Category Archive: Books

Jul 30 2015

What If…..

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All of us know that where, and who, we are today is in direct correlation to the choices and events of our past yesterdays. Well, what if you changed something in that past? Took a left instead of a right. Stopped for a coffee instead of catching the subway. Didn’t marry that person sitting beside. …

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Jul 03 2013

Cover Madness Giveaway Hop

Read-a-holicz is hosting a book giveaway that ends July 14th. Click the image below and get your entries in today!

ONE follower will win a PRE-ORDER of one of 16 EPIC covers from Harper Teen.

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Jun 12 2013

White Trash (Alexandra Allred) [includes giveaway]

Alexandra Allred is a new author to me. I downloaded her book from Netgalley because the cover caught my attention (being truthful!) and because the summary seemed interesting to me.

Then I forgot about it.

For at least 2 months. :-/

One day, I received an email from someone asking if I would be willing …

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Feb 09 2013

Spirits in the Wires (Charles de Lint)

This book was part of my 50 Book Pledge (2013)

I wanted to love this book. Truly, I did. The premise of the Internet and fantasy characters manifesting into their own reality, with the ability to crossover into our own, and interact with us mere humans, is amazing. A little bit of fantasy story with …

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Nov 23 2012

Penguin Books delivers!

 

On Tuesday, Nov 20 I entered a contest via Twitter with Penguin Books. Lucky me, this time I won! One thing I enjoy about winning a prize is that typically, by the time of arrival at my house, such a long time has passed that it feels like winning all over again. With …

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Oct 16 2012

Nelson Demille and John Corey

I am very excited to learn that Nelson Demille has published book number six for his character Detective John Corey, The Panther. I first discovered John Corey in the novel The Lion\’s Game, which is the second in the series. It was so wonderful that I sought out and began the series properly by reading …

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Oct 11 2012

Exiled (Matthew R. Merrick)

I have begun reading Exiled written by Matthew R. Merrick. The first paragraph is unexpected, heart-thumping and action-packed, written in a first-person perspective. What a way to pull in the reader!

At this moment I have just begun Chapter Two and have high hopes for the book. Thus far, it is well-written using accessible language, …

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