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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson #1) by Patricia Briggs Publication date: 31 January 2006 by Penguin/Ace Roc ISBN 10/13: 0441013813 | 978-0441013814 Category: Adult Urban Fantasy Keywords: Urban fantasy, vampires, weres, fae, shapeshifter Format: Hardcover, mass market paperback, eBook From goodreads: Werewolves can be dangerous if you get in their way, but they’ll leave you alone if you are careful. They are very good at hiding their natures from the human population, but I’m not human. I know them when I meet them, and they know me, too. Mercy Thompson’s sexy next-door neighbor is a werewolf. She’s tinkering with a… Read more »
Hi, everyone. Welcome to Nite Lite, the companion site to Read Now Sleep Later, where we’ll review non-YA books. Expect some urban fantasy, fiction, romance, paranormal romance and whatever else suits our fancy. It’s a bit of a work in progress but we do hope you’ll come back. We have reviews, giveaways and other fun stuff planned. If you like us, please subscribe to the blog for the most current updates. And comment! We love comments. And cookies (just sayin’). Thanks for stopping by!
Stay tuned! Thuy’s got some posts ready to go… we’re just tweaking the appearance of the blog a bit and then we’ll be ready to review!