Posts By: Lynn

Feb 27
Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 19-End #CBConfess

Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 19-End #CBConfess

Confess by Colleen Hoover Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: March 10th 2015 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Rating: Description: Winner of the 2015 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover, a new novel about risking everything for love—and finding your heart somewhere between the truth and lies.At age twenty-one, Auburn Reed has already lost everything important to her. In her fight to rebuild her shattered life, she has her goals in sight and there is no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art… Read more »

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Feb 26
Book Review – The Anatomist’s Wife

Book Review – The Anatomist’s Wife

The Anatomist’s Wife by Anna Lee Huber Series: Lady Darby Mystery #1 Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime Date Published: 2012 Genres: Historical, Literary, Mystery & Detective, Science Fiction, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 357 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 44 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Heather Wilds Rating: Description: Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural… Read more »

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Feb 24
Book Review – Eight Hundred Grapes

Book Review – Eight Hundred Grapes

Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: June 2nd 2015 Genres: Contemporary Women, Literary, Romance Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Rating: Description: There are secrets you share, and secrets you hide….Growing up on her family’s Sonoma vineyard, Georgia Ford learned some important secrets. The secret number of grapes it takes to make a bottle of wine: eight hundred. The secret ingredient in her mother’s lasagna: chocolate. The secret behind ending a fight: hold hands. But just a week before her wedding, thirty-year-old Georgia discovers her beloved fiancé has been keeping a secret so explosive, it will… Read more »

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Feb 20
Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 13-18 #CBConfess

Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 13-18 #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 13-18. If you want to keep up with the read along, the rest of the schedule is below. Julie: (Julie’s thoughts are in purple)    Lynn: (Lynn’s thoughts are in blue) *Reminder that this post will contain spoilers * Ugh I hate Lydia, hate watching her dangle the little boy in front of Auburn like that. I hate Trey even more for that ultimatum…. Read more »

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Feb 19
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Book vs Movie Review

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Book vs Movie Review

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Plot Summary: Five sisters in 19th century England must deal with the idea of marrying wealthy businessmen, as well as protecting themselves from a growing population of savage zombies. Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth Directed by: Burr Steers Info from imdb           I have been anxiously awaiting this movie! I really loved the book. And the movie has a former Doctor! Plus, Lily James, who has been killing it lately in all sorts of movies and TV shows. Plus, ZOMBIES and sword fighting. And Darcy. Let’s see how the book and… Read more »

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Feb 13
Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 7-12 #CBConfess

Read Along: Confess by Colleen Hoover Chapters 7-12 #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 7-12. If you want to keep up with the read along, the rest of the schedule is below.   Julie: (Julie’s thoughts are in purple)   Lynn: (Lynn’s thoughts are in blue) *Reminder that this post will contain spoilers * OK so CoHo is good with breaking hearts and making me feel things. There were some happy scenes before everything went to heck and back…. Read more »

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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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