Archives for April 2011

In My Mailbox (6)

In My Mailbox (6)

  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by  The Story Siren   This week was a HUGE mail week for me! I received books from a book blogger conference and also from Amazon! Books from Amazon: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks Hex Hall (Book #1) – Rachel Hawkins Ghostwriter – Travis Thrasher […]

Teaser Tuesday (1)

Teaser Tuesday (1)

  Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to […]

DearReader.com

As the way things always happen, I stumble upon something by clicking links through different sites – each one intriguing in their own right, sort of like Hanzel and Gretel’s crumbs in the forest, following a trail, except instead of finding my way home, I am exploring the world wide web. Today I stumbled on […]

In My Mailbox (5)

  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren  I haven’t posted my In My Mailbox in awhile, so I will list all of the books I have acquired since my last post (4/3). E-books, specifically for review: Spellbound – Cara Lynn Shultz  (will be released 6/28/11) The Poisoned House – […]

Follow Friday & Blog Hop (5)

Today’s Follow Friday featured question is: What is on your current playlist right now?Random stuff on my iTunes mostly.. lately there has been a lot of: Atomic Tom Owl City Taylor Swift Question: “If you find a book you love, do you hunt down other books by the same author?”“ My answer? Most definitely! I […]

We Have a Winner! –Stand for Japan Giveaway

GSMoch won our Stand for Japan Giveaway, I’ve already notified her and she’s replied, so congratz to her!! Thanks again for the participation, and the money we raised is definitely going to a good cause.

Perfume That Smells Like Books & Paper – YES!

I came across a short portion of a Shelf Awareness newsletter article that mentioned a new perfume coming out called Paper Passion, created by Karl Lagerfield (I didn’t know who he was either, I guess he’s a designer who also owns a bookstore in Paris and is opening one in Manhattan soon). Of course, being […]

Giveaway Update & Upcoming

I want to apologize for everyone who entered the Stand for Japan giveaway. I attended the Book Bloggers Online Conference (and trust me it’s going to help a ton on content on this blog!) Unfortunately, I was so busy that I couldn’t add up entries and pick a winner – and now that the conference […]

Book Review: The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

Book Review: The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

The Restorer (The Graveyard Queen #1) by Amanda Stevens My rating: 5 Stars AMAZINGTASTIC The Restorer begins with 9 year old Amelia Gray raking leaves at Rosehill cemetery with her father who’s the caretaker of the property. As she’s raking she spots a man staring at her from under an oak tree and her father […]

Book Review: Bite Me by Parker Blue

Book Review: Bite Me by Parker Blue

My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Bite Me, Val Shapiro is no ordinary teen. On the eve of her 18th birthday, she encounters a vampire sucking the life from a boy. We get to witness firsthand how kickass she can be, not only mentally with her ability to read vampire minds but also physically, […]

Upcoming Reviews

Upcoming Reviews

I’m sorry I didn’t get In My Mailbox up like I wanted too. I’ve been busy doing behind the scene blog-stuff (namely trying to figure my way around the trial-version of Adobe Photoshop) so I can finally fix my Grab button, add a unique rating system. Anyone who knows me knows I am not good […]

Follow Friday (4)

Want A Book Review?

I recently joined Twitter (@shelfconfession ), and I’m amazed at how much information I get from all those tweets! For instance, yesterday I happened to see @Tale_of_Reviews aka Julie from http://www.ataleofmanyreviews.blogspot.com/ tweet about an upcoming interview on blogtalkradio. Since I had never heard of blogtalkradio before I was curious, and since the interview was coming […]

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)

  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren This week was a little slower than my last two weeks (which were quite crazy LOL) but I’m just as excited! Dawn McCollough-White gave me a e-copy of her book The Cameo Assassin to review: In fact YOU can win a SIGNED […]

Book Review: Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter

Book Review: Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter

Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter My rating: 3 of 5 stars Infernal Devices is an account told by George Dower of Clerkenwell, London in the hopes of repairing his ruined reputation as a result of the events he lays out in full description and detail. A wild adventure complete with sea creatures, people who’ve seen […]