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Liebster Blog Award..

LiebsterI was nominated for Liebster Blog Award by The Book Wheel– a cute book blog! Do the right thing and check out the blog- it’s fun, informative, and just great.

To receive the Liebster Blog Award, you must follow the rules:

  1. Post 11 random facts about yourself.
  2. Answer 11 questions given by the blogger who nominates you.
  3. Nominate other bloggers for the award and make sure to notify them.
  4. Write 11  new questions for the bloggers you are nominating (you can’t nominate the blogger who nominated you)
  5. Claim the Liebster Award picture for your blog

Random Facts About Me

  1. I like movies as much as I like to read books (and I love watching the previews for the new movies!)
  2. I’m a soap-opera fan- specifically Days of Our Lives.
  3. Wayne Newton sent my table a bottle of champagne when we were at his show.
  4. I love pedicures-  brightly colored nail polish is a fav.
  5. Taking pictures is a hobby of mine.
  6. I adore going to book signings.
  7. Sitting on the beach- watching the waves crash in, feeling the sun & sand on my feet is one of the best feelings ever.
  8. I have been known to sing in a hairbrush while getting ready to go out.
  9. I’ve never been kissed under the mistletoe.
  10. I can’t whistle, wink or blow bubbles with gum.
  11. Orange Crush is one of my favorite drinks.

The Book Wheel’s Questions for Me

  1. What song is your “soundtrack” to life? I love so many songs- but the 2 that I like the most- the ones I play when I’m excited or need a pick me up is: Searching my Soul by Vonda Shepherd and So Much Better by Legally Blonde the Musical Cast.
  2. If you could meet any literary figure or author, who would it be and why? Literary figure: Kinsey Milhone (Sue Grafton novels)- because Kinsey is smart, takes no crap from anyone- and I would love for her to teach me how to pick a lock and then us to get a Quarter Pounder with Cheese afterwards.. Authors: Ann M. Martin (The Babysitters Club) or Judy Blume- because both of those women inspired my love in reading. They wrote about characters that I could relate to and lose myself in their books.
  3. What is your favorite book of all time? Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells.
  4. What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done? Parasailing 🙂 And I had my tarot cards read once! (I don’t do a lot of crazy things!)
  5. What is the one thing you can’t live without? Music- love to listen to music.
  6. If you were to change your name, what would it be and why? Lauren- it’s a pretty name & the name of Reese Witherspoon’s character in This Means War.
  7. What is your biggest pet peeve? People that cancel plans at last minute.
  8. E-Reader or books? Actually, I like both. At this point- the price determines the format.
  9. Name one of your guilty pleasures. Watching Gossip Girl while snacking on butterfinger blast.
  10. What is your ideal dream job?   A publicist or Being a beach bum/surf shop owner.
  11. Are you allergic to anything? Cats

My 11 Questions to Other Bloggers

  1. What’s the first book you read?
  2. If you could be any character, who would you pick?
  3. What would be the first thing you would buy if won the lottery?
  4. Favorite color?
  5. Would you ever have a psychic reading?
  6. If you found a genie in a bottle, what would your 3 wishes be?
  7. What is your favorite drink?
  8. Was your first kiss everything you wanted or a let-down?
  9. Name one place you feel the most comfortable in.
  10. Favorite book of 2012?
  11. Most anticipated (in your opinion) book of 2013?

My Nominees

Man Vs Books Club