So two years ago, I had taken a long weekend off of work. I’d planned it around when I’d lose the least work, so of course, everyone else was busy at work. I’d been reading a bunch of blogs and book reviews, and out of boredom and lack of anything better to do, I decided… Continue reading Two Years of Songs Wrote My Story Celebration! Best Books and Giveaway!
So I never really do tags anymore. Or ever really have, to be totally honest. But I saw this one on Books and Blends and I liked it, so we’re gonna go with it. Rules: 1. Answer the questions below 2. Credit the creator Jamie @ALittleSliceofJamie 3. Tag at least 5 people You can just go do… Continue reading Book Blogger Insider Tag
It’s a reasonable question, especially with the state of things these days. Authors are attacking reviewers and bloggers for sharing their opinions. Traffic seems to be down all around. I’ve heard a few people mentioning this. Personally, my hits are about two-thirds what they were last year, and I have considerably more followers now. Giveaways… Continue reading Is There a Point to Book Blogging Anymore?: 5 Reasons to Keep Blogging Despite Everything
I debated not doing this, because I’m so bad at actually reading any of the books I’m looking forward to. But I want to anyway and I’m procastinating reading A Court of Mist and Fury because it’s so long and doing my laundry because I’m lazy, so whatever. Here are the books I’m looking forward… Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Books of 2018
I’m about 90% sure that 2014 was about three days ago, and yet somehow, we’re at 2018 already. Actually, I’m pretty excited for 2018. 2017 might have been a mess of a year as a general, but I did have a pretty good reading year. But I still think I can do a bit better… Continue reading 2018 Reading & Blogging Goals and Plans
The Dead Don’t Always Rest in Peace Jason Crandall, recently widowed, is left to raise his young daughter and rebellious teenage son on his own – and the old Victorian in Shadow Springs seems like the perfect place for them to start over. But the cracks in Jason’s new world begin to show when he… Continue reading Review: Sleep Savannah Sleep by Alistar Cross
I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. I love this little hobby blog, and for the longest time, I was happy with the system I’d worked out and the content I was putting out there. But for the last couple of months, I’ve found myself increasingly disinterested in the content I’ve been putting out.… Continue reading Time For A Change: What the Heck Am I Doing with This Blog?
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. Technically, Top Ten Tuesday is taking a break until August. But since this meme has been going on a lot longer than I’ve been blogging myself, I like taking advantage of these breaks to go back and do some themes that I’ve… Continue reading Books I Read Because of the Book Blogging Community
The thing you’ll hear a lot around the book blogging community is that no one gets going on here because they wanted a million followers and hits and ARCs and all the lovely benefits that come with talking about books online. And for the most part, I believe this (though there are totally people around… Continue reading The Blog Stats Dilemma
So this is something that has been on my mind lately, and I just can’t shake it. It started with this video (which you should totally watch, by the way), and has evolved from there. There have been a lot of things involved in this massive thought process I’ve been having, but two questions have come out… Continue reading The Book Blogger’s Influence on the Book World