Friday, September 12, 2008

BOOK BLOGGER WEEK IS COMING!



Book Blogger Appreciation Week Is Coming!

Nominations are now being accepted for the Book Blogger Appreciation Week awards, in two dozen categories ranging from "best general book blog" to "best design," "most eclectic taste," and even "best name for a blog." (There's also a category for blogs about the publishing industry, in case you know any blogs like that of which you think well, like Eco-Libris, or TeleRead.) You can nominate up to two blogs in any category until Sunday; shortlists will be whittled down to the top five nominees in each category and voting will take place starting September 15.

MONDAY: In it's honor, I'll be giving away a copy of Lucy Monroe's Housekeep to a Millionaire.

THURSDAY: I'm going to give two more people the chance to win a book and will entries will be drawn tomorrow at 8:00 PM pst and announced Saturday morning. India Grey's Angelo's Captive Virgin and Trish Wylie's The Millionaire's Proposal.

From September 12 through 19th
Just post a comment or send me an email
I will mail to any country

To Vote:
http://www.myfriendamysblog.com/2008/09/bbaw-awards-2008-voting-booth.html

CONGRATULATIONS TO MY WINNERS AND THE BLOG WINNERS DURING THE WEEK OF BBAW.

11 comments:

Bobbi said...

Hi! I found you thru My Friend Amy. Please enter me in your contest - thanks!
brightmyer249(at)hotmail(dot)com
Bobbi's Book Nook

katayoun said...

very nice (i also found you through my friend amy), i would love to enter this contest!

LadyVampire2u said...

I'd like to be entered in your contest please. Thanks and have a great day!

Tracee said...

Would love to be entered in your contest. Thanks for participating in BBAW!

novelnoise at live dot com

Marilyn Shoemaker said...

Thanks to all for entering, you still have next week and here's some additional information:

http://www.myfriendamysblog.com/search/label/BBAW

HUGE thank you to Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group USA, Harlequin, The B&B Media Group, Shera of SNS Blog Design, WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, Catherine Delors, Pamela Binnings Ewen, Andromeda Romano-Lax, Ceceilia Dowdy, Sormag, Book Club Girl, Savvy Verse and Wit, Cafe of Dreams, Fashionista Piranha, and Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin'?.

Daily Raffles:
Monday--Books and Chocolate sponsored by My Friend Amy and Hey Lady! Whatcha' Readin?
Tuesday--Books and Going Green sponsored by My Friend Amy
Wednesday--Books and Coffee sponsored by My Friend Amy
Thursday--Books and Charity sponsored by My Friend Amy and Fashionista Piranha
Friday--Books and Movies sponsored by My Friend Amy

Win a Book Club Girl Hostess Survival Kit!
Do you find it's your turn to host book club and not only do you not know what to serve but you don't know what books to offer up for the next month's selection?! Let Book Club Girl come to your rescue with the Book Club Girl Hostess Survival Kit.

One lucky winner of the kit will receive:

* A basket of cheese, crackers, cookies and wine for up to 12 people
* 5 great book group books to vote on for your group's next pick. And Book Club Girl will then donate 12 copies whichever book is chosen for your entire group to read.
* 12 Book Club Girl mousepads to give out as party favors that night
* 12 Book Club Girl bookmarks to mark everyone's favorite passages
* 12 Book Club Girl coasters to protect your coffee table from all those wine glasses!

TWO SORMAG Goody Bags containing books and more!


A Special Pamper Me Basket from Cafe of Dreams!
From Avon Foot Works
~ Inflatable watermelon shaped foot tub
~ 3.4 FL oz Watermelon Cooling Foot Lotion
~ 3.4 FL oz Watermelon Exfoliating Foot Scrub
~ 12 count Watermelon Effervescent Foot Tablets
~ An ARC of So Long At The Fair by Christina Schwarz
~ A variety of Hot Chocolate and Tea mixes

A pre-made blog template from SNSDesign!

A Subscription to Poetry Magazine from Savvy Verse and Wit!

BOOKS
Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors
The Moon in the Mango Tree by Pamela Binnings Ewen
The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax
John's Quest by Cecelia Dowdy
Confessions of a Contractor by Richard Murphy
Acedia & Me by Kathleen Norris
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer
Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley
A Tale Out of Luck by Willie Nelson with Mike Blakely
The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent
When Will There Be Good News by Kate Atkinson
An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken
Exit Music by Ian Rankin
The Smart One and the Pretty One by Claire LaZebnik
Gunmetal Black by Daniel Serrano
Isolation by Travis Thrasher
The Miracle Girls by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt
Every Freaking! Day With Rachell Ray by Elizabeth Hilts
Dewey by Vicki Myron
The Shiniest Jewel by Marian Henley
Keep the Faith by Faith Evans
The Book of Calamities by Peter Trachtenberg
A is for Atticus by Lorilee Craker
After the Fire by Robin Gaby Fisher
Mike's Election Guide by Michael Moore
War as They Knew It by Michael Rosenberg
Fixing Hell By Col. (ret.) Larry C. James
Wild Boy: My Life with Duran Duran by Andy Taylor
The Last Under-Cover: The True Story of an FBI Agent's Dangerous Dance with Evil By Bob Hamer
Border Lass by Amanda Scott
Insatiable Desire by Rita Heron
Hungry for More by Diana Holquist
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Trespassers Will Be Baptized by Elizabeth Emerson Hancock
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by Trish Ryan
Never Surrender by General Jerry Boykin
Dream in Color by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Congresswoman Loretta Sánchez
Beyond Belief by Josh Hamilton
Cobain Unseen by Charles R. Cross
Doing Business in 21st Century India by Gunjan Bagla
Branding Only Works on Cattle by Jonathan Salem Baskin
Launching a Leadership Revolution by Chris Brady, Orrin Woodward
How to Hear from God by Joyce Meyer
Knowing Right from Wrong by Thomas D. Williams
Pope John Paul II: An Intimate Life by Caroline Pigozzi
Pure by Rebecca St. James
He Loves Me! by Wayne Jacobson
So You Don't Want to Go to Church Anymore by Wayne Jacobson and Dave Coleman
Move On, Move Up by Paula White
The Rosary by Gary Jansen
Shoot the Moon by Billie Letts
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks
Right Livelihoods by Rick Moody
by George by Wesley Stace
The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold
Trunk Music by Michael Connelly
Hollywood Crows by Joseph Wambaugh
Dead Boys by Richard Lange
The Gifted Gabaldon Sisters by Lorraine Lopez
Sisterchicks Go Brit! by Robin Jones Gunn
Beyond the Night by Marlo Schalesky
With Endless Sight by Allison Pittman
Harlequin Titles: To Be Announced

Many other blogs are giving away books and prizes for BBAW as well! You can see the links to all of these giveaways here.

Eva S said...

Please enter me in your contest and have a great week! I'll have, so many new blogs to read!

Marilyn Shoemaker said...

Good afternoon everyone! I began my morning looking at some of the blogs posted on Myfriendamys blog and they are incredible.

Hope everyone is having as much fun as I am suring the net.

Best of luck to all of you!

Sandy said...

I'd love to win this book! Thanks! thru book week link

the Dizzy said...

Cool! I like!


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Book Spot said...

Please enter me, too :)

I'm loving BBAW--it's giving me so many new blogs to read

-Lucile

Marilyn Shoemaker said...

BBAW Award Winners 2008
Froim My Friend's Amy's Blog:

Best Book Club Blog - Reading Group Guides
Best Design - Bookgasm
Best Nonfiction Blog - A Striped Armchair
Most Eclectic Taste - Bookgasm
Funniest/Most Humorous Blog - Rip My Bodice
Best Kidlit Blog - Well Read Child and Jen Robinson's Book Page
Best Romance Blog - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
Best Name for a Blog - Bookgasm
Best Challenge Host - The Hidden Side of the Leaf
Best Fantasy/Horror/Sci-Fi/Spec-Fic Blog - Fantasy Book Critic
Best History/Historical Fiction Blog - Medieval Bookworm
Best Community Builder - My Friend Amy
Best Published Author Blog - Neil Gaiman
Best Cookbook Blog - Books and Cooks
Best Literary Fiction Blog - Caribou's Mom
Best Book Published in 2008 - The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Best YA Blog - Bookshelves of Doom
Best Community Book Site - Good Reads
Most Chatty - Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin?
Best Thriller/Mystery/Suspense Blog - Bookgasm
Most Extravagant Giveaways - Maw Books
Most Concise - Bookgasm
Best Christian/Inspirational Fiction Blog - Free Spirit Blogs
Best Meme/Carnival/Event - Book Blogger Appreciation Week
Best Commenter/Commentator - Musings of a Bookish Kitty and Rip My Bodice
Most Altruistic Blog - Maw Books
Best General Book Blog - Bookgasm
Best Publishing/Industry Blog - Galley Cat

 

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