Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop 6/21 – 6/24

Midsummer’s Eve Giveaw..

Welcome to the Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop!                This hop is organized and hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer. There are over 200 blogs offering books and other book-related prizes. We’re all linked up together so all you have to do is hop from one blog to another to enter each […]

Posted June 20, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Across The Universe by Beth Revis

My Thoughts On: Across The ..

Across The Universe by Beth Revis Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would […]

Posted June 19, 2011
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On My Wishlist {2}

On My Wishlist {2}

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It’s where I list all the books I desperately want but haven’t bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.  Today’s Pick: The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer. I realize that the bookish world is split when it […]

Posted June 18, 2011
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Spring Into Summer Read-a-thon:  Report #1

Spring Into Summer Read-a-th..

                                         The end of Day One has arrived and I need to say a big thank-you to Squeaky Books for hosting this event. This is my first read-a-thon and I am happy with my progress so far. Here’s a brief report of my day: First of all, give us an end-of-day status update. Books read, […]

Posted June 18, 2011
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Spring Into Summer Readathon Updates & Challenges – Friday

Spring Into Summer Readathon..

                    Update #1: Total Books Read: 0 Total Pages Read:  149  Books Read Since Last Update: 0 Pages Read since last update: 149 Total time read:  1.5 hours  How I’m currently feeling: A little frustrated to stop and have to cook dinner for the family (sounds horrible, I know) but excited that my family is participating […]

Posted June 17, 2011
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My First Readathon Starting Line!

My First Readathon Starting ..

                                         This is my first ReadAThon, you guys! I’m all excited and a little bit nervous because I’m doing this while my three kiddos are with me, and kids make everything take longer. Still, I’m hoping to make good progress. What I’m Currently Reading:  I have a ton of books here to choose from, but […]

Posted June 17, 2011
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“Waiting On” Wednesday {4}

“Waiting On” Wed..

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that gives us a chance to highlight upcoming releases that we are drooling over… My choice for this week is: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern release date: September 13, 2011   The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is […]

Posted June 15, 2011
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Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-Read Along

Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-Re..

Oh my gracious, y’all! How much fun is this? It’s a Twilight re-read hosted by some fabulous book bloggers: Ginger at GReads Lisa the Nerd The Secret Life of an Avid Reader The Reading Housewives Like a lot of Twilight fans, I have wanted to re-read the series but do not really have the time […]

Posted June 13, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

My Thoughts On: Ship Breake..

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi  In America’s Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota-and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship […]

Posted June 13, 2011
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On My Wishlist {1}

On My Wishlist {1}

  On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It’s where I list all the books I desperately want but haven’t bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.  Since this is my first On My Wishlist, I’m gonna just suck it up and admit […]

Posted June 12, 2011
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