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 […]

Review: As Darkness Falls by Bronwyn Parry

As Darkness Falls

Publisher: Hachette Livre Australia, Piatkus Books. Where did you get this book: Review copy from author. Release Date: Out now. This review contains some spoilers. Blurb taken from author’s official website: Haunted by her failures, Detective Isabelle O’Connell is recalled to duty by DCI Alec Goddard to investigate the abduction of yet another child from […]

You Might Have Noticed

The site looks different. For the last three months, we’ve had a pickle of a time getting a new design. So today I bought Canvas from WooThemes, which lets you design your site via the wordpress panel. This is awesome for simpletons like myself! There won’t be any updates until the end of the week, […]

Winner of Blood Promise

Sorry I’m late posting this up! And the winner of the signed copy of Blood Promise – chosen by random.org – is: caroline A./ pattepoilue Congratulations! I’ve notified the winner via email. Thanks for entering everyone.

Review: Ice by Sarah Beth Durst

Ice

Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK, Margaret K. McElderry. Where did you get this book: Review Copy from Simon and Schuster. Release Date UK/US: Out now. This review contains some spoilers. Blurb taken from author’s official website: When Cassie was a little girl, her grandmother told her a fairy tale about her mother, who made a […]

Patricia Briggs and Charlaine Harris Tour Dates

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Patricia Briggs Tour Dates for Silver Borne. Taken from Patty’s official website: March 26-28, 2010: Northhampton MAOnce again, the awesome folks at ConBust are letting me come play with the ladies at Smith College for a weekend. It’s a hoot, so come join the fun!March 30 — April 10: Signing tour for Silver Borne Seattle, […]