Sunday Post–June 9

Sunday Post–June 9

June 9, 2013 2013, Sunday Post 0

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This is where I take a look at my last week and look ahead to what I might be doing next week. Last Week Around the House I spent a lot of time resting this week…really tired from my trip to the Midwest! I finally stopped fighting it and just took it easy. Saturday was a great day since our son visited. We had a great time together. Posts on my blog Sunday Post–June 2 June 2013 books to look forward to Review: A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards Book I’m reading Faefever by Karen Marie… Read more »

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Review: A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards

Review: A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards

June 7, 2013 2013, A-, book rating, reviews 0

This is a new author to me and listed at the Literary Escapism blog’s New Author Challenge 2013. A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards Series: Araneae Nation, book 1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Published by: Samhain Publishing, 2012 E-book, Purchased 236 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: When her mother is murdered in her nest, Lourdes has one choice: she must marry before her own nest is seized. All she needs is a warrior fierce enough to protect her city and safeguard her clansmen. Such a male is Rhys the Cold. Rhys’s clan is starving, but their taste for the Araneaean flesh makes them unwelcome dinner guests. Yet Lourdes threatens to melt… Read more »

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June 2013 books to look forward to

June 2013 books to look forward to

June 4, 2013 2013, books, Books on my radar 0

I don’t have too many books I’m thinking of buying this month, but the following books sound good! And I know as the month goes on I will find plenty of other books to buy! June 4 Trail of Dead by Melissa F. Olson Series: Scarlett Bernard, book 2 Published by: 47North Genre: Urban Fantasy 310 pages Synopsis: As a null, Scarlett Bernard possesses a rare ability to counteract the supernatural by instantly neutralizing spells and magical forces. For years she has used her gift to scrub crime scenes of any magical traces, helping the powerful paranormal communities of Los Angeles stay hidden. But after LAPD detective Jesse Cruz discovered… Read more »

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Sunday Post–June 2

Sunday Post–June 2

June 3, 2013 2013, Sunday Post 0

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This is where I take a look at my last week and look ahead to what I might be doing next week. My Sunday Post is a Monday Post this week…lol! I was busier than expected and without internet for quite a bit of last week. Last Week Around the House I was in Wisconsin and Iowa last week. My husband joined my daughter and I in Des Moines on Friday to help our daughter move into her new place. She found a great place to rent and it sounds like she’s working for a great company…. Read more »

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Review: Suddenly Royal by Nichole Chase

Review: Suddenly Royal by Nichole Chase

May 29, 2013 2013, B-, book rating, reviews 0

This is a new author to me and listed at the Literary Escapism blog’s New Author Challenge 2013. Suddenly Royal by Nichole Chase Series: The Suddenly series, book 1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published by: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013 E-book, purchased 464 pages Grade: B- Synopsis: Samantha Rousseau is used to getting her hands dirty. Working toward a master’s degree in wildlife biology while helping take care of her sick father, she has no time for celebrity gossip, designer clothes, or lazy vacations. So when a duchess from the small country of Lilaria invites her to dinner, Samantha assumes it’s to discuss a donation for the program. The truth will… Read more »

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Sunday Post–May 26

Sunday Post–May 26

May 26, 2013 2013, Sunday Post 0

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This is where I take a look at my last week and look ahead to what I might be doing next week. Last Week Around the House I flew into Madison Wednesday night and now I’m helping my daughter organize her things. The movers are coming earlier than we thought…next Tuesday. Yikes! We are heading up to northern Wisconsin to visit relatives so I’m trying to get this post ready and have it scheduled to post Sunday morning since they don’t have reliable internet. I won’t be able to link it to The Sunday Post meme until… Read more »

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Kissed by Darkness by Shea MacLeod

May 22, 2013 2013, book rating, C-, reviews 0

Another new author! It’s been so much fun reading all these new authors. I’m taking part in the New Author Challenge 2013 hosted by the Literary Escapism blog. Kissed by Darkness by Shea MacLeod Sunwalker Saga, book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Montlake Romance, 2012 (Reprint Edition) E-book, purchased 256 pages Grade: C- Synopsis: Three years ago, Morgan Bailey narrowly survived a vampire attack that left her with heightened senses, uncanny speed, and a new calling: supernatural bounty hunter. Since that day, sexy, street-smart Morgan hasn’t met a vampire she couldn’t dust or a demon she couldn’t kill—until she’s hired to hunt down a priceless amulet and the sunwalker… Read more »

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Review: A Counterfeit Betrothal by Mary Balogh

Review: A Counterfeit Betrothal by Mary Balogh

May 20, 2013 2013, B+, book rating, reviews 0

A Counterfeit Betrothal by Mary Balogh Series: none Genre: Historical Romance Republished by Dell, 2013 Originally published by Signet, 1992 E-book, Purchased About 280 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: Lady Sophia Bryant has no intention of marrying anytime soon. Her one desire is to reunite her parents, who have been estranged for fourteen years. Surely, if she happens to announce her betrothal—even a false one—they will be forced to see each other. Devilishly handsome Lord Francis Sutton seems perfect for such deceit, always agreeable to games of passion in which he has nothing to lose. The trap is set—if only Lady Sophia can keep her foolish heart from falling prey to… Read more »

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Sunday Post–May 19

Sunday Post–May 19

May 19, 2013 2013, Sunday Post 0

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This is where I take a look at my last week and look ahead to what I might be doing next week. Last Week Around the House The week went fast. Only one book read, but three reviews so that’s not too bad, I guess. I started my blog at the end of February, but my plan is to post reviews for books I’ve read since January. I’m making progress. I try to post at least one review from past books and one from recent books. I also started an online class to learn the ins and… Read more »

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Written in Red: A Novel of the Others by Anne Bishop

Written in Red: A Novel of the Others by Anne Bishop

May 18, 2013 2013, A-, book rating, reviews 0

Written in Red by Anne Bishop Series: A Novel of the Others, book 1 Genre: Fantasy Published by: Roc Hardcover, 2013 E-book, purchased 448 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: As a cassandra sangue, or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut—a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg’s Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she escapes, the only safe place Meg can hide is at the Lakeside Courtyard—a business district operated by the Others. Shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard is reluctant to hire the stranger who inquires about the Human Liaison job. First, he senses she’s keeping… Read more »

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