Archives for August 2011

Giveaway: Back to Books Hop

Giveaway: Back to Books Hop

Hosted by I Am a Reader & Buried in Books This giveaway is special for me. Not only is it Back to Books Hop, but I’m also celebrating 400+ followers! So this is my follower appreciation giveaway as well, I’m combining the two – which means you are going to have the chance to win […]

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

The Keeper of Lost Causes, the first installment of Adler- Olsen’s Department Q series, features the deeply flawed chief detective Carl MØrck, who used to be a good homicide detective-one of Copenhagen’s best. Then a bullet almost took his life. Two of his colleagues weren’t so lucky, and Carl, who didn’t draw his weapon, blames […]

Teaser Tuesday (9)

Teaser Tuesday (9)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from She Smells the Dead by E.J. Stevens Heck, my biggest fear is finally kissing Garrett Hamlin, the guy I’ve been drooling over since 8th grade, and smelling something awful. Like skunk butt or sweaty gym […]

Blog Tour: Silas by Robert J. Duperre

Blog Tour: Silas by Robert J. Duperre

Today My Shelf Confessions is very pleased to be opening the blog tour for Robert J. Duperre’s new book Silas! There are some very exciting things planned for the tour – we’ll get to that in a few. For now, let’s read what an average day in Rob’s life is like as a writer: Ah, […]

In My Mailbox (15)

In My Mailbox (15)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren This In My Mailbox is a special one. It’s dedicated to two of my Skype Sisters – Bex @ Kindle Fever, and Amanda @ Letters Inside Out. They get me in so much trouble – trouble I would NEVER, EVER get into on […]

Book Review: Sins of the Mother by Tara Hyland

Book Review: Sins of the Mother by Tara Hyland

  Franny Healey is an Irish farm girl with big dreams and an even bigger secret. Abandoned in her time of need by the man she thought loved her, she chooses to run away than be forced into a marriage of convenience. Sins of the Mother is the tale of a family of women and […]

Follow Friday (9) & Top Spot (1)

Follow Friday (9) & Top Spot (1)

This is a weeky meme hosted by the ever awesome Parajunkee and Alison.This weeks question: Q. In books like the Sookie Stackhouse (True Blood) series the paranormal creature in question “comes out of the closet” and makes itself known to the world. Which mythical creature do you wish would come out of the closet, for […]

Giveaway: Celebrating Provence!

Giveaway: Celebrating Provence!

I recently read and reviewed a fabulous book: The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson. You can read my review here. I think it’s an amazingtastic book and I loved the idea behind Marthe Lincel’s story, one of the characters in the novel. Marthe is blind and she becomes a successful perfumer, using her loss of sight […]

Book Review: The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson

Book Review: The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson

  Dom and Eve meet each other by chance and end up having a whirlwind romance. They decide in their romantic euphoria, to buy a crumbling hamlet in Provence, France. In their isolation they slowly begin the immense task of bringing the property with its buildings, courtyards and terraces, back to life and its former […]

Teaser Tuesday (8)

Teaser Tuesday (8)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen, which just came out today, so be sure and check it out!   For them she was the woman in the cage, but she was the one […]

Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

****If you have not read Vampire Academy series in FULL yet, you may not want to read anything about Bloodlines since there is a crucial plot point discussed that carries over from the VA series – Bloodlines takes off pretty much where VA left off, so I want to give everyone fair WARNING.**** Alchemist Sydney […]

In My Mailbox (14)

In My Mailbox (14)

 In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren This week I’m a bit embarrassed to admit I went a little crazy when I found out B&N was having a 50% off sale – I blame my friend Amanda for telling me about said sale. Alright, so let’s start with the books […]

Follow Friday (8)

Follow Friday (8)

This is a weeky meme hosted by the ever awesome Parajunkee and Alison.For details on how this meme works, be sure to click on the image above.This weeks question: Q. If you could write yourself a part in a book, what book would it be and what role would you play in that book? This […]

Book Review: The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill

Book Review: The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill

  Sir Wilfred “Wolf” Hadda has it all, a beautiful wife who grew up in a castle – his own fairy tale princess, a great business that’s made him rich and successful far beyond his humble beginnings as the son of a woodcutter, and a daughter who’s the apple of his eye. Unfortunately, his past […]

Teaser Tuesday (7)

Teaser Tuesday (7)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson that will be up for review shortly on the blog! So stay tuned for that.   “I love to read.” “What kind of reading?” Sometimes you can tell all you […]