What Do You Want to See?

Posted June 8, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

I have a couple of questions for you guys, my readers. I want my blog to stand out. I don’t want it to look like or behave like anyone else’s. I know this is hard to do, since almost every topic has been taken already, but I’m going to ask you my readers for some suggestions. What kind of features would you like to see on the blog? What would make it different? You can suggest anything, from polls, to giveaways, writing suggestions, etc. What do you think would make Great Imaginations better? Also, what do you think I should more »

ARC Review- The Heart Specialist by Claire Holden Rothman

Posted June 8, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
ARC Review- The Heart Specialist by Claire Holden Rothman

Publisher: Soho PressRelease Date: June 7th, 2011Pages: 325Genre: Adult Historical The Heart Specialist by Claire Holden RothmanMy rating: 2 of 5 stars Summary: Set in Quebec at the turn of the 19th to 20th century, The Heart Specialist is the epic story of Agnes White, a lonely orphaned girl fascinated by the “wrong” things—microscopes, dissections, and anatomy instead of more ladylike interests—who rises to the status of one of the world’s most celebrated pioneering women doctors. Not only does she break through patriarchal academic barriers; she masters the science of the human heart, becoming a scholar of international fame, all in more »

Book Review- Matched by Ally Condie

Posted June 7, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Book Review- Matched by Ally Condie

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Release Date: Nov. 30th, 2010Pages: 366Age Group: Young Adult Matched by Ally CondieMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Summary: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it’s a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she’s more »

Book Review- Legacy of Lies by Elizabeth Chandler

Posted June 7, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Book Review- Legacy of Lies by Elizabeth Chandler

Publisher: Simon PulseRelease Date: August 4th, 2009Pages: 431Age Group: Young Adult Legacy of Lies & Don’t Tell by Elizabeth ChandlerMy rating: 3 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: Two girls haunted by the past…and destined to relive it In Legacy of Lies, Megan has to stay with the uptight grandmother she wants nothing to do with. She’s determined to get through the visit without any drama, but when she falls into a twisted love triangle with potentially fatal consequences, Megan may be caught up in her family’s legacy in more ways than she realizes. In Don’t Tell, Lauren knows that by more »

In My Mailbox #2

Posted June 5, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
In My Mailbox #2

This is gonna be a quick post because I didn’t get much this week. But I still want to do one, because all in all it was a very fun week for me. Gosh I love getting books in the mail. Love, love, love it! Won: Cry Wolf (Alpha and Omega, Book 1) I won this one during the Spring Fling giveaway hop and stupid me forgot to write down who I won it from. If you see this post, please let me know and I will add your link. For Review: Ashes, Ashes Thanks to Scholastic for this one more »

Book Review-Are You Going to Kiss Me Now by Sloane Tanen

Posted June 4, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Book Review-Are You Going to Kiss Me Now by Sloane Tanen

Are You Going to Kiss Me Now? by Sloane TanenMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: High school junior Francesca Manning is an outsider, an aspiring writer and secret devourer of celebrity gossip mags. A fake essay to Seventeen wins her the celeb-schmoozing opportunity of a lifetime, but after the plane crashes, she’s stranded on a desert island with five of the most clueless, self-involved headcases to escape Hollywood. Happily skewering their foibles in witty observations on her iPhone proves surprisingly educational for Francesca. The group must work together to survive-if they don’t insult each other to death first. more »