Monthly Archives: June 2011

Book Review: 22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson

Title: 22 Britannia Road Author: Amanda Hodgkinson Genre: Historical fiction, World War II fiction Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from GoodReads First Reads program First line: The boy was everything to her. Silvana … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tassy Morgan’s Bluff by Jim Stinson

Title: Tassy Morgan’s Bluff Author: Jim Stinson Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Plume Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher First line: Lincoln Ellis left his house with a plastic grocery bag holding a big steel … Continue reading

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Winner of Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister

Congratulations to Kerry at Intelligence, A Swiss Army Knife, and Charm, who will soon have a copy of Joy for Beginners in her mailbox!

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Family Reading Challenge

Today, I’m guest posting at Fiction State of Mind for Kai’s Family Reading Challenge. My post is on ways to create a family of readers. She also has a ton of giveaways going on for the challenge, so be sure … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma

Title: The Map of Time Author: Felix J. Palma Genre: Historical fiction, paranormal fiction Publisher: Atria Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher First line: Andrew Harrington would have gladly died several times over if … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – June 27, 2011

This was a fantastic week! I won three audiobooks during Audiobook Week, and all three arrived this week: The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough The Girl in the Garden by Kamala Nair Among the Missing by Morag … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – June 26, 2011 (the “man, I’m tired!” edition)

It’s been a fun, busy week visiting with my sister and her kids and my folks. So fun and so busy that I’m completely exhausted! I did get some reading time in, and finished The Boy in the Gap by … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, June 25, 2011

I don’t have many links for you today – it’s been a busy week – but they’re good! Discussion starters: ~ Bookalicious: Google Friend Connect – The Experiment ~ A columnist for Santa Cruz News pissed off a lot of … Continue reading

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