Author Interviews, Christmas and Buying Books

I have been very busy the past week doing Christmas shopping and hosting Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties and whatnot (are they truly ugly if we all wear them in defiance and we rock it?). This is a crazy post where I tell you all that has happened in the past week.

So we are doing Secret Santa at work and I bought my coworker the coolest present but I can’t say what it is because they might read my blog (I don’t know if they do but will not take the chance :P). Let’s just say it involves your head and warmth…and is nerdy. Ok that’s all you get.

I also have been chatting with an author and have maybe got my first victim for an author interview! I’m not sure how that will go because I have never conducted an interview for an author before but we will see πŸ™‚

In the meantime, I picked up Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda because of a recommendation and have been reading that at the same time as my other book. I do have to say that is is very well written and I am enjoying it.

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Let me know what you guys are reading and what your plans are for the holidays in the comments below! I want to know all about your lives πŸ˜€

Talk to you later bookworms.

 

 

Happy Birthday Neil!

It is my buddy Neil’s birthday today and he is turning 26! This guy has recommended so many good books to me and is my go to for chatting about book storylines. When I finished Golden Son (the 2nd book in the red rising trilogy), I called him and we chatted about it for over an hour.

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So happy birthday buddy and I look forward to more awesome book recommendations and just getting into shenanigans with you wherever we go πŸ˜›

Also I reached 100 followers on my blog so that is really cool! I appreciate all the support from the bookish community. You guys are truly amazing πŸ™‚ I really enjoy having all the conversations with fun book worms.

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Keep being awesome bookworms and I will talk to you soon!

Tuesday Thoughts by a Busy Blogger

Busy Busy Busy. I want to read and have no time with big deadlines at work and dog sitting this week. But to be fair, Marley is adorable!

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Hopefully I can get to reading more this week but in the meantime, if anyone wants me to do a guest blog post for them and share one of their posts on my blog (as long as its about books) then send me a message and I will give you some recognition πŸ™‚

I don’t even have that many followers lol just sharing the love and being part of the blogging community. Oh also, check out these socks by my co-worker. She is in a very festive spirit this month.

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Ok hopefully talk soon about the book I am reading. Peace out bookworms.

Lazy Sunday

It’s another lazy Sunday and I am starting a new book. It is my first NetGalley book called The Dark Grey Blanket by H. Burns. Thank you to Kathy @ Books and Munches for showing me what NetGalley is and getting me hooked on a new way to read books before they are released.

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Β Synopsis:Β 

The winters of ’76 and ’77 in the greater Detroit and Oakland County area of Michigan were extremely harsh, with record snowfall, brutal temperatures, and incessant howling winds. During these winters, a deranged serial killer preyed upon preteen and early teen victims, both male and female. As snow would begin to fall, the killer would hunt and abduct them, keep them at a secluded location, bathe them, meticulously groom them, feed them their favorite meal, and then wait for the next snowstorm. Under the cover of the next snowfall, the killer would hide their corpses in snowbanks on secondary roads, where they would be found by passing motorists.

This story is a fictional account of an over-the-hill detective, Frank Pellegrini, and his strange obsession in the pursuit of that killer.

I am pretty excited to start reading this one. Stay tuned for the review coming up πŸ˜› If you want to read this too, you can find it on his website https://www.thedarkgrayblanket.com or click below to see it on Amazon:

New Goodies!

This week has been amazing and super stressful at the same time. We moved buildings for work so it was heavily taxing for everyone involved. However, I received some really awesome bookish goodies in the mail so that made up for the stress πŸ™‚

Thank you to Machpherson Publishing for sending me some books to review for them which I will get to as soon as I am done my review for STORGY!

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And then on top of that, I received a card from Kathy @ Books and Munches from our Christmas Card Exchange! It was everything I could have hoped for in a nerdy card πŸ˜› and she made damn sure that I never forget about Dobby the house elf again…. πŸ˜€ (Best bookmark ever).

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I have some reviews coming up and stayed tuned on the Instagram as I am doing a Harry Potter Photo Challenge for the month of December.

My friend Elizabeth showed me this cool morphing mug that changes colour with heat and reveals the Marauders Map so I had to show you guys. Here it is along with other cool Harry Potter stuff πŸ˜›

I wish I could buy all this things to satisfy the inner nerd in me. Anyways, have to get back to reading but talk to you soon bookworms!

Ready for the holiday season?

Well it is nearing the end of November and the Christmas season is upon us. I have so much Christmas shopping to do and everytime I am at the mall, all I want to do is go to Coles. When I am asked what I want for Christmas, my answer is always the same: Books (or gift cards to get more books)!

This year I decided to join Kathy @ Books and Munches in her Christmas card exchange. Last night I packaged up the Christmas Card and will be sending it to one lucky book blogger who will find a nice little gift inside (plus I added a Spiderman sticker because why not :P).

The cards I got were pretty cool and very Canadian.

You can find lots of other Christmas cards options on Amazon:


 

I am very excited for this book blogger to receive this card and hopefully send me a message. It’s really cool to know that through this blog, I can connect with other bloggers from all over the world and share cool content with them. If you ever get a chance to do a card exchange like this, I strongly suggest trying it out. It’s perfect for an introvert because you get to communicate with someone else through a gift without going anywhere.

Stay tuned guys and gals because I will be announcing the November Giveaway winner in 2 days and I have some goodies I received in the mail that I will be showing you! Talk to you soon bookworms.

What is your favourite book of all time?

Well it’s finally here, last day of the book challenge! I honestly have to think really hard for this one because there are so many books that I love. I know it only says one book but I am choosing two favourite books because I want to :P. My two faves which everyone has heard me talk about already so I won’t make this post long, are The Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins and Red Rising by Pierce Brown.

I’m sure you have heard me talk about both of these books enough so we will leave it that and you know they are my favourite. I’m kind of sad that the book challenge is over because I enjoyed doing it so much so I guess I will have to find another challenge to do between book reviews.

You can find the books on Amazon here:

I should have a review coming soon for a book full of ghost short stories that was sent to me by STORGYΒ of stay tuned! Also let me know what your favourite book of all time is in the comments below πŸ™‚ Oh and on a cheery note, my blog received 500 likes so thank you to everyone who is supporting me and reading the blog! I really appreciate it guys.

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