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Celebrate: We are Turning 5!

Who would have thought that Jessica’s Reading Room is about to turn 5 years old! The official anniversary date is the 19th, but we are starting the party early by starting the celebrations this weekend!

Almost all of my free time is dedicated to blogging and sharing the book love: BUT as long as I still enjoy doing it, that is what matters!  I started my blog for me first and it may not be a blog with a huge following (which I am fine with ) I still do have people looking at what I think and this is great! It’s crazy to think that people actually read about what I have to say about books!

And we have Kim as well who brings her own flair to things here at JRR:  She does her monthly video wrap ups, has a You Tube channel, does a weekly book(s) giveaway, and she also heads up the Most Gorgeous Cover contest on the Facebook page twice a year (which just ended!)

Here are the social media we are on:

Jessica’s Reading Room:
Twitter @JessReadingRoom
Facebook: It is a companion to this site and Kim and I use it as a way to get to know us more personally. If you have not given us a ‘like’ you should.  We have lots of fun things going on! We are getting close to 600 ‘likes’ and ‘follows’!

**Twitter is run by Jessica; Both Jessica and Kim post on the Facebook page. Jessica ends her posts with JPJ and Kim ends hers with KSF (When we remember… Sometimes we forget, we aren’t perfect!)

Jessica:
Instagram @jessica42980
Goodreads

Kim:
Instagram @kimsnerdlife
YouTube
Storygraph: kimsnerdlife


NOW FOR SOME FUN!!  We are having a giveaway!  This year it will only be USA. I am sorry Internationals! You guys know we love you too!

**USA ONLY** GIVEAWAY

**The giveaway will run from the 17th-21st. Winners will be selected and notified ASAP**

Here is what the winner will receive:

  1.  A $25 giftcard to the e-bookstore of their choice. Be it Amazon, Book Outlet, Barnes and Noble, etc. Winner will be contacted via email given on  the Rafflecopter.
  2. A creepy bundle of used books:

Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis
Stranglets by Michelle Gagnon
Remember Me by Chelsea Bobulski
The Woman in the Mirror by Rebecca James

Here is the Rafflecopter to enter to win! Good luck everyone! Let’s see what this year brings!

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Celebrate: It’s Been FOUR Years!!!

OMG: Who would have thought that when I said to my husband “I want to start a book blog” that I would still be doing it! It feels like I have been doing it forever, but in a good way and this weekend is a HUGE deal: WE ARE TURING FOUR!

Almost all of my free time is dedicated to blogging and sharing the book love: BUT as long as I enjoy it, that is what matters!  I started my blog for me first and it may not be a blog with a huge following (which I am fine with ) I still do have people looking at what I think and this is great! It’s crazy to think that people actually read about what I have to say about books!

And we have Kim as well who brings her own flair to things.  She does her monthly video wrap ups, has a You Tube channel, and she also heads up the Most Gorgeous Cover contest on the Facebook page twice a year.

Here are the social media we are on:

Jessica’s Reading Room:
Twitter @JessReadingRoom
Facebook: It is a companion to this site and Kim and I use it as a way to get to know us more personally. If you have not given us a ‘like’ you should.  We have lots of fun things going on! We have just over 500 ‘likes’ and ‘follows’!

**Twitter is run by Jessica; Both Jessica and Kim post on the Facebook page. Jessica ends her posts with JPJ and Kim ends hers with KSF (When we remember… Sometimes we forget, we aren’t perfect!)

Jessica:
Instagram @jessica42980
Goodreads

Kim:
Instagram @kimsnerdlife
Goodreads
YouTube


NOW FOR SOME FUN!!  We are having some giveaways!!!  One for USA only, One is International only, and one very special worldwide Kindle preview giveaway from author Taryn Leigh!

**The giveaways will run from the 18th-22nd. Winners will be selected and notified by the 25th.**

**USA ONLY** GIVEAWAY

Some books and a **Fitness Tracker**

First is a used copy of The Bus Ride by Joanie Chevalier.  This is a finished copy.
Used arcs copies of:
The Safe Place (with some swag) by Anna Downes
The New Husband by D.J. Palmer
Hollywood Park by Mikel Jollett

**Kim will be donating some books as well. She has planned to donate copies of Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely and My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier.

We are also giving away this brand new and unopened Fitness Tracker. It is a heart rate monitor, has multi-sport mode, tracks sleep, and more!  My hubby has this exact model and enjoys using it! Though he isn’t attached to it like I am with my Fit-bit!

Stats:
1. This fitness tracker requires iOS 8.0 & Android 4.4 above, Bluetooth 4.0 (Smartphone only, not for PC, iPad or Tablet)
2. If you want to see clearly under the strong sun, please adjust the brightness to brightest
3. When you download the “FlagFit 2.0” app, please allow all the requires, and if it shows to update, please update it.
4. If disconnected, please check whether it is running in the background, if not, just open the app, it will take around 20 seconds to sync the data.

SPECIFICATIONS

Model: B1 Fitness Tracker
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.0 or later
Bluetooth Transmission Distance: 10 Meters (32.8 feet)
Screen Type: 1.3 inch IPS Color Screen
Material: upper casing: PC + Metal; strap: TPU
Dimension: suits for wrist size: 6.5 inch – 10 inch
Battery Type: 260mAh Polymer Lithium Battery
Working Time: 25-30 days
Charging Type: 2-Pin USB cable (included)
Charging Time: 1.5-2 hours

 

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**INTERNATIONAL ONLY** GIVEAWAY


$25 in books from Book Depository!

**Please keep in mind that due to COVID-19 their shipping may be affected to your country. Please verify that they are still  shipping to your country before this entering this giveaway.

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**FOR EVERYONE** GIVEAWAY!

Author Taryn Leigh’s upcoming novel The Secret Letters doesn’t come out until August 9, 2020, but she is wonderfully donating 4 KINDLE copies to giveaway. You WILL receive it before publication: Isn’t an advance copy wonderful??? And FOUR of you will get it!

Book Description:

RACHEL, saved from an attack twelve years before by a faceless stranger, never got to thank him, never knew his name.

Despite the devastation she chose to rise above it to help others from their pain by becoming a psychologist…. Her only issue now is that she’s an expert at fixing everyone else’s problems, and blind to her own.

After a long relationship with her boyfriend WILL starts to go south, she turns to her best friend AMELIA for guidance.

Suddenly her world is turned upside down when tragedy strikes and she’s left with no one to comfort her but Will’s rude older brother RUARI.

Paralyzed by fear, she struggles to take grip of her life, until the day when anonymous letters begin to appear from the stranger who saved her twelve years before.

**Once winners are selected, we will need your kindle email address. You will then need to add the author’s email to your approved sender list and the book will be sent directly to your kindle.**

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It’s so hard to believe it has been 4 years. Let’s see what starting year 5 will bring! Good luck to everyone who enters the giveaways!

 

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Jessica’s Reading Room is THREE!!! It’s Our ‘Blogiversary’!

Who would have thought that when I started this site three years ago I would still be doing it!?!?!   ALL my free time is dedicated to blogging and sharing the book love: BUT as long as I enjoy it, that is what matters!  I started my blog for me first and it may not be a blog with a huge following (which I am fine with ) I still do have people looking at what I think and this is great! It’s crazy to think that people actually read about what I have to say about books!

And we have Kim as well who brings her own flair to things.  She does her monthly video wrap ups, she had the DC vs Marvel debate (She’s DC and I like both, but I think I prefer Marvel) , and she also heads up the Most Gorgeous Cover contest on the Facebook page. This is currently going on now!  Be sure to join us there to vote on covers! 

Here are the social media we are on:

Jessica’s Reading Room:
Twitter @JessReadingRoom
Facebook: It is a companion to this site and Kim and I use it as a way to get to know us more personally. If you have not given us a ‘like’ you should.  We have lots of fun things going on!

**Twitter is run by Jessica; Both Jessica and Kim post on the Facebook page. Jessica ends her posts with JPJ and Kim ends hers with KSF (When we remember… Sometimes we forget, we aren’t perfect!)

Jessica:
Instagram @jessica42980
Goodreads

Kim:
Instagram @living_the_nerd_dream
Goodreads

**Kim is very active on her IG, and I try to be on mine! It’s so hard since it is strictly on your phone!


NOW to celebrate… Since we are now 3….We are having 3 GIVEAWAYS! And one is just for the international folks!!!

**These will run from TODAY, the 19th through July 23rd at midnight Eastern.**

**If you are US, you can enter both US Giveaways, but you can not win both. If you win  the first one, you can not win the second giveaway!**

Now, who are these other facebook pages that I can visit in the giveaways? I just wanted to give some shout outs and they had no idea that they  were going to be on these giveaways:

  1. Bookies: I got my start as an admin over at Bookies and will continue to be one as long as I can! (Which is hopefully a longwhile!)
  2. A BookWorm’s Thoughts: This page is run by Yami who is a constant over at Jessica’s Reading Room.
  3. All About Books Divas: They are another page I follow on Facebook and Suleika helps run it.  She is also a constant over at Jessica’s Reading Room.

Giveaway One:  (US Only)

Win some books! These may be new or used and may be arcs. The books are pictured below, but there will be more in the winning package!:

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Books include:
UK version of Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult (used paperback)
Kiss Me in New York and Kiss Me in Paris by Catherine Rider (used ARC copies)
Uninvited:Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst  (new paperback)
Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Katherine Howe (used hardback)
The Complete Life’s Little Instruction Book (Used hardback)

And more!!

Giveaway Two: (US Only)

Win a $15 Amazon Giftcard!  This will be delivered by email address.

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Giveaway Three (International Folks Only!)

I don’t forget about the international folks! We care about you guys too! You can win up to $20 in books from Books Depository as long as they ship to your home country! Your choice on books!! 

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So now let’s party and have some cake! Good luck to everyone who enters and wins! 

 

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