Ghost Hunt!

So how many of you watch Ghost Hunters on SyFy? *jumps up and down waving hands* I do! I do! Well tomorrow my friend and I will be going on a ghost hunt with three members of the cast: Steve Gonsalvez, Dave Tango, and Amy Bruni. It starts at 6pm. We'll be doing a Q&A with them and also a Meet and Greet. I'm soooo excited I can hardly contain it. I'm an avid watcher of this show. And thanks to my friend, who is constantly on her lappy, she found out that they'd be hosting a hunt for crazy ghost believers *points at self* like me!

Now I'm sure you're all curious as to where this ghost hunt will take place, so let me tell you. The haunted location is . . . *drum roll* . . . Fort Mifflin! How about a little history on the Fort?

Only a few minutes from historic downtown Philadelphia lays the only Revolutionary War battlefield completely intact. Originally built in 1771 and continuously used by the U.S. Army until 1952, Fort Mifflin is one of the most unique tourism destinations in existence. During the Revolutionary War the garrison at Fort Mifflin was ordered by General George Washington to hold off the British Navy so the Continental Army could make its way to their winter encampment at Valley Forge. Washington wrote that the defense of the Delaware River was “of the utmost importance to America.” Today, you can tour Fort Mifflin’s 14 authentic restored buildings and walk among some of the most beautiful flora and fauna along the Delaware River. Open to the Public March 1st through December 15th, Wednesday through Sunday 10 Am to 4 Pm. Open everyday all year long for School, Scout Groups and Special Occasions. Have a picnic along its banks, tour the walls and parapets of this timeless sentinel or enjoy a living history demonstration.

Hope I didn't bore anyone to death. Thanks for listening!!


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FanfareFanfare by Renee Ahdieh

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Fanfare by Renée Ahdieh

Website: http://reneeahdieh.blogspot.com

Paperback, 240 pages

Expected publication: May 31, 2011by Revolution Publishing, Inc

ISBN: 0983353700


Cris Pereira hates starring in a cautionary tale. Alas, her recent heartbreak relegates her to this unbecoming fate. The only good thing about being dumped a foot from the altar is the newest layer to her punchy sarcasm. All she wants is a do-over, but this is not your average fairy tale, and wishes don't come true in the real world. One Sunday afternoon, she meets a movie star. Tom Abramson is intelligent, charming, and impetuous. In other words, he plays the role a bit too well. She isn’t falling for it. She knows better. All British men are not descendants of Fitzwilliam Darcy, and movie stars are genetic mutations gone awry: X-Men with statistical disadvantages and emotional handicaps. Keep your knight in shining armor. A modern girl can rescue herself, thank you very much. After all, dreams are for the foolhardy, nightmares are just a part of life, and . . . this is not your average fairy tale.


To be completely honest, I didn’t think I’d enjoy this story as much as I did. I read this on my iPhone and pulled an all-nighter for two straight nights. I COULD NOT stop reading!

Cris, a twenty-five year old Social Worker from North Carolina, took two of her cousins to an autograph session for movie star Thomas Abramson. From the get go she was uninterested. She could care less about some big movie star and didn’t know what the big deal was meeting someone who didn’t give a crap about you. When it was their turn to meet him, Thomas strikes up conversation with her and she’s disinterested. After their initial meeting, Cris takes her cousins for something to eat and shopping only to find out hours later that she forgot her iPod on the table during her chat (she was listening to this while standing in line so she could drown out thee girly screams). Upon returning to the scene she is directed to Information. She explains her situation and receives a telephone number of the person who took. Of course she’s angry at this point thinking it was some girl who thought they were striking gold by taking Thomas’s iPod. Boy was she shocked when she called the number and got Thomas’s voicemail. This, my friends, is where the love began to blossom. Their relationship began with talking, texting, and emailing and soon blossomed into visiting each other. She was falling for him and he was falling for her. HAPPY SIGH.

I’d love to tell you this entire story but I’d rather not ruin it for you. But I will tell you this: there were times during my reading that I was squeeing at my screen. I even yelled at it when I didn’t like what was happening. Renée writes beautifully and I believe that’s one of the reasons I couldn’t stop reading. If you love Romance, then definitely add this book to your TBR (to be read) list. I promise it won’t disappoint.

5 stars for Fanfare for letting me live the red carpet experience.

Cesya MaRae Cuono author of the Elemental Series.

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