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New Year Of Books And Reviews

on Sun, Jan 1, 2017 | By captivatedbybooks

Happy New Year! No time like this new year, to make a new start with reconnecting with books and those whom read them, write them & of course…publish them. I’ve really missed reading and reviewing books and talking to people about bookish things. Yes, life gets busy and situations change and sometimes it really effects reading books. I feel I am now back in...

Book Review: The Invisible Papers

on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 | By captivatedbybooks

    Synopsis Author’s note: Word count is 30,157. 134 pages. The kindle estimate is inaccurate. An Esoteric Fiction written as Third Person Interior Monologue, The Invisible Papers is a work inspired by various sources and subjects in the realms of Theosophy, Occultism and Philosophy. Without a story or even any characters this novel presents its own unique...

Book Review: Hunger For Atlantis

on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 | By captivatedbybooks

  Synopsis Danicka Holland, the owner of a kindergarten, bans toys and inspires pre-school children to work. Is she a dictator or a liberator? Stanzie Brock controls a billion-dollar empire. Does an Ivy League style education assist her or destroy her? The younger generation is clashing against the older . . . colleges and schools are self-destructing . . . teachers...

Why I Don’t Read Books On My Tablet

on Thu, May 22, 2014 | By captivatedbybooks

I’ve been asked in the past as well as just recently as to why I just don’t read books on my tablet? There is not a simple, one sentence answer to this question. Well, I suppose I could…it would go something like this “Because, I don’t want to”. But it really goes much deeper than that. I received my first Kindle in the summer of 2009…no...

New Year, More Reading

on Wed, Jan 1, 2014 | By captivatedbybooks

Hello & Happy New Year! I know I’ve been quite absent from this blog in 2013. I have reasons that mostly consist of being super busy and not having the time I normally have for reading. 2014 is a new year and for the most part I won’t be anywhere even as close to as busy as I was last year. So this means much more reading and I can not wait! Do you have your...

Book Review: Red Velvet Revenge

on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | By captivatedbybooks

  Series: Cupcake Bakery Mystery (Book 4) Red Velvet Revenge by Jenn McKinlay Mass Market Paperback: 304 Pages Publisher: Berkley (July 3, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0425251381 ISBN-13: 978-0425251386   Synopsis It may be summertime, but sales at Fairy Tale Cupcakes are below zero–and owners Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura are willing to try anything...

Authors Faking Book Reviews?

on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | By captivatedbybooks

Today I read an incredibly interesting article from Forbes. I also admit I must be living under some rocks to have never heard of this happening before. The thought of anyone, let alone an author doing such things, makes me kind of sad. Books are supposed to take people places and be an escape. Everyone’s opinions vary on every-single-book out there. How sad to know...

Book Review: Pearl Lover

on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | By captivatedbybooks

  Pearl Lover by Kea Noli Genre: Romance ASIN: B008HLHBY2 Published: July 4, 2012 Publisher: Kea Noli Pages: 220   Synopsis A spoilt debutante.  A manipulating mother. And a love triangle with a twist. In this thrilling romance, Nixie Veidt is forced to choose between money and love. She must stay faithful to the bureaucrat she married to save her inheritance, but her...

Musing Mondays

on Mon, Aug 27, 2012 | By captivatedbybooks

This week’s musing — courtesy of– asks… What is the weirdest/strangest/craziest book you’ve read? My Answer: It would have to be Rooms: A Novel by James L. Rubart. Here Is The Synopsis: On a rainy spring day in Seattle, young software tycoon Micah Taylor receives a cryptic, twenty-five-year-old letter from a great uncle he never...

Coming Soon!

on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | By captivatedbybooks

Coming Soon…Book Reviews & All Things Bookish 🙂 I currently have a blog with a mix match of things going on over at The Social Frog and for the last several years I’ve been wanting to separate my bookish things from everything else. I will be moving all my book reviews here as well as some other bookish stuff. I will continue to post my book reviews over...