Skip to main content

Book Blogger Appreciation Week Meme

Book Blogger Appreciation Week is coming in September. As part of BBAW you can vote on your favorite blogs for cool awards! But nominations close on August 15, so be sure to head over to the BBAW site to register yourself and nominate your favorite blogs.

BBAW was created by Amy at My Friend Amy and she's started a BBAW meme with some questions about blogging. Since this will be my first BBAW, I'm answering the newbie questions.

1) What has been one of the highlights of blogging for you?

-Going to ALA and having other bloggers and authors actually know who I am! That is still so surreal to me. I still can't believe people read my blog. Also connecting with other book lovers who understand my need to browse for hours in bookstores and love for libraries and don't think it's weird when I say I love the smell of books or the feel of books pages. Making friends with people who share my interests has been a great part of blogging!

2) What blogger has helped you out with your blog by answering questions, linking to you, or inspiring you?

-I was inspired to start my blog thanks to Little Willow. Her reviews and booklists were super helpful when I first started working in a library and I wanted to keep track of what I read the same way. Also, Presenting Lenore and Shooting Stars Mag were some of my first followers/commenters and they kept me motivated to keep blogging because I knew someone was reading. Melissas-Bookshelf has great posts on layouts that have been super helpful!

3) What one question do you have about BBAW that someone who participated last year could answer?

-What is the best way to get involved with BBAW (other than nominating blogs) and how can I connect with other bloggers?

Post your BBAW meme and don't forget to link back on the BBAW site.


  1. I'm so glad you're joining in BBAW this year! I bet it was REALLY awesome to have people recognize you by your blog!!! And I love Lenore, too!

    As far as getting involved, the week of BBAW there will be topics each you can blog on, pretty soon, I'll be posting the chance to swap interviews with another blogger, you can host a giveaway, and also I hope you just enjoy the event!!!!

  2. Like you, I'm new to blogging and this will be my first BBAW to participate in. Also like you, I like the community that blogging brings with it. Everyone I've encountered (bloggers/publishing company people, etc) have been tremendously welcoming and helpful. It's been a wonderful experience.

  3. I'm still sad that I didn't see you at ALA. I would have been another person that recognized you!

    It's my first BBAW too. We can be newbie buddies.

  4. That's so awesome that you and your blog were recognized at ALA :D

  5. This will be my first BBAW as well. It sounds like so much fun! I hope you enjoy it!

  6. Ha ha - I love the smell of books too! I so want to go to ALA next year, need to find info on that. Love the experience that everyone is sharing and I so want to be a part of that!

  7. This is also my first BBAW, and I can't wait to meet other bloggers! The community is amazing, and I totally agree with your answers to #1.


Post a Comment

I love hearing from other readers! Share your thoughts and chime in!

Popular posts from this blog

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Rating: 5/5 Stars Genre: Realistic Fiction Release Date: 2/26/2013 Add to Goodreads About the Book: Eleanor and Park are both misfits. When new girl Eleanor sits next to Park on the bus, they don't want anything to do with each other. But over the course of the school year, things change. It starts with comic books and becomes a friendship and a romance that the two will never forget. You never forget your first love. GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: Have you ever had a book sit on your shelf that you've heard so much hype about? And you think that books sounds like it would be right up your alley, but you're in a reading slump and you're afraid to give it a try unless it fails? I knew Eleanor and Park sounded like my perfect book, but I was in such an after committee slump that I even though I knew this book would help, I just didn't want to be disappointed. I should have known better because Eleanor and Park was perfect and everything that I had hoped it wou

Contact Me

  I love to hear from fellow readers and librarians! Send me an email to say hello! You can reach me at greenbeanteenqueen (at) gmail (dot) com

Suite Scarlett Giveaway!!!

How would you like to win a paperback copy of Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson ? I have FIVE copies up for grabs!! When Scarlett Martin turns fifteen she is put in charge of the Empire Suite, one of the rooms in her family’s hotel. Enter Mrs. Amberson, an aging C-list starlet who decides to employ Scarlett. Soon, she is taking dictation, running around New York City, and getting caught up in Mrs. Amberson’s crazy adventures. In the midst of it all, Scarlett falls in love–or so she thinks–and it takes Mrs. Amberson to help her see the light. Now in paperback from top-selling author Maureen Johnson! Here's the deal: -Contest ends July 20, 2009 -For U.S. Addresses only, sorry! -Comment on this post to enter. -Come back and comment again on this post for another entry-you may enter as many times as you want!! -Blog/Twitter/Facebook/E-mail this contest to others for +1 extra entries -Link me to your review of Suite Scarlett (or any other Maureen Johnson book) in the comments for +2 ex