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Totally Chuffed

So I've been traveling today (just a quick getaway) but I was able to check my email sporadically and was totally chuffed to receive email notification informing me I'd been nominated for four Book Blogger Appreciation Week awards! The four different categories are:

Best YA Review Blog
Best General Book Review Blog
Best Series or Feature--for Retro Fridays
Most Chatty

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That last one really made me smile as the category description reads,
This blogger has a very "chatty" style. You feel like you could be sitting together, sipping wine, and chatting about life.
What a compliment! Since that is exactly the feeling I hope to create on the blog, it makes me so pleased to know some of you feel that way. Honestly, you are the ones who really make it with your wonderfully insightful and funny comments. I don't know which of you nominated me for these but I want to thank you here and now and let you know you made my day.

Edited to add: Make that eight total categories! Got four more for Best Writing, Best Reviews, Best Commenter, and Most Humorous/Funniest Blog. Woot!

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  1. Congratulations! The nominations are well deserved!

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  2. Congratulations Angie!! : D

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  3. Anonymous2:35 AM

    Hehe - why are you surprised? You do such a great job as a book reviewer! Of course you should be nominated!

    --Sharry

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  4. Congrats on the nominations, very much deserved!!

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  5. Congrats! That's amazing! You go girl! *high five*

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  6. Congratulations on your nominations, Angie. You truly deserve the recognition. : )

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  7. Thanks, you guys! *high five*

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  8. Congrats girlie! Very well deserved.

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  9. Jenny Girl, thanks!

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  10. Congratulations Angie! We'll give each other a huge high five in person tomorrow!

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  11. Congrats on the nominations Angie! :)

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  12. Natasha, and to you! High fives tomorrow!

    Kimberly, thank you!

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  13. Hi. You've actually been nominated for another category, as well. However, I didn't hear back from you. If there is any way that you can email me ASAP, I'll get your entries in for that 4th category tonight.

    Thanks.

    Sheri
    A Novel Menagerie

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  14. Sheri, no way! Thanks so much for commenting. I must have missed the emails but I see them now. I'll email you ASAP.

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