Category: Weekly Geeks

Good Bye to Weekly Geeks…Thinking about Community

This is the final week of the meme Weekly Geeks. It feels bittersweet to me because I am one of the “older” book bloggers, and I knew Dewey who started this meme (along with several other, very popular events). When Dewey died in 2008, it was a shock. She was one of those people who …

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Weekly Geeks: An ABC Author List

This week on Weekly Geeks, Suey is challenging us to compile a list of ABC authors. She writes: You know how when someone asks you who your favorite author is? And you feel a bit crazy coming up with just one? Now is your chance to come up with 26 (at least) favorite authors by …

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Weekly Geeks: Poetry Month

Weekly Geeks are celebrating Poetry Month this week. Chris writes: April is National Poetry Month in the US and Canada. It is “a celebration of poetry first introduced in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry.” We’re invited to celebrate poetry in any way we …

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Weekly Geeks 2010-08: What is it About THAT Author?

E.H On Books and More asks us this week to talk about the authors we love: Tell your readers what is it about “an” author that you are most passionate about, that have you coming back for more from them, following their every blog post – literally blackmailing people to read their books? Who are …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-43: The Best of 2009

Here is what Literary Escapism writes: For the second year running, welcome to the Weekly Geeks Book Bloggers Top 10 of 2009. You always see these “Top Whatever” lists that the newspapers/publishers put out and, for a second year in a row, we the book bloggers are going to put out our own Top 10 …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-40

Today’s Weekly Geeks seems like just what I need – it is all about The Tools of the Trade…or how we maintain our blogs. I will be out reading other bloggers’ tips for organization to be sure. Ruth writes: Book blogging, as a concept, is essentially pretty simple: If you have Internet access and an …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-36: Burnout

This week’s Weekly Geeks post could not have come at a more appropriate time for me. Unfinished Person writes about the hectic pace of blogging, especially after a busy week. She writes: Personally, after such weeks, I feel almost burnt out and think, “Why am I doing this? I’m not getting paid for this.” Do …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-26: Where in the World Have You Been?

This week’s Weekly Geeks is brought to us by Terri who asks us about our world travels through books. Are you a global reader? How many countries have you “visited” in your reading? What are your favorite places or cultures to read about? Can you recommend particularly good books about certain regions, countries or continents? …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-23: Reading Challenges

This week’s Weekly Geeks is inspired by Sheri at A Novel Menagerie who writes: Reading Challenges: a help or a hurt? Do you find that the reading challenges keep you organized and goal-oriented? Or, do you find that as you near the end of a challenge that you’ve failed because you fell short of your …

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Weekly Geeks 2009-20: Guilty Pleasures

This week’s geek post is all about guilty pleasures: What’s your non-reading guilty pleasure? Trashy TV? Trashier movies? Junk food? I have a few guilty pleasures. My job can be pretty intense – I work with people all day answering questions and problem solving…so by the end of the day I am ready to just …

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