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  • 2013 / 07 / 31

    Week 31. Waiting on Wednesday

    It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   Minders by Michele Jaffe Expected publication: January 30th 2014 Publisher:  Razorbill Format/Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages A high concept, cinematic read with a surprising twist, MINDERS asks the question: who is really watching who? Q: If the boy you love commits a crime, would you turn him in? Sadie Ames is—

  • 2013 / 07 / 29

    Novella: Keeping Her

    Author: Cora Carmack Series: (Losing It #1.5) Published: August 13th 2013 Publisher: William Morrow Categories: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, New Adult Synopsis: Garrick Taylor and Bliss Edwards managed to find their happily-ever-after despite a rather . . . ahem . . . complicated start. By comparison, meeting the parents should be an absolute breeze, right? But from the moment the pair lands in London, new snags just keep cropping up: a disapproving mother-in-law-to-be, more than one (mostly) minor mishap, and the—

  • 2013 / 07 / 28

    Week 31. Stacking The Shelves

    Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Hola! Time to showcase that amazing book pile I’ve got from last week. It was pretty awesome week for books and I’m excited to read them. There is really a ring—

  • 2013 / 07 / 25

    Special: #Aussietrip2013

    Ok, so I decided and post something about my trip to Australia last summer (summer here in the Philippines is April to May. And we only have two seasons: wet and dry season). It’s my first ever trip outside of the Philippines. And yes, my first to ride an airplane. Actually I have motion sickness, I hate travelling that’s why I always have medicine with me when I travel. But some odd reason, I didn’t get sick at all. In—

  • 2013 / 07 / 24

    Week 30. Waiting on Wednesday

    It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black Expected publication: September 3rd 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Format/Pages: Hardcover, 432 pages Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and—

  • 2013 / 07 / 23

    Frigid

    Author: J. Lynn (Jennifer L. Armentrout) Series: (Frigid #1) Published: July 15th 2013 Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary Categories: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, New Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: For twenty-one-year-old Sydney, being in love with Kyler isn’t anything new. They’d been best friends ever since he pushed her down on the playground and she made him eat a mud pie. Somewhere over the years, she fell for him and fell hard. The big problem with that? Kyler puts the—

  • 2013 / 07 / 22

    Week 30. Stacking The Shelves

    Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Ugh, so once again I broke my own promise and not to read new adult titles for the mean time but noooo, I just have to read it. And the worst—

  • 2013 / 07 / 19

    Time After Time

    Author: Tamara Ireland Stone Series: (Time Between Us #2) Published: October 8th 2013 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Categories: Magical Realism, Science Fiction External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Calling Anna and Bennett’s romance long distance is an understatement: she’s from 1995 Chicago and he’s a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco. The two of them never should have met, but they did. They fell in love, even though they knew they shouldn’t. And they found a way to stay together, against—

  • 2013 / 07 / 19

    Browse & Tinker: Feed Me Some More

    In this post for Browse & Tinker, let me talk about—feeds. Not the food but as in ‘web feed.’ And how I read those. Browse & Tinker:  a regular feature here in my blog where I’ll showcase website, technology and others fancy things that are related to books and reading. I’m not really a popular book blogger. I’m only one out of—I guess thousands and thousands of book blogs—who only offer reviews and other book related content that isn’t review.—

  • 2013 / 07 / 17

    Week 29. Waiting on Wednesday

    It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman; Meagan Spooner Expected publication: December 10th 2013by Publisher: Disney Hyperion Format/Pages: Hardcover, 384 pages It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet.—

  • 2013 / 07 / 15

    Time Between Us

    Author: Tamara Ireland Stone Series: (Time Between Us #1) Published: October 9th 2012 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Categories: Magical Realism, Science Fiction External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Anna and Bennett were never supposed to meet: she lives in 1995 Chicago and he lives in 2012 San Francisco. But Bennett has the unique ability to travel through time and space, which brings him into Anna’s life, and with him a new world of adventure and possibility. As their relationship deepens, the—

  • 2013 / 07 / 14

    Week 29. Stacking The Shelves

    Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Yihee!!! This meme is officially back. I got a couple awesome titles and prepared to read them all. I’m going to cut back with New Adult titles so I can concentrate—

  • 2013 / 07 / 13

    How to Love

    Author: Katie Cotugno Published: October 1st 2013 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Categories: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Before: Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember: as natural as breathing, as endless as time. But he’s never seemed to notice that Reena even exists…until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears from their humid Florida town without a word,—

  • 2013 / 07 / 13

    Crown of Midnight

    Author: Sarah J. Maas Series: (Throne of Glass #2) Published: August 27th 2013 Publisher:  Bloomsbury USA Children’s Categories: High Fantasy, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: An assassin’s loyalties are always in doubt. But her heart never wavers. After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king’s contest to become the new royal assassin. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown – a secret—

  • 2013 / 07 / 12

    Shadow and Bone

    Author: Leigh Bardugo Series: (The Grisha, #1) Published: June 5th 2012 Publisher:  Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Categories: Fantasy, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka. Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite—the Grisha. Could she be the key to—

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