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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

If you regularly or even semi-regularly read this blog then you know that I have a lot of books.  My bookshelves are overflowing.  That has only gotten worse with the holidays and people knowing I love to read, so naturally they gave me books.  That’s awesome, but I’m actually running out of places to put …

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Where Have You Been?

Apologies for being MIA, unexpectedly.  I had so many posts planned and some were 100% ready to go.  They’ll go up eventually, but it’s putting me a bit behind (which is driving me nuts).  I really hate messing up my own schedule, especially for no reason. Like most people, I was busy with my family …

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Wolfsbane and Mistletoe

*I promised everyone a Christmas themed week, so I thought Wolfsbane and Mistletoe was a perfect choice.  Every short story has to do with Christmas and werewolves.  Prepare yourselves. edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner Overview (from Goodreads):  The holidays can bring out the beast in anyone. They are particularly hard for lycanthropes. …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing This Year

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic …

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Movie Monday – Christmas 2014 Edition

Today’s Movie Monday post is a little bit different.  Sorry to those who don’t celebrate Christmas, that’s kind of this week’s theme.  Hopefully you still enjoy the season and some of the movies. I have a confession to make:  I am obsessed with Hallmark’s (also Lifetime’s and ABC Family’s) Christmas movies.  The acting isn’t great. …

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Crow: Episode One

by Alex Owens Overview (from Goodreads):  Cassiopeia “Pia” Alexander is just your typical college student. She can’t pick a major, her love life is virtually non-existent and the only thing good in her life seems to be her job as an Animal ER Nurse. Even that doesn’t feel like enough, though. Beylin Callaghan is one …

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Bridesmaid Lotto

by Rachel Astor Overview (from Goodreads):  Josephine McMaster is pretty and smart, but very much a klutzy mess. Finally, at 26, she may have actually lost the dreaded ‘McMaster the Disaster’ nickname that has followed her around her whole life. Josie’s quite content to be single, much to her mother’s disappointment. So when a bizarre …

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The Boyfriend League

by Rachel Hawthorne Overview (from Goodreads.com):  The Ragland Rattlers $1 Night $1 baseball cap with home team logo $1 program $1 hot dogs $1 drinks $1 popcorn But how much to get the hot pitcher to notice you exist? My Thoughts:  Do you remember those all-consuming feelings you had growing up, specifically in high school?  …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books I Read in 2014

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic …

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Guardians of the Galaxy (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper Directed by:  James Gunn Synopsis:  After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and …

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