My Thoughts On:  I Don’t Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson

My Thoughts On: I Don’..

I Don’t Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother by Allison Pearson Published by Random House Publish Date:  August 26, 2003 My Source:  Library                                 I Don’t Know How She Does It  by Allison Pearson  […]

Posted September 22, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegen

My Thoughts On: The Mephist..

The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegen Published by EgmontUSA Publish Date:  September 27, 2011 439 Pages My Source:  Borrowed/NetGalley The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegen Sasha is desperate to find out who murdered her father. When getting the answer means pledging her soul to Eryx, she unlocks a secret that puts her in grave danger—Sasha […]

Posted September 21, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett

My Thoughts On: Dark of the..

Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett Published by Harcourt Children’s Books Publish Date:  September 19, 2011 320 Pages My Source:  Borrowed Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett Ariadne is destined to become a goddess of the moon. She leads a lonely life, filled with hours of rigorous training by stern priestesses. Her former […]

Posted September 20, 2011
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Reading Out Loud {1}

Reading Out Loud {1}

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 September 18, 2011
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Irma Voth Giveaway Winners

Irma Voth Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to the winners of my Irma Voth giveaway:   Kat Ricki   & Lorren   The winners have been contacted.  Thanks so much to everyone who entered  and special thanks to HarperCollins for making the giveaway possible! 

Posted September 17, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer

My Thoughts On: Blood Wound..

Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer Published by Harcourt Children’s Books Publish Date:  September 12, 2011 256 Pages My Source:  Borrowed Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer Willa is lucky: She has a loving blended family that gets along. Not all families are so fortunate. But when a bloody crime takes place hundreds of miles away, […]

Posted September 12, 2011
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Giveaway:  Irma Voth by Miriam Toews

Giveaway: Irma Voth by Miri..

Win IRMA VOTH by MIRIAM TOEWS!  (sorry, this giveaway has been ended) Yesterday I shared my thoughts on Miriam’s latest novel.  (If you missed it, you can read my review on Irma Voth here.) Today, I’m excited to host this giveaway for three lucky readers! Miriam Toews’ new novel brings us back to the beloved voice […]

Posted September 9, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Irma Voth by Miriam Toews

My Thoughts On: Irma Voth b..

Irma Voth by Miriam Toews Published by HarperCollins Publishers Publish Date:  September 6, 2011 272 Pages My Source:  HarperCollins/TLC Book Tours Irma Voth by Miriam Toews  Nineteen-year-old Irma lives in a rural Mennonite community in Mexico. She has already been cast out of her family for marrying a young Mexican ne’er-do-well she barely knows, although […]

Posted September 8, 2011
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2011 Award Winning Reads Challenge Wrap-Up

2011 Award Winning Reads Cha..

2011 Award Winning Reads Challenge This challenge was hosted by Ashley at Books from Bleh to Basically Amazing and Jacinda at The Reading Housewives of Indiana.  The challenge ran from Memorial Day to Labor Day (May 30th until September 5th, 2011). I challenged myself to read nine books that fell into the categories of the Award Winners. These […]

Posted September 6, 2011
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A Single Shot by Matthew F. Jones Review

A Single Shot by Matthew F. ..

Review: A Single Shot by Matthew F. Jones is by far one of the best books I’ve read in a very long time. It is a fast-paced and gritty and everything noir fiction should be. Split into seven chapters corresponding to the seven days of the week, readers get an accurate idea of exactly how one […]

Posted September 2, 2011
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