Challenge: NaNoWriMo

Posted November 1, 2011 by McKenna Hastings
Categories: Challenges

It’s that time of year again, folks! 30 days of literary abandon! 50k words…it’s not that hard, is it? Oooooh yes, it is. But, it’s so fun! Are you participating? Will you win? I am and I will. I have participated since 2005 and won 2006. 2007, 2008 and 2010. I hope to add 2011 to my lineup. :)


In My Mailbox #1

Posted October 29, 2011 by McKenna Hastings
Categories: Hauls

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme started by The Story Siren.

To learn more about it, go here:

This is my very FIRST IMM, so please be gentle!

Since this is my first, these are books I have accumulated in the last few months, in no particular order: Read the rest of this post »

My first review!

Posted October 24, 2011 by McKenna Hastings
Categories: Reviews

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For my first review, I will be writing about a book I think everyone should read. I have just one question before I get to the review: “How did I not find this book sooner?” This book is one, if I could stomach it, I would read over and over. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne… Read the rest of this post »