My Thoughts On:  Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going

My Thoughts On: Fat Kid Rul..

Fat Kid Rules The World by K.L. Going Troy Billings is seventeen, 296 pounds, friendless, utterly miserable, and about to step off a New York subway platform in front of an oncoming train. Until he meets Curt MacCrae, an emaciated, semi-homeless, high school dropout guitar genius, the stuff of which Lower East Side punk rock […]

Posted July 7, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Looking For Alaska by John Green

My Thoughts On: Looking For..

Looking For Alaska by John Green Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called the “Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young. Clever, funny, screwed-up, and dead sexy, Alaska […]

Posted July 7, 2011
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Tune In Tuesday {8} & Teaser Tuesday {8}

Tune In Tuesday {8} & Te..

Tune In Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by Ginger at GReads!  I have been listening to Jimmy Eat World for so many years. It’s hard to know where it began, just to know that they are a part of me and my marriage. May sound corny, but it is true. Once my husband and I went on […]

Posted July 5, 2011
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Mondays Bite:  Twilight Re-Read Along {1}

Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-R..

                           There’s a fun little thing going on around the blogosphere with Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight and I’m all excited about it. I always knew I wanted to re-read it, but I never really could block out enough time to do it…until now. There are a few bloggers who have made it easy for me by […]

Posted July 4, 2011
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TGIF {6}, Follow Friday {5}, Book Blogger Hop 7/1-7/4

TGIF {6}, Follow Friday {5},..

Ginger at GReads! created this fun weekly event called TGIF at GReads! to re-cap the week and ask us fun questions. This week she asked us this: Mr & Mrs: Who are your favorite book couples? Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe from the Anne of Green Gables books by L.M. Montgomery  I love these two! They are painfully and playfully […]

Posted July 1, 2011
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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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