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Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

Since I started blogging, I’ve read many, many blogs and found a lot of lists of favorite blogs, but in the year and a half, I have read zero large lists of marginalized bloggers. (I’m sure a few exist, but none that I’ve come across or seen being promoted.) That’s where today’s post comes in. On… Continue reading Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

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8 Ways To Organize Your Bookshelves

Ever since I started collecting books, I’ve organized my bookshelves in a lot of different ways, and seen pictures of many different bookshelves. Multiple times, I’ve struggled to come up with ideas of new ideas to order the books by when I want a change, so I thought I’d do a blog post about it. This… Continue reading 8 Ways To Organize Your Bookshelves

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Bloglovin’: What It Is And Why You Should Be Using It

If you’re a blogger or reader of blogs seeing this post, and have either never heard of Bloglovin’, don’t know how to use it, or just haven’t set it up yet… I encourage you to keep reading, because it’s one of the most useful things I’ve found since I started blogging and reading others’ blogs. First… Continue reading Bloglovin’: What It Is And Why You Should Be Using It

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The Book Blogger’s Guide To NetGalley

When I first started blogging, the word “NetGalley” was thrown around constantly. I was confused. What was it? I’m here today to make a (hopefully) comprehensive post all about NetGalley and what book bloggers can use it for. NetGalley: a service to promote titles to professional readers of influence. If you are a reviewer, blogger, journalist,… Continue reading The Book Blogger’s Guide To NetGalley

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How Often Should Book Bloggers Post?

A couple weeks ago, I started thinking about myself as a newbie book blogger: struggling with post ideas, not sure how much to post, not sure what lengths my blog post should be, worried about stats…And I realized I’ve done blog posts on a lot of those ideas, but not frequency of posting. So I… Continue reading How Often Should Book Bloggers Post?

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7 Ways To Get Out Of A Blogging Slump

Blogging slumps are all too common in book bloggers. I know, because I’ve experienced it- remember last year when I barely posted for months?- and because I see it in others. To put it lightly, it sucks. You might be in a groove, posting happily, when you just…stop feeling motivated and inspired to blog at… Continue reading 7 Ways To Get Out Of A Blogging Slump

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Looking Back On Goals of 2016 + 2017 Blogging, Reading, and Writing Goals

To start off this post, I want to look back at this post I wrote last year that talked about my blogging goals for 2016! Let’s see how I did. I honestly do not even remember what I wrote down, so I may have done horribly. I did not consciously focus on achieving these goals throughout 2016,… Continue reading Looking Back On Goals of 2016 + 2017 Blogging, Reading, and Writing Goals

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Happy First Blogiversary To Bookishness and Tea! (Giveaway, Thank You’s, Accomplishments…)

Happy 1st blogiversary to me! (Blogiversary? Blogversary? Blogoversary? I’ve seen it spelled so many ways. It’s BLOGGING ANNIVERSARY, so I’m choosing to spell it like this.) Exactly one year ago today, I published my first post. *cue screams of excitement* (You can check it out here… I don’t know WHY I’m linking you to this,… Continue reading Happy First Blogiversary To Bookishness and Tea! (Giveaway, Thank You’s, Accomplishments…)