Author: Jen

Review: Basilisk

Posted September 13, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Basilisk

Basilisk Author: Rob Thurman  Release Date: August 2, 2011Publisher: RocChimera Novels #2ISBN: #978-0451464149Genre: Science FictionFormat(s): Paperback (339 pgs), e-bookBook Source: Publisher About the book: See no evil. Seek no evil… Survive no evil. Stefan Korsak and his genetically-altered brother have evaded the Institute for three years. When they learn the new location of the secret […]

BBAW Day 2: Interview Swap

Posted September 13, 2011 by Jen in
BBAW Day 2: Interview Swap

Today I have the pleasure of chatting with Amanda Copulos from the YA Book Review blog, Short and Sweet as part of Book Blogger Appreciation Week. For more information about BBAW, click HERE.  And be sure to click the link to Amanda’s blog to see her interview with me! Amanda is from a small town […]

BBAW Day 1: Community

Posted September 12, 2011 by Jen in
BBAW Day 1: Community

I have never felt so welcomed by my peers as I did when I started my blog. It stemmed from Twitter (blogging and Twitter go hand-in-hand these days) and at the encouragement of my online friends, I got started. Book blogging has afforded me the opportunity to meet some wonderful authors and read some great […]

BBAW: Book Blogger Appreciatio..

Posted September 12, 2011 by Jen in
BBAW: Book Blogger Appreciation Week

Welcome to BBAW 2011, running from Sept. 12 – 16.  This is the fourth annual Book Blogger Appreciation Week – a time dedicated to celebrate the work book bloggers do and the community we’ve created. Each day there is a different topic for us book bloggers to discuss.  I am going to try to do […]

Review: Blood Rules

Posted September 12, 2011 by Jen in 3 stars, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Review: Blood Rules

Blood Rules Author: Christine Cody  Release Date: August 30, 2011 Publisher: Ace Fantasy Bloodlands Series Book 2 ISBN: 978-0441020768 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: In the Bloodlands, Sometimes the Monsters Don’t Even Know Themselves…. After the vampire named Gabriel came into her world, Mariah Lyander was […]

Sunday Snippet #75

Posted September 11, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #75

Isle of Night  by Veronica Wolff  NAL Trade September 6, 2011 REVIEW HERE  “Outside?”  I asked, suppressing a shiver.  The Initiates had led me to the ground-floor foyer, where I stood, stripped to my underwear.  I’d hurt my ribs in the fall, and my trembling intensified the pain. Along the hallway, a few doors were […]

Author Interview & Giveawa..

Posted September 9, 2011 by Jen in Author Interview, Giveaway
Author Interview & Giveaway – Veronica Wolff

Today I have the honor of bringing to you author Veronica Wolff. Veronica is an award-winning, bestselling author with a soft spot for kilts, mountains, beaches, and vampires. Not necessarily at the same time. She has lived everywhere from Texas, to Hawaii, to India, before finally settling in Northern California, where she lives with her […]

Review: Isle of Night

Posted September 9, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Isle of Night

Isle of Night Author: Veronica Wolff  Release Date: September 6, 2011 Publisher: NAL Trade The Watchers #1 ISBN: #978-0451234629 Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal) Format(s): Paperback (312 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       IS LIFE OFFERING FEWER AND FEWER OPTIONS? THEN JOIN THE DEAD.        When Annelise left for […]

Review: Must Love Lycans

Posted September 8, 2011 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating B
Review: Must Love Lycans

Must Love Lycans Author: Michele Bardsley  Release Date: September 6, 2011 Publisher: Signet Broken Heart Vampires #8 ISBN: #978-0451234506 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Since the moment he showed up—gloriously naked—I’ve been having a hard time keeping my relationship with the clinic’s newest amnesiac patient strictly […]

Review: Kissing Comfort

Posted September 7, 2011 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Historical Romance, Rating B
Review: Kissing Comfort

Kissing Comfort Author: Jo Goodman Release Date: September 6, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Sensation ISBN: #978-0425243909 Genre: Historical Romance Format(s): Paperback (400 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Bode DeLong knows that his playboy brother Bram isn’t really in love with Miss Comfort Kennedy, even though it’s clear that she’s enamored with him. With […]

Contest Winner – Spider&..

Posted September 7, 2011 by Jen in Giveaway
Contest Winner – Spider’s Revenge ARC

I would like to thank everyone for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for a chance to win an ARC of Spider’s Revenge by Jennifer Estep.  I especially want to thank Jennifer for giving me this awesome ARC!  Every person that commented was entered into the contest – one entry per person. The winner […]

Review: Dark Warrior

Posted September 6, 2011 by Jen in 3 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating B
Review: Dark Warrior

Dark Warrior Author: Rebecca York  Release Date: September 6, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Sensation ISBN: #978-0425243701 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (295 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: An ancient struggle between two powerful forces erupts into an explosive confrontation in modern times. In the first century BC, the Ionian Priestesses (rivals to the […]

Coming Soon…

Posted September 5, 2011 by Jen in
Coming Soon…

Coming soon from Ballantine Books: Available 9/6 – In this captivating novel of romantic suspense, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard brings us deep into the wild, where a smart and sexy outdoor guide and her ruggedly handsome competitor must join forces to survive—and avoid becoming what they never expected to be: PREY by Linda […]

Review: Archangel’s Blad..

Posted September 5, 2011 by Jen in 4 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating A
Review: Archangel’s Blade

Archangel’s Blade Author: Nalini Singh  Release Date: September 6, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Sensation Guild Hunter #4 ISBN: #978-0425243916 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher   About the book:       The severed head marked by a distinctive tattoo on its cheek should have been a Guild case, but dark […]

Sunday Snippet #74

Posted September 4, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #74

In The Air Tonight  by Stephanie Tyler  Dell Books August 2, 2011 REVIEW HERE  He was slick from the shower—the only thing keep- ing him from being exposed a thin towel tied low on his waist… very low. Her eyes noted the light dust- ing of hair leading down below the towel. “You’re staring.”  “Yes.”  […]