For those who don’t know, this is Book Blogger Appreciation Week. The official site has blogging topics for each day this week. I’ve been busy and missed them all so far, but I’m going to do today’s and I’m hoping to do at least tomorrow’s too, which sounds like fun. (It’s writing about a book you loved that you discovered on a book blog – it would be very hard to choose just one, though!) So here is today’s topic [...]
Over at Grasping for the Wind, John has compiled a large list of speculative fiction book reviewers. Here is the full list if anyone wants to check some of them out.
Orannia has presented me with the Little CJ Blog Award. Thanks, Orannia! I am honored (and frightened by Little CJ’s threat but more pleased than scared). Little CJ has ordained that I must pass this award on to only two blogs, thus proving she is truly diabolical in nature. Only two of the many fantastic blogs I read? That’s really tough. So I decided to use the same method Orannia did – which blogs have added a lot to my [...]
This blog recently received one of the most originally named blog awards I’ve seen floating around on the Internet – The Zombie Chicken Award. Thanks Thea and Ana! If you haven’t by now, check out their blog, The Book Smugglers – it’s one of my favorites! Here is what it means to be a recipient of the coveted Zombie Chicken: The blogger who receives this award believes in the Tao of the zombie chicken – excellence, grace and persistence in [...]
Wow, I feel special! Fantasy Cafe was nominated for the “Your Blog is Fabulous!” Award by both Tia from Fantasy Debut and John from Grasping for the Wind (who both run fabulous blogs themselves that everyone should visit regularly if they do not already) . Thanks so much, you two! Now I am supposed to list five things I am obsessed with and cannot live without. 1. My fiance2. Reading (I’m sure you’re all shocked by this turn of events)3. [...]
John at Grasping for the Wind has another meme. Given the success of the last one, I figured I’d better add to the list. The instructions are as follows: Here is how it works: Find a favorite book, movie, or videogame review (Science fiction and fantasy related) that you have written, no matter where it was posted, and add it to the following list. Make sure to repost the whole list, because in doing so, we accumulate what the reviewers [...]