Sunshine Blog Award

I was nominated by Alexia Smit for a Sunshine Blog Award! Love that chic – thanks Alexia!

So, here are the rules…

1.  Include the award logo in your post or on your blog
2.  Answer 10 questions about yourself – you can use mine or make up your own
3.  Nominate 10 – 12 other wonderful bloggers
4.  Let the other nominees know they are nominated and include links to their blog
5.  Link the person who nominated you

Let the fun begin…

1.  What book are you currently reading?

Just finished Angelfall by Susan Ee.  What a surprisingly awesome read!

2.  Vampires or werewolves?

That is a tough one.  It’s a tie – can I just go with mermaids here?

3. How many books have you read so far this year?

Only nine under my belt so far, but in my defense, can I add how much I’ve written? Upwards of 30,000 words. Not to mention the 50,000 or so I’ve edited…have I redeemed my lack of reading yet?

4. Who is your favorite character in a book you’ve read?

Because she is so fresh in my head, has to be Penryn from Angelfall .  I’d like to think I would definitely kick ass like her during an apocalypse.

5. Heels, sneakers, flip flops or clogs?

Flip flops, but my feet are bare probably 80% of the time.  A luxury of working from home.

6. What’s your dream vacation?

A trip around Eastern Europe – Romania, Bulgaria, maybe Croatia, followed by a tour of Wales, Scotland and Ireland!  Sorry spawn ‘o mine – no kids allowed.

7. Who is your favorite author?

Diana Gabaldon, hands down.  She has a huge following with her Outlander Series.

8. Favorite book/series?

Hunger Games, for sure.  Also Gabaldon’s Outlander Series, oh – and can’t leave out Divergent by Veronica Roth.  Can’t freakin’ wait for Insurgent!

 9. Why do you enjoy reading?

 Reading for me, serves two purposes.  Research and escape.  I do believe my writing craft gets better with every book I read – there is so much to learn from these great authors!  Reading also gives me a break, let’s me escape into another world leaving me better prepared to deal with mine.

10. What is your favorite quote from a book?

“We now play a permanent game of I-am-crazier-and-scarier-than-you. And in that game, my mother is our secret weapon.” From Angelfall. Have I mentioned how much I love that book?

 Here are my nominees:

Jennifer @ Can’t Put it Down Reviews – Very active book review blogger, editor, and awesome lady and friend, who I’m sure is rocking the ‘I Am Water’ t-shirt from my store right now!

Mindy @ Forbidden Reviews  – Somehow finds the time in her busy life to blog a variety of movie and book reviews – and all happen to be right up my alley! Mindy is very enthusiastic about the industry and worth the follow!

Scott @ Scott Marlowe Books – amazing, relatively undiscovered author (if you are an Amazon Prime member, be sure to borrow ‘The Five Elements‘ for free).

Susan @ Susan Ee – because I feel as though I haven’t justified Angelfall enough.

Komal @ The Review Girl  – Wonderful reviews, great giveaways, and awesome writing tips.  Enough said!

Steph @ Starry Night Book Reviews – Beautiful imagery on the blog – I’m all about the pictures!

Cami @ My Reading Addiction – If I had to classify a perfect reading machine – it would be Cami.  There is a new book review up practically daily.  Must. Follow. Cami.

And I know the following were already hit with the Sunshine Blog Award, but I just couldn’t – for the life of me – leave them off my fav’s list!

Ritesh @ Ritesh Kala’s Book Reviews – One of the best and well-organized book review blogs I’ve seen to date!

Natasha @ Dreamland: A Teenage Fantasy  – Another great blog with eye-catching imagery.  I could get lost in it for hours!

Tina @ Martina Bookaholic – Awesome reviews in both German & English.  With a new posting almost daily, this is one busy girl.

6 thoughts on “Sunshine Blog Award

  1. Hello Terra,
    thank you soo much for the nomination and also for your kind words… thats soo great, thank you. And you’re right, I’m kind of a busy girl! 😉
    Have a nice day, see you
    Greetings Tina

    • Thank you so much, you too! Actually I’ve still have to read your second book of the Akasha Series, but I’m not sure I’ve I should wait for the third book, so I won’t get crazy after the second one if there’s a cliffhanger end! :)

  2. Thank you Terra for nominating me! You are always such a great person! Your answers are hilarious, especially.. That is a tough one. It’s a tie – can I just go with mermaids here? hahahahha! Have a great weekend Terra!

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