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Debbie's Spurts

Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

My Soul to Save
Rachel Vincent
An American Werewolf In Hoboken (Wolf Mates Book 1)
Dakota Cassidy
Progress: 56 %
Cinderella Complex
Rebekah L. Purdy

 

 

 

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

How-To's

Just trying to collect some how-to's for customizing various bits on booklikes.  Definitely a work in progress.  Obviously from how custom my blog is, just collecting for now:

 

Spell it out for me http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/501275/spell-it-out-for-me-reblog- 

 

 How to customize http://jj13.booklikes.com/post/568853/how-to-customize-your-booklikes-blog 

getting started http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/465802/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-1-back-to-basics-how-to-get-started-reblogged-from-silver-thistle- 

 

Changing fonts in a post:
http://marianna.booklikes.com/post/731155/changing-fonts-in-a-post- 

 

Changing fonts on post by post basis - http://jenn.booklikes.com/post/1564223/how-to-customising-fonts-in-an-individual-post 

 

AnHeC collection at http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/262976/post   http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/262976/my-tutorials

 

Mandym's collection at http://mandym.booklikes.com/post/470414/booklikes-tutorials

 

Themisathena's collection at  http://themisathena.booklikes.com/bl_formatting

 

A collection at http://j4n3m3.booklikes.com/post/351682/-masterpost-customizing-booklikes

 

Another collection http://litchick.booklikes.com/post/185420/easy-tips-for-customizing-your-booklikes-blog

 

Help with reviews - http://donealrice.booklikes.com/post/637709/review-posting-tips

 

Tips and things including spoilers http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1507332-tips-and-things-about-booklikes?page=4#comment_83859809 (well, now added by booklikes Thursday new features at left of bold/italic/underline, which does require first typing text to hide  then highlighting before clicking the festure)

 

banner text color at http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/423482/how-to-change-colour-of-text-on-your-banner

 

Blockquotes at http://thebookends.booklikes.com/post/572825/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-adding-bells-and-whistles-blockquotes

 

Go to a page (in shelf, table view):

http://donealrice.booklikes.com/post/659914/-go-to-page-in-shelf-table-view 

 

Scrolling quotes marquee http://angelah.booklikes.com/post/572347/reblog-adding-a-scrolling-quotes-marquee-to-your-blog

 

Changing color of sidebar background http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/559634/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-6-back-to-basics-changing-the-the-colour-of-your-sidebar-background-

 

Template banners http://silverthistle.booklikes.com/post/531123/template-banners-if-you-want-em-snag-em-

 

Official booklikes tutorial:  http://blog.booklikes.com/post/118218/edit-your-design-theme-with-html-on-booklikes

 

Reformatting goodreads reviews http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/572489/reformatting-your-old-gr-reviews-how-i-m-managing-is-there-an-easier-way-reblogged-from-batgrl-

 

Progress update bars http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/570635/progress-update-bars-reblogged-from-samir-

 

Adding title and author to books with no cover http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/562832/steve-mckinney-adding-title-and-author-to-books-with-no-cover-picture

 

Blog customization resources and  High quality images 

http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/561443/blog-customization-resources-reblogged-from-lyndi-  source http://lyndi.booklikes.com/post/561392/post

 

How to embed a font http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/542717/how-to-easily-embed-a-font-reblogged-from-lyndi-

 

Customizing shelf sort order http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/538227/customizing-shelf-sort-order

 

Customizing book counter http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/501585/your-book-counter-make-it-fun-and-pretty-reblogged-from-anna-

 

Followers/following http://litchick.booklikes.com/post/210812/how-to-change-your-followers-following-to-something-fun

 

Followers/following http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/221446/omg-i-really-want-to-move-change-my-followers-following-counters-because-they-re-on-my-banner-and-that-s-not-pretty-

 

Main background change http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/465813/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-3-back-to-basics-main-background-change-reblogged-from-silver-thistle-

 

Make wallpaper static http://litchick.booklikes.com/post/183305/how-to-make-wallpaper-static

 

See through background for comments http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/497894/a-see-through-background-for-comment-section-100-text-visibility-reblogged-from-anna-

 

Moving follower buttons http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/497884/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-4-back-to-basics-moving-follower-buttons-reblogged-from-silver-thistle-

 

Adding new header http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/465806/customizing-booklikes-tutorial-part-2-back-to-basics-adding-a-new-header-reblogged-from-silver-thistle-

 

Reactive links http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/465306/-reactive-links-round-links-on-your-shelf-page-different-look-for-different-state-of-link-reblogged-from-anna-

 

A spoiler peekaboo thing to try http://www.bloggersentral.com/2009/12/create-show-hide-or-peek-boo.html

 

how to change font color, text, links comment section http://themisathena.booklikes.com/post/435868/-reblog-ffffff-get-it-no-nvm-pun-intended-how-to-change-font-colour-text-links-comment-section-

 

How to change color of text on your banner http://anhec.booklikes.com/post/423482/how-to-change-colour-of-text-on-your-banner

 

Reading progress

http://blog.booklikes.com/post/150467/upload-design-themes-set-reading-progress-in-pages-minutes-and-

 

Equivalent of "add book/author" on gr? http://blog.booklikes.com/post/8079/write-about-many-books-in-one-post

 

Reading in progress http://blog.booklikes.com/post/135574/reading-in-progress-widget-and-invite-friends

 

Have everything for one tag show up on a "group-ish" page http://krazykiwi.booklikes.com/post/579725/how-to-use-tags-to-fake-a-group-on-booklikes 

 

 Make exclusive shelves visible:

http://zafia.booklikes.com/post/659794/how-to-make-your-exclusivity-shelves-visible- 

 

Give comments section a bigger right margin:

http://marianna.booklikes.com/post/715265/do-you-have-a-see-through-or-colored-comment-section- 

 

Changing fonts in a post:

http://marianna.booklikes.com/post/731155/changing-fonts-in-a-post- 

 

 Bonus use of tags in review posts -- if tag matches shelf name then book is shelved for you (from http://petra.booklikes.com/post/748221/post )