Nomination Forms for BBA 2016 are LIVE! ‘Til November 30th

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Gooooooddd moooorrrnnnniinnggg readers and bloggers!! This is Mariam here, announcing that the nomination forms for the Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards are up and running! See the link at the end of this post.

A few changes come with the Book Blog awards this year.

One, the category of Contemporary and New Adult are now SEPARATE categories.  More and more books about New Adults (18-college age audience) are being printed and has been a separate genre for a few years now.  This year it has its own separate category! Contemporary book blogs will be anything mainsteam adult fiction.

Second, a NEW category of blogs have joined the awards! That is, Film and TV blogs! There have been many many movies adapted to the big screen like The Hunger Games, Divergent, many Stephen King novels, Pride and Prejudice among others. Also a number of books are becoming TV shows, like Vampire Diaries, Alex Haley Roots, and J. K. Rowling’s Comoran Strike novels.  Good stories in novel form in today’s world, inevitability make it to the big screen! The BBA awards are honoring blogs which talk about film and TV with this year! Nominate your favorite TV and Film blogs here!

Thirdly, due to no nominations last year, video game blogs award have been removed.  If there is enough interest, it may be added for the next year.

We hope you are all having a lovely autumn and are as excited about this year’s book blog awards as we are! Start Nominating your favorite book blogs! If you tweet with the hashtag #BookBlogAwards we will retweet it on the main account @BookBlogAwards. Let’s add some book blog love to the social media world!

LINK TO NOMINATE BOOK BLOGS

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Link to the Google Forms:

 

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AWARD WINNERS 2015!!

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Welcome the winners of the 2015 Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards!

Here you will find the winners of The Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards for 2015. Posted below are the top 5 spots as well as the number of votes given for the top 5.

The top 4 are winners while place 5 is a runner-up.

The top 4 receive badges to put on their blogs.

For the second year in a row, I cannot wait to see great new book blogs this year and I hope you are excited and ready for another great year of book blogging!

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ALL!!

You (the top 4) should will receive your badge on January 25th by email.  If you don’t receive yours, leave me a comment below or email me.  So, save your badge and GO SHOW IT OFF ON YOUR FANTASTIC BLOG!! =)

THE WINNERS

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BEST GROUP BOOK BLOG

Books A Blog – http://www.booksablog.com

25 votes

Bookish Randomz – http://www.bookishrandomz.blogspot.ca/

17 votes

 

Runner-up

A Perfection Called Books – http://aperfectioncalledbooks.blogspot.com

1 vote

 

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BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK BLOG

Please Feed the Bookworm – http://pleasefeedthebookworm.com

22 votes

Reading, Reading, READING – http://readingreadingalldaylong.wordpress.com

21 votes

Bookish Randomz – http://www.bookishrandomz.blogspot.ca/

9 votes

Paper Fury – http://paperfury.com/

9 votes

 

Runner-ups

Oreos and Books – http://www.oreosandbooks.wordpress.com

 

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BEST COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVEL BLOG

Angela’s Anxious Life – http://Angelasanxiouslife.blogspot.com

26 votes

Brunner’s Bookshelf – http://brunnersbookshelf.blogspot.com

24 votes

 

 

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THE HOMER AWARD – For the longest running book blog

There is no voting for the Homer Awards because the winner is based on how long the blog has been running. The winner is:

– WINNER – 

Miss Print – http://missprint.wordpress.com/

It has been running since August 2007

 

Keep a look out for your favorite blogs, and until ’16 awards =) If you would like to keep up with what your hosts are reading be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram below, and, of course, our blogs.

 

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Quratulain : twitter icon birdy | Blog coming soon!

 

VOTING BALLOTS are LIVE! (Voting Ends Dec. 31st, 2015)

The day you’ve all been waiting for is here. Voting ballots are up and running! Nearly 200 readers and bloggers participated in its debut last year (2014), and my co-host Quratulain (Anny) and hoping for more this year!

If you are a blogger, encourage your readers to vote for your blog by tweeting a link or making a blog post announcing your nomination. One voting ballot is allowed per person. Voting is open until December 31st, 2015.

EXAMPLE TWEET/BLOG POST:

“I am nominated for the Book Blog Awards 2015” Please vote for me on November 15th! @BookBlogAwards #BookBlogAwards http://tinyurl.com/pu6fcqv

As far as the voting ballot goes, a few nominations were omitted. Four (4) Categories had single nominations and they will be announced with the winners on January 15th.

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR VOTING BALLOT: http://tinyurl.com/pu6fcqv

It’s an honor to host the awards and we are looking forward to seeing the votes for your favorite book blogs of 2015!

– Anny & Mariam

AWARDS ’15 – The Best of the Book Blogosphere 2015 NOMINATION FORM is up! + 2 New Awards this year!

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The Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards are back for a 2nd year! I’m happy to announce we have a new co-host and TWO new awards for this year along with the 13 original awards.

First off, I’d like to introduce Quratulain, a voracious reader, an English teacher, and my own biological sister. =) She can be found on Twitter @Quratulain.  Please welcome her aboard! I’m so happy to be working aside her this year to bring you these awesome awards!

Our two new awards for the year are:

Best Video Game Blog – Any blog which posts reviews, artwork, discussions, about story-themed video games.

Note that 75% of the blog’s posts must be about video games which portray some kind of story (has characters, plot, events, goal, ending)

Best Group Blog – A book blog with at least TWO members who post regularly.

Be sure to read the basic requirements BEFORE placing a nomination.  Nominations that do not meet the minimum requires are not eligible to be voted on.

Feel free to Tweet or email either one of us if you have any questions about nominations or the awards-related questions.  Thank you and HAPPY NOMINATING!!!

NOW ONTO THE NOMINATIONS…!

NOMINATE here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kkntQ2xPpTaBcw-5OlDwUMMp1J11psxKS2Pvzi3TQ6k/viewform

VOTE HERE on Nov 15: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uKrnRIt0X7x489A3N60BC4InisHZRR8TVVFQBiCF12E/viewform

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THE AWARDS:

  1. BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY BOOK BLOG
  2. BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK BLOG
  3. BEST KID’S/CHILDREN’S BOOK BLOG
  4. BEST CONTEMPORARY/NEW ADULT BOOK BLOG
  5. BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS/COMIC BOOK BLOG
  6. BEST BOOKISH TWITTER
  7. BEST BOOKISH INSTAGRAM
  8. THE HOMER AWARD – For the longest running book blog
  9. BEST BUSINESS/SELF-HELP BOOK BLOG
  10. BEST MULTI-LANGUAGE BOOK BLOG
  11. BEST VIDEO GAME BLOG
  12. BEST GROUP BLOG
  13. Best Bookish Meme
  14. Best Bookish Tag
  15. Best Bookish Series

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED? aka WHERE TO START?

  • If you’re a reader, create your own book blog, here’s how
  • Nominate a blogger/booktuber
  • Visit new book blogs
  • Vote for your favorite book blog on November 15th
  • Become a sponsor. More information here
  • Start tweeting about it with the hashtag #BookBlogAwards. Your first tweet could be “I am nominating BlahBlah Reads for the Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards 2015 #BookBlogAwards.”
  • Follow the awards on Instagram @BookBlogAwards & Twitter @BookBlogAwards,

WINNERS 2014!!!

Here you will find the winners of The Best of the Book Blogosphere Awards for 2014. I’ve posted the top 5 spots — so you can see the number of votes given for the top 5 and so you can start planning for next year!

The top 4 are winners while place 5 is a runner-up.

The top 4 receive badges to place on their blogs.

I cannot wait to see great new book blogs this year and I hope you feel the same way!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ALL!!

You (the top 4) should have received your blog by email.  If you didn’t receive yours, leave me a comment below or email me.  So, save your badge and GO SHOW IT OFF ON YOUR AMAZING BLOG 🙂

There are lots of new awesome additions to the awards this year! Including new video and cosplay awards & a TEAM competition. Check out the details here! Competition starts January 22nd, and Team Registration is March 30th.

THE WINNERS

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY BOOK BLOG

Paranormal Book Reviews – http://lovelyparanormalbooks.blogspot.com/

23

On Starships and Dragonwings – http://onstarshipsanddragonwings.com

20

Elysian Fields Reviews – http://ufbooks.blogspot.com

6

Full of Fiction – www.fulloffiction.wordpress.com

5

RUNNER-UPS

Rinn Reads – http://rinnreads.co.uk/

1

BookworkBlues – www.bookwormblues.net

1

http://exploringworldsfiction.blogspot.com/

1

  1. BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK BLOG*

Confessions of a Book Blogger – http://www.confessionsofabookblogger.com

23

The Book’s Buzz – http://thebooksbuzz.blogspot.com/

11

Sassy and Dangerous – http://sassyanddangerous.blogspot.com/

10

Too Many Books, Too Little Time – https://toomanybooktoolittletime.wordpress.com

9

RUNNER-UP

The Hardcover Lover – http://thehardcoverlover.blogspot.co.nz

8

  1. BEST KID’S/CHILDREN’S BOOK BLOG

The Girl Who Cried Books – https://michelleeastmanbooks.wordpress.com/

14

Reading with Rhythm – http://readingwithrhythm.wordpress.com

4

There’s a Book For That – http://thereisabookforthat.com/

4

The Bookshelf Gargoyle – http://thebookshelfgargoyle.wordpress.com

3

Pragmatic Mom – http://www.pragmaticmom.com/

3

Children’s Books Heal – http://www.childrensbooksheals.com

2

RUNNER-UP

Barbara Ann Mojica’s Blog – http://bamauthor.me/about/

1

  1. BEST CONTEMPORARY/NEW ADULT BOOK BLOG

Bookcrastinators – http://www.bookcrastinators.com

25

Confessions of a Book Blogger – http://www.confessionsofabookblogger.com

21

The Hardcover Lover – http://thehardcoverlover.blogspot.mx/

20

The Reading Bud – http://thereadingbud.wordpress.com/

3

Chill Reviews – http://chillreviews.blogspot.com/

3

RUNNER-UPS

The Little Library Cafe – http://thelittlelibrarycafe.com/

Oh! the Books

http://www.ohthebooks.com/

1

  1. BEST BOOKISH INSTAGRAM

Bookcrastinators – http://instagram.com/bookcrastinators

31

Confessions of a Book Blogger – http://instagram.com/confessionsbycourt

30

Overflowing Shelf – http://instagram.com/overflowingshelf

3

Books and Polka Dots – http://instagram.com/BooksandPolkaDots

3

RUNNER-UP

Little Book Love (write-in)

  1. Best Bookish Meme

Top Ten Tuesday – The Broke and Bookish – http://www.brokeandbookish.com/p/top-ten-tuesday-other-features.html

34

Soundtrack Saturday – The Hardcover Lover – http://thehardcoverlover.blogspot.com/p/soundtrack-saturday.html

17

Books, Coffee, & Hotties, Oh My! (write-in)

2

Stacking the Shelves (write-in)

1

Swoon Thursday (write-in)

1

  1. THE HOMER AWARD – For the longest running book blog

Booksoul Mates – www.booksoulmates.blogspot.com

There is no voting for the Homer Awards because the winner is based on how long the blog has been running. This is the first winner you’ll hear about. The winner is:

WINNER:

Booksoul Mates – www.booksoulmates.blogspot.com

It has been running since November 12th, 2009

2014 WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT + 2015 Competition

A complete list will be posted on this website tomorrow, January 16th.

’15 comes with some AWESOME new additions! Including new awards such as Best Cosplay, Best Video Game Story, best Comics/Graphic Novel blog, and Best Group blog.  Further more, a melee, at tussel, a tournament you can win by joining with other book bloggers/Youtubers where your team earns point for booktalks and book spirit!

Click here For 2015 competition information

COMPETITION STARTS January 22nd, 2015.

TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE is MARCH 30th, 2015

REGISTER YOUR TEAM AT:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1op3Y3vREA34ThlxnEGDrf3ywXVAH7HPHyqNB6D9zEsc