2011 in Review

Saturday, December 31, 2011

So, while I am impatiently watching the news for the ball to drop in Times Square, I want to tell you about the year in review.

Entered 2 challenges that I sadly did not complete, but had fun entering and talking about them anyway (and read some awesome books that I would have not otherwise!)
2011 Debut Author Challenge
2011 Off the Shelf Challenge

Held The Bucket List’s first giveaway (baby steps!!)

Celebrated Valentine’s Day with a strange twist and talked about love triangles

100 amazing people followed the site

Started Cover Discovered, a feature where I rant about the latest book covers I have found.

Interviewed best-selling author, Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi

Hosted the City of Bones book discussion

The Bucket List’s first guest post

May- June:
Top 5 Fictional Proms

My Dream Library

Borders closes :(

August- December:
I went to college and left the blogosphere, besides a few posts here and there but I plan to be back on the air for spring semester.

I started this site in August of 2010 and it was awesome to see it turn one year old this year. You have been with me throughout all of it and I appreciate you all. You all are fantastic and great and I want to give you a huge, THANK YOU, for keeping me motivated in continuing showing you all about the great books I discover. I hope you stick around for another year of fun because this year will be even better than last year.

What will 2012 bring: hopefully it will not bring the end of the world, because The Bucket List will only get better with age. I hope to be online more than I was this semester, so I will definitely have more posts for you to read.

There will be more great giveaways that you could enter.

I am looking into going to BEA this year, something I have never done before, so if you have been, I would love to hear your experiences of the convention.

Since last year’s book discussion was on City of Bones to celebrate the release of City of Fallen Angels, I want to do this year’s book discussion on Fallen to celebrate the release of Rapture. Do you think this would be a good idea? If interested in participating in any way, please contact me HERE.

Happy New Year, everyone!

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  1. Thanks for visiting my blog, Gina. :) Happy New Year to you, too. Sounds like you have some awesome things lined up for The Bucket List in 2012! Glad to be a follower and part of it all!

  2. Hope you had an awesome new years! Happy 2012! You did amazingly this year. Thanks for sharing this post.

  3. Fabulous recap and looking forward to the upcoming posts. Happy new year...and happy reading! ^_^

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