BBAW 2011: Community

It’s Book Blogger Appreciation Week again.. and I just wanted to take the time to participate in my small way to highlight those key bloggers whom I appreciate the very most because they take the time to comment and provide feedback on my blog.

Today the BBAW crew prompts us with: “Today you are encouraged to highlight a couple of bloggers that have made book blogging a unique experience for you.”

After a few years of ‘blogging’, I have found that I actually have stepped a bit away from the various facets of blogging and have been able to focus on the purpose of this blog: Reviewing Books for the Purpose of Reading Fantastic Books.

With that in mind, I have found a few blogs that I have continually enjoyed, but I will always enjoy Arleigh from www.Historical-Fiction.com for her camaraderie, and for her well written reviews. I have not found a single person who can beat those concise reviews that always seem to point out something that I was wanting to evoke in one of my own reviews.

And for reviews and the new release alerts on my favorite genre of historical fiction, I go to Daphne from Tanzaanite’s Castle Full of Books. Pretty much a one stop shop there, and I’ve found I add the most books to my wish list because of her. That toppling TBR pile.. It’s all her fault.

So here is a big Thank You to these two ladies for their always informative blog posts that keep me plugged into the Historical Fiction genre. Thank you Arleigh and Daphne!!

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12 responses to “BBAW 2011: Community

  1. thanks for stopping by my blog-I love your blog design and hope you have a good BBAW

  2. Wonderful blogs to highlight — I love them both! Daphne's blog always lures me in with the gorgeous covers she posts, and I'm a devoted follower of Arleigh's blog (both I discovered via you!). Thanks for highlighting some of the best bloggers out there!

  3. Awwww, thanks so much Marie – that really means a lot to me. Things have been a little slow lately with the double move and starting a new job, but I hope to get back to a "normal" schedule soon. I always looks forward to your posts as well. Have a great week!

  4. I follow your blog to keep up with your historical fic reviews.Tanzaanite's blog is new to me so will be over there to take a lookhave a great weekcarol

  5. do not know either of these, so thank you for the introduction.

  6. I love their blogs as well! 🙂

  7. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I too have a few blogs that I visit regularly and with the rest my visits are more sporadic. Not because I don't enjoy them, but I don't have as much spare time now as I did when I first ventured into the blogging world.

  8. Both of these blogs are new to me, so thank you for highlighting them! I love meeting new-to-me bloggers through BBAW. It's amazing how many are out there. I hope you're having a great BBAW!

  9. Both of these are new to me, but I look forward to having their help getting my historical fiction fix! =)

  10. I read Arleigh's blog and enjoy it. Thanks for introducing me to Daphne's. Just added it to my reader. 🙂

  11. Thanks, Marie! I wish I could go blog-hopping more often, but as someone else stated, just no time. I do well to get my reading in and keep up the blog…maybe soon I will be driving less and can spend more time exploring the book blogs!

  12. I love these two blogs as well:) Arleigh is a good friend and we both share a love of history and Plaidy, so I too especially enjoy reading her reviews to get an opinion I can count on . Concise, but great! I really agree with you Marie. Good picks!

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