Bookish Discussion: I Don’t Want to Write My Own Story (Right Now)??

It’s November which means it’s National Novel Writing Month AKA NaNoWriMo. ✏ I feel like so many of my friends are participating this year, and it made me think about how so many readers and book reviewers are also aspiring writers. Everyone is always talking about their WIP and ideas that are bouncing around in […]

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Summer Blogger Promo Tour: Blogging Made Me More…Introverted?

Yesterday marked my 7-month anniversary as a book blogger. 🎉 A weird milestone to celebrate, but I honestly can’t imagine my life without my blog, books, and beautiful community of friends. 💖 For today’s SBPT post, Stephanie and I decided to write about how blogging has changed us. I could honestly talk for hours about how blogging […]

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Are Book Reviews Underappreciated (In the Blogging Community)?

Short answer: Yes. Is that necessarily a bad thing? No. There’s been a lot of talk in the blogosphere lately about book reviews…and how they are relatively unpopular. Marie from Drizzle and Hurricane Books and Kelly from Just Another Book in the Wall wrote amazing discussions about whether book reviews are necessary for book blogs. This inspired […]

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Taking Breaks & Why It Matters

Since starting my book blog in December, I’ve always been extremely paranoid about leaving it on the back burner and letting this secret part of my life fade into oblivion. As bloggers, we invest so much time and energy into our blogs that we often let it overrun other priorities, turning a passionate activity into […]

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#NeverAgain

Warning: Today’s post is pretty different from my usual book-related posts. The past two weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. Sadness at the thought of another mass shooting. Devastation from the thought of all the innocent lives lost. Anger at politicians for prioritizing money over people. Frustration at the thought of all of this happening again. But in the […]

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