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Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Recap: Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up 2015

Last weekend book bloggers from all over Ontario braved the heat and congregated in downtown Toronto for the 4th annual Book Blog Ontario Meet-Up—and happily, I was among them! This year things got changed up a bit from past events (my recaps from 2012 and 2013) and we met at The Ballroom in their events … Continue reading

Recap: Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up 2013

Recap: Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up 2013

This past weekend, I—along with 70 other Ontario book bloggers—made my way to the Watermark Pub in Toronto for the 3rd Annual Ontario Blog Squad Meet Up. What is this meet up, you ask? Each year the Ontario Blog Squad organizes a lunch event open to all Ontario book bloggers. It’s a chance to meet … Continue reading

Ontario Blogger Meet-Up Book Swap

Ontario Blogger Meet-Up Book Swap

Hello, fellow Ontario book bloggers! I have some books that are up for grabs for anyone who is signed up for the Ontario Blogger Meet-Up on November 2nd. If there is a book in the list below you want to read, just leave me a comment with your first name, the name of your blog … Continue reading

What’s What? Weekly

What’s What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins revealed at BEA that she will be writing another teen series (YAY!). This article also sparked a bit of outrage from me: Why is Mockingjay being made into 2 movies?! Why?! Toronto book bloggers Christa, Sara and Andrea noted a lack of … Continue reading

Ontario Blogger Meet-Up 2012 Re-cap

What could be better than an afternoon spent with dozens of book-lovers? The answer to that would be nothing. This past Saturday I attended the 2nd Annual Blogger Meet-Up, organized by the lovely ladies of the Ontario Blog Squad. Seventy-five book bloggers. Nine guest authors. Countless free books. Ah, bliss! I set out from Guelph … Continue reading

Happy Hallow’Read Winners Announced!

I was thrilled at the response to my Happy Hallow’Read giveaways, but I’m even more thrilled to announce the winners! So without further ado, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: The winners are…. STELLA C. won the YA Prize Pack: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic) in hardcover The Undead by Kirsty McKay (Scholastic) … Continue reading

{Guest Post} Bookish Halloween Costume Ideas

Today I welcome book-blogger Michele from Just a lil’ Lost: In terms of bookish Halloween costumes, it might be safe to say that The Hunger Games will dominate this season. Whether you want to look competitively fierce like Katniss or stylishly fierce like Effie, the elements to put together this costume can be relatively simple to … Continue reading

{Guest Post} The Spookiest Book From My Childhood

Today I welcome middle-grade author and children’s book expert Vikki Vansickle: I read a lot of scary books in my middle grade years. I chalk this up to the fact that I was coming of age at the height of R.L. Stein’s Goosebumps series and Christopher Pike’s Fear Street series, not to mention the plethora … Continue reading

{Guest Post} Books to Get You in the Halloween Mood

Today I welcome book-blogger Ashley from Book Labyrinth, who shares her favourite spooky reads: YA Books to Get You in the Mood for Halloween AKA Creepy, Atmospheric Books Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender. Something is wrong with Alexis’s sister. This story includes ghosts, possession, and a creepy doll (!). Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions anthology … Continue reading