It’s been a really busy year for me and I’ve been reading a lot, but I haven’t found the time to blog as much as I would have liked. One of the new things I’ve been focusing on is starting my jewelry business.

My aunt has taught me a lot about how to work with wire and how to finish my projects professionally. It’s taken a lot of my extra time, but I’ve really enjoyed it.

I’m excited to continue making jewelry but I also want to get back to blogging about books regularly, so I entered a really awesome contest on the site SpecialNeedsGifts.com. My grandma is a teacher just for kids with Autism and my mom was checking out the site and showed me the contest and I decided to enter. Missy at SpecialNeedsGifts.com is giving away a gift card for $100 at Amazon! I really hope that I win because I have a big list of books that I’d like to get, plus a few things for my jewelry business that I need (like a new set of tools…mine are just shot) Winning would really help out since summer is just a few weeks away and I’ll have more time to spend on blogging and crafting!

Check out the contest here: http://specialneedsgifts.com/giveaway-100-amazon-gift-card/

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The Hunger Games

by Maria

This book the Hunger Games is about 24 teenagers that are forced to go into an arena where they must all fight to the death. The Capitol that has taken over the country of Panem is forcing two people from each district to participate as punishment for rebellion. Katniss Everdeen is a sixteen year old that goes in place of her sister primrose. In the middle of the games Katniss finds herself fighting for two people instead of just one.

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The Wide-Awake Princess

The Wide Awake Princess is a fantasy book that tells the story of two sisters,Annabelle and Gwendolyn.Gwendolyn falls into a deep sleep and must be saved by her true love.Annabelle who is accompanied by a trusted castle guard Liam goes on a mission to save her sister. They must gather princes to kiss Gwendolyn and […]

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Camp Rock: The Junior Novel

This book is about Mitchie’s summer at Camp Rock, the best music summer camp. Mitchie is a 14 year old who is shy but loves to sing. When her mom gets a job at Camp Rock, she is excited because she gets to go to the camp at a discounted rate. Tess Tyler is the […]

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Rainbow Magic: The Jewel Fairies

These books are about a group of seven fairies with magical jewels that control magic, especially in their fairy kingdom. Their worst enemy is Jack Frost and he steals the seven crystals that control the magic of fairyland. It’s up to Kirsty and Rachel to find all seven jewels and save fairyland from Jack Frost […]

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The birth of a blogger!

Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by Maria’s new reading blog. She came to us this summer and asked if she could do some of what mom and dad do on the computer and after talking about the things she liked we’ve come up with this idea. Maria has enjoyed reading from the start. We believe […]

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