It's Book Blogger Appreciation Week. I'm excited to participate for the first time. I'm not sure how much or how little I'll participate but I do hope to join in on some of the daily topics. Today, the topic is community. The overall theme for the year is Cultivating a Community of Bloggers and Readers, so today we're supposed to highlight bloggers who have made book blogging a unique experience for us.
I read a lot of book blogs but I do have a couple that I can highlight for different reasons.
Book Journey. Sheila inspires me with her dedication to her blog. Every day, she posts an interesting, engaging article on her blog. Every day. She encourages discussion and is always responsive. I would love to have this level of dedication to my blog and my readers, but my "real life" often gets in the way. What really amazes me about Sheila is that she seems to have a lot going on in her daily life too, but she still manages to write on her blog every day.
Another blog that has had an impact on my reading is Rundpinne. Unfortunately, Jennifer has taken a break from reviewing and blogging, but I still wanted to mention her blog because she has tons of reviews that you can still check out. I love that she points out her favorite read of the week each Monday, and I often find myself adding that book to my list of future reads. I've always been impressed by the amount of reading she is able to do, and the fact that she keeps up with the reviews so well.
Visit the BBAW 2011 website to read more posts about the book blogger community.