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)
I thought I’d write a post about how I read diverse a form of activism. How can reading be a form of activism? After all, I’m just reading a book. Well, I don’t just read any book and consider that a form of activism. Here’s a quick summary of how I do activism through reading.