The Thing About NetGalley..

The Thing About NetGalley…

For new reviewers and old, NetGalley is a great tool to start reading and reviewing advanced copies. Sure, they’re ecopies and that is a sticking point for some people. Some of us, myself included, still prefer the physical copy of a book. But for titles that we really want to read sometimes you have to […]

July 28, 2014
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Stacking the Shelves #3: Jul..

Stacking the Shelves #3: July 26, 2014

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews in which we share the books we bought, borrowed, or were sent from publishers. This is what I got this week: From top to bottom: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen (Barnes and Noble)  Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. -Darth by John Moe […]

July 26, 2014
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Deception (The Courier’..

Deception (The Courier’s Daughter #2) by CJ Redwine

Deception (The Courier’s Daughter #2) by CJ Redwine   Release Date: August 27, 2013 Publisher: Balzer + Bray 468 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Paperback   Rating:  4 Nuts               Description: Baalboden has been ravaged.   The Commander’s whereabouts are unknown. And with a ragged group of […]

July 25, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #5: Book Siz..

Book Pet Peeves #5: Book Size

I’m back with another bookish pet peeve! Today I want to talk about book size. I know I’m not the only one who gets all bent out of shape about book size, I see posts and videos (especially videos) about it all of the time. So why does it bug me? Just look at this […]

July 24, 2014
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I'm Participating in AR..

I'm Participating in ARC August!

ARC August is hosted by Octavia at Read. Sleep. Repeat. Simply, its purpose is to encourage readers to put a dent in those ARC piles. Personally? I have a hard time getting through my Netgalley approvals. I finally got my rating up into the 70’s but I’d really like to clear out the rest of […]

July 24, 2014
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Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. ..

Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. -Darth (and other Pop Culture Correspondence) by John Moe

Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. -Darth (and other Pop Culture Correspondence) by John Moe Release Date: June 10, 2014 Publisher: Three Rivers Press 304 Pages Received: Sent from Blogging for Books Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Nuts Description: “Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth is proof that a funny book on pop culture doesn’t have […]

July 23, 2014
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Skylark (Skylark #1) by Meag..

Skylark (Skylark #1) by Meagan Spooner

Skylark (Skylark #1) by Meagan Spooner Release Date: August 1, 2012 Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab 344 Pages Received: Borrowed from library Format: Hardcover Rating:  4.5 Nuts     Description:  Sixteen-year-old Lark Ainsley has never seen the sky. Her world ends at the edge of the vast domed barrier of energy enclosing all that’s left of humanity. […]

July 22, 2014
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The New Rating System

The New Rating System

I finally got my act together and created a new, unique rating system for The Book Nut. Yep, they’re nuts, acorns to be precise! So this system will replace the stars but work the exact same way. They just have a bit more personality than the stars do, and they were really fun to make. […]

July 21, 2014
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Guest Post: Amber Lough on R..

Guest Post: Amber Lough on Research and Writing- Fire Wish Blog Tour

Today I’m hosting Amber Lough’s blog tour for The Fire Wish, an unique story of magic and Jinni set in 9th century Bagdad (mostly). I met Amber earlier this year at Rochester’s Teen Book Festival where she was talking about being a new author and handing out ARCs of her book. I was lucky enough to […]

July 21, 2014
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The Looking Glass Wars by Fr..

The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars #1) by Frank Beddor Release Date: August 21, 2007 Publisher: Speak 358 Pages Received: Bought used Format: Paperback  Rating:  Description: You know the myth… A little girl named Alice tumbled down a rabbit hole and proceeded to have a charming adventure in the delightful, made-up world of Wonderland… […]

July 20, 2014
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