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Practical Magic 2011 Blog Party

Practical Magic 2011 Blog Party
Posted September 10, 2011 by Melissa in / 0 Comments

I’m going to be participating in my first Blog Party! It should come as no surprise that I am a bit partial to all things “Witchy!” Therefore I am so excited to be participating in this blog party to celebrate the book Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman: and the movie […]



Winner of the Back to the Books Giveaway!

Winner of the Back to the Books Giveaway!
Posted September 8, 2011 by Melissa in / 0 Comments

Commenter #57 Krystal L !!  Congratulations!  You’ve won my copy of On Mystic Lake – Kristin Hannah You have 48hrs to respond to my email with a mailing address or another winner will be chosen.  Thank you to everyone for reading my blog and participating!! Content ©2011-2013 Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf […]


Waterfall Wednesdays – Week 2

Waterfall Wednesdays – Week 2
Posted September 7, 2011 by Melissa in / 19 Comments

I am so excited to be about this book and happy to be participating in the read along and book discussion. I finished it a few days ago and now can not wait to read Cascade! Discussion Questions for Chapters 7-11 (Hosted by The Unread Reader) 1.  Gabi’s search for her sister is made […]



Book Review: Breaking the Headache Cycle by Ian Livingstone, MD & Donna Novak, RN

Book Review: Breaking the Headache Cycle by Ian Livingstone, MD & Donna Novak, RN
Posted September 5, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 2 Comments

  Title:  Breaking the Headache CycleAuthor:  Ian Livingstone, MD & Donna Novak, RNReading level: AdultGenre:  Non-FictionSize: Paperback, 197 pagesRelease Date:  January 2004Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, LLCStand Alone or Series: Stand AloneSource: Borrowed from Library First Line:   “I remember my first migraine as vividly as if it occurred yesterday.” Summary (from GoodReads): Two headache […]


In My Mailbox (3)

In My Mailbox (3)
Posted September 4, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 11 Comments

  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme created by The Story Siren to share whatever books and bookish goodies that you’ve bought, borrowed, won, or been gifted and have thus entered your home the previous week.  You can show off books that you are excited about and it’s also […]


Book Review – Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson

Book Review – Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
Posted September 3, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 4 Comments

Title:  Suzanne’s Diary for NicholasAuthor:  James PattersonReading level:  AdultGenre:  Contemporary FictionSize: Hardcover, 272 pagesRelease Date:  January 2001 Publisher:  Little, Brown, & CompanyStand Alone or Series: Stand AloneSource: Purchased   First Line:   “Kate Wilkinson sat in warm bathwater in the weird but wonderful old-fashioned porcelain tub in her New York apartment.” […]