Author: Carmel

Tidbit Thursday (1)

Welcome to my first Tidbit Thursday! It is my new weekly feature! Tidbit Thursday is exactly that. A small morsel of gossip from my everyday life that I have decided to share with my followers. This week is shaping up to be a busy week for me. Hopefully I’ll get the chance to finish reading […]

— Posted October 28, 2010 by Carmel / 1 Comment

Wish List Wednesday (1)

The Host by Stephenie Meyer.Goodreads: “The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. But Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. Wanderer, the invading “soul” who has been given Melanie’s body, knew about the challenges of […]

— Posted October 27, 2010 by Carmel / 3 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday (2)

Hosted by Tahleen of The Broke and the Bookish This week’s topic: Top Ten Scariest Books!  The Shining by Stephen King: It’s King… need I say more? The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris: I loved all of these books but they definitely gave me the heeby jeebies! The Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe: […]

— Posted October 26, 2010 by Carmel / 7 Comments

Blog Award

Wow! My first award! Cool! Thank you Missy’s Reads & Reviews. Rules: Thank and link back to the person that gave this award. Answer the 10 survey questions. Pass the award along to 15 bloggers who you have recently discovered and who you think are fantastic. Contact the bloggers you’ve picked to let them know […]

— Posted October 25, 2010 by Carmel / 9 Comments

Musing Mondays (2)

Hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. This week’s musing asks: About how many books (roughly) would you say you own?) If you don’t have a clue how many, do you care to know? Why, or why not? This is a tough one! In my house I have about 20, but that’s not counting the […]

— Posted October 25, 2010 by Carmel / 1 Comment

Follow My Blog Friday & Book Blogger Hop (2)

Follow my blog Friday was created by ParaJunkee’s View. Here are the rules: Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Host { } and any one else you want to follow on the list Follow our Featured Bloggers –What Book Is That? Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. Grab the […]

— Posted October 22, 2010 by Carmel / 45 Comments

Review: Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton

This book was exactly what I have come to expect from the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series. It didn’t blow my socks off but it was a good read with plenty of action and paranormal goodies. However, Skin Trade did stray slightly from the typical pattern of a book in this series. Mostly because Anita […]

— Posted October 21, 2010 by Carmel / 3 Comments

Book Trailer Thursday

I just discovered book trailers recently while looking for content for my blog. What am awesome discovery! It’s fun to have images to go along with the book; not that I haven’t created mental images of my own while reading but still! I have a feeling trailers are going to become another obsession of mine. […]

— Posted October 21, 2010 by Carmel / 0 Comments

Upcoming Reads: Next up

These books are in my Amazon shopping cart waiting to be purchased. I’m pretty much at the last books in most of the series’ that I read regularly and I’m looking to start new ones. Has anyone read these? What did you think? Any other recommendations? Oh and F.Y.I. Amazon’s minimum for free shipping has been reduced to $25. […]

— Posted October 20, 2010 by Carmel / 10 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday (1)

Hosted by Jenn of The Broke and the Bookish This week’s topic:Top Ten Fictional Crushes Quinn O’Connor from Keri Arthur’s Riley Jenson Guardian Series: Rich, handsome, immortal with an insatiable sex drive. I read all of her books more for him than the main character!  Clayton Danvers from Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld Series: A […]

— Posted October 19, 2010 by Carmel / 19 Comments