November 21, 2014

Blogger Shout-Outs, Baby!!! Edition #18


Lots of interesting posts in the blogosphere this week! 
Fairytale Feasts, Culture-Filled Cookbooks, Book Signing Disappointments, lots of Holiday Events, and more!

Tell me! What is your favorite shout-out this week?


MOST INTERESTING BOOK REVIEWS I READ THIS WEEK:



1. Tif's review of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

2. Ryan reviews a really awesome cookbook called In Her Kitchen by Gabriele Galimberti that I really, really want!

3. The review of The Forgotten Presidents by Heather on The Maiden's Court.

4. Review of Compulsion by Martina Boone @ Jenn's Bookshelves

5. Review @ The Little Reader Library of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

6. Mel U's review for German Literature Month, "The Seamstress" by Rainer Maria Rilke.

7. Books with Cass' review of The Killer Next Door by Alex Marwood.



AWESOME DISCUSSION/NON-REVIEW POSTS TO CHECK

OUT:



1. Leah becomes the expert on the Jazz Age for Nonfiction November.

2. Tamara discusses Book Signings Gone Wrong.  You'll see her point.

3. Trisha wrote a great post about diversity and nonfiction for the #NonficNov event.

4. Bookfoolery discusses Book Covers v. the stories they tell.

5. The interview with author of Secret of a Thousand Beauties, Mingnei Yip, over @ Savvy Verse and Wit.

6. About to Read has started the cutest new feature on her blog - A Tale of Treats.  Check out her Fairytale Feast, complete with video.

7. When Book Blogger Besties Finally Meet!  @ Books of Amber  - Prepare with tissues!



UPCOMING/CURRENT BOOKISH EVENTS:

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1. Katie from Words for Worms is hosting another Fellowship of the Worms Readalong, this time for Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed.



2. Andi, Tamara, and Tanya are hosting A Month of Favorites during the month of December.



3. The Christmas Spirit Blog is hosting a reading challenge starting next week.



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4. Thankfully Reading Weekend is coming up!  Don't forget!




5. Starting Monday here on I'm Lost in Books is the Holiday Extravaganza Event.  Tons of Guest Posts and Tons of Giveaways for 27 Days.  Hope you will join us!



WIN! GIVEAWAYS:



1. Gratitude Giveaway @ Stuck in Books as part of a hop.

2. Win a copy of Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly and Matching Nail Polish @ The Hiding Spot.

3. Win 3 Surprise Books! @ Luxury Reading.

4. Giveaway of My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni @ red headed book child.



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



1. Trisha Dandurand
2. Jennine G. 
3. Guiltless Reading
4. Emma @ Words and Peace
5. jmutford
6. Melissa Beck
7. olduvai
8. Sarah (Sarah's Book Shelves)
9. Lory @ Emerald City Book Review
10. Tasha B.
11. Bermudaonion(Kathy)
12. readersrespite
13. Shelleyrae
14. Leila @ Readers' Oasis
15. The Book Vixen
16. Kim Ukura
17. Michelle Miller
18. Leah @ Books Speak Volumes
19. Syrie James
20. Jenna Sauber
21. Zed
22. Monika @ Lovely Bookshelf
23. C.p. Sandu
24. Jess - A Book Hoarder
25. Lea
26. Savvy Working Gal
27. hootowl1978
28. Freda Mans
29. Jay
30. Shaina
31. Anji
32. Carrie @ Other Women's Stories
33. Holly @ guninactone
34. Serena (Savvy Verse and Wit)
35. Tanya M.
36. Shannon @ River City Reading
37. lulu_bella
38. Caryl Kane
39. amanda
40. Melissa
41. Donna Cimorelli
42. Sushma P.
43. Schilds
44. Jean Patton
45. Amelia
46. hokiecoyote
47. Loriann
48. Janelle
49. LaGina Keisha Hagerman Reese 
50. Deborah
51. Vesper Meikle
52. Luisa
53. anne
54. Susan M. Heim
55. Mia Sutton
56. debnance
57. Jo's Daughter
58. Jane Thompson
59. Andrea B. Brooks
60. Denise Duvall




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. Sarah (Sarah's Book Shelves)
5. Tasha B.
6. Emma @ Words and Peace


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

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