Posts By: Julie

Apr 27
With All My Soul Review

With All My Soul Review

With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent Series: Soul Screamers #7 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date Published: March 26, 2013 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Rating: Description: What does it mean when your school is voted the most dangerous in America? It’s time to kick some hellion butt… After not really surviving her junior year (does “undead” count as survival?), Kaylee Cavanaugh has vowed to take back her school from the hellions causing all the trouble. She’s going to find a way to turn the incarnations of Avarice, Envy and Vanity against one another in order to protect her friends and finish… Read more »

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Apr 22
Wool Review

Wool Review

Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey Series: Wool #1-5 Publisher: Broad Reach Publishings Date Published: January 25, 2012 Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction Rating: Description: This Omnibus Edition collects the five Wool books into a single volume. It is for those who arrived late to the party and who wish to save a dollar or two while picking up the same stories in a single package. The first Wool story was released as a standalone short in July of 2011. Due to reviewer demand, the rest of the story was released over the next six months. My thanks go out to those… Read more »

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Apr 09
City of Bones review

City of Bones review

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Series: Mortal Instruments #1 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Date Published: March 27, 2007 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Format: Paperback Rating: Description:  Don’t miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013. When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder — much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the… Read more »

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Apr 06
Giveaway: Signed Copies of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Giveaway: Signed Copies of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Jamie McGuire came to Katy Budget Books to do a signing and we picked up a copy of each book, Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster, to giveaway to *one* lucky reader!  See, they’re signed! This signed copy and its mate will soon be in the hands of one lucky reader!  See that photo below? That’s her signing one of the copies. Look how excited she is to be talking with her fans! Goodreads description of Beautiful Disaster: INTENSE. DANGEROUS. ADDICTIVE. Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby… Read more »

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Apr 05
Why I started this blog – Julie’s story

Why I started this blog – Julie’s story

 Hey everyone. I’ve been a reader on and off during my life. I would read a book a night back in elementary and middle school. But at some point in high school I lost my way. I’m happy to say I got back on track toward the end of college and have been making up for lost time ever since. When I was first introduced to Goodreads several years ago I started tracking how many books I read per year. I went from reading mid-30s number of books one year to over 100 books the next and have been keeping… Read more »

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