Month: January 2015

Book Haul #18: The Christmas Edition

Book Haul #18: The Christmas Edition

Another Christmas, come and gone. This time with a trip to the US as well! So. Obviously. This haul is excessive. I make no apologies. Nope. Won Thanks to Cora Carmack! Inspire by Cora Carmack For Review From Bloomsbury: Inked by Eric Smith Thank you! Bought In Honor by Jessi Kirby Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld American Gods by Neil Gaiman Pegasus by Robin McKinley Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (signed! – my review) Gifted From family: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard Maid of Secrets […]

Posted January 3, 2015 by Debby in Book Hauls, Vlogs / 4 Comments
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ARC Book Review: I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil

ARC Book Review: I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil

I’m Glad I Did is a book that probably wouldn’t be on my radar at all and that I wouldn’t be likely to pick up if it wasn’t at BEA in 2014. But I’m glad it was, because this historical fiction about the music industry is wonderfully written and authentic. Ultimately, I did want a little more from the mystery part – but I did enjoy this quick read anyway. Cynthia Weil is – apparently – a pretty successful songwriter, so it was immediately obvious that the setting within the music industry in the 1960s, in New York City, was wonderfully authentic. I looove music […]

Posted January 2, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 0 Comments
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Monthly Wrap-Up: December 2014

Monthly Wrap-Up: December 2014

December 2014: Holy crap what a month It’s been a pretty eventful month for me! It mellowed out at work a bit, the holiday spirit was fantastic, but then some not so fun things happened and I’M MOVING and then I went to Texas for Christmas and just A LOT OF THINGS ALL OF THE THINGS. Sadly, reading was not really one of those things. December Reads Books Read: Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan The Unbound by Victoria Schwab The Boy Next Door by Katie Van Ark The Resurrectionist by E.B. Hudspeth The Darkest Part of […]

Posted January 1, 2015 by Debby in Monthly Wrap-Ups / 7 Comments
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