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May Monthly News

Welcome to the May edition of monthly news!





PRODUCTS:
1. Office Chair (Staples Big Chair Event) (recommend)
2. Star Trek costume (recommend)


MOVIES:
1. Movie 43


MUSIC:
1. Michael Bublé - To Be Loved (recommend)
2. Rod Stewart - Time (recommend)


Yearly Total: 54 Books, 10 Products, 11 Movies, 4 CD's


BOOK OF THE MONTH:


BOOK OF THE YEAR:


GENRE COUNT:
Non-Fiction 14         Fiction 38              Novella 2              Young Adult 11      Fantasy 3
Children 4                Short-Stories 3     Inspirational 2     Romance 5            Erotica 1
Picture Book 4         Paranormal 6       Mystery 6              Dystopian 3            Devotional 2
Religious 3              Historical 2            Sci-Fi 2                 Humor 1                 Cozy 2
Educational 2          Art 2                        Self-Help 2           Contemporary 1    Cookbook 2
Parenting 1              Middle Grade 1    Suspense 1         Thriller 1                  Christian Fiction 2
Audiobook 1            Memoir 1               Amish 1




SPECIAL POSTS:
1. Blasting About: The Newstead Project (With Giveaway)
2. Blasting About: Trail of Bones (With Giveaway)
3. Walmart for Mothers Day!
4. The Classics with Reebok
5. McHappy Day is Back on May 8th
6. Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Working It Out
7. Spotlight's On: The Idiot of Funkyville (With Excerpts)
8. Blasting About: The Tale of Mally Biddle (With Giveaway)
9. May Kindle Fire Giveaway
10. Romwe Instagram Leggings Contest
11. Blasting About: Meg the Egg (With Giveaway)
12. Sports Memorabilia As An Investment
13. The Extraordinary Adventures of Adéle Blanc-Sec
14. Romwe Mothers Day Accessories Flash Sale (4 Hours Left)
15. Promo Stop: Fish Out Of Water
16. Romwe Leggings Flash Sale
17. Blasting About: The Enemy (With Giveaway)
18. PDP's Signed ARC Giveaway
19. Romwe's $9.99 Sale!!
20. Pin It To Win It With Romwe ($150 Giveaway)
21. The Wizards Return: Alex VS Alex on DVD June 25
22. Romwe 72 Hour Sale
23. Become A Stella & Dot Stylist!
24. Blasting About: Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen (With Giveaway)
25. Trail Of Bones (With Excerpt & Giveaway)
26. #romwemay Leggings Contest on Instagram
27. Three Survival Tips for Single Moms
28. Stella & Dot Memorial Day Sale
29. Romwe Memorial Day Sale
30. Romwe Leggings Flash Sale (May 28 - May 30)
31. Picking Tricia Goyer's Brain
32. Romwe Mid Season Sale
33. Author Interview with Kyra Davis


ALPHABE THURSDAYS (Get To Know Freda):
A Is For Animals
B Is For Books


ARMCHAIR BEA:
1. Introduction
2. Genre: Classic Literature (Classics)
3. Blogger Development
4. Genre: Fiction
5. Giveaway
6. Literary Reads
7. Ethics


MOTHER OF PEARL SERIES POSTS:
Day One: Sue Edwards
Day Two: Christy Fitzwater
Day Three: Margaret McSweeney
Day Four: Cynthia Ruchti
Day Five: Lesli A. Westfall
Day Six: Tricia Goyer
Day Seven: Beth Vogt
Day Eight: Lisa Takeuchi Cullen
Day Nine: Melody Murray


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