In My Mailox (16)

In My Mailox (16)

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! I was kind of bad this week. Actually, I was really bad. I went on a bit of a YA binge. B&N had a great 50% off coupon off all teen books and I had an Amazon order come in. I don’t feel too bad since I got these all at great prices and I really wanted them but it’s definitely time for a bit of a book diet. (P.S. – Reminder that all my YA reviews… Read more »

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Blood Bound – Review

Blood Bound – Review

Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson #2) by Patricia Briggs Publication date: 30 January 2007 by Ace Roc ISBN 10/13: 0441014739 | 9780441014736 Category: Adult Urban FantasyKeywords: Urban fantasy, vampires, weres, fae, shapeshifterFormat: Hardcover, mass market paperback, eBook From goodreads: Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places-and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind. But this new vampire is hardly ordinary-and neither is the demon inside of… Read more »

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Night Tales by Nora Roberts – Review

Night Tales by Nora Roberts – Review

Nigh Tales (Night Tales #1 & #2) by Nora Roberts Publication date: originally published 1991, reissued 2005 by Silhouette ISBN 10/13: 0373285108 | 9780373285105 Category: Adult Romantic SuspenseKeywords: Romance, suspense, mystery, stalker, vigilanteFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook This is an early series by Nora Roberts from the early 90’s. Nora Roberts is sometimes a bit hit and miss for me (especially some of her older stuff) but, for the most part, I tend to enjoy her writing and am willing to give anything by her a try. While neither of these stories blew my socks off they were quick and entertaining reads…. Read more »

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In My Mailbox (15)

In My Mailbox (15)

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! I tried to be good this week. I sort of succeeded, not really.  :) Bought Holidays are Hell by Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sansd, Marjorie M, Liu, Vicki Pettersson (kindle)- Some short stories from great authors and it was dirt cheap. Unveiled by Courtney Milan – Heard so many good things about this one and I loved the short story she did titled “Unlocked.” I’d Tell You But Then I’d Have To Kill You by Ally Carter –… Read more »

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How To Knit A Love Song – Review

How To Knit A Love Song – Review

How To Knit A Love Song (Cypress Hollow Yarn #1)by Rachael Herron Publication date: 31 January 2006 by William Morrow Paperbacks ISBN 10/13: 0061841293 | 9780061841293 Category: Adult Contemporary Romance/Knit LitKeywords: Contemporary, romance, knit litFormat: Paperback, eBook From goodreads: Abigail is more than ready for a change when she inherits a cottage from her beloved mentor, knitting guru Eliza Carpenter. Leaving the oppressive city for the greener pastures of a small California beach town, she intends to turn her cozy little windfall into a knitting shop and spend her days spinning, designing, and purling. But she’s not going to be welcomed with… Read more »

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Hello 2012: Goals for the New Year

Hello 2012: Goals for the New Year

Happy New Year, friends!  I am not a big celebrator of New Years. I don’t like big crowds so I hate going out NYE but I do like fireworks and the possibilities that each new year brings. 2011 wasn’t a great year for me but I’m putting it behind me and am looking forward to bigger and better things for 2012. I don’t really believe in resolutions but I do believe in goals. They may seem like the same thing but to me, a goal is something that I can strive for and hopefully achieve, whereas I feel like I… Read more »

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Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection – Review

Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection – Review

Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection  by Alison Kent, Jaci Burton, HelenKay Dimon, Shannon Stacey Publication date: 05 December 2011 by Carina Press ISBN 10/13: B005Z18F60 Category: Adult RomanceKeywords: Romance, contemporary, realistic, holidays, ChristmasFormat: eBook, Kindle (e-ARC received from Netgalley) From goodreads: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Love! A man gives the gift of trust and receives a second chance at love in return. A woman helps to heal the wounded heart of a soldier. A couple finds that true love knows no distance. And a young widow learns that there can be two great loves in a lifetime…. Read more »

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In My Mailbox (14)

In My Mailbox (14)

image courtesy of a mocha & a latte 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! Happy New Years Eve! By the time you read this it’ll probably be 2012. I can’t believe that this year is over already. It really did fly by. I didn’t receive too many books as gifts this year for Christmas. Most people don’t know what to get me so I am left to buy my own books. But I did get a few fun things and gifted myself some… Read more »

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A Wallflower Christmas – Review

A Wallflower Christmas – Review

A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers #5) by Lisa Kleypas Publication date: 14 October 2008 by St. Martin’s Press ISBN 10/13: 0312533780 | 9780312533786) Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, rakesFormat: Hardcover, mass market paperback, eBook From goodreads: The Wallflowers are four young ladies in London who banded together in their wild and wickedly wonderful searches for true love. Now happily married, they join together once again to help one of the world’s most notorious rogues realize that happiness might be right under the mistletoe.… It’s Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford,… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (13) – Christmas Edition

In My Mailbox (13) – Christmas Edition

image courtesy of a mocha & a latte 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! Merry Christmas to those who celebrate. This post will be going up Christmas morning which mean that it won’t include any books I received on Christmas Day. I don’t usually get too many books as gifts but we’ll see. I have a feeling there might be a couple this year. And if no one gifts me books, I will be making a trip to the bookstore to gift some… Read more »

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