Month: March 2014

Unsettled

Unsettled

by Ali Mullen Overview (from B&N.com):  Lizzie O’Malley, a twenty-three year old free-spirited young woman, is on the run to find her purpose in life. In the summer of 2000, she returns home to Boston, Massachusetts to begin a life that she can be proud of. On her first night out on the town with a friend, tragedy strikes and she finds herself the cause of emotional wreckage. Instead of dealing, she concentrates on the man she met that first… Read more »

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Sunshine

by Nikki Rae This post is brought to you thanks to Nikki Rae as part of her Sun Damage Blog Tour! Overview (from B&N.com):  18-year-old Sophie Jean is pretty good at acting normal.  Sure, she’s not exactly happy, but happiness is nothing compared to being like everyone else.  She can pretend she’s not allergic to the sun.  She can hide what her ex-boyfriend did to her.  She can cover up the scars she’s made for herself.  Ignore anything.  Forget anything…. Read more »

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Interview: Clinton D. Harding

This interview is brought to you by The Our Monsters Chronicles Blog Tour for Bad Monsters by Clinton D. Harding.  We’re the lovely blog stop today for the tour.  So we asked author Clinton D. Harding all about his writing and The Our Monster Chronicles.  Check out the interview below! 1.  What inspired the idea for the Our Monsters Chronicles?  A: The inspirations for the Monster books are many and I was not aware of them at the time I… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Blood Red Road (Dust Lands #1) by Moira Young

Guest Review: Blood Red Road (Dust Lands #1) by Moira Young

Guest Review by Kelsey Premise: Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That’s fine by her, as long as her beloved twin brother Lugh is around. But when four cloaked horsemen capture Lugh, Saba’s world is shattered, and she embarks on a quest to get him back. Suddenly thrown into the lawless, ugly reality… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday:  Top 10 Things on My Bookish Bucket List

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Things on My Bookish Bucket List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday challenge, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is the Top 10 Things on My Bookish Bucket List.  This means that it could be blogging related, book related, meeting authors, reading x many books per year, finishing a daunting book, etc.  Unfortunately for me, this includes so many things that it was difficult to narrow it down and focus long enough to write out a list.  This is truly a bookish bucket list for me (i.e…. Read more »

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Our Monsters

Our Monsters

by Clinton D. Harding Overview (from B&N.com):  Yesterday Jon Graves believed living and going to high school in the military occupied town of Carpenter was a snooze-fest.  That is until a routine field trip to Carpenter’s science labs, when Jon and his friends uncover a military secret, the reason why the US Army stationed their parents in Carpenter… to create a top secret, genetically engineered species of monsters. Yeah… that’s right… MONSTERS! Now Jon and his four friends have liberated… Read more »

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To Kill a Warlock

To Kill a Warlock

by H. P. Mallory Overview (from B&N.com):  The murder of a dark arts warlock.  A shape-shifting, ravenous creature on the loose.  A devilishly handsome stranger sent to investigate.  Sometimes working law enforcement for the Netherworld is a real bitch. My Thoughts:  I imagine being a police officer is not the easiest job out there, but law enforcement dealing with supernaturals?  Yikes.  That might be a nightmare come to life. To Kill a Warlock was a pretty quick (206 pages on… Read more »

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Rated PG-13)

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Sean Connery, Shane West, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson and Jason Flemying Directed by:  Stephen Norrington Synopsis:  A hunter, a scientist, a vampire, an invisible man, an immortal, a spy, a beast…  When a masked mad-man known as “The Fantom” threatens to launch global Armageddon, a legendary adventurer Allan Quartermain commands a legion of superheroes, the likes of which mankind has never seen.  Now, despite fighting their own personal demons — and each other — they must join forces to… Read more »

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My Fake Fiance

My Fake Fiance

by Lisa Scott Overview (from B&N.com):  When Samantha’s invited to a frenemey’s wedding, she can’t show up dateless and pathetic — even though she is dateless and pathetic.  So, Sam hires a hottie to pose as her perfect fiance.  But when he needs her to return the favor, Sam starts wishing the fake relationship was real.  Can they turn their lies into love? My Thoughts:  When does lying ever actually work in your favor?  It’s never worked for me, but… Read more »

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Holes (Rated PG)

Holes (Rated PG)

Starring:  Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Patricia Arquette, Tim Blake Nelson, and Dule Hill Directed by:  Andrew Davis Synopsis:  Dogged by bad luck stemming from an ancient family curse, young Stanley Yelnats (LaBeouf) is sent to Camp Green Lake, a very weird place that’s not green and doesn’t have a lake.  Once there, he’s thrown headlong into the adventure of his life when he and his colorful camp mates — Squid, Armpit, ZigZag, Magnet, X-Ray, and Zero — must… Read more »

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