Posts By: Lynn

Oct 23
Book Review – Vengeance Road

Book Review – Vengeance Road

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Date Published: September 1st 2015 Genres: 19th Century, Action & Adventure, Farm & Ranch Life, Historical, Historical Fiction, JUVENILE FICTION, Love & Romance, Westerns, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 300 Rating: Description: When Kate Thompson’s father is killed by the notorious Red Rose Gang for a mysterious journal that reveals the secret location of a gold mine, the eighteen-year-old disguises herself as a boy and takes to the gritty plains looking for answers and justice. What she finds are devious strangers, dust storms, and a pair of brothers who refuse to quit… Read more »

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Oct 16
Book Review – The Ring and the Crown

Book Review – The Ring and the Crown

The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz Series: The Ring and the Crown #1 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Date Published: April 1st 2014 Genres: 19th Century, Action & Adventure, Alternate History, Europe, Fantasy & Magic, General, Historical Fiction, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Length: 10 hours 23 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Jennifer Ikeda Rating: Description: Magic is power, and power is magic… Once they were inseparable, just two little girls playing games in a formidable castle. Now Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the mightiest empire in the world, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a bastard mage, face vastly… Read more »

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Oct 08
That’s what HE said Thursday Rewind- October 8, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday Rewind- October 8, 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.   Lynn’s Quote: “Once upon a time, an undeserving boy pulled a little half-drowned, wannabe mermaid out of the ocean. He laid her on the sand, thinking his heart would break if she didn’t wake up. The moment she opened her big dark eyes and looked at him, his heart wasn’t his anymore. After that moment, his life’s quest wasn’t a matter of searching for his other half, because he knew right where she was…. Read more »

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Oct 07
Secrets, Lies, and the French Quarter – Out of the Easy Review.

Secrets, Lies, and the French Quarter – Out of the Easy Review.

Out of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys Publisher: Penguin Date Published: February 12th 2013 Genres: 20th Century, Historical, Historical Fiction, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 9 hours 51 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: “A haunting peek at the life of a teenage girl in 1950s New Orleans.”–Entertainment Weekly   It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than… Read more »

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Oct 02
Book Review – All the Bright Places

Book Review – All the Bright Places

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: January 6th 2015 Genres: Death & Dying, Depression & Mental Illness, Love & Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 400 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 4 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Ariadne Meyers, Kirby Heyborne Rating: Description: The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning!   Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly… Read more »

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Oct 01
That’s what HE said Thursday- October 1, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- October 1, 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. This week, I’m changing it up to That’s what SHE said. It’s time for some strong women to get what they want! Lynn’s Quote: Everything where this guy was concerned had forced me to be the aggressor, the pursuer, and I kind of liked the idea of finally winning the reward for not being afraid of going after something forbidden and oh so enticing. And this “You cared about me when I was having a… Read more »

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Sep 25
Book Review – The Lightning Stones

Book Review – The Lightning Stones

The Lightning Stones by Jack Du Brul Series: Philip Mercer *8 Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Date Published: August 11th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Hard Science Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 Rating: Description: An exciting new adventure for Doubleday–introducing #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor Jack Du Brul, and his erudite geologist with a special taste for international intrigue, Philip Mercer.      Sinking thousands of feet below the surface of the earth in the Leister Deep copper mine in Minnesota, Philip Mercer rides a series of heavy-duty elevators to visit his old friend and mentor, Abraham… Read more »

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Sep 24
That’s what HE said Thursday Rewind- September 24, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday Rewind- September 24, 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.   Lynn’s Quote: “Do you think I can’t protect you should you persist with your idiotic passivity? … It’s time. … You’re not living anymore, Rainbow girl.” “You better bring your ass back to me, woman.” –Jericho Barrons to MacKayla Lane (Burned by: Karen Marie Moning) The cover art for Feverborn was released recently, which had me thinking back on Burned. I really think January 19 is a long wait for the next book in this series…. Read more »

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Sep 18
Book Review – Asa

Book Review – Asa

Asa by Jay Crownover Series: Marked Men #6 Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: April 21st 2015 Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary, Fiction, New Adult, Romance Format: eBook Pages: 384 Rating: Description: You never know which moment might lead to forever . . .Asa Cross struggles with being the man everyone wants him to be and the man he knows he really is. A leopard doesn’t change its spots, and Asa has always been a predator. He doesn’t want to hurt those who love and rely on him, especially one luscious arresting cop who suddenly seems to be interested in him for… Read more »

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Sep 11
Book Review – Isla and the Happily Ever After

Book Review – Isla and the Happily Ever After

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins Series: Anna and the French Kiss #3 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated Date Published: 2014 Genres: Dating & Sex, Friendship, Love & Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 339 Rating: Description: Stephanie Perkins’s characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good.” Rainbow Rowell, Award-winning, bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl A New York Times Bestseller Love ignites in the City That Never Sleeps, but can it last? Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since… Read more »

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