I previously said this before, but I’ll say it again: when I started this blog, I did not expect to come this far. I’ve started and abandoned many blogs over the years, but this book blog has been the only one that really stayed close to my heart. This is the only blog that gave me the chance to do something so fulfilling, the only blog that gave me an opportunity to build bridges with other people, and honestly, I don’t see myself stopping anytime soon. I’ve learned a lot through reading and reviewing. I learned how to read between the lines; what to look for in a book; how to think critically; and most importantly, how to interact with other people, be they reviewers, bloggers, authors, or simply readers. And it’s all thanks to you, guys!
I would like to thank Rashika and Aimee, too, for being wonderful co-bloggers. You guys are fun to be with, and it’s been awesome sharing this awesome “burden” with you! You definitely make the ride a hundred times more interesting.
I also would like to thank my support group of bloggers who’ve been there for me whenever I needed to rant, gush, or vent. It all started as a random GChat convo that later grew to an incredible support system. Amir, Jeann, Dre, Ella, Jules, Francine, Larissa, Valerie, Shannelle, Sarah, Kelly, and Irish, you guys rock.
And to the incredible people who’ve been regularly commenting on our blog, checking out our reviews and other what-have-you, you guys are also my rock. It feels awesome to know that our thoughts and insights are being read and our efforts appreciated, and this is all because of you guys. Pili, Kimberly, Lily, Jessica, Carmel, Melanie (YA Midnight Reads), Cait, Kindlemom, Stuti, Cristina, Emily, Zoe, Giselle, Nick, Siiri, Mitchii, Jasprit, Tanja, Romi, Melliane, Joy (JoyousReads), Joy (Thoughts by J), Joy (Bookshelf Intruder), Lyn, Celine, Christy, Melanie (The Daily Prophecy), Lola, Alex, Angie, Tricia, Danielle, Paula, and many others… I’ve lost count, but you guys know who you are. I love you all.
There are many people I want to thank and I am not even sure I’ll be able to thank all of them but I’d like to start off by thanking 6 ladies who have been wonderful friends to me and I am just glad that they have been there for me.
THANK YOU JASPRIT (from The Reader’s Den), NICK (from Nick’s Book Blog) and SIIRI (from Little Pieces of Imagination). Also THANK YOU TO MY BOSNIAN BEAUTIES, Glass and Tanja (from Ja Citam A Ti?). ANDD my wonderful Kelly Armstrong loving buddy Jessica (from Rabid Reads).
I also want to thank Danielle (from What Danielle did Next). We both started blogging around the same time and I cannot believe how far we’ve both come! Ahhhhhhhh *tackle hugs*
Next I obviously want to thank my beautiful co-bloggers, you know who you are my little potatoes.
I also want to thank the wonderful Filipinas I have met over the past couple months. You guys have been amazing and you make me feel like I am one of you <333333 You’re all wonderful and kind and are like a second family. AND YOU NEED TO GIVE ME THE SECRET TO YOUR YOUTH. Ahem.
Then there are also some of the wonderful Aussie bloggers I have had the pleasure of knowing and I am so happy to call you guys my friends. You are a wonderful group of people and I LOVE how you guys always have each other’s back. It’s amazing how you guys are always so kind to everyone else too and no one ever feels left out when talking to you guys (except when we don’t get to read all the awesome books you get to).
Last but not least, I also want to thank every single one of our followers and anyone who has ever taken the time out of their day to comment on our blog. I love reading all of your comments and even though I haven’t had time lately to give back the share the love, I promise I am working on it! It’s because of you all that I continue to blog. That sounds cheesy, yes but I completely mean it. There will be days when blogging will bring you down but your continues support makes me realize why I am doing this. SO THANK YOU ALL.
Also if I am sure I am forgetting MANY names (since my brain has been clogged up for so long) but if I didn’t mention you it’s not because I don’t love you, it’s because my brain has been overworked for too long!
First off, I really, really want to thank Faye for taking me in. I used to be one of her stalkers, see. I was a huge fan of Faye and this blog, and now here we are, almost like sisters! <3 Of course, I also want to thank Rashika for being supportive, and for her exquisite sense of humor–really, that lady can make me giggle after an entire day of crap. We haven’t really talked a lot lately, but I know these two girls have my back and will be there when I need them.
Next up, I want to thank the amazing PH bloggers who’ve been awesome friends to the three of us (who Faye already mentioned earlier): Dre, Amir, Ella, Jules, Francine, Shannelle, Nix and Irish. *hugs everyone* I’m glad I already met you guys in real life and that you weren’t all that bothered by my awkwardness. Well, except for ate Amir. We’ll meet in the future, okay? :) And Abby as well, even if we didn’t get the chance to meet yet. :( Soon, woman!
Oh! And thanks to the lovely authors and publishers who have given us the opportunities to read and review their fabulous books. The bookish community wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you guys!
Thank you also to our frequent commenters and friends, mentioned already by Faye and Rashika. We love you guys, and we wouldn’t be where we are if it weren’t for all of you! Heck, we wouldn’t have the energy to blog if we knew you guys wouldn’t appreciate our posts, but we know you guys do, and it’s really heartwarming every time you leave comments and talk to us!
Lots of hugs and thank yous as well to our readers–even the ones who don’t comment. Thank you for reading our content and making us feel loved! You guys are fabulous, and if I knew who you were I’d give you all some cookies. (If, you know, I could reach my hand into my computer screen and hand them over to you guys…) Anyway, HUUUUUUUUGS. Stay cool, guys!
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