Month: January 2012

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

After starting a relationship with her guardian angel, the mysterious Patch (Hush Hush), Nora has started to think things could not get better.  After all – Patch is great looking, dark, mysterious, gorgeous… and he was hers.  Yet, after a great day at the…

Morning Meanderings…. A Run In With My Nemesis

Good morning all!  How are we this morning?  I am on cup of COFFEE number two, been up since 5:30 and actually feeling pretty good.  I have almost shaken off the cold/flu thing entirely and am almost ready to conquer my day (after I…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Welcome to It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading?  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from! I love being a…

To Re-Read: To Read…. and Then….. Read Again :)

I have seen a couple posts as of late on re-reading.  It really got me thinking about this as book lovers, who usually have more books in-house and on our wish list then we could ever hope to read… what makes people like us…

One For The Money – The Book and the Movie Review

  A long time ago…  (long before this blog or before I even knew what a blog was) I had read Janet Evanovich’s book One For The Money.  It was light, it was funny.  It was about this big haired girl named Stephanie Plum…

Morning Meanderings…. NEVER Say Never

Good morning!!! UP early – ready to go…. things to do…. things to do…. Do I feel better?  For the most part, yes.  Not 100% and I did just sneeze… but I am moving. Do you have any of those authors you read and…

Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic

Austin Parker knows he will never see his eighteen birthday.  The leukemia he had for years now has slowly eaten away his once strong athletic build and he is tired of fighting.  Really tired. Yet, before he goes… Austin has made a list of…

Morning Meanderings… a little road trip this morning

Good morning.  Still under the weather here… a little sniffly and a little sneezy (that sounds like two dwarfs!) still, but moving forward.  That said, it did not stop me from putting a baseball cap on my head, throwing on tennis shoes and a…

The Condition by Jennifer Haigh

At the age of thirteen Gwen McKotch is at the beach with her younger cousin Charlotte.  As Gwen’s father passes by and glances at the girls he is shocked to see how small Gwen looks in her child sized bikini next to the younger…

Morning Meanderings…. Should the Sniffling and Sneezing be telling me something?

Good morning. Stuffy head…. sniffling… sneezing… I feel like a walking ad for some sort of cold and flu commercial. I don’t get sick often but when I do…. it knocks me down. I am ready for work…. just Advil’d up to hopefully take…

Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer

In 1992 Christopher McCandless, a top student of the University of Atlanta, known to be strong-willed, idealistic, and an exceptional athlete, walked away from his family never to be seen by them again.  It was soon to be discovered that Christopher had given away…

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is 17 and works in the market of New Beijing as a gifted mechanic.   In this new world Cinder repairs many things among them, androids.  When the handsome and kind Prince Kai’s stops by her booth in the market with a request for…