Book Pet Peeves #8: Book Bor..

Book Pet Peeves #8: Book Borrowing

#8 Book Borrowing   I think we all have a bit of today’s pet peeve inside us to some extent. On one hand I love sharing my favorite books with people. I want them to experience the same feelings I did when I read a certain book, I want to be able to talk about […]

August 20, 2014
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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown..

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black Release Date: September 3, 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 419 Pages Received: Bought from BAM Format: Paperback Rating:  4.5 Nuts               Description: Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and […]

August 19, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: Seraphim O..

Storytime Sunday: Seraphim One by Me

Storytime Sunday is a meme hosted by me that goes up on Sundays but is not always weekly. I post stories here that I used for writing practice which may or may not become something more. Sometimes I may post a friend’s story as well if they feel that they want to share something. The […]

August 17, 2014
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Stacking the Shelves #6: Aug..

Stacking the Shelves #6: August 16, 2014

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews in which we show the books we’ve bought, borrowed, or were sent from publishers. City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (Finished copy from Crown) Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre (Finished copy from Macmillan) The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman (ARC from Viking through Goodreads) ARC […]

August 16, 2014
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Adult Review: Verily, A New ..

Adult Review: Verily, A New Hope (Shakespeare’s Star Wars #1) by Ian Doescher

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope (Shakespeare’s Star Wars #1) by Ian Doescher Release Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: Quirk Books 172 Pages Received: Finished copy from publisher Format: Hardcover Rating:  4 Nuts Description: Inspired by one of the greatest creative minds in the English language—and William Shakespeare—here is an officially licensed retelling […]

August 15, 2014
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On Quirk Books + Huge Quirk ..

On Quirk Books + Huge Quirk Books Giveaway

If you’ve been around YA for a length of time then you’ve probably heard of Quirk Books. If you haven’t then I want to see this rock that you’ve been living under. If you don’t know them by name, then I’m sure you’ve at least heard of some of their books. Here’s a little bit […]

August 15, 2014
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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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