Monthly Archives: November 2011

Review: Lifethread

Name of Book: Lifethread By: L.j. Charles Publisher: CreateSpace Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 263 (Kindle edition) Format: YA fiction, paranormal Reason for Reading: (disclosure) I was given a copy for review; however, my thoughts are my own. Rating: … Continue reading

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Review: As I Lay Dying

Book Title: As I Lay Dying Author: William Faulkner Original Publication Date: 1930 Edition Read: a very yellowed, falling apart Vintage Books (1964) paperback Total Pages: 250 Genre: Classic Fiction Reason Read: Poor memory, a love for Faulkner and my … Continue reading

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The Dreaded TBR List

Frequently when I read a book review, I immediately want to add the book to my TBR list. You know, the list that gets longer and longer and longer, until you wonder if you’re ever going to plow your way … Continue reading

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A Look at the National Book Award

Last week one of our most important book awards, the Nationals, were announced. This award is one of the best. The awards are very valuable to writers because the books are nominated by fellow writers. Often the awards are accompanied … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Marie Antoinette

Name of Book: Becoming Marie Antoinette By: Juliet Grey Publisher: Ballantine Books (an imprint of Random House) Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 435 Format: historical fiction Reason for Reading: Michelle’s review had me immediately checking this one out at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dead Celebrity Cookbook

Title: The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Author: Frank DeCaro Publisher: Health Communications, Inc. Copyright: 2011 Number of Pages: 558 (nook edition) Reason for Reading: Love cookbooks, and this seemed like it was worth a read Grade: A “I miss those days … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph Tuesday

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 Intros. As readers we are often captivated or turned away by that first paragraph … Continue reading

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Review: Heart of Darkness

Book Title: Heart of Darkness Author: Joseph Conrad Original Publication Date: 1903 Edition Read: Barnes & Noble Classics (1994) Total Pages: 137 Genre: Classic Adventure Novella Reason Read: Given to me by another Blogger, was also short enough to read … Continue reading

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An Award Winning Nonfiction Book

Title: Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making Author: John Curran Publisher: Harper Collins Copyright date: February 2010 Pages: 496 Genre: NonFiction Reason for Reading: It’s about Agatha Christie and I’m a super-fan Rating: A+ Award … Continue reading

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