Monthly Archives: October 2011

Review: House of Night: Destined

Name of Book: House of Night: Destined By: P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 336 Format: YA fiction, paranormal Rating: A Book Blurb: In Destined,the forces of Light and Dark collide … Continue reading

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RIP Challenge: Book 4/Houses of Stone

Stainless Steel Droppings is hosting the RIP Challenge again this year, and I have boldly chosen to accept this challenge. I always mean to, and I think I always end up reading the books, but never seem to get around … Continue reading

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RIP Challenge: Book 3/Don’t Scream

Stainless Steel Droppings is hosting the RIP Challenge again this year, and I have boldly chosen to accept this challenge. I always mean to, and I think I always end up reading the books, but never seem to get around … Continue reading

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Nyx in the House of Night (thoughts)

Name of Book: Nyx in the House of Night By: edited by P.C. Cast Publisher: Smart Pop (Imprint of BenBella Books) Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 211 Format: essays Reason for Reading: we love HoN Rating: A Source: Izzy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Olive Kitteridge

Author: Elizabeth Strout Publisher: Random House Copyright date: March 2008 Pages: 288 Genre: Short Stories, Literature Reason for Reading: I enjoy reading short stories. Rating: A Award Won: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2009 Olive Kitteridge is the main character in … Continue reading

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HoN: Wherein Izzy and Jehara Get Their Gush On, Part II

Izzy and Jehara have proclaimed October House of Night month in honor of the release of the latest book in the series on 10/25/2011. Last Friday, Izzy and I posted the first part of this chat. We posted a brief … Continue reading

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First Chapter First Paragraph

Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea asks us to share the first paragraph of a book we are reading. As you can see it’s called First Chapter, First Paragraph Tuesday. As readers we are often captivated or turned away by that first paragraph or … Continue reading

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