One Lovely Blog Award

I was tagged by the wonderful Icebreaker694 – go check her out!

 

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Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and link their blog
  • Add the One Lovely Blog Award to your post
  • Share 7 things about yourself
  • Pass this on to as many people as you like (max 15)
  • Include this set of rules
  • Inform your nominees

1 – I’m left-handed, but I use the computer mouse with my right hand.

2 – I can speak, read, and understand Spanish but my writing is terrible.

3 – From mid-March to the first week of May I spent Monday, Wednesday, and Friday after school until 4:30/5 to go to calculus tutoring. (I’m scheduling this is April – I’m a little done with it).

4 –  My TBR is so big it spans 3 pages on Netgalley and a physical shelf that is starting to cave in.

5 – I’ve started DNFing books.

6 – I think I finally found a blogging schedule thats going to work for me.

7 – I watched all of Leverage on Netflix in about 3 weeks its so good.

 


I Tag:

McKenzie @ Bookish Things and Tea

Megan @ Bookslayer Reads

Catia @ The Girl Who Read Too Much

Danielle @ Books, Vertigo and Tea

Ryann The Reader

Reg @ She Latitude

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The Miranda Sings Award

I was tagged by the ever-amazing The Orangutan Librarian, seriously, check them out!

This is about…six months late whoops! Sorry, but as you’ll soon be able to tell, I’m getting caught up and back in the swing of things!

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Rules:

(1) Announce your win with a post, and link the blogger who nominated you.
(2) Include the featured image on your blog post.
(3) Nominate 10 bloggers (or as many as you can think of) and link your awardees in the post.
(4) List seven (7) things you love about yourself. (This can be about your appearance, your personality, your achievements, etc.)
(5) Don’t use negative connotation (i.e. Don’t say things like – “I’m prettier than an average person.” or “People have told me I’m smart.” You are pretty. You are smart.)


1 – I get very good grades in school.

2 – I’m double-jointed, and it is immensely fun to freak people out by twisting my arm backwards.

3 – I am quite pleased with how well this blog is doing.

4 – I can read about 100 pages an hour if I’m focused.

5 – I think I’ll make a very good pediatric neurologist; I’m good with kids.

6 – I’m a good tutor when I help people with AP biology.

7 – I have pretty eyes (hazel/green/gold that change in the light).

(Why was that so hard…)


I Tag:

Danielle @ Books, Vertigo and Tea

McKenzie @ Bookish Things and Tea

Jill @ Rant and Rave About Book

Niraja @ Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

Stephanie @ Adventures of a Bibliophile

B @ Icebreaker694

Jocelyn @ 52 Letters In The Alphabet

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

Ryann The Reader

Reg @ She Latitude

 

 

 

The Blogger Recognition Award #2

I was tagged by the ever amazing Casey @ Adopt A Book AUS. Seriously, go check out her blog, you won’t regret it!

Technically, I’ve done this tag before, but I feel I am better equipped to do a better job of answering some things now, so I’m doing it again!


Rules
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  • Write a post to show your award
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Select other blogs you want to give the award to.


How my blog started 

 

My blog started because I wanted to one up my cousin.

You see, my aunt does PR and encouraged my cousin to start a blog since she gets dragged to a lot of events my aunt organizes/attends.

So, I had to start a blog too.

I choose to start a book blog because I love reading, but not many of my friends read the same books, at the same speed, that I did, so I couldn’t really talk to anyone but my best friend (who reads SO SLOWLY…Sorry LOVE YOU ANA BUT ITS TRUE). So, book blog it was.

And since I liked it, I just kept doing it. Even when my cousin lost interest. I enjoyed it, and I continued, even if it took a couple mo the for me to get in the swing of things (re: a year) and I still fall off the face of the Earth every once in a while.

Advice number one:

Make friends. Make connections. Talk to people. Comment, respond, like. You can’t blog in a vacuum. And its more fun with friends. If your worried about bothering someone, or that someone has too many followers to talk to you, DON’T BE. We all blog to talk to people about books, so talk. Don’t be afraid to start a conversation.

 

Advice number two:

If you say you’re going to do something: Do it.

Review the books you say you’ll review. Post what and when you say you will.

It doesn’t matter if you out once a day or once a month, but stay true to your word.

Readers don’t want to stick around for a liar or a flake.

(This is something I need to follow as well, I’m terrible at consistency, but at least I own up to that.)

 


 

I Tag These Wonderful People:
(If you’ve done this before, and aren’t redoing it like me, let me know so I can check it out!)

Jill @ Rant and Rave About Books

Niraja @ Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

Stephanie @ Adventures of a Bibliophile

Sara @ The Freedom Library

Sammie @ Bookshelves and Biros

The Orangutan Librarian

Liz @ Cover To Cover