Archive by 12/2012



The 2012 Wrap Up Post December 31, 2012 | Wrap Up
2012wrapupWell it’s certainly been an interesting year and the best part is I got to read some stellar books over the course of it.  I’ll have to say while I did have a few did not finish books in the pile, the majority of the books I’ve read this year I found enjoyable.  Many I

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2013 Book Reading Challenges | Challenges
2013challengesI failed miserably at my challenges this year so I’m hoping to go into 2013 with renewed vigor, and hopefully I’ll be able to complete all the challenges I’ve signed up for this year.  And without further ado, the following are the challenges I will be participating in come the new year: 1. 100 Books

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Top Ten of 2012: Book Boyfriends December 27, 2012 | Awards, Top Ten of 2012
topten12It’s that time again!  The year is winding down and it is now time to post the top ten of many various categories of all the books I read in 2012.  This annual event is hosted by Lisa from A Life Bound By Books, Jessica from Confessions of a Bookaholic, Jaime from Two Chicks on

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Top Ten: Best Books I’ve Read in 2012 December 24, 2012 | Awards, Top Ten of 2012
topten12It’s that time again!  The year is winding down and it is now time to post the top ten of many various categories of all the books I read in 2012.  This annual event is hosted by Lisa from A Life Bound By Books, Jessica from Confessions of a Bookaholic, Jaime from Two Chicks on

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Terrific and Tired Trends and Tropes in Fiction (pt 2.) December 18, 2012 | Discussion
trendsandtropesI was inspired by Brie’s Christmas List of Stories, Tropes, and Characters and want to discuss all the trends and tropes I’ve noticed in fiction this year that I NEVER want to see again, and those that I would LOVE to see more of. Last week I discussed all the trends and tropes I was

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Review: Merry Sexy Christmas by Beverly Jenkins, Kayal Perrin, and Maureen Smith December 17, 2012 | Black Fiction, Reviews, Romance
merrysexychristmas-bjPublisher: Harlequin Published: October 16, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 320 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Overtime Love BY BEVERLY JENKINS Drew Davis’s goal is to buy the semipro football team where he is general manager. But

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Follow Friday 12.14.2012 December 14, 2012 | Follow Friday, Meme
FF_2012Feature & Follow Friday is a blog hop hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read that expands your blog following by a joint effort between bloggers. First you leave your name here and then you visit as many blogs as you can and tell them hi in their comments. You follow them, they follow you.

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Terrific and Tired Trends and Tropes in Fiction (pt 1.) December 11, 2012 | Discussion
trendsandtropesI feel like I’ve been flying through books the last few months of this year.  So much so that there are several I’ve read that I won’t even be doing a review for.  But I was inspired by Brie’s Christmas List of Stories, Tropes, and Characters and want to discuss all the trends and tropes

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Review: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt December 10, 2012 | Cozy Mystery, Paranormal, Reviews
acharmeddeath-maPublisher: Penguin Published: December 6, 2006 Copyright: 2006 Pages: 289 Form: Paperback Series: A Bewitching Mystery Series (2) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Maggie O’Neill was just a small-town girl, stuck in a dead-end job–until she started working at Enchantments, Stony Mill’s finest mystical antique shop. Now Maggie

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Take My Extras Giveaway! December 7, 2012 | Giveaway
acrosstheuniverse-brSo I have two copies of the following books and am looking to find them all a good home.  All of the books are brand new, yet two were bought at bargain outlet stores and have remainder marks on them. And the books are: Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast

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