Feb 01
Chapter Break Bingo – February 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – February 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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Jan 31
Halfway Hunted Audiobook Tour Review

Halfway Hunted Audiobook Tour Review

Author: Terry Maggert Narrator: Erin Spencer Length: 6h 56m Publisher: Terry Maggert⎮2016 Genre: Paranormal Release date: November 10, 2016 Welcome to Halfway; where the waffles are golden, the moon is silver, and magic is just around every corner. A century old curse is broken, releasing Exit Wainwright, an innocent man trapped alone in time. Lost and in danger, he enlists Carlie, Gran, and their magic to find the warlock who sentenced him to a hundred years of darkness. The hunter becomes the hunted when Carlie’s spells awaken a cold-blooded killer intent on adding another pelt to their gruesome collection: hers…. Read more »

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Jan 27
Book Review – Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1)

Book Review – Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1)

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: October 20th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Love & Romance, Science Fiction, Survival Stories, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 608 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 41 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Johnathon McClain, Lincoln Hoppe, Olivia Taylor Dudley Rating: Description: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the… Read more »

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Jan 24
Halfway Bitten Audiobook Tour Review

Halfway Bitten Audiobook Tour Review

Author: Terry Maggert Narrator: Erin Spencer Length: 7h 19m Publisher: Terry Maggert⎮2016 Genre: Paranormal Release date: May 23, 2016 The circus came to Halfway, and they brought the weird. When clowns, vampires, and corpses start piling up in town, Carlie has to break away from her boyfriend, Wulfric, to bring her witchy skills to the table- or grill, as the case may be. When the body of a young woman washes up in the lake, it unleashes a spiral of mystery that will bring Carlie, Gran, and Wulfric into a storm of magical warfare. Spells will fly. Curses will rain…. Read more »

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Jan 22
Chat Between Chapters: Books we are excited about in 2017

Chat Between Chapters: Books we are excited about in 2017

 What books are we all looking forward to in 2017? Share your excitement!  Julie: I know I’m living under a rock and all, and also trying to read my shelves dangit, but I am looking forward to some releases in 2017 as well. Check out this awesome list of upcoming books though! DANG. One such looking forward to release is the next Charlie Davidson book. Later this month. SOON my pretty! I have an Audible credit with your name on it. There’s also a new coming out this year, but honestly I’m kind of skeptical and maybe a bit burned… Read more »

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Jan 20
Book Review – Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)

Book Review – Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)

Graceling by Kristin Cashore Series: Graceling Realm #1 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date Published: 2008 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 471 Audiobook Length: 12 hours 31 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Chelsea Mixon, David Baker, Zachary Exton Rating: Description: Kristin Cashore’s best-selling, award-winning fantasy Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable yet strong Katsa, a smart, beautiful teenager who lives in a world where selected people are given a Grace, a special talent that can be anything from dancing to swimming. Katsa’s is killing. As the king’s niece, she is forced to use her extreme… Read more »

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Jan 19
What Books Taught Us – Alien Invasion

What Books Taught Us – Alien Invasion

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 survive an alien invasion.  We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! Whether it’s little grey beings or scary monsters crawling out of people’s torsos, we need know how to survive alien invaders. Here are some lessons we’ve learned from books…. Read more »

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Jan 16
The Gender Game Review

The Gender Game Review

The Gender Game by Bella Forrest Series: The Gender Game #1 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Date Published: September 9th 2016 Format: Audiobook Pages: 416 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Soler, Zachary Webber Rating: Description: A toxic river divides nineteen-year-old Violet Bates’s world by gender. Women rule the East. Men rule the West. Welcome to the lands of Matrus and Patrus. Ever since the disappearance of her beloved younger brother, Violet’s life has been consumed by an anger she struggles to control. Already a prisoner to her own nation, now she has been sentenced to… Read more »

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Jan 12
Chat About Covers: the Twelfth Keeper

Chat About Covers: the Twelfth Keeper

  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.   I quite like this cover. I love the magical feel of the blue-green coloring. The underwater, or is it in the sky, feel to it is lovely. The billowing dress, always a fan. I also like the fonts. The title font is… Read more »

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Jan 10
Halfway Dead Audiobook Tour Review

Halfway Dead Audiobook Tour Review

Author: Terry Maggert Narrator: Erin Spencer Length: 7h 12m Publisher: Terry Maggert⎮2015 Genre: Paranormal Release date: Aug. 07, 2015 Carlie McEwan loves many things. She loves being a witch. She loves her town of Halfway, NY – a tourist destination nestled on the shores of an Adirondack lake. Carlie loves her enormous familiar, Gus, who is 25 pounds of judgmental Maine Coon cat, and she positively worships her grandmother, a witch of incredible power and wisdom. Carlie spends her days cooking at the finest – and only – real diner in town, and her life is a balance between magic… Read more »

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