Tuesday {7} & Tun..

Teaser Tuesday Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anybody can play along! Here’s how: Grab what you are reading… Open to a random page. Share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Share the title of the book and the author so […]

Posted June 28, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Not Dead & Not For Sale: A Memoir by Scott Weiland

My Thoughts On: Not Dead &a..

Not Dead & Not For Sale The Earthling Papers:  A Memoir by Scott Weiland As the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots (1986-2003,  2008-), Scott Weiland won two Grammys and fronted a grunge band that has sold over 18 million records. During that tumultuous period, however, his record also included several arrests for drugs […]

Posted June 25, 2011
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Book Blogger Hop 6/24-6/27, Follow Friday {4}, TGIF {5}

Book Blogger Hop 6/24-6/27, ..

Click HERE for the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop form! The Book Blogger Hop is a weekly event hosted by Crazy For Books in which a question is asked and an answer is given! This week’s question/topic is: “When did you realize reading was your passion and a truly important part of your life?” My Answer:  This is a really intense […]

Posted June 24, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz

My Thoughts On: Spellbound ..

Click HERE for the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop form!  Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz Publisher:  Harlequin Teen Publish Date:  June 21, 2011 384 Pages My Source:  NetGalley/Publisher Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz Life hasn’t been easy on sixteen-year-old Emma Conner, so a new start in New York may be just the change she needs. […]

Posted June 23, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary

My Thoughts On: Ramona Quim..

Click HERE for the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop form!                                           Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary Now that Ramona is eight years old, she’s doing all kinds of things she’s never done before. She’s in a new school with a new teacher, and best of all, she takes the school bus-all […]

Posted June 22, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

My Thoughts On: The Iron Ki..

Click HERE for the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop form! The Iron King by Julie Kagawa Meghan Chase has a secret destiny – one she could never have imagined… Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan’s life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in […]

Posted June 22, 2011
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Tune In Tuesday {6}

Tune In Tuesday {6}

Click HERE for the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop form! Tune In Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Ginger at GReads! It is so much fun to share some of my favorite music with my blogging friends and followers! This week, I’ve been listening to some of my all time favorites, including The David Mayfield Parade. If […]

Posted June 21, 2011
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Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop 6/21 – 6/24

Midsummer’s Eve Giveaw..

Welcome to the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop!                This hop is organized and hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer. There are over 200 blogs offering books and other book-related prizes. We’re all linked up together so all you have to do is hop from one blog to another to enter each […]

Posted June 20, 2011
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