Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Hop!

It’s that time again!  Time for the weekly book party hosted by Crazy for Books.  The blog hop gives book bloggers a chance to share their love of books with others, find new reads and connect with new people!  Thanks … Continue reading

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I Love Jane! Giveaway

To celebrate the October release of Jane by April Lindner, I have a special giveaway for you!  I am giving away a beautiful hardcover copy of Jane accompanied by a copy of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre!  It is so easy … Continue reading

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Jane by April Lindner

Love had snuck up on me, and now I could hardly imagine a time when I hadn’t treasured his wry smile, his smoky eyes, his broad shoulders, his voice and its distinct, sandpapery edge.  If only I could regain my … Continue reading

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Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Before Shay, I’d never laughed like this, so giddy and free, my body shaking with joy instead of anger.  But even as I let the laughs lift me up, I couldn’t help wondering if the union meant he’d soon be … Continue reading

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Sleepless by Cyn Balog

Oh, him.  I’d almost been able to forget him.  Well, sort of.  I still catch my breath when I remember those gorgeous dark eyes.  But there is nothing really to tell.  I convinced myself that he had the wrong Julia. … Continue reading

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Teacher Feature: Books for the Reluctant Reader

At our school’s curriculum night, I always tell parents that my number one goal is to help their child love to read so that he or she will become a life-long reader.  For some students, this goal has already been … Continue reading

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