Archives for May 2014

Top Spot: Night Terrors & Night Film

Top Spot: Night Terrors & Night Film

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 […]

Clean Sweep ARC Challenge Finish Line

Clean Sweep ARC Challenge Finish Line

  It”s been a crazy month of May – like holy cow we can’t believe it’s coming to a close already?!? Seriously?! It went by so freaking fast!  Major thanks to Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Angie at Angela”s Anxious Life for hosting this month’s Clean Sweep ARC Challenge! I know I was a […]

Review: The Map Thief by Michael Blanding

Review: The Map Thief by Michael Blanding

The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers—both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate the world. But to those who collect them, the map trade can be a […]

Armchair BEA Giveaway: Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Armchair BEA Giveaway: Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

  Giveaway!!  What are we at MSC giving away? Let’s see… What do you have to do to enter? Good question.. fill our this rafflecopter to your hearts content 😀 and yes, this is open to all internationals! *we promise we won’t make you promise your soul.. we’ll save that for our blogoversary” mwuahhaha a […]

Armchair BEA: Topic: Expanding Blogging Horizons

Expanding Blogging Horizons (Kat) What do you think about when you think about going beyond blogging or expanding your horizons? Is it a redesign of your blog? Have you branched out into freelance writing or even published a novel of your very own? Or, have you moved into a different venue like podcasts or vlogging? […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Red Winter & A Girl Called Fearless

Waiting on Wednesday: Red Winter & A Girl Called Fearless

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 –  Red Winter […]

Armchair BEA: More Than Just Words & Author Interaction

Armchair BEA: More Than Just Words & Author Interaction

More Than Just Words (Kat) More Than Just Words There are so many mediums that feature more than just words and enhance a story in a multitude of ways. Examples may include graphic novels and comics, audiobooks, or even multimedia novels. On this day, we will be talking about those books and formats that move beyond […]

First Chapter – First Paragraph: The Map Thief & Sharp Objects

First Chapter – First Paragraph: The Map Thief & Sharp Objects

First Chapter – First Paragraph is a meme that we stumbled upon that we thought looked completely fun! If you want to join in or look for more information, Bibliophile by the Sea is the host of this lovely meme! It’s pretty self explanatory – you share the first paragraph of the first chapter of […]

Review: The Stranger on the Train by Abbie Taylor

Review: The Stranger on the Train by Abbie Taylor

Your baby has been stolen by a stranger. The police won’t listen. What would you do? Abbie Taylor shows remarkable flair in this involving and intriguing debut novel. A young mother’s nightmare comes true… the tube doors close with her baby still on the train. Struggling as a single mother, Emma sometimes wishes that her […]

Armchair BEA Start Up: April & Kat in Three Questions

Armchair BEA Start Up: April & Kat in Three Questions

Welcome to our humble abode, My Shelf Confessons – we’re April and Kat and we hope you love our blog as much as we do, hehe 😉 So! A little introduction of ourselves here.. April in Three Questions Please tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? How long have you been blogging? […]

Mailbox Madness (76)

Mailbox Madness (76)

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 I went on a HUGE e-library binge last week […]

Shelf Reflections: All Orphan Black #CloneClub ALL THE TIME

Shelf Reflections: All Orphan Black #CloneClub ALL THE TIME

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 OK so I was trying […]

Armchair BEA Wants YOU!

Armchair BEA Wants YOU!

Armchair BEA is an event where those of us who can’t make it to BEA in NYC still get to have some fun! We get to mingle with other bloggers, have a chance to win some prizes, learn a few things, get in some action on Twitter, and this year Instagram too! It’s completely fun, […]

Review: Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

Review: Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

When you dream, you visit the Maelstrom. Dream long enough and hard enough, and your dreams can break through into the living world. So can your nightmares. And who’s there to catch the dreams and nightmares as they fall into reality? Meet the Shadow Watch. Pray you never need them… [from Amazon] It’s Men In […]

Swedish Crime Novel Challenge

Swedish Crime Novel Challenge

Welcome to the Swedish Crime Novel Challenge! We love a good thriller here at My Shelf Confessions – and there are always great ones coming out of Sweden! Stiegg Larsson comes to mind, so does Camilla Lackberg and Jo Nesbo.. and just to be clear – it doesn’t have to be a Swedish author – […]