Month: December 2012

My Top Ten Books reviewed of 2012

My Top Ten Books reviewed of 2012
Posted December 31, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

Well, here is the moment you have all been waiting for!  It is time for my Top Ten Books of 2012! I will just get right to it! These are not in any order. All of these books are fantastic in their own genre and totally worth your read if you haven’t read them yet! (I apologize for my lack of detail.  This is my last post and I am driving to Florida right now.  […]

Most Disappointing Reads of 2012

Most Disappointing Reads of 2012
Posted December 30, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

Every one picks up a book that they are really excited about only to find out it just doesn’t keep your attention like you thought it would.  There have been a couple of books like this for me this year.  These books are not necessarily bad; but something (my mood, the lack of story development, annoying character) just got in my way of enjoying it like I thought I would.  But I feel like I […]

2012 Best Fantasy Reads

2012 Best Fantasy Reads
Posted December 27, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

I have never really been a lover of fantasy novels.  And yet, somehow, a TON of fantasy novels made there way on my TBR list, and this year I picked up a quite a few of them…..and FELL IN LOVE!  Why hadn’t I picked up more fantasy after reading and loving Harry Potter?  I do not know!  But now I have, and i wanted to share my most favorite fantasy reads this year! Fairytales  Storybound […]

2012 Best Science Fiction

2012 Best Science Fiction
Posted December 26, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

I have always been attracted to the Sci-fi genre, ever since I was a little girl.  I really can’t tell you why I LOVED The Time Machine when I read it in 8th grade, or why I am obsessed with killer viruses.  There is just something so thrilling about all different types of Sci-Fi:  Time Travel, Dystopia, Post-Apocalyptic, Scientific Discoveries…  The awesomeness is limitless!  So naturally, when I think about the Best Science Fiction reads […]

My Ideal Bookshelf

My Ideal Bookshelf
Posted December 25, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

First of all, I just wanted to wish all of you a I hope that you have all had a relaxing and joyous-filled holiday today! =) ~*~*~*~*~ Recently, a really interesting and very bookish nonfiction book was published that I believe that any booklover should take a peak at.  Have you ever wondered which books have made your favorite people who they are today?  The Ideal Bookshelf is a compilation project of art and description […]

2012 Best Contemporary/Realistic Reads

2012 Best Contemporary/Realistic Reads
Posted December 24, 2012 / Books & Reading, Uncategorized

I am typically not one to pick up a contemporary YA read and like it because many of them tend to be filled with a lot of teenage angst and drama that I find more annoying than amusing.  So when I find one that I do like, I want to scream it from the top of a mountain and push it on every single person I pass (Yes, I am a book pusher).  So I […]

Audio Reviews: It’s Not Summer Without You

Audio Reviews: It’s Not Summer Without You
Posted December 21, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title:  It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han (Summer #2) Genre:  Young Adult, Realistic Fiction, Romance Published:  April 27th, 2010 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Audiobooks, 390 minutes How I Got This Book:  Checked them out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  The Summer series is the kind of series that, whether you LOVE it or just like it, you kind of have to read/listen straight through.  I needed to […]

Book Review: Crewel

Book Review: Crewel
Posted December 16, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Crewel World #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Post-Apocalyptic Published:  October 16th, 2012 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Hardcover, 368 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  This is one of those debuts that I found out about mostly through Twitter.  It sounded awesome and looked awesome, so I added it to my TBR. Book Jacket Blurb:  “For generations, […]