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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Eli's Weekly Post -4

Hello everyone!! I apologize for being MIA this week- just started my second year of college!! This week has been hectic, and I'm STILL not unpacked yet (and I moved in on Sunday!). But I have a few things that are definitely coming up next week, so lemme give you guys some info on what I have coming up.



First off, I am so happy to announce that I was nominated for the Best Speculative Fiction Blog Award (i.e. Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Spec-fic) for Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW). You have no idea how thrilled I am to even be nominated! I was just going to humbly watch this years BBAW and maybe try to participate next year-- so you should have seen my surprise when I received my nomination email!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! I know my chances of winning are not the highest, since I am a relatively new blogger, but the thought means so much to me.

Another really awesome subject I want to touch is a vlog Vania, Kelsey and I did last weekend when we had a little get together. It was basically a Books We Recommend vlog, which we had bouts of laughter and silly giggling jumbled in with a few of our favorite books. It was fabulous, and if you are looking for a few recommendations, I would check it out! Click here to check out the vlog.
Last but not least, Little Shop of Stories is hosting a signing for Jennifer Jabaley (author of Lipstick Apology) which I will be attending (with Kelsey, Vania, and Shalonda). It is sure to be awesome, so if you live in the Decatur, GA area, I would definitely check this one out. Ginger Rue, Author of Brand New Emily, will also be there signing copies of her book. There will be a lot to do, including a visit from Justine magazine's Spark Book Club, raffles and of course, meeting Jennifer! So now you know what I am up to.

Besides everything above, this week expect a review, interview and my very first (0fficial) Vlog. And maybe a contest for a signed copy of the pretty book above? We'll see!

7 comments:

  1. All great news! I'm off to watch the vlog now!

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  2. Congrats on your nomination! I just moved from the Virginia Highlands neighborhood...wish I could be there in Decatur! Have fun!

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  3. We got nominated for the same thing!!!

    Good Luck! ;)

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  4. Congrats on your nomination!

    Your school starts early! My classes don't begin until the 1st.

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  5. Congratulations on your nomintation!

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  6. I'll probably be asking you for tips on college life! Lol. Congrats on your award, you really deserve it!

    -Briana

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