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1st

Michael Scott Author

Michael Scott Author

Michael Scott is the New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel Series. Find him @ www.dillonscott.com
Nicki Haug
Nicki Haug I recommend @flamelauthor in the Shorty Award category #books because his books keep me wanting more and he is talented
andrea roell
andrea roell I recommend @flamelauthor in the Shorty Award category #books because...his books are amazing... gripping, well written
Shane
Shane I recommend @flamelauthor in the Shorty Award category #books because...
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58 votes in books

2nd

Thembisa S. Mshaka

Thembisa S. Mshaka

Author, Put Your Dreams First, in stores + online now. 17-yr entertainment industry vet, expert where gender, urban culture + biz meet. Hip-Hop Encyclopedia.
Literanista
Literanista So proud of @putyrdreams1st in the Shorty Award category #books
Rikkiyah Muslim
Rikkiyah Muslim I nominate @putyrdreams1st for a Shorty Award in #books because her words of wisdom to aspiring yng women r invaluable
Firan Chisolm
Firan Chisolm I nominate @putyrdreams1st for a Shorty Award in #books because Thembisa Mshaka is a very good friend who deserves it.
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54 votes in books
2 votes in music
1 vote in celebrity

3rd

Charles J. Orlando

Charles J. Orlando

Author of The Problem with Women... is Men. Caffeinated in the AM, lightly sauteed in the evenings.
David Murray
David Murray I vote for @charlesjorlando for a Shorty Award in #books because he makes me laugh, and few people can do that!
Ted Rubin
Ted Rubin I vote for @charlesjorlando for a Shorty Award in #books because... he is an amazing host for a Webinar!
jenna mccarthy
jenna mccarthy I nominate @charlesjorlando for a Shorty Award in #books because he's wise and fun and gives me designer handbags.
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39 votes in books
1 vote in latism

4th

Powell's Books

Powell's Books

The legendary independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon.
thesharkguys
thesharkguys I nominate @Powells for a Shorty Award in #books because reading is a buffer against the insidious likes of Twitter
greta_anderson
greta_anderson I nominate @Powells for a Shorty Award in #books because...It is book paradise!
Ed Borasky
Ed Borasky RT @SusanBozlee: I nominate @Powells for a Shorty Award in #books because... it is the most wonderful bookstore in the world. http://bit ...
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36 votes in books
1 vote in brand
1 vote in egocentric

5th

Daniel Corrêa

Daniel Corrêa

Um amador profissional do cinema e da literatura.
Bonavita
Bonavita I nominate @daniel_correa for a Shorty Award in #books because of Tristes Camelos e Gabriela
Clarissa Farias
Clarissa Farias I nominate @daniel_correa for a Shorty Award in #books because of Tristes Camelos e Gabriela
Helena Santos
Helena Santos I nominate @daniel_correa for a Shorty Award in #books because he is vasco, not flamengo, nicolau ¬¬'
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27 votes in books
5 votes in literature
2 votes in egocentric
1 vote in book

6th

Laurell K. Hamilton

Laurell K. Hamilton

Author of the Anita Blake Series and Merry Gentry Series of novels
Kristina Grier
Kristina Grier I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #books because she is one of the BEST & has the reserved spot on my shelf
Joan Kearney
Joan Kearney I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #books because...you can't get enough of her writing.
eure maum
eure maum I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #books because her books keep me ont he edge of my seat!
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21 votes in books
122 votes in art
30 votes in literature
13 votes in vampire
4 votes in flirting

7th

LitChat

LitChat

LitChat is for book lovers everywhere. All books. All the time. 1-hour #litchat takes place M-W-F, 4 pm est.
Jennifer Taggart
Jennifer Taggart I nominate @litchat for a Shorty Award in #books because it is all books, all the time
Anastasia M. Ashman
Anastasia M. Ashman I nominate @LitChat for a Shorty Award in #books because its realtime chat brings together lovers of literature
KristyKiernan
KristyKiernan I nominate @LitChat for a Shorty Award in #books for their lightning fast embrace of new technology to support books
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17 votes in books
12 votes in literature
3 votes in litchat
1 vote in egocentric

8th

BarbaraSher

BarbaraSher

Speaker, author, star of pubTV pledge specials & internet radio, motivator who doesn't like self-improvement or positive thinking.
Alison Perry
Alison Perry I recommend @BarbaraSher in the Shorty Award category #books because...
Christi Daniels
Christi Daniels I recommend @BarbaraSher in the Shorty Award category #books because she tests ideas in real life and shares what works
Kat
Kat I vote for @BarbaraSher for a Shorty Award in #books because she believes anyone can achieve their dreams!
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19 votes in books

9th

milanford

milanford

Husband. Father. Ministry Survivor. Lover of Red Vines Licorice.
Angelica Gacayan
Angelica Gacayan I nominate @milanford for a Shorty Award in #books because it is awesome!
Miranda
Miranda I nominate @milanford for a Shorty Award in #books because...http://83thingsbook.com made me love The Church even more.
Genine B
Genine B I nominate @milanford for a Shorty Award in #books because http://83thingsboo... made me love THE CHURCH even more.
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16 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric

10th

Pam van Hylckama

Pam van Hylckama

Young adult book reviewer. Mother of a gorgeous girl and a beautiful boy. Wife of a Dutch Web Developer, Jack Russell owner. W3C advocate.
Anastasia Hopcus
Anastasia Hopcus RT @kamigarcia: So sweet --->RT @bookaliciouspam: I nominate @kamigarcia for a shorty award in #books because she proved teens can re ...
Heather McCorkle
Heather McCorkle I'll 2nd that @bookaliciouspam. @kamigarcia & @mstohl for shorty award in #books cause they proved teens (& adults) can read 245++ pgs.
Robyn Hawk
Robyn Hawk So True! RT @bookaliciouspam: I nominate @kamigarcia for a shorty award in #books because she proved teens can read more than 245 pages!
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11 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in lazy
1 vote in literature

11th

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books

An independent publisher of distinctive books and gifts. These tweets brought to you by our community mgr @zenguin.
wella tabat
wella tabat I nominate @ChronicleBooks for a Shorty Award in #books because they are unique
jenplck
jenplck I nominate @ChronicleBooks for a Shorty Award in #books because I love their books!
larastarr
larastarr I nominate @ChronicleBooks for a Shorty Award in #books because they chic, savvy, sly and so cool.
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10 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric

12th

Marsha Collier

Marsha Collier

Mom / eBay For Dummies series author / Customer Service & Social Media Influencer / Host KTRB Computer & Technology Radio / Fitness Fanatic
Marsha Collier
Marsha Collier RT @Crystal_Thomas: I nominate @MarshaCollier for a Shorty Award in #books just because :) (Thank you)
Crystal Thomas
Crystal Thomas I nominate @MarshaCollier for a Shorty Award in #books just because :)
Jones
Jones I nominate @MarshaCollier for a Shorty Award in #books because she's brilliant. That's why!
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10 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in apps
1 vote in education

13th

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Is off playing with her imaginary friends. She'll be back to play on Twitter when they drive her crazy. Oh wait, too late LOL.
vanesshewolf
vanesshewolf I nominate @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #books because...her books will blow you away!!
voodoogoddess
voodoogoddess I nominate @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #books because...She gave us ARTEMIS Goddess of the Dark Hunters!
Wendy
Wendy I nominate @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #books because she is simply the best of the best!
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7 votes in books
101 votes in literature
5 votes in author
4 votes in art
2 votes in writing

14th

Bethanne Patrick

Bethanne Patrick

Blogger, book reviewer, author interviewer, author --but above all, a reader.
Louise Wise
Louise Wise I nominate @thebookmaven for a Shorty Award in #books because she's great!
Erin McHugh
Erin McHugh I nominate @thebookmaven for a Shorty Award in #books because she's got the lasso in her hand and she's using it!
Sonya Unrein
Sonya Unrein I nominate @thebookmaven for a Shorty Award in #books because: enthusiasm and good grace are ever present in-tweet.
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6 votes in books

15th

christinerose

christinerose

author. artist. professor. tree-hugging animal-loving dirt worshipper.
Kelly Brewer
Kelly Brewer I nominate @christinerose for a Shorty Award in #books because... Rowan of the Wood is an amazing book!
Cynthia Schuerr
Cynthia Schuerr I nominate @christinerose for a Shorty Award in #books because...my G/daughter 9y0 enjoyed "Rowan of the Woods"so much
Janet Maria Gordon
Janet Maria Gordon RT @christinerose: Please vote for me by ReTweeting this: I nominate @christinerose for a Shorty Award in #books because ROWAN OF THE WO ...
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7 votes in books
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in art

16th

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman

will eventually grow up and get a real job. Until then, will keep making things up and writing them down.
Alexandria
Alexandria I nominate @neilhimself for a Shorty Award in #books because he inspires both children and adults to read more.
Lucille
Lucille I nominate @NeilHimself for a Shorty Award in #books because he's having a good time
Jenn
Jenn I nominate @neilhimself for a Shorty Award in #books because... how could you not? It's Neil Gaiman! Too cool for words
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4 votes in books
490 votes in literature
9 votes in celebrity
8 votes in weird
4 votes in government

17th

deberryandgrant

deberryandgrant

Best friends writing novels together, about women's lives, for 20yrs. Love books,movies, food, wine & fun-any order acceptable! VDB is the Official Tweeter.
Louise Wise
Louise Wise I nominate @deberryandgrant for a Shorty Award in #books because their friendship is inspiring.
deberryandgrant
deberryandgrant RT @BronzeWord: I nominate @deberryandgrant for a Shorty Award in #books because they write terrific good books
Jo Ann Hernandez
Jo Ann Hernandez I nominate @deberryandgrant for a Shorty Award in #books because i like their books
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4 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric

17th
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Julie Butcher

Julie Butcher

Writer, Mom of 6, Sister of Authors Jim Butcher and Shannon K Butcher, Runner of #Wordathon and #holidaybash
earth mommy
earth mommy I nominate @Jimsissy for a Shorty Award in #books because of #amwriting & #holidaybash and supporting new writers.
Johanna Harness
Johanna Harness I nominate @jimsissy for a Shorty Award in #books because she's an amazing supporter of writers!
Silver James
Silver James I nominate @jimsissy for a Shorty Award in #books because #amwriting #wordathon #holidaybash & because she's @jimsissy
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4 votes in books

18th

Denise Berthiaume

Denise Berthiaume

President, Verso Advertising/Verso Digital. Marketing solutions for authors and book publishers.
Erin McHugh
Erin McHugh I nominate @dberthiaume for a Shorty Award in #books because she's got her finger on the pulse of the industry!
Jack McKeown
Jack McKeown I nominate @DBerthiaume for a Shorty Award in #books because...she always inspires with her wit, sense and good humor.
Ad Broad
Ad Broad I nominate @DBerthiaume for a Shorty Award in #books for her valiant efforts on behalf of publishing. http://bit.ly/4O4R...
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3 votes in books

18th
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Rebecca Hicks

Rebecca Hicks

I write, I draw, I sleep, I eat.
jason
jason I nominate @RHicks for a Shorty Award in #books because she can write AND draw!
James Hicks
James Hicks I nominate @RHicks for a Shorty Award in #books because Little Vampires hold back the blood orange menace. As much as fruit can menace.
BreannaRose
BreannaRose I nominate @RHicks for a Shorty Award in #books because... her little vampires are brilliant! blood oranges nom nom
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3 votes in books