Thursday, May 30, 2013

Clean Sweep ARC Challenge Wrap Up!

Hey Everyone!
May is OVAH!

A very special, heartfelt and HUGE thanks to Kimba over at The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. She is super awesome and if you don't follow her blog, then you must have been stuck under a rock somewhere because it is awesome. Go now and click follow.

And a big hug and thank you to all the lovely bloggers out there who hosted mini challenges this month! If you haven't wandered over to their sites yet, here is the list again so you can check them out.


Barbara @ Basia's BookShelf
Thuy @ Nite Lite
Kristen @ My ParaHangover
Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Reviews
Ali @ My Guilty Obsession
Nicole @ The Reader's Antidote
Lola @ Lola's Review
Jenn & Mary @ YA Book Twins


You guys are so super awesome. 
By doing this challenge, I hope you made a dent in your ARC pile, and also discovered some fun and new blogs along the way.

I hope you had a wonderful reading month. Summer is here! And I'm looking forward to reading outside, swimming and taking some pictures at the beach. 

And remember, the Grand Prize Rafflecopter is going to close soon!
So put up your recap post, reviews and enter below!!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

My progress
Here is my review of the month's reading.

Digital:
Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire
Taken by Storm by Kelli Maine
Dare You To by Katie McGarry
Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

Physical:
Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Necromancing the Stone by Lish McBride
My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt

Not bad.

And another HUGE WONDERFUL Thank You to all the readers and bloggers out there, especially the amazing Kimba.
Thank you so much.

Happy Reading.



Review: Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Title: Walking Disaster

Author: Jamie McGuire

Publisher: Atria Books

Publication Date: April 2013

Genre: Young Adult/Adult (New Adult) Realistic Fiction

Series or Stand Alone: Series, Book Two

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday! (15)

Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! Thanks to The Broke and the Bookish for hosting!

I'm super excited about this one because it's a - Pick a Top Ten Freebie!

This week my Top Ten Is:
Top Ten Series I'm Going to Start Reading This Year!

Monday, May 27, 2013

Review: My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt

Title: My Book of Life by Angel

Author: Martine Leavitt

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: September 2012

Genre: Young Adult Realistic Fiction

Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Review: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

Title: Me Before You

Author: JoJo Moyes

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: December 2012

Genre: Adult Fiction

Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Surprise mini-challenge!

Hey Everyone!

Here is a little surprise mini challenge to everyone reading the blog!
This mini-challenge will last until Friday night, May 24th so enter now before it's gone!

US residents only please.


In the comments, tell me:

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday! (14)

Welcome to another post for Top Ten Tuesday!
Thank you so much to The Broke and the Bookish for hosting!

I look forward to TTT all week so I'm excited what everyone has to say about this week's question!

Question:
Top Ten Favorite Book Covers of Books I've Read

This is going to be hard, but I''ll give it a shot!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Review: Torn (Miss Chatterley) by Logan Belle

Title: Torn (Miss Chatterley)

Author: Logan Belle

Publisher: Pocket Star

Publication Date: May 2013

Genre: Adult Romance/Erotica

Series or Stand Alone: Series, Book Three

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Review: Out of This Place by Emma Cameron

Title: Out of This Place

Author: Emma Cameron

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: May 2013

Genre: Young Adult Fiction/ Realistic

Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Love in Bloom Giveaway Hop!!

Hi everyone!

Welcome to the Love In Bloom Giveaway Hop! Thanks to I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Portrait of a Book for hosting!


Happy May everyone!
How is your year going so far? Are you still keeping up with New Years Resolutions?

I have a nice little gift for you today.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Review: Dirty (Miss Chatterley) by Logan Belle

Title: Dirty (Miss Chatterley)

Author: Logan Belle

Publisher: Pocket Star

Publication Date: May 2013

Genre: Adult Romance/Erotica

Series or Stand Alone: Series, Book Two

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Clean Sweep Challenge: Recap so far!


Hello friends!
How are you?
How is your challenge going? Do you have a set list or are you winging it?


Let's see, May started and I've had two weekends of reading. Getting along well I think, though my biggest challenge is always finding the next book to sit down and read!



The list so far:

Out and About! (9)



A friend
A book
A pizza (or two)

Where did you read this week?

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Giveaway, Author Interview and Review: Bruised by Sarah Skilton

Title: Bruised

Author: Sarah Skilton

Publisher: Amulet Books

Publication Date: March 2013

Genre: Young Adult Realistic Fiction

Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone

Review: Love Water Memory by Jennie Shortridge

Title: Love Water Memory

Author: Jennie Shortridge

Publisher: Gallery Books

Publication Date: April 2013

Genre: Adult Fiction

Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Surprise Giveaway!

Hey Everyone!

I was cleaning my library and of course, I have too many books and not enough space! Sad for me but hopefully good for you!

So here is a small impromptu giveaway.

One winner will win these four books - all Hardcover.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday! (13)

Welcome back!
And thank you to The Broke and The Bookish for hosting this weekly meme!

This week, the question is:
Top Ten Books When You Need Something Light and Fun!

A book cover collage is in order!

Here we go!
In no particular order...

Monday, May 6, 2013

Review: Hungry (Miss Chatterley) by Logan Belle

Title: Hungry (Miss Chatterley)

Author: Logan Belle

Publisher: Pocket Star

Publication Date: May 2013

Genre: Adult Romance/Erotica

Series or Stand Alone: Series, Book One

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Review: Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

Title: Shades of Milk and Honey

Author: Mary Robinette Kowal

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: August 2010

Genre: Adult Historical Fiction/Fantasy

Series or Stand Alone: Series, Book One

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Clean Sweep ARC Challenge!- Goals, Plans and Books!

Hello Everyone!
And welcome to the first day of the Clean Sweep ARC challenge!

Now, if you haven't signed up yet, please do so here.

And an extra special thanks to Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer for co-hosting!

And in case you missed it, we have EIGHT blogs doing mini-challenges over the weekends of May so be sure to visit each of them. You may find a new favorite blog!