Category: Discussions

Posted July 24, 2017 / 2 Comments

The Female of the Species -Challenging ‘boys will be boys’

The Female of the Species -Challenging ‘boys will be boys’

  This book was a revelation. It’s hard because I wouldn’t give it five stars, because Alex’s character just didn’t completely grip me. Don’t get me wrong, she’s totally badass and my hero, but there was just this gap between us that kept me from being 100% immersed. But this book is important. In the […]

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Posted July 12, 2017 / 11 Comments

Blogging Slumps are Normal and Necessary

Blogging Slumps are Normal and Necessary

  I don’t know what to post anymore…   I haven’t been feeling up to blogging lately, sorry for disappearing…   Hiatus announcement… Sound familiar? Blogging slumps suck, but I’ve come to learn they are necessary, at least if you plan on being in this for the long haul. To be more precise, paying attention to what […]

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Posted June 16, 2017 / 2 Comments

How to go to a party and survive socially and mentally

How to go to a party and survive socially and mentally

  Last december, I went to a party. For most people, that’s no big deal. For some, the odd thing would not to go to one at least once a week. But for me, it was the first party ever, excluding weddings, quinceañeras and children parties. And I was a big awkward mess, thinking about […]

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Posted June 7, 2017 / 15 Comments

How do you prefer to read reviews?

How do you prefer to read reviews?

  Time and time again we’ve established that an important part of being a book blogger is reviewing books (you don’t need to do it though, read this post about what it means to be a book blogger). However, the thing is, to make people read them, there are so many things to consider: The […]

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Posted May 22, 2017 / 9 Comments

Not Sure if Diverse Blogger, But Damn Sure Diverse

Not Sure if Diverse Blogger, But Damn Sure Diverse

  So, the blogging community has already adopted the label ‘Diverse blogger’, and it’s something easy to remember and anyway, it’s already accepted as the phrase that describes a blogger who isn’t either white, or able-bodied, cis-gendered, or any of the other ‘default’ characteristics. But a lot of people are having a hard time identifying […]

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Posted April 21, 2017 / 24 Comments

Why Book Blogging Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Why Book Blogging Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

  When we think about book blogging, for most of us, that immediately equals book reviews, blog tours, ARCs and interviews with authors, it also means discussions, and tags, and having a currently reading section on our sidebar, and tapping into bookstagramming… But we’re all wrong. That right there is my blog, how it looked […]

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