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Archive for April 2011

Blog Award (1)


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My first blog award thingy!! Without a doubt it goes to @inluvwithbookz  and her lovely blog The Chronicles of an Enamored Soul! She is suuuccchhh a nice person! She was also the winner of my first ever giveaway!!! :D AND her blog is awesomesauce!!!   so this is for her!! :D








Lovely Lit Blog Award


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Look what i made!! :D Ive -already- made some great friends here in the...uerm blogasphere? Not to mention the great blogs and authors who inspired me to start blogging in the first place! :) So in honor of these great bloggers and authors, ive made a blog award. I'll give it to these people randomly and feature them in a blog post. Excellent! :D

The Eternal Sea #Giveaway


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The Eternal SeaWOOW! The lovely author of The Eternal Sea @Angie_Frazier has posted a contest on her blog... and it features my widget! (Widget is Here --> http://goo.gl/A8wV9 )

All you have to do is post my widget on your blogsite then add a link on her blog comments! That is amazingly easy!! You will be entered to win a Signed Bookmark and a ARC of The Eternal Sea (Everlasting #2)! :O OOHH i will envy the winner!!! SWEEET!! Good Luck everyone!!!

For all the details check out Angie's post here --> http://goo.gl/pilhl

:D

50 Book Challenge


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Sigh, I know this is late but i really want to read 50 books in 2011... Somehow it is already April..nearly May. Its sad to realize i "might" not make that... Well, i did read about 78 books in 2010...so maybe i can still make. I guess i9 should have posted this in January....but my blog didnt exist...sigh. So instead, im doing it now!!! Yeap! So my challenge to myself is from now 4/27 to Dec 31. In January, ill start 50 books in 2012. :D I'll list them here and link them to my review as i read them.

Widget Wednesday (5)


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Heeyy All,

EverlastingI have an amazing widget for you all today!! I was looking around on twitter and noticed that @Angie_Frazier was giveaway bookmarks. So i tweeted her and now shes sending me one!! :O Amazing! ANND its not just any bookmark... Its for the Eternal Sea!! That would be Everlasting #2!!!! *screams* I thought Everlasting had a beautiful cover....but that was until i saw this book!! Soo so precious! So as a thank youto her, i made a widget for the new book!! It will be out on June 1st! :)

Summary (Goodreads.com): After the thrilling journey that led Camille through the dangerous discovery of love, secrets, and a magical stone that grants immortality, Camille has everything she wants. She's escaped the men who wanted her dead, and now she is ready to build a new life with Oscar, her one true love. But things are not to be so simple. Oscar is acting strangely, and before they can even board a ship from Australia back home, to San Francisco, Camille learns that the journey is not over. If she does not follow the magic of the curse of Umandu, her life and Ocar's could be in grave danger.








Whens Peeps Attack! #Giveaway


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WHEN PEEPS ATTACK #GIVEAWAY

What do you do when peeps want to eat you? ;O


Ohhh, did you think i meant our tiny, yummy marshmallow friends? Oh nope, i mean Peeps by Scott Westerfeld! Yeap thats right....that crazy, cool vampire-isque book from a few years back. 2006 to be exact. I cant even express how much i love Scott Westerfeld's writing. I love love love the Uglies series! Mhm... OHH wait did i say the Peeps? I meant the Peeps AND The Last Days. The last day is book 2 in the series! :D

Summaries (goodreads.com):

PeepsPeeps (Peeps #1)
A year ago, Cal Thompson was a college freshman more interested in meeting girls and partying than in attending biology class. Now, after a fateful encounter with a mysterious woman named Morgan, biology has become, literally, Cal’s life.
Cal was infected by a parasite that has a truly horrifying effect on its host. Cal himself is a carrier, unchanged by the parasite, but he’s infected the girlfriends he’s had since Morgan. All three have turned into the ravening ghouls Cal calls Peeps. The rest of us know them as vampires. It’s Cal’s job to hunt them down before they can create more of their kind. . . .
Bursting with the sharp intelligence and sly humor that are fast becoming his trademark, Scott Westerfeld’s novel is an utterly original take on an archetype of horror.



Strange things are happening: old friends disappearing, angels (or devils) clambering on the fire escapes of New York City. But for Pearl, Moz, and Zahler, all that matters is the band. As the city reels under a mysterious epidemic, the three combine their talents with a vampire lead singer and a drummer whose fractured mind can glimpse the coming darkness. Will their music stave off the end? Or summon it?
Set against the gritty apocalypse that began in Peeps, The Last Days is about five teenagers who find themselves creating the soundtrack for the end of the world.



So to enter my little giveaway, all you need to do is leave a comment with your email address and name!! I recently added numbers to my comments, so i just use random.org to find my winner! :D This giveaway is open to all of my followers: US and all over the world! :D I havent picked the deadline yet...but probably in about 2 or 3 weeks! Ill be adding ways for extra entires soon (watch my twitter @alove4lit )...but for now, only one entry per person. :) Must be a follower of my blog to enter!

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!

New blog design!


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Sweettt!! So, as i posted before, im updateing the look of my blog! Well, ive been in touch with Lori (at Use Your Imagination/Pure Imagination) and we are almost done!! :O.... i think the new design will be up on wednesday!! Just as a hint...it has birds and hearts..and its LOVELY! :D She did so amazing...... I cant barely contain my squeals of excitement.... :).... keep an eye out..and let me know what you think!! :)

Sorry for grammar/spelling stuff! Posted from my phone via Blogaway. hard to edit...

Update


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Im back!! Yay. Sorry for my absence! Ive been sick (stupid wisdom teeth) and then my transmission in my jetta broke (screams) so ive had a horrible 2 weeks! Anywho, im back and just wanted to update you all on whats going on:

First off, ive recently read 2 books and have about 15 (no joke) lined up next! So my FIRST ever review will be post very soon. The reason ive been waiting is because my  blog here will be getting a make over very soon! So i dont want to post things that will require changing after the makeover. And since one of the things in the makeover is a rating system.....i cant do reviews! Ooohh the suspense for my readers....hehehe. But soon i hope!

Second off, i sent out 2 gifts this week! I had a twitter giveaway and a random act of kindness. I have full posts for these written and waiting in drafts. So as soon as i see the elements of my new design, i suppose ill release the hounds!! :)

Thirdly, i see my follower giveaway is moving right along!! I had almost 25 followers when i checked last! Which is amazing! Im consider changing the giveaway a bit...maybe to like a random drawing each month, instead of each milestone. Then maybe something bigger at the milestones....yes i said bigger!!

Fourther, does anyone remember my library room..i posted before about making it over and installing one full wall of shevles.. Now this is a massive undertaking. We are talking about a wall thats 9ft high and 15ft wide (guess-tamation). So thatd be like 9 15ft shelves..for a grand total of (does calculations) 135 feet of shelve space. holy smokes!! If the average book is 1 and 1/2 inches (does more caculations) thats 1080 book!!! Woooooo that totally dwarfs my collection, so i guess i have some shopping to do! Woot.

Fifths, i have a blog carnival coming up as well as a egg hunt on my blog! Sooo stay turned for that!!

Well i think thats all for now..... gosh i feel like my blogs in beta mode....released but not fulling ready for far-reaching consumption. It can only get better from here though! Hehe

Oh ps: keep an eye out on my twitter @alove4lit and my twitpic acct. I been on a "life in pictures" kick! Haha lol.

Sorry for grammar/spelling stuff! Posted from my phone via Blogaway. hard to edit...