Posts Tagged ‘reading’
my favorite books of 2016!
It’s been a few years since I wrote my roundup of favorite books of the year, and I decided it was time to revive the tradition. I read about seventy-five books this year and enjoyed almost all of them, but I limited my favorites to twelve (one per month). My list includes books I read…Read More
Becky Monson celebrates chick lit as the Celebration of Chick Lit Tour comes to a close!
To close out the Celebration of Chick Lit Tour, I’m so excited to have Becky Monson on my blog. Becky’s books always make me laugh and so I shouldn’t be surprised that her post below also elicited quite a few chuckles. Don’t believe me? Read for yourself. The Importance of Chick Lit By Becky Monson Call…Read More
Confessions of a Chick-Lit-Aholic. Erin Brady is my first guest author!
I’m so pleased to have author Erin Brady participate in my Celebration of Chick Lit tour as my inaugural guest author. Erin’s novel The Shopping Swap is one of my favorites and I love her writing so much that I asked her to be one of the first readers of Novelista Girl. Find out why she loves…Read More
Public Speaking – Gah!
I like having my voice heard when I speak. It bothers me when I feel ignored or when the company I keep pay half-assed attention to what I’m saying while looking over my shoulders at what is going on behind me or taking what they think are furtive glances at their phones. I enjoy holding…Read More
Why haven’t I blogged? Mystery solved.
My goal is to write a blog a week. I’m not so strict that I need to post a blog every seven days, but I like to have one blog posted for every Sunday-Saturday week. Although I don’t usually have difficulty sticking to this schedule, when I visited my blog earlier today, I saw that…Read More
counting my blessings
I’ve been very unhappy lately and it’s been over a month—five weeks and two days exactly—since I’ve been able to experience true joy. Probably longer than that if I’m being honest. If you follow my blog, you’re aware that my boss of almost twenty years, who was also one of my dearest friends in the…Read More
My Trip to Toronto Part II
Welcome to Part II of my trip to Toronto When we left off, the BookBuzz Toronto event had come to a conclusion. *Tear* In this post, I will recap my experiences from the following day. I failed to mention in my earlier post that while getting a pedicure for my trip, my phone charger accidentally…Read More
I’d like to preface this blog by telling everyone how much I love my mother and dispelling any notions you might have, based on some of my previous posts, that she’s anything short of amazing. She gave birth to me. Kidding! Well, she did give birth to me. (Or at least that’s the story she…Read More