First Read of 2021 + a Giveaway!

 

There is something about picking your first read of a new year that just gives me a thrill. You want it to be a GREAT book and you know I have so many to choose from. So I think hard about my choices. I usually don’t pick a new to me author as my first book of the new year- better to go with an author I am familiar with. I comb through my ARC’s, my own books and my Netgalley links- looking for the book that will start my reading journey of reading 75 books in a year… Continue reading

Happy 9th Birthday, Traveling With T!

 

Today is my blog’s 9th birthday. I’ve been blogging for 9 years. 9 YEARS. What started off as a little hobby to keep me off of Sephora and to expand my love of talking books on Twitter (and to get away from a limit of 140 characters- and yes, folks, I’ve been on Twitter since the 140 days- you have no idea how much freedom raising the character limit to 280 was 😉  has really morphed into something so much more. Making friends with other book lovers. Talking with authors. Getting books from publishers. Reading and reviewing books. Expanding my love of reading into other genres. Listening to audiobooks (shout out to Julia Whelan- who is the best audiobook narrator ever!) Continue reading