BOOKGASM wins 6 BBAW awards!

We’re humbly honored and pleased to announce that BOOKGASM has won six categories in the 2008 Book Blogger Appreciation Week awards, out of seven categories in which we were nominated. Thanks to your votes, we won:
Best General Book Blog
• Best Design
Best Name for a Blog
Best Thriller/Mystery/Suspense Blog
Most Concise Blog
Most Eclectic Taste

To all the other winners and nominees, congratulations. And to the awards hosts, thanks for putting on such a worthy effort that recognizes a lot of people’s hard work. And thanks for the notices! We promise not to let it go to our heads …

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Comment by Sheryl
2008-09-18 20:26:39

HOW VERY COOL!

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Comment by Yasmin
2008-09-18 20:51:39

Congrats!

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Comment by Strupey
2008-09-18 21:44:54

Outstanding!!! Congratulations!

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Comment by Steve Lewis
2008-09-18 22:48:00

Congratulations! You guys must be thrilled. And (really) it’s OK to let go to your heads, just a little. Until tomorrow, that is — and maybe then too.

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Comment by Bruce
2008-09-18 22:54:10

Don’t worry Steve I’ve been parading around the block wearing my crown and waving my bejeweled scepter high in the air. Is that a bit to much.

 
 
Comment by Scott Parker
2008-09-18 22:52:29

Cool! Guess what they say in Texas–“Vote early and vote often!”–helped y’all!

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Comment by Corey Redekop
2008-09-19 07:44:31

At least the hours I spent at the public library logging into computer after computer didn’t go to waste.

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Comment by Alan Cranis
2008-09-19 09:44:15

Wow!
Congratulations, first and most importantly, to our amazing editor, Rod Lott. And to my fellow contributors and everyone else who magically make Bookgasm happen. I am thrilled and honored to be part of this site and what we celebrate. Next round’s on me, guys!

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Comment by RP
2008-09-19 10:37:49

I knew all that Charo nudity would pay off someday.

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Comment by Allan
2008-09-19 20:07:52

Whoever voted for Bookgasm in the Most Concise category definitely weren’t familiar with my reviews/articles/self-indulgent mini-autobiographies!

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Comment by John A. Karr
2008-09-19 21:16:59

You’re welcome. Seriously, your site does kick ass.

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Comment by John A. Karr
2008-09-19 21:18:02

… where else can you go for a Solar Plexis alert?

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Comment by R
2008-09-20 10:23:58

You could if taken seven out of seven if only you’d included the robot porn.

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Comment by Rod
2008-09-20 10:37:58

Your unhealthy desire for robot porn has been granted: http://www.bookgasm.com/reviews/sci-fi/saturns-children/

Comment by R
2008-09-20 13:28:16

Yes!

 
 
 
Comment by gautami tripathy
2008-09-21 00:02:21

When a commercial blog wins awards, the very purpose of BBAW fails. In the first place it should not have been nominated. Just my point of view.

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Comment by Rod
2008-09-21 09:41:15

I respect your opinion, but I’d be curious to know your definition of “commercial.” As one of our writers said, “If we’re commercial, I’m owed some money!” This is the purpose of the awards, as stated by those who started it:

“Book Bloggers: You work hard. You read books, you write reviews, you maintain relationships with your readers, publicists, and authors. You are constantly running to the post office to mail your giveaways and participating in carnivals to help boost traffic. You sometimes want to faint when you see the size of your TBR pile, but faithfully you read. And you do it because you love it. Book blogging is for most a hobby. But it’s a hobby that takes a lot of work and time. It’s a labor of love.

I’ve been blogging for three years but only really got into book blogging in the last year. I have found, without a doubt, that book bloggers are the kindest, most open minded, and supportive group of bloggers on the internet. With book blogging, it’s about community and a love for the written word.”

That’s us!

 
 
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