Month: November 2011

Why I {Am Learning To} Love Contemporary

Why I {Am Learning To} Love ..

************************************ …originally posted on Books from Bleh to Basically Amazing as part of   November’s Just Contemporary event… ************************************ I shrugged off the YA Contemporary genre for years… both young adult and adult fiction. Why?  Because I have a mortgage. I have bills and children and friends that have   crumbling marriages.  Also, I’ve been through high school […]

Posted November 30, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Everneath by Brodi Ashton

My Thoughts On: Everneath b..

Everneath by Brodi Ashton Published by HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray Publish Date:  January 24, 2012370 PagesMy Source:  Borrowed Everneath by Brodi Ashton Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she’s returned-to her old life, her family, her friends-before being banished […]

Posted November 29, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Awful, Ohio by Jeff Neal & GIVEAWAY!

My Thoughts On: Awful, Ohio..

Awful, Ohio by Jeff Neal Published 2011 by Createspace My Source:  review copy from the author Awful, Ohio by Jeff Neal  Every morning the sun rises, waking Awful, Ohio, overlooking all of its residents, guiding them towards another productive and profitable working day. The economy is strong and the money is abundant, all of which […]

Posted November 28, 2011
Reading Out Loud {3}

Reading Out Loud {3}

At our house, I read out loud to my children before I take them to school in the morning. In my opinion, sitting together for a few minutes before rushing off to start the day gives them a chance to chill out after the hustle and bustle of getting up, getting dressed, and having breakfast. […]

Posted November 27, 2011
Top Ten Tuesday {5}

Top Ten Tuesday {5}

Click HERE to check out Top Ten Tuesday  at The Broke and the Bookish. Ten Authors I’d Love To Have Sharing My Table at Thanksgiving 1. The One, The Only JOHN GREEN Come on, people! Let’s not act like we didn’t already know this.  Nerdfighter for life, right here.  (Probably the oldest one.) **John, it doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving, […]

Posted November 22, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Fracture by Megan Miranda

My Thoughts On: Fracture by..

Fracture by Megan Miranda Published by Walker & Company/Bloomsbury Publish Date:  January 17, 2012272 PagesMy Source:  Borrowed Fracture by Megan Miranda Eleven minutes passed before Delaney Maxwell was pulled from the icy waters of a Maine lake by her best friend Decker Phillips. By then her heart had stopped beating. Her brain had stopped working. […]

Posted November 21, 2011
Birthday Giveaway Winner!

Birthday Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to the winner of My Birthday Giveaway:   Lady Vampire The winner has been contacted via email.  Thanks so much to everyone who entered and helped me celebrate my birthday! **************************** There will be another giveaway in a few weeks  Details are coming soon! 

Posted November 19, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Under The Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

My Thoughts On: Under The N..

Under The Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Published by HarperCollins Publish Date:  January 3, 2012 400 Pages My Source:  Borrowed Under The Never Sky  by Veronica Rossi  Aria is a teenager in the enclosed city of Reverie. Like all Dwellers, she spends her time with friends in virtual environments, called Realms, accessed through an eyepiece […]

Posted November 18, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Destined by Jessie Harrell

My Thoughts On: Destined by..

Destined by Jessie Harrell Published by Mae Day Publishing Publish Date:  November 17, 2011 My Source:  review copy from the author Destined by Jessie Harrell When Psyche receives a prophecy gone horribly wrong, she learns that even the most beautiful girl in Greece can have a hideous future. Her fate? Fall in love with the […]

Posted November 17, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Triangles by Ellen Hopkins

My Thoughts On: Triangles b..

Triangles by Ellen Hopkins Published by Atria Publish Date:  October 25, 2011 My Source:  Library Triangles by Ellen Hopkins In this emotionally powerful novel, three women face the age-old midlife question: If I’m halfway to death, is this all I’ve got to show for it? Holly, filled with regret for being a stay-at-home mom, sheds […]

Posted November 15, 2011