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September 14, 2015

Reading Rendezvous: Book Blogger Creativity Project

Reading Rendezvous is a weekly feature created by the Fern Team for the Book Blogger Creativity Project that acts as a travel guide, highlighting places we would like to visit and recommending books that take place there.

This is the first post of a new feature created by our group for the Book Blogger Creativity Project that was started by Nori @ Read Write Love. In order to introduce everyone involved in our group, we are doing our first post as a group kind of. Each of us will be featuring an author from the state we are from!

I decided to choose: Chico,Ca as my location and my author is………..Laini Taylor!!!!!

About Author: (Straight from her bio on blog)

Laini Taylor writes books for youngish people, 
but they can also be read and enjoyed by oldish people, aka grown-ups.
You know grown-ups? They tend to be a little bigger and hairier than kids.
But not always.

·                     Born 1971 in Chico, California
·                     Navy brat, moved a lot growing up (Hawaii, Italy, Belgium, Virginia, California)\
·                     Currently lives in Portland,OR

Her Books:
You can buy the box set on Amazon

About Chico:
The Bear after the Polar plunge in 2014
Upper Bidwell Park
  • Chico is home to both California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, 
  • The City of Chico was founded in 1860 by John Bidwell, a member of one of the first wagon trains to reach California in 1843. 
  • Playboy Magazine naming Chico State the number-one party school in the nation in 1987.
  • Chico is also home to Sierra Nevada                                                  Brewery.

Sierra Nevada Brewery the birthplace
of this amazing beer. 
Polar Plunge 2015

  • The Polar Plunge hosted every January 1st is held at One Mile inside Bidwell Park. 2015 was my 2nd year doing the plunge. Was a freezing and thrilling.

Here are the other members of Team Fern participating in this project:

Shayna @ Bibliophilials
Nori @ ReadWriteLove28

What do you think of our new feature? Does it sound like fun? Try it out!



  1. What a neat feature idea! I'm doing the BBCP too so I know how hard it is to come up with something. Do you have a connection to Chico, California or are you just a big fan of the books?

    1. I live like super close to Chico adn have joined in on many trails rides around the area as well as the annual Polar Plunge.

      When will your group be posting for BBCP? I`m super excited to see all the groups.


  2. That's so cool that Laini Taylor is from your area! I loved her Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy! Great job, Team Fern!

  3. I haven't read the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series yet, but I want to! That's cool that you've done the Polar Plunge! My high school used to do that, but I never participated in it! Bidwell Park looks really pretty! Great post! :)

    1. Cyra,
      You totally should check it out. Its a great series.
      I don`t think I`ll be plunging again. This last year was pretty rough. I think because I knew what to expect (freezing cold water, mass amounts of people) Honestly it was a good thing my boyfriend was willing to jump back in and grab me or else I would still be stuck trying to pull myself out.


  4. Very Interesting! As a Canadian thinking about California, the idea of a polar bear plunge seems so bizarre to me! I always think it's super warm there :P

  5. Nice blog.. I am searching for this kind of stuff... Thanks blog admin Freshers walkin


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