Category Archives: BBAW

BBAW: Recognizing Dorothy Dunnett

Jenny: Have you ever finished a book, or a series of books, that completely bowled you over — left you breathless and delighted — only to discover that no one else had ever even heard of it? That was my … Continue reading

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BBAW: What Book Blogging Means to Us

Today’s topic for Book Blogger Appreciation Week is “What does book blogging mean to you?” Jenny and I have been blogging together for more than four years now, and it has enriched our lives in more ways than we ever … Continue reading

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BBAW: Appreciate!

Appreciating people is hard, y’all. This week is Book Blogger Appreciation Week, a week that many book bloggers use to give a shout-out to favorite blogs and share their favorite things about the book blogging world. Jenny and I have … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked

Last year we were flabbergasted. This year, gobsmacked, to be chosen for Best Literary Fiction Book Blog from a shortlist including The New Dork Review of Books, The Picky Girl, Roof Beam Reader, and Reading on a Rainy Day – … Continue reading

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BBAW: Changing Our Reading

Teresa and I have been voracious readers as long as we can remember, and we have been affecting each other’s reading habits for twenty years, swapping books, trading authors, pushing ideas in each other’s way. When we started blogging together … Continue reading

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BBAW: Our Blogging Inspirations

This week is Book Blogger Appreciation Week, a sort of weeklong group hug within the book blogging community. This year’s theme is “Cultivating a Community of Bloggers and Readers,” and each day during the week, bloggers are encouraged to write … Continue reading

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BBAW: Forgotten Treasure

I was saying earlier in the week that nothing — and I really mean nothing — ever appears to be truly forgotten in the book blogosphere. Every single time I’ve ever blogged about a book or author I thought was … Continue reading

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BBAW: Unexpected Treasure

Much as Teresa and I love giving recommendations to other people (including each other), one of the things we’ve really loved best about this community has been trying things we might otherwise not have tried, thanks to the recommendations of … Continue reading

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Flabbergasted

Flabbergasted—that’s the only word we can think of to adequately describe our reaction to winning the BBAW award for Best Literary Fiction Book Blog. Caribou’s Mom and The New Dork Review of Books, the other shortlisted blogs in our category, … Continue reading

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BBAW: First Treasure

Today marks the official beginning of Book Blogger Appreciation Week. The theme this year is A Treasure Chest of Infinite Books and Infinite Blogs. One of the things about the blogging world that stands out to me is the wide … Continue reading

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