Miles From Ordinary by Carol Lynch Williams Giveaway!

Miles From Ordinary by Carol Lynch Williams Giveaway!

March 3, 2011 giveaway 1

So when I received my ARC of Miles From Ordinary, I also received an additional copy. Well, I don’t need two do I? So I’m hosting a giveaway! Unfortunately, I can only limit this giveaway for the United States, but international readers, fear not! I will soon be hosting a giveaway for everyone, not just US residents so keep an… Read more »

Author Spotlight – New Releases

Author Spotlight – New Releases

February 28, 2011 book news 1

Because I’m beside myself with excitement, I figured this would be a good outlet. This Tuesday, March 1st, there are two books I’m especially excited about that are being released, and fair warning: They’re not YA. The Black Jewels series by Anne Bishop is a rich and dark fantasy that I absolutely love. I reread every book by her every… Read more »

In My Mailbox (7)

In My Mailbox (7)

February 27, 2011 in my mailbox 11

Before we get things started I wanted to draw attention again to my giveaway of TWO COPIES of Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney! Go here to enter! 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… Read more »

Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney + Giveaway!

Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney + Giveaway!

February 26, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, M.J. Putney, review, St Martin's Griffin, young adult 7

Dark Mirror by M.J. PutneyPublisher: St. Martin’s GriffinRelease Date: March 1, 2011Source: ARC from publisher.Rating: 4/5 – Really really really liked itCover: 4/5 – Really really liked it, fits the story.Purchase: Amazon or Book DepositorySummary from Good Reads:Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Fairmount, is destined for a charmed life. Soon she will be presented during… Read more »

Follow Friday (5) & Book Blogger Hop (4)

Follow Friday (5) & Book Blogger Hop (4)

February 26, 2011 book blogger hop, follow friday 5

Q. Share your current fav television show! Tell us a bit about it… I actually like quite a few shows right now. Castle, where author Rick Castle trails Detective Cate Beckett on her cases for writing inspiration; Grey’s Anatomy, who doesn’t know about that show? Private Practice, the Addison Montgomery spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy. Glee is freaking awesome. Bones, I… Read more »

Stylish Blogger Award

Stylish Blogger Award

February 25, 2011 blog news 5

Kelly at The Bookscape Report awarded me the Stylish Blogger award, and it’s my first one. Thank you very much. I have also since received two more, so I’ll be posting about those soon to get caught up on that. Here are the 15 other blogs that I’ve also chosen to give this award to! Midnight Bloom Reads Alexia’s Books and Such Bibliophilia – Maggie’s… Read more »

The Espressologist by Kristina Springer

The Espressologist by Kristina Springer

February 24, 2011 2011, Kristina Springer, review, Square Fish, young adult 3

The Espressologist by Kristina Springer Publisher: Square Fish (Macmillan Imprint) Release Date: January 4, 2011 (Paperback) Source: Bought Rating: 4/5 – Really really liked it Cover Rating: 3/5 – It’s good. Purchase: Amazon Summary from Good Reads What’s your drink of choice? Is it a small pumpkin spice latte? Then you’re lots of fun and a bit sassy. Or a… Read more »

Waiting on Wednesday (4)

Waiting on Wednesday (4)

February 23, 2011 waiting on wednesday 4

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Miles From Ordinary by Carol Lynch Williams Releases on March 15, 2011 Thirteen-year-old Lacey wakes to a beautiful summer morning excited to begin her new job at the library, just as her mother is supposed to start work at the grocery store. Lacey hopes that her mother’s ghosts… Read more »

Teaser Tuesday (1)

Teaser Tuesday (1)

February 22, 2011 teaser tuesday 11

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Should Be Reading, a weekly meme where you post two sentences from your current read, as long as they are not spoilers. So let’s get started! Since Miss Macklin couldn’t be avoided, Tory reached for the pot of gooseberry preserves. Facing a difficult teacher would be easier on a full stomach.~ Page 64 of Dark… Read more »

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

February 20, 2011 2010, Andrea Cremer, first in a series, Philomel, review, young adult 2

Nightshade by Andrea CremerPublisher: Philomel (Penguin Imprint)Release Date: October 19, 2010Source: BoughtRating: 4/5 stars – Really really liked it.Cover Rating: 4/5 stars – Really really liked it.Purchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from Good Reads:Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she’ll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side… Read more »