Review: The Ruby Kiss (The Magic Knot #4) by Helen Scott Taylor

Categories: 3 butterflies, fantasy, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance
     The Ruby Kiss (The Magic Knot #4)Helen Scott Taylor; Paperback, 304 pagesPublished November 15th 2011 by Dorchester Publishing Company, Inc.A POWERFUL NIGHTSTALKERNightshade hungers to bring the strong and beautiful to their knees beneath the ecstasy of his bite, but he has never known sexual lust––not until he meets Ruby McDonald, the curvy redhead who wields attitude and strength like an ax, and who would be the perfect mother of his children. Caught in a clash between the Seelie and Unseelie courts, he vows not only her survival Read more [...]

2012 TBR PILE Reading Challenge

Categories: 2012, challenge, tbr pile reading challenge
Hosts: Evie from Bookish -  @SeoEvieNicole from All I Ever Read -  @NicoleabouttownBonnie from Hands and Home -  @HandsHomeBlogDonna from Book Passion For Life -  @BookPforLifeCaitlin from WatchYA Reading -  @caitlingssRie from Mission To Read -  @missiontoreadVicky from Books, Biscuits & Tea - @alouetteuette Christa from Hooked On Books -  @ChristasBooksJenna from Fans Of Fiction -  @fansoffictionAngel from Mermaids Vision -  @mermaidvisionsThis is something I'd already planned on doing so this Read more [...]

Hoppity hop Galore #7: My bookish pet peeves…

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 Lauren @ Lauren Gets Literal and Fic Book Reviews.Q: What is your biggest pet peeve when it comes to books? Maybe you don’t like love triangles or thin plots? Tell us about it!Ah...this is gonna be a long post...Ok, let's make this into a list, I love lists, like any respectable OCD-ish creature out there xDDD1 - Insipid characters:You might start throwing things at me, but hey, it comes with the territory. Strong Read more [...]

Guest Post: Writing to Impress Women is Stupid and Other Things I’ve Learned by Jonathan Cook

Categories: book tour, guest post, Jonathan Cook
Hey guys! As I'm sure you already know, Jonathan Cook is the author of Youth and Other Fictions, of which you read my review yesterday. I'm very happy to tell you this is the first ever guest post on my blog, and I feel it's a fabulous way to start.So without further ado, feast your eyes on...     "Writing to Impress Women is Stupid and Other Things I’ve Learned"“Writing to impress women is stupid.”This appears in one of my notebooks in large block letters, underlined and circled repeatedly. I recall writing it one night after sending out Read more [...]

Book Lover’s Holiday Giveaways Hop ~ Int, 13 prize packs

Categories: events, giveaway hop, I am a reader not a Writer
Book Lover's Holiday Giveaways HopHosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer& Kid Lit Frenzy2 - 6 DecemberSo, guys, this is my Holidays giveaway, so I did my best to make it EPIC. And it is that way because of all the fabulous authors that wanted to donate their ebooks to this event. We've got a grand total of 13 prize packs and 48 titles for the loot. I'll list the prizes lower, and then the rules & form, cool? You guys just click the suggestive spoiler title on the pink row bellow for the long list of prizes to show up, ok?Click to read more...» Read more [...]

Review: Youth and Other Fictions by Jonathan Cook

Categories: 4 butterflies, book tour, drama, fiction, Jonathan Cook, RBR, review
    Youth and Other FictionsJonathan Cook; Kindle EditionPublished September 23rd 2011Jonathan Cook's debut novel looks at the horrors of a school shooting and its psychological effects on those involved. Told from two perspectives--one a student's and one a teacher's--the story reveals the inner concerns leading up to the moment when the world falls apart and the anxieties of coping with the broken pieces afterwards.- GoodreadsWow...you know, I sometimes wonder why it is that we're so often fascinated with killers, and twisted minds, and despicable Read more [...]