November & December TBR: Prioritizing Backlist Releases & YA Books

Hello everyone, the year is slowly coming to an end and the last couple months of 2022 are finally here! It's still the perfect weather for cozying up with a great book and catching up on that TBR before the year concludes. I'm glad to be chatting with you about the books that I've been … Continue reading November & December TBR: Prioritizing Backlist Releases & YA Books

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A couple months of Cozy Reading, Annotating & Productivity │Reading Diary pt. 4

The summer flew by so quickly and its difficult to believe the fall season is here once again! As I've been busy with work (my job is in bookselling), I'll admit some days can be quite draining which sadly doesn't give me much time to read, which means...waves of slumps. However, I think the Autumn … Continue reading A couple months of Cozy Reading, Annotating & Productivity │Reading Diary pt. 4

5 Reasons to Read the Witch Hat Atelier Manga

It's no surprise that I love reading fantasy! However, there's one series in particular that reminded me how it can be such a multifaceted genre that not only delivers on telling a profound story, but also the whimsy & wonder that comes with the imagination that author's bring to their fantasy worlds. The series I … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Read the Witch Hat Atelier Manga

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}

A couple months of Reading Slumps, Blogging & Book Mail | Reading Diary pt. 2

March and April so far have been productive & pretty accomplishing outside of the book community for me, but reading-wise I've hit a slump. Then luckily over this past weekend, I found myself getting back into reading again! I've recently gotten a book-related job that's been taking up most of my week, it happened a … Continue reading A couple months of Reading Slumps, Blogging & Book Mail | Reading Diary pt. 2

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