Monthly Archives: July 2011

Random Ramblings: It All Ends… and a History

I’m sure you have all been overwhelmed with Harry Potter posts this month. That’s because there will be no more movies. The books and the movies have come to an end. Some of you may be overjoyed that it is finally over. Others of you, like myself, feel like you’ve lost a loved one. Harry Potter is what got me back into reading seriously. I […]

Waiting on Wednesday (17)

This is a great weekly theme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine to show off the books that we are looking forward to that haven’t been released yet. Summary: Mara Dyer doesn’t think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she can’t […]

After Obsession

Title: After Obession Author: Carrie Jones and Steven Wedel Publisher: Bloomsbury Publication Date: Sept 13th, 2011 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Goodreads: Aimee and Alan have secrets. Both teens have unusual pasts and abilities they prefer to keep hidden. But when they meet each other, in a cold Maine town, they can’t stop their secrets from spilling out. Strange things have been happening lately, […]

OUAC Discussions: Why Do You Read Romance?

Image: Maggie Smith / FreeDigitalPhotos.netHave you ever been asked why you read romance? What you get out of it? Well that’s what we’re going to talk about here today at Once Upon A Chapter. 1) Why do you read romance? Stephanie: I read romance because in the world that I live in, I need a release from it. There is so much that goes wrong […]

Casino Royale

Title: Casino Royale Author: Ian Fleming Publisher: Penguin Group Publication Date: August 2002 Classification: Adult Novel Summary from Barnes and Noble: In the first of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, 007 declares war on Le Chiffre, French communist and paymaster of the Soviet murder organization SMERSH. The battle begins with a fifty-million-franc game of baccarat, gains momentum during Bond’s fiery love affair with a sensuous lady spy, […]