Blogger + Author Interaction Etiquette Survey Responses: Answers from the Book Bloggers’ Perspectives (2019)

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)

Goal Setting or Wishful Thinking? My Goals for 2019

I'm normally not one for goals. Frankly, I'm not one for the whole "new year" concept either (except Chinese New Year, because then I get to eat lots of food). But symbolically I realize how it could help people (still don't really see why it's a holiday, but I'll take what I can get) set … Continue reading Goal Setting or Wishful Thinking? My Goals for 2019

It’s Been More Than a Year–So What’s Changed?: A Transparency Post feat. Stats & (Too Much?) Honesty

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

Procrastination at Its Finest: All Those Tags I Need to Catch Up With

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

Privilege in Publishing, Blogging, & the Book Community

As much as the whole book community is a really wonderful place full of really amazing bookworms, it's not perfect. There's a lot of disparity between groups of people, which obviously reflect real life prejudices within society, even if they're unconscious ones. Whether it's against international bookworms or non-white bookworms, this is something that needs … Continue reading Privilege in Publishing, Blogging, & the Book Community

Where to Start in Writing a Book Review: Blogging Advice

I've been hard-core blogging for around nine months now, and I'm finally mustering the courage to throw some advice out to the vast Internet in case anyone needs it. Although I'm not the most experienced blogger out there (I'm est. 2017, not 2011, haha), I'm quite prolific in writing reviews and blog posts and I've … Continue reading Where to Start in Writing a Book Review: Blogging Advice

A Reader’s Guide to Surviving the Wilderness: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Blog Tour + Giveaway!

As a reader, do you ever worry that you'll be stuck in a wilderness or apocalyptic situation like the ones your read in books, and will be fully unprepared? Because I certainly do. There are all these kick-ass characters in YA fiction and when I compare myself to them, at times I feel a little very … Continue reading A Reader’s Guide to Surviving the Wilderness: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Blog Tour + Giveaway!