January 30, 2015

Blogger Shout-Outs!! Edition #23 - Bookish Podcasts, Sasquatch, and Translated Short Stories



This week I found, once again, tons of good posts!
You all blow my mind!

What shout-outs are you going to check out?



BEST BOOK REVIEWS I READ THIS WEEK:
Or in this case, the book review.

1. April's review of Lost and Found by Brooke Davis.  I think this is moving up my to-read list.

2. Ryan's review of The Emperor's Snuff-Box by John Dickson Carr.

3. Katie @ Doing Dewey shares a great translated short story collection, Best European Fiction, 2015.

4. If you don't want to read the novel, The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac by Sharma Shields, for its name alone (explain how that can be, btw), you will after you read Shannon's rundown.

5. Memory's review of The Girl at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine @ In the Forest of Stories.

6. The review of The Year of Reading Dangerously by Kristen @ We Be Reading.

7. Melissa @ The Avid Reader's Musing's review of The Circus in Winter by Cathy Day.

8. Review of Benjamin Franklin's Bastard by Sally Cabot @ West Metro Mommy Reads



AWESOME DISCUSSION/NON-REVIEW POSTS:
 

1. Laura @ Boats Against the Current asks "Can a non-reader become a reader?"

2. Katie @ Doing Dewey gives 5 reasons Magical Realism is Awesome.

3. Shannon asks what book marked your transition into adult reading?

4. Charleen Lynette asks what makes a blogger and what do we do when we feel disconnected from the community?

5. Rachelle J. has compiled an awesome list of bookish podcasts!

6. Charlene @ Bookish Whimsy explores the Pros and Cons of Book Boyfriends.

7. Heather @ The Maiden's Court discusses abridged books.

8. Andi of Andi's ABCs has revamped her Wednesday ABCs!

9. Jen @ YA Romantics wants to discuss YA books and mental illness - a great topic. She asks if the trend is at its peak.  I said I hope not. What do you think?


UPCOMING/CURRENT EVENTS:

I didn't find any new events to show you this week.
Check the past few weeks of Shout-Outs for events coming up.
If you know of ones I have missed, leave it in the comments.


WIN! CURRENT GIVEAWAYS:



1. Beth's Book Reviews is giving away 3 copies of Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey.

2. Review and giveaway of Heather Webb's Rodin's Lover @ Words and Peace.

3. Falling for YA is giving away Megan Shepherd's A Cold Legacy plus swag.  You can also win it at Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf. (It's one of those Blitz Day thingies.)

4. Win audiobooks by Anne Bishop @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

5. As part of a blog tour, visit Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf and enter to win one copy of Love, Lucy by April Lindner (intl) and 3 SIGNED Jane Posters (US only).



6. Rabid Reads is giving away a complete set of Shifters novels by Rachel Vincent, as part of a tour.

7. April @ Good Books and Good Wine is giving away an iPod Shuffle and a $25 iTunes gift card thanks to author Eric Smith!

8. Bookish Antics is giving away a copy of The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence by Stan Lee and Stuart Moore.

9. Review and Giveaway of Rodin's Lover by Heather Webb @ The Book Binder's Daughter.



SHOUT-OUTS TO MY COMMENTERS! YOU ROCK!
In no particular order



1. A Voracious Reader   2. Trisha Dandurand
3. Suey    4. Katie @ Doing Dewey
5. Jessica (Books: a true story)  6. Litha
7. Freda Mans  8. Caro G.
9. Belle Wong  10. Leah @ Books Speak Volumes
11. TJ @ My Book Strings   12. Jenny
13. Lisa @ Books in the Burbs   14. Savvy Working Gal
15. jen mullen  16. Tif
17. Sarah (Sarah's Book Shelves)  18. Anita LeBeau
19. Nancy Bekofske   20. Emma L.
21. BookNAround   22. Kristina Patton
23. Jennifer Hartling   24. Michelle @ That's What She Read
25. DvmHeather   26. Irene McKenna
27. Shannon @ River City Reading   28. Charlene @ Bookish Whimsy
29. Emma @ Words and Peace   30. Cornelia
31. Ciska van der Lans   32. Tasha B.
33. B Marie Books   34. Lindsay Healy
35. Bermudaonion (Kathy)   36. Brooke Bumgardner
37. Juli Rahel   38. Sheila DeChantal



2015 COMMENTER LEADERBOARD

The top six (6) winners at the end of the year will receive bookish swag!
The top winner will receive a paperback book from Indiebound or The Book Depository!

1. Belle Wong
2. Irene McKenna
3. Freda Mans
4. Bermudaonion (Kathy)
5. Tasha B.
6. Anita LeBeau



YOU! Could be on this list and win for 2015!
Leave comments, win prizes as thanks!

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