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Sunday, May 4, 2008

Weekly Geeks #2

I like this week's theme for weekly geeks although I'm cringing a little because it sounds like a lot of work. The idea is that when I post a review, if you have reviewed the same book on your blog, you can let me know and I'll add a link to your review on the post.

This is a cool idea, for a couple of reasons:
  1. Most of the book ideas I get come from other book bloggers.
  2. This is a great way to access many different points of view on the same book.
  3. It's a great way to get to know other bloggers.
Being a simplicist (is that a word?) I am in favor of starting this policy from now on, rather than trying to make it retroactive. So if you'd like me to link to a review of your's, please leave me a comment with a link to your review and I will add it in.


Trish said...

Eeeks--it does sound like some work, huh? I can't think about this right now as I have too many dang posts in my google reader--but I'm thinking maybe the reader will be a good search engine to see what other people have read the books I am reviewing? Talk about being overwhelmed!

Kim L said...

trish-yeah no kidding. On bloglines at least, you can search the feeds you are subscribed to, and that helps me figure out who recommended a book to me. I'm trying hard not to feel overwhelmed!

Marg said...

I keep an excel spreadsheet of the books that I want to read, and on there I write down where I saw a recommendation, otherwise there is no way I would be able to remember.

At first I was a little reluctant about starting this, but apart from the initial work required this week, I don't think it will be too bad...hopefully.