Monthly Archives: November 2012

Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood

This one looks interesting, and there’s a giveaway open for it on Goodreads at the moment.

Iris Dancy’s free-spirited mum has left for Tunisia, her dad’s rarely sober and her brother’s determined to fight anyone with a pair of fists.

When a family of travellers move into the overgrown paddock overnight, her dad looks set to finally lose it. Gypsies are parasites he says, but Iris is intrigued. As her dad plans to evict the travelling family, Iris makes friends with their teenage son. Trick Deran is a bare knuckle boxer who says he’s done with fighting, but is he telling the truth?

When tools go missing from the shed, the travellers are the first suspects. Iris’s brother, Sam, warns her to stay away from Trick; he’s dangerous, but Iris can no longer blindly follow her brother’s advice. He’s got secrets of his own, and she’s not sure he can be trusted himself.

Infinite Sky is a family story about betrayal and loyalty, and love.

Vintage Sixteen Magazine

Want to know what it was like to be a teenager in 1963? 101 pictures of Elvis anyone? Autographed wallet shots?

You can buy this vintage magazine HERE.

Hunger Games Cupcakes

Want to learn how to make Hunger Games-themed cupcakes? Then this video is for you!

Dollhouse books cupcake and cookies

By Smallthingsandmore.

Hunger For Justice by Kerri Williams – Free

Hunger For Justice by Kerri Williams – Free

Have you ever felt a hunger so intense it blinds you from everything else in your life?

For Claire Moore, her hunger for justice is her coping mechanism, her reason for getting out of bed each morning, struggling to face her day to day life alone after her father and brother were violently taken from her.

Other nineteen year olds are at parties and studying at University, living the fun naïve life of a teenager, but in the world of Claire, there was nothing left for her other than the desperate hunger for justice.

Unfortunately it’s this hunger that’s driven everyone who cares for her away, unable to watch her place herself in danger any longer and that includes her teenage love, Talon Baker.

But true love never really dies and after stumbling upon information to the identity of their murderers, together Talon and Claire are hunted until they can figure out the clues her father left for them.

Through her hunger for justice, Claire grows by relinquishing control of her fight and allowing others to love her, even though the fear of losing them is too excruciating bear.

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Chicquero

Dane Shitagi is a  NYC based photographer. Originally from Honolulu, he followed his instincts to live the photographic life. Taking inspiration from the sights and sounds of “the city” as well as the energy and diverse arts, Dane has formed a unique and heartfelt body of work that is sooo beautiful and personal. Rather than molding his ideas to the studio set, he has taken his creativity and inspiration from the world outside – preferring the rawness and atmosphere that only a living city like the Big Apple can bring. We loved this project of shooting ballerinas from the New York City Ballet all over the city with a delicate and soft vibe combined to the streets, traffic, landscapes, city sights of NYC as a background! Sweet!


Where is the Black Swan? Odile, are you hanging out at the Meatpacking?

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Anybody excited about The Hobbit movie?

I’m going to be honest: I initially thought making this so many years after the Lord of the Rings trilogy was a terrible idea, but the trailer looks good.

The Hobbit was the only of Tolkien’s book I found readable, so I think maybe this will be interesting. I loved the LOTR movies, and I’m guessing The Hobbit won’t disappoint either.

1929 German Children’s Book

This gorgeously-illustrated 1929 German children’s book book can be bought here.

Swedish-born author and illustrator, Elsa Moeschlin, published at least three books for children. Moeschlin wrote and illustrated  The Red Horse (c. 1929). This is a rare hard back book in good condition with illustrations so beautifully bright and cheerful.  The book was translated into English, but this is the original German version.

Pretty Lavender Bookmark

This unique floral and copper bookmark is made by Jeannine Handmade.

Fallacy by Morgan Bauman – giveaway on Goodreads

The giveaway for Morgan Bauman’s Fallacy ends today, so hurry up and enter!

A scientist mad with grief; a mother trying to escape guilt; a little girl’s worst nightmare; a mistake with unforeseen consequences.

What if your life–your world–your memories–were a lie?

Nothing can be taken for granted. Nothing is as simple as it seems. Each person holds a different shard of the truth, and none of them are eager to share it.