flights of fancy

There are times when I run across an author who’s style and imagination floor me leaving me in total awe. Recently, I read two novels by the author Laura Whitcomb The Fetch and A Certain Slant of Light. I was enthralled not only with the stories but with the author’s beautiful voice and style.This post […]

Posted 29 June, 2010 by Danny in / 3 Comments

Review: Black Box by Julie Schumacher

Black Box Author: Julie SchumacherPublished: September, 2008Links: Goodreads, Amazon (available as Kindle edition)eAudio Book borrowed from library by reviewer Description: When her sixteen-year-old sister is hospitalized for depression and her parents want to keep it a secret, fourteen-year-old Elena tries to cope with her own anxiety and feelings of guilt that she is determined to […]

Posted 27 June, 2010 by Danny in / 4 Comments

Blog Hopedihop and Weekly Round up!!

Again Friday? It’s unbelievable right? The weeks pass in such a blur… So yep, it’s again Friday, which means time for a weekly Round up and a Blog HopediHop!! I love this feature, I found so many wonderful blogs I wouldn’t have found otherwise. Plus, all your lovely faces that show up and decide the […]

Posted 25 June, 2010 by Danny in / 11 Comments

Old Friends

Today’s post made me think of this song. Enjoy: My old friends who sit upon my bookshelves  have been whispering to me of late. They plead “Read me again, cutie. Come on,” they beseech me. “Don’t you remember how divine it was the first time we met?” How can I refuse their siren call!?! How […]

Posted 24 June, 2010 by Danny in / 11 Comments

Summer Book ContestWINNERS!!!!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered!!! And without further ado, here are our winners: The Signed Copy ofAll Unquiet Thingsis…… Patsy! The Super, SummeryClam Shell Book Thongis…… Jean! The Mockingjay InspiredNecklaceis…… HeatherKegler! A Copy of The Reckoningis…… Jillian! And now for our Mystery Prizes!!!The Printer’s Row Literary Fest was fantastic.Out of the myriad […]

Posted 22 June, 2010 by Danny in / 6 Comments

Review: Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold

Paper Daughter Author: Jeanette IngoldPublished: April 12, 2010Links: Goodreads, Amazon (currently NOT available as Kindle edition)free eBook received from NetGalley by reviewer Description: Maggie Chen was born with ink in her blood. Her journalist father has fired her imagination with the thrill of the newsroom. But now Maggie’s father has been killed, and she is […]

Posted 20 June, 2010 by Danny in / 2 Comments

Blog Hop and Weekly Round Up

Another week has passed and that means it’s time for us to hop to it: getting to check out other book blogs and summing up what we were up to this week. Jen over at Crazy for Books is again hosting a Blog Hop which is a great opportunity to check out some fantastic book […]

Posted 18 June, 2010 by Danny in / 17 Comments

Review: Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Going Bovine Author: Libba BrayPublished: September 22, 2009Links: Goodreads, Amazon (available as Kindle edition)eAudio book borrowed from Library by reviewer Description: Cameron Smith, 16, is slumming through high school, overshadowed by a sister “pre-majoring in perfection,” while working (ineptly) at the Buddha Burger. Then something happens to make him the focus of his family’s attention: […]

Posted 17 June, 2010 by Danny in / 10 Comments

A Monster & A Graceling

There are a lot of reasons to love a novel.A sweeping setting that sucks you right in.A lovable cast of characters that you just click with.A gripping plot-line that you have to figure out.When these three combined in just the right way it’s pure magic.Let’s be honest, finding all three of these in a novel […]

Posted 15 June, 2010 by Danny in / 15 Comments

Kindle – iPad? for the love of eBooks!

Are you a classical reader? Meaning you love the smell of a new book when you open it, and you just love to hold a real book that you can put in your shelf? Or, are you among those who read eBooks and love the possibilities you have with a eBook reader? Beginning of the […]

Posted 13 June, 2010 by Danny in Danny / 7 Comments

Time for the BlogHopedihop and a weekly roundup!

It’s already Friday! Time is running so fast, sometimes you just keep wondering. I’m still beyond happy that the girls and I started this blog here, it made me meet so many awesome and lovely people, it’s a wonderment – each one of you. Plus, I read much more than before, which is partly due […]

Posted 11 June, 2010 by Danny in / 15 Comments

Let Me Count The Ways

I just finished reading a fantastic book! Upon reflection, I think what I loved the most was how refreshing it was.The book is The Body Finder.The author is Kimberly Derting.And the following are five reasons I adored it sofa king much. A blurp about the book: 1. The Girl With The Morbid Ability (pic taken […]

Posted 10 June, 2010 by Danny in / 21 Comments

Summer Book Contest!

Whenever I’m lucky enough to go to a book signing, I (Pushy) seem to be incapable of NOT picking up an extra signed copy to give away on the blog. This is probably why my husband doesn’t encourage me to go to too many book signings. I do have a mortgage to pay after all…. […]

Posted 7 June, 2010 by Danny in / 76 Comments