Posted in June 2012

Stacking the Shelves #6

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s a chance to show what books you’ve added to your library in the past 7 days. These can be bought books, borrowed, review copies, any which way they come to you. This week: From Storytellersinc Breaktime & Dance on my Grave by Aiden Chambers > Also … Continue reading

The Pink Thing: Conclusion

It started with 7 and somehow turned into 20 pink books and you know what I’ve still got some left over. If I colour-coordinated my library the pink section would only be outdone by the black. So apart from the pink cover/spine what do all these books have in common? With the exception of Watching … Continue reading

Girl, Aloud by Emily Gale

The Pink Thing: Book 20 How did I get the book? Bought it, recommended by Luisa Plaja Genre: Contemporary First Impression: Meh Synopsis: Kass Kennedy is in the spotlight, thanks to her Dad. He plans on selling her soul to the Devil – or at any rate to Simon Cowell when she finds herself pushed … Continue reading

Kissing Booth by Lexie Hill

The Pink Thing: Book 18 How did I get the book? I bought it. Genre: Contemporary First Impression: No thinking required. Synopsis: Who doesn’t love a fun, old-fashioned Kissing Booth? Maybe not the protagonist in this adorable, sweet YA novel. Lisi has never been kissed. Sure, she could practice on her guy friend, Johnny, but … Continue reading

Watching the Roses by Adele Geras

The Pink Thing: Book 17 How did I get the book? I bought it. Genre: Fairytale Retelling First Impression: Don’t remember, I bought this years ago.   Synopsis: In this retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” Alice seems destined to lead a princess’s life–except for the frightening curse that dreaded Aunt Violette bestowed at her christening: She … Continue reading

Pretty Twisted by Gina Blaxill

The Pink Thing: Book 16 How did I get the book? I bought it. Genre: Contemporary / Mystery First Impression: Twisted is good.  Synopsis: Ros has a secret crush on Jonathan. Jonathan is massively hung up on Freya (even after she dumps him). And Freya? Well, Freya is a beautiful enigma. Even more so when … Continue reading

Laura Lascarso Blog Tour

I’m really excited I’m going to be participating in my first blog tour this August. I approached Laura Lascarso directly for an ARC because Counting Backwards just sounds so amazing and she offered me a chance to take part.  Make sure you check back on the 17th August 2012, it’s going to be good. 😉

Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt

The Pink Thing: Book 15 How did I get the book?   Bought it, recommended by Luisa Plaja Genre: Contemporary First Impression: Sounds adorable.  Synopsis: According to her guidance counsellor, fifteen-year-old Payton Gritas needs a focus object—an item to concentrate her emotions on. It’s supposed to be something inanimate, but Payton decides to use the thing she stares … Continue reading