Monthly Archives: April 2009

Smooth Talking Stranger, Lisa Kleypas

Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas (2009) is the latest contemporary romance penned by the author of last year’s Blue Eyed Devil. This is a contemporary romance set in Texas. Also, this is my first time reading a contemporary romance … Continue reading

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Aunt Penelope's Harem, Chris Tanglen

Aunt Penelope’s Harem by Chris Tanglen is an ebook published by Ellora’s Cave. This is a sexy romantic comedy despite whatever else the cover may imply and it’s a good one, too.

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Da Vinci Code Author, Dan Brown's Follow-Up, The Lost Symbol

I know most of you have been dying for another Dan Brown book. I know it. That’s why I’ve taken the time to post this exciting news for you! Dan Brown’s follow up to his highly successful, million dollar x … Continue reading

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Bookish News

This is just some of the bookish news that I’ve read on the ‘net recently: The American Library Association (ALA) list of most challenged books for 2008 was released and The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini made the list. Critics … Continue reading

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Stray (Werecats Series), Rachel Vincent

Stray (2007) by Rachel Vincent is the first book in the werecat series. This book is available as a paperback and ebook at your favorite etailer. This guest review is from Senetra and this is a DNF review. I thought … Continue reading

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April's TBR Challenge Is Today

I missed the deadline for this month’s challenge and am not going to continue with the pretense of thinking that I can have it done by this evening. I’m not. What am I reading? I’ll tell you: I am reading … Continue reading

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The Duke of Shadows, Meredith Duran

The Duke of Shadows (2008) by Meredith Duran is a historical romance set outside Regency England. The story is partially set in India during a most turbulent time when the British military was in occupation of the country. The growing … Continue reading

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Real (Vol.4), Takehiko Inoue (Manga)

Real vol.4 by Takehiko Inoue (2009) is a character driven story that focuses on teens who are dealing with serious, real life issues. The backdrop for all of this is basketball. A sport that transcends and speaks the universal language … Continue reading

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My TBB List or Novels Worth Mentioning

I am a reader who likes variety. I started reading romance but then started reading mystery then eventually branched out into SF/F and urban fantasy and YA adult. Too much of one thing is well…eh, boring. Put it like this, … Continue reading

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Thank God It's Friday or Good Friday?

I’m off this weekend so that statement makes this even more meaningful. Take A Walk with Me Around Blogland or Links of Interest Maili aka Jaili is doing film reviews at Dear Author on Fridays. She’s not done one of … Continue reading

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Reminder, TBR Day: Thursday, April 16th

Yes, you read the date right, this next review date for the next TBR Challenge will be on Thursday, instead of Wednesday for obvious reasons. April 15th is tax day and I’m a procrastinator. So, I’ve designated April 16th for … Continue reading

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