Sunday, July 27, 2014

Enter to win a dozen Crocheted Christmas Ornaments or a $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Since my recent Etsy Lover Giveaway was such a success, I wanted to try out another giveaway.  I posted a few days ago about my book Christmas Ornaments to Crochet & Embellish Vol 1 was on sale. Only $2.99 for the digital copy.  What a deal? Right? The above picture shows the dozen ornaments that I'm giving away for the Grand Prize.  

These are some of the crochet patterns in the book. I wanted to have a giveaway to celebrate this great price! These ornaments are handmade and designed by me - Kimber Shook. These would make awesome gifts for the holiday. (Yes, I know it's several months away but why not start early.)

Each pattern is available individually as well but the collection together is available for only $2.99 and it would be a shame to pass this great deal up. 

$2.99 for Digital
If you prefer paperback, the digital copy is available for free.  Just click on the link below.


Just enter the rafflecopter below for this great Grand prize.  Second prize is for a $25 Amazon gift card.

Anyone who purchases this great deal, can leave a comment below with the date of purchase and I will email you another Christmas Ornament PDF Pattern not in this book. Christmas Snowman Hat Ornament to Crochet & Embellish.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson - Review

I received an email from bookbub letting me know that this book was on sale! I read the synopsis and decided I'd take a chance even with all my other unread books just waiting for me  on my bookshelf and my kindle.

If anyone knows of Peter Pan, this is a new take on it narrated through the eyes of Tinkerbell.  Several twists on old familiar characters change drastically and unexpectedly.  After looking at the title and cover, you would think the story would be told by Tiger Lily herself. Although I'm not disappointed, you have to understand that Tinkerbell is not the same Tinkerbell madly in love with Peter Pan that you grew up believing in.

Tiger Lily is betrothed to a Giant but eventually falls for Peter Pan.  Who wouldn't, right? Unfortunately, things never turn out the way the reader wants it to. In this version, Tinkerbell is just a ball of light giving insight to the reader on the characters thoughts and emotions which allow the reader to get to know Tiger Lily and fall in love and hate Wendy when she comes to enter Peter Pan's life.

This is truly a rollercoaster of emotions that will have you up and down.  The beginning was a bit slow for me.  I had to put it down a couple of times because I got busy doing everyday stuff.  Had it had a stronger beginning, I would have definitely not put it down at the start.

Despite the beginning, I would still recommend this if  you are looking for a different take and perspective on the fairy tale Peter Pan.

I'm giving this a: