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
As diversity has become a bigger and bigger thing in the bookish community, I’ve noticed that one of a lot of people’s resolutions was to read more diversely. While it’s great to have that goal, it doesn’t mean or do anything if you do not follow through with it. I’ve made a list of tips… Continue reading How To Start Reading More Diversely
At the end of each year in this community, we see a large amount of discussion revolving around Goodreads reading challenges. A Goodreads reading challenge is a challenge Goodreads has where you can set a specific number of books to read by the end of the year. We see people who don’t set one at all,… Continue reading What Are Your Thoughts On Goodreads Reading Challenges?
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