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Mimi’s Favorite Things | May 2013

WINNER UPDATE: Random.org picked commenter #4: Jen!!

I did something crazy this last month…in a matter of 24 hours, I started a book, finished the book, and watched the movie based on the book. Yes, I liked it :) In fact, I LOVED it! So I didn’t have to put too much thought into my favorite thing for this month. Silver Linings Playbook book and movie!

I have to take breaks from reading, mainly because when I get into a book, I REALLY get into it. Any extra time that I have you will find me snuggled up with my book, I “go to bed early” just to read my book, stay up late with my flashlight reading my book, and it comes everywhere in my purse. Juuuust in case I have a free moment to sneak in a few pages. Well this time I didn’t even have time to do that. I started it on a Saturday night and by the time I went to bed on Sunday evening, I had finished the book and the movie. In that 24 hours, I sniffled, I cried, I laughed out loud, I smiled lots, and then I was just plain depressed when it was done :)

I don’t want to give away too much of the story, but its about a 30 something gentleman from Jersey that gets out of a mental hospital at the beginning of the book. The rest is about his adjustment back in the real world and his quest to find his happy ending (or “silver lining”) amidst his struggles with love, family, and Kenny G. Seriously, Kenny G. Haha! Definitely goes on my favorite book list and I am still sulking a bit about it being over. I should probably just start my next book to move on!

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When: You can enter now through Thursday, May 23rd. The winner will be randomly picked and announced on Friday!
Who: Anyone and everyone that loooves Emily Snitzer Photography, and lives in the continental US with a valid postal address.
How: All you need to do is comment below on this blog post, and be sure to enter your email address. Don’t worry, your email will only be visible to me. Easy beans, peeps!

And no, you don’t have to read and watch it all in 24 hours! But you sure can, and you just might ;)

♥ Emily


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  • May 21, 2013 - 11:02 am

    mallory - i just downloaded this sample book on my ipad – would LOVE the actual book to read!

  • May 21, 2013 - 12:01 pm

    janie - I have’t read the book or seen the movie. I hate when you finish a good book though and then you feel like you can’t start another because it just won’t be as good!

  • May 21, 2013 - 12:09 pm

    Stephanie Celis - Would love to read it :)

  • May 21, 2013 - 12:55 pm

    jen - Loved the movie….bradley cooper was ah mazing!!!!

  • May 21, 2013 - 1:01 pm

    Andrea Hoffman - Love it!

  • May 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm

    mom - ok, i want to win this one, just about ready for a new book myself!

  • May 21, 2013 - 5:06 pm

    Kendra - Love that you do this!!! Both are on my “to see” and “to read” lists! :)

  • May 22, 2013 - 12:52 pm

    Cara - This is fun! Haven’t read the book or seen the movie! :)

  • May 23, 2013 - 9:38 am

    Trisha - I haven’t read the book, but when I rented the movie from redbox, I watched it 3 times in 24 hours before I took it back. I haven’t seen a movie that I loved this much in a very long time!! I would love to read the book and own the movie!! Great giveaway this month! :)

  • May 23, 2013 - 10:00 am

    Tabitha Peterson - I love the movie! It was really cute :)

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