I review all genres and I post them in 30 spots. Check out previous posts and I'm sure you'll find several books to catch your interest. I am a published reviewer and an award winning one. I am one of the best reviewers around. CELEBRATING 11 YEARS OF BOOK REVIEWS!!

Sunday, July 8, 2012


  I am THRILLED to announce Have You Heard My Book Review has received 3 awards!  Thank you to Karen at  http://karensdifferentcorners.wordpress.com  for the awards! We've been doing the happy dance all morning.  I'm new to these awards so forgive me if I forget to add something or do something that is required.  The awards are as follows:

As with any award there are rules and these are they:

1. Include the award logo somewhere in your blog.
2. Answer the 9 questions below
3. Nominate 10 to 12 blogs you enjoy. Or you pick the number. I’m going with 5 for this award and 5 for the other award
4. Pay the love forward: Provide your nominee’s link in your post and comment on their blog to let them know they’ve been included and invited to participate.
5. Pay the love back with gratitude and a link to the blogger(s) who nominated you.






Questions for me to answer. 

What is your favorite colour?
Pink and green
What’s your favorite animal?
 What’s your favorite non-alcoholic drink?
Facebook or Twitter?
mostly Twitter but I keep Facebook fresh
What is your favorite pattern?
I prefer a flower pattern
Favorite number?
Favorite day of the week?
Favorite flower?
Pink Roses and Daisies
What is your passion?

Writing and my children!

Seven things about myself  that you don't know yet. Nominate 5 blogs that inspire me.

1. I'm allergic to all flowers but three.. Roses, Daisies and Carnations.

2. I'm a children's book writer.

3. I'm 50% Cherokee.

4. I'm actually 48.

5. I've lived in every state but 6.

6.  My favorite place is the beach.

7.  I once worked in a clam factory ( allergic to clam juice..lol).






Another award we've been given I nearly missed. Because I didn't understand what to do for it. Thank you to Ninette   http://www.ninetteswann.com/2012/06/liebster-blog-award.html.  It means so much to me! 

The Liebster Blog Award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers and Liebster is a German word which means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.

The Rules:
1. Each person must post 10 facts about themselves
2. Answer 10 questions the tagger has given you and give 10 questions for the people you’ve tagged.
3. Choose 10 people and link them in your post.
4. Tell them you’ve tagged them.
5. Remember, no tag backs.

Here Are My Questions to You:
1. What is your favorite opening line of a book?

2. What is your favorite blog post of your own and why?

3. If you couldn't read for a week, what would you do with your time?

4. Who is your least favorite author?

5. What elements does a story need to have to keep you interested?

6. Have you ever not finished a book? Which ones?

7. What book do you consider your best kept secret (something you love, but no one else has heard of)?

8. You're at a dinner party with three book characters. Who are they?

9. You're at a dinner party with three authors. Who are they?

10. Has a book ever changed your life?

1. Don't really have a favorite.

3. I'd be crafting.

4. I'd have to think about that for a long time.

5.  I like a story to flow well. Make sense.

6.  I have a rule with myself. If you start it, finish it.

7.  Most have been discovered by friends.

8. Rhett Butler, one of the Cynster men, and a rouge pirate.

9. Eloisa James , Shana Galen, Veronica Scott.

10. No.


  1. Yes, Yes, YES!!

    Congratulations, Melanie!

    - M. A. Banak

    1. Michael you are a sweetie!! Your support means the world to me. You know you can always email if you have questions. macladie25@yahoo.com.

  2. Thank you Darlin! I've been doin the happy dance!