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Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run, #6)
Stars & Stripes by Abigail Roux is the sixth in a gay romance series. In my review of the fifth book, Armed & Dangerous, I talk a little more ...more
Aug 07, 2012
May 20, 2012
The Other Side of Us
I decided to read The Other Side of Us by Sarah Mayberry because it seems like her name has been popping up everywhere lately. Some of my favorite blo ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
Nine Coaches Waiting
Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart has been on my radar for quite awhile. I even have it on my Project Fill in the Gaps list. That, along with the c ...more
Jan 20, 2012
Mar 15, 2009
The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green has that same type of undefinable quality as the Harry Potter series. The one that makes you feel a part of somet ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jun 29, 2011
The Hallowed Ones (The Hallowed Ones, #1)
You guys. I had DOUBTS about The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle. Amish people and vampires? *snort* Sounds like a half-baked plot for a cheesy porno. B ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1)
The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King has been on my radar for quite a long time. A good friend on Goodreads first recommended it to me years ago. ...more
Oct 03, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
The Song of Achilles
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller gives us the story of the Trojan War from a different perspective. We are used to thinking about Achilles the ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Dec 18, 2011
Death in the Floating City (Lady Emily, #7)
Death in the Floating City by Tasha Alexander is the seventh installment of the Lady Emily series, which I’ve mentioned numerous times on the blog as ...more
Oct 16, 2012
May 01, 2012
The Emperor's Soul
The Emperor’s Soul is Brandon Sanderson’s newest novella and I have to tell you guys – it blew me away. I loved it all: from the awesome characterizat ...more
Nov 12, 2012
May 12, 2012
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is one of those “I can’t believe I haven’t read this!” books. I decided it was the perfect choice to pick up for Banned ...more
Sep 09, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
Whoa buddy, Survive by Alex Morel was the biggest surprise I’ve had in a long time. It pretty much came out of nowhere! I haven’t seen a lot of review ...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 10, 2012
Julie of the Wolves
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George is one of the books I chose to review for banned books week. It is often challenged for violence and bein ...more
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
I’ve been seeing all kinds of articles and reviews mentioning Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan popping up all over the place. Since I w ...more
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 04, 2012
In the Tall Grass
This is a novella that was just published this month, and I decided to read it immediately since it is so short (around 60 pages). It started off awes ...more
Oct 20, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Dangerous Boy
Dangerous Boy by Mandy Hubbard is a retelling of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. How awesome is that? I haven’t read the original, but ...more
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 10, 2012
Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, #4)
Seducing Mr. Knightly is fourth in Maya Rodale’s Writing Girls series. I’ve only read one of the other books in the series, but I didn’t at all find m ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate)
Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate) by Amy Thomas is a really enchanting memoir, y’all (or is it primarily a travelogue? ...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
The Sea of Tranquility
I picked up The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay knowing nothing about it except for the insanely crazy high rating it had on Goodreads. Seriously, ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls, #1)
I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter was so much fun, you guys! The characters, plot and setting all work together in ...more
Feb 24, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
A Notorious Countess Confesses (Pennyroyal Green, #7)
I was really excited when I was contacted about reviewing A Notorious Countess Confesses by Julie Anne Long for two reasons. First: FORBIDDEN LOVE, yo ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Friends With Boys
Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks is a really fun and quick graphic novel read. Seriously you guys, I loved Maggie, the protagonist, and her famil ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
The Humming Room
The Humming Room by Ellen Potter is a really fun middle grade story. I really enjoyed reading it! The characters and plot definitely wove together to ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
Grace Grows
I picked up Grace Grows by Shelle Sumners not sure what to expect. I normally stick to contemporary romance and steer clear of books classified as “ch ...more
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Bettie Page Presents: The Librarian
So, innocent young Regina Finch thinks she has found her dream job working at the main branch of the New York Public Library. Then she finds a man and ...more
Oct 23, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
The Lions of Little Rock
The subject matter, characters and historical detail all work together to make The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine an unforgettable read. I abs ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
No Mistletoe Required
You guys, I am more than a little obsessed with Christmas-themed books this year. It seems like almost every day lately that I hop onto g-chat to tell ...more
Nov 10, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Release Me (Stark Trilogy, #1)
Yet another rich man meets recent college graduate. Damien Stark wants a nude portrait painted of Nikki Fairchild – and she eventually gives in. To th ...more
Nov 02, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
Washington Square
I added Washington Square to my project fill in the gaps list because I wanted to read something by Henry James and this had an intriguing synopsis an ...more
Dec 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Measuring Up
So good you guys, wow!
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
Violins of Autumn
Y’all, I picked up Violins of Autumn by Amy McAuley despite hearing little to no buzz about its release. I love historical YA, and seeing the magic wo ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
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