Month: October 2014

Storytime Sunday: Wishes Com..

Storytime Sunday: Wishes Come True by Laura

Storytime Sunday is a weekly meme hosted here at The Book Nut where we share short stories that myself and others have written. Want your story featured? Email me! Today’s story is written by Laura. Enjoy! Wishes Come True     The word of the day is “shock”. The night before, Mother had told me […]

October 19, 2014

Stacking the Shelves #15

Stacking the Shelves #15

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where bloggers share the books they bought, borrowed, or were sent for review.  We’re back with a big haul today! Let’s get started. Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder (Better World Books) Snow Like Ashes by Sarah Raasch (B&N) Blood of Olympus by Rick […]

October 18, 2014

Book Pet Peeves #12: The Qui..

Book Pet Peeves #12: The Quickie Ending

#12. The Quickie Ending   Have you ever read a book that was building up to a fantastic ending when all of a sudden it takes a turn that makes you want to cry? Instead of the expected big climax you receive a rushed and unsatisfying one. It’s made even worse if the book has […]

October 17, 2014

The Girl of Fire and Thorns ..

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Stories by Rae Carson

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Stories by Rae Carson Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher: Greenwillow Books 288 Pages Received: Library Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Nuts               Description: A paperback edition of three novellas set within the world of the New York Times bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns […]

October 16, 2014

10 Halloween Movies For Youn..

10 Halloween Movies For Younger Readers and Families (and Nostalgic Older Readers)

I love Halloween and Halloween inspired movies are especially dear to me. I’ve talked to a bunch of people about their favorite Halloween films and a lot of these came up in the conversations on Twitter and here on The Book Nut. It doesn’t matter how old you are, these movies are perfect for everyone. […]

October 15, 2014

Spooktacular Giveaway Hop

Spooktacular Giveaway Hop

This giveaway is part of the Spooktactular Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am a Reader, Not a Writer. What You Can Win: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman or The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson or The Unwilling Witch by David Lubar or Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink or Witch and Wizard by James Patterson […]

October 14, 2014

Even In Paradise by Chelsey ..

Even In Paradise by Chelsey Philpot

Even in Paradise by Chelsey Philpot Release Date: October 14, 2014 Publisher: Harper 368 Pages Received: From Publisher Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  4 Nuts               Description: When Julia Buchanan enrolls at St. Anne’s at the beginning of junior year, Charlotte Ryder already knows all about the former senator’s daughter. Most […]

October 13, 2014

Book Blitz: Secret Diamond S..

Book Blitz: Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow

The Secret Diamond Sisters (The Secret Diamond Sisters #1) by Michelle Madow  Release Date: 02/25/13 Harlequin Teen 381 pages Summary from Goodreads: Savannah. Courtney. Peyton. The three sisters grew up not knowing their father and not quite catching a break. But it looks like their luck is about to change when they find out the secret identity […]

October 13, 2014

The Halloween Tree Movie Rev..

The Halloween Tree Movie Review

Let me start by saying that this is one of my favorite Halloween movies and I watch it every year. Hanna Barbera adapted this cartoon from Ray Bradbury’s Halloween novella of the same name, changing what they needed to and maybe a few things they didn’t need to. This little movie won an Emmy. Both […]

October 12, 2014

Storytime Sunday: White by M..

Storytime Sunday: White by Me

Storytime Sunday is a weekly meme hosted here at The Book Nut in which I share short stories that I’ve used as writing practice. Want to share your own stories? Shoot me an email! Today’s story is another “short short” story. Enjoy! White   Cold. Deep, bone biting cold. The world seemed to swirl and […]

October 12, 2014