Tag Archive: books

Apr 23 2016

Disappoinment

“Once again, my request to join the Headless Hunt has been denied.” Hello esteemed challenge host applicants! Thank you for applying to be a Bout of Books challenge host for our 16th (!!!) readathon. Unfortunately, due to a low response, we’re doing something different this time around, and won’t be having outside challenges. :'( However, …

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Apr 03 2016

Scavenger Hunts for Books

Going on NOW: The YA Scavenger Hunt is a biannual online event that promotes collaboration between YA authors from different publishing houses, offering fans an opportunity to see the latest and greatest in young adult literature. During the hunt, we showcase exclusive bonus material, give readers access to top secret insider information, and offer fabulous …

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Feb 28 2016

LEAP INTO BOOKS GIVEAWAY BLOG HOP

What I’m giving away: WRONG!: A themed anthology 2014 — ebook version from Amazon AND a $5 US Amazon e-giftcard 30 very different, thought-provoking short stories. Genres include general fiction, humor, fantasy, romance, dystopian, horror, and sci-fi. (Appropriate for ages 12 and up.) Proceeds from sales benefit a charity that sponsors cancer patients in writing …

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May 11 2015

Bookish Survey #boutofbooks Answers

  The Questions:  1. How do you organize your shelves? By where the books will fit! I started off organizing by author last name, then I tried just by genre, then I tried just fiction here and non-fiction there… Yeah, it’s really just where the books will fit now. The shelves are full. (Or, as my …

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Jan 10 2015

2015 Reading Challenge: #FirstReads

2015 Reading Challenge: #FirstReads   I was invited to join this through a friend on Goodreads.     Challenge Level: Lover     : Choose to read 26 – 50 New Authors   This is a list of authors I have not read before, but am planning to read this year.   J. Lenni’s reading-challenge-firstreads book …

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Dec 28 2014

This Final Sunday Seven has Seven Authors

  A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add?   Books by Seven Authors that I read in December   That Mama is a Grouch  and That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN  both By Sherry Ellis Little Rose’s Big Lie  By Shani Eichler Save the Cat!: The Last Book on …

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Dec 21 2014

Expressing Ideas this Sunday Seven

  A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add?     Seven ideas for the 2015 Express Yourself Meme   How have you changed the world for the better? What book has made a setting come so alive for you that you feel like you’ve really been to …

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Dec 09 2014

Books are as Good as Chicken Soup

I’ve been mostly away from my computer for the last few day. A bit under the weather. But my postal carrier cheered me up today, bringing gifts from that magical place called Amazon.  

Dec 07 2014

Thanks to @DL_H This Sunday Seven has SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF THE LITERARY WORLD

  A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add? I was tagged by DL for this hop. A few bloggers I frequent have taken part, so I’ve very excited!   Greed – What is your most inexpensive book? I have a collection of ebooks that were free or …

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Nov 12 2014

Random Post for Fantasy Books with Dragons and Swords that Goth Readers May Like and a Hint of Vanilla

The 12 Greatest Fantasy Books Of The Year   ^ That’s a fantastic list to check out. ^   Where might my own current NaNoWriMo project land on this?   The Dagger in the Darkrise, by J Lenni Dorner     Why it made the list (or might someday) : It starts out with the main …

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Oct 13 2014

Express Yourself this Halloween with Books for Trick-or-Treat

I plan to go look for some new treats from fellow authors! Will the Internet toss in some tricks of crashing pages? Who knows!?!

Oct 07 2014

Expressing Scary Movies and Books

    I should point out that I do not scare easily. I’m the one in the movie theater laughing at those of you who jump when Freddy, Jason, Mike, Chucky, or Hannibal show up when you (you, not me) least expect it.   However, there was a scene in the movie The Devil’s Advocate …

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Jun 23 2014

Express Your Latest Read and I am 9 on the blog of @TwiterHero

Children’s: BEARS: Fun Facts and Amazing Photos of Animals in Nature (Amazing Animal Kingdom Book 7) by Emma Child I hate writing reviews of books that I do not love. I would give this a 3 out of 5 stars. It is alright, but in my opinion, they editor fell a bit short. There’s a certain …

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May 04 2014

Liebster Award and Sunday Seven- Influential Books

  A big thank you to the wonderful Alison Strachan for giving me and this blog a third Liebster Award!   “Alison is a fantasy writer who believes in the power of story-telling. She is passionate about the environment and speaking up against abuse of animals. Her novel in progress explores these themes and those …

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Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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Feb 17 2014

In 5 books and out of 5 others

Mar 28 2013

Reader ThuRsday

            #RR is a hashtag which is tweeted mostly by writers. It stands for Reader ThuRsday. (As both Tuesday and Thursday start with T, the letter R often represents Thursday on schedules. See June 28, 2012 post on the hashtag definition site.)             The #WW hashtag has long stood for Writer …

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Sep 05 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop (Week 13)

My thanks to Lisa for tagging me. Her post(s) and blog(s) can be found here: http://www.imaginationalley.wordpress.com http://www.lisavandiver.blogspot.com     What is the working title of your book? Fractions of Existence (Book 1 of the Existence series) Where did the idea come from for the book? The characters told me to write it. I put it …

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Apr 20 2012

R is for Reading now

Fiction books I am presently reading / Where my book marks are: