Archive by 02/2012



Why I Love Wednesdays: Book Jewelry February 29, 2012 | Meme, Why I Love Wednesdays
wilwI 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: Book Jewelry: Thanks to Lena

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My Book Boyfriend: Adam Morgan | Meme, My Book Boyfriend
mbbMy Book Boyfriend is a weekly meme hosted by Missie of The Unread Reader. It was created to give us all a chance to gush and swoon over those amazing boys we fall for in our books. If you’d like to participate then click the link and grab the image.   *Le Deep Sigh*!  Adam

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5 Black Authors Who Rocked My World as a YA February 28, 2012 | Black Fiction, Fiction, Top Five
blackbooks  One: Francis Ray I started with Only Hers at 13 or 14 and have devoured everything from her since.  Her romances taught me to set a standard when it comes to men and to always believe in the Happily Ever After because they are real and attainable.  Her books taught me about realistic expectations,

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Review: Josephine and the Soldier by Beverly Jenkins February 27, 2012 | Black Fiction, Fiction, Reviews, Romance, Young Adult
josephineandthesoldier-bjPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2003 Publish Date: January 21, 2003 Pages: 311 Form: Paperback Author: Beverly Jenkins Buy the Book: B&N | Book Depository JOSEPHINE Josephine Best has it all figured out. Just seventeen, she’s been to college, she has her own hairdressing shop, and she refuses to be distracted by any of that courting

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Black Thursday: Edward’s Death February 23, 2012 | Black Thursday
blackthursdayI was introduced to Fan videos while surfing my favorite Jacob Black  fansite one day. The owner of the site started Black Thursday and I think I’ll carry on with that here from every other Thursday.  This one is a little haunting.  Sorry Edward fans. **Disclaimer: All images, clips, and characters belong to Stephenie Meyer

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My Book Boyfriend (5): Marcello Forelli February 22, 2012 | Meme, My Book Boyfriend
mbbMy Book Boyfriend is a weekly meme hosted by Missie of The Unread Reader.  It was created to give us all a chance to gush and swoon over those amazing boys we fall for in our books.  If you’d like to participate then click the link and grab the image. My Book Boyfriend this week

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Why I Love Wednesdays: Book Worlds | Meme, Why I Love Wednesdays
wilw  Why 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: Book Worlds: This

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If I Had My Way Winner! February 21, 2012 | Giveaway, Prize, Winner
congratsCongratulations to Leah C.  She is the winner of an e-copy of If I Had My Way by Lena Sledge! Leah has already claimed her prize, so I hope she enjoys the book.  I want to thank everyone who participated.

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My Top Five Street Lit Novels | Lists, Street Lit, Top Five
blackbooksThe Black History Month Blog Hop, hosted by Alexis of Reflections of a Bookaholic and Alysia of  Mocha Girls Read, is here! It’s purpose is to give black authors, books, and those who support them a month in the spotlight.  This hop is open to any blogger who wants to participate at any time of

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Review: Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren February 20, 2012 | Fiction, Historicals, Reviews, Romance, Young Adult
waterfall-ltbPublisher: David C. Cook Copyright: 2011 Publish Date: February 1, 2011 Pages: 277 Form: e-Book Series: River of Time (1) Author: Lisa T. Bergren Buy the Book: B&N | Book Depository Most American teenagers want a vacation in Italy, but the Betarrini sisters have spent every summer of their lives among the romantic hills with

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