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Stories Unfolded Blogiversary | Free Promotion for Authors

3-year blogiversary

Calling all authors! My blog’s three year anniversary is coming up in March.  I’m going to be having a month long celebration that will include a variety of posts and giveaways.

If you’re an author or know of one, I would love to feature a book or books on my blog during the celebration.

Here’s some information on how to get involved:

Event Name: Stories Unfolded 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Dates: March 1-31, 2015

Submit By: February 21, 2015


Throughout the month of March, Danielle will be hosting a series of blog posts and giveaways to celebrate the blog’s three-year anniversary.

Posts may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Book Reviews
  • Book Excerpts
  • Author Interviews
  • Guest Posts
  • Giveaways

Authors may submit requests to Danielle to promote their book(s) through her blog. She will coordinate with the author and determine what type of post(s) will work best. Danielle is requesting donations for giveaway items to include with these posts.

The following is a list of acceptable giveaway items:

  • Physical copies of books
  • Ebooks (preferable as they are easy to send to winners)
  • Author “swag” (only if it accompanies a copy of a book)
  • Barnes & Noble gift cards
  • Amazon gift cards

(As many of Danielle’s followers are not from the Los Angeles area, she cannot accept gift cards to local bookstores)

To submit a request to Danielle, please do the follow:

  • Email
  • Subject Line: Stories Unfolded Anniversary Celebration – [Your Name]
  • Provide information about the book(s) you would like to promote and include websites and buy links
  • Provide the blog post types you would like to be featured in (note that book review posts will be limited)
  • Include information on items being donated for the giveaways (if any)

I look forward to hearing from all of you!


Super Bowl Sunday!

Hope everyone has fun watching the Super Bowl today! 


Most Popular Posts in 2014


The year 2014 was a great year for me.  I did really well at work, put a lot more into my blog, read more books, and got engaged!

Today, I wanted to share my five most viewed posts in 2014.

1. Book Review” “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks

2. A Day at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. – Working as a Marketing Intern

3. Another One Lovely Blog Award

4. Stories Unfolded | One Lovely Blog Award

5. Remember My Mother

Thank you to all my followers who read these posts! I’m looking forward to what 2015 brings.

Stories Unfolded | 2014 In Review (Official WordPress Stats)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,400 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone!  Wishing you the best in 2015.  


My Adorable Nephew Reading

While I was browsing Instagram photos I came across a picture of my adorable nephew reading a book by the fire.  I thought this was so cute that I had to share it with all of you.  He’s reading a book I got him called Go Dog Go.  I’m sure some of you have heard of it.  It was one of my favorite books as a kid and it was so great seeing him reading it.

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2014 Goodreads Reading Challenge Completed

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I completed my 2014 Goodreads Reading Challenge!

I finished reading 15 books this year.  For 2015, I’m setting an ambitious goal of 25 books.

Here are the list of books I read in 2014:

  • The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks (My Review)
  • Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Logelin (My Review)
  • Family Inheritance by Terri Ann Leidich (My Review)
  • This Is Falling by Ginger Scott (My Review)
  • Things I Wish I Could Have Told My Younger Self by E.A. Davis (My Review)
  • Walt Before Mickey by Timothy Susanin (My Review)
  • The Forgers by Bradford Morrow (My Review)
  • Upside Down by Lia Riley (My Review)
  • Sideswiped by Lia Riley (My Review)
  • Inside Out by Lia Riley (My Review)
  • The In Between by Olivia Pierce (Review Coming Soon)
  • What a Bride Wants by Kelly Hunter (Review Coming Soon)
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Review Coming Soon)
  • Finding Zoe by Brandi Rarus & Gail Harris (Review Coming Soon)
  • If I Stay by Gayle Forman (Review Coming Soon)

What will your reading challenge goal be in 2015? 

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