The Fourth Annual 2020 Book Blogger Award Nominations // spreading the blogger love πŸ’•

So another year has come and gone and I’m starting to feel seriously old as it’s time for The Fourth Annual Book Blogger Awards!! This is my third time participating in the awards and I’m so excited to be nominating some people I love, as well as checking out other nomination posts to discover some amazing new bloggers ❀ The awards are hosted by the amazing May @ Forever and Everly and Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books!

I’m not nominating people for all of the categories, so if you haven’t done these yet be sure to check out May or Marie’s original post to see all the rules and categories!

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Best Of Their Age

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Best Teen Book Blogger (13-19)

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Kelly @ Another Book In The Wall // Kelly is such an amazing blogger and I absolutely adore reading her blog and chatting with her! She created the Teen Influencers directory last year so how could I not include her here? She’s such an amazing friend and blogger and we are all lucky to know her ❀

Annie @ Blossoms and Bullet Journals // I only recently started following Annie but I’m already in love with her blog! She’s a teen blogger who has amazing beautiful bullet journal spreads, wonderful reviews and other bookish posts, and she’s super friendly too!Maha @ Sunshine N Books // Maha has such a great and put together blog, and I’m always excited to read her posts! She is a wonderful and cheery person too!

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Best Adult Book Blogger (20+)Β 

Margaret @ Weird Zeal // Margaret is such a fantastic blogger, she writes wonderful posts about books, writing, and miscellaneous topics like her recent wonderful post about Hamilton, and I always love interacting with her.

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Best Genre Blogs

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Young Adult

Lori @ The Reading Fairy // Lori posts a lot about young adult books, including reviews and recommendations that I always love! She’s a fantastic blogger!

Olivia @ Purely OliviaΒ // Olivia is such a sweet friendly amazing blogger and I’m so in awe of how wonderful both she and her blog are! She primarily talks about young adult books, and I know I can always get some good YA recs from her blog! I love reading her blog posts and chatting with her in the comments!

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Middle Grade

Krisha @ Krisha’s Cozy Corner // Krisha is a preteen herself and shares some wonderful middle grade recommendations on her blog!

Aria @ Book Nook Bits // Aria has some wonderful and creative posts, and I love chatting with her! Although she does talk about YA, she posts primarily about middle grade, and I love reading her posts on Rick Riordan books!

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Literary Fiction

Holly @ Nut Free Nerd // Holly is THE blog to go to for classics and literary fiction! I honestly always hated reading classics in school, but Holly makes them seem so fun and interesting and gets even me thinking I should read them!

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Best Of Book Blogging

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Best Book Reviews

Nish & Ngoc @ Nish & Ngoc’s Book Nook // I love reading Nish and Ngoc’s book reviews! I love how they write book reviews together, and it’s fun to see their differing thoughts. They’re super unique because it feels like a conversation and I love reading them.

Kaya @ A Fictional Bookworm // Kaya consistently posts amazing book reviews! I know I can always go to her blog for an excellent unbiased review, and to discover new books!

Emma @ Emma Reads Too Much // Emma isn’t super active but that doesn’t matter because every time she does post a snarky negative review it’s a gift we have been blessed to hear Emma’s snark it’s seriously so entertaining what does that say about me that I live for her negative reviews I don’t know but it is what it is.

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Best Book Recommendations

Rhi @ Marshmallow Harmonies // I’ve only been following Rhi for a little bit but I already love her blog! I love her rec posts, such as her recommendations of lgbtq+ books and books by Black authors!

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Best Discussion Posts

Rukky @ Eternity Books // Rukky created the amazing Let’s Talk Bookish meme, sharing discussion posts nearly ever week, and I’m in awe of that! I always look forward to reading Rukky’s discussion posts in my feed, and those of everyone else who participates in Let’s Talk Bookish!

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Brianna & Krysta @ Pages Unbound // Brianna and Krysta always have such amazing insightful discussion posts and I always feel like I learn so much reading them!

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Best Blog AestheticRead By Tiffany

Tiffany @ Read by Tiffany // Tiffany’s blog is so soft and pink and my eyes are blessed every time I open it up. Everything looks so pretty and fits together so well! Also Tiffany makes the best mood boards for some books, which are even more aesthetic its beautiful.

Novels & Waffles

Kat @ Novels and Waffles // Kat’s blog is the most aesthetic thing ever period that’s just the facts. I mean, it’s so delicious and waffley!!

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Best Blogging/Writing Voice

Beck @ Smellfoy Can Read // Beck’s blog honestly just feels like I’m talking and hanging out with friends, not reading a blog. It’s just so fun and I feel relaxed and chill and happy and it’s super unique and amazing!

Bludgers And Broomsticks // Bludgers and Broomsticks runs a wonderful blog with such a distinct voice which also feels like I’m talking to one of my friends!

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Miscellaneous

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Most Supportive

Caitlin @ Caitlin Althea// Caitlin is always supportive of other bloggers! She has amazing posts dedicated solely to shouting out posts of other bloggers, and she’s always so friendly in the comments!

The Orangutang Librarian // The Orangutang Librarian writes amazing posts dedicated to underrated bloggers that you should follow! She’s also super friendly and supportive in the comments!

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Best Social Media Influencer

Cielo @ Bellrose Reads // I think I first discovered Cielo on twitter before finding her blog, and I know that I always see her fantastic presence on twitter! She started a discussion a while back about how underpaid/unappreciated book bloggers are on twitter (and hopefully these awards make us somewhat less under appreciated haha)

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Friendliest Member Of The Community

Xandra @ Starry Sky Books // Xandra is such a kind friendly blogger and I absolutely love chatting with her in the comments, my blog and hers! Reading her posts feels like hanging out with a friend, especially since she’s so positive and uplifting!

Alexandra @ Reading By Starlight // I love reading Alexandra’s posts! She has such fun unique content. But also Alexandra is just such a wonderful friendly person! Every time I chat with her in the comments I feel like I’m talking with an old friend and we’re just hanging out, not separated by computer screens and millions of miles haha.

Malka and Chana @ Paper Procrastinators// Malka and Chana are so friendly and I just love talking with them! They always leave such long friendly amazing comments that I truly look forward to, on their blog and others blogs, and talking in blog comments with them really feels like talking in person with my friends, not blogging to my computer.

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Best At Promoting Diverse Books

May @ Forever and Everly // May is such a champion of diversity and she really motivates me to read more diverse books! She (semi)recently posted 50+ books by QPOC Β it must have taken so long to put together I’m in awe but it’s such a great list and has given my tbr many new additions!

Leelynn @ Sometimes Leelynn Reads // Leelynn is a wonderful blogger who truly goes above and beyond at promoting diverse reads! She’s part of the team for the Hear Our Voices blog tours that try to give books to own voices reviewers, which is amazing!

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Most Importantly

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Best New Book Blogger

Prutha @ Confessions Of A Book And Music Addict // Prutha is such a wonderful blogger for having started so recently! She’s also super friendly and her personality really shines through her posts. Also her blog is beautiful!

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Best Overall Book Blogger

Marie & Nyx @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books// Marie is such an amazing blogger! Her posts are always so composed and put together, and she’s always so friendly commenting on her posts and other posts. She has such wonderful creative ideas, and is always willing to help out, especially as we can see by her hosting these awards! But also I wanted to mention her sister Nyx too, because I love reading Nyx’s posts, and they can be super creative too! Honestly what a dynamic duo.Paper Fury

Cait @ Paper Fury // Cait is THE book blogger. A queen. She has amazingly written insightful creative posts, is legit an amazing published author but still an active blogger, has hilarious twitter posts, beautiful bookstagram posts, and she’s just super friendly and nice?? is such perfection in a human possible? When you say book blogger Cait is the expectation and we are all the reality

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This took so long to write but I really wanted to gush about as many amazing bloggers as possible! And there are so many amazing bloggers that I absolutely love that I didn’t nominate because I couldn’t nominate everyone–honestly if you’re a book blogger then you’re amazing and you’re the best book blogger ❀ I hope I was able to sufficiently convince you all that the people nominated are amazing!!

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Let’s Chat

Are you participating in the book blogger awards? Are there any bloggers on this list that you adore too? I’d love to chat in the comments below ❀

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63 thoughts on “The Fourth Annual 2020 Book Blogger Award Nominations // spreading the blogger love πŸ’•

  1. I feel SO honored! πŸ₯Ί THANK YOU SO MUCH for the nomination…I’m working on my own nominations, and I think that these awards are such amazing ways to discover new blogs and stuff ! i definitely love some of the bloggers you mentioned as well, and i can’t wait to check out a few new ones!! ❀

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  2. Love your selections!!!! Kat’s blog is truly so beautiful and colorful. Whenever I visit her blog, I keep staring at the header image and the background.πŸ™ˆ
    And I also really like the Pages Unbound discussion posts.

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  3. Thank you so so much for the nomination!! 😊😊😭 it means a lot to me, I didn’t expected to get nominated in that category as I’m always a bit shy on the internet hehe. And yes, let’s hope we book bloggers get a little more recognition from this amazing initiative the awards are!! All the loveβœ¨πŸ’›

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  4. AH KAY THANK YOU SO MUCH. you are my favorite ever!!!! i promise at some point i will get my life together and actually get back to posting regularly…maybe. but either way i WILL get around to an award nom post and you WILL be on it as my all time fav

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  5. Aww thank you so much for the nomination and your kind words- it really means a lot!! ❀ And I love so many of these bloggers as well!! Kelly is wonderful and Weird Zeal is great! And pages unbound write my favourite discussion posts as well!! πŸ˜€ And I love tiffany and kat as well!

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  6. Ahh Kay thank you so, so much!! This was so kind of you and I really appreciate it.😭❀️ It’s an honor to be listed alongside so many other amazing bloggers!! Thank you for all the very kind words- I love our comment conversations and reading your blog posts so, so much. <33 I'm looking forward to checking out some of the blogs I don't know about!

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  7. Oh my goodness, Kay!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH for nominating me for Best Blog Aesthetic! It means a lot to me…gosh, I’m just one big puddle of emotions right now. This literally made my week so much brighter. I’ve been feeling a bit uninspired with my blog lately, so seeing this is a great reminder that that I truly do love book blogging. So thank you, once again. You are amazing!

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  8. ahh thank you so much for participating in these awards, kay!! i can tell you put so much thought and effort into this post, especially with all the lovely things you wrote about everyone ❀ and of course thank you so much for nominating ME for an award!!! this means the absolute world to me, and i'm glad i can motivate you to read more diverse books πŸ₯ΊπŸ’–

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  9. Thank you so much for nominating me, Kay! πŸ₯ΊπŸ’– Especially for Friendliest Member? You’re so kind! πŸ’•πŸ˜­ Thank you for saying such wonderful things about me, your posts also feel like I’m talking to a friend! I’m so glad we’ve met through blogging! And I agree with these other nominations so much! I’ll be making my nominations post this weekend and it’s so hard to decide on who to nominate for each category, haha!

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  10. Ahhh I’m so honored to be on here, I don’t even know what to say! ❀ Thank you, thank you. I’m so happy to see some of my favorite bloggers on here as well, and I can’t wait to check out the ones that I don’t already follow!

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  11. thank you so much for your kind words 😭😭 and i agree with so many of these!!! also i see some bloggers i have never seen before πŸ‘€πŸ‘€ let me check them out!!!

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  12. Awwww, Kay… I am crying – thank you so much for nominating me!!! I’m sending you the BIGGEST social-distance-approved hug! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

    “Every time I chat with her in the comments I feel like I’m talking with an old friend and we’re just hanging out, not separated by computer screens and millions of miles haha.”

    You know, I feel the EXACT same way about YOU! I honestly consider you to be one of my bookish besties. One of these days [you know, when the world isn’t trying to kill us all] I’m going to have to get my butt over to America and we’re going to have to go to Disneyland and Disneyworld. Spoiler alert: I’m going to need ALL the photos and ALL the character autographs.

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    1. Ahh of course I had to nominate you! I love reading your blog and our chat conversations and everything about you ❀ Ahh I'm glad you agree! I consider you to be one of my bookish (and disney!!) besties too ❀ I'm socially distantly hugging you back, and I loved reading this comment ❀

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  13. I’m just a puddle of emotions and happiness right now πŸ₯ΊπŸ’–πŸ’– Thank you so much Kay, that means a lot!! I love love love chatting with you as well about the topics, and I know I take forever in replying, but I still absolutely love reading your thoughts ✨ Ahh, I’m so honored to be here with so many other wonderful bloggers, and I can’t wait to check out some of the ones I don’t know πŸ’•

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  14. Kay, thank you so much for your nomination! πŸ’• I sometimes wonder if my comments can get too long and rambly, and this nomination has me reassured that I must be doing something right! I’m honored that we were mentioned among so many fabulous other bloggers that you nominated!

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