Archives by Tag 'Books'



Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth January 12, 2012 | Dystopian, Reviews, Young Adult
divergent-vrPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2011 Published: May 3rd, 2011 Pages: 487 Form: Paperback Author: Veronica Roth Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N One choice decides your friends, defines your beliefs, and determines your loyalties…forever. When sixteen-year-old Tris makes her choice, she cannot foresee how drastically her life will change. Or that the perfect society

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Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien January 9, 2012 | Lord of the Rings, Reviews
thehobbit-jrrtPublisher: Ballantine Publishing Copyright: 1973 Published: August 12, 1973 Pages: 306 Form: Paperback Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their

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Rec Reads (3) December 8, 2011 | Meme, Rec Reads
recreadsRec Reads is a feature I’ll be posting every once in a while. It is just a post to show the books I purchased or acquired as a result of a great review by one or more of my fellow book bloggers. It’s just a quick and fun way to let my fellow bloggers know

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Review: Vivid by Beverly Jenkins December 5, 2011 | Fiction, Historicals, Reviews, Romance
vivid-bjPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2010 Published: November 1, 2010 Pages: 370 Form: E-Book Author: Beverly Jenkins Buy The Book: B&N It’s 1876 and Dr.Viveca Lancaster is frustrated by the limits placed upon female physicians of color. When she is offered the chance to set up a practice in the small all Black community of Grayson

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Review: A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson December 2, 2011 | Fiction, Paranormal, Reviews, Romance
awerewolfinmanhattan-vltPublisher: Signet Eclipse Copyright: 2011 Published: January 4, 2011 Pages: 324 Form: Paperback Series: A Wild About You Novel (Book 1) Author: Vicki Lewis Thompson Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository A FANTASY COME TO LIFE – LITERALLY Emma Gavin writes bestselling novels about werewolves, but that doesn’t mean she believes in them–and she certainly

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Review: A Cast-Off Coven by Juliet Blackwell November 28, 2011 | Fiction, Paranormal, Reviews
acastoffcoven-jbPublisher: Penguin Copyright: 2010 Published: July 7, 2009 Pages: 323 Form: Paperback Series: A Witchcraft Mystery (Book 2) Author: Juliet Blackwell Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Lily Ivory is not your average witch.  She runs a vintage-clothing store called Aunt Cora’s Closet, and with her magical ability to sense vibrations of the past from

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Review: The Wedding by Julie Garwood November 21, 2011 | Fiction, Historicals, Reviews, Romance
thewedding-jgPublisher: Dial Press Copyright: 1996 Published: April 7, 1997 Pages: 373 Form: Paperback Series: Medieval Series Book #2 Author: Julie Garwood Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Journeying from England to Scotland to wed a highlander, Lady Brenna had resigned herself to the arranged match.  But when a band of fierce, painted warriors captured

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Review: Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella November 14, 2011 | Chick Lit, Fiction, Reviews
confessionsofashopaholic-skPublisher: Dial Press Copyright: 2001 Published: February 1, 2001 Pages: 310 Form: Paperback Series: Shopaholic Series Book #1 Author: Sophie Kinsella Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London’s trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season’s must-haves. The only trouble is that

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Review: Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison November 11, 2011 | Fiction, Reviews, Young Adult
angusthongsandfullfrontalsnogging-lrPublisher: HarperTeen Copyright: 1999 Published: April 1, 2001 Pages: 247 Form: Paperback Series: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Series Book #1 Author: Louise Rennison Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository I am a facsimile of a sham of a fax of a person. Georgia Nicolson’s life is far from simple.  Her cat, Angus, is the

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Throwback Thursday: Fear Street by R.L. Stine November 10, 2011 | Fiction, Meme, Throwback Thursday
throwbackthursdayFear Street Series by R.L. Stine Me and my friends were absolutely obsessed and consumed with the Fear Street books by R.L. Stine.  First off, I know people go wild for his Goosebumps series.  My little sister was a big fan when she was into reading.  But I’m sorry, Fear Street eclipses Goosebumps by miles.  Fear

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