Welcome to the Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia
Oh hey. I'm Cecelia, and I have a reading problem (or is it a problem if it brings you positive things?). I bake for friends and relatives, and I'm slowly letting books, kitchen implements and hockey take over my life. I live in the Washington, DC area, work for a non-profit by day, and book blog on nights and weekends. I like to make people laugh.
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I adore books, and I’m always falling in love with a new one. Please feel free to contact me about reviews, giveaways, interviews and events. I review young adult, middle grade, fantasy, sci-fi, and children’s fiction regularly, with the occasional foray into travel and food lit in non-fiction.
I do not accept self-published books for review.
I usually buy my books, win them in contests or get them on loan from my local library. If I receive a book for review or giveaway from another source an acknowledgement will be listed at the end of that post. When I review I try to be honest, hilarious, and fair. Sometimes I fail. That sucks. In the meantime I try again.
Synopses in review or giveaway posts are found on Goodreads or publishers’ websites, and are only altered if they seem spoiler-y. Links for books lead to Goodreads; I am not an Amazon affiliate and I receive no compensation for links or purchases.
Acceptance of a book for review does not guarantee a review. I will try my hardest (or is that best?) to do so, but life and its vagaries may interrupt. I usually cross-post my reviews to Goodreads and Amazon, and often link them on Twitter and Google+ as well.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.