Mar 03
Night of the Purple Moon Audio Review

Night of the Purple Moon Audio Review

Night of the Purple Moon by Scott Cramer Series: The Toucan Trilogy #1 Publisher: Train Renoir Publishing Date Published: April 12th 2012 Genres: Action & Adventure, Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Narrator: Deanna Moffitt Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins Pages: 188 Format: Audiobook Description: Abby, 13, is looking forward to watching the moon turn purple, unaware that deadly bacteria from a passing comet will soon kill off older teens and adults. She must help her brother and baby sister survive in this new world, but all the while she has a ticking time bomb inside of… Read more »

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Mar 01
Chat Between Chapters: What do you look for in a synopsis?

Chat Between Chapters: What do you look for in a synopsis?

What do you look for in a synopsis? Is there anything specific that a synopsis must have in order to make you grab that book and buy it?  Julie: I like the synopsis to tell me just enough about the plot to give me a feeling of whether I’ll enjoy the story. I want to know the plot will be exciting and eventful, and whether the book sounds like it will be a journey book (not a fan of those) or one with something happening all the time. I want to get just a glimpse of the characters to see… Read more »

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Feb 26
That’s what HE said Thursday- February 26, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- February 26, 2015

Every Thursday we are hosting a meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here. Rose’s Quote: “There’s nothing you can do wrong when just breathing makes everything right.” -Noah to Echo (Pushing the Limits by: Katie McGarry) Can we just stop for one moment and appreciate how completely swoon worthy this line is? Sigh. Noah is such a sweetie when it comes to Echo. In this particular scene, Echo is worried because Noah is more “experienced” than she is and she wants to please Noah, make sure everything is right…. Read more »

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Feb 23
In Too Deep Audio Review

In Too Deep Audio Review

In Too Deep by Brandy L Rivers Series: Others of Edenton, Book 1 Publisher: Brandy L Rivers Date Published: April 16th 2013 Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Urban, Urban Fantasy Narrator: Kelley Hazen Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins Pages: 235 Source: Provided by author for honest review Format: Audiobook Description: Fallon is a brilliant tattoo artist with inherent magic. Tired of men and their games, she climbs onto her Harley and leaves her old life behind. Brody is a talented motorcycle mechanic and werewolf stuck in his painful past. It’s just another depressing night until he’s attacked by vampires. Thinking… Read more »

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Feb 22
Chat Between Chapters: Share Your Reading Lists

Chat Between Chapters: Share Your Reading Lists

 Do you have a reading list you intend to complete? Share your lists and links!  Julie: I have a crazy long TBR, like hundreds of books! So.. that’s my reading list cause if I get distracted from it I’ll never finish ever. This is why I’m doing the #ShelfLove challenge, cause I buy too many books and my reading list gets crazy.I need to work on prioritizing those reads though. I never know what to pick next if it isn’t a book club selection. Let’s not even talk about my to-read Goodreads shelf, which is more like a “books I’m… Read more »

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Feb 21
2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon – Mini Challenge: One Can Only Quote

2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon – Mini Challenge: One Can Only Quote

  2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon Hosted by: Alexa Loves Books Dates: February 21-22, 2015   One Can Only Quote Challenge The topic of this challenge is to share some awesome quotes about love or friendship. Since we share enough quotes about love in our meme (That’s What He Said Thursday), I’ll pick some friendship quotes to share. First, we will start with Harry Potter, because it is such an epic example of friendship. “He must have known I’d want to leave you.” “No, he must have known you would always want to come back.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and… Read more »

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Feb 21
2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon – Intro Questionnaire

2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon – Intro Questionnaire

  2015 Book Blogger Love-a-Thon Hosted by: Alexa Loves Books Dates: February 21-22, 2015    QUESTIONNAIRE What’s your name? Well, I’m Julie (and my co-bloggers are Rose and Lynn). Where in the world are you blogging from? The Houston, Texas area. How did you get into blogging in the first place? I’ve been blogging for many years, but this book blog was Rose’s awesome idea. I started blogging in college cause that was the cool thing to do when ‘weblogs’ were just becoming popular. How did you come up with your blog name? We wanted a name that had meaning to us from a… Read more »

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Feb 19
That’s what HE said Thursday- February 19, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- February 19, 2015

Every Thursday we are hosting a meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here.   Julie’s Quote: “I should assure you that in bed you have nothing to prove to me, or that I’ve never enjoyed making love to anyone more, but only a fool passes up what you just offered me. Now I am short on some props, and there isn’t nearly enough time in one night to run through all the ways I’ve fantasized about taking you, but I promise you this…” His voice deepened, “You’ll be… Read more »

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Feb 17
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander #6) Discussion Guide

A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander #6) Discussion Guide

 I run a book club. From time to time, I find it almost impossible to find good study guides/discussion questions for the books we are reading. So I thought I would share the study guides that I created myself and offer them for your use with your own book club. I do not mind if you use these, but would greatly appreciate feedback if you found them useful.  Discussion Questions for A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander #6) by: Diana Gabaldon 1.Jamie tells Claire that he dreamt of electric lights. Do you think we can dream of something we have never… Read more »

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Feb 16
The Great Zoo of China Review

The Great Zoo of China Review

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: January 27, 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Thrillers Pages: 416 Format: Hardcover Description: In the blockbuster and bestselling tradition of Jurassic Park comes the breakneck new adventure from the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly whose imaginative, cinematic thrillers “make you feel like a kid again; [they’re] a blast” (Booklist).It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have proven the existence of dragons—a landmark discovery no one could ever believe is real, and a scientific revelation… Read more »

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