45. Under the Eye of God

Book Reviews

Blog Tour:  Under the Eye of God by Jerome Charyn for Tribute Books Under the Eye of God Book Summary After decades of madness in the Bronx, Isaac Sidel visits the craziest state in the country.  Isaac Sidel is too popular to be America’s vice president. Once the New York Police Department commissioner, he became […]

November 30, 2012

44. This Is Where I Leave You

Book Reviews

Ah  family!  You can’t live with them and you can’t live without them, even though some of us would sure like to try.  Since the holiday season is here and family will most likely be a big part of the festivities, you should all take a look at This Is Where I Leave You.  This […]

November 27, 2012

43. I'm Down

Book Club, Book Reviews

I remember wandering around Borders a couple of years ago, on summer holiday in the States, looking for something different to read.  I ran my eyes along the shelves combing for a good book to read and I happened upon I’m Down.  The book is pitched as:  “Mishna Wolff grew up in a poor black […]

November 17, 2012

NaNoWriMo Tag

Bookish Stuff

I was tagged by naturalpoppy on You Tube the other day to do a Why I love NaNoWriMo tag.  So since I don’t do You Tube videos, I decided to do it here for her and you instead. The main reason I love NaoWriMo is because it got me to sit down and write.  I’ve […]

November 14, 2012

NaNoWriMo snippet

Bookish Stuff

Today is Day 9 of NaNoWriMo and I haven’t yet started to write, but ideas are brewing up top.  I’ll be doing some night writing to see if that agrees with me.  I decided to share a little snippet of my story.  What do you think comes after It was 3am…? She woke suddenly in […]

November 9, 2012

42. Velveteen

Book Reviews, YA literature

Velveteen is a snarky, intelligent, tenacious teenager who has been kidnapped and murdered by a serial killer called Bonesaw.  Velveteen winds up in purgatory where she isn’t in heaven and definitely is not in hell.  It’s one of the grayest places you could imagine and it’s parallel to the living world.  Velveteen plots on how […]

November 6, 2012