Posts By: Lynn

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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Sep 04
Book Review – Prisoner

Book Review – Prisoner

Prisoner by Dennis W Green Series: The Traveler #2 Publisher: Mbedzi Publishing Date Published: August 1, 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller, Time Travel Format: eBook Pages: 286 Rating: Description: Trav Becker is a police detective with multiple lives. Or to be more accurate, he’s a police detective who knows that multiple versions of himself live in countless different streams of existence. When another Trav Becker appears bleeding and dying at his front door, Trav quickly realizes that something is dreadfully wrong in the multiverse. Pursued by an FBI profiler who believes (with some justification) that Trav is… Read more »

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Sep 03
That’s what HE said Thursday- September 3, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- September 3, 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: “Ways to Prove that you love Nell De Luca   1. Tell her. Every day. Three times a day. As many times as it takes. 2. Never choose anything else over her. Not football. Not your own stubbornness. Nothing. 3. Be there whether she wants to go skinny-dipping or wants to study. Make sure she knows that she’s the adventure, not anything else. 4. Always tell her how amazing her food is… Read more »

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Aug 28
Book Review – Armada

Book Review – Armada

Armada by Ernest Cline Publisher: Crown/Archetype Date Published: July 14th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Space Opera, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 58 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Wil Wheaton Rating: Description: Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space-faring adventure. But hey, there’s nothing wrong with a… Read more »

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