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Sep 29

Rabid Reader Ramblings: Um, Isn’t That Why We Have The First Amendment?


I am going to sit here and assume that most of my readers do not live under a rock.  I am going to assume that at least some of you have heard about the Ellora’s Cave insanity.  I had stumbled across this post on Dear Author just last night on Facebook, of all places.  Then to learn that this particular book blogger is being SUED for providing information and taking a stand, encouraging others to do the same.  That just sets my short hairs on the back of my neck on edge, my friends.  It just makes me angry.

Sep 20

ARC Review: My Life From Hell #MyNetGalley

Title:  My Life From Hell (The Blooming Goddess Trilogy Book Three)
Author:  Tellulah Darling
Publisher: Te Da Media
Publication Date: March 16, 2014
Page Count:  416
Where I got it:  Netgalley
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: List Price 13.99
Format I read it in:  eARC


 To say that Sophie Bloom is at the top of her game with one only week until spring equinox and the final showdown with Zeus and Hades would be, well, lying. The Goddess of Spring feels more like the Goddess of Bzz Thanks For Playing than the savior of humanity. And could her relationships be any more messed up?

Good times.

Sep 19

Rabid Reader Ramblings: Just a Quick Update. And No, I Don’t Pirate Ebooks.

R3-HeaderFirst off, let me let you know that I know that the blog has been eerily quiet.  Life happened and things have been crazy with the Ninja Turtle having lots of appointments and school starting and just general life happens kind of stuff.  I have a fair number of reviews drafted and I am working on getting those all scheduled out this week so that there is not another period where the blog goes dark.

Sep 13

ARC Review: Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Title:  Heir of Fire
Author:  Sarah J. Maas
Publisher:  Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Publication Date: September 11, 2014
Page Count:  576
Where I got it:  Publisher
Where you can get it:  Amazon
How much: List Price 17.99
Format I read it in: Print ARC







Aug 19

Bout of Books 11 Updates

Bout of Books
Number of books I’ve read today: One
Total number of books I’ve read:  One
Books:  Immortals by Ednah Walters – 
Page Count:  320
First Impressions:
I really enjoyed book one and overlooked editing in the first because it was an ARC, but the editing was bad in this one too, and this was a finished copy.  I hope the author gets the editing bit together because I really want to love this series.
I was able to attend about half of the Twitter party before I fell ill again and had to retreat to my bed.  I missed out on both challenges because I just was not feeling well but I got to chat with some cool people on Twitter for a few minutes and read pretty much a whole book while I convalesced.  Today will be a better day, For Sure!
Number of Books I’ve Read Today:  Two
Total Number of Books I’ve Read:  Two
  • Immortals by Ednah Walters (24)
Aug 18

Bout of Books Starting Line: My Goals for the Week!

Bout of Books

Well, and away we go.  Officially Bout of books started nearly 10 hours for me.

I am really sick this week, and have been for about 3 weeks now, so I was going to sit it out, but I decided, what the hell.  I will just keep it kind of laid back this time around and see what I can accomplish.  I am not going to set any hard and fast goals, just going to participate as best I am able and see what I can get done.  We will see how that goes.  I am going to make every effort to do as many challenges as possible, read as much as I can, and make the Twitter chats.
How about you?  What are your Bout of Books goals?
Aug 17

Bout of Books 11 is almost here! #Boutofbooks

Bout of Books
It’s that time again! Bout of Books 11 starts midnight tonight!!!!  I have been sick and hopefully I will be well enough to participate fully.
Taken from the Bout of Books website:
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 11 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
Who else is with me?
Aug 10

ARC August Week 1 Update:

Well, I am off to a fairly slow start.  I did finish The Archived by Victoria Schwab, which I LOVED! I mean, so good, you have no idea.  It got off to a really slow start and that almost turned me off, but when the book picked up, it really picked up.  The review is to come, so be on the lookout.

I have started Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Mass and it is a bit different from the other books in the series.

I am about 28% of the way into The Unbound by Victoria Schwab and so far, it is really good.

Jul 31

Oh My Gosh! I Almost Missed ARC AUGUST!!!!

I participated in this event last year and had so much fun, I am so mad at myself for almost missing a chance to sign up since it starts TOMORROW!!!!


Anyway, so yeah, I am participating this year.  We will not discuss my Netgalley percentage.  It’s better than it was before the wellness challenge, but I havent read a danged thing for like, 2 months, basically, since the wellness challenge ended.  So I have to get this under control!

My goal is to try to get through 8 ARCs this month.  I have a ton, and this is barely a dent, but I need to start somewhere, right?

Jul 31

Blog Tour Guest Post and Giveaway: Peiri Ann, Author of Burdened, Gives us a Recipe Based on her Character

Burdened Banner 450 x 169burdened coverBurdened:  A Burdened Novel Book 1 by Peiri Ann

Genre: Paranormal Romance

ISBN: 9780991381104


Number of pages: ebook (381), paperback (423)  Word Count: 142K


Book Description:

Tracey Warren has everything an eighteen year old girl should. She lives a life of expectancies; go to school, please her parents, party with friends, and revel in life as a young adult.