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Birthday Book Haul

Birthday Book Haul

Posted 25 July, 2011 by Amanda / 22 Comments

Alternatively titled: Why My Boyfriend is Incredibly Awesome It was never my intention to post about what I got for my birthday, but Kyle did something pretty darn cool for me, and I want to share. About a month or so ago, I discovered that Maggie Stiefvater and Tessa Gratton were coming to Minneapolis for […]

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TGIF at GReads: Where are my books?

TGIF at GReads: Where are my books?

Posted 22 July, 2011 by Amanda / 28 Comments

Hosted by Ginger @ GReads This Friday’s Question: Bookshelf Tour: Where do you keep your books at home? Are they organized? I don’t normally participate in these things, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share my bookshelves with you.  It was something I almost did when I first started my blog, but didn’t. […]

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Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Posted 20 July, 2011 by Amanda / 16 Comments

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (Study, #1) Genre: Fiction, Fantasy Received: ebook from Stephanie @ Once Upon a Chapter (July RAK) Read: 7/2/2011 — 7/5/2011 In six words: Upon finishing, I just said, “Wow.” Links Maria V. Snyder — Website | Goodreads | Blog Amazon — Paperback | Kindle Book Depository — Paperback Add it to Goodreads […]

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Review: Split Second by Catherine Coulter

Review: Split Second by Catherine Coulter

Posted 18 July, 2011 by Amanda / 6 Comments

*This book will be released tomorrow, July 19th* Split Second by Catherine Coulter (FBI Thriller, #15) Genre: Mystery, Paranormal? Romantic Suspense? Received for review Read: 6/23-27/2011 In six words: Mystery was good. Rest was flat. Links Catherine Coulter — Website | Facebook | Twitter Amazon — Hardcover | Kindle Book Depository — Hardcover Add it […]

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Kindle: Two Months Later and Still Nameless

Kindle: Two Months Later and Still Nameless

Posted 15 July, 2011 by Amanda / 24 Comments

Well, okay.  My Kindle is not exactly nameless.  Its name is Amanda’s Kindle.  But as far as I’m concerned, that name is lame and it is just as bad — no, worse! — than being nameless. Since I clearly am not capable of making this decision on my own, I need your help. Here are […]

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Review: Heartless by Gail Carriger

Review: Heartless by Gail Carriger

Posted 13 July, 2011 by Amanda / 6 Comments

Heartless by Gail Carriger (Parasol Protectorate, #4) Genre: Steampunk Purchased: paperback Read: 7/1/2011 — 7/2/2011 In six words: the ending saved Heartless from disappointing Links Gail Carriger — Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook Amazon — Paperback | Kindle Book Depository — Paperback Add it to Goodreads Book Order 1.  Soulless — good escape […]

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Review: Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Revisited)

Review: Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Revisited)

Posted 11 July, 2011 by Amanda / 14 Comments

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse, #1) Genre: Urban Fantasy Won in a giveaway Read: December 2009, June 2011 In six words: Still not completely sold on series Links Charlaine Harris — Website Amazon — Paperback | Kindle Book Depository — Paperback Add it to Goodreads Book Order 1. Dead Until Dark 2. […]

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How I Keep Track of my #RAK Books

How I Keep Track of my #RAK Books

Posted 7 July, 2011 by Amanda / 19 Comments

It’s no secret I like to be organized.  So when I signed up for RAK and started receiving and sending out books, I knew I had to do something to keep track of my books.  My solution?  A google form and spreadsheet.  And because I am willing to spread the love, I thought I’d post […]

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Review: Ptolemy’s Gate by Jonathan Stroud

Review: Ptolemy’s Gate by Jonathan Stroud

Posted 6 July, 2011 by Amanda / 6 Comments

Ptolemy’s Gate by Jonathan Stroud (Bartimaeus, #3) Genre: YA, Fantasy Borrowed from boyfriend Read: 6/18-6/22/2011 In six words: Long build up to sad ending Links Jonathan Stroud  Website | Twitter |  Facebook Bartimaeus website Amazon: hardback | paperback Book Depository: hardback | paperback Add it to Goodreads Book Order: 1. The Amulet of Samarkand 2. The Golem’s Eye 3. Ptolemy’s Gate  4. The Ring of […]

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Review: Sex, Lies and Vampires by Katie MacAlister

Review: Sex, Lies and Vampires by Katie MacAlister

Posted 4 July, 2011 by Amanda / 2 Comments

Sex, Lies and Vampires by Katie MacAlister (Dark Ones, #3) Genre: Paranormal Romance E-book from Tara Finished Reading: 5/25/2011 In six words: It’s starting to get too formulaic.   Links Katie MacAlister — website | Twitter Amazon:  paperback | e-book Add it to Goodreads  Book Order: 1) A Girl’s Guide to Vampires 2) Sex and the Single Vampire 3) Sex, Lies, […]