In My Mailbox {55}

in my mailbox 4 Comments 29th September, 2012

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren, showcasing what you received in the mail, bought, or borrowed from friends or the library for that week. So here’s what I got this week! All links lead you to Goodreads. borrowed  Tithe by Holly Black  for review  The Edge of Nowhere by Elizabeth George Forgot I’d entered the giveaway for this on LibraryThing when I purchased a finished copy! purchased  The Edge of Nowhere by Elizabeth George (review forthcoming) Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard Under My Hat edited by… Read more »

Bloggiesta Autumn 2012 Starting Line!

bloggiesta 6 Comments 28th September, 2012

I’m a bit late at getting this up today, spent the morning finishing my reread of A Beautiful Darkness before getting to A Fractured Light. So excited for this sequel. Anyways, here’s my to do list for the weekend. Write my October TBR/Halloween post Catch up on reviews {6} Figure out what I want in my sidebars and arrange them About Me page Review Policy page Update other pages I currently have if needed Bring back my Series page Clean up my Goodreads shelves Make sure Goodreads and Shelfari are synced Cross-post reviews to Amazon & BN Schedule future meme… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday {3} Top 10 Unfinished Series

top ten tuesday 5 Comments 25th September, 2012

 Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish Top 10 Unfinished Series Fallen Angel series by Heather Terrell – I remember not being all that impressed with this book. I used to be kind of OCD-ish with series too, like if I started one then I had to read every book in the series. Blogging thankfully has actually stripped me of that habit. The Iron Witch series by Karen Mahoney – Another one I wasn’t really… Read more »

Bloggiesta Fall 2012

bloggiesta 1 Comment 12th September, 2012

It’s that time of the year! I’ve heard of Bloggiesta but have never had the chance to participate, but I definitely have things I need to get done on this blog so I’m excited to be able to participate this time! It’s All About Books and There’s a Book are the hosts.  Bloggiesta starts 9/28 and runs through 9/30. 

Review: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) By Sarah J. Maas

Uncategorized 5 Comments 11th September, 2012

11 September
Review: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) By Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA on 2012-08-07 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, General, Love & Romance, Young Adult Pages: 406 Goodreads After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the… Read more »

In My Mailbox {54}

in my mailbox 4 Comments 10th September, 2012

I actually bought quite a few books while I was away during the month I didn’t really blog any, so I’m breaking them up over various IMM posts, while also still showing anything I got in the current week. for review Embers & Echoes by Karsten Knight Thanks to Simon & Schuster purchased Of Poseidon by Anna Banks {my review here} Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn {my review here} Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross {my review here} Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Mini Review: Legacy Lost (Of Poseidon #0.5) by Anna Banks

2012, Anna Banks, mini review, paranormal romance, short story, Tom Doherty Associates, young adult 3 Comments 8th September, 2012

Legacy Lost by Anna BanksPublisher: Tom Doherty AssociatesRelease date: May 22, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Of Poseidon #0.5 He is a mer-prince, she is the mermaid princess that his family orders him to marry so that their kingdoms unite. Grom dreads this arrangement, until he meets Nalia — both beautiful and smart, she’s everything he ever wanted. But just when their connection grows deeper, tragedy strikes. Legacy Lost is a prequel story to Anna Banks’ debut novel, OF POSEIDON. SPOILERISH REVIEW. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOU HAVE READ BOTH OF POSEIDON AND LEGACY LOST BEFORE READING THIS REVIEW. This is just a… Read more »

New Weekly Post Announcement: Joining Manga Mondays!

manga mondays 3 Comments 8th September, 2012

I’ve been into anime and manga for many years now, probably over 10 years. Manga I’ve only mostly been into for the last 6 or so years though, and I go through phases with it. Right now I’m definitely in the I want to read manga phase, so I’m announcing my plans to participate in Alison’s Manga Monday meme! I’ve been buying a few volumes lately and starting new to me series that I’ve been wanting to read for a while now. Here’s a picture of what will be featured that you can look forward to in the next few… Read more »

Review: Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon #1) by Anna Banks

2012, Anna Banks, Feiwel and Friends, first in a series, paranormal romance, review, young adult 10 Comments 6th September, 2012

Of Poseidon by Anna BanksPublisher: Feiwel & FriendsRelease date: May 22, 2012Source: LibrarySeries: Of Poseidon #1Rating: FOUR STARS I hadn’t really heard much about this book before I read it, nor had I sought out any reviews. I don’t think I’d even read the flap until I was a few chapters in, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect with this book. I was pleasantly surprised, and I definitely enjoyed Of Poseidon. I love mermaid stories, and I absolutely love it when I find one that does things a bit different than what you’re expecting. These mermaids can change… Read more »

Review: Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross

2012, Egmont USA, faerie tales, review, Sarah Cross, stand alone, young adult 6 Comments 5th September, 2012

Kill Me Softly by Sarah CrossPublisher: Egmont USARelease date: April 10, 2012Source: PurchasedRating: Four Stars Going into this book, I’d read very few, if any, reviews. But I had somehow seen this being compared to that Once Upon a Time show on ABC which looks like a fun show to watch. I must get around to seeing it someday. But I love fairy-tale retellings, and this was a slam dunk book for me. I loved it. I grew up with the Disney versions of these tales, as I’m sure many of you did. I’ve never gotten around to reading the… Read more »