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#432 ~ The Gods of Gotham

The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye Published by: Amy Einhorn Books Published on: March 15, 2012 Page Count: 432 Genre: Mystery My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audioboook Official Book Trailer: Available on Putnam Books’ YouTube Channel Synopsis from the Publisher 1845. New York […]

I’m On My Way to BEA!

I can hardly believe it, but I am headed to the 2012 Book Expo of America in New York City today! I have long wanted to go and this year the stars were all in alignment for me. If you’re reading this Sunday after 10am EST, I’ll be on a train headed toward Penn Station. […]

#395 ~ A Year and Six Seconds

A Year and Six Seconds: A Love Story by Isabel Gillies Published by: Voice Published on: August 2011 Page Count: 256 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the narrator for consideration Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Karen White Audiobook Length: 6 hours 48 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and Audiobook […]

#356 ~ By Nightfall

By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham Published by: Picador Published on: August 26, 2011 (paperback) Page Count: 256 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Reading copy sent to me by the publisher for agreeing to participate in Book Club Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook and audiobook My Review Peter and Rebecca have a comfortable marriage. They […]

#345 ~ Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles Published by: Viking Published on: July 26, 2011 Page Count: 352 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: eGalley downloaded from NetGalley Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook My Review Katey Kontent, the orphan of a Russian immigrant, lives with her roommate Eve in a boardinghouse in New York City. She […]

#251 ~ Let the Great World Spin

Let the Great World Spin by Column McCann Published by: Random House Publishing Published on: June, 2009 Page Count: 368 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Purchased hardcover copy with Christmas money from Powells.com – Thank you, Santa! Available Formats: hardcover, paperback, eBook, and audio book Today it is my great pleasure to be Colum […]

#210 ~ Ruined

Ruined: A Ghost Story by Paula Morris Rebecca is a typical high school sophomore.  She is active in her school and is extremely upset and resentful when her father uproots her from her New York City home to live with a friend and her daughter in New Orleans.  She doesn’t understand why her father sends […]

#194 ~ Secrets of Happiness

Secrets to Happiness by Sarah Dunn I had fair warning.  When  I entered the contest to win  a copy of this book on Beth Fish Reads, Beth said that she could not finish the book.  Had I not entered Beth’s contest, won it, and then received The Art of Racing in the Rain that same […]

#185 ~ Hedge Fund Wives

Hedge Fund Wives by Tatiana Boncompagni Hedge Fund Wives, Tatiana Boncompagni’s second novel, tells the story of Marcy Emerson, a midwestern girl who moves to New York City with her husband as he begins his career in hedge funds.  Although Chicago is anything but a small town, but she is not prepared for the cut […]

Can’t Go to the BEA? I’ve Got Prizes for You!

In case you didn’t know, Rebecca @ The Book Lady’s Blog has arranged BEAtwittyParty for those of us who are not among the fortunates at the Book Expo America in New York City this weekend. There are prizes galore and, although I didn’t get my prizes to Rebecca on time, I do have some prizes […]