Month: November 2012

Nov 30
Fo’ Shizzle, Gizoogle!

Fo’ Shizzle, Gizoogle!

Humor 6

Oh, how I love it when I find a funny website. It’s been awhile since I really have, the last one being Down For Everyone But Me, which lets you know if a website isn’t working for just you or for everyone. At least that one is useful. This one is just pure comical! Gizoogle.net is a hilarious website that mimics the look and feel of Google.com. All you have… Read more »

Nov 28
A Fractured Light by Jocelyn Davies

A Fractured Light by Jocelyn Davies

Young Adult Book Reviews 5

Title: A Fractured Light (A Beautiful Dark #2) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Jocelyn Davies Publisher: HarperTeen Format: ARC Pages: 337 Release Date: September 25, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: Not as interesting as the first book, but still a decent read. About the Book: When she wakes up in unfamiliar surroundings, Skye knows something terrible has happened to her. It’s not until she hears Asher, the dark, rebellious… Read more »

Nov 26
It’s a Viet Thing: The One Month Cleanse for Moms

It’s a Viet Thing: The One Month Cleanse for Moms

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It’s a pretty well-known Asian belief that when you give birth, it’s like you’re being born again yourself. You need nutrients, nurturing, rest, and time to get back to your original self. Also, you need to strengthen up your body after such a lief-altering experience, so you don’t have to suffer the consequences later on in life. That’s why it’s customary for Asians, I’ll only speak for the Vietnamese though,… Read more »

Nov 20
Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Young Adult Book Reviews 7

Title: Defiance [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: C.J. Redwine Publisher: Balzer & Bray Format: ARC Pages: 403 Release Date: August 28, 2012 In My Opinion: Must. Read. Now! One Line: I seriously couldn’t put this one down, so engrossing and fantastic! About the Book: Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret. While other girls sew dresses and obey their male Protectors, Rachel… Read more »

Nov 16
Shift by M.R. Merrick

Shift by M.R. Merrick

Young Adult Book Reviews 1

Title: Shift (The Protector #2) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: M.R. Merrick Publisher: Self-published Format: ebook Pages: 350 Release Date: January 29, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: Even better and more exciting than the first, Merrick doesn’t disappoint with Shift. About the Book: Devastated by a terrible loss, Chase is trying to balance the life he’s been left with, a family he’s still getting to know, and power he… Read more »

Nov 14
Exiled by M.R. Merrick

Exiled by M.R. Merrick

Young Adult Book Reviews 2

Title: Exiled (The Protector #1) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: M.R. Merrick Publisher: Self-published Format: ebook Pages: 286 Release Date: June 28, 2011 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A stellar debut filled with action, paranormal intrigue, and a complex plot that kept me entertained from beginning to end. About the Book: Chase Williams is a demon hunter in the Circle, or at least he was supposed to be. On his… Read more »

Nov 13
Blog Tour: Book Review & Giveaway – The Wild Ones by Michelle Leighton [CLOSED]

Blog Tour: Book Review & Giveaway – The Wild Ones by Michelle Leighton [CLOSED]

Adult Book Reviews, Blog Tours, Giveaways 7

Welcome to The Wild Ones Blog Tour hosted by AToMR Book Tours. Today I’ll be doing a review of The Ones. Let me know what you think! Title: The Wild Ones [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: M. Leighton Publisher: Self-published Format: ebook Pages: 330 Source: AToMR Blog Tours Release Date: August 1, 2012 In My Opinion: Add to cart! One Line: A delightful contemporary romance that will have you begging for a “Trick’s… Read more »

Nov 12
It’s a Viet Thing: Shave That Head, Baby!

It’s a Viet Thing: Shave That Head, Baby!

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Want to know another Vietnamese tradition for babies?! How about shaving their heads?! Yep, you read that right. It’s a custom in our culture to shave a baby’s head when they’re around 4-6 months old. Why, you say?! Well, traditional Vietnamese people believe that the hair that babies are born with are “dirty” and by shaving it all off, you’re giving the scalp a chance to grow healthier, better-quality hair,… Read more »

Nov 09
Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Young Adult Book Reviews 4

Title: Elixir (Covenant #3.5) [Goodreads][Amazon] Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Format: eARC Pages: 80 Release Date: November 27, 2012 In My Opinion: Must. Read. Now! One Line: If ever you wanted to read a story from a guy’s POV, this would be it. About the Book: Aiden St. Delphi will do anything to save Alex. Even if it means doing the one thing he will never forgive… Read more »

Nov 08
My Christmas Wishlist ’12

My Christmas Wishlist ’12

Shopping 2

Another year, another wishlist. 🙂 Let’s see, of my wishlist last year, I was lucky enough to have gotten the Sony Bloggie camera (thanks to my wonderful husband), I kind of got those Rachel Roy shoes (my sister bought them & we wear the same size so I can always borrow them, lol), my amazing bff gifted me Soft Kitty for my birthday this year (and BG2 is always making… Read more »