Category Archives: 2012

Armchair BEA: Beyond Your Blog

Day 4 of the fab Armchair BEA! And I missed day 3! iFail, I know. But I'm getting busy with not missing today, lol!So, let's see. Blogging has been instrumental to my writing, that's sure. By that I mean blogging has actually helped me get over the "showing others" terror I've had for years. The simple fact I write posts and some people sometimes respond to them has helped me out a lot, I'm now perfectly at ease with sharing whatever it is I write. Even if it may suck, lol. It helped me finally get over the "writer's block" I always got at around Read more [...]

Armchair BEA: Best of 2012

Day 2 of the fab Armchair BEA! Today I was thrilled to read the post on Digital eGalleys, Book Reviews and Publishing with Our Partner Edelweiss, because I'm one of those who have yet to get active on Edelweiss. I just do NetGalley, but I'm looking into expanding, so to speak 😀 So I'll read this post at length and stalk it study it well. :DAnd now, let us begin the top ...Top 3 Adult reads of the year so far:Top 3 YA reads so far:It must be said that a couple of my fav reads of the year were published in 2011, but I stuck to the 2012 batch 😀 These Read more [...]

Authors On Reviews: To Comment Or Not To comment?

Awesome blog hop organized by Reading RomancesShould Authors Comment On Reviews? Why?First of all, I believe nobody is entitled to call someone more or less entitled to express their opinions and thoughts on anything. We, as human beings, tend to think in absolutes and set our personal opinions as these immovable rules. Everyone has the same right to comment on everything, as long as they behave like sensible adults.I was truly disappointed to see all sorts of authors expressing such narrow-minded opinions as "[book bloggers] their opinion is too Read more [...]

Speak out against Bullying ~ Spread ❤, not Hate!

I loved this idea as soon as K.C. Neal filled me in about it, and it brings me great joy to be a part of this. If you'll read her sign-up post and find you're like-minded, it's never too late to join in, even if this event in itself is over. You can have a February 3rd every day, you know? It's all up to each of us :)I've been putting a lot thought into this, into what I wanted to say. Bullying is something that grates so my first impulse when talking about it is to get worked up - it's an impulse I always fight and overcome. Because bullying the Read more [...]

A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon Starting Line

Hey guys! We're at the starting line of my first read-a-thon of the year, and I wanna thank Michelle for making it happen. I'm a really big fan of read-a-thons, they're my way of slipping in my I-wanna-read-this list into my reading. If you wanna join us visit this starting line post and do so, it's a great read-a-thon and it'll have a lot of giveaway prizes, mini-challenges and stuff. Don't miss out!I'll use this chance to catch up with some of the books of 2011, titles I've been meaning to read for a while but haven't gotten to it yet.So here's Read more [...]