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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Birthdays, Audiobooks and Giveaways!

It's June and that means a few things here at My Little Pocketbooks.
One, most coupons are going to expire soon.  (hehheee)
Two, it's Audiobook Book and...Three, It's my Birthday Month!

* happy dance*

To start off the birthday celebrations, I want to give one lucky reader a free audiobook.
The wonderful people at have graciously donated a download of THE HOLLOW GROUND by Natalie S. Harnett, (narrated by Luci Christian) for one lucky winner.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

June 2015 Reading Queue

Reading Queue is a meme hosted by Book Tasty and Books: A True Story.
Welcome to the Reading Queue.
Hey there everyone! Last month I was not planning on reading more than two books but low and behold I surprised myself and read more than two. Check out my reading queue for this month and see how I did last month. Nothing over the top now because I am taking classes online and there is tons to do. This month I am going to aim a bit higher and add more than two books to my queue for June.
What is the reading queue all about?
Reading Queue is a monthly meme where you share what books you plan to read for the month. You can hop to other blogs and see what others are reading and maybe find someone reading the same thing as you! Or you can ask for people to vote on what you should read next if you can’t decide.
So here is what I have lined up for the month of June. (Click the covers to go to the books Amazon page.)

Book Club Book of the Month

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Cover Characteristic - Green

Hosted by Sugar and Snark
Each week we will post a characteristic and choose 5 of our favorite covers with that characteristic. If you want to join in and share your 5 favorite covers with the weeks particular characteristic, then just make a post, grab the meme picture (or make your own) and leave your URL in Linky (so we can visit).
You don’t even need to participate, just stopping by and saying hi would be great! Don’t forget to stop by the other participants!
I love looking at green covers.  There are just so many to pick from.  It was so hard to pick just 5.  And you know me...I will make this a diverse list of books (as much as I can).  Click on the book titles below to go to their Amazon page. En guard!

~ Green ~

Monday, June 1, 2015

Diversity on the Shelf 2015: June Review Link-Up
Welcome to the June review linky of Diversity on the Shelf 2015 Reading Challenge.  
Every month I will post a linky for you to add your reviews.  Please have a direct link to the book you are reviewing to the linky.  No links to blog home pages please.  If you don't have a blog, please link to your Goodreads, Amazon, Facebook, LibraryThing or other account where you are reviewing the books for this challenge.
Books that qualify for this challenge are by people of color or with a main character of color.  All shades and races of color are welcomed and encouraged here.  If you still need more clarification on what a person of color is Click Here.
If you haven't signed up for the challenge yet, don't fret you still have time.  Just sign up here! 
If you need a few suggestions on what to read for this challenge check out the list of links to blogs, book list and more. (Links here)
May Stats
(as of 5/31)
  52 participates
  31 books read and reviewed
First Book Reviewed by Bratney's Books and More

Review: When the Emperor was Divine

When the Emperor was Divine
Author: Julie Otsuka
Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher:  Random House Audio
Release Date: October 16, 2003
Audiobook: 3 hours and 26 minutes
Narrator: Elaina Erika Davis
Source: Free from the e-Library