Clock Rewinders on a Book Binge 7/15/12

Clock Rewinders on a Book Binge is where Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Tara @ 25 Hour Reads shamelessly plug each other, share the fantastic posts, giveaways, or whatever else they’ve found and loved by other awesome bloggers (or authors!) during the week, and talk about the books they plan on reading in the coming week. Let the rewinding begin!

Recently on The Busy Bibliophile:
  • I talked about the blogging brouhahas that we’ve had lately and how I (don’t) deal with them.
  • I introduced our YA Saves Reading Challenge topic for July.
  • I reviewed Take Me There by Carolee Dean
  • I recommended my favorite book published in 2010.
  • I gave you the top 10 reasons to read Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park, and I suggested a related name-change for my blog.
  • I reviewed The Raft by S.A. Bodeen.
  • Melissa Wyatt (author of Funny How Things Change stopped by to tell us how she grew into the eclectic reader she is now.
  • I reviewed the historical steampunk novel Something Strange and Deadly.
  • Elsewhere on the Interwebs:
  • Alexa Loves Book listed her top 10 swoon-worthy quotes.♥
  • It’s Ginger’s birthday! She wants to celebrate by giving away one of the favorite books she’s read since her last birthday. Visit GReads! and tell her happy birthday, then enter her giveaway.
  • Daisy Chain Book Reviews reviewed a new series of contemporary teen books.
  • Lauren Oliver shared where her inspiration for The Spindlers came from.
  • Is Bared to You the next Fifty Shades? Sophie at Life Between Pages tells us her take.
  • Stalking the Bookshelves has a very fun Top 10 this week. It involves books that could be and the TV show So You Think You Can Dance.
  • Search Terms that Led to TBB:
  • booky bookylove – Are you looking to join R.A.K. this month? Yay! Click on over to Book♥Soulmates for the deets.

    Books I Read:
  • Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay, The Raft by S.A. Bodeen, Red Heart Tattoo by Lurlene McDaniel, We’ll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han and River Run by Dierdre Black.
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    1. I’m beginning to think that drama is an inherent part of any community that is growing. We’ll either learn how to get along or fracture into many smaller groups. =/

      • thebusybibliophile says:

        It looks like more and more drama is popping up over time. But you’re right, it’s a sad fact of life that there will always be people who like to stir the pot.