Ooh! Want! VIRALS by Kathy Reichs

Ooh! Want! VIRALS by Kathy Reichs

15 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 2 Comments

Okay, while this is a case of yet another adult author venturing into the fantastic-fabulous YA market, I love Kathy Reichs. I love Bones. I love Temperance Brennan and all of Kathy Reichs’s books. So, when I saw this pop up in my Amazon alerts, I got excited: BLURB: Tory […]

Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey

Review: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey

13 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

BLURB: Heavy is the head—and the eyelids—of the princess who wears the crown…In Rosamund’s realm, happiness hinges on a few simple beliefs:For every princess there’s a prince.The king has ultimate power.Stepmothers should never be trusted.And bad things come to those who break with Tradition…. But when Rosa is pursued by […]

Once Upon a Read-A-Thon July 12-14

Once Upon a Read-A-Thon July 12-14

12 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 0 Comments

Today is the first day of the Once Upon A Read-A-Thon! Yay! I’ve got an extensive TBR pile (I blame it on an Amazon addiction. Oh well.) but for the read-a-thon, I think I’m going to read: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Mercedes Lackey (Fantasy)MANIFEST by Artist Arthur (YA urban fantasy)THE […]

Review: WILDTHORN by Jane Eagland

Review: WILDTHORN by Jane Eagland

11 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 2 Comments

BLURB: They strip her naked, of everything—undo her whalebone corset, hook by hook. Locked away in Wildthorn Hall—a madhouse—they take her identity. She is now called Lucy Childs. She has no one; she has nothing. But, she is still seventeen—still Louisa Cosgrove, isn’t she? Who has done this unthinkable deed? […]

Book Blogger Hop: July 9-12, 2010

Book Blogger Hop: July 9-12, 2010

9 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 4 Comments

This week’s question:  Tell us about some of your favorite authors and why they are your favorites! Ooh, so many authors, so little time. But here are a couple of my faves: 1) Janet Evanovich – you may laugh but this woman writes pure brain candy and I LOVE it. […]

Hunger Games Book Trailers

7 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

My 8th grade students’ final project of our dystopian unit (well, final project of the year, too) was to create a book trailer for one of the two books they read (they had a choice of 13 different books to read). Their favorite book to create a trailer for was […]

Contest Winners!

6 July, 2010 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 5 Comments

Wow! What a welcome to the Book Blogging Community–you all rock and I’m thrilled to be a part of it! And now, on to the winners of my first contest (chosen through Random.org): KRIS (of The Cajun Book Lady) won INSATIABLE by Meg Cabot SAM (of Read Sam, Read!) won […]

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