you can call me a blogger.

megan of {the thread affect} & I are in chicago.

and off to our first blogging event today.

I’ll be social mediain’ my little heart out. so follow along.

[excuse love my made up word].

simply stylist chicago // LLinaBC.com

{instagram} or {twitter}.

more about the event {here}.

have the best weekend.

xo!

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sponsor in june.

along with my blog makeover [that’s now a month old] ..I also upgraded got an ‘advertise’ page. woot woot!  it was more or less, “I think I need one of these ..but I have no idea what I’m doing”. well, someone’s done their homework. and I’m happy to report it’s up & fully functioning.

so in celebration of getting a clue & welcoming the month of june ..

sponsor in june // LLinaBC.com

I wanted to offer a special.

use promo code: happyjune.

it’s $1.00 off whichever ad you choose.

if you want to swap buttons – it’s free! and my sidebar has been requesting more pretty faces. so let’s!

happy june!

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book review: the night circus.

the last book, {the end of your life book club}, restored my love of reading.

this book, {the night circus}, brought back the magic.

much like song lyrics, the words in a book never change ..yet each time they are read an original opinion is formulated, a new lesson learned. it means something slightly different to each person it meets.

happy place the night circus at barnes and noble

I was as engrossed in the pages, as the characters were in le cirque des rêves/the circus of dreams.

simply put {the night circus} is a tale of star-crossed lovers. brought together by magic and a competition they were bound to at a young age. the twists & turns are plentiful. and the love story leaves you wanting more. in a good way.

as I closed the book, I sat there thinking, “what just happened?”. the story is a whirlwind. and somehow, in my mind, I concluded..the underlying theme is a beautiful love story.

“I chose him to contrast her, and to complement. perhaps I chose too well.”
 

two people destined to be together. all odds against them. overcoming every obstacle in their way. all in the name of love.

I could very well be crazy. but that’s what I took from it. [if I’m crazy, leave me in my la-la-land. I visit so infrequently]. there’s nothing wrong with diving head first into a fantasy-fiction, and coming out calling it a fairy tale. right? 

have you read? what’d you think? any fairy tale-like qualities jumping out at you?

if you haven’t read, but are in search of a good book to get lost in ..give {the night circus} a try.

now go to {The Thread Affect} – read megan’s review!

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we’d love to have you join us for our next #bloggerbookclub read. which is ..

the great gatsby

get it {here}. and start this weekend – I am!

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happy thursday.

see you tomorrow for ‘the week in photos’ :)

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