Monthly Archives: February 2012


In My Mailbox #1

In My Mailbox #1
Posted 26 February, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 3 Comments

In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by The Story Siren.  This is my first time participating, and I’m quite excited! It’s a fun way to share books that you have received recently.  In the past week I have received and am looking forward to reading and reviewing: Embrace by Jessica Shirvington. Release date: […]

Yes, I Have a Button!

Yes, I Have a Button!
Posted 22 February, 2012 by Tammy in Ruminations / 1 Comment

OK, no one cares about this but other book bloggers, but I now have my very own, shiny new Blog Button!  I don’t know exactly why I need it, but other book bloggers all have them, and they look really cool.  I guess my hope is that someone, somewhere will want my button on their […]

Read Me! THE WOLF GIFT by Anne Rice

Read Me! THE WOLF GIFT by Anne Rice
Posted 14 February, 2012 by Tammy in Just Released / 0 Comments

I have been a fan of Anne Rice since I discovered Interview With the Vampire back in 1976.  In fact I still have the original paperback copy, torn and dog-eared and practically in tatters from many readings.  If you have also read this wonderful book, try to remember how it felt to read it before […]

Read Me! THE MIRAGE by Matt Ruff

Read Me! THE MIRAGE by Matt Ruff
Posted 7 February, 2012 by Tammy in Just Released / 4 Comments

Hitting bookshelves and digital reading devices today is Matt Ruff’s latest, The Mirage, a mind-bending alternate history tale of “what if:”  What if the events of 9/11 were reversed, and America attacked Iraq instead of the other way around?  Here’s the description from Amazon: 11/9/2001: Christian fundamentalists hijack four jetliners. They fly two into the […]

CURBCHEK by Zach Fortier – Review

CURBCHEK by Zach Fortier – Review
Posted 5 February, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

I received a review copy of Curbchek from the author, and was immediately struck by the intriguing cover.  Curbchek describes the gritty, day-to-day working life of a cop on the city streets, and that cop’s name is Zach Fortier, just like the author.  Now, I’ve actually read quite a few books where the author decides […]