Book Review: Decked With Holly by Marni Bates

Book Review: Decked With Holly by Marni Bates

How Excited Was I To Read Decked With Holly by Marni Bates? 10 all the way. I was once quoted in my college newspaper as saying my favorite thing about Thanksgiving was that it meant I could legitimately start listening to Christmas carols. I was probably the coolest college freshman ever. And on the record. [...]

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

How Excited Was I About Ready Player One by Ernest Cline?  This book had been really hyped up, so I was excited! Also I’m sort of a child of the eighties? I knew it had lots of old references and I was hoping to get some of them. Rating? 8. And my boyfriend would probably [...]

Book Review: Over You by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Book Review: Over You by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

How Excited Was I To Read Over You? Hard to quantify because I won it as a free goodreads giveaway. I love winning things! So I obviously had to read it. I did remember reading The Nannie Diaries (by the same authors) a long time ago and wondering what all the fuss was about… Also [...]

Recommend A… Book You Read on Vacation

Recommend A… Book You Read on Vacation

Recommend A… is hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit. Shanyn posts a new prompt each week, and we’ll post a book recommendation that follows the prompt. Head over to her blog to check out other blogger’s picks! This week I have two recommendations. The first is place specific, based on a recent vacation. The [...]

Book Review: I’ve Got Your Number By Sophie Kinsella

Book Review: I’ve Got Your Number By Sophie Kinsella

How Excited Was I To Read I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella? I was traveling and saw this on the (freely available) bookshelf in the hotel library. I was pretty worn out. The immediate reaction was, “Ahhh!” How Excited Was I When I Finished This Book?: 2.5/5. I’m going back to out of five. It’s just [...]

Book Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Book Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Apologies for the hiatus! One of us is involved in moving right now, and, well… if you’ve moved recently that probably says it all! The other has been assisting. We probably would have broken up if we were dating. Luckily, we’re family! How Excited Was I to Read Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevres? SO excited. [...]

Book Review: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Book Review: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

How Excited Was I to Read Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares? 10. I had a feeling I was really going to enjoy it. The book had received high marks from other blogs I trust, and it sounded like fun! How Excited Am I Now? 10! This book was a home run for me… Book Jacket: “I’ve left some [...]

Top Ten Tuesday: Our Fall TBRs

Top Ten Tuesday: Our Fall TBRs

This is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Fall TBRs (books on our to-be-read lists). These lists feel a bit like New Years. And we love resolutions!  So here goes… (Mary has a biggie!) Mary 1. Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon. [...]