Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}

The book community generally has a very positive outlook and energy when talking about books, which is fantastic! However, if, like me, you were part of the early Booktube-era you can remember a time when negative reviews or critiques weren't really a thing, or if they were they were pretty rare. I think though we … Continue reading Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}

Book Blogger Resources: Discovering Recommendations via Databases & Blogs

Discovering your next great read can sometimes be challenging. With a plethora of recommendations entering your radar whether its from Goodreads, the Book Community (book blogs, booktwt, bookstagram, booktube / -tok) there's always a new story to unearth. Having first launched in 2021, Book Blogger Resources is back to offer various posts filled with advice … Continue reading Book Blogger Resources: Discovering Recommendations via Databases & Blogs

Blog Essay: ‘Heartstopper’ by Alice Oseman // Examining Artwork and impact of Visual Storytelling

Heartstopper (2018) by Alice Oseman tells the story of Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player who meet at their all-boys grammar school. Where a friendship soon turns into something more. As a NYT & USA Bestseller, alongside accolades of YALSA Selections, an ABA Pick, among reading countless words … Continue reading Blog Essay: ‘Heartstopper’ by Alice Oseman // Examining Artwork and impact of Visual Storytelling

Are Book Bloggers Relevant in the Era Of Booktok? {Blog Discussion}

What began as a simple question in response to this New York Times article from 2021 discussing how Booktok has quickly risen to prominence in publishing distinguishing itself for impacting not only buzz for new (and backlist) books, but showcasing it with literal sales, it made me wonder: Is my blog even relevant anymore? 24hryabookblog … Continue reading Are Book Bloggers Relevant in the Era Of Booktok? {Blog Discussion}

Exciting Announcement: I’m Partnering With Miss Read Books, an Online BIPOC Bookshop

Hey everyone you heard right! So the owner of Miss Read Books reached out to me and told me about the internet-exclusive book & gift shop she created, which centers on featuring books from women of color & non-binary people! With the INCREDIBLE announcement I thought I'd share a list of some recommendations feat. titles … Continue reading Exciting Announcement: I’m Partnering With Miss Read Books, an Online BIPOC Bookshop