Month: July 2013

Literary Party: My Sweet Lollipops

Posted July 17, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 16 Comments

My Sweet Lollipops Review by Lauren products sent for review; I paid for shipping; all opinions are still my own Visit My Sweet Lollipops on Etsy I mentioned last month that I was planning a literary themed party for some of my girlfriends. I ended up getting strep throat the day that I was supposed […]

Bunbury Saturday Night!

Posted July 16, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

Tree Climber; photo by Julie Hammond Bunbury Saturday Night Post and Photos by Julie Hammond Chairlift; photo by Julie Hammond Chairlift started off my particular night with a twist. Their music reminded me of a mix of the game theme song Zelda and “Gotta Catch ‘Em All”. The band was a quirky cute collaboration that was […]

Beat the Heat Swap Reveal

Posted July 15, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 15 Comments

I love blog swaps! It’s fun to get to know new bloggers and receive some fab goodies in the mail. I also really like shopping for other people! Due to some odd numbers, I didn’t shop for the person who shopped for me. Instead, I gave items to Lin from Linny’s Vault— you can see […]

A Bunbury Friday Night

Posted July 15, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

Glowing balls during Fun. Photo by Julie Hammond A Bunbury Friday Night (the music) Post by Julie Hammond Tegan and Sara set (all photos are taken through the screen). Photo by Lauren Becker Friday night was jam packed with Fun (Pun intended)! Tegan and Sara gave a great kick off to the night with a […]

J.K. Rowling Published Under a Pseudonym

Posted July 14, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

photo from article   We all know that J.K. Rowling’s adult debut was The Casual Vacancy…but sneaky author that she is…she published an adult mystery novel under the name Robert Galbraith. The first book, in what appears to be a new series, is titled The Cuckoo’s Calling. You can read all about the novel and […]

Bunbury Band Interview: Bethesda

Posted July 14, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Bethesda, questions answered by Shanna, Dan, and Eric Interview by Lauren Visit their website and Listen to Their Music! Bunbury Guests: Catch Bethesda on Sunday 7/14 (tomorrow) at the Lawn Stage from 3:30 to 4:15   Your song “Go” is reminiscent of She and Him. Do you find that particular comparison accurate at all? How […]

Bunbury Music Festival is Almost Here!

Posted July 10, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

It’s that time of year again! I have once again been lucky enough to receive media passes for the Bunbury Music Festival this weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio. Therefore, you will probably see a lot of posts in the next week about Bunbury – the music, the set-up, the festival in general. I try and keep […]

Top Ten Best Movie Adaptations

Posted July 10, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 9 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday with The Broke and the Bookish – link up with them every Tuesday. As for me, sorry this is late…but it’s still Tuesday where I’m at! Top Ten Best Movie Adaptations in no particular order   I’m one of those people that tends to enjoy any movie adaptation based on a book. I […]

Blog Sponsorship Information

Posted July 9, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

I’m always trying to promote things in any way I can. Sometimes I do it for free, sometimes I’m offered a free item or even paid to post. This doesn’t work for every blog, but I find it’s a nice enough mix for Shooting Stars. Therefore, I have a new idea I wanted to share. […]

Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Posted July 7, 2013 by shooting in Uncategorized / 16 Comments

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Review by Lauren I bought the book Official Summary: Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it’s barely begun. When “Verity” is arrested […]