Month: June 2012

…On Just Listen by Sarah Dessen + GIVEAWAY!

…On Just Listen by Sarah D..

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen Published by Speak/Penguin Publish Date: April 6, 2006 383 Pages Source:  My Bookshelf Last year, Annabel was “the girl who has everything”—at least that’s the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf’s Department Store.This year, she’s the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped […]

Posted June 29, 2012
My Thoughts On: Lie by Caroline Bock + GIVEAWAY!

My Thoughts On: Lie by Carol..

Lie by Caroline Bock Published by St. Martin’s Publish Date: August 30, 2011 224 Pages Source:  Finished Copy from publisher Everybody knows, nobody’s talking. . . . Seventeen-year-old Skylar Thompson is being questioned by the police. Her boyfriend, Jimmy, stands accused of brutally assaulting two young El Salvadoran immigrants from a neighboring town, and she’s […]

Posted June 28, 2012
…On Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig + GIVEAWAY!

…On Pretty Crooked by Elis..

Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig Series: Pretty Crooked #1 Published by HarperTeen Publish Date: March 13, 2012 368 Pages Source:  ARC from publisher Willa’s secret plan seems all too simple: take from the rich kids at Valley Prep and give to the poor ones. Yet Willa’s turn as Robin Hood at her ultra-exclusive high school […]

Posted June 26, 2012
Welcome Lauren! to the {Outlander Readalong, Week Two}

Welcome Lauren! to the {Outl..

I want to do something special this morning and introduce another reader to our Claire & Jamie party! Everyone welcome Lauren to the Outlander Readalong!  Lauren is absolutely one of my favorite people to discuss books with. She literally discusses books, y’all. We talk daily, and all over the place. And since she has been […]

Posted June 25, 2012
Oh Jamie, My Jamie! {Outlander ReadAlong Week 2}

Oh Jamie, My Jamie! {Outland..

Welcome to Week Two of the Outlander Read-Along everybody! Carrie from Stalking the Bookshelves has written some excellent questions!  These come from Chapters 8-14. The Questions for Week Three will come from Jess at Tangled Up In Blue and can be found on her blog today.  The Twitter hashtag for this event is #OutlanderRA, so tweet while you read. That’s […]

Posted June 25, 2012
My Thoughts On: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

My Thoughts On: Pushing the ..

Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry Published by Harlequin Teen Publish Date: July 31, 2012 384 Pages Source:  NetGalley/Harlequin Teen So wrong for each other…and yet so right. No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with “freaky” scars on her arms. Even Echo […]

Posted June 24, 2012
…On Audition by Stasia Ward Kehoe

…On Audition by Stasia..

Audition by Stasia Ward Kehoe Published by Viking Juvenile Publish Date: October 13, 2011 458 Pages Source:  Library  When high school junior Sara wins a coveted scholarship to study ballet, she must sacrifice everything for her new life as a professional dancer-in-training. Living in a strange city with a host family, she’s deeply lonely-until she falls […]

Posted June 24, 2012
Let’s Talk…On ‘Real’ Books vs. EBooks

Let’s Talk…On &#..

Click here to see Let’s Talk! I’m so excited that Melissa at i swim for oceans likes discussion posts because sometimes I get chatty and have things to say. What’s up, Melissa?? Let’s Talk.  This week’s question: Do you prefer ‘real’ books or books on your e-reader? Why? Melissa! Excellent question!  At first, I was a die-hard print book hold-out. […]

Posted June 22, 2012
Interview with Crissa-Jean Chappell + Narc Swag GIVEAWAY!

Interview with Crissa-Jean C..

Crissa sniffing her ARC. On her blog here, she said: “Paper and ink. It’s what dreams smell like.” Author Crissa-Jean Chappell is on the blog today to answer a few questions for us!  Hi Crissa! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I LOVED Narc so much. SO. MUCH.  ******************************************* 1. For those that might […]

Posted June 22, 2012
My Thoughts On: Narc by Crissa-Jean Chappell

My Thoughts On: Narc by Cris..

Narc by Crissa-Jean Chappell Published by Flux Books Publish Date: August 8, 2012 288 Pages Source:  NetGalley/Flux “You’re going to hate me forever when you learn my secret.” Seventeen-year-old stoner Aaron Foster was offered a choice: go to jail or turn undercover narc to find the dealer who’s funneling drugs into Miami’s Palm Hammock High […]

Posted June 22, 2012