Sunday, August 11, 2013

Three Year Blogoversary Celebration + Mega Giveaway!

Lady Reader’s Bookstuff is THREE! (SEVEN!)

You say it's your birthday
It's my birthday too--yeah
They say it's your birthday
We're gonna have a good time
I'm glad it's your birthday
Happy birthday to you.

Yes we're going to a party party

Yes we're going to a party party

Yes we're going to a party party.

I would like you to dance--Birthday

Take a cha-cha-cha-chance-Birthday

I would like you to dance--Birthday


You say it's your birthday

Well it's my birthday too--yeah

You say it's your birthday

We're gonna have a good time

I'm glad it's your birthday

Happy birthday to you. 

When I began blogging three years ago, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. (To be honest, I still don't. I just kind of go with the flow and do my own thing.)

I have learned several things that are most awesome. I've seen things and experienced opportunities that I never would have imagined during the last three years. I've made friends that I otherwise would not and I've read more books than I can possibly count. 

Instead of me going on and on about what I've done (or haven't for that matter) I'm going to show you some of my favorite things and then we'll get to the goodies. 

Author events! 

The very first Author Event I attended was for Richelle Mead. I had no clue who she was and didn't own the 3 previous books in the series. 

From there I went on to attend several events. Eventually, I began to moderate and interview the authors.

Richelle Mead 

Nick Lake

Dan Wells, Claudia Gray & Lauren Oliver

Claudia Gray, Lauren Oliver & Me

Claudia Gray, Lauren Oliver & Me
Shannon, Alli & Lori

Claudia Gray, Lauren Oliver & Me
Shannon, Alli, Lori, Kelsey, Vania
Dan Wells & Tiffani



I’ve met some of the best people ever!



*Ann Marie Frohoff*

Meg Cabot, Lexi & Me

Meg Cabot, Lexi & Me



Why yes, I did participate in world book night 2013.

Can we say, “Favorite author, EVER”

Andrew Smith

Matthew MacNish & Me


Scott Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld


Is That Lauren Myracle?

Lauren Myracle, Vania & Me

Ally Carter & Me

Sherrilyn Kenyon & Me

Dianna Love

Delilah Dawson & Carol Malcom

Kat Zhang

Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong & Me

Alyson Noel & Me

Lauren Kate & Me

Margaret Peterson Haddix & Lexi

Lisa McMann, Lexi & Me

Lisa McMann & Me

Andrea Cremer

Marie Lu, Andrea Cremer, Jessica Spotswood & Beth Revis

Marie Lu, Andrea Cremer & Jessica Spotswood 

I attended the Bloomsbury Event and had the awesome experience of not only chatting with the lovely women in the back but I also interviewed them. They were SO FUN!

Megan Miranda

Robin Benway & Me

Yelena Black

Katy Hershberger & Me

Megan Miranda & Me

Megan Miranda

Yelena Black & Me

Again, I was fortunate to attend the Pitch Dark Days Event, not only was I the "Official Blogger" and had the privilege of interviewing the authors, I also got to meet ALISON. The woman behind the scenes. Yes, I had a blast.

Alison Lisnow & Me

Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Me, Tahereh Mafi & Veronica Rossi

Tahereh Mafi

Heather Brewer

Look who went to RWA2013!

Darynda Jones

Delilah Dawson

Marni Bates

Dianna Love

The best book club ever.

Katie, Kim, Karis, Liz, Sarah, Shannon,
Dawn, Alli, Ash, Tiffani & Me

Okay, so how awesome is this... My new blogger bestie, Katelyn at Kate's Tales of Books and Bands is also celebrating her blog's 3 year birthday. You have the option of earning extra entries by checking her out and liking her page. Make sure you stop by, say hello and leave a comment congratulating her on THREE years! 


For our 7th year, I will be giving away a box of signed and un-signed books. To enter, please leave a comment - random or sincere. Your choice. Thank you for keeping me going and supporting Lady Reader's Bookstuff!