Monthly Archives: July 2014

STACKING THE SHELVES | #27-28

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It’s time for this week’s WWW Wednesdays, hosted by Should Be Reading blog (head over and check them out!). This link up asks three questions What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll be reading next?  Here are my WWW answers! What did I recently finish reading?   I missed last week,… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | AUTHORS I OWN THE MOST BOOKS BY

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Ten Authors I Own the Most Books By. Which, to be totally honest? I can’t really answer. Because my bookshelves are double stacked and architecturally delicate and I have further stacks of books all over the place, and they’re not organized, so I can’t even just count them…. Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | FOREVER…. – JUDY BLUME

  There’s a first for everything. When you build up something in your mind — really imagine it, wish for it — sometimes, when it actually happens, it doesn’t live up to your expectations. True love is nothing like that. Especially not for Katherine and Michael, who can’t get enough of each other. Their relationship is unique: sincere, intense, and… Read more »

STACKING THE SHELVES | #31

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Time to look at the books I added to my shelves this week with Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews! Not necessarily books I bought – also includes books I borrowed, was given or otherwise ended up with. Weeks where I don’t buy books I’ll scramble around my shelves and find some books I haven’t shared in a StS… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | CHARACTERS I’D WANT WITH ME ON A DESERT ISLAND

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Top Ten Characters I’d Want with Me On a Desert Island! Let’s see if I make it to 10… 1. Hermione Granger, because of COURSE. 2. Dumbledore. What? There’s nothing in the rules about one character per book. 3. Gandalf. You know, in case something happens to… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS – MARINA KEEGAN

Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family, friends, and… Read more »

STACKING THE SHELVES | #30

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Time to look at the books I added to my shelves this week with Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews! Not necessarily books I bought – also includes books I borrowed, was given or otherwise ended up with. Weeks where I don’t buy books I’ll scramble around my shelves and find some books I haven’t shared in a StS… Read more »

BOOK REVIEW | KISSING: A FIELD GUIDE – VIOLET BLUE

Kissing is an art form. A great kiss can stop traffic, start a five-alarm fire, and feel like Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Get your smooch on with all the different tricks and tips in this handy guide. Bestselling author and columnist Violet Blue helps readers choose — and perfect — their very own unforgettable kissing style. Learn how… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | FAVOURITE MOVIES/TV SHOWS

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Top Ten Movies and TV Shows!A bit of a departure from the norm, but one I won’t have any trouble with! Movies Cold Comfort Farm I recently (finally) finished reading this book, but I’ve been a fan of the movie pretty much since it came out. Featuring the… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW: DEADFALL – CHRIS RYAN

Zak Darke is sent on what seems like a straightforward surveillance op in South Africa but it soon turns into the toughest, most dangerous mission he has ever faced. An old enemy has teamed up with a terrifying gang of child soldiers and Zak is caught in the middle. Having travelled to the heart of the African jungle, will he… Read more »

WWW WEDNESDAYS #25

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It’s time for this week’s WWW Wednesdays, hosted by Should Be Reading blog (head over and check them out!). This link up asks three questions What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll be reading next?  Here are my WWW answers! What did I recently finish reading? I just finished this last… Read more »

RELEASE DAY REVIEW: LANDLINE – RAINBOW ROWELL

  Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost seems besides the point now. Maybe that was always besides the point. Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells… Read more »