Top Ten Tuesday (6) – Books On My TBR List For Winter

Top Ten Tuesday (6) – Books On My TBR List For Winter

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. To sign up or find out more about it, visit the Top Ten Tuesday page. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books On My TBR List For Winter. This will be a mix of new books releasing in the winter but also books I’ve had in  my TBR pile that I want to read over winter break. 1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – Yes, this came out awhile ago but it’s been sitting on my shelf unread. I am hoping to get to it soon…. Read more »

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In My Mailbox (9) – Turkey Edition

In My Mailbox (9) – Turkey Edition

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! Is everyone recovered from their food comas yet? Hmm, maybe not. Well grab a piece of pie and come take a look at the books I received this week. Bought Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Kindle) – I have heard great things about Armentrout and this book. It was only $3.99 on kindle and I could not resist. Almost Perfect (Fool’s Gold #2) & Finding Perfect (Fool’s Gold #3) by Susan Mallery – I just read the first book in… Read more »

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Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later – Review

Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later – Review

Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later by Francine PascalPublication date: 29 March 2011 by St. Martin’s PressISBN 10/13: 0312667574 | 978-0312667573 Category: Adult Contemporary FictionKeywords: Contemporary, revenge, romance, realistic, siblings, high schoolFormat: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook From goodreads: Now with this striking new adult novel from author and creator Francine Pascal, millions of devoted fans can finally return to the idyllic Sweet Valley, home of the phenomenally successful book series and franchise. Iconic and beloved identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are back and all grown up, dealing with the complicated adult world of love, careers, betrayal, and sisterhood. Thuy’s review:… Read more »

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

in front of shakespeare and company in paris I’m not very good at these types of posts so I am going to try to keep it brief. This Thanksgiving I am thankful for many things. Of course, my wonderful family. We’ve had some trying times this year but I love them to death and am so glad to have them in my life (even if they do drive me insane sometimes). I am also thankful for my wonderful friends. Extra big hugs to frootjoos and kimberlybuggie, two wonderful bloggers and friends in real life. Besides just having books in common, these… Read more »

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Winner: Lord of the Abyss Giveaway

Winner: Lord of the Abyss Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway. We had a great time reading about people’s favorite fairy tales. I didn’t count but it looks like Beauty and the Beast was the most popular. Alright – time for the winner. And the winner is (insert drum roll)………. Amel Armeliana Congratulations, Amel! (imagine confetti and hand clapping) An email has been sent to you. Please get in contact with us ASAP so we can get your book out to you. To everyone else who entered, thanks again. If you haven’t already, go pick up a copy of Lord of the Abyss, which… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (5) – Authors I’d Want To Share A Turkey Leg With

Top Ten Tuesday (5) – Authors I’d Want To Share A Turkey Leg With

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. To sign up or find out more about it, visit the Top Ten Tuesday page. This week’s topic is Top Ten Authors I’d Love To Have At My Thanksgiving Feast. To make it easier on myself I am choosing only from living authors. 10. Maggie Stiefvater (Shiver series, The Scorpio Races) – I’ve seen Maggie speak a couple of times now and she is always fun and full of energy. I think it’d be a blast to hang out with her. Plus she… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (8)

In My Mailbox (8)

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 was a pretty good week for me. I managed to only buy one small novella. Netgalley continues to feed my addiction. I think I will be signing up for Netgalley January so I will read more of these awesome books that I’ve gotten from them. Bought Unlocked (Turner #1.5) by Courtney Milan (novella – already read) For Review The Heart of a Killer by Jaci Burton (via Netgalley) – Very excited about this one. I am… Read more »

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Happy Haul-idays from Chronicle Books

Happy Haul-idays from Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books is hosting another awesome year of Happy Haul-idays. One lucky blogger will will $500 worth of Chronicle books. But that’s not all. In the holiday spirit, Chronicle will also be giving away $500 to a lucky blog commenter on the winning blog as well as $500 of books to the charity of the blogger’s choice. For more info or to enter, please go HERE. What a wonderfully generous promotion from Chronicle. One of my fave publishers of fantastic-ly beautiful books, I could not pass up this opportunity to spread the holiday cheer.  If I win, the charity I’d… Read more »

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Short Story Review: Take Me Down

Short Story Review: Take Me Down

Take Me Down (Erotic Me #1) by Lauren Hawkeye Publication date: 01 September 2011 by Spice Briefs ISBN 10/13:  1426885504 | 9781426885501 Category: Adult Contemporary Romance (novella)Keywords: Contemporary, romance, wedding, short storyFormat: eBook From goodreads: Evie may feel like she doesn’t measure up to her prettier, younger sister, but she still knows what she wants—Lucas, her cousin’s sexy roommate. She’s dreamed about being with him for a long time, and on the sweltering night of her sister’s wedding, it’s clear he shares her lust. Now Evie is determined to take what she desires—even if it’s just for one night…. Book… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (4) – Books That Are Gathering Dust on My Shelves

Top Ten Tuesday (4) – Books That Are Gathering Dust on My Shelves

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. To sign up or find out more about it, visit the Top Ten Tuesday page. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books That Have Been On My Shelf For the Longest Time and I Still Haven’t Read. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick – I bought this ages ago and really wanted to read it. Still do. Everyone I know has read it and says it’s great but I still haven’t managed to get around to it. The Kind One by Tom… Read more »

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