Archives for October 2014

Review: Say Her Name by James Dawson

Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Rowe is not the kind of person who believes in ghosts. A Halloween dare at her ridiculously spooky boarding school is no big deal, especially when her best friend Naya and cute local boy Caine agree to join in too. They are ordered to summon the legendary ghost of ‘Bloody Mary’: say her name five times in front of a candlelit mirror, and she shall appear… But, surprise surprise, nothing happens. Or does it? Next morning, Bobbie finds {Read More}

Picks of the Month: October 2014

Picks of the Month is my monthly feature. Modeled after what I’m loving lately at Annie’s Eats (one of my favorite food blogs), I’ll be sharing the products, websites, pop culture, apps, etc that made my life easier and/or more fun the previous month. And, yes, as this is a book blog, I will probably find a way to sneak some mention of my favorite reads from the month too! I had to skip this feature last month because I {Read More}

Blog Ahead November 2014

I’m always rushing to get posts ready the weekend — or the night — before I want to post them. I hate it! I want to have posts but I always end up feeling rushed and sometimes I don’t do as good a job as I know I can — even on reviews. That’s why I’ve signed up for Blog Ahead. Hosted by Anna at Herding Cats & Burning Soup (love that blog name!) and running for the month of {Read More}

Top Ten Tuesday: Books/Movies/TV Shows To Read Or Watch To Get In The Halloween Spirit

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Top Ten Books/Movies/TV Shows To Read Or Watch To Get In The Halloween Spirit TV 01. Ghost Hunters – Now in its tenth season, Ghost Hunter is one of the oldest and most well-known ghost hunting shows on TV. I came to the show late and even through reruns, I still haven’t seen all of the episodes. (Maybe I should check Netflix?) Investigators have come and {Read More}

Review: They All Fall Down by Roxanne St. Claire (Blog Tour)

Pretty Little Liars meets Final Destination in this YA psychological thriller that will have readers’ hearts racing right till the very end! Every year, the lives of ten girls at Vienna High are transformed. All because of the list. Kenzie Summerall can’t imagine how she’s been voted onto a list of the hottest girls in school, but when she lands at number five, her average life becomes dazzling. Doors open to the best parties, new friends surround her, the cutest {Read More}

Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (Minor Spoilers)

Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people who had no water. Lynn knows every threat to her pond: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and, most importantly, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty, or doesn’t leave at all. Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest. Having a life means dedicating it to survival, and the constant work of {Read More}

Review: Mary: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan

There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them–Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna–must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go. A thrilling fear spins around the room the first time Jess calls her name: “Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary. BLOODY MARY.” A ripple of terror follows when a shadowy silhouette {Read More}

Cover Reveal: You and Everything After by Ginger Scott

I’m that teenaged girl who has MS. You haven’t met me, but you’ve seen me around. You probably know my sister. We’re twins, and she’s the pretty one. Maybe you’ve heard about my reputation, how much I like to hook up at parties—how easy it is to get me in bed, get what you want, and forget about me after. Forget what you think you know. I’m leaving that girl behind. College is all about new beginnings. So from now {Read More}

Review: Get Happy by Mary Amato

A hip high school girl who loves music, writes songs, and is desperate for a ukelele, learns to her shock that her father did not abandon her years ago and has been trying to keep in touch. She begins to investigate him, only to discover that he has a new life with a new family, including the perfect stepdaughter, a girl who Minerva despises. Title: Get Happy Author: Mary Amato Source: ARC from Edelweiss Publication date: October 28, 2014 I {Read More}

Weekly Rewind: October 12-18

The Weekly Rewind is my version of The Sunday Post hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. life I don’t really have anything to share this week. I’m disappointed that baseball season is done for the Cardinals, but my husband is originally from Kansas City so he’ll be watching he Royals in the World Series. He remembers their last WS win — 29 years ago. @ rather be reading ya Reviews: Dangerous Boys by Abigail Haas Other Posts: Waiting on {Read More}