Monthly Archives: June 2011

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon *Stephanie’s Review*

It’s 1945 and Claire Randall is glad that this war is over. Now she and her husband can start to relax and get to know each other again. The war prevented them from doing that at the start of their marriage. Frank and Claire are vacationing in Scotland before moving on to Frank’s new position. Frank is researching his family tree and Claire keeps herself […]

By the Cover: Jane Eyre

How many of us love to stand in a bookstore and just stare at all the gorgeous book covers? Go on raise your hand you know you do! But we aren’t supposed to judge a book by it’s cover. A really pretty cover; however, can drag us in all the same. We’ll be picking out some of our favorite covers and displaying them here for […]

Waiting on Wednesday (12)

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:Quill prevails when the strong survive. Using this notion as the core of their society, the people of Quill partake in a yearly ceremony, wherein children at the age of thirteen are divided into three categories–the Wanteds, […]


Title: Wildefire Author: Karsten Knight Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publication Date: July 2011 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: Every flame begins with a spark. Ashline Wilde is having a rough sophomore year. She’s struggling to find her place as the only Polynesian girl in school, her boyfriend just cheated on her, and now her runaway sister, Eve, has decided to barge […]

Review: The Bride and the Buccaneer by Darlene Marshall

Reviewer: Lisa Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: Amber Quill Press ISBN: 978-1-60272-823-3Electronic ISBN: 978-1-60272-612-3Length: 93,000 words / 254 PagesRating: B; Great, would want to read againHeat Level: 4; Very hotMy Source: The Bride and the BuccaneerAhoy matey!! Prepare yourself for the dazzling tale that is The Bride and the Buccaneer by Darlene Marshall. Plenty of fun, plenty of adventure, this novel is sure to delight fans […]