November 14, 2014

#17 of Blogger Shout-Outs - Two Weeks Worth of Book Blogger Awesomeness


So I totally did not get the shout-outs posted last Friday.
Today's has plenty, though!
Tell me! What is your favorite shout-out this week?


MOST INTERESTING BOOK REVIEWS I READ THIS WEEK:



1. Shannon's double review of The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Book by Azar Nafisi and Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle Allen.  

2. Tasha's review of The Black Moth by Georgette Heyer on Project Gutenberg Project.

4. A Utah Mom's Life's review of The Winter Guest by Pam Jenoff.

5. Review of The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg on Readers' Oasis.

6. The Golem and the Jinni Audiobook review at Tif Talks Books.

7. The review of Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim on Sarah's Book Shelves.

8. Thrown by Kerry Howley review @ Bookalicious Mama.

9. Kidlit review for Julia's House for Lost Creatures on The Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia.

10. Book Vixen's review of A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev.

11. John's review of Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud over at Book Mine Set. Gotta get my hands on this!



AWESOME DISCUSSION/NON-REVIEW POSTS TO CHECK

OUT:




2. Another amazing discussion piece by Michele on Misogyny and Women's Fiction.

3. How Important is Context to Understanding Literature?  @ Books Speak Volumes.

4. I'm a Reader, Not a Writer reviews some bookish jewelry

5. Fascinating guest post on Historical Tapestry by Brandy Purdy about the facts behind her book, The Ripper's Wife, the wife of the infamous Jack the Ripper. (There's a link to the giveaway below.)

6. Stranger in a Strange Land @ A Striped Armchair is all about Eva's venture into science fiction reading.



UPCOMING/CURRENT BOOKISH EVENTS:

Graphic Novel Week

1. Graphic Novel Week coming!  Read up on it at Reading in Winter.


2. K-Books is hosting an event to catch up with Net Galley review books if you need to.


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3. Make sure to get your vote in on the Semifinals!  Votes need to be in by November 22nd.  Only a couple of mine made it to this round, but I voted again!  


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4. Cozy Mystery Week is coming on Jenn's Bookshelves, December 8-14th.


WIN! GIVEAWAYS:




1. Review & Giveaway for A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray on Starry-Eyed Revue.

2. About to Read has a lot of books and beauty products up for grabs in their giveaway.

3. Giveaway of I Am Malala on The Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia.

4. Ending Today!  Review and giveaway of As Far as the Eye Can See: A Novel by Robert Bausch on The Book Binder's Daughter.

5. Drivin' with the Top Down Audiobook Giveaway @ Bookin' with Bingo.

6. Interview with Sally Orr and giveaway of The Rake's Handbook on Royal Reviews.

7. Giveaway on Historical Tapestry of The Ripper's Wife by Brandy Purdy as part of a blog tour.

8. INTERNATIONAL Book Tattoos Giveaway @ My Friends Are Fiction.

9. Interview and Giveaway of Brutal Youth on Literate Housewife.




THANK YOU, COMMENTERS!  YOU ROCK!
These are in no particular order.  Leaderboard is below.



1. Leah @ Books Speak Volumes
2. Trisha Dandurand
3. Michael @ Literary Exploration
4. Caro G
5. Litha
6. Savvy Working Gal
7. Fictional 100/Lucy
8. Katherine P.
9. Tanya M.
10. Rachel @ Dashing Good Books
11. Leila @ Readers' Oasis
12. Erin @ Read-at-Home Mama
13. Anita LeBeau
14. Trish
15. Sarah's Book Shelves
16. lulu_bella
17. Jennifer Hartling
18. Sue Jackson
19. Tif Talks Books
20. Marie Harris
21. Julie G.
22. Asheley (BookwormAsheley)
23. TJ @ MyBookStrings
24. Amy McKie
25. Katie @ Doing Dewey
26. Emma @ Words and Peace
27. Tanya (Read. Run. Study.)
28. Jancee Wright
29. Shannon @ River City Reading
30. Bermudaonion (Kathy)
31. Kim Ukura
32. Tasha B.
33. Freda Mans
34. Bookmammal
35. Reading Wench
36. ebookclassics
37. Jess - A Book Hoarder
38. Priya - Tabula Rasa
39. Iris
40. Book Flame
41. Sherry
42. Holly @ guninactone
43. olduvai
44. JaneGS
45. Ritaliccious



2014 COMMENTER LEADERBOARD

*I will be thanking the top 6 commenters with some bookish swag at the end of the year!*

1. Bermudaonion (Kathy)
2. Tanya M.
3. Leah @ Books Speak Volumes
4. Tasha B.
4. Emma @ Words and Peace
5. Sarah (Sarah's Book Shelves)


YOU! Could be on this list. So many so close!
Leave comments, win prizes as thanks!

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