Saturday, November 14, 2009

An Award From A Chick


This award comes to me from my friend, Teri, who I "met" on Goodreads in wonderful group called Chicks On Lit. Chicks was the first place I found where I realized you could actually make friends on the internet. Which was a real revelation to a mom who has spent years telling my kids that people you have contact with over the internet are not really friends. It turns out I don't really know everything after all--but don't tell my kids I said that!

Teri, who has a wonderfully creative blog called Quinceberry, passed this along to three blogs and I'm going to do the same. This one goes to:

Mari at Bookworm With A View. Mari's the person responsible for me believing that I could start a blog and for making it look like so much fun! Mari's blog is particularly great if you're part of a book club. She really looks at books with an eye toward whether or not they're discussion worthy.

Care at Care's Online Book Club. Care reads such a wonderful variety of books, again with an eye toward things that are discussion worthy. And she rates her books by slices of pie so you know she has a great sense of humor!

And, Laura at Laura's Reviews. I always find books I love or have to add on Laura's blog and she's hosting a challenge beginning January 1st that is called All About The Brontes. I've got to love any blogger that hosts a Bronte challenge!

11 comments:

  1. What a wonderful award! I enjoy your blog as well and find your books and views fun and pleasing! Thanks for taking time from your busy day to check mine out from time to time!

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  2. Standing ovation! A much deserved award! Congratulations! :)

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  3. I also normally give up, sometimes even earlier than on the 100 pages park, if I feel like the story is just not going on at all or if it is something I don't like.
    The book is for age 13 and upwards but it is really hard for me to think to see a 13 year old reading this book. Also the boring start may want to have an effect and you just give up.
    I think that Feddie Girl is good book for the ones who have actually been in a Boarding school. It was okey read but not one of those I will remember later.

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  4. Congrats on your award and thank-you for giving one to me!!

    I'm happy you'll be joining the All About the Brontes Challenge. Do you have a list of books you will be reading?

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  5. aw thanks so much! I enjoyed your history of how you started a book blog. I actually had a life blog and discovered some focused on books and thought it would be a fun way to involve my scattered family - I was trying to get them to read the same book and we could all discuss but they rarely ever visit. and I discovered this amazing tremendous crazy book blog community and it's been just wonderful. I count so many people all over the world as friends now and its so fun. and I love connecting to people back in places that I used to live: like YOU! I do love NE. Even if I have to cheer for the purple next week. (darn ol' Mizzou.... FROWN) ooh I'll shut up now.

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  6. That's a great award!! How are you enjoying Olive Kitteridge?

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  7. Congrats!

    Sounds like I'll have to check out that Bronte challenge...I'm almost done with the Austen one!

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  8. Congratulations! I too have been amazed at the number of friends I've made whilst chatting about books on the internet. It's an amazing world we live in.

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  9. I was trying to comment yesterday but I'm having issues with blogger on my work laptop....

    Thank you for the award!

    I'm honored and love being recognized for book club books - it's my quest!

    Congratulations on your blogging - you seem to have found a niche and have met some wonderful friends :)

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  10. Congrats on the award. Well deserved Lisa.

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