North of Need (Hearts of the Anemoi #1)

By Laura KayePublisher: Entangled Publishing, LLCPublication Date: November 1, 2011Genre: Paranormal RomanceLaura Kaye’s WebsiteWhile attempting to escape the agonizing memories she associates with Christmas, twenty-nine-year-old widow Megan Snow builds a snow family outside the mountain cabin she once shared with her husband and collapses in tears against the snowman at the sight of what she’ll […]

Guest Post and Giveaway with Author February Grace

Good Monday morning everyone! I have a very special treat today for you – there’s a lovely and unusual romance that I wanted to bring to you but my schedule has been so insane that reviewing it fully in time for this post wasn’t going to happen. It’s a beautifully written story of a young […]

Review and Giveaway: Dishing Up Desire by Barbara DeLeo

Dishing Up DesireBy Barbara DeLeoPublisher: Entangled: IndulgencePublication Date: July 8, 2013Genre: Contemporary RomanceSource: Publisher Image consultant Blake Matthews is facing his toughest PR challenge yet: salvage the image of celebrity chef Kirin Hart. Once he does, he’ll be able to acquire LA’s most successful PR firm. But Kirin’s no easy fix. She’s stubborn about changing […]

Review: Truly, Madly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne

Truly, Madly, DeadlyBy Hannah JaynePublisher: Sourcebooks FirePublication Date: July, 2, 2013Genre: Young Adult ThrillerSource: Netgalley for Publisher Tour Sawyer Dodd has it all. She’s a star track athlete, choir soloist, and A-student. And her boyfriend is the handsome all-star Kevin Anderson. But behind the medals, prom pictures, and perfect smiles, Sawyer finds herself trapped in […]

Excerpt: Touching Melody (Forever First #1)

Touching Melody (Forever First #1)By RaShelle WorkmanPublisher: Polished Pen PressPublication Date: May 14, 2013Genre: New Adult ContemporarySource: Xpresso Book Tours   Sometimes life isn’t pretty, but you have to close your eyes and let go… Maddie Martin’s first weekend at college is nothing like she’s used to. It’s wild, like the wilderness on which the University […]

Apocalypse Blog Hop Giveaway

It’s the end of the world as we know it…. Okay, maybe not. But it’s the Apocalypse! Blog Hop. Eight days of End of the World Book Awesomeness from more than 60 participating blogs, including reviews and giveaways. I’m going for simple and having a giveaway. Since the world is ending (maybe), I’m getting a gift […]

Basia’s Bookshelf is closed until further notice

Hi, thanks for stopping by! The blog closed for all new reviews and content on July 24th, 2013, but is remaining up for reading and searching reviews posted up to that date. Comments are closed. Facebook is no longer updating and I’m no longer using the official blog’s Twitter. If you’d like, you can still […]

“Waiting On” Wednesday: The Last Princess

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating. So I stumbled across this one and loved the description.  Dystopian story with princess-y love story?  I’m so there.  But then I looked up and saw the author name…Galaxy Craze.  Whoa.  I think I actually […]

“Waiting On” Wednesday: Storm (Elemental #1)

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating. I’m sort of at a point in my reading where I don’t know where I want to go.  I think I know what I’m tired of but I’m not sure what I want to read, you know? […]

“Waiting On” Wednesday: Scorched Skies

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating. I’m a HUGE Samantha Young fan. I’ve read all of her books (except one novella), and loved every one of them. I read Smokeless Fire, the first book in this series, a few months ago and […]