Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why I love…series AND stand-alones

Categories: book blog hop, meme, why I love Wednesdays
         "Why I love..." is a meme hosted by Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic which takes place on Wednesdays. Today's proclamation of love concerns  whether we love book Series OR Stand-alone novels.Ahhh...well, I'm the kid that when asked if she wanted chocolate or vanilla ice-cream would say "both", lol. My policy on making choices has always been, why not go with AND instead of OR? Yes, very mature of me, I know, I know...The truth is I love both, by large. There are series that I love and there are stand-alones I wouldn't go without.I'm Read more [...]

In my Mailbox #5

Categories: book blog hop, in my mailbox, meme
Hello my dear fellow readers! I'm having a peppy day, so be afraid, be very afraid, lol. Well, last week's grabs was somehow more modest then the XXL grab of the previous one,but considering my TBR&R pile has gotten back to 70 titles, it's more of a good thing then a bad one. But I've made a resolution for 2012 to read more of my own books and reduce the TBR&R pile to under 30 or less, so I have every confidence I'll fail make it. On with the goodies show, right? Right.NetGalley grab:This looks really really good, I can't wait to read it xDDD And Read more [...]

Review: Coffee at Little Angels by Nadine Rose Larter @Nayes1982

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, drama, fiction, RBR, review
      Coffee at Little AngelsNadine Rose Larter; Kindle EditionPublished May 26th 2011 by The Katalina PlayroomWhat do you do when you lose a childhood friend? What do you do when you know everyone is expecting you to come home? What do you do if you don't want to?Phillip, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Caleb, Maxine, Grant, Melanie and Josh grew up in a small town where they spent their high school years together as an inseparable clique. But high school has ended, and they are all living their own “grown up” lives, each under the impression that their Read more [...]

Did not finish: Fourth Reich Rising (Jack Shepherd Mystery Thrillers) by Tom Schwartz

Categories: did not finish, RBR, review, Tom Schwartz
   Fourth Reich Rising (Jack Shepherd Mystery Thrillers)Tom Schwartz; Kindle EditionPublished April 20th 2011 by RP Books & AudioThe descendents of Hitler's inner circle developed a plan for a Fourth Reich, like the Phoenix, rising from the ashes of the Third Reich. The key to success was to embroil the United States and Islamic countries in a major conflict, which would eventually drag in most of the world's nations. With the world in chaos, they would orchestrate their rise to power.- GoodreadsI'm sorry, but I couldn't do it. I just couldn't.I Read more [...]

Review: Legal Artistry (Bottled Up #5) by Andrew Grey @dsp_mm_romance

Categories: 3 butterflies, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
     Legal ArtistryAndrew Grey; Years ago, Dieter Krumpf’s grandmother died and left him everything, including a photo album containing pictures of the art collection she left behind when her family fled the Nazis. Now, Dieter is calling on the services of a lawyer, Gerald Young, to determine whether his family’s legacy might be returned to him.Gerald doesn’t hold out much hope that the paintings will be returned, but Dieter’s earnestness speaks to him and he agrees to help. At first he concludes that while Dieter has a case, suing in Read more [...]

Hoppity hop Galore #6: I’m thankful for…

Categories: #FF, book blog hop, meme
Feature & Follow Friday: This is the awesomest blog hop hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. This week's blogs to follow are Shanan @ The Book Addict and Books and Beyond.Q: It’s Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. so we want to know what you are Thankful for – blogging related of course! Who has helped you out along the way? What books are you thankful for reading?Yeah, happy Thanksgiving guys! It's not something we celebrate where I am from, but hey, my policy on these things is, as long someone somewhere in the world has something to Read more [...]