THE TAKER Giveaway Ends Soon! Don’t Miss Out!

THE TAKER Giveaway Ends Soon! Don’t Miss Out!
Posted March 29, 2012 by Tammy in Giveaways / 2 Comments

Up for grabs is this fun swag pack from author Alma Katsu, to celebrate the paperback release of The Taker.  Includes a paperback copy of The Taker, a proof of the paperback cover (pretty cool item, I’ve never actually seen one of these), sticky notes, a pen, bookmarks, and a “faux” wine label that refers […]

CINDER Audiobook Sample

CINDER Audiobook Sample
Posted March 27, 2012 by Tammy in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Some of you may already know that I loved Cinder by Marissa Meyer, and gave it a gushing review.  Yesterday, a very nice publicist from Macmillan Audio contacted me and asked if I would also promote the audiobook version. And of course I said yes!  The sample below is from Chapter One and will give […]

In My Mailbox #4

In My Mailbox #4
Posted March 25, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 5 Comments

Welcome to another In My Mailbox, hosted by The Story Siren.  I wasn’t really expecting anything this week, but I did actually receive something in my mailbox, as well as an e-book and a bookstore purchase. So here we go: The Reckoning by Alma Katsu. Release date: June 19, 2012. The sequel to the wonderfully […]

REVIEW: THE TAKER by Alma Katsu

REVIEW: THE TAKER by Alma Katsu
Posted March 24, 2012 by Tammy in Giveaways, Reviews / 2 Comments

The Taker has been on my to-read list since it came out last September, but I only recently found time to fit it into my reading schedule. I’m so glad I did, because this is a book that should not be missed.  Although the cover design is lovely, it didn’t really prepare me for the […]

Waiting on Wednesday #2: SHADOW SHOW Edited by Sam Weller & Mort Castle

Waiting on Wednesday #2: SHADOW SHOW Edited by Sam Weller & Mort Castle
Posted March 21, 2012 by Tammy in Waiting on Wednesday / 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. Although I wasn’t planning on participating this week, along came this book: Shadow Show is coming out July 17th from William Morrow Paperbacks. It contains short stories by some big name fantasy and horror writers, including Harlan Ellison, Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, Alice Hoffman…wait a minute, […]

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 […]