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(I want to meet tons of bookish people! Hard topic!)
1. The person that started Goodreads.
Hey, person that started Goodreads!!
What a great idea! I use Goodreads all the time.
I love your PHONE APP – it helps TONS at the library.
HOWEVER, I have a few ideas I’d love to run by you…
For example: HOW ABOUT A RE-READ OPTION??? HUH???
So, Goodreads inventor person, let’s meet for coffee, shall we?
2. The person that invented the Kindle.
All e-readers, really.
I just want to shake your hand. Or hug your neck. Or buy you dinner.
Cause you’re kind of awesome and you changed my life.
3 & 4. The people that started Audible and Overdrive for audiobooks.
I love you, I love you, I love you.
I LOVE YOU.
5. My favorite audiobook readers.
Jim Dale, Nick Podehl, Kristine Hvam.
Dear wonderful reader-people,
6. Patrick Rothfuss.
Don’t even get me started on WHY.
Just because, people. Just because.
(see one of his books HERE)
Erin, Your book is beautiful.
Celia and Marco are amazing.
(see her book HERE)
I’m not sure if I want to meet you because of your books
or because of @LoversDiction.
Either way, I will be seeing you in November.
I nearly pass out every time I think about it.
For example, I’m about to pass out as I write this.
(see one of his books HERE)
It may be shallow to say this,
but y’all, I love NetGalley.
It makes book blogging fun for me.
To do things the way that I choose to do them
(which isn’t the route everyone goes and THAT IS OKAY)
everyone has to start somewhere.
They made it possible once I got to the place where they could help me.
10. MY BLOGGING/READER FRIENDS.
that talk with me somehow about books, music, movies, superheroes –
you go a little extra, above and beyond,
you take the extra step to get to know me, the person
– y’all are the ones that are my top ten.
But there are more than ten of you. So I just can’t list you out. I’m sorry!
YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE. YOU DO!
Who do YOU want to meet??
Ha ha – I included the inventor of the Kindle as well! And agree on GoodReads and NetGalley as well.
Oh my goodness, how did I not think of the Goodreads thing?????? That is brilliant! As well as the audiobook readers. I'd love love love to meet Marguerite Gavin and Jim Dale!!!
The Goodreads thinh is great!!! Really unique choice 🙂 As are no.2 to 4 🙂 Great list!
I think I'd yell at the Kindle people for putting print in jeopardy.
It would definitely be interesting to meet the people that read audiobooks- I haven't read many but I think my world would be totally rocked since I create pictures for them i my head.
I thought only of writers. But your list is great. And yes, Goodreads needs a 're-read' option. Totes!
Oh yesss!!! The person who started GoodReads!!! 🙂 How could I forget! I must put those people some another time! and NetGalley as well!! 🙂 Amazing picks!
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Ha, great list. I too would love to meet the person who invented the ereader and shake their hand. New follower via RSS.
I love your list! 🙂 David Levithan is amazing! I get starstruck every time I meet him lol.
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Awesome list! How could I forget the people who started Goodreads! My life wouldn't be the same without them!
Great list! Very inventive. I would never have thought of half these people! Erin Morgenstern lives in my state so I think you need to come and visit both of us ;).
WE WILL MEET ONE DAY. SOON.
I stuck to authors, but your post has opened my eyes to all the wonderful and creative bookish people out there I'd like to meet who are not authors.
Here's my Top Ten Bookish People I Want to Meet. I hope you will stop by!
This is an awesome list, I would also like to say thank you to #1, 2,3,4, and 9!
Here's my Top Ten.
This was a great list! I didn't even think about the creator of Goodreads…where would many of us bookish people be without that website?!
My Top Ten
Oh man, I love your idea of having a re-read option on Goodreads. Whenever I re-read a book, there isn't a good way to mark that on Goodreads. I'd love to be able to track the different times I've read a book!
Great ideas! I wouldn't have thought to include people who invented awesome reading sites/devices! Just awesome! 😀 Happy Tuesday!
I love so many of these! Especially the audiobook narrators! Nick Podehl FOREVER!
YES on the inventor of Goodreads. Definitely, definitely. And I love #5. 🙂 Great list, Asheley!
I met Erin Morgenstern briefly at BEA. I'd love to really talk to her. Night Circus is incredible.
We need to meet, dude!! LET'S MAKE THIS HAPPEN!
We should add "the person who thought to make up stories and put them on paper" *bows down*
I love what you did with your list this week – and I totally agree. These are some amazing people that I certainly need to meet!
Also, I hope I get to meet YOU soon. Because you're awesome and I love your reviews <3
(Also, David Levithan is AWESOME.)
Um, Patrick Rothfuss…yeah. Absolutely. I kinda follow his blog religiously 🙂
Also, way to go with calling out some pioneers in the modern book industry. Love the list Asheley!
I agree with the Goodreads person!! I'm going to Google them now because I'm so curious about who they are now! Patrick Rothfuss!? He's from my neck of the woods! 🙂 Happy reading!
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I love this list! I'd love to meet the Kindle inventor, too–and to have lunch with the Netgalley peeps, what an awesome idea!
I confess I sometimes think about driving to Santa Monica whenever GoodReads goes down so I can tap my foot as the engineers work on the servers, hah. 😉
Wendy @ The Midnight Garden
I love the way you broke down your list. I imagine your categories helped so that you made sure you wouldn't accidentally forget someone. I really do hope that we get to meet someday because you're awesome. I love your reviews, and your comments, and I think we would have a super epic time together discussing books and blogging and life. 🙂
LOVE this Top Ten. especially #10. I'd visit you in a heartbeat if I could, Asheley:))
LOve your list:)
TOTES with the inventor of Goodreads. Good start with it and all, but let's talk about how to improve that site!
Yay! I belong in group 10!!! Lol.
And yes, I would love to meet the inventor of GoodReads. I would like to ask why there is no GoodReads app for Blackberry…