Archives for November 2011

Teaser Tuesday (20)

Teaser Tuesday (20)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from Switched by Amanda Hocking and I’m really loving it! “What kind of child are you, Wendy?”She slowly walked around the island,coming toward me. The knife in her hand looked far more menacing than it had […]

Why I’m Not Jumping on the G+ Bandwagon

 I know that a lot of people are confused about the new changes, with GFC  going away for non-blogger blogs –and also the fear it could be going away for Blogger blogs in the future. It’s understandable – GFC has been a tremendously convenient way to follow blogs, and even more so for bloggers to […]

Tour: Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa

Tour: Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa

Iron Knight Tour Featuring Julie Kagawa I am pleased to welcome Julie Kagawa to My Shelf Confessions as a stop on the Official Blog Tour; she’s been kind enough to answer a few questions! As I’m sure all of you know, her new book Iron Knight is out, it’s the latest in the Iron Fey […]

Follow Friday (18)

Follow Friday (18)

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.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 […]

IMPORTANT: Letter to All Followers Regarding GFC

IMPORTANT: Letter to All Followers Regarding GFC

Dear Followers, I’m writing a special post to all of you because it’s come to my attention that the most popular way to follow my blog (and many blogs) the Google Friend Connect widget is no longer going to be a viable option beginning March 2012. According to Google, Friend Connect is not a popular […]

Teaser Tuesday (19)

Teaser Tuesday (19)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard. Think calm thoughts. I’m going to count down from one hundred, and as soon as I touch all of you, you’ll be in my power. – pg. 12 Pretty […]

In My Mailbox (20)

In My Mailbox (20)

Hosted by The Story Siren It’s been a little while since I’ve done this! So I have a fairly nice IMM this time around although not all of it came in “this” week 😀 So let’s see..       Agatha Christie An Autobiography Source: HarperCollins | Harper       Agatha Christie Tote Bag! […]

TGIF: Books I’m Most Thankful for Receiving

TGIF: Books I’m Most Thankful for Receiving

TGIF is hosted by GReads! Giving Thanks: Which books are you most thankful for receiving from other bloggers, friends, family members, or publishers? Since I don’t really get that many books from family members (they know I love to read and already have so many books LOL) and usually what I get from friends are […]

Follower Gratitude Enter For: Soul Screamers 3 in 1 by Rachel Vincent

Follower Gratitude Enter For: Soul Screamers 3 in 1 by Rachel Vincent

Hosted by I Am a Reader & All-Consuming Books What you can win: Rachel Vincent Soul Screamers book 3 in 1, the book includes: 0.5  Prequel: My Soul to Lose 1.  My Soul to Take 2.  My Soul to Save   Thank You! This is a special giveaway hop of gratitude. I want to thank […]

Teaser Tuesday (18)

Teaser Tuesday (18)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. My teaser this week comes from Agatha Christie An Autobiography by Agatha Christie. Max and I went on a motor tour of the castles of the Loire once with my daughter, Rosalind, and and one of her friends. The friend measured […]

Review: The Time in Between by Maria Duenas

Review: The Time in Between by Maria Duenas

Sira Quiroga is a poor seamstress in Madrid and her life is pretty much mapped out for her. She’ll meet someone, get married, have children, and hopefully her husband will be wealthy enough so that she won’t have to work. Sira was right on track – she had met the man she was going to […]

Where You Write: M.R. Cornelius

Where You Write: M.R. Cornelius

Where You Write Featuring M.R. Cornelius If you’re a fellow writer, at some point you’ve gotten bogged down by a scene or a conversation that just wasn’t working. How can I get my hero out of this mess? What’s my character going to say to that!? When I get blocked, I have to walk away […]

TGIF: Characters We Love to Hate

TGIF: Characters We Love to Hate

TGIF is hosted by GReads! It’s a meme meant to recap the week and also pose a question. This is the first time I’ve done it on My Shelf Confessions – and I’m excited! Love-Hate Relationship: Which characters from a book do you love to hate? Let’s see.. if you’ve stopped by before you might […]

Review: How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

Review: How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

How to Save a Life is told from the dual perspectives of Mandy and Jill, two very different girls who have lived vastly different lives. Jill has always had financial security and lives in a cozy McMansion in an upper class neighborhood. She learns her comfortable life doesn’t shield her from grief and loneliness when […]

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! I Mean #WWReaders :)

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! I Mean #WWReaders :)

  We want to thank all the participants of the Wonderfully Wicked Read-a-thon so much! We had so much fun and all the feedback that was provided was very encouraging and helpful! We’ll definitely be taking it into account for our next read-a-thon – which we’re working on figuring out dates for. I’m sure everyone […]