The event is over and the results are in!
In addition to 117 featured books on this website, an incredible 74 reviews, interviews, guest posts, and Facebook Q&As have taken place on 28 blogs and other platforms across the week and the globe. I’m not sure of all the locations, but it’s a fact that bloggers and authors from the US, Great Britain, Australia, and India have participated. Let’s all take a moment to shake hands and slap each other on the back, as golden confetti drifts down to the sounds of “We are the champions!” (Or whatever music makes you feel like a winner. I will be cranking up DMX’s “X’s gonna give it to ya!”)
On behalf of all the participating authors, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to each and every blogger that took the time to read and review our books, cared enough to ask us questions, stayed up late to host a Facebook event, or made their blog available for a guest post. Thank you for being the troubadours of the written word – you helped us feel that perhaps those months or even years of drafting, editing, and publishing effort were worth it.
As a reader, I would also like to thank you for shining a spotlight onto so many unusual, funny, and entertaining books. It was impossible not to download some of these gems after reading your reviews. Just think of all the other readers you’ve helped to connect with their new favourites. That alone should make you feel warm and fuzzy.
After tallying up the results, it was stunning to see just how much effort some of you contributed to the success of this event. Ladies and gentlemen, please help welcome the following #ComedyBookWeek champions:
Bronze Award goes to Vicki Goodwin of Page Turner!
Please join me in thanking Vicki for reviewing an amazing four books on such short notice, her active participation on Goodreads and Twitter, and for her all-around good nature and support.
Visit Vicki’s blog to learn more about her and read her other book reviews – she reads alot! You can also connect with Vicki on Twitter and Goodreads, where she has managed to review an astounding 563 books.
Silver Award goes to Ani Gonzales of Hexes and Magic, and Ghosts!
Please join me in thanking Ani for the sheer effort of reviewing four books and hosting an incredible four interviews with the authors!
Gold Award goes to C of Happy Meerkat Reviews!
Please join me in thanking C for reviewing an amazing five books, and actively participating on Goodreads, Twitter, and even Facebook events. She deserves a separate award for her attitude, too – the blog is called Happy Meerkat for a good reason.
But that’s not all! I’ve saved the best for last. Now it’s your turn – nominate a participating blogger for the BEST BOOK REVIEW – PEOPLE’S CHOICE award. You have until Friday, 29 July 12:00 EST to do so by providing the following in the comments below:
You have until Friday, 29 July 12:00 EST to do so by providing the following in the comments below:
- Blogger’s name
- Review’s URL
- The reason for your nomination – in one sentence.
A poll with all nominated reviews will be posted next Saturday, 30 July, with voting open until Friday, 5 August.The winner of this soon-to-be-prestigious award will be chosen based on your votes!
You can also contribute by providing feedback on how to make this event even better in January – but please limit your comments on this particular post to the award nominations only. In just a couple of days, another post will be published, tallying up other results, such as sales, Twitter impressions, blog stats, and more. There will also be proposed improvements for the January event and an invitation for feedback.
Until then – write on!