Archives for September 2010

Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday #3

It’s that time again! Happy Friday everyone. I hope you all have a fantastic weekend and that your blogs get tons of unique hits and that you gain followers galore! I’m combining my Follow Friday and Book Blogger Hop posts today, because I’m late posting them and I’m feeling a little extra special lazy. The […]

The Skein and the Pair by Kathy Flanary Nelson

Title:  The Skein and the Pair Author:  Kathy Flanary Nelson Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher:  Infinity Publishing (Self Published) Publication Date:  July 16, 2010 Paperback: 92 pages Where’d I Get It: Gift from the Author Synopsis (From Goodreads): Fictional, educational but humorous, The Skein and the Pair will give you another gander at the geese where […]

Evermore by Alyson Noel

Title:  Evermore Author:  Alyson Noel Genre: Young Adult Publisher:  St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date:  April 1, 2010 eBook: 438 KB Where’d I Get It: purchased via Amazon Synopsis (From Goodreads): Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s life story by […]

Speaking up for “Speak”

Author Laurie Halse Anderson wrote about a sensitive subject and her book is now under fire from a man spouting ridiculous nonsense.  Books. Should. Not. Be. Banned.   We have the right to read whatever we choose.  We have the right to allow our children to read whatever we choose. ————————————————————————————————- No one (well, no one […]

In My Mailbox & etc.

Over the last two weeks I’ve received some lovely books through the mail.  So, I thought I’d take a moment to post a public thank you here, and spotlight what arrived. The first to arrive was an ARC of Random by Craig Robertson.  This was sent to me from Simon & Schuster UK and is […]

Smart Chicks Kick It Tour

I am going. Tonight. To the Smart Chicks Kick It Tour.   If this text has not adequately conveyed the extreme excitement I am feeling, let me just say this…   I am extremely and totally excited beyond what is probably rational for an adult going to a Young Adult author signing to be.  But there you […]

Book Blogger Hop – Sep 17-20, 2010

This week’s theme is: In honor of Book Blogger Appreciation Week, let’s take time this week to honor our favorite book bloggers and why we love them! Well, that’s a tough one!  I have so very many “favorites” at this point that it’s nearly impossible to pinpoint just one or two.  That said, though, there’s […]

Follow Friday #2

This is only the second time I’ve participated in the Follow (my Book Blog) Friday, but I found a few new friends through the last one, so I figured I might as well continue doing it.  It can’t hurt!  As per the rules of the hop, if you pause here long enough to comment and […]