Author: Laura

You Want Reviews! I’ve Got 20! (Well 3 Really)

You Want Reviews! I’ve Got 20! (Well 3 Really)

I started The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele not knowing too much about it. I knew a group of teens traveled into an alternate dimension and landed in modern day L.A., other than that I went in blind. And I am glad I did. This was such a different take on […]

Posted June 14, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Author Tuesday Countdown – Suzanne Redfearn

Author Tuesday Countdown – Suzanne Redfearn

      Welcome to the countdown for our next Author Tuesday! Next Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – Suzanne Redfearn author of No Ordinary Life (see my review here) will be joining us. It currently has a 4.3 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. We will also be giving […]

Posted June 14, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday Countdown / 1 Comment

Top Ten Tuesday – What’s Next?

Top Ten Tuesday – What’s Next?

    Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of The Year, July through December 2016. So far 2016 has been an amazing year for books. The second half looks to be even better and there are plenty of lack of sleep worthy books […]

Posted June 13, 2016 by Laura in Top Ten Tuesday / 9 Comments

United States of Books – The Betsy-Tacy Treasury by Maud Hart Lovelace

United States of Books – The Betsy-Tacy Treasury by Maud Hart Lovelace

    REVIEW By Serena at Savvy Verse and Wit   Source: Public Library Paperback, 736 pgs. I am an Amazon Affiliate The Betsy-Tacy Treasury by Maud Hart Lovelace, which is the first four books in this 10 book series, was praised by Entertainment Weekly as “a rosy remembrance of […]

Posted June 13, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 7 Comments

Weekly Wrap-Up – June 11, 2016

Weekly Wrap-Up – June 11, 2016

  Welcome to my weekly wrap-up! Here is where you can see my books read during the past week, books to be read next week, books I have added to my shelves, any bookish happenings and the like. I have linked to Stacking the Shelves, the Saturday Situation, the Saturday Review of Books, Talk of the […]


Darkest Torment – Gena Showalter

Darkest Torment – Gena Showalter

I counted and The Darkest Torment is the 38th book I own by Gena Showalter. So I may have a small problem, but I think admitting it is the first step. I have Everlife and then all of her Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Alien Huntress (adult and YA), Intertwined, Tales of […]

Posted June 11, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Get Your 4.5 Star Mini-Reviews Here!

Get Your 4.5 Star Mini-Reviews Here!

Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh was such a surprising read in the best of ways. I would not have thought that a pre-historic love story would be so gripping. Kol and his family live a simple life; hunting and fishing and trying to forge their clan’s future. A small […]

Posted June 10, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

How About Some 4 Star Mini-Reviews

How About Some 4 Star Mini-Reviews

 The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder was a sweet look at first love and what can happen when it does not end up like expected. Penelope (Pen) has had the same two best friends since elementary school. Eph the boy who has always been there for her and Audrey […]

Posted June 10, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 4 Comments