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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Hey there, everyone! My blogoversary celebration is continuing on Day 4! Regard the awesomeness!

Today is all about blogger love. That basically means that I shall be posting buttons and fun stuff like that. They are in no particular order whatsoever.

Fiction FreakI'm Loving ♥ BooksReading After MidnightSinging and Reading in the RainXpresso ReadsThe Non Reluctant ReaderBook Blogging at it's finest!Some Like It ParanormalThe Midnight GardenDown the Rabbit HoleFireStarBooks The bookish brunetteBooks Over BoysThe Fairytale Nerd: a YA book blog

Okay so please let it be known that I did did my absolute best to include everyone. If I have forgotten you I am SO SORRY I SUCK. Let me know and I will add you right away. I tried to only include bloggers that I regularly interact with. All 21 of these bloggers are awesome and they are like my soul sisters and brothers. It's amazing, really. I could seriously hang out with them all day and never get bored.

Which is actually bad, because that means I never get anything done anymore.


The point here is, meeting other bloggers is probably, more than anything else, the number one reason that I have continued to blog even when it gets time-consuming and on occasion frustrating. Having all these friends to support me is awesome. I seriously couldn't live without any of them.

As an honorary member of this list I'd like to mention Wendy from A Cupcake and a Latte. She stopped blogging a while back, but she will never be forgotten. She was one of the sweetest bloggers I have ever met and she was always, always nice and fantastic.

Okay, so those are some of the many bloggers who I love!

And now I'm sure you want to hear about today's giveaway!

Well, there isn't one.

…Just kidding.

What's up for grabs today is a bunch of ebooks! I'll be giving away ebooks of the following, one per winner. First winner gets first choice, etc. Pretty self-explanatory.

Okay, so those are the ebooks y'all can win. There are fifteen in total, so obviously there will be fifteen winners.

Obviously, please only enter if you actually have a way to read these ebooks. As long as you can read ebooks on any device all you have to do is read my giveaways page and enter.


Mwah! Good luck, darlings! If you don't have an ereader, never fear. There are still four more awesome giveaways coming up later this week, and I'm very excited! xx




  1. I'm always on blogs and there's some friends I have to gush about books with. Book gushing is one of my favorite things to do :)

  2. I do really enjoy interacting with book bloggers as you know, especially you, Nikki and Eileen. ^.^ Oh, and don't worry about not including me in the list, I'm a newbie and I know it. :P

  3. I try to visit my favourite blogs as often as I can but I have a lot of book friends on Facebook and interact with them everyday :)

  4. I am not a blogger but I read a ton of blogs daily...even if I don't have time to comment all the time...I always read them.

    Oh and I accidentally hit enter before I entered by Twitter name: @TexasBookLover


  5. I enjoy interacting with other bloggers and I Love to talk books with others who share my obsession! :D

  6. Of course-it's really fun sharing your ideas with other people, and finding out about things you may not have known!
    Happy Blogoversary!

  7. I love books!! I can talk about them all day and I love reading about them on blogs!! Thanks for the giveaway! :D

  8. I'm not a blogger but there's a lot of blogs I follow and read daily when I can. I don't usually comment though, because I'm too shy and don't know what to say!

  9. I love people.

    People includes bloggers, or at least I assume they are human...

    Yes. Yes, indeed.

    Kaede @ Wake Up at Seven

  10. I do not blog myself but I do love to talk about my books.

  11. I do interact, but not as much as I would like.

  12. Love interacting with bloggers and other book lovers. I need to discuss books and no one I know reads much and if they don't not the books I read. It's nice to find people with common interests and fangirls! Thanks for the mention and I'm so glad we can discuss books and our love of Jem! Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. I love interacting with other book lovers! It is fun to discuss books and authors with others.

  14. HUGS! I'm so sorry I saw this late! >.< Things are hectic with school. :/

    But HERES ANOTHER HUG! LOVE talking with you (even though we haven't done so in a while! should definitely fix that soon! :D) especially Belladonna when you get an ARC! It words) Expect a random Twitter "hi" from me soon! :D


  15. It's nice to have someone to talk about books with since no one in my "real life" shares a passion for reading.

  16. I'm not a blogger, but I do follow several blogs. My best friend and husband are big book readers and I love talking books with them, especially my best friend. My family also reads quite a bit, but they don't get into it nearly as much as I do.

  17. I do love it! It's so great to have people to talk with about things that I love who can relate to the level of fangirling I can do over a book. :)

  18. Happy Happy blogoversary Annabelle! You are super amazing and the best! I looooove ya <3 Thanks so much for including me in the list of some bloggers you love! You don't know how happy that makes me. Thank you thank you thank you! You are the greatest <33

  19. AWWW ANNABELLE!!!! :) *huggles to death* HEHE I FEEL THE SAME WAY ABOUT YOU! :D *cries a little bit* This totally made my day *bookmarks post like the stalker I am* I totally agree though the bloggers just make the entire experience worth it :) I <3 you Annabelle!!! <33333

    Sorry I haven't been around recently! :( *beats Hurricane Sandy and school to death* I'll be back on your blog soon though to screenshot everything I missed :D

  20. definitely -- it's so great to read people's perspectives and recommendations on books!!

  21. I LOVE talking about books! XD
    But there's honestly no one that I can talk about books to...
    that doesn't stop me from talking about them though!

  22. Yes book bloggers are the best!!

  23. Yes, I do! I just sometimes wish I wasn't so darn shy. I have a hard time just starting up a conversation with someone. It was actually another blogger, though, who got me to start my own blog, and that was Rachel of Fiktshun. I absolutely adore her blog and she is an amazing person. A few other blogs I love are Two Chicks on Books, Stuck In Books, Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, BookPics, YA Sisterhood, to only name some. ;)

  24. I do like to communicate with other bloggers and I have several people at work I discuss books with. I don't always have time to make a comment but I try to check their blogs several times a week also.

  25. I would love to interact with bloggers and book lover but I don't have a lot connections. Thanks for the great giveaway and for making it international!

  26. I do like to interact with other bloggers but since I'm not very fond of Twitter it's kind of difficult... But I've discovered that I do like to exchange messages with friends using Goodreads :D

  27. I love taking part in blog events...Like one blog I love recently had a quote war with many of the books being favorites of mine! I love that sort of interaction.

  28. If given the chance, yes I do love to interact with bloggers... But my problem is, most of the time I'm really shy that's why starting a conversation with a person I barely know is really hard for me... But once I get to know that person even through emails, I start to get the hang of it!!! Thank you so much!!!

  29. You are soooo sweet to include me on this list!! :) Thanks a million, beautiful!! :D <3

  30. I really like to talk with anothers bloggers, because I can meet people like me that love read books and talk about them

  31. I don't have a blog on Blogger, but I have a Tumblr page, which I think it's like a blog and where I share my thoughts and I do like to interract with other bloggers.

  32. I am shy to get in on most conversations online except for the odd comment here or there. I guess because I have had bad experiences in the past.

  33. I love discussing books, I found Goodreads over a year ago after rereading Harry Potter and have found so many great book bloggers since then! I love finding new books! I recently decided that I am going to start my own blog once I'm done with my BA! Thank you for the awesome opportunities to win great books! Hope you have another great year!

  34. I love it, it's great to talk with people who share the same passions you do about books and to discuss them with them. Reading reviews has helped me to branch out into reading other genres that I would have passed up before just based off their covers and the idea that I wouldn't like the story based off the synopsis!! :D

  35. I do enjoy interacting with other bloggers especially on Twitter! I wish I had more time to interact and comment on other peoples blogs though.

  36. I love leaving comments and checking out other bloggers blogs! Recently I got twitter so that's something new (:

  37. Some of my favorite books have come from chatting with book readers and book bloggers. Plus, the coolest people are crazy about books!

  38. Yes! I'm talking with people all over the world while I sit here behind the computer.


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