Bloggers who Deserve More Attention #2

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Hello all! A while back I did a post about bloggers I love who don’t get nearly as much attention as they deserve and I thought it would be fun to make an (irregular) thing out of it. Originally I thought it’d be great to nudge you to check out other people while I was away- buuut that didn’t end up happening (/I was busy and wasn’t blogging much of anything). Still- that’s no reason not to go ahead and do it now! Cos who doesn’t love discovering fantastic bloggers and reading awesome content? So without further ado, here’s part 2 of bloggers you should check out:

Lydia @22 is still young adult– Lydia’s reviews are just so beautiful that I always end up adding whatever book she’s talking about to my list. Not only is this blog a fantastic place to grow your tbr, I also find that if I have read the book, her reviews remind me why I loved it and make me all warm and fuzzy about it!

Cindy @Readctbooks– Cindy is one of those bloggers that captures the *need to fangirl* feeling! Loads of her reviews just make me so excited to pick up whatever she’s reading. I love her take on memes and fun updates-  her blog is such an entertaining place to be!

Ayunda Bhuwana– Ayunda is recently celebrating her bloggiversary and I must say she’s taking the blogosphere by storm! With her great takes on books and films, and just sharing her life and travels, she covers a lot of bases in an incredibly engaging way. I also love her slick design and am so glad she’s returned to blogging!

Sarah @Art Expedition– Sarah is one of the most talented people on this platform and her blog most certainly showcases this. Her paintings and photography are simply stunning and I really recommend you check it out- you’ll be in for a treat! She also writes very beautifully about why she chooses certain subjects and Art Expedition all round a great place to visit on the blogosphere!

Maddie @Of Reading and Random Things– the bookish discussions on this blog are always fascinating and get me thinking- which is why it’s worth checking her out! It’s always interesting to explore some of the topics she gets into- like which is better: books or video games? Or blogging vs vlogging? And if that’s not enough for you, there’s plenty of awesome book reviews and tags over there to get fulfil all your bookish needs!

The Bibliophile Empress– one of the things I like best about Kristyn is her thoughtful discussion posts- she eloquently puts forth her point of view and it’s really worthwhile to hear her out. I have to admit, as a classicist, her informative and educational mythology posts make me super excited as well!

Dragons & Zombies– not only does Sarah have excellent taste in books (I’m biased 😉 ) she also brings so much personality to her blog. I love that she covers so many different topics as well- like movies, travel and even wrestling! There’s really no other book blogger like her and I don’t know why you’re still reading this instead of going to check her out right now! 😉

Suziey @Of all the books in all the libraries– if you’re looking for varied book tastes then you’ve come to the right place! Suziey covers everything from Nancy Drew to contemporary romance to classics. Her reviews are always so in depth that you get an excellent idea of what to expect and whether to pick it up for yourself. Not to mention, she does great book hauls (which admittedly can be dangerous for us bookaholics to see 😉 ) Her blog often puts me in a great mood- especially after her upbeat tag about music today! Also, who doesn’t love the reference she’s making with her blog title?

Carolina @Fictionologyst– Carolina is one of the sweetest people I’ve met recently and is super friendly! Her personality comes across so well on her blog and I always enjoy reading her enthusiastic reviews and posts!!

Book Beach Bunny– Book Beach Bunny has such amazing reviews of TV, films and books! They’re honest and will give you the lowdown of what to add to your list- and perhaps also what to avoid. She’s really clear on what the book/film/show has going for it- and that’s really helpful to me! Plus, she has a very entertaining way of doing things and makes me laugh!

If you’re looking for more wonderful bloggers you need to look out for, feel free to check out:

Bloggers Who Deserve More Attention #1

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Obviously there are loads more bloggers who deserve *all the attention*- so who do you think I should be looking out for? And do you know any of these bloggers? Will you be checking them out? Let me know in the comments!

Blogger Appreciation – Part 2

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Hello again! Welcome to Part 2 of my Blogger Appreciation- where I get to show my love for some (emphasis on the some and sadly not all) of my favourite bloggers!

So for part one, I talked about all round blogs that I love. For part 2 I’d like to talk about some specific things I like about some people’s blogs. Let’s get to it! Here are some more brilliant bloggers for you to check out:

  1. Paperback Book Addicts– This blog is totally top notch! The reviews and tags are always great- but what I particularly want to draw attention to is Codie’s meme TV Tuesday- because if it’s something great to mix up your Tuesday posts
  2. Cookie Break– This blog is great- it’s a varied mixture of writing posts and reviews. I especially want to point out that Sarina Langer’s new book Rise of the Sparrows has come out recently and I have to say I really enjoyed it! I recommend you check it out- you can buy it here. I for one am really looking forward to the sequel
  3. Mystery Date With A Book– I had to include this on the list, because not only does Fernanda run a fantastic blog, but her shop on Etsy is particularly awesome!
  4. Captain’s Quarters– so many of you guys have excellent themes, but few embody it as much as Captain’s Quarters- everything on her blog is consistent and it’s always a lot of fun to read her witty ship-related puns!
  5.  Heartstring Eulogies– Sarah Doughty’s site is a really wonderful place to go for a bit of poetry and flash fiction- Sarah’s writing is consistently excellent and always beautiful- and she always manages to put something new up every day!
  6. Art and Soul– Claire’s blog is another one I absolutely love- I mean, it’s a blog basically centred around books and baking- what’s not to love?
  7. Rose Reads– unquestionably, this is one of the best places to go for a good discussion post- they are always so interesting, engaging and original. Her reviews are always fabulous too!!
  8. A Bibliophile’s Obsession– Zainab’s blog is a blend of reviews and memes and is always on point. It’s a great place to visit here on the blogosphere!
  9. The Galaxial World– gosh I love this blog- the reviews on this site are always of great quality, wit and humour. But don’t just take my word for it- check it out and you’ll see what I mean! I can’t recommend it highly enough!
  10. Jack Dowd’s Writing Blog– I thought I’d share one of the many newbies (well new for me) that I’ve just got into. This is a really interesting writing blog with some fascinating posts about bookish things- like fictional places you can visit and where authors got their inspiration.

And that’s all for now- for today I’m looking for bookish recommendations- what’s the first book that comes to your mind that you’d like to recommend to me?

Blogger Appreciation – Part 1

As many of you know, I am celebrating my last milestone with a tag week around the theme “Getting To Know You, Getting To Know Me”. Now, as you may have seen, my last couple have posts have dealt with the Getting To Know Me side of things, but what I really want to do this week is talk about *you guys*. So more than anything, I have been looking forward to talking about some of my favourite blogs- so much so that I feel like one post just won’t do it justice! (That’s right folks- this is a two parter!)

But while this is the post I am most excited for, I will admit, there’s a massive downside to doing this, cos as much as I would love to talk about all you guys, unfortunately I just can’t fit you everyone in- even though I really I wish I could! So just know that I love all you guys and *hugs to all*- regardless of whether you’re in here or not!

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Thank you so much to the Book Finch– a brilliant blogger in her own right- for tagging me to do this! So without further ado, here are some of my favourite bloggers:

  1. Chocolatenwaffles Blog– Without a doubt, Donna’s blog is one of the best places to be here on the blogosphere! I love her wit, fun posts and reviews! And she’s also one of the sweetest bloggers out there and brilliant for chats too. Plus who doesn’t love chocolate and waffles? Basically, I adore everything about her blog 🙂
  2. Life and Other Disasters– Kat’s blog is a real gem. Her reviews are top notch and her Trailers You May Have Missed has become like my bible for catching up on all the upcoming TV and movies. Plus her discussion posts are always fascinating! I can’t recommend her highly enough!
  3. Drizzle and Hurricanes Books– Marie has something brilliant going on- her discussions, reviews, and travelling posts are all wonderful. And of course her Souvenirs From Around the World idea is one of the most fabulous ideas I’ve ever come across! It was such interactive genius!!
  4. Rant And Rave About Books– Jill’s posts are amazingly detailed! And her blog’s design is just gorgeous. Her posts are varied and exciting and always different. Above all, her content is always well thought out and intelligent! On top of that, if you don’t already know she co-created Hype or Like Fridays- how cool is that?
  5. Your Daughter’s Bookshelf– this blog boasts some of the best reviews on the internet. I can’t tell you how many books I’ve added to my tbr because of this blog- and I’ve already read and loved a few- needless to say I really recommend this blog for all you book lovers!
  6. Hey Ashers– I only came across this blog a short while ago, but I’m so glad I did, because his Throne of Glass readalong was a stroke of brilliance! Even though I am a diehard fan of the series, I couldn’t help laughing along and shouting “that’s so true!” at my computer screen.
  7. Thoughts On Fantasy– this is literally one of my favourite ever discoveries on the blogosphere. Because this is the perfect blog for any fantasy lover! Her posts are always fascinating, original and of a professional standard!
  8. Zezee with Books– Zezee is one of my oldest followers, so I’m delighted to include her in this list, because I really can’t think of a more well-rounded book blog. Her posts are always top quality reads and very engaging!
  9. Embuhleeliest– Embuhlee is one of the funniest, entertaining and most engaging bloggers out there. One of the best things about her is the brilliant tags she comes up with!
  10. Matthew Wright– this a mature and fascinating blog filled with great writing advice, thought provoking posts and scientific discussions. A brilliant place to go if you’re looking for tips or something intellectually stimulating!

That’s it for now- *if I mentioned you, consider yourself tagged!!*

And for everyone in the comments- I want you to name the  first blogger that comes to mind that you’d like to recommend to me! Come on now- hit me up!!