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2010 Books I Need Yesterday So Help Me &*^&%%^RF

April 20, 2010


The endings to these books gave me a serious case of blue…brains. (You thought you knew what I was going to say there, didn’t you? Ha! Just when you think you know me, BAM.) In any case. Ahem. If you have an ARC of any of these books in your possession, you have two options: […]

Long, long overdue–my review of Tender Morsels.*

April 14, 2010


The synopsis: “Tender Morsels is a dark and vivid story, set in two worlds and worrying at the border between them. Liga lives modestly in her own personal heaven, a world given to her in exchange for her earthly life. Her two daughters grow up in this soft place, protected from the violence that once […]

I love Stephen King.

November 10, 2009


He gave us Carrie, The Shining, and The Stand. Misery, Pet Cemetery, and Cujo. And the book/movie that still scares the whoopass out of me, IT. The first Stephen King book I ever read was The Tommyknockers, which, at the time, disturbed me not because of the creepy subject matter but the frank description of […]

10 Reasons why I love SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater

November 5, 2009


In honor of the unveiling of the first paragraph and cover for LINGER, the second book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series by the incomparable Ms. Stiefvater, here are my reasons why SHIVER will knock your toasty warm socks off. Go buy it today. 1) Grace, the female main character, is the mistress of […]

I love GONE and HUNGER by Michael Grant.

October 29, 2009


There have been discussions making the rounds on teh Internets about literary fiction vs. commercial, adults who read only mass market commercial YA and adults who read only Serious Books With Deep Themes. Now, I love books. I love all books in a general way, and I’m going to brag and share that I own […]