Month: April 2009

Wish-List-Wednesday: I Just Made the Cut!

Posted April 23, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 9 Comments

Amy by Any Other Name By: Maureen GarvieOut Now, as far as I can tellSummary: It’s not like being a teenager is all that easy to begin with. But when 15-year-old Amy wakes up in a hospital bed, terribly injured from a dive onto hidden rocks in a quarry, she must contend with something unbelievable. […]

(Interview) Young&Talented: Justin Stein

Posted April 22, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Interview with Justin Stein Questions by: Lauren Photo by Christopher Greenwood “Sweetest Girl” video 1. Your influences range from Ne-Yo to Rascall Flatts to Michael Jackson. What about their music or careers do you personally identify or connect with? Well, Neyo is an amazing writer and I really hope to write songs as awesome […]

Ten Years Ago: Columbine High School

Posted April 20, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the Columbine shootings. I definitely believe that it is a day to remember, not only for the lives that were lost but because of what happened to lead up to this day. I wanted to mention one of my favorite books in hopes that more people might check it […]

Maybe It’s Your Lucky Day!

Posted April 20, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

I know I haven’t posted any contest links in awhile, so I figured I should probably try and do it a little more often these days. I mean, really, I used to post them every week practically! LOL Ah well, I’ll try. Don’t forget to enter the contests I have going on now as well. […]

Interview: A Truck Fell On Him (True Story)

Posted April 19, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 3 Comments

Interview: Charlie Renneby: Lauren 1. Your book is called A Truck Fell On Me, and is horrifyingly a true story. What made you wish to write about this experience? Believe it or not, I wanted my friends and family to know what I went through as a dead man. You see for the first eighteen […]

(Review + Song) Purge: Rehab Diaries by Nicole Johns

Posted April 17, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 10 Comments

Purge: Rehab Diaries by Nicole Johns Review by: LaurenLearn more and Buy: Amazon Summary: Purge is a beautifully crafted memoir that has a Girl, Interrupted feel. In this raw and engaging account of her months in rehab, Nicole Johns documents her stay in a residential treatment facility for eating disorders. Her prose is lucid […]

Wish-List Wednesday: Alyzon Whitestarr

Posted April 15, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 11 Comments

Alyzon Whitestarr by Isobelle Carmody Out: June 23, 2009 Amazon Summary: Are Alyzon’s new abilities a blessing . . . or a curse? Alyzon Whitestarr doesn’t take after her musically talented father or her nocturnal, artistic mother. In fact, she’s the most normal member of a very eccentric family . . . until the day […]

(Review + Song) Because I am Furniture

Posted April 15, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 5 Comments

Because I am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas Review by: Lauren Out: April 16 (tomorrow) Amazon Summary: Anke’s father is abusive. But not to her. He attacks her brother and sister, but she’s just an invisible witness in a house of horrors, on the brink of disappearing altogether. Until she makes the volleyball team at school. […]

Next Huge Giveaway: Looking for Help!

Posted April 14, 2009 by shooting in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

If you want a summary of the book, go here: Now, many of you should know about the huge giveaways by now. Bloggers donate a book, a gift card, or some other prize to be given away to ONE winner if they buy a certain book in a certain time period and send in proof. […]