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Monthly Archives: July 2011

"Teeth: Vampire Tales" by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
“Teeth: Vampire Tales” by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
Back of the Book: The first bite is only the beginning. Twenty of today’s favorite writers explore the intersections between the living, dead, and [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: After disappearing for three years, Artemis Fowl has returned to a life different from the one he left. Now he’s a big brother, and [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: One hundred centuries ago, humans and fairies battled in a fierce turf war. When the fairies realized that their struggle was futile, [...]
“Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception” by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: The evil pixie Opal Koboi has spent the last year in a self-induced coma, plotting her revenge on all those who foiled her attempt to [...]
Pulling My Hair Out
The Frustrated Wife
As you all know (and if you didn’t, where have you been?!), I got married January 1, 2011.  I married the man of my dreams in a very simple ceremony [...]
Regularly Scheduled Program
Reviews are coming…
This is just a quick note about my lack of reviews… First, I’m sorry.  Second, I’m really sorry.  Third, I have a few really good [...]
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Book -vs- Nook
I love books.  I love curling up with a hardback (or dead tree edition, as the hardcore ereaders say – I actually like that phrase) and feeling the [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Artemis Fowl is going straight. As soon as he pulls off the most brilliant criminal feat of his career. At least, that’s the plan when he [...]
"Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he suddenly receives an urgent video e-mail from Russia. In it is a plea from his father, [...]
"Artemis Fowl" by Eoin Colfer
“Artemis Fowl” by Eoin Colfer
Back of the Book: Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what [...]
"The Return of the King" by J. R. R. Tolkien
“The Return of the King” by J. R. R. Tolkien
Back of the Book: Having vanquished Sauron’s troops and killed the Lord of the Dark Riders, heroic hobbit Frodo Baggins and his band of soldiers now [...]
"The Two Towers" by J. R. R. Tolkien
“The Two Towers” by J. R. R. Tolkien
Back of the Book: Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands [...]
Google really can do everything!
GooglePlus but no book reviews?
I know.  I’ve been on top of my reviews for a while and the last week has been sketchy.  There won’t be one this morning, either, but [...]
"Messenger" by Lois Lowry
“Messenger” by Lois Lowry
Back of the Book: For the past six years, Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man, known for his special sight. [...]