May 8, 2015

Blogger Shout-Outs #33: Mini Reviews, Poetry, and Epic Book Hoarding



Shout-outs to book reviews and bookish posts that entertained and enlightened me this week.  Plus, check out upcoming events and current giveaways going on in the community.

There are SO many good links this week.  SO MANY.  I hope you get a chance to visit them all.  You guys really know how to throw down some good posts!

 Please let me know what links you visited/are visiting in the list! The links all open in a new window so you can visit them and then come back to visit more places.  Be sure to consider leaving love wherever you visit!

-xoxo Becca


ENTERTAINING BOOK REVIEWS:

A Game of Hide and SeekThe Girl At Midnight by Melissa Grey | Audiobook Review

1. A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor @ The Book Binder's Daughter

2. The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey (Audiobook) @ Good 
Books & Good Wine

3. Killer Insight by Victoria Laurie @ Candace's Book Blog

4. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad @ eclectic/eccentric

5. The World of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin @ The Bookavid

6. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson @ A Lovely Bookshelf

7. The Bell Jar v. Belzhar @ Love, Laughter, & a Touch of Insanity

8. Re Jane by Patricia Park @ Bookish Whimsy

9. Diamond Head by Cecily Wong @ Mom's Small Victories


Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey

10. Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey @ Capricious Reader

11. Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova @ Reading Extensively

12. The Antigone Poems by Marie Slaight with charcoal drawings by Terrence Tasker @ Savvy Verse & Wit

13. Mini Reviews @ Reviews from a Bookworm

14. Conspiracy Girl by Sarah Alderson @ The Eclectic Reader

15. The Daughter by Jane Shemilt @ Books in the Burbs

16. The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West @ The Book Addict's Guide

17. 11/22/63 by Stephen King @ On a Book Bender

18. The Stranger by Albert Camus @ Literary Exploration

19. The Green Road by Anne Enright @ Nomad Reader


AWESOME DISCUSSION/NON-REVIEW POSTS:



1. Great discussion @ The Socratic Salon: Why Are We Afraid of Poetry?

2. A Guide to Epic Book Hoarding @ It Starts at Midnight

3. Muslim Representation in YA Lit - a guest post by Kaye M @ Teen Librarian Toolbox 

4. Bloggers vs. Non-Bloggers: Do They Love Similar Books? @ Sarah's Book Shelves

5. Confession: I Hate You, Clickbait @ Victorian Soul Critiques

6. The Villain as Hero - guest post by Lisa Jensen, author of Alias Hook @ Bibliophilia, Please

7. Regarding Longing @ A Reading Journal

8. Lost in Translation @ Mari Reads

9. Other People's Bookshelves #56 - Nina Powell @ Savidge Reads

10. Great References for the Victorian Era @ Historical Romance Books

11. Found a great new feature yesterday on Bookmark Lit called Cover Colors.

12. Let's Talk About It: (Not So) Equal Opportunity Library Access @ Shaina Reads



UPCOMING/CURRENT EVENTS:

WIN! GIVEAWAYS!
Click on photos to go to the giveaway link.


@ Ivory Owl Reviews


@ Shadow Realm


Bridges of Paris
@ Words and Peace


the ice twins book cover
@ Luxury Reading




@ The Relentless Reader


A letter to my mom
@ Traveling with T



The Invention of Wings PB
@ Bermudaonion's Weblog


9780399171611_large_The_Wrath_and_the_Dawn
@ My Friends are Fiction


The Summer After You and Me Spotlight {Giveaway}
@ Andi ABCs



@ Curling Up with a Good Book


Simon vs the home sapien agenda
@ Ticket to Anywhere



MY COMMENTERS ROCK!
Seriously, you do.



Anita LeBeau
arabellabramble
Belle Wong
Bermudaonion (Kathy)
BreeTheThingsWeRead
Emma @ Words and Peace
Fictional 100/Lucy
Freda Mans
Guiltless Reading
Heather @ Based on a True Story
Julianne - Outlandish Lit
Katherine P.
Katie @ Doing Dewey
Lisa Sheppard
Litha
Louise
Mark Baker
Melissa Beck
Sarah's Book Shelves
Shannon @ River City Reading
Tasha B.
teddyree
The Great Catsby
Ti Reed
Trisha Dandurand

Thank you for leaving me comments this week!



2015 COMMENTER LEADERBOARD

NEW! Top Commenters of the Month
MAY
Check here at the end of the month!


Top Commenters for Year of 2015
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!
(Possibly more, will know closer to end of year.)
Just my way of showing my appreciation!

1. Freda Mans
2. Bermudaonion (Kathy)
3. Belle Wong
4. Tasha B.
5. Ryan AND Sarah's Book Shelves
7. Irene McKenna
8. Trisha Dandurand



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

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