Most reviewers out there have discovered the joys and disappointments that come with having a NetGalley account. Whether you're new to this reviewing thing and need some guidance or have been requesting books for several years now, today's post is about all the things I wish I knew when I started out, and all the … Continue reading A User Guide to NetGalley //Featuring Tips & Tricks Galore
As you all know by now, I've been reading primarily romances this year. As such I've been thinking a lot about the genre, and attending online bookish romance events when I can. One topic that kept popping up at these events were the different romance tropes and which one is superior. At first I thought … Continue reading What Makes Us Love Tropes
I've been thinking recently about how often people discuss and recommend classics when you bring up the fact that you like reading. I think it's most probably because classic novels are the most heard of and spoken about books so they offer an easy to remember title for people to bring up in conversation. But … Continue reading Must We Read “Must Read” Classics?
As you may have noticed, we haven't been blogging for the past few weeks. And as I've tried countless times to write a post to no avail, I began to wonder if blogger burnout is inevitable. Maybe after several years of blogging you just need a break for a bit. Or maybe a hiatus is … Continue reading Is Blogger Burnout Inevitable?
While there are many books out there that I love, and several that I call favorites, it's a lot harder for me to call an author a favorite, or to say that I'll read/buy any book they publish. This might just be me being picky, which is definitely partially true, but I do think that … Continue reading Why I Don’t Play Favorites
It is a well known fact that Goodreads is not ideal as far as book websites go. And although the book community has been issuing complaints for many a year, there is still no change in site for the website. Since I currently have nothing better to do I've decided to compile a list of … Continue reading The Flaws of Goodreads Ft. Some Alternatives
It's been a while since we've posted regularly around here, which made me think about blogging schedules in general. You see, there are many pieces of advice out there for bloggers, both new and old. One such tip is to set up a blogging schedule. Have either set days during the week, or a set … Continue reading Do You Need a Blogging Schedule?
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to read The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne, and oh my god that book completely blew me away!! Inspired by Norse mythology and packed to the brim with well developed personable characters, Shadow of the Gods is a must read. Me for most (if not … Continue reading Author Q&A: John Gwynne, The Shadow of the Gods
Recently I have been a liiiiitle bit absent from blogging. The reason is obviously school + pandemic + stress + ??? so nothing new or interesting, but one thing I have been posting is reviews! As we all know reviews don't do the best views wise, and that makes sense since it's unlikely that a … Continue reading To All the Books I Haven’t Reviewed…
This post was very much inspired by Sabrina @ Wordy & Whimsical’s post. Last year, when I was reading her post that listed lies about reading and being a reader, I started thinking about the ways in which I defied bookworm stereotypes. And immediately one big thing jumped out at me. I’m majoring in engineering. … Continue reading Bookish Stereotypes