Tag: sarah ockler

Waiting on Wednesday: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

Posted January 14, 2015 by Brin in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 6 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. My pick for this week: Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,784 other subscribers. Email Address Subscribe

Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List

Posted March 18, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List Wow, books on my Spring 2014 TBR – where to start? I have so many books I want to get round to ASAP but here are the 10 I am going to try and read first. This is, of course, subject to change […]

Joy of Reading in the Winter

Posted February 11, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Joy of Reading in the Winter

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Well it was snowing here today. I hate the snow (even though it does look pretty). Still,  I do feel that winter is the perfect time to catch up on reading. Nothing I like better than curling up with a cup of coffee (or tea depending on my mood) with a great book. It is the perfect time of year to get snuggled up in a warm blanket and really […]

A-Z Challenge 2014

Posted January 4, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
A-Z Challenge 2014

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This is a challenge being hosted by the Young Adult Book Club on Goodreads. I had a lot of fun completing this challenge in 2013 but put virtually no planning or foresight into my selections. I somehow managed to complete it without actively trying to – I made my books fit the challenge not the other way around. This time I want to try something different. I have pre-selected the […]

Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

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Bittersweet is the first Sarah Ockler book I have read and I really enjoyed it, though it was to me equal parts sweet and bitter (just like the title suggests!). Bittersweet is the story of a girl called Hudson Avery, dubbed the ‘Cupcake Queen’ of her town Watonka. Hudson had the chance to be a champion ice skater several years ago but she deliberately blew the competition after learning just […]