Travel the World in Books Readathon,  Day 2

Travel the World in Books Readathon, Day 2

September 2, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks 3

Welcome to Day 2 of our Travel the World in Books Readathon.  How did you do on your reading?  Were you able to start your Book Map with Guiltless Reading’s very helpful tutorial? Keep track of your reading and Readathon activities this week and we’ll have a linkup on Sunday for you to share your progress. Getting to Know You Questions I enjoy getting to know you better and hope you met some new to you bloggers yesterday. So I’ve got more questions for you and hope you answer in the comments. 1. What’s the name of your blog, your… Read more »

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Travel the World in Books Readathon Day 1, September 2014

Travel the World in Books Readathon Day 1, September 2014

September 1, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks, Uncategorized 11

Welcome to the first day of our Travel the World in Books Readathon! Lost in Books, Savvy Working Gal and I are so excited to have you join us in our journey around the world in books. If you are just joining us, this is what the Readathon is about: Explore countries other than the one you live in. Read as much as you can of books set in a different country or by an author from a different country. Read for your own pleasure or learning, read with your kids or both. Travel the world from the comfort of… Read more »

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My Travel the World in Books Readathon Goals

My Travel the World in Books Readathon Goals

August 30, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks 8

I am so excited that the Travel the World in Books Readathon is finally here! I’ve been working so much on the scheduleand giveaways, that I have not had time to think about or write my own goals. Well, here we go, the time has come! If you aren’t familiar with our Readathon, here’s a little blurb about what it’s about: Explore countries other than the one you live in. Read as much as you can of books set in a different country or by an author from a different country. Read for your own pleasure or learning, read with… Read more »

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Travel the World in Books Readathon Goals Linkup

Travel the World in Books Readathon Goals Linkup

August 29, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks 4

Get ready to rrrread! Our Travel the World in Books Readathon starts on Monday, September 1, 2014 and it’s time to share your readathon goals. Just in case this is your first time visiting, the purpose of our Travel the World in Books Readathon is this: Explore countries other than the one you live in. Read as much as you can of books set in a different country or by an author from a different country. Read for your own pleasure or learning, read with your kids or both. Travel the world from the comfort of your own home and… Read more »

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Travel the World in Books Readathon Schedule, September 2014

Travel the World in Books Readathon Schedule, September 2014

August 29, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks 6

Welcome to our first ever Travel the World in Books Readathon from September 1-14, 2014. The purpose of our readathon is simply this: Explore countries other than the one you live in. Read as much as you can of books set in a different country or by an author from a different country. Read for your own pleasure or learning, read with your kids or both. Travel the world from the comfort of your own home and learn about different cultures. Expand your horizons and show publishers that #WeNeedDiverseBooks to promote cultural understanding and diversity in our reading. Support diverse… Read more »

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TLC Book Tour: The Story Hour Book Review and Discussion Questions

TLC Book Tour: The Story Hour Book Review and Discussion Questions

August 26, 2014 Books 10 ★★★★

The Story Hour Book Review and Discussion Questions Synopsis from Goodreads: From the critically beloved, bestselling author of The World We Found and The Space Between Us, whom the New York Times Book Review calls a “perceptive and . . . piercing writer,” comes a profound, heartbreakingly honest novel about friendship, family, secrets, forgiveness, and second chances An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional distance from her patients. But when she meets a young Indian woman who tried to kill herself, her professional detachment disintegrates. Cut off from her family in India, Lakshmi is desperately lonely and trapped in a… Read more »

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Travel the World in Books Readathon Announcement and Sign Ups – Sept 2014

Travel the World in Books Readathon Announcement and Sign Ups – Sept 2014

August 20, 2014 Events, TraveltheWorldinBooks 30

Lost in Books, Savvy Working Gal and I are happy to announce our Travel the World in Books Readathon, coming September 1-14, 2014! The readathon is a chance to explore our world by reading books set in other countries or by authors from countries other than the one where you live. Learning about other cultures helps promote diversity, cultural tolerance and understanding. If you think #WeNeedDiverseBooks just as much as we do, sign up your blog and join us. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to comment, share on social media or Goodreads. Don’t forget to sign up for… Read more »

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Bout of Books Readathon Goals and Updates, August 2014

Bout of Books Readathon Goals and Updates, August 2014

August 13, 2014 Events 24

It was one of my August goals to throw my Superhubby a killer birthday party. Unfortunately, I am too stubborn and frugal to just pay someone to make the food and cupcakes, so I have been cooking up a storm this week and working hard on this party. My reading and blogging have taken a hit so next week I will be rewarding myself and participating in the Bout of Books Readathon. I’m looking forward to reading and relaxing more than I did this week! In case you don’t know: The Bout of Books readathon is organized by Amanda @… Read more »

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August Personal Goals and July Achievements

August Personal Goals and July Achievements

July 30, 2014 Goals 2014, Linky 11

The summer is flying by! In July my year round elementary schooler had a month off so we were busy traveling, rearranging the kids rooms and having a week of mommy summer camp fun. August is upon us and time to update you on my personal goals. Sharing my personal goals with you motivates me to focus on them and holds me accountable when I have to report my progress to you! How do you stay focused on personal goals? Tips, tricks and posts are appreciated in the comments, let’s help each other out! July Achievements Home & Family 1…. Read more »

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When You Asked Me to Marry You: Guest Post for Mommy Miracles #WritingVows #marriage

When You Asked Me to Marry You: Guest Post for Mommy Miracles #WritingVows #marriage

July 29, 2014 Family 9

I first discovered Laura of Mommy Miracles through her Moms Reading Book Club. She and her book club have been discussing some of my favorite books the past few months and you know I love discussing books with other book lovers! Laura also has a wonderful marriage series called Writing Vows where she encourages guest bloggers to share their thoughts on marriage. She does not set too many rules, just to share what we feel like. There have been some amazing, inspiring, funny and all-too-real posts. I was honored that Laura asked me to guest post but I wondered what… Read more »

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