December 26, 2011

My Bookworm Santa + Broke & Bookish Secret Santa

This year, as a new member of the book blogging community, I decided to participate in two different bookish Secret Santa events. I love books and I always feel extra generous at Christmas, so I didn't even hesitate when I signed up for both!

(Hosted by Michelle of Book Briefs & Bree of The Magic Attic)


I received these two awesome books from my Secret Santa, Heather from Book Stacks on Deck!

Lola & The Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong


I sent a copy of Inheritance by Christopher Paolini to my Secret Santa, Amanda (a.k.a. Coranne) of Short and Sweet Reviews. I haven't heard word from her, but I hope she received it!  Inheritance is the conclusion to the Inheritance Cycle, which began with Eragon and last let off with Brisingr. I loved this series and it was the book that I immediately wanted to get her when I saw it on her wishlist.

As Michelle has already mentioned, I surprised her with a copy of Divergent by Veronica Roth off of her wish list! I loved Divergent (it's my favorite read of 2011) and I definitely wanted her to have it and (hopefully) enjoy it as much as I have!

Event #2: A Broke & Bookish Secret Santa 2011


Matched by Ally Condie
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
A cute bookmark
A lovely card
Hershey's Kisses

I got this awesome package filled with books, sweets and cute things from my secret santa, Joli of Actin' Up with Books.


My gift for my Secret Santa Jasmine of The Reading Housewives of Indiana was:

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
a purple bookmark
chocolates from Dylan's
a card


I had so much fun participating in these two events! Thanks to Michelle, Bree & Jamie who worked tirelessly to make sure things ran as smoothly as possible. Your hard work is definitely appreciated!


  1. Michelle@Book BriefsFebruary 6, 2012 at 12:12 PM

    Thank you soo much for Divergent. I did a happy dance when I opened it! You rock!! Thanks for participating. I got my roommate Lola for christmas this year!

  2. This was my first Christmas as a book blogger too, and I loved participating in My Bookworm Santa. You got and sent some great stuff! I have Lola and the Boy Next Door (won it a couple months ago) and I can't wait to read it. I read The Summoning a couple years ago and really enjoyed it. And I still need to read Divergent. I think I'll have to bump that up on my 2012 reading list!

    Loving your blog. New follower. :-)


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