Month: June 2013

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (23)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (23)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.BOOK HAUL:I’m so happy!I got two books that I’ve been waiting for what seems like forever for.From the library:Fall of Night(The Morganville Vampires #14)by Rachel Caine&Spies and Prejudiceby Talia VanceLast Week on Icy Cold Reads:Investigated – RereadingThis Week on Icy Cold Reads:Stay tuned […]

Posted June 29, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 10 Comments

Investigated – Rereading

Investigated – Rereading

Investigated is a feature on Icy Cold Reads where topics are “investigated”.It’s pretty self explanatory.Feel free to suggest topics in the comments.Today’s topic is rereading in general. I always thought rereading was an interesting topic. People tend to have different opinions about rereading. So to investigate rereading further, I’ve decided to try to answer the 5 W’s.Who? What? When? and Where?Everyone can reread books anytime, anywhere, but not everyone does… Some people reread books often reread books. Others rarely do. Tend there are the people in […]

Posted June 28, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 0 Comments

The Sunday Post – SUMMER & Stacking the Shelves (22)

The Sunday Post – SUMMER & Stacking the Shelves (22)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.BOOK HAUL:I’M BACK!This week, I had to suffer through Finals and I only got one book.I have the Harlequin Teen Panel to thank for this one!From Harlequin Teen Panel:Hookedby Liz FicheraOn the bright note, while I only received one book, I got to […]

Posted June 22, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 17 Comments

Series in Review – The Breakdown

Today I’m going to introduce a new feature.It’s called ‘Series in Review’.What is ‘Series in Review’ you ask?If you are wondering about the answer to that question, you have come to the right place.This is the breakdown of ‘Series In Review’.Series in Review is going to be a new feature on the blog where I will review/critique, one series. It will be sort of like a book review, except instead of reviewing one BOOK, I will be reviewing one SERIES. It is where I will basically […]

Posted June 21, 2013 by Emz Chang in Breakdown, Series in Review / 0 Comments

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves + Update

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves + Update

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.BOOK HAUL:So I’ve heard of this book and according to a lot of reviewers it is a fantastic book.Apparently one of my best friends thought the same…For my birthday:The Fault in Our Starsby John GreenI haven’t really read any books about John Green.The […]

Posted June 15, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 13 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Star Cursed

Waiting on Wednesday – Star Cursed

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.TITLE: Star CursedAUTHOR: Jessica SpotswoodSERIES: The Cahill Witch Chronicles (#2)  SYNOPSIS: With the Brotherhood persecuting witches like never before, a divided Sisterhood desperately needs Cate to come into her Prophesied powers. And after Cate’s friend Sachi is arrested for using magic, a war-thirsty Sister offers to help her find answers—if Cate is willing to endanger everyone she loves.Cate doesn’t want to be a weapon, and she doesn’t want to involve […]

Posted June 12, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 5 Comments

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (20)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (20)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by The Mod Podge Bookshelf?I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox.BOOK HAUL:I only got two books this week.But I probably won’t get to start reading them until after school ends. From Harlequin Teen:ARC of Witchstruckby Victoria LambThanks again to the Harlequin […]

Posted June 8, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 12 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Spies and Prejudice

Waiting on Wednesday – Spies and Prejudice

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.Summer is almost here which is a good thing. In a few more weeks, I can start to read all the books in my TBR pile. It’s impossible to achieve because I keep adding to it…For example I just added this.TITLE: Spies and PrejudiceAUTHOR: Talia VanceSYNOPSIS: Fields’ Rule #1: Don’t fall for the enemy.Berry Fields is not looking for a boyfriend. She’s busy trailing cheaters and liars in […]

Posted June 5, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 5 Comments

Armchair BEA Wrap-Up

Armchair BEA Wrap-Up

Design credit: Nina of Nina ReadsSo, Armchair BEA 2013 wrapped up a few days ago, but I was drowning under a humongous amount of work from my oh so lovely teachers. That’s why this post is a few days late. I just took 3 tests today, so I don’t have a lot of homework. And you, better late than never!My ThoughtsI think Armchair BEA is something I will be willing to do again next year, if I have the time. It’s better than  complaining why […]

Posted June 4, 2013 by Emz Chang in Armchair BEA / 0 Comments

Armchair BEA Day 5 – Keeping it Fresh & Children’s Lit

Armchair BEA Day 5 – Keeping it Fresh & Children’s Lit

Design credit: Nina of Nina ReadsBefore we start, I know, I know. I skipped a few days. (I think they were Day 3 & 4). But I couldn’t help it. I was just swarmed with school work. The only good thing about the end of the school year is that you are getting closer and closer to summer. Other than that it’s not fun. At all. Especially if you are in high school. Teachers are just rushing to make sure they cover everything before finals. […]

Posted June 1, 2013 by Emz Chang in Armchair BEA / 8 Comments