Despite being MIA lately, I realized my very favorite event — the Readathon, of course — was happening this weekend, and I could not bring myself to miss it. So here I am, ready to read!
My goal for the day: get through as many library books and/or short, potentially donate-able books . . . → Read More: It’s Readathon Day!
Whew, the Readathon is over, for now! First I have to say, thank you, thank you, thank you to the fantastic organizers, my super-human co-Cheerio Trish, and our amazing cheerleaders. You guys did such a wonderful job!!
I’d love to catch up with everyone today, but instead I’ll be studying like mad and then . . . → Read More: Sunday Salon: Readathon Wrap-Up
Welcome, Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-A-Thon participants! Need a break from reading or cheering? Then why not try your hand at a hodge-podge proposal? You could win one of the fabulous Read-A-Thon prizes…and have a little fun, I hope!
Here’s what you must do to participate in the Hodge-Podge Proposals Mini-Challenge. First, grab a pen . . . → Read More: Dewey’s Read-A-Thon Mini-Challenge: Hodge-Podge Proposals
Already read my intro? Skip to the updates!
It’s Readathon time!! Last week I showed everyone my planned reading and blogging places. Well, my plans have changed a bit; I’m now visiting my parents, so I’ll be reading from their fabulous couch instead! There’s also a big slouchy armchair near the . . . → Read More: Readathon Updates: October 2011
Winner of Another Bad-Dog Book!
First order of business is to announce the winner of the signed copy of Another Bad-Dog Book by Joni B. Cole. It goes to…
Congratulations! Winner has been notified and has 48 hours to respond. If you enjoy essays, especially humorous ones about life, this . . . → Read More: Sunday Salon: The Read-A-Thon Approacheth! and More!
Just a quick note: if you haven’t entered my giveaway for one of two copies of Death Wishing by Laura Ellen Scott yet, what are you waiting for? It’s open internationally!
Banned Books Week
It’s Banned Books Week, the yearly event always sneaks up on me! This year, I failed to intentionally choose a . . . → Read More: Banned Books Week and BAND: Two Lists
Today is an exciting day! I have three fabulous things to share with you. I’ll jump right in.
Read-A-Thon Cheerleader Sign-Ups
That’s right, today sign-ups begin for cheerleaders for the October 22nd Read-A-Thon! After cheering for several past Read-A-Thons, this year I’m co-chairing the cheerleading committee with the fabulous Trish. We’re so excited!
The . . . → Read More: Sunday Salon: Cheerleader Sign-Ups, New Acquisitions, and #wordverify!
A quick note to my Sea of Poppies Reading Buddies: Because I scheduled poorly (sorry!) and all this Book Blogger Appreciation Week madness is going on, I thought I’d post our mid-month discussion tomorrow so it doesn’t get lost in the shuffle. I hope that works for you!
The last day of . . . → Read More: BBAW: Thoughts on Blogging
On this fourth day of Book Blogger Appreciation Week, we are talking about something we all love: reading! Here’s our topic:
“Book bloggers blog because we love reading. Has book blogging changed the way you read? Have you discovered books you never would have apart from book blogging? How has book blogging affected . . . → Read More: BBAW: On Reading and Blogging
Here we are at the midpoint of Book Blogger Appreciation Week! Today’s topic revisits Monday’s theme of community:
“The world of book blogging has grown enormously and sometimes it can be hard to find a place. Share your tips for finding and keeping community in book blogging despite the hectic demands made on . . . → Read More: BBAW: Finding and Keeping Community