February 1, 2013

BLOGGER SHOUTOUTS! Giving Credit Where Credit is Due. Week 4, Edition 4

If you wonder why I take so much time creating these posts, I have a very good reason.  It is because I believe in giving credit where credit is due.  If I discover a new book because of another blogger's lovely review, I will give them a shout-out.  If I find myself lost in discussion or laughing at a funny post, I will include that here.  I strongly believe in community and what better way to honor each other than by recommending each other to others?  


1. Five Signs You Might Be Living in a Dystopia @ Nocturnal Book Reviews
2. Interview with Author Laura Lam @ Cuddlebuggery Book Blog
3. Jen Ryland @ YA Romantics explains how to Be a Better Blogger with Goodreads 
4. Books of a Lifetime with Jennifer Kloester @ Historical Tapestry
5. Read the 1st installment of The Bennet Brother, the new interactive group writing project @ Austen Authors
6. What's Your Favorite Shakespeare Play?  @ Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Books turned me on to PBS' Shakespeare Uncovered- and it's awesome
7. Covers By Katie: A Kid's Perspective of Tempest by Julie Cross @ Starry-Eyed Revue


1. The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler thanks to Kristen @BookNAround
2. Austentatious by Alyssa Goodnight thanks to Anna @ Diary of an Eccentric 
3. Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes thanks to Jen Bigheart @ I Read Banned Books
4. Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys thanks to Amber @ Books of Amber
5. My Journey as a Combat Medic by Patrick Thibeault thanks to QuirkyBookandFilmBuff @ On Page and Screen
6. Magic Hour by Kristen Hannah thanks to Staci @ Life in the Thumb
7.  Me Since You by Laura Wiess thanks to Waiting on Wednesday @ Xpresso Reads
8. Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker thanks to Adriana @ I Hear It, I Read It! 
9. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles thanks to The Picky Girl
10. Silver-White (The Great North Woods Pack #1) by Shawn Underhill thanks to Freda @ Freda's Voice


Total tallies will begin next week. The top commenters at the end of the year will win a bookish prize. (It might be helpful to distinguish your Disqus name to make sure I don't count yours separately or with someone else.)

1. Tasha B. - 7
2. Bookworm1858 - 6
3. Tif Sweeney - 5
4. Kaitlyn Hoyt - 4
5. Arenal - 2
6. Book Wookie - 2
7. Jenners - 2
8. Juju @ Tales of Whimsy - 2
9. QuirkyBookandFilmBuff - 2
10. Ali - 1 
11. Book Cupid - 1
12. Bryan - 1
13. Candace - 1
14. Chris @moviesandsongs365 - 1
15. Chris Condy - 1
16. Darlene - 1
17. Enbrethiliel - 1
18. Freda - 1
19. Greg @ Blog the Eclectic - 1
20. JamieLynn Boothe - 1
21. Jeanne - 1
22. Kara-Karina - 1
23. Kelly @The Well Read Redhead - 1
24. Lady in Read - 1
25. Rhapsody in Books - 1
26. Serena - 1
27. Sheila (Bookjourney) - 1
28. Tanya @ Mom's Small Victories - 1
29. The Filipino Reader - 1
30. Tiffani - 1
31  cmreidel - 1
32. Amber (Books of Amber) - 1
33. Erika - 1


1st Place: Heidenkind (Tasha B.) - 28 total
2nd: Kathy (Bermudaonion) - 14 total
3rd: Jenners - 11 total
4th: Tif (Tif Talks Books) - 9 total
5th: Bookworm1858 - 7 total
6th: Kaitlyn Hoyt - 5 total
6th: Literary Feline - 5 total

for commenting!!!


  1. Loved Rules of Civility. I hope you enjoy it if you pick it up.

  2. I loved reading your explanation for these posts-I am a bit on the lazy side and not very technologically apt so this would be hard for me to do every week but maybe I could manage to do it once a month since I receive so much from the blogging community. I especially love getting new book recs!

    1. It isn't too hard now that I use getpocket.com because I just have to save a post I've already read to it and it stores it for easy retrieval for these posts later!

  3. +JMJ+

    I know it's not a contest or anything, but there's something about a Top Commenter's list that makes me want to win. LOL! Expect more comments from me until I wear out my welcome, Becca! ;-)

    1. LOL It is more than welcome! It's just a way for me to give back to those who help keep me motivated to blog. :)

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    1. Of course, girl. You always have some post (or three) that keeps me captivated!

  5. Love these posts, as you always seem to find the most interesting posts and fun new bloggers! Thank you for taking the time to put these together for us! :)

    1. Thanks! I am happy to read you are enjoying them!

  6. Ha! How is anyone supposed to catch up with Tasha?!?

    1. LOL She's giving everyone a run for their money, isn't she?


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