Archives for: January 2011
What’s the largest, thickest, heaviest book you ever read?

What’s the largest, thickest, heaviest book you ever read? Was it because you had to? For pleasure? For school? My thickest book lately was a while ago – it was Stephen King’s “Under the Dome”.  Before that it was the Harry Potter books.  Both for pleasure. What say you? Share this:

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Booking Through Thursday – 1/20/11

Even I read things other than books from time to time … like, Magazines! What magazines/journals do you read? Better Homes and Gardens Veranda Latina House Beautiful Country Living Traditional Home I do love my magazines and as you can see I love interior design.  What magazines do you read? Share this:

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Bad Intentions by Kim Fossum

About the Book: Early one September, three friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin by Dead Water Lake. With only a pale moon to light their way, they row across the water in the middle of the night. But only two of them return, and they make a pact not to call for help until the following morning. Inspector [...]

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Double Prey by Steven Havill

About the Book: A rattlesnake fang pegged in a teenager’s eye is just the beginning of a spring day for Posadas Undersheriff Estelle Guzman. The injured lad’s older brother goes missing, and is found dead in an arroyo, apparently killed by his cartwheeling ATV. But most puzzling is what the dead boy found moments before he was killed…an astonishing discovery that [...]

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Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers

Rating 0 out of 3 stars I went on twitter and posted I was reading this book.  I got many people telling me they love this author and loved her books so far. So I went in bright eyed and ready to be blown away. Yup, still waiting. While the book is about a young girl trying to deal with [...]

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The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

Rating: 0 out of 3 Let’s begin by stating that I know I am about the last person in the world to have read this book and I am certainly the last to post the review. That being said here goes: (If you haven’t heard about this book look below for the summary) Where do I begin with this review.  [...]

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Book Blogger Hop – 1/14/11

“Why do you read the genre that you do? What draws you to it?” I love horror, thriller and mystery.  I thrive on being scared and reading about dark aspects of human condition. The darker the better. What is your favorite genre and what draws you to it? Share this:

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Booking Through Thursday – 1/13/11

Do you remember the first book you bought for yourself? Or the first book you checked out of the library? What was it and why did you choose it? The first book I checked out of the library was “A Wrinkle in Time”. I chose it because I liked the thought of adventure and mystique. It transported me while I [...]

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Other Eyes by Barbara D’Amato + Giveaway

Rating: 2 out of 3 stars This was the first book I read by this author and I was hooked from the first page.  A baby crawling in the middle of a heavy highway? Oh yeah, you got my attention. What did I like better? That the book kept my attention. The book revolved around Professor Blue Erickson who is [...]

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Book Blogger Hop!

“What book influenced or changed your life? How did it influence/change you?” The Little Prince has always been a book I refer back to when things get too hectic. It’s just so simple (and complicated) that it forces me to relax, read and understand what everything around me means. Share this:

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What’s in a name – Challenge

Here’s How It Works: Between January 1 and December 31, 2011, read one book in each of the following categories: 1. A book with a number in the title: First to Die, Seven Up, Thirteen Reasons Why 2. A book with jewelry or a gem in the title: Diamond Ruby, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Opal Deception 3. A [...]

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Delirious by Daniel Palmer + Give-Away

Rating: 2 out of 3 stars Delirious Daniel Palmer Kensington, Jan 25 2011, $25.00 ISBN 9780758246646 What could have possibly gone wrong?  Charlie Giles had it all. He had a great job with numerous people working for him. He was even allowed to bring his dog to work! Then he got that email. Saying his department was going to be [...]

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