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
It’s Valentine’s Day! What better date to talk about my favorite diverse fictional couples? Of course, I scream about my ships quite often, but this day is special for it, so I just had to do a post. Quite often, romances in YA feature straight, white, cisgender, neurotypical, and able-bodied characters. As an advocate for diversity in YA… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!// We Need Diverse Romances & Top 8 Diverse YA Couples
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
As you probably know from this blog, I read Young Adult literature. I love YA. And if I’m being honest, it’s 99.999% of what I read. (That is an accurate statistic.) Sometimes, I read a middle grade or adult novel, or a poetry book, but truly, it’s almost all YA. But I do read outside of YA… Continue reading Do You Read Outside Of YA?
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
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?
Most people know by now that I am a big fan of lists. I am also a big fan of diverse books. So, I am combining the two today to write a ‘If you liked this popular YA book, try this diverse one!’ post. I hope this helps you add a lot of already-released, wonderful… Continue reading Book Recommendations: If You Liked This Popular YA Book, Try this Diverse One
In 2016, I consciously made an effort to read more diversely, and I read some amazing books. So, if you’re in need of diverse recommendations, look no further than this post! Since I’ve already read a lot of diverse books that will release in 2017, I’m keeping this list to only books that came out in either… Continue reading Favorite Diverse Books I Read In 2016
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
While I read some amazing books this past year (as seen by my favorites post), I also read some disappointing ones. All of the books I mention below weren’t necessarily awful, but for one reason or another, I was disappointed by them. It could be that the hype ruined it for me, or that I… Continue reading Most Disappointing Books of 2016