Thursday, September 18, 2008

BBAW Day 4: Brag on Yourself

Well, the awards are being handed out and congratulations passed on, I hear there's a best dressed/worst dressed in book blogging edition to come, but the truth is you are all pretty darned spectacular. So for today, why not show it off?

Go hunt through your archives and find your favorite review, or author interview where you asked just the right insightful questions, or another post about something totally unrelated--a post where you think you're at your best and share it here! So today, it's really important to link to your specific post and NOT your general URL. OR. If you can't decide on just one, write up a new post containing the links to your favorites. It's your it whichever way you want!

This should help us all get to know you a little better!

1. Nicole (Linus\'s Blanket)
2. Serena (Savvy Verse & Wit)
3. Alessandra (Out of the Blue)
4. Dawn (SheIsTooFondOfBooks)
5. Elizabeth W.
6. Ruth Schaller
7. Sally
8. Lisa
9. Kathy
10. Kathy (I messed up again - I blame menopause)
11. SmallWorld Reads
12. Rebecca @ The Book Lady\'s Blog
13. Jen(Jen\'s Book Thoughts)
14. bookworm
15. Lana
16. Kim
17. Word Lily
18. Suzi (Fashionista Piranha)
19. Chris Verstraete interview with doll artist - art in miniature
20. Alyce (At Home With Books)
21. Jessica (Wanderings)
22. Apprentice Writer
23. Ramblings About Romance
24. Amber about Jeff Smith Event
25. On My Bookshelf
26. Jenna Bayley-Burke
27. Lindsey@A Kindred Spirit\'s Thoughts
28. Florinda - The 3 R\'s
29. Carey (The Tome Traveller\'s Weblog)
30. Literary Feline (Bookish Kitty)
31. Suey
32. BevQB
33. Never Challenge a Goblin to a Game of Rachachak
34. Jen Robinson (Rick Riordan Interview)
35. Chris@bookarama (Old favorites)
36. Jena
37. Alpha Heroes
38. Tim
39. Book Nook Club (Christian Lit Rant)
40. Jennifer\'s Random Musings
41. Lisa Damian (Damian Daily)
42. she reads and reads
43. Age 30 ... A Lifetime of Books )
44. Bookish Ruth
45. Deena @ My Bookshelf
46. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric)
47. mari
48. Jill
49. Book Binge
50. Shannon (Books Worth Reading)
51. Callista (SMS Book Reviews)
52. Bow. James Bow.
53. Tiny Librarian
54. unfinishedperson
55. Dina

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Nicole (Linus's Blanket) said...

My post for Lost by Cathy Ostlere get's the most views by far. I think it might be because peeps are looking for the tv show, but whatever works.

Serena said...

My review of Body Surfing by Anita Shreve garnered me my first comment from Mariel in which she said she thought the review was excellent and made her want to pick up the book. I was tickled pink!

Anonymous said...

I had a blast following The Lace Reader map and touring Salem with my family. I enjoyed this because it was family time and blogging time combined; the kids (and even my husband) kept looking at the map to ask "where do we go next?!). It got a good response from readers of my blog, too (and Brunonia Barry told me she loved it, to top it off!)

Anonymous said...

I posted my review of The Gift of Rain, by Tan Twan Eng. It's a review I'm proud of writing for an excellent, challenging book. At first I thought I hated it, and put the book down four times, before it swept me away, and became really rewarding. It's a hard book. but worth it.

Ruth Schaller said...

This was my first interview on my blog and I must say that I am quite pleased with it. We had fun doing it too!

SmilingSally said...

I'm new at the reviewing end of this, and this was one of my first.

Lisa said...

I posted a bit of commentary about "Will Blogs Save Books" and I was really pleased to see a lot of comments, as well as several commenters posting on their own blogs about the topic.

Lana said...

I'm pretty new at blogging, so I've posted the review of one of my recent reads.

This is a great idea, too!

Kim said...

Amy, I linked here with a review that was awarded best review in tour by CFBA. I was really proud of this accomplishment since I'm still new to blogging.

Thanks for a great week!


Anonymous said...

What fun! Great idea.

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Anonymous said...

I posted one of my discussion questions that got the most conversation. As much fun as I have reviewing, it's hearing what other people do with their books and reading that really interests me.

Anonymous said...

One of my favorite interviews was featuring a fantastic doll artist who is making a set of dolls replicating famous artists and their works, such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, etc. You have to see these! (The dolls are dollhouse (1/12th) scale, 1"= 1', so adults are mostly 6inches tall).

M. said...

Hi Amy,
thrilled to have sucessfully utilized Mr. Linky for the first time! Great idea for a post, BTW. Off to read other 'best of' posts, now.

Anonymous said...

What a great idea, Amy! You're just full of them. :)

allisonmariecat said...

Oh, this is fun. I decided to do mine just a bit differently...

Bev(QB) said...

Fun idea! I linked to a post that shows why I seldom use the term "Review". I prefer commentary because even I never know what form I'll be babbling in on any given day.

Chrisbookarama said...

I found a post remembering some favorite books as I child.

Anonymous said...

Just found your site via GalleyCat. I've posted a link to an interview that I did with Rivka Galchen. Now I am going to go read all the other posts.

Anonymous said...

I linked to a character interview I did with characters from Sydney Croft's was so much fun. I sent the co-authors the questions and they answered from the POV of the characters...we went back and forth until it read like a real conversation.

Lisa Damian said...

That was a tough one to choose. I went with my interview with NYT bestselling urban fantasy author Kim Harrison.

These were fun to sort through. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Great idea, Amy, I look forward to reading through everyone's favourite posts! My blog is so new I didn't have that many to choose from, so I decided to go with my review of one of my favourite books so far this year.

Anonymous said...

When the Large Hadron Collider launched, I enjoyed musing on books I had read related to this historic event and finding new books to read along the same themes. This was a really fun post to write and resulted in what I think is a fun and unique reading list. - Shannon (Books Worth Reading)

James Bow said...

Links to a whole bunch of reviews can be found here.

Dina said...

I have not bragged about myself on my blog, not used to doing that, lol, but I listed my blog in case someone would like to visit. :)

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