It’s Christmas Eve! Are there really only 2 more Mondays left in 2018?
My holiday wish for you and me? To finish 2018 with humor and grace and to begin the new year with courage and a positive spirit.
Check out 8️⃣ posts from last week.
I didn’t get much reading done last week but I did use 4 lbs of powdered sugar, 24 oz of semi sweet chocolate, and more butter than I will admit to.
I began Our Prince of Scribes, an incredibly wonderful tribute to author Pat Conroy and his life. Look for my review post on Wednesday.
We’ve been watching season three of Travelers and it’s hard not to binge watch all ten episodes! Anyone else watching?
Continued to clean up and improve the blog. Upgraded our WordPress account to premium but am waiting to upgrade to business until I can justify the cost. Are widgets worth it? Figured out how to do a Featured Post. Enabled “mobile” theme on WordPress. Updated our 2019 Southern California Events Page. Spent a good amount of time on Twitter and Pinterest as I continue to evaluate the best way to reach likeminded book nerds. Lastly, interlinking. Did you know a good SEO practice is to link to your existing content within each post?
ICYMI – Links Worth Visiting:
10 Books Written By Women We Can’t Wait To Read In 2019. Click here.
Dragons & Tea Book Club have announced their January pick.
Sheila at Book Journey has a fun event planned for the First Book of the Year.
Author Laurie King has a little something to help nudge you into the holiday spirit. Click here to download a copy of Mary’s Christmas.
Bookish Crossword: Test Your Knowledge of 2018’s Buzziest Books.
The Magic of Book Fairies. A look at the bibliophiles hiding books around the world.
The Week Ahead:
By this time next week we will have a new niece! My sis-in-law is having her first child on Friday, if not sooner! 👶 🍼
Merry Christmas to everyone who is celebrating! May your health be good, your coffee be hot and your books be plentiful.
#IMWAYR is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It’s a great way to recap your weekend and plan your reading goals for the week ahead.