Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Sunday, April 27, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
So it has come to my attention that the anniversary's for 2 school shootings were here this past week or two.
April 16th, 2007 was the deadliest school shooting ever in the United States. The shooting took place at Virgina Tech U. in Virginia. A total of 32 people died and another 23 injured. 1 person did this before committing suicide.
April 20th, 1999 was the most dramatic shooting. At Columbine High School in Colorado. It put the United States in a panic. Which led to schools around the country trying to make their school more safe. 2 seniors killed 13 people and injured 24 others. They killed themselves afterwords.
There have been a great deal of school shootings. After reading Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult I just felt I needed to share this.
If you could put this in your minds and pray for everybody who was physically, mentally, and emotionally hurt in these tragedies.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Emerson Watts didn’t even want to go to the new SoHo Stark Megastore grand opening. But someone needed to look out for her sister, Frida, whose crush, British heartthrob Gabriel Luna, would be singing and signing autographs there—along with the newly appointed Face of Stark, teen supermodel sensation Nikki Howard. How was Em to know that disaster would strike, changing her—and life as she’d known it—forever? One bizarre accident later, and Em Watts, always the tomboy, never the party princess, is no longer herself. Literally. Now getting her best friend, Christopher, to notice that she’s actually a girl is the least of Em’s problems. But what Em’s pretty sure she’ll never be able to accept might just turn out to be the one thing that’s going to make her dream come true….
NIKKI HOWARD IS HERE TO STAY.
This was definitely a quick and easy read. The writing wasn't fantastic. I did think that the topic was rather good though. It was a very quick read. Frank seemed very realistic. It didn't give you much description on what happened. But over all it was a pretty good read.
I don't have much to really say since it was such a short book, so. . .
Friday, April 18, 2008
A chance to get 3 books and 6 entries.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Sunday, April 13, 2008
Saturday, April 12, 2008
My great blogger friend The Page Flipper is having another contest on her blog!
Five (5) lucky winners can have the chance to win a copy of Audrey, Wait!
The Contest ends April 20th, midnight EST. So go head over to her blog and check it out!
This novel was a little crazed at some points. But it was a great novel. The plot was very original and fun. Jessica Darling is a comical and savvy character. There was less dialog then I expected and some of the characters were unreal-ish. There were a lot of different things going on in this story, like two different plots in one.
I read it seven years after it was published so it was pretty fun remembering all the music sensations and styles in that time.
This was really just a fun, quick read. I loved it and I cannot wait to get the rest of the series read!
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Monday, April 7, 2008
This book was just fabulous. Nothing about it was a disgrace. I was intent by the plot that was so creative. Zevin's debut novel, Elsewhere, was great. So, I had high hopes for this book. It didn't leave me disappointed, either.
The decisions Naomi makes and the way she reacts and just the overall apperance from the characters was so appealing to me. I couldn't of wished for anything different. About a girls discovery of what she was hiding and what she truly desires. Naomi's journey is memorable. I laughed and cried, I couldn't get ahold of myself reading this book. It took me less then a day to read it, THAT's how good it was. I recommend this book to anybody wishing for a charming and quick read. 13+
Sunday, April 6, 2008
The beginning of this novel was really interesting and unique. The plot is so unusual and creative that it just draws your attention full on to this book. With the beautiful cover and plot I sure was drawn to it. And the beginning of the book met my expectations, highly. But then I got about a hundred pages into the book and it just turned. It was just to...weird. The things that go on when she is in the body she possessed is odd. The stuff that goes into her mind is strange. The ending was good but confusing.
The whole part that really kept me highly interested was Helen with James. I just wanted to skip all the parts in between. I also thought that the way Whitcomb had James go was a just not enough for the story. But I was still intrigued. Even though this book half disappointed me I still want to read Whitcomb's other books if she writes more novels.
FYI-Film rights have been sold for this book. But I'm not sure if the movie is in the making.
Ellie couldn't be happier to have Will in her life, but she's also worried that his estrangement from his parents is tearing him apart. To make matters worse, Will's doubt that he really is King Arthur could prevent the Merlin Prophecy—an age of enlightenment—from occurring. Can Ellie convince Will to believe in something that even she isn't sure about? And more importantly, can she get him to give his parents another chance?
After reading Avalon High by Meg Cabot, which happened to be my favorite stand-alone book by her, I found that she has written another book to Avalon High, but when I found out it was manga style I was a little disappointed. But when I read this it was actually pretty good, but then again it was my first manga. I didn't have anything to compare it to. I did think it was really, really short though. There wasn't much into the manga, it was pretty much a retelling of what happened in the novel and a little more to it, but not much. But I'll give credit to Meg because it was her first manga, ever.
Saturday, April 5, 2008
I had 10 emails asking them to enter them, 1 person said it in there MySpace blog.
Ashley T. Congratulations!
If you are one of the people who didn't win, I have an email coming to you soon thanking you for participating and a few questions!
I am planning on another contest in a month or so, so keep looking out!
Thank YOU to everybody for making my first contest a success!!!