Category Archives: Blogging

Happy Birthday BooksPlease!

BooksPlease is 7 Today! An unbelievable seven years have gone by since I started my blog! There have been many changes in those years but I’m still here on my blog. I love reading and seven years ago I decided … Continue reading

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BooksPlease is 6: A Celebration of Books

Today my blog is six years old. Reading has always been a great pleasure and I began my blog to try and capture some of that pleasure. So, I thought that for today’s anniversary post I’d look back at some … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot

Reading and writing with a cat is not easy – this is the Heidi Handicap: She likes to sit on my lap when I’m using the computer, or even in front of the keyboard, regardless of whatever else is there … Continue reading

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BooksPlease is 5!

Who’d have thought this blog would go on for five years? Not me, and yet here I am five years later still writing about books and lots of other things that please me. Blogging is now part of my life … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday BooksPlease!

BooksPlease is 4 years old today! I find it hard to believe that I’ve been writing this blog for 4 years. It seems like it was only yesterday I tentatively clicked on ‘publish’  for the first time. Over these last 4 years … Continue reading

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Most Wanted Book Blogger Awards

I was amazed yesterday when I received an email telling me I’ve been nominated to receive an Award. Was it for real I wondered? Well it is! Feeling very self-conscious and not being a person good at blowing my own … Continue reading

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Weekly Geeks – Overly Critical?

This week’s Weekly Geeks host Tara asks if we are OCRs? O.C.R. = Overly Critical Reader Symptoms: not liking characters in the beginning needing the main character to prove themselves before you’ll respect them rolling your eyes while reading needing … Continue reading

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Scene of the Blog

Today I’m featured on Scene of the Blog over at Kittling Books, so if you’d like to see my blogging space head on over there.

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Happy Birthday BooksPlease!

Three years ago today I began to write regularly on this blog and this is my 846th post. I started out very tentatively but now feel at home here. My intention at the beginning was to keep a more detailed … Continue reading

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Break in Transmission

My blog is being transferred to a new server, so sometime soon the blog will be down, until everything is set up again. Now back on the new server, and everything should be working

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