Monthly Archives: August 2011

City of Ashes

Title: City of Ashes Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publication Date: March 2008 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If […]

Intentions of the Earl by Rose Gordon

Reviewer: Lisa Genre: Historical Romance Series: Scandalous Sisters Series Book 1Published: (February, 2011) ASIN: B004NNVB9ELength: 98,313 wordsRating: D; Finished, but would not recommendHeat Level: 2; Implied or mildMy Source: Intentions of the Earl by Rose Gordon Intentions of the Earl by Rose Gordon is a historical romance with an interesting plot but a few problems along the way. It starts out nicely, but has a […]

Georgette Heyer Birthday Bash Celebration

Here’s a great way to get the week started:Tuesday, August 16th would have been Georgette Heyer’s 109th birthday. In honor of this most beloved author, who many call the Queen of Regency Romance, Sourcebooks is discounting EVERY SINGLE one of the eBooks we currently have available to $1.99 for one week, getting Heyer’s Birthday Party started a day early on August 15th! That’s 46 books […]

IMM (38): Vlog

Big Thanks to Kristi, The Story Siren for this great feature. Big Thanks to Kristi for this lovely box of arcs!What did you get in your mailbox?Did you get a CM Punk T-shirt in the mail? (Please say yes as this will upset Johnny that you got your shirt before he got his.) 🙂

By the Cover: In Bed with a Highlander

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 […]