Category: Discussions

Posted September 13, 2017 / 4 Comments

Don’t Be Afraid to Be Unapologetically You

Don’t Be Afraid to Be Unapologetically You

  Lately, I’ve seen a lot of posts about caring about social media, about stats, about what makes a blog successful, and so on. Bloggers have been talking about the reality of caring about stats, and not pretending they don’t, when they do, because -as it’s my case too-, we weren’t heard a lot in our […]

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Posted August 24, 2017 / 6 Comments

3 Things That Make me Less of an Introvert -And it’s okay

3 Things That Make me Less of an Introvert -And it’s okay

  We’ve established that a lot of us in the bookish and blogging community are introverts. But have you ever been in a situation, or wanted to do something that is not ver introvert-ish? It’s not a nice situation to be in, specially if you are confident in your introvert shoes. It’s not that extroverts […]

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Posted August 11, 2017 / 6 Comments

Things I’d like to see in YA books with latinx rep

Things I’d like to see in YA books with latinx rep

  Yes, I have opinions. Until I can write my own contemporary with latin characters, I’m going to keep talking about this, lol. Behold the latinx rep wishlist! Characters using slang from their own countries You know how british and US people use different words for things sometimes, even though it’s all english? They have […]

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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 / 14 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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