I love books. So when I heard that Beth Revis, an author and blogger with an indomitable spirit is offering up a mega(lodon) giveaway of books, she reeled me in. The catch is that those 19 exciting (and signed!) books are located in a waterproof case submerged underwater at the 14th tee at the Carbrook Golf Club in Brisbane, Australia. Okay so the books aren’t really there, but this video is proof that I have been smart to avoid all bodies… Read more »

This week has been a week of warm fuzzies (plus a giveaway–see details at the end of this post).  Special thanks to my fellow writers in Rachael Harrie’s platform building campaign and in Kristen Lamb’s WANA class. From your supportive comments and tweets to blog awards I feel like I have my very own virtual, but cozy Linus blanket. Thank you! On that note, wonderful and brilliant YA author Juliana L. Brandt is hosting the Warm Fuzzies Blogfest and this week she posed… Read more »

“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” -Austin Phelps Right now I have 394 books on my Amazon Wish List.  So um, my coat would be pretty threadbare if I followed the above quote for my entire list.  But I do buy from it, on occasion (my husband and I differ on our definition of occasion).  Mostly I use my Wish List to refill my hold queue at the library.  Also, I must admit I’m hoping for that… Read more »