Posts under Tag: the sunday book review
{DNF} YU: A Ross Lamos Mystery by Joy Laughter

I feel conflicted about this one. As far as I got the story wasn’t horrible. Wasn’t great, but it wasn’t unreadable. What did make it unreadable was the layout and paragraph structure. The paragraphs went on forever, sometimes in length, other times in word heaviness. I just wanted to enjoy the book and I wasn’t able to. I tried to [...]

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I Am Not A Serial Killer by Dan Wells + Giveaway

Rating: 2 out of 3 stars This book kind of felt like it was a two part book. There was the first part where we are introduced to a seventeen year old boy who has a near obsession to knowing everything about serial killers. And this made sense. The title after-all gives that impression. After every page of reading this [...]

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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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