Tammy’s Top Ten Books on My Spring Reading List

Tammy’s Top Ten Books on My Spring Reading List
Posted March 20, 2012 by Tammy in Top Ten / 6 Comments

Wow, it’s Tuesday again?? Time is flying by, and my reading list is getting longer and longer…Here is my Top Ten for this Tuesday, presented by The Broke and the Bookish: 1. Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore. Release date: May 1, 2012. The final book in Cashore’s Seven Kingdoms Trilogy. Graceling and Fire are two of […]

Read Me! CROAK by Gina Damico

Read Me! CROAK by Gina Damico
Posted March 19, 2012 by Tammy in Just Released / 2 Comments

This week’s new release looks like fun: a story about a teenage girl who discovers her family’s true calling when her parents sent her away for the summer: her Uncle Mort is a Grim Reaper, and he’s going to teach her the family business.  Here’s the description from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Lex Bartleby has sucker-punched her […]

In My Mailbox #3

In My Mailbox #3
Posted March 18, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 6 Comments

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren, as a way to share recently purchased/won/or borrowed books.  I really hadn’t planned on participating this week, but I did happen to receive a huge box of books from Amazon a few days ago ♥.  Most of them are YA reads that I wanted to add […]

CINDER by Marissa Meyer – Review

CINDER by Marissa Meyer – Review
Posted March 16, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 9 Comments

She has grease stains on her face instead of ashes. She’s looking for the mechanical foot that fits her best.  And she drives to the ball in a beat-up gasoline car instead of a magical pumpkin. Welcome to Marissa Meyer’s inventive re-imagining of Cinderella, the first of four books in the Lunar Chronicles. I finally […]

Read Me! ARCADIA by Lauren Groff

Read Me! ARCADIA by Lauren Groff
Posted March 12, 2012 by Tammy in Just Released / 0 Comments

Lauren Groff wrote a book called The Monsters of Templeton a few years ago, and I’ve been waiting for this follow-up since I finished the final page of Monsters.  Arcadia unfolds during the late 1960’s and is a coming-of-age story about a boy who grows up on a commune.  It looks like a fun read, […]

In My Mailbox #2

In My Mailbox #2
Posted March 11, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 3 Comments

In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by The Story Siren, and it is a great way to share the books you’ve recently received with other book bloggers. I was very excited to find this book in my mailbox a couple of days ago: Starters by Lissa Price. Received an ARC from the publisher. […]

AN UNTIMELY LOVE by Tendai Huchu – Review

AN UNTIMELY LOVE by Tendai Huchu – Review
Posted March 5, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

This well-written second book from native Zimbabwean Tendai Huchu has an intriguing concept:  what happens when two suicide bombers who are about to fulfill their duty suddenly fall in love?  When the story begins, narrator Khalid and three other recruits are poised to exact a deadly strike on the London Underground by strapping on bomb […]