Month: January 2015

Until Midnight

Until Midnight

Until Midnight by Melissa Landers Series: Alienated #1.5 Genres: Christmas & Advent, Fantasy & Magic, Holidays & Celebrations, Love & Romance, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads Cara and Aelyx only have one day to spend together before he returns to earth and she travels to Aelyx’s home planet, L’eihr. Homesick and worried about the upcoming year apart, Cara is desperate to make these final hours count. Worst of all, Cara is missing Christmas, stuck on board an alien spaceship…. Read more »

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Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless

Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless

Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas Genres: Friendship, Girls & Women, Love & Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads Top Five Things That Are Ruining Chloe’s Day 5) Working the 6:30 a.m. shift at GoodFoods Market 4) Crashing a cart into a customer’s car right in front of her snarky coworker Sammi 3) Trying to rock the “drowned rat” look after being caught in a snowstorm 2) Making zero progress with her crush, Tyson (see… Read more »

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The Martian

The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Hard Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thrillers Buy on Amazon Goodreads Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first man to die there. It started with the dust storm that holed his suit and nearly killed him, and that forced his crew to leave him behind, sure he was already dead. Now… Read more »

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Blogiversary Giveaway

As of yesterday, Reviews In A Pinch has been online and blogging for 1 year!  That’s really exciting and I’m pretty proud of that.  Especially since I tend to get bored easily.  When I decided to start a blog, I tried to figure out what to blog about (obviously).  I ended up coming up with some fairly ridiculous ideas; politics, religion, random thoughts, news worthy mentions, etc.  When it comes to those topics I could probably get through 2-3 posts… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I’d Love to Read With My Book Club

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic if you need to! All they ask is that you link back to them if you’re participating. Sometimes when I read a book I need some… Read more »

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

select Starring:  James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Billy Magnussen, Mackenzie Mauzy, and Johnny Depp Directed by:  Rob Marshall Synopsis:  Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction… Read more »

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Stolen

Stolen

Stolen by Erin Bowman Series: Taken #0.5 Genres: Action & Adventure, Dystopian, General, Science Fiction, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads In this thrilling 100-page digital prequel novella, enter the world of Taken, a heart-pounding dystopian sci-fi series from Erin Bowman.Before Gray Weathersby uncovered the truth about Claysoot and the Laicos Project, a girl named Bree came of age in the coastal settlement of Saltwater—and made her own surprising journey to the world beyond its borders. In Stolen, discover the… Read more »

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Treat Yo Self Thursday – January 22, 2015

Over at No Money 4 Books, they created this bookish meme called Treat Yo Self Thursday.  We all know that it’s just not possible to buy ourselves every book or bookish item that we’d like, but we should treat ourselves once in a while!  Inspired by Parks and Recreation’s Treat Yo Self Day, this is a chance to share what bookish item you treated yourself to this week.  It can be a book you had to get your hands on, a great deal you just… Read more »

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Melt

Melt

Melt by Selene Castrovilla Genres: Love & Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult Buy on Amazon Goodreads Based on true events, MELT is both a chilling tale of abuse, and a timeless romance. MELT will hit you like a punch in the face, and also seep through the cracks in your soul. MELT is a brutal love story set against the metaphorical backdrop of The Wizard of Oz (not a retelling). When sixteen year old Dorothy moves to the small town… Read more »

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