Book Tour: ‘A Half Forgotten Song’ by Katherine Webb

I would like to apologize for posting this a bit late, as it was supposed to be up last week.  I had a wee bit of technical difficulty with WordPress.  Fine- it was me, alright.  I accidentally entered the wrong year for posting.  I have managed to work out the slight kink, and the operator, […]

‘Etiquette & Espionage’ by Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 307 pages Pub. Date:   February 5, 2012 Book received from:  Purchased _____________________________________ Genre:  YA Fantasy/ Steampunk/ Historical Fiction Series:  Finishing School #1 Cover:  Eye-catching and just absolute perfection. Characters:  Perfection.  So many sides and so much to tell. Quote:  “It’s no good choosing your […]

‘The Lost Girl’ by Sangu Mandanna

The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna Balzer + Bray 432 pages Pub. Date:   August 28, 2012 Book received from:  Purchased _____________________________________ Genre:  YA Fantasy/ Science Fiction/ Speculative Fiction Cover:  I like that it tells a story all by itself.  Also, as one reads the book, it becomes more fitting to both the feeling and the […]

Book Tour: ‘Maya’s Notebook’ by Isabel Allende

Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende Harper 400 pages Pub. Date:   April 23, 2013 Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Contemporary Fiction Cover:  It’s fitting for a contemporary book.  I do wish the title was larger and more noticeable  than the author’s name, though.  (The Greek version is stunning- see below) Characters:  Real, with much depth […]

‘Reconstructing Amelia’ by Kimberly McCreight: Tour & Giveaway

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight Harper Collins 384 pages Pub. Date:   April 2, 2013 Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Mystery/Contemporary Fiction Cover:  It’s darkly simple and pretty reflective of the story Characters:  Somewhat interesting, but not very likable Tagline:  How much would you tell your mother?  Do you really know what’s going on inside your […]