Archive by 09/2011



Review: Absolutely, Positively by Heather Webber September 30, 2011 | Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews, Romance
absolutelypositively-hwPublisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Copyright: 2011 Published: February 1, 2011 Pages: 307 Form: Paperback Series: Lucy Valentine (3) Author: Heather Webber Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository “Exposed” by a Boston Herald reporter, Lucy is suddenly the talk of the town. Long back-story short: Even though the rest of her Valentine ancestors were blessed

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Throwback Thursday: Sunset Island Series September 29, 2011 | Back in the Day, Meme
throwbackthursdaySunset Island Series by Cherie Bennett! I can’t even begin to explain how epic this series was for me.  From the first time I picked it up I couldn’t get enough of Emma, Sam, and Carrie.  I thought it so small world glamorous that they had summer au pair jobs on the most fantastic vacation

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Why I Love Wednesdays: Banned Books September 28, 2011 | Meme, Why I Love Wednesdays
wilwWhy I Love Wednesdays is a weekly meme created and hosted by Alexis of Reflections of a Bookaholic. Each week she posts a Why I Love Topic that she answers. If you would like to participate head on over to her site for the topic and the image. This week’s topic: Banned Books: My favorite

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon September 27, 2011 | 24 Read-a-Thon, Challenges
deweysWHAT: I’m participating in Dewey’s 24 hour read-a-thon in October. Thanks to encouragement from Alexis of Reflections of a Bookaholic. The 24 hour read-a-thon is a challenge to all readers whether you blog or not. The challenge of course is to read as much as possible within a 24 hour time period. This is to also

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Review: Cotillion by Georgette Heyer September 26, 2011 | Fiction, Historicals, Reviews, Romance
cotillion-ghPublisher: Harper Paperbacks Copyright: 1953 Published: November 28, 1994 (1st 1953) Pages: 406 Form: Paperback Author: Georgette Heyer Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository MANY ELIGIBLE SUITORS VIED FOR HER HAND — AND SHE REFUSED THEM ALL! With the promise of her guardian’s vast fortune on the occasion of her marriage, the orphaned Miss

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Review: Miranda’s Big Mistake by Jill Mansell September 23, 2011 | Chick Lit, Fiction, Reviews, Romance
mirandasbigmistake-jmPublisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Copyright: 2009 Published: June 1, 2009 Pages: 488 Form: Paperback Author: Jill Mansell Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Even the worst mistake of your life can lead to true love in the end. . . Miranda’s track record with men is horrible.  Her most recent catastrophe is Greg.  He seems

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Black Thursday: A Parody September 22, 2011 | Black Thursday
blackthursdayIt’s time for Black Thursday again. Black Thursday was created by my favorite Jacob Black Fansite, and I’ve decided to pick it up here every other week. The following vid is a parody with hilarious voiceovers. I got a few good chuckles out of it and thought you all might too. The editor of the

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Why I Love Wednesdays: Free or Previous Topic September 21, 2011 | Fiction, Jacob Black, Meme, Why I Love Wednesdays
wilwWhy I Love Wednesdays is a weekly meme created and hosted by Alexis of Reflections of a Bookaholic. Each week she posts a Why I Love Topic that she answers. If you would like to participate head on over to her site for the topic and the image. This week’s topic: Free Topic or Previous

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Who Are Your Go To Authors? September 20, 2011 | Discussion, Fiction, Historicals, Mystery, Romance
Duchess-jdWhen thinking about reading and exploring different genres, I have to say that I’m having a great time finding and reading new authors.  I have many of my book blogging buddies to thank for helping me to expand my horizons.  Had it not been for them and friends, I would never have enjoyed the epicness

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Review: Something Old, Something New by Beverly Jenkins September 19, 2011 | Black Fiction, Fiction, Reviews, Romance
somethingoldsomethingnew-bjPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2011 Published: June 1, 2011 Pages: 336 Form: Paperback Series: A Blessing Novel  (3) Author: Beverly Jenkins Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository The citizens of Henry Adams are starting to take bets—will Lily Fontaine and Trent July finally tie the knot? All they want is a nice, simple wedding,

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