Author Signing – CakeSpy at Yummy Cupcakes

Author Signing – CakeSpy at Yummy Cupcakes

Last week I attended the book signing for CakeSpy: Sweet Treats for a Sugar Filled Life. Those of you not familiar with CakeSpy, get there to her website now! I’ll wait. Did you go? Good. Isn’t her stuff super cute? I especially love the Team Pie and Team Cake pins as well as the zombies chasing cupcakes print.  I’ve been following Jessie for a little while now. We here at Nite Lite are big sweets eaters and big bakers. When I heard that Jessie was releasing a book and that she’d be touring for it (at bakeries!), I was ecstatic. Luckily… Read more »

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NetGalley January

NetGalley January

Yes, I’ve signed up for another challenge. Netgalley is a wonderful resource for bloggers and I take advantage of it often. Unfortunately I’ve gotten way behind in my Netgalley book reading. They offer to many great titles and I am constantly trying to balance my NG books with books I buy and the library. So motivate myself to read some of the awesome titles I’ve received from NG, I am declaring myself and am joining Netgalley January. Red House Books is hosting and if you’d like more info, check our her post here.  I am not going to list all… Read more »

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Desert Warrior – Review

Desert Warrior – Review

Desert Warrior by Nalini Singh Publication date: 01 August 2003 by Silhouette ISBN 10/13: 0373765290 | 9780373765294 Category: Adult RomanceKeywords: Romance, sheikhs, royaltyFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook (e-ARC received from Netgalley) From goodreads: The fabled desert kingdom of Zulheina was Tariq’s birthright, and he was a man who held tightly what belonged to him. And that meant he had to reclaim a very special woman–the woman who had broken his heart years before in New Zealand. And once he had lured her to this distant land, he meant to keep his new bride here forever…. But Jasmine Coleridge was not… Read more »

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Winter Wishlist: Week 3 – Giving

Winter Wishlist: Week 3 – Giving

It’s Winter Wishlist Week 3 where we spotlight charities and orgs that promote literacy. For more info or to sign up, visit the Winter Wishlist page. This week I have a couple of charities that are near and dear to my heart. Check them out below. And if you’re feeling generous this season, we encourage you to donate to your favorite bookish organization. Everybody Wins! I’ve only been involved with Everybody Wins! for a couple of years but it’s a fantastic program that my office participates in. Every week I go to a local elementary school and read to a young student. This… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (12)

In My Mailbox (12)

image courtesy of a mocha & a latte In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! This is a light week for me. I am going on vacation next week and want to stick to books I already own or have borrowed from my friends that have been in my To Be Read pile. (edited because I went to the library last night and got more books so not the lightest week) I’ve barely had a chance to read all week so I am hoping to have… Read more »

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Mine Till Midnight – Review

Mine Till Midnight – Review

Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways #1) by Lisa Kleypas Publication date: 02 October 2007 by St. Martin’s Press ISBN 10/13: 0312949804 | 9780312949808   Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, siblings, gypsies, ghostsFormat: Hardcover, mass market paperback, ebook From goodreads: When an unexpected inheritance elevates her family to the ranks of the aristocracy, Amelia Hathaway discovers that tending to her younger sisters and wayward brother was easy compared to navigating the intricacies of the ton. Even more challenging: the attraction she feels for the tall, dark, and dangerously handsome Cam Rohan. Wealthy beyond most men’s dreams, Cam has tired of… Read more »

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Winter Wishlist: Week 2 – Great Gifts

Winter Wishlist: Week 2 – Great Gifts

Welcome to week 2 of Winter Wishlist, the fun seasonal meme that my co-blogger over at Read Now Sleep Later dreamed up.Week 2 (Dec 13 – 19) is all about great gifts that you want to GIVE. For more info or to sign up, visit the Winter Wishlist page. Week 1: Write about Books or Bookish Things that you would love to get.Week 2: Write about Books or Bookish Things that you would love to give.Week 3: Write about a charity/nonprofit/community group that works with books and/or literacy. I am a big fan of box sets. They’re usually quite economically priced and they’re a… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (7) – Books I Want To Give As Gifts

Top Ten Tuesday (7) – Books I Want To Give As Gifts

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. To sign up or find out more about it, visit the Top Ten Tuesday page. This week’s topic is Top Ten Seven Books I Want To Give As Gifts.  1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – This would be great for anyone but I think I would give it to my friend Mecaila who loves the idea of running away with the circus as much as I do. 2. Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead – Yes, this book/series pops up on a lot of my lists. That’s… Read more »

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Hot Books Blog Giveaway Hop – Signups

Hot Books Blog Giveaway Hop – Signups

February 3-10, 2012 http://bit.ly/hotbkhop1 Hi kids! Nite Lite is hosting its first ever giveaway hop! The Hot Books Giveaway Blog Hop will feature “hot” books, generally noted by the book blogging community as 18+. This can be anything from traditional romance, paranormal romance, YA, contemporary, erotica–anything with a romantic element is game. This giveaway hop won’t have too many rules but we do ask that all giveaways be books or book related (this does include gift cards from Amazon, etc. as well as purchases of books). You can throw in non-book items as long as a book is also included…. Read more »

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In My Mailbox (11)

In My Mailbox (11)

image courtesy of a mocha & a latte In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Pretty small haul this week. I’ve been trying to be very good and not buy too many books or borrow too many either. I did go to the library this week but managed to come out with only 2 books. I also got a couple of Christmas themed books which is new for me. It’s all part of the seasonal spirit, right? Bought Christmas Eve at Friday… Read more »

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