Archives for November 2014

Weekly Rewind: November 16-29

The Weekly Rewind is my version of The Sunday Post hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. life We had our first measurable snow two weeks ago and again the day before Thanksgiving. I don’t remember EVER having snow on the ground on Thanksgiving before. It was 60 yesterday, so that’s gone now. @ rather be reading ya It’s been a little slow around here lately, but I don’t consider myself in a blogging slump, just an internet slump. I’ve {Read More}

Not-a-Review: Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in. It’s only her {Read More}

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to anyone celebrating today! I hope you have time to spend with your family and friends or, if you’re like me and have to work, that you have some time to relax.

Waiting on Wednesday: Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine. Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas Publication date: December 9, 2014 Top Five Things That Are Ruining Chloe’s Day 5) Working the 6:30 a.m. shift at GoodFoods Market 4) Crashing a cart into a customer’s car right in front of her snarky coworker Sammi 3) Trying to rock the “drowned rat” look after being caught in a snowstorm 2) Making zero progress with her crush, Tyson {Read More}

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR Middle Grade    01. Breaking the Ice by Gail Nall – Breaking the Ice looks a little on the younger side of MG and I tend to not like those as much, but I can’t help but want to read it. I used to be a huge figure skating fan and I’m still drawn to books about it. This {Read More}

Top Ten Tuesday: Eight Sequels I Can’t Wait to Get

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait to Get I think I have some of these books but I can’t be bothered to cross-reference my Goodreads account with my Amazon account and my bookshelves right now. In the case of books I have, it’s Sequels I Can’t Wait to Get TO. 01. Carter’s Big Break by Brent Crawford, second in the Carter series – I’ll be listening {Read More}

Weekly Rewind: November 9-15

The Weekly Rewind is my version of The Sunday Post hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. life I got my swap partner for the Chaotic Goddess 12 Days of Christmas Swap and it’s another book blogger: Lauren of Bookmark Lit! I had actually discovered her blog and started following her a week or so before we were paired up. We have a lot in common so this should be fun. I already bought a couple of her gifts. I {Read More}

Waiting on Wednesday: For Real

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine. For Real by Alison Cherry Publication date: December 9, 2014 No parents. No limits. No clue what they’re in for. Shy, cautious Claire has always been in her confident older sister’s shadow. While Miranda’s life is jam-packed with exciting people and whirlwind adventures, Claire gets her thrills vicariously by watching people live large on reality TV. When Miranda discovers her boyfriend, Samir, cheating on her just before her {Read More}

Top Ten Tuesday: Five Characters I Wish Would Get Their OWN Book

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Five Characters I Wish Would Get Their OWN Book There are actually more than five, but several have books in the works so I’m not listing them. It’s just a waiting game on their releases. The Relatives 01. Jeffrey from the Unearthly series by Cynthia Hand – I’ve mentioned Jeffrey twice recently since I’ve just finished reading and reviewing the final two books in the series. {Read More}

Mini-Review: Radiant by Cynthia Hand

Clara is desperate to get away—from the memories that haunt her in Wyoming and the visions of a future she isn’t ready to face—and spending the summer in Italy with her best friend, Angela, should be the perfect escape. . . . For as long as she can remember, Angela has been told that love is dangerous, that she must always guard her heart. But when she met a mysterious guy in Italy two years ago she was determined to {Read More}