Book Review: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle

Book Review: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle

[as a review of an old childhood favorite, I've decided to write an abbreviated review focusing on my reactions!] How Excited Was I To Read And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle? 8. Elizabeth mentioned this book the other day in our Top Ten Post (character names we would give our kids). And I knew [...]

Reading on the Cheap: The Kindle Daily Deal

I am starting a new series of posts where I highlight fun (or, you know, really good) inexpensive books available on kindle – or strategies for finding them… this is only an introduction! For Those Times When I Can’t Borrow A Book Off My Sister’s Bookshelf… I resisted buying a kindle for a long time. [...]

Book Review: Amplified by Tara Kelly

Book Review: Amplified by Tara Kelly

How Excited Was I To Read Amplified by Tara Kelly? I give up with numbers today. Very. I have a well-documented love of books with bands. And look at that cover! Kick-ass band! Yay! How Excited Was I When I Finished This Book?: Oooh… toughie. I did not love this one as much as some [...]

Top Ten Tuesday: It’s All About Us!

Top Ten Tuesday: It’s All About Us!

This is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Posts on Our Blog that Would Give The Best Picture of Us. I’d have to point to some other Top Ten lists in all honesty, namely the Top Ten Characters Who Remind [...]

Recommend a… Book Someone Else Recommended to You

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!         In June, Mary and I created TBR lists for each other. One of the [...]

SIL Review: Someone Else’s Fairytale by E. M. Tippetts

SIL Review: Someone Else’s Fairytale by E. M. Tippetts

The ever-popular Sister-in-Law (or SIL as we affectionately call her) is back! How Excited Was I to Read Someone Else’s Fairytale by Emily Mah Tippetts? 7 – I’m a sucker for normal-girl turned princess/famous paradigm made famous in such classic like Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Or Notting Hill (a favorite of my in-laws [...]