Posts By: Lynn

Jun 19
Book Review – One Tiny Lie

Book Review – One Tiny Lie

One Tiny Lie by K.A. Tucker Series: Ten Tiny Breaths #2 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: June 11th 2013 Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary Women, New Adult, Romance Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Rating: Description: In this follow-up novel to the top-selling Ten Tiny Breaths, Livie Cleary faces a new set of challenges as she navigates freshman year at Princeton, wild parties, and the gorgeous rowing team captain who is everything she doesn’t want in a guy, or so she thinks…“Make me proud.” These were the last words Livie’s father ever spoke to her. In the seven years since her… Read more »

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Jun 17
Fifty Shades of Grey Book vs Movie Review

Fifty Shades of Grey Book vs Movie Review

Series: Description: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey. Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson Stars: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson Writers: Kelly Marcel (screenplay), E.L. James (novel) Information from IMDB.                Julie’s Review –   Book:    Movie: The Fifty Shades books were so-so, addicting, but not all that great. The movie on the other hand was very well done. All the things that were special in the book were done very well on the screen. I was expecting more of a porno but all the sexual scenes… Read more »

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Jun 12
Book Review – Granite Man & Warrior

Book Review – Granite Man & Warrior

Granite Man & Warrior by Elizabeth Lowell Series: MacKenzie-Blackthorn #4-5 Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises, Limited Date Published: 2007 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Western Format: Paperback Pages: 409 Rating: Description: Granite Man: Mariah MacKenzie returned to her family’s Rocky Mountain ranch determined to reclaim a life she’s longed for. Cash McQueen was a distraction she didn’t need, a temptation she didn’t want– but the only man tough enough to be her guide on a bold quest for a legendary treasure. Cash’s passion for prospecting didn’t run to beautiful women… anymore. Until Mariah made him want to believe again in something more precious than… Read more »

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Jun 11
That’s what HE said Thursday- June 11, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- June 11, 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 “Because you’re not a one-night girl, Irish.” … ” You’re my forever girl.” –Ashton Henley to Livie Cleary (One Tiny Lie (Ten Tiny Breaths #2) ( by: K.A. Tucker) Rose stole my quote a couple of weeks ago from Ten Tiny Breaths, so as a bonus, you get a quote from One Tiny Lie, the second book in this series.  I like this quote because Ashton is telling Livie that he regrets the fact… Read more »

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May 22
Book Review – Throne of Glass

Book Review – Throne of Glass

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA Date Published: May 7th 2013 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, General, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 432 Rating: Description: In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three killers, thieves, and warriors in a competition, she is released from prison to serve as the king’s champion. Her name is Celaena Sardothien. The Crown Prince will provoke her…. Read more »

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May 21
That’s what HE said Thursday- May 21, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- May 21, 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: “He answered on the second ring. “Remington Steele, at your service.” (Nick) “Remington Steele? You’ve got to be kidding.”  (Kate) “Is it too on the nose?”  (Nick) “I thought you were James Bond today.”  (Kate) “I’m trying to keep things interesting.” (Nick) Nick grabbed her, pulled her close against him, and kissed her. There was some tongue involved and a little discreet groping. “Zoinks!” she said when he released her. “It gets… Read more »

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Apr 30
That’s what HE said Thursday- April 30, 2015

That’s what HE said Thursday- April 30, 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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Apr 27
Book Review – Sweet

Book Review – Sweet

Sweet by Tammara Webber Series: Contours of the Heart #3 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: April 27, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Format: eBook Pages: 373 Source: Provided as part of book tour Rating: Description: He’s the love of her life, but he doesn’t know it. She’s his one moment of sacrifice in a lifetime of survival. He was damaged and wild, but resilient. She’s always been obedient. Now she’s restless. Home for the summer between college and med school, Pearl Torres Frank knows two things: Boyce Wynn is the embodiment of everything she should run from, and everything she… Read more »

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Apr 24
Book Review – To Love a Lady

Book Review – To Love a Lady

To Love a Lady by Cynthia Sterling Series: Titled Texans #1 Date Published: November 20, 2014 Format: eBook Pages: 244 Rating: Description: An English lady runs away to Texas, in pursuit of a groom. Lady Cecily Thorndale has lived her whole life preparing for her future role as wife to the Earl of Devonshire. But when the future Earl, Charles Worthington, goes to Texas to oversee land the family has purchased – and stays there – Cecily decides the only thing to do is to track him down. Arriving in Texas with her lady’s maid and all the determination she… Read more »

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Apr 20
Houston Teen Book Con 2015

Houston Teen Book Con 2015

Rose and I recently attended the 2015 Houston Teen Book Con. We had a very full day of author panels. After which, there are now a bunch more books we want to read. But we managed to not buy a single book. (Go #ShelfLove Challenge!) I found that the overall take-away from all of the authors was that stories and characters really do surprise authors, even the authors who plan out their books. And that a good book should answer the question of What If? It never occurred to me in all the books I’ve read  that authors may not… Read more »

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