This is a topic that has really been playing on my mind for a long time – to be honest, since I first joined the book community – but it can be quite a difficult topic to talk about. Before launching into a discussion I just want to make it clear that I’m not here to shame anybody’s relationship with books or pass judgment on them, and I also want to ensure that we have a nice discussion about this – so please no arguing with one another!
(Content Notices: Debt, hoarding)
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I wanted to come at you all this week with something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently – themed TBR’s! This year one of my goals was to do more themed reads throughout the year. Last year I didn’t do any themed reads/TBR’s at all, and I felt like I ended up really missing out on events like Bingos and awareness months like Black History Month. I have a lot of books that I always intend to read but never find the time for, so sometimes themed TBR’s can be a massive kick up the butt!
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Contrary to what some people may think, book blogging is hard and more time-consuming than you might at first realize. A lot of effort goes into creating content, posting regularly, sharing posts on various social media platforms, responding to comments, requesting ARCs, and, of course, reading. So today I wanted to talk to you all about the constant battle I seem to face between reading and actually getting around to writing those pesky reviews…
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A month or so ago, I read a really interesting Bookstagram advice post by another blogger. In it, they spoke words encouraging more people to get involved with bookstagramming. It’s as easy as having something that can take pictures, books, and an Instagram account, they said. But is it really that simple?
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As some of you might have seen in my first ever Mailbox Monday earlier in the month, I am currently in the process of planning a big redesign of my blog including my blog header, avatar, layout, post graphics, and signoff, amongst a bunch of other things. One of the other things that I would love feedback on is my book reviews and felt it would also be a great opportunity for us to chat about what attracts you to a book review?
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