Friday, September 17, 2010

Book Blogger Hop - September 17

Book Blogger Hop

In the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and find new book-related blogs that we may be missing out on! This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book bloggers to connect with other book lovers, make new friends, support each other, and generally just share our love of books! It will also give blog readers a chance to find other book blogs that they may not know existed!


Each week, participating blogs are asked questions to post and answer on their websites.

In honor of Book Blogger Appreciation Week, let's take time this week to honor our favorite book bloggers and why we love them!

There are so many great book bloggers out there that sometimes it is hard to choose.  I often find myself using the Blog Hop, or Blogfest to add new blogs to my list.  To keep them under control, I often unsubscribe the ones that just aren't working for me. 

 Some of my favourite book bloggers -

A Good Addiction - Kari always has great variety on her website and updates regularly.  I first started really noticing her when she won an ARC of Clockwork Angel from going nuts on Twitter in a contest.  Well done Kari (on the blog, not winning the contest).

Tynga's Reviews - Tynga is a fellow Canadian and she also offers variety on her website.  I love how beautiful her homepage looks.  Did you know that she also does designwork on the side?  Tynga, we might be contacting you as we grow!  Tynga also offers up great reviews, videos and even vlogs.  Vlogs on some sites are a bit painful and can drone on but Tynga keeps her videos short and to the point.  Great job Tynga! 

Stop, Drop and Read - Diana's blog description indicates that she reviews YA fiction, Japanese and Korean Graphic novels but I've found that she focuses more on the YA fiction.  I used to live in Asia for a short time and I love her feature called Music Machine.  Sometimes at the end of a review, she will put up a video from an Asian singer or group.  It just adds something special to her blog and reminds me of a place I once called home.  Plus, she isn't afraid to raise a stink when something about the book world is bothering her.  Two thumbs up Diana!

I follow so many other blogs but these are my top three at the moment.  do you have any that you'd like to share?  Please post a comment and tell us why they stand out in your mind.


Make yourself at home, take a look around our blog and let us know what you think in the comments section.  We would love to hear what you have to say about our posts.  We try to post almost everyday so there is always something new to read.  Since there are two of us running the show, we always have a variety of titles and events we are commenting on.  Happy hopping!

12 comments:

  1. Happy HOP! Just passing through and wanted to see what's new on your site. Hope you have a great weekend full of reading :)

    HOP by my blog this week

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  2. Thank you so much Christina! I'm glad you love my blog <3
    And of course I'd be honored to help with your blog design ^^ I haven't done one in a while.
    Have a great weekend!

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  3. Just stopping by to share some Friday blog love! Have a great weekend!
    A Trillian Books

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  4. Hey, this is my first time visiting your blog. I adore the name, it's so lovely.
    The blogs I posted about in my hop post include Bookalcious Ramblings (www.bookaliciousramblings.net) for being the first book blog I came across and for stopping by to comment on my very first posts and A Tapestry of Words ( www.atapestryofwords.blogspot.com) because she is always commenting on my posts and has some great features.

    Enjoy your weekend, I'm a new follower!
    Stephanie @ www.bestfriends-books.blogspot.com

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  5. Hi! Stopped by through the blog hop and I'm a new follower =) Just out of curiosity - is the "Fantastic Fairytales" a regular thing here? I love retold fairytales and I would be very excited to see some more of your recommendations in that department.

    ~Anne (creativityscorner.blogspot.com)

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  6. Just hopping by to say hello! I am following and can’t wait to read more from your blog. Here is my blog

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  7. Just hopping in from the book blogger hop! I adore your blog name! It's perfect and so cute! I'll be following to see what you post next! (sorry for my crazy use of exclamation points :D)

    Jen
    In the Closet With a Bibliophile

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  8. Hey Everyone! Great to see some newbies joining from the Hop. Anne, Fantastic Fairytales are fairytale retellings. Curlypow loves a good fairytale. Expect it to be a regular thing. Same as Let's hear it for the boys (these are reads geared at guys or appropriate for guys) + Musings by Knitwits (where we both find crafty type books to share)

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  9. Ooh, I'm SO looking forward to My Soul to Steal. The release date can't come sooner, I swear! Anyway, I'm Rowena from The Book Scoop and I just wanted to stop by and say hello! I'm hopping over from the blog hop. I'm a new follower so I'll definitely be back for more. Your blog has a nice color scheme going on over here and I'm totally digging it.

    Happy reading and enjoy your weekend!

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  10. Following on the Hop, Im now a new follower.check out my blog www.thephantomparagrapher.blogspot.com

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  11. This is a great blog! I'm a new follower! I follow some of the blogs you mentioned, they are pretty awesome. Have a great weekend!

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  12. Just coming through from the hop... I haven't read much of the blogs you've listed, so I'll definitely have to check them out.

    my blog

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