Blogdom Aug. 23-Sept. 25 ’13

BlogdomOh boy, do I have loads to share from my Blogdom (my personal realm of the Blogosphere)!

As you may or may not know, my blogs have been going through a transition, so this Blogdom post has been a long time coming. This list is much longer than usual, so feel free to take your time looking around and even to only seek items of interest to you.

(Aug.23-Sept.25, 2013)

Book Reviews

-From Serendipity Reviews, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

-From MyBookAddictionReviews, CARNIEPUNK by Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep…

-From Katherine Givens, A Song of Ice and Fire series [Game of Thrones]

-From Kindle Daily Post, New Skin for the Old Ceremony

-From Must Read Faster, Blog Tour: Speakeasy

-From Silk Screen Views, Dancing with the Devil ~ Keri Arthur

-From Faerie Book Loft, BOOK REVIEW – Homecoming Ranch by Julie London

-From MyBookAddictionReview, LITTLE FISH: A MEMOIR FROM A DIFFERENT KIND OF YEAR by Ramsey Beyer…

-From Bookaholics, The Testing

-From Beauty in Ruins, Weathering the CassaStorm with Alex J. Cavanaugh (#bookreview)

-From Tynga’s Reviews, Omens by Kelley Armstrong

-From Edi’s Book Lighthouse, Spotlight: CassaStorM by Alex J Cavanaugh

-From JeanzBookReadNReview, BRIAR ROSE BY JANA OLIVER

-From On Starships and Dragonwings, 4.5 Stars: Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff ARC

Interviews

-From Caffeine’s not a crime, Author Interview: Junying Kirk – Journey to the West Trilogy

-From The Masquerade Crew, How to be a Best Seller by @tobywneal

– From Authors to Watch, Interview with Linda Cadose

– From JeanzBookReadNReview, AUTHOR INTERVIEW – INGER IVESON

– From 4Covert2Overt, An Interview with Author A.K. Kuykendall

-From Sallie’s Book Reviews and More, Kirthi Jayakumar’s Stories of Hope

-From Bookaholics, Lisa Becker

Book Trailers

-From 4covert2overt, Michael Thal “Honorable Mention” for Goodbye Tchaikovsky

-From Crownbooks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvis9Sj2eVM

-From Emma Right, Keeper of Reign Book1

-From Chronicle Books, THE CLOCKWORK SCARAB: A Stoker & Holmes Novel…

-From Workman Publishing, The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off …

Blogging

– From Tying Tiara, Top Ten Tuesday: Handy Tools

– From On Starships and Dragonwings, Where do you post reviews?

Writing

-From Faerie Book Loft, Great Points to Keep in Mind when Doing your Rewrite

– From Live Write Thrive, Are You Sure It’s Ensure?

-From Words Engineer, Difference Between CONTENT WRITING – COPY WRITING – CREATIVE WRITING

-From Live Write Thrive, Are You Inferring or Implying?

-From Gabriel Lucatero, Self-sabotaging: How To Kill Your Own Success Story

-From FiveRings.com, Misunderstood Quotes from Famous Authors – “Write What You Know”

-From Alex J. Cavanaugh, The Storm Continues! Science Fiction and Movie News, GI Joe Retribution Review, Naming Characters, and Ninja News

-From Reading and Writing Urban Fantasy, Sequels, Sagas, and Trilogies…Oh, My! by Nicole Dunlap

Marketing

-From Monetize Pros, 45 Ways To Make Money With LinkedIn

– From ProBlogger, Introduction to Autoresponders…

-From CloudTactix.com, Infographic: The Ultimate Social Media Size Cheat Sheet

-From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Making Your Book More Promotable

News

-From The New York Times, A Novelist Who Made Crime an Art, and His Bad Guys ‘Fun’

-From The Masquerade Crew, Self-publishing Stigma – Together, we will get rid of it! (reposted from @epublishabook)

-From SpiderWorking.com, Facebook Competition Rule Changes – What You Need To Know

-From The Telegraph.com, Nobel-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies at 74

-From Digital Book World, Oyster Launches Spotify for Ebooks

-From Dave Hakkens, Phonebloks

Movie Reviews, Trailers, & More

-From Zany Zach’s Blog, My worst films ever made

-From The Phoenix Exposition, Movie Monday 7/22/13

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, The Book Thief Official Trailer #1 (2013)

-From MTV.com,VMA 2013 Exclusive: ‘Divergent’ First Look

-From PARADOX – Series of books, City of Bones – The Mortal Instruments, what did you think?

-From Adopting James, Villains We Love to Hate

-From Hollywoodstreams, ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Trailer

-From Deadline.com, Hot Trailer: ‘Great Expectations’

Entertainment

-From The Wizard’s Cauldron, Are you a DINOSAUR?

-From Andy Blanton, Georgia Tech – Freshman Convocation – Epic Welcome Speech

-From Deadline |Hollywood, Idris Elba To Star In Cary Fukunaga-Helmed ‘Beasts Of No Nation’

-From Bree Schapper, Just funny-no title: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152642257355300&set=vb.776790299&type=2&theater

-From Mary Ann Bernal, Time Machine Special – Arrows “I Love Rock N Roll”

-From Alex J. Cavanaugh, Cloaked in Fur-What kind of animal would you be?

-From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Is It All Fiction, Or Is It True?

-From Funniest Video Ever, The Coolest Ad I Have Ever Seen…

-From A Curious Gal, DARK AND MYSTICAL SEA

-From The Between, Picture it & Write/First Hunt

-From L.A. I’m Yours, Where Shall We Meet? Skylight Books with Dan Kusunoki

-From The Artificial Selection Project, The Legend of Korra

-From Inspirationenergy, In Search of Purposeful Greatness: A Review of the Websites & Blogs Most Likely to Get Us There

-From Tossing It Out, Alex J Cavanaugh on Morality in Writing

-From Reading and Writing Urban Fantasy, Opening the Steampunk Toolkit by Emma Jane Holloway (Giveaway)

By including links to these articles, reviews, interviews, etc…I am not endorsing the opinions of these bloggers and writers, but am simply sharing the highlights of my blog reading experience.

Thank you for taking the time to read this post. If you like it let me know and share it with others. See you next time, Toi Thomas. #thetoiboxofwords

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Toi Thomas

I like reading, writing, cooking, dancing, movies, and music. I'm a big kid and choose to see the world in my own special way. Yes, I'm educated, but I haven't let that stop me from being who I want to be. I'm a wife, teacher, author, blogger, and more.

6 thoughts on “Blogdom Aug. 23-Sept. 25 ’13”

    1. Thanks. This is something I started doing on my other blog and have now brought it here. Not everything I list is “super” or “great”, but these are posts that stood out to me.

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