Book Buzz: BREAKING DAWN, Oprah, Rizzoli & Isles, and More

| Jul 15 | 1 Comment

From Stephenie Meyer’s Breaking Dawn to an anti-diet book Oprah calls “the miracle we’ve been waiting for,” there are a few books getting a lot of buzz this week. Let’s take a look at some books that have been on TV or in the news over the past few days. Breaking Dawn Movie News: Will that gory childbirth scene make it into the movie? PopSugar […]


MIDNIGHT SUN on Hold Because Stephenie Meyer ‘Burned Out on Vampires’

| Jun 30 | 23 Comments

Twilight fans anxious for Stephenie Meyer to finish writing Midnight Sun—a retelling of Twilight from Edward’s perspective—are just going to have to be patient. Meyer recently granted an interview to four Twilight fan sites, and addressed the Midnight Sun issue. She says, “What’s true is that I’m really burned out on vampires. And, I don’t want to write it badly. So I want to wait […]


Jose’s Favorite Audiobooks

June is National Audiobook Month and as part of the celebration Kristen and I are listing our favorite audiobooks. Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy books when it’s not convenient to read them, like during commutes to and from work or when you’re working outdoors. The best audiobooks help provide an extra dimension to books, giving the characters and the plot more life than […]


Kristen’s Favorite Audiobooks

| Jun 25 | 4 Comments

The month of June is National Audiobook Month and Jen at Devourer of Books is hosting daily discussions of audiobooks all this week. I’m a huge audiobook addict and you might have noticed that many of the book reviews Jose and I do are of audiobooks. We started listening to them a few years ago to make our respective commutes to work go by faster. […]


Slow Sales for Stephenie Meyer’s BREE TANNER

| Jun 11 | 2 Comments

Publisher’s Weekly is reporting that Stephenie Meyer’s latest book, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Read The Review Here), is selling poorly at independent bookstores. PW talked to independents all over the country who reported slow sales and they believe that the ability to read the book free online at is to blame. They also feel like the publisher hasn’t done much to […]



| Jun 9 | 2 Comments

When Stephenie Meyer announced the release of The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner earlier this year, the fan reaction was “ZOMG, a new book in the Twilight series!!!!!!” I hate to be a Debbie Downer, but I think fans need to dial it back and understand a few things about the novella before they buy it. Basically, it’s more like a bonus feature on […]


New Book Releases June 2010

| May 28 | 0 Comments

With new releases by Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, Nelson Demille, and Danielle Steel, June is another huge month for books. Take a look at the upcoming June releases I think you’ll be interested in. Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series) by Laurell K. Hamilton Available June 1, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: The music came back up and the next group of little […]


Summer Books 2010 Preview

| May 19 | 1 Comment

Some of the most highly anticipated books of the year are coming this summer and I can’t wait to get my hands on them. Here’s a list of the blockbuster books that you will want to take to the beach with you this summer: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris Available May 4, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: After enduring torture and […]


Why Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer is Awesome

“Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer picked four fan sites to attend a Twilight “Eclipse” publicity session, according to her site. The “Twilight” fan sites chosen will have the opportunity to meet with Meyer and ask questions regarding the upcoming movie “Eclipse”. Meyer says she wants to try something different. She wants the opportunity to answer questions from those who really know their “Twilight” history. Most times, […]


New Book Releases April 2010

| Apr 5 | 0 Comments

Take a look at some upcoming book releases I think you’ll be interested in: The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees Available April 1, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: In the bestselling tradition of Loving Frank and March comes a novel for anyone who loves Little Women. Millions of readers have fallen in love with Little Women. But how […]