Aug 16
Losing It Review

Losing It Review

Losing It by Cora Carmack Series: Losing It #1 Publisher: William Morrow Date Published: December 5, 2012 Genres: New Adult Audiobook Narrator: Phoebe Strole Rating: Description: Virginity. Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible—a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple when she freaks out and leaves a gorgeous guy alone and naked in her bed with an excuse that no… Read more »

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Aug 16
Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 16, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 16, 2013

Feature for Aug 16, 2013 – Share something you’ve learned about book blogging or just blogging in general in the last month.   Rose: This past month I learned that being organized is key to getting read what you need to get read and discipline is key to reviewing what you read.  Sometimes I get so behind or miss out on something I really wanted to check out, whether it be a book signing or free galley or author event and it is because I avoid reading my email like the plague.  However, reading my email is key to remaining organized, which is key to accomplishing my… Read more »

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Aug 15
That’s what HE said Thursday- August 15, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- August 15, 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. In honor of starting this meme, we are conducting 2 giveaways!!!!! We have extended the giveaways! YAY! The giveaways will end August 23, 2013 at midnight. Giveaway 1: one lucky participating blogger will win a $15 Gift Card to the book seller of their choice!!! Enter using the Rafflecopter. A link to your post is the only mandatory entry, but other sharing and following options exist for additional entries. To enter giveaway 1, click HERE. Giveaway 2: one commenting follower… Read more »

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Aug 12
Summer of Love Blog and Giveaway Hop

Summer of Love Blog and Giveaway Hop

Welcome to Chapter Break’s stop in Gliterary Girl‘s Summer of Love hop! We are a tour host with Gliterary Girl and are excited to participate. I was trying to think up some summer reading recommendations for a romance theme, and then I realized I don’t really read summery romance type of books. My co-blogger does though. But in any case I thought I would recommend a few romance books I’ve read this summer and also link to some cool Goodreads Listopias for this theme. Some standalone romance-y books I read this summer, sticking to those with a happy ending: Losing… Read more »

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Aug 09
What Really Happened in Peru Review

What Really Happened in Peru Review

What Really Happened in Peru by Cassandra Clare Series: The Bane Chronicles Part #1 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Genres: Paranormal Format: eBook Pages: April 16, 2013 Source: Free read on pulseit.com Rating: Description: Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices know that Magnus Bane is banned from Peru—and now they can find out why. One of ten adventures in The Bane Chronicles. There are good reasons Peru is off-limits to Magnus Bane. Follow Magnus’s Peruvian escapades as he drags his fellow warlocks Ragnor Fell and Catarina Loss into trouble, learns several instruments (which he plays shockingly), dances… Read more »

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Aug 09
Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 9, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 9, 2013

Feature for Aug 9, 2013 – Back to school. Create a reading list for the imaginary English Lit class you’ll be teaching this semester.   Rose:   Okay, so I am never sure how to determine if a book is school appropriate or not, but here are a few that I would teach in my imaginary class: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green The Absolutely True Diary of A Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Stolen: A Letter To My Captor by Lucy Christoper 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher Brusier by Neal Shusterman The Perks of Being a Wallflower… Read more »

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Aug 08
That’s what HE said Thursday- August 8, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- August 8, 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. In honor of starting this meme, we are conducting 2 giveaways!!!!! We have extended the giveaways! YAY! The giveaways will end August 23, 2013 at midnight. Giveaway 1: one lucky participating blogger will win a $15 Gift Card to the book seller of their choice!!! Enter using the Rafflecopter. A link to your post is the only mandatory entry, but other sharing and following options exist for additional entries. To enter giveaway 1, click HERE. Giveaway 2: one… Read more »

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Aug 07
City of Lost Souls Review

City of Lost Souls Review

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare Series: The Mortal Instruments #5 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Date Published: May 8, 2012 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Rating: Description:  The New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments continues—and so do the thrills and danger for Jace, Clary, and Simon. What price is too high to pay, even for love? When Jace and Clary meet again, Clary is horrified to discover that the demon Lilith’s magic has bound her beloved Jace together with her evil brother Sebastian, and that Jace has become a servant of evil. The Clave is out to destroy Sebastian,… Read more »

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Aug 05
The Mortal Instruments (City of Bones) Blog Hop Read-a-Long – Chapter 5 and Meet Alec

The Mortal Instruments (City of Bones) Blog Hop Read-a-Long – Chapter 5 and Meet Alec

We’re super excited to participate in this Blog Tour for City of Bones! Each day in August a participating blog will recap the next chapter of City of Bones. Some blogs will have some extra goodies about the book as well.  Then, when all the recaps are complete, we’ll enjoy going to see the movie! Yay! Here at Chapter Break we are doing a recap of Chapter 5. So sit back and read-a-long with the tour! Chapter 5 Recap In Chapter 5, Clary wakes up several days after being stung by a Demon and injected with its poison. She wakes… Read more »

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Aug 03
Eat Read Rate summer dinner

Eat Read Rate summer dinner

So on Wednesday, July 31st I attended this really cool local Houston event called #SummerWithATwistDinner organized by Eat Read Rate and Katy Budget Books. We met at a restaurant and had dinner and got to chat with authors. We had fajitas yum! The authors were (from left to right in the awful cell phone photo I took, above): Julie Kenner aka J. Kenner Sophie Jordan aka Sharie Kohler Donna Grant Tracy Wolff aka Tessa Adams aka Tracy Deebs They’re doing this every few months with a group of local(ish) authors. So neat! Yay Texas authors! Anyway so tonight Sophie Jordan… Read more »

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