Month: March 2015

Touring Local: March 2015

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

I didn’t really do much in February, so I skipped a Touring Local feature for that month. However, I had a couple things that I did in March that I thought I would share with you all! One of my local libraries had a lady come in to teach us all about making soy candles. […]

Splintered by A.G. Howard + Song Pick

Posted March 29, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 16 Comments

Splintered by A.G. Howard Review by Lauren Source: copy from library; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s […]

I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier

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

I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier Review by Lauren Source: copy from library; all opinions are my own Official Summary: A boy’s search for his father becomes a desperate journey to unlock a secret past. But the past must not be remembered if the boy is to survive. As he searches for the truth […]

Bittersweet by Kimberly Loth + Excerpt

Posted March 21, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 15 Comments

Bittersweet by Kimberly Loth Review by Lauren Source: copy from publisher/netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Every Sunday Savannah Ray gets an email from her dead dad. She doesn’t know how the emails work but she’s finally ready to start looking for answers. To find those answers she has to go to the […]

Theming Thursday: Easter Madness

Posted March 19, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 13 Comments

Hope everyone had a great St. Patrick’s Day. Did you try anything out from last week? With Easter coming up in a few weeks, I figured it was time to share some fun ideas! Theming Thursday: Easter Madness Crafts Unleashed shared some cute Sprinkle Easter Egg Ornaments. These would make a great decoration, or as […]

Trust the Focus by Megan Erickson + Make it a Gift

Posted March 18, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 10 Comments

Trust the Focus by Megan Erickson Review by Lauren source: publisher/netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: With his college graduation gown expertly pitched into the trash, Justin Akron is ready for the road trip he planned with his best friend Landry— and ready for one last summer of escape from his mother’s controlling […]

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

Posted March 16, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 16 Comments

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley Review by Lauren source: library; all opinions are my own Official Summary: In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever. Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson […]

A Look Back at Blog World (7)

Posted March 15, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 10 Comments

A Look Back at Blog World (7) Happy Pi Day everyone! Hope you’re all having a nice weekend. This Look Back won’t be too long, but enjoy! My So-Called Chaos shared a review of her January Fandom of the Month box – the theme was Star Wars. I’m not a huge fan of jewelry, but […]