So who am I? Well, my name is Giselle and I'm from Canada (Maritimes). As you can guess I love reading. My favorite genre tends to change regularly. Recently I gravitate towards thrillers, sci-fi, dystopian, horror: Basically, exciting books that glue me to its pages (duh, right?)! My list of favs is below. I do read a lot of YA novels and this blog is mostly YA oriented, but I also really enjoy Adult novels (Horror, PNR, and UF), so you will see the occasional adult review as well. I also have an unnatural love for zombies (and not the nice ones... O_O)!
I've enjoyed reviewing books for a few years before the blog on some buggy Facebook app. I started more regularly when I discovered Goodreads in January 2011. I have been reading since longer than I remember. I'm not an aspiring writer, but I enjoy voicing my opinions (just ask my husband!) and they will be honest if nothing else. If you know me at all, you'd also have noticed I tend to have a... sense of humor, which bleeds into my reviews once in a while (and I don't mean in a snarky way - at least not often). 

I started Xpresso Reads back in September, 2011. I wasn't really sure what I was getting into, but I wanted to be more in the book scene and I figured this was a good place to start. It quickly became my favorite hobby. I love being able to share my love of books; meeting and chatting with other bloggers/readers are the absolute best parts of blogging. I have made friends for life that I have never even met! 

I have since started my own design business - Xpresso Design - where I design blog headers, buttons, and banners for blogs/events etc. I also organize book tours, blitzes, and cover reveals over at Xpresso Book Tours. For the lowdown on all the features on Xpresso Reads, read my Features tab. 

Overall, blogging has become something that I love and I hope it shows in what I give you! 

So what do I do when I'm not reading or blogging? Well, I've got this little guy: 
This is Alek, my little devil.


He can be a handful, but he's a great kid. I was also married in August, 2009. My husband is the brains behind most of the fancy blog stuff you'll see on here. I do the designs, but if it moves - that's all him. Don't worry, I won't torture you with sappy wedding pictures.

Voila! This is me, in a nutshell. 
(Updated September, 2012)

Some of my favorite novels:
The Awakening
The Dark and Hollow Places
The Hunger Games
Perfect Evil
The Girl Who Played With Fire
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Catching Fire
New Moon
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The Reckoning
The Help
Thirteen Reasons Why
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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