Tag: Random Reads


Mini Review: A Shade of Vampire

Mini Review: A Shade of Vampire
27 January, 2014 / 3 Comments

A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest My Copy: ePub eBook, 79 pages Publication Date: December 14, 2012 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author Genre: Paranormal | Romance | Young Adult On the evening of Sofia Claremont’s seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake. A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves much more than her blood. She is kidnapped to an island where the sun is eternally forbidden to shine. An island uncharted by any map and ruled by the most powerful vampire coven on […]


Random Reads — January 2014!

Random Reads — January 2014!
5 January, 2014 / 1 Comment

Random Reads is a monthly meme hosted by i’m loving books.  The aim of this meme is to randomly select a book from your to-read list once per month and then read it at some point during that particular month.  It serves as an attempt to choose the books that don’t get picked first, but that you still want to read eventually! My Last Random Read: Life as we Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer For October’s Random Read, I randomly selected my book by sorting my to-read shelf on Goodreads and then using random.org to select a random number […]


DNF: Life as we Knew It

DNF: Life as we Knew It
21 October, 2013 / 2 Comments

I’ve decided to start a new thing where I post my DNF (Did Not Finish) books with an explanation for why I felt the need to put the book down.  Then, if you LOVED the book and think that it was a huge mistake on my part to abandon it, you can try to convince me to pick it back up.  Or, if you also disliked the book, you can share that as well and make me feel not-so-bad about not finishing the book!  I will not post any DNF explanations for review copies, however. DNF Explanation for Life as […]


Random Reads — October 2013

Random Reads — October 2013
5 October, 2013 / 3 Comments

Random Reads is a monthly meme hosted by i’m loving books. The aim of this meme is to randomly select a book from your to-read list once per month and then read it at some point during that particular month.  It serves as an attempt to choose the books that don’t get picked first, but that you still want to read eventually! My Last Random Read (it was a while ago!): Matched by Ally Condie For October’s Random Read, I randomly selected my book by sorting my to-read shelf on Goodreads and then using random.org to select a random number and . . […]


Review: Matched

Review: Matched
25 March, 2013 / 4 Comments

Matched (Matched #1) by Ally Condie My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: November 30, 2010 Publisher: Penguin Group Source: Purchased Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it’s a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she’s destined to […]


Random Reads — February 2013

Random Reads — February 2013
2 February, 2013 / 4 Comments

Random Reads is a monthly meme hosted by i’m loving books.   The aim of this meme is to randomly select a book from your to-read list once per month and then read it at some point during that  particular month.  It serves as an attempt to choose the books that don’t get picked first, but that you still want to read eventually!   My January Random Read: Persephone by Kaitlin Bevis For January’s Random Read, I randomly selected my book by sorting my to-read shelf on Goodreads and then using random.org to select a random number and . . . voila!  It chose […]


Review: Persephone

Review: Persephone
25 January, 2013 / 7 Comments

Persephone (Daughters of Zeus #1) by Kaitlin Bevis Publication Date: July 6, 2012 Publisher: Musa Publishing My Copy: ePub eBook, 187 pages Source: Received a copy from the author via YA Bound in exchange for an honest review There are worse things than death, worse people too. The “talk” was bad enough, but how many teens get told that they’re a goddess? When her mom tells her, Persephone is sure her mother has lost her mind. It isn’t until Boreas, the god of winter, tries to abduct her that she realizes her mother was telling the truth. Hades rescues her, […]


Random Reads — January 2013

Random Reads — January 2013
3 January, 2013 / 0 Comments

Random Reads is a monthly meme hosted by i’m loving books.   The aim of this meme is to randomly select a book from your to-read list once per month and then read it at some point during that  particular month.  It serves as an attempt to choose the books that don’t get picked first, but that you still want to read eventually!   My December Random Read: Hold Still by Nina LaCour For January’s Random Read, I randomly selected my book by sorting my to-read shelf on Goodreads and then using random.org to select a random number and . . . voila! […]


Review: Hold Still

Review: Hold Still
2 January, 2013 / 1 Comment

Hold Still by Nina LaCour Publication Date: Sept. 25, 2009 Publisher: Dutton My Copy: ePub eBook Source: Purchased In the wake of her best friend Ingrid’s suicide, Caitlin is left alone, struggling to find hope and answers. When she finds the journal Ingrid left behind for her, she begins a journey of understanding and broadening her horizons that leads her to new friendships and first love. Nina LaCour brings the changing seasons of Caitlin’s first year without Ingrid to life with emotion, honesty, and captivating writing. My Review Hold Still has an all-around depressing tone to it.  It’s about a teenager […]


Random Reads — December 2012

Random Reads — December 2012
1 December, 2012 / 2 Comments

Random Reads is a monthly meme hosted by i’m loving books.   The aim of this meme is to randomly select a book from your to-read list once per month and then read it at some point during that  particular month.  It serves as an attempt to choose the books that don’t get picked first, but that you still want to read eventually!   Click here to read my review for November’s Random Read. For December’s Random Read, I randomly selected my book  by sorting my to-read shelf on Goodreads and then using random.org to select a random number and . . . […]