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28 January 2015

Books n Bloggers Swap Show Off!

I was thrilled to be paired with Beverly of Booklady's Booknotes for the Chaotic Goddess Swaps' Books & Bloggers Swap!


Now, in case you can't remember, each blogger was paired with another and then we had to ship 3 books : 1 that we love, 1 that was on our partners wishlist, and 1 that we want to read but haven't. I knew right away that I would have fun shopping for Beverly and that I would love whatever she picked out for me because we have incredibly similar reading tastes! It was actually difficult for me to pick out one that I love to send her because I wanted to make sure that she hadn't already read it, too! (I think I finally succeeded in that, though, thanks to hours scouring her blog and her GoodReads)

I received my package today and was absolutely thrilled!
Yep. That's 5 books instead of 3
(And 2 bookmarks I came SO CLOSE to buying for myself the last time I was in B&N!)

So, the book from my wishlist: Chris Colfer's The Land of Stories : The Wishing Spell. I didn't realize when I first added the book to my wishlist that it's the same Colfer from the show Glee. I watched it religiously for it's first few seasons. The book (the first in a series) sounds right up my middle-grade-fantasy-loving alley. Even better? It looks good to John, too!

The book Beverly wants to read but hasn't yet: Maggie King's Murder at the Book Group. It's the first in a new series of cozy mysteries and we both love cozies!

And, finally, the book(s) that she loves: Darby Karchut's Finn Finnegan, Gideon's Spear, and The Hound at the Gate ... and they're all signed by the author! (John thinks that's super-uber-awesome ... and I have to agree!)

Thanks so much, Beverly! I look forward to reading my new treasures!

6 comments:

  1. OMG You got a kick butt swap package!! Autographed books??!!! You will have to let me know how Land of stories is, I've been back and forth on reading it since it came out!

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  2. Wow...Lucky you....great swap package!!

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  3. I hear great things about Finn Finnegan- how awesome that she sent you all three books AND they're signed! What a great package! Thanks for joining us for this swap!

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  4. Oooh, fun! I'm so glad you guys had similar tastes and were matched up so well! Happy reading, and thanks for joining us!

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  5. I got to meet Chris Colfer at BEA in 2012 and get a copy of Land of Stories. I really enjoyed it, hope you do too!

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  6. It looks like you received some fantastic books and gifts! Love the book marks!!

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