Monthly Archives: November 2011

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

Posted in Bookish Thoughts, Posts by Margot | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Classics, Fiction, Posts by Molly | 16 Comments

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

Posted in Award Winners, Nonfiction, Posts by Margot | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Review: The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Name of Book: The Adoration of Jenna Fox By: by Mary E Pearson Publisher: Macmillan audio from Henry Holt and Company Copyright Date: 2008 Number of Pages: six discs Format: YA, fiction Reason for Reading: I wanted to re-read this … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Posts by Jehara, YA | Tagged , | 9 Comments

First Chapter, First Paragraph: An Agatha Christie Novel

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

Posted in Bookish Thoughts, Posts by Margot | 7 Comments

Book Review: Heaven Up Here

Author: John Williams Publisher: John K. Williams Copyright date: October 2011 Pages: 223 (nook edition) Genre: Memoirs Reason for Reading: Acquainted with the author via blogging Rating: A That night as we got ready for bed, Willka looked me in … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Nonfiction, Posts by Faith | Tagged | 5 Comments

Review: Pale Demon (Audio)

Name of Book: Pale Demon By: Kim Harrison Performed by: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Harper Audio Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Discs: 14 Format: Urban Fantasy Reason for Reading: I find The Hollows Series generally infectiously entertaining. Rating Book: A Rating … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, paranormal, Posts by Izzy | Tagged , , | 1 Comment