Archives for July 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: The Eye of Minds & Kinslayer

Waiting on Wednesday: The Eye of Minds & Kinslayer

 Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted by Breaking the Spine where we each share a book we’re waiting desperately to get our hands on! – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – April’s Pick Just look at […]

Review: A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin

Review: A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin

A hint of Recovery Road, a sample of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, and a cut of Juno. A Really Awesome Mess is a laugh-out-loud, gut-wrenching/heart-warming story of two teenagers struggling to find love and themselves. Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy. Justin was just having fun, but when […]

Giveaway: A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin

Giveaway: A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin

Ready for an a really awesome giveaway? OK, I admit it, that was cheesy considering the title of the book that’s being given away! Thanks to Media Masters & Egmont USA for generously providing this giveaway for our readers! Giveaway 1 Hardcover copy of A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin US only. […]

Teaser Tuesday: The Weight of Souls & Hold Me Closer, Necromancer

Teaser Tuesday: The Weight of Souls & Hold Me Closer, Necromancer

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – Pabkins: I always find it so entertaining to read a random quote from something that someone else […]

Top Spot: Three & The Hourglass Trilogy

Top Spot: Three & The Hourglass Trilogy

Top Spot is a feature on My Shelf Confessions where we pick our favorite read for the month [it will be posted sometime at the end of the month or first week of the next month.] We make sure that there are no spoilers, we just explain WHY it is this particular book was our […]

Mailbox Madness (34)

Mailbox Madness (34)

Mailbox Madness at MSC excited to be joining The Sunday Post which is hosted by Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. April’s Mailbox This week I blew through the entire Hourglass trilogy woohoo! It was awesome! I also received a surprise today from S&S Queen’s Gambit that sounds fascinating! Ever since watching the Tudors I’ve been […]

Shelf Reflections: Weird Books, Beautiful Libraries, & Songtasticness

Shelf Reflections: Weird Books, Beautiful Libraries, & Songtasticness

Shelf Reflections is a fun post where I & Tabs let all of you in on what we do when we’re “blogging,” the various happenings around the blog, where ever [my] internet ADD takes me or what we’re excited about. Basically a smorgasbord of amazingtasticness. Or weirdness. Take your pick! 😀 The Confessional I didn’t […]

Review: Maybe Tonight by Bridie Clark

Review: Maybe Tonight by Bridie Clark

Maybe Tonight? opens as the reader is getting ready for the most exciting party of the year—Midwinter’s Night Dream, set in the frosty woods just off campus—with her roommates and best friends Annabel Snow, Spider Harris, and Libby Monroe. Choices unfold quickly and the reader must decide which risks to take in pursuit of social […]

Your Fate in Fiction: Time, It’s in Your Hands!

Your Fate in Fiction: Time, It’s in Your Hands!

Welcome to Your Fate in Fiction! If you’re a long-time visitor of the blog you may have seen this feature in the past! Well we’re brushing the dust off and bringing it back to life! Your Fate in Fiction gives YOU the opportunity to tell us what YOU’D do in a certain situation, usually inspired by […]

Review: Quarantine: The Saints by Lex Thomas

Review: Quarantine: The Saints by Lex Thomas

Don’t forget to check out the giveaway we have going for US Residents for books 1 & 2 in the Quarantine series on the sidebar! A cross between the Gone series and Lord of the Flies, Quarantine #2: The Saints contunues this frenetically paced and scary young adult series that illustrates just how deadly high […]

Giveaway: Quarantine: The Loners & The Saints by Lex Thomas

Giveaway: Quarantine: The Loners & The Saints by Lex Thomas

My Shelf Confessions is excited to be hosting a giveaway provided by Media Masters & Egmont USA! If you’ve read the blog recently you know how much I love Quarantine!  Also check out my review of the second book Quarantine: The Saints! Here is your chance to win a copy of each of the books! […]

Discussion: Are You Afraid to Branch Out With Your Blog?

As we write book reviews, post guest author interviews, and other book related things, we get labelled Book Blogs. It makes sense. The question I wonder is: Does the “Book Blog” label ever prevent you or make you think twice before posting something that isn’t so book-centric? I know many book bloggers also incorporate music […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Archetype & Lovecraft’s Monsters

Waiting on Wednesday: Archetype & Lovecraft’s Monsters

 Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted by Breaking the Spine where we each share a book we’re waiting desperately to get our hands on! – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – April’s Pick I love books […]

Teaser Tuesday: Hourglass & Darwin Elevator

Teaser Tuesday: Hourglass & Darwin Elevator

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – Pabkins: I always find it so entertaining to read a random quote from something that someone else […]

Shelf Reflections: Adult Swim, Malcolm Gladwell Cover Makeovers, & Robot Plushes

Shelf Reflections: Adult Swim, Malcolm Gladwell Cover Makeovers, & Robot Plushes

Shelf Reflections is a fun post where I & Tabs let all of you in on what we do when we’re “blogging,” the various happenings around the blog, where ever [my] internet ADD takes me or what we’re excited about. Basically a smorgasbord of amazingtasticness. Or weirdness. Take your pick! 😀 The Confessional So I […]