Monthly Archives: August 2011

By the Cover: The Help

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 […]

Bout of Books Wrap Up Post

I decided to join Amanda from On a Book Bender in her Bout of Books Read-a-thon. I knew I was going to be super busy during the read-a-thon as I was in a wedding (and dj-ed) on Saturday so I knew I wouldn’t get much reading time in but I did awful!!! Read-a-Thon Goals Get caught up with my review books. Read at least 3 […]

The Unwanteds

Title: The Unwanteds Author: Lisa McMann Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publication Date: Aug 30, 2011 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself       Summary from Barnes and Noble: Every year in Quill, thirteen-year-olds are sorted into categories: the strong, intelligent Wanteds go to university, and the artistic Unwanteds are sent to their deaths.   Thirteen-year-old Alex tries his hardest to be stoic when his fate is announced […]

Beneath the Texas Sky by Jodi Thomas

Reviewer: Lisa Genre: Historical RomancePublisher: Zebra (May, 2011 – Reissue)IBSN: 9781420114737Length: 384 PagesRating: C; Enjoyable, would recommendHeat Level: 4; Very hotMy Source: Beneath the Texas Sky by Jodi ThomasBeneath the Texas Sky by Jodi Thomas is an overwhelming and angst-filled western romance about love lost and found again. Thomas fans may want to prepare themselves for something a little different than her normal fare. This […]