Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bout of Books 8.0: Goals and Tracking

The Official Blurb: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number […]

The Dream Thieves

  Title: The Dream Thieves Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publication Date: September 17th 2013 Publisher: Scholastic Press   Goodreads Summary: Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Meanwhile, some […]

Book Promo: Black Spring

Summary: Inspired by the gothic classic Wuthering Heights, this stunning new fantasy from the author of the Books of Pellinor is a fiercely romantic tale of betrayal and vengeance. In a savage land sustained by wizardry and ruled by vendetta, Lina is the enchanting but willful daughter of a village lord. She and her childhood companion, Damek, have grown up privileged and spoiled, and they’re […]

Discussion: Book Snobbery

Let me set the scene: You’re a reader in a public space (park bench, public transportation, library) and you whip out the most recent best seller in your favorite genre. More than likely you’re so engrossed in you book that you don’t notice the derisive looks being cast in your direction. You don’t even know it but you’ve been a victim of book snobbery! Things […]