Sep 20
Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 20, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 20, 2013

Feature for Sept 20, 2013 –  What were some of your favorite picture books as a kid? If you have kids, what are your favorites to read to them?   Rose:     If you Give A Mouse A Cookie, The Tiny Seed, Where The Wild Things Are, The Monkey and the Crocodile. The Monkey and the Crocodile was one of my all time favorites. My grandma used to read it to me every night before bed.  Sometimes she even fell asleep reading it to me. I chose this book for show and tell in first grade and we were required to read to the class. This… Read more »

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Sep 19
That’s what HE said Thursday- September 19, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- September 19, 2013

Every Thursday we are hosting a brand new meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here.   Rose’s Quote: “Hey,” he says again, sitting down next to me as though he knows me well. “Need rescuing?”  –Jace to Samantha (My Life Next Door by: Huntley Fitzpatrick) I liked Jace from the moment he said this to Samantha.  Jace is an amazing book boyfriend. This is an awesome book.   Julie’s Quote: “I might be in love with you.” He smiles a little. “I’m waiting until I’m sure to tell you, though.” and “Sleep,” he says…. Read more »

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Sep 18
HOUSTON BOOKRAVE: After Party and Online Book Sale

HOUSTON BOOKRAVE: After Party and Online Book Sale

HBR is one of the biggest book signing events happening in Houston, Texas.We have 62 authors attending!  This event will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 and will offer a unique experience where readers from everywhere can meet with their favorite authors in person. At this exciting event there will also be entertainment, exclusive giveaways, exclusive early book releases and delicious food that everyone can enjoy.Visit HOUSTON BOOKRAVE website for all the details.  ***********************************    TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE HBR AFTER PARTY! Please visit HBR AFTER PARTY page to get yours while they last. *********************************** There are only a few days… Read more »

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Sep 17
Little Free Library Field Trip

Little Free Library Field Trip

There is an amazing thing called the Little Free Library, and the concept is taking off all around the world! Today we visited three Little Free Libraries in our area with a few members of our YA For Adults book club. It was such a fun field trip! We dropped off a tote full of books at these various locations and took some books home with us. You should definitely check the website to see if you have one near you. Here’s the picture of the 3 of us in front of the first Little Free Library we visited. Here’s… Read more »

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Sep 14
A Houston BookRave Epic giveaway!

A Houston BookRave Epic giveaway!

Would you like to win some signed copies from some of the amazing authors who will be attending the Houston BookRave? Well, here is your chance! TrinDee Events is giving away 10 signed copies to three lucky winners. The first winner drawn will get to choose five books, the second winner will choose three, and the final winner gets their choice of two. Best part? Winners choose off TrinDee Events featured author list. Check out the attending authors here: http://houstonbookrave.blogspot.com/p/authors.html All you have to do is help spread the word about the Houston BookRave! Unfortunately, this giveaway is open to the… Read more »

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Sep 13
Eyes Ever to the Sky Review

Eyes Ever to the Sky Review

Eyes Ever to the Sky by Katie French Series: The Sky Trilogy #1 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: April 9, 2013 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: eARC Source: Netgalley, Provided by author for honest review Rating: Description: When Hugh wakes up in a smoldering crater—no memory, no clothes—a single thought echoes in his head…trust no one. Frightened and alone, with no memory of who he is, he stumbles upon a grisly murder scene and is fatally shot.  He wakes, only to find he can heal himself. He has superpowers, and he’s going to need them. Desperate and bleeding, Hugh stumbles… Read more »

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Sep 13
Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 13, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Sept 13, 2013

Feature for Sept 13, 2013 –  Question! It is up to you to do a Kickstarter campaign for your favorite book!!! Who are you casting for the main characters?   Rose and Julie  So for this week we had to pick our favorite book and create a dream cast. The only problem: SO MANY BOOKS ARE BEING MADE INTO MOVIES!!!!!! The book we chose to dream cast is The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay.  For Josh Bennett we chose the actor Chase Crawford: For Nastya Kashnikov  we chose actress Nina Dobrev: Here is book trailer that someone else created that we thought… Read more »

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Sep 12
That’s what HE said Thursday- September 12, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- September 12, 2013

Every Thursday we are hosting a brand new meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here.   Rose’s Quote: ““D’ye ken that the only time I am without pain is in your bed, Sassenach? When I take ye, when I lie in your arms-my wounds are healed, then, my scars forgotten.”” –Jamie to Claire (The Fiery Cross by: Diana Gabaldon) I know. I know. I use Jamie and Claire a lot, but I HAVE been reading this book for over 45 hours now. (On audio it is 55 hours long!!!) So is it… Read more »

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Sep 11
Heavenly Hell Review

Heavenly Hell Review

Heavenly Hell by Aria Williams Series: Heavenly Hell #1 Publisher: Self-published Date Published: 04/24/13 Format: eARC Source: Provided as part of book tour Rating: Description: You’d think being stuck in the body of a beautiful seventeen year old girl forever would be a gift. But when you are fallen, it is more like a curse.Indiana was a beautiful angel, enjoying the perks of Heaven, until she was tricked by a demon to fall in love with him. She was forced to fall from Heaven and remain in her seventeen year old form, banished to Earth, for all of eternity. Now,… Read more »

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Sep 09
Tackle Your TBR Read-a-Thon (Sept 8 – 21)

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-Thon (Sept 8 – 21)

The lovely ladies from Colorimetry and Tressa’s Wishful Endings have come up with this great Read-a-thon to help reduce our TBR pile. The Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon begins September 8th and ends September 21st. You do not have to be a blogger to sign up – so check out their sign up pages and join in the fun! They will be using Twitter hashtag #TackleTBR.   Julie’s Read-A-Thon Plan: I’ve decided to participate since I think I’m still biting off more than I can chew.. er.. read. I think this will help me keep up with my plans this month. I was out-of-town last week so I was not able… Read more »

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