Posted in January 2013

British Beauty

British Beauty

Its amazing that at age 24, Adele has accomplished more than most people will in a lifetime. Her latest album, 21 swept the 2012 Grammy Awards winning in all six major categories including Album, Record and Song of the Year. At the 2013 Golden Globes, Adele won Best Original Song for Skyfall, which was featured in … Continue reading

Originally posted on Jack Flacco:
In celebration of Women Who Wow Wednesday, this is my tribute to Babydoll, lead protagonist in the film Sucker Punch. If you haven’t seen the movie, please do. You won’t regret it. Sucker Punch’s Babydoll To protect her little sister from the evil clutches of her lustful stepfather, 16-year-old Babydoll…

Book Blitz Giveaway

Book Blitz Giveaway

Are you a huge YA fan? Check out Book a World’s blog for the Crescent Chronicles Book Blitz. One lucky fan could win Flight, the Crescent Chronicles by Alyssa Rose Ivy. Synopsis:  A summer in New Orleans is exactly what Allie needs before starting college. Accepting her dad’s invitation to work at his hotel offers … Continue reading

Teaser Tuesdays (Jan. 29, 2013)

Teaser Tuesdays (Jan. 29, 2013)

Again, Game of Thrones: A Storm of Swords is my Teaser Tuesdays book. What can I say? Its taking me some time to get through this sucker. Hell its over a 1000 pages. I can read fast but not that fast. The show premieres on HBO on March 31. I must admit I can’t wait. … Continue reading

Movie Buzz: Hunger Games

Movie Buzz: Hunger Games

      Movie Buzz features drinks inspired by films. Share your favorite alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink   or make up your own fierce, fresh and fearless drink.         The Girl on Fire, Hunger Games cocktail  1.5 ounces white rum 3 ounces mango juice 1 to 2 teaspoon grenadine Orange zest strip Maraschino cherry   … Continue reading

Stephen King Essay on Gun Control

Stephen King Essay on Gun Control

On Friday, Stephen King released “Guns” an essay on gun controls to address the political debate that has been going on for years. It was a thought provoking essay that began with how King views the media handling a shooting tragedy and the events that unfold afterwards. As a gun owner himself, King thinks that … Continue reading

The New Hunger by Isaac Marion

The New Hunger by Isaac Marion

Ooops he’s done it again. Isaac Marion, author of Warm Bodies has written a prequel to the novel called The New Hunger,a 140-page novella which will be available to readers on January 28. I’m sure most readers would like to Marion to continue the story of Julie and R but instead he is taking us … Continue reading

DIY: Spine Bookmarks

DIY: Spine Bookmarks

What a cool and fresh idea!!! You can remove the spines from old books and make bookmarks. Why didn’t I think of that?! It would be the perfect birthday or Christmas gift for book lovers. Instructions: ·         a book spine ·         Heavy cardstock ·         Matte gel medium for glue ·         Brayer ·         Eyelet ·         Ribbon or tassel  Use matte gel medium … Continue reading

Friday Finds (Jan. 25, 2013)

Friday Finds (Jan. 25, 2013)

 Friday Finds is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. What a week!!! Life is so hectic. Sometimes I don’t even know if I’m coming or going. … Continue reading