“Waiting On” Wednesday {4}

“Waiting On” Wed..

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that gives us a chance to highlight upcoming releases that we are drooling over… My choice for this week is: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern release date: September 13, 2011   The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is […]

Posted June 15, 2011
Teaser Tuesday {6} & Tune In Tuesday {5}

Teaser Tuesday {6} & 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 14, 2011
Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-Read Along

Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-Re..

Oh my gracious, y’all! How much fun is this? It’s a Twilight re-read hosted by some fabulous book bloggers: Ginger at GReads Lisa the Nerd The Secret Life of an Avid Reader The Reading Housewives Like a lot of Twilight fans, I have wanted to re-read the series but do not really have the time […]

Posted June 13, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

My Thoughts On: Ship Breake..

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi  In America’s Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota-and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship […]

Posted June 13, 2011
On My Wishlist {1}

On My Wishlist {1}

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It’s where I list all the books I desperately want but haven’t bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.    Since this is my first On My Wishlist, I’m gonna just suck it up and admit […]

Posted June 12, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

My Thoughts On: Abraham Lin..

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother’s bedside. She’s been stricken with something the old-timers call “Milk Sickness.” “My baby boy…” she whispers before dying. Only later will the grieving Abe learn […]

Posted June 9, 2011
Library Loot {4}

Library Loot {4}

Library Loot is a weekly event that is co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Marg from The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader. It encourages bloggers to share the books they have checked out from their local libraries. I have some more GREAT books checked out to me this week! 1. Gathering Blue by Lois […]

Posted June 8, 2011
My Thoughts On:  Pretty Little Liars & Flawless by Sara Shepard

My Thoughts On: Pretty Litt..

Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard Three years ago, Alison disappeared after a slumber party, not to be seen since. Her friends at the elite Pennsylvania school mourned her, but they also breathed secret sighs of relief. Each of them guarded a secret that only Alison had known. Now they have other dirty little secrets, […]

Posted June 6, 2011
My Thoughts On:  The Giver by Lois Lowry

My Thoughts On: The Giver b..

The Giver by Lois Lowry Jonas’s world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories […]

Posted June 3, 2011
My Thoughts On:  A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

My Thoughts On: A Great and..

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray Gemma Doyle isn’t like other girls. Girls with impeccable manners, who speak when spoken to, who remember their station, who dance with grace, and who will lie back and think of England when it’s required of them. No, sixteen-year-old Gemma is an island unto herself, sent to […]

Posted June 2, 2011