Month: January 2015

A Look Back at Blog World (4)

Posted January 31, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

A Look Back at Blog World (4) Interesting Posts of the Week: Learn how to make your own balloon invitation at Nheng’s Wonderland. Somewhat Simple shares how to make your own 2015 Journal Jar Kit – it’s not too late to start now, and the link includes some free printables.  Skip to My Lou offers […]

Tear You Apart by Sarah Cross

Posted January 29, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 25 Comments

Tear You Apart by Sarah Cross Review by Lauren Source: netgalley copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Viv knows there’s no escaping her fairy-tale curse. One day her beautiful stepmother will feed her a poison apple or convince her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Henley, to hunt her down and cut out her heart before she […]

The Lunar Chronicles…So Far

Posted January 27, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 15 Comments

source The Lunar Chronicles (Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress) by Marissa Meyer Review by Lauren source: copies from library; all opinions are my own Review: I assume most of you have at least heard about Cinder. If not, the basic idea is that this is the future, and Cinder lives in New Beijing. She’s also a […]

A Look Back at Blog World (3)

Posted January 23, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 19 Comments

A Look Back at Blog World (3) I’m afraid I don’t have a ton of links this week, but hopefully you’ll find some of these interesting!  Publishers Weekly shares some pictures from the New Illustrated Version of Harry Potter. It will be released on October 6, 2015. I can’t wait!  Another Harry Potter post…this time […]

Expiration Date by Duane Swierczynski

Posted January 21, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 13 Comments

Expiration Date by Duane Swierczynski Review by Lauren Source: personal copy; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Mickey Wade is a recently-unemployed journalist who lucked into a rent-free apartment—his sick grandfather’s place. The only problem: it’s in a lousy neighborhood—the one where Mickey grew up, in fact. The one he was so desperate to […]

Review: Texts from Jane Eyre

Posted January 19, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 25 Comments

Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortberg Review by Lauren source: copy for review; all opinions are my own Review: At the top of each new section is the name of an author, character, or book and from there, you are presented with text conversations between various […]

A Look Back at Blog World (2)

Posted January 17, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 17 Comments

A Look Back at Blog World (2) This is my second Look Back at Blog World and it’s where I share some links I found searching online in the past week or two that I thought were worth sharing. I also answer any comments/questions on my posts that I figured needed a reply. Books I’m […]

Book Review: Falling by Barbara Elsborg

Posted January 16, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 11 Comments

Falling by Barbara Elsborg  Review by Lauren Source: copy from netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Harper is no longer behind bars, but it doesn’t feel like it. Ten years serving time fora crime he didn’t commit have left him shut down, numb, and a frozen wreck over the simplest of choices.He’s acutely […]

Ask Me Anything – Your Answers!!

Posted January 14, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 18 Comments

Lauren here! I’m back to answer all the questions that were left in my Ask Me Anything post. Still check it out if you’re at all interested in earning up to $15 from The Book Depository. You have to do one of two guest posts by this coming Saturday, but believe me, it’s easy! Write […]