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

A cozy month of Reading, Book Buying & Productivity | Reading Diary pt. 1

This first month of 2022 was surprisingly productive for me which was a kind of a shock because recently these past couple months have felt a bit repetitive for me with quarantining, blogging, and thinking more about my mental health. However its also been a deeply emotional month with accepting the recent loss of my … Continue reading A cozy month of Reading, Book Buying & Productivity | Reading Diary pt. 1