Happy New Year

Let the reading begin!!! Here is to another year filled with amazing new reads and reacquainting with some old favorites. I cannot wait to dig into my reading pile that is literally taller than I am. I have many challenges set for me this year and I hope to accomplish all that I have obliged myself to complete. Rock on 2009


5 comments on "Happy New Year"

karinlibrarian wrote: January 1, 2009 at 4:43 PM

Hello, this is Karin from Karin's Book Nook. I just wanted to say thank you for linking to my blog in your sidebar. Also, I love your layout. I love your Reading Pile and your Waiting for Picasa slideshows. Also, I saw that Intertwined by Gena Showalter is on your YA Challenge list. I haven't heard about that one. I have enjoyed Gena's other books like Blacklisted, Red Handed, and Oh My Goth. I'll have to look at Intertwined and see what it is about. THanks for the info.
Karin


DarlingDiva wrote: January 1, 2009 at 9:29 PM

Hiya Karin,
I just love your blog. You have some of the best YA reviews around and so I always go to your site get information on what is up and coming.

As for Interwined by Gena Showalter. I know that she was working on a new YA book and when she had updated her web page she had Intertwined listed. The premise for that book sounded amazing. It may come out later this year or even in 2010...but wow!!!


Bookgeek wrote: January 1, 2009 at 11:41 PM

Love, love, love your new blog. Am hoping to gradually pretty mine up! Here's to a fabulous 2009.


karinlibrarian wrote: January 2, 2009 at 8:56 AM

Thanks for the comment on my blog. As for the Mortal Instruments series. WOW!!! Your god-daughter has great taste. I love those books. I can't wait for the prequels that will come out in 2010.


J. Kaye Oldner wrote: January 5, 2009 at 6:48 PM

With the book challenges beginning, I am late getting over here. Sorry about that!

Happy New Year! It's going to be a great year!!


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KISSCON AT COPPERFIELD'S
Ilona and Gordon Andrews, Sarah Maclean, Laura Kaye, Rachel Gibson, Elizabeth Boyle, Cathy Maxwell, Lori Wilde, TJ Kline, Jennifer Ryan, and Julie Anne Long
Copperfield's in San Rafael
Saturday, November 22 @ 1-3


KAT BEYER *Demon Catchers of Milan*
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Saturday, November 29 @ 3pm

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FRANK PORTMAN
Book Passage in San Francisco
Monday, December 15 @ 6pm

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STACEY JAY
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, January 2 @ 7pm

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COURTNEY ALAMEDA Book Launch
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, February 5 @ 7pm

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