I am so happy that you stopped by for a visit. My name is Melissa and I have been blogging with my mom, Eileen since 2009. I originally started Books R Us to promote my book Ginger High. Although the book never became a bestseller, I have learned a lot about publishing and writing.

 Growing up my mom encouraged me to read as much as I could and boy did that pay off in school. When I am busy with schoolwork my mom runs the blog and keeps the posts active. We hope you enjoy Books R Us.


  1. I'm so glad to see a young lady so dedicated to reading and writing! Sure beats video games and will have life-long benefits. Kudos!

  2. Hi Melissa, so nice to meet you , thanks for sharing your wonderful page with all of us ;)

  3. Melissa,so nice to hear about a nice young person. Keep on doing well in college and blogging. Nice work !

  4. Hi Melissa, so nice to meet you and Thanks so much for sharing yourself with all of us.. Do hope i have a chance someday to read one of your books ;) Dorothy Boucher @tisonlyme143

  5. Hi Meslissa, I wish you success with Ginger High 2, So great to hear about your studies in Sign Language! we need more people who can ;)

  6. Hi Melissa, I've been following your blog for a little while now and I really do appreciate it. Good luck with Ginger high 2. Cannot wait to read it :)

  7. Ive been following your blog for some time. My GF is a huge bookworm so I am able to give her some recommendations by coming here.

    Bryon - deep house

  8. That is great, that you, and your mom can harmonize so well.

  9. Wow, that is great. I have an interest in ASL, as well - I had an ex who was deaf, though sadly I've forgotten nearly everything I knew (just like my high school French). Use it or lose, right? Anyway - why don;t you make some videos of you signing songs and put them on YouTube? I love when songs are signed, they convey so much more!!!!

  10. Melissa, I wish you much success in everything you do and one day I'll be reading your books.

  11. Awww. I think it is so awesome that you and your mom blog together. It is also really neat that you study sign language and published a book. I'm sure you have already learned so much.

  12. Great that you are that close that you guys spend this time together. Good for you

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

  13. It's nice that you and your mom are so close. I'm sure she proud of you for finishing school. What do you plan on doing after school? Good luck with your next book.

    1. YES!! Having a great relationship with our moms is such and important thing! I lost mine, and would encourage EVERYONE that still has their mothers with them.....tell them EVERY day............I LOVE YOU MOM!!!

  14. thata great you are going to finsh the school and you pick a great field

  15. Thank you & your Mom so much for all the interesting contests etc. Good Luck in school!

  16. Hey there Eileen, your contact form was working for me, so thought I would leave a comment instead.

    My name is Sean-Paul Thomas and I am a writer from the gothic and stunningly picturesque city of Edinburgh in Bonnie Scotland.

    I was just reaching out to see if you would be interested in reading my contemporary, suspenseful, new-adult, romantic drama - Audrey. Set in both Edinburgh and Paris, the book has a strong and quirky, older female protagonist and comes in at around 89,000 words or 293 kindle pages.



    Audrey - Short Blurb.

    Just out of prison, a young Edinburgh builder and aspiring writer, Joe, meets a washed-up, heavy drinking and chain-smoking, middle-aged French film actress who tries to help him win back his estranged daughter by getting his screenplay made into a movie in Paris.

    If you'd like to give it a read over the next few months in exchange for an honest review, then please let me know and I can email you a free copy in whatever digital file format you desire.

    Many thanks for your time, and I hope to hear from you again soon, even if just to say no thanks.

    Cheers and kind regards,

    Sean-Paul Thomas



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