Category Archives: 2012 Books Read

My second New Year’s Resolution for 2012 is to read 100 books and see 100 movies this year. I think I will be able to stick to this longer than any weight-loss regimen…

Review: ‘CIN’ by Christina Leigh Pritchard

Lisa lives with her mom, Amber, in sunny Florida. Unfortunately, due to Amber’s lack of job-keeping skills, their house has been foreclosed upon and Amber is sending Lisa to Lynn, Massachusetts to stay with an aunt she has never met while Amber tries... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Raven Boys’ by Maggie Stiefvater

Rating: 5  The Low Down: What if you grew up knowing that your kiss would one day cause the death of your true love? This was no idle threat from an overbearing father, mind you, for Blue Sargent has no father. When you come from a family of... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Marked’ by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Rating: 3 The Low Down: Vampyres are known entities in this world, and when a tracker marks you, you become a fledgling vampyre. If you don’t get to the House of Night immediately, you could die. That’s where the marked go to live, learn about... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Candidates’ by Inara Scott

Rating: 3 The Low Down: Imagine you are an average girl, not popular, not monied, not memorable. That’s just the way Dancia Lewis wants it, considering the horrible thing she is able to do. She lives with her grandmother in very modest surroundings... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Dead Until Dark’ by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #1)

Rating: 3.5 The Low Down: Imagine if you lived in a small town of jabbering gossips. Now imagine if you lived in a town where you not only heard everyone talking, but you heard all of their thoughts, too. Sookie Stackhouse is telepathic. She has... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet’ by Darynda Jones

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: In the fourth installment of the Charley Davidson series, we find that Charley has been badly damaged by her experience with Reyes’ adoptive... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Shadow Bound’ (Wraith #2) by Angel Lawson

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: Jane and Connor are together, but lately, Connor has been distant and moody. A girl he knew when he was hospitalized in the past has committed... Read More | Share it now!

The Sunday Post 12.9.2012

This is a fun meme started by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. As she says: ~ It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Torched’ by Andrea Lynn Colt

What a difference 24 hours makes. Rose Whitfield can tell you that life can go from blissful to inconceivable in just a few short hours. One day she’s the popular head cheerleader with the sweetest boyfriend and most awesome best friend. The next,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Serial Summer’ by Angel Lawson

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Paige Barnes has pushed the self-destruct button. She crossed an ethical line when jumping into a relationship with one of the teaching assistants at Vanderbilt where she’s a junior. When Paige is subsequently confronted in... Read More | Share it now!