Review: Cast On, Bind Off, by Leslie Ann Bestor

Review: Cast On, Bind Off, by Leslie Ann Bestor

Category: Craft books (knitting) Book source: Storey Publishing graciously sent me a review copy The first thing I thought when I opened Cast On, Bind Off: 54 Step-by-Step Methods was, “Wow, I wish I’d had this book years ago.”  Laura Ann Bestor and Storey Publishing have come up with a… Read more »

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Cupcakes, bikinis, and mazes – Oh, my!

Cupcakes, bikinis, and mazes – Oh, my!

Seen around the Internet: Victoria’s Kitchen, a specialty baking company in West London, has created a whole series of cupcakes topped with (edible) book covers.  I wish I lived in Great Britain — I’d love to serve these at a book club or party! Matchbook.nu matches bikinis (well, swimsuits of… Read more »

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NPR’s List of Best YA Books

NPR’s List of Best YA Books

NPR has just published its list of the 100 Best Young Adult novels, based on suggestions and votes from an incredible 75,220 participants.  I doubt anyone will be surprised that the Harry Potter books top the list, given their wild popularity among children, teens, and adults alike.  But the list… Read more »

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Home from the Sea, by Mercedes Lackey

Home from the Sea, by Mercedes Lackey

Home from the Sea by Mercedes Lackey Series: Elemental Masters #8 Published by DAW Books on June 5, 2012 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 311 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: The Serpent’s Shadow, The Gates of Sleep, Phoenix and Ashes, Steadfast, Elemental Magic:, Blood Red, From a… August 3, 2012 Book Reviews 0 ★★★½

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Where Azaleas Bloom, by Sherryl Woods (review)

Where Azaleas Bloom, by Sherryl Woods (review)

Where Azaleas Bloom by Sherryl Woods Series: Sweet Magnolias #10 Published by Harlequin MIRA on August 28, 2012 Genres: Contemporary Romance Format: eARC Goodreads Also in this series: Midnight Promises, Catching Fireflies, Swan Point Also by this author: Midnight Promises, Catching Fireflies, A Seaside Christmas, Home to Seaview Key, Swan… Read more »

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Shadow of Night, by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night, by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness Series: All Souls trilogy #2 Published by Viking on July 10, 2012 Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fantasy Pages: 584 Format: Hardcover Source: purchased Goodreads Also in this series: A Discovery of Witches, The Book of Life Also by this author: A Discovery of Witches, The… July 31, 2012 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★★

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Midnight Promises, by Sherryl Woods (review)

Midnight Promises, by Sherryl Woods (review)

Midnight Promises by Sherryl Woods Series: Sweet Magnolias #8 Published by Harlequin MIRA on July 26, 2012 Genres: Contemporary Romance Format: eBook Source: purchased Goodreads Also in this series: Where Azaleas Bloom, Catching Fireflies, Swan Point Also by this author: Where Azaleas Bloom, Catching Fireflies, A Seaside Christmas, Home to… Read more »

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