Tag: Veronica Roth

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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Jan 31 2017

Valentine’s Day Giveaway

We’re spreading some Valentine’s Day love with a giveaway full of chocolate, books, and pretty things!  To enter fill out the Rafflecopter then hit the comments and tell us about something YOU love. Your favorite author, book, or blog. Tell us about your true love, your kids, your best friend or your pets. Anything you …

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Jan 27 2017

Goals and Book Reviews and Bingo #NewToMe2017 #FlightsOfFantasy #DiversityBingo2017

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Enter 4 writing contests Participate in …

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Jan 18 2017

Express Yourself #amreading First Sentence @VeronicaRoth @CrystalCollier1

Jan 16 – 20 What’s the first sentence of the book you’re currently reading? “Hushflowers always bloomed when the night was longest.” Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth @VeronicaRoth “Alexia was reasonably confident that exiting the carriage was the equivalent of stepping into Hell.” Moonless by Crystal Collier @CrystalCollier1 My hardcover copy of Carve the …

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Jan 08 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Book Reviews #BoBBookToMovie #BookSpinePoetryBoB #BoBIfYouLikeThis

Days 3, 4, 5, 6 Book to Movie Have a book you think would make an excellent movie? Now’s your chance to share it! Go as big or as simple as you want. Share fanart, casting choices, or just a book or series you think would be OUTSTANDING on the big screen. Use the hashtags …

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Apr 10 2016

Allegiant Book Review #NewToYou2016

Allegiant by Veronica Roth My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a great book filled with plenty of emotion. There are excellent character arcs. Self-sacrifice, love, family, protection, and survival are all well integrated. Symbolism pops up. Allegiant even manages to be politically relevant to the 2016 election. Humans try to better themselves. They …

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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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Sep 26 2014

October 2014 goals post – hop toward autumn

  Here’s something about culture, about how our society seems to be:   We measure our progress and our success based on how well it advances our independence.   It starts with babies. The milestones of interest are largely holding a bottle, walking, talking, and using the potty. Each of these propels a person toward …

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May 05 2014

Express Yourself on page 89

FICTION: Beneath it is a sketch of a bird in flight. “It’s a raven,” a voice behind me says. DIVERGENT   NON-FICTION:

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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