Category: Random Fun

Sep 17 2019

Gone Fishin’

I’ve been absent for too long. Sure, I’ve checked in online here and there, but I’ve mostly been away the last few weeks. See, I got older last month. (In as much as I believe in that, anyway.) And Snookums decided to steal me away on a fishing trip. We had fun, but didn’t catch …

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Feb 26 2019

#FirstLines #AmReading

First sentences of the books I read recently: I was commenting on some blogs and ran into this post: It inspired me to write this similar post. “Why did I say yes?” — Y is for Yes by JR Vincente “Great authors start out as dedicated readers.” — Writing Book Reviews as an Author …

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Jul 27 2018

Psychology Magic and Owl Spirit and Day 27 of #NaNoProMo Cheer

Click! The first animal you spot will reveal a lot about your personality. I came across this but of psychology. There’s an image. Whatever animal you spot first is supposed to say something about you. I noticed the owl first. If the owl was the first animal you spotted then you are the kind of …

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Jan 31 2018

TODAY ONLY #Bully/BestieQuiz #teensfortolerance #Colorblind @prbythebook

You may recall that I reviewed the book, Colorblind: A Novel By Leah Harper Bowron, on this blog (and other review sites) at the end of last year. They have developed a new online quiz for middle schoolers up to adults: “What Kind of Friend are You? Take the Bully/Bestie Colorblind Quiz!” The quiz has …

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Jan 31 2018

Blog All About It Winter Prompt


There’s nothing quite like the quiet of the woods after a snowfall. (side note: WordPress scheduler failed to post this on the intended date. Argh!)

Oct 24 2017

Marked by Fate Book Tour and Giveaway

Marked By Fate Book Tour image

Marked by Fate: A Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction CollectionPublication date: October 24th 2017Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Marked by Fate is now enhanced with Augmented Reality! Read, Watch, Listen. The new ultimate reading experience! Step into adventure with Marked By Fate; the ultimate reading experience. Be immersed in twenty-six fantasy & science …

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Jun 13 2017

Would You Rather – The Book Edition – Thanks to @deb_atwood

I was over at the blog (who, you may recall, I tagged for the Mystery Blogger Award), and stumbled on a “would you rather” game. @deb_atwood wrote: Now I hereby tag … all my followers–yes, I mean you! Onto the 10 questions! WOULD YOU RATHER 1. READ ONLY TRILOGIES OR STANDALONES? I’m a fan …

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Jun 06 2017

Mystery Blogger Award Number Two

Deb nominated me as I was nominating her! Thanks for the recognition! There are rules to this award, of course… Rule 1: Put the award logo/image on your blog. Rule 2: List the rules. Rule 3: Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Deb of And second to:@petrichorclouds @ArleeBird @IsaLeeWolf …

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May 27 2017

My Bookish Bingo Spring 2017 Card

Bookish Bingo Spring 2017 Runaway by J.R. Vincente We Can Be Mended (Divergent #3.5) by Veronica Roth Glass Sword (Red Queen #2) by Victoria Aveyard Tender Wings of Desire by Colonel Sanders The Virgin Billionaire by Ryan Field Wider Still and Wider by Curtis Bausse

May 16 2017

Mystery Blogger Award

Janet left me a nomination in the comment of my May goals post. Thanks for the recognition! There are rules to this award, of course. Rule 1: Put the award logo/image on your blog. Rule 2: List the rules. Rule 3: Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Janet Miles of …

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Mar 15 2017

Family Feud Game

Try to use your own answers for the survey. 1. Name something you use in the shower… cedar lime soap 2. Something people hate to find on their windshield… broken eggs 3. Name something a man might buy before a date… new clothing 4. What is something you cook in a microwave… microwave popcorn 5. …

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Dec 07 2016

Four Ways to Follow This Blog

Or leave a comment and check the box! The email comes Twice Monthly “Notify me of new posts by email.”

Dec 07 2016

2016 Twitter Goal of 6500 Followers Reached

Sep 21 2016

#TackleTBR #BookFlag Challenge

THE CHALLENGE: Create a flag using books. Break out some books with red, blue, green, yellow, black, white, orange, gray, purple — arrange them so it looks like a flag. Will you use the real flag of your nation? Or perhaps a flag from something you’ve read? Remember— the object is to arrange some books …

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Sep 14 2016

#CoverReveal TIMELESS book by Crystal Collier @crystalcollier1

TIMELESS (#3 Maiden of Time) by Crystal Collier #CoverReveal Book Title: TIMELESS (Maiden of Time #3) Author: Crystal Collier Genre: YA Paranormal Historical Release Date: November 1, 2016 TIME IS THE ENEMY In 1771, Alexia had everything: the man of her dreams, reconciliation with her father, even a child on the way. But she was …

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Jul 16 2016

Winner of Bloghop

Congratulations to Renee F., winner of my “Just could not put it down” bloghop stop. She won a copy of:

Jun 13 2016

Setting Thesaurus and a GIVEAWAY

There’s nothing better than becoming lost within the story world within minutes of starting a book. And as writers, this is what we’re striving to do: pull the reader in, pull them down deep into the words, make them feel like they are experiencing the story right alongside the hero or heroine. A big part …

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May 20 2016

Some kind of smart #quiz

That’s what I scored. How about you?

May 07 2016

Reading Speed

Source: Staples eReader Department

Apr 26 2016

Signed up for #boutofbooks 16

I’ve talked about it in so many posts over the past six weeks (at least) that if you DIDN’T see this coming… well, you must be new here. (Seriously, it’s my Featured Share on Mondays!) I’m very excited to be in the reading marathon. All of April was spent blogging and blog commenting. I’ve written, …

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