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Book Review: Tighter

Name of the Book: Tighter By: Adele Griffin Published by: Ember, Random House Childrens Copyright: 2011 Number of Pages: 216 Source: Barnes and Noble Reason for Reading: I love ghost stories Rating: A Battling depression after a back injury during … Continue reading

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Readathon is here!

  It’s readathon time!!! I’m getting a late start today at the top of hour 9. This is the first time ever in the whole history of readathons that I haven’t been up at the crack of dawn ready to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Anna Dressed in Blood

Name of Book: Anna Dressed in Blood By: Kendare Blake Publisher: Tor Teen Copyright Date: August 30, 2011 Format: YA fiction, paranormal Reason for Reading: my neighbor said i had to read it and promptly handed it over Source: borrowed Rating: B++     The Gist: Cas … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY and Window Shopping Friday – Book Lover’s Edition 3

Today’s window shopping features literature-inspired jewelry, stickers, cuffs and gifts from the Etsy website The Book Fiend.  Full disclosure: I am in no way affiliated with this vendor.  I just really like them and sort of want to be their BFF … Continue reading

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Audio Book Review: Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Book Title: Three Times Lucky Author: Sheila Turnage Publisher: Penguin Audio Copyright Date: August 2, 2012 Number of discs: 7 Narrated by: Michal Friedman Genre: YA Fiction Book Rating: A Audio Performance Rating: A The Gist: From the publisher: Rising … 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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It’s that time again!

Read-a-thon time!!!! Over here at QGR we love our read-a-thon time. It’s a time to take a little vacation from the world, hole up with a pile of books, snacks, and relax. A full day dedicated to the printed word. … Continue reading

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Audiobook: Chasing Midnight

Author: Randy Wayne White Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks, March 2012 Narrated by: George Guidall Summary from the publisher: It began peacefully enough, on one of Florida’s private islands. At a reception hosted by a notorious Russian black marketeer, Doc Ford uses … Continue reading

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This Book Is Not Smut

True story.  I was reading a book that was, in fact, just a little bit smutty.  My coworker, we’ll call her Genius, short for Genius, made a book cover for me, pictured above.  As you can imagine, this did not convince … Continue reading

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Winners have been chosen!

In case you missed it, Sammy drew names over the weekend. Two winners have been selected for each giveaway. Congratulations to our winners: Sarah, Julie, Mystica, Jill, Emma, Susanna P, Laurel, and Heather. If you haven’t already done so, please … Continue reading

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