Blog Sixth Birthday!

As of this posting, is six years old. I say this every year, but I still can’t believe it’s been so long. It should go without saying at this point, but I really wouldn’t be here without you, dear readers. So thank you again for making it so enjoyable to run this blog.

Here’s to another great year!

I’ll leave you with some end of year statistics (cumulative):

Total Pages: 7

Total Posts: 1060 (+158)

Categories: 11 (I added two this year: Top Ten Tuesday and Things I Wrote)

Tags: 874 (two years in and almost 200 more tags than last year)

Total Comments: 1037

Widgets: 15

Total views: 110,089 (roughly 22,488 views over the past year. A little less than last year but still humbling and awesome.)

Busiest day: 308 (June 2, 2010–still. This will never be topped. Seriously.)

Total Spam Comments: 30,324 (a little less than 8,000) spam comments over the past year)

Don’t forget to enter my celebratory giveaway while you’re here!

Blog Sixth Birthday Book Giveaway![CLOSED]

Well, dear readers, it’s that time again. My blog is six years old!

To celebrate I am once again hosting a giveaway bonanza here on the blog. I’ve been squirreling things away for this giveaway for the past year, so I hope you enjoy all the prizes up for grabs.

The giveaway will run until August 31 so you have the rest of the month to enter! (US only–sorry guys but postage is steep.)

TO ENTER: Leave a comment below (with a valid email in the email form field) letting me know your Prize Pack preference with your FIRST AND SECOND CHOICE. I am going to try really hard to give every one their top choice but we’ll have to see how it shakes out. Remember for the purposes of this giveaway you can only win one prize pack.

Without further ado here are your prize pack options:


Prize Pack One: Kickass Action

  • False Memory by Dan Krokos (Signed!) (ARC)
  • Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau (ARC)
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag


Prize Pack Two: Sensational Sequels

  • This Strange and Familiar Place by Rachel Carter (Signed!) (ARC)
  • Altered by Gennifer Albin (ARC)
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag


Prize Pack Three: Red and Black and Awesome All Over

  • Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (ARC)
  • All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry (ARC)
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag


Prize Pack Four: Fantastic and Fantastical

  • The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Signed!) (ARC)
  • The Color of Rain by Cori McCarthy
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag


Prize Pack Five: Boys Don’t Cry, They Survive

  • A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger (Signed!) (ARC)
  • The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch (Signed!) (ARC)
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag


Prize Pack Six: Super Samplers!

  • Sampler from United We Spy by Ally Carter
  • Sampler from Doubled Crossed by Ally Carter
  • Requisite bookmarks/swag

REMEMBER: A correct entry will include your name, a valid email in the email form field, your first AND second choice of prize packs

You have until August 31, 2013 to enter. Winners will be notified September 1.

There are no extra entries for this giveaway, but if you wanted to help me celebrate my blog’s birthday with some tweets or posts about this giveaway that would be a great gift! Please spread the word about this giveaway so it will be awesome!