Posts By: Lynn

Dec 24
Book Review – Poison Princess

Book Review – Poison Princess

Poison Princess by Kresley Cole Series: The Arcana Chronicles #1 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: October 2nd 2012 Genres: Action & Adventure, Legends, Myths, Fables, Love & Romance, Paranormal, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 369 Rating: Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole introduces The Arcana Chronicles, post-apocalyptic tales filled with riveting action, the dark mysticism of Tarot cards, and breathtaking romance. She could save the world—or destroy it. Sixteen year old Evangeline “Evie” Greene leads a charmed life, until she begins experiencing horrifying hallucinations. When an apocalyptic event decimates her Louisiana hometown, Evie realizes her hallucinations… Read more »

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Dec 18
Book Review – Winter Town

Book Review – Winter Town

Winter Town by Stephen Emond Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date Published: December 5th 2011 Genres: Adolescence, Family, Friendship, Love & Romance, Parents, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: Hardcover Pages: 336 Rating: Description: Every winter, straight-laced, Ivy League bound Evan looks forward to a visit from Lucy, a childhood pal who moved away after her parent’s divorce. But when Lucy arrives this year, she’s changed. The former “girl next door” now has chopped dyed black hair, a nose stud, and a scowl. But Evan knows that somewhere beneath the Goth, “Old Lucy” still exists, and he’s determined to… Read more »

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Dec 11
Book Review – Neanderthal Seeks Human

Book Review – Neanderthal Seeks Human

Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid Series: Knitting in the City #1 Publisher: Kathleen Paulus Date Published: June 17th 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Romance Format: eBook Pages: 323 Rating: Description: There are three things you need to know about Janie Morris: 1) She is incapable of engaging in a conversation without volunteering TMTI (Too Much Trivial Information), especially when she is unnerved, 2) No one unnerves her more than Quinn Sullivan, and 3) She doesn’t know how to knit. After losing her boyfriend, apartment, and job in the same day, Janie Morris can’t help wondering what new torment fate has in… Read more »

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Dec 04
Book Review – Book of Speculation

Book Review – Book of Speculation

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: June 23rd 2015 Genres: Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction Format: Audiobook Pages: 352 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 42 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Ari Fliakos Rating: Description: A sweeping and captivating debut novel about a young librarian who is sent a mysterious old book, inscribed with his grandmother’s name. What is the book’s connection to his family? Simon Watson, a young librarian, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a cliff that is slowly crumbling into the… Read more »

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Dec 03
That’s what HE said Thursday- December 3, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- December 3, 2015

We are hosting a meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here. We are switching things up now and doing our posts once a month rather than weekly. The Linky will be open all month long and you are welcome to continue doing your post weekly and linking them up. Feel free to link up any of the posts you had but didn’t link up yet in November.   Lynn’s Quote: “You’re not a monster”, I say. … “I was wrong. All those years. You’re a bully. And a snob. And… Read more »

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Nov 27
Book Review – UnEnchanted

Book Review – UnEnchanted

UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn Series: An Unfortunate Fairy Tale #1 Publisher: Chanda Hahn Date Published: December 31st 2011 Genres: Adaptations, Contemporary, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 231 Rating: Description:  Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated, that is until she saves her crush’s life on a field trip, changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight. But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light. For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale… Read more »

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Nov 20
Book Review – Persuasion

Book Review – Persuasion

Persuasion by Jane Austen Publisher: Oxford University Press Date Published: Originally Published 1818 Genres: Classics, Literary, Romance Format: Audiobook Pages: 249 Audiobook Length: 8 hours, 47 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Juliet Stevenson Description: Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future. Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to… Read more »

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Nov 13
Book Review – Carry On

Book Review – Carry On

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: October 6th 2015 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Hardcover Pages: 528 Rating: Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author! Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a… Read more »

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Nov 06
Book Review – Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2)

Book Review – Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2)

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass #2 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA Date Published: August 27th 2013 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 420 Audiobook Length: 12 hours 1 minute Audiobook Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Rating: Description: She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known. But where will her conscience, and her heart, lead her? After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king’s contest to become the new royal assassin. Yet Celaena is far… Read more »

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Oct 30
Book Review – Leviathan

Book Review – Leviathan

Leviathan by Keith Thompson, Scott Westerfeld Series: Leviathan #1 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: October 6th 2009 Genres: Action & Adventure, Europe, Fantasy & Magic, Historical, Legends, Myths, Fables, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 440 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins Audiobook Narrator: Alan Cumming Rating: Description: It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast… Read more »

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