Archives for April 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Cuckoo’s Song & Young Gods

Waiting on Wednesday: Cuckoo’s Song & Young Gods

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 –  Cuckoo’s Song […]

Review: The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz by Denis Avey

Review: The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz by Denis Avey

The almost unbelievable story of Denis Avey, now 92, began in 1944 when he was captured and sent to a POW work camp. He was put to work every day in a German factory, where he labored alongside Jewish prisoners from a nearby camp called Auschwitz. The stories they told him were horrifying. Eventually Avey’s […]

Review: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

Review: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant daughter, Martha. At first Martha is entranced by the parties and pomp, […]

Top Spot: In a Handful of Dust & The Book of You

Top Spot: In a Handful of Dust & The Book of You

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 […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Lately I’ve been reading a lot of books about The Holocaust and that time in history. Ever since as a child I read The Diary of Anne Frank, I have always wanted to delve deeper.. to try to understand (if that’s even possible) but also to do my part as […]

Spring Into Horror Read-a-Thon Starting Line

Spring Into Horror Read-a-Thon Starting Line

Spring into Horror Read-a-Thon is hosted by Seasons of Reading AKA Michelle @ The True Book Addict. The read-a-thon runs from Monday, April 28th at 12:00AM CST and ends on Sunday, May 4th 11:59CST. If you’re not into horror – don’t worry, you only need to read ONE book that fits in the following genres: […]

Mailbox Madness (72)

Mailbox Madness (72)

Mailbox Madness at MSC excited to be joining The Sunday Post which is hosted by Kimberly @ Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Mailbox Madness at MSC is also stoked to be joining Stacking the Shelves which is hosted by Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews. April’s Mailbox Madness Complicit by Stephanie Keuhn |Goodreads  I Am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff |Goodreads  […]

Shelf Reflections: Octopus Funny Facts, F That House, & Grieves the Band

Shelf Reflections: Octopus Funny Facts, F That House, & Grieves the Band

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

Review: The Book of You by Claire Kendal

Review: The Book of You by Claire Kendal

A mesmerizing tale of psychological suspense about a woman who must fight to escape an expert manipulator determined to possess her, Claire Kendal’s debut novel is a sophisticated and disturbing portrait of compulsion, control, and terror that will appeal to fans of Before I Go to Sleep, The Silent Wife, and Into the Darkest Corner. […]

WTF Wednesday: Luggage “Handling” Gone Wrong

WTF Wednesday is another new feature to My Shelf Confessions. We will be basically taking whatever we find around the web as “WTF” material and be bringing it to your attention – the good, the bad, and the ugly.. and well probably not so much of the good. 😉 It may or not not be […]

Waiting on Wednesday: We Were Liars

Waiting on Wednesday: We Were Liars

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 -We Were Liars […]

Review: The Butterfly Sister by Amy Gail Hansen

Review: The Butterfly Sister by Amy Gail Hansen

“My past was never more than one thought, one breath, one heartbeat away. And then, on that particular October evening, it literally arrived at my doorstep.“ Eight months after dropping out of Tarble, an all-women’s college, twenty-two-year-old Ruby Rousseau is still haunted by the memories of her senior year-a year marred by an affair with […]

Review: The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell

Review: The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell

Zombies have infested a fallen America. A young girl named Temple is on the run. Haunted by her past and pursued by a killer, Temple is surrounded by death and danger, hoping to be set free. For twenty-five years, civilization has survived in meager enclaves, guarded against a plague of the dead. Temple wanders this […]

Announcement: New Co-Blogger Joining My Shelf Confessions!

Announcement: New Co-Blogger Joining My Shelf Confessions!

Now you all know I’ve been pimping this special surprise I have for a little bit now – dying to reveal it [and frankly surprised I could keep it secret for this long!!] And here it is! Finally the reveal! I was very excited when Kat approached me about possibly co-blogging and the more we […]

Mailbox Madness (71)

Mailbox Madness (71)

Mailbox Madness at MSC excited to be joining The Sunday Post which is hosted by Kimberly @ Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Mailbox Madness at MSC is also stoked to be joining Stacking the Shelves which is hosted by Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews. April’s Mailbox Madness Dear Lucy by Julie Sarkissian |Goodreads [Thanks Simon & […]