Monday, February 20th 2017

Giveaway – Cleaning off my Shelves…

Hi Friends!

Today is the start of a fun giveaway I am happy to write about. As you know, I’ve been decluttering and cleaning off my bookcases for quite some time. Another box is full and ready to be enjoyed!  Continue Reading →

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

Looking Forward – Top Five Audiobooks

Hey Friends!

One of my New Years Resolutions is to listen to more Audiobooks. I’ve even entered a challenge for it! I’m in the car a lot these days, mostly due to my commute. Los Angeles traffic is a beast so I try to pass the time anyway I can!

Here are my Top Five that I’m really looking forward to listening to! Continue Reading →

Tuesday, January 24th 2017

A Book Break – Knitting

img_8437Today I want to just chat about one of my other favorite hobbies- knitting!

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Continue Reading →

Friday, January 20th 2017

Flash Giveaway!

Hi Friends! FLASH GIVEAWAY open til Sunday January 22nd midnight!

There’s been a lot of stuff happening in my casa, so I’ll make this short and sweet. Another giveaway is here!
This box is a mix of Adult Fiction and YA including an ARC or two.

It’s a mystery box! Continue Reading →

Tuesday, January 10th 2017

New Years Resolutions! 2017

img_8435Happy New Year! 2017 is here! I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday break. Today I’m back at work and ready to go! Oh, the new year. Where we all make promises to ourselves that we don’t keep, or kinda keep. ;)

I am like everyone else my friends. To hold myself accountable, at least until I conveniently forget, here is my list of this year’s resolutions.

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Saturday, January 7th 2017

2017 Audiobook Challenge!

  • audiobook-challenge-2017The Audiobook Challenge is back for 2017!

    Join Hot Listens and our new co-host Caffeinated Book Reviewer for the 5th year of great audio books.

    Audiobooks are great for those times you want to read but can’t for some reason like driving, doing chores, working out, or if you’re one of the lucky ones like me, listen to them at work.

    I hope all those new and old junkies can join us once again for The 2017 Audiobook Challenge.

    Listening has never been better!  Thanks to the continued popularity of Audiobooks just about everything is being published on audio…YAY!

    We will hold 2 updates with giveaways. First update will be June 30th, 2017 and the final update will be Dec 15, 2017

    There has never been a better time for reading with our ears 🙂

    Challenge Details

    • Runs January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017. You can join at anytime.
    • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2016 than you did in 2016.
    • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
      ANY genres count.
    • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
    • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc.
    • If you’re a blogger grab the button and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.
    • Updates plus a giveaway will be posted twice during the year. First update in June and last update in December 2017.

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Tuesday, December 27th 2016

2017 ARC Reading Challenge!

IMG_0075Hi Friends! It’s that time of year again where the resolutions role out and all of us with our best intentions step forward!

This year besides focusing on TBR physical books, which I was successful with last year, I will be focusing on those old old old ARC books. These are all digital, since 2013 or so. I’m anxious to go back into the archive and clear some of them out! Continue Reading →