Monthly Archives:: March 2013

Mar 05
Books Everyone Else Read While I was Under a Rock

Books Everyone Else Read While I was Under a Rock

Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish …or reading something else. This week’s topic is: book series I’d like to start, but haven’t yet. My goal is to read the first book in each of the series listed below by the end of the year. Someone check in and remind me in July if I’ve done it yet. What book series are you wanting to try? In no particular order: 01: Harry Potter series by JK Rowling: I remember seeing the first HP book at a local bookstore and I was interested, but never got around to it. Then it became popular and it just didn’t appeal to me. 02: If I Stay series by Gayle Forman: A friend of mine said if I was interested in reading Forman to… Read more »

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Mar 04
Book Review: Ashlyn Macnamara’s A Most Scandalous Proposal

Book Review: Ashlyn Macnamara’s A Most Scandalous Proposal

Julia St. Claire doesn’t believe in falling in love because nothing good can come of it. She’s witnessed firsthand the heartache and destruction that accompanies unrequited love. Her sister, Sophia, on the other hand, has spent the past five years pining for Earl of Clivesden, but he only has eyes for one of the St. Claire sisters. When Benedict Revelstoke, a long time friend of the St. Claire family, learns of Clivesden’s true intentions towards Julia, Benedict makes every effort to keep her away from Clivesden and in the process discovers that he loves her. Julia rejects Benedict until she’s betrayed by her father and suddenly she makes him an offer he can’t refuse. The story is interesting, but lacks in depth characterization. Julia is a bit one sided and… Read more »

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Mar 04
Postscript: February 2013

Postscript: February 2013

February was an amazing month for Literary, etc! Thank you to everyone who made it possible. Lauren and I decided to do a monthly wrap up post to help both current and new followers. Instead of having to scroll the archives (well you can) to find exactly the post you wanted to read or are new to blog, we hope having a recap will be useful. News and Features Book Blogger Twitter Con: Nomination and how to vote Auto-buy Lists: Authors who could start selling junk & I’d buy it Favorite Romances: He Loves, He Loves Me Not Bookish Memories: Fangirl Memories Cover Reveals J. Lynn’s Wait For You Guest Review Derick Upton: Valentine’s Day – Myth, Mystery or Money Making Machine Author & Book Spotlights Rebecca Reid Alan Cupp… Read more »

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Mar 01

Book Blogger Twitter Con

Hi everyone! Literary, etc has been nominated in the The Best Noob category for the first annual Book Blogger Twitter Conference hosted by Parajunkee and Bookish Brunette. If you have a few seconds to spare, I’d really appreciate a vote. Voting for the first round closes March 8th and then round two goes up shortly afterwards. Please VOTE HERE. If Lit, etc doesn’t make it past the first round, it is okay. I’m honored to be nominated and to the person who nominated Lit, etc: THANK YOU! <3

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