Book Blogger Hop – Apr 2-8

If you found me via the Book Blogger Hop, Welcome! I blog about books of course but I mostly blog about nonfiction and children’s books (from picture books to YA – including fiction and nonfiction) Take a look around and if you’d like to come back, you can subscribe, follow me on Google Friend Connect… Read More »

On Callista’s Ramblings: Why is an Orange Called an Orange?

Over at one of my other blogs, Callista’s Ramblings, I posted the other day about some fun research I did based on a picture book I read: Why is an Orange Called an Orange? by Cobi Ladner. It’s short and has some fun facts about oranges and the colour orange. Haven’t you ever wondered Why… Read More »

Post 1000 – Celebration! – Giveaways!

This is my 1000th published post. I would have reached this earlier but I deleted a few posts a year ago that were sign ups for book challenges I never even read a single book for. I also have some drafts that aren’t ready to be published yet, they don’t count. I can’t believe it!… Read More »

Thinking About Last 998 Posts (This is post 999)

The big celebration is tomorrow so be sure to come back. I have giveaways! For today I’d like to reminisce a little bit. Here’s how my header has changed: SOME STATS (since the beginning) Total Reviews: 488 5 Star: 142 4 Star: 222 Adult Nonfiction: 126 Adult Fiction: 44 Picture Books: 122 Children’s Fiction: 71… Read More »

Mother Reader’s Comment Challenge Wrap-Up

I signed up for the comment challenge during bloggiesta. That weekend I commented on 16 blogs. A day later I commented on 11 more and then the paper I was keeping track of got buried under some books (of course!) and I didn’t find it again until 2 days ago. Without my paper to remind… Read More »

Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge: Website Grader

I decided to do the Website Grader challenge from the last Bloggiesta, courtesy of Bookish Ruth.I had done this over a year ago and my score was 60 something so I was extremely happy to see my score. I am also happy to see my Google Page Rank is finally a 5! Here are some… Read More »

Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge: 2010 Blogging and Reading Goals

I’m doing this as a part of Bloggiesta but I was going to do it anyways so this is my official 2010 goals page. First I’d like to reflect on 2009’s goals: I want to write more than just book reviews. I want to write more on books, reading and literacy in general. I did… Read More »