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Pass the 200,000 mark

Some people take longer, some people take shorter period of time to achieve this milestone. I took 3 years and 4 months to achieve it. Last weekend, 1 April 2012, my blog hits have passed 200,000 mark. Some hits are because of you, some are led by google search engine and some are referred by your blog.

Although blog hits don’t mean anything in a bigger scheme of things but it is a milestone that I would like to commemorate and most of all it is another great excuse to say a BIG thank you to everyone who has visited my blog over the years, recently visited and subscribe to this blog.

Thanks a million.

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About JoV

A bookaholic that went out of control.... I eat, sleep and breathe books.

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31 thoughts on “Pass the 200,000 mark

  1. Congratulations! Your blog is one of my favourites and I hope you continue to write fantastic reviews for many years to come. :-)

    Posted by farmlanebooks | April 2, 2012, 4:26 pm
  2. That’s a nice milestone, Jo! Well done for 3 years of great posts!

    Posted by Leeswammes | April 2, 2012, 4:48 pm
  3. Congrats! I always enjoy visiting your blog :)

    Posted by Sam (Tiny Library) | April 2, 2012, 5:26 pm
  4. Congrats!!! I love your blog. Very informative and visitor-friendly, I must say. The magazine-style layout makes it so much easier to access!! Keep up the good work!! :)

    P/S: BTW I am having trouble to comment without using my FB account as it requires me to log in the WordPress account I registered (which I never used) :P so I will stick to commenting with my FB account :P

    Posted by Ting Ting | April 2, 2012, 5:47 pm
  5. Congrats! Keep it up.And to the next 200,000.

    Posted by Kinna | April 2, 2012, 6:18 pm
  6. Don’t you mean, instead of “thanks a million” maybe “thanks almost a quarter of a million”…. Congratulations on your new high watermark!

    Posted by rhapsodyinbooks | April 2, 2012, 7:07 pm
  7. Congrats…and here’s to another 200,000

    Posted by bernadetteinoz | April 2, 2012, 11:03 pm
  8. Woot! Congratulations! That’s so cool. :D

    Posted by Jenny | April 3, 2012, 12:41 am
  9. Congrats JoJo….I have no clue about my stats, but I should check some time. I’m glad u r still enjoying blogging.

    Posted by Diane@BibliophileBytheSea | April 3, 2012, 1:38 am
  10. Well done – I don’t think I’m even a quarter of the way to that total!

    Posted by Tony | April 3, 2012, 7:23 am
  11. Congratulations JoV, always nice to hit a milestone. You have a lovely blog and I’m obviously not the only one to think it, so keep up the hardwork :-)

    Posted by jessicabookworm | April 3, 2012, 8:18 am
  12. Congratulations! Nice one.
    Thanks for reading and commenting on our site.

    Posted by curiousbookfan | April 3, 2012, 8:59 am
  13. That is awesome! Congratulations on reaching another milestone in bloggin

    Posted by Helen | April 3, 2012, 12:54 pm
  14. Great job! And it’s very visible with your hardwork and changes to the blog.
    Really a job well done :) Congrats!

    Posted by Marvin | April 4, 2012, 6:21 am
  15. well done I hope to pass it this year at some point ,all the best stu

    Posted by winstonsdad | April 5, 2012, 7:02 pm
  16. Congratulation!! :)
    You are an awesome logger and deserved more visitors :)

    Posted by Novroz | April 6, 2012, 2:12 pm

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Ratings Defined

0 = Abandon the book after first chapter

1 = Waste of paper, we will see what the environmentalist say about this!

2 = Skip it, read the book if you have got nothing better to do

2.5 = An average book, easily forgettable.

3 = A good read.

3.5 = A good entertaining read, a page-turner

4 = So glad that I read the book, a book with substance and invaluable for future reference

4.5 = So glad that I read the book, would pester everyone to read it, invaluable, I would want to own it and wouldn't mind a second read (something that I seldom do)

5 = The book is so good that I feel like I am on scale 4 and 4.5, and more, it blew me away and lingers on my head for weeks!

Books Read

JoV's bookshelf: read
Hold Tight
The Fault in Our Stars
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Thief
Mockingjay
Catching Fire
A Tale for the Time Being
Into the Darkest Corner
The Liars' Gospel
Goat Mountain
Strange Weather In Tokyo
Strange Shores
And the Mountains Echoed
Ten White Geese
One Step Too Far
The Innocents
The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo
White Dog Fell from the Sky
A Virtual Love
The Fall of the Stone City


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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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