Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Two Years at she reads and reads + Giveaway Winners!

As you know, I recently celebrated my two-year anniversary, and to mark the occasion I wanted to share a few stats with you (as well as let you know who won my giveaway!).

This is my 479th post!

Top five reviews:
  1. Good to a Fault by Marina Endicott (highly recommended)
  2. Testimony by Anita Shreve (not recommended)
  3. My Little Red Book edited by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff (recommended)
  4. Simon’s Cat by Simon Tofield (highly recommended)
  5. The Corpse Will Keep by Pat Capponi and Farthing by Jo Walton (recommended and highly recommended, respectively)
Top five non-review (non-giveaway) posts:
  1. What Is the Nature of Reading, What Are Its Rules and Its Gifts? (guest post by my sister Brogan)
  2. Similar Covers: Have You Seen These Women?
  3. Similar Covers: A Bevy of Skirts
  4. Again, Similar Covers
  5. Similar Covers: More Women from Behind + How Do I Find These Covers Anyway?
Top referring sites (thank you!):
  1. Reusable Cover Art at Reading the Past
  2. Should Be Reading
  3. Cindy’s Love of Books
  4. Jacket Whys
  5. My Friend Amy
  6. The Printed Page
  7. BookBound
  8. Book Chatter
  9. A Work in Progress
  10. A Reader’s Respite
Over the past two years, my site has had nearly 30,000 visitors hailing from 117 countries!

Enough of that, you say, you want to know who won my giveaway? The winners were:
  1. allisonsbj3, who requested American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld (my review)
  2. buddyt, who requested Careless in Red by Elizabeth George (my review)
Congratulations and thanks again to all of you for reading (and commenting on!) my blog!


  1. Congratulations Avis! The time goes by really quickly, doesn't it?

  2. Congrats on your two-year anniversary! I see your cover art pages are especially popular :) That's cool you're getting a lot of referrals from my page, too!

  3. Congratulations on two fabulous years, Avis!

  4. Congrats Avis. Its hard to believe its been two years with your blog and our friendship.

    I am so happy that you got alot of traffic from my site. You deserve it.

  5. I love reading stats like that! Happy blogiversary and congratulations to the winners!

  6. Congratulations on your two years! This means it's also our blogger meet up anniversary too - next month I think. Or is it in September? I can never remember!

  7. Congratulations. 30,000 visitors is phenomenal!