Blogdom Sept. 25-Oct. 23 ’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.

(Sept.25-Oct.23, 2013)

Book Reviews

-From Obsession with Books, Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas

-From Tynga’s Reviews, Charming by Elliott James

-From MYRIAD SPHERES, New Release! A DIFFICULT MIRROR by Benjamin X. Wretlind

-From Blogging for a Good Book, The Earth Moved, by Amy Stewart

-From BIBLIOBETH, Ballistics – D.W. Wilson

-From BIBLIOBETH, The Cuckoo’s Calling – Robert Galbraith

-From Jocelyn Sanchez, Mist on the Meadow

-From On Starships and Dragonwings, Seven Forges by James A. Moore eARC {3 Stars}

-From Typing Tiara, Soulbound [Legacy of Tril #1]

-From Aleksandra’s Corner, “Sealed with a Curse” by Cecy Robson

-From Book Passion for Life, Black City (Black City #1) by Elizabeth Richards

-From Reading and Writing Urban Fantasy, ARC Review: Realm Walker by Kathleen Collins

-From Lynda R. Young, Out of Control


-From Authors to Watch, Lion’s Head Deception Blog Tour

-From Under the Tiki Hut, Alex the Great AND Follow Fest!

– From Authors to Watch, Catherine Astolfo

– From Mad Days of Me, Tricia Drammeh

– From Authors to Watch, Bette A. Stevens



-From The Writing Nut, Wednesday Writer’s Workspace Welcomes Alex J.Cavanaugh

-From Authors to Watch, Interview with Jamallah Bergman

Book Trailers

-From Hachette Book Group, MELT by Stephanie Stiavetti and Garrett McCord

-From Rhpubgroup, JIM HENSON: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones

-From WritersRoomProject, THE GOOD SISTER Book Trailer

-From Penguin Books USA, Diary of Edward the Hamster 1990-1990, Miriam and Ezra Elia

-From Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, How to Catch A Bogle by Catherine Jinks with illustrations by Sarah Watts

-From Abrams Books, The Wes Anderson Collection Book Trailer

-From Alyscia Cunningham via VBT Café, Feminine Transitions

-From Chronicle Books, Ten Thousand Stories


-From Lynda R. Young, Why Bad Reviews Don’t Bother Me and Shouldn’t Bother You

– From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Don’t Send Me Your S.A.S.E

-From Kristen Lamb’s Blog, Why Writing Horror Is–SHOULD BE–Hard Part 1

-From Creative Writing with the Crimson League, Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Two Kinds of Suspense All Authors Should Be Aware Of

-From ALLi, How to Write an Effective Blurb for a Self-Published Book

-From ALLi, Put The Author At The Centre, Not The Publisher.


– From The Daily Post, Taking Sides: The Tailor-Made Sidebar


-From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Avoid These 20 Social Media Screw-Ups

– From Digital Book World, The Truth About Author Websites

-From Meghan Ward’s Writerland, Transmedia Storytelling: A Guide for Authors


-From On Starships and Dragonwings, Goodbye Goodreads (opinion based article, good for thought and or discussion)

-From Review Books and More, First Amendment Rights / Writes! Banned Book Week

-From The Alliance of Independent Authors, Watchdog Warning: New Self-Publishing Resource from Writer’s & Artists

-From Publishers Weekly, Madefire Secures $5.2M in Funding

-From Bookaholics, London YA Lit convention announced!

-From Inspirationenergy, International Day of the Girl, October 11th: 10×10 Campaign For Girls Education

-From Kim Talks Books, Congratulations, Alice Munro

-From The Salt (NPR) via Shelfawarness, Catcher In The Fry? McDonald’s Happy Meals With A Side Of Books

Movie Reviews, Trailers, & More

-From Sincerely Truman via Alex J. Cavanaugh, 4 Rules to Make Star Wars Great Again

-From The Artificial Selection Project, Laugh At The Apocalypse. (Flash Review)


-From The Beautiful Room, Are you a book snob?

-From Bex ‘n’ Books, Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Stacey Rourke Gryphon Series (Content Advisory for this blog, but this post is fine.)

-From Zetta’s House of Random Thoughts, “The Face” on Oxygen – Slap me and give me some air.

-From Romance That Rocks Your World!, Sweet Child O’ Mine

-From Inspirationenergy, 30 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life

-From The Middlest Sister, The Paperboy

-From PowerfulJRE, Everlast – Jump Around (Acoustic) (from JRE #387) (content advisory due to language)

-From TheWannaBeSaint, Getting Clean & Playing Jenga

-From Daily Dose of Gratitude, My mother’s Emmy Award winning moment

-From Dave Wainscott, “I love Jesus, but I drink a little..”

-From 4covert2overt, ART by CHERYL JOHNSON

-From Socialphy via Amy Lynn Andrews, Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012

-From The Beautiful Room, Which fictional character would you like to be?

-From RainfallFilms, Wonder Woman // a short by Rainfall Films


-From AUDIO SEXXX, EARGAMS OF THE DAY – Odds are…you’ll like this too

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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