As some of you who follow me on Twitter may know, I went on a social media hiatus for a few months. I wrote a blog post about my thoughts about my slump and what I experienced: Thoughts On: My Recent Book Slump. In that blog post, I mentioned that I noticed that I enjoyed reading standalones…… Continue reading Thoughts On: Series vs Standalones
As some of you who follow me on Twitter may know, I went on a social media hiatus for a few months. I’m back now, but I’ve changed my approach to reading. Before the hiatus, I reviewed almost every single book that I read. It was too much stress. This resulted in a book slump…… Continue reading Thoughts On: My Recent Book Slump
Happy Aro Awareness Week to everyone! This week is from 18 February – 24 February in 2018. I’m so excited about this week! I’ve decided to write a post about my favourite books that have aro and aro-spec characters. You can click on the titles to go to their Goodreads page. I’ve included the exact aromantic ID, if…… Continue reading #AroAwarenessWeek – My favourite books!
Hello everyone! I thought I’d share my reading habits with you today. I’m thinking of revisiting this post in a year, and finding out if my habits have change and if yes, how. Readwalking I get a lot of readwalking done. I’d actually say that I get most of my reading done while walking. My…… Continue reading My reading habits
A new year is starting and I’ve got a few goals that I’d like to accomplish in 2018. I have a tradition where I try to do all the things that I’d like to do more of on the first day of the new year. My goals Sleep more This one is very simple. I’d…… Continue reading My goals for 2018
I started the German Diverse Books (#DeutscheDiversityBücher) project at the beginning of this year. It was a lot of fun, but also really quite stressful. It seriously isn’t easy to find diverse books that were first published in German. Add #ownvoices to the mix and it leads to even fewer options. It was really difficult…… Continue reading German Diverse Books Project Hiatus
Hello everybody! I wanted to take the opportunity today to talk about Goodreads, one of the most well-known social media sites that focusses on books. I actually had an account on Goodreads before starting my book blog, and then I decided that I wanted to start anew, since I had given a lot of my…… Continue reading How I Use Goodreads
Hi everyone! I’ve got a new topic that I’d like to discuss with you today and that is editing ratings and reviews of books after they’ve been published on your blog/Goodreads/etc. Should you edit your rating and_or review of books after publishing them? Short answer: Yes! Long answer to when you should change it: It…… Continue reading Should you edit ratings and reviews of books after they’ve been published?
I had a discussion with some people I know, where they told me that choosing to read books about POC written by POC and books about women written by women is racist and sexist. It wasn’t a nice discussion, and it was rather strenuous as they did admit to having pushed my buttons deliberately (for fun?…… Continue reading Why I prefer reading #ownvoices
I’ll always love the feeling of sheets of paper in my hands. However, I have to admit that I read very few books last year as I only wanted to have print books. I move at least every half year and let me tell you – books are heavy! They also take up a lot…… Continue reading My opinion on e-books (Kindle App)