‘Bared to You’ by Sylvia Day: Everything is not as it seems

Title: Bared to You Author: Sylvia Day Availability: Berkley Trade released trade paperback June 12, 2012 (also available in digital format). My Summary: Gideon Cross doesn’t date.  He has his choice of socialites to accompany him to business functions and charity events.  He doesn’t have sex with the women he socializes with, there are too many ’emotional expectations’ in that sort of arrangement. Even if he were to date the […]

Posted June 15, 2012

Romance Quickie: Courtney Milan shines in ‘The Governess Affair’ novella

Title: The Governess Affair: A Novella Author: Courtney Milan Originally Published: April 2012 (e-book only) Summary: The titular governess is Serena Barton, who loses her position thanks to the actions of a cad of a duke. When Serena seeks retribution from the scoundrel, the Duke of Clermont sets his man of business, former pugilist Hugo Marshall, to get rid of the problem. However Hugo has a difficult time getting Serena […]

Posted June 11, 2012
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‘Still Life With Husband’: No spark, only disappointment

Title: Still Life with Husband Author: Lauren Fox Originally Published: 2007 Summary: (courtesy of google books) Meet Emily Ross, thirty years old, a freelance writer, and personal advocate for cake at breakfast time. With ringlets of shoulder-length hair prone to frizz and pretty brown eyes, Emily has been described in the following ways: “dramatic-looking,” “striking,” “interesting,” and once, “Venezuelan.” (She is not.) Meet Emily’s husband, Kevin, a sweet technical writer […]

Posted May 30, 2012

Back, reading and ready to go!

I must be a complete bozo for starting a blog just before having surgery.  The swelling and bruising in my hand are finally down to a point I can comfortably type.  Huzzah! Don’t expect too many polish swatches on my own nails in the near future – they look atrocious!  On a positive note, I’ve been able to catch up on some reading so I have goodies to share!

Posted May 30, 2012

FREE Deborah Lippmann polish with $10 order!

Get a full size bottle of “Dream a Little Dream of Me” by Deborah Lippmann with any $10 purchase at beauty.com (a $16 value). A sheer bubblegum pink with iridescent shimmer, “Dream a Little Dream of Me” is beautiful on its own and makes a stunning layering polish. Pick it up while it’s free!

Posted March 29, 2012
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Harry Potter e-books are here!

Pottermore is the official store for all electronic versions of the Harry Potter books – and they are now available for purchase and download.  The cool thing is that you can download each book you purchase up to eight times – so you can put it on your computer, your Kindle, your kids’ Nook (no sharing file with people over 18 though!), they encourage you to share the e-books with […]

Posted March 27, 2012

Incredible deal from butter LONDON!

I’m a HUGE fan of butter LONDON’s lacquer, style, and irreverent quirkiness.  This is a GREAT time to try their brilliant products! ©2011 butter LONDON | www.butterlondon.com | Unsubscribe Add 3 lacquers of your choice to cart and enter the coupon code SPRING in the coupon code box during checkout to receive your 3 lacquers for only $30. This offer ends 3/23/2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST. Offer only available at www.butterlondon.com. Not available on […]

Posted March 22, 2012

Well Red!

The release of the film based on the novel ‘The Hunger Games’ and the China Glaze polishes it inspired kinda shook my world.  My two greatest obsessions colliding in a varnish covered explosion of awesome … Books and Nail Polish, together at last. There have been film inspired nail polish collections before (Burlesque by OPI, for example) but what about literary inspiration? Other than my favorite bright red polish – ‘Well […]

Posted March 19, 2012