Yearly Archives: 2009

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Good morning! It’s Wednesday again, but I only have 1 word for you! The books this week have been pretty easy reading, I guess, because I haven’t come across much in the way of interesting vocabulary. Still, I wanted to share my lone word with you this week, from Nibble & Kuhn by David Schmahmann. (I figured a book about… Read more

Review: Going Fast by Elaine McCluskey

It’s finally here! The Green Books campaign: 1 Day, 100 bloggers, 100 green books, 100 reviews!Today, there are 100 books being reviewed on 100 blogs around the web, promoting good books and good environmental policies. The boooks are printed on 100% recycled paper. Eco-Libris encourages readers to “balance out” their books – plant a tree for every book you read.… Read more

Teaser Tuesdays!

Happy Tuesday! It’s time for another wek of Teaser Tuesdays, hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading. You know the drill: Take your current book, pick a page and pick two (just two!) teaser sentences to share with us. No spoilers, please, and be sure to tell us the name of the book so we can rush out and… Read more

Wondrous Words Wednesday!

Time for more words! On Wondrous Words Wednesday, we round up all the words from the previous week that we didn’t know and we tell you what they mean. Then, when you read the books we’ve read, you’ll know them, too! This week, my words come from Mr. Darcy, Vampyre. (You can read my review here.) 1. Ensorcelled: bewitched: under… Read more

Teaser Tuesdays!

Welome back to Teaser Tuesdays, hosted by the lovely Miz B at ShouldBeReading. Now, you know the rules: open your book to a random page and choose 2 teaser sentences that will get us hooked on the story (without spoiling it). I just posted my review of Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, so I thought I would use a quote from that… Read more

Wondrous Words Wednesday!

I have been all over the place the last few weeks, so I’m thrilled to be able to post some words this week! The words are from Going Fast by Elaine McClusky. This is a book that I’m reading for the EcoLibris Green Reading Challenge – stop back on November 10th for my review. Some of these are really interesting!… Read more

Teaser Tuesdays!

Welcome to another edition of Teaser Tuesdays! This is by far the biggest meme I’m signed up for and has added more books to my TBR list than I can count! It’s hosted by MizB over at shouldbereading, and by now you know the rules: 1. Open your current book to a random page (although I bet we all cheat… Read more

Vampire’s Assistant Winners!

First off, let me thank everyone who participated in this little contest. I know I am looking forward to seeing the movie (and eventually reading the books) and I hope a lot of our YA readers out there feel the same way. I appreciate everyone stopping by and I wish I had presents for all of you. Sadly, there can… Read more

Review: Green Eyes in the Amazon by P.J. Fischer

Green Eyes in the Amazon is a very timely book — almost too timely. Fundamentalist religious groups are conspiring to control society and stifle scientific advances by any means necessary, including violence. It is set in a hazy but not-too-distant future. No more cellphones and SUVs, now we all have vidcoms and autopiloted cars. Central America is a Dead Zone,… Read more