Sunday, May 24, 2009

One Lovely Blog Award for May

Lianne from Thoughts on YA literature
has announced that my blog is lovely!

This is my second Lovely award!
Actually got it earlier this month but finally finished compiling my list of awardees.

This award is for 15 new blogs and new blogging friends newly-discovered bloggers by me:

Here are the rules:
1) Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his or her blog link
2) Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you’ve newly discovered.
3) Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

I bestow this Lovely Award to (in alpha order):

1. Angie of Angieville
-for fantasy and urban fantasy

2. Cat of Beyond Books
-for "mostly kid with the occasional sprinkle of grown-up for flavour"

3. Amelia of Books Love Us
-for paranormal
-also liked review for Dead is a State of Mind by Marlene Perez (prophetic jukebox)

4. KB of The Brain Lair
-for a great variety of reads from a middle grade librarian

5. Jill of Breaking the Spine
-for Waiting on Wednesdays

6. Maggie of Bean Bag Books
-for the review about The Ruins by Scott Smith

7. Liviania and Deimyts of In Bed With Books
-for "Book reviews by two nineteen-year-olds who love books and editing. They're divided on their opinion about tomatoes. (Neither of them know what tomatoes have to do with anything.)"

8. Jo of Ink and Paper
-for fantasy also blog tips list

9. Lisa May of Look at that Book
-for Themed Book Lists, i liked the fashion one

10. Deltay of Lucid Conspiracy
-for eye-catching lips blog header and "The spontaneous and nonsensical musings of a teen writer-photographer..."

11. Catherine of On the Nightstand
-for fantasy from New Zealand

12. Emily of Ninja Librarian
-for the blog title, ninjas are cool, also I like the genres covered

13. Rebecca of Rebecca's Book Blog
-for young adult historical fiction
-liked review for Immortal by Gillian Shields
-liked review for A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee

14. Vanessa of What Vanessa Reads
-for the vlogs

15. Jenny of Wondrous Reads
-for a U.K. perspective

Please note: I keep discovering more and more YA blogs out there that I enjoy visiting. I tried to select recent sites I've been too that don't already have this lovely award.


  1. Congrats on the award, you deserve it! And thank you for passing the award on to me! :)

  2. What a wonderful award! Thank you for passing it on to me. It's my very first.

  3. Btw, How far along in City of Ashes are you? I'm around page 200 and can barely tear myself away to check email this morning!

  4. Thank you!!! I love how your contents are arranged. I'm working on making mine make sense. Hope you're enjoying City of Ashes!

  5. Hi Velvet, and congrats on the award! Thank you for mentioning Rebecca's interview with me (#13, A Spy in the House by Y S Lee). US availability of the book is patchy right now, but if you've any questions or would like to do an interview/review, don't hesitate to give me a shout. You can find me at Oh, and thanks for reminding me about City of Ashes! Must procure ASAP.

  6. Thanks for the award Velvet! I also love how you wrote about a little about each blog-very sweet!

  7. Congrats! You deserve it! =D

  8. thanks everyone for the congrats!

    --Amelia, Glad to hear the reading is going well with ya. I just started it and keep getting interrupted with other stuff this weekend so I'm only at page 27. boo hoo. I definitely have more time to really dig into it tomorrow when we're back to a regular week.

    y.s. lee - good to hear from you and yes, i'd love to have you guest on my blog.

  9. Thank you! I don't know how I totally missed the link in your comment. I'm so sorry! I'll pay much more attention to things in the future. :)


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