September 2008 archive

Weekly Geeks – September 20, 2008

I’ve been seriously remiss in participating in Dewey’s Weekly Geeks event. But this weekend, I have a little time … and the task we are challenged to complete is exactly what I need to do. Dewey writes: This week’s theme is: catch up on… something. 1. Decide what you need to catch up on. 2. …

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And the Winner of Guernica Is…

There was a total of 43 entries – I used the Random.org Integer Generator to generate a number which I then matched to your comment number on the post. CONGRATULATIONS TO: ANNETTE I’ve sent you an email so you can provide me with your snail mail address! Your random number: 8 Timestamp: 2008-09-20 14:23:45 UTC …

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BBAW – Appreciating Amy

This summer, after book blogging was patronized and criticized in the mainstream media, Amy from My Friend Amy made a suggestion that we celebrate book blogging. From that idea, Book Blogger Appreciation Week was born. Many of us have participated in interviews, contests, give-aways, and through awards; but, this would never have happened were it …

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Friday Finds – September 19, 2008

September 19, 2008 This has been a hectic week with BBAW going on…and then, of course, the rest of my life! Even still, I managed to find some great books I want to read. I belong to a Yahoo group called Readers Reviews and Linda from Maine reviewed a book that caught my eye. The …

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THANK YOU!

I was up very early this morning and off to work – a long day filled with meetings and other boring things. I just got home and this was my first opportunity to log in to the Internet all day – thank you for the honor of being voted Best Literary Fiction Blog for BBAW …

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BBAW WINNER in the Best Nonfiction Category

What a diverse and wonderful group of blogs were represented in this category! A Striped Armchair written by Eva The Discerning Reader written by a team of writers led by Tim Challies I.N.K. written by a team of children’s writers Letters on Pages Non-Fiction Lover written by Havilah I am pleased to congratulate the blog …

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BBAW WINNER in the Most Eclectic Taste Category

…Will all the nominees step forward please! Becky’s Book Reviews written by Becky Bookgasm written by a team headed by Rod Lott Books on the Nightstand written by the team of Michael Kindness and Ann Kingman Mary’s Library written by Mary OCD, Vampires, and Amusing Rants, Oh My! written by  Ocelott and Sarlias I am …

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And the Winner of The Heretic’s Daughter is…

Thank you to everyone who entered this giveaway – it was fun to read your discovered “facts.” There was a total of 59 entries – I used the Random.org Integer Generator to generate a number which I then matched to your comment number on the post. The winner is: Alyce from At Home With Books …

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BBAW WINNER in the Funniest/Most Humorous Category

…Drum roll please! The category of Funniest/Most Humorous blog was extremely competitive. All the finalists brought their own unique sense of humor to their blogs – so, congratulations to all who were nominated: Bloody Hell, It’s a Book Barrage written by Chartroose The Book Lady’s Blog written by Rebecca Books I Done Read written by …

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TLC Book Tour – Kathleen McCleary

House and Home, by Kathleen McCleary was published by Hyperion Books on July 1, 2008. This is the author’s first novel. She is a former senior editor for USA Weekend and has had her writing published in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, More, and Health as well as on HGTV.com. My review of House …

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