Posts By: Thuy

In My Mailbox (2)

In My Mailbox (2)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Bought Magic Graves by Jeaniene Frost and Ilona Andrews- I couldn’t resist this inexpensive digital buy from two great authors.The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch – The Kindle Daily Deal got me with this one. I’ve been meaning to read it and it was CHEAP.Lord of Rage (Royal House of Shadows #2) by Jill Monroe- I managed to get 3 books from this series through Netgalley but this one… Read more »

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Archangel’s Kiss – Review

Archangel’s Kiss – Review

Archangel’s Kiss (Guild Hunter #2) by Nalini Singh Publication date: 02 February 2010 by Berkley ISBN 10/13:  110118499X | 9781101184998 Category: Adult Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy Keywords: Paranormal, romance, angels, vampires Format: Mass market paperback, eBook Source: Purchased From goodreads: Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux wakes from a year-long coma to find that she has become an angel-and that her lover, the stunningly dangerous archangel Raphael, likes having her under his control. But almost immediately, Raphael must ready Elena for a flight to Beijing, to attend a ball thrown by the archangel Lijuan. Ancient and without conscience, Lijuan’s power lies with the… Read more »

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Lord of the Vampires – Review

Lord of the Vampires – Review

It’s October and officially fall, my favorite season and one of my favorite months. Halloween is right around the corner and I’ve already stocked up on my fun size candy. There will be lots of book reviews featuring vampires, werewolves, ghosts and other creatures of the night. To kick it off, I have a review of Gena Showalter’s Lord of the Vampires. Happy haunting! Lord of the Vampires (Royal House of Shadows #1)  by Gena Showalter Publication date: 23 August 2011 Harlequin ISBN 10/13: 0373618662 | 9780373618668 Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal, vampires, romance, revengeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook, audiobook … Read more »

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In My Mailbox (1)

In My Mailbox (1)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received!This is my first time participating so here goes! Bought The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol From the Library(Got these digitally via the new kindle library lending feature. Awesome.)                             A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris Isle of Night by Veronica WolfThe Darkest Night by Gena Showalter (already read – review coming soon!) For Review   The… Read more »

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Spooktacular Blog Hop – Giveaway

Spooktacular Blog Hop – Giveaway

Read Now Sleep Later and Nite Lite are participating in the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop, hosted by Kathy at I am a Reader, Not a Writer and Rhianna at The Diary of a Bookworm. Enter to win My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me (Forty New Fairytales)–will ship to US only. The anthology includes stories by Neil Gaiman, Joyce Carol Oates, Aimee Bender, Michael Cunningham, and many other authors! MANDATORY ENTRY: Comment on this post–what’s the spookiest book you’ve ever read? Like, keep-you-up-at-night, turn-on-all-the-lights, please-don’t-leave-me-alone, stick-it-in-the-freezer SCARY! DO NOT leave personal info such as your EMAIL address in the post–the… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (1): Books I Want To Reread

Top Ten Tuesday (1): Books I Want To Reread

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish.This is my first time participating.  If you want to sign up or find more info on this feature, go to the Top Ten Tuesday page.   And in keeping up with the Banned Book Week theme, there are 4 books on this list that have been banned at one time or another (marked with a **).  Don’t forget to enter our BBW blog contest here.  To learn more about Banned Book Week check out the official site here and visit I Read… Read more »

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Banned Books Blog Hop – Giveaway

Banned Books Blog Hop – Giveaway

Thanks so much to Kathy at I Am A Reader, Not a Writer and Jen of I Read Banned Books for hosting this blog hop. My co-bloggers Thuy (RNSL Nite Lite) and Kimberly (The Windy Pages) and I all agree — book banning is the pits! While we understand and respect parents’ concerns about what their kids encounter in their lives, we believe in everyone’s “freadom” to read and enjoy whatever they want. follow @frootjoos on Twitter THE GIVEAWAY To celebrate Banned Books Week, we will be posting themed reviews and articles throughout the week at readnowsleeplater.com and giving away a banned… Read more »

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Good News for Kindle Users

Good News for Kindle Users

  Anyone else excited about the news that Kindle users can now borrow books from public libraries?  In my opinion, the no library and no lending (which Amazon kind of resolved but not really) were the main strikes against my Kindle. I mean, I love it and all but it seemed silly not to have library or personal lending available.  I’ve already been to the Los Angeles Public Library site to try out the new function. Since my Kindle is old school and doesn’t have wi-fi, I had to transfer it using my USB cord.  It seems to have worked… Read more »

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The Taming of the Rake – Review

The Taming of the Rake – Review

The Taming of the Rake (Blackthorn Brothers #) by Kasey Michaels  Publication date: 26 July 2011 by Harlequin ISBN 10/13: 0373775911 | 9780373775910 Category: Adult Historical Romance Keywords: Historical, romance, revenge Format: Mass market paperback, eBook Source: e-ARC received from Netgalley for review From goodreads: Meet the Blackthorn brothers – Three unrepentant scoundrels infamous for being mad, bad and perilous to love. Charming, wealthy and wickedly handsome, Oliver “Beau” Blackthorn has it all…except revenge on the enemy he can’t forget. Now the opportunity for retribution has fallen into his hands. But his success hinges on Lady Chelsea Mills–Beckman—the one woman… Read more »

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Envy – Review

Envy – Review

Envy (The Fallen Angels #3) by J.R. Ward  Publication date:  06 September 2011 by Signet ISBN 10/13: 0451229452 | 9780451229458 Category: Adult Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Keywords: Fantasy, fallen angels, romance, paranormal Format: Mass market paperback, eBook   From goodreads: Seven deadly sins. Seven souls to save. And a man and a woman treading the lines of danger, desire and deliverance …As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas ‘Veck’ DelVecchio, Jr, grew up in the shadow of evil. Now, on the knife-edge between civic duty and blind retribution, he atones for the sins of his father – while fighting… Read more »

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