Month: July 2015

Discussion: Why am I so horr..

Discussion: Why am I so horrible at returning library books?

Library due dates always seem to sneak up on me. You check out a book (or 10) and then think, ” I have plenty of time to read these and get them back!” And then a week goes by, and then another week. Suddenly you’ve only read one of those 10 books. Hmm. . .still […]

July 31, 2015
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Bonus Post: Making a “..

Bonus Post: Making a “Proper” Cup of Tea

Seeing that I’m moving I’m not sure how often I’ll be around in the next week. We have to cancel and then get new internet set up at a new place so I may be gone for a little while. In the mean time, Jenny will be around, however I have a few posts tucked […]

July 30, 2015
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YA Review: Nowhere but Here ..

YA Review: Nowhere but Here by Katie McGarry

Nowhere but Here by Katie McGarry May 26, 2015 Harlequin Teen 496 pages Thanks OTSP Secret Sister!! Rating: Description: Seventeen-year-old Emily likes her life the way it is: doting parents, good friends, good school in a safe neighborhood. Sure, she’s curious about her biological father—the one who chose life in a motorcycle club, the Reign […]

July 29, 2015
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Event Recap: PPL YA Author F..

Event Recap: PPL YA Author Fest

It’s that time again! Laura, Mia and I went on another author adventure. This event took us into Pickerington, OH, in a giant high school that could have fit 5 or 6 of my own inside of it. I couldn’t even imagine what it would have been like going to school there. This was probably […]

July 27, 2015
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Discussion: Do you schedule ..

Lets get real here. Time. There’s never enough of it, is there? Between work, family and other obligations, our hobbies and interests can get pushed to the back burner. And it’s so easy to say, well I just don’t have time to read today, it can wait until tomorrow. Until you realize it’s been almost […]

July 24, 2015
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Audiobook Review: Torchwood-..

Audiobook Review: Torchwood- Slow Decay by Andy Lane

Slow Decay by Andy Lane Release Date: February 23, 2010 Publisher: BBC Audiobooks 3 Disks Received: Library Format: Audiobook Rating: Read by Burn Gorman Description: When Torchwood track an energy surge to a Cardiff nightclub, the team finds the police are already at the scene. Five teenagers have died in a fight, and lying among […]

July 23, 2015
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Thumbing Through Throwbacks:..

Thumbing Through Throwbacks: Holes by Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar’s books were a huge part of my childhood, and I don’t think I’m the only one. As a second and third grader I adored the 3 Wayside School books: Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, and Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger. Then I discovered Holes and its companions. […]

July 23, 2015
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Audiobook Review: Torchwood-..

Audiobook Review: Torchwood- Sin Eaters by Brian Minchin

Torchwood: The Sin Eaters by Brian Minchin Release Date: June 18, 2009 Publisher: BBC Audiobooks LTD. 2 Disks Received: Library Format: Audiobook Rating:  Description: Alien larvae in a baptismal font mark the beginnings of a terrifying adventure for the “Torchwood” team in this exclusive audio adventure, read by Gareth David-Lloyd. Searching for the source of a […]

July 23, 2015
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We Have a New Face!

We Have a New Face!

And I don’t mean Jenny. You guys already know Jenny by now. 🙂 So you guys have probably noticed some changes around the blog. New header, new mini bio, and a few smaller tweaks here and there. I’m trying to clean things up a bit. I wanted the colors to match and the stuff that […]

July 22, 2015
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NA Review: All Played Out by..

NA Review: All Played Out by Cora Carmack

All Played Out by Cora Carmack William Morrow Paperbacks May 12th, 2015 336 pages Rating: Description: First person in her family to go to college? CHECK. Straight A’s? CHECK. On track to graduate early? CHECK. Social life? …..yeah, about that…. With just a few weeks until she graduates, Antonella DeLuca’s beginning to worry that maybe […]

July 22, 2015
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