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December Monthly News

Welcome to the December Edition of Monthly News!
For the month of December I held a third PayPal giveaway. This time I sweetened the pot a little.
I signed up for more challenges, of course. This time it's the 2013 Sequel Challenge, the 2013 A To Z Book Challenge, the 2013 A-Z Reading Challenge, the 2013 YA/MG Fantasy Challenge, the 2013 Women Challenge, the What's In A Name Challenge 6, the 150+ Reading Challenge for 2013, BBC's 100 Books In A Year Challenge, the 2013 Non-Fiction Challenge and the 2013 A Thru Z Challenge
Also I turned 25 for the 11th time on the 10th. I had a great time, yes I did. Celebrated with family and friends.
For those who celebrated Christmas I hope you had a wonderful holiday. I hope Santa was good to you and your house and hearts were filled with love and joy.
And for today, I wish you a prosperous, healthy and very happy new year!


BOOKS:

PAGE COUNT: 
42052



YEARLY TOTAL: 137 Books, 33 Products, 1 Movie, 2 CDs



FREDA'S FAVE FIVE (In No Particular Order):
2. Belle


BOOK OF THE MONTH:


BOOK OF THE YEAR:






SPONSORED POSTS:
1. How To Get A Free Car (Not Just At Xmas)


SPONSORED GIVEAWAYS: 
1. Samsung Giveaway Event


SPECIAL POSTS:
1. Promo Stop: North Pole High - Candace Jane Kringle
2. Give the gift of ereading... and give back!
3. Awesome Audio Books that you never knew were FREE
4. Ice Age eCard, Activity Sheets and More!
5. Promo Stop: Surrender - Rhiannon Paille (With Tour-Wide Giveaway)
6. Make A Christmas Wish Book from The Santa Pups!
7. Free Souls Cover Reveal (With Giveaway)
8. Blood Oath Book Blast (With $50 Giveaway)
9. Gravely Inanimated Book Trailer Release
10. Shout!Factory Announces Release of 2012 Time Machine Year-in-Review App
11. Anticipating the Release of Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska
12. Celebrate Hogmanay with Brave
13. Diamond Candles Needs Bloggers
14. Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska Slideshow


12 Pearls of Christmas:
1. With Susan May Warren
2. With Christy Fitzwater
3. With Debora Coty
4. With Margaret McSweeney
5. With Glynnis Whitwer
6. With Leslie Gould
7. With Julie Lessman
8. With Cara Putman
9. With Charissa Steyn
10. With Tricia Goyer
11. With Carla Ann Coroy
12. With Tracey Eyster


CHALLENGES NOT COMPLETED:
1. 150+ Reading Challenge (I read 137... close, but no cigar!)
2. Mount TBR Challenge 2012 (I read 16 of 25)
3. BCC's Mystery & Suspense Challenge (I read 11 of 12)
4. A-Z Book Challenge 2012 (I didn't read X or Y)


CHALLENGES COMPLETED:
1. Just For Fun Reading Challenge 2012

Comments

  1. I hadn't heard of some of the reading challenges. Although, my husband might get rather upset if I signed up for some and stayed up late every night reading. I'll have to check out The Iron Knight and might do a round up reading post on my blog for my personal favorites from 2012.

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  2. I really enjoyed The Iron Knight too! I just love Kagawa's books.

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  3. Some interesting books listed

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One Step Too Far by Tina Seskis (16)

Kindle: 1331.0 KBPrint: 307 pagesPublisher: William Morrow; Reprint edition (Jan. 27 2015)ASIN: B00K53D3JC

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