Month: September 2016

October is Harry Potter Month

Posted September 30, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 16 Comments

October is an important month in the Harry Potter series. A lot of things happen, including the death of Harry’s parents and the start of him being The Boy Who Lived. As such, I decided that October would be the perfect month to celebrate all things Harry and you are welcome to join in! Have […]

Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West

Posted September 28, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 23 Comments

Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West Review by Lauren source: copy from BEA16; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Bristal, an orphaned kitchen maid, lands in a gritty fairy tale gone wrong when she discovers she is an elicromancer with a knack for shape-shifting. An ancient breed of immortal magic beings, elicromancers have […]

Connection Error by Annabeth Albert

Posted September 26, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

Connection Error by Annabeth Albert Review by Lauren source: copy for review; all opinions are my own Official Summary: It’s typical of video game programmer Josiah Simmons to be the last one on the plane on the way to the biggest meeting of his career. Though he’s (mostly) coping with his ADHD, he can’t handle another […]

Blog Ahead 2016 + Swapoween Sign Up

Posted September 25, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

I really meant to do a Sunday Post today, with some various announcements, but I didn’t have much time this weekend, with family in town. However, I keep meaning to say that I’ll be doing Blog Ahead this October, so now is a good a time as any! This is a blog event hosted by […]

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Posted September 23, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 20 Comments

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Review by Lauren source: copy from BEA16; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Groomed to be the perfect highborn Victorian young lady, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has a decidedly different plan for herself. After the loss of her beloved mother, she is determined to understand the nature of death […]

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Posted September 22, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova Review by Lauren source: copy from BEA ’16; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives.Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation…and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid […]

100 Years of Roald Dahl: Etsy Products!

Posted September 19, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 14 Comments

I’m so excited to be taking part in the 100 Years of Roald Dahl Celebratory Blog Tour! I grew up reading Dahl’s books and even watching the movies. Recently, I have begun thinking that I should collect the books and reread some of the titles from my childhood, as well as read some of Dahl’s […]

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Posted September 16, 2016 by shooting in Uncategorized / 14 Comments

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Review by Lauren source: copy from BEA ’16; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and […]