By popular demand, I’m so excited to bring to you this not-so-mini art tutorial on how to adapt book covers into horizontal headers! You probably know that all of my reviews are posted with full background headers, the graphic entirely relevant to the book cover. And today I’m going to show you how to do … Continue reading Tutorial Time! #2: A Hopefully-Easy Guide to Adapting Book Covers Into Horizontal Headers (+walk-through videos!)
Cait is a blogging icon--not only is she one of the first bloggers I've ever discovered, but she gives back so much to the community, that I'm absolutely honored to be chatting with her on my blog today! We're talking all about her sophomore novel, The Boy Who Steals Houses, which centers found family, love, … Continue reading Writer W-Friday?!: Author Interview with C.G. Drews (aka PaperFury) on The Boy Who Steals Houses
This post is long overdue, but I have the information that many of you seek! If you are an author, or maybe just a curious blogger or other publishing-related person, this post will hopefully provide a decent amount of insight about what bloggers are looking for when they interact with authors/publishers/etc. Back in late December & … Continue reading Blogger + Author Interaction Etiquette Survey Responses: Answers from the Book Bloggers’ Perspectives (2019)
I think you all probably know that I have had shockingly little success with writing ARC requests, despite me being lucky enough to receive a lot of ARCs in general. If you haven't read my transparency post about stats (find it here!), I talk a little bit about requesting physical ARCs and my success rate. Which … Continue reading Writing ARC Requests + Why It’s a Dying Art
When I asked about whether people wanted to see this post, I definitely didn't understand just how much personal information it would involve. I spent a while thinking about whether I wanted to share a lot of very real, very solid numbers, because there are a lot of ways people could react. (Also, I contemplated … Continue reading It’s Been More Than a Year–So What’s Changed?: A Transparency Post feat. Stats & (Too Much?) Honesty
This is around 6 months of tags I was supposed to do, but kept putting off, but at least we're finally here! (To the point where I've procrastinated this Thursday post to Friday, but semantics.) Anyways, you all probably know I'm super bad at keeping up with tags, but I always really appreciate it whenever … Continue reading Procrastination at Its Finest: All Those Tags I Need to Catch Up With
It's been a while since I've last written a Bookish Math Lesson post, but I've found a new relevant topic for today! Netgalley is a huge resource for so many bloggers, but navigating it can be difficult a lot of the time. ✨ (Also, check out my previous Math Lesson posts on how 5 Stars … Continue reading A Math Lesson: Netgalley & Your Average Rating
I have to confess, I'm kinda really terrible at keeping up with book tags. All these lovely people tag me in cool things and I'm like OMG THAT SOUNDS AWESOME and then I check my schedule and realize that the next two months are packed with blog posts. Yay. But, hey! Better late than never, right? … Continue reading I Have Not Failed Thus Far: Awards & Tags
4.5 stars This year, Millie is going to chase after her secret dream of broadcast journalism and also finally kiss her crush, instead of going to fat camp this summer. At the same time, Callie is the queen bee of the school, but with other girls, she's more frenemy than friend. And when circumstances (which … Continue reading Puddin’ by Julie Murphy (DRC): Don’t Break the Rules, Change ’em.
Even if you're not a sports lover, Hooper by Geoff Herbach still has so much for you. I really enjoyed this novel and you can read all about my thoughts in this post, plus read Geoff Herbach's recommendations for how non-sporty people can fall in love with basketball, all with a ~giveaway~ at the end! Hooper is … Continue reading Hooper by Geoff Herbach: How Non-Sport People Can Fall in Love with Basketball, Review, & Giveaway!