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October Monthly News

Welcome to the October edition of monthly news!
Happy Halloween!!
I did a guest review for a Zombie-Themed Event at VVB32 Reads Blog.
I also attended She's Connected in Toronto, a blogger conference. It was exhausting and exciting!
I also changed the blog design and look. That was fun and challenging. I am thankful for your feedback.
We also had a hurricane blow through our city. Very rare for southern Ontario. You can read my initial post. I also wrote an update in the aftermath of Sandy.


BOOKS:


Yearly Total: 113 Books, 30 Products, 1 Movie 



 FREDA'S FAVE FIVE (In No Particular Order):
BOOK OF THE MONTH:



    BLOGGER/MONEY-MAKING RESOURCES:
1. BlogTrain 
2. Superpoints 
3. Zuuzs 
4. SwagBucks 
5. Sponsored Tweets 
6. GiftHulk 
7. SocialSpark 

8. Moo Business Cards
9. Blogdash



 AUTHOR INTERVIEWS:
1. With Rhodi Hawk 



 SPECIAL POSTS: 
1. Promo Stop: Forged by Greed - Angela Orlowski Peart
2. Cover Reveal: Blood and Mistletoe (Ivy Granger 1.5) - E.J. Stevens 
3. DK Canada: For the Love of Lego 
4. Author Guest Post with Cathy Bryant (With Giveaway) 
5. Promo Stop: Iced Chiffon - Duffy Brown (With Author Guest Post) 
6. Promo Stop: Pure & Sinful - Killian McRae (With Excerpt) 
7. J.K. Rowling Surprises Fans and Answers to Questions on Live  Global Webcast Hosted by Scholastic
8. Promo Stop: Violet Midnight - Lynn Rush (With Excerpt & Giveaway) 
9. Diet Mountain Dew, Dew Crew Wants to Know Your Questions
10. Valentina Goldman's Immaculate Confusion Book Blast ($100 Amazon GC Giveaway)
11. I Heard Your Voice - Tanith Davenport (Promo Stop with Tour-Wide Giveaway) 
12. Book Blast: The Waiting Booth - Brinda Berry ($100 Amazon Giveaway) 
13. Promo Stop: The Necromancer - P.M Richter (With Excerpt & Giveaway) 
14. A Short Trip to the Realm of the Lost 



SPONSORED POSTS:
 

Comments

  1. Excellent recap! Very thorough.

    What are swagbucks?

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    1. SwagBucks is awesome! It's a place you accumulate bucks to buy things. I get PayPal and Amazon GC's left, right and center. I have gotten many tees, cd's, dvd's, all kinds of goodies. I hope you'll check it out and maybe consider joining in.

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