Literary Friday ya’ll……

It’s Friday! Yay!

1. Deep South Mag and their #literaryfridayhas been posted. In this week’s #literaryfriday, there is #giveaways, Paula Deen news, William Faulkner, book signings and a peek into Mary Kay Andrew’s beach house!

Also- today! Chat with Erika Marks about The Guest House, her #literarycrush and other things! Plus, there will be a copy of The Guest House given away- you do not want to miss out! Use #southernlit to join in!

2. A Utah Mom’s Life is hosting a #giveaway of The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio!

3. Luxury Reading is hosting a #giveaway of Elizabeth the First Wife by Lian Dolan.

4. Bookmagnet interviewed Karen Brown- look for her book, The Longings of Wayward Girls to be in stores July 2nd.

5. Liz and Lisa of Chick Lit Is Not Dead are having a #giveaway of Wendy Francis’s Three Good Things!

6. The Relentless Reader is having her 1 year blog-versary! A great #giveaway!

7. I had the pleasure of getting to ask Kimberly McCreight, author of Reconstructing Amelia, some questions this week. Read the Author Spotlight on Kimberly McCreight to find out her #literaryconfessions!

8. I reviewed A Beautiful Heist by Kim Foster (and interviewed Kim, as well!)

9. My #fridayreads: Lie Still by Julia Heaberlin and The Firebird by Susanna Kearsely!

10. Next week, look for interviews with Karen Brown, author spotlights and more on Traveling With T!

Happy Reading!

Giveaways and Best Picks of 2012

With the end of the year fast approaching- it seems many people are posting their “Best Books of 2012” (I’m working on mine!) Liz and Lisa of Chick Lit is Not Dead have posted their picks- got to say many of their picks will probably make my list- They have GREAT taste! Here’s Lisa’s picks and Liz’s picks!

Deep South Magazine is still doing the #12daysofgiveaways- be sure and check daily to see what is being given away!

Meg Donohue is still giving away her How to Eat A Cupcake and Cupcakes! Come on and celebrate National Cupcake Day in style! I’m telling ya’ll National Cupcake Day is def looking like my fav holiday of the year- Cupcakes and Books? Seriously, someone pinch me. It’s like Meg Donohue just knows what makes a girl happy!

After you read Liz and Lisa’s Picks for 2012- do chime in and tell if any of their picks made your own “best of 2012” lists.