The City by Dean Koontz Review and Giveaway!

The City by Dean Koontz Review and Giveaway!

July 1, 2014 Features, Reviews 0

Happy New Release Tuesday everyone! Today I have a special book for you that I received from the publisher and I must say that I fangirled a bit when I received the request. Dean Koontz is a well-known writer and I’ve always been a fan of his work. So it was a huge honor to receive his newest book (released today) before its official publish date to review for all of you. If you like mystery, coming-of-age, and a tiny bit of paranormal, I believe you will enjoy this new book! Make sure to keep reading past the review to… Read more »

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June ’14 in Review

June ’14 in Review

June 30, 2014 Features 0

Ok I cannot believe that today is the last day of June! How does that happen? It feels like time just moves quicker and quicker…..and now I sound like my mom ūüėČ Let’s take a quick look back on what’s been happening on the blog in June…. Favorite June Read Second on the Right by Elizabeth Los I loved every word of this book! It’s a reimagining of Peter Pan and tells the story of Captain James Hook, the notorious pirate who is the sworn enemy of Peter Pan. And I’ll tell you this much there is no way you… Read more »

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Blind by Kory M. Shrum

Blind by Kory M. Shrum

June 28, 2014 Reviews 1

Happy Saturday everyone! Are you in need of a quick fix to get you through the weekend? If you are, I have just the book for you. Very short, like maybe 20 pages and bonus all proceeds from purchase go to charity (www.dreamingzebra.org)! It’s a win-win all around ūüôā Demographics Blind by Kory M. Shrum Length:¬†23 pages Publisher:¬†Timberlane Press (May 13, 2014) ASIN:¬†B00KBHH82K Synopsis A haunting, coming of age story– Edison, a special boy with mechanical eyes, sees the world for what it is. When he is asked to choose his future, will he be brave enough to stay true… Read more »

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The Cursed by Laura Thalassa

The Cursed by Laura Thalassa

June 27, 2014 Reviews 2

Happy Friday everyone! Two weeks ago this book was released much to my delight and I just had to share with you. The Cursed¬†is book three of The Unearthly series and if you missed my reviews of book one and book two, click below to check them out before continuing. The Unearthly The Coveted ¬† If you like paranormal romance, new adult literature, and all things supernatural I highly recommend this series. These books are like little treats: easy to read, will make you laugh, possibly cry, and leave you wanting more! Demographics Length:¬†255 pages Publisher:¬†Lavabrook Publishing Group (June 12,… Read more »

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Children’s Corner: Potty by Leslie Patricelli

Children’s Corner: Potty by Leslie Patricelli

June 26, 2014 Children's Corner, Reviews 0

We have been potty training now for a couple of weeks and any mom or dad knows that until the child gets it into his or her head what the potty is for, it’s a struggle. And the same goes for us. My son struggles with it. In fact, he will actually hold his bladder while in underwear because he doesn’t want to get them dirty, but then still refuses to use the potty! But I digress, today I wanted to share with you a cute little board book that shows a little boy going to the potty. My son… Read more »

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Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie

Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie

June 25, 2014 Reviews 1

Today I have a really great book for you that I received an advanced copy of. I personally love historical fiction and this particular book is set during World War I at the onset of Spanish Flu in America. Christian values run throughout the plot and tie the main characters together. If you enjoy historical fiction, christian literature, and a little romance, I highly recommend this book. Demographics Length:¬†384 pages Publisher:¬†Hachette Book Group,¬†Forever (June 24, 2014) ISBN-10:¬†1455598801 ISBN-13:¬†978-1455598809 ASIN:¬†B00FPQCYXU Synopsis IN A TIME OF WAR, LOVE IS THE INSPIRATION. With her brothers away fighting the Great War overseas, Livy Campbell… Read more »

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Stone of Destiny by Laura Howard

Stone of Destiny by Laura Howard

June 23, 2014 Reviews 1

Happy Monday everyone! Today I have the sequel to The Forgotten Ones¬†by Laura Howard. If you are a fairy fan, then I highly suggest you check this series out. The series is full of action, suspense, fairy lore, and a little romance as well. Demographics Stone of Destiny by Laura Howard Paperback:¬†172 pages Publisher:¬†Finding Bliss Publishing; 1 edition (April 28, 2014) ISBN-10:¬†0692207120 ISBN-13:¬†978-0692207123 ASIN:¬†B00JV4ZMBI Synopsis Allison thought it was crazy enough when she found out her father, Liam, wasn’t entirely human. But now she has to join his magical allies to unravel his former mistress’s plans. Aoife wants to keep… Read more »

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Memento Mori by Katy O’Dowd

Memento Mori by Katy O’Dowd

June 19, 2014 Reviews 1

Today on the blog I have a book I received from the author for review and I think you’re going to love it as much as I do! Think Sopranos meets Victorian London, throw in a woman assassin and a very intense family feud and you’ve got yourself Memento Mori. If you enjoy a good crime drama or historical fiction, a little mystery and some action, I highly recommend you check out this book! Keep reading after the review for a sneak peek of this book. Demographics Memento Mori by Katy O’Dowd Length:¬†252 pages Publisher:¬†Untold Press, LLC (April 3, 2014)… Read more »

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Interview with Katy O’Dowd

Interview with Katy O’Dowd

June 18, 2014 Interviews 0

Today on the blog I’m so excited to have the UK author Katy O’Dowd here with me. She’s the author of The Lady Astronomer and the newly released Memento Mori. Lillian: Thanks Katy for being here today! Katy: Thank you so much for inviting me over! Lillian: So tell me a little about yourself. What do you like to do when you’re not writing? Katy: Well, I have two sons so we do a lot of going to the movies and other kid things – and how fabulous is it to be able to watch cartoons any time you want?… Read more »

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The Forgotten Ones by Laura Howard

The Forgotten Ones by Laura Howard

June 17, 2014 Reviews 1

Today I wanted to share a book with you that I received for read and review from one of my Goodreads groups. This story is truly enchanting as I could not set it down. Lucky for me it was short and its sequel was already out because I needed more. If you enjoy fantasy adventures involving fairies than look no further! Demographics Length:¬†196 pages Publisher:¬†Finding Bliss Publishing; 1 edition (May 15, 2013) ISBN-10:¬†0615809057 ISBN-13:¬†978-0615809052 ASIN:¬†B00CKXODRG ¬† Synopsis Allison O’Malley’s plan is to go to grad school so she can get a good job and take care of her schizophrenic mother…. Read more »

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