My Thoughts On:  Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

My Thoughts On: Shatter Me ..

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Published by HarperCollins Publish Date:  November 15, 2011 342 Pages My Source:  Borrowed Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. […]

Posted November 2, 2011
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Top Ten Tuesday {4}

Top Ten Tuesday {4}

Click HERE to check out Top Ten Tuesday  at The Broke and the Bookish. What a great topic this week for Top Ten Tuesday! This Week’s Topic: Ten Books That Made Me Feel  Some Pretty STRONG Emotions I’m such a melodramatic person in real life, so it stands to reason that I’d get very emotional and melodramatic […]

Posted November 1, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Legend by Marie Lu

My Thoughts On: Legend by M..

Legend by Marie Lu Published by Putnam Juvenile Publish Date:  November 29, 2011 336 Pages My Source:  Borrowed Legend by Marie Lu What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, […]

Posted October 31, 2011
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book snobbery

I read an interesting article in yesterday’s Huffington Post that reminded me there are people in the world that are different than me. I had totally forgotten about this (apparently large) group of people.  The writer of this article finds himself surprised — shocked, even — at the fascination with comic books in today’s culture. […]

Posted October 27, 2011
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Waiting On Wednesday {6}

Waiting On Wednesday {6}

Hosted by Breaking the Spine in which we can highlight upcoming releases we’re having a fit over. My choice for this week is: Pure by Julianna Baggott Pure by Julianna Baggott Published by Grand Central Publishing Expected Publication:  February 8, 2012 We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . Pressia barely remembers […]

Posted October 26, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry

My Thoughts On: Dead of Nig..

Dead of Night: A Zombie Novel by Jonathan Maberry Published by St. Martin’s Griffin Publish Date:  October 25, 2011 368 Pages My Source:  NetGalley Dead of Night:  A Zombie Novel  by Jonathan Maberry A prison doctor injects a condemned serial killer with a formula designed to keep his consciousness awake while his body rots in […]

Posted October 25, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

My Thoughts On: Dearly, Dep..

Dearly, Departed by  Lia Habel Published by Random House Publishing Group Publish Date:  October 18, 2011 480 Pages My Source:  Borrowed/NetGalley Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel Love conquers all, so they say. But can Cupid’s arrow pierce the hearts of the living and the dead—or rather, the undead? Can a proper young Victorian lady find true love in […]

Posted October 24, 2011
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The End!

Oh my word, you guys. I barely made it. I’m not even joking. But I did! I didn’t read a zillion books like some of you guys did, but who cares??? My books weren’t itty bitty and I was goal-free to prevent feeling bad about myself. And you know what?? IT WORKED!  1.  Which hour […]

Posted October 23, 2011
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Mid-Event Readathon Survey &..

Mid-Event Survey: 1. What are you reading right now? I’m very nearly finished with Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry and We The Animals by Justin Torres. Haven’t finished a book yet today, but since I’m almost finished with these — when I do I’ll have TWO under my belt. Holla.  2. How many books […]

Posted October 23, 2011
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Readathon: Update!

Readathon: Update!

Good morning everybody! I got started at 8am this morning with Jonathan Maberry’s Dead of Night and read a few chapters before breaking to make my starting post. I’m excited to be readathoning with everyone today, and I’m super excited to see that #readathon was trending worldwide on Twitter a few minutes ago. Pretty awesome […]

Posted October 22, 2011
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