Friday, November 27, 2009

Inspiring Today: New Bloggers, Books, and an ARC Contest

Here is another round of new bloggers! Welcome to the blog-o-sphere. And again, you have been added to my Blog List below.

Helen's Book Blog
Reading, Reading, & More Reading (visit)

About: Helen has taught History and Government for 14 years and she is currently a Teacher Librarian.
Helen started book blogging in 2008 when she became the teacher librarian at her high school in California. Since then she has become obsessed and has recently moved her blog off the school's website and onto the blog-o-sphere!
Recent Reviews: "Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine" (by her daughter), "Murder in the Name of Honor by Rana Husseini", and "The Carbon Diaries 2015 by Saci Lloyd".

A Bookshelf Monstrosity
A Librarian in Training Talks About Books (visit)

About: Besides review books, Amanda has weekly posts on books by theme; a weekly list of giveaways about the blog-o-sphere; and Kit Lit roundup. We must not forget the Bookshelf Monstrosity Gazette which is posted every Sunday which features all kinds of neat things from literary quotes, history, and new books.
Recent Reviews: "The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir", "Kit Lit: The Boy Who Invented TV", and "Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt".
Recent Contests: Amada's Huge Honckin' Giveaway! Ends 11/29.

If you are a new blogger and would like to be featured just like Amanda and Helen, click here and fill out the form. UPDATE!!! I changed the form just a tinsy bit so new blogger who have JUST started their blogs can be features! YAY!

Hot Off the Press
I haven't done one of these in awhile....again. There's hundreds of new books coming out and so little time to tell you about them. Anyways here's what has been hitting the bookshelves this past couple of weeks:

Winter's End by Jean-Claude Mourlevant
Blessing's Beads by Debby Dahl Edwardson
Raven Summer by David Almond 
Cashing In by Susan Colebank 
The Crimson Cap by Eleen Howard
On Viney's Mountain by Joan Donaldson 
The Pale Assassin by Patricia 
Prairie Winter by Bonnie Geisert
Snow Queen by Emma Harrison (Keiran Scott)

Putnam Poolza Contest
This week I also came across a contest hosted by The Bookologist. She is giving away three ARCs of Boys, Girls, and Other Hazardous Materials, Restoring Harmony, and Sea! To enter click here!



Helen's Book Blog said...

Thanks for posting about my blog Morgan! What a shock when my face came up in a post :-)

A Bookshelf Monstrosity said...

Thanks, Miss Morgan! Post looks great. Hope turkey day was good for you :)

Audrey said...

Thanks for the info of the new books!!

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