Daily Archives: September 30, 2012

Bloggiesta Wrap-up!

Today was the final day of the weekend bloggiesta, and though I didn’t get through my entire list of things to do I did get a bunch of stuff done.

What all did I accomplish?

1. Review Archive page
2. Posted all my reviews on Amazon
3. Created a Pinterest for my blog and pinned all of my reviews
4. Did some posting
5. Visited some new blogs, followed and added them to my Awesome Blogs I Follow page
6. Updated blog buttons for the blogs I follow
7. And of course some reading!

I didn’t get a chance to get to formatting all of my older posts, but I can get to that later on, but I still got plenty done!  Hope everybody’s bloggiesta was very productive and fun!


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*Review* Freaky Green Eyes – Joyce Carol Oates

 Freaky Green Eyes

Joyce Carol Oates

368 pages

ISBN: 9780064473484

Read 9-25-12

Format: Audiobook

Source: Library

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“Later, I would think of it as crossing over. From a known territory into an unknown. From a place where people know you to a place where people only think they know you.”

Sometimes Franky Pierson has a hard time dealing with life. Like when her parents separate and her mother vanishes, Franky wants to believe that her mom has simply pulled a disappearing act. Yet deep within herself, a secret part of her she calls Freaky Green Eyes knows that something is terribly wrong. And only Freaky can open Franky’s eyes to the truth.

I thought this book sounded really interesting from the synopsis.  Alter ego? Missing parent? Sounds like a good story set up.  Unfortunately, I was fooled.  I really didn’t care for this book, even from disc 1, but I kept on trucking. Continue reading

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Filed under 2.5 Stars, Audiobook, Fiction, Review, Tough Stuff, Young Adult

In My Mailbox (21)

 In my mailbox is a fun weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren that lets us share our bookish finds!

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Filed under In My Mailbox, Weekly Memes