Mar 05
Chat Between Chapters: Fictional cars we’d love to drive

Chat Between Chapters: Fictional cars we’d love to drive

 Let’s chat about the fictional cars we’d love to drive.  Julie: Check it out, what a fun topic. Even Wikipedia has an article on fictional cars! And there’s this other article on the 50 coolest fictional cars. I would totally LOVE to drive, er, technically that isn’t the right word. But the flying car from Harry Potter. I mean, wouldn’t you? Skip right over traffic. yes, please. Also, I mean, the time machine. Because DUH. And a little more obscure and bookish is the caddy called Mariah from Out of the Easy. Now that sounded like a nice ride.     … Read more »

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Mar 04
Chapter Break Bingo – March 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – March 2017

Welcome to the easiest challenge you’ll find all year! Read books. Mark off squares. That’s all it takes to participate in Bookish Bingo! Play along with us! Here are the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and… Read more »

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Mar 03
Chapter Break Bingo – February 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – February 2017 Completed Cards

Alright everyone, did you fill out your Bookish Bingo Cards? Share your cards, and link up your posts below! Recap of the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and down, corners stuff. Just the number of squares…. Read more »

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Mar 02
#ShelfLove 2017: Top books on my shelf the longest that I haven’t read

#ShelfLove 2017: Top books on my shelf the longest that I haven’t read

#ShelfLove Challenge 2017 We’re co-hosting the #ShelfLove challenge again this year so join us and read more of the books you already bought! Quarterly Topic: March 2017/April 2017: Top books on my shelf the longest that I haven’t read       Julie’s Challenge Update: I started book blogging in 2013, but by then I had already become a book hoarder. It just got even worse after that point. Looking at my “soon to be read” shelf on Goodreads gives me heartburn. So, top books shelved that I collected prior to 2013: I was on a crime kick for a… Read more »

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Mar 01
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

Author: Jennifer Kincheloe Narrator: Moira Quirk Length: 12h 44m Publisher: Jennifer R. Kincheloe, Ltd⎮2016 Genre: Historical Mystery/Thriller Release date: Nov. 14, 2016 It’s 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels, but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era’s rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron… Read more »

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Feb 23
What Books Taught Us – How to Solve a Mystery

What Books Taught Us – How to Solve a Mystery

Have you checked out our various Features pages lately? Julie and I are all about Features posts. (Who doesn’t need an occasional break from reviews?) In this feature post, we will be discussing What Books Taught Us. And no, we don’t mean cooking, crafting, or organizing. We are talking about serious, useful skills. Like how to solve a mystery. We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! Whether your sleuthing skills are more on par with Sherlock Holmes or Shaggy and Scooby, everyone eventually needs to solve a mystery. Source Here are some books to help you… Read more »

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Feb 20
Kaitlin’s Tale Review

Kaitlin’s Tale Review

Kaitlin’s Tale by Christine Amsden Publisher: Twilight Times Books Date Published: May 16th 2016 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 270 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins Audiobook Narrator: Melissa Reizian Frank Source: Provided by author for honest review Rating: Description: Kaitlin Mayer is on the run from the father of her baby – a vampire who wants her to join him in deadly eternity. Terrified for her young son, she seeks sanctuary with the hunters guild. Yet they have their own plans for her son, and her hopes of safety are soon shattered…. Read more »

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Feb 19
Chat Between Chapters: Characters we want to Throttle

Chat Between Chapters: Characters we want to Throttle

  You know there are some characters out there we just want to throttle. Let’s chat about them.  Julie: You know who I really want to throttle? Anastasia of Fifty Shades shame… er.. fame. What in the world is the thinking? Sure, in the end things turn out well for her, but the torment to get there? Shaking my head at her.   Lynn: I totally agree with Julie about Ana. She is definitely not a favorite character for me! I’m planning on throttling Zoe Sage from the Bloodlines series. And heck, the rest of the Alchemists while we are at… Read more »

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Feb 17
Book Review – Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy #1-#10)

Book Review – Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy #1-#10)

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman, Sarah Rees Brennan Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: November 15th 2016 Genres: Boarding School & Prep School, Fantasy, Short Stories, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 672 Audiobook Length: 17 hours 35 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Brett Dalton, Chris Wood, Devon Bostick, Jack Falahee, Keahu Kahuanui, Ki Hong Li, Luke Pasqualino, Nico Mirallegro, Sam Hueghan, Torrance Coombs Rating: Description: The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories chronicling the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in print… Read more »

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Feb 16
Chat About Covers: Magic Born

Chat About Covers: Magic Born

  We’re starting a new feature here on Chapter Break called Chat About Covers. ‘Cause you know we all judge books by covers, whether we admit it or not. We judge the style, the color and font choices, and just the overall look. That might not keep us from reading the book, but we do still judge.   So creepy hand yep. Very awkward looking.  And the girl herself? What is up with her expression? Is she supposed to be some powerful magic user, or just some lost child? Agree with Lynn about the panther as well. Just randomly hanging… Read more »

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