June 30, 2010

WWW Wednesdays (1 of 2)

WEDNESDAY

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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading 
**What are you currently reading?
        Returning Injury by Becky Due
**What did you recently finish reading?
        Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart
**What do you think you’ll read next?
        Through Hazel Eyes by Heather Hummel
        Muffins & Mayhem by Suzanne Beecher

June Wrap Up (2 of 2)

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Another month is coming to a close.  Time sure does go by fast.  And its that time for the month's progress report.  I am quite pleased at how I did for June.  Am definitely making a small dent in my "Review Reading Schedule" but received a lot of books in June so my pile is still standing tall.  I hope July will be another good month for reading!!!  Also in July, there will be more giveaways, so check back often !!!
        Read and completed reviews on:
06/01  Damaged by Alex Kava (4 star rating)
06/06  Alexandra, Gone by Ann McPartlin (5 star rating)
06/08  The University by Jeffrey Leever (2 start rating)
06/10  The Journey Home by Michael Baron (5 star rating)
06/12  The Hypnotist by MJ Rose (1 star rating..didn't finish)
06/16  Beachcombers by Nancy Thayer
06/20  Sidney Sheldon's After The Darkness by Tilly Bagshawe (5 star rating)
06/24  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens (5 star rating)
06/27  Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart (4 star rating)
06/29  Never Let You Go by Erin Healy (1 star rating)
        Challenge Update:
Lisa Jackson 5/5  Completed                           
Awesome Author 0/3
RYOB 1/10
Romance  3/3 Completed
EBook  1/6
Reading from my Shelves  20/20  Completed
Thriller/Suspense  12/12  Completed
Books Won  1/6
FOMA 12/12  28/?
100+  30/100
Buck A Book  30/100
Reagan Arthur  2/?
50+  18/50
Summer Reading  2/12


June 29, 2010

Review Never Let You Go by Erin Healy

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Never Let You Go by Erin Healy
Published by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
ISBN978-1-59554-750-7
At the request of Phenix & Phenix, a PB copy was sent, at no cost to me, for my honest opinion.
  Synopsis (back of book): Losing everything has Lexi clinging to her daughter. Hell is determined to loosen her grip.
  It's been seven years since disaster struck her family. Lexi Solomon has held it all together since then-just barely.
  But now Lexi is losing it. The husband who deserted her is back in town, wanting to see their daughter Molly. Her sister's shameless murderer is up for parole. An unsavory old friend is demanding payment for debts that Lexi knows nothing about and can't begin to meet.
  And something else is going on-something Lexi feels but can't explain. A dangerous shift is taking place between this reality and the next. Forces beyond her imagination are vying for control.
  My Thoughts and Opinion: Unfortunately, I was unable to finish this book. I pushed my way through 150 pages and there was little that grabbed me. The characters were non relatable and the storyline dragged. What little suspense there was, it was slow paced and not what I am usually used to. I could tell from the pages that I did read, what the plot entailed. This may be a book that others might like, but for me, and this is my opinion only, I found it hard to get through and had to set it aside.
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DISCLAIMER
I received a copy of this book, at no charge to me,
in exchange for my honest review.
No items that I receive
are ever sold...they are kept by me,
or given to familn and/or friends.


Teaser Tuesday

TUESDAY

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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
*Grab your current read
*Open to a random page
*Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
*BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
*Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
My Teaser:
  Even in prison you can't leave my family alone!  Molly almost died!  It's your fault!  You don't deserve to live!
From Never Let You Go by Erin Healy    page 124


June 28, 2010

Review "Dare To Die" by Carolyn Hart

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Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart
Published by Avon Mystery
ISBN 978-0-06-145305-2
At the request of Bestsellersworld, a PB copy was sent, at no cost to me, for my honest opinion.
     On the quaint island of Broward's Rock, a native daughter has returned after a ten (10) year absence. Riding a bike in the pouring rain with nothing but a duffel bag and a change of clothes, Iris Tilford arrives.  She has made this visit, not only to make amends of her past, but to also find the truth of what really happened all those years ago when a high school friend, Jocelyn Howard, died the night at The Pavilion for an sports awards night.  Did Jocelyn commit suicide, as so many have believed, or was it murder.
     Annie and Max Darling, a couple loved by all is having a pre summer party for their friends at the same Pavilion ten years later but many, who have been hiding secrets for 10 years are not looking forward to the invitation.  Annie befriends Iris on her second day in Broward County and invites her to the get together.  Iris hopes that the party will somehow trigger a memory of that tragedy because at the time, Iris had a drug dependency that clouded her thinking, that she now has conquered.  Are the memories she has a true depiction of Jocelyn's last minutes or were the visions due to the drugs?
     The night of the Darling's party, tragedy strikes again, Iris Tilford if found dead in the woods right off the path of the Pavilion.  All in attendance are now suspects. Annie and Max can't believe that any of their friends could be a murderer, until they start trying to put together the puzzle pieces of who killed Iris and who has just tried to kill them too.  Could it be Emma Clyde, the resident eccentric mystery writer who is having a writer's block and needs an idea for her next book?  Or maybe even Liz and Russell Montgomery who are very defensive and was one of the last two that saw Jocelyn before she died that tragic night so many years ago?  Or what about Fran and Buck Carlisle, Max knows he is lying but what about exactly?  Could it be Cara Wilkes, who after her failed marriage and loss of her young daughter has also returned to become a successful realtor, but there is evidence that belongs to her that was left at the scene of the Darlings' attempted murder?
     And then another student from the same graduating class but not a member of the clique also turns up dead.
     The reader will be able to visualize and know a community just like Broward's County through the vivid descriptions the writer conveys.  The exceptional writing by this author regarding this close knit circle of friends will pull the reader in to wanting and feeling like the characters are true life friends.  The suspense, at times, so intense, that the reader has to continue turning the page.  This was a truly enjoyable book of suspense and mystery.
Format at request of Bestsellersworld.
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DISCLAIMER

I received a copy of this book, at no charge to me,
in exchange for my honest review.
No items that I receive
are ever sold...they are kept by me,
or given to familn and/or friends.


Musing Mondays (1 of 3)

MONDAY


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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading 
Today's Question:
  What do you think of books that receive a lot of hype? (think of the “Twilight” saga, or “Harry Potter”, or “The Da Vinci Code”). Do you read them? Why, or why not?
My Answer:
  It would depend on what type of book it is and/or who the author is.  If it is a book that I have no interest in the storyline, no matter how much hype, I wouldn't have to think twice about not picking it up. 


Its Monday, What Are You Reading (2 of 3)

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This is a meme to list the books completed last week, the books currently being read, and the books to be finished this week
Completed Last Week:  2 really good books
  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
  Sidney Sheldon's After The Darkness by Tilly Bagshawe
Reading:
  Never Let You Go by Erin Healy
Plan To Finish:
  Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart (finished yesterday)
Up Next:
  Returning Injury by Becky Due

Mailbox Monday (3 of 3)

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Hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page 
My mail carrier definitely deserves a huge Thank You for this past week.
Tuesday from Phenix & Phenix
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Wednesday from Pump Up your Book
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Also on Wednesday from Doubleday
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This past week I also received the following:
Tuesday from friend and author, Bill Walker, his newest manuscript, Titanic, 2012.

Thursday, the following titles, along with a personalized Blog Book Mark
won from Julie at Reading Without Restraint! for her 40th Bday Bash!!
I Heard That Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark
Killing Me Softly by Nicci French
Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky
Phantom Prey by John Sandford
You've Been Warned by James Patterson



June 27, 2010

Do Nothing But Read Day (Updating throughout day) (1of 2)

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Hosted by Amanda at DNBRD
I posted about this last night.  But just a reminder if anyone is interested.  It is 6am here in New England, I have a few computer to-dos to get done, then I am off to read.  I plan on finishing my current read, Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart and then start I Can See You by Karen Rose.  I will also be reading The Sunday Journal newspaper, that counts too, doesn't it?  I will be taking mini breaks to see if anything is happening on my blog.  So...DNBRD will be getting started shortly.... 
Will be updating as the day progresses:
  • I just finished Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart 
  • BIG "senior moment...Started I Can See You by Karen Rose...sounded familiar, checked my personal tbr list....oops...had read it already as an EBook....so on to
  • Never Let You Go by Erin Healy





Slapdash Sunday (2 of 2)

SUNDAY

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Hosted by Kayla at The Eclectic Element
Slapdash Sunday is a day for your proverbial week 'leftovers.' Is there something you wanted to say, but just forgot? Is there something you want to write about, but isn't worth a whole page? Do you have a random thought, funny or otherwise that needs to be written down?

That is what Slapdash Sunday is for!
My blog roll is getting to be as long as my tbr bucket list.  So this week I attempted to do a little summer cleaning.  I clicked on each one to see when was the last time there had been a posting.  The easy ones were those I kept because they were up to date,  and those I deleted that hadn't had a post for months.  The ones I weren't sure of what to do with, were the ones in between.  So today, my questions are:
  **How often do you do a blog roll cleaning?
  **What criteria do you use when either keeping and/or deleting blogs?
  **Do you find, and lately this has been happening to me, that there are so many blogs in my list/google reader, that they all seem to blend in together either due to similar names, same blog layout, etc. etc.  Is there a trick or tip that use on how to keep each one separate in your mind?  Is there a setting on blogger that I may be missing to put blogs in different categories like an example:  same genre,  memes, challeges, etc.?
  Would love to hear from you !!!  How do you keep your blog roll up to date and functional?

June 26, 2010

Do Nothing But Read Day !!!!

Does this not sound like fun ??!!??  Perfect excuse to let family members know that they are on their own for cooking, cleaning, etc etc.  Saw this in my GoogleReader via Caroline Bookbinder's Blog.  Thank you Caroline.  Tomorrow is the 1st of 2 for 2010,  Do Nothing But Read Day.  I'm signed up, books are in my pile,  plan on getting a good night's sleep, coffee pot set on automatic and ready to go.
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Hosted by Amanda at DNBRD
This will be the first time participating, next date is for December 19th.  A little bit of info from site:
It’s almost here–the first Do Nothing But Read Day of 2010! To make things easier this time around, all you have to do is fill out a web form with your name, email address, and some other optional information.

Why do I need your information? Well, like last time, I’m going to do a drawing of everyone who officially signs up and give you a fantastic prize of books and other goodies. I promise I won’t give away anything you put in the form.
Bottom line: sign up and you could win stuff!
About DNBRD

In December of 2009, Amanda Lanyon-LeSage said something on Facebook that could possibly change the world. She merely wished that she could take a day off and do nothing but read. Her idea was seconded–and thirded and fourthed–and then it happened for real.
The first Do Nothing But Read Day was held on Sunday, December 20, 2009.
In 2010, there will be two editions of Do Nothing But Read Day:
June 27 and December 19.
Sign up for DNBRD on June 27, 2010
Hurry on over, sign up and join me what sounds like a fun day!!  Link provided above

Award and Misc

SATURDAY

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Its another warm day here in New England, and I'm not just talking about the weather.  Yesterday I got that warm, fuzzy feeling yet again, this time Rae from In The Forest Book Reviews, presented me with this award.
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It amazes me every time, that to think, just a few months ago, I was wishing I could be a part of this blogging community.  And here, again, one of my blogging buddies thinks that my blog is worthy.  So thank you Rae.  I hope you don't mind but going to just slash the numbers a bit regarding the criteria in accepting.  The rules are:
So I guess what I need to do now is share seven five things about myself and pass this on to 15  5 blogs I have recently discovered. Hmmm...okay, here goes...
Warning, Warning (here comes the boring part)
  1.  I drink iced coffee year round
  2.  I am usually awake (especially in the summer) around 5:30am and love to listen to the noises outside my window.
  3.  Am not a "watch a movie" person.
  4.  I ask a lot of questions (lol as a few of you know) but believe that is a form of learning.
  5.  I so love being part of this book blogging community.
Now to the 5 blogs I have recently discovered (in no particular order):

  My plans this beautiful Saturday,  is to be laid back and work on a few of my blogging to-do items.  Write some drafts, update a few things,  there is even a little bulb going on for creating a Saturday meme.. we will see if I can bring it together and then introduce it to you and get your feedback.
  What are your plans for today?   Anything special?  Want to share?  Ok...I am off to present awards, get to my lists so that I can get to my reading.  Have a great day!!!!

June 25, 2010

Aloha Friday (1 of 3)

FRIDAY

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Hosted by An Island Life
From An Island Life:
  In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So I thought that on Fridays I would take it easy on posting, too. Therefore, I’ll ask a simple question for you to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response.
  If you’d like to participate, visit An Island Life answer the question and then post your own question on your blog and leave your link below. Don’t forget to visit the other participants! It’s a great way to make new bloggy friends!
My Question is:
My son recently went on vacation and had stories about the flight so I thought I would ask this:
On a plane do you prefer the aisle, middle or window seat?
My Answer:
I prefer the aisle or window seat but then so does hubby, so I get stuck in the middle every time.



Friday Book Blog Hop (2 of 3)

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Hosted by Jennifer from CRAZY FOR BOOKS
Here are the instuctions from her site:
  Every day I seem to find another book blog that I start following. In the spirit of the Friday Follow, I thought it would be cool to do a Book Blog Hop to give us all bookies a chance to connect and find new blogs that we may be missing out on! It will also give blog readers a chance to find other book blogs that they may not know existed!
  So, if you'd like to participate, just repost this on your blog, sign MckLinky on her site, and check out other blogs in MckLinky! Let's connect and make new book bloggy friends!! So, if you consider yourself a book blogger, come join the fun!
  Pretty please - Your blog should have content related to books, including, but not limited to book reviews.

The Friday 56 (3 of 3)

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Rules:
* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog.
*Post a link along with your post back to this blog.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.
I hung my head under the tap, washed the stickiness I assumed was blood off my face, and drank my fill.
From Still Missing by Chevy Stevens


June 24, 2010

Review and Giveaway Still Missing by Chevy Stevens


Still Missing by Chevy Stevens (ARC)
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 978-0-312-59567-8
At the request of both St. Martin's Press and Librarything, an ARC was sent, at no cost to me, for my honest opinion.
  Synopsis (from book): On the day she was abducted, Annie O'Sullivan, a thirty-two-year-old realtor, had three goals-sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The Open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she's about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all.
  But nothing could be further from the truth.
  Through sessions with her psychiatrist, Annie retells the terrifying story of the year she spent captive in a remote mountain cabin. Interwoven is a second narrative recounting the aftermath of her escape and her struggle to piece her life back together.
  The truth doesn't always set you free.
  My Thoughts and Opinion: There is a buzz about this book around the blogosphere and now I know why. The following review is very generalized because I will not include any spoilers, which there were many throughout the novel. The author writes a phenomenal story, whereas she gets inside the head of Annie O'Sullivan and conveys those emotions to the reader. It was a true Stockholm Syndrome account, that at times, read as a non fiction. I must admit that I did think of Elizabeth Smart while reading this book and thinking that she might have lived through this same type of horrifying ordeal. The chapters are broken down to individual therapist's appointments where Annie relives and tells of a different incident that she dealt with. The plot was of a horrifying, "page turning", "can't put down" story that Annie lived through and her thought process to survive. At times, I found myself holding my breath, as the writer tells of different details that Annie had to deal with, both physical and emotional torture.. There were sub plots of Annie's life before, during, and after the abduction. And the relationships of those that she loved and trusted. The suspense was fast paced and palpable !!! The ending was an alarming, surprising and intense finale!!! This is one author to watch !!! I highly recommend this book be read.
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DISCLAIMER
I received a copy of this book, at no charge to me,
in exchange for my HONEST review.
No items that I receive
are ever sold...they are kept by me,
or given to family or friends.





Booking Thru Thursday

THURSDAY

Today one of our fellow, or should I say gal. blogger is celebrating a milestone.  Julie over at Reading Without Restraint today turns the Big 40!!!!  So if you get a chance, stop by and wish her a Happy Birthday.  She is another nice book blogger, but then all book bloggers are the nicest people.  And she has a great site !!!!
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Today's Question:
Do you read book reviews? Do you let them change your mind about reading/not reading a particular book?
My Answer:
Yes...Absolutely!! I read the reviews of books that look interesting to me, the genres I like, and authors that I enjoy.  I have been surprised at times when a blogger, who appears to have the same likes as me, will write a soso of an author I like.  Prior to blogging, I would have put that on my tbr list no matter what.  But today, books go on my tbr depending on the reviews.  Only drawback I have found with reading reviews, is that my tbr list is now what I call my "tbr bucket list".  At my age, and with the list I have going, I know that there is no way I will read all those books.  :(


June 23, 2010

WWW Wednesday

WEDNESDAY

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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading
**What are you currently reading?
        Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
**What did you recently finish reading?
        Sidney Sheldon's After The Darkness by Tilly Bagshawe (Rating: 5)
        Beachcombers by Nancy Thayer (Rating: 4)
**What do you think you’ll read next?
        Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart
        I Can See You by Karen Rose

June 22, 2010

GUEST AUTHOR BECKY DUE

Today we have author Becky Due stopping by while on her virtual tour. I am thrilled to have her visit with us.  Please help me welcome her to my blog !!

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About Becky Due

Becky Due, like the main characters of her novels, spent many years running from herself, looking for love, crying a little and laughing a lot along the journey of finding herself. Through writing, Due found her passion. She is the author of several books and is currently working on her next novel.

Happily married she and Scott live in Colorado, Florida and Alberta, Canada with their two “kids” Buddy the Cat and Shorty the Pug.

Becky has been a guest on national radio programs and has been the subject of numerous newspaper and national magazine articles for empowering women through her novels. She has served as a guest speaker at Women’s Resource Centers, Shelters, Colleges and High Schools within the United States. Becky has had extensive training at Victim Services, worked the 24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis-Line and was a Victim’s Advocate where she offered one-on-one assistance and support to rape victims. In 2007, Becky started, Women Going Forward, the first national women’s telephone support group, which ran for almost two years. After receiving much recognition for her novels, Becky’s focus turned back to her writing and empowering women through her novels.

Becky’s latest book is a supsense novel titled Returning Injury: A Suspense Chelebrating Women’s Strength. You can visit her website at www.beckydue.com.

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About Returning Injury: A Suspense Celebrating Women’s Strength

Rebecca’s life just keeps getting better. With Jack away on business, she’s looking forward to foud days alone to work on her new client’s PR campaign to help women take back their lives. But her past intrudes. Roy, the man who stalked and assaulted her years before, has been released from prison. Home alone in her big, beautiful house out in the country, Rebecca has to learn to take back her own life while facing her fears and regaining her strength. But will she be strong enough when she faces the ultimate test?

Watch the trailer !!

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I will be posting my review of Returning Injury very soon!!


Teaser Tuesday (2 of 2)

TUESDAY

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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
*Grab your current read
*Open to a random page
*Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
*BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
*Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
My Teaser:
  You have to help me get rid of this obsession that I'm still not safe.  That someone or something is out to get me.
From Still Missing by Chevy Stevens     page 139


June 21, 2010

Summer Reading Challenge

Have you heard??  Julie from My Book Retreat is hosting a Summer Reading Challenge.  I remember that I was probably the only kid who looked forward to Summer Reading when I was in school a few, many, many many, ok...in the days when the only transportation to school was one's feet  lol.  So I had to join in.  How about you?  Criteria from Julie's blog and link provided below along with my list of books. 


Hosted by Julie from My Book Retreat
Here's how you can participate in this Summer Reading Challenge, which will take place from June 21 - September 21.
  Create a list of the books you’d like to read or finish during this summer season. There's no minimum and no requirements as to the type of books you put on your list ~ it's all up to you how many you include, and whether they're beach reads or classics or something in between.
  Write a blog post with the list of books you want to read ~ and any other summer reading goals ~ and post it on your blog.
  Come back here on June 21st to sign up. I’ll have a Linky set up that morning, so you can link up to your own Summer Reading Challenge post.
  Read! Work through your list of books throughout the summer. Write reviews if you'd like. Have fun!
  Write a wrap-up post at the end of summer to report on your results.
  Come back here on September 21st to link your wrap-up post to the Linky I'll post that day.
If you're joining this Summer Reading Challenge, I encourage you to visit other participants to see what they’re reading. You may find some new books to add to your own TBR list. If you think you'd like to participate, leave a comment below so I can get an idea of how many people might want to join. Also, if you do plan to join, let me know if you'd like me to set up a Linky for keeping track of review posts as well. I'd be happy to do so if people are going to use it!
My List:
   1.  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
   2.  Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart
   3.  I Can See You by Karen Rose
   4.  Never Let You Go by Erin Healy
   5.  Returning Injury by Becky Due
   6.  Through Hazel Eyes by  Heather Hummel
   7.  Muffins & Mayhem by Suzanne Beecher
   8.  Living In The Hope Of My Imagination by William D. Simpson
   9.  Finding Marco by Kenneth C. Cancellara
 10.  Damaged by Pamela Callow
 11.  Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy
 12.  Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton
I will probably add more to the list depending on how much I get read.  But isn't this great?  It is bringing back memories of when I used to sit under the shade of a big tree we had in our yard, with my pile of books and a big glass of lemonade. 

Musing Mondays (1 of 4)

MONDAY

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Hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading
Today's Question:
Name your top 2-3 favorite genres (the ones you read most from).

My Answer:
Today's question is an easy one.  My 1st choice, and as been for years, is the genre of Mystery/Suspense.  Those books keep me engaged and love to try and solve the mystery.  Maybe I was a PI in another life lol.  The 2nd would be Contemporary Chick Lit/Romance.  These you will find on my shelves and tbr list.

Its Monday, What Are You Reading (2 of 4)

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This is a meme to list the books completed last week, the books currently being read, and the books to be finished this week.
FINISHED:
  Sidney Sheldon's After The Darkness by Tilly Bagshawe (what a book !!! Rated a 5)
  Beachcombers by Nancy Thayer (the perfect summer read.  I rated it a 4)
READING:
  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
UP NEXT:
  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
  Dare To Die by Carolyn Hart
 

Mailbox Monday (3 of 4)

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Hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page
It was another busy week for the postal service.  I sometimes wonder what my mail carrier thinks delivering all these books every week.  I really should give her my link so she can see lol.  This is what she delivered:
Monday from Media Muscle (The Book Trib)
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Tuesday from Doubleday
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Wednesday from Pump Up Your Book
A signed copy from the author!!!
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Thursday from The Book Club Cook Book....I won
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Thursday from Pump Up Your Book
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All these books look so good, I can't wait to read each and every one of them !!!!





Challenge Final Results (4 of 4)

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Hosted by Kristen from Bookworming in the 21st Century

The Challenge is over as of 12 midnight last night.  I didn't quite make it but came pretty darn close.  I finished 2 books and wrote reviews for both.  I want to thank Kristen for hosting and hoping she does another Read-A-Thon.  My final tally is:
Yesterday's Total:  4 hours
Challenge Goal:  40 hours
Final Challenge Total:  37.5 hours


June 20, 2010

"Damaged" Giveaway Has Just Ended

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Anita Yancey
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Xmas Dolly

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Timestamp: 2010-06-20 22:06:03 UTC