April 30, 2013

Moonset - Scott Tracey

Moonset - Scott Tracey
Moonset by Scott Tracey Series: Legacy of Moonset #1 Publisher: Flux Publication Date: April 8, 2013 Source/Format: Netgalley ( Thanks Flux! ) || e-galley [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] After the terrorist witch coven known as Moonset…

March + April 2013

March + April 2013
First of all, I can't believe I didn't post a retrospective for March! It makes me sad (since I'm a teensy bit OCD about stuff like that, and I'm disappointed I failed). But, since this is my blog and I can do whatever I want - I'm doing a double retrospective for March & A…

April 29, 2013

Froi of the Exiles - Melina Marchetta

Froi of the Exiles - Melina Marchetta
[Please note that this is the second book of the series. While this review is mostly spoiler free, perhaps you'd like to read my review of Finnikin of the Rock (Book 1) instead.] Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta Series: The Lumatere Chronicles #2 Publisher: Candlewick Press Publication Date: M…

The Monday Mix (03)

The Monday Mix (03)
While I did enjoy doing A Sunday Retrospective , I've made the decision to stop posting on the weekends. I rarely open up my laptop during that time, and I'd prefer to keep it that way. The only thing that made me really sad was the fact that I would no longer have an outlet to share my favo…

April 28, 2013

Happy Birthday, My Love

Happy Birthday, My Love
Today, I'm going to be getting a bit personal.  After all, it's a special occasion - Macky is celebrating his birthday today ! Since I can't be with him in person (as I'm in NY and he's in Manila), I'm dedicating this post to him. Macky and I have been together for 7 years a…

April 26, 2013

Currently, I Have a Series-ous Problem...

Currently, I Have a Series-ous Problem...
It will come as no surprise that I am a binge reader . Reading is certainly a part of my daily routine, especially during my 45 minute commute in and out of Manhattan. But what I really live for are my "reading days". Those are the days when I dress in the comfiest, stay at home clothes, …

April 25, 2013

Strands of Bronze and Gold - Jane Nickerson

Strands of Bronze and Gold - Jane Nickerson
Strands of Bronze and Gold  by Jane Nickerson Series: Strands of Bronze and Gold #1 Publisher: Random House Children's Books Publication Date: March 12, 2013 Source/Format: Netgalley (Thanks Random House! ) || e-galley [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expre…

April 24, 2013

Riptide - Lindsey Scheibe

Riptide - Lindsey Scheibe
Riptide by Lindsey Schiebe Publisher: Flux Books Publication Date: May 8, 2013 Source/Format: Netgalley ( Thanks Flux! ) || e-galley [I received this book from the publisher. This in no way affects the thoughts expressed in my review.] For Grace Parker, surfing is all about the ride and the moment. Everyt…

April 23, 2013

Revolution - Jennifer Donnelly

Revolution - Jennifer Donnelly
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publication Date: October 12, 2010 Source/Format: Borrowed from the library || Hardcover Andi Alpers is dealing with a lot of things, but they all stem from just one - the death of her brother Truman. When he discovers that sh…

April 21, 2013

BEA Part of It/New York, NY || So You Want to Be a Tourist

BEA Part of It/New York, NY || So You Want to Be a Tourist
Welcome back! This is the last post of the series that my friends Estelle , Rachel , Jamie , Tara and I were a part of all last week. In case you’re wondering just what this series is all about, it’s where each of us offers suggestions, tips and tricks about New York City and BEA. This is not, of cou…