I just want to take the time to thank EVERYONE for leaving such thoughtful and heartfelt comments on my post about Blogging Envy. My eyes literally popped out of my head when I saw what people had said. Words can’t express how grateful I am for all your kind words, but… thank you. Just — goshdarnit, stop making me blush. 🙂
What’s gone on this week, Captain?
- Grab that portkey — and travel back to September with me!
- I list down the top ten bookish things that turn me off
- I interview a zombie for my Horror October post
- I confess that sometimes I feel jealous while blogging
- I reviewed The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
- Reem @ I Read and Tell talks about sexism in YA
- Reem also wrote down an alternate ending to The Hunger Games!
- Kelley @ Another Novel Read has a thought-provoking and informative discussion with author Alexia Casale
- Kelley also talks about pronounciations
- Charlotte @ Gypsy Reviews wants to know if “The Next…” blurb really works
- Kayla @ The Thousand Lives explains why she dislikes gay stereotypes in books
- Kayla also pitches series against standalones
- Arial @ In Italics lists down when pop culture does and doesn’t work in books
- Lesley @ Books and Beautiful World shares with us 10 things she’s learned as a new blogger
- Emily @ Fluttereal Flight asks what the future for YA books will hold
- Stephanie stops by YA Midnight Reads to talk about the pros and cons of novellas
- Shannelle @ The Tracery of Ink wants to know if Facebook is worth using
- Asti @ A Bookish Heart shares with us what makes a five star read for her
- Jasmine @ Flip That Page wants to know why we read
- Nara @ Looking for the Panacea discusses misleading titles and blurbs
- Nara also has a random discussion about horror with her co-blogger, Chantelle
- Charlotte @ Thoughts and Pens asks if we use dictionaries to find the right words for reviews
- Ashley @ Nose Graze explains what pingbacks are and why they are useful
- Ashley also wonders if being unable to finish several books means that she’s in a reading slump
- Sam @ S.I.K. Reviews shares why editing is important — even for bloggers
- Eve @ Paper Grey tells us why dark villains should try harder
What about you?
How was your week? I know a lot of people who love October, so I’m wondering what other than Halloween makes it so appealing? (Also, I promise I’ll respond to all comments before I go to bed; Saturday and Sunday have been terrible. I hope you understand!)