Jul 07

“What it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” ~ ‘Alice in Zombieland’ by Gena Showalter #Review #COYER #RWBRAT

Here’s a book that I have had for a long while on my eReader. I am sure it was procured for two reasons: It has one of the most beautiful covers; and It relates to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one … Continue reading

Jul 06

Assume the position ~ ‘We Will Be Crashing Shortly’ by Hollis Gillespie #Review #COYER #RWBRAT

**This is the sequel to Unaccompanied Minor, so there may be some spoilers.** This book is even crazier than the first. It picks up shortly after April Mae Manning, the almost-sixteen-year-old, who is now the owner of WorldAir, suddenly doesn’t for a … Continue reading

Jul 05

Or it’ll be the last thing you do ~ ‘Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover’ by Ally Carter #Review #COYER #RWBRAT

**This is book 3 of the “Gallagher Girls” series, so there may be some spoilers re previous volumes.** It’s been a while since I read book two of the series, and I wish I hadn’t waited so long. All of … Continue reading

Jul 04

July 4th – July 10th: Red, White & Blue Read-A-Thon! #COYER

For seven whole days, take part in this challenge-within-a-challenge during #COYER (which you absolutely do NOT need to participate in to do this read-a-thon). Join the Americans as we celebrate Independence Day by reading books with red, white or blue … Continue reading

Jul 03

Too short, though sweet ~ ‘Happy Again’ by Jennifer E. Smith #Review #COYER

**Happy Again is a sequel novella to This is What Happy Looks Like, so there may be spoilers.** I just (happily) discovered that Ms. Smith wrote a mini-sequel to her novel This Is What Happy Looks Like. The coolest thing about … Continue reading

Jul 02

I still don’t know ~ ‘Who Is Mackie Spence?’ by Lin Kaymer #Review #COYER

Jeremy Tarleton has developed feelings for one of his oldest friends.  But how can he tell her? Mackie has been different this fall, ever since she nearly drowned in the summer while boating with her family. Jeremy volunteers at a wildlife … Continue reading

Jul 01

Pip pip, nudge nudge, wink wink ~ ‘The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British’ by Sarah Lyall #Review

My awesome library sells donated books on the cheap, and I was lucky enough to find The Anglo Files a couple of months ago. An American journalist working for the New York Times met and married an Englishman in New York City. … Continue reading

Jun 30

Please leave a message at the BEEP ~ ‘Eighth Grave After Dark’ by Darynda Jones #Review

(Charley Davidson #8) I don’t think I can even try to describe what is happening now in book #8 without giving all previous books away. Suffice it to say that Charley is about to have the baby, she and Reyes … Continue reading

Jun 29

Secrets, Giselle & Murder? ‘Unlovely’ by Celeste Conway #Review #COYER

All I knew about this book was what I gleaned from the cover: it was about ballet, and somehow, love and horror were involved. As the story opens, I had the distinct feeling that it was taking place sometime in … Continue reading

Jun 26

When Was the Last Time Things Were Perfect? ‘That Summer’ by Sarah Dessen #Review #COYER

This is my third Sarah Dessen book. I’m not claiming to be a huge fan, but her books always seem thoughtful with themes that appear to border on the introspective. She’s not trying to impress you, get you to fall in … Continue reading