I know, I know. I'm late getting this post up. Seems to be the way things are running so far. :D
Everyone has been doing their favorite reads of 2014. I am in no way capable of narrowing mine down to 10, 14 or even 20. There's just no way. So I'm going to list my favorite bookish moments of 2014 from January to December.
Attending Kristen Proby's Loving Cara Release Party.
Meeting Colleen Hoover for the second time, meeting Griffin Peterson and his band and seeing them perform live at the Maybe Someday Release Party.
Meeting my favorite bookpusher, Misha, in person for the first time at the Abbi Glines book signing.
Meeting Abbi Glines.
Attending the Emerald City Author Event in Seattle with awesome friends and fabulous authors.
Meeting one of my absolute favorite bloggers, Ethan from One Guys Guide To Good Reads.
Assisting Cora Carmack at the Chapter by Chapter Book Rave in New York and having the most spectacular weekend hanging out with her.
Meeting Gayle Forman and Jandy Nelson.
Meeting Victoria Dahl.
Having dinner with Kylie Scott and Joanna Wylde in Seattle
Attending the LoveNVegas event with two of my very favorite people, Mindi & Christina.
Meeting K. Bromberg.
Meeting Stuart Reardon.
Assisting Audrey Harte during the LoveNVegas book signing.
Meeting Harper Sloan.
Meeting Jodi Ellen Malpas.
Meeting Yesi, awkwardness and all.
Meeting Laura Kaye and Rachel Gibson at the Avon KissCon.
I could seriously go on, but I won't. :) And now, the winners for Days 1-11 of the 12 Smart & Savvy Days of Christmas! If you're name is listed below, I will either email you or reply to your comment on that day's blog post if there's no email address with instructions on how to claim your prize! Or you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize. Congratulations!
$5.00 Amazon Gift Card - Pam
Kindle Copy of INSPIRE by Cora Carmack - Salli Singleton
Kindle Copy of WICKED by Jennifer Armentrout - Traci Murray
Kindle Copy of This Christmas by Jeannie Moon - Jean W.
Kindle Copy of The Exception by Adriana Locke - Meg
Custom Tote Bag from Cora Cade - dstoutholcomb
Kindle Copy of Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Lauren - ckkinney
Kindle Copy of Knight by Kristen Ashley - krg
Print Anthology of A Carolina Christmas from Erika Marks - Vickie
Kindle Copy of Unwritten by MC Decker - Brooke Reagin
$5.00 Amazon Gift Card - Janine
Kindle Copy of Partners in Crime by Downey Greene - Tila Anderson
Kindle Copy of A Reaper Made by Liz Long - Lisa Gallant
Kindle Copy of Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover - Lisa Helmert
Kindle Copy of The Collector's Society by Heather Lyons - Roselle Torres