Book Review: Entwined by Heather Dixon

Book Review: Entwined by Heather Dixon
Posted September 12, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 10 Comments

  Title:  EntwinedAuthor:  Heather DixonReading level: Young AdultGenre:  Fantasy (Fairy tale retelling)Size: Hard Cover, 472 pagesRelease Date:  March 2011Publisher: Greenwillow Books (Harperteen)Stand Alone or Series: Stand AloneSource: Borrowed from Library First Line:   “An hour before Azalea’s first ball began, she paced the ballroom floor, tracing her toes in a waltz.” Summary (from GoodReads): Azalea is […]


In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)
Posted September 11, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 19 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 […]


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 […]