Month: September 2012

Sep 28
Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett

Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett

Young Adult Book Reviews 0

Title: Confessions of an Angry Girl (Confessions #1) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Louise Rozett Publisher: Harlequin Teen Format: eARC Pages: 266 Release Date: August 28, 2012 In My Opinion: Worth a try! One Line: A bit more dark and twisted than I originally thought, but pretty entertaining. About the Book: Rose Zarelli, self-proclaimed word geek and angry girl, has some confessions to make: …1. I’m livid all the time. Why? My dad… Read more »

Sep 26
Beautiful Lies by Jessica Warman

Beautiful Lies by Jessica Warman

Young Adult Book Reviews 0

Title: Beautiful Lies [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Jessica Warman Publisher: Walker Childrens Format: eARC Pages: 422 Release Date: August 7, 2012 In My Opinion: Don’t even touch it! One Line: Pretty mind-numbing and insanely difficult to get through, if you even try to finish it at all for that matter. About the Book: Rachel and Alice are an extremely rare kind of identical twins-so identical that even their aunt and uncle, whom… Read more »

Sep 25
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Young Adult Book Reviews 2

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Stephen Chbosky Publisher: MTV Books Format: Paperback Pages: 216 Release Date: August 14, 2012 (January 1, 1999) In My Opinion: Worth a try! One Line: A very poignant and entertaining read that I really enjoyed. About the Book: Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective…but there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance… Read more »

Sep 24
Book Review: Neurotically Yours by Bonnie Trachtenberg

Book Review: Neurotically Yours by Bonnie Trachtenberg

Adult Book Reviews 0

Title: Neurotically Yours [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Bonnie Trachtenberg Publisher: That’s Amore Format: Paperback Pages: 323 Release Date: April 20, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A delightfully funny and charming contemporary with unforgettable characters. About the Book: Smart, attractive, and ambitious, thirty-seven-year-old Dara Harrison is, nonetheless, still single–and on sabbatical from dating. Ironically Los Angeles’ most renowned relationship advice columnist, Dara has become a Southland sensation with her… Read more »

Sep 19
Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Young Adult Book Reviews 4

Title: Cursed [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Format: ARC Pages: 304 Release Date: September 18, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A great take on the mutant/special abilities genre, but not as exciting and riveting as her other novels. About the Book: Dying sucks–and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand. After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back…. Read more »

Sep 17
Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Young Adult Book Reviews 0

Title: Spark (Sky Chasers #2) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Amy Akthleen Ryan Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Format: Hardcover Pages: 309 Release Date: July 17, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: Although not as riveting as the first, still just as intriguing. About the Book: Waverly and Kieran are finally reunited on the Empyrean. Kieran has led the boys safely up to this point, and now that the girls are… Read more »

Sep 14
Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Young Adult Book Reviews 0

Title: Glow (Sky Chasers #1) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Amy Kathleen Ryan Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Release Date: September 13, 2011 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A surprisingly engrossing sci-fi tale that kept me at the edge of my seat! About the Book: If a violent battle destroyed the only world you’ve ever known, would you be brave enough to save who was left? Would… Read more »

Sep 12
Inbetween by Tara Fuller

Inbetween by Tara Fuller

Young Adult Book Reviews 2

Title: Inbetween [Goodreads][Amazon] Publisher: Entangled Teen Format: eARC Release Date: August 28, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A very fun and a bit romantic, which is surprising considering you’re dealing with reapers! Since the car crash that took her father’s life three years ago, Emma’s life has been a freaky — and unending — lesson in caution. Surviving “accidents” has taken priority over being a normal… Read more »

Sep 11
Review: Almost Naked Animals Volume One DVD

Review: Almost Naked Animals Volume One DVD

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Cartoons are a MUST in my household and they have definitely changed since my day. One of the cartoons I recently learned about is Almost Naked Animals, which broadcasts exclusively on Cartoon Network every weekday. Here’s a little bit about the show: “Welcome to the Banana Cabana! Led by Howie, the fun-loving, hospitality-challenged canine manager, the Banana Cabana is a beachfront resort hotel, and home to mayhem, destruction and all… Read more »

Sep 10
Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

Young Adult Book Reviews 1

Title: Smart Girls Get What They Want [Goodreads][Amazon] Publisher: Balzer & Bray Format: ARC Release Date: June 26, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A very funny and entertaining read that anyone can relate to. Gigi, Bea, and Neerja are best friends and total overachievers. Even if they aren’t the most popular girls in school, they aren’t too worried. They know their “real” lives will begin once… Read more »