Review: Flying Blind

Posted May 27, 2011 by Jen in 3 stars, Paranormal YA, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Flying Blind

Flying Blind Author: Deborah Cooke Release Date: June 7, 2011 Publisher: NAL Trade The Dragon Diaries #1 ISBN: 978-0451233882 Genre: Young Adult Format(s): Paperback (336 pages), e-book We received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website: Zoë is the Wyvern of the Pyr […]

Review: Infernal Affairs

Posted May 26, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Review: Infernal Affairs

Infernal Affairs Author: Jes Battis Release Date: June 2011 Publisher: Penguin Publishing OSI Series, Book 4 ISBN: #9780441020454 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (320 pages), ebook I received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website: Being on the night shift as an Occult […]

Review: Magic Slays

Posted May 25, 2011 by Jen in 5 stars, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Magic Slays

Magic Slays Author: Ilona Andrews Release Date: May 31, 2011 Publisher: Ace Kate Daniels Book #5 ISBN: #978-0441020423 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): paperback (320 pgs), e-book I received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website:      Plagued by a war between magic […]

Review: Agnes & The Hitman

Posted May 24, 2011 by Jen in 5 stars, Rating A, Romance
Review: Agnes & The Hitman

Agnes and the Hitman Author: Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer Release Date: August 21, 2007 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press ISBN: #978-0312363055 Genre: Contemporary Romance Format(s): Hardcover (368 pages), paperback (432 pages), e-book, audiobook We (Gikany) purchased a copy (in numerous formats) of this book for the purposes of our own enjoyment. From the author’s website: […]

Review: Kiss of Snow

Posted May 23, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Kiss of Snow

Kiss of Snow Author: Nalini Singh Release Date: May 31, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Sensation Psy-Changeling #10 ISBN: #978-0425242094 Genre: paranormal romance Format(s): Hardcover (432 pgs), e-book        I received an ARC copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website:      Since the […]

Sunday Snippets #59

Posted May 22, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #59

A Lifetime to Find Love by Ava Riley  Lazy Day Publishing  April 6, 2011   “As I was saying, I went to that bar wanting to get you out of my head, but I couldn’t. Every woman I came across just didn’t compare to you, Tess. They didn’t take my breath away the way you […]

IAD Discussion: Dark Needs at ..

Posted May 20, 2011 by Jen in Reading Challenge
IAD Discussion: Dark Needs at Night’s Edge (#5)

Hello friends and welcome to this month’s Immortals After Dark 2011 Reading Challenge Discussion. The idea is for this to be an “open thread” to discuss the fifth IAD story (fourth book): Dark Needs at Night’s Edge     About the book: Néomi Laress, a famous ballerina in the early 1900s, became a phantom the night […]

Review: Dark Needs at Night..

Review: Dark Needs at Night’s Edge

Dark Needs At Night’s EdgeAuthor: Kresley Cole  Release Date: April 2008                      Publisher: Pocket Star Immortals After Dark #5 ISBN: # 978-1612580234 Genre: paranormal romance Format(s): paperback (384 pgs), e-book I purchased a copy of this book for my own reading pleasure. From the author’s website: Néomi Laress, a famous ballerina in the early 1900s, became […]

Review: Wickedly Charming

Posted May 19, 2011 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating B
Review: Wickedly Charming

Wickedly Charming Author: Kristine Grayson Release Date: May 2011 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca ISBN: #978-1402248481 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (384 pages) I received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website: He’s given up on happily-ever-after… Cinderella’s Prince Charming is divorced and at a […]

Review: A Lifetime to Find Lov..

Posted May 18, 2011 by Jen in 3 stars, Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Romance
Review: A Lifetime to Find Love

A Lifetime to Find Love Author: Ava Riley Release Date: April 6, 2011 Publisher: LazyDay Publishing ISBN: # 978-1612580234 Genre: contemporary romance Format(s): e-book I received a copy of this book from the author for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website: Tessa has no desire to spend another Friday night alone. […]

Review: The Stepsister Scheme

Posted May 18, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Stepsister Scheme

The Stepsister Scheme Author: Jim C. Hines Release Date: January 6, 2009 Publisher: DAW Princess Novels Book #1 ISBN: #978-0756405328 Genre: Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (352 pages), e-book We bought this book because…well, Gikany bought this book because she liked the cover while shopping in the bookstore and she told Una to read it while handing […]

Tuesday Teaser #1

Posted May 17, 2011 by Jen in
Tuesday Teaser #1

As you were all so kind and indulged me yesterday, I have a special treat. Like Gikany says, “while the cat’s away, the mice will play” and since we are the West Coast Remix, we are bringing what we will call a Tuesday Teaser Snippet (Sunday Snippets on a Tuesday…YAY!!!). This is a preview of […]

Bittersweet Mother’s Day

Posted May 16, 2011 by Jen in
Bittersweet Mother’s Day

Twimom is on vacation and she has insanely left me holding the fort, so to speak. At first I must say I was really nervous and hoping there were plenty of books we’ve reviewed so I wouldn’t have much work. I’ve had a lot on my plate (like most of us working moms)…my little bio […]

Sunday Snippets #58

Posted May 15, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #58

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card  Tor Science Fiction  January 1985 The toons lined up in five columns.  A and E were ready to grab the side handholds and flip themselves out toward the sides.  B and D lined up to catch the two parallel ceiling holds and flip upward into null gravity.  C toon […]

Going on Vacation!

Posted May 13, 2011 by Jen in
Going on Vacation!

Hey Readers… I’ve got some great (for me) news… I’m going on vacation! And not just any vacation… My husband and I are leaving the kids home and traveling to Australia for 12 days – well 10 days in Australia and 2 days for travel. We will be visiting my cousin and fiance in Melbourne […]