The Fourth Annual Book Blogger Awards: My 2020 Nominations

Hello, friends! 🥳 Today, I am super excited to bring you today’s post which features all my nominations for the Fourth Annual 2020 Book Blogger Awards which is hosted by May from Forever and Everly and Marie from Drizzle and Hurricane Books.

There are so many bloggers I deeply admire, and I would highly recommend checking them out. 💜 If you’d like to participate in the fun, be sure to check out May and Marie’s introduction post and nominate your favorite bloggers.

B E S T . O F . T H E I R. A G E

Best Pre-Teen/Teen Book Blogger (13-19)

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Olivia @ Purely Olivia. Olivia is one of the sweetest bloggers out there, and she also creates some of my favorite content in the blogosphere. 🌸 It’s sweet. It’s light, and I just love her entire pink aesthetic! She’s one of the most supportive bloggers that I know, and I love interacting with her and seeing her around the blogosphere. I always try to stay updated on her latest blog posts~

Best Adult Book Blogger (20+)

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Fadwa @ Word Wonders. Fadwa is one of my favorite people in the blogging community and also one of my greatest inspirations. She’s someone I look up to so much for her passion in promoting diverse reads in the community and being a constant supportive voice. From her blog to her booktube to serving looks on Twitter, I love all of her content! 🌷 She’s such an important voice in the book community and has impacted so much positive change.

B E S T . O F. B O O K . B L O G G I N G

Best Book Reviews

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Michelle @ Magical Reads. Michelle is one of my favorite bloggers to turn to when I’m debating whether or not to pick up a book. Her reviews are always incredibly well written, and she somehow knows how to put all your thoughts about a book onto a screen. She perfectly captures all your feelings and hits all the key points which is why I love reading her reviews. 💙 Plus, I feel like we have fairly similar opinions!

Best Book Recommendations

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CW @ The Quiet Pond. I love the friends at The Quiet Pond with all my heart from the book reviews to bookish news updates. ✨ It’s easy to say that Varian the frog gives some of the best book recommendations in the entire blogosphere and that’s because you can really see the time and effort CW has put into researching up-and-coming as well as backlist books. I think what I like best about Varian’s (AKA CW’s) book recommendations is that it’s specifically tailored towards certain themes (e.g. Pride month, Asian Pacific Heritage month, etc.) yet it’s still welcoming and inclusive.

Best Discussion Posts

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Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books. Marie is one of my favorite bloggers and blogging inspirations, and I still constantly check her blog on a weekly daily basis to read her updates. I feel like Marie is one of the most genuinely kind people in the world, and I’m really glad that I was able to befriend someone like her in this community. Her discussion posts are always super thought-provoking and touch both fun and serious topics. 💖

The Orangutan Librarian. Whenever I scroll through my WordPress feed and see a post by The Orangutan Librarian, I always click to read it. From lighthearted and fun posts to deeper dives into more series topics, their discussion posts are always super fun to read! 🍌🙈

Best Blog Aesthetic

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CW, Joce, and Skye @ The Quiet Pond. My friends at the pond deserve constant endless praise for their creativity in crafting the awesomeness that is The Quiet Pond. The entire blog aesthetic is original and cute with the perfect touch of magic. Each individual pond friend has a specific niche that makes every post particularly engaging to read! These past two months have been especially spectacular with so many guest posts and fun visitors~💫

Chloe @ Marshmallow Pudding. From my blog aesthetic, you can probably tell that I’m such a fan of the soft pink aesthetic, and one of my favorite bloggers who captures this entire ~cute~ persona is Chloe! Even just the name of her blog is SO. FREAKING CUTE. I love her logo and browsing through her blog is always relaxing. 🍡🍮

Best Blogging/Writing Voice

Caitlin @ Caitlin Althea. I’m the type of person who reads blogs for the writer behind the blog, and one of my favorite bloggers who continously impresses me with her personality and voice is Caitlin! ✏️ She always tackles fun and interesting topics in her discussion posts, and even regular posts like wrap-ups are interesting when she’s writing them~ When she’s writing, I always feel like commenting!

Rain @ Book Dragonism. One of my favorite blogging voices is definitely Rain who has such a fun and enthusiastic personality. Her reviews are always incredibly well-written, but I also just love how we have complementary tastes in books which makes it even more exciting to read her content. She has a distinct writing voice that is always fun to read~!

M I S C E L L A N E O U S

Most Helpful

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Kal @ Reader Voracious. Kal writes some of the most helpful how-to discussion posts in the blogosphere whether it’s about how to request ARCs, how to navigate and use Edelweiss, or how to organize your reading and blogging life through spreadsheets. ✏️ I learn so many important tips and blogging hacks that I didn’t think I’d need to know until I read her posts. She’s incredibly passionate about helping and educating other bloggers, and her discussion posts are a reflection of her desire to help others.

Xandra @ Starry Sky Books. Xandra is also another blogger who is constantly willing to help others in the community. I love how unique all her ideas such as her latest post about editing Instagram photos with digital books. She’s such a kind and thoughtful personality in the blogosphere, and I love checking out her blogging tips post the most!

Most Supportive

Lori @ The Reading Fairy. Lori is such a kind personality in the community. She’s always engaging with others about their content, and overall, you can tell Lori is someone who is extremely passionate about supporting her fellow bloggers. 💖 I will forever appreciate her for being so supportive about the debut of “subtle asian book club.”

Clo @ Cuppa Clo. Words can’t even begin to describe how much I appreciate Clo. Clo was one of my first blogging friends when I started out, and the past two years would have been grey without her constant kind words and supportive thoughts. 💜 You can always count on Clo to cheer the community on! *big hugs, clo*

Most Engaged in the Community

Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books. I honestly could not have gone through this entire blog post without mentioning Marie because she is one of my favorite bloggers in existence. 🥰 When I first started blogging, Marie was my biggest inspiration, and now, I’m so lucky and proud to call her a close friend! In my opinion, Marie is the most engaged in the blogging community, constantly checking on others and advocating for bloggers on social media.

Most Creative

May @ My 1st Chapter. May is incredibly artistically talented, and one of my favorite features on her blog is where she recreates her favorite book covers. Truthfully, all of her posts are super creative and fun to read, but these posts in particular are always cool to see because she puts her own spin on popular titles!

Saoudia @ With Love, Saoudia. Saoudia is another blogger in the community that I absolutely adore, and we also have similar tastes in both books in K-Pop. One of my favorite posts on her blog is where she associates her K-Pop biases with different books, and I think this was such a fun way to combine two interests when providing book recommendations!

Best Social Media Influencer

Clara @ The Bookworm of Notre Dame. Of course, when it comes to this award, I have to nominate the Instagram aesthetic queen herself….Clara! 📸 I love her aesthetic blog posts and mood boards, and I especially love her Instagram which is so freaking beautiful! If you’re not following her Instagram, I don’t know what you’re doing~!

Best Personality

Marta @ The Book Mermaid. Marta is seriously one of the sweetest and most thoughtful and supportive members in the blogging community, and I really can’t appreciate her enough. 💛 She’s nothing but friendly, heartwarming, and kind. Having someone like her in the bookish community makes it a better place.

Ilsa @ A Whisper of Ink. This entire blog post is just me gushing about my favorite people, but I absolutely adore Ilsa, especially since we have such similar tastes in books. I feel like I can talk to her shamelessly about anything from Wattpad books to my trashy romance faves. She’s such a kind and fun-loving person!

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Vicky @ What Vicky Read. Vicky is another blogger who I really love and appreciate in this community. I always love interacting with her, and all our conversations whether through blog or Twitter never fail to brighten my day.

Friendliest Member of the Community

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Riv @ Small Stained Pages. is one of the kindest and caring bloggers that I know. She’s always incredibly supportive of her fellow bloggers, and her presence and friendliness shine like sunshine. She’s incredibly sweet, and I couldn’t imagine the book community without her~! I’m also slightly biased because she’s my pen pal buddy, and it’s always a joy for me to interact with her.

Caro @ Book Chesire Cat. Another super kind and supportive blogger that I absolutely adore is Caro. Whenever I see that she’s commented on my blog posts, my day is immediately brightened. ✨ She’s always incredibly thoughtful when she writes her own posts and comment on others’ posts.

Best at Promoting Diverse Books

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Maha @ Sunshine N Books. Maha very quickly became one of my favorite bloggers, and out of all her amazing posts, I especially loved her Muslim experience blog post. Maha is someone who I admire endlessly for her vocal support of diverse reads in the community, and she’s always serving as a voice to uplift marginalized and under-represented bloggers. She’s also a fellow daughter of Aphrodite! 💖

Kate @ Your Tita Kate.love love love Kate(!!) She’s like the older sister/cool aunt I’ve always wanted, and despite her cool badass demeanor, she’s really a softie with a heart of gold. She’s someone I look up to so much for her passion in promoting diverse reads in the community and being a constant supportive voice. She’s such an important voice in the book community and has impacted so much positive change.

M O S T . I M P O R T A N T L Y

Best New Book Blogger (started blog after August 2019)

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Lauren and Orianna @ Love Yo Shelf. I’m honestly shooketh that Lauren and Orianna are pretty new bloggers because they are incredibly professional and their posts are *chef’s kiss* They blog like they’ve been doing it for years. I absolutely love how they use her platform to boost marginalized voices and advocate for more diversity in the book community. 🌟 I cannot wait to see more of what they accomplish in the coming years!

Best Overall Book Blogger

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May @ Forever and Everly. May is someone I admire deeply for her passion and fun attitude in the community and her constant engagement and supportiveness of other bloggers. 💖 I always look forward to reading her posts, seeing her presence on Twitter, and looking at her blog comment replies. She works incredibly hard in the community to make it a welcoming, supportive, and F U N place.

Thank you so much for reading my post! 💕 I know that this one is super long, but I really enjoyed taking the time to properly acknowledge so many of my favorite bloggers. There are also definitely a bunch of bloggers who I love that I didn’t mention in this list. I hope to read your posts and nominations for the blogger awards, and I hope you enjoyed reading mine! Please let me know if there are any other bloggers you think I should also check out~

Who are your favorite book bloggers?

Will you be nominating anyone for the blogger awards?

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43 thoughts on “The Fourth Annual Book Blogger Awards: My 2020 Nominations

  1. ah Tiffany I LOVED reading this post and all the bloggers you mentioned. Can’t wait to go and check them out and find new blogs to follow. I’ve been on a bit of a content creation high at the moment hehe

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  2. *sobs* Ah Tiffany I love you so much *hugs* I adored reading this post, and being nominated alongside so many wonderful bloggers is an honour ❤ I can't wait to check out some of the other bloggers you mentioned, thank YOU for being such a wonderful first friend in this community. May your light always shine a soft pink hehe

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    1. I’M SO GLAD THAT YOU READ IT!! I LOVED THAT WE COULD TALK ABOUT IT TOGETHER AND NOW I NEED MORE ROMANCE IN MY LIFE

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  3. AAAAH thank you so much tiffany!! i love this post so much and being nominated is so freaking cool 🥺🥺🥺 you’re awesome, i love and appreciate your content a lot 🤍🤍

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  4. *screams* TIFFANY!!! I love interacting with you too, it always brightens my day as you are a literal ray of sunshine! I’m so glad we were able to ‘meet’ thanks to blogging! Ps. I love your blog and your posts always inspire me to create content! 🙂

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    1. *screams back* VICKY!! i love interacting with you on twitter and blog too~ you deserve all the love!!

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  5. TIFFANY THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR NOMINATING ME 😭😭 im glad that you like my reviews because im always insecure of them ahsjsksk it’s an honor to be mentioned in the same post as these amazing bloggers 💖

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  6. TIFFANY I AM GOING TO CRY 🥺😭😭 i’m just so happy and honored and ahh i love you, thank you!! I’m so glad you enjoy my discussion posts and the long rambles I pour my heart into ahah, thank you so, so much for this, this made my entire week. 🥺😭😭 I love your nominations so, so much as well, so many incredible bloggers ahhh!! Thank you for taking the time to do this ❤

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    1. MARIE I ADORE YOU AND YOUR BLOG SO SO MUCH!! thank you for all your hard work with may in putting this together ❤️

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  7. Tiffany, thank you so much for the nomination!! This means so much to me and I’ve always looked up to your blog so much.🥺💗You are THE sweetest and I’m sending you all the virtual hugs!! It’s an honor to be on this list with so many other bloggers I also admire and I can’t wait to read the ones I haven’t read yet! xx

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  8. Hallo, Hallo Tiffany,

    I am loving your noms list!! Mostly as I recognise quite a few bloggers I love to read myself whilst at the same time, you have a lovely batch of new bloggers I need to start visiting!!! I’ve included your post on a mini blogroll underneath my own nominations as I wanted to help unite us all together and to make it a bit easier to find our noms lists!! This is my first year participating in the awards, too.

    You have such a beautiful blog and I look forward to returning to visit.

    Perhaps we share some mutuals? read my noms list to find out.

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  9. TIFFANY….. i am literally crying in the club right now. i scrolled to the end of this post and when i saw my name under overall i genuinely said “i hate you” out loud 😭😭 (i love you so much you’re my favorite person ever)

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  10. TIFFANY i AM GOING TO CRY!!! 😭😭😭 Thank you so much for your nomination & kind words, it means so much to me that the work I put in to help and educate others is appreciated. Especially since I have been basically nonexistant for months ilysm

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    1. KAL!! You will forever be one of my favorite bloggers. Sending you so much love, and I can’t wait for your eventual return 💖

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  11. I’m SO SORRY it has taken me this long to properly thank you for mentioning me, but omg Tiffany thank you so much!!! 😭😭 This was literally the highlight of the month/year/century for me, because it’s the first time I’m getting nominated and to know you think I’m worth of it makes me very, very happy (and incredibly emotional hahaha). You’re an amazing person and I’m so glad I met you ❤ ❤

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    1. LOLOL DONT WORRY. it’s taking me even longer to reply to comments, but I adore you and your blog!! ❤

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