Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
31 July, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books.  If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.       Excited for the Life of Pi movie?     The official trailer has […]


Review: Shadow Rising

Review: Shadow Rising
30 July, 2012 / 2 Comments

I would like to thank NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing for giving me the chance to read and review this novel before its publication date. While I appreciate the ARC, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it  appeals to me/my preferences. Shadow Rising (Dark Dynasties #3) by Kendra Leigh Castle Date Pub: July 31, 2012 Purchase: Amazon | B&N Goodreads Synopsis: Ancient Secret, Dark Passions… As one of the Grigori, a noble vampire dynasty shrouded in mystery, Ariane has spent her life hidden away in the desert. Like all of her kind, she is a watcher, fated […]


Author Interview: Jim Eckardt

Author Interview: Jim Eckardt
28 July, 2012 / 1 Comment

James Eckardt is an international American novelist who has written eight successful novels.  He is a former Sierra Leone Peace Corps volunteer and has spent the majority of his life living overseas.  He is currently the chief book reviewer at The Nation (Thailand).  Recently, I had the chance to speak with Eckardt about his long career as an ex-pat American author.  Here is our interview: In your latest book, Singapore Girl, you write about your true story of falling in love with a transvestite. How did your family and friends react to this story? Were they shocked? How did you […]


From the Review Pile

From the Review Pile
26 July, 2012 / 8 Comments

From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday. The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you’ve received for review (or if you don’t receive review books, any book that you own and really want to read/review) but haven’t yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity. I received the following book via the author (J.D. Hallowell) and it is the next book on  my list to read/review! Dragon Fate by J.D. Hallowell Pub date: December 20, 2011 Genre: Fantasy Blurb from the author: Dragon Fate, the debut […]


Review: Midnight Reckoning

Review: Midnight Reckoning
25 July, 2012 / 3 Comments

Midnight Reckoning by Kendra Leigh Castle Date Pub: January 1, 2012 Purchase: Amazon (paperback)Kindle EditionB&N      Kobo Goodreads Synopsis: Two separate worlds … One passion that binds them. Wild and passionate by nature, Lyra Black is not just any werewolf. She’s the future leader of the powerful pack of the Thorn – if she can stay alive long enough to inherit the title. One of the Cait Sith bloodline of vampire cat-shifters, Jaden Harrison has no interest in the wars plaguing the world of night. But when he rescues Lyra from a violent attack, they’re both captured by an insatiable desire […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
24 July, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books.  If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.      eBooks are now a dominating format for adult fiction.     According to […]


Review: Pleng’s Song

Review: Pleng’s Song
20 July, 2012 / 1 Comment

I would like to thank Patrick Maher for giving me the chance to read and review this novel.  Although I appreciate the free copy, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it appeals to me/my preferences. Pleng’s Song by Patrick Maher  Date Pub: April, 2012 Purchase: Kindle EditionKobo Edition Kobo Synopsis: Living a life of privilege and attending Union of Hearts International School might be every girls dream, but for Pleng, nothing comes easy. Faced with a family crisis, a poor self-image, and approaching floodwater, she can’t imagine the adventure that awaits her. With parents […]


Booking Through Thursday

Booking Through Thursday
19 July, 2012 / 0 Comments

BTT is a meme hosted by Booking Through Thursday.  Every Thursday  bloggers are presented with a new question to answer. This week’s question: Series or Stand-alone? My answer: Hmm…this is a really tough question for me to answer!  If I absolutely love the first book, then I want to read more!  But if I dislike it, then just stand-alone.  However, sometimes a book can be good, but making it into a series can just be too much of a good thing.  Hmm… I think I’m going to have to say that my overall answer (with some exceptions!) is Stand-alone.  I think I […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
17 July, 2012 / 2 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books. If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.     Would you name your baby after a character in a book?     Apparently, […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
10 July, 2012 / 1 Comment

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books. If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.    Books coming out next week (that look interesting): Spark (Sky Chasers Series #2) by […]