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31 March 2012

In My Mailbox (26): Into the Graveyard

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme inspired by Alea at Pop Culture Junkie hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received!

It was pretty light week for me. I am being very good. :)


The Abandoned (Graveyard Queen #0.5) & The Restorer (Graveyard Queen #1) by Amanda Stevens - My friend Kimberly over at The Windy Pages recently read and become a bit obsessed with this mystery series. The prequel novella was free on Amazon Kindle last week and I picked up the first book in ebook format as well. 

For Review (NetGalley)

The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa - I was so excited when this showed on on NetGalley. It looks great and I can't wait to read it.

That's it for this week. I hope you all have some fun stuff planned. I think I am going to see Mirror Mirror. I know, it looks kind of awful but I am curious and I love director Tarsem Singh. We shall see. Have a great weekend, everyone!

30 March 2012

Uncovered (7): Ready Player One

us cover

left to right: spanish, norway, uk editions

This week on Uncovered, we have not just one, but four covers for you. These are four covers to Ernest Cline's Ready Player One.  I have heard lots of amazing things about this book and it's set in the 80's which is when I grew up. I am excited to get into all of the nerdy 80's pop culture references. I have both the audio (read by Wil Wheaton) and the hardcover. 

While I really like the US edition, I have to say that I think my favorite might have to be the UK version. I love how the video game graphics embody the feel and era of the book. The blue Spanish cover is fun, too, but I don't like it as much as the UK version. The Norwegian cover is really interesting. It's like a crazy head maze and is a little creepy to boot. I am not sure how this image plays into the plot since I haven't read the book yet but it's pretty cool.

What do you think? Which cover do you like best?
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29 March 2012

Once Upon A Scandal - Review

Once Upon A Scandal (Scandal #2) by Delilah Marvelle
Publication date: 18 January 2011 by Harlequin
ISBN 10/13: 0373775458 | 9780373775453
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Category: Adult Historical Romance
Keywords: Historical, romance, scandal
Format: Mass market paperback, eBook

Thuy's synopsis:

Five years have passed since Jonathan Remington left London for Venice. After declaring his love to the woman of his dreams he vows to come back to vie for her in seven months time. However, fate has other plans and Jonathan is forced to stay in Venice. His reasons are mysterious and he cuts off all communication from Victoria. Hurt and angered by his actions, Victoria sees Jonathan’s abandonment as another reason not to believe in love. As the years pass, Victoria becomes bitter and determined never to feel love again lest she be disappointed again. But Jonathan suddenly comes back into her life, can Victoria forgive him or will she let happiness slip through her fingers?

Thuy's Review:

Once Upon A Scandal is the second book in the Delilah Marvelle’s Scandal series. I didn’t read the first book and don’t think you need to in order to read this. I have mixed feelings about this one. Maybe I’ve just read a lot of really good historicals lately but, while I enjoyed this book, it didn’t end up being one of my favorites. First, I found the whole setup with Victoria’s father’s will a little implausible. It just seemed like a lot of trouble to go to for the outcome. But he was a sick man and maybe that accounts for the eccentricity of the whole thing. The scene in the carriage also seemed highly unlikely to happen. I know this a romance and I definitely want my sexy times, but I just didn’t think that it was something Victoria would agree to or that Jonathan would think to ask. So, while it was hot, it didn’t seem very in character.

Jonathan was a very different type of tortured hero. He had to do some very unsavory things to survive. I don’t want to give too much away but the thing he had to do to keep his family and Victoria safe isn’t a subject that gets brought up much and I actually wish that they had talked about it more. I like that he’s very emotional and passionate, often acting on his feelings. Sometimes it’s not the smartest thing to do but he isn’t afraid to tell Victoria how he feels, which I admired.

Victoria took a little while to warm up to. I could understand why she would be so angry at Jonathan after he disappeared for five years. Trust me, I’d be mad, too. But she seemed cruel at times and it wasn’t until she started softening a little and got over her initial anger that I started to like her. Both she and Jonathan were so stubborn at times that I wanted to smack both of them. They were stuck in the past and it was keeping them from having a future together. Thanks goodness they both get some sense and all ends well.

While the book did have its flaws, I enjoyed it. Marvelle has a wonderful way of writing and I could easily picture London and Venice. I also felt like there was real love and affection between Jonathan and Victoria and was glad when they finally found their happy ending.

Visit the author online at www.delilahmarvelle.com and follow her on Twitter @DelilahMarvelle

27 March 2012

Angels' Flight - Review

Angels' Flight by Nalini Singh
Publication date: 28 February 2012 by Berkley Sensation
ISBN 10/13: 0425246817 | 9780425246818
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Category: Adult Paranormal Romance
Keywords: Paranormal romance, angels, vampires, short stories
Format: Mass market paperback, eBook

Angels' Flight is a collection of four novellas by Nalini Singh set in the world of her Guild Hunter series. It looks like the first two stories have been published previously in other anthologies and the third says "first time in print" so it may have been available on her blog or somewhere else. The fourth story, "Angels' Dance" is the only completely new story in the collection. I'd read the first two stories previously but not the second two. I wasn't really bothered by the fact that most of these had been released before, though it is good to know so you know what you're getting. I didn't have any of these stories on their own so I like having them all in one place and I probably would have bought it for Angels's Dance alone since I am a Nalini Singh fangirl and love the Guild Hunter series.

Angels’ Pawn - 3.5 stars

In Angels' Pawn a vampire hunter faces off against two rival factions and the angel manipulating them both, and a vampire whose help is not entirely selfless...Angels’ Pawn is the story of Guild Hunter Ashwini (Ash) and the annoyingly charming vampire Janvier. Ash enlists Janvier’s assistance in finding a kidnapped vamp while playing vampire/angel politics.

I’d read this story before and enjoyed it. Ash is a character that pops up quite a bit in the Guild Hunter world but we don’t know a ton about her. In this one, we get a little glimpse into her past that makes me want to know more. Like more hunters, Ash is extremely tough and capable. She knows how to hold her own against vampire and angels alike. Janvier is somewhat of a mystery. I don’t know his story or where he comes from except that he loves to drive Ash crazy. Ash and Janvier have fantastic chemistry and this is the only story in which the two characters don’t end up together at the end. Even though the ending of this one left me a bit unfulfilled, I still really enjoyed it. There is definitely potential for more with these two and I hope that they get their happily ever after one day.

Angel’s Judgement - 4 stars

In Angels’ Judgment a hunter must track one of her own gone bad, while surviving the deadly tests placed in her way by the archangels themselves. Unexpected backup comes from a stranger who might just be the most lethal threat of all...

In Angel’s Judgement, hunter Sara Haziz must track down a vampire killer who may be one of her own while trying to survive . Along for the ride is Deacon, aka The Slayer, a dead sexy hunter that is tasked with keeping an eye on Sara and helping her track down this rogue hunter.

Angel’s Judgement is from the Must Love Hellhounds anthology and it’s another one that I’d previously read. I ended up reading it again when I received Angel’s Flight I liked it just as much as I did the first time. Sara is a strong, capable fighter who more than holds her own against the vamps and other creatures of the night. She’s tough but still feminine and vulnerable. Deacon isn’t intimidated by Sara’s position and their chemistry is blistering.I loved that their story played out in an unexpected way and was also surprisingly sweet. Another great read by Nalini Singh.

Angel’s Wolf - 4 stars

In Angel’s Wolf a vampire becomes fascinated with the seductive angel who rules Louisiana. But all is not what it appears to be in her court.

We first met Noel in Archangel’s Kiss, when a vampire is brutally attacked and left for dead. While his body has recovered, mentally, Noel is not the same. Dmitri sends him to the angel Nimra’s court, to pose as her lover and try to figure out who tried to poison her.

This one actually ended up surprising me. I didn’t know what to expect from Noel and Nimra and their story was not at all what I expected. Singh really has a way with bringing back tortured characters back to life. There’s no easy fix for Noel after what he’s gone through but being in Nimra’s court is helping him heal. And I loved that he was so protective of Nimra, a powerful and deadly angel. Nimra herself surprised me. Yes, at times she lived up to her reputation as being a cold and harsh ruler, but Singh also showed us her softer side. She isn’t cruel or unjust and had much more compassion than her reputation allowed. I liked that she was able to trust Noel with her weaknesses and he with hers, as well as their strengths.

Angels’ Dance - 5 stars

In Angels’ Dance an angel trapped in the mountain stronghold of the Refuge finds herself under siege by a warrior angel from a martial court.

Angels’ Dance was the story I was most looking forward to and it ended up being my favorite. There were hints of Jessamy and Galen’s relationship in previous books but no real details. We finally get their story in Angels’ Dance. Jessamy, an angel thousands of years old, has been trapped at the Refuge for her entire life. Due to a malformation of one of her wings, she has never been able to fly. Jessamy is very different from most of the angels we’ve met in the Guild Hunter world. She isn’t a fighter or a warrior. Though she is physically weaker than most, it’s her inner strength that sets her apart. She is the perfect counterpoint to the rough and unrefined Galen. I didn’t know much about Galen before reading this and I found myself falling for him. Under his gruff exterior was an extremely caring and kind man. He protectedand loved Jessamy but he never held her back. Oh - and we find out how Illium gets his nickname in this one. :)


As a reader of this blog you may already know that I am a huge Nalini Singh fan. Even in short form, these stories are wonderfully well written and I felt like I got more than my money’s worth with this collection.This is a must read for any fan of the Guild Hunter series. Non-readers will still enjoy it but I think you need to read the series to fully appreciate it. If you haven’t read the series yet, do it and thank me later. :)

Visit the author online at www.nalinisingh.com and follow her on Twitter @NaliniSingh

25 March 2012

In My Mailbox (25): Dark Days & WonderCon Edition

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received!

Hi everyone! Hope you're all having a fabulous Sunday. My mailbox this week is kind of big. I missed last week's IMM because I was out partying it up at WonderCon. I am going to try to do a recap of the event at some point. I did have a lot of fun though and got into some great panels and only bought a few books. This week's haul is courtesy of the Dark Days event that happened a couple of weeks ago (recap here) and WonderCon. I was too lazy to do links this week. Sorry, but please add to your Goodreads if you like these books.

I am finally going to see The Hunger Games tonight and can't wait! What are your Sunday plans?

Borrowed (library)

Once Upon A Scandal by Delilah Marvelle - I've seen Marvell's name around and I am always looking for some good historical romance and figured I'd give this a try.
Fateful by Claudia Gray - I almost bought this at Dark Days but opted for another book of hers instead. So glad I found it at the library.
Between the Sea and the Sky by Jaclyn Dolamore - Another library find. I've been wanting to read this.
Pure by Julianne Baggott - This is a 7 day loan so I better read it fast!
Nine Rules To Break When Romancing A Rake by Sarah MacLean (ebook) - This was and excellent historical romance. Review coming soon.
Alpha & Omega by Patricia Briggs (ebook) - I love Patricia Briggs and need to catch up on this series before the next Mercy Thompson book comes out.


World War Z by Max Brooks - Purchased at WonderCon after hearing Max speak. My copy disappeared long ago so I got a new one and had him sign it. 
Balthazar by Claudia Gray - This is what I got from Claudia at Dark Days. She even drew me a vampire piggy (don't ask).

Leisl & Po by Lauren Oliver - Another Dark Days purchase. I've been dying to read this one.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - I saw Ernest's panel at WonderCon and he was great. Got this signed at the Mysterious Galaxy booth.
Angel's Flight by Nalini Singh (ebook) - Read it already and LOVE! Nalini Singh rocks.
Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane (ebook) - I've been wanting to read this series and the first book is on sale for kindle for only $0.99!

For Review (all NetGalley)

The Bro-Magnet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted - I have heard really good things about this one and was approved!
How The Marquess Was Won by Julie Ann Long - More historical romance. :)
How To Ravish A Rake by Vicky Dreiling - There seem to be a lot of rakes running around in Victorian England. Not that I mind.


Hammered & Hexed by Kevin Hearn - I got books 2 and 3 of this series with a purchase at Mysterious Galaxy at WonderCon. A friend of mind really likes it and I am interested in checking it out.
Rainshadow Road & Christmas Eve At Lucky Harbor by Lisa Kleypas - Managed to win this during the Kisses, Corets & Kleypas giveaway hop. Super excited because I love Lisa Kleypas.

I also got a bunch of free comics and some purchased comics at WonderCon. Too lazy to list them all here but hopefully you'll be seeing some reviews for them on the blog soon. I love comics and hope to review more of them. Hope everyone is safe and warm this Sunday afternoon!
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24 March 2012

Snow White and the Huntsman - New footage

While I was at WonderCon last weekend I also went to the Universal Pictures panel where they showed some new footage from Snow White and the Huntsman that looked awesome. Seriously, it looks really good. From the costumes to the sets and special effects, this is one badass looking film. Charlize Theron is deliciously evil and she seems like and awesome person. Super funny and cool,she seemed right at home on stage. Kristen, on the other hand, was her usual awkward self. I think she's trying but she's really bad at this public speaking thing. Anyways, check out the footage below.

What do you think? Are you excited for Snow White and the Huntsman?   

Film hits theaters on June 1.

23 March 2012

Uncovered (6): Etiquette & Espionage

Squeeeeeee! I have no idea how long this cover has been out but I just saw it today and omg I am in love. If you're familiar with Gail Carriger's Parasol Protectorate series, then you know that she has some awesome covers going on. This is no exception and, in fact, I might like this cover a teeny bit better than the Parasol covers. Seriously, how gorgeous is this? I love the subtle steampunk elements in the wallpaper, not to mention the dress and the pose of the girl. Also love the simple yet commanding title font with the swirly ampersand and the color scheme. Basically I just love this cover.

This is the first book of Gail's Finishing School series, which will have four books. Here's the blurb from Goodreads.
It's one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It's quite another to learn to curtsy and thrown a knife at the same time. Welcome to finishing school.

Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is the bane of her mother's existence. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climing trees than proper etiquette at tea--and god forbid anyone see her attrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady. She enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.

But little do Sophronia or her mother know that this is a school where ingenious young girls tearn to finish, all right--but it's a different kind of finishing. Mademoiselle Geraldine's certainly trains young ladies in the finer arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also in the other kind of finishing: the fine arts of death, diversion, deceit, espionage, and the modern weaponries. Sophronia and her friends are going to have a rousing first year at school.

First in a four book YA series set 25 years before the Parasol Protectorate but in the same universe.
Girl spies = awesome sauce. This book won't be released until Feb 2013 and I'll be one of the first in line to get it. If an ARC happens to come your way and you want to send it my way, feel free. :) I'd love to hear what you think of this cover so please comment!

Gail Carriger can be found online at http://gailcarriger.com and follow her on Twitter @gailcarriger

Great Ebook Deals: Vampires, Witches, Zombies & Plagues. Oh My!

I don't usually do sale posts, mainly because I never keep track of them. But I do appreciate it when other blogs do it. I often find out about good deals and add to my ever growing tbr pile. I found a few things this morning that I thought might interest you all and decided to share. Please be aware that these are Amazon affiliate links. I am totally getting Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane since I've been meaning to read this series and it's only $0.99! If anyone has any other great book deals they'd like to share, please let me know and I'll add them. Hope everyone is having a wonderful Friday.



 $1.99 (Eleventh Plague is on sale today only)


$9.99 (4 books!)

22 March 2012

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter - New trailer

Wow I can't believe that it's almost Friday already. The week really flew by. Last weekend I was busy with WonderCon, which was really fun. I may do some kind of a recap or something over the weekend. It was cool though and there was both a cheerleading and volleyball tournament going on at the convention center at the same time. I think they were really confused as to why there were so many people in costume wandering around and all the WonderCon people thought that the athletes were in costume.

I ended up going to the panel for Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, which I was on the fence about still. I just couldn't tell much from the short trailer that had been released. Writer Seth Grahame-Smith, director Timur Bekmambetov and star Benjamin Walker were on hand to discuss the film. If I wasn't sold before, let me just say that I totally am now. They showed us a really long clip of a intense train fight that looked fantastic. Bekmambetov has an incredible visual style and this movie just looks like it's going to be a kick ass historical action movie - with vampires.

Since the train footage I saw doesn't seem to be online, here's the second, longer trailer that we also saw. I think it looks really good. I'd love to hear your thoughts on the movie or the book. Is this something you're looking forward to?

Film hits theaters June 22.

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21 March 2012

Someone To Watch Over Me - Review

Publication date: 01 May 1999 by Avon
ISBN 10/13: 0380802309 | 9780380802302
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Category: Adult Historical Romance
Keywords: Historical, romance, amnesia, murder, courtesan
Format: Mass market paperback, eBook

From Goodreads:

A temptingly beautiful woman is rescued from the icy waters of the Thames, her memory gone. Told that she is Vivien Rose Duvall, one of London's most scandalous beauties, she finds herself under the protection of the enigmatic and charming Grant Morgan, one of London's most eligible, and unattainable, catches. As his love for this mysterious beauty grows, he's determined to discover the truth - no matter what.

Thuy's Review:

I’ve been on a big Lisa Kleypas kick lately and am a self-professed fangirl. While I was disappointed in this on, I still had a hard time putting it down. The book starts off with an promising premise. A woman is found half drowned in the river by a Bow Street runner. She turns out to be Vivien Duvall, infamous courtesan, who has no memory of her previous life. Her rescuer, Grant Morgan, remember Vivien as a conceited, scornful woman who once spurned him. He vows to protect her even though his last memory of her isn’t a pleasant one and sets out to find the person who is trying to kill her and untangle the truth of her past.

Normally I love how Lisa Kleypas writes people. One of the great things about a Lisa Kleypas novel is how emotionally involved I become in the story and I’ve fallen in love with more than one of her characters. Unfortunately, I never connected with Grant or Vivien and I actually didn’t like Grant for a large chunk of the book. He saves Vivien and takes care of her quite lovingly. However, while he’s doing this, he’s also plotting to seduce her as some sort of revenge for a past argument. He takes advantage of her amnesia to press a physical relationship when he should be protecting her. Even as his feelings change towards Vivien, Grant insists on lying to her about their previous relationship in the hopes of seducing her.

Vivien herself was sweet if somewhat bland, having no memory of her previous life for most of the book. I just didn’t feel very attached to either of them. The relationship and the characters in this one just didn’t quite mesh for me and I saw one of the major plot twists coming from a mile away. The book does get better as the story progresses. We learn more about Grant and he loses some of his bitterness. It’s also obvious that he truly cares for Vivien by the end and they share some very sweet moments. So while this isn’t my favorite Lisa Kleypas novel, I still a fan and am will give the rest of the series a try.

Visit the author online at www.lisakleypas.com and follow her on Twitter @LisaKleypas

19 March 2012

Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop (US)

Hi and welcome to the Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop hosted by Kathy from I Am A Reader Not A Writer. Let's face it, I have way too many books cluttering my shelves and what better way to clean house than to give my books to some fellow book lovers.

One person will win the following prizes:

  • Paperback of An Irresistible Bachelor by J.R. Ward
  • Paperback of How To Knit A Love Song by Rachael Herron
  • Paperback of Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready

1. This giveaway is for U.S. only. Sorry but I am shipping these myself and postage isn't cheap.

2. You must be at least 13 years of age or have the permission of a parent or guardian to enter since you will be sharing personal info with us.

3. Please DO NOT leave your email or personal info in your comment; it will be deleted.

Good luck!
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16 March 2012

Simply Irresistible - Review

Publication date: 01 October 2010 by Grand Central Publishing
ISBN 10/13: 044657161X | 9780446571616
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Category: Adult Contemporary Romance
Keywords: Romance, contemporary, realistic, family, sisters, small town
Format: Mass market paperback, eBook

From Goodreads:

Maddie Moore's whole life needs a makeover.

In one fell swoop, Maddie loses her boyfriend (her decision) and her job (so not her decision). But rather than drowning her sorrows in bags of potato chips, Maddie leaves L.A. to claim the inheritance left by her free-spirited mother-a ramshackle inn nestled in the little coastal town of Lucky Harbor, Washington.

Starting over won't be easy. Yet Maddie sees the potential for a new home and a new career-if only she can convince her two half-sisters to join her in the adventure. But convincing Tara and Chloe will be difficult because the inn needs a big makeover too.

The contractor Maddie hires is a tall, dark-haired hottie whose eyes-and mouth-are making it hard for her to remember that she's sworn off men. Even harder will be Maddie's struggles to overcome the past, though she's about to discover that there's no better place to call home than Lucky Harbor.

Thuy's Review:

Simply Irresistible is the first book in the Lucky Harbor series by Jill Shalvis. A sweet, sigh worthy romance, Simply Irresistible will have you wanting to move to a small harbor town to find your very own Jax Cullen. The book begins when three very different and somewhat estranged sisters meet in Lucky Harbor after their free spirited mother’s death. A hippie who had three children with different men, Phoebe Treager wasn’t the most present of mothers. Maddie is The Mouse, the soft spoken middle daughter who plays peacekeeper between her sisters. Maddie’s recently fired, homeless, and is trying to get over an abusive relationship. To her, Lucky Harbor promises to be a new start, a place to find herself. She finds more than she bargains for when she meets the super sexy Jax Cullen at the local bar.

Simply Irresistible is a romance that will have you feeling happy, giddy, and breathless all in one go. I may have had a stupid smile on my face after finishing (I was alone so I have no proof). While I enjoyed the entire cast of quirky characters, I was especially drawn to the main couple of Maddie and Jax. Maddie is refreshingly realistic and relateable. She’s not perfect by a long shot and her trust issues frustrated me at times, but she wasn’t going to let her past drag her down. I admired her tenacity in trying to keep her family together and she was always striving to be a better person. Flawed but also sweet, stubborn, and loving, Maddie is a character I was rooting for right from the start.

And Jax. Oh Jax. Who can blame Maddie for falling for him? Sexy and confident, Jax knows what he wants and goes after it. Thoughtful and sweet, he helps Maddie believe in herself and allows himself to be healed by her as well. And I agree with Maddie when she declares that tool belts are sexy. If only more men knew how to use them. Sigh.

I am definitely a fan of this series and Ms. Shalvis and can’t wait to pick up the next book and find out what happens to Maddie’s sisters. If you like fun, feel good romances, don’t hesitate to pick up the Lucky Harbor series.

I received this book free of charge from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This, in no way, affected my opinion or review of this book.

Visit the author online at http://jillshalvis.com, Twitter @JillShalvis, and Facebook

15 March 2012

WonderCon, here we come!

Hi, everyone. We're very excited to be heading off to WonderCon tomorrow. It's being held in Anaheim this year instead of San Francisco, which means that we get a chance to go. I think of this as my San Diego Comic Con warm-up. I really don't know what programming is going on and am just going to play it by ear. But I am looking forward to seeing some great panels and visiting some fun shops and publishers. I am terrible at tweeting at events but you might want to follow my co-blogger Alethea (@frootjoos) for Wonder Con tweets. She'll be there on Saturday and I am sure she will be tweeting some good stuff. Have a fun weekend!

Uncovered (5): Snow Child

Uncovered is a weekly meme here on Nite Lite where we share with you our thoughts on some recent book covers.This week's covers is one of my new favorites.

Thoughts: I was immediately drawn to this cover. The illustrations and the stark, graphic depiction of the trees attracted my eye. I love that the colors are muted except for the bright blue coat and fox fur of the two figure in the foreground. It's simple and eye catching and makes me want to know what this book is about. I am very happy to say that I received an ARC of this at a SCIBA event last year and hope to read it soon.

Below is the lovely trailer for the book.

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12 March 2012

On The Road - Trailer

I just saw this trailer for On The Road, based on the book by Jack Kerouac. I have to admit that I tried reading this years ago and never got through it. I don't remember much about it except that it was just really rambling and I couldn't get into it. This trailer looks kind of interesting and I love Viggo Mortensen. K Stew isn't my favorite but I can deal. I doubt I'll run out to the theater when this is released but I might catch it on video.

On The Road will be released on May 23, 2012.

10 March 2012

In My Mailbox (24): Drool Worthy

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! A very low book week for me. That's good, though, as I am still catching up on my library and owned books. 


Taking A Shot (Play By Play #3) by Jaci Burton - I am a fan of this series. I mean, look at this cover! Unfortunately I bought the ebook because I couldn't wait so I didn't actually get this gorgeous cover. I will probably end up buying the paperback at some point. Just heard that Burton will be writing more books in this series so I have more man candy covers to look forward to. 


Soulless & Changeless by Gail Carriger - I know, I know. Why haven't I read this series yet? I am not sure why. The covers are awesome and so is the premise. I hope to start this series soon.

What I was most excited about getting this week though wasn't a book, though it was book related. It was the China Glaze Hunger Games nail polish collection. I ordered the whole set online last week and it came on Friday. I spent Sat morning trying on all of the colors. You guys probably don't know it but I am a huge nail polish geek and was so excited about this collection. Keep an eye out on our YA site, Read Now Sleep Later, next week. I'll be posting swatches of all of the colors and then we're going to have a giveaway where you can win some nail polish. 

Aren't they pretty? I can't wait to share them with you. So what's in your mailbox this week?

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