Less than three months away … September 13 – 17 marks the 3rd annual Book Blogger Appreciation Week!
BBAW was founded in 2008 by My Friend Amy, and is
a week long festival celebrating the community of book bloggers and their contribution to preserving a culture of literacy through book reviews and recommendations, reading reflections, and general bookish [...]
Yes, just like those “specially marked” boxes of cereal that held a coveted prize when you were a kid, today’s blog post is “specially marked” with a bonus blogger interview! I’m excited to be interviewing Jenn from Jenn’s Bookshelves! I met Jenn at BEA, and we were both on Team Twinkie in our “Game on [...]
Today’s themed post: Write in 50 words or less…what do you like best about your blog right now and where would you like your blog to be a year from now?
There once was a girl on the run
Every morning was up with the sun
When asked what it [...]
I loved Michael Greenberg’s memoir, a sensitive portrait of his daughter’s manic breakdown. Last year I read and reviewed Hurry Down Sunshine, and in my recent review of Beg, Borrow, Steal I mentioned that the book has just been published in paperback.
Great news! I can offer SIGNED copies of the paperback to FIVE readers who [...]
I read and reviewed Geraldine Brooks’ People of the Book late last winter. I really enjoyed this work of historical fiction; based on the discovery of the Sarajevo Haggadah, Brooks imagines the journey of a book that is thousands of years old, protected by people from all walks of life. She works in reverse chronological [...]
I’m checking in with MizB and the folks who read her blog, Should Be Reading. Here’s the list of books that have come into my life this week:
I was a lucky winner of a giveaway that Book Club Girl was running during Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW). There were so many great posts, interviews, giveaways and [...]
Each day this week, Amy has asked us to write about a specific topic; I’ve been in bed since Tuesday afternoon (one of those crazy New England sinus infections stemming from weather in the 80s one day and the 60s the next. TMI, I know, sorry about that … It beats “the dog ate my [...]
From the archives: This post originally ran during BBAW 08, as part of the book blogger interview swap that My Friend Amy organized. A week after BBAW I moved to a self-hosted site; I thought all my posts migrated with me, but Amy’s interview slipped through the cracks! Since we’re getting ready for BBAW [...]
I’m posting my Week Ahead a day earlier than usual this week – it’s going to be a busy week! There’s a lot happening here and on other book blogs in conjunction with Book Blogger Appreciation Week … check out this partial listing of what’s going on in my little corner of the world:
Monday 9/15 – I’m [...]
The final countdown is on! In just two days, Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW) will start! That’s right – Monday thru Friday will find all kinds of extra fun stuff all over the book blogging world … you thought it was great before, just wait until you see what My Friend Amy, the brain behind [...]