Archives for June 2011

The Time Scott Brick Called Me

Audiobook Month officially ends today, and I’m bidding it adieu with much pomp and circumstance in the form of an audio interview with Scott Brick. *swoon* Visitors to my blog (and my family and friends) have gamely indulged my obsession with audiobooks in general and narrator Scott Brick in particular.  On average, I listen to […]

Monday Mailbox: Books and Birthday Goodies

I didn’t get much in the way of books this week save a purchased copy of Smokin’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich (I interviewed her!!) and a copy of Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger courtesy of Atria Books… but I did receive some early birthday gifts.  Since getting a digital SLR camera for my birthday […]

Review: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Title: Between Shades of Gray Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre/Pages: Fiction (YA*)/344 Publisher: Philomel (div. of Penguin) Release Date: Rating: 4.5 bookmarks (strongly recommended) Source: a saintly publishing contact who wanted to share her love of this book Natalie’s One-Sentence Synopsis: Ruta Sepetys masterfully spins grim historic events–forced deportation, grueling labor camps, families splintered because of […]