Monthly Archives: January 2012

Review – Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Title: Carrier of the MarkAuthor: Leigh FallonISBN: 9780062027887No. of Pages: 352Genre: Speculative Fiction, YASynopsis: “Their love was meant to be. When Megan Rosenberg moves to Ireland, everything in her life seems to fall into place. After growing up in America, she’s surprised to find herself feeling at home in her new school. She connects with…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – January 30th

Hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Finished Last Week: I was really thinking that this was a slow week for reading. I guess this is proof that it was…

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The Sunday Salon – January 29th

Meine beliebte Lesern, hello! It’s been an exciting week here in Shannon Teach and on the blog. We started out the week with a special honor for Holly as she was hand-selected to help show our local school board how they have used Skype in the classrooms. She was so excited to be a part…

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Mini-review Saturday: Mockingbird and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Title: MockingbirdAuthor: Katherine ErskineISBN: 9780399252648No. of Pages: 235Genre: Young AdultSynopsis: “In Caitlin’s world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. That’s the stuff Caitlin’s older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon’s dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it,…

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Fabulous Friday – January 27th

This is one of the best things about coming home every day. Granted, they are usually a lot more active than this. Momma, why is Gretchen in my bed? What makes it a Fabulous Friday for you? All content on this blog is protected under US copyright by Michelle Shannon. All content is original and…

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Review – Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran

Title: Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French RevolutionAuthor: Michelle MoranISBN: 9780307588654 No. of Pages: 448Genre: Historical FictionSynopsis: “Smart and ambitious, Marie Tussaud has learned the secrets of wax sculpting by working alongside her uncle in their celebrated wax museum, the Salon de Cire. From her popular model of the American ambassador, Thomas Jefferson, to…

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That’s What She Read – Year 3

Three years ago, I had this crazy idea to start a blog. I blame my book club friends (Christina and Stephanie, I’m looking at you); they were raving about this new methodology and the connections they were making. Of course, when I look back on it, I still do not know why I did it….

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Review – The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau

Title: The CrownAuthor: Nancy BilyeauISBN: 9781451626858 No. of Pages: 418Genre: Historical fictionSynopsis: “Joanna Stafford, a Dominican nun, learns that her favorite cousin has been condemned by Henry VIII to be burned at the stake. Defying the sacred rule of enclosure, Joanna leaves the priory to stand at her cousin’s side. Arrested for interfering with the…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – January 23th

Hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. It was another productive week last week, even without listening to an audiobook. Finished Last Week: Seriously, why did I wait SO long…

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The Sunday Salon – January 22nd

m4s0n501 Damn Packers. I was so worried that their bye week would be detrimental. It turns out I was right. Now I’m left scrambling to find a new team to root for during the remainder of the football season. I still love football, but it just isn’t the same when your team is out of…

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