Vlog & Blog Hop

Let the long weekend commence :D

It's time for The Blogger Hop again. This meme is hosted by Jennifer of Crazy-for-Books every Friday. She created it to give bloggers and readers a chance to network, support each other and find new blogs to read & enjoy.

The answer to today's question is:

We are Isalys & Vanessa and we truly are book soulmates! We started blogging in May 2009 at at the encouragement and guidance of our fellow bloggy friend Nely from All About {n}. She had told us all about her blog and how much fun she had with is and how many free books she had gotten. Of course, the words "free and books" in the same sentence piqued our interest. It wasn't until we actually became bloggers that we realized it's so much more than free books. It's a great way to share our love of reading with others who love it as much as we do. It's also helped us refine our reading tastes and become acquainted with some amazing authors we otherwise would not have known about.

I guess you can say that our blog is like our love child now! It's a lot of work, but so worth it.


Books We Received
Dracula in Love by Karen Essex {via mail}
Hailey's War by Jodi Compton {via mail}
Into The Beautiful North {via mail from HBG}

Books We Purchased
Darkest Lie (LOTU #6) by Gena Showalter {Isalys}
The Immortals Series by Alyson Noel {Vanessa}

Books We've Read
Isalys Read:
Awakened by a Kiss by Lila DiPasqua
Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev

Isalys is Reading:
Darkest Lie by Gena Showalter
{I can't wait to start this!}

Vanessa Read:
Evermore by Alyson Noel

Vanessa is Reading:
The Eternal Ones by Kristen Miller

Have a FUN-FILLED HOLIDAY weekend!!

Thanks for stopping by and if you're new to us, don't forget to leave a comment with your blog link so we can visit YOU too!


  1. Great vlog! You had so great looking reads these week. I look forward to your review of Dracula in Love. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who doesn't lust after the Twilight boys. lol:)

  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog on the hop! You guys have such an entertaining dynamic between the two of you. Happy reading!

  3. I am officially completly and totally jelous of the two of you -.- i have been wanting to read and review both infinate days and dracula in love for the longest time...*sighs* well i look forward to your reviews...and since i'm not against blog whoring if you need to get rid of either on...well you know where to find me :D lol great vlog- thanks for stopping by black fingernailed reviews again :)

  4. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Your blog is great. :)

  5. Awesome Vlog Ladies! I added Undead and Unwed to my to-read pile!

  6. Caught you through the Hop! I'm now following and have added you to my Book Blog List.

    Hope you can hop over my way too ;)

    Care to venture into The Wolf's Den?

  7. VLOG was great as usual your guys are awesome!!!!!!!!!! Happy fourth of July

  8. Great vlog. I really enjoyed MJD too. You should get a laugh or two from that series.

  9. Just hopping by and wishing you a happy friday and weekend!!

  10. Hey guys!

    Loved the vlog! And it looks like you guys are reading such great books!

    I also wanted to thank you for taking the time to drop by my blog and comment! I just added your button to my sidebar, and you're on my blogroll now too! :)

    Have a great weekend!

  11. I am a follower! I also wanted to let you know that I have a huge announcement up today! My debut novel is getting published! Please stop by, I would really appreciate it and could use all the help I can get on spreading the word and would love to know what you think of the cover art!

    Emma Michaels

    P.S.- My release date if Friday the 13th (August this year) isn't that crazy?

  12. LOL great Vlog Ladies =)

    Hopping in from the Book Blogger Hop! =))

    I'm already a follower! =)

    Happy Reading!

    Have a great weekend!



  13. Lots of great books! Can't wait to hear about the signing, I'll be watching for details on that one!
    Have a great 4rth of July!

  14. Hi ladies, thanks for coming by my blog. I had not visited yours before but I loved your vlog and feel I must keep up with what you are doing. You are both just too cute! Have a great weekend!

  15. I am already a follower. I just came by from the hop to say hi.
    I hope you have a great weekend


  16. Hopping through! I'm already a follower. Have a great weekend!

  17. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Returning the follow, and looking forward to your posts!

    Have a great weekend :D

  18. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new follower, and I love the idea of vlogs. Have a great weekend!

  19. Hello, Ladies. It is very nice to make your acquaintance. I love what you do with the Vlog. Very cool! Thanks for stopping by and paying me a visit. Take care.

  20. WOW. Love the site. I am now a follower. How do you get the heart thats in between book & soulmates?

    Ashley's Bookshelf

  21. Your site is quite delicious! Thanks for stopping by my blog on the hop, You guys are so lucky to have partners in crime! I'm adding myself as a follower, can't wait to see whats next.

    In the Closet With a Bibliophile

  22. Thanks for stopping by my blog!! Even though we do not have similar reading interest, I love your blog and the idea of a vlog. I am going to add you guys to my subscription list.

  23. What a great blog you have! Thank you for visiting Proud Book Nerd! I'm following you now! :-)

  24. I'm returning your blog-hop-visit, thanks for coming by. I like your vlog!

  25. Hi Vanessa, thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I LOVED viewing and listening to your vlog! Looks like a fun thing to do! Let's see the dog the next time!

    Have a great 4th! Bonnie

  26. hi! thanks so much for visiting erika breathes books. i adore your site, and i'm now a follower :) looking forward to more posts!

  27. Dropping by from the hop. :)

    Awesome blog you have here!

    Now following you. Cheer!

    Musings of a Reader Happy

  28. Hey there, thanks for visiting my blog again! :) Great vlog. And you have Dracula in Love! I'm looking forward to reading that.

  29. Hiya!

    Thanks for hoppin by my blog! You guys are so lucky, looks like your reading some good books theer! hehe.
    I need to mention the fact that your blog is sooooooooooo cutte! I love it! And once I find the "Follow" button thingy, consider me a new follower!

    -The Moody Teenager

  30. Isalys, I always buy books and DVD's to my Jane Austen collection as well even though I am not going to read them right away! :) Currently I miss like 2 DVDs from my Jane Austen collection, then I will have all the movie/miniseries adaptations made from her novels. :)

    You guys always crack me up, thanks for that.

    Have a nice 4th of July. :)

  31. I am already a follower,great Vlog.

    Check out my Vlog and i hope you become a follower to!

  32. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm hopping you back! Your blog looks fun! Can't wait to see more!

  33. Hi, ladies! Very cute blog (and nice job on the vlog--don't think I'm up for that *quite* yet...). Can't wait to check out your reviews.

    Thanks for hopping by mine, too!

  34. Awesome! All those books sound great. I really really really need to pick up the Alyson Noel series again. tsk tsk ;)

    Have a fun holiday weekend too! :D

  35. V: I have curly hair and therefore appreciate curly hair but your hair looks AWESOME here. Did you straighten it or just blow it out? ;)

  36. Into the Beautiful North is a truly wonderful read! Thanks for stopping by my blog for the Hop! I'm now following and looking forward to your reviews and videos!

    Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

  37. Hey, I am stopping by via the hop! (still making my way through blogs - late I know!)

    I am now off to have a look around your blog! I love the idea of 'book soulmates' and that you blog together! :)

    And the plot thickens

  38. Hey ladies, love your vlog! Your layout is fab! Can't wait for your reviews!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog on the hop!
    Kerleisha @ Collegiate Bookworm

  39. great vlog! i just read the eternal ones too and was not disappointed.

    happy reading!

  40. Fellow Bookaholics, how nice that you got to meet and now share the love with the rest of us for the books you two like to read!

    Thanks for stopping by my Mailbox post and I am really looking forward to reading The Eternal Kiss at some point in the future and your vlog was great. Nice to see some of the same authors on your list that I love as well!

    jackie b central texas

    Housewife Blues and Chihuahua Stories

  41. Hahaha, you are funny ;)

    Oh My God! The Darkest Lie! I totally forgot it is out!! --> *go and buy e-book*

    I have heard great things about Undead and Unwed...let see if you like it!

  42. Excellent Books!=)
    It's so awesome that you have one another to share your book passion with!=)

  43. Oh these books all look so good! And I'll have to start that series Isalys is reading, it sounds so good! Love your blog and hope you enjoy your books!

    - Amanda from The Mortal's Library

  44. awesome vlog as always!! i really want to read infinite days so i'm looking forward to your thoughts on that book. have a great week!


  45. Hailey's War looks great and I can't wait to read Dracula in Love as well! Great books this week for both of you. -Jessica

  46. Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Always love checking out your guys Vlogs, can't wait for the special edition Vlog.

    If you dye your husbands hair blue you have to post pictures! ^_-

  47. Hey, you guys make a great video blog! I am extra interested in the dog... ;) Priorities, you know.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog this weekend, too!

  48. Aw, your blog is so nice! And ooh, awesome vlog ;)

    The Immortals Series is great! I hope you enjoy the first one :) HAPPY READING!

  49. I feel like the only person in the world who hasn't read the Undead series by MJD yet. I so need to do that soon.

    Glad you girls got it. The Vlog is great!


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