Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Sunday Salon – January 31, 2010 (the “January reading wrap-up” edition)

Can you believe that January is already over? It seems like it was just Christmas yesterday. Here is my reading progress for 2010 thus far: Books started in 2009 but finished in 2010: Now and Then by Jacqueline Sheehan – … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, January 30, 2010

Author links: ~ On Monday, Patrick Ness, author of The Knife of Never Letting Go, will be participating in a Twitter interview. Discussion starters: ~ Debbie’s World of Books: What makes a great blog? ~ My Friend Amy: On being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Belong to Me Marisa de los Santos

Title: Belong to Me Author: Marisa de los Santos Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my own library. First line: My fall from suburban grace, or more accurately, my failure to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon

Title: A Breath of Snow and Ashes Author: Diana Gabaldon Genre: Historical fiction/fantasy Publisher: Dell Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Davina Porter First line: The dog sensed them first. Whew! I … Continue reading

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Literary Road Trip: Author Molly Blaisdell

Michelle at GalleySmith is hosting the Literary Road Trip: The Literary Road Trip is a project in which bloggers are volunteering to showcase local authors. This showcase can be anything you want to make of it – book reviews, author … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: North River by Pete Hamill

Title: North River Author: Pete Hamill Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Back Bay Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Henry Strozier First line: Delaney knew he’d been in the dream before, knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gone by Michael Grant

Title: Gone Author: Michael Grant Genre: YA dystopian fiction Publisher: Harper Teen Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from publisher First line: One minute the teacher was talking about the Civil War. And the next minute he was … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays – January 26, 2010

Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney She’d filled her bag with an impressive stock of prayer candles and religious sundries: holy cards, scapulars, medals, all kinds of stuff. Veronica had gone completely Roman Catholic on me overnight. City of Glass by … Continue reading

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