In My Mailbox (9)

In My Mailbox (9)
Posted October 16, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 13 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 Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Posted October 15, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 14 Comments

The Book Thief Title:  The Book Thief Author:  Markus Zusak Reading level: YA/Adult Genre:  Historical Fiction Size: Hard Cover, 560 pages Release Date:  March 2006  Publisher: Knopf Books  Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Source: Bought First Line:  “First the colors. Then the humans. That’s usually how I see things. […]


Book Blogger Hop (6) & Follow Friday (8) – 10/14/11

Book Blogger Hop (6) & Follow Friday (8) – 10/14/11
Posted October 14, 2011 by Melissa in Follow Friday / 27 Comments

  Happy Friday!! Q. “What is your favorite spooky book (i.e. mystery/suspense, thriller, ghost story, etc.)?” A. I actually haven’t really read any good “spooky” books lately.  In terms of suspense/thrillers though…I don’t think that anyone can top Dean Koontz for me…although I’d have a tough time selecting just one of […]




In My Mailbox (8)

In My Mailbox (8)
Posted October 9, 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 Review – Witches by Cheryl Christian, illustrated by Wish Williams

Book Review – Witches by Cheryl Christian, illustrated by Wish Williams
Posted October 8, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 4 Comments

Witches Title:  Witches Author:  Cheryl Christian Illustrator:  Wish Williams Reading level: Baby to Pre-school Size: Paperback,  24 pages Release Date:  August 2011  Publisher: Star Bright Books Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Source: NetGalley  First Line:  “Witches at their cauldron, witches at their brew.” Summary (from GoodReads): Little witches abound […]