Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bout of Books 2.0 Wrap Up Post

I decided to join Amanda from On a Book Bender in her Bout of Books Read-a-thon. The read-a-thon started Monday, 10/24 and ended Sunday 10/30. I am proud to say that I actually accomplished my goals for this read-a-thon!! Read-a-Thon Goals Get caught up with my review books. I’d like to finish two books. I’m still working 40 hours this week so I think I should be […]

Batman: The Killing Joke

Title: Batman: The Killing Joke Author: Alan Moore and Brian Bolland Publisher: DC Comics Publication Date: March 2008 Classification: Graphic Novel Summary from Goodreads: For the first time the Joker’s origin is revealed in this tale of insanity and human perseverance. Looking to prove that any man can be pushed past his breaking point and go mad, the Joker attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon insane. After shooting and […]

To Touch the Knight by Lindsay Townsend

Reviewer: Lisa Genre: Historical RomancePublisher: Zebra – (July, 2011) ISBN: 978-1420106988ASIN: B004NEW58EPages: 352Rating: D; Finished, but would not recommendHeat Level: 4; Very hotMy Source: To Touch the Knight by Lindsay TownsendTo Touch the Knight starts out as your average story, picks up pace along the middle, only to loose some of the magic along the way. While the historical accuracy is there, the characters in […]

Steel

Title: Steel Author: Carrie Vaughn Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: March 2011 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Jill has fought in dozens of fencing tournaments, but she has never held a sharpened blade. When she finds a corroded sword piece on a Caribbean beach, she is instantly intrigued and pockets it as her own personal treasure. My Thoughts: Jill is just an […]