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January Monthly News

Happy 2013!!!
My resolution this year is to keep trying to be a better human being. Be more compassionate, patient and loving. Keep learning and listen more.
Good goals for any person to strive for.
I also want to read at least 150 books. I read 137 last year and feel down about that since it's much lower than the previous years. I know it's good by any standards, but I want to read more.
My blogging goals are to comment more often, since I've been slipping, and find more blogs to read. Meaning the newbie blogs. Show support for the newbie, since I used to be one, that's my thinking....
What are your personal and blogging goals, if any?
You'll also notice in the monthly news that I'm keeping track of genres read instead of page count. It's the one true way to see which genre is my favorite or most chosen.







YEARLY TOTAL: 14 Books, 3 Products, 4 Movies, 1 CD


BOOK OF THE MONTH:



GENRE COUNT:
Non-Fiction 4           Fiction 10              Novella 2            Young Adult 5          Fantasy 2
Children 1                Short-Stories 1       Inspirational 1      Romance 2              Erotica 1
Picture Book 1         Paranormal 1   


NOTEWORTHY POSTS:
1. Promo Stop: Untimed
2. Promo Stop: Brazil
3. A Night with Nicholas Sparks' Safe Haven: Filmmakers, Author and Stars Bring The Book To Life
4. Blasting About: Daisy: Between A Rock And A Hard Place (With $50 Giveaway!)
5. Promo Stop & Giveaway: Mistress of My Fate
6. Promo Stop: Rise of the Fire Tamer (With $50 Giveaway)
7. Blasting About: Heart of the Ocean (With $50 Giveaway)
8. Promo Stop: Here After (With Excerpt)
9. Blasting About: Alaina Claiborne (With $50 Giveaway)
10. Authors Kindle Fire Giveaway
11. A Monster in Paris
12. Blasting About: The Unspeakable (With $25 Giveaway)
13. Giveaway & Interview: Rennefarre
14. Giveaway: $150 Barnes & Noble Giveaway
15. Blasting About: Freak of Nature (With $50 Giveaway)
16. The Bible Series Official Trailer
17. Amazing Amazon Deals for Every Event
18. Senshi Trailer Release
19. Blasting About: Silver White





Comments

  1. 150 books?? wow! just saw the life of pi movie this week, it was so good!

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  2. Excellent resolutions. Mind if I borrow them?

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  3. I could never compare to you! Wow! Good stuff; but it'll be hard to improve on you, ,I'm sure!

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