Month: January 2012

My Thoughts On:  Glimmer by Phoebe Kitanidis

My Thoughts On: Glimmer by ..

Glimmer by Phoebe Kitanidis  Published by Balzer + BrayPublish Date:  April 17, 2012 352 PagesSource:  Borrowed  What if you forgot your identity and had to rely on other people to tell you who you were? And what if to discover your true self, you first had to unravel a mystery so big and terrifying you were […]

Posted January 16, 2012
Giveaway Winners:  Switched & Looking for Alaska

Giveaway Winners: Switched ..

a Rafflecopter giveaway The winners of  Looking for Alaska by John Green  are Natalie from Mindful Musings  &  Kat from No Page Left Behind  Congratulations to everyone!  Everyone has been notified via email.  More giveaways coming soon!

Posted January 16, 2012

Discussion: Real Bookish Lif..

Bookworm:  book·worm /ˈbo͝okˌwərm/  Noun.  1. A person devoted to reading. (  Y’all, I am a Bookworm.    If you’re reading this: 1) You probably totally understand.  2) You might be one too.  ****************************** Being so attached to books and  the characters the settings the stories inside of them,  you totally understand why  I need to be able to […]

Posted January 13, 2012
My Thoughts On:   First Comes Love by Katie Kacvinsky

My Thoughts On: First Come..

First Comes Love by Katie Kacvinsky  Published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Publish Date:  May 8, 2012  228 Pages Source:  Borrowed  Like his name, Gray is dark and stormy. Dylan, a girl always searching for what’s next, seemingly unable to settle down, is the exact opposite: full of light and life. On the outside, they seem […]

Posted January 11, 2012
John Green love + a crazy GIVEAWAY!

John Green love + a crazy GI..

Button courtesy of the fabulous GReads! This week marks John Green Week on blogs everywhere and is hosted by I Eat Words and some other blogs listed here. Why? Only one of my favorite days in a long time: the release of The Fault in Our Stars, JG’s newest book and my birthday present this […]

Posted January 7, 2012
My Thoughts On:  Switched by Amanda Hocking + GIVEAWAY!

My Thoughts On: Switched by..

Switched (Trylle Trilogy #1) by Amanda Hocking Published by St. Martin’s Griffin  Publish Date:  January 3, 2012  293 Pages Source:  ARC from Publisher  Switched by Amanda Hocking When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn’t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother […]

Posted January 6, 2012
My Thoughts On:  The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

My Thoughts On: The Disench..

The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour  Published by Dutton Juvenile Publish Date:  February 16, 2012  304 Pages Source:  Borrowed  Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev’s band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she’s abandoning their […]

Posted January 5, 2012
Waiting on Wednesday: the Palpitations Edition {7}

Waiting on Wednesday: the Pa..

Hosted by Breaking the Spinein which we can highlight upcoming releaseswe’re having a fit over. My choice for this week is: The Drowned Cities  by Paolo Bacigalupi The Drowned Cities by Paolo BacigalupiPublished by Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersExpected Publication:  May 1, 2012 In this exhilarating companion to Printz Award winner and National Book Award […]

Posted January 4, 2012
Review | The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers

Review | The Vanishing Game ..

The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers Published by Bloomsbury USA Children’s Publish Date:  February 14, 2012  368 Pages Source:  Borrowed  Jocelyn’s twin brother Jack was the only family she had growing up in a world of foster homes-and now he’s dead, and she has nothing. Then she gets a cryptic letter from “Jason December”-the code […]

Posted January 3, 2012
get behind me, 2011

get behind me, 2011

Y’all… I won’t lie when I say that this has been a  TOUGH YEAR for ASHELEY.  I’m so THANKFUL for TODAY.  I’ve been waiting for tonight!  See ya later, 2011!!  There are better times up ahead!!!  More blogging buddies!  More books!  More:  dragons and swords dystopian societies with awful villains swoon-worthy romances and I’ve promised […]

Posted January 1, 2012