Review Submissions

Posted June 11, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

At this time I am not accepting any more indie review submissions. I am inundated with books that I have to review, arcs, and books that I want to read. I get so many requests and I would love to read them all, but I just can’t. I have books from several months ago that I haven’t even gotten to yet. I have to keep this fun for me and if my backlog gets too long I will become stressed out. Not good. So for now I am not taking any more indie and self-pubbed submissions until I get caught more »

Read-a-thon Time!

Posted June 8, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
Read-a-thon Time!

I’m kind of scared. I’ve never done this before, but after much deliberation I have decided to participate in the upcoming Read-a-thon! Sign up with me! And if you don’t want to, and you’d rather watch the trainwreck that is me instead, stay tuned to this blog and my twitter! I have no idea how this is going to turn out, but I am going to go ahead and say, probably not well. If it goes anything like the Golden Girls Dance-A-Thon episode it might even be hilarious. Here are the deets: This post is to announce to the world that more »

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 »