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My Top 25 Reads of 2011

28 Dec, 2011 by in Uncategorized 5 comments

Yay! For the first year ever I set and met a Goodreads goal !
150 books read this year.
Several of you have asked me for book recommendations so, here is a list of my top 25 favorite and five star reads from 2011 (in no particular order.) Click on the book title to see our review.
1) Aglow by Michelle Pennington
2) Snowed In by Rachel Hawthorne
3) Night’s Child (Wicca, #15) by Cate Tiernan
4) Eternal Starling (Emblem of Eternity, #1) by Angela Corbett
5) Not My Type: A Single Girl’s Guide to Doing It All Wrong  by Melanie Jacobson  
6) Outer Edge of Heaven by Jaclyn M Hawkes
7) Hope’s Journey by Stephanie Worlton
8) Pride and Popularity by Jenni James 
9) Count Down to Love by Julie N. Ford
11) The Hiest Society and Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #1,#2) by Ally Carter
12) The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
13) Carrier of the Mark (Carrier Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Fallon
14) Daughter of Helaman by Misty Moncur
15) Intrinsical (The Yara Silva Trilogy, #1) by Lani Woodland
16) Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth
17) Ammon (Book of Mormon, #4) by Heather B. Moore
18) Possession by Elana Johnson
19) Die for Me (Revenants, #1) by Amy Plum
20) Borrowed Light by Carla Kelly
21) Josette by DanielleThorne
22) Unearthly and Hallowed (Unearthly, #1, #2) by Cynthia Hand 
23) Phantom Universe (Summer Chronicles, #1) by Laura Kreitzer
24) Hourglass by Myra McEntire
25) (dis)Abilities and the Gospel by Lynn Parsons and Danielle Ferguson  
What were your top reads from this year?  

Books For Trade

27 Oct, 2010 by in new YA fiction Leave a comment

With the holidays coming I want to clear off my bookshelves and make room for new titles! I’ve always lived by the philosophy that you can never have enough books, but my bookshelves are starting to disagree. So I have to part with some. I’d love to trade titles from my list with other book bloggers and readers. Here’s what’s available:

Defining Twilight by Brian Leaf
Gone by Michael Grant
The Host by Stephenie Meyer-hardback
My Big Nose and Other Natural Disasters by Sydney Salter
Monster Slayers by Lukas Ritter-hardback
Need by Carrie Jones
Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli
The Vampire Diaries Awakening and Struggle by L.J. Smith

A Complete Guide To Faeries and Magical Beings-Cassandra Eason
Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll-hardback
Hasta La Vista Lola by Misa Ramirez- hardback
Wonderland Revisited by Keith Sheppard
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Picking Dandelions by Sarah Cunningham
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri

LDS Fiction
A Love Like Lilly by Kay Lynn Mangum
An Honest Heart by Richard Siddoway
Flying Home Rachel Ann Nunes
Heaven’s Touch by Greg Olsen-hardback
Jumping Off Places by Laura Stratton Friel
Meet Your Match by Stephanie Fowers
My Not So Fairy- Tale Life by Julie Wright
Renaissance Beauty by Heather Simonsen
Bright Blue Miracle by Becca Wilhite
Shadows Of Eden by Timothy F. Bone
Winter Star by Larry and Lisa Laycock

Middle Grade
Judy Moody Gets Famous by Megan McDonald-2 copies
Brothers Below Zero by Tor Seidler-4 copies
The Wizard of Ooze by David Farland-hardback

Advanced Reader Copy
Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray

If you are interested in any of these books please email me at with the title. I have wish lists on Goodreads, Deseret Book and Amazon to give you an idea of the kinds of books I’m looking for. What are some of your wish list items for up and coming to be released titles?