(Annual Re-Read) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by JK Rowling

(Annual Re-Read) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by JK Rowling

About: For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed: Harry Potter’s defeat of You-Know-Who was Black’s downfall as well. And the Azkaban guards heard black muttering in his sleep, “He’s at Hogwarts…he’s at Hogwarts.” Harry Potter isn’t safe, not even within the walls of the magical school, surrounded by his friends. Because on top of […]

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Cookbook Reviews: Zombie Cupcakes and Grilled Cheese Please! @netgalley

Cookbook Reviews: Zombie Cupcakes and Grilled Cheese Please! @netgalley

I *heart* cookbooks! I love to flip through the pages, pick outrageous recipes, and then try them (even though I am beyond the pickiest eater I know).  It is just fun to get into the kitchen and have some fun. So about every 3 months I head to netgalley to get a sneak peak at what is coming soon. This time I picked up Zombie Cupcakes (for the visual experience) and Grilled Cheese, Please! (for the cooking experience).  Both were excellent choices! What I Loved:  There were many stunning pictures in this cookbook and few sufficiently creepy ones.  It was […]

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(Annual Re-Read) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by JK Rowling

(Annual Re-Read) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by JK Rowling

About: Ever since Harry Potter had come home for the summer, the Dursleys were so mean and hideous that all Harry wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he’s packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor and a spirit who haunts the girls’ bathroom. But then the real trouble begins–someone […]

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Review: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide by E. Talmadge and J. Taylor (Rating 4 Wine Glasses)

Review: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide by E. Talmadge and J. Taylor (Rating 4 Wine Glasses)

My Favorites: Pg 80:  Shel Silverstein Tat from Ickle me, Tickle me, Pickle me too!Pg 102: Harry Potter Tat: HP is the best hope we have trust him.Pg 143: A book stack with the person’s favorite authors  There were many more that were OUTSTANDING! Publisher: Harper PerennialPurchased: Sent to me by Publisher What I Loved:This was a fantastic picture rendering of many different literary tattoos.  They ranged from classics to contemporaries and all were a work of art!  I loved when the people would explain why they got a particular tat. What I Liked: The authors really set back and […]

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Book 105: Over My Dead Body by Michele Bardsley (Rating 3 Wine Glasses)

Book 105: Over My Dead Body by Michele Bardsley (Rating 3 Wine Glasses)

Publisher: SignetPurchased: Bought from Borders What I Loved: The furthering of the story of the community of Broken Heart OK. I am really loving how the elements are coming together and the community is really bonding together. The “wish” was probably my favorite moment in the book because it really was funny but I think great for the town. What I Liked: Simone and Braddock had a really sweet story. I think they both felt a little bit like they didn’t belon …more   From Goodreads: Moving into Broken Heart seemed like the perfect transition for Simone Sweet and her […]

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