With a title like that, you're probably thinking we've gone completely mad here! And, in all fairness, perhaps we have . . . just a bit 🙂 First, and most importantly, the Ginger Mom is standing in support of romance authors and promoting the Cocktales Anthology. Cocktales is a limited-release anthology (available ONLY from May 26… Continue reading A Bully + An Award + Footsteps + A Book Tour + Lady Sif + A Blue Truck + Magic! [Sunday Post #3]
Last week, we asked you to nominate your favorite bloggers for the Ginger Mom Spotlight's second Unique Blogger Award. And you did! The nominees are . . . Megan @ The Hungry Bookworm Dani @ Perspective of a Writer Rae @ A New Look on Books Ottavia @ Novels and Nonfiction Alecia @ The Staircase… Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! [Unique Blogger Award]
Those of you who know me, know that I have a slight addiction with book covers. Book covers, chocolate, coffee, Henry VIII . . . but we're only focusing on the covers today. I know, you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover . . . but there are so many that are… Continue reading Friday Face-Off #1 – Footsteps
The Forever Night Stand by Bena Roberts Publisher: Independently Published Release Date: March 20, 2018 Genre: Romance | Women's Fiction Pages: 101 Buy: Amazon | Smashwords | Kobo | Nook Add it on Goodreads Follow the Tour HERE A two hour romance which starts with drama and mayhem! Sara has her back up against the… Continue reading Blog Tour | The Forever Night Stand – Bena Roberts [Spotlight]
I can't believe I haven't linked up with Dani yet because she is so amazing and her blog is one of the most original I have ever seen! The same goes for this meme - I don't think I've seen anything like it. I Heart Characters! is a weekly meme hosted by Dani @ Perspective… Continue reading I Heart Characters #1 – God or Goddess BFF
If there's one thing Lady Quinn and Mister Chu love, it's trucks (well, coming a close second to tractors). They are beyond obsessed with anything that goes VROOM or, in the case of this adorable little book, BEEP! Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle Illustrated by: Jill McElmurry Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Release… Continue reading Children’s Book Tuesday + A Blue Truck
Honey Moon Shiver by Joyce Magnin Publisher: Rabbit Publishers Release Date: April 17, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade | Action Adventure Pages: 200 Source: NetGalley Buy: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound Add it on Goodreads ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reviewed by Megan Linked For: Marvelous Middle-Grade Monday Honey Moon is in a terrible place. She borrowed her mother's… Continue reading Honey Moon Shiver – Joyce Magnin [#MMGM]
We've had a pretty good week, here at the Ginger Mom. Working 50-60 hours a week, I was surprised anything got done, at all! Monday marked the beginning of the first Bout of Books I have participated in since creating the Ginger Mom. I didn't set my goals too high. I had a few review… Continue reading A Nomination + Some Reviews + A Painting Class + Bout of Books! [Sunday Post #2]
We've been doing the Blogger Spotlight (off and on - yes life has gotten in the way a few times) since the end of February and I just realized that many of the amazing bloggers we have spotlighted have been either chosen by us or submitted by the blog owners. So, to spice things up… Continue reading Blogger Spotlight #9 – Nominate Your Favorite Blogger!
Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen Six Tudor Queens #3 by Alison Weir Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: May 15, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction, Biographical Pages: 557 Source: NetGalley Buy: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound Add it on Goodreads ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 Reviewed by Megan Ever since she was a child, Jane has longed for a cloistered… Continue reading Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen – Alison Weir [A Crash Course Into Henry VIII!]
Have you ever wanted to take a painting class? We have! Everyone's seen those profile photos on Facebook where a friend or co-worker participated in a painting class with a family member or friend. You know the ones. They spend the afternoon / evening step-by-step painting and walk away with an amateur version of a… Continue reading Children’s Book Tuesday + A Painting Class!
I read this book back in January, wrote up my review in WordPress, and then promptly forgot about it. What?! That's the only reason I have for not getting this amazing book reviewed here on the Ginger Mom. So, better late than never, I guess. Lindzee Armstrong, thank you for the chance to experience Sienna's… Continue reading Tomorrow’s Lullaby – Lindzee Armstrong
Read-a-Thons are a weakness of mine. Serious. I do have a bit of a problem finishing them, though. I sign up, with every intention to complete the read-a-thon, make my amazing TBR with loads of books on it, and start reading on Day 1. But then real life gets in the way and my plans… Continue reading It’s Time For Bout of Books! [Read-a-Thon]
Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller Publisher: Disney Hyperion Release Date: May 8, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade, Superheroes Pages: 256 Source: Publisher in Exchange for Honest Review Buy: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | The Book Depository | IndieBound Add it on Goodreads Megan's Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Crystal's Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Follow the Tour HERE "Have no fear, citizens! Captain superlative… Continue reading Captain Superlative – J.S. Puller [Every School Needs a Superhero!]
While Twitter is buzzing about a woman who thinks she has the right to trademark a word that has been around longer than she has, let's talk about a book that teaches children to share, shall we? Awhile back, we reviewed Little Bear and His Chair by Claressa Swensen, an adorable book about sharing and friendship.… Continue reading Children’s Book Tuesday and A Brand New Book!
I can't believe February was the last time we linked up for one of these blog hops! I guess that just goes to show how lazy I have been lately 😦 If you haven't hopped before, the Book Blogger Hop is a great place to start 🙂 Each week there is a new question on… Continue reading Side Quest #9 [Book Blogger Hop]
Two interviews in one day? That's right! I was lucky enough to take part in the blog tour promoting Caroline's YA / NA books, Peace in Flames and Summer of Peace. I was introduced to her writing style early this year when I read Peace in Flames (and loved it) and then again recently when JoJo was redeemed in Summer… Continue reading Let’s Chat with Caroline Andrus! [Blog Tour]
I was introduced to Ally K through the lovely Anky @ Anky's Book Bubble late last year. Her debut novel Special Minds can be read for free on Inkitt. I have not read the book yet but Crystal and I are always happy to sit down and chat with an Indie author. So let's give Ally… Continue reading Let’s Chat with Ally K!
First of all, is spring really here? Because we have bounced back and forth between warm weather, then blizzard-type snow storms, and now back to warm. I'm not sure spring can inspire me if it refuses to show its face. BUT, assuming winter has finally left the building and we are moving onto warmer days… Continue reading #IWSG – May 2018 [And I Actually Answered the Question This Time!]
Hello again, booknerds! How was your April? Did any of you participate in Camp NaNoWriMo? I did and epic failed, but that's a story for another day 🙂 Today, we are talking about the AtoZ Reading Challenge. I can't believe how quickly this year is going. It's already May and I have hardly touched my… Continue reading May Review Link-Up & Mini Challenges [2018 AtoZ Challenge]