Activity from 2012 April (page 7)

Swagbucks Book Club – Swaggernaut Suggestion

Posted by on Fri, April 20th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Welcome to the Swagbucks Book Club.  Today we have a review of the book The Goddess Test that was submitted by frequent contributor knewren who now finds herself 250 Swag Bucks richer for the effort.  And we are exposed to another great book.  It’s a win-win situation!  If you want to submit a review for future feature just send it to  It should be 3-5 paragraphs in length and not appear anywhere else on the web.  Choose any book you like that you think other Book Club members might enjoy.  If your review is featured you too will be awarded 250 Swag Bucks.

I will see you next week when we discuss Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.  See you then!



Book title: The Goddess Test
Author: Aimee Carter
Reviewer: knewren




If you like Greek mythology with a modern twist, this is the book for you. I didn’t find out until after I finished reading the book that it is the first of a trilogy. Luckily, the next book comes out in March 2012 (Goddess Interrupted).
Kate, the main character, has only ever had her mom, and her mom is dying of cancer. Her last wish is to die in her hometown in the middle of nowhere Michigan. The town is small, the people are different, and within the first week or two a prank is pulled on her. The prank turns deadly when the girl pulling the prank dies. Kate then meets Henry, who claims to be Hades, who says he’ll bring the girl back to life if Kate promises to live with him for six months out of the year and marry him (sound like a familiar tale to anyone?), and in return he promises to keep her mother alive while she’s gone. Hoping to save her mother’s life, Kate agrees. Once she joins Henry at his gorgeous and vast estate, she sees things that she can’t believe, and slowly begins to believe that Henry is who he claims to be.
Once on the estate, she has to go through several tests, some she knows about and others she only finds out about after she has finished. But someone doesn’t want her to pass all the tests and become the wife of Henry, so there are pitfalls along the way.
It’s kind of a romance, but not your typical one. The interactions and awkwardness are kind of fun to see develop, as well as the friendships. Also, none of the Gods go by their official name, so it’s fun trying to figure out which character is which god. Sadly, I didn’t figure them all out, but at the end of the book you can find out which character was which god (although you kind of find out most of them by the end of the book). It’s a fast read, and if you like mythology at all you will be excited for the next book.

Froobi Daily Deals: Hoop-De-Do™ Electronic Basketball Game

Posted by on Fri, April 20th, 2012 at 9:00 am

This cool handheld electronic basketball game is easy to play but hard to put down. Just flick your wrist to score. It features a mini basketball and backboard inside a clear 4-1/4″ diameter easy-grip sphere. Both kids and adults will love the one or two-handed basketball fun. Electronic scorer features a countdown timer and multiple […]

It’s Mega Swag Bucks Day!

Posted by on Fri, April 20th, 2012 at 7:00 am

It’s time for Mega Swag Bucks Day! If you’re new to these parts, it’s a day of big wins and big bucks – Team Swagbucks is giving away more than 1,000,000 Swag Bucks in TODAY. Today you have a chance of winning even crazier amounts of Swag Bucks with your searches. From 30 to 1,000 […]

High Five!

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Today is a very special holiday.  I’m not sure if you knew, but today is National High Five Day.  Here’s your chance to high five everyone in sight: your husband, your wife, your granddaughter, your brother, your landscaper, your dinner waiter, even the random person you pass walking down the street.  Here at Swagbucks we […]

Step Into Battle

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 3:00 pm

The new installment in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon series is set to hit shelves on May 22nd.  For as little as 8 Swag Bucks you can be one of the very first to own a copy for the system of your choice!  Are you ready to step onto the battlefield? In the near future, the […]

Twitter Trivia Starts At 3:30pm PT

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Settle in for Twitter Trivia, the online quiz game where I give you the questions, you give me the answers and I give you the Swag Bucks! If you’re new to Twitter or Twitter Trivia, here’s how we reward per question: Question 1: First 4 correct responders win 50 Swag Bucks each Question 2: First […]

Swagbucks Office Wars: The Battles Continue

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Just when it seemed like everything at Swag Central was cool, a small misunderstanding between Hal and Mendy led to a score that needed settling. At Swagbucks, that can only mean one thing: Office Wars! Don’t forget you can find more fun content like this on our YouTube page!

Share The Swag Store, Get Referrals

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Since Swagbucks referrals is such a great way to earn Swag Bucks (you get matching search wins with a cap of 1000 for each referral), we’re always looking for new ways for you to share Swagbucks with your friends and family. That’s why TSG is proud to announce we now have share buttons in the […]

Froobi Daily Deals:Programmable LED Message Fan by NorthWest™ – USB Powered

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 9:00 am

Keep cool and display cool messages at your office or on the go with the USB LED Message Fan by NorthWest™. This amazing fan will help you breeze through a workday with its cool calming air flow and incredible message display. Program six distinct phrases up to 16 characters long and let the relaxing air […]

Swag Mom Nominee Spotlight: edsstuff

Posted by on Thu, April 19th, 2012 at 7:00 am

As we said last week, the winner of “Are You The Swag Mom?” doesn’t need to be a mom. This nominee, in fact, is a dad: edsstuff! Ed was nominated by a friend for being a dedicated dad who also makes the most of Swagbucks while working to educate and inspire others to new Swagging […]