Month: June 2010

Morning Meanderings…

I am in a bit of a crunch week.  Actually a crunch double week.  At work, we have our annual meeting coming up on Monday evening.  This week has been dedicated to prepping the annual report, entering survey results for about 400 responses, agenda…

Author Chat with Sarah Pekkanen (author of Opposite Of Me)

It’s not really anything new for me to say I am super excited to sit and chat with an author of a book I have adored, but this particular author is always going to hold a special place in my heart for the incredible…

Opposite of Me – Signed Books Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed Today as a bonus along with my Sarah Pekkanen Chat here, I want to start my giveaway for the two signed copies of The Opposite Of Me that she sent home with me from New York for just this…

Morning Meanderings…

1st word of the day, “meh.” This was said at 4:42 am this morning when my two shih tzus bounded off the bed.  This means, they want to go outside.  Groggy and disoriented I make my way tot he sliding door that allows them…

Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson (audio week June 21-25)

15-year-old Scarlett is thrilled that Summer is here!  In New York city, Scarlett lives in their family owned hotel, Hopewell, where everyone is pitching in to help make ends meet. Along with brother Spencer (19) is an out of work actor, sister Lola (18),and…

Morning Meanderings…

Good morning.  I am scrambling this morning but Coffee Cup is here and we are moving right along.  I slept well…. I feel good… the weather outside is gorgeous…. I may go bike riding this afternoon. A couple of days ago I went to…

Audio Books… Can You Hear Me Now?

I have been planning to do an audio post for a while now and when I seen that Jen from  Devourer Of Books was having an Audio Book Week, I knew I had to jump on board and support this. I love audio and…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week.  It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new…

BEA Swag Bag Winner

Hey all – it is beyond time for me to choose a winner of the swag bag giveaway from BEA.  If you missed this post and want to see the contents in this great bag you can check it out here.   I was excited…

Morning Meanderings…

Happy Sunday!  Looks like today going to be a good day – sunny and warm here in Minnesota – even at 7 am!  Al and I went out and had dinner last night to celebrate father’s day early.  Today I need to tear down…

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Meet Samantha “Sam” Kingsley.  She’s popular, she’s pretty, she has “the guy” and she has the friends who back her up.  She’s the girl in high school you wish you were, and if you couldn’t be her, it would be really nice for her…

Morning Meanderings…

Good morning!  We finally had a gorgeous day in Brainerd on Friday after some severe storms in the area on Thursday night.  I met three of my good friends on the bike trail and we went for a morning ride. These three friends of…