Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Sunday Salon – November 1, 2009 (the “October reading wrap-up” and “blame it on NaNoWriMo” edition

It’s the first Sunday of the month, so time for a wrap-up of my reading for last month. (Links will take you to my reviews.) Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick (review to come) Classic Bible Storybook by Kenneth N. Taylor … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, October 31, 2009

Author links: ~ Jo-Jo at Jo-Jo Loves to Read has a guest post by Teri Coyne, author of The Last Bridge. ~ Amy at Steele on Entertainment has an interview with Chris Bohjalian, author of Skeletons at the Feast. ~ … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Title: Wicked Lovely Author: Melissa Marr Genre: YA fantasy, urban faery Publisher: Harper Teen Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy borrowed from my sister First line: The Summer King knelt before her. My sister Debra loves this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter

Title: The Financial Lives of Poets Author: Jess Walter Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: TLC Book Tours First line(s): – Here they are again – the bent boys, baked and buzzed boys, wasted, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dear Fatty by Dawn French

Title: Dear Fatty Author: Dawn French Genre: Memoir Publisher: Arrow Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy that was a gift from a friend First line: Dear You, Hello. Dawn French’s memoir Dear Fatty was one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Watsons by Jane Austen

Title: The Watsons Author: Jane Austen Genre: Classic fiction Publisher: Hesperus Classics Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy that was a gift from a friend First line: The first winter assembly in the town of D— in … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays & It’s Tuesday, Where Are You? – October 27, 2009

Beside a Burning Sea by John Shors The thought of this future kept Roger somewhat at ease, despite the cold, the other survivors, and the maddening ache within his skull. Drumming his fingers against his thigh, he continued to look … Continue reading

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Flashlight Worthy Books

If you love book lists as much as I do, you should definitely check out Flashlight Worthy Books. And while you’re there, you can check out my list of 9 Children’s Novels Both Boys and Girls Will Love to Hear.

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