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Author: Kimberly

TBR Pile Reading Challenge! 2012

Like many of you, I have waaaay too many books. I buy them, excited and anxious to read them, but oh! I should really finish this one first. And I bought this earlier this week so this is first in line. And there’s this library book that’s due…After a while, my new purchase sits in my “I’m going to get to it someday” pile.But this coming year will be different!  My goal will be level- A Sweet Kiss- 21 to 30.Click on the button above to check out other bloggers participating in this challengeThank you toHosts: Evie from Bookish  @SeoEvieNicole from All I Ever Read  @NicoleabouttownBonnie from Hands and Home @HandsHomeBlogDonna from Book Passion For Life @BookPforLifeCaitlin from WatchYA Reading  @caitlingssRie from Mission To Read @missiontoreadVicky from Books, Biscuits & Tea  @alouetteuette Christa from Hooked On Books  @ChristasBooksJenna from Fans Of Fiction  @fansoffictionAngel from Mermaids Vision  @mermaidvisions Wrap-up POST Schedule:January – Donna (Theme: Let It Snow + Book Cover Challenge)February – Nicole (Theme: Un-requited Love/Love Gone Wrong + Advice Column Challenge)March – Rie (Theme: Green or Pinched + Green Cover Challenge)April –  Bonnie (Theme: Easter + Mini Challenge)May – Christa (Theme: MayDay – Disaster Books! + Cover Disaster Challenge)June – Jenna ( Theme: Camping + Sentence Challenge)July – Rie (Theme: International Day + Cover Comparison Challenge)August – Angel (Theme: Summer Memories + Send Your Fav Character On Vacation Challenge)September – Nicole (Theme: Life Changing Books + Mini Challenge)October – Caitlin (Theme: Thanksgiving Theme + Share-A-Book Challenge)November – Vicky (Theme: Spooky Halloween + Book Puzzle Challenge)December – Evie (Theme: Xmas Bliss + Book Bachelor Challenge) Read in January 1.  Jessica Rules The Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey 2. Love Story by Jennifer Echols 3. Hallowed by Cynthia Hand 4. The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens (audiobook) 5. New Girl by...

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Shelf Candy Saturday! (5)

Thanks to Five Alarm Book Reviews for hosting Shelf Candy every Saturday! My Shelf Candy for this Saturday is:  “Luminous” by Dawn Metcalf Synopsis can be found here. What is NOT to love about this cover? The model’s soft gaze at the reader is not confrontational, but she’s not frightened either. She looks strong and complex. The colors of the butterflies are bright, blended and startling. They look like they are in motion before your very eyes. And the mystery! The girl looks like she made of butterflies! She is gradually, butterfly by butterfly, being whisked away into the wind to some magical adventure.   After reading the synopsis, it’s not wonder there’s this fantasy element on the cover. This magical and vivid cover makes me so anxious to own this novel.   What is your Shelf Candy...

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TGIF at GReads! (3)

Thanks to G Reads! for hosting! And TGIF! The question this week is: Giving Thanks: Which books are you most thankful for receiving from other bloggers, friends, family members, or publishers?I am thankful to many people who encourage and support my book buying/lending habit/obsession. Thanks to Alethea from Read Now Sleep Later who lets me borrow anything in her library. Including some that are now among my favorites such as: I might not have picked them up without her recommendation! Also, I’d like to thank T from RNSL Nite Lite who is a connoisseur of paranormal romance and romance books and introduced me to: What would I do without the Night Huntress series and the Sookie Stackhouse series?  (How To Knit a Love Song- Knit Lit at its finest!) And thanks to my friend Nasya who introduced me to the wonderful world of romance: Last but not least, I’m very thankful to all of the publishers who have approved me for ARCs. Thank you so much for giving me the chance to read your books and review them.  I’m looking forward to reading and reviewing: I know I’m a little behind but I fully plan on getting these done before the end of the year!And thank YOU for...

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Gratitude Giveaway Hop!

Hello dear Readers and tis the season! Thank you to I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and All-Consuming Books for hosting this hop! Thank you for taking the time to read my reviews, for posting comments and for your all around goodness. Thanks for stopping by! Please feel free to leave comments. You won’t get extra entries, but I appreciate all feedback! Happy Thanksgiving! You could win:If I Die by Rachel Vincent! Synopsis here. And remember! Check out the other blogs participating in this...

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Book Review: Saving June by Hannah Harrington

Title: Saving June Author: Hannah Harrington Publisher: Harlequinn Publication Date: November 29, 2011 Genre: Young Adult Realistic Fiction Series or Stand Alone: Stand Alone Synopsis can be found here.Netgalley review.Review: Hannah  Harrington’s debut novel is worthy of the buzz it’s receiving. Harper, the younger sister of the perfect June, is left behind when June does the unthinkable: suicide. Reeling from the emotional void and family agony, Harper does the unthinkable. Stealing June’s ashes, she makes a beeline for the coast, her best friend in tow, and a mysterious boy who knew June, to give her sister her much needed freedom, in California. The novel is well written- dramatic and emotionally gripping as we go on this survivor’s adventure with Harper. The family’s grief is real, and Harper’s decision to bail at this time seems like a no brainer. She has been left to cope alone with an absentee father and a broken down mother. Harper suffers from the usual suspects; loss, rage, numbness, confusion, ache. She seems whole enough, but for some reason, I couldn’t connect with Harper.  Her main goal is to get to the coast, and yet some of the detours the group took along the way seemed like filler. Harper’s best friend Laney is everything a best friend should be- loyal, true and a little outrageous. But that doesn’t make her incredibly interesting.  On the other hand...

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Kimberly Kimberly majored in Songwriting and currently works full time in the music industry. When she's not listening to music, knitting or writing, you can find her outside reading her favorite genres: Young Adult, Adult Fiction, Mystery, and Romance.


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