Follow Friday & Book Blogger Hop (3)

book blogger hop, follow friday 11 Comments 11th February, 2011

Follow My Book Blog Friday is hosted, as you can see, by Parajunkee. What is your favorite romance hero-type? Stereotype wise. Do you like the strong silent type or the brute macho man? A little of both really. I like the characters like Daemon and Lucivar from The Black Jewels Trilogy, or Joscelin from the Kushiel books. Adam Hauptman from the Mercy Thompson series. Charles from the Alpha and Omega series. All very strong men with the capacity for sensitivity and vulnerability.  Hosted by Crazy for Books! “Tell us about one of your posts from this week and give us a… Read more »

Waiting on Wednesday (3)

waiting on wednesday 6 Comments 9th February, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.   The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles #2) by Rick Riordan From Good Reads: In this exciting second installment of the three-book series, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos are determined to stop them. Release Date: May 3rd 2011 I loved the first book in this new series by Rick Riordan, so I cannot wait for the next installment. I still need to… Read more »

Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

2010, David Levithan, Knopf, Rachel Cohn, review, stand alone, young adult 2 Comments 7th February, 2011

Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David LevithanPublisher: Alfred A. Knopf (Division of Random House)Released: October 26th 2010Source: LibraryRating: 4/5  –  Cover Rating: 4/5Purchase: Amazon – Book DepositorySummary from GoodReads:“I’ve left some clues for you. If you want them, turn the page. If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.” So begins the latest whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a favorite bookstore shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept its dares. But is… Read more »

In My Mailbox (4)

in my mailbox 8 Comments 6th February, 2011

Been a slow week for me reading wise, but I should have a review up tomorrow of Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares, so keep a look out for that. Here’s this week’s IMM! 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 the GoodReads pages for the books. Bought: The Secret Society of the Pink Crystal Ball by Risa Green Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (Used to… Read more »

Follow Friday & Blogger Hop (2)

book blogger hop, follow friday 8 Comments 4th February, 2011

Follow My Book Blog Friday is hosted, as you can see, by Parajunkee.Today’s Question: What is the book you are currently ‘pushing’? (Pushing mean trying to get people to read it)  It’s not a YA read, but I must say I think people should try The Black Jewels series by Anne Bishop. My absolute favorite series of all time. The first book is Daughter of the Blood, then Heir to the Shadows, and then Queen of the Darkness. And there are even more books after that! If you’re interested in knowing the order for the whole series just email me!… Read more »

Waiting on Wednesday (2)

waiting on wednesday 7 Comments 2nd February, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine, showcasing what we’re eagerly waiting for. Here is mine for this week! Twilight’s Dawn by Anne BishopRelease date: March 1st 2011 From the Author’s webite: New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s “darkly fascinating”* Black Jewel novels have enthralled readers and critics alike with their mixture of fantasy, intrigue, and romance.  Now in Twilight’s Dawn, Bishop returns to the Blood realm with four all-new captivating novellas. Winsol Gifts Daemon, the Black Jeweled Warlord Prince of Dhemlan, is settling into his first year of married life with his Witch… Read more »

Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison

2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Harlequin Teen, Paige Harbison, review, stand alone, young adult 4 Comments 1st February, 2011

Here Lies Bridget by Paige HarbisonPublisher: Harlequin TeenReleased: January 18, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 3 out of 5 starsCover: 4 out of 5 starsFrom GoodReads:What do you do when the five people you meet in limbo all want you to go to hell? Bridget Duke is the uncontested ruler of her school. The meanest girl with the biggest secret insecurities. And when new girl Anna Judge arrives, things start to fall apart for Bridget: friends don’t worship as attentively, teachers don’t fall for her wide-eyed “who me?” look, expulsion looms ahead and the one boy she’s always loved—Liam Ward—can barely even look… Read more »

Loving the Reviews Challenge

monthly challenges 0 Comments 31st January, 2011

I will be joining in this challenge hosted by Sniffly Kitty’s Mostly Books and Blkosiner’s Book Blog. I’ll be making a page for this challenge where you’ll be able to find a list of books as I review them, since I haven’t decided what all I’m going to be reading for the month of February. Plus I don’t want to put a limit and then fall short. I’m looking forward to this!

In My Mailbox (3)

in my mailbox 20 Comments 29th January, 2011

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 the GoodReads pages for the books. For Review: Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter (03/29/2011) – Thanks ER from St Martin’s Griffin! Bought/Borrowed From the Library: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan Bought: Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison Bought: The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa So yes, that is what I received this week,… Read more »

Need by Carrie Jones

Bloomsbury, Carrie Jones, first in a series, review, young adult 3 Comments 28th January, 2011

Need by Carrie JonesPublished by: BloomsburyReleased: December 28, 2008Source: BoughtRating: 3/5Cover: 3/5From GoodReads:Zara White suspects there’s a freaky guy semi-stalking her. She’s also obsessed with phobias. And it’s true, she hasn’t exactly been herself since her stepfather died. But exiling her to shivery Maine to live with her grandmother? That seems a bit extreme. The move is supposed to help her stay sane…but Zara’s pretty sure her mom just can’t deal with her right now. She couldn’t be more wrong. Turns out the semi-stalker is not a figment of Zara’s overactive imagination. In fact, he’s still following her, leaving behind… Read more »