Goodreads and Other Bits

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Oh yes, I just have to create a rhyme for the title. Anyhow, it is obvious on the title what I will be talking about today. I am currently swamp with errands for the family so I have been on hiatus for the past few days and still coping up with the backlogs that are quickly piling up. I'll be sharing a few personal things on this post. So here are the highlights of my week:
Surely bookworms would do get the title. Goodreads is a social networking site for books. I actually had one a few years back but I accidentally deleted it. *Oops!* Realizing that I just had a problem with my browser, my account was already gone and sticked with my other account, which is Shelfari. But just a few days ago, I created another and it will be for keeps.
So if you have an account on Goodreads, you know what to do! I am in the process of still transferring, editing and posting new reviews so I would love to hear from you.
And this just in!! After writing the sentences prior to this, I received an email that I won a giveaway and a First Reads winner! It was my first time to join the giveaways and read a few write-ups that it is difficult to win the contests because the stakes are too high but this is a blessing in disguise! I guess you just have to try and try to win some! Yay me! And definitely excited for it! Thank you you Goodreads and Imran Siddiq! :)
**Disclaimer: I don't mean to brag but you guys know how it feels when you won something and plus it is a book so this bookworm is definitely happy!**
I've read these four books this week. I'm still reading the last one though. I'm so hooked with this series that I even influenced my brother and some friends to read it as well.
After a few months of waiting, I was also able to update my Instagram! I usually use my sister's iPod Touch but since she's selling it (because she bought an iPad), I wasn't able to post and update my 365 day photo challenge before. But I a posted some and will post some of the backlogs. *Eeep!* I know I am the backlog queen, forgive me.
By the way, you can follow me on Instagram by clicking this button:

For some weird reason, I actually had a dream that I was wearing a yellow Wellington boots and a pleated skirt. Since we usually can't remember how our dreams started and only some fragments remain, I added some details that will define myself. Hence, the name of this blog. I love both fashion and books. I love playing with both elements and incorporating them in a post like this.
Another is that I've been experimenting with my layout and blog widgets again. I will still continue doing that since I would love my blog to be clean and not cluttered. I also want to save space and I've been trimming a lot. I actually wasted a few hours for my layout while writing this post so it got delayed. Whew. Being a geek is chic! Comments anyone?

That's all folks!

Have a great weekend!

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266. Heneral Luna: The History Behind the Movie by Vivencio R. Jose, Ruby Rosa A. Jimenez

265. Rumors (Rumors #1) by A.C. Arthur

264. An Armadillo in New York by Julie Kraulis

263. Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon by Terry John Barto

262. Our Love Grows by Anna Pignataro

261. Molly Rides by Adam B. Ford, Brian Berley

260. Noni Speaks Up by Heather Hartt-Sussman, Geneviève Côté


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