Blogversary Announcement – BENCHED, A New Adult Sports Romance, Coming September 2020!

Its What A Nerd Girl Says 8th Blogversary today!!

I can’t believe that this little ol’ blog has been around for eight years. I started this blog on a whim – I hardly thought it through. I think the only thing I truly thought through was the name, something that I’m SO glad I thought about because its been my moniker, my identity, for 8 years. This has been so insanely important to me. I was scrolling through Facebook this morning and was taking a look at my memories and I posted something that really resonated with me today. I didn’t celebrate much last year, mostly because I had started a new position at my work and had just moved into an apartment. But I really expressed myself well. Here’s what I wrote:

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Book Review: Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

When Fitz and Juniper cross paths on their first college tour in Boston, they’re at odds from the moment they meet– while Juniper’s dying to start a new life apart for her family, Fitz faces the sacrifices he must make for his. Their relationship sparks a deep connection–in each other’s eyes, they glimpse alternate possibilities regarding the first big decision of their adult lives.

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April Book and Blog Wrap Up and May Goals

Okay, first off, this wrap up is SOOOO late. We are already in mid-May at this point, my god. But I’m INSANELY busy right now, with a HUGE announcement coming on May 23rd, the 8th birthday of this blog, and preparing for the big announcement that I’ve already made.

But let’s be real – I’ve also just been so NOT into reading stuff right now. The quarantine is just messing with my head and my routine and all of that. I did read a fair amount of books in April but…a lot of them were rereads. I just need the comfort of rereads right now. I’m to TRY and read some new stuff soon but…we’ll see.

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Top Ten Favorite Baby-Sitter’s Club Books!

Normally on a Tuesday, I’d be doing the Top Ten Tuesday prompt from The Artsy Reader Girl but today I’m sharing my top ten favorite Baby-Sitters Club books of all time. The show is coming SO soon, this July, AND the teaser trailer got me so excited. I grew up on these books – my aunt, who is a mere six years older than me, passed along her Baby-Sitters Club books to me when I was super young (along with her Sweet Valley books too) and then I added to that collection as I got older and more and more books came out. I still own all of those, original 80s covers and all, and I credit those books a lot for my love of reading AND my love of writing. My first attempts at novels when I was 13/14 were just basically BSB fan fiction.

But there’s going to be a show SO soon on Netflix and the nostalgia is coming back HARDCORE. Check out the teaser trailer –

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Join Me on May 23rd for an Instagram Live Event to Celebrate 8 Years of What A Nerd Girl Says!

Can you believe in just about TWO weeks, this blog, this little ol’ engine that could blog will be turning eight years old? Honestly, I hardly believe it myself most days. I’m SO excited for it though – trends kind of come and go and while I know that book blogging and blogging in general aren’t really cool anymore since Instagram and YouTube are where a lot of people get their content nowadays, I’m glad that I’ve stuck with this blog as long as I have. It makes me happy and its a place to go to share my love for books and all things nerdy.

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BIG News! The Awakened is BACK! All the Details Here!

I know, I know, my blogging skills nowadays are totally lacking. I’ve honestly just been SO busy – I’m still working my full time job, I’m trying to keep up with a decent reading schedule, maintain my health and fitness routine, and so on.

But there’s a BIGGER reason on why I haven’t really been blogging much lately and that’s because I’ve been working on something HUGE and something BIG. The something-HUGE won’t be announced until May 23rd, the 8th birthday of this blog (WHAT!). However, I’ve been working really hard on the something-BIG and if you follow me on Instagram at all, you’ve already seen the news!

That doesn’t mean I can’t share it here too!

After nearly two years of being off the market – The Awakened and its sequel, The Sanctuary are being republished on June 16th, 2020 in both paperback and ebook!

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