Will Love be the Death of You?...DELIRIUM 

This is quite the question, can love actually kill you? In "Delirium",  Lauren Oliver creates a world where love is the deadliest of diseases and the only cure, surgery to cure the affliction ...ouch!! In Lena's world everyone has the surgery at... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Wednesday, March 27, 2013 1:32:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

Hot New Reads...Divergent or Confessions of a Murder Suspect? 

Looking for a hot new read? Being the book addict that I am, my answer is Always YES. So my family decided that a great Birthday gift for me would be a book, far be it for me to argue with that kind of excellent thinking. They came up with... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Saturday, March 16, 2013 9:20:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

What A Wicked, Wicked World !!!! 

What better place to start a series of five books than on a cruise ship! That is exactly what I did, my teen stepped up to recommend some nice light reading for me and "Wicked" by Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie` is what I got. Now before I say a... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Saturday, March 09, 2013 7:13:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

Catching Fire, Mocking Jay & Beautiful Darkness ...Still Hungry For More? 

Once I had finished "The Hunger Games", there was no other option than to finish the series. "Catching Fire", book two, was far and away my favorite! It may not have had the shock effect of book one, but it had a believable aftermath coupled with... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:03:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

Awesome Book Giveaways!!!! 

I just thought I'd share some terrific giveaways with you that you may not be aware of. These are always fun and you may just win something in the process. http://www.authorbuzz.com/dearreader/  Dear Reader is always great, they introduce new... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Sunday, February 24, 2013 9:26:00 AM Categories: Just an Idea/rant writing the book

Beautiful Creatures , City of Ashes or The Hunger Games? 

Books are written to be devoured, at least that's how I feel, and never more so than since I've written my own! I wouldn't want to be caught dead in the movie theater with my teenager at a premier of one of these cool stories without having read it. ... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Sunday, February 03, 2013 1:02:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

"City of Bones"-By Cassandra Clare 

I was on my way to visit my parents & sister, in sunny Las Vegas, Saturday but I needed a fun read to get me there. Hey, it's a long flight! So I asked my teenage daughter, have you got anything good for me? She promptly pulled out "City of... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:38:00 AM Categories: about LA Matthies Just an Idea/rant

Welcome 2013 ...More Changes ...Bring It On! 

Once again we've reached what for many of us may seem like a foreign land. Yes, I'm speaking about another new year! It holds the promise of a fresh start, also a way to perhaps escape the not-so-nice moments of 2012. Either way we all have an... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Wednesday, January 02, 2013 8:50:00 AM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

Last Minute Holiday Gifts ...Think The Book Revue In Huntington! 

So you are rushing around trying to pick up some last minute gifts ...I get it,me too!!! Somehow the general craziness of everyday life combined with the aftermath of Sandy & jolly Holiday shopping don't seem to mix. But, do not fear, instead... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Friday, December 21, 2012 12:51:00 PM Categories: Just an Idea/rant

Inspired Motivation, Alive & Available To Us All! 

No matter where you go in life, you will only take away that which you are open to receiving! At the 2012 Long Island Litererary Expo at StonyBrook University December 15th, I arrived with a minivan full of books. What I left with was a truckload of ... read more
 
Posted by L.A. Matthies Tuesday, December 18, 2012 9:42:00 PM Categories: about LA Matthies
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