Smooth Talking Stranger Excerpt...

Dec 11, 2008 by

Michelle Buonfilgio of B(u)y the Book blog has a new excerpt up of Lisa Kleypas’s Smooth Talking Stranger that comes out in March. This is the third contemporary by Lisa and about Jack Travis, the younger brother of Gage from Sugar Daddy, and Haven from Blue Eyed Devil.. Blue Eyed Devil (my review) is my favorite book of 2008. I wonder if Smooth Talking Stranger will be for 2009? . For those who haven’t read a Lisa Kleypas book, I receommend you pick up any of her backlist, which is mainly historicals, and then venture into her world of contemporaries. She is truly one of the master authors of the romance...

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66th Annual Golden Globe Nominations...

Dec 11, 2008 by

The Golden Globe nominations have been announced, and since I am addicted to anything movies, I give you those who have been nominated and may win on January 11th. HOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION 2008 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS NOMINATIONS:. BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMATHE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTONFROST/NIXONTHE READERREVOLUTIONARY ROADSLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE . BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMAANNE HATHAWAY, RACHEL GETTING MARRIEDANGELINA JOLIE, CHANGELINGMERYL STREEP, DOUBTKRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS, I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (IL Y A LONGTEMPS QUE JE T’AIME)KATE WINSLET, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMALEONARDO DICAPRIO, REVOLUTIONARY ROADFRANK LANGELLA, FROST/NIXONSEAN PENN, MILKBRAD PITT, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTONMICKEY ROURKE, THE WRESTLER . BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICALBURN AFTER READINGHAPPY-GO-LUCKYIN BRUGESMAMMA MIA!VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA . BEST PERFORMANCE BY...

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Like a Virgin. Yay to Virgin Heroes in Romance!...

Dec 10, 2008 by

Romance Novel TV is dedicating this week to virgin heroes in romance. Each day there will be a post dedicated to a specific virgin hero and why they caught our eye. Today my post is up. I wrote about Branden Kel-Patten from Games of Command by Linnea Sinclair. Stop by and see what I had to say about this wonderful character Linnea has written, and why you should read Games of Command. Are you a fan of virgin heroes? Who are some of your...

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Chick Lit

Dec 10, 2008 by

Bridget Jones Vampire Slayer? Cool! 3 (21%) Gag Me. Bad combination 4 (28%) If nothing else is appealing, sure. 4 (28%) I rather read freaky erotics with hot dirty sex 3...

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**UPDATE** L.A. and New York Film Critics Announce Their Movie Winners for 2008...

Dec 10, 2008 by

Did you know that Pixar’s WALL*E is the best reviewed movie for 2008? The L.A. Film Critics have voted WALL*E as the best movie for 2008. They are the first in a slew of awards given that will lead up the the Oscars on February 22nd. Other winners were: Director: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”Actor: Sean Penn, “Milk”Actress: Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”Supporting actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”Supporting actress: Penelope Cruz, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Elegy” . In the past, the L.A. Film Critics have had a good track record in picking the winners. Usually the winners here go on to win Oscars. I do hope WALL*E wins best movie of 2008. I love that little robot! . The rumor is that best movie will come down to WALL*E and The Dark Knight. Should be interesting!...

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The Art of Edward Gorey

Dec 9, 2008 by

I am a big fan of the artist Edward Gorey, who is best known for his Gashlycrumb Tinies that came out in 1963. I even have my own gashly tiny: Does anyone know what director and filmmaker is a big fan of Gorey’s work? Gorey’s influence is in almost every movie this filmmaker...

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KB Tackles The Black Jewels Trilogy...

Dec 9, 2008 by

It is now official. I decided to join the other countless readers of Anne Bishop, and bought volume one of Black Jewels Trilogy with: Daughter of the BloodHeir to the ShadowsQueen of the Darkness I have heard so much about these books and thought, why not see what all the buzz is about? These three books run a total of 1200 pages. O_O What I have decided to do, is, after I am finished reading each book, I will post my review. I may also post some thoughts while I am reading. This will be leading up to Bishop’s newest release, The Shadow Queen, which comes out in March. I have a someone very special who will be reviewing The Shadow Queen for me. *G* For those who have read these books already, what...

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Twilight The Puppet Saga

Dec 8, 2008 by

Yes, I am still completely obsessed everything Twilight. Haven’t see the movie yet? This 3 minute live action puppet Twilight movie says it all… Wait till you see Edward sparkle! **I loved the Team Edward and Team Jacob comments, as well as Team Jacob at the...

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