T10T: Blog/Social Media Shout-Outs!

August 14, 2018


Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

This week’s prompt is to give shout-outs to 10 bloggers or bookish sites! I also wanted to shout out some of my fave bookstagrammers and book twitter folks, so I’ll include links for those, too!

Note: I’m not including any booktubers because I did a booktube shout-out post so recently, and you can view that here.

There were also several people I wanted to include but chose not to because they are on extended hiatuses—if they end their hiatuses soon, I’ll come back and add them to this list, because three of those people are INCREDIBLY dear friends of mine and, if they were producing content right now, I’d shove you all in their directions immediately!

These are in no particular order, and definitely won’t be ALL of my faves, so please don’t feel left out if your name isn’t on the list. ?


1. Taylor @ Nerd Narration:
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads

Taylor is such a sweetheart, she’s hilarious, and we have the best deep talks. I’m lucky enough to consider her not just a bookish friend, but a friend in every other aspect, too.


2. Areli @offaerietalesandbooks:
bookstagram | goodreads

First, Areli has my favorite bookstagram feed EVER. The colors and angles she uses are so gorgeous, plus I love her book selfies because she’s stunning and so graceful. She’s also one of the most supportive and kind people I’ve met in this entire community and it makes my day every time I get a comment or message from her.

3. Heather @ The Sassy Book Geek:
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads

Heather is my horror twin, and we can chat spooky stories for days, but we’re also just super similar and she makes my day every time we talk. She’s so funny and lovely and writes AMAZING, thorough reviews that inspire me every time I read them.


4. Reg @ Bookish in Bed
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads


If Heather’s my horror twin, Reg is definitely my thriller/mystery buddy! She’s one of my favorite people to buddy read with because not only is she so fun to talk to, but she always makes me think about what we’re reading. She’s so fun to theorize about books with, too, and I love that she’s always down for a chat or buddy read. ♥ I feel like our opinions on our buddy reads are always pretty much identical, too, lmao!

5. Kathy @ Books and Munches
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads

Dude, where do I even start with Kathy? She is literally one of my absolute closest friends, bookish or otherwise. She is so supportive and caring, she always knows how to calm me down or make me laugh when I’m upset, and I can talk to her for hours (and have, many times!). I am so blessed to have her as a friend, and her reviews are so insightful and always make me smile.

6. Kaleena @ Reader Voracious
blog | twitter | goodreads

Kaleena and I didn’t start talking super frequently until recently, and WOW, have I been missing out. She is HILARIOUS, and so sweet, and I feel like our personalities just mesh so well, PLUS she loves gushing over spooky reads and films as much as I do! ♥


7. Sadie @mother.horror
twitter | bookstagram | goodreads


She posts the most gorgeous photos and reviews, but she’s also incredibly kind and welcoming! I was a little bit nervous to finally publicly embrace my love of horror on bookstagram recently because I’d never felt like my feed was “spooky enough” for the horror groups, but Sadie has made me feel right at home and my TBR has grown so much thanks to her recommendations.


8. Amber @ ambsreads
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads

Amber 💌✨

Sometimes, you meet someone, and you’re just in awe of how strong they are, and for me, that person is Amber. She’s honestly just a total badass, but she’s also SO incredibly sweet and funny and wise, and her reviews are 100% some of my top faves.

Heather's Reading Hideaway

9. Heather @ Heather’s Reading Hideaway
blog | twitter | bookstagram

Heather is a fairly new friend, but she’s already made such a lasting impression on me. She is so sweet and is always down to offer a listening ear, but she’s also just such a fun person to chat with and she has amazing taste in books! ♥

10. Kayla @ Books and Blends
blog | twitter | bookstagram | goodreads

Kayla is so sweet, and like a few others on this list, what’s great about her is that she’s become more of a “normal” friend than a “bookish” friend, if that makes sense! I think we talk just as much about our daily lives as we do about our book blogging lives, and I love that I can always count on her for a fun chat or someone to vent to.

These are only ten of the literal DOZENS of bookish people I wanted to highlight today, but I knew if I didn’t cut it off at ten, I’d go on forever! ?

I may do a Part 2 of this list some day soon, with another 10 recommendations, if anyone is interested!


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  • Reply Kay Wisteria August 14, 2018 at 12:39 am

    This is such a sweet post! I definitely have new people to check out!!

  • Reply ambsreads August 14, 2018 at 12:44 am

    Destiny! Oh my gosh! I’m crying. Thank so much for this, your comment has melted my heart. You’re quite literally one of the strongest people I’ve ever come across so your kind words mean so much to me. Especially since I love your blog AND you ?

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:32 am

      Awww Amber! ♥♥ I love you so much, thank you, you’re so sweet! I’m so happy to have you as a friend!

      • Reply ambsreads August 14, 2018 at 9:31 pm

        I’m so happy to have a friend and role model like you! ?

  • Reply Carolina @fictionologyst August 14, 2018 at 1:36 am

    I haven’t followed most of them but I’m gonna follow now! They seems super nice, thanks for sharing Destiny!

  • Reply Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum August 14, 2018 at 1:51 am

    Thanks for highlighting these great reviewers! I love having more blogs to check out 🙂

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm

      Awesome, I’m happy to help! I love getting the chance to recommend some of my faves!

  • Reply Annemieke August 14, 2018 at 2:18 am

    Like how do you even select people 🙁 I need to go check some of these out this week. 🙂

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:26 pm

      It was soooo hard! I’m seriously going to have to do a “part 2” post because it literally took me about 3 hours to narrow it down to just 10.

  • Reply Brooke Lorren August 14, 2018 at 2:44 am

    Lots of new people to check out this week. I’ll probably have to bookmark the linky, because there are so many great websites out there. Thanks for sharing your good blogger friends with us!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:27 pm

      Agreed, I’m loving all of the new blogs I’ve found to follow thanks to this week’s topic! Thank you for checking out the list! <3

  • Reply ChrissiReads August 14, 2018 at 2:48 am

    I definitely need to check out some of these bloggers! Great list. 🙂

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:27 pm

      Thank you, Chrissi! I hope you find some new blogs you love through this week’s prompt!

  • Reply Rachana August 14, 2018 at 4:15 am

    I found so many cool blogs to follow thanks to your post!

  • Reply TeaPartyPrincess August 14, 2018 at 4:48 am

    *follows all*
    Fantastic list!
    Cora | http://www.teapartyprincess.co.uk/

  • Reply iloveheartlandx August 14, 2018 at 6:27 am

    I have definitely seen a few of these bloggers on TTT before, but may now have to check out more of their blogs 🙂
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/14/top-ten-tuesday-172/

  • Reply heather@nightlyreading August 14, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Thanks for this post:) I am running over to each and every person to follow!

  • Reply booksandblends August 14, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Thank you so much for including me in your list Destiny!
    I’ve added so many people from this list!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:32 pm

      Of course, love! <3 <3 How could I not! I'm so glad you're following the other people too!

  • Reply Aymee (@asphaltcowgrrl) August 14, 2018 at 11:01 am

    Nice list! It has to be hard to choose, I come across so many amazing blogs every week.
    Here is our Top Ten Tuesday. Thanks!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:35 pm

      Thank you, Aymee! You’re right, it was so hard to narrow it down! I’ll check yours out, too. 😀

  • Reply Sammie August 14, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    Oooh this is such a good list! Don’t mind me as I rush to check out all these blogs. :3

  • Reply Kaleena @ Reader Voracious August 14, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    DESTINY! Thank you so much for including me, it totally warms my heart to be featured among so many wonderful bloggers! I adore you so much and am glad we’ve started chatting more regularly. xoxo

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:40 pm

      Of course!! <3 You were one of my "musts" for the list, haha! I love you to bits and am so happy to call you my friend.

  • Reply Nerd Narration August 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Destiny! You’re too sweet to include me in this list! You know I enjoy our talks (read: twitter rants/debates) and I’m so happy I make you smile as much as you do for me! Thanks for the shout out and all the wonderful new recommendations! *Starts the follow train*

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 14, 2018 at 1:41 pm

      I had to! <3 You were one of my first friends in this community and when I think of people who have always been there for me and made me feel supported and loved in my blogging experience, you're at the top of the list. I'm just so glad we've gotten the chance to get closer this year!!

  • Reply Heather @ The Sassy Book Geek August 14, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Thank you so much my horror twin, you know you’re one of my bestites and I’m so happy to have met you! Also loooove all of these other blogs and I definitely have some new people to follow. I love these types of posts because I feel it’s both incredibly easy and incredibly hard to find new blogs! 🙂

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 15, 2018 at 1:47 pm

      I agree! I have bookmarked so many and followed so many new blogs over the last few days because of this theme, and it’s been awesome! <3

  • Reply Lisa @ Captivated Reader August 14, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    It’s fun promoting the book blogs and other bookish sites in this week’s TTT post isn’t it??
    Here’s a link to my TTT post this week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2018/08/top-ten-tuesday-favorite-book.html

  • Reply lindseyhabets August 14, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Such a great list! Most of these are pretty new to me so I’ll for sure have to check them out. Thanks for the recs 🙂 And yeah, I think a part two is always a great idea!

  • Reply Amber @ The Book Bratz August 14, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    There are so many new faces on this list that I’ve never stopped by their blogs before! I love how you wrote something sweet under everyone’s name!
    Amber ♥ The Book Bratz
    My TTT!

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 15, 2018 at 1:51 pm

      Thank you, Amber! I hope you get the chance to check them out and give them some love <3 They're all such great people! I'll check your list out too 🙂

  • Reply anovelglimpse August 14, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    I love Books and Blends, too! All of these sites are great.

  • Reply Heather Cilley ??? (@SPEWYouVoldy) August 14, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    You are such a sweetheart!! I love youuu!! <3 <3 <3 Thank you for grouping me with a bunch of amazing people on this list!

  • Reply Aj @ Read All The Things! August 14, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    I’ll have to follow those Bookstagrammers. I’m terrible at Instagram, but I like looking at other people’s photos.

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries August 15, 2018 at 1:55 pm

      I’m not very good at it either, or at least I don’t think so. I don’t remember to check it everyday and sometimes it takes me a while to reply back to things. I do love seeing other people’s posts, though!

  • Reply Lauren @ Always Me August 15, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    Some awesome bloggers made your list!
    Check out my TTT and celebrate my blogoversary with a giveaway

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