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Gabbing with the YA Diversity Book Club | Dive Into Diversity

Greetings, friends! Estelle here. A new month and another opportunity to diversify your bookshelves! I’m so psyched to share May’s DID post with you today. I’ve been an avid reader of the YA Diversity Book Club posts — made up of Sandie at Teen Lit Rocks, Kristan @ We Heart YA, Lucy @ The Reading Date, […]

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May 31, 2015 - 8:01 am

It's a Wrap | MAY We Remember You Kindly, Estelle - […] Dive Into Diversity | Intro + Sign Up […]

May 13, 2015 - 10:02 pm

Rebecca @ Reading Wishes - Loved reading this interview and hearing their thoughts on diversity! I’ve got a copy of SIMON burning a hole in my bookshelf, so I will have to look into when they’ll be reading it this month.

May 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

DISCUSSION: diversity in pop culture and more » twirling pages - […] the dive into diversity challenge! […]

May 12, 2015 - 2:08 pm

We Heart YA - Thanks for featuring us, and for such thoughtful, important questions! This Dive Into Diversity challenge has been so great. <3

May 12, 2015 - 11:52 am

Lucy - Thanks for having us on the blog today! I love your Dive Into Diversity feature and your thoughtful discussion posts and reviews. Thanks for all the great work you do to celebrate diversity!

BEA Part of It 2014: The Crew + a Roundup

Happy Sunday + Happy Mom’s Day to all the fun, awesome, nurturing moms out there! (Especially my lovely bff, Magan!) With just a few weeks left until BEA and your upcoming trips to NYC, we hope you enjoyed the BEA Part of It series this year! Today we are wrapping it up with our favorite […]

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May 22, 2015 - 8:01 am

City Love Preparations | BEA Part of It 2015 - […] thanks to everyone who took part in our third annual BEA Part of It series (2013 & 2014). I love hosting it, and while it’s exciting BEA will find a new home in Chicago next year, […]

June 1, 2014 - 6:26 am

Judith - This is such a lovely post! I adored this feature and it makes me want to visit NYC EVEN MORE! (It’s my ultimate dream.) One day I will be there and we will meet and it will be glorious!

May 22, 2014 - 7:18 pm

tabithasbookblog - ESTELLE! Your favorite place is one of my favorite places too! I discovered it last month on my way to a babysitting job! Hopefully I’ll get to see you again at BEA!

May 12, 2014 - 2:54 pm

alice-jane - I love this round up of fave places + books around NYC from bloggers! I’m agreeing with Jaime on the Central Park one! I always find new places in Central Park every time I go to NYC and it’s always so magical!

May 11, 2014 - 11:37 pm

Alexa S. - Hurrah! This series was so much fun to read and write for, and I’m glad we ended up doing it again. I’m especially loving this last collaborative post – it’s awesome to see everyone’s picks 🙂

May 11, 2014 - 5:10 pm

April Books & Wine - I love this whole feature series. I’ve decided I am going to one of those ice cream places and the macbar and high line and central park. I have like two really slow BEA nights — Tuesday and Friday. This will happen and it will be awesome.

May 11, 2014 - 9:11 am

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - I just love all of these posts! I’m hoping I have time to get a little lost an explore! Great job both this year and last year! These posts are always so fantastic!

Who’s Who? Can You Guess the Baby Blogger?

Where do you get your best ideas? Mostly I get mine in the shower or right before I fall asleep. But last week (or was it two weeks ago), I had a massive brainstorm while sweating on some kind of contraption at the gym. I wanted a way to involve more of the community in […]

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February 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Shelve It: Zac Efron and Breaking Book Bans, Estelle - […] I added the answers to the Guess the Baby Blogger […]

February 15, 2014 - 9:14 pm

Hannah @ So Obsessed With - I’ve already told you this but had to comment and say MOST ADORABLE POST EVER! Way to go on this creative and fabulous post!

February 13, 2014 - 7:05 pm

Ellice - E, you win the award for cutest blog post ever! I love this idea, and I’ve looked at it multiple times since you’ve posted it trying to figure out who’s who. So much fun! 🙂

February 13, 2014 - 2:22 pm

Sash from Sash and Em - ALL OF THE BABIES! I love this post so much. <3

February 12, 2014 - 7:20 am

Wednesday’s Weekly Wrap-Up! Literary Cocktails, Bookish Crying In Public and More… | The Bumbling Bookworm - […] from Rather Be Reading had a gorgeous ‘Guess the Baby Blogger’ Game going on in honour of her co-blogger Magan […]

February 9, 2014 - 7:15 pm

Betty - ESTELLE! This turned out so great!! I can’t get over how cute all these baby bloggers are!! Some are so obvious– haha but others I’m thinking… Who the heck is THAT?? So much fun!

February 9, 2014 - 12:54 pm

Book Bloggery Week-in-Review (46) - […] out this book blogger guessing game, composed of baby […]

February 8, 2014 - 8:07 am

Tirta @ I Prefer Reading - Omg cuteness overload!!!! Those are seriously a bunch of very adorable pictures <3

February 7, 2014 - 7:08 pm

Leah - HEE LOOK AT EVERYONE! I thiiink I have a few guessed but oh my god these pictures are too adorable!

February 7, 2014 - 4:46 pm

Alyssa - Cripes. WE ARE ALL SO ADORABLE. Loving this. It honestly just made my day. Can’t wait to take some time to PLAY!!

February 7, 2014 - 4:29 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Oh, look at all the cute! I can’t wait to try and figure out who everyone is! I’m pretty sure I found Ginger and Alexa.

February 7, 2014 - 4:17 pm

Sharon @ The Book Barbies - Tee hee! Look at all the cuteness! I can’t stand it! 🙂

This was SUCH a fun idea, E!

February 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm

Natalie @ Books, Etc. - I just printed out my chart and can’t wait to try and figure this all out! The only one I know for sure right now is me! 😛

February 7, 2014 - 3:43 pm

Anna - I mean AlexA, of course!

February 7, 2014 - 3:42 pm

Anna - Let’s see…I spy Ginger, Jamie, Rachel, Tara, Alexis, Sash, Elena, Jess, Lena, Capillya, Shanyn and me of course. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh where are you, Estelle? Still trying to guess the rest…we need a cheat sheet!

This is too cute!

February 7, 2014 - 10:27 am

Alexa S. - I’m still so happy that this actually happened! The idea was a brilliant, inspired one, E, so GOOD JOB. I love looking at these photos. I think I’ve guessed a couple, but they’ll go under further scrutiny when I’m at home and can STARE at these adorable photos! YAY!

February 7, 2014 - 10:03 am

Tara - Giggling so hard over this! So much cute all in one post. I think I have the people I know figured out, but I can’t wait to see if I’m right!

February 7, 2014 - 9:53 am

Ginger @ GReads! - This turned out SO CUTE!!! I’m giggling at a few of these because they STILL make the same facial expressions, hehe. Going to fill out my guesses soon. Thanks Estelle for putting this together. Such a fun idea! xo

February 7, 2014 - 8:42 am

Kristina - LOVE IT!!! I think I have at least 4 or 5 already. Too cute!

‘A’ is from Appreciation

Happy Saturday friends! Magan and I were very late to the party when it came to participating in Book Blogger Appreciation Week so we wanted to present you with a list of ways we like to show love for our fellow bloggers. First and foremost, Magan and I started as fans of the book blogging […]

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September 16, 2012 - 6:33 pm

Tara - If we keep finding more things in common I’m going to think we are long-lost sisters or something 🙂 I’m still reeling that we were at Harry Potter ON THE SAME DAY. Unreal.

September 16, 2012 - 11:20 am

elena - omg this post makes my sick self so happy!!! i’m so glad i found you girls, what did i do with my life before?? so much love for you both!!! love talking about books with you, m, and miley cyrus with you, e! <333

September 16, 2012 - 10:10 am

Lisa - I love all this love!

Totes agree with you that while the friendship may start with books, boy oh boy does it grow beyond that quickly!

September 16, 2012 - 9:06 am

April Books & Wine - Awww.

Alexa is super awesome!

I just needed to put that out there.

ALSO. I love all the blogs mentioned here. ALL OF THEM.

September 16, 2012 - 12:49 am

Rather Be Reading Blog: Estelle's Shelve It (9/16/2012) - […] showing appreciation for your favorite bloggers silhouette of a sparrow by molly beth giffin and then things fall apart by arliana tibensky the big kids’ table: exciting new adult releases for the fall! like moonlight at low tide by nicole quigley […]

September 16, 2012 - 12:32 am




These are a few of my faaavorite things. <3

But seriously, I love that books bring people together and form friendships in ways that geography limits most of the time. Mandee is all the way in Aussieland! And if hadn't been for a bookish conference in Texas (where I met M), I might never have linked up with E in NYC for dinner!

September 15, 2012 - 8:24 pm

Alexia561 - Great post! I only recently started using the “recommended by” option in Goodreads, so I can remember where I first saw the book and give credit where credit is due. Sharing the love is one of the reasons I love the book blogosphere! 🙂