Aug 29
That’s what HE said Thursday- August 29, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- August 29, 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. Congratulations to our two giveaway winners: Melissa Robles and Jessica Hizey Chiles!!!!! (Check your email and respond so I can send you your gift cards from the bookseller of your choice!) Thanks everyone for participating in our giveaway and spreading the word about our new meme!   Rose’s Quote: “Let me love you enough for the two of us, until you can accept you’re worth it. Because you are, Emma. I don’t know how to convince… Read more »

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Aug 27
Top Ten Tuesday: Most Memorable Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Memorable Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme run by The Broke and the Bookish Top 10 Most Memorable Secondary Characters.    Rose’s Top Ten Isaac, The Fault In Our Stars Zuzana, Daughter of Smoke and Bone Wee Ian, Drums of Autumn (Outlander Series) Celeste, Flat-Out Love Sara, Reason to Breathe Breckin, Hopeless Rue, The Hunger Games Eric Northman, (Sookie Stackhouse Series) Hassan, An Abundance of Katherines Drew, The Sea of Tranquility    Julie’s Top Ten Simon, Mortal Instruments series Emma, Soul Screamers series Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter series Vlad, Night Huntress series Mason Ashford, Vampire Academy series Kaci, Shifters series Rue, Hunger… Read more »

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Aug 26
Inferno Review

Inferno Review

Inferno by Dan Brown Series: Robert Langdon #4 Publisher: Doubleday Date Published: May 14, 2013 Genres: Thriller Format: Hardcover Rating: Description: In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date. In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . . . Dante’s Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon… Read more »

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Aug 25
Stitch and Shudder by Samantha Durante Review and Book Tour

Stitch and Shudder by Samantha Durante Review and Book Tour

The Highlight Tour with Prism Book Tours & Samantha’s Summer Tour. Welcome to Chapter Break’s stop on the Shudder tour finale of Samantha Durante’s summer-long review tour. My stop is showcasing these fun quotes from this summer Shudder summer-long tour about VILLAINS!!! Vile Villainy Interview w/ Samantha at Joanna In the Sky With Books: Actually, almost EVERY character in the trilogy is based on someone I know, or more likely a combination of people I know…the Engineers(the bad guys) are based on a variety of people I’ve met and disliked over the years for their general arrogance and lack of ability to connect with… Read more »

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Aug 23
Faking It Review

Faking It Review

Faking It by Cora Carmack Series: Losing It #2 Publisher: William Morrow Date Published: December 5, 2012 Genres: New Adult Audiobook Narrator: Emma Galvin Rating: Description: Mackenzie “Max” Miller has a problem. Her parents have arrived in town for a surprise visit, and if they see her dyed hair, tattoos, and piercings, they just might disown her. Even worse, they’re expecting to meet a nice wholesome boyfriend, not a guy named Mace who has a neck tattoo and plays in a band. All her lies are about to come crashing down around her, but then she meets Cade. Cade moved… Read more »

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Aug 23
Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 23, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday – Aug 23, 2013

Feature for Aug 23, 2013 –  Activity! Book Selfie! Take a pic with your current read.   Rose:   I am currently reading the book Julie selected for our YA Book Club this month. So far so good.   Julie: This book is so huge that I could barely get it in the shot when holding my arm out as far as I could reach lol. But hey, it works as a selfie. And you can see my book earrings 🙂 The Feature and Follow Friday blog hop is hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post on Chapter Break…. Read more »

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Aug 23
Reading Personality quiz

Reading Personality quiz

Book Browse has this cute quiz called: What’s your reading personality? So we thought we’d take it and share our results 🙂   Julie: Your Reading Personality: Exacting Reader! The expression ‘so many books, so little time!’ sums up your life. You love books but you rarely have as much time to read as you’d like – so you’re very particular about the books you choose.   Rose: Your responses showed you fitting into two different groups – the exacting reader and the serial reader. The expression ‘so many books, so little time!’ sums up your life.  You love books but you… Read more »

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Aug 22
That’s what HE said Thursday- August 22, 2013

That’s what HE said Thursday- August 22, 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!!!!! The giveaways will end August 24, 2013 at midnight. (That’s TOMORROW NIGHT!!!!)  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 will win a $10… Read more »

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Aug 21
Calling Me Home Review and Book Club Phone Call with Julie Kibler

Calling Me Home Review and Book Club Phone Call with Julie Kibler

Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: February 12th 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Romance Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins Audiobook Narrator: Bahni Turpin, Lorna Raver Rating: Description: Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a big favor to ask her hairdresser, Dorrie. She wants the black single mother to drop everything and drive her from Texas to a funeral in Ohio tomorrow. Dorrie, fleeing problems of her own and curious about Isabelle’s past, agrees, not knowing it will be a journey that changes both their lives. Isabelle confesses that, as a teen in… Read more »

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Aug 20
Beat the Heat Read-a-Thon (July 29 – August 18, 2013) Wrap Up Post #BtHReadathon

Beat the Heat Read-a-Thon (July 29 – August 18, 2013) Wrap Up Post #BtHReadathon

The Beat the Heat Read-a-thon ran from July 29th through August 18th (it was originally August 11th but they extended it!). It was organized by Auntie Spinelli Reads or Phantasmic Reads. Here is our wrap-up post to show how we did. Did we read all the books we planned to read? Did we read more? Did we end up reading different books than we planned? What was our total page count? See below.     Julie’s Read-A-Thon: Planned reads and completion status: Inferno by Dan Brown [Completed 8/18/13. Hardback, approximately 480 pages] City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare [Completed 8/6/13. Paperback, approximately 550 pages] Hold Me Closer, Necromancer… Read more »

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