2010- Read, Carla Neggers, Mira, romance, Won

The Carriage House by Carla Neggers

The Carriage House by Carla Neggers Paperback 384 pages Published Nov 1st, 2003 by Mira Synopsis: Fun and a little hard work. That’s all Tess Haviland had in mind when Ike Grantham paid her for her graphic design work with the run-down, 19th century carriage house on Boston’s North Shore. Then Ike disappeared and now Tess finds herself with much more than a simple weekend project to get her out of the city. It’s not just the rumors that the carriage house is haunted–it’s the neighbors: six-year-old Dolly Thorne, her reclusive babysitter, Harley Beckett…and especially Dolly’s father, Andrew Thorne, who…

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2009-read, Book Review Wednesdays, Classics, Mary Shelley, OT-09, Won

The Piligrims by Mark Shelley

The Pilgrims By Mark Shelley Published August 13th 2008 by Hesperus Press Ltd Paperback, 112 pages 4 on 5! From GoodReads.com,  In the title story, a knight living alone in his isolated mountain fortress shows hospitality toward two pilgrims who appear from the mountains seeking shelter. Entreated to tell them of his sorrow, the knight unburdens himself and relates a tragic tale of love and loss. Resigned to the bitter fate that life has dealt him, the knight is unaware of the true nature of the two young people’s pilgrimage, until a revelation transforms his understanding of his past and…

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2009-read, Sarah Cross, T4MC, Veens, Won, YA, YA-Challenge-09

Dull Boy by Sarah Cross

Dull BoyBy Sarah CrossPublished May 14th 2009308 pages5 on5! From GoodReads.com, What do you do if you can deadlift a car, and you spend your nights flying to get away from it all? If you’re fifteen-year-old Avery Pirzwick, you keep that information to yourself. When you’re a former jock turned freak, you can’t afford to let the secret slip. But then Avery makes some friends who are as extraordinary as he is. He realizes they’re more than just freaks—together, maybe they have a chance to be heroes. First, though, they have to decide whether to trust the mysterious Cherchette, a…

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YES!YAY!I won a copy of In Over Her Head @ Dar’s Peeking Between the Pages!She is been so nice to send me her copy 🙂 🙂 YES! and this post is to thank her 🙂 Thank you so very much for this lovely jesture and giving me a chance to win 🙂 I really hope to enjoy this one 🙂I know I will Thank You Dar! Did you guys win anything?! 🙂 🙂 I did! I did! YAY!

2009-read, Patti Callahan Henry, romance-09, T4MC, Veens, Won

Between the Tides by Patti Callahan Henry

Between the Tides Patti Callahan Henry June, 2007 First and foremost a BIG THANK YOU to Softdrink for sending me this beautiful book. Patti Callahan Henry’s Between the Tides is an amazing story of self realization and of love. Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. How True, right? I loved this book, and it is one book that I don’t want to let go and give off to someone else. The best thing I loved about this book is that each chapter starts with a famous saying such as the above and they are all so…

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2008-read, Ben Furman, picture book, picture book reviews, Won, YA

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman 192 pages Published on April 16, 2007 by Black Hawk Press First of all, thanks to Anna of Diary of an Eccentric for hosting a lovely giveaway where I won this book, and thanks to Ben Furman for sending me signed copy! I was really looking forward to reading this cute book… and I did! And I am glad that I did! Samantha Mae Costa is one of those normal kids with glasses and asthma, and she is your super-hero! Yes, and you will love her because she was there in…

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