Posts Categorized: Emily Murdoch

Jun 25
Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Best Books Read in 2013 Looking through my review archive, I’m shocked by the number of books I’ve read in the first half of 2013.  And there are so many good ones!  Here are my top 10. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: The Immortal Rules was the first book I read by Julie Kagawa,… Read more »


Jun 02
Win a hardcover of If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch – U.S.

Win a hardcover of If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch – U.S.

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch is one of the best books I’ve read in 2013.  You can see my review here.  And now, I want to share this book with you.  The giveaway is open to U.S. residents. Goodreads Synopsis:  There are some things you can’t leave behind… A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright… Read more »


May 21
Top Ten Tuesday # 7: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday # 7: Favorite Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and this weeks topic is:  Top Ten Favorite Book Covers If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch: Look at this girl.  You can see the suffering in her eyes.  And yet, there seems to be a strength.  She perfectly captures the character of Carey.  (My review is here.) The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton: The source of thousands of young girls’ crushes.  C. Thomas Howell, Matt… Read more »


May 14
Top Ten Tuesday # 6: Do Not Disturb (OK, please DO disturb.)

Top Ten Tuesday # 6: Do Not Disturb (OK, please DO disturb.)

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and this weeks topic is:  Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch: This book deals with the after-effects of terrible abuse, and you won’t be able to get the main character, Carey, out of your mind.  My review is here. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher: A young girls recounts the reasons she committed suicide. The… Read more »


Apr 14
Giveaway – If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

Giveaway – If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

This is my first giveaway hop, so the prize needs to be special.  The winner will receive If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch, the best book I’ve read this year.  (My review is here.)  This giveaway is international, and the winner will receive the book from Amazon (if in the U.S.) or from The Book Depository (if outside the U.S.) Goodreads synopsis: There are some things you can’t leave behind… A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is… Read more »


Mar 29
Feature & Follow # 6

Feature & Follow # 6

Feature & Follow is a blog hop hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. The purpose is to meet new people and gain more followers in the book blogging community. Q. Tell us about the most emotional scene you’ve ever read in a book – and how did you react? A. Wow – tough question!  But I’m going to with the book I just finished this week, because I absolutely loved it, and I want people to read this book NOW!  If You Find… Read more »


Mar 29
Review: If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

Review: If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

Don’t you love it when a book lives up to all of its pre-publication hype?  I was near the top of the library reserve queue for If You Find Me, and I was content with that.  Then I started to read some fantastic reviews and moving interviews with Murdoch, and I HAD TO HAVE this book; library reserve cancelled and replaced with an Amazon pre-order.  It was everything I hoped and more. Characters don’t get much better than Carey.  So… Read more »