Oct 7, 2014

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Review: Once Perfect by Cecy Robson (Shattered Past #1)

Review: Once Perfect by Cecy Robson (Shattered Past #1)

Contemporary Romance October 7 2014 eBook 272 pages Flirt Recieved from publisher via NetGalley Yummy Man – Mateo Tres Santos Kick Ass Chick – Evelyn Preston From Goodreads - Evelyn Preston’s future once looked perfect—until her wealthy father was caught in an embezzlement scandal and took his own life. Alone and struggling to pay her college tuition and...

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Oct 6, 2014

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Question – Do You Ever Feel Like NOT Reading?

Question – Do You Ever Feel Like NOT Reading?

I love to read. You love to read. We all love to read. But sometimes, I can’t read as much as I would like because of life and other types of crap. At those times, I feel like I’m missing an important part of my day. A piece of my soul even! Okay, maybe not that last one, but I do feel like I missed something important that day. I can’t say that I have ever...

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Oct 3, 2014

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Series Review: Rock Chick by Kristen Ashley (Books 1 – 8)

Series Review: Rock Chick by Kristen Ashley (Books 1 – 8)

Contemporary Romance December 8 2002 – August 13 2013 Audiobook 398 – 530 pages   Yummy Men – Lee, Eddie, Hank, Vance, Luke, Mace, Hector, Ren   Kick Ass Chicks – Indy, Jet, Roxie, Jules, Ava, Stella, Sadie, Ally Ann-Catrin is one of my Facebook followers. She and I have very similar tastes in books. So when she messaged me telling me that she...

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Oct 2, 2014

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My Life’s Quirks – Camping With the Girl Guides – an Update

My Life’s Quirks – Camping With the Girl Guides – an Update

Back in June of 2011, I posted a special Vlog edition of My Life’s Quirks. The topic: my first camping experience with the Girl Guide Sparks. I remember that trip vividly. The rain, the awkwardness, the Canada Goose poop…everywhere… *shudders* What I had actually forgotten about that time was how nervous I was and how I wanted out. In that post, I talk about how...

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Oct 1, 2014

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Silly Stuff – Awful Library Books

Silly Stuff – Awful Library Books

This week I visited a site I used to visit often but have been away from lately. I’m glad I went to take a look because man, there are some awful library books out there! Enjoy...

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Sep 30, 2014

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Joint Review: He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis (Lucky Harbor #11)

Joint Review:  He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis (Lucky Harbor #11)

Contemporary Romance September 30 2014 Mass Market Paperback 368 pages Grand Central Publishing Received from publisher via NetGalley Yummy Man – Cole Donovan Kick Ass Chick – Olivia Bentley From Goodreads - For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It’s the place where folks are friendly to strangers-and...

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Sep 29, 2014

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Question – Does Your ‘Mate’ Have to Be a Reader?

Question – Does Your ‘Mate’ Have to Be a Reader?

Quick and easy this week.  Sort of. We are all avid readers.  Like, crazy insane ‘I Love Books’ avid readers.  But is being a reader a quality you require in your partner? I met Jason in 2001.  I was NOT an avid reader at that time.  In fact, back then I still assumed all books were boring.  I know…crazy right?!  So for me, that was not a quality I looked...

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Sep 25, 2014

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Taking a Few Days Off

Taking a Few Days Off

It’s Girl Guide camping time again! And for those of you who follow my blog, you know that means “Julie is knee and most likely elbow deep in planning and paperwork and other crap that leads to the fun of camping with a group of Girl Guides and has no time to read let alone blog”.  So I am taking a few days off to focus on camp and not go insane. I’ll be...

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Sep 24, 2014

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Silly Stuff – Pinterest “Funny” Search

Silly Stuff – Pinterest “Funny” Search

I was wondering what to do for this week’s Silly Stuff and decided Pinterest would be my site of choice this week. What I did was type “funny” into the search bar. This is what came up This was actually the first pin that showed up in the search. *snort* Maybe not funny as in ‘har har’ but so true! Clever! I had to do a double take for this...

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Sep 23, 2014

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Review: Daring by Elliott James (Pax Arcana #2)

Review: Daring by Elliott James (Pax Arcana #2)

Urban Fantasy September 23 2014 Paperback 400 pages Orbit Received from publisher Yummy Man – John Charming From Goodreads - THE WEREWOLVES HAVE A NEW LEADER…AND HE CANNOT BE STOPPED. Something is rotten in the state of Wisconsin. Werewolf packs are being united and absorbed into an army of super soldiers by a mysterious figure who speaks like an angel and fights...

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Sep 22, 2014

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Question – Would You Ever Consider Writing A Book?

Question – Would You Ever Consider Writing A Book?

So I’ve been blogging for well over four years now and I’ve met – either in person or online – many incredible authors.  I love seeing that these amazing and talented men and women are as awesome in ‘person’ as their voices are in their books. But I have also seen the stuff readers throw at authors and wondered why these readers feel they have...

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Sep 19, 2014

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Review: Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh (Rock Kiss #1)

Review: Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh (Rock Kiss #1)

Contemporary Romance September 9 2014 eBook 356 pages Received from NetGalley Yummy Man – Zachary Fox Kick Ass Chick – Molly Webster From Goodreads - A bad boy wrapped in a sexy, muscled, grown-up package might be worth a little risk… Molly Webster has always followed the rules. After an ugly scandal tore apart her childhood and made her the focus of the...

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Sep 18, 2014

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Thrifty Thursday Review – Hopeless by Colleen Hoover (Hopeless #1)

Thrifty Thursday Review – Hopeless by Colleen Hoover (Hopeless #1)

The purpose of Thrifty Thursday is to pick a book which was free (at some point).  This month’s title was free in December of 2013.  Now, it costs about $4 on all your usual eBook buying sites. Young Adult December 19 2012 eBook 410 pages Yummy Man – Dean Holder Kick Ass Chick – Sky Davis From Goodreads - Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more...

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