Author: Melissa

In My Mailbox (6)

In My Mailbox (6)
Posted September 25, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 7 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 a […]


Book (and Movie) Review – Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Book (and Movie) Review – Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
Posted September 24, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review, Movie Review / 18 Comments

Title:  Practical Magic Author:  Alice Hoffman Reading level: Adult Genre:  Magical Realism Size: Hard Cover, 286 pages Release Date:  August 2005 Publisher: Berkley Trade Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Source: Borrowed from Library First Line:   “For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything […]


Practical Magic Book Review – Stay Tuned

Practical Magic Book Review – Stay Tuned
Posted September 24, 2011 by Melissa in / 1 Comment

As part of the Practical Magic Blog Party 2011. I’ll be posting a review of this wonderful book  by Alice Hoffman and making some movie comparisons later this morning:) Stay Tuned!! Content ©2011-2013 Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf ~ ~ If you are reading this anywhere other than Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf, a […]



Waterfall Wednesdays – Week 4

Waterfall Wednesdays – Week 4
Posted September 21, 2011 by Melissa in / 13 Comments

I am so excited to be reading Waterfall by Lisa T Bergren and happy to be participating in the read along and book discussion.  I  can not wait to read Cascade! Discussion Questions for Chapters 18- (Hosted by  Jenny at Supernatural Snark) 1. Gabi and Lia both face several life and death situations in […]



In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox (5)
Posted September 18, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 8 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 a […]