Monthly Archives: July 2012

Review: The Night Circus

Name of Book: The Night Circus By: Erin Morgenstern Publisher: Doubleday Copyright Date: September 13, 2011 Format: fantastical fiction Reason for Reading: July bookclub selection. Also, this has been on my TBR list since it blew up the blogosphere last … Continue reading

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How to Get Paid Peanuts to Review Books You Don’t Want to Read

A few months ago, I shared a post about a job listing I came across willing to pay for book reviews. While my post garnered a lot of interest and chatter, my inquiry about the job did not result in … Continue reading

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Hiatus is over

Helllooooo!!!! (echoing from a deep cavern, possibly in outerspace) As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve been quite absent from this here blog. Summer has been jam-packed with nearly weekly travel for work and weddings. Oh, the weddings. … Continue reading

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An Award Winner: The Good Earth

Author: Pearl S. Buck Published by: Copyright date: 1931 Genre: Literature My Rating: A+ The Good Earth is one of my lifetime-favorite reads. It was a pick for a recent book club. I was surprised that I was the only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shadow of Night

Name of Book: Shadow of Night By: Deborah Harkness Publisher: Viking Adult Copyright Date: July 10, 2012 Format: Fiction Reason for Reading: to continue the series Source: my Nook Rating: A The Gist: from Deborah Harkness’ website– Book Two of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tempest’s Fury by Nicole Peeler

Name of Book: Tempest’s Fury By: Nicole Peeler Publisher: Orbit Copyright Date: June 26, 2012 Format: paranormal fiction Reason for Reading: to continue the series Source: my Nook Rating: B+ The Gist: Back of Book Blurb-Jane’s not happy. She’s been packed off to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

Name of Book: The Golden Lily: A Bloodlines Novel By: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Copyright Date: June 12, 2012 Format: YA Paranormal Fiction Reason for Reading: to continue the series Source: Jehara: Kindle / Izzybella: Nook Jehara’s Rating: A Izzybella’s Rating: B+ The Gist: … Continue reading

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Review: Suite Francaise

Book Title: Suite Francaise Author: Irene Nemirovsky Original Publication Date: 2004 (written in 1942) Edition Read: 2006 Knopf Total Pages: 395 Genre: Classic Historical Fiction Reason Read: Found on Amazon as a gift for my mother; she gave thumbs up … Continue reading

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I Totally Read That Book…

Image Credit: CBCA Tasmania Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.  ~P.J. O’Rourke I love this quotation by P.J. O’Rourke.  I rarely follow the advice, though.  As I’ve admitted here … Continue reading

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