Archive by 01/2012



Happy Birthday! January 17, 2012 | Birthday
HappyBirthdayJadeTo Me! Yup it’s my birthday and though the past year has been tough, I’m still thankful to see another one.  No big plans (that I know of).  Just going to hang out with my family and try and have a good day.  I’m trying to figure out what books I want to gift to

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Review: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson January 16, 2012 | Books to Movie, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
thegirlwiththedragontattoo-slPublisher: Vintage Books Copyright: 2005 Published:November 22, 2011 Pages: 644 Form: Paperback Series: Millenium Series (1) Author: Stieg Larsson Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over forty years ago.  All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth.  He hires

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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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Black Thursday: Jacob Black | Black Thursday
blackthursdaySo I 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. It’s been a while since I did a Black Thursday post so here it is! This one is

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My Book Boyfriend (1): Four January 11, 2012 | Meme, My Book Boyfriend
mbb   My 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. I connected with Four

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Creative Bookish Gifts January 10, 2012 | Book Gifts
1323052263781So I got the idea from fellow Book Blogger, Lena, to try my hand at making a couple of bookish gifts this year.  So I got the materials I needed and made two different bookish type gifts for my Mom for Christmas and I wanted to share. The first gift I made was a personalized book thong.  I

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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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Thank You, Back Next Week January 3, 2012 | Update
Hi everybody! Just writing to say that my much needed break was good and I was able to rest and recover from all the events and sickness.  I hated losing my Grandfather, especially so close to Christmas.  But I am comforted in knowing that he is in a better place and he doesn’t have to

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