Blogdom Oct. 23-Nov. 20 ’13

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

You may want to bookmark this and come back to it a few times. Good stuff here.

(Oct.23-Nov.20, 2013)

Book Reviews


-From Blogging for a Good Book, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio

-From Blogging for a Good Book, Page by Paige, by Laura Lee Gulledge

-From Blogging for a Good Book, Swamp Thing Volume 1: Raise Them Bones…

-From Aleksandra’s Corner, “The Creeps” by John Connolly

-From BIBLIOBETH, The Sign of Four – Arthur Conan Doyle

-From Reading and Writing Urban Fantasy, Review: Pendomus by Carissa Andrews

-From TyngasReviews, The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

-From Alex J. Cavanaugh, Ender’s Game Book Review (plus a bunch of other cool stuff)

-From Obsession with Books, Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth (may contain spoilers, I only skimmed over it myself afraid to see too much)

-From BIBLIOBETH, Talking about Heartbreak Hotel by Deborah Moggach with Chrissi

-From The Artificial Selection Project, There’s Sex, Drugs, and Violence – “Blacksad” Review

-From The Punchy Lands!, Book Review: A Kingdom Far and Clear

-From Anneque G. Malchien, Podcast: Indie and More Book Review

-From Bookaholics Book Club, Allegiant – Review

-From Ravenz Reviews, Burning Bridges by Nadẻge Richards (might be hard to read, I usually highlight the page)


-From 4covert2overt, AMBER SKYE FORBES and ~ WHEN STARS DIE ~

-From Authors to Watch, Interview with Steph A. Amey

– From Authors to Watch, Interview with Lacole Kinter

– From The Wizard’s Cauldron, Kyra Dune meets the Wizard…around the Cauldron

– From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Jewish Novelist Speaks On Racism

-From 4covert2over, … Alec Hawkes an English Chap With Strong Opinions…

Book Trailers

-From Samsun Lobe, RUIN Awakening

-From Funny or Die, Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog -Dueling Banjos With Matt Hoyle

-From Penguin Books USA, I’d Rather Be Short, Becky Murphy

-From Picadorusa via Shelfawareness, HAVISHAM by Ronald Frame

-From Lynne Cantwell, Crosswind trailer

Short Stories

-From 300 Stories, 115. A HUNTER, LOST IN THE WOODS

-From The Between, Spawn

-From Counting Duck, You Gotta Laugh


-From Liesel Hill via Alex J. Cavanaugh, Complications I Wish Were Part of my Writing Life

– From Live Write Thrive, Whom Should You Say?

-From Crimson League, AUTHORS: Prepare For Negative Feedback From…

-From Tricia Drammeh, Write the Book First


– From Amy Lynn Andrews via Blogging with Amy, HOW TO EMBED TWEETS & WAYS TO USE THEM

-From Insecure Writers Support Group, I Promise…


-From ALLi, Reaching Readers: The Best Way to Schedule your Tweets…

– From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Making Your Book Viral Like a Chain Letter

-From The Between, Wednesday Writers Wisdom/ Got Google+


-From The New York Times via Shelfawareness, William Harrison, 79, Novelist and ‘Rollerball’ Writer, Dies

-From Digital Book World, With eBook Sales Flat, Is it Time to Experiment with New Models?

-From Forbes, Amazon Courts Local Bookstores With New ‘Source’ Program

-From Comsumerist, Are Small Bookstores Committing Suicide If They Join Amazon’s New Kindle Program?

-Take notice of the date at the link-

Movie Reviews, Trailers, & More

-From MOVIECLIPS, The Immigrant Official International Trailer (2013)

-From HollywoodStreams, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ International Trailer

-From AdoptingJames, My Weirdest Scary Movie Moments

-From The Ferguson Theater, 12 Years A Slave

-From The Geek Twins, 6 Dinosaur Blunders From JURASSIC PARK Everyone Believes

-From IndieWire: The Playlist, New Trailer For Martin Scorsese’s ‘Wolf Of Wall Street,’

-From Alex J. Cavanaugh, Ender’s Game Movie Review (plus a bunch of other cool stuff)

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, A Case Of You Official Trailer #1 (2013)

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, Antboy Official Theatrical Trailer #1 (2013)

-From via Shelfawareness, Big Stone Gap revels in starring role (My in-laws live there and one will be an extra in the movie.)

-From The Geek Twins: 6 Logical Reasons There Are Black People in THOR THE DARK WORLD [Movies]


-From TheReporterandTheGirl, Guest Contributor: Women’s Weapon of Seduction (opinion based article, good for thought or discussion-content advisory)

-From TheReporterandTheGirl, A response to: Women’s Weapons of Seduction by Lily (follow-up article, good for thought or discussion-content advisory)

-From TED Talks, Parul Sehgal: An ode to envy

-From CharitySpring, Education- A Game Changer

-From Strange Paul, Some recent work and an example of ‘what I do’

-From Writerland, What Makes You Angry?

-From PaperGong, Chvrches – The Bones Of What You Believe

-From The Wannabe Saint, We’re All Insane

-From VirginAmerica via Amy Lynn Andrews, Virgin America Safety Video #VXsafetydance

-From A Curious Gal, WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: EERIE (be sure to check out the comments)

-From JOANNA RENTERIA via TheReporterandTheGirl, I was considering Grad School…and then I saw this. HILARIOUS!

-From Donovan Moore via Alex J. Cavanaugh, Paul Gerke as Paul Burgundy

-From papergong, Unique Lorde Cover

-From Interesting Literature, Guest Blog: Ten Reasons Why the Bible is Literature


-From Kyra Lennon via Alex J. Cavanaugh & IWSG, A Tribute to Andrew McNaughton

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.

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