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Book Blogger Challenge, Day 9

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 9

Today’s challenge involves why I blog about books. Day 9: Why do you blog about books? I’m sure that my short answer echoes that of many other bloggers.  I love books, reading, and writing, so why not? My longer version goes like this.  I’ve loved […]

Review: Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman

Review: Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman

Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman I chose to read Jabberwocky because when I was picking out the book for H, I saw Hatter by the same author.  Jabberwocky was written first, and thus that’s what I knew I had to read so that I could read […]

Results of Day 8 Challenge Post

Results of Day 8 Challenge Post

I spent a good deal of time reading what others had to write about what appeals to them in blogs as a part of Day 8 of the 15 Day Book Blogger Challenge, and in doing so, I learned that I have some work to […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 8

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 8

Today’s challenge is about those things that I like to see on other blogs. Day 8: Quick! Write 15 bullet points of things that appeal to you on blogs. Color.  Just because I read a lot of books and read a lot of blogs about […]

I: Inevitable

I: Inevitable

Inevitable by Jason Letts Inevitable had been on my Kindle since March 24, 2011.  Eek!  At the time, I thought the story sounded good, and although I had never read a book by Jason Letts before, Amanda Hocking’s name attached to the book appealed to […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 7

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 7

Day 7: Talk about your blogging quirks. I think I am a quirky person overall, like not waking up at a standard time (not 8:00 but 8:04 sort of a thing) so I’m sure I must have a few blogging quirks. I am regularly writing […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 6

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 6

Book related shopping habits is the topic of today’s challenge. Day 6: Describe how you shop for books. I cannot pass up free books.  I’m always perusing Amazon’s and Smashwords’s free YA/NA/teen/children’s Fantasy and Scifi pages.  I get wicked (there’s my inner-northeasterner writing) excited when […]

H: Hilda the Wicked Witch

H: Hilda the Wicked Witch

Hilda the Wicked Witch by Paul Kater Occasionally I just want to read a short book, and it was later in the evening when I started this one, so I was pretty sure I was going to finish it in one sitting before bed.  I […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 5

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 5

Tearjerkers…the topic of Day 5 in the 15 Day Book Blogging Challenge. Day 5: Recommend a tearjerker. So yesterday was about books that made you so angry or disappointed that you flung it across the room, and today ones that made you so happy or […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 4

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 4

Have you ever flung a book across the room?  That’s the topic for today’s Book Blogger Challenge. Day 4: What’s the last book you flung across the room? I can honestly say that I’ve never flung a book across the room.  Now that’s a very […]