Category: Fun

Book Spotlight: The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik

Franny’s supposed to be working this summer, not flirting. But you can’t blame her when guys like Alex and Harry are around. . . . Franny Pearson never dreamed she’d be attending the prestigious Mansfield Summer Theater Program. And she’s not, exactly. She’s working for her aunt, the resident costume designer. But sewing her fingers to the bone does give her an opportunity to … Read More Book Spotlight: The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik

That Time I Went to a Book Signing

I love the writing community for many reason.         Seriously, if I start naming all the reasons I’ll probably never stop. The support, the encouragement, the sheer awesomeness of the authors and bloggers is too overwhelming.  Last night I got to experience a bit of that awesome with the Get Real tour put on by Sourcebooks Fire for their wonderful authors. If … Read More That Time I Went to a Book Signing

Book Haul: 7 September 2012

Hello darlings,Look what I got for you!! I know, it’s been a while! Enjoy all these awesome books and my late night babblings.Special thanks to:Tor.comJoy Preble – http://www.joypreble.com/index.htmBrenda Padons – http://www.brendapandos.com/Jennifer Archer – http://www.jenniferarcher.com/Paper Lantern Lit – http://www.paperlanternlit.com/Brigid Kemmerer – http://www.brigidkemmerer.com/What did you get in your mailbox?Much love, Valia 

In My Mailbox #37: The One With Bloopers Because I’m Dauntless!

Hello lovelies,Yes, its time for another IMM and yes I might be a bit of a dork in this one. But I decided to be brave and share the madness with you anyway! 🙂 Special thanks to: Tor.com Kristin at YA Fusion Michelle Zink If you’re interested in signing up for my Blog Tour: http://wordsareinnermusic.blogspot.com/2012/04/blog-tour-sign-up.htmlWhat is in your mailbox? Happy reading, Valia

In My Mailbox #36: The One with the Special Surprise!

Hello darlings!You guess it, it’s time for In My Mailbox! “I’m super excited!” I don’t even realize how often I say that!Hope you enjoy! 😉 Special thanks to: Tor.com Hyperion publishing  Totally forgot! I received some swag from the awesome Bethany Griffin! Thanks! 🙂 What’s in your mailbox? Happy reading, Valia

Reading for a Cure: Special Guest post by Diane Alberts

Hello lovelies, Today I have a special guest on the blog, one you’ve met before. Please welcome Diane Alberts as she talks about this awesome program, Reading for a Cure! So, every month, the wonderful owners of Decadent Publishing put up a book that is dedicated as the Read For a Cure Book of the Month. What does that mean, exactly? Well, it means that … Read More Reading for a Cure: Special Guest post by Diane Alberts

In My Mailbox #29: The One with Variety

Hello lovelies,Welcome to In My Mailbox! I’m super excited about the books I have to share with you this week!So what do you think? Special thanks to Rosanne @ Penguin GroupWhat is in your mailbox?Happy reading, Valia

A Walk in the Park with Megan Crewe & Giveaway!

Hello minions, It’s another Walk in the Park! Today we have a special guest joining us, Megan Crewe the author of The Way We Fall (Review here).  Welcome Megan! Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by my blog.Glad to join you!What was your favorite part about writing The Way We Fall?I think my favorite part was exploring all the intense emotions … Read More A Walk in the Park with Megan Crewe & Giveaway!

Dark Days Tour Stop and Secret Project

Good morning minions, Today I have a little catching up to do. Last week, I went to the Dark Days of Supernatural Tour and met some wonderful people. Tahereh Mafi, Veronica Rossi, and Ellen Schreiber were the featured guests at Changing Hands.  I cannot express to you how excited I was to meet these ladies face to face. Ellen was there for tour last … Read More Dark Days Tour Stop and Secret Project

Dark Day of Supernatural Recap and a Whole Lot of Awesomeness

       Where do I even start? Do I talk about the fabulous authors I met? Should I mention the fantastic books they have written (and I had gotten signed)? How about all the awesome questions they answered? Or really, the fact that I went with my best friend and it was her first book signing (besides my own)? Maybe I should talk about … Read More Dark Day of Supernatural Recap and a Whole Lot of Awesomeness

Phoenix Comicon Recap

Prepare for a lengthy post 🙂 Hello lovelies! As you can tell by my title I went to Phoenix Comicon this weekend. It was my first time at any convention and let me tell you, it was a blast! Now, unto the gory details. 🙂 Friday. We (my best friend and I! See IMM #3) arrived around 10:30 am and made our way to … Read More Phoenix Comicon Recap

I’ll get you Henry Higgins!!!! (I received an award!)

   I don’t know what to say.                 Except for…                 …I can’t wear this at work.             I never thought anything like this would happen to me.              I kind of hoped it wouldn’t. But now that it has…   … Read More I’ll get you Henry Higgins!!!! (I received an award!)