Posts By: Lynn

Feb 12
Book Review – The Living

Book Review – The Living

The Living by Matt De La Pena Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: November 12th 2013 Genres: Action & Adventure, Environment, Survival Stories, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 320 Audiobook Length: 7 hours 48 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Henry Leyva Rating: Description: Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he’ll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? Bikinis, free food, maybe even a girl or two—every cruise has different passengers, after all. But… Read more »

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Feb 06
Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 1-6 #CBConfess

Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 1-6 #CBConfess

Chapter Break is doing a Read Along! During the month of February, join us as we read . Each Saturday in February, we’ll post our thoughts on the current chapters. Today we are talking about Chapters 1-6. If you want to keep up with the read along, the rest of the schedule is below. Reminder: We’re chatting on Twitter today! Use #CBConfess and chat with us at 1 PM Pacific / 3 PM Central / 4 PM Eastern Time. Can’t make the chat? That’s fine too, just tweet your thoughts using the #CBConfess hashtag and we’ll catch up with you… Read more »

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Feb 05
The 5th Wave Book vs Movie Review

The 5th Wave Book vs Movie Review

Description: Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger  brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him. Director: J Blakeson Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, and Alex Roe Info from IMDB. As Julie has already reviewed 5th Wave on the blog, I thought I’d tackle the book vs movie review. Our book club read… Read more »

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Feb 02
Chapter Break Bingo – February 2016

Chapter Break Bingo – February 2016

We are starting a new feature for 2016. Monthly Book Bingo! Play along with us! February’s Bingo is all about the romance books, and the book boyfriends we all love. Plus, we’ve added a Shelf Love square for everyone participating in that challenge as well. Here are the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The… Read more »

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Jan 30
Chapter Break Bingo – January 2016 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – January 2016 Completed Cards

  Alright everyone, did you fill out your Bookish Bingo Cards? Share your cards, and link up your posts below! For a recap, here are the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and down, corners stuff. Just… Read more »

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Jan 29
Book Blind Date – January 2016

Book Blind Date – January 2016

  Go out on a Blind Date with a book and Chapter Break! Can’t decide what to read next? How about trying a blind date with a book. Below you’ll find some book covers that I drew myself! And by drew, I used the computer because my hand writing/drawing skills are sub par. Click on the picture to take you to the book. Then get to reading. Or add it to your ever-growing TBR list. Book #1    Book #2 Book #3   Book #4   Which cover did you pick? Did you guess the book by my amazing art… Read more »

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Jan 22
Read-a-Long Announcement: Confess by Colleen Hoover

Read-a-Long Announcement: Confess by Colleen Hoover

Chapter Break is doing a Read Along! During the month of February, join Julie and Lynn as we read .   Each Saturday in February, we’ll post our thoughts on the current chapters. And for an hour on each Saturdays, we will be doing a twitter discussion with everyone who is reading along with us. We’ll be using #CBConfess as the read along hashtag. If you haven’t already read Confess, or have read it and want to discuss it anyway, join us as we read it! Confess Read Along Schedule: Here’s the schedule we’ll be following: February 6: Read and… Read more »

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Jan 14
Book Review – The Kind Worth Killing

Book Review – The Kind Worth Killing

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: February 3rd 2015 Genres: Literary, Suspense, Thrillers Format: Audiobook Pages: 320 Audiobook Length: 10 hours 18 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Johnny Heller, Karen White, Kathleen Early, Keith Szarabajka Rating: Description: “Shares a lot of Gone Girl’s hallmarks but cranks up the volume . . . ”—Entertainment Weekly On a flight from London to Boston, Ted Severson meets the stunning Lily Kintner. Over martinis, the strangers play a game in which they reveal intimate details about themselves. But what begins as playful banter between Ted and Lily takes a turn when… Read more »

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Jan 08
Book Review – Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

Book Review – Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

Tricky Twenty-two by Janet Evanovich Series: Stephanie Plum #22 Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Date Published: November 17th 2015 Genres: Humorous, Mystery & Detective, Romance, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 304 Audiobook Length: 6 hours 27 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute.   Stephanie Plum might not be the world’s greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she’s being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the… Read more »

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Jan 02
Chapter Break Bingo – January 2016

Chapter Break Bingo – January 2016

We are starting a new feature for 2016. Monthly Book Bingo! Play along with us! Here are the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and down, corners stuff. Just the number of squares. Be sure to include… Read more »

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