Follow Friday (11) & Book Blogger Hop (9)

book blogger hop, follow friday 19 Comments 8th April, 2011

Follow my book blog Friday is a weekly meme where you go around and meet other bloggers and follow each other, hosted by Parajunkee’s View. This weeks question is: “Do you judge a book by its cover?“ Yes, I’m afraid I do. I can’t help that I love pretty covers. But I mean come on. The cover is just another way to market a book, and for many people it is a factor in why they might pick up a book. Good for those who buy without judging, that’s awesome. Take Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck for example. I love felines…. Read more »

Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

2011, first in a series, Harper Teen, Lauren Oliver, review, young adult 4 Comments 6th April, 2011

Delirium by Lauren OliverPublisher: Harper TeenRelease Date: February 1, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 4/5 stars – Really really liked it.Challenge: 350+ page challengeCover comments: I had been hoping this wouldn’t be the final cover when I saw it on ARCs other bloggers had received. I like it more now than I did at the beginning, but I’m still not super crazy about it. Summary from Good Reads:Before scientists found the cure, people thought love was a good thing. They didn’t understand that once love — the deliria — blooms in your blood, there is no escaping its hold. Things are different now…. Read more »

Waiting on Wednesday (9)

waiting on wednesday 19 Comments 6th April, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine, showcasing an upcoming release that you’re looking forward to. Here’s mine for this week! Link leads to it is Good Reads page. I just finished Anna and the French Kiss by Stephenie Perkins  today. I won’t say much now since it’d leave me with nothing to write in my review later, BUT OH MY GOD. FANTASTIC READ. Go get it right this minute if you have not read it yet. So yes, I’m desperately waiting for Stephenie’s next book, because she is an awesome writer. So much talent. Did… Read more »

Teaser Tuesday (5)

teaser tuesday 4 Comments 5th April, 2011

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by MizB Should Be Reading, a weekly meme where you post two sentences from your current read, as long as they are not spoilers. “And, hey, next time, if you straighten the wheels, you’ll nail it. Then you’ll  be, like, the Baryshnikov of backing in.” I turned my back so he wouldn’t see me smiling for real and headed back toward my house. Page 64 of Rhymes with Cupid by Anna Humphrey I’m really liking this book so far. I started it last night and got nearly halfway through it before I decided I needed to sleep…. Read more »

Review: Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors

2011, review, stand alone, Suzanne Selfors, Walker Books, young adult 0 Comments 3rd April, 2011

Mad Love by Suzanne SelforsPublisher: Walker Books for Young ReadersRelease date: January 4, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 stars – Absolutely loved it!Cover comments: I wasn’t crazy about it at first, but after looking at it more, I actually really do love the cover. Fits the story very well. Summary from Good Reads:When you’re the daughter of the bestselling Queen of Romance, life should be pretty good. But 16-year-old Alice Amorous has been living a lie ever since her mother was secretly hospitalized for mental illness. After putting on a brave front for months, time is running out. The next book is… Read more »

In my Mailbox (12)

in my mailbox 6 Comments 3rd April, 2011

12In 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 their Good Reads page. Bought: Rhymes with Cupid by Anna Humphrey Netgalley for review: The Girl in the Steel Corset by by Kady Cross From author for review: Cameo the Assassin by Dawn McCullough-White Bought for kindle: Camille by Tess Oliver That’s all that I got for this week, let me know what you got!

Blog Tour Review: Glimmer by Vivi Anna

2011, adult, blog tour, first in a series, review, self published, Vivi Anna 1 Comment 2nd April, 2011

Glimmer by Vivi Anna Publisher: Amazon Kindle Release date: 2011 Source: Bewitching Book Tours Rating: 4/5 stars – Really really liked it. Cover comments: I love the cover. The colors, and the girl with wings. Definitely gives it a fae vibe. Purchase: Amazon Summary from Good Reads:I posted the summary, along with the author’s bio yesterday. If you’d like to see them you can click here and it should open up in a new window.My thoughts on Glimmer:This was a fun fast paced story, with plenty of action and enough heat to make you blush. It grabbed me right at… Read more »

Blog Tour post tomorrow! Glimmer by Vivi Anna

blog news 1 Comment 1st April, 2011

Tomorrow as part of a Bewitching Blog Tour, I’ll be posting a review for Glimmer by Vivi Anna. In the meantime, here is the summary of the book as well as an author bio! Summary from Good Reads:Although Nina Decker’s father is one hundred percent human, her mother is not. She belongs to an ancient and rare race of people called the fae. But these fae are not those written about in fairytales, with pretty gossamer wings and fairy dust, no they are sinister, malevolent and unkind, dwelling in another realm called Nightfall. More prone to destroy than to create…. Read more »

Friday Follow (10) & Book Blogger Hop (8)

book blogger hop, follow friday 22 Comments 1st April, 2011

Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Crazy for Books, a way to find new bloggers and friends, get to know each other. “Since today is April Fool’s day in the USA, what is the best prank you have ever played on someone, OR that someone has played on you?” I’ve never really played pranks on people, and while I don’t remember them, I’m fairly certain people have played pranks on me. I used to be pretty gullible. Still am sometimes. Follow my book blog Friday is a weekly meme where you go around and meet other bloggers and follow each… Read more »

Review: Richer by Jean Blasiar

2011, Jean Blasiar, review, Savant, second in a series, young adult 1 Comment 1st April, 2011

Richer by Jean BlasiarPublisher: SavantRelease Date: January 18, 2011Source: Author for honest reviewRating: 3/5 stars – It was goodPurchase: Amazon Summary from Good Reads:How many teens have their poetry adapted to music by today’s rock star? Every teen’s dream, but actually a nightmare for Rich Cameron. Despite his mother’s divorce, another broken home, his friend’s ruined Olympic dreams and his own major health complication, it’s a very interesting year for U2’s favorite genius. Just as his life started to make sense again, Rich receives a letter from his former au pair, leading to revelations that set the tone for an… Read more »