Review: Strange Neighbors by Ashlyn Chase

Review: Strange Neighbors by Ashlyn Chase

Title: Strange NeighborsAuthor: Ashlyn ChasePublisher: Sourcebooks CasablancaRelease: 2010Pages: 384 From Amazon.ca He’s looking for peace, quiet, and a little romance… There’s never a dull moment when hunky all-star pitcher and shapeshifter Jason Falco invests in an old Boston brownstone apartment building full of supernatural creatures. But when Merry MacKenzie moves into the ground floor apartment, […]

— Posted November 26, 2010 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Book Trailer Thursday: Red Riding Hood

Book Trailer Thursday: Red Riding Hood

From IMDb Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie’s […]

— Posted November 25, 2010 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Wish List Wednesday (4)

Wish List Wednesday (4)

From Yasmine Galenorm‘s website: Eons ago, vampires tried to turn the Dark Fae in order to harness their power. Instead, they created a demonic enemy more powerful than they dared to dream. Bent on enslaving the world, the Vampiric Fae have been quietly massing their strength for centuries. Now, Myst, queen of the Indigo Court, […]

— Posted November 24, 2010 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Top Ten Tuesdays: Best Holiday Books (5)

Top Ten Tuesdays: Best Holiday Books (5)

Hosted by Kimberly of The Broke and the Bookish I can’t remember the last time I read a Christmas book! Most of the books that made my list come from my childhood memories. They’re books my mom used to read to me when I was little. While writing this list I was flooded with feelings […]

— Posted November 23, 2010 by Carmel / 21 Comments
Musing Mondays (6)

Musing Mondays (6)

Hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. This week’s musing is a read and respond: “I was reading one of my favorite blogs, the other day, and came across a post that talked about truth vs. fact. Part of the post had this to say: From my childhood on, I’d learned a lot of truth […]

— Posted November 22, 2010 by Carmel / 8 Comments
2011 Debut Author Challenge

2011 Debut Author Challenge

I’ve been book blogging for 2 months now so I figured that it was time to participate in my very first challenge. How exciting! The goal is to read at least 12 Young Adult or Middle Grade novels from authors that are making their debut in these genres in 2011. This challenge is hosted by […]

— Posted November 21, 2010 by Carmel / 11 Comments
Review: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Review: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Halfway to the Grave. The second book in the Night Huntress line-up did not disappoint. In fact, I think it topped the first one in some ways. This novel has all of the same elements that made the first one awesome only this one is loaded with even more vampire goodness. Cat and Bones are […]

— Posted November 19, 2010 by Carmel / 25 Comments
Follow My Blog Friday & Book Blogger Hop (6)

Follow My Blog Friday & Book Blogger Hop (6)

This blogger hop was created by Jennifer at Crazy for Books.Follow my blog Friday was created by ParaJunkee’s View. TGIF! After my week from hell both at work and at home I am so HAPPY that it’s Friday! I’m still working on finishing and posting a review of One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene […]

— Posted November 19, 2010 by Carmel / 34 Comments
Covert Art: Spell Bound

Covert Art: Spell Bound

From Kelley Armstrong’s Website:Savannah Levine is in terrible danger, and for once she’s powerless to help herself. At the conclusion of Waking the Witch, Savannah swore that she would give up her powers if it would help a young girl. Little did she know that someone would take her up on that promise. And now, […]

— Posted November 18, 2010 by Carmel / 7 Comments
Wish List Wednesday (3)

Wish List Wednesday (3)

From Amazon.caKelley Armstrong’s readers have proven themselves a dedicated fan-base: her previous hardcover collection of short stories, Men of the Otherworld, appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, and Canadian lists too – despite three of the stories having been available, unedited and for free, for years on Armstrong’s website. With a similar format […]

— Posted November 17, 2010 by Carmel / 7 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday(4) + Blog Award

Top Ten Tuesday(4) + Blog Award

Before I jump into my list for this week, I wanted to do a quick shout out to Avery over at Avery’s Book (and Other Fun Stuff) Nook. She was gracious enough to give me my third blog award, however I’ve already received this one and don’t want to repeat myself by answering the same […]

— Posted November 16, 2010 by Carmel / 18 Comments