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Wrapping up January | Weekly Snapshot

Last week went much better than I dared hope it would be. I managed to catch some parts of the Presidential Inauguration and the evening program, and just the realization that the administration is really, truly, definitively changing has just sunk in, I think. I haven't spent more than about 5 minutes each day on the news (didn't feel the need to) and I hope to keep it that way for as long as possible. Life Yep, another busy work week. I know I hoped for a lighter work week, but who am I kidding. Work has been a different kind of busy each week this whole month and it will be nothing different this coming week. I just hope to figure out how to get my lunch hour freed up and use it to recharge. Not much happened in life this week - kids are loving being back at school, and I am loving my uninterrupted time, something that was only a luxury for much of last year.  Reading Even if life was busy this week, I did read quite a bit. I'm slowly reading So You Want To Talk About Ra

2010 Book Blogger Appreciation Week - Entry post




So I'm finally getting down to this post, which has taken much time to decide upon. Nothing like being last to the party. I'm finally throwing in my hat for the Book Blogger Appreciation Week, that will take place this year during the week of September 13-17.

What is Book Blogger Appreciation Week?
Book Blogger Appreciation Week is a week long festival celebrating the community of book bloggers and their contribution to preserving a culture of literacy through book reviews and recommendations, reading reflections, and general bookish chat. BBAW also includes an awards component. For more information on the BBAW 2010 Awards and how to participate, please visit the BBAW 2010 Awards Blog. BBAW events include daily blogging topics, blogger interview swaps, special guest posts, and so much more!
I am choosing to nominate my blog for the niche category, Best Eclectic Book Blog, and the featured category, Best New Book Blog.

These are the five posts that I wish to nominate for the Best Eclectic Book Blog category:
  1. Denial by Jessica Stern
  2. Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
  3. Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
  4. Books from far, far away
  5. In which I name five fascinating bookish book-loving characters

These are the five posts that I wish to nominate for the Best New Book Blog category:
  1. Denial by Jessica Stern
  2. Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
  3. Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
  4. Books from far, far away
  5. In which I name five fascinating bookish book-loving characters

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