March 13, 2015

Blogger Shout-Outs #27 - Resource Lists, Sexism, and Kazuo Ishiguro



Welcome to the Book Blogger Shout-Outs, where I share some of my favorite posts from the week in the blogosphere. 
I have some great links for you this week.
I hope you enjoy!


LOVELY BOOK REVIEWS I READ THIS WEEK:

2. Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli @ The Social Potato

3. The Zig-Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths @ Kittling: Books

4. Heartbreak Hotel by Deborah Moggach @ I Wish I Lived in a Library

5. Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch @ The Well-Read Redhead

6. The Monopolists by Mary Pilon @ Doing Dewey

7. Breaking Cover by Kaje Harper @ Wordsmithsonia

8. Jenn's daughter, Avery, reviews Mosquitoland by David Arnold @ The Relentless Reader and does a fantastic job!

9. Bogeyman by Steve Jackson @ Reading Ghost




10. Charlene @ Bookish Whimsy reviewed Fairy Tales all week long. This was one of my favorite reviews she did, The Six Swans.

11. Audacity by Melanie Crowder @ The Hiding Spot

12. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro @ S. Krishna's Books

13. North of Boston by Elisabeth Elo @ WildmooBooks

14. The Time of the Ghost by Diana Wynne Jones @ We Be Reading for #DWJMarch

15. How to Be an American Housewife (and Other Upsetting Historical Things) @ Words for Worms

16. Review of Dead Wake by Erik Larson @ Gilmore Guide to Books


AWESOME DISCUSSION/NON-REVIEW POSTS:



1. The Ultimate Book Blogger Resource List @ Parajunkee

2. Great Books Under 300 Pages @ Sarah's Book Shelves

3. Adam's well-thought out post on Sexism, Privilege, Bullying?: The Andrew Smith Fiasco @ Roof Beam Reader

4. Caro talks Reading-Related Apps she loves and asks about yours @ A Girl That Likes Books

5. Introductions - Read First or Last? @ Beltway Literature

6. My Friends Don't Read: The joys and pains of the solitary reader @ Of Stacks and Cups

7. A Reading List for Lovers of Terry Pratchett @ The Boston Bibliophile

8. Discussion on Pedestal Books @ My Friends are Fiction

9. Commenter's Guilt @ Reading is My Treasure - I totally have this!


UPCOMING/CURRENT EVENTS:

Day in the Life Event

1. A Day in the Life: A Blogger Event, the brainchild of Trish @ Love, Laughter, and Insanity



2. Book Bloggers International is having a Book Adaptation Month this month thanks to Tif.  Lots of amazing guest posts and here you can add your own hits and misses.



3. Go to Bibliophilia, Please to find out about this event put together by Penguin Teen.


WIN! GIVEAWAYS!



1. Ti @ Book Chatter is giving away Bookmarks.

2. Austenesque Book Giveaway @ My Love for Jane Austen

3. Win a paperback copy of Haunted by Lynn Carthage @ Let Them Read Books

4. Win Sisters of Shiloh by Kathy and Becky Hepinstall @ Passages to the Past

5. Review and giveaway for The Keys of the Watchmen by Kathleen C. Perrin @ Words and Peace

6. ARC Giveaway of Dear Carolina by Kristy Woodson Harvy @ Traveling with T

7. Win Fairy Tale Retellings with the giveaway @ Bookish Whimsy

8. One Plus One by Jojo Moyes @ Rhapsody in Books

9. Peeking Between the Pages is giving away Lady of the Eternal City by Kate Quinn (INTL.)


MY COMMENTERS ROCK.


Belle Wong
Bellezza
Bermudaonion (Kathy)
Charleen Lynette
Charlene @ Bookish Whimsy
Donna Cimorelli
Fictional 100/Lucy
Freda Mans
Geeky Library
Guiltless Reading
Irene McKenna
Jackie (Farm Lane Books)
jen mullen
Jen Ryland
Katherine P.
Katie @ Doing Dewey
Leah @ Books Speak Volumes
Louise
Melissa (My World in Books and Pages)
Michelle Miller
Monika @ A Lovely Bookshelf
Niki
Ryan
Sarah's Book Shelves
shainareads
Sheila DeChantal
Sue Jackson
Susan @ Reading Upside Down
Tamara @ Shelf Addiction
Tamara Welch
Tasha B.
Terri (Alexia561)
Trish
Trisha Dandurand
We Heart YA


2015 COMMENTER LEADERBOARD

The top six (6) winners at the end of the year will receive bookish swag!
The top (1) winner will receive a paperback book from Indiebound or The Book Depository!
Just my way of showing my appreciation.

I didn't forget to update it. It's the same as last week!
1. Freda Mans
2. Belle Wong
3. Bermudaonion (Kathy)
4. Irene McKenna
5. Tasha B.
6. Ryan and Trisha Dandurand



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

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