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Winter Readalong ~ Harry Potter Series

Sheila at Book Journey is hosting a winter readalong of the Harry Potter series. As my regular readers are probably aware, I’ve never read the Harry Potter series. It was one of the goals I had set for myself at the beginning of this year. I had even toyed with setting up a challenge similarly […]

Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican

Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican Published by: Thomas Dunne Books . Published on: June 10, 2014 Page Count: 410 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover book purchased prior to being invited to join Breznican’s book tour. Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: Three freshmen must join forces to survive at a […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 11 – 14

Spoiler Alert: This post and any comments left on this post may contain spoilers from Chapters 1 – 14 of Fingersmith. For those who have read ahead of the schedule, please do not include any information about what happens beyond Chapter 14. Let’s get started talking about this week’s reading: This past week did not […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 6 – 10

Spoiler Alert: This post and any comments left on this post may contain spoilers from Chapters 1 – 10 of Fingersmith. For those who have read ahead of the schedule, please do not include any information about what happens beyond Chapter 10. Let’s get started talking about this week’s reading: This week I am almost […]

Fingersmith Read-A-Long ~ Chapters 1 – 5

The Fingersmith read-a-long is finally here! I hope that you are all enjoying the book as much as I am. Quick note about this week’s conversation: I am having a dental procedure this afternoon. I’m not scared of dentists as a rule, but this will involve a scalpel and stitches. I also, knowing it was […]

Book Tour ~ Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Rooms by Lauren Oliver Published by: Ecco Published on: September 23, 2014 Page Count: 320 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the author’s Marketing Assistant in order to participate in her book tour as well as the audiobook I purchased from Audible.com using a monthly credit. Audiobook Published by: Harper Audio […]

Literate Housewife is Taking on The Stand

Last October I revisited my first ever Stephen King novel, Pet Semetary, as part of Jenn’s Bookshelves First Book to Terrify Me feature. Since it was such a fun experiment for me, I thought I’d pick another King novel to read this year during 2014’s Murder, Monsters, and Mayhem. This year I’m choosing something new, […]

The Secret Place by Tana French

The Secret Place by Tana French Published by: Viking Published on: September 2, 2014 Page Count: 464 Genre: Mystery My Reading Format: Digital audiobook review copy provided by the publisher Audiobook Published by: Penguin Audio Narrators: Stephen Hogan and Lara Hutchinson Audiobook Length: 20 hours 43 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from […]

BooktopiaAVL ~ New Discoveries

I’ve not forgotten to write about my experiences at Booktopia Asheville. It’s not because it wasn’t an amazing experience. Drafts get started and then – Squirrels! I still want to share my experiences no matter how long it takes me. Today I’m sharing about the new discoveries I made as a result. In fact, Booktopia Asheville […]

Monday Mini ~ The Goldfinch

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Sometime in early August, my sister Donielle called me. She saw on […]