Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bribery Is Not Beneath Me

Image Credit I have a passion for the Classics. Classic movies. Classic Cars. Classic Rock. Pretty much anything old school totally rocks my boat. So of course I am a fan of Classic books. I think more readers should be … Continue reading

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Winners In Our Armchair BEA Giveaway

What a wonderful time we had this past week during the Armchair BEA. There was lots of good book talk, blogging tips, loads of new book titles added to my To-Read-List, and, best of all, we made many new friends. … Continue reading

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Shopping for Free?

On 5/18, I posted a review of How to Shop for Free, and updated it with the results of my first trip to CVS pharmacy.  Well, today I made another conscious shopping trip to CVS, and am butting in out of … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA: Where Izzybella & the Quirky Girls Get Serious About Blogging and Stuff

The Book Expo of America is taking place this week, May 23-27 in New York City. The Armchair BEA is an online convention for those of us who could not attend.  Today’s BEA topic is about blogging.  I have to … Continue reading

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Going Beyond The Blog

Image courtesy cesarastudillo via Flickr This week marks the 2nd Annual Armchair BEA online event. A way for bookies to network virtually when they can’t attend the Book Expo America conference in NYC this same week. Today the Armchair BEA … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA: Meet and Greet with Karissa

The Book Expo of America is taking place this week, May 23-27 in New York City. The Armchair BEA is an online convention for those of us who could not attend.  It is Interview Day!! Armchair BEA pairs up participating … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA: A Giveaway Celebration

Welcome to Quirky Girls Read Giveaway Celebration. We’ve gathered together some of our most recent gently read (and deeply loved) books to share with you. Read the description of each book and decide which one(s) you’d like to have a … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA: Welcome!

The Book Expo of America is taking place this week, May 23-27 in New York City. The Armchair BEA is an online convention for those of us who could not attend.  Hello, BEA-ers! Welcome to QGR! We are excited to have … Continue reading

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Book v. Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

With the final installment of the Harry Potter movie franchise coming out, we thought it would be fun to revisit the phenomenon with a special edition series of Harry Potter Book v Movie columns. Name of Book: Harry Potter and … Continue reading

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Review: The Red Leather Diary

Name of Book: The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal By: Lily Koppel Publisher: Harper Copyright Date: 2008 Number of Pages: 336 Format: nonfiction Reason for Reading: book club selection for May Rating: B- “The trunk was one … Continue reading

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