10 Year Blogiversary Celebration!

1 Nov

I can hardly believe it has been 10 years since I started blogging! 10 years of books, authors, bloggers, and all the bookish goodness I could find. November is going to be one long party! I have lined up some friends to help me celebrate with guest posts about their publishing journeys, books they love, the blogging life, and much, much more. See the schedule below.

 

Of course you can’t have a party without gifts, so I am gifting one of my readers a big box of books and bookish swag. The box includes nonfiction, a variety of fiction genres, and even a cookbook! Some of the books are brand new, others are ARCs, and some are gently read. To enter the giveaway, just leave me a comment. (Please US residents only.)

 

I have to give a big thank you to all those who have read my blog over the years. Your encouragement to me is very appreciated. I have loved every minute of the blogging journey, and I count you all as great fellow travelers. 

 

Guest Post Schedule

11/4  Sarah Sundin, author of Sunrise at Normandy series

11/5  Carrie Booth Schmidt, blogger, Reading Is My SuperPower

11/6  Rachel Dylan, author of the Atlanta Justice series

11/7  Amy Green, fiction publicist Bethany House Publishers

11/8  Heather Day Gilbert, author of Belinda Blake And The Snake in The Grass

11/11  Lindsey Bracket, author of The Bridge Between

11/13 Courtney Clark, blogger, The Green Mockingbird

11/15  Rachel McMillan, author of the Herringford And Watts Mysteries

11/18  Janet Ferguson, author of the Coastal Hearts series

11/20  Iola Goulton, blogger

11/22  Susie Finkbeiner, author of All Manner of Things

11/25  Kimberly Woodhouse, author Daughters of The Mayflower series

11/26  Carole Jarvis, blogger, The Power of Words

11/27  Rebecca Maney, reviewer, Inkwell Inspirations

11/28  Olivia Newport, author of the Tree of Life series

 

 

78 Responses to “10 Year Blogiversary Celebration!”

  1. Mona Garg November 1, 2019 at 7:01 am #

    Congrats on your milestone! Happy 10th Blogiversary and here’s to many more. Thanks🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. kathyscottage November 1, 2019 at 7:09 am #

    Way to go! Congratulations! Go YOU! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. susiesellnergmailcom November 1, 2019 at 8:36 am #

    Ten years of faithful blogging to provide your avid readers with guidance regarding their book choices! I really appreciate your insights and comments since you have guided me well to many authors who were new to me and who write excellent, clean, and inspiring books! Thank you!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Heidi Robbins November 1, 2019 at 10:36 am #

    Congratulations! That’s an exciting milestone!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Barbara Harper November 1, 2019 at 10:46 am #

    Congratulations on ten years of blogging! Wow, you have an all-star line-up this month!

    Liked by 1 person

    • rbclibrary November 1, 2019 at 11:35 am #

      I agree!

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    • Carol Alscheff November 5, 2019 at 7:32 pm #

      Happy 10th Blogiversary!!!

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  6. Paula Shreckhise November 1, 2019 at 1:16 pm #

    Congrats! You are one of my favorite bloggers!

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  7. Burma Turner November 1, 2019 at 1:44 pm #

    Congratulations, that’s awesome! I love this blog 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Janet W. Ferguson November 1, 2019 at 1:58 pm #

    Amazing and so exciting! Congrats!

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  9. Jennifer K November 1, 2019 at 2:25 pm #

    Congrats on the anniversary!

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Lori R November 1, 2019 at 4:13 pm #

    Congrats on 10 years!

    Liked by 1 person

  11. bellesmoma16 November 1, 2019 at 5:49 pm #

    What a fun post! Congratulations on your anniversary. I love your blog!!!

    Like

  12. carylkane November 1, 2019 at 7:32 pm #

    Congratulations! That is an impressive milestone!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Pam K. November 1, 2019 at 8:35 pm #

    Congratulations for your ten years of blog writing. It’s generous of you to give away a box of books. What a thrill it would be to win!

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Abby Breuklander November 2, 2019 at 4:23 am #

    Congrats!!! That’s amazing!!

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Carrie McNair November 2, 2019 at 7:20 pm #

    Here’s to ten more years!

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Debbie Clatterbuck November 4, 2019 at 7:23 am #

    Congratulations on your 10th Blogiversary!! I don’t think I could do that in a million years. I do have a website, but I mainly post my reviews there for mostly people I know to read. Keep up the good work. I wish you many more years as a blogger. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity and good luck everyone.

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  17. Elizabeth Litton November 4, 2019 at 1:26 pm #

    Congratulations!! Some of these authors on the schedule are familiar to me, but others aren’t. I guess I’ll have to check out their books! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  18. Lisa K. November 4, 2019 at 2:25 pm #

    Awesome milestone! I love Sarah Sundin’s books. I look forward to getting her newer books.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Sarah Sundin November 5, 2019 at 10:38 am #

      Thank you, Lisa! I’m so glad you’re enjoying the stories!

      Liked by 1 person

  19. Lisa K. November 4, 2019 at 2:33 pm #

    Awesome milestone! I love Sarah Sundin’s books. I’ll have to get her newer ones. I’ll be checking out a few of the other authors as well.

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  20. Kerri November 4, 2019 at 9:11 pm #

    Congratulations on ten years! What a great group of guests authors. I’m looking forward to reading upcoming posts.

    Liked by 1 person

  21. Abigail @ ReadWriteBreathe November 4, 2019 at 11:37 pm #

    Congrats on 10 years!

    Liked by 1 person

  22. Sylvie Moisoff November 4, 2019 at 11:45 pm #

    I love books and reading them both educates and relaxes me. I also love Christian fiction as God always uses what the characters are learning about Him in growing my faith and understanding of how God works in our lives! Congrats on 10 years of blogging about books!

    Liked by 1 person

  23. Sharon Hula November 5, 2019 at 8:12 am #

    Your blog is so informative, thanks so much for posting it. Sarah Sundin is one of my favorite authors. Looking forward to reading the third book in this latest series of hers!

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    • Sarah Sundin November 5, 2019 at 10:39 am #

      Thank you, Sharon! I hope you enjoy The Land Beneath Us!

      Liked by 1 person

  24. susandyer1962 November 5, 2019 at 8:44 am #

    Congratulations on 10 years!!🎉🎂🎉

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  25. janicemoore0629 November 5, 2019 at 11:14 am #

    Congratulations on this special anniversary Thank you to all those who have guided me to such extraordinary books!
    Janice
    pjrcmoore@windstream.net

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  26. Merry November 5, 2019 at 11:44 am #

    Congratulations on your 10 year blogiversary! That is a such a great achievement. I love reading your blog and follow on facebook.

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  27. Patty November 5, 2019 at 1:40 pm #

    Ten years is quite an accomplishment! Congrats!

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  28. Joan Arning November 5, 2019 at 8:17 pm #

    Congratulations! I think I’ve learned more history through your books than I did in school!

    Liked by 1 person

  29. Press#Word5439 November 6, 2019 at 9:27 am #

    Congrats in the Blogiversity! Also thank you for sharing Carrie’s story. I’ve only been on the CF banwagon for about two years, so it’s nice to know how it all started.

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  30. Penny Knowlton November 6, 2019 at 2:25 pm #

    Thank you for the chance.

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  31. isisthe12th November 6, 2019 at 3:13 pm #

    Happy 10 year blogiversary! Thank you

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  32. Dedra @ A Book Wanderer November 6, 2019 at 4:01 pm #

    Congrats on such a great milestone! As a brand new blogger, your achievement is quite an inspiration! ❤

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  33. vicklea November 6, 2019 at 8:42 pm #

    Wow! Happy Blogaversary! I see some authors I know and others I would like to get to know. I love Rachel Dylan’s books and Susie Finkbeiner’s ALL MANNER OF THINGS was my favorite book of 2019. I’m looking forward to reading more of your blog now that Rachel has pointed me in this direction.

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  34. tlazy7ranchcabins November 7, 2019 at 4:29 pm #

    Congratulations on your 10 year blog anniversary! I stumbled on this blog by accident and love it. As my first and true love is reading!! LOL
    You’ve got an all-star lineup of Authors. Excited!

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  35. Kathleen Clark November 7, 2019 at 10:08 pm #

    Congrats on your 10th year! I enjoyed your post with Amy Green. I am a sucker for a pretty cover. Thanks for the opportunity to win your bookish prize!

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  36. Erica Massey November 7, 2019 at 11:10 pm #

    Rachel Dylan’s book Deadly Proof is one of the ABSOLUTE BEST books I’ve EVER read!
    So much truth was packed into that story!

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  37. Linda Leonard November 8, 2019 at 9:17 am #

    Congrats on your 10 yr. blogiversary!

    Liked by 1 person

  38. Gloria Browning November 9, 2019 at 12:22 am #

    Such a kind and thoughtful way to celebrate an anniversary! I would love to have the pleasure of reading books in the giveaway, then recycling them in my neighborhood little library and to a local community cooperative.
    browninggloria(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  39. M. Marcum November 9, 2019 at 5:01 am #

    That’s a great accomplishment!

    Liked by 1 person

  40. Rebecca Litton November 9, 2019 at 4:10 pm #

    Congratulations on 10 years!

    Liked by 1 person

  41. Sue Wendt November 9, 2019 at 4:24 pm #

    Happy blogversary. You are one of my favorite bloggers. I have WEDDED TO WAR on my Nook but have not read it. Need to move it up on the list!!

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  42. Megan L. November 9, 2019 at 7:52 pm #

    Congratulations! Your posts are always so fun to read.

    Liked by 1 person

  43. Sandra Burson November 9, 2019 at 8:41 pm #

    Congrats on the ten years and your book coming out in 2020.

    Liked by 1 person

  44. Lori Plach November 9, 2019 at 9:11 pm #

    Today is the 9th of November so I missed some of the authors but now that I’m here I’m sure won’t miss any more of it. Please enter me in the giveaway.

    Liked by 1 person

  45. Karen Rumba November 10, 2019 at 4:17 pm #

    Congratulations on your blogiversary! I enjoy reading it, looking forward to many more years!

    Like

  46. Nancy Payette November 10, 2019 at 11:50 pm #

    Congrats! Here’s to many more. 🎉

    Liked by 1 person

  47. susansnodgrass November 12, 2019 at 8:42 am #

    I had been married a year when my mama gave me her copy of Love Comes Softly to read. I have read that book so many times! I now own Mama’s original copy and woukd absolutely adore winning an anniversary edition of the book. Thanks for offering.

    Like

  48. attennos39 November 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm #

    This giveaway is awesome. What a way to brighten someone’s day.

    Liked by 1 person

  49. Amanda Geaney November 22, 2019 at 6:59 am #

    I just caught Susie’s guest post thanks to your tweet. I’ll go back and read your other guest’s posts throughout the day.

    Congrats on your blogging anniversary! I celebrated 5 years of book blogging before I retired so I know how much work goes into it.

    Blessings,
    Amanda Geaney

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    • rbclibrary November 23, 2019 at 6:45 am #

      Thanks, Amanda! Hope you enjoy the other posts.

      Like

  50. carhicks November 26, 2019 at 6:03 pm #

    Such a great milestone. Happy Blogiversary. Do not enter me in the draw as I am not in the US.

    Like

  51. Debra Kratz November 27, 2019 at 7:35 am #

    Wow! 10 years! That’s great!

    Liked by 1 person

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