Monthly Archives: August 2006

REVIEW: Ricochet by Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown latest romantic suspense was a pretty good read. It’s been a while since I’ve read and enjoyed a Sandra Brown book. Her latest sounded like something I’d enjoy reading and did. The story opens with a mistrial in Judge … Continue reading

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Buying New. Vs. Used

I can’t really buy into the complaint by authors that buying used books impacts publishing trends. You’d have to have some research and some stats to back up that claim. I also find it quite interesting to suggest that readers should always buy … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Devil and Via by Marie Treanor

Where does one even begin? The Devil and Via by Marie Treanor started off sooooo well but towards the end, the story completely fell apart.  I advise to not read any further if you don’t want to be spoiled. I hold nothing back … Continue reading

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Hunter Killers

Ok. Time to mention one of my favorite comic series right now: Hunter Killers. I love the Hunter Killer series. I finished reading issue #6 after waiting six months for it.  Talk about annoyed and excited. It sold out quickly. This is one of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'New Moon' by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was a much anticipated book by many readers. However, New Moon was a slight disappointment. The most captivating parts of New Moon for me would have to be the beginning and the end. Yes, those are the … Continue reading

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Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh Contest

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Real life intrudes right now and I don’t have much to say these days nor the energy to keep up with this blog right now. So I am taking a little break. Talk with you later. 

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REVIEW: Valiant by Holly Black

As captivated as I was with Tithe, I really can’t say the same for Valiant despite a strong start to the novel. The opening of the book was strong but as the story progressed, the plot twists and the unpleasant … Continue reading

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Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

Every once in a while I’ll check the stats and search terms that brings traffic to my blog. There have been some interesting searches that brings us together. Really, we  shouldn’t continue to meet like this. I didn’t use to check … Continue reading

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Recent Purchases

I am always on the look-out for a shelved copy of New Moon by Stephenie Meyer. The street date is allegedly September 6, 2006 according to the bookseller at Barnes and Noble. However, the author says that she has it on good … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tithe by Holly Black

Forget what you know about faeries and their world. Just wipe them from your mind. In Holly Black’s Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale, the faeries are a malevolent bunch looking to spill mortal blood. Ms. Black has a vivid imagination that … Continue reading

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