Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tackling My TBR Thursday {9}

Tackling My TBR Thursday is a new weekly feature at Once Upon a Chapter. I’ve used a feature before to highlight books in my TBR pile. The difference with this feature is that once a week I am going to highlight a book from my TBR “pile” (any book listed in my GoodReads profile before 2/7/13; clearly preorders do not count) that is going to […]

For Darkness Shows the Stars

Title: For Darkness Shows the Stars Author: Diana Peterfreund Publisher: Balzer & Bray Publication Date: June 2012 Classification: YA Novel Summary from Goodreads: It’s been several generations since a genetic experiment gone wrong caused the Reduction, decimating humanity and giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology. Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with […]

Double Review: Walking Disaster

Title: Walking Disaster Author: Jamie McGuire Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: April 2013 Classification: New Adult Novel Summary from Goodreads: Finally, the highly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Beautiful Disaster. Can you love someone too much? Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. In Walking Disaster, the life of Travis is full of fast women, underground gambling, and […]

Only You Guest Post: Writing Under Pressure

Book Title: Only You Author Name: Lorna Peel Genre: Romantic Suspense Length of Book in pages: 111 Publisher: Entranced Publishing Summary: Jane Hollinger is single, divorced, and the wrong side of thirty – as she puts it. Her friends are pressuring her to dive back into London’s dating pool, but she’s content with her quiet life as a genealogy teacher. Robert Armstrong is every woman’s […]

Review: The Seduction of Phaeton Black by Jillian Stone

The Seduction of Phaeton Black by Jillian Stone is a fun, mysterious, sexy read that will have me coming back for more. It had so many elements that I enjoyed that it was impossible for me to not like this book. Stone took all of the following and mixed them all together to create a fantastic story; London just after Jack the Ripper, psychic abilities, […]