Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Last Minute Read-A-Thon: Wrap-Up Post!

Welcome to my Wrap-Up Post for the Last Minute Read-A-Thon!!

Vonnie @ Vonnie's Reading Corner and I have been co-hosting this fabulous read-a-thon for all of us who still had to catch up on our reading before 2013 went out the window, and 2014 came flying in!  Now we have reached the end....

 I'm very happy to report that I have indeed achieved my reading goals! I have already posted one review, and will post the other two in the next few days, since all three books are part of my participation in the 2013 Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge, which will end on January 6th, which is the Feast of Epiphany.

For more information about each book, just click on the cover of each one.  I am also including a few comments about each.


The first two stories included in this book were absolutely wonderful!  The third one, though, I didn't enjoy as much.  More details forthcoming in my review, which you can find HERE.


This was a really delightful read!  In spite of some awkwardness in the prose style, and characters I didn't completely like, I enjoyed the time-travel plot!  I'll give more details in my upcoming review!


I greatly enjoyed this, my very first Debbie Macomber novel!  I had no idea she was such an entertaining romance writer!  I finished this one at 11:06 PM last Sunday night, and felt like throwing up fireworks!!  I can hardly believe I really did it!!

 If you have already published your wrap-up post, don't forget to enter my giveaway, as well as Vonnie's!

Thanks to you all for participating, and may you all have a very Happy New Year!!

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After this extended giveaway ends, 
winners for each will be picked,
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those who have already 
participated in the Read-A-Thon.
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  1. Happy New Year! Thanks for hosting this read-a-thon! I had so much fun!! :D

    1. Hi, Melanie!

      You're very welcome! I had lots of fun, too! Happy New Year!! : )

  2. Congratulations on meeting your goals! I failed miserably, sad to say...but I had a lot of fun with the read-a-thon still, and tomorrow is a new year, right? ;)

    Thank you for hosting!


    1. Hi, Amber!

      Thank you!! But hey, don't feel bad -- at least you tried! And yes, tomorrow is a new year! Lol.

      You're very welcome for the hosting; I had a lot of fun myself!

      Happy New Year!! : )

  3. Great job, my friend!

    Like I said before, I am so proud that you were able to get your goals accomplished plus more! I know you say that you are a slow reader, but to me you are fast!

    Thank you again for co-hosting with me. I had a lot of fun. Now my gears are turning for next year's read-a-thon :D

    1. Hey, chica!!

      Oh, THANK YOU!!!! You're so sweet! Actually, I was able to reach my goals because I was completely on vacation -- from both jobs -- for several days. I had all of Christmas week off, and, then the weekend, too, of course.

      You're very welcome for the co-hosting! I had a lot of fun, too! It's really nice to co-host with you, girl!! Yeah, I figured your gears would be turning for next year's Read-A-Thon! Lol. I sure hope I can co-host again!! I'll do everything in my power to do so!

      Thanks again for such a nice comment! Happy New Year to you and your family!! : )


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