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22 February 2011

My First Vlog...Spotlighting Three Debut Authors...


*chuckling nervously*

I hope you enjoy my first vlog... I wanted to spotlight three debut authors for 2011. Maybe I'll do more...what do you think?



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Happy Viewing,
Coffee and a Book Chick

30 comments:

  1. Wow, you look and sound so professional! It seems like you probably do something like this in your non-blogging life!

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  2. that was just too cool! you look beautiful on video and sound amazing! I cannot believe I have not gotten to any of these books yet! I did not realize Shades of Gray was a ya book...now I'm even more anxious to read it!

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  3. *So sorry for the repost! Little editing adjustment!*

    rhapsodyinbooks - You are much too kind! And I wish this was something I did professionally - you know anyone hiring? :)

    Stacy at A Novel Source - Thank you so much :) And yes, do read these books, I think you'll really enjoy them!

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  4. Between Shades of Gray looks so wonderful! I first heard about it a couple months ago and want it so badly! You can bet I'll be back for the giveaway. :D

    Great vlog!

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  5. I was going to say the same thing as Rhapsody - you look and sound like a pro! I adored Between Shades of Gray (my review goes up Saturday) so I'm looking forward to the interview tomorrow.

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  6. Wow! I loved this :) You did a great job on the vlog, very polished and professional.

    Oh, and the books sound great too :)

    Congratulations! I hope you do more of these.

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  7. That was very cool! Thanks, enjoyed that. All of the book sound great, esp the last one, Shades of Gray. I love it when books reveal little known parts of history to us. It's one of the most important functions of literature.\

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  8. Can't believe this is your first vlog... like Jill said, you sound so polished and professional. Very well done!!

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  9. Amanda - Do stop by! I have two copies to give away!

    bermudaonion - Thank you! Oh, my goodness, I was so nervous! :) I can't wait to read your review of the book this weekend!!

    Becca - Thank you, thank you! Now, if you all could have seen the clips that went into the trash can thanks to either the dog or cat interrupting! :) And yes, the books are fantastic - do check them out!

    Kathmeista - Thanks so much - Between Shades of Gray is a beautiful and heartbreaking novel; there's definitely so much to learn from this one as well!

    JoAnn - Thank you so much! But, I should say it's my first completed, finalized, and edited vlog - you should have seen what the other ones looked like!! :)

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  10. How wonderful to LISTEN to your recommends. This was lovely. Good picks too!

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  11. Great vlog! You're so well-spoken! I like the editing too!!

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  12. by editing I meant the film reel effect thing. =)

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  13. Awesome vlog! I recognize that first one VERY well. I've been looking at Evenfall. I think I might have to get it now.

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  14. Great vlog! I always check these out because I'm curious about what other bloggers look like :-) You spoke so well and the pace was great, I'm very impressed with your ability to review like that, I would be a stumbling mess :-) I've read ATU and LOVED it, but haven't read the other two. Thanks for bringing them to my attention!

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  15. What a enjoyable segment. Very great speaking voice! Thanks so much.

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  16. Love it!
    You look great and sound so professional!
    *high five*

    -ATU is soo good!
    -Wow Evenfall sounds realllly good when you put it that way!

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  17. Loved it, but next time include do include the pets (while they're sleeping so as not to distract). : )

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  18. Natalie! Fantastic! You look so comfortable and speak so eloquently. You're a natural. I have had Evenfall on my TBR list and added Shades of Gray after reading your earlier post review. Looking forward to more of your vblogs!

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  19. I looooove your vlog!!! Definitely do more.

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  20. Great vlog! I wish I had the guts to try this sometime. Also, now I am really excited to read Shades of Gray!

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  21. Well done - a pleasure to listen to. I look forward to more and all those books sound wonderful.

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  22. What a wonderful first vlog! You're so confident and well-spoken on video...I'm very impressed :-) I do hope you'll make this a regular feature, because (a) I love seeing/hearing from other bloggers through vlogs, and (b) I love hearing about hand-picked favorite debuts! There are so many out there that it certainly helps to hear about someone's favorites.

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  23. Magnificent job!!!!! Your vlog turned out so well. Now I have a face to put to the name. All three books you highlighted sound quite interesting. I'll be sure to check them out.

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  24. My first vlog viewing!! I am so glad it was you. Applause!!!

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  25. wow! you are so photogenic and a natural at this vlog thing! have you ever worked in media?? i would never dare to do this because i'd have to do 1,428 takes and edit it into oblivion! great job and thank you for showcasing three books i haven't really hear much about, with the exception of across the universe.

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  26. Oh I love your vlog post! I agree with everyone, you look great and like you've been doing this forever. Great job!

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  27. Great vlog. You look and sound great!

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  28. Michelle (red Headed Book Child - It was a lot of fun to share these books in a different format. And I'm glad you like the picks, too! :)

    Jenny - Thanks! The film reel effect was my favorite! I was so proud when I figured out how to do that! LOL

    ajmitchell - Yes, do pick up Evenfall! It might be one of my favorites! :)

    mummazappa - Too funny, I'm the same way! I watch everyone's vlogs because I'm nosy *ahem* I mean curious! :) Since you've already read Across the Universe, you MUST pick up Evenfall and Between Shades of Gray!

    Diane (Bibliophile by the Sea - Thanks! (It was a LOT of takes, though!)

    Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com *high five* back at you! :) Yes, pick up Evenfall - sooo good!

    Digital Graces Photography - Yes, I'll definitely try to get the cat and dog to sit aristocratically for me; they were part of my multiple takes as they were trying to figure out what I was doing just standing there for like an hour! :)

    Annie at Buttery Books - Thanks so much! Evenfall was incredible and Between Shades of Gray will leave you thoughtful and crying. Well, come to think of it, they both will leave you like that! :) At least, it did with me.

    Andi - I wil definitely try more; hopefully I can maintain the same non-stuttering way that I would normally do! :)

    Amused - Thanks! Trust me, though - it took a long time for me to hit the "publish" button to release the post out onto the blogosphere! :)

    Cat - Thanks so much! And let me know if you read the books - would love to get your opinion on them!

    Erin - So glad you liked it!! Yes, I think I'll make it a regular feature - I just have to make sure my hair and make-up are looking the way I like...! :) Ok, that sounded vain. But, it's true! LOL I also like hearing and watching other bloggers' vlogs - much different way to share!

    Jenny Girl - Thanks! I'd love to know what you think of the books if you get a chance to read them! They will be well worth your time, I promise!

    BookQuoter - Yay, so happy you enjoyed viewing your first vlog and it was me! Woot! :)

    theliterarylollipop - Thanks! I really enjoyed watching other bloggers' vlogs - hopefully we'll all get to see one from you, too!

    nat @ book, line, and sinker - You are much too kind! Many thanks for the kind words! No, never worked in media, but will accept a change in the job world for something fantastically fantastic! :) I did do multiple takes, believe me! I forced my husband to stay outside so he couldn't hear me - he was out there for like an hour...LOL

    Iliana - Thank you so much! Hopefully they get better and I can figure out the editing portion so I don't have to do it all in one take! :)

    Kathleen - Thanks so much! I will hopefully do more, so I'm so glad you all liked it! (Or were wonderfully kind!)

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  29. Great job! I think you should do more of these. You made me want to read all 3 of those books!

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