2010- Read, eBook, Harlequin, Mara Punrhagen, NetGalley, suspense-thriller, Veens, YA-10

Past Midnight by Mara Purnhagen

Past Midnight by Mara Punrhagen Past Midnightby Mara PurnhagenPublishing on September 1st 2010 by HarlequinPaperback, 208 pages With parents who have their own popular ghost-debunking TV show, it’s hard for new girl Charlotte Silver to keep a low profile, especially when her parents’ work follows her to high school in the form of two angry ghosts. Charlotte Silver wants to live like a normal person, spend her senior year in one school and go around with normal people – well is this too much to ask for? Not for a normal person like you and me but for Charlotte, whose…

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2010- Read, Historical Fiction, romance, Sourcebooks, Susan Higginbotham, Veens, YA-10

Hugh and Bess by Susan Higginbotham

Hugh and Bess by Susan HigginbothamPublished August 1st 2009 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published October 29th 2007)Paperback, 320 pages Forced to marry Hugh le Despenser, the son and grandson of disgraced traitors, Bess de Montacute, just 13 years old, is appalled at his less-than-desirable past. Meanwhile, Hugh must give up the woman he really loves in order to marry the reluctant Bess. Far apart in age and haunted by the past, can Hugh and Bess somehow make their marriage work?  Just as walls break down and love begins to grow, the merciless plague endangers all whom the couple holds dear, threatening…

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2009-read, children's-book, Veens

Hakim & Terrance Shadow Mystery by Bernadine Feagins

Hakim & Terrance Shadow Mystery by Bernadine Feagins Paperback, 68 Pages Published August 7, 2009 Synopsis: Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is a wonderful story about a lost dog. Two best friends go on an adventure to bring Shadow home. Along the way you will meet nice neighbors, some kind business owners and many others. The mystery begins when someone finally provides a clue. What do you think that clue is? Find out today with your purchase of Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery First of all thanks to Pump up Your Book Promotions for this chance to review of this…

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2009-read, 2nds Challenge, Clear Shelf, James Patterson, suspense-thriller, Veens

Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson Published in 1992 Paperback, 502 Pages From GoodReads.com, A missing little girl named Maggie Rose. A family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. The thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher. A psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who calls himself the Son of Lindbergh. He is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him-even after he’s been captured.Gary Soneji is a mild-mannered mathematics teacher at a Washington, D.C., private school for the children of the political and social elite. He’s so popular that the kids…

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2009-read, children's-book, Classics, Clear Shelf, eBook, Johanna Spyri, OT-09, Veens

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi by Johanna Spyri Published in 1880 Hardcover, 288 pages 5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, What happens when a little orphan girl is forced to live with her cold and frightening grandfather? The heartwarming answer has engaged children for more than a century, both on the page and on the screen. Johanna Spyri’s beloved story offers youngsters an endearing and intelligent heroine, a cast of unique and memorable characters, and a fascinating portrait of a small Alpine village. I cannot believe that I never knew about this book when I was a kid. I cannot believe I waited so long…

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2009-read, Book Review Wednesdays, Clear Shelf, Nicholas Sparks, romance-09, Veens, YA, YA-Challenge-09

True Believer By Nicholas Sparks

True Believer By Nicholas Sparks Published by May 31st 2005 by Time Warner Book Group Paperback, 434 pages 3.5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, As a science journalist with a regular column in Scientific American, Jeremy Marsh specializes in debunking the supernatural. A born skeptic, he travels to the small town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the towns cemetery. What he doesn’t plan on, however, is falling hopelessly in love with Lexie Darnell, granddaughter of the town psychic. Now, if the young lovers are to have any kind…

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