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 […]


Vow to the Older Book: Dark Awakening

Vow to the Older Book: Dark Awakening
9 July, 2012 / 1 Comment

Vow to the Older Book is a meme hosted by me (Sam @ SIK Book Reviews). I vow to read one “older” book per month in an attempt to break away from the book reviewer’s tendency to only read/review new releases. To participate and/or to see full rules, please visit my Vow to the Older Book page. Dark Awakening by Kendra Leigh Castle Date Pub: July 1, 2011 Purchase: PaperbackKindle Edition Goodreads Synopsis: Enter the world of the Dark Dynasties… For centuries, shapeshifting vampire Tynan MacGillivray has prowled the night as an outcast, valued only for his ferocious hunting skills. When a […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
3 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.   Like to Read?     There is a brand new app now on […]


Review: Enchanted

Review: Enchanted
28 June, 2012 / 15 Comments

Enchanted by Alethea Kontis Date pub: May 8, 2012 Purchase: HardcoverKindle Edition Goodreads Synopsis: It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday’s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true. When Sunday meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon that friendship deepens into something magical. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland – […]


I’m starting a new monthly meme

I’m starting a new monthly meme
27 June, 2012 / 1 Comment

Today, I decided I would start a new monthly meme.  I won’t be starting it until next month, however, due to the nature of the meme and my lack of time at the moment.  But, I thought I would share the idea now so that you can join in right away if you’d like! The meme will be called “Vow to the Older Book”.  Here are the rules:1. Read one “older” book every month2. “Older” in this case is going to be defined as at least one year old (but, preferably older)3. Review said older book on your blog4. Give credit to […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
26 June, 2012 / 4 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.   For fans of Divergent by Veronica Roth…     As some of you probably […]


Review: Phoenix by A.J. Scudiere

Review: Phoenix by A.J. Scudiere
23 June, 2012 / 2 Comments

I would like to thank NetGalley and Griffyn Ink Publishing for giving me the chance to read and review this novel before its publication date.  Although I appreciate the ARC, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it appeals to me/my preferences.   Pub date: October 2, 2012   Click here to purchase a copy NetGalley Synopsis: Jason Mondy’s world is unravelling. His seemingly secure job as a fire fighter is suddenly thrown into chaos. The bright spot in his week is that he rescued two children from a house fire, but he returns home that night to […]