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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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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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Book Review: First Visions (Second Sight Book One)

Title: First Visions: Second Sight Book One By: Heather Topham Wood Publisher: Heather Topham Wood Copyright Date: May 1, 2012 Genre: Fiction/YA Paranormal Format: Trade paper, 228 pgs Reason for Reading Disclosure: I was given a copy for review; however … Continue reading

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Book Review: Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

Title: Third Grave Dead Ahead Author: Darynda Jones Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, January 2012 Format: Hardcover, 320 pages Reason for Reading: Devoured the first two books in one sitting while on vacation, snapped up the third one at the library … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girl Reading by Katie Ward

Title: Girl Reading Author: Katie Ward Published by: Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster Copyright Date: 2011 Pages: 337 Score: A The Gist: Seven stories about seven pieces of art-Ward explains it best in her last, rather meta, story: … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Name of the Star

Name of Book: The Name of the Star (Shades of London, Book One) By: Maureen Johnson Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons (a division of Penguin Young Readers Group) Copyright Date: 2011 Format: Hardcover fiction, 372 pgs Reason for Reading Disclosure: Browsing at Barnes … Continue reading

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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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