Monthly Archives: November 2010


Winner! Winner!

29 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Giveaway | 3 Comments

And the winner of Gratitude Giveaways is entry #35 (a la Random.org): INDIGO of Shattered Prose Congratulations! I hope you enjoy CANDOR by Pam Bachorz and HARMONIC FEEDBACK by Tara Kelly as much as I did. I’ve sent you an email so I can sent these to you via The […]

In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox (5)

28 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 5 Comments

Hi all! Hope your weekend is going well (whether it was an extended, turkey-and-stuffing-filled one or not). How is it, during the work week, time seems to slow down but when there’s time off, it flies? Eek! All this week I was wondering if I was even going to do […]

Review: ADIOS, NIRVANA by Conrad Wesselhoeft

Review: ADIOS, NIRVANA by Conrad Wesselhoeft

26 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 1 Comment

Final Grade: 93/AYA Contemporary240 pagesAvailable NowReview copy provided by publisher through NetGalleyRated PG-15BLURB: When you piss off a bridge into a snowstorm, it feels like you’re connecting with eternal things. Paying homage to something or someone. But who? The Druids? Walt Whitman? No, I pay homage to one person only, […]

Teen Review: EVERMORE by Alyson Noël

Teen Review: EVERMORE by Alyson Noël

25 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 5 Comments

Final Grade: 100/A+YA Paranormal Romance384 pagesAvailable NowPersonal copy BLURB: Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s entire life story by touch. Going out of her way to avoid human contact and suppress her abilities has branded […]

Review: RIOT by Walter Dean Myers

Review: RIOT by Walter Dean Myers

24 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 4 Comments

FINAL GRADE: 93/AYA Historical160 pagesAvailable NowReview Copy provided by Egmont USARated PG BLURB: As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.  During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate […]

Blogger FAME

Blogger FAME

Wow, I was totally sidetracked this weekend and forgot to share this with you! This little ole blog was featured on La Femme Readers this past Sunday.That’s right: Go check it out (and you can see my cute puppies, too!) and say hi to Eleni. She’s wonderful and so’s her […]

Teen Review: THE FROG PRINCESS by E.D. Baker

Teen Review: THE FROG PRINCESS by E.D. Baker

23 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 1 Comment

Final Grade: 92/BMG Fairy Tale224 pagesAvailable NowRated GTeen’s own book JANE’S BLURB: Emma, also know as Princess Esmeralda, isn’t what you think of when you think of a princess. She’s clumsy, awkward, cackles, and doesn’t act like a “usual” princess. Her mother hopes that Emma will marry Prince Jorge but […]

Review: GRAVE WITCH by Kalayna Price

Review: GRAVE WITCH by Kalayna Price

23 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

Final Grade: 95/AUrban Fantasy336 pagesAvailable NowRated: RCrossposted to Book Binge. BLURB: Not even death can save her now. As a grave witch, Alex Craft can speak to the dead—she’s even on good terms with Death himself. As a consultant for the police, she’s seen a lot of dark magic, but […]

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)

21 November, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 13 Comments

In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by The Story Siren. It gives everyone a chance to see what books people are excited about, what they’re buying and to share our love of reading.Oh. My. God. Y’all! LOOK what I got this week: That’s right…DARKEST MERCY by Melissa Marr (I totally […]

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