Julia Quinn Giveaway – Take 2

*sad face* Well since I really really want to give away my signed copy of The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn and I didn’t receive any dialogue quotes during the alloted time period I am going to change the rules. */sad face* So here is the deal.  If you comment on […]

Review: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

Hex Hall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster Kids, Hyperion Book CH. Where did you get this book from: Review copy from Simon and Schuster. Release date: Out now. There are a lot of YA books out that feature magical boarding schools, and sometimes when another one pops up, I think: Oh gosh, not again. But! Hex Hall, IMO, […]

Tucson Festival of Books 2010 and Giveaway

Author Terry Brooks and e_bookpushers

My mother has been raving, probably since I graduated from college, about the wonders of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.  It is held annually in April on the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/. I have never managed to make it home during festival time unfortunately.  This past March 13th and […]

The Journey Part 2: Enter the Writing Group

Lou: I would like to welcome Julie back to The Book Pushers :D. If any of you missed it, here is Julie’s first guest post. **************************************************** (Apologies to readers for the delay in getting this second installment up. Life, as it so often does, happened and put everything on hold. I will endeavor to be […]

It’s like musical layouts!

For the  last week, I’ve been switching around templates and we’ve finally decided on one. So until I get that template done and dusted, the old theme will be used. So musical layouts has now ceased to exist! I hope. Dear book goddess, I hope so! Has calls me a layout whore, but Iz just […]

Review: Dark Country by Bronwyn Parry

Dark Country

Publisher: Hachette Livre Australia, Piatkus Books. Where did you get this book: Review copy from author. Release Date: Out now. Blurb taken from author’s official website: Most people in the small town of Dungirri have considered Morgan ‘Gil’ Gillespie a murderer for eighteen years, so he expects no welcome on his return. What he doesn’t […]