February 29, 2012

The Blood of a Dragon • Firelight

The Blood of a Dragon • Firelight
Firelight  by Sophie Jordan Series: Firelight #1 Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: September 7, 2010 Source/Format:  Bought || Hardcover Marked as special at an early age, Jacinda knows her every move is watched. But she longs for freedom to make her own choices. When she breaks the most sacred ten…

February 28, 2012

When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade • Destined to Fail

When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade • Destined to Fail
Destined to Fail  by Samantha March Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: October 11, 2011 Source/Format: Author (Thanks!) || e-book [I received this from the author. This in no way affects my review.] Jasmine Jones is ready to begin her new life as a college student, and is ecstatic to have best f…

February 27, 2012

Where Do Your Loyalties Lie? • Allegiance

Where Do Your Loyalties Lie? • Allegiance
Allegiance  by Cayla Kluver Series: Legacy #2 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: February 28, 2012 Source: Netgalley (Thanks!) || e-galley [I received this from the publisher. This in no way affects my review.] Bound to a man she cannot love, Queen Alera of Hytanica must forget Narian, the young …

February 26, 2012

In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox (5)
Kristi of The Story Siren hosts this awesome meme every week.  You can check out her blog for a list of posts from other bloggers! In My Mailbox is coming to you a little late this week, but better late than never! And I'm so excited and grateful for all of the books that I received this week, s…

February 25, 2012

An Unexpected Romeo • A Rogue by Any Other Name

An Unexpected Romeo • A Rogue by Any Other Name
A Rogue by Any Other Name  by Sarah MacLean Series: The Rules of Scoundrels #1 Publisher: Avon Publication Date: February 28, 2012 Source:  Borrowed from  April  (Thanks!) || Paperback A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title. Now a partner in London’s most exclu…

February 24, 2012

TGIF (21): Required Reading

TGIF (21): Required Reading
TGIF at GReads is a feature by the fabulous  Ginger , who asks us a fun question to answer every week. It's always a joy to be a part of this, and I think everyone certainly should try it out! Which book from your school days do you remember reading and enjoying? Is there a book published now tha…

February 23, 2012

Thursdays with Macky • How Green Things Grow

Thursdays with Macky • How Green Things Grow
Briar's Book  by Tamora Pierce Series: Circle of Magic #4 Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: March 1, 2000 Source/Format: Owned || Paperback Briar, whose magic lies in the realm of plants, finds that a dear friend is suffering from a mysterious illness. Briar and his fellow mages-in-training mu…

February 22, 2012

The Power of the Gods • Oppression

The Power of the Gods • Oppression
Oppression by Jessica Therrien Series: Children of the Gods #1 Publisher: Zova Books Publication Date: February 28, 2012 Source/Format: DAC Arc Tours (Thanks!) || ARC [I received this for promotional purposes. This in no way affects my review.] Elyse has been keeping secrets her whole life. Two, actually.…

February 21, 2012

The Start of Someone New • Incarnate

The Start of Someone New • Incarnate
Incarnate  by Jodi Meadows Series: Newsoul #1 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: January 31, 2012 Source/Format: DAC Arc Tours || ARC [I received this for promotion. This in no way affects my review.] For thousands of years in Range, a million souls have been reincarnated over and over, ke…

February 20, 2012

Austen Love Story • Dreaming of Mr. Darcy

Austen Love Story • Dreaming of Mr. Darcy
Dreaming of Mr. Darcy  by Victoria Connelly Series: Austen Addicts #2 Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Publication Date: January 1, 2012 Source/Format: Netgalley (Thanks!) || e-galley [I received this from the publisher. This in no way affects my review.] Fledging illustrator and Darcy fanatic Kay Ashton …

February 19, 2012

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)
Kristi of The Story Siren hosts this awesome meme every week.  You can check out her blog for a list of posts from other bloggers! I haven't done an IMM in the LONGEST time, so there are definitely a ton of books that have come my way since the last one. That being said, because I'm moving, …

February 18, 2012

A Touch Awesome Blog Tour: Week Five

A Touch Awesome Blog Tour: Week Five
One of the tours I'm most pleased about participating in this month is the A Touch Awesome  blog tour, hosted by Cate  and Katelyn . This is a promotional blog tour filled with posts about A Touch Mortal , an amazing novel by Leah Clifford - and which I can't believe I only read last month! Th…

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • The End

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • The End
Well, I think today's Book Blogger Love-a-Thon , hosted by my friend Katelyn  from Kate's Tales of Books and Bands , was a smashing success! I certainly had a lot of fun commenting on other people's blogs, meeting new blogger friends and paying tribute to some of my best blogger buddies, …

February 17, 2012

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • An Ode to My Bookish Friends

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • An Ode to My Bookish Friends
The book blogging community is incredibly vast. There are so many different personalities out there, and it has been a joy getting to know a great variety of them through the awesome work of book blogging. I just want to take the opportunity to say thank you to all the incredible bloggers out ther…

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • On the Subject of Book Blogging

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • On the Subject of Book Blogging
THE PAST My (Reading) History One of my earliest memories is of being read a bedtime story when I was about three years old... and insisting that I be read another when the book was finished. What I don't actually remember (but is forever caught on video) is what happened every single time my mo…

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • A Few Introductions

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • A Few Introductions
This is one post that I'm certainly excited for, as there are a couple of new (to me) blogs that I'm excited to introduce to you all. I certainly hope that you click their links and visit their blogs - the bloggers behind these blogs are pretty darn awesome! Meg of Coffee & Wizards Meg&#…

TGIF (20): Book Blogger Pride

TGIF (20): Book Blogger Pride
TGIF at GReads is a feature by the fabulous  Ginger , who asks us a fun question to answer every week. It's always a joy to be a part of this, and I think everyone certainly should try it out! What do you take pride in when it comes to blogging? I'm definitely proud of everything that I'v…

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • A Love Letter To My Book Blogging Inspirations

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • A Love Letter To My Book Blogging Inspirations
The world of book blogging has never struck me as intimidating, despite the proliferation of the blogs about books, book covers, book news, etc, etc. I think it's because, despite having so many different people involved, the sense of community, camaraderie and friendship is quite clear, even …

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • Spreading the Love!

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon • Spreading the Love!
The Book Blogger Love-A-Thon , hosted by one of my best book blogger friends Katelyn  from Kate's Tales of Books and Bands , starts today! To find out more information, you can check out THIS POST . I will be posting a few more times today, in time for the mini-challenges, as well as to highlight …

February 16, 2012

Thursdays with Macky • The Way Fire Burns

Thursdays with Macky • The Way Fire Burns
Daja's Book by  Tamora Pierce Series: Circle of Magic #3 Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: June 24, 2006 Source/Format: Owned || Paperback Outcast Trader Daja, along with her fellow mages-in-training, journeys from Winding Circle to the Gold Ridge Mountains, where drought threatens widespread f…