Month: November 2010

The Versatile Blogger award

The Versatile Blogger award

I recieved this lovely award from CMash from CMash Loves to Read this morning, and I greatly appreciate it!  So now it is time to pass on the love! Just click on the award to save it! The rules: Share 7 things about myself Pass the award to 15 bloggers recently discovered Notify the blogger […]

Posted 30 November 2010 by Kim in Awards / 4 Comments

The Red Church

The Red Church

My Review On the way home from school one day, Timmy and Ronnie Day find a body in the graveyard of a long-abandoned church, the Red Church.  From that moment on, their lives, as well as the lives of all of the “old” families of their small Appalachian mountain town, are forever changed.  An evil, […]

Posted 29 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 4 Comments

Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep

Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep

My Review Grace Kiske is a prisoner of her own body in the post-war community that is all that is left of the world she once knew.  Her rebellious ways are all she has left in her control, all she has that is still all hers, and those ways make her an outsider.  She is […]

Posted 22 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Forsaken by Shadow

Forsaken by Shadow

My Review He wakes up in a seedy motel, injured and with no memories of who he is and where he has been.  It is only after he drives himself to a hospital that he learns his own name, Cade Shepard, and that he has been missing since he was a small child.  But Cade […]

Posted 22 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Blood of the White Witch

Blood of the White Witch

My Review The third book in the Of Witches and Warlocks starts just days after The Demon Kiss ends, drawing you immediately in to the lives of Portia and Vance once again.  Portia is in a relationship more intense that she could never have foreseen for herself at this point in her life, and she […]

Posted 19 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

J.L. Bryan, author of Jenny Pox, Guest Post

J.L. Bryan, author of Jenny Pox, Guest Post

Today I welcome J.L. Bryan, author of Jenny Pox, to the blog! The Fifth Food Group: Caffeine You know why I love the Caffeinated Diva blog? Coffee. It’s an integral part of the writing process. I’m even having some Einstein’s Autumn Roast as I write this guest blog for Kim. I’ll brew more at home, later […]

Posted 19 November 2010 by Kim in Guest Post / 0 Comments

The Demon Kiss

The Demon Kiss

My Review After leaving you with an enormous cliffhanger, this installment of the Of Witches and Warlocks series opens with equal dramatic flair.  Portia, almost dying in her attempt to save Vance’s life, awakens to discover that Vance has gone.  In his desire to keep her safe, he has left her to search for his father […]

Posted 17 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 1 Comment

The Trouble with Spells

The Trouble with Spells

My Review Of Witches and Warlocks:  The Trouble with Spells is the debut novel by Lacey Weatherford.  Portia is a likeable, normal teenager, right up until she finds out she is a natural witch.  From that moment on, her life completely changes.  She learns things about her family that she never could have imagined, and […]

Posted 16 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 3 Comments

The Sevenfold Spell

The Sevenfold Spell

My Review Talia and their mother have always made their living by spinning, but with the new laws of the land, they lose their sole source of income.  For Talia, it also meant the loss of her potential husband and children.  Finally, facing absolute poverty, Talia and her mother determine to build a new, illicit […]

Posted 15 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 1 Comment

Tyger Tyger

Tyger Tyger

My Review The debut young adult novel by Kersten Hamilton, Tyger Tyger is the first of what is to be a series, The Goblin Wars.  Teagen is a girl with a plan for her future, knowing exactly what she wants out of life.  She has a great job and has expectations for a college scholarship.  Her […]

Posted 15 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Past Midnight

Past Midnight

My Review Charlotte Silver has grown up in a family that isn’t your everyday family next door.  Her parents are famous paranormal investigators and the entire family travels around the world, debunking reports of ghostly hauntings.  Charlotte has always been in the background of their investigations, her sister Annalise being the sister considered to be […]

Posted 14 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Demon’s Fall

Demon’s Fall

My Review The novel opens with Jahel, an angel, in the last place you would expect to find an angel, trapped in a cage, ready to be sold to whomever pays the right price.   She has been captured in Hellsgate, a city populated by demons and lost mortals, caught between the mortal realm and Hell itself.  […]

Posted 11 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

The Wolven

The Wolven

My Review The Wolven is the the third and final novel in The Keepers trilogy.  The novel focuses on the youngest sister, Shauna, the Keeper of the werewolves.  Werewolves are being slaughtered in New Orleans, in horribly brutal ways that leave Shauna and Danyon (the alpha of two of the murdered were) baffled.  Neither can […]

Posted 10 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

The Shifters

The Shifters

My Review The Shifters is the second novel in the trilogy, this time focusing on the second oldest sister, Caitlyn MacDonald.  Caitlyn is the Keeper of the shifters, and she has an obvious distrust of those she is sworn to protect.  But she soon finds herself in a situation where, like or not, she must […]

Posted 7 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

The Keeper

The Keeper

My Review The Keepers is the first novel in a new trilogy, each by a different author.  Fiona MacDonald, along with her sisters Caitlyn and Shauna, have jobs that most of the rest of the world doesn’t know exist.  They are the Keepers of New Orleans, charged with keeping order among the supernatural races that […]

Posted 5 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Holiday Reading Challenge 2010

Holiday Reading Challenge 2010

The Holiday Reading Challenge 2010 is hosted by All About {N} and is a great way to motivate some reading, meet new people, and find new books,… not to mention win some swag!!  The graphic is linked to the main site, but the text links are to the challenge post.  Full rules are found at the text […]

Posted 4 November 2010 by Kim in Challenges / 3 Comments

Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

My Review As Harvest Moon is an anthology of novellas by three different authors, each will be given a rating of it’s own. A Tangled Web is the first novella in the book and is the story of the Greek god Hades and his bride Persephone.  The usual tale is that Hades essentially kidnaps Persephone, […]

Posted 3 November 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments