Sunday, January 1, 2017


I would like to wish all of my readers and blogging friends a very happy and wonderful New Year, full of blessings, peace....and BOOKS!!

I hope the year 2017 brings more fun blogging times to us all, and exciting, new blogging events!!

And to start your New Year off right, here are two giveaway blog hops, 
both hosted by 
Mary @ Bookhounds -- one current,
and one upcoming!!
Just click on the buttons below
to find out more!

Happy Reading to all, and to all
a Good Year!!


  1. Happy New Year!! May it be a wonderful one filled with books and blogging!!! I look forward to seeing more from you and your blog in 2017 :) Xx <3

    1. Hi, Amy!

      Happy New Year to you, too!! I hope your year is also ful of wonderful things, such as the two we book bloggers love -- bogging and books!!

      Thank you so much for the very lovely comment!! I will be visiting your blog, to see what you're up to!! <3 <3 :) :)

  2. I hope you have a very Happy New Year, Maria! We are enjoying a Harry Potter movie marathon today. I haven't gotten much reading in like I planned, but hopefully soon. Here's to another great year of blogging and reading.

    1. Hi, Wendy!

      I hope you and your family had a TERRIFIC New Year!! And what better way to celebrate than with a Harry Potter movie marathon? That's AWESOME!

      Hubby and I came down to Key West to celebrate. In fact, we're still here! We got here last Thursday afternoon, and will probably stay one more day. I go back to work next Monday.

      I've been trying to squeeze in some reading time, too. It's not easy, though, during the holidays....

      GREAT toast! Here's to another great year of blogging and reading!! I second the motion!!

      Thanks for visiting and leaving such a super nice comment!! <3 <3 :) :)

  3. Happy New Years Maria!

    May 2017 be a great year for reading and everything else.

    1. Hey, Brian!

      Happy New Year to you, too!!

      Here's hoping for some GREAT reads in 2017!!

      Thanks for the nice comment!! :)

  4. Happy New Year Maria! I hope your holiday was amazing and that 2017 is amazing for you and your family!

    1. Hi, Verushka!

      Happy New Year to you, as well!

      Yes, I had a GREAT holiday# My husband and I are in Key West!! We'll be returning to Miami tomorrow.

      I hope 2017 will be an amazing year for you and your family, as well!!

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 :)


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