Look, I love Harry Potter, but whether you love its popularity or hate it you can't deny it. And because of that, sorting books and characters into Hogwarts Houses, and more recently Ilvermony Houses, is extremely popular in the book blogging world. Well - here are some alternatives if you, like me, are getting sick… Continue reading Beyond Hogwarts Houses: Other Types of Bookish Categorization
THE “REVIEW COPIES” TBR PILE One word: Netgalley. THE “FUTURE RELEASE” TBR PILE We all do it. We add books and books of future releases that sound SO GOOD but we know we won't get to anytime soon. THE “REQUIRED READING” TBR PILE Part of being a college student: required reading. Articles, textbooks, novels, nonfiction. Its… Continue reading Types of TBRs
When I Read and Don't Read Book Reviews More or less, my general rule for reading reviews is this: if I know I won't read the book, I'll read reviews. When I know I won't read a book (lack of interest, I've heard bad things, etc.) I think its interesting to read reviews of why… Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Book Reviews
Book reviews are for most people, thee bread-and-butter of book blogging. Book bloggers share their thoughts on the books they read - but typically the most popular reviews are for new and upcoming releases that readers haven't been about to pick up yet. On the other side, there are "Backlist" reviews, which are reviews of… Continue reading Are Backlist Reviews Worth It? (+ What Reviews Do Y’all Want To See?)
Unhauling books is a question that comes up for book bloggers and hoarders all the time. We buy a lot of books, and eventually, space becomes a rare commodity. The question i, how do you actually unhaul books? As a self-confessed hoarder (of books, and admittedly, everything else), this is what works for me. Take… Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books
So, this past decade, I was 10 (2010) to 20 (turned in 2019) years old, so a lot of reading, and a lot of formative reading was done. Here are the ten books that most stick out as my favorite of the decade, narrowed to those published within the peace as well.
Here is another series I want to start on this blog! The series is Rec Your Friday, and each week there will be a theme. Themes may be a trope, a general bookish theme, a genre, or may ask for favorites repping a particular aspect not seen as often in books such as F/F romances… Continue reading Rec Your Friday: A New Weekly Book Blogging Meme
The Magician’s Nephew and The Horse and His Boy are set earlier in the story of Narnia, but published after, making them some sort of prequel. When first published, the books were not numbered. C.S. Lewis’s reply to a letter from an American reading who was having an argument with his mother on the subject: I think… Continue reading Reading Order: The Chronicles of Narnia
Advice from a Not-So-Seasoned Not-Quite-Professional A long while ago, I wrote a discussion with my advice on ARC requests. Surprisingly, to me at least, a lot of people liked it and found it useful. And I realized something, I feel like a floundering child when it comes to this blog, but with a year and… Continue reading Discussion: How To – Start A Book Blog
So, some of my friends recently started there own book blogs and if you like my blog, I think you'll really enjoy there's. Roses Book Nook - My friend Kendall. She has some great reviews and awesome bookstagram photos! Night Court Reads - MY BEST FRIEND. Ana has been my best friend for 7 years… Continue reading Shoutout!