Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Really Random Tuesday #25: Short and Sweet

Is it possible?

This week marks my three-year blogiversary.  In May of 2008, I started Suko's Notebook.  During my first year of blogging, I got little traffic and few comments (blogging is not for the thin-skinned), but I didn't give up. No one knew about my blog, except for a few family members and friends, but I kept on reading and posting.  I had a lot to learn--and still do.  Gradually, I "met" book bloggers from all over the world.  Eventually, I started to hear from authors, agents, and publishers, and had the opportunity to review books and interview authors.

My book blog is constantly changing and evolving, and I hope that it will continue to grow and improve and be a site that's worth visiting. I appreciate all of my readers, and thank you for reading!


Une vidéo livre douce (a sweet book video):


I often mention giveaway winners in my Really Random Tuesday posts. In fact, that's one of the reasons I created this meme, in order to have a "place" to announce them. The winner of the $25 Amazon gift card is Carrie from In the Hammock Book Reviews. Congratulations, Carrie!

If you didn't win this time, don't be too upset, because I have many other giveaways listed on the right side of my blog. Click on the covers of the books that interest you for details and to enter the giveaways.


Really Random Tuesday is a way to post odds and ends--announcements, musings, quotes, photos--any blogging and book-related things you can think of. If you're inspired by this idea, feel free to copy the button and use it on your own blog. Please leave a link in the comments if you’re participating and I'll add it to this post.

For another Really Random Tuesday post, please visit Yvonne's blog, Socrates' Book Review Blog.

Thanks for reading!


  1. Congrats on your three year blogiversary. I always have enjoyed visiting you, I don't know how long ago I found your blog, but have been a regular follower every since. Thanks for always coming by for visits with me also.

    Congrats to your winner Carrie, enjoy your spending spree.

  2. Congrats Carrie, and congrats on 3 years of blogging!

  3. congratulations on your third blogoversary! I have so enjoyed finding your blog and getting to know you. You write some pretty incredible reviews, and always have an interesting viewpoint. I hope that you are blogging long into the future!

  4. Congrats on your three years! Times fly by fast when you're blogging, doesn't it? :)

  5. Three Years!! Wow!! Congratulations!!

    Thank you SO much for the prize!! I really appreciate it!! :)

  6. Happy Blogiversary! 3 years in the blogging world is like 25 years of marriage.

  7. Congrats on the three years. In addition to your excellent, in-depth reviews and interesting writing you also have a nice clean layout and easy to navigate blog. I always enjoy stopping by.

  8. Thank you very much for the words of encouragement! :)

  9. Congrats ,Suko.Your blog is an absolute delight for book-lovers and I always enjoy stopping by. Wishing you many,many more years of lovely book reviews and posts here.

  10. Happy Happy Blogiversary! We must have started ours around the same time. Mine is at the end of this month. Your blog is lovely.

    I'm finally participating in Really Random Tuesday. Here's my link

  11. I can't believe it's been since 2008 since I've first 'met' you; wow, where did those three years go?! I think it was through the Japanese Literature Challenge that we connected, and I'm so glad you've been a faithful commenter for all these years. Blessings on your years of blogging to come! (We won't give up soon, will we?)

  12. Happy Blog-versary Suko! Mine is actually next week also :) The 12th. Your blog is wonderful and I always enjoy your posts. xoxoxo

    Congrats to Carrie :)

  13. Big time congrats. I will be 3 years in June. It has gone by fast hasn't it?

  14. Wow congrats on 3 years of blogging! That's awesome! I'm so glad to see that my friend Carrie won the giftcard! Congrats to you too!

    XOXO~ Renee

  15. Happy anniversary Suko, nicely done :-)

  16. wow! congratulations on your blogiversary! :)
    I love your blog, and thoroughly enjoy reading it. May there be many more happy birthdays to come! :)

    Congratulations to Carrie as well! Happy reading! :)

  17. three years!-congratulations-I am approaching 2 years now-your blog is work of art in continuous process and is a great source of inspiration for me

  18. Happy birthday to your blog Suko and congratulations to you ! This morning I said to my husband: "Sometimes I don' know why I write a blog ".
    You give me an answer and the "push" (?) to go on ! Thanks !

  19. Happy blogiversary! I am so happy to have found your blog. It's one of my favorites. :)

  20. Happy 3rd birthday!! I'm a big fan ...even though I don't comment much ... I'll work on that.

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  22. Congratulations on your 3-year blogiversary! Mine is coming up this summer too. Hard to believe three years have gone by!

    Here's to many more!

    (Sorry about deleting my previous comment -- I used the wrong username!)


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