Monthly Archives: March 2012

Announcing the Independent Literary Award Winners

Last Fall I told you about the Independent Literary Awards. As you may recall, these awards are unique. These awards are the ones that the readers, the book bloggers nominate. This has been the second year for the awards. The books are nominated … Continue reading

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Book Review: Color My Horse

Name of Book: Color My Horse By: Bev Pettersen Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 293 Format: romantic fiction Reason for Reading Disclosure: I was given a review copy; however, my opinions are my own. Source: … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Posts by Jehara | Tagged | 3 Comments

First Chapter First Paragraph: Okay For Now

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: Little Women

Book Title: Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott Original Publication Date: 1867 Edition Read: 2003, W. W. Norton & Co. Total Pages: 665 Genre: Classic Young Adult/Kid-Lit Reason Read: Re-read inspired by a modern re-telling of one of the book’s … Continue reading

Posted in Classics, coming of age, Fiction, Posts by Molly, YA | 3 Comments

Window Shopping Friday-Book Lovers Edition 2

Today’s window-shopping comes courtesy of Bookwish.  From their website: The books they wish for It’s in our name.  We start with the wishes of the neediest readers and give them the books they want.  Specific subjects and often exact titles.  … Continue reading

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Review: The Prophecy of the Sisters Trilogy

Name of the Book: Prophecy of the Sisters: Guardian of the Gate/Circle of Fire By: Michelle Zink Published by: Little, Brown Copyright: 2010/2011 Number of Pages: 352/368 Source: Library Reason for Reading: to continue the series Rating: A The Gist: … Continue reading

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A New Author to Love!

My life has completely gone beserk this month, so you’re not getting a review today. And for that, please forgive me. I am here, however, to share with you a new author I have discovered.  Well, new to me, anyway. … Continue reading

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Review: Gone To Ground

Book Title: Gone To Ground Author: Brandilyn Collins Original Publication Date: 2012 Edition Read: 2012 ARC, B&H Publishing Group Total Pages: 322 Genre: Mystery Reason Read: Received as an Advanced Reader’s Copy anticipating a review Rating: 4 out of 5 … Continue reading

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Forever Readalong: The Discussion

It’s the end of the Forever readalong. Here are a few questions to springboard the discussion, kindly provided by MWK. -When you were reading, did you find yourself agreeing with Katherine’s parents perspective, or hers? (re: not getting to serious, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of Forgetting

Name of Book: The Art of Forgetting By: Camille Noe Pagan Publisher: Dutton Books (a member of Penguin Group) Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 291 Format: fiction Reason for Reading: cover love Rating: B- “The human brain contains billions upon … Continue reading

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