Month: August 2014

Book Pet Peeves #7: Cracking..

Book Pet Peeves #7: Cracking the Spine

Let’s talk about book care. Do you know someone who bends their books to the point they crack the spine? Or worse, bend the cover of a paperback around the back of the book? It makes me want to cry. So let’s discuss spine cracking. Believe it or not there is a proper way to […]

August 14, 2014
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Druid’s Doorway by S.G..

Druid’s Doorway by S.G. Daniels

Druid’s Doorway by SG Daniels Release Date: January 2, 2014 Pages: 340 Pages Received: From Author Format: eBook Rating:  About the Author: S.G. Daniels lives in rural Central Illinois with her husband of thirty-one years, and two spoiled cats, Payne and Jenks. She works full-time in a local medical facility as a patient accounting refund specialist. […]

August 13, 2014
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Looking For Alaska by John G..

Looking For Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green   Release Date: March 3, 2005 Publisher: Dutton  221 Pages Received: As part of a boxed set. Format: Signed Hardcover   Rating:  4.5 Nuts               Description: Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole existence has been one big nonevent, and his obsession with famous last […]

August 13, 2014
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The Thing About Shelf Awaren..

The Thing About Shelf Awareness…

Shelf Awareness   Don’t give me that confused look, I know some on you have no idea what this is. Don’t worry, I’m about to tell you. What is Shelf Awareness? This blurb from the website will explain… Shelf Awareness publishes two newsletters, one for general readers and one for people in the book business. […]

August 12, 2014
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55 Quirky Questions for Read..

This questionnaire was created by The Literary Lollipop to discuss reading personality, theirs and others. So let’s get started! 1. Favorite childhood book: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, I was named after the heroine.  2. What are you reading right now? The Parasol Protectorate series. 3. What books do you have on request […]

August 12, 2014
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Oh Captain, My Captain: To R..

Oh Captain, My Captain: To Robin Williams

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, -Walt Whitman, “Oh Captain, My Captain” The world has lost a wonderful man today in the great Robin Williams. When I was younger I loved seeing him as the genie or as the great Peter Pan in Hook. As I got older, it was movies like […]

August 12, 2014
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Massive Giveaway!: No Blog L..

Massive Giveaway!: No Blog Left Behind

There is a wonderful group of bloggers out there that I call my friends under the banner of No Blog Left Behind. What is No Blog Left Behind, you ask? “No Blog Left Behind was born from these thoughts. It’s a place to come together and help our fellow bloggers. It’s a place to reach […]

August 11, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: Bite by Me

Storytime Sunday is a meme unique to The Book Nut in which I share some of the short stories that I’ve written during my writing practice sessions. So far nothing more has come from these stories but I’d still like to share them Please keep in mind that these stories are practice, and not heavily […]

August 10, 2014
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Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hod..

Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge

Gilded Ashes (Cruel Beauty Universe) by Rosamund Hodge Release Date: April 1, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse 111 Pages Received: Bought from Nook Store Format: eBook Rating:  5 Nuts               Description: Orphan Maia doesn’t see the point of love when it only brings pain: Her dying mother made a bargain […]

August 10, 2014
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Stacking the Shelves #5: Aug..

Stacking the Shelves #5: August 9, 2014

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme in which we haul the books that we’ve bought, borrowed, and were sent from publishers this week. This week, like last week, has no library books in it as I have not gone in a while. Books are listed in order from top to bottom in the photos.  […]

August 9, 2014
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