Monday, May 16, 2011

Blogoversary - A Year In The Life Of The Bookish Snob


I thought it might be fun, at least for me, to take a trip done memory lane and see what kind of fun I've had blogging this past year..

Total posts: 498

Blog Pages: 5

The Bookish Snob - HOME
Reviews From The Heart
Reading Challenges
Fun Features
Writings Of A Dream

First blog post

Blog Looks: 4
Red and black - I liked this but it was really dark
Pale blue/purple - This one made me depressed
Pinks - I loved this one but after a while it reminded me of Pepto Bismal
Current - This was my first attempt at piecing it together. I wanted simple and sassy

Reviewed: 117 books
Paranormal Romance: 34
Young Adult: 23
Urban Fantasy: 15
Fantasy: 11
Historical Romance: 16
Erotica: 18

Giveaways: 85 books!


On The Romance Reviews:
H.P. Mallory
Stacey Kennedy
Alexandra Ivy

Character Interview:

(thank you everyone who sent them)
Tag, You're It!
Life Is Good
The Versatile Blogger
One Lovely Blog Award
Cherry On Top Award
The Stylish Blogger
Irresistibly Sweet Blog
Worth Your Weight

Features: 3
Fever Week
Kiss Blitz

Guest Posts / Blog Tours: 15

Memes: TOO many to count!
Teaser Tuesday
Waiting On Wednesday
Book Blogger Hop
In My Mailbox
Waiting For PayDay
Monday Musings
Library Unveiled

Visited Other Blogs

Favorite Posts:

Favorite Rants:

Favorite Crushes:

Blogging Highlights:

I met AMAZING people: bloggers and authors
Participated and completed NaNoWriMo: 50,000+ words
Beta read for some great authors
Dedicated and acknowledged in books
Reviewing at The Romance Reviews
Guest Post at Heroes And Heartbreakers
Started and running a blog tour company: The Bookish Snob Promotions
About to publish a short story in Dream On: an anthology
Joined an AMAZING book club and writer's group on Facebook
Became the Promotions Director of Publisher 4 Corners Press
Tweeted with Matt Lanter (actor)
Went on a month long book ban - ended up with ALOT of free books
Sold my soul for a Kindle.. and LOVE it.

No wonder I've spent the last yeah in a giddy spin! I have had SOOO much fun and blogging has been an amazing blessing in my life! It's been a great outlet for my love of reading and I am unbelievably grateful for everyone's support. It wouldn't have been as exciting by myself so THANK YOU for following, commenting, tweeting and facebooking with me! Here's to the next year!


LMW said...

I was the first in the beginning so I want to be the first now! I love you!! Happy Blogoversary! U ROCK GIRL!

Emma Book Angel said...

What a fab post and HAPPY BLOGOVERSARY heres to many more :D

Selina said...

Very impressive! Well done. I hope the coming year will be just as fabulous!

Celine said...

Happy Blogoversary!! To another year of bookish awesomeness (:

Theresa @ Fade Into Fantasy said...

Congrats, Bels! Keep doing what you're doing because we all love it. :)

Tracy Smith said...

Congratulations!!! Yours was one of the very first book blogs that I ever read and helped inspire me to start my own. I love reading it and you do such a wonderful job. I hope you continue for many more years to come!!!

Ladybug07999 said...

Happy Blog Anniversary Day!!!! That's a lot of stuff . . 85 book giveaways!!! Woo Hoo!

Happy Dance for you!!!

I hope you have an awesome day!


ChrisS said...

Happy Blogoversary and congratulations!

theJeepDiva said...

Wow, what a year you've had. Happy Blogoversary!

mbreakfield said...

Happy Blogoversary!

Belinda said...

Would you believe I wasn't going to blog in the first place? That I needed a friendly PUSH from my BFF LOL I don't even want to imagine what my life would be life if she hadn't. Love you Lacey!

Anna said...

Happy Blogoversary it has been awesome following ur blog.

Christie said...

Happy Blogoversary! We really enjoy reading your posts, blogs and reviews!!

Nicole Zoltack said...

Awesome post! Happy Blogoversary!

fredamans said...

Happy Blogoversary!

Diana said...

Happy Blog Anniversary Day!!!

Jules (The Great, The Good and The Bad) said...

Wow that looks like a LOT when it's all written down! Hopefully the next year will be just as fun :D


C.G. Powell said...

Happy Blogoversary Bels...Love your blog and had fun being part of H.P.'s blog tour. Happy reading and best of luck on you next blogging year!!!

BLHmistress said...

Happy Blogoversary! I was so glad to find your blog and its my fave stops. Here is too many more years to come and many hottie posts :)

V.K. Tremain said...

Bels, you've touched so many people with your amazing blog! Happy Blogoversary and I wish you many, many more! I'm glad to have met you, and I'm thankful for your friendship, support, and great recommendations :) Cheers!

Lori @ Romancing the Darkside said...

Happy Blogoversary Bels! Keep up the great work! Congrats.

Anne said...

Congratulations, loved reading the stats. Glad I didn't have to complile them!

BooksforCompany said...

This is such a cool round up! I love it =)

jackie b central texas said...

I am so proud to have been part the posse you included in your first year Belinda and here is to many more to come and may they be just as fun filled as this one was!

Hugs lady and congratulations on your Blogoversary!

Smash Attack! said...

Congrats to the success of your blog! I am new to you because I recently joined your Bookish Snob Promotions. I look forward to enjoying your blog!

Keira Lea said...

Congratulations! I hope this next year is even more fun!

Beverly said...

No wonder you never sleep! Happy Blogoversary! Hope the next year is as great for you!