spring break

March 15, 2011

Y2K11 Spring Break: Young Adult Books to Look Forward To

It’s Spring Break, 2011 here and my buddies Pinky and Brain (Ruthie and Jaimie) have put together a great list of YA book recommendations for your spring and summer reading. Young Adult books are continuing to grow in popularity with young and adult readers alike. My daughter and I both enjoy a wide variety of YA series. So I asked her to nominate a few highly recommended reads for everyone. Check out her reads below and in the meanwhile, I have to second every nomination made by Ruthie and Jaimie, particularly Richelle Mead and Sherrilyn Kenyon!  Don’t forget to share […]
March 27, 2010

Daily Dose Spring Break 2010 Winners!

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for! Our winners for the Daily Dose Spring 2010 giveaway! This was such a fabulous week, I can’t wait to do it again next year! As you may recall, our giveaway includes: signed bookmarks and postcards from Janet Fox, author of FAITHFUL, and Alexandra Diaz (OF ALL THE STUPID THINGS). The winner will also score a special squeezy soccer ball from CHANGE OF HEART’s author Shari Maurer, and two charms in honor of Bonnie Doerr’s hero of ISLAND STING, the charming and adorable Angelo Sanchez: a key, reminiscent of Angelo’s gift idea for Kenzie […]
March 24, 2010

Back from the Break

Good morning Daily Dosers! What did you think of our Class of 2K10 Spring Break week? When I first issued the invitation, I had no idea how absolutely spectacular these authors would all be and what wonderful tales they would share. If you missed out on any of those Spring Break tales, I would urge you to check them out. I am going to let the spring break contest remain open for one more day. Then it will close tomorrow and I will draw the winner. Be sure to check back on Saturday for who gets the fantastic prize pail. […]
March 23, 2010

Of All the Spring Break Stories

My most recent memorable spring break was two years ago when I went to visit my friend in Greece. Although I generally enjoy exploring new places on my own, having a local show you the sites can’t be beat (especially since my Greek consisted of the bare minimum phrases and the inability to remember that “neh” meant yes instead of no). We went to many beautiful places in the northern and central part of the country which consisted of beautiful (but cold) beaches, roaring waterfalls, and inaccessible mountains with monasteries built on top. Gorgeous. One of the best things I […]
March 22, 2010

Spring Break . . . Sprung Broken

My name is Tessa McMullen and I’m the main character in Kristina McBride’s new book, The Tension of Opposites. She roped me into this thing where I have to tell everyone my thoughts on Spring Break. Which is ironic, because I really don’t have any. See, I don’t do Spring Break. Not anymore. Before Noelle went missing, Spring Break was always the best. It’s kind of pathetic, but you can just think of all the common clichés: fun in the sun, flip flops, coconut sunscreen, bikinis, lying out in the backyard and singing our favorite songs so loudly we’d drive […]