A Fabulous Award!

THANK YOU so much to THE STORY SIREN for bestowing me with the fabulous nomination. This is such a great honor, because I just began my book blog this year and I was stunned speechless left bit teary eyed because I find Kristi's blog to be one of the best book blogs around. She is always classy, full of the best book information and ever willing to share with other bloggers the best blog tips around. Again, thank you :)

Here are the rules:

List five things you are obsessed with/addicted to and then nominate five other fabulous blogs to pass on this award on to!

1. My dear Ipod I take it with me everywhere. On it I have my favorite show Pushing Daisies. My favorite tunes...all 2,000+ of them and my vast audiobook collection (I have a long work commute).

2. I love my Camera and photo taking is one of my favorite hobbies. I always have my cybershot with me and my Nikon D80 is around when I want to have some amazing shots. My poor flickr account is overloaded with all the pictures I have. My favorite subject to take pictures of besides celebs is graveyards.

3. My computer, I am on Lola (yes I nicknamed her Lola) every day. I have taken my lappy with me everywhere. She has traveled with me to many countries and recorded my adventures. Inside it houses my love of music and photography and audiobooks...and it is where all the blog magic happens.

4. My photoshop program...I just love it. I am pretty new to it and could really benefit from a class or two, but I just love the things I can do with it. No more red eye or fat tummy. My photoshop lets me express my crazy expressive side and the possiblities are never ending.

5. Traveling. I love to travel everywhere. To visit friends, family....to go to a premiere, an award show. Visit an author....you name it, than I probably have traveled to it. Next year is Japan

I believe that my love of book is quite evident so there was no need to mention it :)


Here are my nominations

1. Angela of TheBookBind
2. Linda of the Optimistic Pessimist
3. Marie of the Cupcake Witch
4. Vania and Sarah of Reverie Media
5. Hope of Hope's Bookshelf

I adore all of these blogs and visit them all on a regular basis and you should too :)

6 comments on "A Fabulous Award!"

Reverie wrote: March 4, 2009 at 10:52 PM

OMG!!!! you rock my socks! Thanks so much. I'm speechless!!!!


Bookworm wrote: March 5, 2009 at 6:14 PM

I love traveling, too! Oooh....Japan sounds so amazing, I hope you love it!


~Linda~ wrote: March 6, 2009 at 5:47 PM

Wow this has just made my day!! Thanks so much.
I am honored. I am new to the world of bloging. I am having so much fun, checking out all the wonderful book blog's. Thank you Ravenous Reader for all your help and info you provide.


Bookgeek wrote: March 8, 2009 at 9:52 PM

Oh, I've just seen this - but what can I say but thank you thank you thank you. You have made my day, week, month. And you know how much I enjoy reading both your blog and your comments. We must get together sometime soon - lunch or drinks. And thank you again


Hope. wrote: March 13, 2009 at 6:59 PM

Thank you so much! :D

hope.


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I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is always best to verify any event prior to attendance.

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Hello, fellow readers! Look at the upcoming events in our marvelous SF Bay Area for next year. There are some events that are coming out that I cannot post about yet, but believe me when I tell you they are made of awesome.

FEBRUARY

PARKER PEEVYHOUSE

Hicklebee's Bookstore in San Jose
Friday, February 12 @ 7pm

LINDA JOY SINGLETON and DANNA SMITH

Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills
Saturday, February 13 @12

MEG CABOT
Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Saturday, February 13 @ 7pm

RUTA SEPETYS Book Event and Pizza Party
Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
Thursday, February 18 @ 6pm

PARKER PEEVYHOUSE, STACEY LEE, L.B. SCHULMAN, CHRISTY LENZI, TRACI CHEE, RAHUL KANAKIA, AND MORE
Milpitas Public Library in Milpitas
Saturday, February 20 @ 3pm

CAMMIE McGOVERN

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Friday, February 26 @ 4pm

KIM CULBERTSON
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, February 26 @ 7pm

APOLLYCON

Hilton DeSoto in Savannah
February 27 2016

MICHELLE MODESTO
Barnes & Noble in Redding
Saturday, February 27 @ 3pm

VICTORIA (V.E.) SCHWAB with Margaret Stohl and
Stephanie Kuehn
Boderlands in San Francisco
Saturday, February 27 @ 3pm

MARCH

CONSTANCE COOPER
NYMBC Books Inc. Berkeley
Wednesday, March 2 @ 7pm

MATT DE LA PENA

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, March 4 @

VERONICA ROSSI
Rakestraw Books in Danville
Friday, March 11 @ 7pm

LAUREN BIRD HOROWITZ

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Sunday, March 6 @ 2pm

K.C. HELD in conversation with Katherine Longshore
The Avid Reader in Davis
Sunday, March 6 @ 2pm

VERONICA ROSSI in conversation with MICHAEL GRANT
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, March 16 @ 7pm

VERONICA ROSSI, CARAGH O'BRIEN and STEPHANIE KEUHN
Books Inc. Opera Plaza in San Francisco
Friday, March 18 @7pm

ALLY CONDIE

Rakestraw Books in Danville
Thursday, March 30 @ 7pm

PENGUIN TEEN ON TOUR with SABAA TAHIR, RACHEL HAWKINS, APRIL GENEVIEVE TUCHOLKE, ALYWN HAMILTON, ALISON GOODMAN and KAREN BAO
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Thursday, March 30 @ 7pm

APRIL

ALLY CONDIE
A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
Friday, April 1 @ 7pm

PENGUIN TEEN ON TOUR with SABAA TAHIR, RACHEL HAWKINS, APRIL GENEVIEVE TUCHOLKE, ALYWN HAMILTON, ALISON GOODMAN and KAREN BAO
Books Inc. in SF
Friday, April 1 @ 7pm

EMERY LORD in conversation with EVELYN SKYE

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, April 8 @ 7pm

CECILIA AHERN in conversation with CARAGH O'BRIEN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, April 11 @ 7pm

JUNE

BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL

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