Comfy Cozy Reading Weather Giveaway Hop

Hosted by Stuck in Books

Hi everyone and welcome to 2018!!


This is our first giveaway for 2018.

First of many!  I promise.

This giveaway is all about books you would curl up and read with the weather is chilly.  For me, I want a good story.  It can take place in any time period, or part of the world, or during anytime of the year.  As long as it’s a good story.  So for this giveaway, I will be giving away all three of the following books to one winner.

Yes!  THREE Books!  What are they you ask?  Well, keep reading.












To enter to win these great reads all you have to do is fill out the Rafflecopter below.  Must be a US resident to enter.  Giveaway ends on 1/15/18.

Good luck and stay tuned for another great giveaway this month.  Don’t forget this is a hop so that means you can click on the buttons below and go to another great giveaway.

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MGR Reading Challenge: 3rd 2017 Book Bingo Completed Card

Welcome back to the 3rd and last Mocha Girls Read Reading Challenge for 2017.  

How did you do?  Did you get to read the last four book of the months?  Did you get into a completely new genre or read a new author?  If you downloaded a Book Bingo card now is the time to show it off.

I decided to just read and see where the books I read would fall again.  Funny thing is…this time I did it!


    Here is my card.

  1.  The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
  2.  Homegoing by Yaya Gyasi
  3. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  4. I read 55 books this year
  5. Holiday Temptation by Donna Hill, Farrah Rochon and K.M. Jackson
  6. The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer
  7. Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
  8. Free Space
  9. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  10. Paris for One by Jojo Moyes

Now it’s your turn to show off your Book Bingo cards and enter for your chance to win a new book.  But first, let’s do a review of what Book Bing is, the rules and the prize.

What is Book Bingo? 

Have you played Bingo?  Welllll….Same thing.  Pick a square and read a book that fits the theme of that square.  When you complete two lines, whether it’s a straight line or a diagonal line then you have a bingo.

~ The Rules ~

  • Audiobook, E-books and physical books count.
  • One book per square
  • At the end of April, you must check in here and post your reads.
  • Books must be read from September 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
  • Authors, no reading your own book, please.
  • Must complete 2 lines.  (Any combination of lines is a bingo)
  • No signing up needed.  Just check in from December 31 to January 7
  • Fill out the Rafflecopter below

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Good luck!!


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2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: Completed and Winners

Hosted by DuLivre, Mocha Girls Read, and Books and Sensibility

We are done.

Another read-a-thon completed.

You did it!!

This read-a-thon was good.  We had a great time reading, doing reading challenges, and chatting on Twitter.  Of course, there were naps.  I mean how can you not take a nap after eating Thanksgiving Dinner leftovers for lunch.  That is nap waiting to happen.

So I completed 1 book..   

…and started two others.  I think I will finish one of them before Monday.  Unfortunately, finishing the two books will not get me caught up on my Goodreads Reading Challenge.  I need to get a few childrens book from the library to get to the 55 books a year goal.

Tons of tea was consumed too.










Now on to the winners of the reading challenges.

10 WORD STORY Twitter winner is Exo Supremacist.  He won a mystery book package.


Mocha Girls Read BOOK PUZZLE winner is Areeba Naaz.  She won a book from Amazon ($10 value)

And last but not least the Facebook BOOK POETRY winner is Emmanuelle Schick.  She won an audiobook of Nightshade for Waring by Bailey Cattrell.

Congratulations winners!!

See ya all next year everyone!

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2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: Book Puzzle Challenge

2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: Book Puzzle Challenge

Hosted by DuLivre, Mocha Girls Read and Books and Sensibility.


Below are pieces of 11 different book covers.  In the comments section below, leave the title and author of the book.  You will get 1 pt for the title and 1 pt for the author.  The person with the most points wins.  There 11 book covers and a total 22 points possible.


1 Copy of any book from Amazon up to $10.00 in value.


  1. Person with most points wins.
  2. Please add up your points for us as well.
  3. All answers must be here on the site below.
  4. If there is a tie, a random winner will be picked.
  5. Ends at midnight PST on 11/24/17.

Good Luck!

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2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: My TBR

Hosted by DuLivre, Mocha Girls Read and Books and Sensibility.

I am so looking forward to this.  I love read-a-thons because they FORCE me to sit and spend the day reading.  I don’t need to be forced but you know how life can interfer with a day off.  All of sudden you have a few errands to run and next thing you know the day is over.  So for me scheduling a read-a-thon in my month helps me to read and do nothing else.

So for the day I am planning the following.

Host 3 giveaways.

Finish one audiobook

Start one paperback

Cheer on other readers via Website, Twitter, and Facebook using #BFRaT


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

From Compton to Congress by Walter Tucker III

(If Time Permits) My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

I am hoping to finish at least one of them.


During the read-a-thon there will be challenges hosted by the read-a-thon hostesses for you to enter and win bookish prizes.

6am EST DuLivre is hosting one on Instagram

9am EST Books and Sensiblity is hosting one on Twitter

10am EST Mocha Girls Read is hosting one on Twitter

12pm EST Books and Sensiblity is hosting one on their blog

3pm EST Mocha Girls Read is hosting one on this site

6pm EST DuLivre is hosting one on her blog

9pm EST Mocha Girls Read is hosting on Facebook

Follow all the hostesses so you can stay in the know.





Books and Sensibility


Twitter: and

Mocha Girls Read


Facebook: (group) (page)


Don’t forget, there is still time to sign up for Black Friday Readathon! It’s a lowkey readathon hosted by DuLivre, yours truly Mocha Girls Read, and Books and Sensibility.  Sign-ups are open until 12 p.m. CST on Friday, November 24.  Go to DuLivre site to sign yourself up

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